1. Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter died on July 23, 2011 in London.

2. Influential blues singer/songwriter and legendary guitarist died in 1938, age 27

3. Jimi Hendrix, the greatest electric guitarist in musical history died at age 27.

4. Founding member of the Rolling Stones Bryan Jones died in 1969 at age 27.

5. Blues singer Janis Joplin died in 1970 at age 27..

6. Co-founder and lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison died in 1971 at age 27.

7. Kurt Cobain, the leader singer & guitarist for Nirvana committed suicide at 27.