EPISODE 1

Jimi Hendrix and a forgotten heroin stash, a very drunk Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin saving the day.

Jimi Hendrix died mysteriously at the age of 27 and in addition to being the greatest guitar player on the planet, he was a busy guy. Busy trying to smuggle heroin across the Canadian border and busy trying to not let a very drunk Jim Morrison screw up his set. These stories and more in the season one premiere of the 27 Club.

Sources:

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix, by Charles Cross

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy, by Harry Shapiro & Caesar Glebbeek

Becoming Jimi Hendrix, by Stephen Roby

Jimi Hendrix Busted in Toronto, by Ritchie York & Ben Fong-Torres

The Beatles Anthology, by The Beatles (Benedict Canyon info)

Credits:

Scored and co-written by Jake Brennan.

Written, edited, and co-produced by Zeth Lundy.

Mixed, engineered, and additional scoring by Sean Cahalin and Matt Beaudoin.

Additional music and score elements by Ryan Spraker.

Produced by Jake Brennan in for Double Elvis in partnership with iHeart Radio.

Illustrations by Matt Nelson.

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