(WXYZ) - He's lived quietly in the Detroit area for years, all the while not knowing that he was bigger than Elvis and The Rolling Stones overseas.
Now, he's the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that began when two South Africans decided to unravel the mystery of how their favorite musician died.
Who is this mysterious musician who was living in the shadows of Motown while his fans thought he was dead?
7 Action News anchor Alicia Smith will introduce you to the Sugar Man, Sixto Rodriguez, Wednesday on 7 Action News This Morning at 6:00 am.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.