Sixto Rodriguez was born on the 10th July 1942, and his amazing story was the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary "Searching For Sugar Man".
Rodriguez was influenced by a variety of artists including Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Reed, Jefferson Airplane and many others. He has also been a great influence on artists from various genres and he has been covered by musicians in the Jazz, Reggae, House, Electronica, Hip Hop and Rock fields.
This mix is a small tribute to this great and humble man who has inspired many, many people worldwide including myself.
Read more about Rodriguez at http://SugarMan.org
Photo (left-to-right): Sixto Rodriguez, Brian Currin, Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, 2 March 1998
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