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South African music,Township Jazz 3rd Ear Music - 25th Edition - The David Marks & The Hidden Years Music Archive Projectupdated: 30/04/15 - previous edition South African music,Township Jazz

HYMAP logoYoung Zulu Surfers – Pumula Beach by Dylan Marks (2010)3rd Ear Music's Hidden Years Archive Project is a unique collection of alternative SAfrican music. Live Recorded desk-mixes from Township to City Festivals, Concerts, Clubs & independent Studios - 1964 to date. For archive re-issues & current 3rd Ear productions speak to us! - we can customize copies provided all the necessary permission, copyright & licensing is cleared. See copyright note below >>

> 50 Years of 3rd Ear Music, David Marks & Ben Segal’s Hidden Years Music Archive (1965 – 2015)
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> a Free Peoples Concert program 40 Years ago this year (22 February 1975 - 22 February 2015) presented by 3rd Ear Music / SAFMA / NUSAS & 2 News Reports. PLEASE help us save this HY Archive. It's getting urgent; we've got SAfrican music material that goes back to 1965 & it's yellowing out for help. Thanks. You Tube interview with the director Dr. Lizabé Lambrechts David’s HYMAProject at the University of Stellenbosch.
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Free Peoples Concert program 40 Years ago this year Nine-hour feast of Music click images to enlarge

> Online Music Magazine David Marks by Richard Haslop (2010) >>

Bill Hanley Mixing at Woodstock 1969 by David Marks> Photo: Bill Hanley Mixing at Woodstock 1969 by David Marks – this photo is also featured in The Beatles In America – just being issued. February 2015.

> Petition: Help Induct Bill Hanley of Hanley Sound into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Hello my name is John Kane. I am a doctoral student and have been researching the life and career of......www.thepetitionsite.com
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Angola Tour 1974>> Angola Tour 1974 with Richard Jon Smith, Peter Vee & The Miracles - Courtesy Peter Vee Collection

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Woodstock '69 - David's Photo Collection 2014>>Woodstock '69 - David's Photo Collection 2014
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Lion Larger Road Show>> Lion Larger Road Show Kings Park Stadium 1987 – Brenda Fassie’s Backing Vocalists – Photo by David Marks
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Witbank Welkom to Woodstock 1961  1969>>Witbank Welkom to Woodstock 1961 – 1969
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Jabulani Stadium, Soweto 3rd Ear & Hanley Sound System setup>> Jabulani Stadium, Soweto 3rd Ear & Hanley Sound System setup – Rotary Pot Mixers & Woodstock Bins 1971 – Photo David Marks
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Recording Madosini, Transkei with Almon Mamela (RIP) & Peter Gwala (RIP) 1975>> Recording  Madosini>, Transkei with Almon Mamela (RIP) & Peter Gwelo (RIP) 1975
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Mail & Guardian Letter From David Marks>> Mail & Guardian Letter From David Marks (PPPPPPoPaP) Zuma Colonial Cross-Cultural Wheels & Deals  12.12.14

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BITS Magazine Oct 25 1986 Manifesto>> BITS Magazine Oct 25 1986 Manifesto – Herbert Scheubmajer Jameson’s Club Johannesburg

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> Mail & Guardian - ILAM Historic 1965 Dutch TV Find - Wait a Minim the Dutch TV Recording
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Essential viewing, more especially in the light (?) of this ridiculous ‘dark debate / argument’ (if you will) about ‘appropriation’ of culture.
...see David’s response (attached) to the M&G / Friday article by Stefanie Janson >>
But herewith, the London cast, sadly without Jeremy Taylor; of course his songs were the only ‘original’ English compositions in the show. All the African songs and sounds are beautifully interpreted (appropriated??) by this very talented ‘international’ cast. Jeremy’s role was taken over by Zimbabwean Nigel Pegram.

> 1972 Percy Sledge SAfrican Safari - Soul Singers Freedom Fighters
Percy Sledge hated flying – in airplanes that is. To make matters slightly worse, his fear of flying must have been compounded by a number of related if extraneous factors – of which I am certain, when accepting this gig in 1972 to tour Southern Africa, he had no idea. The promoters were Ralph Simon and Clive Calder’s SAGITARIUS Management. After all, how much rougher or tougher could Africa have been for a Southern boy who shot to fame and then lost fortunes in any of the many Southern States Soul gig rip-offs that he’d been through since his massive No 1 hit in the USA, and most of Africa and Europe as well, When a Man Loves a Woman?
...read the pdf file >>

Sound Cloud songs and You Tube videos

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Big Michael Mayer (RIP) – The Stuyvesant send up with Tully McCulley >>

SHINNERY - Sound Cloud upload of Bill Cheetham & Chicken from the 1972 Natal Folk Festival >>

Ritchie Morris (RIP) – Free Peoples Concert Desk Mix 12 March 1972 >>

Stephane Grappelli 1976 SAfrican Tour – Sarie Marais >>

Stephane Grappelli show – Durban City Hall May 1976 - Bob Hill Intro by Diz Dizley to the >>

Jeremy Taylor's Wind Song >>

Black Women by Lefifi Tladi & Dashiki recorded by David Marks at 3rd Ear Music / SAFMA / NUSAS Free Peoples Concert Wits 1972 >>

Rocking Chair (1994) David Marks & The HY Band >>

You Tube

UMANDELA UMOSE WESIBILI (Mandela is the second Moses) MLAHLENI JAMES 14 SHABALALA (RIP) - The Hidden Years revival of his classic 1990 recording

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Pete & Tyler Seeger with Bruce Springsteen on his 90th -
This Land is Your Land >>

Rick Andrew MUD You Tube ‘folk ‘n rap’ protest song
“Sick of It!” >>

Walking the Dog >>
The Rock Bottom Buskers & The Sign Language Interpreter – 05 Jan 2014 >>

>> Funding
This 24th website edition was kindly sponsored by an anonymous donour from the USA. The long-term aim is to raise funds privately and thru’ the commercial record industry by forming a Section 21 trust; first by generating ‘seed’ funding for the envisaged MALM, and for the main 3rd Ear Music / David Marks / Hidden Years Music Archive at the UoS / DOMUS. 3rd Ear Music has approx. 1,200 copyrights and some 100 commercially available audio masters and many dozens of limited edition HY Archive CD’s, DVD’s and Photos that could
be sold to generate royalties and income.
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David Marks>> David Marks & The Medium Wave Band
David Marks has been ‘busking’ every Sunday afternoon for four and a half years, at THE ROCK BOTTOM surfer’s MUSIC BISTRO – in Umzumbe, South Coast kwaZulu Natal South Africa.
David & The Medium Wave Band >>
>> Visit the Rock >>

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