Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rodriguez songs covered by Steve Rowland and The Family Dogg

In 1972, an album by The Family Dogg, titled The View From Rowland’s Head was released. The producer was Steve Rowland, who produced Rodriguez’s Coming From Reality album. The Rowland’s Head album also featured Chris Spedding, the session guitarist responsible

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Rodriguez Weighs Potential Third Album | Music News | Rolling Stone

Rodriguez, the obscure Detroit songman who unknowingly earned a huge cult audience overseas, will meet with producers to discuss making a third album, his first in more than 40 years. Though adamant about having no specific plan, Rodriguez tells Rolling

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Rodriguez to bridge 42-year album gap? | News | phantom.ie

Forget the five years it took for The Stone Roses to produce Second Coming, or the 22 years it will have taken My Bloody Valentine to follow-up Loveless. Rodriguez, the focus of Oscar-nominated documentary Searching For Sugar Man, could be

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“Searching for Sugar Man” wins PGA award » Realscreen

The documentary Searching for Sugar Man won its latest prize yesterday (January 26), taking home the best documentary award at the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards. Malik Bendjelloul’s film, produced by Man on Wire‘s Simon Chinn, has taken the award

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The Resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez :: SACSIS.org.za

Searching for Sugarman, Malik Bendjelloul’s film about the reception of Sixto Rodriguez in South Africa, continues to accumulate awards, critical acclaim and commercial success as its momentum gathers in the lead up to the Academy Awards at the end of

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Rich Folks Hoax

In 1987 when I was busking my way around Spain, this song received the best response, and the most money into my open guitar case. – Craig Bartholomew Strydom     Rich Folks Hoax is available on the Cold Fact

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France Is Sweet on ‘Sugar Man’ – NYTimes.com

A love story is developing between the French and Rodriguez, the Detroit-born musician who flopped in the 1970s, was a star without knowing it in apartheid South Africa and was rediscovered last summer in the United States when the documentary

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