1969 WFMU Aircheck with Danny Fields, DJ Who Signed the Stooges, the Doors, MC5 & Managed The Ramones

As a music industry executive in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, Danny Fields was one of the most influential figures in the history of punk. He managed Iggy and the Stooges, as well as The Ramones, as has worked in various roles with The MC5, the Velvet Underground and the Modern Lovers.

Before Fields was hired by Elektra Records as a publicist, he hosted a radio show on New Jersey’s WFMU during its groundbreaking 1968-1969 free-form years. Check this out: