The Gun Club/Jeffrey Lee Pierce

(1980-1995)

Discography/Videography/Bibliography


Chronological overview of the recordings of the American band The Gun Club/ American artist Jeffrey Lee Pierce. 
Focussing on the most recent (in print) CD/LP/DVD releases, plus all books.
Addendum to Ger's and to Jes'  great discographies.


The Gun Club - Studio releases

FIRE OF LOVE - ALBUM (31-Aug-81)

Fire Of Love (Last Call) -front

Fire Of Love (Slash) -front

Fire Of Love (Superior) -front
FIRE OF LOVE (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Sex Beat/ 2.Preaching The Blues/ 3.Promise Me/ 4.She Is Like Heroin To Me/ 5.For The Love Of Ivy/ 6.Fire Spirit/ 7.Ghost On The Highway/ 8.Jack On Fire/ 9.Black Train/ 10.Cool Drink Of Water/ 11.Goodbye Johnny.

Recording info: Recorded at 2 sessions in 1981. Tracks 3-5,9-11 recorded @ Studio America,Los Angeles. Engineered by Noah Shark. Produced by Tito Larriva [from the Plugz]. Tracks 1-2,6-8 recorded on a Sunday afternoon/evening @ Hank Waring's Quad Teck studio on Western Ave., Los Angeles. Engineered by Pat Burnette. Produced by Chris D(esjardins) [from The Flesh Eaters].

Note: The Superior Viaduct 2014 digipack release is identical to the Slash/Red Rhino 1993 version, but comes with liner notes by Chris D.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals,slide guitar)/ Ward Dotson (guitars)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums). Guests: Tito Larriva (violin) on "Promise me".

  • Ruby Records -JRR102 (US,31-Aug-81) Original US LP release.
  • Beggars Banquet -BEGA 37 (UK,1982) Original UK LP release.
  • Slash/Red Rhino -79945 (US,1993) Original CD re-release in US.
  • Last Call -3057172 (FR,Apr-00) Latest CD re-release in Europe.
  • Superior Viaduct -SV054 (US,26-Jun-14) Latest US CD re-release.

Fire Of Love (Last Call) -back

Fire Of Love (Slash) -back

Fire Of Love (Superior) -back

Fire Of Love (Porterhouse) -front FIRE OF LOVE (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Sex Beat/ 2.Preaching The Blues/ 3.Promise Me/ 4.She Is Like Heroin To Me/ 5.For The Love Of Ivy/ 6.Fire Spirit// 7.Ghost On The Highway/ 8.Jack On Fire/ 9.Black Train/ 10.Cool Drink Of Water/ 11.Goodbye Johnny.

Recording info: Recorded at 2 sessions in 1981. Tracks 3-5,9-11 recorded @ Studio America,Los Angeles. Engineered by Noah Shark. Produced by Tito Larriva [from the Plugz]. Tracks 1-2,6-8 recorded on a Sunday afternoon/evening @ Hank Waring's Quad Teck studio on Western Ave., Los Angeles. Engineered by Pat Burnette. Produced by Chris D(esjardins) [from The Flesh Eaters].

Note: Completely re-mastered during July/August 2014 from the original analog master tapes with no digital storage involved. Remastering engineer Robert Hadley @ the Mastering Lab in Ojai. An original Ruby pressing of the album was the source to create the new jacket artwork for this re-issue project. Porterhouse scanned it and retouched it in great detail. Heavy 180gram vinyl. Liner notes as found in the original master tape boxes, credit Porterhouse records. Licenced from Slash Records.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals,slide guitar)/ Ward Dotson (guitars)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums). Guests: Tito Larriva (violin) on "Promise me".

  • Porterhouse records -PHR2012 (US,24-Nov-14) Latest US LP re-issue.

Fire Of Love (Porterhouse) -back

MIAMI - ALBUM (20-Sep-82)

Miami -Animal Records- front MIAMI (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Carry Home/ 2.Like Calling Up Thunder/ 3.Brother And Sister/ 4.Run Through The Jungle/ 5.A Devil In The Woods/ 6.Texas Serenade/ 7.Watermelon Man/ 8.Bad Indian/ 9.John Hardy/ 10.The Fire Of Love/ 11.Sleeping In Blood City/ 12.Mother Of Earth.

Recording info: Recorded during May/June 1982 @ Blank Tapes studios and Chris Stein's basement, New York City. Engineered by Joe Arlotta. Mixed by Butch Jones. Produced by Chris Stein (of Blondie).

Note: Animal Records CD re-release digitally remastered by Mike Reese @ A&M Studios, Hollywood. SFTRI CD release remastered by John Vestman (in July 2004).

The Animal Records (1991) is the best sounding CD release, so far.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Ward Dotson (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Animal Records -APE6001 (US,20-Sep-82) Original LP release.
  • Chrysalis Records -CHR1398 (UK,22-Sep-82) Original LP release.
  • Animal Records/I.R.S. -X2 13065 (US,29-Jan-91) Original CD re-release.
  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 740 (US,12-Oct-04) Latest US CD re-release.

Miami -Animal Records- back

Miami -Cooking Vinyl- front MIAMI (2CD/2LP)

Tracklist: 1.Carry Home/ 2.Like Calling Up Thunder/ 3.Brother And Sister/ 4.Run Through The Jungle/ 5.A Devil In The Woods/ 6.Texas Serenade/ 7.Watermelon Man/ 8.Bad Indian/ 9.John Hardy/ 10.The Fire Of Love/ 11.Sleeping In Blood City/ 12.Mother Of Earth + bonus disc: 1.Ghost On The Highway/ 2.Walking With The Beast/ 3.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 4.A Devil In The Woods/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.For The Love Of Ivy/ 7.Bad Indian/ 8.Strange Fruit-Fire Spirit/ 9.Carry Home/ 10.Preachin’ The Blues/ 11.Sex Beat/ 12.Jack On Fire.

Recording info: Recorded during May/June 1982 @ Blank Tapes studios and Chris Stein's basement, New York City. Engineered by Joe Arlotta. Mixed by Butch Jones. Produced by Chris Stein (of Blondie). Bonus disc recorded live @ The Continental, Buffalo on 27-Apr-82.

Note: Same release as the SFTRI one + bonus live disc. Mastered by Peter Reynolds @ Reynolds mastering, Colchester (UK). The live set is also available on the "Early Warning"/"Da Blood.." releases, but does not sound as clear on the Cooking Vinyl release and is shorter too (47:51 as opposed to 49:20).

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Ward Dotson (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Cooking Vinyl -COOKCD505 (UK,26-Oct-09) Latest UK CD re-release.
  • Music On Vinyl -MOVLP645 (NL,10-Dec-12) 2LP. First 1000 copies with the live LP.

Miami -Cooking Vinyl- back

DEATH PARTY - ALBUM (13-Apr-83)

Death Party -SFTRI- front DEATH PARTY (CD)

Tracklist: 1.The House On Highland Ave/ 2.The Lie/ 3.The Light Of The World/ 4.Death Party/ 5.Come Back Jim/ + bonus: 6.Strange Fruit/ 7.Fire Of Love/ 8.The House On Highland Ave/ 9.Death Party/ 10.Heebie Jeebies/ 11.The Lie/ 12.Run Through The Jungle.

Recording info: 1-5: recorded during a 5 day session in January/February 1983 @ Blank Tapes studios. Engineered by Joe Arlotta. Mixed by Butch Jones. Produced by Chris Stein (of Blondie); 6-12: recorded live @ Studio 4 of a jazz radio station,Rockline program, Genève (CH) on 18-Mar-1983.

Note: SFTRI CD re-release remastered by John Vestman (in July 2004). Tracks 6-12 previously unreleased.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/Jim Duckworth (guitar)/Jimmy Joe Uliana (bass) and Dee Pop (drums), with Texacala Jones [Tex & The Horseheads] (backing vocals).

  • Animal Records -GUN12/1 (UK,13-Apr-83) Original 12" EP release.
  • Animal Records -600 804 (DE,13-Apr-83) Original 12" EP release.
  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 741 (US,12-Oct-04) Latest US CD re-release.

Death Party -SFTRI- back

Death Party -Cooking Vinyl- front DEATH PARTY (2CD)

Tracklist: 1.The House On Highland Ave/ 2.The Lie/ 3.The Light Of The World/ 4.Death Party/ 5.Come Back Jim/ + bonus disc: 1.Strange Fruit/ 2.Fire Of Love/ 3.Run Through The Jungle/ 4.John Hardy/ 5.The Lie/ 6.Black Train/ 7.Cool Drink Of Water/ 8.The House On Highland Avenue/ 9.Fire Spirit/ 10.Death Party.

Recording info: 1-5: recorded during a 5 day session in January/February 1983 @ Blank Tapes studios. Engineered by Joe Arlotta. Mixed by Butch Jones. Produced by Chris Stein (of Blondie); bonus disc: recorded live @ Rote Fabrik, Zürich (CH) on 20-Mar-83.

Note: Same release as the SFTRI one + bonus live disc. Mastered by Peter Reynolds @ Reynolds mastering, Colchester (UK). Bonus disc, previously unreleased, contains the complete concert, except for the encores: "Sex Beat", "Goodbye Johnny" and "Texas Serenade". Sourced from a fair quality cassette tape.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/Jim Duckworth (guitar)/Jimmy Joe Uliana (bass) and Dee Pop (drums), with Texacala Jones [Tex & The Horseheads] (backing vocals).

