Some of the best musicians in history only lived for a few short decades. This list ranks those musicians whose lives were taken before they turned 40, whether intentionally or accidentally, including everyone from Bob Marley to Mozart.
Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) was an American guitarist, session musician, and the co-founder and primary leader of "The Allman Brothers Band" until his death in a motorcycle accident in 1971 at the age of 24. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Allman at #2 in their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, second only to Jimi Hendrix. ~ Wiki ~ srchd by ~._*G*_.~
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in music history
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze (Music Video) "She could remember her dad putting on records- Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull-when his friends came over and stayed late into the night" Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell ***(LOVE THIS SONG!!!)**