Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stephen Robert Morse: Kennedy Center Should Honor Sixto Rodriguez, the Bob Dylan of Detroit

If you haven’t seen the documentary Searching for Sugar Man, then consider this a spoiler alert. If you’ve already seen it or you’re not going to see it any time soon, then keep on reading. (But first, take a second

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Latin American Herald Tribune – Hispanic Musician Lived in Obscurity without Knowing He Was Star Abroad

CHICAGO – The documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” tells the story of a Mexican-American musician who in the 1970s recorded two albums that did not have much success in the United States, but which made their way to South Africa,

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Cape Times 10 September 2012

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Searching For Sugar Man. Hmm…

When was the last time you watched a movie and it inspired you so much you watched it twice in a row? Well, that’s what just happened to me with Searching For Sugar Man, a brilliant doci about the musician

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Seek Out ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ at Why So Blu?

Does anyone have a favorite musician, who made music they really appreciated, only to have no idea what happened to that person or group? On the contrary, what if you did something you enjoyed and released your work to the

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Rich Folks Hoax, Iron Horse Music Hall, September 2nd 2012 | YouTube

  The moon is hanging in the purple sky Baby’s sleeping while its mother sighs Talking ’bout the rich folks Rich folks have the same jokes And they park in basic places The priest is preaching from a shallow grave

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Gig calendar updated

Gig calendar updated with more dates in November including Manchester, Belfast and Liverpool.      

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Elect Rodriguez | Mass Review

Sixto Rodriguez, a brillant singer-songwriter, recorded two amazing albums in the early seventies. But they didn’t sell, his label dropped him, and the company itself folded a few years after. Hearing the music now, you have to wonder … how

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Resurrecting ‘Sugar Man’: Rodriguez Comes Alive in Solo New York Show | David Fricke | Rolling Stone

Rodriguez, the missing-then-found star of the hit documentary Searching for Sugar Man, opened his August 31st show at New York’s Highline Ballroom – his first major local concert since the film’s release in July – with a pair of curveballs:

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Searching for Sugar Man | Sister Rose At The Movies

“No prophet is accepted in his own country” Jesus says in Luke 4:24. Perhaps there were too many voices in Detroit back in the day, or a music industry machine that had no patience to develop Rodriguez as an artist.

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