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Crime In Music

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Hello Again, and Welcome to Crime In Music! Every other week, we'll bring you a true-crime podcast about people in & around the Music Business and their mis-adventures in Law-Breaking! We talk about such things as: #CrimeHistory #MurderMystery #MusicHistory #truecrime #MusicBusiness #CrimeInMusic If… read more

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075 - I'm David Lee Roth and I"ll Jinx Left on a Guy w/ a Weekend Haircut!

February 17th, 2022

1:32:30

We're talking about the Yankee Rose himself, it's Diamond David Lee Roth! As we are celebrating our Diamond Jubilee Episode it only seemed right to talk about the myth, the man, the legend El Roth. Being born in …

074 - I'm Boy George and I'll Tumble for Drugs!

January 13th, 2022

1:26:26

Born across the pond in England, this singer started at a young age. From Bow Wow Wow and the Sex Gang Children, he was a founding member of the …

073 - I'm Tay-K47 and I Don't Like Things on My Ankle!

December 3rd, 2021

1:16:42

This bold rap artist was born to Baby Insane Block Compton Crip parents in Long Beach California, USA. Kevin and Edna move their family to Arlington, …

072 - I'm Billy Idol and I Hate Teasing the Yank!

October 22nd, 2021

1:42:00

This english punk rocker was raised in New York City, USA. After his sister was born his family moved back across the pond, where he fell in love with the english punk scene. He played guitar for the band Generation X. …

071 - I'm Wynonna Judd and they're DD's NOT GG's!

September 30th, 2021

1:24:35

A country music mega-star who came up through the ranks with er mother, but it was her own daughter that would bring down the house. Hear the tale of …

070 - I'm John Phillips and I Made Folk Music Cool, for a Little While!

August 26th, 2021

1:25:28

He was born and raised along side 30,000 marine recruits at Paris Island, South Carolina. His father was a retired Naval Officer, who'd won an …

069 - I'm Edwin Rist and I Bought a Flute Made of Gold, with Feathers!

July 15th, 2021

1:22:00

Smack it up, flip it, rub it down, oh noooooo, it's episode 69 (hee-hee). Meet a young man with dreams of musical fame and fortune. He grew up in the States, but through hard work and study he earned a spot at London's …

068 - I'm 50 Cent and I Got Businesses, Beef and Bullet Holes!!!

June 19th, 2021

1:30:23

Born on the mean streets and raised by his mother, a local drug queen. After his mother was killed by rival drug lords, he started selling drugs in …

067 - I'm Vince Neil and My Pants Smell Like an Egg Burrito for a Reason!

June 4th, 2021

1:38:03

He's one of the legends of Glam Rock and Hair Bands. He was born and raised in California, USA. In middle school he started hi journey to rock legend …

066 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the 2010 Love Parade!

May 14th, 2021

1:29:54

What started out as the most awesome birthday party ever turned into Germany’s Love Parade. This became one of the largest Techno Events in Europe. …

065 - I'm Randy Rhoads and I Don't Like Driving AIrplanes!

April 23rd, 2021

1:28:39

A California kid, raised in his Mom's music school, his musical dreams seemed to come easy to him. After becoming too good to teach, his guitar …

064 - We're Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and We Don't Tolerate Trespassers or the FBI!!

April 2nd, 2021

1:34:15

Her father was a a lineman for the county who died when she was only 3 years old. She started her showbiz journey as a chorus girl for the local …

063 - I'm Kodak Black and Membitta...Timmbuba...Reewitto...Sunnaaa...!

February 13th, 2021

1:24:12

In this episode, we'll talk about somebody from the new school, modern music maker, a SoundCloud rapper and he's from the wildest state in the union, …

062 - I'm George Michael and EEEK, a Mouse!

January 29th, 2021

1:37:22

Born in jolly Ole England, he knew what he wanted to do from a young age. After meeting and befriending little Andy Ridgely in middle school, they …

061 - I'm Son House and My Dad Played Folk Tuba!!!

