* The narrator of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULSKZ7IP930 "The Rake's Song"]] by Music/TheDecemberists murders his three children in an attempt to regain his freedom. He gets away with it, and isn't even bothered with feelings of remorse or guilt over it.
** This might be averted with follow-up song "The Hazards of Love Pt. 3", in which the spirits of the titular rake's murdered children return to exact revenge on their father.
* ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1S7YxfZiJqM Flower of the Plateau]]'', in which Mikulia [[spoiler: ''kills'' two people, an ex-suitor/client and ''[[OffingTheOffspring her own son]]'' because they're the only ones who know that she used to be a prostitute. Yet still nobody found out about that]].
* DeathMetal. No Seriously. Gore related songs never reveal that the murders getting any comeuppance. Each and every song ends with the killer continuing his crimes.
* "Getting Away with Murder" by Music/PapaRoach
* BobDylan's song "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" tells the story of a wealthy white man who kills a poor black woman in 1960s Baltimore, and receives a six-month sentence in punishment. It's based on a true story.
* "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club.
* Billy Preston's 1972 song "Will It Go Round In Circles":
--> I got a story, it ain't got no morals\\
Let the bad guy win every once in awhile\\
I got a story, it ain't got no morals\\
Let the bad guy win every once in awhile....
* [[OutlawCouple Billy Joe and Bobbie Sue]] from the SteveMillerBand song [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WCFUGCOLLU "Take The Money And Run"]] killed a man while robbing his house, stole his money, and at the end of the song, headed down South and apparently got away with it.
* Johnny in OingoBoingo's song "Only A Lad", who gets away with arson, theft, assault, and vehicular manslaughter because [[SocietyIsToBlame the judge believes it's society's fault he's such a psychopath]]. However, the narrator predicts - or at least hopes - that Johnny will be going to Hell when he dies.
* The narrator's [[{{Jerkass}} father]] in {{Ayreon}}'s [[VillainSong "Day 16: Loser"]].
-->I had my fun, I'm going back to the place I don't call home\\
There's no one there who waits for me, but you won't hear me moan\\
My ex-wives all sue me, and with half my kids in jail\\
I'll still come out laughing, coz me? I never fail, loser!
* "Lay Me Down" by Dirty Heads is about a couple that robs a bank, shoots a sherrif who's chasing after them, then lives happily ever after drinking tequila on the beach.
* The narrator of the song "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" by Vicki Lawrence.
* I See You Baby by Groove Armada has a music video to match the title: a creepy voyeur has set up video cameras in both the men and women's bathrooms and is watching them. They find the cameras, but after a panic attack he makes a getaway with no implication he'll get caught.
* Dr. Dre's "Forget About Dre":
-->And when the cops came through\\
Me and Dre stood next to a burnt down house\\
Wit a can full of gas and a hand full of matches\\
And still weren't found out (right here)
* The narrator of Music/WarrenZevon's "Mr. Bad Example" always manages to hop a plane out of the country before the consequences of his scams catch up with him.
-->I bought a first class ticket on Malaysian Air\\
-->And landed in Sri Lanka none the worse for wear\\
-->I'm thinking of retiring from all my dirty deals\\
-->I'll see you in the next life, wake me up for meals\\

* JayZ, who constantly bragged on many rap songs how he made a fortune from a huge drug deal back in 1988. Supposedly, the money from this deal helped launch his rap career. Of course, it could all be [[UnreliableNarrator unrealistic bragging]] which is one of the key elements in Gangsta Rap music. [[VillainsNeverLie Then again...]]