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Welcome to Disgraceland, the world’s first and only rock and roll true-crime, bi-weekly, adult storytelling podcast. Season 1 is a limited eight episode arc running from September 12 - November 14th, 2017 that features the exploits of Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck, Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, those legendary heathens-- The Rolling Stones and other disgraceful doers of dirty deeds.

Welcome to Disgraceland, the world’s first and only rock and roll true-crime, bi-weekly, adult storytelling podcast. Season 1 is a limited eight episode arc running from September 12 - November 14th, 2017 that features the exploits of Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck, Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, those legendary heathens-- The Rolling Stones and other disgraceful doers of dirty deeds.
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Welcome to Disgraceland, the world’s first and only rock and roll true-crime, bi-weekly, adult storytelling podcast. Season 1 is a limited eight episode arc running from September 12 - November 14th, 2017 that features the exploits of Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck, Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, those legendary heathens-- The Rolling Stones and other disgraceful doers of dirty deeds.

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Episodes

Up And Vanished Season 2 Promo + Trailer

8/20/2018
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Because great podcasts need to be heard. Disgos, thought you'd like to know about the new, white-knuckle season of Up And Vanished from Tenderfoot TV. Check the trailer and get ready to bang that subscribe button and see you on 8/28 for the Brian Jones episode of Disgraceland.

Duration:00:02:09

Johnny Paycheck: Pardon Me, I've Got Someone to Kill

8/14/2018
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Lots of country music stars wear the black hat but none of them wore it with more authenticity than Johnny Paycheck. Johnny Cash may have bragged about shooting a man “just to watch him die” but Johnny Paycheck actually pulled the trigger. He was a true outlaw and totally hardcore. Hardcore honky tonk.

Duration:00:31:28

Frank Sinatra: Frankie Is The Reason... That the Presidents Dead

7/31/2018
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Frank Sinatra had it all. Then lost it all. Then got it all back tenfold. He was a man of extreme talent, confidence and insecurity. And he had powerful and dangerous friends. He orchestrated some of the greatest music ever made and he also orchestrated an alliance between one friend, mob boss, Sam Giancana and another friend, John F. Kennedy that would help the latter win the white house and in the end prove disastrous for Frank and the country.

Duration:00:31:48

Motley Crue: Sex, Drugs And Holy Sh*t, How Are These Dudes Still Alive?

7/17/2018
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Motley Crue frontman, Vince Neil totaled his Ford Pantera on a beer run and took the life of his friend Razzle Dingley, drummer for Hanoi Rocks in the process. Bassist, Nikki Sixx survived multiple heroin overdoses. Guitarist Mick Mars walked away from a blackout drunk drowning and drummer, Tommy Lee lived through his own Caligula-like Sunset Strip sexcapades. Motley Crue, a degenerate band of death cheating rock gods has us asking, “how are these dudes still alive?” Maybe, they’re the...

Duration:00:35:16

John Lennon (Part 2): “The phony must die, said the catcher in the rye”

7/10/2018
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John Lennon was a walking contradiction: a violent pacifist and a creative genius marred by creative inconsistency. He was gunned down just as he was getting his groove back by Mark David Chapman, a self-loathing narcissist obsessed with his contradictory hero, John Lennon, Lennon’s musical rival, Todd Rundgren and J.D. Salinger’s angsty, Holden Caulfield from The Catcher In The Rye. Hear how all of these factors and more contributed to the musical icon’s senseless murder in a two part...

Duration:00:26:56

John Lennon (Part 1): "John Lennon, I'm going to kill you, you phony bastard."

7/10/2018
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John Lennon was a walking contradiction: a violent pacifist and a creative genius marred by creative inconsistency. He was gunned down just as he was getting his groove back by Mark David Chapman, a self-loathing narcissist obsessed with his contradictory hero, John Lennon, Lennon’s musical rival, Todd Rundgren and J.D. Salinger’s angsty, Holden Caulfield from The Catcher In The Rye. Hear how all of these factors and more contributed to the musical icon’s senseless murder in a two part...

Duration:00:31:08

James Brown: Papa's Got A Brand New Bag... Of Meth.

6/26/2018
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What happens when the hardest working man in show business takes a break? Idle hands are indeed the devil’s workshop. This episode will detail James Brown’s scorching career as well as the scorching high speed chase he led cops on that led to his arrest and jail sentencing for drugs and firearms.

Duration:00:35:17

Michael Alig: If a Club Kid Kills, Stuffs the Body in a Box and Tells The World About It Will Anyone Listen?

6/19/2018
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In March 1996, “King of the Club Kids”, promoter Michael Alig, after appearing on TV’s Geraldo and on the cover of New York Magazine, bashed his friend and DJ, Angel Melendez in the head with a hammer, who died quickly. His body was then dismembered and stuffed into a duct taped cardboard box. Alig proceeded to tell any one of his friends from the raging 90s NYC club scene who would listen, what he had done, but the problem was, Alig’s well known, over the top depraved behavior was such...

