Alex Blaze

Queer music Friday - Jayne County

Filed By Alex Blaze | November 05, 2010 5:00 PM | comments

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Jayne County is a punk musician with a career spanning three decades, several media, and two continents. She was at the Stonewall riots back in the day, before acting in a Warhol play, moving to London and recording punk albums, publicly transitioning in the middle of a theater and musical career, and performing in Les Girls. And that's just going into the 80's. Today she's blogging.

This is Jayne County talking about gay life and drag in the 60's and the Stonewall riots:

Musical clips after the jump.

Here's "Time Machine":

This recording isn't that great but it seems like an awesome performance from before she changed her stage name, "Cream in my Jeans."

This performance doesn't have any info with it (but at least it's well-recorded!). Her book came out in '95 so it'd have to be more recent than that:

Here she is in a documentary on David Bowie, where she says he's not a real freak and describes working with Warhol:

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huh, never head of them before. Not exactly my style, but I definitely didn't mind listening to them. Who knows, they might grow on me.