This is actually told in the 2012 Academy Award–winning documentary movie Searching for Sugar Man, which helped give Rodriguez a measure of fame in his home country.
On May 9, the year 2013, Sixto Diaz Rodriguez received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from his alma mater, Wayne State University (WSU), in Detroit.
Sixto Diaz Rodriguez lives his life in Detroit's historical Woodbridge neighborhood, through which and by which he is seen and observed walking and Searching for Sugar Man.
Garbage ain't collected, women ain't protected Politicians using people, they've been abusing The mafia's getting bigger, like pollution in the river And you tell me that this is where it's at.
Woke up this moming with an ache in my head Splashed on my clothes as I spilled out of bed Opened the window to listen to the news But all I heard was the Establishment's Blues.
Gun sales are soaring, housewives find life boring Divorce the only answer smoking causes cancer This system's gonna fall soon, to an angry young tune And that's a concrete cold fact.
The pope digs population, freedom from taxation Teeny Bops are up tight, drinking at a stoplight Miniskirt is flirting I can't stop so I'm hurting Spinster sells her hopeless chest.
Adultery plays the kitchen, bigot cops non-fiction The little man gets shafted, sons and monies drafted Living by a time piece, new war in the far east.