Monday, July 25, 2011

Amy Winehouse joined the fatal "Club 27"

The sudden death of Amy Winehouse, which occurred in London, causing the sadness of millions of fans. A great loss to the world of music. But the singer is also used in the legend, that of rock stars died only 27 years. The fatal "Club 27" has taken on a mythical in 1994, when Kurt Cobain, the leader of Nirvana, ends his days in his home in Seattle.

Grunge singer had been the spokesman of adolescent malaise through his music and has never supported his celebrity. But the first musician to open this macabre dance is the blues-man Robert Johnson, who died mysteriously on the edge of a road in 1938. Then the 70 will be a succession of tragedies.

In 1969, Brian Jones, co-founder and guitarist of the Rolling Stones was found drowned in his swimming pool. While Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin are carried away by a drug overdose a few days apart in 1970. The following year, Jim Morrison died in Paris of a heart attack. Tragic coincidence or curse? The "Club 27" arouses fantasies - but also fear among some artists and others to find an explanation in astrology or numerology.

The myth has also been the subject of books, exhibition or even a musical. This infamous Club brings together artists and top missing too is the banner with a slogan "Sex, Drugs, Rock'n'roll and Solitude." Like those artists who have preceded it, Amy Winehouse has left devoured by the celebrity and addictions.

Sunday, hundreds of fans have gathered outside his home in Camden for their last respects. "It's such a shame. She has had time to release two albums. It is as if history stopped halfway "says one of them (Le Figaro). Short life and meteoric career, this Saturday, July 23, 2011, the singer became Soul star.

1 comment:

  1. RIP, Amy Winehouse.