Don't Need A Gun
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
37 (March 7, 1987, one week)
Year Released
Whiplash Smile
Billy Idol
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Car chase scene
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"Don't Need A Gun" is a song performed by Billy Idol, appearing on the album Whiplash Smile in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Down for the Count (Part II)".


  • Idol's Whiplash Smile album generated a second Billboard Top 40 single, "Sweet Sixteen".
  • The song first appeared on the Hot 100 one week after "Down for the Count (Part II)" aired.
Billy Idol - Don t Need A Gun ~ Peter's Pop Show04:24

Billy Idol - Don t Need A Gun ~ Peter's Pop Show

Live performance of Don't Need A Gun

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