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Gigwise looks into the ‘dead at twenty-seven’ phenomenon

Gigwise looks into the ‘dead at twenty-seven’ phenomenon
Most rock fans know to hold their breath when their favorite musicians turns twenty-seven. The cursed age for rock and rollers has famously claimed Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and Kurt Cobain, but also Robert Johnson, Brian Jones, Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, and Minutemen guitarist D. Boon. In fact, Gigwise was able to find twenty-one musicians who met with an untimely end at twenty-seven. While it’s hard to think that there is some sort of cosmic significance to the age, it would seem impossible to compile such a list for any other year. [Gigwise]
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They must be running out of lists to write up at this point.

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My husband says, "and we can all think of 21 more who should have died at 27".

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