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The Gun Club: Mother Juno

Terry Staunton, Record Collector, December 2005

THE PASSING OF Jeffrey Lee Pierce in 1996 after a brain haemorrhage robbed the music world of a true original. A wildman psychobilly blues howler with thinly-veiled pop sensibilities (he was once president of Blondie's US fan club), his records continue to have an impact, not least on the work of Nick Cave, PJ Harvey or The White Stripes.

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