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Dead Men Don't Tour TV Documentary

"... Dead men don't tour... "
Konny Rodriguez, March 1998

A film about the sold-out South African tour in 1998

Footage from this documentary features strongly in the Oscar winning film, Searching For Sugar Man.

Dead Men Don't Tour

Directed by Tonia Selley, "Dead Men Don't Tour", was first broadcast on SABC3 (South African TV) at 9.30pm on the 5th July 2001 just after 'Ripley's Believe Or Not'.

This film features wonderful concert footage, backstage antics, interviews with Craig Bartholomew Strydom and Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, Rodriguez and his family, the promoters, the fans and the musicians.

All live footage was filmed at the concerts in Pretoria, Durban and the Blues Room in Johannesburg.

The soundtrack for the documentary is based on the Live Fact CD with video collages from the various performances. The concert footage is linked with interviews, backstage antics, rehearsals, etc.

Track List

  1. I Wonder
  2. Inner City Blues
  3. Jane S. Piddy
  4. Sugar Man
  5. A Most Disgusting Song
  6. Like Janis
  7. Establishment Blues
  8. Climb Up On My Music
  9. I Wonder by Generation EXT (filmed during the studio recording)
  10. Forget It

Produced by Incha Productions
Executive producers: Georgina Parkin and Charles Watson
Directed by Tonia Selley
Edited by Cathy Winter


Rodriguez and Big Sky

Sixto Rodriguez: Vocals, acoustic guitar
Willem Möller: Electric Guitar
Russel Taylor: Keyboards
Reuben Samuels: Drums, percussion
Graeme Currie: Electric bass, acoustic bass
Tonia Selley: Background vocals, percussion
Robin Walsh: Acoustic Guitar (overdubbed later, did not appear on stage)

Rodriguez and Big Sky
Rodriguez and Big Sky - March 1998 (left-to-right): Willem Moller, Sixto Rodriguez, Tonia Selley, Steve Louw, Graeme Currie, Reuben Samuels, kneeling front: Russel Taylor

Searching For Sugar Man

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