Rodriguez – Sugar Man – Later… with Jools Holland – BBC Two – YouTube

Rodriguez performs Sugar Man on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two (13 Nov 2012)

 

 

BBC News – Rodriguez: The musician who never knew he was famous

Click here to see Video Interview

The American singer and songwriter Rodriguez quit the music industry in the 1970s after recording two albums.

While he went back to work on a construction site in Detroit, thousands of miles away in South Africa his songs became hits among supporters of the anti-apartheid movement.

Two decades later one of those fans tracked Rodriguez down in the US.

Now the story of the musician, once regarded as an enigmatic, elusive figure, is being told in a documentary called Searching for Sugar Man.

And Rodriguez is travelling the world promoting the film and playing gigs again. The BBC’s William Marquez caught up with him in Washington, DC.

via BBC News – Rodriguez: The musician who never knew he was famous.

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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