Wayne County & The Backstreet Boys – Max’s Kansas City ’76

Image: 1599002 In 1976 the notorious New York City club ‘Max’s Kansas City’ entered a new musical phase, with the pre-punk movement developing within its walls. Wayne County (later Jayne), was a fixture there since the Warhol days and wrote a song for the club in the style of Lou Reed. It listed all the acts that regularly played there: New York Dolls, Patti Smith, The Ramones, Television, Blondie, the Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop and many more. Issued as a taster for the 40th anniversary of the ‘Max’s Kansas City 1976’ compilation album, due to be reissued in 2016 on vinyl and CD together with a bonus LP. Max’s is still regularly in the news: December 2015 will have celebrations for the 50th anniversary of its birth, and Martin Scorcese & Mick Jagger have recreated the venue for their coming HBO mid-70’s NYC r’n’r series, ‘Vinyl’.

Side One ‘Max’s Kansas City ’76’ – Pt. 1
Side Two ‘Max’s Kansas City ’76’ – Pt. 2

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- Wayne County (later Jayne) with her 1976 roll-call of the famous NYC club.
- Reissued on limited edition WHITE vinyl to introduce 40th anniversary album.
- December 2015 also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the birth of Max’s.
- Martin Scorcese & Mick Jagger recreate Max’s in coming ‘Vinyl’ HBO series. Erhältlich ab 23.10.2015

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