  • Cooking Vinyl -COOKCD506 (UK,26-Oct-09) Latest UK CD re-release.

Death Party -Cooking Vinyl- back

THE LAS VEGAS STORY - ALBUM (2x-Jun-84)

The Las Vegas Story -Animal Records- front THE LAS VEGAS STORY (CD)

Tracklist: 1.The Las Vegas Story/ 2.Walking With The Beast/ 3.Eternally Is Here/ 4.The Stranger In Our Town/ 5.My Dreams/ 6.(The Creator Has A) Master Plan/ 7.My Man's Gone Now/ 8.Bad America/ 9.Moonlight Motel/ 10.Give Up The Sun/ 11.Secret Fires.

Recording info: Recorded during March/April 1984 @ Ocean Way Recording studios, Hollywood. Engineered by Mark Ettel. Assistent engineer: Judy Clapp. Produced by Jeff Eyrich.

Note: Animal Records CD re-release digitally remastered by Mike Reese @ A&M Studios, Hollywood. SFTRI CD re-release remastered by John Vestman (in July 2004). Track 11 previously only available on the cassette version of this album.

The Animal Records (1991) is the best sounding CD release, so far.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Animal Records -APE 6006 (US,2x-Jun-84) Original LP release.
  • Animal/Chrysalis -CHR1477 (UK,2x-Jun-84) Original LP release.
  • Animal Records/I.R.S. -X2 313064 (US,1991) Original CD re-release.
  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 742 (US,12-Oct-04) Latest US CD re-release.
  • Drastic Plastic -DPRLP15 (US,29-Oct-12) LP reissue. Black vinyl. Ltd 500. (Remastered by Masterdisk).
  • Drastic Plastic -DPRLP15C (US,29-Oct-12) LP reissue. Green marbled vinyl. Ltd 500. (Remastered by Masterdisk).

The Las Vegas Story -Animal Records- back

The Las Vegas Story -Cooking Vinyl- front THE LAS VEGAS STORY (2CD/2LP)

Tracklist: 1.The Las Vegas Story/ 2.Walking With The Beast/ 3.Eternally Is Here/ 4.The Stranger In Our Town/ 5.My Dreams/ 6.(The Creator Has A) Master Plan/ 7.My Man's Gone Now/ 8.Bad America/ 9.Moonlight Motel/ 10.Give Up The Sun/ 11.Secret Fires + bonus disc: 1.Walking With The Beast/ 2.Run Through the Jungle/ 3.Moonlight Motel/ 4.The Lie/ 5.John Hardy/ 6.Bad America/ 7.Stranger In Our Town/ 8.Death Party/ 9.Fire Of Love/ 10.Sex Beat/ 11.Jack On Fire/ 12.Louie Louie/ 13.The Twist/ 14. The House On Highland Ave.

Recording info: Recorded during March/April 1984 @ Ocean Way Recording studios, Hollywood. Engineered by Mark Ettel. Assistent engineer: Judy Clapp. Produced by Jeff Eyrich; bonus disc: recorded live @ Le Loft, Strasbourg on 20-Nov-84.

Note: Same release as the SFTRI one + bonus live disc. Mastered by Peter Reynolds @ Reynolds mastering, Colchester (UK). Track 11 previously only available on the cassette version of this album. Bonus disc contains the complete concert sourced from a fair/poor quality cassette tape.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Cooking Vinyl -COOKCD507 (UK,26-Oct-09) Latest UK CD re-release.
  • Music On Vinyl -MOVLPxxx (NL,2013) 2LP. First 1000 copies with the live LP.

The Las Vegas Story -back

MOTHER JUNO - ALBUM (19-Oct-87)

Mother Juno -Flow Records- front

Mother Juno (Buddha) -front
MOTHER JUNO (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Bill Bailey/ 2.Thunderhead/ 3.Lupita Screams/ 4.Yellow Eyes/ 5.The Breaking Hands/ 6.Araby/ 7.Hearts/ 8.My Cousin Kim/ 9.Port of Souls/ 10.Crab Dance/ 11.Nobody's City/ 12.Breaking Hands (12" version).
Disc 2: 1.Port Of Souls/ 2.Araby/ 3.Lupita Screams/ 4.Funky Junkie (a.k.a. Yellow Eyes)/ 5.Hearts/ 6.Bill Bailey/ 7.Sleepy Time Blues (a.k.a. Nobody's City)/ 8.My Cousin Kim/ 9.Thunderhead/ 10.Breaking Hands/ 11.Crab Dance/ 12.Country One.

Recording info: Recorded during a 6 day session in summer 1987 @ Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin (DE). Engineered by Lincoln Fong [Dif Juz/Lords of the New Church/Cocteau Twins/Dirty Three], assisted by André Giere [Wire]. Disc 1 produced and remixed by Robin Guthrie [The Cocteau Twins] @ his home studio The Town House, Acton-London during the summer of 1987. Disc 2 is a demo cut in preparation for the "Mother Juno" recording sessions.

Note: 2.13.61 and Buddha releases re-mastered by Phil Klum @ Master Cutting Room, New York. SFTRI CD re-release remastered by John Vestman (in July 2004). Flow Records release re-mastered from the original two inch master tapes @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (January 2006) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy.
Disc 2 contains a previously unreleased version of the "Mother Juno" album.

The Flow Records release is the best and most complete version of this album. Phil Klum's remastering sounds good too.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums), with Blixa Bargeld (guitar on "Yellow Eyes").

  • Red Rhino -RED84 (UK,19-Oct-87) Original LP release.
  • 2.13.61 Records/Thirsty Ear -TH121313.2 (US,08-Oct-96) Original CD re-release (has only tracks 1-11 of disc 1).
  • Buddha Records -74465 99696 2 (US,12-Dec-00) Remastered CD re-release (has only tracks 1-11 of disc 1).
  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 765 (US,31-Oct-05) Remastered CD re-release (has only tracks 1-11 of disc 1).
  • Flow Records -FR011-2 (NL,26-May-06) Updated CD re-release (#3 in the "9 Lives" series).

Mother Juno -Flow Records- back

Mother Juno (Buddha) -back

Mother Juno -front MOTHER JUNO (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Bill Bailey/ 2.Thunderhead/ 3.Lupita Screams/ 4.Yellow Eyes/ 5.Nobody's City// 6.The Breaking Hands/ 7.Araby/ 8.Hearts/ 9.My Cousin Kim/ 10.Port of Souls/ 11.Crab Dance.

Recording info: Recorded during a 6 day session in summer 1987 @ Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin (DE). Engineered by Lincoln Fong [Dif Juz/Lords of the New Church/Cocteau Twins/Dirty Three], assisted by André Giere [Wire]. Produced and remixed by Robin Guthrie [The Cocteau Twins] @ his home studio The Town House, Acton-London during the summer of 1987.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2014.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Bang! Records -LP82 (ES,18-Sep-14) Gatefold sleeve

Mother Juno -back

Mother Berlin -front MOTHER BERLIN (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Port Of Souls/ 2.Araby/ 3.Lupita Screams/ 4.Funky Junkie (a.k.a. Yellow Eyes)/ 5.Hearts// 6.Bill Bailey/ 7.Sleepy Time Blues (a.k.a. Nobody's City)/ 8.My Cousin Kim/ 9.Thunderhead/ 10.Breaking Hands/ 11.Crab Dance/ 12.Country One.

Recording info: Recorded in summer 1987 @ Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin (DE). Engineered by Lincoln Fong [Dif Juz/Lords of the New Church/Cocteau Twins/Dirty Three], assisted by André Giere [Wire].

Note 1: "Mother Berlin" is a demo cut in preparation for the "Mother Juno" recording sessions. The LP sounds like The Gun Club playing live in the studio with limited effects.

Note 2: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2015.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums), with Blixa Bargeld (guitar on "Yellow Eyes").

  • Bang! Records -LP94 (ES,13-Nov-15) Gatefold sleeve

Mother Berlin -back


PASTORAL HIDE & SEEK - ALBUM (01-Oct-90)

Pastorale Hide & Seek -front PASTORAL HIDE & SEEK (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Humanesque/ 2.The Straits Of Love & Hate/ 3.Emily's Changed. 4.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 5.St. John's Divine/ 6.The Great Divide/ 7.Another Country's Young/ 8.Flowing/ 9.Temptation & I/ 10.Eskimo Blue Day/ 11.Crab Dance (2nd version).

Recording info: Recorded and mixed during May 1990 @ ICP Studios, Brussel (BE). Engineered by Michiel Dierickx.

Note: 2.13.61 and Buddha releases re-mastered by Phil Klum @ Master Cutting Room, New York. Best sounding CD release, so far. The Flow Records version (#7 in the "9 Lives" series) of this album has been aborted.
The album was named after, Japanese filmmaker, Shuji Terayama's 1974 film "Death in the Country" (a.k.a. "Pastoral Hide and Seek").

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • New Rose/WSFA/Fire/Solid (FR/DE/UK/NL,01-Oct-90) Original LP release.
  • 2.13.61 Records/Thirsty Ear -TH21327.2 (US,25-Mar-97) Remastered CD re-release (incl. "Divinity" album).
  • Buddha Records -74465 99695 2 (US,12-Dec-00) Remastered CD re-release (incl. "Divinity" album).
  • Flow Records -FR015-2 (NL,Oct-06) Aborted CD (#7 in the "9 Lives" series).

