John Doe and The Sadies
Articles and Interviews
John Doe came to fame as the singer/bassist in X, the seminal L.A. punk band. In the late ‘70s, he, along with his then-wife Exene Cervenka, helped define American punk rock. But some were surprised when these two put out "Poor Little Critter on the Road," the debut for a side project called The Knitters in 1986. Among its couple of new songs, and an X re-do, was a beautiful version of Merle Haggard's Silver Wings,
which revealed that Doe had both the skills and the true love to play country music.