The Dead Musicians Quiz
by Staff
So many musicians died at age 27 that there's a "club" for them. See how much you know about dead musicians.

Which of these musicians is not a member of the infamous 27 Club?

  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Kurt Cobain
  • John Lennon

In the five years after his death in 2009, Michael Jackson earned more than Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Jay Z combined.

  • true
  • false

Which of these three artists did not die in a 1959 plane crash in Iowa?

  • Ritchie Valens
  • Don McLean
  • Buddy Holly

What illness claimed singer Karen Carpenter at age 32?

  • anorexia
  • cancer
  • cystic fibrosis

What disease claimed the lives of both Eva Cassidy and Bob Marley?

  • malaria
  • lung cancer
  • melanoma

What killed Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes?

  • car crash
  • house fire
  • overdose

Who killed John Lennon?

  • John Wayne Gacy
  • John Floyd Thomas
  • Mark David Chapman

More than 50 percent of the deaths of rap and hip-hop stars are attributed to homicide.

  • true
  • false

How much did Elvis Presley earn in 2014 — nearly 40 years after his death?

  • $55 million
  • $5 million
  • nothing

Who killed singer Selena in 1995?

  • Selena's fan club president
  • Selena's husband
  • a stranger