Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 10:16:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2014 07:00:00 PM EDT

July 29 marks 40 years since "Mama" Cass Elliot died at age 32. In honor of The Mamas & the Papas' singer, join us in remembering her and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Rockabilly Hall of Fame

More than a decade after suriving the car crash that killed Eddie Cochran, fellow rockabilly pioneer Gene Vincent, best remembered for his 1956 top 10 hit "Be-Bop-A-Lula," died at the age of 36 on Oct. 12, 1971, from a ruptured stomach ulcer while visiting his father in California.

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