Deceased Stars of Pop & Rock Music

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Welcome to dead-stars.com,
one of the World's most extensive online collection of obituaries of the deceased stars of Pop & Rock music.

We are defining a "Pop Star" here as someone who has achieved significant success on the Pop singles charts in the U.K. or U.S.A; these charts first appearing in the nineteen fifties. Rock Stars are those who have predominantly enjoyed high sales of albums and/or sold-out concert tours at various times since the late nineteen sixties.

The average age at death of the deceased stars featured on this web site is a little under sixty years. This age is significantly younger than the average age at death in the UK or the USA of the broader population and would therefore suggest that pop-stardom and longevity are not easy bed-partners. Moreover, an unusual number of pop/rock stars have died at the much earlier age of twenty-seven years old. Obituaries can be perused on this site for Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison, all members of the so-called 'twenty-seven club', all rock and pop stars who have died at the age of twenty seven years old.

Each obituary has an audio background song, recorded by the star themselves or by a band with which they performed. An audio control can be found at the bottom of each obituary page where volume can be adjusted or the sound muted.

The obituaries on this site are organised into nine alphebetical sections; each section accessible by clicking on the relevant button found in the uppermost part of this page.

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