Crime In Music

Crime In Music

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If you’ve ever wondered about the stories behind the songs or wanted to hear tales from the road, this is the podcast for you! We research the music history of singers, rappers, producers and anyone else in the music business whose broken the law.


039 - I’m Ol’ Dirty Bastard and I Ruined Welfare for Everyone in the US!
Jan 8 • 61 min
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 as: #CrimeHistory #MurderMystery…
038 - I’m Marky Mark and I was a Punk!
Dec 26, 2019 • 70 min
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 as singers and actors. At a young…
037 - I’m Ike Turner and It’s All About Holes!!!
Dec 12, 2019 • 90 min
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 traveling musicians who came thru his town. From blues and boogie-woogie big bands, he splits off and invents…
036 - I’m Axl Rose and Like This Episode, I’m Late… for everything, sorry.
Nov 30, 2019 • 82 min
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 footsteps, he becomes a local juvenile delinquent and gets arrested 20 different times in his home town…
035 - I’m George Jones and I Have Stupid Possum Eyes!!
Nov 14, 2019 • 69 min
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 youth was spend dealing with an…
034 - I’m Elvis Presley and I AM A FEDERAL AGENT, whoa!!!!
Oct 31, 2019 • 74 min
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 plane and we detail the Los Angles…
033 - I’m Elvis Presley and I Pulled a Gun on a Marine One Time
Oct 17, 2019 • 64 min
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 school and played it at lunch time. Not the best singer, he was told by his music teacher that he couldn’t…
032 - I’m Gucci Mane and Ninjas Tried to Steal My Ice-Cream Cone Necklace!
Oct 2, 2019 • 87 min
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 drug dealing empire. He gets busted by an undercover cop at college and gets kicked out. Ninjas invade his…
031 - I’m Jim Morrison and I Get Pissy After I’ve Been Maced!
Sep 18, 2019 • 72 min
Raised as a military brat, this music legend’s childhood covered half a dozen states, attended a few different universities and while his father commanded US Naval forces during the Gulf of Tonkin, he lived with his grandmother. After graduating UCLA with…
030 - I’m Waylon Jennings and I made $25K taking a piss one time.
Sep 5, 2019 • 89 min
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’ roller, Buddy Holly and even played bass in Holly’s band the Crickets. His best friend was Willie Nelson and…
029 - I’m Wendy O. Williams and I’m Pretty Accurate w/ a Ping-Pong Ball!
Aug 22, 2019 • 54 min
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 shop. While in NYC she answers a…
028 - I’m James Brown and There Are 3 Things I Didn’t Like About Prison
Aug 7, 2019 • 74 min
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 boxer, his time picking peanuts and…
027 - I’m Amy Winehouse and You Know I’m No Good!
Jul 24, 2019 • 74 min
She attended the best performing arts schools throughout England, like all of them. After years of practice & musical education, she signed a record deal at the age of 19. She had a mean right hook and every once and a while, she’d throw a flurry of…
026 - I’m Capt. Beefheart & You’d Better Pack More Than a Crossbow!
Jul 10, 2019 • 75 min
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 school on was Frank Zappa? He drives a bread truck for a while, sold vacuums door to door and created one…
025 - I’m Vanilla Ice & I’ll Wax a Chump Like a Candle!
Jun 27, 2019 • 86 min
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 the Wallaroo, motocross, the Teenage…
024 - I’m David Crosby and How Am I Still Alive?!?
Jun 12, 2019 • 80 min
Born into the prominent Dutch Van Cortlandt/ Van Rensselaer family dynasty, hear about this modern day ‘lil Lord and his journey to world domination. One of the original folk rock music hippies of the 1960’s, learn about forming a legendary music group at…
023 - I’m DMX… FREEZE, I’m NOT a Federal Agent!
May 29, 2019 • 72 min
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 a sweet Vince McMahon impression.…
022 - I’m NOT a Person, I’m the Altamont Free Concert!
May 15, 2019 • 72 min
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 fights, long barreled pistols, bikers…
021 - I’m Lindsay Lohan, Move That Cone!
May 1, 2019 • 79 min
