• 1.

    Richie Valens. Airplane crash, age 17.

    Richie Valens. Airplane crash, age 17.

  • 2.

    Sid Vicious. Drug overdose, age 21.

    Sid Vicious. Drug overdose, age 21.

  • 3.

    Eddie Cochran. Car accident, age 21.

    Eddie Cochran. Car accident, age 21.

  • 4.

    Stu Sutcliff. Brain aneurysm, age 21.

    Stu Sutcliff. Brain aneurysm, age 21.

  • 5.

    Buddy Holly. Airplane crash, age 22.

    Buddy Holly. Airplane crash, age 22.

  • 6.

    Darby Crash. Suicide, age 22.

    Darby Crash. Suicide, age 22.

  • 7.

    Ian Curtis. Suicide, age 23.

    Ian Curtis. Suicide, age 23.

  • 8.

    Notorious B.I.G. Murder, age 24.

    Notorious B.I.G. Murder, age 24.

  • 9.

    Randy Rhoades. Airplane crash, age 26.

    Randy Rhoades. Airplane crash, age 26.

  • 10.

    Otis Redding. Airplane crash, age 26.

    Otis Redding. Airplane crash, age 26.