Crime In Music

Crime In Music

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 you like that sort of thing, Check Us Out, Hit Subscribe & Tell a Friend! Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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February 17, 2022 92 min

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 Indiana, USA, Dave was miles away from his dreams and his future on the West Coast. As a child, Dave would entertain his family by singing along with the radio and dancing like the stars he'd seen at his uncle&#...

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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 Culture Club. After dissolving the Culture Club due to his drug addiction, he enters treatment in an attempt to address his addictions. At that same time, he came out as bisexual, causing quite a stir in the 80's news media. After launching a successful solo career, he slips back into ...

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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, Texas after Kevin is released from prison. They wanted a better environment for their kids than gang banging. He attends Martin High School all the way thru the 9th grade before he drops out. He started his rap career as part of the Daytona Boys, They release their raps on SoundCloud ...

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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. After the band breaks up, he takes his shot at being a lead singer and with the help of some local musicians, he ditched the glasses, bleached his hair and bought a studded leather jacket.

After several radio hits in ...

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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 Wynonna Judd and her daughter Grace Kelly the meth Chef.


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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 Oklahoma bar in a poker game. After struggling thru middle school and high school, he gets accepted into the United States Naval Academy, but he drops out after only a year. He went on to Hampden-Sydney College, a liberal arts college for men. He dropped out after a year.

He started a fol...

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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 prestigious Royal Academy of Music as a flautist. While attending Uni for flute playing this exceptional young man had a plan, a grand plan the likes of which hand't been seen outside of a Brad Pitt &...

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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 middle school. He told his grandma he was in after school programs, but in actuality he was slinging dope and carrying a starter pistol. The jig is up when he gets caught carrying his gun to school by the metal detectors at the entrance. From this point on, he straight up told his grand...

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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 status by singing in bands at the age of 14-15. At the prompting of their drummer, Tommy Lee, the newly formed band, the Motley Crue, takes an interest in the young singer. They poach his away from his current band at the time, Rock Candy. As the frontman for this new soon to be m...

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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. Dozens of customized audio trucks, loaded with thousands of dollars in audio equipment manned by the greatest DJs on the planet toured the city blasting out the latest and greatest the Techo, Scrance and Gabber music at that time.


As the parade grew, so did their critics. After years of ...

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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 teacher told his Mom there was nothing more he could teach her son, he studied music theory and the piano, While in middle school he and his buddy Garni started a band called The Whore, then after a while they started a cover band called Violet Fox, and another called Mildred Pierce.

At ...

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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 Shriners. He was born the son of a mayor and congressman, but there was a revolution and he and his family had to move to Miami Florida and start again. Now in the US, he started singing and playing his Congo drum.


Like a lot of couples, they met at work, hit it off and the rest is televisi...

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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, Florida! The son of a Haitian immigrant, he was raised in the Golden Acres housing project in Pompano Beach. At a young age he started rapping at a local trap house, after school. He starts fighting and breaking into houses, shortly after he is expelled from school, in the fif...

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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 start a ska band and eventually they land on the idea of a dynamic duo, Wham! Wham becomes an overnight sensation, gaining massive success on the Billboard Charts.

Wham becomes the 1st pop music group to tour modern China. He wins video music awards for his music videos that he's not ...

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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 preaching sermons at his local church and singing hymns. After hearing a bottleneck guitar playing blues musician, he changed his focus from God and switched it to guitar.

At a house folic in Lyon, MS while he was playing his guitar and singing the blues, a gunman busts into the party ...

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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 wheels of steel, the 1's & 2's and after meeting Mike Clarke he signs a deal with Jive Records and starts as the opening act for Boogie Down Productions.

A regular performer at many of Detroit's East...

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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 after finally being paroled to her mother. At age 10 she drops out of school to work at her mother's diner.

She finds a job running errands in a brothel, where she 1st the hears West End Blues. Her mother leaves her for NYC. Only days after being in reunited with her mother in NYC, ...

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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 burst into fame by opening for his brother's band, the Backstreet Boys.

As a young man, he dated Hillary Duff and Lindsay Lohan at the same time! Besides girl problems, he has money problems. His parents mismanage...

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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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November 5, 2020 86 min


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