Documentary seeks secrets of Rodriguez's career


The American singer and songwriter Rodriguez, who recorded two albums in the early 1970s, was a huge hit in South Africa but virtually unheard of in his native USA.

He was regarded as an enigmatic, elusive figure and there were rumous that he died under mysterious circumstances.

Now a new documentary attempts to find the true story behind his career.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Talking Movies is broadcast on BBC World News on Saturday at 13:30 GMT and is repeated on Sunday at 00:30, 07:30 and 20:30 GMT.

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