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Jimi Hendrix – A Tragic Death of a Legend

The American rock band guitarist Jimi Hendrix was a legend in his time. He was born in 1942 in Seattle and grew up to be known as one of the best electric guitarists in the history of music. Unfortunately, he suffered from a lot of inner daemons which lead him to dabble in various drugs […]

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Rudy Lewis – The Coming and Going of the Blue Voice of Harlem

A tracing of the rise and fall of Rudy Lewis, a blues singer who was a part of the 60s sensation, The Drifters and became a member of the Forever 27 Club. How Did Lewis Become a Member of the Club? Rudy Lewis was an American blues singer who rose to fame briefly in the […]

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Janis Joplin – A pioneer of the rock and roll life and death

Janis Joplin, dying at 27, was one of first of the Forever 27 Club. Here one traces her journey as a pioneer of the drugged life of Rock N Roll in the 60s. How Did Joplin Become a Member of the Club? Janis Joplin was a rock and blues sensation of the 1960s, a singer […]

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Amy Winehouse – The Short-lived Jazz-Queen of the New Millennium

The times of Amy Winehouse, a grammy-award winning singer, beset by alcoholism that grew to uncontrollable proportions, causing her death at the age of 27. How Did Winehouse Become a Member of the Club? Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singing sensation from Camden, England, with a lovely contralto voice and blue-blooded roots to jazz. […]

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Jean Michel Basquiat – The Shooting-Star of the Art World

The story of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the first black artists to join the Forever 27 Club due to his sudden death at 27 of a fatal drug overdose. How Did Basquiat Become a Member of the Club? Jean-Michel Basquiat, of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent, was known as the rock star of the artistic […]

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Kristen Pfaff – A promising Musical Career Cut Short

The life of Kristen Pfaff, a talented young bassist on the rise in the music industry who tragically lost her life at the age of 27 to a heroin overdose. How Did Pfaff Become a Member of the Club? Kristen Pfaff was a musician, a bassist born in Buffalo, New York, who died tragically from […]

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