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(Some Guy)   Fifty musicians that died too young, not ranked, so voting is enabled   ( divider line
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2006-04-19 07:16:46 PM  
jimi hendrix # 1

but you know, sometimes its better burn out then fade away
2006-04-19 07:18:52 PM  
SilentStrider: meh. its missing layne stayley.

Not only that, but Buck Owens is on there at 76? 76 is nowhere near "too young".
2006-04-19 07:20:09 PM  
Glad to see Croce on the list.

Belushi wasn't a musician.

And come on, Jerry Garcia and those others in their 50's... they had a good run. Especially Garcia, who at that point was a dissipated, bitter bloated carcass who cared only about his Wall Street portfolio. He's lucky he made it as far as he did.
2006-04-19 07:23:41 PM  
Yeah, about anybody 50+...I'm sorry, but, most of them, um, lifestyle consequences, y'know? Also, 50 or so, not exactly flaming youth.

And right about Belushi....WTF?
2006-04-19 07:24:13 PM  
People in their 50's and no farking Brad Noel! This list is exactly one half horse shiat!
2006-04-19 07:24:17 PM's my Peeps..the TF Fogies Club

*lights 4/19 Practice bong in the corner*
2006-04-19 07:24:23 PM  
76 isn't really young...Buck led a good life.
2006-04-19 07:24:44 PM  
Janis. She was going in a VERY different direction with the Kosmic Blues Band and it would have been cool to hear how that turned out.
2006-04-19 07:27:05 PM  
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James Jamerson - 1983
Age: 45
2006-04-19 07:27:26 PM  
And Proof?! Proof. Did anybody hear of this guy before he was shot?
2006-04-19 07:29:07 PM  
I totally agree with Robert Johnson, Buddy Holly, and a lot of others but some of these artists were already past their prime or would have fizzled out in short time.
2006-04-19 07:31:00 PM  
Bon Scott should be in there.


Good to see Bon Scott's in there

Depending, because I can't be bothered to click through 50 pages.
2006-04-19 07:31:48 PM  
Shiat, Nowell.
/drunk already
2006-04-19 07:32:41 PM  
jay_vee: Bon Scott should be in there.

He wasn't.
2006-04-19 07:32:51 PM  
sometimes its better to die just period.
2006-04-19 07:34:18 PM  
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Jaco Pastorius - 1987
Age: 35
2006-04-19 07:34:56 PM  
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Johnny Horton-1960
Age: 35
2006-04-19 07:35:27 PM  
1. Hendrix
2. Lennon
3. Cobain
4. Elvis
5. Richie Valens
2006-04-19 07:39:28 PM  
Having now been though it, amazed there's no Mozart either.

I generally think if someone's past their prime, they didn't die to young (even if they did die young). Examples from the list that come to mind are Carl Wilson, Michael Hutchence.
2006-04-19 07:40:34 PM  
Can't check out the list at work, but here's my list:
1,Randy Rhoads
4.Cliff Burton
5.Bon Scott
2006-04-19 07:40:48 PM  
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The song never remained the same after his death.
2006-04-19 07:41:14 PM  
Otis Redding
2006-04-19 07:45:35 PM  
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Metallica turned to crap after he was gone.

/notice how many of them that died at 27?
2006-04-19 07:47:06 PM  
Metallica -

Oh? they aren't dead you say? It cetainly hasn't been them puttin gout rekkids since Master of Puppets.
2006-04-19 07:47:10 PM  
Ian Curtis
2006-04-19 07:48:03 PM  
It's crazy Sid Vicious was only 22...I'm 28, and 22 seems ridiculously young.
2006-04-19 07:48:03 PM  
Lord of Allusions: Metallica turned to crap after he was gone.

HEY! It took me two minutes to read through the other posts. I didn't see yours.
2006-04-19 07:48:04 PM  
"to young"? I can't believe I did that. Shoot me now.
2006-04-19 07:50:49 PM  
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Wendy O. Williams - 1998
Age: 48
2006-04-19 07:50:53 PM  
No Billie Holiday?
2006-04-19 07:52:14 PM  
jason farking sears

that sucked
2006-04-19 07:52:46 PM  
Shannon Hoon?
2006-04-19 07:57:43 PM  

Great minds ;)


Bah, can't believe I missed that.

/Oh, Bradley Nowell, forgot him.
2006-04-19 07:57:50 PM  
It just wouldn't be Fark without:

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2006-04-19 07:58:22 PM  
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2006-04-19 07:58:41 PM  
I don't think Jam Master Jay really died before his prime, but he'd be a better addition than many in the list.
2006-04-19 07:59:24 PM  
what, no Schubert? (31)
Mendelssohn? (38)
Schumann? (46)
Chopin? (39)
Mahler? (51)
Musorgski? (42)
Borodin? (54)
2006-04-19 08:01:11 PM  
Jimi Hendrix
John Lennon
Buddy Holly
John Bonham
Hank Williams
Patsy Cline
Stevie Ray
Joey, Johnny, and Dee Dee.

Add: Mozart and Ian Curtis.
2006-04-19 08:05:41 PM  
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2006-04-19 08:07:13 PM  
No Nico?
No Django?
No Falco?
No Bianca Butthole?
2006-04-19 08:12:20 PM  
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2006-04-19 08:14:23 PM  
2006-04-19 08:25:51 PM  
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2006-04-19 08:27:05 PM  
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2006-04-19 09:40:41 PM  
"that died too young"

I don't think that means what you think that means.

/that means under 50
2006-04-19 10:10:03 PM  
Shannon Hoon
2006-04-19 10:28:03 PM  
m'kay, I know he wasn't a musician but this guy rocked, and damn he died way, way too young:

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2006-04-19 10:30:39 PM  
Where the fark is Jeff Buckley?

Elliott Smith??

Frickin' slideshow wankers.
2006-04-19 10:45:28 PM  
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Eric Carr - 1991
Age: 48

/died the same day as Freddie Mercury
2006-04-19 10:52:20 PM  
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Paul McCartney - 1966
Age: 24

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