Tall Tales in Music Mythology

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Rollercoaster of… Murder?/His Name is Robert Johnson

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Randy relays a firsthand account about the myth of a murder recorded on an Ohio Players hit song, and Jon looks at whether Robert Johnson actually sold his soul to the devil.

Sue-sie Q/I Saw Elvis in the FBI

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Randy talks about the time John Fogerty got sued for sounding too much like himself, and Jon queries whether Elvis actually was a narc.

Peggy Sue Got Married, Buddy Holly Got Cursed/The Nuge Vs. The Black Box/When Evansvillians Cry

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Randy talks about the supposed hex on Buddy Holly, Jon tells a short story about an encounter between Ted Nugent and Eddie Van Halen, and guest Jason Burton recounts The Purple One's visit to Evansville.

Lady-o Gaga/Hand of Doom

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Randy discusses Lady Gaga's army of assistants and artists, and Jon talks about an almost career-ending loss of digits.

Flat-Tabletop Box/Dumpster-Divin’ Deacy

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Randy and Jon tell the story of two legendary MacGyver'd pieces of equipment essential to the tone of Queen's guitarist, Brian May.

Only the Good Lie Young/It’s So Sleazy

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Randy tells the tale of the Piano Man sneaking in as a roadie for Jimi Hendrix, and Jon tells the story of Axl Rose stealing his drummer's girlfriend for "art."

Pitbull & Michael Vick Should Fight/Jagged Little Coulier

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Did Pitbull's stage name really come from his love of dogfighting? And was Alanis Morissette's hit "You Oughta Know" really about Full House actor/comedian Dave Coulier?

Frank’s Wild Years/Rock Stars Can Be Creeps, Too

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Randy regales us with Sinatra stories, and Jon discusses The Knack's ode to jailbait.

He Created His Own Prisoooooooon…/The Shot Heard ‘Round the Radio/To Pimp a Conspiracy

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Randy tells the tale of T.I. saving Scott Stapp, Jon asks whose shot was a nice one, and guest Ali Buckets talks about the Kendrick Lamar follow-up album that never surfaced.

A Not-So-Minisode

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Jon and Randy discuss tidbits they've come across whilst researching other stories that are interesting enough to merit discussion, but not long enough to fill an entire episode otherwise.