January 15th, 2021

1:08:25

Son of a Folk Tuba player and raised in the Baptist church, his life was a rollercoaster between the bible and the blues. At the age of 9, he started …

060 - I'm Kid Rock and I'd Totally Hit a Guy w/ Glasses, Cause I Did!

January 1st, 2021

1:40:00

Son of a major car dealer and raised in mansion with a horse paddock and a pond, listen to the musical history of Bobby Shazam. A child of the 80's, he falls in love with rap and break dancing. He teaches himself the …

059 - I'm Billie Holiday and My Life was NO Vacation!

December 20th, 2020

1:31:18

Her dad leaves to pursue a career in Jazz banjo, raised by her mom’s mother-in law, truancy sends her to the House of Good Shepard Childs prison and …

058 - I'm Aaron Carter and I Did NOT Blow a Seal!

December 5th, 2020

1:18:41

He is a child of Florida, thrust into the spotlight at a young age, this celebrity sibling found massive success with Nickelodeon and Disney, singing and acting to the joy of children and pre-teens around the world. He …

057 - I'm Spade Cooley and Here's My Horse Opera!

November 20th, 2020

1:01:31

We talk about the Kid from Gower Gultch, he called every man he met son, it's the King of Western Swing; Spade Cooley!

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054 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Wasteland known as Woodstock '99!

October 9th, 2020

1:01:22


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053 - I'm Danny Bonaduce and I Will Box Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime!

September 24th, 2020

1:07:12

He was thrust into the limelight at a super young age, acting in tv commercials. He made his break thru as little brother, bass player Danny Partridge in the Partridge Family. He studied karate under the living legend …

052 - I'm Wes Scantlin and I'll come at you with a Chainsaw!!!

September 12th, 2020

1:08:34

He chainsawed his neighbors patio, brought a BB gun onto a plane and he's the only original member of Puddle of Mudd, it's Wes Scantlin! Leave an Anonymous SpeakPipe Voice Msg: www.crimeinmusic.com Tweet Us: 

051 - I'm Paris Hilton , I'm a DJ and That's Hot!!!

August 29th, 2020

1:10:43

She moved around a lot as a child. She was a tomboy and everybody knew she was different. Having never completed high school, she finally got her …

048 - He robbed a woman in Reno just to watch her cry, he's Victor Willis and we're the Village People!

June 25th, 2020

1:14:35

We start in Europe to bring you a uniquely American musical sensation. It all started in Paris, France with successful music producers; Jacques …

047 - I'm Hank Williams Sr. and I Can Drink More Than You Think..!

May 15th, 2020

1:23:54

As a child he lands his own radio show, singing and playing songs on his guitar. Listeners would call in asking for more of the singing kid. As soon …

046 - I'm Flavor Flav and I'm NOT an Enemy of the Public Anymore!

May 1st, 2020

1:07:12

From a young age, he was a musical prodigy. At the age of 5 he taught himself piano and 14 other instruments. He sang in the church choir like an angel, but burned down his house playing with lighters like a little …

045 - I'm Giuseppe Tartini and the Devil's My Dream Guy!

April 15th, 2020

47:16

This man had a dream, a dream where Satan was HIS servant and Giuseppe told that Devil what to do. He even made Beelzebub entertain him, by playing …

044 - We're the Blues Brothers Band and We Aren't Blue, Nor Are We Brothers!

April 2nd, 2020

1:22:11

Pop on your porkpie hat, raise up your Ray-Bans and hit the mean streets of Chicago's Southside. Hear a tale about brothers who aren't even related. They start a blues band 50 years too late to the game and have a few …

043 - I'm Bobby Brown and I Can Do What I Want to Do, Right Ted?

March 20th, 2020

1:16:01

He was raised on the mean streets of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. No seriously, he saw his buddy die in a knife fight at 11 years old! Not wanting the …

042 - We're NOT a person, we're the Canned Heat and Even Death Can't Kill Us!

