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Third Ear Band

Third Ear Band
Country
England
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The Third Ear Band were rooted in 60s London underground scene, and stem from two bands: the duo Giant Sun Trolley (Glen Sweeney on percussion and Dave Tomlin on guitar, violin, voice), and a parallel band called Hydrogen Jukebox (Glen Sweeney on percussion, Barry Edgar Pilcher on sax, Dick Dadem on trombone, and Clive Kingsley on guitar). The Third Ear Band started life circa 1967/68 as a psychedelic rock and jazz group, although no recordings are known. After a concert at the Middle Earth Club in July 1969 when a lot of their equipment was stolen, the guitarist called it a day, but the rest of the band decided to keep on after a total rethink, choosing to go all acoustic Third Ear Band was born, featuring: hand drums, violin/viola, oboe/recorder, and cello.
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Releases on file (15)
Third Ear Band — Abelard And Heloise Third Ear Band — Abelard And Heloise
(Blueprint BP310CD, 1997/1999, CD)
Third Ear Band — Magic Music (1997) Third Ear Band — Magic Music (1997)
(Blueprint BP257CD, 1997, CD)
Third Ear Band — Brain Waves Third Ear Band — Brain Waves
(Materiali Sonori Maso CD 90045, 1993, CD)
Third Ear Band — Magic Music (1990) Third Ear Band — Magic Music (1990)
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90016, 1990/1998, CD)
Third Ear Band — New Forecasts From The Third Ear Almanac Third Ear Band — New Forecasts From The Third Ear Almanac
(Gonzo Multimedia HST312CD, 1990/2015, CD)
Third Ear Band — Exorcisms Third Ear Band — Exorcisms
(Gonzo Multimedia HST371CD, 1989/2016, CD)
Third Ear Band — Live Ghosts Third Ear Band — Live Ghosts
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90004, 1989/1993, CD)
Third Ear Band — Spirits Third Ear Band — Spirits
(Gonzo Multimedia HST428CD, 1989/2017, CD)
Third Ear Band — The Magus Third Ear Band — The Magus
(Angel Air SJPCD173, 1972/2004, CD)
Third Ear Band — Music from Macbeth Third Ear Band — Music from Macbeth
(BGO BGOCD61, 1972/1991, CD)
Third Ear Band — Elements 1970-1971 Third Ear Band — Elements 1970-1971
(Esoteric Recordings PECLEC 32653, 1970/2018, 3CD)
Third Ear Band — Third Ear Band Third Ear Band — Third Ear Band
(BGO BGOCD89, 1970/1990, CD)
Third Ear Band — Alchemy Third Ear Band — Alchemy
(Drop Out DO CD 1999, 1969/1988, CD)
Third Ear Band — Alchemy  (Expanded and Remastered) Third Ear Band — Alchemy (Expanded and Remastered)
(Esoteric Recordings PECLEC 22668, 1969/2019, 2CD)
Third Ear Band — Necromancers Of The Drifting West Third Ear Band — Necromancers Of The Drifting West
(Gonzo Multimedia HST311CD, 1968/2015, CD)

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