The Las Vegas Story (album)
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|The Las Vegas Story|
|Studio album LP by The Gun Club|
|Recorded||March - April 1984
Ocean Way Studios,
|Label||Animal Records (original release)
I.R.S. Records (1991 US reissue)
Sympathy for the Record Industry (2004 US reissue)
Cooking Vinyl (2009 European reissue)
|The Gun Club chronology|
The Las Vegas Story is the third studio album by punk blues group The Gun Club, released in 1984. This album saw the return of founding member and lead guitarist Kid Congo Powers, after a three year stint with The Cramps.
All songs composed by Jeffrey Lee Pierce; except where indicated
- "The Las Vegas Story"
- "Walkin' with the Beast"
- "Eternally Is Here"
- "The Stranger in Our Town"
- "My Dreams"
- "The Master Plan" (Leon Thomas, Pharoah Sanders)
- "My Man's Gone Now" (DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin)
- "Bad America"
- "Moonlight Motel"
- "Give Up the Sun"
- "Secret Fires" (originally only on cassette version)
- Jeffrey Lee Pierce - vocals, guitar, piano on "The Master Plan"
- Kid Congo Powers - guitar, slide guitar
- Patricia Morrison - bass, backing vocals, maracas
- Terry Graham - drums, percussion, cimbalom
- Dave Alvin - guitar on "Eternally Is Here" & "The Stranger in Our Town"
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