Tall Tales in Music Mythology

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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.

In-A-Gadda-Delusion/(I Can’t Get No) Trumpet Action

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Was the bassist of Iron Butterfly killed by the government? And did Keith Richards write "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" with the intention of someone else playing it?

Hey Hey, We’re the Mansons/Everything Was Satan in the ’80s

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Randy reports on the rumor that Charlie Manson auditioned for The Monkees. Jon tries to see if there's any truth to the rumor that Slayer's is a Satanic acronym.

Keef’s Gray Sugar/Money For Nikki

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Randy sheds some light on whether Keith Richards actually snorted a line of his dad's ashes, and Jon looks into the rumor that Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing" was actually about Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx.

Waylon Got His Gun/Sharp-Named Band

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Randy recounts the story of Waylon Jennings pulling a gun in a studio, using accounts from people who have been told by the man himself. Jon questions the long-running theory that ZZ Top was named after brands of rolling papers.

Lucy In the Sky With… Acid?/Lola Vs Managerman

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Randy looks at the possible lysergic inspiration behind "Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds," and Jon discusses just who drank champagne and danced all night with "Lola."

Santana’s Supernatural Mission from the Metatron/Marilyn Manson’s Spare Ribs

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Randy discusses Carlos Santana's mission from the Metatron, and Jon looks into the myth of Marilyn Manson willingly suffering a fate similar to the Biblical Adam.