Wayne County

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Wayne County
Basic information
Birth name: Wayne Rogers
Birth date: 1947
Origin: Dallas, GA, USA
Occupation(s): Musician
Associated acts: Wayne County & The Electric Chairs, The Police
Official website: http://www.jaynecounty.com/

In the first months of 1977 The Police played a lot of concerts together with Wayne County (around April 1977 Wayne finally named his band Wayne County & The Electric Chairs).

After leaving The Police Henry Padovani later joined Wayne County & The Electric Chairs. The Police played their final concert with Wayne County & The Electric Chairs on 1977-10-20 in Paris.


Wayne County moved to New York in the late '60s and performed in off-Broadway productions - eventually being cast in the Andy Warhol production "Pork", which had a run in New York and in London. After returning to New York he played in several bands: "Queen Elizabeth" and "Wayne County and the Backstreet Boys".

In 1977 he moved to London where Wayne County & The Electric Chairs were formed. The band dissolved in mid-1979 in a time when he began to self-identify as a woman.

In 1995 she published the book Man Enough To Be A Woman which included a few pages about her days with The Police.

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sources: biographies in "Protopunk Musicians" and "The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock And Roll"