Pastorale Hide & Seek -back

Pastoral Hide Seek -front PASTORAL HIDE & SEEK (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Humanesque/ 2.The Straits Of Love & Hate/ 3.Emily's Changed. 4.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 5.St. John's Divine/ 6.The Great Divide// 7.Another Country's Young/ 8.Flowing/ 9.Temptation & I/ 10.Eskimo Blue Day.

Recording info: Recorded and mixed during May 1990 @ ICP Studios, Brussel (BE). Engineered by Michiel Dierickx.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2011. Gatefold sleeve with printed lyrics. Omits "Crab Dance".

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Bang! Records - LP62 (ES,Oct-12) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

Pastoral Hide Seek -back

DIVINITY - ALBUM (xx-Aug-91)

Divinity -Flow Records- front DIVINITY (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1. St. John's Divine (remix)/ 2. Keys To The Kingdom/ 3. Richard Speck/ 4. Black Hole/ 5.Sorrow Knows/ 6.Yellow Eyes (live)/ 7. Hearts (live)/ 8.Cool Drink Of Water (live)/ 9.Fire Of Love (live)
Disc 2: 1. Sorrow Knows (alt. version)/ 2.Keys To The Kingdom (instrumental)/ 3.Straights Of Love & Hate (live)/ 4.She's Like Heroin To Me (live)/ 5.Emily's Changed (live)/ 6.Bad Indian (live)/ 7.Devil In The Woods (live)/ 8.Fire Spirit (live)/ 9.Jack On Fire (live)/ 10.Temptation And I (live)/ 11.Sleeping In Blood City (live)/ 12.Not Supposed To Be That Way (radio session)/ 13.Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town (radio session)/ 14. Mother Of Earth (radio session).

Recording info: Studio tracks recorded and mixed during May 1991 (except "St. John's Divine (remix)" May 1990) @ ICP Studios, Brussel (BE). Engineered by Michiel Dierickx; live tracks recorded @ the Elysée Montmartre, Paris (FR) on 29-Nov-90 by Rob De Vries; radio session recorded by Huub Hogeweg @ NOB radiostudio,2 Meter session, VARA FM (NL) on 01-Sep-91 (broadcast 05-Sep-91).

Note: 2.13.61 and Buddha releases re-mastered by Phil Klum @ Master Cutting Room, New York.

The Flow Records release combines the original album with an incomplete live concert (complete on "Larger Than Live") and a radio session.
Re-mastered from the original master tapes @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (June 2006) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy.

The Flow Records release is the best and most complete version of this album.

Studio Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Desi Desperate [a.k.a. Peter Kablean] (drums).
Live Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).
Radio session Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce/Romi Mori (bass)/René van Barneveld (lap steel [Tres Manos from Urban Dance Squad]) & Tony Chmelik (a.k.a.Cypress Grove).

  • New Rose/WSFA/Solid (FR/DE/NL,xx-Aug-90) Original LP release.
  • 2.13.61 Records/Thirsty Ear -TH21327.2 (US,25-Mar-97) Remastered CD re-release (incl. "Pastoral" album).(Disc 1, minus tracks 1 and 8).
  • Buddha Records -74465 99695 2 (US,12-Dec-00) Remastered CD re-release (incl. "Pastoral" album).(Disc 1, minus tracks 1 and 8).
  • Flow Records -FR014-2 (NL,Nov-06) Updated CD re-release (#6 in the "9 Lives" series).

Divinity -Flow Records- back

Divinity -front DIVINITY (LP)

Tracklist: 1. St. John's Divine (remix)/ 2. Keys To The Kingdom/ 3. Richard Speck/ 4. Black Hole/ 5.Sorrow Knows// 6.Yellow Eyes (live)/ 7. Hearts (live)/ 8.Cool Drink Of Water (live)/ 9.Fire Of Love (live).

Recording info: Studio tracks recorded and mixed during May 1991 (except "St. John's Divine (remix)" May 1990) @ ICP Studios, Brussel (BE). Engineered by Michiel Dierickx; live tracks recorded @ the Elysée Montmartre, Paris (FR) on 29-Nov-90 by Rob De Vries.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2011. Gatefold sleeve with printed lyrics.

Studio Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Desi Desperate [a.k.a. Peter Kablean] (drums).
Live Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Bang! Records - LP63 (ES,Oct-12) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

Divinity -back

LUCKY JIM - ALBUM (17-May-93)

Lucky Jim -Flow Records- front LUCKY JIM (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Lucky Jim/ 2.A House Is Not A Home/ 3.Cry To Me/ 4.Kamata Hollywood City/ 5.Ride/ 6.Idiot Waltz/ 7.Up Above The World/ 8.Day Turn The Night/ 9.Blue Monsoons/ 10.Desire/ 11.Anger Blues.
Disc 2: 1.Be My Kid Blues (Traditional, arranged by JLP)/ 2.L.A. Is Always Real/ 3.I Can’t Explain (The Who:P.Townshend)/ 4.Land Of A 1000 Dances (Roy Orbison:Kenner/Domino)/ 5.B-Side Jammin’/ 6.Zolar Roze/ 7.In My Room/ 8.Shame and Pain/ 9.City In Pain/ 10.A House Is Not A Home/ 11.Another Country’s Young/ 12.Ride/ 13.Go Tell The Mountain.

Recording info: Disc 1 tracks 1-8+10-11: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Bananas Studios,Haarlem (NL), during February 1993. Track 9: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Zeezicht Studios,Spaarnwoude(NL), during January 1992. Disc 2 tracks 1-9: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Bananas Studios,Haarlem (NL), during February and June 1993. Tracks 10-13(*): Live @ Arge Kulturgelände, Salzburg-Nonntal (A) on 25-May-93 (recorded by Edwin Heath).

Note: The Flow Records release combines the original album with a second disc of unreleased studio and live tracks. Disc 2 contains the last ever Gun Club studio recordings. (*): 2 more tracks ("Little Wing" and "Yellow Eyes") from this concert have been released on the "V/A: Fingerprints - Vol.1" CD (Kulturgelände Nonntal CD 140363 -Austria 1994). "Be My Kid Blues" with Rene Van Barneveld [Tres Manos from Urban Dance Squad] on dobro.
Flow Records release re-mastered from the original master tapes @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (September 2005) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy.

The Flow Records release is the best and most complete version of this album.

Line-up Disc 1 (1-8+10-11) and Disc 2 (1-9): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).
Line-up Disc 1 (9): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Simon Fish (drums).
Line-up Disc 2 (10-13): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass)/ Rainer Lingk (guitar) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • What's So Funny About -SF134 (DE,17-May-93) Original release.
  • Solid -52700120 (NL,17-May-93) Original release.
  • Triple X -51163/2 (US,20-Sep-93) Original release.
  • Flow Records -FR009-2 (NL,25-Nov-05) Updated CD re-release (#2 in the "9 Lives" series).

Lucky Jim -Flow Records- back

Lucky Jim -front LUCKY JIM (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Lucky Jim/ 2.A House Is Not A Home/ 3.Cry To Me/ 4.Kamata Hollywood City/ 5.Ride/ 6.Blue Monsoons// 7.Idiot Waltz/ 8.Up Above The World/ 9.Day Turn The Night/ 10.Desire/ 11.Anger Blues.

Recording info: All tracks, but 6: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Bananas Studios,Haarlem (NL), during February 1993. Track 6: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Zeezicht Studios,Spaarnwoude(NL), during January 1992.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES). Gatefold sleeve with printed lyrics.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).
Line-up track 6: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Simon Fish (drums).

  • Bang! Records - LP46 (ES,14-Mar-11) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

Lucky Jim -bang

EARLY WARNING/DA BLOOD DONE SIGNED MY NAME - ALBUM (11-Dec-06)

Early Warning -front EARLY WARNING (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Goodbye Johnny/ 2.Preaching The Blues/ 3.Watermelon Man/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Fire Of Love/ 6.Ghost On The Highway/ 7.Walking With The Beast/ 8.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 9.Devil In The Woods/ 10.Goodbye Johnny/ 11.For The Love Of Ivy/ 12.Bad Indian/ 13.Strange Fruit/ 14.Fire Spirit/ 15.Carry Home/ 16.Preaching The Blues/ 17.Sex Beat/ 18.Jack On Fire
Disc 2: 1.Promise Me/ 2.Treat Your Train Right/ 3.Cool Drink Of Water Blues/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.Gonna Find My Baby/ 7.Desire By Blue River/ 8.The Devil And The Nigger/ 9.An American Promise/ 10.I'm On This Rocket/ 11.Your Man's Feelin' Low/ 12.John Henry/ 13.Black Jack Davey/ 14.Waiting/ 15.Hey Baby/ 16.Hey, Madame.

Recording info: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: recorded @ Program Studio, Los Angeles during May 1981. Recorded by Vitus Mataré (from The Last), tracks 6-18: recorded live @ The Continental, Buffalo on 27-Apr-82; Disc 2 recorded @ Jeff's home 1980-1981. Mastered by John Vestman.

