Janis Joplin died of an overdose of heroin in October, 1970.
Brian Jones, one of the founding members of The Rolling Stones, died July 2, 1969. His body was found in the swimming pool at his 11-acre Sussex estate, just a month after he left the band. | AP file
Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, was found dead in a Paris bathtub on July 3, 1971. | AP file
Kurt Cobain, lead singer/guitarist of Nirvana, died of a self-inflicted shotgun blast to the head and was found in his Seattle home in April, 1994. | AP file
Mississippi bluesman Robert Johnson died mysteriously (possibly of poisoning or stabbing) in 1938.
Amy Winehouse was found dead by ambulance crews called to her home in north London’s Camden area on July 23, 2011. The cause of death was not immediately known. | AP file