A US alternative rock band comprising Glen Graham (5 December 1968, Columbus, Mississippi, USA; drums), Shannon Hoon (b. Richard Shannon Hoon, 26 September 1967, Lafeyette, Indiana, USA, d. 21 October 1995, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; vocals), Rogers Stevens (b. 31 October 1970, West Point, Mississippi, USA; guitar), Christopher Thorn (b. 16 December 1968, Dover, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar) and Brad Smith (b. 29 September 1968, West Point, Mississippi, USA; bass), Blind Melon entered the US mainstream in 1993. One of their major claims to fame was introducing the phenomenon of the bee girl. Back in their home base of Columbus, Mississippi, Graham was passing round a snap of his sister, Georgia, appearing in a school play. The band elected to use the shot, which presented young Georgia as an awkward, publicity-shy youngster adorned in a bee-suit, on their debut album. The image would also reappear in the video for their second single, No...
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