The Knitters were formed in 1985 as an acoustic country side project by Exene Cervenka, John Doe, and DJ Bonebrake all of the legendary punk band X, Dave Alvin of The Blasters, and more recently, Johnny Ray Bartel of The Red Devils. The name is a play the on name of the legendary group The Weavers. They released one album, "Poor Little Critter on the Road," in 1985 and returned 20 years later with "The Modern Sounds of the Knitters." The Knitters are a Los Angeles-based band who play country, rockabilly and folk music. At the time of their formation Read more on Last.fm.
The Knitters was featured in the movie Something Wild.Tweet