Monthly Archives: September 2012

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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Rodriguez: The Story of Sugar Man | WGN

Rodriguez. Its a name recognized by many things in today’s society. From athletes to movie stars, the name associates with many things. Never has it been associated with the Detroit and the music Detroit it produced. Until now. People often

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Searching for Sugar Man’s Rodriguez charms at Lincoln Hall – Chicago Performing Arts | Examiner.com

The most incredible thing about Rodriguez’s set last night was his easy going manner, humor, and charm. At the start of the evening and between songs he spoke, told dirty jokes and shared his philosophy. It wasn’t your usual on

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‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez reflects on hard-won success | The Columbia Daily Tribune – Columbia, Missouri

The differences wrought in Sixto Rodriguez’s life came into crystal-clear focus with the admission of just one detail. Talking by phone last week, the 70-year-old let it slip, with little pretense, that there was a “60 Minutes” crew in his

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From the SugarMan.org Archives: Press Release for the 1998 South African Tour

“Dead Men Don’t Tour” – Konny Rodriguez Rodriguez The Cold Facts… South African Tour 1998 On 6th March 1998, when Sixto Rodriguez walks out on to the stage at the Bellville Velodrome for his first South African performance, a 25-year-old mystery

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