X founder John Doe will be playing the Frog Pond Sunday Social in Mobile as part of the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival.
X founder John Doe will be playing the Frog Pond Sunday Social in Mobile as part of the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival. Jim Herrington Courtesy John Doe
X founder John Doe will be playing the Frog Pond Sunday Social in Mobile as part of the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival. Jim Herrington Courtesy John Doe

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Punk pioneer John Doe talks songwriting, X before Frank Brown Songwriter’s Festival show

November 11, 2017 03:58 PM

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