Searching for Sugar Man | KING5.com Seattle

A fascinating new documentary chronicles the search for a mysterious folk musician who unknowingly became a rock legend half a world away.

Searching for Sugar Man tells the story of an American singer-songwriter in the early-70s named Rodriguez, who was considered a talented recording artist but somehow disappeared into oblivion.

At the same time, a bootleg copy of his album found its way to South Africa and became the voice of White Resistance in the apartheid-era country, and Rodriguez became a cult legend for years.

Searching for Sugar Man opens in Seattle on August 10th. This is a story you do not want to miss!

via Searching for Sugar Man | KING5.com Seattle.

Playlist Creator & Web Marketer. The son of a church organist father and pianist mother, South African born Brian Currin grew up surrounded by music. In his pre-teen years he realised that he had no real talent for playing music and he couldn't sing, so he immersed himself in the world of music by listening, exploring and researching. Which he still does today. He served in the military for five years, then spent many years in corporate sales and marketing until his involvement in the re-discovery of Rodriguez, opened up a whole new world for him. He was the Content Editor for Rhythm Online, South Africa's first online music store, from 2006 to 2012. He ran Mabu Vinyl, the iconic music store seen in the Oscar-winning "Searching For Sugar Man" film from 2013 to 2019. His voice could be heard on the streaming radio station All Jazz Radio where he hosted the Vagabond Show from 2012 to 2019. He is very involved in promoting South African music, and is the co-owner of a number of music-related websites including www.rock.co.za which he founded in 1999.

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