Shannon Hoon

Jena Kraus and Shannon Hoon
1967 - 1995

Shannon Hoon  American Vocalist

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Shannon Hoon passed away on 21st Oct 1995 aged 28.


Shannon Hoon was in relationships with Lisa Crouse (1985) and Jena Kraus.


American Vocalist Shannon Hoon was born Richard Shannon Hoon on 26th September, 1967 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA and passed away on 21st Oct 1995 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA aged 28. He is most remembered for Former member of Blind Melon. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Shannon Hoon is a member of the following lists: Blind Melon members, 20th-century American singers and Alternative rock singers.


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First Name Shannon
Last Name Hoon
Full Name at Birth Richard Shannon Hoon
Age 28 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th September, 1967
Birthplace Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Died 21st October, 1995
Place of Death New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Cause of Death drug overdose
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame Former member of Blind Melon
Music Genre (Text) Alternative rock, neo-psychedelia, folk rock, grunge, psychedelic rock, stoner rock
Year(s) Active 1985–1995
Instrument (text) Vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, kazoo, tambourine, bongos, conga
Record Label Capitol
Associated Acts Blind Melon, Guns N' Roses, Styff Kitten
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Richard Shannon Hoon (September 26, 1967 – October 21, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer of the band Blind Melon until his death from a cocaine overdose in 1995.

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Shannon Hoon28 LibraVocalist
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Jena Kraus37 LibraVocalist


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