Jayne County (born Wayne Rogers in 1947) is an American performer, musician and actress whose career has spanned several decades. Formerly known as Wayne County, she went on to be rock’s first transsexual singer. Though she has never been a commercial success, she has been an influence on musicians such as David Bowie, The Ramones, Patti Smith, and Lou Reed. Pianist Jools Holland’s first studio outing was with County on her single “Fuck Off”. She is known for her outrageous stage antics and her songs “Are You Man Enough To Be A Woman”, “Fuck Off”, “Stuck On You,” and “Night Time”. County was previously an actress at Andy Warhol’s The Factory.

wayne county – night time

Wayne (dal 1979 Jayne) County, nasce nel 1947 come Wayne Rogers nella Dallas della Georgia, vicino ad Atlanta, U.S.A.. Dal ’66 comincia a recitare in pièce teatrali d’avanguardia, prima ad Atlanta ed in seguito a New York, in compagnia dell’amica Cherry Vanilla. Nel ’68 si trasferisce a New York City, dove fin da subito inizia a fare parte del tessuto underground della città e partecipa alle storiche rivolte checaratterizzano quell’anno. continua qui : http://distorsioni-it.blogspot.it/2010/10/wayne-jayne-county-pioniera-e.html

Live in Dortmund, Germany for the TV show “Rockpalast”. Glam rock pioneer and icon Wayne County (now Jayne County) and her amazing band The Electric Chairs perform the old chestnut “Putty”.

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