This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush ). A week from today, May 26th, the legendary, the influential X are playing at The Paradise.
X featuring Exene, John Doe, D.J. Bonebrake, Billy Zoom
with Steve Soto & the Twisted Hearts
doors at 7 PM; 18+ show
For your enjoyment, and to get you ready, here is a video from 30 years ago of X playing my favorite of their songs, “Johnny Hit and Run Pauline.”