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Wayne County and the Electric Chairs - Live at Rockpalast

  by Tony Gaughan

published: 8 / 6 / 2015



Wayne County and the Electric Chairs - Live at Rockpalast
Label: Repertoire Records
Format: DVD Box

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First-rate high octane live CD/DVD package from New York punks Wayne County and the Electric Chairs which was recorded for a television music series which was filmed at the Rockpalast in Dortmund in Germany


Filmed at the Rockpalast in Dortmund in Germany, this is yet another of the archived filmed and audio recording series from this famous venue. This 1978 show was recorded before Wayne County became a 'she'. From the opening,then transvestite Wayne (Rogers), who renamed himself County (after Michigan's infamous woman's prison), was a loud and proud voice in the gay community. Originally from the redneck town of Dallas, Georgia, he was quickly embraced by the 'Warhol crowd' . Opener 'Night Time', after a rousing intro, proves that Wayne County and the Electric Chairs were a force to be reckoned. They played a big part in the then thriving punk scene as American compadres MC5 and the New York Dolls had done in rabble-rousing , old-fashioned rock and roll, and that is evident throughout this set. 'Rock 'n'Roll Cleopatra', 'Wonder Woman' and 'Man Enough to be a Woman' leave little to the imagination as Wayne gives the German audience a high voltage lesson in how rock music should be played . 'Cream in My Jeans' and 'Rock 'n' Roll' Resurection' end a high octane set, before the band conclude the set with encores of the now legendary 'If You Don't Wanna Fuck Me, Fuck Off' and the brilliant 'Out of Control'. This is another must own from the Rockpalast catalogue, and the accompanying DVD paints a vivid picture of high energy rock and roll and a ticket to a show you'd have been desperate to get to.



Track Listing:-
1 Night Time
2 Putty
3 Rock 'n' Roll Cleopatra
4 Wonder Woman
5 Man Enough To Be A Woman
6 Mr.Norman
7 Bad In Bed
8 I Had To Much To Dream Last Night
9 Cream In My Jeans
10 Stuck On You
11 Max's Kansas City
12 Rock 'n' Roll Resurrection
13 Ain't How Much You Got
14 Fuck Off
15 Out Of Control
16 Night Time
17 Putty
18 Rock 'n' Roll Cleopatra
19 Wonder Woman
20 Man Enough To Be A Woman
21 Mr.Norman
22 Bad In Bed
23 I Had To Much To Dream Last Night
24 Cream In My Jeans
25 Stuck On You
26 Max's Kansas City
27 Rock 'n' Roll Resurrection
28 Ain't How Much You Got
29 Fuck Off
30 Out Of Control


Band Links:-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_County_%26_the_Electric_Chairs
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wayne-County-and-the-Electric-Chairs/91
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jayne-County/339862946131667
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayne_County


Label Links:-
http://www.repertoirerecords.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Repertoire-Records-191479380906416/
https://twitter.com/repertoireinfo



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