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1. Some call it "The 27 Club" and the list of musicians who died at the age of 27 is impressive. Which of these 'members' famously asked the Lord to give her a Mercedes Benz?
2. The Rolling Stones were one of the biggest rock bands of their day but tragedy struck with the death of a founder-member in 1969 at the age of 27. Who was he?
3. All along the watchtower the mourners came in view following the demise of one of the greatest rock guitarists of his era. Who probably did not have to be asked "Are You Experienced"? to join the heavenly choir?
4. Which singing star who died at the age of 27 in July 2011 perhaps should have said "yes" when they asked her to go to rehab?
5. He was a rider on a storm that blew him away at the all-too young age of 27 in 1971. Which star's final resting place in Paris became a shrine for his fans?
6. Teenage kicks may be hard to beat, but teen spirit does not last forever, no matter how fragrant. Which artist was left free from suffering following his suicide in 1994 at the age of 27?
7. He was, some said, the inaugural member of the "27 Club", performers who died at that age. While he lived too early to have been a big recording star, which of these Southern-born blues singers was a major influence on those who followed?
8. His brother was a sensational singer, but which guitarist turned down a chance to be an animal and might have said "stone the crows" if anyone predicted he would be in the "27 Club"?
9. He was noted for his keyboard skills with a rock band of the 1960s that was feted for the breadth of its music and its improvising style. Its fans became known as Deadheads, but who were they left mourning when he died at the age of 27 in 1973?
10. Richey Edwards became an honorary member of the "dead at 27 club" only because he disappeared at that age in 1995 and was never seen again. He was officially presumed dead in November 2008. Of which Welsh band was he a member?
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