I still think it's a crazy coincidence, but so crazy it's worth mentioning. Amy Winehouse's death over the weekend adds to the list of musicians in history who have died at the tender age of 27. Here's the full list:

  • Legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson,  1938, Believed to be poisoned
  • Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones,  1969, Mysterious murder or accidental death
  • Grateful Dead keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan,  1973, Health complications that lead to a gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Hole bassist Kristen Pfaff,  1994,  Acute opiate intoxication
  • Amy Winehouse,  2011, Cause of death still under investigation

There are actually others on the list but I believe those are the most famous. I could of swore either Tupac or the Notorious B.I.G. were 27 when they died, but after further investigation it turned out I was wrong (Tupac was 25 and Biggie was 24). Just sort of weird though that so many musicians died at that same young age.