Jazz organist (for the band Chase) Wallace Yohn died aged 27 on 12 August 1974 in a tragic plane crash. He was on his way to play a gig in Jackson County, Minnesota with band leader Bill Chase when their plane (a Piper Twin Comanche) came down.
Trumpet player with the Friendly Fires Richard Turner died tragically of a heart attack on 11 August 2011. Richard was the most recent person to join the Forever 27 Club. The Friendly Fires are a fantastic band - check them out here: http://www.wearefriendlyfires.com/
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