This ‘Sugar Man’ is worth the search
Sixto Rodriguez in an early promo shot. Photos: Sony Pictures Classics [I'm on with my rock 'n' roll pal Kaedy Kiely at 97.1 The River every Wednesday at 6:50 and 7:50 a.m. to talk about the latest rock news. Tune in to see what's up!] It’s the kind of story that makes for great fiction, except that it’s an unbelievable truth. A sharp-eared Detroit musician with a knack for writing incisive roots-pop songs shoots for stardom in the early ‘70s. He releases a couple of albums, but they’re virtually ignored. Legend has it that the singer killed himself on stage… >>
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