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You may not know Danny Fields, but he's the reason you know The Doors, MC5, Ramones, The Stooges and more.

Dubbed the underground "mayor of New York" by Alice Cooper, Fields was a passionate and polarising figure pivotal to the careers of a new wave of counter-culture acts. Documentarian Brendan Toller rounds up legends – including Cooper, Iggy Pop, Wayne Kramer, Judy Collins, Seymour Stein and many others – to report back from the grimy frontline of the era. Fields was not only manager to the Ramones but also publicist to Cream and The Doors, an editor, record exec, Factory affiliate, Beatles concierge, Harvard dropout and opinion-shaper.

Featured in SXSW Must-See lists by Flavorwire, Rolling Stone and Variety, Danny Says is as raw and vital as the scene in which he reigned.

"A compelling look at the New York underground of the late 60s and early 70s." – Chicago Reader