Miami Sound Machine: 16 Best Musical Guest Stars on 'Miami Vice'

From the Godfather of Soul to the Nuge, here are the more memorable musical greats who graced the iconic Eighties cop show

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13. Vanity ('By Hooker By Crook,' Season Three)

Don Johnson's past (and future) ex-wife Melanie Griffith was the A-list guest of "By Hooker By Crook," cast as a seemingly legitimate businesswoman revealed to be the madame of a high-end escort service. But it's Denise "Vanity" Matthews, who'd appeared in Canadian B-movies even before Prince discovered her and co-starred in ‘84 cult classic The Last Dragon, that is arguably the standout in this star-packed episode. She's the one playing the prostitute being chased around a hotel by Captain Lou Albano before disappearing under orders from George Takei. You can't make this stuff up.

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