Sunday, October 21, 2012

City Slang: Danny Says

Posted By on Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM

A Kickstarter campaign is underway to get a documentary, Danny Says, made about journalist and author Danny Fields.

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Fields may not be a Detroit guy, but over the years this champion of underground music has helped expose the world to many Detroit bands. Let’s not forget, while working for Elektra, it was fields who recommended that the label sign the MC5 and their “baby brother band” the Stooges.

He has indeed led a most interesting life, and a movie would be welcome. To pledge, visit the page here.

Interviews are set to include: Michael Alago, Eric Andersen, Penny Arcade, Scott Asheton, Roberta Bayley, Jim Bessman, Susan Blonde, Justin Vivian Bond, Leee Black Childers, Judy Collins, Alice Cooper, Mike Diana, Myk Fisher, Danny Goldberg, Bob Gruen, Duncan Hannah, Steve Harris, Fayette Hauser, Kristian Hoffman, Jac Holzman, Billy James, Louis Edward Jordan, Larry Kaplan, Lenny Kaye, Wilson Kidde, Howie Klein, Wayne Kramer, Jon Landau, Richard Lloyd, John Lomax III, Pat Loud, Gary Lucas, Steve Mackay, Dick & Zoe Manitoba, Jim Marshall, Gillian McCain, Monte Melnick, John Cameron Mitchell, Paul Morrissey, Billy Name, David Neuman, David Peel, Dennis Peron, Iggy Pop, Tommy Ramone, Randi Reisfeld, Jonathan Richman, Yvonne Ruskin, Natalie Schlossman, John Sinclair, Seymour Stein, Arturo Vega, Loudon Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Jann Wenner, James Williamson, & Mary Woronov.

Wow.

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