April 27, 2016
EPISODE 13: JOHN DOE, L.A. PUNK LEGEND, ON X, BUD LIGHT, & MULTIPLE BREAKFASTS
X frontman John Doe is a living legend. He discusses X's career, their Bud Light commercial, and the reasons why L.A. punks worship The Doors.
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- Buy "Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk".
- Buy John's new record, "The Westerner".
- John's official website.
- Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums list, which includes the first two X records.
- Yes kids, erasable pens were once all the rage. And John sold them via phone.
- "Burning House of Love", X's lone appearance on the Top 40 chart, from the record "Ain't Love Grand!"
- A beautiful vintage 1983 X performance on Letterman.
- The first time Abraham heard X was probably their "Wild Thing" cover, as featured in the movie "Major League".
- John's gorgeous solo track "Grain of Salt", which inspired the name of Abraham's second cousin Pearl.
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