Testify! Episode #102


Testify Episode #102. Originally broadcast 03/13/2019

Testify! 2019 Marathon Show #2

Stooges – Down On the Street (Elektra)
Stooges – Loose (Elektra)
Stooges – No Fun (Elektra)

Souled Gold Commercial

1 Chuck Jackson – The Same Old Story (ace)

Captain Beefheart – Zig Zag Wanderer (Buddah)
13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me (IA)
Ascots – Sookie Sookie (Super)

2 Mississippi Fred McDowell – Shake Em On Down (Fat Possum)

Kinks – All Day and All of the Night (Reprise)
Toussaint McCall – Shimmy (Ronn)
The Midniters – Jump Jive and Harmonize (Whittier)

3 Little Nicky Soul – I Wanted To Tell You (Ace)

Chocolate Watchband – Sweet Young Thing (Uptown)
Wipers – Romeo (Brain Eater)
MC5 – Borderline (Elektra)

4 Yardbirds – Heart Full of Soul (Ace)

Love – 7 & 7 Is (Elektra)
Sons of Champlin – Fat City (Verve)
Wimple Winch – Save My Soul (Fontana)

5 Undisputed Truth – California Soul (Ace)

Open Mind – Magic Potion (Philips) 1969
Black Sabbath – Paranoid (Vertigo) 1970 Paranoid
Monks – Oh How To Do Now (Polydor) 1966 Black Monk Time

6 John Coltrane – Impressions (Impulse/Verve)

Unrelated Segments – Where You Gonna Go (Liberty)
Velvet Underground – White Light White Heat (Verve)
Raybeats – Jack the Ripper (Shanachie)
Link Wray and his Ray Men – Jack the Ripper (Swan)
Joe Jackson – Got the Time (A&M)
Paul, Ritchie and the Cryan Shames – Come On Back (Decca)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)


Testify! Episode #101


Testify Episode #101. Originally broadcast 03/06/2019

Testify! 2019 Marathon Show #1

Lea Roberts – All Right Now (UA)
Odia Coates – Showdown (UA)
Dorothy Morrison – Spirit In the Sky (Buddah)

 1 Otis Redding – Dock of the Bay (Volt)

Ralfi Pagan – Make It With You (Fania)
Margie Joseph – Baby I’m a Want You (Atlantic)
Oscar Toney Jr – Everything I Own (Atco)

 2 Malo – Suavecito (WB)
Maxine Weldon – It Don’t Matter To Me (Mainstream)
New Birth – Make It With You (RCA)
Lou Bond – That’s The Way I Always Heard It Should Be (We Produce)

3 – Nick Drake – Introduction (Island)

Master Plan – Benny and the Jets (De-Lite)
Four of a Kind – Brand New Key (Toy)
Wilson Pickett – Love Will Keep Us Together (Wicked)

 4 – Blind Willie Johnson – Dark Was the Night Cold Was the Ground (American Epic)

Charles Mann – Do It Again (ABC)
Dixie Hummingbirds – Loves Me Like a Rock (Peacock)
Etta James – Only Women Bleed (WB)

5 – Pearls Before Swine – Another Time (Drag City)

Isley Brothers – It’s Too Late (T-Neck)
Isley Brothers – Fire and Rain (T-Neck)

 6 – Booker T and the MGs – Boot Leg (Stax)
Three Degrees – Free Ride (PI)
Shirelles – No Sugar Tonight (RCA)
Etta James – Take It To The Limit (WB)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)

Testify! Episode #100


Testify Episode #100. Originally broadcast 02/27/2019

Testify! 100th Episode!

Love – My Little Red Book (Elektra)
The Love Affair – Please Stay (Muza)
Alohe Burke and the Five Stairsteps – The Look of Love (Cobblestone)
Alan Lorber Orchestra – The Look of Love (Verve)
Dionne Warwick – Promises Promises (Scepter)
Cher – Alfie (Imperial)

Marva Whitney – This Girl’s In Love With You (King)
Lou Johnson – Kentucky Bluebird (A Message to Martha) (Big Hill)
Lou Johnson – Walk On By (Big Top)
Dionne Warwick – This Empty Place (Scepter)
Dobby Dobson – Don’t Make Me Over (Pama Supreme)
Ian and the Zodiacs – This Empty Place (Philips)
Gloria Loring – I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself (Evolution)
The Tangeers – This Empty Place (Scepter)
The Free Design – Windows of the World (Project 3)
Tina Mason – Are You There With Another Girl (Capitol)
Tony Orlando – To Wait For Love (Epic)
Ben E King – They Don’t Give Medals To Yesterday’s Heroes (Atco)
Jackie DeShannon – Come and Get Me (Imperial)

Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass – Casino Royale Theme (Colgems)
Cal Tjader – Moneypenny (Skye)
Burt Bacharach – The Little French Boy (Colgems)
Enoch Light and the Light Brigade – Bond Street (Project 3)
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass – The Big Cowboy and Indian Fight (Colgems)
Tony Mottola and the Groovies – Do You know the Way To San Jose (Project 3)
Burt Bacharach Orchestra and Chorus – Nikki (A&M)
Burt Bacharach – Pacific Coast Highway (A&M)

Shirelles – Baby It’s You (Scepter)
Manfred Mann – My Little Red Book (Ascot)
Brook Benton – A House Is Not a Home (Mercury)
Patti Labelle and the Bluebelles – There’s Always Something There To Remind Me (Atlantic)
Roger Nichols and the Small Circle of Friends – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (A&M)
The Four King Cousins – This Girl’s In Love With You (Capitol)
Dionne Warwick – Here I Am (Scepter)
The Drifters – Mexican Divorce (Atlantic)
Oscar Toney Jr – Any Day Now (Bell)


Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)

Testify! Episode #99


Testify Episode #99. Originally broadcast 02/20/2019

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (Epic)
The Byrds – I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better (Columbia)
The Dillons – Simple Way of Living (Impression)
Norma Tanega – A Street That Rhymes With 6AM (New Voice)
The McCoys – Like You Do To Me (Bang)
Baker Knight and the Knightmares – Hallucinations (Reprise)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Buy For Me The Rain (Liberty)
London Knights – Go To Him (Mike)
Mods – Days Mind the Time (Cee Three)
Modern Folk Quartet – If All You Think (WB)
Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers – So You Say You Lost Your Baby (Columbia)
Rainy Day Friends – Not Like Before (World Pacific)
Van Dyke Parks – Come To the Sunshine (WB)
Bobby Fuller Four – Let Her Dance (Mustang)
Bobby Goldsboro – Little Things (UA)
The Lamp of Childhood – You Can’t Blame Me (Dunhill)
Del Shannon – She (Liberty)
Sir Raleigh and the Coupons – Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day (Jerden)
The Monkees – Papa Gene’s Blues (Colgems)
Buffalo Springfield – Burned (Atco)

The Kaleidoscope – Elevator Man (Epic)
The Knack – Time Waits For No One (Capitol)
WC Fields Memorial Electric String Band – Hippy Elevator Operator (HBR)
Love – My Flash On You (Elektra)
Deep Six – Rising Sun (World Pacific)
Peanut Gallery – Out of Breath (Canterbury)
Paul Revere and the Raiders – The Great Airplane Strike (Columbia)
Thee Midniters – Love Special Delivery (Whittier)
Jefferson Airplane – 3/5 Mile In Ten Seconds (RCA)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Alley Oop (Verve)
The Fugs – Doin’ All Right (ESP Disk)

The Lovin’ Spoonful – Six O’Clock (Kama Sutra)
The Beach Boys – Here Today (Capitol)
St George and Tana – Book of Rhythm Book of Rhyme (Kapp)
The Poor – She’s Got the Time She’s Got the Changes (York)
Grains of Sand – That’s When Happiness Began (Valiant)
Everly Brothers – Mary Jane (WB)
PJ Proby – Don’t Forget About Me (Imperial)
Tommy Roe – Leave Here (ABC)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)

Testify! Episode #98


Testify Episode #98. Originally broadcast 02/13/2019

Charlie Rich – Dance of Love (Smash)
Etta James – Something’s Got a Hold On Me (Argo)
Clarence Carter – Soul Deep (Atlantic)
Dee Dee Warwick – We’re Doing Fine (Blue Rock)
Chris Bartley – The Sweetest Thing This Side of Heaven (Vando)
Wilson Pickett – Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Atlantic)

Gloria Gaynor – Never Can Say Goodbye (MGM)
Viola Wills – If You Could Read My Mind (Ariola)
Eddie Kendricks – A Date With the Rain (Tamla)
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel Mighty Real (Fantasy)

Erasure – Chains of Love (Mute)
JoBoxers – Just Got Lucky (RCA)
The Motors – Love and Loneliness (Virgin)
The The – Uncertain Smile (Sire)
Thompson Twins – If You Were Here (Arista)
Tommy Keene – Back Again (Try) (Dolphin)
Talk Talk – It’s My Life (EMI)
Smithereens – I Don’t Want To Lose You (Enigma)

Brenda Lee – Do Right Woman Do Right Man (Decca)
Otis Redding – These Arms Of Mine (Volt)
Linda Divine – Cigarettes and Coffee (Columbia)
Carl Hall – You Don’t Know Nothing About Love (Loma)
Eddie ‘Little Buster’ Forehand – You Were Meant For Me (Josie)
Eldridge Holmes – A Love Problem (Decca)
Tami Lynn – Can’t Last Much Longer (Cotillion)
Otis Clay – You Don’t Miss Your Water (Cotillion)
Big Star – Give Me Another Chance (Ardent)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)

