The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979–1983

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The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979-1983
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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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