These age progressions are kind of creepy but also kind of fascinating.
Born: Jan. 8, 1935; Tupelo, Mississippi
Died: Aug. 16, 1977; Memphis, Tennessee
The undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, of whom John Lennon once said "without Elvis there is no Beatles" died in 1977 at age 42.
Born: Feb. 20, 1967; Aberdeen, Washington
Died: April 8, 1994; Seattle, Washington
The lead singer and guitarist for the seminal grunge band Nirvana, died 1994 at age 27 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Born: Aug. 23, 1946; London, England
Died: Sept. 7, 1978; London, England
Considered one of the best drummers of all time, as well as one of the wildest on and off stage, the former Who member died in 1978 at age 32.
Born: Oct. 9, 1940; Liverpool, England
Died: Dec. 8, 1980; New York, New York
The Beatles frontman died in 1980 at age 40 after a crazed fan shot him.
Mama Cass Elliot
Born: Sept. 19, 1941; Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 29, 1974' London, England
Cass was a singer with the Mamas and the Papas, as well as a successful solo artist. She died in 1974 at age 33.
Born: Nov. 27, 1942; Seattle, Washington
Died: Sept. 18, 1970; London, England
Widely considered to be the greatest guitarist of all time, despite playing left-handed with a right-handed guitar, Hendrix died of a drug overdose in 1970 at age 27.
Born: May 14, 1936
Died: Dec. 20, 1973
Famous for many early rock and roll hits, including "Beyond the Sea" and "Mack the Knife", Darin died in 1973 at age 37.
Born: Dec. 8, 1943; Melbourne, Florida
Died: July 3, 1971; Paris, France
Known often as the “Lizard King, ” the lead singer and songwriter of the legendary psych rock band The Doors, Morrison died in 1971 at age 27.
Born: Jan. 19, 1943; Port Arthur, Texas
Died: Oct. 4, 1970; Los Angeles, California
Famous singer of countless rock-blues hits, including "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Piece of My Heart," Joplin died in 1970 at age 27.
Born: March 2, 1950; New Haven, Connecticut
Died: Feb. 4, 1983; Downey, California
Singer and drummer for The Carpenters, Karen died in 1983 at age 32 following struggles with an eating disorder.
Born: Feb. 6, 1945; Saint Ann, Jamaica
Died: May 11, 1981; Miami, Florida
Responsible for popularizing reggae music worldwide, Marley died in 1981 at age 36.
Born: Dec. 4, 1944; Unknown location
Died: Dec. 28, 1983, Marina Del Rey, California
Wilson, who co-founded The Beach Boys with his brother Brian, died in 1983 at age 39.