Testify! Episode #97


Testify Episode #97. Originally broadcast 02/06/2019

Manu Dibango – Weya (Atlantic)
Manu Dibango – Dikalo (Philips)
Fela Anikulapo Kuti – Shakara (45 edit) (EMI/Pathe)
Masekela Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz – Laguta (Chisa/Blue Thumb)
Osibisa – Ayiko Bia (Decca)
Lafayette Afro Rock Band – Hihache (Editions Makossa)

20th Century Steel Band – Heaven and Hell (Island)
20th Century Steel Band – Shaft (Island)
New Bermuda Steelers – Soul Train (Edmar)
Clarence Curvan – Feeling Nice (Charlies)
Gemini Brass – Rock the Boat (Gemini)
Winston Wright – Heads or Tails (Green Door)
Memphis Black – Why Don’t You Play the Organ Man (Ascot)
Paul Nero – Soul Medley No. 1 (Liberty)
Andre Brasseur – The Duck (Palette)
Casey and the Pressure Group – Powerhouse (Wizdom)
Les Charlots – Pas De Probleme (Vogue)
Nilsmen – The Winston (RJR)

Mieko Hirota – On A Sorrowful Day (Columbia JP)
Zainichi Funk – Kanpachi Funk (P-Vine)
Adriano Celentano – La Unica Chance (Clan)
Nanette Workman – Lady Marmalade (Pacha)
Donald Seward – Studio B Funk (Revolution)
El Comite – Pasame el Hacha (Microfon)
Grupo Guerra 78 – Soul Makossa (Discolando)
Joe E Young and the Toniks – Dancing Man (Toast)
Ray Pereira – They Say (Columbia FR)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)

Testify! Episode #96


Testify Episode #96. Originally broadcast 01/30/2019

David Clayton Thomas – Done Somebody Wrong (Decca) (Blood Sweat and Tears)
Big 3 – I Know You Rider (FM) (Mamas and Papas)
Danny Hutton – Big Bright Eyes (HBR) (Three Dog Night)
The Enemys – Mojo Woman (MGM) (Corey Wells – Three Dog Night)
Micky Dolenz – Don’t Do It (Challenge) (Monkees)
The Del-Rays – Always Something There To Remind Me (Arch) (Michael McDonald)

The Chain Reaction – Ever Lovin’ Man (Verve) (Steven Tyler/Aerosmith)
Bob Seger and the Last Heard – East Side Story (Cameo) (Bob Seger)
Terry Knight and the Pack – Got Love (Lucky Eleven) (Don Brewer/Mark Farner Grand Funk Railroad)
The New Breed – Want Ad Reader (HBR) (Timothy B Schmit – Eagles)
Glad – Johnny Silvers Ride (ABC) (Timothy B Schmit – Eagles)
The Poor – Feelin’ Down (Decca) (Randy Meisner – Eagles)
Ohio Express – I Find I Think Of You (Cameo) (Joe Walsh – Eagles)
The Hassles – You Got Me Hummin’ (UA) (Billy Joel)
Hour Glass – Cast Off All My Fears (Liberty) (Duane and Gregg Allman)
31st of February – Pick a Gripe (Vanguard) (Butch Trucks – Allman Brothers)
Asylum Choir – Icicle Star Tree (Smash) (Leon Russell)
Wildweeds – Someday Morning (Cadet) (Al Anderson/NRBQ)

The Kaleidoscope – If the Night (Epic) (David Lindley)
Lyme and Cybelle – Follow Me (White Whale) (Warren Zevon)
Glen Campbell – Guess I’m Dumb (Capitol) (Glen Campbell)
Holy Mackerel – Wildflowers (Reprise) (Paul Williams)
Jeff Bridges – Lost In Space (A&M) (The Dude)
Uncle Sound – Beverly Hills (WB) (Seals and Crofts)
Southwest FOB – Rock’n’Roll Woman (Hip) (England Dan and John Ford Coley)
Wind In the Willows – Park Avenue Girl (Capitol) (Debbie Harry)
Gulliver – Every Day’s a Lovely Day (Elektra) (Daryl Hall)
Gene West – In the Ghetto (Original Sound) (Barry White)

Shotgun Express – I Could Feel the Whole World Turn Round (Columbia UK) (Rod Stewart)
Cat Stevens – I Love My Dog (Deram) (Cat Stevens)
Chris and Peter Allen – My Silent Symphony (Mercury) (Peter Allen)
Timebox – Gone Is the Sad Man (Deram) (John Halsey – The Rutles)
Bonzo Dog Band – I’m The Urban Spaceman (Imperial) (Neil Innes – The Rutles)
The Herd – Beauty Queen (Fontana) (Peter Frampton)
The Equals – My Life Ain’t Easy (President) (Eddy Grant)
The Syn – Grounded (Deram) (Chris Squire and Peter Banks of Yes)
Genesis – Where the Sour Into Sweet (Decca) (Genesis)

Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers – I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) (Like)