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Rodriguez’ Brooklyn Concert (Bob Dylan, You Need to Revisit Highway Sixto One) | White Shaka

When the crowd in the arena rose, whistling, cheering and applauding at the appearance of this legend of our youths, it seemed like an historic moment in the making. Barely able to see, Sixto Rodriguez was lead onto the stage

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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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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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5 Best Music Films Of 2012 – The Big Picture – NME.COM

1. Searching For Sugar Man Two South Africans go on a quest to find cult US musician Sixto Rodriguez, whose lyrics of struggle and injustice had a huge impact in their apartheid-stained country in the ’70s. Cue a gloriously happy

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Rodriguez gets honourary inclusion in new book: 50 Flippen Brilliant South Africans | Jacana

50 Flippen Brilliant South Africans is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling 50 People Who Stuffed Up South Africa, and is once again an irreverent and entertaining popular history of modern South Africa – but with a more positive

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