Alan Wilson, guitarist, singer, harmonica player and primary songwriter in Canned Heat, died at age 27 in 1970 from an overdose of barbiturates. He helped found the quintessential boogie group, and wrote and sang lead on the its two biggest hits, ‘On the Road Again’ and ‘Going Up the Country.’

Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson, lead singer and composer of Canned Heat (September 1970 aged 27 years, 61 days) 27 club

Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.

Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as…

American Airlines Is Not Prioritizing Launching Very Long Flights  An American Airlines Airbus A321 departs New York JFK for Boston in 2016. American is content with its strategy in New York an executive said. Alan Wilson / Flickr  Skift Take: You might find the customer experience to be the most interesting aspect of an airline. But real aviation nerds obsess over airline schedules  where an airline flies when and with what plane.   Brian Sumers  Read the Complete Story On Skift…

American Airlines Is Not Prioritizing Launching Very Long Flights An American Airlines Airbus A321 departs New York JFK for Boston in 2016. American is content with its strategy in New York an executive said. Alan Wilson / Flickr Skift Take: You might find the customer experience to be the most interesting aspect of an airline. But real aviation nerds obsess over airline schedules where an airline flies when and with what plane. Brian Sumers Read the Complete Story On Skift…

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.” ― Alan Wilson Watts

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.” ― Alan Wilson Watts

Alan Watts - Delightful British hippie, seeker, jokester and intellectual who inspired many a young student trying to break out of the box. Good popularizer of Lao Tzu and Taoism. His book Tao, The Watercourse Way notes "you cannot put the wind in a bag."

Alan Watts: Alan Wilson Watts January 1915 – 16 November was a British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience.

Canned Heat enjoyed considerable artistic and commercial success, crowned by an appearance at Woodstock in 1969. But [guitarist] Al "Blind Owl" Wilson was a troubled man. Like many 27s he was estranged from his family; he lacked confidence and suffered with depression. One of his eccentric habits was sleeping outdoors, as he did at [vocalist] Bob Hite's house in Los Angeles on the last night of his life. Wilson's body was found in Hite's yard on September 3rd, 1970. His hands were crossed…

The 27 Club: A Brief History

A Brief History of the 27 Club Pictures - Alan Wilson

Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson Canned Heat	27	September 3, 1970	Topanga Canyon, California, USA	Suicide or accidental barbiturate overdose (July 4, 1943 – September 3, 1970) was a co-founder, leader, and primary composer for the American blues band Canned Heat. He played guitar, harmonica, sang, and wrote several songs for the band.

Alan Wilson (Canned Heat) July September 1970 27 yrs old. Cause of death: overdose of barbiturates. It has never been determined whether or not Wilson, who suffered from depression and had reportedly attempted suicide before, took his own life.

Blind Owl, Alan Wilson, Canned Heat, 1960s

Alan Wilson Historian - The Hidden History of Britain

Alan Wilson is a British historian specialising in the origins and ancient history of the British and the history of .

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