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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10. Gene Simmons ('The Prodigal Son,' Season Two)

The long-tongued Kiss bassist played Newton Windsor Blade, "the Sears and Roebuck of controlled substances" in Vice's feature-length Season Two opener. The episode featured a stacked ensemble cast including Pam Grier, Penn Jilettte and Roc star Charles S. Dutton, but it's Simmons who steals the show. You can't underestimate the pleasure of watching the man who wrote "Rock & Roll All Night" swagger around a yacht in white pajamas to the sounds of Billy Ocean's "Caribbean Queen."

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