Yesterday I made a passing reference to a film I’d seen over the weekend. It was Saturday afternoon, we went. And the movie was absolutely amazing. Extraordinary, I’d go so far as to say. “Searching For Sugar Man” is a Swedish-British documentary about an American folk musician, Sixto Rodriguez.
Have you ever heard of him? I hadn’t until a friend of mine mentioned, at least a couple of months ago, she wanted to see the movie. She is one of the most avid fans of music I know. All genres. So of course she knows who he is. And of course, she’s been a fan of his for quite a while. We do talk about music a fair bit, so it’s interesting we never talked about him, until now.
Before I go on, just let me say, now I’ve heard him sing and, in particular, listened to his lyrics (in most of his Continue reading