Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A History of the 27 Club
When Amy Winehouse was found dead in her home in 2011, surrounded by three empty bottles of vodka, she became the latest inductee into the 27 Club, the macabre nickname given to famous musicians who died at age 27.
In his new book, 27: A History of the 27 Club, author Howard Sounes, who wrote Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney biographies, delves into the lives of the "Big Six" — Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones — sewing the common threads they share in life and death. MORE HERE