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On 3rd Degree: Rodriguez – Echoes of Freedom

Broadcast date: Tuesday, 23 April 2013 Singer Songwriter Sixto Rodriguez’s first album Cold Fact was released over forty years ago. Though unknown in America, his music had been a huge hit in South Africa since the 70s. Now years later,

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Rodriguez – Bonus song (Dead End Street) from “Tracks” (Arte Channel). Program33.

  Dead End Street originally recorded by Lou Rawls in 1967.   Not to be confused with Dead End Street by The Kinks in 1966 which is a different song.

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Rodriguez interviewed by Ten’s Angela Bishop, 20 March 2013

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Top Billing insert featuring Rodriguez

This week on Top Billing, Jo-Ann spends some time with Craig Bartholomew Strydom, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman and the legend himself, Rodriguez.

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SABC Media Libraries: Searching for Sugar Man, also in the SABC Archives

“Sugar Man”, the story of a forgotten singer, won the best documentary at the Oscars this week. Sixto Rodriguez made two records in the early 1970s, but it never took off in America. Unbeknown to him, it became very popular

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Searching for Sugar Man star Sixto Rodriguez to play Masonic Temple Theater in May

DETROIT (WXYZ) – The star of the Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man will be performing his first post-Oscar show here in his hometown. Sixto Rodriguez has scheduled a show at the Masonic Temple Theater for Saturday, May 18

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Searching for Sugar Man Interview

In the early ’70s, Rodriguez recorded two albums in the United States, working with some of the biggest producers in the industry and even attracting a capable suitor in the form of Motown Records. He only sold more than a

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Rodriguez interview on Top Billing, Tuesday 26 February at 8pm on SABC3

      When the scale of an artist’s talent is so obvious — how can the world not see it? Rodriguez is such an artist, it took two South Africans to open the world’s eyes to his genius and

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Best Documentary – BAFTAS 2013

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Searching For Sugar Man wins Bafta for Best Documentary – ITV News

Searching For Sugar Man has won the Bafta award for Best Documentary. via Searching For Sugar Man wins Bafta for Best Documentary – ITV News.

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