Musicians of the 27 Club

Jones was a founding member of the Rolling Stones, guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist. His cause of death was drowning, or as the coroner's report states "death by misadventure."
Brian Jones - Died on July 3, 1969.
Brian Jones, guitarist of the Rock Band The Rolling Stones, strikes a pose with wide open mouth, during the band's concert at the "Waldbuehne" (Forest Stage) in West Berlin, West Germany, September 15, 1965. (AP Photo)
"Mr. Mojo Risin'" was the lead singer, lyricist, and video director for The Doors, as well as being an accomplished poet. The cause of death is listed as heart failure, though an autopsy was not performed by the French coroner because no foul play was suspected.
Jim Morrison - Died on July 3, 1971.
Singer Jim Morrison leaves the courtroom in Miami, Florida on Oct. 30, 1970, in the custody of a police officer after he was sentenced to six months in jail and fined for $500 for using profanity in public and indecent exposure. Morrison remained free on a $50,000 bond pending disposition of an appeal. The charges stemmed from a 1969 performance by Morrison in an appearance in Miami Florida, USA with The Doors. (AP Photo)
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Johnson was a blues singer and musician who recorded a very famous and influential set of 29 songs. Cause of his death is unknown, but typically attributed to strychnine poisoning.
Robert Johnson - Died on August 16, 1938.
joplin was the lead vocalist and songwriter for Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Kozmic Blues Band and Full Tilt Boogie Band. The cause of death was a heroin overdose.
Janis Joplin - Died on October 4, 1970.
This is a 1970 photo of rock singer Janis Joplin. (AP Photo)
Cobain was the founding member, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Nirvana. His body was found by an electrician on April 8th, and the coroner's estimate the time of death to be on April 5th due to suicide by gunshot to the head. There was also a high concentration of heroin and traces of Valium in Cobain's body.
Kurt Cobain - Estimated date of death is April 5, 1994.
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana during the taping of MTV Unplugged at Sony Studios in New York City, 11/18/93. Photo by Frank Micelotta
Photo by Frank Micelotta
Hendrix was a pioneering electric guitarist, singer and songwriter for The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys. Cause of death was asphyxiation.
Jimi Hendrix - Died on September 18, 1970.
An undated photo of Jimi Hendrix. (AP Photo)
Winehouse was the first British female to win five GRAMMY Awards in single ceremony. The official cause of death is unexplained, but it is believed to be caused by seizure due to alcohol withdrawl.
Amy Winehouse - Died on July 23, 2011.
GLASTONBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 28: Amy Winehouse performs on the Pyramid stage during day two of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 28, 2008 in Glastonbury, Somerset, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones Died on July 3, 1969.
Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones Died on July 3, 1969.
Brian Jones, a member of the “Rolling Stones” pop group in London on Sept. 26, 1968, before appearing at inner London sessions. In his full name of Lewis Brian Jones, the pop star, described as a musician, is charged with having in his possessing at his flat, at Royal Avenue House, Kings Road, London, S.W. An unknown quantity of grains of the drug Cannasis, without lawful authority. (AP Photo)
Kurt Cobain - Estimated date of death is April 5, 1994.
Kurt Cobain - Estimated date of death is April 5, 1994.
Lead singer of Nirvana Kurt Cobain is shown in a 1993 file photo. Cobain, who raked in a posthumous $50 million between October 2005 and October of this year, has edged Elvis Presley from the No. 1 spot on Forbes magazine's annual list of "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities." He committed suicide in 1994.(AP Photo/Mark J.Terrill)
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan of The Grateful Dead - September 8, 1945 – March 8, 1973
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan of The Grateful Dead - September 8, 1945 – March 8, 1973
Members of the Grateful Dead are pictured in this 1969 photo. After thirty years of making music, the Grateful Dead, once the house band of the 1960s counterculture, is breaking up. The move came four months after the death of its founder and guiding spirit, Jerry Garcia. From left in the back row are, Tom Constanten, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzman, Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, and Phil Lesh. Jerry Garcia, left, and Mickey Hart, right, are in the front row. (AP Photo)
Jimi Hendrix - Died on September 18, 1970.
Jimi Hendrix - Died on September 18, 1970.
This is an undated photo of rock and roll guitarist Jimi Hendrix at an unknown location. (AP Photo)
Janis Joplin - Died on October 4, 1970.
Janis Joplin - Died on October 4, 1970.
Blues/rock singer Janis Joplin performs at the Newport Folk Festival with her band Big Brother and the Holding Company, July 29, 1968. (AP Photo)
Jim Morrison - Died on July 3, 1971.
Jim Morrison - Died on July 3, 1971.
ARCHIV---Undatiertes Archivbild zeigt die Rockgruppe 'The Doors' mit John Densmore, Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek und dem vor 25 Jahren verstorbenen Jim Morrison. (AP Photo/Handout)
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