Rodriguez “Searching For Sugar Man” Available Now! | Sony Music Africa

Video says “includes 3 previously unreleased songs” but this is not true.

David Letterman lavishes praise on ‘Searching for Sugar Man,’ Sixto Rodriguez | TV and Radio | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Add David Letterman to the growing list of Sixto Rodriguez fans.

When the Detroit musician performed last night on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” the CBS host praised him and the new documentary about his life, “Searching for Sugar Man.”

via David Letterman lavishes praise on ‘Searching for Sugar Man,’ Sixto Rodriguez | TV and Radio | Detroit Free Press | freep.com.

American singer is a huge hit in South Africa… without knowing it | Erin Burnett OutFront – CNN.com Blogs

Imagine if Elvis Presley grew up and lived his whole life in a foreign country, and that he had no idea that his wildly popular music had made him the king of rock and roll here in the United States.

But for one man, this is no dream. It actually happened to Sixto Rodriguez, a folk singer from Detroit who couldn’t catch a break in the American music business but somehow found a huge following in South Africa.

via Erin Burnett OutFront -Every Weekday 7pm – CNN.com Blogs.

New Statesman review / BBC Five Live / BBC radio London / BBC radio 4

BBC Radio Five Live, review by Kermode & Al Murray http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01l0ljw (1.39mins)

BBC Radio London, Interview with Simon Chinn & played Sugar Man http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/p00vp3hg (1.08mins)

BBC Radio 4, Film Programme – Interview with Simon Chinn & music http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006r5jt

New Statesman – Review.pdf

Shortlist review / BBC News online feature / BBC radio London / BBC Radio 4, film programme / BBC radio 2

Radio

BBC Radio 2 – Ken Bruce talked about the film this morning

BBC Radio London, Robert Elms & Jason Solomons – Simon Chinn will be on at about 1:10pm today, they hope to play a song too. If you want to listen live you can go online here

BBC Radio 4, Film programme – Simon will be on today at 4pm.

BBC News Entertainment

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment_and_arts/

https://twitter.com/BBCNews/status/228303517071310848

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18974892

Discovering 'Sugar Man' Rodriguez
Discovering ‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez

 

Shortlist – Review.pdf

BBC News – Discovering ‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez’.pdf

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