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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. It's not just the lyrics that make you listen The Establishment Blues - Rodriguez* - Cold Fact (Vinyl in many cases the melodies also demonstrate a good musical knowledge.
It's such a shame that because of some inate racism - Rodriguez was half-mexican - he didn't achieve the the type of world-wide fame and financial success Dylan had. Make no mistake, this bloke was as good Watch the documentary Sugarman and prepare to be This Is Not A Song by this humble man's journey.
Listen to this album and you'll find yourself putting it on the turntable regualrly. Very happy with the disc. Knew of via documentary waiting for sugar man and have thought he was great ever since. A shame there is so little material. This is a good album and worth having, LP. Love this CD Really happy about finding this vinyl!
One of the best albums I've heard in years. See all reviews from the United Kingdom. Top international reviews. Translate all reviews to English. Thank you for your feedback.
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A must have. Really great remastering done on this album. Came on release day as promised. No frills or extras. Plain white sleeve. No gatefold. Just one classic album that I'm thrilled to add yo my collection, especially at the low presale price. Che meraviglia avere finalmente il vinile a un prezzo onesto.
Bella ristampa con buona grammatura di vinile e codice per il download. One person found this helpful. A truly amazing and emotive record by a true talent undiscovered for decades. Load more international reviews. Llego bien. Pero compre dos. An undiscovered gem. How did this music get overlooked when it was first released?
Endlich neu aufgelegt. Aber leider der Download Code funktioniert nicht! Das bei zwei Alben in Its An Outburst: Or Lieferung! Ich hatte mich sehr auf die Scheibe gefreut. Exactly as described. You've read the top international reviews. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Good stuff, and cool that he's getting some good publicity these days! Just wrote about this one too on my music blog.
Have a good one! Thank you very much very very much for sharing Rodriguez Everybody must watch: Looking for Sugarman Great documental about Sixto Rodriguez what a lovely man very honestly greatings from lively and poetry Chile. Many thanks, just discovered him, and am very pleased with your assistance.
I'm going ot have to buy the stuff now. Post a Comment. Saturday, February 28, Rodriguez - Cold Fact us Rodriguez - Cold Fact us Tripped out psychedelia, on the early Bob dylan side of things. He comes across as bit of a Latino Bob Dylan.
The songs are well written and performed but for me the best thing about this this album is that I can slip it on the turntable and be 19 again. A secret diamond for me. Tracklisting: Sugar Man Only Good For Conversation Crucify Your Mind Hate Street Dialogue Forget It Inner City Blues I Wonder Like Janis Gommorah A Nursery Rhyme Rich Folks Hoax Jane S.
He was named 'Sixto' because he was the sixth child in his family. Rodriguez's parents were middle-class immigrants from Mexico, who left in the s. In most of his songs he takes a political stance on the cruelties facing the inner-city poor. It was after the move to Sussex he changed his professional name to just Rodriguez.
But after mixed reviews and low album sales he was later dropped from the label, which would later fold in As his music career became a memory, Rodriguez's legend was growing - on the other side of the world. In South Africa and, to a lesser extent, Rhodesia, Australia and New Zealand, Cold Fact had become a major word of mouth success, particularly among young people in the South African armed forces, who identified with its counter-cultural bent.
But Rodriguez was an enigma - not even the label knew where to find him - and his demise became the subject of debate and conjecture. Some rumours said he'd died This Is Not A Song a heroin overdose or burned to death on stage. Others said he was in a mental institution, or in prison for murdering his girlfriend.
Barring a couple of small-scale Australian tours in andnothing had been heard of him for almost 30 years.
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