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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071 - I'm Wynonna Judd and they're DD's NOT GG's!
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070 - I'm John Phillips and I Made Folk Music C...
One of the fore-fathers of festivals, four-tracks and folk music, it's the jam of John Phillips!
83 min
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069 - I'm Edwin Rist and I Bought a Flute Made ...
80 min
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068 - I'm 50 Cent and I Got Businesses, Beef an...
88 min
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067 - I'm Vince Neil and My Pants Smell Like an...
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066 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the 2010 Love Parade!
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065 - I'm Randy Rhoads and I Don't Like Driving...
86 min
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064 - We're Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and We ...
The Crimes of I Love Lucy!
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063 - I'm Kodak Black and Membitta...Timmbuba.....
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062 - I'm George Michael and EEEK, a Mouse!
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061 - I'm Son House and My Dad Played Folk Tuba!!!
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 guita
66 min
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060 - I'm Kid Rock and I'd Totally Hit a Guy w/...
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.
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059 - I'm Billie Holiday and My Life was NO Vac...
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.
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058 - I'm Aaron Carter and I Did NOT Blow a Seal!
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057 - I'm Spade Cooley and Here's My Horse Opera!
We talk about the Kid from Gower Gultch, he called every man he met son, it's the King of Western Swing; Spade Cooley!
59 min
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056 - I'm T.I. and that's just the TIP!
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055 - I'm the God of F*ck, I'm Marilyn Manson!
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054 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Wasteland known...
The Warbeling Wasteland Known as Woodstock '99. 
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053 - I'm Danny Bonaduce and I Will Box Anyone,...
He was thrust into the limelight at a super young age, acting in tv commercials. He made his break thru as little brother, bass player Danny Partridge in the Partridge Family.He studied karate under the living legend Chuck Norris and he featured those ...
65 min
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052 - I'm Wes Scantlin and I'll come at you wit...
He chainsawed his neighbors patio, brought a BB gun onto a plane and he's the only original member of Puddle of Mudd, it's Wes Scantlin! Leave an Anonymous SpeakPipe Voice Msg: www.crimeinmusic.comTweet Us: www.twitter.com/crimeinmusicIG: www.instagr...
66 min
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051 - I'm Paris Hilton , I'm a DJ and That's Ho...
She moved around a lot as a child. She was a tomboy and everybody knew she was different. Having never completed high school, she finally got her GED. She ran with a rough crowd of socialites like, Nicole Richie, Kim Kardashian and Ivanka Trump.A victim...
68 min
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050 - I'm Melvin Rees and DO NOT Get Excited, b...
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049 - I'm Randy Travis and Even Though I'm Nake...
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048 - He robbed a woman in Reno just to watch h...
We start in Europe to bring you a uniquely American musical sensation. It all started in Paris, France with successful music producers; Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo (Jack & Hank). Jack knew how to write a catchy tune and Hank was good at business. After...
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047 - I'm Hank Williams Sr. and I Can Drink Mor...
As a child he lands his own radio show, singing and playing songs on his guitar. Listeners would call in asking for more of the singing kid. As soon as his career starts to take off, the world goes to war. Getting a section 4-F, he grinds out the war at...
81 min
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046 - I'm Flavor Flav and I'm NOT an Enemy of t...
From a young age, he was a musical prodigy. At the age of 5 he taught himself piano and 14 other instruments. He sang in the church choir like an angel, but burned down his house playing with lighters like a little devil. Raised in the mean streets of L...
65 min
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045 - I'm Giuseppe Tartini and the Devil's My D...
This man had a dream, a dream where Satan was HIS servant and Giuseppe told that Devil what to do. He even made Beelzebub entertain him, by playing his violin. As the songs will tell you, the Devil plays a pretty good fiddle son, so we’ll give the Devil ...
45 min
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044 - We're the Blues Brothers Band and We Aren...
Pop on your porkpie hat, raise up your Ray-Bans and hit the mean streets of Chicago's Southside. Hear a tale about brothers who aren't even related. They start a blues band 50 years too late to the game and have a few run-ins with the law along the way. ...
80 min
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043 - I'm Bobby Brown and I Can Do What I Want ...
He was raised on the mean streets of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. No seriously, he saw his buddy die in a knife fight at 11 years old! Not wanting the thug life, he teamed up w/ some friends & family to form the pop group New Edition, which includes membe...
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042 - We're NOT a person, we're the Canned Heat...
