"27" Oil Paintings 2010-2011: A series of paintings based on songs from musicians who died at age 27 http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/ "27" Oil Paintings 2010-2011: A series of paintings based on songs from musicians who died at age 27 Milkcow's Calf Blues Milkcow's Calf Blues. Robert Johnson (1911-1938) was a blues musician who died after being poisoned by strychnine in his whiskey. Milkcow's calf blues was the last song he recorded before his death. 15" X 30" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667818 139667818 Salt of the Earth Salt of the Earth. Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones (1942-1969) drown in a swimming pool under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Salt of the Earth was the last song he recorded. 16" X 20" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667827 139667827 Human Condition Human Condition. Alan Wilson of Canned Heat (1943-1970) died of a barbiturate overdose. Human condition was the last song he recorded. 20" X 24" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667828 139667828 Voodoo Child Voodoo Child. Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) died of asphyxiation from a combination of sleeping pills and wine. Voodoo Child was the last song he played live in Germany, 1970. 18" X 24" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667816 139667816 Mercedes Benz Mercedes Benz. Janis Joplin (1943-1970) died of a heroin overdose. The last song she recorded was Mercedes Benz. 22" X 28" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667829 139667829 Riders on the Storm Riders on the Storm. Jim Morrison (1943-1971) of The Doors died of heart failure, most likely due to a heroin overdose. The last song he recorded was Riders on the Storm. 18" X 24" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667810 139667810 Operator Operator. Ron Mckernan aka Pigpen (1945-1973) of Grateful Dead died from Alcohol. The last song he recorded with his band was Operator. 16" X 20" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667814 139667814 Louie, Louie Louie, Louie. Dave Alexander (1947-1975) bass player for The Stooges died of a pulmonary edema from drinking alcohol. The last song he performed live was a 45 minute explicit version of Louie, Louie in Detroit, 1974 24" X 30" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667811 139667811 Ringside Ringside. Pete Ham (1947-1975) of Bandfinger hanged himself. He had a 0.27% blood alcohol level. Ringside was the last song he recorded before he took his life. 48" X 60" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667831 139667831 Wonderworld Wonderworld. Gary Thain (1948-1975) was the bass player for Uriah Heep. He died of a heroin overdose. The last song he recorded was Wonderworld. 18" X 24" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667812 139667812 Mixed Up Moods Mixed Up Moods. Jacob Miller (1952-1980) was a jamaican reggae artist of the band Inner Circle. He died in a car accident after recording his last album Mixed Up Moods. 18" X 30" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667821 139667821 Drum Mode Drum Mode. Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) was a painter, graffiti artist, and musician with a noise band called Gray. He died of a speedball. The last song he recorded was Drum Mode. 16" X 20" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667813 139667813 Second Skin Second Skin. Mia Zapata (1965-1993) of The Gits was found raoed, beaten, and murdered by strangulation. The last song she played live was Second Skin in Los Angeles, 1993. 18" X 24" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667817 139667817 Heart Shaped Box Heart Shaped Box. Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) of Nirvana shot himself while high on heroin (or did Courtney do it?). The last song he played live was Heart Shaped Box in Germany, 1994. 20" X 24" SOLD http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667815 139667815 Live Through This Live Through This. Kristen Pfaff (1967-1994) was the bass player for Hole. She died of a heroin overdose. The last album she recorded with Hole was Live Through This. 22" X 28" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667824 139667824 You Love Us You Love Us. Richey James Edwards (1967-1995) of Manic Street Preachers disappeared after playing at the London Astoria in December of 1994 and was never found. The last song he played live was You Love Us. Oil on palette paper collaged onto canvas, 16" X 20" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667826 139667826 Back to Black Back to Black. Amy Winehouse (1983-2011) died recently. The last song she played was a cover of Youre Wondering Now and the last song she recorded has not been released yet. The painting is based on the song I'm No Good from the album Back to Black. 24" X 36" http://www.brittanyjamesart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139667822 139667822