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“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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Searching for Sugar Man star Sixto Rodriguez to play Masonic Temple Theater in May

DETROIT (WXYZ) – The star of the Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man will be performing his first post-Oscar show here in his hometown. Sixto Rodriguez has scheduled a show at the Masonic Temple Theater for Saturday, May 18

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Searching for Sugar Man Interview

In the early ’70s, Rodriguez recorded two albums in the United States, working with some of the biggest producers in the industry and even attracting a capable suitor in the form of Motown Records. He only sold more than a

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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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Best Documentary – BAFTAS 2013

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Searching For Sugar Man wins Bafta for Best Documentary – ITV News

Searching For Sugar Man has won the Bafta award for Best Documentary. via Searching For Sugar Man wins Bafta for Best Documentary – ITV News.

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The Amazing Story of Rodriguez | JeffProbst.com

“Searching for Sugar Man” is the Oscar-nominated documentary that tells the unbelievable true story of a famous musician who had no idea he was famous! On today’s show, Jeff uncovers the compelling story of folk singer Rodriguez when he talks

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Rodriguez to bridge 42-year album gap? | News | phantom.ie

Forget the five years it took for The Stone Roses to produce Second Coming, or the 22 years it will have taken My Bloody Valentine to follow-up Loveless. Rodriguez, the focus of Oscar-nominated documentary Searching For Sugar Man, could be

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Rodriguez will be on The Tonight Show | Light In The Attic

Rodriguez will be on The Tonight Show with @jayleno this Friday! 11:35pm/10:35c TUNE IN!!!! #sugarman — Light In The Attic (@lightintheattic) January 9, 2013

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The incredible ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ | DSTV.com

In Searching for Sugar Man’s online forum, users share their first discovery of the musician, Rodriguez. Most users, from across the world, list variations on 2012 and 2013. But, for people with South African links, encounters with Rodriguez (and his

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