‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez opens Montreux Jazz Festival

by Blogburger on July 7, 2013

U.S. folk singer Rodriguez performs during the first night of the 47th Montreux Jazz FestivalBy Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – American singer-songwriter Sixto "Sugar Man" Rodriguez, virtually unknown a few years ago, opened the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, which American producer and its former co-director Quincy Jones calls the "Rolls Royce of music festivals." Fresh from the Glastonbury festival in Britain last weekend, Rodriguez gave a Fourth of July concert in the Swiss resort, mixing songs from his two albums that never made the charts with borrowed tunes including the classic rock'n'roll hit "Fever. …

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