“Searching for Sugar Man” documents lost folk songs | CNN on Youtube

Filmmakers document one Detroit construction worker/songwriter who never knew he was the ‘Bob Dylan’ of South Africa.

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.

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