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Amy Winehouse And Me: A Singer’s Entertaining Death (Photos)

AMY Winehouse is dead. The pop star – the first British singer to win five Grammy awards – was only 27.

The news is full of how she has joined the “27 Club” of musicians who have died: Rolling Stone Brian Jones (drowned in a swimming pool in 1969); Jimi Hendrix (choked to death in 1970 after mixing wine with sleeping pills); singer Janis Joplin (suffered a suspected heroin overdose the same year); Doors star Jim Morrison (heart failure in 1971); Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain (shot himself in 1994); and Orish Grinstead (Kidney failure). Grinstead was a member of ’90s R&B group 702. But you knew that.

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Posted: 24th, July 2011 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0