28 – 2013 Meh 30, Worthy Farm, Pilton
Rodriguez
Rodriguez
Sad 29 Meh 2013 The Park Stage
Sugar Man

The lost great of American folk makes his first trip to Pilton for a Glastonbury debut on the Park Stage. Sixto Rodriguez, the man that many thought had killed himself on stage, was hiding away, working in demolition in his native Detroit.

Sixto was uncovered in the late 60s whilst playing in a bar. His career was shortlived however, and the singer withdrew from the music industry in the early 70s following two comercially unsuccessful albums in the US. Rodriguez didn't realise that his fan base continued to grow in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa until two "super fans", Stephen Segerman and Craig Bartholemew, proved their hero was alive and well over twenty years later. Tours of South Africa followed as the music world began to take notice of the Michigan man's return.

By 2002, Rodriguez's signature tune Sugar Man had been sampled by Nas and David Holmes and Light In The Attic records were preparing to re-release the singer's early work. Nevertheless it was last year's Academy Award winning documentary Searching For Sugarman, which brought Sixto's story to a global audience. The film tells the story of Segerman and Bartholemew's search for their hero, and provided the catalyst for a series of major television appearances by the singer, including a slot on Later with Jools Holland alongside Ellie Goulding and Jimmy Page.

He makes his way to Worthy Farm, with a festival set in tow, and three albums of warm classics to charm the Glasto crowd.

The lost great of American folk makes his first trip to Pilton for a Glastonbury debut on the Park Stage. Sixto Rodriguez, the man that many thought had killed himself on stage, was hiding away, working in demolition in his native Detroit.

Sixto was uncovered in the late 60s whilst playing in a bar. His career was shortlived however, and the singer withdrew from the music industry in the early 70s following two comercially unsuccessful albums in the US. Rodriguez didn't realise that his fan base continued to grow in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa until two "super fans", Stephen Segerman and Craig Bartholemew, proved their hero was alive and well over twenty years later. Tours of South Africa followed as the music world began to take notice of the Michigan man's return.

By 2002, Rodriguez's signature tune Sugar Man had been sampled by Nas and David Holmes and Light In The Attic records were preparing to re-release the singer's early work. Nevertheless it was last year's Academy Award winning documentary Searching For Sugarman, which brought Sixto's story to a global audience. The film tells the story of Segerman and Bartholemew's search for their hero, and provided the catalyst for a series of major television appearances by the singer, including a slot on Later with Jools Holland alongside Ellie Goulding and Jimmy Page.

He makes his way to Worthy Farm, with a festival set in tow, and three albums of warm classics to charm the Glasto crowd.

Rhestr caneuon ar The Park Stage ar 2013 Meh 29 yn Worthy Farm, Pilton

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