Sunday, July 24, 2011

Amy Winehouse joins the"27 Club"

Dying at 27, Amy Winehouse joins such other rock legends that have died young including Kurt Cobain and Janis Joplin:
For the superstitious, “13″ is considered the unluckiest number. But if you’re an adored and acclaimed musician, that number is 27. There’s already a morbid moniker for thegroup of talented but troubled performers who expired long before their prime — “The 27 Club.” And now, tragically, the club has its newest member. Already eerily populated by such legendary artists as Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, and Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, an untimely death at 27 seems reserved for only the most unique, gifted, and tormented of stars — and the esteemed and beloved Amy Winehouse was certainly that.
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