Rodriguez rose to fame in the aftermath of the September 11 catastrophe when he sang at various functions honoring the people who died.
As such, the memories are still very vivid and, Rodriguez admits, not going away.
In his words, I experience the loss at every concert. I get photos of people who were lost or died, while others tell me my music gave them inspiration and comfort.
Rodriguez who is now retired from the New York Police Department is fulfilling his lifelong dream of being a singer and admits the fact it came as a result of 9/11 is bittersweet.
As a result, he feels duty-bound to honor the memory of those who died by concentrating on faith-based music, whether that means patriotic songs or religious material, as on his current CD, In The Presence.
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