March 5th, 2020

1:05:27

We cover the musical stylings of the Canned Heat. Episode highlights include: Blues record collectors start a Jug Band The Jug Band turns into a …

041 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival!

February 12th, 2020

1:03:16

What do you get when you have 200K people come to see 40+ of the greatest rock bands of the 70's, with only 3 cops and 300 wooden toilets? It's the …

040 - I'm Frank the Tank, I'm Frank Sinatra!

January 31st, 2020

1:21:34

We're introduced to the land of Hoboken, NJ USA, site of the very 1st baseball game played in the states. He was born in America, his parents, were …

039 - I'm Ol' Dirty Bastard and I Ruined Welfare for Everyone in the US!

January 8th, 2020

1:02:13
Hello Again, and Welcome to Crime In Music! Every other Wednesday, we'll bring you a true-crime podcast about people in & around the Music Business and their mis-adventures in Law-Breaking! We talk about such things …

038 - I'm Marky Mark and I was a Punk!

December 26th, 2019

1:11:05
He can sing, dance and act, he's a triple threat. Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts USA to a delivery driver Dad and a bank clerk/ nurses aide Mom. The youngest of 9 children, with siblings who are also in show business …

037 - I'm Ike Turner and It's All About Holes!!!

December 12th, 2019

1:32:00

He taught himself guitar and learned to play piano in a pool hall in St. Louis. He's worked as an elevator operator, a radio DJ and sat in with …

036 - I'm Axl Rose and Like This Episode, I'm Late... for everything, sorry.

November 30th, 2019

1:24:31

He was a God fearing, church singing, Sunday School student until the day he found out his Dad wasn't really his Dad! Following in his birth Father's …

035 - I'm George Jones and I Have Stupid Possum Eyes!!

November 14th, 2019

1:11:43

In this episode we talking about the Possum, George Jones! A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, "No Show" Jones wrote several Country Classics, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today", and "White Lightening." His …

034 - I'm Elvis Presley and I AM A FEDERAL AGENT, whoa!!!!

October 31st, 2019

1:15:24
Our first PART TWO, Elvis Presley!! This time, we dive into the crazy meeting between Elvis and then President Richard Nixon. Hear about Elvis and his crew, the Memphis Mafia manhunt a guy through an airport, stopping a …

033 - I'm Elvis Presley and I Pulled a Gun on a Marine One Time

October 17th, 2019

1:05:03
This star was so big we had to split the episode into 2 episodes! As a youth he was described as a loner, hillbilly kid who brought his guitar to …

032 - I'm Gucci Mane and Ninjas Tried to Steal My Ice-Cream Cone Necklace!

October 2nd, 2019

1:28:30
It’s a long ride on the struggle bus this episode. You’ll hear about a popular 8th grader who used his Christmas money to buy crack to expand his …

031 - I'm Jim Morrison and I Get Pissy After I've Been Maced!

September 18th, 2019

1:13:25
Raised as a military brat, this music legend's childhood covered half a dozen states, attended a few different universities and while his father …

030 - I'm Waylon Jennings and I made $25K taking a piss one time.

September 5th, 2019

1:30:54
At the age of 12 he started work as a Radio DJ in rural Texas, playing his guitar and spinning records. He made friends with another Texas rock n' …

029 - I'm Wendy O. Williams and I'm Pretty Accurate w/ a Ping-Pong Ball!

August 22nd, 2019

55:14
We head back to New York City and hit the Punk scene again. This gal hitchhiked around the States as a teenager, travelled Europe as a topless dancer, meditated with monks of Asia and even worked at a Dunkin' Donuts …

028 - I'm James Brown and There Are 3 Things I Didn't Like About Prison

August 8th, 2019

1:15:03
It's time for our 1-Year Anniversary Show and it's a big one! Listen along as we accurately and factually recall the life and times of one of the most influential musical icon of our time. Hear all about his youth as a …

027 - I'm Amy Winehouse and You Know I'm No Good!

