Wayne State University
Began first U.S. tour after documentary introduces him to a new audience.
Oscar-winning documentary "Searching For Sugar Man" released
Archivist label Light In The Attic Records reissues both albums in the United States.
Toured South Africa for the first time after local fans track him down via the internet
Released second album, Coming From Reality
Released debut album, Cold Fact
Released first single, "I'll Slip Away," under the name Rod Riguez
Maintained his post-music career as a construction worker even after he was rediscovered in the 1990s.
Before his 1990s rediscovery, was the subject of a widespread urban legend among fans that he had committed suicide -- by gun or, in some cases, via self-immolation -- during a concert before an apathetic audience.