We cover the musical stylings of the Canned Heat. Episode highlights include:Blues record collectors start a Jug BandThe Jug Band turns into a blues-rock band - Canned HeatBand members rotate due to absence, drugs and deathTheir song Going Up Country...
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041 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Erie Canal Soda...
What do you get when you have 200K people come to see 40+ of the greatest rock bands of the 70's, with only 3 cops and 300 wooden toilets? It's the Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival! The plan was simple, throw a rock 'n roll festival that's better than New Y...
61 min
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040 - I'm Frank the Tank, I'm Frank Sinatra!
We're introduced to the land of Hoboken, NJ USA, site of the very 1st baseball game played in the states. He was born in America, his parents, were Italian immigrants. His mother would translate for Italians during their immigration and court proceeding...
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039 - I'm Ol' Dirty Bastard and I Ruined Welfar...
The son of a 911 Dispatcher and a New York City transit worker. He was one of 6 kids, but he regularly hung out with his cousins watching Kung-Fu movies. While regularly riding the train from Brooklyn to see their other cousin on Staten Island, the guys...
61 min
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038 - I'm Marky Mark and I was a Punk!
He can sing, dance and act, he's a triple threat. Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts USA to a delivery driver Dad and a bank clerk/ nurses aide Mom. The youngest of 9 children, with siblings who are also in show business as singers and actors. At a young ...
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037 - I'm Ike Turner and It's All About Holes!!!
He taught himself guitar and learned to play piano in a pool hall in St. Louis. He's worked as an elevator operator, a radio DJ and sat in with traveling musicians who came thru his town. From blues and boogie-woogie big bands, he splits off and invents ...
90 min
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036 - I'm Axl Rose and Like This Episode, I'm L...
He was a God fearing, church singing, Sunday School student until the day he found out his Dad wasn't really his Dad! Following in his birth Father's footsteps, he becomes a local juvenile delinquent and gets arrested 20 different times in his home town ...
82 min
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035 - I'm George Jones and I Have Stupid Possum...
In this episode we talking about the Possum, George Jones! A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, "No Show" Jones wrote several Country Classics, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today", and "White Lightening." His youth was spend dealing with an al...
69 min
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034 - I'm Elvis Presley and I AM A FEDERAL AGEN...
Our first PART TWO, Elvis Presley!! This time, we dive into the crazy meeting between Elvis and then President Richard Nixon. Hear about Elvis and his crew, the Memphis Mafia manhunt a guy through an airport, stopping a plane and we detail the Los Angles...
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033 - I'm Elvis Presley and I Pulled a Gun on a...
This star was so big we had to split the episode into 2 episodes! As a youth he was described as a loner, hillbilly kid who brought his guitar to school and played it at lunch time. Not the best singer, he was told by his music teacher that he couldn't s...
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032 - I'm Gucci Mane and Ninjas Tried to Steal ...
It’s a long ride on the struggle bus this episode. You’ll hear about a popular 8th grader who used his Christmas money to buy crack to expand his drug dealing empire. He gets busted by an undercover cop at college and gets kicked out. Ninjas invade his h...
87 min
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031 - I'm Jim Morrison and I Get Pissy After I'...
Raised as a military brat, this music legend's childhood covered half a dozen states, attended a few different universities and while his father commanded US Naval forces during the Gulf of Tonkin, he lived with his grandmother. After graduating UCLA wit...
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030 - I'm Waylon Jennings and I made $25K takin...
At the age of 12 he started work as a Radio DJ in rural Texas, playing his guitar and spinning records. He made friends with another Texas rock n' roller, Buddy Holly and even played bass in Holly's band the Crickets. His best friend was Willie Nelson an...
89 min
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029 - I'm Wendy O. Williams and I'm Pretty Accu...
We head back to New York City and hit the Punk scene again. This gal hitchhiked around the States as a teenager, travelled Europe as a topless dancer, meditated with monks of Asia and even worked at a Dunkin' Donuts shop. While in NYC she answers a newsp...
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028 - I'm James Brown and There Are 3 Things I ...
It's time for our 1-Year Anniversary Show and it's a big one! Listen along as we accurately and factually recall the life and times of one of the most influential musical icon of our time. Hear all about his youth as a boxer, his time picking peanuts and...
74 min
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027 - I'm Amy Winehouse and You Know I'm No Good!
