The Aftermath Of Addiction: 15 Celebrities Who Died From Drug Overdoses

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall Hendrix put the rock in rock ‘n roll. He used blues, funk and soul to take his fans by storm as the king of electric guitar. He died at the age of 27 on September 18, 1970 at Samarkand Hotel. He’d ingested nine prescribed Vesperax sleeping pills and asphyxiated on his own vomit and red wine.

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