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Rodriguez / Searching For Sugar Man
Album:Searching For Sugar Man Collection:General
Artist:Rodriguez Added:Aug 2012
Label:Light In The Attic Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-10-14 Pull Date:2012-12-16 
Week Ending:Dec 16Dec 9Nov 25Nov 18Nov 11Nov 4Oct 28Oct 21

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 12, 2022:BetelNut Sessions #3 (rebroadcast from Feb 14, 2017)
Inner City Blues
4.Apr 09, 2013:A Global Warming Sunshine In the Afternoon
I Wonder
2.Nov 28, 2018:The Fuzz Deli
Crucify Your Mind
5.Dec 13, 2012:The Sunset Life
This In Not A Song, It's An Outburst: Or, The Establishment Blues
3.Feb 14, 2017:BetelNut Sessions #3
Inner City Blues
6.Dec 06, 2012:A Family Affair
Can't Get Away

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2012-10-14 
Soundtrack to the film "Searching For Sugar Man" about Sixto Rodriguez a singer/songwriter from Detroit. Unknown in the USA he dropped out of music. Unknown to him his music was part of the anti apartheid movement in South Africa. Two South African fans set off to find out what happened to him and thus the film. He played SF late September this year. Songs are from two albums released in 1970 & 1971. Great sound with great lyrics. All songs are **** Highly recommend the film.
****1: 3:50 slow, haunting vocal, guitar with Detroit Symphony
****2: 2:32 slow to mid, Dylan/Van Morrison sound, cool marimba, Detroit
****3: 5:29 slow, Dylan/Van Morrison style, violins, great lyrics
****4: 2:35 mid to faster tempo, big bass (Bob Babbitt), Detroit Symphony
****5: 2:37 mid to faster tempo, Detroit Symphony
****6: 2:07 mid tempo, Dylan style
7: 3:56 mid to faster, mellow percussion, violins
8: 3:26 slow, vocal with guitar, bass, strings
9: 3:28 mid tempo, bass, Detroit Symphony
10: 6:39 slow guitar picking intro. bowed strings, percussion, picks up to mid
tempo, vocal
11: 3:47 mid tempo, nice lyrics
****12: 4:48 spoken word with guitar
13: 2:52 mid tempo
14: 3:00 mid tempo, nice lyrics. D  Farrell 10/2012

Track Listing
1.Sugar Man 8.I Think Of You
2.Crucify Your Mind 9.Inner City Blues
3.Cause 10.Sandrevan Lullaby - Lifestyles
4.I Wonder 11.Street Boy
5.Like Janis 12.A Most Disgusting Song
6.This In Not A Song, It's An Outburst: Or, The Establishment Blues 13.I'll Slip Away
7.Can't Get Away 14.Jane S. Piddy