She attended the best performing arts schools throughout England, like all of them. After years of practice & musical education, she signed a record deal at the age of 19. She had a mean right hook and every once and a while, she'd throw a flurry of punc...
74 min
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026 - I'm Capt. Beefheart & You'd Better Pack M...
What can you say about a guy who remembers his own birth, hosted a TV sculpting show for kids when he was only 9yrs old and his best friend from high school on was Frank Zappa? He drives a bread truck for a while, sold vacuums door to door and created on...
75 min
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025 - I'm Vanilla Ice & I'll Wax a Chump Like a...
Drop that zero and get with a hero.... hear-o-bout a childhood of moving from Florida to Texas and back again, the drug run that started a rap career, national jet-ski championships(sit-down style), drag racing, Bucky the Wallaroo, motocross, the Teenage...
86 min
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024 - I'm David Crosby and How Am I Still Aliv...
Born into the prominent Dutch Van Cortlandt/ Van Rensselaer family dynasty, hear about this modern day 'lil Lord and his journey to world domination. One of the original folk rock music hippies of the 1960’s, learn about forming a legendary music group a...
80 min
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023 - I'm DMX... FREEZE, I'm NOT a Federal Agent!
  This is our MOST arrested guest of all time! We'll tell you about Earl Simmons, aka DMX. Hear about his time in a Children's Prisons, the importance of Breaking 2: Electric Boog-a-loo, our beatbox skills and how-to do a sweet Vince McMahon impression. ...
72 min
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022 - I'm NOT a Person, I'm the Altamont Free C...
This one's a little different. You'll learn how to cut concert costs, tell only your closest friends and still throw the mother of all field parties! Here's Step 1: Hire the Hell's Angels as security! Hear about knife fights, long barreled pistols, biker...
72 min
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021 - I'm Lindsay Lohan, Move That Cone!
Thrust into fame at a young age as a baby model, she posts a lot of bail money in her middle years all while taking the entertainment world by storm. Learn about her time tagging toes for the county, what court ordered alcohol bracelets are and a crimina...
79 min
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020 - I'm NOT British, I'm Australian Rolf Harr...
We go Down Under for this episode about Rolf Harris, inventor of the Wobble Board. We get a lesson on oil painting Queen Elizabeth II, national teenage swimming championships & bush ranging. Learn how an Australian literately became one of the 1st guys E...
62 min
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019 - I'm Pete Doherty and I Probably have Drug...
Hear the dirge of Pete Doherty. He got arrested 3x's in 1 day, had heroin fall out of his pocket while in court for a DUI and broke into his bandmates apartment to steal some records! We say, "AGAIN" a bunch of times in this episode. If you've ever wonde...
56 min
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018 - I'm Johnny Paycheck and I Took That Job &...
It's the ballad of Johnny Paycheck. Working his way up from ghost writing major country hits for artists like Tammy Wynette and Ray Price, fronting for George Jones band and even having to take a job as a bass player, Johnny-Donny does it all in the worl...
46 min
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017 - I'm Foxy Brown and I Swear to Gawd I'm Fa...
Foxy Brown! We answer the age old question: what does the Fox say? Nail salon fights, running down babies in her Range Rover and busting thru the glass ceiling of the rap industry, this woman is quite a wonder! Leave an Anonymous SpeakPipe Voice Msg: www...
62 min
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016 - I'm Varg Vikernes & I'm feelin' Stabby/ B...
Not all Pagans are People Against Goodness And Normalcy, but this guy kinda was, it's Norwegian Black Metal pioneer Varg Vikernes! Historically flammable Norway is the scene for this episode about rampant church burnings, how to carjacking a family while...
67 min
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015 - I'm Walter, okay fine, I'm Huddie Ledbett...
It was soooooo long ago! From the 1800's, King of the 12-Strings; Huddie Ledbetter, better know as Leadbelly! Another amazing tale of life on the road. With nothing but a skinny guitar and a blind guy, Huddie heads out on the road to Dallas, Texas, leavi...
77 min
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014 - I'm NOT a gay Ice-Cream truck, I'm Tekash...
Going all the way back to 2018, it's Tekashi69/ 6ix9ine/ 69..! Journey along w/ us from gang life to Gram groupies and maybe a Grammy for a young man with a colorful look and Slovakian access to SoundCloud, we'll get there. Kidnapping, gang shootouts and...
51 min
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013 - I'll probably do that again, I'm Merle Ha...
