The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979–1983

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The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979-1983
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released May 18, 2004
Recorded 1979 to 1982
Genre Hip-hop, old school hip hop
Label Stones Throw
Producer Peanut Butter Wolf
Peanut Butter Wolf chronology
Peanut Butter Wolf's Jukebox 45's
(2002)
The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979-1983 / Instrumentals
(2004)
World Psychedelic Classics, Vol. 3: Love's a Real Thing
(2005)
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Prefix Magazine 4.5/5 stars link
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The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979–1983 is a compilation of old school Hip Hop music from Connecticut, a place not generally known for its rap music scene.

The album was released on compact disc and on vinyl by Stones Throw Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rappin' With Mr. Magic" (Mr. Magic) – 9:11
  2. "Get Up (And Go to School)" (Pookey Blow) – 6:14
  3. "Potential 1980" (Mister Magic) – 9:53
  4. "Party People [Remix]" (Rappermatical Five) – 6:49
  5. "Million Dollar Legs" (Outlaw Four) – 5:37
  6. "2001 Kazoo's" (Mister Magic, Positive Choice Band) – 6:48
  7. "Be-Bop Convention Theme" (Forum Band) – 2:30
  8. "Shake Your Boody" (Chillie Three MCs) – 4:54
  9. "Fill the Be-Bop" (LOD Crew) – 4:54
  10. "Earth Break" (Mister Magic, Pookey Blow) – 5:33
  11. "Ventriloquist Rap" (Willie & Woodie Brown) – 3:27
  12. "I Just Wanna Dance" (Cuzz Band) – 3:23
  13. "Showdown Rehearsal [Live]" (Second Showdown Crew) – 5:16
  14. "Untitled Track" – 4:25

Musicians[edit]

  • Percussion: Roy Alexander, Augustine "Apple" Cerrino,
  • Guitar: Eugene Brown, Perry Mobley, Earl Whitaker
  • Bass: Ed Cloud, Mark Moore, Doug Wimbish
  • Drums: Steve Cloud, James "Louis" Moore, Pumpkin
  • Turntables: DJ Starchild
  • Horn: Fred Noble, Zadoc Noble

Album staff[edit]

  • Research: Dooley-O, Egon
  • Photography: Ali D, Butchie B, Cool Rap, Joey Dee, DJ Starchild, Stephen Free, Pookey Blow
  • Art direction: Jeff Jank

Technical staff[edit]

  • Executive producer: Peanut Butter Wolf
  • Re-mastering: Dave Cooley
  • Restoration: Dave Cooley
  • Editing: Dave Cooley
  • Engineering: Richard Robinson, DJ Starchild, Egon,
  • Annotation: Egon

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