Episode 381 - Jayne County (Punk Icon)

Dec 08, 2021, 08:00 AM

They don't get too much more important to the history of punk than this guest! Today on the show Damian is joined by the LEGEND & one of the true innovators of punk: JAYNE COUNTY! Listen in as the two discuss why Jayne was a legend long before punk hit. From "wrecking" straight people with the Screaming Queens, to Patti Smith's method acting, to Bowie's jealousy, to being the first to play CBGB's & so much more!!! NOT TO BE MISSED!

Also, don't miss Jaynes' essential "Wayne County & The Electric Chairs - The Safari Years" 4CD boxset, out now on Cherry Red Records!

Also, check out Jayne County & Am Taylors' "I Don't Fit In Anywhere" out now on streaming services everywhere!

Also, head over to TurnedOutAPunk.com & pick up a shirt from this podcast!

Also Touched On: 

Bow down to the Original Punk Rocker

Being the first to play CBGBs

Getting diarrhea from Healey’s chilli 

Getting shot at on stage on Long Island

“Don’t listen to her! Don’t listen to her! She’s the Devil”

The Screaming Queens and “wrecking straight people”

The REAL Queen Elizabeth

Meeting John Lennon

Getting possessed on stage

The New York Street Scene

Iron Butterfly

Never liking the Grateful Dead

Jackie Curtis’ genius

Theatre of The Ridiculous 

Traveling to London with Andy Warhol’s “Pork”

Doing theatre with Patti Smith

Suicide: Room Emptiers

“I’m not a punk, I’m a rock and roller” - Dee Dee

Getting paid by Malcom Mclaren TWICE

Debuting two weeks after the New York Dolls

New Wave killed punk off

No Wave is too arty