A Devil on One Shoulder and an Angel on the Other: The Story of Shannon Hoon and Blind Melon

A Devil on One Shoulder and an Angel on the Other: The Story of Shannon Hoon and Blind Melon

Greg Prato


probably the most tragic tales of the 1990’s rock global was once that of singer Shannon Hoon, and his band, Blind Melon. regardless of scoring one of many decade’s such a lot enduring singles and video clips, “No Rain,”and a quadruple platinum hit with their 1992 self-titled debut album (in addition to traveling along rock’s greatest names), Hoon couldn't conquer a deadly drug habit. basically files right into a promising occupation, Hoon was once useless from an overdose on the age of 28. ‘A satan on One Shoulder and an Angel at the Other’ is the 1st ebook to inform the group’s story—culled from over 50 specific interviews (including the surviving band individuals and people closest to the band) and that includes many never-before-seen photographs. “I am venerated that Greg has painstakingly accounted for what the hell occurred in the course of these loopy instances. He has summed up the entire chaos, jubilation, and paranoia that's Blind Melon.” -Brad Smith, Blind Melon bassist

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