jayne county

jayne county

Wayne County - Fuck Off (stereo)

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Wayne County & the Electric Chairs were part of the first wave of punk bands from the 1970s. The band was headed by Georgia transgender woman, Wayne County, who later changed her name to Jayne County. Wayne County had originally begun performing in New York with a band called Queen Elizabeth, followed by Wayne County and The Backstreet Boys. Upon moving to London, England, with Greg Van Cook, a member of the Backstreet Boys, she recruited a new drummer and bassist to form "The Electric Chairs", with the band comprising Van Cook (guitar), Val Haller (bass) and J.J. Johnson (drums) The band became knowm for their campy and foul-mouthed ballads, basic punk rock, and image which was heavily influenced by Jackie Curtis and the Theatre of the Ridiculous.