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27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Kurt Cobain to Amy Winehouse (Photos)

27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Kurt Cobain to Amy Winehouse (Photos)

27 Club of stars who died tragically at age 27

Robert Johnson

The American blues legend made the Mississippi Delta style famous, but his premature death near Greenwood, Mississippi, remains as mysterious as much of his short life.

Jimi Hendrix

The rock guitarist died in London of asphyxiation while intoxicated on barbituates.

Brian Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969)

The founder and original leader of the Rolling Stones drowned in the swimming pool of his home in East Sussex, England.

Janis Joplin

The blues singer died of a heroin overdose at the Landmark Motor Hotel in Hollywood.

Jim Morrison

The singer, songwriter and frontman for The Doors was found in the bathtub of a Paris apartment, apparently from an accidental heroin overdose.

Jim Morrison

The singer, songwriter and frontman for The Doors was found in the bathtub of a Paris apartment, apparently from an accidental heroin overdose.

Ron “Pigpen” McKernan

A founding member of the Grateful Dead,

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