Note: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: the earliest Gun Club studio recordings. "Devil In The Woods" ended up on the "Keats Rides A Harley" compilation LP album (Happy Squid 1981). Disc 2 has also been released on vinyl as "Six String Sermon" by Bang Records in Spain (BANG!-LP40) on 26-Apr-10.

Line-up disc 1: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Ward Dotson (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Line-up disc 2: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals) and Ward Dotson (guitar) on track 16."Hey, Madame".

  • Sympathy For The Record Industry (US,11-Nov-97) Ltd edition (1500 copies).

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Early Warning -front EARLY WARNING (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Goodbye Johnny/ 2.Preaching The Blues/ 3.Watermelon Man/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Fire Of Love/ 6.Ghost On The Highway/ 7.Walking With The Beast/ 8.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 9.Devil In The Woods/ 10.Goodbye Johnny/ 11.For The Love Of Ivy/ 12.Bad Indian/ 13.Strange Fruit/ 14.Fire Spirit/ 15.Carry Home/ 16.Preaching The Blues/ 17.Sex Beat/ 18.Jack On Fire
Disc 2: 1.Promise Me/ 2.Treat Your Train Right/ 3.Cool Drink Of Water Blues/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.Gonna Find My Baby/ 7.Desire By Blue River/ 8.The Devil And The Nigger/ 9.An American Promise/ 10.I'm On This Rocket/ 11.Your Man's Feelin' Low/ 12.John Henry/ 13.Black Jack Davey/ 14.Waiting/ 15.Hey Baby/ 16.Hey, Madame.

Recording info: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: recorded @ Program Studio, Los Angeles during May 1981. Recorded by Vitus Mataré (from The Last), tracks 6-18: recorded live @ The Continental, Buffalo on 27-Apr-82; Disc 2 recorded @ Jeff's home 1980-1981. Mastered by John Vestman.

Note: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: the earliest Gun Club studio recordings. "Devil In The Woods" ended up on the "Keats Rides A Harley" compilation LP album (Happy Squid 1981). Disc 2 has also been released on vinyl as "Six String Sermon" by Bang Recordsin Spain (BANG!-LP40) on 26-Jun-09.

Line-up disc 1: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Ward Dotson (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Line-up disc 2: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals,guitar,harmonica) and Ward Dotson (guitar) on track 16."Hey, Madame".

  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 478 (US,1997) Regular release.

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Da Blood Done Signed My Name -front DA BLOOD DONE SIGNED MY NAME (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Goodbye Johnny/ 2.Preaching The Blues/ 3.Watermelon Man/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Fire Of Love/ 6.Ghost On The Highway/ 7.Walking With The Beast/ 8.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 9.Devil In The Woods/ 10.Goodbye Johnny/ 11.For The Love Of Ivy/ 12.Bad Indian/ 13.Strange Fruit/ 14.Fire Spirit/ 15.Carry Home/ 16.Preaching The Blues/ 17.Sex Beat/ 18.Jack On Fire
Disc 2: 1.Promise Me/ 2.Treat Your Train Right/ 3.Cool Drink Of Water Blues/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.Gonna Find My Baby/ 7.Desire By Blue River/ 8.The Devil And The Nigger/ 9.An American Promise/ 10.I'm On This Rocket/ 11.Your Man's Feelin' Low/ 12.John Henry/ 13.Black Jack Davey/ 14.Waiting/ 15.Hey Baby/ 16.Hey, Madame/ 17.Non Plus Audio Magazine interview with the band (7:24).

Recording info: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: recorded @ Program Studio, Los Angeles during May 1981. Recorded by Vitus Mataré (from The Last), tracks 6-18: recorded live @ The Continental, Buffalo on 27-Apr-82; Disc 2 recorded @ Jeff's home 1980-1981, except tracks 17 recorded during April 1982 in New York City. Re-mastered by Nick Watson @ Fluid, London.

Note: Disc 1 tracks 1-5: the earliest Gun Club studio recordings. "Devil In The Woods" ended up on the "Keats Rides A Harley" compilation LP album (1981 Happy Squid); Disc 2 has track 17 as a bonus to the Sympathy For The Record Industry release. Disc 2 (except track 17) has also been released on vinyl as "Six String Sermon" by Bang Records in Spain (BANG!-LP40) on 26-Jun-09.

Line-up disc 1: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Ward Dotson (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Line-up disc 2: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals,guitar,harmonica) and Ward Dotson (guitar) on track 16."Hey, Madame".

  • Castle -CMQDD1508 (UK,25-Jun-07)

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9 LIVES - ALBUM (Feb-07)

9 Lives -front 9 LIVES (15CD BOX SET)

Tracklist: "Wildweed" CD/ "Lucky Jim" 2CD/ "Mother Juno" 2CD/ "Danse Balinda Boom" 2CD/ "Ramblin' Jeffrey Lee" CD/ Divinity" 2CD/ "Pastoral, Hide & Seek" 2CD (unreleased)/ "Ahmed's Wild Dream" 2CD (unreleased)/ "Spanish Flang Dang" CD (unreleased).

Note: Aborted release.

  • Flow Records (NL,Feb-07)


IN MY ROOM - ALBUM (25-Mar-17)

In My Room -front IN MY ROOM (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Be My Kid Blues (Traditional, arranged by JLP)/ 2.L.A. Is Always Real/ 3.Land Of A 1000 Dances (Roy Orbison:Kenner/Domino)/ 4.City In Pain/ 5.In My Room/ 6.Shame and Pain/ 7.Zonar Roze/ 8.B-Side Jammin’// 9.I Can’t Explain (The Who:P.Townshend)/ 10. Sorrow Knows (alt. version)/ 11.Keys To The Kingdom (instrumental)/ 12.Not Supposed To Be That Way (Willie Nelson)/ 13.Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town (Mel Tillis)/ 14. Mother Of Earth.

Recording info: Tracks 1-9: recorded and mixed by Peer Rave @ Bananas Studios,Haarlem (NL), during February and June 1993; tracks 10-11: recorded and mixed during May 1991 @ ICP Studios, Brussel (BE). Engineered by Michiel Dierickx; tracks 12-14: radio session recorded by Huub Hogeweg @ NOB radiostudio,2 Meter session, VARA FM (NL) on 01-Sep-91 (broadcast 05-Sep-91).

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2016. Vinyl release of (part of) dics 2 of the "Lucky Jim" 2CD (Flow Records 2006), combined with (part of) dics 2 "Divinity" 2CD (Flow Records 2006).
Contains the last ever Gun Club recordings

May 1990 Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Desi Desperate [a.k.a. Peter Kablean] (drums).
September 1991 Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce/Romi Mori (bass)/René van Barneveld (lap steel [Tres Manos from Urban Dance Squad]) and Tony Chmelik (a.k.a.Cypress Grove).
June 1993 Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Bang! Records - LP107 (ES,25-Mar-17) Ltd to 500. Gatefold sleeve. Lyrics on inner sleeve.

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The Gun Club - Live - CD releases

THE BIRTH THE DEATH THE GHOST - ALBUM (xx-Mar-84)

Birth Death Ghost -front THE BIRTH THE DEATH THE GHOST (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Bo Diddley's A Gunslinger/ 2.Railroad Bill/ 3.Seven Miles With The Devil/ 4.Preachin' Blues/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.Black Train/ 7.Walking With The Beast/ 8.Bad Mood/ 9.Not That Much/ 10.Going Down The Red River/ 11.Willie Brown/ 12.Field Holler/ 13.Sex Beat.

Recording info: 1-5 recorded live @ The Whisky a Go Go, Hollywood (US) on xx-Jul-80; 6-7 recorded live @ Jet's Cafe, Los Angeles (US) on 12-Jul-80; 8-10 recorded live @ The Hong Kong Cafe, Los Angeles (US) on xx-Jul-80; 11-13 recorded live @ Madame Wong's West café, Santa Monica (US) on xx-Jun-80. Audience recordings by Lois Graham on cassette tape. Remastered by Mike Walker @ Trident Studios, London (UK).

Note: Earliest live recordings (of the 2nd incarnation of the band which lasted from June-November 1980). Cover illustration by Clayton Clarke, Jeffrey's then girlfriend.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/ Brian Tristan (guitar)/ Rob Ritter (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • ABC Records -ABC LP1 (UK,xx-Mar-84) Original LP release.
  • ABC/Revolver Records -ABCCD1 (UK,1989) CD re-release.

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DANSE KALINDA BOOM - ALBUM (xx-Dec-85)

Danse Kalinda Boom -Flow Records- front DANSE KALINDA BOOM -LIVE IN PANDORA'S BOX (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Eternally Is Here/ 2.Bad America/ 3.Stranger In Town/ 4.Gila Monster, New Mexico-Preaching Blues/ 5.Sleeping In Blood City/ 6.Goodbye Johnny/ 7.Give Up The Sun.
Disc 2: 1.Strange Fruit/ 2.Moonlight Motel/ 3.Run Through The Jungle/ 4.Brother & Sister/ 5.House On Highland Avenue/ 6.Cool Drink Of Water/ 7.The Lie/ 8.Fire Of Love/ 9.Kangaroo Farm Disco (a.k.a. Death Party)/ 10.Jack On Fire/ 11.Sex Beat/ 12.For The Love Of Ivy/ 13.Love Supreme/ 14.Hello Walls.

