King of Babylon
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
Sweet Revenge
David Johansen
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Performed live at drug party
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"King of Babylon" is a song performed by David Johansen, recorded on the album Sweet Revenge in 1984. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Dutch Oven".


  • The song was the second live performance (along with Cleavant Derricks' "Love Is For Sale") in the episode.
  • Sweet Revenge was the last album recorded by Johansen under his name until 2000's David Johansen and the Harry Smiths. He adopted his Saturday Night Live persona of Buster Poindexter for his next four albums.

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