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John Sex

John Sex was a wily and ribald staple of the East Village scene immortalized in books like Art After Midnight. With his sizzling singles like "Hustle With My Muscle" and "Bump and Grind It," Sex began his career developing signature looks and flyers for local bands before inventing his signature foot-high pompadour. With his busty backing dancers, The Bodacious Ta-Tas, Sex created a nightclub boylesque sensation equal parts Las Vegas and Club 57. Only having just released his first recordings, John Sex passed away from AIDS-related complications at 34.

Courtesy of the John Sex Estate.