Recording info: Disc 1 recorded live @ the Pandora's Box festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL) on 22-Sep-84; disc 2 recorded live in Australia 1983: tracks 1-6+13: @ Geelong-Calendina,Eureka Hotel on 29-Sep-83, tracks 7-12: @ Melbourne-Collingwood,The Club on 2x-Oct-83, track 14 @ Melbourne,Prospect Hill Hotel on 28-Sep-83.

Note: Disc 1 re-mastered by @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (November 2005) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy, disc 2 re-mastered from the original board cassette tapes by @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (January 2006) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy. Disc 2 contains previously unreleased live tracks.

The Flow Records release is the best and most complete version of this album.

Line-up: Disc 1: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Disc 2: tracks 1-6+13: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass)/Spencer P. Jones (guitar) and Billy Pommer Jr. (drums), tracks 7-12: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass)/Kid Congo Powers/Spencer P.Jones (guitar) and Billy Pommer Jr. (drums) and track 14: Jeffrey Lee Pierce solo (vocals/guitar).

  • Megadisc -MD7979 (NL,xx-Dec-85) Original LP release.
  • Triple X -51166-2 (US,1994) Original CD re-release.
  • Flow Records -FR012-2 (NL,26-May-06) Updated CD re-release (#4 in the "9 Lives" series).

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Danse Kalinda Boom -Bang Records- front DANSE KALINDA BOOM -LIVE IN PANDORA'S BOX (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Eternally Is Here/ 2.Bad America/ 3.Stranger In Town/ 4.Gila Monster, New Mexico-Preaching Blues/ 5.Sleeping In Blood City/ 6.Goodbye Johnny/ 7.Give Up The Sun.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Pandora's Box festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL) on 22-Sep-84.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2015.

Line-up: Disc 1: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Disc 2: tracks 1-6+13: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass)/Spencer P. Jones (guitar) and Billy Pommer Jr. (drums), tracks 7-12: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass)/Kid Congo Powers/Spencer P.Jones (guitar) and Billy Pommer Jr. (drums) and track 14: Jeffrey Lee Pierce solo (vocals/guitar).

  • Bang! Records - LP93 (ES,10-Feb-16) Ltd edition of 500 copies. Gatefold sleeve.

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AHMED'S WILD DREAM - ALBUM (02-Nov-92)

Ahmed's Wild Dream -Cherry Red- front AHMED'S WILD DREAM (CD)

Tracklist: 1.(The Creator Has A) Master Plan/ 2.Walking With The Beast/ 3. I Hear Your Heart Singin'/ 4.Another Country's Young/ 5.Sexbeat/ 6.Lupita Screams/ 7.Go Tell The Mountain/ 8.Preachin' The Blues/ 9.Stranger In My Heart/ 10.Goodbye Johnny/ 11.Port Of Souls/ 12.Black Hole/ 13.Little Wing/ 14.Yellow Eyes/ 15.Humanesque (demo)/ 16.Pastoral Hide & Seek (demo).

Recording info: 1-14: recorded live @ Tivoli,Utrecht (NL)on 25-Mar-92 by Steve Hawkins. Mastered and edited by Peter Rave at The Masters in Soest with assistance from Jeffrey Lee Pierce, bonus tracks 15-16: recorded @ Hansa Ton Studios,Berlin (DE) on 2x-Dec-89.

Note: "Stranger In My Heart" is listed as "Stranger In Town" on the sleeve. The Cherry Red re-release comes with 2 bonus tracks ("Humanesque [demo]" and "Pastoral Hide & Seek [demo]"). Licenced from Creeping Ritual Productions (i.e. Jeff's sister Jacqui Pierce and her husband Johnny Faretra). Not remastered.
The Flow Records version (#8 in the "9 Lives" series) of this album has been aborted.

Live Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Simon Fish (drums).
Studio Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • What's So Funny About -SF125 (DE,02-Nov-92) Original release.
  • Solid -527500220 (NL,02-Nov-92) Original release.
  • Triple X -51144/2 (US,20-Apr-93) Original release ("Live In Europe").
  • Flow Records -FR016-2 (NL,Oct-05) Aborted CD release (#8 in the "9 Lives" series).
  • Cherry Red -CDM RED 342 (UK,12-Nov-07) Latest CD re-release.

Ahmed's Wild Dream -Cherry Red- back

Ahmed's Wild Dream -Bang- front AHMED'S WILD DREAM (2LP)

Tracklist: 1.(The Creator Has A) Master Plan/ 2.Walking With The Beast/ 3. I Hear Your Heart Singin'/ 4.Another Country's Young/ 5.Sexbeat// 6.Lupita Screams/ 7.Go Tell The Mountain/ 8.Preachin' The Blues/ 9.Stranger In My Heart// 10.Goodbye Johnny/ 11.Port Of Souls/ 12.Black Hole/ 13.Little Wing// 14.Yellow Eyes/ 15.Humanesque (demo)/ 16.Pastoral Hide & Seek (demo).

Recording info: 1-14: recorded live @ Tivoli,Utrecht (NL)on 25-Mar-92 by Steve Hawkins. Mastered and edited by Peter Rave at The Masters in Soest with assistance from Jeffrey Lee Pierce, bonus tracks 15-16: recorded @ Hansa Ton Studios,Berlin (DE) on 2x-Dec-89.

Note 1: "Stranger In My Heart" is listed as "Stranger In Town" on the sleeve. The Bang! records re-release comes with 2 bonus tracks ("Humanesque [demo]" and "Pastoral Hide & Seek [demo]"). Licenced from Creeping Ritual Productions (i.e. Jeff's sister Jacqui Pierce and her husband Johnny Faretra).
Note 2: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES). Gatefold sleeve with excerpts from "Go Tell The Mountain" book and a text by Jacqui Pierce.

Live Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Simon Fish (drums).
Studio Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Bang Records -Bang! LP38 (ES,18-Feb-09) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

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LARGER THAN LIVE - ALBUM (21-Apr-08)

Larger Than Life -front LARGER THAN LIVE (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Give Up The Sun/ 2.I Hear Your Heart Singing/ 3.The Straits Of Love And Hate/ 4.She's Like Heroin To Me/ 5.Thunderhead/ 6.Emily's Changed/ 7.Yellow Eyes/ 8.Another Country's Young/ 9.Hearts/ 10.Cool Drink Of Water - Fire Of Love/ 11.Bad Indian/ 12.Devil In The Woods/ 13.Fire Spirit/ 14.Jack On Fire/ 15.Temptation And I/ 16.Goodbye Johnny/ 17.Sleeping In Blood City.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Elysée Montmartre, Paris (FR) on 29-Nov-90.

Note: Complete concert. All tracks, except 5 ("Thunderhead", "Another Country's Young", "Give Up The Sun", "I Hear Your Heart Singing" and "Goodbye Johnny") also available on the "Divinity- 9 Lives No6" 2CD (Flow Records 2006).

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/ Romi Mori (bass) and Nick Sanderson (drums).

  • Last Call -3131342 (FR,21-Apr-08)

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JEFFREY LEE PIERCE - ALBUM (2x-Jun-84)

The Life and Times -front THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JEFFREY LEE PIERCE (4CD Box)

Tracklist: Disc 1 - Go Tell The Mountain (studio): 1.Bad America/ 2.She's Like Heroin To Me/ 3.Ghost On The Highway/ 4.A Devil In The Woods/ 5.The Fire Of Love/ 6.House On Highland Avenue/ 7.Death Party/ 8.My Mans Gone Now/ 9.Hey Juana/ 10.Eternity Is Here/ 11.Love & Desperation/ 12.Wildweed/ 13.Moonlight Motel/ 14.Bill Bailey/ 15.Hearts/ 16.Going Down/ 17.Go Tell The Mountain

Disc 2 - Shake Me Up Some Punk Blues! (live 1980-1983): 1.Sexbeat (Madame Wong's West café,LA June 1980)/ 2.Not That Much (Hong Kong Café,LA June 1980)/ 3.She's Like Heroin To Me (Club 88,LA 7th March 1981)/ 4.Cool Drink Of Water (Accoustilog Studio,N.Y. 5th May 1982)/ 5.Fire Of Love (Accoustilog Studio,N.Y. 5th May 1982)/ 6.John Hardy (Accoustilog Studio,N.Y. 5th May 1982)/ 7.Sex Beat (Accoustilog Studio,N.Y. 5th May 1982)/ 8.Preaching The Blues (Accoustilog Studio,N.Y. 5th May 1982)/ 9.Devil In The Woods (CBGB's,N.Y. 14th May 1982)/ 10.Walking With The Beast (Fast Version) (CBGB's,N.Y. 14th May 1982)/ 11.Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger (CBGB's,N.Y. 14th May 1982)/ 12.Louie Louie (Instrumental) (CBGB's,N.Y. 14th May 1982)/ 13.She's The Girl I Love-Ghost On The Highway (CBGB's,N.Y. 14th May 1982)/ 14.The Lie (Markthalle,Hamburg 26th March 1983)/ 15.Band interview (backstage @ Paradiso,Amsterdam 17th April 1983)/ 16.Fire Spirit (Paradiso,Amsterdam 17th April 1983)/ 17.Fire Of Love (Brighton,Extreems Club 25th April 1983)/ 18.Moonlight Motel (JLP solo @ Prospect Hill Hotel,Melbourne 28 September 1983)/ 19.Mother Of Earth (JLP solo @ Prospect Hill Hotel,Melbourne 28 September 1983)/ 20.Moonlight Motel (Miranda Hotel,Sydney 8th October 1983)/ 21.Brother And Sister (Miranda Hotel,Sydney 8th October 1983)