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 alcohol bracelets are and a criminal…
020 - I’m NOT British, I’m Australian Rolf Harris and I’ll Tie Down More Than Your Kangaroo!
Apr 17, 2019 • 62 min
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 teenage swimming championships & bush ranging. Learn how an Australian literately became one of the 1st guys…
019 - I’m Pete Doherty and I Probably have Drugs on Me Right Now, like now now…
Apr 3, 2019 • 56 min
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 this episode. If you’ve ever…
018 - I’m Johnny Paycheck and I Took That Job & Shoved It!
Mar 20, 2019 • 46 min
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, Johnny-Donny does it all in the world…
017 - I’m Foxy Brown and I Swear to Gawd I’m Famous!
Mar 6, 2019 • 62 min
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 glass ceiling of the rap industry, this woman is quite a wonder! Leave an Anonymous SpeakPipe Voice Msg:…
016 - I’m Varg Vikernes & I’m feelin’ Stabby/ Burny… let’s do both!!
Feb 20, 2019 • 67 min
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 burnings, how to carjacking a family while…
015 - I’m Walter, okay fine, I’m Huddie Ledbetter aka Leadbelly!
Feb 6, 2019 • 77 min
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 on the road to Dallas, Texas,…
014 - I’m NOT a gay Ice-Cream truck, I’m Tekashi69, 6ix9ine, 69!
Jan 23, 2019 • 51 min
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 with a colorful look and Slovakian access to SoundCloud, we’ll get there. Kidnapping, gang shootouts and…
013 - I’ll probably do that again, I’m Merle Haggard!
Jan 8, 2019 • 76 min
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, escaping children’s prisons, local jails multiple times & we say “again” a lot in this episode. Literally born…
012 - I’m NOT in Color Me Bad, I’m Snow!
Dec 25, 2018 • 63 min
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 did it and more! You’ll learn how to speak…
011 - I’m Moon the Loon, I’m Keith Moon!
Dec 11, 2018 • 85 min
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 teeth out. Hear a ‘skit’, stories of…
010 - I’m NOT a good Monkey Daddy, I’m Justin Bieber!
Nov 27, 2018 • 80 min
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 how to pick up easy Canadian girls,…
009 - I’m Martha’s son… I’m Chuck…. Chuck Berry!
Nov 13, 2018 • 57 min
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 hair back, baby! We say ‘baby’ a lot in this episode, describe a crime spree w/ dad jokes, explain children’s…
008 - I’m NOT a diaper-face, I’m Mindy McCready!
Oct 31, 2018 • 42 min
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 record label at age 18! Dean Cain makes…
007 - I’m a grownup, I swear…. I’m Dupree Bolton!
Oct 17, 2018 • 48 min
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 the Jazz Trumpet. Hear a tale of drugs, counterfeiting and learn a lot about prison jazz, give a listen to…
006 - I’m NOT Dracula, I’m Prince of Genosa Carlo Gesualdo!
Oct 3, 2018 • 53 min
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 or may not be the origin story of…
005 - I’m a crash-proof teddybear, I’m Phil Spector!
Sep 19, 2018 • 51 min
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 played LIVE on the Ed Sullivan Show. He became a producer, he motivated the Ramones with fire-power to…
004 - I’m named after a Hamster, I’m Sid Vicious!
Sep 5, 2018 • 53 min
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. From being paid to STOP singing, to the Top of the charts and of course, Nancy. It’s time to break some glass…
003 - I’m Lil’ Wayne and I have a big….. brain!
Aug 23, 2018 • 69 min
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, SHARE & FOLLOW…
002 - I’m NOT racist, I’m David Allan Coe!
Aug 15, 2018 • 48 min
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 your roommates and how to get a record…
001 - I’m Rick James B_itch!
Jul 30, 2018 • 43 min
We tell the tale of James Abrose Johnson Jr., from Buffalo, NY. Meeting musical legends like; John Coltrane, Etta James and Miles Davis, while collecting book with his mother at the age of 10, Little Ricky James Matthews starts his journey into musical…
000 - Hello!
Jul 30, 2018 • 16 min
The What, Why and How of our NEW PODCAST. Get to know a little bit about us and what our podcast is all about. #MurderMystery #CrimeHistory #MusicHistory #TrueCrime #MusicLife #PodcastPilot #CrimeInMusic #CrimeStories