19 Aug 2013

Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:09 pm on 19 August 2013

Rolling Stone magazine calls it the 27 club - a term for rock stars who died at the age of 27. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse are among its tragic members. When Amy Winehouse died two years ago, biographer Howard Sounes began to wonder if there were any similarities between the members of the 27 club. He's written a book called 'Amy 27: Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club'.

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