July 25th, 2019

1:15:24
She attended the best performing arts schools throughout England, like all of them. After years of practice & musical education, she signed a …

026 - I'm Capt. Beefheart & You'd Better Pack More Than a Crossbow!

July 10th, 2019

1:16:32
What can you say about a guy who remembers his own birth, hosted a TV sculpting show for kids when he was only 9yrs old and his best friend from high …

025 - I'm Vanilla Ice & I'll Wax a Chump Like a Candle!

June 27th, 2019

1:27:27
Drop that zero and get with a hero.... hear-o-bout a childhood of moving from Florida to Texas and back again, the drug run that started a rap career, national jet-ski championships(sit-down style), drag racing, Bucky …

024 - I'm David Crosby and How Am I Still Alive?!?

June 12th, 2019

1:21:37
Born into the prominent Dutch Van Cortlandt/ Van Rensselaer family dynasty, hear about this modern day 'lil Lord and his journey to world domination. …

023 - I'm DMX... FREEZE, I'm NOT a Federal Agent!

May 29th, 2019

1:13:07
  This is our MOST arrested guest of all time! We'll tell you about Earl Simmons, aka DMX. Hear about his time in a Children's Prisons, the importance of Breaking 2: Electric Boog-a-loo, our beatbox skills and how-to do …

022 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Altamont Free Concert!

May 15th, 2019

1:13:55
This one's a little different. You'll learn how to cut concert costs, tell only your closest friends and still throw the mother of all field parties! Here's Step 1: Hire the Hell's Angels as security! Hear about knife …

021 - I'm Lindsay Lohan, Move That Cone!

May 1st, 2019

1:20:39
Thrust into fame at a young age as a baby model, she posts a lot of bail money in her middle years all while taking the entertainment world by storm. Learn about her time tagging toes for the county, what court ordered …

020 - I'm NOT British, I'm Australian Rolf Harris and I'll Tie Down More Than Your Kangaroo!

April 17th, 2019

1:03:32
We go Down Under for this episode about Rolf Harris, inventor of the Wobble Board. We get a lesson on oil painting Queen Elizabeth II, national …

019 - I'm Pete Doherty and I Probably have Drugs on Me Right Now, like now now...

April 3rd, 2019

57:28
Hear the dirge of Pete Doherty. He got arrested 3x's in 1 day, had heroin fall out of his pocket while in court for a DUI and broke into his bandmates apartment to steal some records! We say, "AGAIN" a bunch of times in …

018 - I'm Johnny Paycheck and I Took That Job & Shoved It!

March 20th, 2019

47:14
It's the ballad of Johnny Paycheck. Working his way up from ghost writing major country hits for artists like Tammy Wynette and Ray Price, fronting for George Jones band and even having to take a job as a bass player, …

017 - I'm Foxy Brown and I Swear to Gawd I'm Famous!

March 6th, 2019

1:03:19
Foxy Brown! We answer the age old question: what does the Fox say? Nail salon fights, running down babies in her Range Rover and busting thru the …

016 - I'm Varg Vikernes & I'm feelin' Stabby/ Burny... let's do both!!

February 20th, 2019

1:08:59
Not all Pagans are People Against Goodness And Normalcy, but this guy kinda was, it's Norwegian Black Metal pioneer Varg Vikernes! Historically flammable Norway is the scene for this episode about rampant church …

015 - I'm Walter, okay fine, I'm Huddie Ledbetter aka Leadbelly!

February 6th, 2019

1:19:18

It was soooooo long ago! From the 1800's, King of the 12-Strings; Huddie Ledbetter, better know as Leadbelly! Another amazing tale of life on the road. With nothing but a skinny guitar and a blind guy, Huddie heads out …

014 - I'm NOT a gay Ice-Cream truck, I'm Tekashi69, 6ix9ine, 69!

