(CelebrityAccess) — Legendary concert promoter Danny Zelisko is offering an intimae lookat his career with a brand new autobiography All Exce$$ Occupation: Concert Promoter
In the book, Zelisko offers a view of his five decades in the the concert industry, both from on stage and behind the scenes with some of the industry’s most recognized artists.
“I say that the book took me four years to write, but it’s really 60 years in the making,” Zelisko says. “Since all this stuff actually happened, the story wrote itself. I just had to be there to decipher it, which was the hard part!”
In the book Zelisko also shares an array of photos from his personal archives and tied in with stories, the book features Alice Cooper, Willie Nelson, Roger Waters, Aerosmith, the Grateful Dead, members of Led Zeppelin and the Doors, Herbie Hancock, Jeff Beck, Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Chuck Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Muddy Waters, Genesis, Tina Turner, Billy Idol, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Billy Joel, Bob Seger, the Monkees, James Brown, and John Prine, among numerous others.
“I’m very fortunate to have made such incredible friends,” Zelisko says. “I think a big reason for that is because I’m always very honest with the people I deal with. I can admire them and worship what they do, but I deal with them straight and tell them the truth. I think that’s how you last in the business, and it’s how you maintain relationships,” Zelisko said.