His mama tried to raise him better, oh she tried, she tried...... she didn't succeed, Mighty Merle Haggard everybody! Hopping trains at 10 yrs old, escaping children's prisons, local jails multiple times & we say “again” a lot in this episode. Literally ...
76 min
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012 - I'm NOT in Color Me Bad, I'm Snow!
Learn about Canadian hood life in this episode, with drinking, fighting & rapping with Snow White himself, Darrin O'Brien aka Snow! It's hard coming up when everybody at the party thinks you're a Narc, but Darrin did it and more! You'll learn how to spea...
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011 - I'm Moon the Loon, I'm Keith Moon!
He wanted to be one of the Beach Boys, but he had a gig as a fill-in drummer for the Who, it's Keith Moon! You'll learn how to explode a toilet, piss off your neighbors and throw a birthday party that'll knock you're teeth out. Hear a 'skit', stories of ...
85 min
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010 - I'm NOT a good Monkey Daddy, I'm Justin B...
It's episode number 10, our MEGA show and who's more MEGA than Purple Passion himself, Rick the Sizzler, JB, Justin Bieber! We dive deep into the bastards tale of spitting, speeding and selecting your porn name. Learn how to pick up easy Canadian girls, ...
80 min
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009 - I'm Martha's son... I'm Chuck.... Chuck ...
It's creator & legend of Rock n' Roll: Chuck Berry! Follow along w/ us, learn the origins of the duckwalk and hear about a fart that'll blow your hair back, baby! We say 'baby' a lot in this episode, describe a crime spree w/ dad jokes, explain children'...
57 min
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008 - I'm NOT a diaper-face, I'm Mindy McCready!
Spit out of the bottom end of the porn industry, drinking, drugs and high-seas piracy, country singer Mindy McCready is our 1st lady to make the show! Talented from a young age, she was a born singer and signed to a record label at age 18! Dean Cain make...
42 min
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007 - I'm a grownup, I swear.... I'm Dupree Bol...
He left home when he was only a child to play music on the road. Born into the Great Depression & the Dust Bowl, Dupree Bolton was a master of the Jazz Trumpet. Hear a tale of drugs, counterfeiting and learn a lot about prison jazz, give a listen to Dupr...
48 min
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006 - I'm NOT Dracula, I'm Prince of Genosa Car...
Classic Music lovers, it's a mad, mad, mad, madrigal world as we break down the Price of Genosa's breakdown! An entitled, rich, royal with a love of all things musical and little else, it's Prince Carlo Gesualdo! He may or may not be the origin story of ...
53 min
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005 - I'm a crash-proof teddybear, I'm Phil Spe...
Brick by brick, we deconstruct Wall of Sound creator Phil Spector and his musical and murderous contributions. At first, he was a musician. He once played LIVE on the Ed Sullivan Show. He became a producer, he motivated the Ramones with fire-power to fin...
51 min
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004 - I'm named after a Hamster, I'm Sid Vicious!
Oi! Think Romeo & Juliette, but with better music and cooler clothes. The English punk scene has it's characters and this guy is one of them. From being paid to STOP singing, to the Top of the charts and of course, Nancy. It's time to break some glass wi...
53 min
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003 - I'm Lil' Wayne and I have a big..... brain!
Writin' rhymes before his teens, rappin' on answering machines, did some time, but he's no fiend, listen to the lullaby of Lil' Wayne!  SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & FOLLOW US:www.twitter.com/crimeinmusicwww.facebook.com/crimeinmusicwww.instagram.com/crimeinmusic#T...
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002 - I'm NOT racist, I'm David Allan Coe!
Hello Again! This week, the tale of one of Ohio's most wanted, musicians! Hard times growing up, harder times once he was grown. Hear all about Ohio's prison system, life with Shel Silverstein & Jimmy Buffett as your roommates and how to get a record con...
48 min
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001 - I'm Rick James B_itch!
We tell the tale of James Abrose Johnson Jr., from Buffalo, NY. Meeting musical legends like; John Coltrane, Etta James and Miles Davis, while collecting book with his mother at the age of 10, Little Ricky James Matthews starts his journey into musical ...
43 min
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000 - Hello!
The What, Why and How of our NEW PODCAST. Get to know a little bit about us and what our podcast is all about. #MurderMystery #CrimeHistory #MusicHistory #TrueCrime #MusicLife #PodcastPilot #CrimeInMusic #CrimeStories
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