Tall Tales in Music Mythology

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Not-So-Smooth Criminal/No Children Were Harmed While Recording This Song

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Was Michael Jackson an accomplice to a kidnapping? Did Lou Reed abuse children for the sake of his art?

Vicious Wishes/If It’s On the Internet, It Must Be True

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What happened to the ashes of Sid Vicious? Did Atari really produce an offensive '80s ad featuring Stevie Wonder?

Things from Australia That Won’t Kill You (Part 2)

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Jon and Randy return with part 2 of notable Australian bands and artists.

Things from Australia That Won’t Kill You (Part 1)

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Randy and Jon say thanks to their Aussie listeners by discussing some of their favorite Australian bands.

Crawl Away/Dark Side of the Rainbow

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Were two of the most iconic rock songs of the last 30 years ripped off from an Australian band? Did Pink Floyd intend their album The Dark Side of the Moon to sync up with The Wizard of Oz?

Eight Balls of Fire/Appetite for Defecation

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Did Jerry Lee Lewis get arrested for the attempted murder of Elvis Presley? Did Mike Patton of Faith No More add a secret ingredient to Axl Rose's orange juice?

Willie’s Tax Woes/Naptown Rap

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What's the full story behind Willie Nelson's struggles with the IRS? What role did Indianapolis play in the birth of hip-hop and rap?

Breakin’ the Law/A Hateful Break

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Did Judas Priest start a riot in New York City? Did Kurt Russell really smash a priceless guitar on the set of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight?

The Name Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

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The second and final (for now) episode on band name origins.

When MTV Still Contributed to Music/Make Norway Kvlt Again

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Randy tells the stories behind MTV Unplugged, and Jon tells the story of a Norwegian black metal musician who got elected to office.