The curse to be forever 27

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Created on: 24 Aug 2011
This group is dedicated to the members of the 27 Club.
Other names of the 27 Club: Forever 27 Club, Curse of 27 or Club 27. May they rest in peace.


"The 27 Club - also occasionally known as the Forever 27 Club, Club 27 or the Curse of 27 - is the title for an epitomic group of influential musicians who all died at the age of 27. They are generally considered to have led a "rock and roll" lifestyle." [1]

“Now he’s gone and joined that stupid club. I told him not to join that stupid club.”
Wendy Fradenburg Cobain O'Connor [1]

Other People identified as being in the 27 Club: [1]
Alexandre Levy
Louis Chauvin
Robert Johnson
Nat Jaffe
Jesse Belvin
Rudy Lewis (The Drifters)
Malcolm Hale (Spanky & Our Gang)
Dickie Pride
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat)
Arlester "Dyke" Christian (Dyke & The Blazers)
Linda Jones
Leslie Harvey (Stone the Crows)
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead)
Roger Lee Durham (Bloodstone)
Wallace Yohn (Chase)
Dave Alexander (The Stooges)
Pete Ham (Badfinger)
Gary Thain (Uriah Heep, Keef Hartley Band)
Helmut Köllen (Triumvirat)
Chris Bell (Big Star)
Jacob Miller (Inner Circle)
D. Boon (Minutemen)
Alexander Bashlachev
Jean-Michel Basquiat (Gray)
Pete de Freitas (Echo & the Bunnymen)
Mia Zapata (The Gits)
Kristen Pfaff (Hole, Janitor Joe)
Richey Edwards (Manic Street Preachers)
Fat Pat (Screwed Up Click)
Freaky Tah (Lost Boyz)
Sean Patrick McCabe (Ink and Dagger)
Rodrigo Bueno
Maria Serrano Serrano (Passion Fruit)
Jeremy Michael Ward (The Mars Volta, De Facto)
Bryan Ottoson (American Head Charge)
Valentín Elizalde
Damien Morris
Orish Grinstead
Lily Tembo
John Garrighan
Amy Winehouse
Richard Turner (Friendly Fires)

The song about the 27 Club
The song 28 by John Craigie off his album Montana Tale, is about the club. The three verses refer to the deaths of Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain respectively. [1]

The group picture shows Kurt Cobain (* February 20, 1967, + April 5, 1994, aged 27 years and 44 days).

The artists connected to this group are the members of the 27 Club and the bands as listed above.

Is somebody missing? Give me a note or post it to the discussions!

May they rest in peace!

Edit: 2013-07-26

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