Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sixto Díaz Rodríguez (“Searching for Sugar Man”) at The Warfield | San Francisco, California | 4/23/2013 (Concert Review)

“I’m not gettin’ old. I’m gettin’ dead.” Sixto Díaz Rodríguez, at age 70, standing before an enthusiastic, sold out crowd at The Warfield in San Francisco last night. He took time away from his set of late 60s folk protest

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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 to play Montreux Jazz Festival in July | Reuters

American comeback musician Sixto Rodriguez, enjoying a second career at age 70, will inaugurate the “Lab” on July 4, a new venue with a capacity of 2,000. “Searching for Sugar Man”, a film by Malik Bendjelloul which won the Oscar

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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ star Sixto Rodriguez to receive Wayne State degree; Masonic Temple show sells out |

DETROIT, MI – Add another honor to 70-year-old Detroit resident Sixto Rodriguez’s impressive stash. The star of an Academy Award-winning documentary called “Searching for Sugar Man” will reportedly receive an honorary degree from Wayne State University this spring. The Detroit

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Johnny’s Back … SA’s legendary band Falling Mirror Live at Barnyard Theatre, Willowbridge – Cape Town

Try to imagine what a cross between Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison and Rodriguez would sound like, throw in Mark Knopfler and The Stones, and you are close to the sound of Falling Mirror, South Africa’s hit band from the ’80’s.

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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 In New York: ‘Sugar Man’ Star Pleases Fans At Beacon Theatre | Huffington Post

NEW YORK — Sixto Diaz Rodriguez can’t hit the high notes like he used to, but that didn’t matter to his fans. The 70-year-old singer made famous by the Oscar-winning documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” performed Sunday night to a

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Rodriguez – Sugar Man (RocknRolla Soundsystem Edit)

Sixto Rodríguez is an American folk musician from Detroit. His career initially proved short-lived with two little-sold albums in the early 1970s. Unbeknownst to him, however, his work became extremely successful and influential in South Africa, although there he was

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