Disc 3 - Some Killing Floor Blues (live 1983-1984): 1.Lost Highway-Moonlight Motel (On Broadway,S.F. 17th or 30th December 1983) 2. Bad America (On Broadway,S.F. 17th or 30th December 1983)/ 3.Preachin The Blues (On Broadway,S.F. 17th or 30th December 1983)/ 4.Gunslinger (On Broadway,S.F. 16th March 1984)/ 5.Death Party (On Broadway,S.F. 16th March 1984)/ 6.Stranger In Our Town (Pandoras Music Box Festival,Rotterdam 22nd September 1984)/ 7.Gila Monster New Mexico-Preachin The Blues (Pandoras Music Box Festival,Rotterdam 22nd September 1984)/ 8.My Dreams (University,Leeds 22nd October 1984)/ 9.Bad America (University,Leeds 22nd October 1984)/ 10.Walking With The Beast (Jeffrey on saxophone) (Nottingham,Rock City 23rd October 1984)/ 11.Moonlight Motel (Nottingham,Rock City 23rd October 1984)/ 12.Eternity Is Here (Nottingham,Rock City 23rd October 1984)/ 13. 96 Tears (Dingwalls,London 10th December 1984)/ 14.The Twist (Dingwalls,London 10th December 1984)/

Disc 4 - Last Roll Of The Dice! (live and radio sessions 1985-1993): 1.Sex Killer (Jeffrey Lee Pierce Quartet @ Paradiso,Amsterdam 23rd May 1985)/ 2.Fire (Jeffrey Lee Pierce Quartet @ Paradiso,Amsterdam 23rd May 1985)/ 3.I Asked For Water, She Gave Me Gasoline (Jeffrey Lee Pierce with Dutch harmonica player Kim Snelten [Jack Of Hearts] @ Stompin',VPRO FM radio 3rd December 1989)/ 4.Pastoral Hide And Seek (I Beam,S.F 17th July 1989)/ 5.Flowing (I Beam,S.F 17th July 1989)/ 6.I Hear Your Heart Singing (Le Transbordeur,Lyon 17th November 1990)/ 7.Another Country's Young (Le Transbordeur,Lyon 17th November 1990)/ 8.Heart (Le Transbordeur,Lyon 17th November 1990)/ 9.Fire Spirit (Le Transbordeur,Lyon 17th November 1990)/ 10.Temptation And I (Le Transbordeur,Lyon 17th November 1990)/ 11. Little Wing (Tivoli,Utrecht 25th March 1992)/ 12.Yellow Eyes (Tivoli,Utrecht 25th March 1992)/ 13.I'm Going Upstairs (Jeffrey Lee Pierce and Tres Manos [René van Barneveld from Urban Dance Squad] @ Nozems A Go Go,VPRO FM radio 4th March 1992)/ 14. Be My Kid Blues (Jeffrey Lee Pierce and Tres Manos [René van Barneveld from Urban Dance Squad] @ Nozems A Go Go,VPRO FM radio 4th March 1992)/ 15.L.A. County Jail Blues (Jeffrey Lee Pierce and Tres Manos [René van Barneveld from Urban Dance Squad] @ Nozems A Go Go,VPRO FM radio 4th March 1992)/ 16.Lucky Jim (Jeffrey Lee Pierce and Romi Mori (acoustic guitar) @ Villa 65,VPRO FM radio 6th April 1993)/ 17.Laughing (Jeffrey Lee Pierce @ Villa 65,VPRO FM radio 6th April 1993).

Recording info: Disc 1: studio, discs 3-4: live and radio. Mastered by Peter Reynolds @ Reynolds mastering, Colchester (UK).

Note: Discs 2-4 sourced from nth generation live (audience) cassettes and radio broadcast cassettes. Vibrant Records went out of business early 2009, making this release hard/expensive to find.

  • Retro Deluxe/Vibrant Records -RDBX004 (UK,03-Nov-08)

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DESTROY THE COUNTRY - ALBUM (24-Jun-14)

Destroy The Country -front DESTROY THE COUNTRY (CD/LP)

Tracklist: 1.Lost Highway - Moonlight Motel/ 2.Bad Indian/ 3.Bad America/ 4.Brother and Sister/ 5.Walkin' With The Beast/ 6.(fades in) Sex Beat - For The Love Of Ivy (fades out).

Recording info: Audience recording live @ the Discoteca Manila, Firenze-Campi Bisenzio (IT) on 26-Nov-83.

Note: About half (32mins) of the complete concert (70 mins). Licenced from Creeping Ritual Productions (i.e. Jeff's sister Jacqui Pierce and her husband Johnny Faretra). Sourced from a copy of the "Destroy The Country" vinyl bootleg LP (Not Just Jazz records 1984). Not remastered or improved. Liner notes by Gene Temesy.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Cleopatra Records -CLP 1839 (US,24-Jun-14) CD.
  • Cleopatra Records -CLE 18101 (US,24-Jun-14) LP. Green vinyl.

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MOONLIGHT MOTEL - ALBUM (24-Jun-14)

Moonlight Motel -front MOONLIGHT MOTEL (CD/LP)

Tracklist: 1.Bad Indian/ 2.Eternally Is Here(+)/ 3.Bad America(+)/ 4.Stranger In Our Town(+)(-)/ 5.Gila Monster,New Mexico-Preaching The Blues(+)(-)/ 6.Fire Of Love/ 7.She's Like Heroin to Me/ 8.The Lie/ 09.Interview(-)/ 10.Fire Spirit/ 11.Eternally Is Here/ 12.Moonlight Motel.

Recording info: Tracks 1-7: recorded live @ the Pandora's Music Box festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL) on 22-Sep-84; tracks 8-10: recorded live @ Paradiso, Amsterdam (NL) on 17-Apr-83; tracks 11-12: recorded live @ The Tube TV show on Channel 4, Newcastle (UK) on 19-Oct-84.

Tracks (+) previously released on the (great quality) "Danse Kalinda Boom" album (Flow Records 2006); (-) previously released on "The Life And Times Of Jeffrey Lee Pierce" 4CD Box Set (Retro Deluxe 2008).

Note: Licenced from Creeping Ritual Productions (i.e. Jeff's sister Jacqui Pierce and her husband Johnny Faretra). Sourced from a copy of the "Moonlight Motel" vinyl bootleg LP (Superb Productions, 1985; reissued as "The Enigma Of Desire" in 2000). Not remastered or improved. Liner notes by Gene Temesy.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/Jim Duckworth (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Dee Pop (drums).

  • Cleopatra Records -CLP 1840 (US,24-Jun-14) CD.
  • Cleopatra Records -CLE 18111 (US,24-Jun-14) LP. Pink vinyl.

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Jeffrey Lee Pierce - CD releases
WILDWEED - ALBUM (xx-Oct-85)

Wildweed -Flow Records- front WILDWEED (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Love and Desperation/ 2.Sex Killer/ 3.Cleopatra Dreams On/ 4.From Temptation To You/ 5.Sensitivity/ 6.Hey Juana/ 7.Love Circus/ 8.Wildweed/ 9.The Midnight Promise/ 10.Get Away/ 11.Fire/ 12.Hey Juana/ 13.Wildweed/ 14.Love and Desperation (12" Midnight Mix).

Recording info: tracks 1-9+14: recorded @ Brittannia Row & Jam Studios, London during February/March 1985. Mixed by Craig Leon ( who produced Suicide's first album in 1977) @ Air Studios, London during March 1985; tracks 10-11: Recorded/Mixed Craig Leon @ Solid Bond Studios , London during March 1985; tracks 12-13: recorded live @ Pandora’s Box, festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL) on 11-Oct-85 by Dieter Van Denzel.

Note: The Flow Records release combines the "Wildweed" album with 3 (out of 6) tracks from the "Flamingo" EP and 2 live tracks. Track 14."Love and Desperation (12" Midnight Mix) is the "Flamingo" EP 6:48 version, followed by 1:29 of silence, then a 44 seconds guitar instrumental. Not included are : "Love and Desperation (7" remix)", 3 tracks from the "Flamingo" EP: "Flamingo (part 1) (1.33)", "Flamingo (part 2) (4.52)", "No More Fire (3.33)", the 4 tracks from the promo 7" that came with the original LP: "Open The Door Osiris (3.15)"(*), "The Fertility Goddess"(*), "Portrait Of The Artist In Hell"(*) and "Chris And Maggie Meet Blind Willy McTell At A James Brown Concert (1.65)" (*).

The SFTRI release includes the (*) tracks, but leaves out tracks 10-14 and does not have the other missing tracks either.

Flow Records release re-mastered from the original master tapes @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (September 2005) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy.

The Flow Records release is the best version of this album.

Line-up (1-9+14): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar/piano)/ Murray Mitchell [Siouxsie and Gun Club roadie] (guitar/sax)/ John McKenzie[The Explorers with Phil Manzanera & Andy Mackay of Roxy Music in 1984] (bass) and Andy Anderson [The Cure 1983-1984] (drums).
Line-up (10-13): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (aka Hiromi Otani) (guitar)/ Dean Dennis [Clock DVA] (bass) and Nick Sanderson [Clock DVA] (drums).

