American music stars died in Barbiturate

Here are 2 famous musicians from United States of America died in Barbiturate:

Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick (April 20, 1943 Santa Barbara-November 16, 1971 Santa Barbara) also known as Edith Minturn Sedgwick, Eddie Sedgwick, edie_sedgwick, Sedgwick, Edie, Mazda Isphahan, Princess, Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick, Edie, Youthquaker or Justin Moyer was an American socialite, model, actor and artist.

Her albums include Edie Sedgwick / Aran Epochal, Her Love Is Real... But She Is Not, First Reflections and Things Are Getting Sinister and Sinisterer.

Edie Sedgwick was born into a wealthy family and grew up in California. She moved to New York City in 1964, where she became a prominent figure in the art and fashion scenes. She was known for her distinctive style, short bleach blonde hair, and dramatic eye makeup, which became a signature of the 1960s.

Sedgwick quickly became a muse to artist Andy Warhol, who featured her in many of his films and art projects. She appeared in several of Warhol's films, including "Poor Little Rich Girl" and "Kitchen". Sedgwick was also a regular at Warhol's Factory, where she partied with other notable figures of the time, such as Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger.

Despite her fame and success, Sedgwick struggled with substance abuse and mental health issues. She died of a drug overdose at the age of 28, leaving behind a legacy as an influential figure of the 1960s counterculture movement.

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Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson (July 4, 1943 Arlington-September 3, 1970 Topanga) also known as Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson, Al Wilson, Blind Owl, A. Wilson, Wilson, Alan or Alan C. Wilson was an American singer, guitarist, musician and songwriter.

Genres he performed include Blues rock and Blues.

Wilson was best known as a member of the blues rock band Canned Heat, which he co-founded in 1965. He played harmonica and guitar, and was known for his distinctive vocal style. Wilson's songwriting was also a major part of Canned Heat's sound, with his compositions including "On the Road Again" and "Goin' Up the Country".

Aside from his work with Canned Heat, Wilson was also interested in Indian classical music and collaborated with Indian musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Unfortunately, Wilson's life was cut short when he died of a drug overdose at the age of 27. Despite his short career, Wilson's influence on the blues rock genre and his contributions to Canned Heat's legacy are still remembered and celebrated today.

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