The (murder) Ballad of Joe Exotic “Tiger King” (with Robert Moor)


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Scandal and intrigue surround Joe Exotic, the central character of the new Netflix documentary Tiger King. Among the many bizarre traits of this zoo keeper, Exotic tries his hand at country music. Interspersed throughout the series, Joe sings about his love of big cats as well as his hatred for his nemesis in a gruesome murder ballad. But it turns out that amongst his many lies, Exotic’s country career may be yet another fabrication. Charlie speaks with journalist Robert Moor, host of the podcast Joe Exotic: Tiger King about who’s really behind the music.

Songs Discussed

  • Joe Exotic - I Saw A Tiger
  • Vince Johnson Band - He’s Loving You
  • Jake Owen - Down To The Honkytonk
  • Lonestar - My Front Porch Looking In
  • Joe Exotic - Here Kitty Kitty
  • Spindrift - Speak To The Wind
  • Johnny Cash - Long Black Veil
  • Joe Exotic - This Is My Life
  • George Straight - Living For The Night
  • Sean Watkins - I Saw A Tiger


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