John Doe is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and bassist, but is perhaps most famous for co-founding the LA punk band X, whose first two studio albums were ranked by Rolling Stone as among the 500 greatest of all time. Doe continues to tour with X and has recorded eight solo albums with renowned singers including Dan Auerbach, Patty Griffin and Aimee Mann. Other musical side projects include work with the Knitters, the Sadies and Jill Sobule. Doe also has published several books of his own writing and poetry and occasionally teaches poetry workshops. He lives in Austin, Texas.