A documentary about an unlikely series of events that catapulted the Detroit-dwelling singer Rodriguez into mega-stardom across the globe in South Africa—despite the fact that his albums, released in 1970 and 1971, flopped in the U.S.—recently got a raucous reception at the Tribeca Film Festival. The singer talks about his unlikely revival.
Detroit folk singer Rodriguez is playing Los Angeles Nov. 21 and San Francisco Nov. 23. That's great news, as Rodriguez has never played west of his hometown, Detroit. However! Rodriguez's legendary 1970 LP Cold Fact was reissued by... Read Post
Searching for Sugar Man won the Academy Award for best documentary. In South Africa there is significant debate about whether or not the documentary overstates the role of Sixto Rodriguez in liberating the minds of South Africans. W... Read Post