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Rock Stars Who Suffered The Most Tragic Deaths

The mythology of rock 'n' roll is eternal youth and jubilation. When the music genre burst on the scene in the post-WWII, conservative United States during the 1950s, it immediately became the target for ire and hate from members of the Greatest Generation and the Silent Generation, while becoming an everyday part of life for the Baby Boomers. Elvis Presley's shaking hips, Chuck Berry's duck walk, Little Richard's and Jerry Lee Lewis' showmanship on the piano, and many other performers captured

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Rock Stars Who Suffered The Most Tragic Deaths

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    Rock Stars Who Died Tragically - Grunge

    Rock Stars Who Died Tragically - Grunge

    The mythology of rock 'n' roll is eternal youth and jubilation. When the music genre burst on the scene in the post-WWII, conservative United States during the 1950s, it immediately became the target for ire and hate from members of the Greatest Generation and the Silent Generation, while becoming an everyday part of life for the Baby Boomers. Elvis Presley's shaking hips, Chuck Berry's duck walk, Little Richard's and Jerry Lee Lewis' showmanship on the piano, and many other performers captured the hearts of teenagers, and rock laid the foundation for popular music over the second half of the 20th century.

    Rock Stars Who Died Under Suspicious Circumstances - Grunge

    Rock Stars Who Died Under Suspicious Circumstances - Grunge

    When a rock star dies unexpectedly, the question of how they died can loom as large as the memory of how they lived. If the post-mortem math doesn't add up, it divides public opinion on how to interpret the circumstances. Multiple theories emerge, and it can be difficult to differentiate suspicious positions from legitimate suspicions.

    Rock Stars Who Had Insane Brushes With Death - Grunge

    Rock Stars Who Had Insane Brushes With Death - Grunge

    They don't say they "live fast and die young" for nothing: Being a rock star is dangerous. And sure, many of the threats are self-inflected and therefore avoidable, but look no further than the 27 Club for proof that the danger is real. But for everyone who went out young or died in a plane crash, there's someone else in the business who survived one or partied too hard, drove too fast, or overdosed but lived to tell the tale. (In several cases, they died and came back, making some rock concerts as much like a seance as you'll likely ever find in a horror movie.)

    Musicians Who Died And Were Brought Back To Life

    Musicians Who Died And Were Brought Back To Life

    Fair or not, when we think of famous musicians, we think of the "rock star" lifestyle. Even if the musician in question isn't a rocker, the phrase "professional musician" conjures up images of backstage orgies and questionable life decisions. It's easy to see why: The music business has so many famous members who died young — the actuarial tables must be a sight to see. While you might imagine that being a professional musician is just sitting around strumming an instrument, the music business is physically punishing in many ways. From marathon concert performances to the unending pressure to produce and record material, it's little wonder that so many musicians pay a physical toll.

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