Mike finds Sugar Man

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4min 34sec

It has been a whirlwind year for Sixto Rodriguez. Once known in small circles as a cult folk artist, Rodriguez has been thrust into the limelight and is now selling out arenas in the process. His biographical documentary Searching for Sugar Man picked up the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in February, and now the mysterious singer/songwriter is enjoying a second life on the road. Hear our own Mike Flanagan talk to the man himself about fame, success, and his unlikely fanbase in South Africa.

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