Duration:00:30:27

Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.: The Media Did It

6/12/2018
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Who killed Tupac? Who killed Biggie? The answer has been right there out in the open for years. This episode looks at the lives and deaths of both rap superstars, the east coast/west coast beef and the media’s culpability in driving a highly sensationalized narrative that ultimately led to the murder of both men.

Duration:00:30:04

Bob Marley: Rasta Vigilante

5/29/2018
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Bob Marley is known as the peace and love reggae superstar but the truth of who he really was is a bit more complicated. After gunmen raided his home, putting bullets into him, his wife, his manager and his guitar player, Bob managed to live but the lives of his assassins - all of them - were eventually brought to violent, horrific ends. And their killers were never found. Many think the perpetrator was an angry young man from the Trenchtown ghetto who those who feared him called,...

Duration:00:42:51

Tay-K: A Nationwide Manhunt and Art Imitating Life

5/15/2018
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The Arlington, Texas rapper was involved in two killings by the time he was 17. Arrested on murder charges and placed under house arrest until hearings were to take place, Tay-K sawed off his ankle bracelet and announced to the world via twitter that he was going out on the run. He made it from Texas all the way to New Jersey where he recorded his most infamous song, “The Race”, detailing his time on the lam. The song’s lyrics and video blurred real life and art and quickly went viral...

Duration:00:29:42

The Rolling Stones: Sleeping With the First Lady and Trafficking Heroin

5/1/2018
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In the 1970s, the world regarded The Rolling Stones as an insular band of hedonistic and glamorous pansexual junkies. But all of the trouble they’d stirred up during the 60s and early 70s would be dwarfed by the mess they would cause in Canada in 1977. Up until that point Keith’s constitution, the band’s money and collective luck had been enough to fend off destruction, but the scandal they embroiled themselves in touched the highest levels of government, threatened to destroy the band and...

Duration:00:29:49

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes: Hit Me Again and I'll Burn Your House Down

4/17/2018
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TLC’s Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was known as “the crazy one”. She did, after all, burn down her NFL playing boyfriend, Andre Rison’s mansion. But given the fact that it was done after what was then one of many domestic assaults, Disgraceland chooses to view Left Eye as a bad ass… and not "the crazy one". This episode digs into what really happened that night, who Lisa Lopes really was as a person and the details surrounding her own premature death.

Duration:00:33:16

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks, Movement and Murder

4/3/2018
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In 1968 Van Morrison was hiding out from the New York City Mafia in Boston, Massachusetts. Recently the victim of a physical attack from a Genovese crime family member, Morrison was desperately trying to piece together a band to complete what would become his landmark creative statement, Astral Weeks. One of the musicians who would help him achieve this goal; a young, handsome guitar player from Emerson College named, Rick Philp would mysteriously go missing and eventually wind up dead....

Duration:00:32:57

Norwegian Black Metal: Satanic Rebellion, Murder and Worse

3/20/2018
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Never has there been a more extreme form of musical rebellion than Norwegian Black Metal. The genre’s founding band, Mayhem, its sister act, Burzum and supporting cast of musicians with names like, Necrobutcher, Hellhammer and Dead horrified Norway in the early nineties with supreme acts of terror, satanic ritualism, murder, arson and cannibalism. By the time the ashes settled and the corpse paint chipped away, numerous band members would be dead or in jail, convicted of arson and or...

Duration:00:38:04

Sam Cooke: An Insatiable Libido and a Justifiable Homicide

3/5/2018
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Sam Cooke was a lot of things: soul superstar, civil rights champion, whip smart entrepreneur but he was also a serial womanizer with an unbridled libido. On December 11, 1964, Sam Cooke, was shot to death by Bertha Lee Franklin, manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, CA. Franklin killed Cooke in what was ruled by the courts to be a justifiable homicide due to Cooke’s unruly, drunken behavior that involved him holding another women captive in his hotel room and allegedly raping her...

Duration:00:29:20

Sid Vicious: Love Kills... Even a Mother's Love?

2/20/2018
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It’s long been believed that punk rock icon, Sid Vicious died of a heroin overdose. However, new evidence suggests that his overly affectionate and increasingly dependent mum gave him a fatal hotshot in a final, maternal act of mercy. Listen to find out why.

Duration:00:35:58

Jerry Lee Lewis: The Killer and Getting Away With Murder

2/13/2018
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The night before, Jerry Lee Lewis’ 5th wife died, she made a phone call to her Mom. She told her that she was thinking of leaving the rock and roll pioneer, but that he wouldn’t let her. Then, she made a second call — this one to the sister of her high-school sweetheart, making plans for the sister to come take her away from Jerry Lee later that month. Then… in mid-sentence the phone went dead. The next day, Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis was found dead. Neatly placed on top of a perfectly made bed...

Duration:00:31:35