  • Statik -825 857-1 (UK,xx-Oct-85) Original LP release.
  • Sympathy For The Record Industry -SFTRI 764 (US,25-Oct-05) Re-release.
  • Flow Records -FR008 (NL,25-Nov-05) Updated CD re-release (#1 in the "9 Lives" series).

Wildweed -Flow Records- back

Wildweed -Bang LP -front WILDWEED (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Love and Desperation/ 2.Sex Killer/ 3.Cleopatra Dreams On/ 4.From Temptation To You/ 5.Sensitivity/ 6.Fire// 7.Hey Juana/ 8.Love Circus/ 9.Wildweed/ 10.The Midnight Promise/ 11.Get Away.

Recording info: Recorded @ Brittannia Row & Jam Studios, London during February/March 1985. Mixed by Craig Leon ( who produced Suicide's first album in 1977) @ Air Studios, London during March 1985.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2014. Gatefold sleeve with printed lyrics.

Line-up (1-9+14): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar/piano)/ Murray Mitchell [Siouxsie and Gun Club roadie] (guitar/sax)/ John McKenzie [The Explorers with Phil Manzanera & Andy Mackay of Roxy Music in 1984] (bass) and Andy Anderson [The Cure 1983-1984] (drums).
Line-up (6,11): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/ Romi Mori (aka Hiromi Otani) (guitar)/ Dean Dennis [Clock DVA] (bass) and Nick Sanderson [Clock DVA] (drums).

  • Bang! Records - LP83 (ES,15-Dec-14) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

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RAMBLIN' JEFFREY LEE & CYPRESS GROVE - ALBUM (xx-Mar-92)

Ramblin' Jeffrey Lee Pierce & Cypress Grove With Willie Love  -Flow Records- front RAMBLIN' JEFFREY LEE & CYPRESS GROVE (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Goin' Down [Don Nix]/ 2.Pony Blues [Charlie Patton]/ 3.Future Blues [Willie Brown]/ 4.Long Long Gone [Frankie Lee Sims]/ 5.Bad Luck & Trouble [O.Hicks/J.West]/ 6.Alabama Blues [Robert Wilkins]/ 7.Good Times [Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins]/ 8.Stranger In My Heart [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 9.Go Tell The Mountain [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 10.Moanin' In The Moonlight [Chester Burnett/Howlin' Wolf]/ 11.Hardtime Killin' Floor Blues [Skip James]/ 12.Goin' Down (full version) [Don Nix]/ 13. L.A. County Jail Blues [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 14.Mississippi Bottom Blues [Kid Bailey]/ 15.In My Room [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 16.Ommie Wise [G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter].

Recording info: 1-15 recorded @ Zeezicht Studios, Spaarnwoude (NL) during January 1992. Engineered by Peter Rave; 16 recorded @ Mike Sugatte's home studio, West Kensington,London during Summer/Autumn 1991.

Note: One can hear a cat mewling during the intro and outro of "Future Blues". A second take of "In My Room" was recorded during the final Gun Club recordings in June 1993 (available on the Flow Records version of the "Lucky Jim" album). The Flow Records release adds 5 previously unreleased bonus tracks.

Flow Records release re-mastered from the original master tapes @ Custom Recording Studios, Eindhoven (NL) (June 2006) by Peer Rave with assistance from Gene Temesy.

The Flow Records release is the best version of this album.

Line-up (1-15): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (guitar/vocals)/ Tony Chmelik [a.k.a. Cypress Grove] (guitar)/ Simon Fish [a.k.a. Willie Love], with Lincoln Fong [a.k.a. Carl La Fong/Karl Le Fong, and who engineered the "Mother Juno" album] (bass) and Kim Snelten [a.k.a. Kimberley S.] (blues harp).
Line-up (16): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (guitar/vocals) and Tony Chmelik [a.k.a. Cypress Grove] (guitar), with Roger Fahbey (violin) and Mike Sugatte (guitar).

  • New Rose/Solid/WSFA (FR/NL,DE,xx-Mar-92) Original release.
  • Triple X -CD 51129-2 (US,xx-Aug-92) Original release.
  • Flow Records -FR013 (NL,Nov-06) Updated CD re-release (#5 in the "9 Lives" series).

Ramblin' Jeffrey Lee Pierce & Cypress Grove With Willie Love -Flow Records- back

Ramblin' Jeffrey Lee Pierce & Cypress Grove With Willie Love  Bang LP -front RAMBLIN' JEFFREY LEE & CYPRESS GROVE (2LP)

Tracklist: Disc 1: 1.Goin' Down [Don Nix]/ 2.Pony Blues [Charlie Patton]/ 3.Future Blues [Willie Brown]/ 4.Long Long Gone [Frankie Lee Sims]// 5.Bad Luck & Trouble [O.Hicks/J.West]/ 6.Alabama Blues [Robert Wilkins]/ 7.Good Times [Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins]/ 8.Stranger In My Heart [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/
Disc 2: 9.Go Tell The Mountain [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 10.Moanin' In The Moonlight [Chester Burnett/Howlin' Wolf]/ 11.Hardtime Killin' Floor Blues [Skip James]/ 12. Mississippi Bottom Blues [Kid Bailey]// 13. L.A. County Jail Blues [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 14.Goin' Down (full version) [Don Nix]/ 15.In My Room [Jeffrey Lee Pierce]/ 16.Ommie Wise [G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter].

Recording info: 1-15 recorded @ Zeezicht Studios, Spaarnwoude (NL) during January 1992. Engineered by Peter Rave; 16 recorded @ Mike Sugatte's home studio, West Kensington,London during Summer/Autumn 1991.

Note: Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2013. Gatefold sleeve with liner notes by Willie Love (Amsterdam) and Cypress Grove (London) 2013.

Line-up (1-15): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (guitar/vocals)/ Tony Chmelik [a.k.a. Cypress Grove] (guitar)/ Simon Fish [a.k.a. Willie Love], with Lincoln Fong [a.k.a. Carl La Fong/Karl Le Fong, and who engineered the "Mother Juno" album] (bass) and Kim Snelten [a.k.a. Kimberley S.] (blues harp).
Line-up (16): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (guitar/vocals) and Tony Chmelik [a.k.a. Cypress Grove] (guitar), with Roger Fahbey (violin) and Mike Sugatte (guitar).

  • Bang! Records - LP75 (ES,xx-Feb-14) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

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SPANISH FLANG DANG - ALBUM (Feb-07)

Spanish Flang Dang -front SPANISH FLANG DANG (CD)

Tracklist: (possible) St. Louis Blues/ Pony Blues/ Titanic Blues/ Farmin' Man Blues/ My Black Mamma/ John Henry/ Junior's A Jap Girl's Christmas For His Santa Claus/ Crawl Out Your Window/ John Hardy/ Mother Of Earth/ Lucky Jim/ Not Supposed To Be That Way/ Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town/ Long Long Gone/ I'm A Rock/ The Breaking Hands.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the European tour between 18-Oct-94/20-Nov-94.

Note: Aborted release.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar) and Tony Chmelik (guitar).

  • Flow Records -FR017 (NL,Feb-07) (#9 in the "9 Lives" series).


SIX STRING SERMON (26-Apr-10)

Six String Sermon -front SIX STRING SERMON (LP)

Tracklist: 1.Promise Me/ 2.Treat Your Train Right/ 3.Cool Drink Of Water Blues/ 4.Devil In The Woods/ 5.Goodbye Johnny/ 6.Gonna Find My Baby/ 7.Desire By Blue River// 8.The Devil And The Nigger/ 9.An American Promise/ 10.I'm On This Rocket/ 11.Your Man's Feelin' Low/ 12.John Henry/ 13.Black Jack Davey/ 14.Waiting/ 15.Hey Baby/ 16.Hey, Madame.

Recording info: Recorded @ Jeff's home 1980-1981.

Note: Vinyl version of the 2nd CD from the "Early Warning/Da Blood.." CD releases. Vinyl master by Sergio Delgado @ Estudios Euram, Madrid (ES) 2009. Gatefold sleeve. Comes with 16 pages booklet with essays by Henry Rollins, Don Snowdon, Kid Congo, Dan Stuart, Kim Salmon, Tav Falco,Jim Duckworth, Dave Graney, Bob Bert, Hugo Race, etc.. and many photos.

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals,guitar,harmonica) and Ward Dotson (guitar) on track 16."Hey, Madame".

  • Bang! Records - LP40 (ES,26-Apr-10) Ltd edition (vinyl only) of 1000 copies.

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ANARCHIC BLUES - ALBUM (04-Mar-11)

Anarchic Blues -front ANARCHIC BLUES (CD/LP)

Tracklist: St. Louis Blues/ Pony Blues/ Titanic Blues/ Farmin' Man Blues/ My Black Mamma/ John Henry/ Junior's A Jap Girl's Christmas For His Santa Claus/ Crawl Out Your Window/ John Hardy/ Mother Of Earth/ Lucky Jim/ Not Supposed To Be That Way/ Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town / Long Long Gone/ I'm A Rock/ The Breaking Hands.

Recording info: Recorded live @ Slovensko Mladinskega Gledalisca, Ljubljana (SI) on 06-Nov-94.

