around 50 musicians died at 27. odd. why? – 19min

Posted: August 6, 2011 in Uncategorized
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Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Robert Johnson, Brian Jones – musicians that all died at 27.

Cobain and Hendrix biographer Charles R. Cross writes, “The number of musicians who died at 27 is truly remarkable by any standard. [Although] humans die regularly at all ages, there is a statistical spike for musicians who die at 27.” – Wikipedia

They all seemed to live fast, loose & lawless (as rock and roll would have it), but maybe death at this marker has a message – who knows what…?

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