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Open your mind to people of different cultures and backgrounds. As Rodriguez’s daughter, Eva, says in the film, “Just because people are poor or have little doesn’t mean their dreams aren’t big or their souls aren’t rich.”
“Rodriguez was at least as famous as The Rolling Stones, and yet not even the record label knew where he was.”
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“Chatty between songs, Rodriguez came armed with an arsenal of goofy jokes and punny maxims, with a ribald crack about Minnie Mouse and a deadpanned moment early on: ‘I just want to be treated like an ordinary legend…'”
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Did he attend the Oscar’s? Where was he discovered first? What does he do with his new found fame and fortune?
Rolling Stone has the answers.
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“I went to many places. I found quite a few pretty good stories, but this was the one I was like, ‘Wow, this is like a fairy tale, this is scripted, this sounds too good to be true.’
Visit The New Yorker for the full interview.