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Wayne County & The Electric Chairs - Thunder When She Walks


On this date in 1979, The Electric Chairs released their sixth single, "Thunder When She Walks". It was backed by "What You Get". Neither track appeared on a regular album. Both tracks were actually recorded in 1977. The New York City punk band was fronted by Georgian born transexual, Wayne County, and began life as simply The Electric Chairs. When the lead singer's notoriety became even bigger than the band, Wayne's name was prominently out front in the band's name. Supposedly, an operation in 1980 made him "Jayne" County, but he/she has claimed that the equipment was not altered.

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Not "Thunder When She Walks" but...
Blogload: Wayne County And The Electric Chairs - Rock 'N' Roll Cleopatra - an early compilation -


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