Best 10 Music Albums of Famous People Who Died at Age 27 Jul24

Best 10 Music Albums of Famous People Who Died at Age 27

All best 10 Music picks were chosen by our senior editor, depending on his personal opinion.
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Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

The recently deceased Amy Winehouse is missed greatly and we will remember her for the album Back to Black, which won five Grammy awards for its unique combination of classical soul music and modern R&B genre.


Janis Joplin - Cheap Thrills

The 27th birthday has been the last one for many great musicians, including Janis Joplin. Her album Cheap Thrills was what launched her successful career as a singer. The hit single "Piece of my heart" even stayed at number one spot of Billboard Top 100 for eight consecutive weeks!


Brian Jones - The Rolling Stones, Now!

One of the founding members of The Rolling Stones, Brian Jones will be long remembered for helping in forming one of the most prominent bands of our age. This album includes songs which Brian Jones played as part of The Rolling Stones.


Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child

One of the most influential musicians of the 1960's, Jimi Hendrix is among the greatest guitarists to have ever been born. Six of his guitar solos are among the 100 Greatest in the world. The Voodo Child digipak includes Hendrix's best recordings and live performances.


Jim Morrison - The Doors

The lead singer and guitarist of the rock band The Doors, Jim Morrison was known for his poetic lyrics and his charismatic personality, and he's been widely recognized as one of the best rock singers of all time. The self-titled album is a classic, a must-have for all rock fans!


Kurt Cobain - Nirvana

Kurt Cobain, frontman of perhaps the most influential band of the 1990's, was also unfortunate to leave this world at such an early age. The band's contribution to the development of music can not be denied, nor can be Cobain's talent. This greatest hits collection includes all their greatest hits.


Robert Johnson - Complete Recordings

Although perhaps not as widely known as our previous picks, Robert Johnson deserves no less attention and remembering, for his unique guitar play and singing has influenced the later generations to create what was to become rock music. This blue legend will live on, for as long as people will listen to his recordings!


Kristen Pfaff - Live Through This

Best known for her place in the band Hole as the bass guitarist, Kristen Pfaff was part of one of the first and most successful alternative rock bands. . Their second album - Live Through This, released four days prior to the death of Kurt Cobain was an incredible success and made Kristen Pfaff and the Hole famous all around the world.


Jacob Miller - Who Say Jah No Dread

Jamaican reggae artist and the lead singer of one of the most popular reggae bands all time, Jacob Miller, died in 1980 in a car crash. His contribution to the band and reggae genre as whole is greatly appreciated by fans and people new to the genre alike.


Fat Pat - Since the Gray Tapes

Lastly, there is the only rapper on our list, Fat Pat, also known as Sugar Daddy. Originally from Houston, Texas, he was an original member of Screwed Up Click, and these two CDs include his best songs, presenting the classic southern USA hip-hop.