Shannon Hoon
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"Richard Shannon Hoon" was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was the frontman and lead singer of the band Blind Melon until his death from a cocaine overdose in 1995.

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I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at what it's doing to you personally - are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you, or are you happy enough about the things you've realized about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?

I made a living out of being a class clown.

Our strength is in our live shows and it's not like we're too good to play anywhere.

I hate the word 'hippy'. I hate a lot of people, and hippies don't do that!

I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs.

I think we really almost burnt ourselves out on one record.

I want to do more. I'm never satisfied with what I've done.

I like to be really high.

Life isn't a tiptoe through the tulips.