January 23rd, 2019

52:32
Going all the way back to 2018, it's Tekashi69/ 6ix9ine/ 69..! Journey along w/ us from gang life to Gram groupies and maybe a Grammy for a young man …

013 - I'll probably do that again, I'm Merle Haggard!

January 9th, 2019

1:17:51
His mama tried to raise him better, oh she tried, she tried...... she didn't succeed, Mighty Merle Haggard everybody! Hopping trains at 10 yrs old, …

012 - I'm NOT in Color Me Bad, I'm Snow!

December 26th, 2018

1:04:14
Learn about Canadian hood life in this episode, with drinking, fighting & rapping with Snow White himself, Darrin O'Brien aka Snow! It's hard coming up when everybody at the party thinks you're a Narc, but Darrin …

011 - I'm Moon the Loon, I'm Keith Moon!

December 12th, 2018

1:26:18
He wanted to be one of the Beach Boys, but he had a gig as a fill-in drummer for the Who, it's Keith Moon! You'll learn how to explode a toilet, piss off your neighbors and throw a birthday party that'll knock you're …

010 - I'm NOT a good Monkey Daddy, I'm Justin Bieber!

November 28th, 2018

1:21:46
It's episode number 10, our MEGA show and who's more MEGA than Purple Passion himself, Rick the Sizzler, JB, Justin Bieber! We dive deep into the bastards tale of spitting, speeding and selecting your porn name. Learn …

009 - I'm Martha's son... I'm Chuck.... Chuck Berry!

November 14th, 2018

58:30
It's creator & legend of Rock n' Roll: Chuck Berry! Follow along w/ us, learn the origins of the duckwalk and hear about a fart that'll blow your …

008 - I'm NOT a diaper-face, I'm Mindy McCready!

October 31st, 2018

43:13
Spit out of the bottom end of the porn industry, drinking, drugs and high-seas piracy, country singer Mindy McCready is our 1st lady to make the show! Talented from a young age, she was a born singer and signed to a …

007 - I'm a grownup, I swear.... I'm Dupree Bolton!

October 17th, 2018

49:28
He left home when he was only a child to play music on the road. Born into the Great Depression & the Dust Bowl, Dupree Bolton was a master of …

006 - I'm NOT Dracula, I'm Prince of Genosa Carlo Gesualdo!

October 3rd, 2018

54:04
Classic Music lovers, it's a mad, mad, mad, madrigal world as we break down the Price of Genosa's breakdown! An entitled, rich, royal with a love of all things musical and little else, it's Prince Carlo Gesualdo! He may …

005 - I'm a crash-proof teddybear, I'm Phil Spector!

September 19th, 2018

52:27
Brick by brick, we deconstruct Wall of Sound creator Phil Spector and his musical and murderous contributions. At first, he was a musician. He once …

004 - I'm named after a Hamster, I'm Sid Vicious!

September 5th, 2018

54:13
Oi! Think Romeo & Juliette, but with better music and cooler clothes. The English punk scene has it's characters and this guy is one of them. …

003 - I'm Lil' Wayne and I have a big..... brain!

August 23rd, 2018

1:10:21
Writin' rhymes before his teens, rappin' on answering machines, did some time, but he's no fiend, listen to the lullaby of Lil' Wayne!  SUBSCRIBE, …

002 - I'm NOT racist, I'm David Allan Coe!

August 16th, 2018

49:01
Hello Again! This week, the tale of one of Ohio's most wanted, musicians! Hard times growing up, harder times once he was grown. Hear all about Ohio's prison system, life with Shel Silverstein & Jimmy Buffett as …

001 - I'm Rick James B_itch!

July 30th, 2018

44:30
We tell the tale of James Abrose Johnson Jr., from Buffalo, NY. Meeting musical legends like; John Coltrane, Etta James and Miles Davis, while …

000 - Hello!

July 30th, 2018

17:00

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