[dropcap]Jeffery[/dropcap] Lee Pierce was the singer, guitarist, and founder of the formidable American punk band The Gun Club, and and mythic hero in the pantheon of Post-Punk music. He was also a championed by his fellow musicians, most notably Debbie Harry from Blondie, along with friends and collaborators Nick Cave, Lydia Lunch, Mick HarveyKid Congo Powers, Henry Rollins, Lemmy, and more.

Watch the 2006 documentary Ghost on the Highway: A Portrait Of Jeffery Lee Pierce and The Gun Club, and listen to some of the artists above discuss the rock and roll mythos of Jeffery Lee Pierce in this love letter to his otherworldly legacy.

h/t Cvlt Nation


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