Radio Free Europe discusses Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club myth with The 27s creators

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In the wake of the death of soul singer Amy Winehouse, Salome Asatiani of Radio Free Europe’s Georgian Service talks to us about this mysterious coincidence and the phenomenon of rock stardom, with its stereotypes, cliches, and hard realities.

Hed of the Week: “27 Club Goes From Reel to Real”

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Erica Dunton on the set of her movie The 27 Club Here’s a recent a 27 Club coincidence brought to our attention by NY Daily’s Joe Neumaier who as a movie critic notes that the “27 Club Goes From Reel to Real.” “It doesn&

Thoughts on Amy Winehouse’s Death

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“Artists and writers experience two to three times the rate of psychosis, suicide attempts, mood disorders, and substance abuse than do comparably successful people in business, science, and public life”.—Study by Dr. Arnold M. Ludwig, psychiatrist a

Singer Amy Winehouse Dead at age 27

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At 3:54pm, singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment at age 27. We are currently getting as much of the details together from leading media resources. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more…

27 Years – Minnesota Rock

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We were recently alerted to a Minnesota rock group crafting excellent sounds and throwing down epic live performances. 27 Years is a dynamic rock group equally influenced by the 27 Club as we all are. Their bio states: “The band name, 27 Years,

Jim Morrison (finally) pardoned for 1969 Indecent Exposure Conviction

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March 1, 1969 the Doors walked out onto the Dinner Key Auditorium’s shifty stage. The Miami ‘concert hall’ was more aptly described as an old airport hangar who’s 8,000 seat venue was oversold by 5,000 tickets. As The 27s desc

The Art of Dethkills features The 27 Club

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Juxtapoz Magazine online just announced a few details about the upcoming Dethkills exhibition happening in LA’s Chinatown. From Juxtapoz…: “Dethkills is Bobby Alderman and Chris Wolford, two good friends who have been making art tog

Robert Johnson Centennial Concerts

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(From Antimusic.com): Blues At The Crossroads: The Robert Johnson Centennial Concerts, a very special tour is set to launch in San Francisco on Jan. 28, 2011 and the accompanying studio recording will be released in early 2011. The projects commemora

40 Years Gone: Remembering Janis Joplin

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As we close in on October 4th, 40 years since Janis Joplin left the world behind, the web is overflowing with friends and fans paying tribute to her. One who knew her best was John Till, guitarist and former member of the Full Tilt Boogie Band, the s

Happy Birthday Jimi Hendrix

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(meant for September 18th…) Just as the sun shines, so does the life and legacy of Jimi Hendrix. So, pull out the Woodstock DVD, dig through your iTunes for those Gypsy live shows, or let us push you along with a YouTube clip of the beautiful,

40 years on: Alan “Blind Owl” Wilson

27 Club member Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson of Canned Heat died forty years ago today. We take a brief look at the bluesman and his career.

Pat Tillman Documentary

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, one of the most talked-about movies to debut was The Tillman Story. “Pat Tillman gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers in 2002—and became an instant symbol of patriotic fe