ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Famous Singers Who Predicted Their Own Death

Updated on May 8, 2014

1.Warren Zevon - "Factory"

Warren William Zevon,born on January 24 1947 in Chicago,Illinois,United States, was a Yankee rock singer-songwriter and musician. He was famed for the dark and somewhat unconventional sense of humor in his lyrics.
Zevon's work has usually been praised by well-known musicians, including Jackson Browne,Bob Dylan. He was a frequent guest on Late Night with David athlete and also the Late Show with David athlete.

Click thumbnail to view full-size

Warren Zevon's Prediction

Warren Zevon wrote many classic songs, If he wasn't singing about death, he sang about monsters, psychopaths, and so on or hiding from the Russian communist. His song, "The Factory," told tale of a boy whose father slaved in a nameless factory, and who grew up to do the exact same thing.

The song ends like this,

"Kickin' asbestos in the factory

Punchin' out Chryslers in the factory

Breathin' that plastic in the factory."

Just try to stop dancing, kids.



His Magic Words

 
"Kickin' asbestos in the factory
Punchin' out Chryslers in the factory
Breathin' that plastic in the factory."
Just try to stop dancing, kids.

Prediction Comes True

Shortly before enjoying at the Edmonton ethnic music competition in 2002, he started feeling dizzy and developed a chronic cough. After suffering with pain and shortness of breath, Zevon was asked by his dentist to examine a physician; he was diagnosed with inoperable serous membrane mesothelioma (cancer of the abdominal lining that's related to exposure to asbestos).He never worked in any such environment and had no reason to believe he was at risk of cancer. So asbestos is indeed a threat and a cancer causing substance.

Warren Zevon died on September 7 , 2003, when he was aged 56, at his house in California.




2. Marc Bolan (T. Rex) -- "Solid Gold Easy Action"

Marc Bolan, born on September 30,1947 in London Borough of Hackney,United Kingdom, started enjoying music at the age of nine. Bolan and also the percussionist from his first band, John's Children, went on to make T.Rex. Bolan died in an automobile crash at the age of twenty nine.

Click thumbnail to view full-size

Mark Bolan's Predicton

Blame Marc Bolan and T. Rex, was one of the first bands to transform the old musical band style and habits. Many of their songs were about guy things. The prophecy of his death was hidden in the lines of his song “Solid Gold Easy Action" in 1972.

"Life is the same

and it always will be

Easy as picking foxes from a tree."

Well the lines above were sort of a prediction or a prophecy on his death which later happened.

His Magic Words

 
"Life is the same
and it always will be
Easy as picking foxes from a tree."

Prediction Comes True

On the night of Sept sixteen, 1977, four years later,he had dinner along with his love Gloria Jones. After a lot of enjoyment, Gloria got behind the wheel of her purple 1275 GT (license plate FOX 66IL) to drive him and herself home. This was at 4am. Shortly thenceforth, the mini was traveling on Queens Ride, at the southern fringe of Barnes Common, South London. The car left the road because it crossed a hump backed bridge, crossed the fence and smashed into a sycamore tree. Marc was thrown into the rear of the automobile, and killed instantly. Gloria was unconscious however alive.




3. Jackie Wilson- "Lonely Teardrops"

Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, born on June 9 1934 in Detroit,United States was a Yankee singer and performing artist. He was known as Mr.Excitement. Gaining fame in his early years as a member of the R&B vocal cluster Billy Ward and His Dominoes, he went solo in 1957 and recorded over fifty hit singles that spanned R&B, pop, soul, gospel and simple listening. throughout a 1975 benefit, he folded on-stage from a heart failure and later fell into a coma that persisted for nearly 9 years till his death in 1984, aged 49. By now, he had become one in every of the foremost potent artists of his generation.

Click thumbnail to view full-size

Jackie Wilson's Prediction

One of such incidents was Jackie Wilson's biggest hits, "Lonely Teardrops," When he sang the line, "My heart is cryin,cryin," he died of heart attack at that moment.


His Magic Words

 
"My heart is cryin,cryin"

Prediction Comes True

On September 29, 1975, Wilson was one in every of the featured acts in Dick Clark's good Ol' Rock and Roll variety, hosted by the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He was within the middle of singing "Lonely Teardrops" once he suffered a heart failure, throughout the middle of the line,"My heart is crying." The audience thought it was part of the act. Later Wilson was hospitalized.Medical personnel worked nearly half-hour to stabilize his vital organ, however the shortage of oxygen to his brain caused him to slide into a coma. He concisely emerged in early 1976, and was even ready to take a couple of wobbly steps.however he slipped into a semi-comatose state. Jackie Wilson died on January twenty one, 1984, at the age of forty nine from complications of respiratory disease. Initially, he was buried in an unmarked grave at Westlawn graveyard which is close to city. In 1987, a fundraiser collected enough cash to buy a headstone.

Weirdest Incident

Which of the above incident was the weirdest ?

See results

© 2013 Adith Varghese George

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      This was interesting, and it was strange that each of their lyrics foreshadowed their demises. I wonder whether they each wrote their own lyrics or whether a songwriter did. Either way, it's eerie. On some level, I think many of us know information about how we will meet our Maker.

    • caseymel profile image

      caseymel 3 years ago from Indiana

      Freaky!!!

    • adithgeorge profile image
      Author

      Adith Varghese George 3 years ago from Ernakulam,Kerala

      Thanks for your comments and for appreciating me!!!!!

    Click to Rate This Article