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Miami (The Gun Club album)

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Released  September 20, 1982
Length  39:33
Artist  The Gun Club
Producer  Chris Stein
Recorded  June 1982
Miami (1982)  Death Party EP (1983)
Release date  20 September 1982
Label  Animal Records
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Studio  Blank Tape Studios, New York
Genres  Punk rock, Punk blues, Post-punk, Roots rock, Garage punk
Similar  The Gun Club albums, Post-punk albums

The gun club miami

Miami is the second studio album by punk blues group The Gun Club, released in 1982.


Debbie Harry appears as a backing singer on various tracks on the album under the pseudonym "D.H. Laurence Jr."

The track "Mother of Earth" was covered by alt-country band The Sadies on their 2001 album Tremendous Efforts.

Track listing

All songs written by Jeffrey Lee Pierce except as indicated.

Side one
  1. "Carry Home" - 3:14
  2. "Like Calling Up Thunder" - 2:29
  3. "Brother and Sister" - 2:57
  4. "Run Through the Jungle" (John Fogerty) - 4:07
  5. "A Devil in the Woods" - 3:05
  6. "Texas Serenade" - 4:40
Side two
  1. "Watermelon Man" (Ward Dotson, Jeffrey Lee Pierce) - 4:11
  2. "Bad Indian" - 2:37
  3. "John Hardy" (Traditional; arranged by Jeffrey Lee Pierce) - 3:21
  4. "The Fire of Love" (Jody Reynolds, Stordivant Sonya) - 2:14
  5. "Sleeping in Blood City" - 3:29
  6. "Mother of Earth" - 3:21

The Gun Club

  • Jeffrey Lee Pierce - vocals, guitar, piano, background vocals on "Watermelon Man", lead guitar on "Run Through the Jungle", "John Hardy" and "Mother of Earth"
  • Ward Dotson - lead guitar, background vocals on "Watermelon Man"
  • Rob Ritter - bass
  • Terry Graham - drums
  • Additional musicians

  • D.H. Laurence, Jr. - backing vocals
  • Walter Steding - fiddle on "Watermelon Man"
  • Chris Stein - producer, bongos on "Watermelon Man"
  • Mark Tomeo - steel guitar on "Texas Serenade" and "Mother of Earth"
  • Production

  • Joe Arlotta - session engineer
  • Butch Jones - mixing engineer
  • Chris D. - cover photographs, original design
  • "Special thanks to: Bob Singerman, Linda Cuckovich, Chris D., Robyn Weiss, Lois Graham, Lux Interior, Ivy Rorschach, Kid Congo, Linda Jones, Chris Stein and D.H. Laurence, Jr."


    Miami was ranked among the top fifty "Albums of the Year" for 1982 by NME.


    1Carry Home3:15
    2Like Calling Up Thunder2:30
    3Brother and Sister3:00


    Miami (The Gun Club album) Wikipedia

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