Monthly Archives: September 2012

Review: Sugar Man’s Rodriguez plays Los Angeles – latimes.com

It was supposed to be a coronation. Rodriguez, the Mexican American singer-songwriter who released two critically praised but commercially stillborn albums in the early ’70s, was rescued from near obscurity this year with the acclaimed documentary “Searching for Sugar Man.”

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Review: Searching For Sugar Man (OST) / Rodriguez | Rock104 Blog

Don’t doubt it, the Holy Grail of Rock has been found in the form of Sixto Rodriguez’s two lone LP’s dating back more than 40 years. The albums, Cold Fact (1970) and Coming Out of Reality (1971), have been dug

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A Mighty Fine Blog: Film Review: Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Sixto Rodriguez, generally known as just Rodriguez, was a Detroit-based folk singer who recorded only two albums (1970’s Cold Fact and 1971’s Coming from Reality), both of which under-performed and led to him being dropped from his label. Truly his

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Searching for Sugar Man on DVD and Blu-ray in November | Cine Outsider

Searching for Sugar Man is coming to UK DVD and Blu-ray on 19th November 2012 from Studiocanal at the RRP of £17.99 for the DVD and £22.99 for the Blu-ray. via Searching for Sugar Man on DVD and Blu-ray in

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Music Millennium on Saturday, October 13 at 3pm

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Truth stranger than fiction for Rodriguez | UTSanDiego.com

Dave Matthews Band leader Dave Matthews and San Diego financial consultant Hillel Katzeff have never met. But the two former South Africans share a unique bond in their love of the music of Rodriguez, the lone-named Detroit singer-songwriter who makes

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Finding Rodriguez On The Mark Bayly Show 2oceansvibe Radio – online streaming radio from Cape Town, South Africa. Tune in to the holiday

Stephen “Sugar” Segerman from Mabu Vinyl on the Mark Bayly show finding Rodriguez. Sugarman started off as a jeweller in Johannesburg then moved to opening Mabu Vinyl store in Cape Town. Sugarman seeks to find Rodriguez, who is alive and

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How Social Dynamics Made You Successful | Bloomberg

“Searching for Sugar Man” is a stunning documentary about an unsuccessful Detroit singer- songwriter named Sixto Rodriguez, who released two long- forgotten albums in the early 1970s. Almost no one bought his albums, and his label dropped him. Rodriguez stopped

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Mojo magazine feature

Mojo Feature

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Irvin D. Reid Honors College – Welcome Monteith Alumni | Wayne State University

Monteith College Alumni in the News: Sixto Rodriguez (PhB ’81) New York Times (July 20, 2012):  A Real-Life Fairy Tale, Long in the Making and Set to Old Tunes Wall Street Journal (July 20, 2012):  A Rock ‘n’ Roll Mystery

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