Note: Broadcast by Radio Slovenija on the Jane Weber and Mrs. Jasna Vidakovic Show. Recorded by Janus Luznar.

Hissy recording. Clearly not taken from the orginal master tapes. Muffled sound. One second gaps between the tracks. "Long Long Gone" not listed on sleeve, but part of the "Ruby.." track. LP omits "John Hardy", "Mother of Earth", "Lucky Jim", "Ruby..." and "Long Long Gone". Licenced from Creeping Ritual Productions (i.e. Jeff's sister Jacqui Pierce and her husband Johnny Faretra).

Line-up: Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar) and Tony Chmelik (guitar).

  • Music Melon/Mischief Music -MM11 (UK,04-Mar-11) CD. Digipack.
  • Music Melon/Mischief Music -MM11 (UK,04-Mar-11) LP. Picture disc

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Gun Club - DVD releases

LIVE AT THE HACIENDA 1983/1984 - VIDEO (Jan-94/Dec-94)

Live At The Hacienda -front LIVE AT THE HACIENDA 1983/1984 (DVD)

Tracklist: Strange Fruit/ Fire Of Love/ Run Through The Jungle/ John Hardy/ The Lie/ Black Train/ Cool Drink Of Water/ Fire Spirit/ Death Party/ Sex Beat/ Goodbye Johnny/ Texas Serenade/ Heebies Jeebies/ Disco Inferno// Hey Juana/ Eternally Is Here/ Stranger In Our Town/ Bad Indian/ Sex Beat/ Brother And Sister/ Bad America/ Preaching The Blues/ Fire Of Love/ Like Calling Up Thunder/ Moonlight Motel/ Goodbye Johnny/ Give Up The Sun/ Sleeping In Blood City.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Hacienda, Manchester (UK) on 20-Apr-83 and 26-Oct-84.

Notes: Combines the "Live At The Hacienda" and "Preaching The Blues" videos. 117 mins.

Line-up (1983): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals)/Jim Duckworth (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Dee Pop (drums).
Line-up (1984): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).

  • Visionary -JE248 (UK,Jan-94) "Live At The Hacienda" original VHS.
  • Visionary -JE276 (UK,Dec-94) "Preaching The Blues" original VHS.
  • Cherry Red -CRDVD122 (UK,24-Apr-06) NTSC DVD re-release.

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FIRE OF LOVE - VIDEO (26-Mar-07)

Fire Of Love DVD -front FIRE OF LOVE (DVD)

Tracklist: Lost Highway/ Moonlight Motel/ Bad Indian/ The House On Highland Ave/ Bad America/ Preaching The Blues/ Sleeping In Blood City/ Fire Of Love/ Death Party/ For The Love of Ivy/ A Love Supreme// Walking With The Beast/ Run Through The Jungle/ Moonlight Motel/ The Lie/ interview with the band/ John Hardy/ Bad America/ Death Party/ Fire Of Love/ Sex Beat/ Jack On Fire/ The Twist.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Hacienda, Manchester (UK) on 07-Dec-83 and La Edad De Oro TV show, TVE3, Madrid (SP) on 13-Nov-84.

Notes: 118 mins.

Line-up (1983): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Terry Graham (drums).
Line-up (1984): Jeffrey Lee Pierce (vocals/guitar)/Kid Congo Powers (guitar)/Patricia Morrison (bass) and Desi Desperate [a.k.a. Peter Kablean] (drums).

  • Cherry Red -CRDVD153 (UK,26-Mar-07) NTSC DVD.

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GHOST ON THE HIGHWAY - VIDEO (01-Mar-08)

Ghost On The Highway -front GHOST ON THE HIGHWAY (DVD)

Info: A film (started in 2003 and completed in July 2006) by Kurt Voss. The story of the Gun Club as evoked through interviews with ex-Gun Club members Kid Congo Powers, Ward Dotson, Terry Graham, Jim Duckworth, and Dee Pop as well as interviews with Dave Alvin (Blasters), John Doe (X), Henry Rollins (Black Flag, Rollins Band), Mike Martt (Tex and the Horseheads), Peter Case (Plimsouls), and Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead).

Notes: Great documentary containing no Gun Club music, only interviews, interspersed with a few clips of Jeffrey's on- and offstage banter. 96 mins. The film premiered on June 29-July 2006 in Los Angeles at the Don't Knock the Rock Festival.

  • French Fan Club Films -FFC-DVD-01 (US,01-Mar-08) NTSC DVD.

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Jeffrey Lee Pierce - DVD releases

HARD TIME KILLING FLOOR BLUES - VIDEO (20-May-08)

Hard Times Killing Floor Blues -front HARD TIME KILLING FLOOR BLUES (DVD)

Info: London, early October 1994: Jeffrey Lee Pierce's final months in the UK. Jeff is filmed for Henri-Jean Debon's film (completed in 2007). The filming is divided between Jeff's place at 34 Elsham Road, Kensington-London (where he's seen rehearsing with Tony Chmelik [Cypress Grove], who's living half a mile away) and Jeff's watering hole The Kensington at 11B Russell Gardens (where he's seen with his drinking buddies). Nick Cave, then living nearby, visits on 03-Oct-94. Nick Cave: "You have to take hold of your life Jeffrey and organise things". Jeffrey: "That's what people keep telling me". Nick Cave: "Fucking pigsty over here".

Contains footage of the next to last Gun Club concert in Europe @ Elbeuf,Champ de Foire,Circus tent on 08-Oct-94. In November 1994 Jeffrey is arrested for trying to settle a bar fight by using his samorai sword(!). He is put in custody by London police at Heathrow airport (on his way to a last concert in Greece) and in the end he is requested to leave the country (which he eventually does in the spring of 1995).

Henri-Jean Debon died on May 22nd, 2014 at the age of 45.

Notes: 60 mins.

  • Choses-vues (FR,20-May-08) PAL DVD.

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Gun Club - Books

GO TELL THE MOUNTAIN - by Jeffrey Lee Pierce (Aug-98)

Go Tell The Mountain book -front GO TELL THE MOUNTAIN, The Stories And Lyrics Of Jeffrey Lee Pierce (Book)

Content: Jeff did not manage to finish the book before he died in 1996. Gene Temesy did his most to bring order to what was available. The second half of the book has all Jeff's lyrics. Also contains 8 pages of photos and reproductions of concert ads.

Note: Loooong out of print.

Format: Softback. 300 pages.

  • 2.13.61 -ISBN 1-880985-60-8 (US, Aug-98)

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THE GUN CLUB - by Jürgen Fuchs (Jan-09)

The Gun Club book -front (Das kleine Buch über) THE GUN CLUB (Book)

Content: Long time German fan Jürgen Fuchs tells the well known history of the band in 80 pages, with several references to live tapes/CDRs and their setlists; adding a discography (official and bootleg releases) in 100 pages and a videography in 10 pages. Written in German.

Note: Is only printed on demand (i.e. after your order).

Format: Hardback. 200 pages.

  • Pro BUSINESS Verlag -ISBN 978-3-86805-294-7 (DE, Jan-09)

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JEFFREY LEE PIERCE - by Marc Sastre (11-Oct-13)

Jeffrey Lee Pierce book -front JEFFREY LEE PIERCE - Aux sources du Gun Club (Book)

Content: Novelist Marc Sastre tells the story of the Jeffrey Lee Pierce and his band The Gun Club. The ups and downs, the musical influences, the end. With input from former band members Ward Dotson, Jim Duckworth, Dee Pop, Simon Fish, Mike Martt and others like Patrick Mathé (New Rose records), Cypress Grove, Craig Leon, Peer Rave, Pleasant Gehman, Texacala Jones, and (sister) Jackie Pierce. Written in French.

Format: Paperback. 154 pages.

  • Les Fondeurs Brisques -ISBN 978-2916749358 (FR, 11-Oct-13)

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GUN CLUB: 24 HISTOIRES POUR JEFFREY LEE PIERCE (15-Mar-15)

24 Histoires book -front GUN CLUB: 24 HISTOIRES POUR JEFFREY LEE PIERCE (Book)

Content: 24 crime stories inspired by Jeffrey's song (titles). Preface by Cypress Grove, edited by Jean-Noël Levavasseur. Includes 5 black/white live photos. Written in French.

Format: Paperback. 268 pages.

  • Camion Blanc -ISBN 978-235779-679-9 (FR, 15-Mar-15)

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Gun Club - Articles

Slash Magazine -front SLASH (Magazine)

Content: Jeffrey Lee Pierce used to write for Slash magazine from August 1979 to July 1980. He covered mainly Jamaican reggae artists, some blues artists and LA punk bands.

Slash was a punk rock related fanzine published by Steve Samiof and Melanie Nissen in the United States from May, 1977 to September, 1980. The magazine was a large-format tabloid focusing on the Los Angeles punk/new wave scene, but also covering the scenes in San Francisco, New York and London. Writers Claude "Kickboy Face" Bessy (from France), Craig Lee, Richard Meltzer, Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Chris D., Phast Phreddie, and Pleasant Gehman, and cartoonist Gary Panter were among the major contributors. Photo contributors included David Arnoff, Ed Colver, Jenny Lens, Ann Summa, coeditor Philomena Winstanley and many more..

Note: Long out of print. I've scanned all Jeff's writings for Slash. They can be viewed here in pdf format (8MB).



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