Who's in the '27 club?'

Posted: 10:41 PM EDT Jul 23, 2011
Influential musicians died at same age

The July 2011 death of Amy Winehouse, who was 27 years old, brought up questions about the so-called "27 Club," a group of influential musicians who died at the age of 27.

Robert Johnson
1 / 8
Columbia Records

Many people start the list with one of the biggest influences on popular music in the 20th century, blues guitarist and singer Robert Johnson. He died in 1938 at the age of 27.

 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • San Diego sheriff

    KGTV via CNN

    San Diego police officer killed; second injured

    One San Diego police officer was killed and another was injured Thursday night in a shooting as they tried to make a stop in the city, police said.

    One suspect also was shot and was in custody early Friday. He's being treated at a hospital for a gunsh...

Advertisement
Advertisement