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These 3rd Ear Music & related indie CDs & CDRs are issued from the Hidden Years Music Archive Project on demand. For example the 3rd CD we issued was the long awaited & much avoided, banned & celebrated Roger Lucey classic - 21 Years Down The Road. Original recordings with additional never before heard in- concert desk mixes - digitally re-mastered & mixed with a 'critique' by the Publications Control Board, as per the Act of 1976.

Music Legends
Music Legends who have offered to assist the HYMA Project through the issuing of their own special CD's & CD-R's - includes a couple of foreign 'stars' & many local unsung heroes. Given how easy it is for music historians to assume that the only musicians who made a noise during 'those' daze were those whose commercial records are available today. Not to say that those commercial recording artists didn't shout out occasionally - but let's be honest. Outside of the few independent labels, subversive alternative music activity
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Juluka's Sipho On Comeback Trail
Juluka's Sipho On Comeback Trail
Sipho Mchunu is a brave man. Two years ago he broke with partner Johnny Clegg to be with his large family and to till the soil. Juluka was no more.
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 Hugh Masekela
Hugh Masekela Live in Lesotho & The Durban Tattoo in 1980; what do they have in common? Time & brass? If it murmured or moved we taped it! The Cadet & Rock Band phenomena in 60’s SAfrican schools… marches on!
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14 Shabala - Is'Tofu Eshisha
14 Shabala - Is'Tofu Eshisha (3eM CD 3314) - 1989
listen to mp3 - 14 Shabala - Is'Tofu Eshisha (size: 276 kb) Order the CD
Colin Shamley - Born Guilty
Colin Shamley - Born Guilty (3eM CD 7005) - 1979
...more details on Colin Shamley >>
listen to mp3 - Colin Shamley - Born Guilty (size: 205 kb) Order the CD
John Oakley-Smith - Matinees on Saturdays
John Oakley-Smith - Matinees on Saturdays (3eM WBC CD 9000) - 1976
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 The Jazzanians > The Jazzanians
An Historic LIMITED EDITION re-issue CD from the original 1988 studio live recordings with a bonus track - TUGELA RAIL recorded in 1984 by Darius Brubeck - Founder & Director of the Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at the University of Natal. The JAZZANIANS were a unique Band - The first students to graduate from the CJPM - the first ever-Jazz graduate course at an African University - each musician from this band has gone on to shape an illustrious career in music.

The BONUS TRACK - TUGELA RAIL recorded in 1984.
The Jazzanians CD was Digitally Re-mastered from the original 1988 & 1984 analogue recordings & is now available through 3rd Ear Music & the CJPM.
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 Roger Lucey - 21 Years Down the Road
Roger Lucey - 21 Years Down the Road (3eM 7004 / 0035) - 1979 to 2000
more info & listen to a sample!
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David Marks - The Hidden Years
David Marks - The Hidden Years - Songs from 1964 to 1994 (3eM CD 003)
listen to mp3 - David Marks - The Hidden Years- Songs from 1964 to 1994 (size: 183 kb) Order the CD
Stephane Grappelli - Live in the Durban City Hall
Stephane Grappelli & The Diz Disley Trio
Historic Durban City Hall Recordings
14/15 May 1976
...more details on Stephane Grappelli's CD >>

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Azumah - Long Time Ago
Azumah - Long Time Ago (3eM CD 3302) - 1983
listen to mp3 - Azumah - Long Time Ago (size: 258 kb) Order the CD
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Simba Morri - Celebrating Life
Simba Morri - Celebrating Life (3eM CD 3310)
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Pieter-Dirk Uys - Truth Omissions
Pieter-Dirk Uys - Truth Omissions (3eM CD 001)
listen to mp3 - Pieter-Dirk Uys - Truth Omissions (size: 124 kb) Order the CD
Splashy Fen - Celebrating 10 Years
Splashy Fen - Celebrating 10 Years (3eM SF 001/ 002)
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