Tall Tales in Music Mythology

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Chapman in the Rye/No More Mr. Haskell

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Was there a connection between the assassination of John Lennon and the attempt on Ronald Reagan? Did Alice Cooper play Eddie Haskell on Leave It To Beaver?

Free-Fraudin’/Some Guys Have All the Suck

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How did Tom Petty save a wedding? And did Rod Stewart have to have seamen semen pumped from his stomach?

The Mob Goes Wylde/Did You Know Keith Richards Did Drugs?

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Randy talks about Zakk Wylde and his drinking, and Jon talks about Keith Richards and his drugging.

The Fake Slim Shady/A Flight and a Crash

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Randy asks whether Eminem died and was replaced, and Jon looks at who was supposed to be on the helicopter that killed Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Texas Is the Reason (For This Episode)

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Randy tells the stories of numerous artists from the Lone Star State.

Sick Gaines, Bro/A Death in the Fab Four

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Randy wonders why Garth Brooks ever thought the Chris Gaines persona was a good idea, and Jon looks into whether a lookalike replace Paul McCartney.

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.