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Testify! Episode #64


Testify Episode #64. Originally broadcast 07/18/2018

Eddy Senay – Ain’t No Sunshine (Sussex)
Big John Hamilton – How Much Van a Man Take (Minaret)
The Persuasions – He’s Gone (Grateful Dead)
Brook Benton – Nothing Takes the Place of You (Cotillion)

Bobbie Gentry – Ode To Billie Joe (Capitol)
Jerome Richardson – Ode To Billie Joe (Verve)
Joe Tex – Ode To Billie Joe (Atlantic)
Merl Saunders Trio and Big Band – Ode To Billie Joe (Galaxy)

Harlan Ellison – Shatterday (Harlan Ellison Record Club)

Brenda Patterson – This Wheel’s On Fire (Epic)
Mama Cass – You Know Who I Am (Dunhill)
Mama Cass – What Was I Thinking Of (Dunhill)
The Youngbloods – Tears Are Falling (RCA)
Jennifer Warnes – Be My Friend (Reprise)
Jennifer Warnes – Magdeline (My Regal Zonophone) (Reprise)
The Everly Brothers – A Whiter Shade of Pale (WB)
Antoine – Une Autre Autoroute (Vogue)
Lionel Bart – Looking Glass Looking Glass (Deram)
Neon Philharmonic – F Scott Fitzgerald and William Shakespeare (WB)
Neon Philharmonic – No One Is Going To Hurt You (WB)

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


Testify! Episode #63


Testify Episode #63. Originally broadcast 07/11/2018

Desmond Dekker and the Aces – The Israelites (Uni)
Desmond Dekker and the Aces – Intensified (Uni)
Dave and Ansil Collins – Double Barrell (Techniques)
Slickers – Johnny Too Bad (Trojan)
Don Drummond – Man In the Street (Mango)
Hooters – Man In the Street (Live) (Hot Spots)

Harry J All Stars – Liquidator (Harry J)
Dandy Livingstone – A Message To You Rudy (Trojan)
Prince Buster’s All Stars – One Step Beyond (Blue Beat)
Prince Buster’s All Stars – Al Capone (Blue Beat)
Toots and the Maytals – Pressure Drop (Trojan)
Toots and the Maytals – 54-46 Was My Number (Shelter)
Bob Marley and the Wailers – Soul Shakedown Party (Tuff Gong/Island)
Zap Pow – This Is Reggae Music (Trojan)

Federalmen – Soul Serenade (Steady)
Gaylettes – Son of a Preacherman (Steady)
Pioneers – At the Discotheque (Trojan)
Dobby Dobson – Don’t Make Me Over (Pama Supreme)
Lorna Bennett – Breakfast In Bed (Harry J)
Zap Pow – Soul Revival (Jaywax)
Tomorrow’s Children – Sister Big Stuff (London)
Shark Wilson and the Basement Heaters – Make It Reggae (Ashanti)
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires – Hot Reggay (Dynamic)
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires – Shaft (Dynamic)
Pat Rhoden – Living For the City (Attack)
Pat Rhoden – Boogie On Reggae Woman (Horse)
Jackie Mittoo – Hip Hug (Studio One)

Alton Ellis – La La Means I Love You (Mr Tipsy)
Horace Andy – Show and Tell (Money Disc)
Winston Samuels and the Clintones – Let’s Get It On (Clintone)
Ken Boothe – It’s Gonna Take a Miracle (Hulk)
Ken Boothe – Down By the River (Trojan)
Pioneers – Papa Was a Rolling Stone (Trojan)

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

Testify! Episode #62 Part Two


Testify Episode #62 Part Two. Originally broadcast 06/27/2018

Part Two

Dr Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band – Chechez La Femme (RCA)
Dr Buzzard’s Original Savanna Band – I’ll Play the Fool (RCA)
Fine As Wine – Why Won’t You Let It Go (WB)
Rimshots – Do What You Feel Pt1 (Stang)
Eddie Kendricks – Girl You Need a Change of Mind (LP Edit) (Tamla)
Charles Mann – Stop (ABC)
Papa John Creach – Joyce (Tom Moulton Mix) (Buddah)
The Brothers – Are You Ready For This (RCA)
Silvetti – Spring Rain (Salsoul)
Herbie Mann – Hijack (Atlantic)
Silver Convention – Fly Robin Fly (Victor)

Eddie Kendricks – Keep On Truckin’ Pt1 (Tamla)
BT Express – Do It (Til You’re Satisfied) (Scepter)
Odyssey – Roots Suite (RCA)
Frankie Gee – Date With the Rain (Claridge)
Heatwave – The Groove Line (Epic)
Joe Thomas – Lowdown (LRC)
Philly Sound – Waiting For the Rain (Phil LA of Soul)
Salsoul Orchestra – Zambezi (Salsoul)
Touch – Love Hangover(Breaking Down) (Brunswick)
Gloria Gaynor – Never Can Say Goodbye (MGM)
CJ and Co – We Got Our Own Thing (Westbound)
Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band – Love and Death in G&A (Roulette)
Hoctor – The Gold Coast (Hoctor)
Viola Wills – If You Could Read My Mind (Ariola)
Donna Summer – I Feel Love (Disco Edit) (Casablanca)
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (Fantasy)

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

Testify! Episode #62 Part One


Testify Episode #62 Part One. Originally broadcast 06/27/2018

Part One
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes – Bad Luck (Tom Moulton Mix) (PI)
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes – Don’t Leave Me This Way (Tom Moulton Mix) (PI)

Sugar Billy – Super Duper Love Pt1 (Are You Digging On Me) (Fast Track)
Louis Prima with Sam Butera and the Witnesses – Pick Up the Pieces (Pr1ma)
Average White Band – Person to Person (Atlantic)
A.A.B.B. – Pick Up the Pieces One By One (I-Dentify)
Jimmy McGriff – Fat Cakes (Capitol)
The Brothers – Fire (RCA)
BT Express – Express (Scepter)
Mongo Santamaria – Lady Marmalade (Vaya)
Muscle Shoals Horns – Breakdown (Bang)
Melting Pot – Kool and the Gang (Ampex)
The Family – Family Affair (North Bay)
Cymande – Fug (Janus)
Geraldo Pino – Heavy Heavy Heavy (Suzumi)
Fela Ransome Kuti – Shakara (EMI)
Manu Dibango – New Bell (Atlantic)
Mystic Moods – Cosmic Sea (Warner Brothers)

KC and the Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight (TK)
Jimmy Bo Horne – Let Me Be Your Lover (TK)
Parliament – Flash Light (Casablanca)
JBs – All Aboard the Funky Soul Train (People)
Brick – Dazz (Bang)
Ken Munson – Super Flute (Paramount)
Ebony Godfather – Electric Godfather (GRC)
Eddie Kendricks – Boogie Down (Tamla)
Joe Bataan – Latin Strut (Mericana)
Eddie Drennon and BBS Unltd – Get Down Do the Latin Hustle (Friends and Co) Louie Ramirez – Do It Any Way You Wanna (Cotique)
Hank Ballard – Freak Your Boom Boom (Lejoint)
Eruption – I Can’t Stand the Rain (Hansa)
Lyn Collins – We Want To Parrty Parrty Parrty (People)
Chic – Dance Dance Dance (Savarese Edit) (Buddah)

Testify! Episode #61


Testify Episode #61. Originally broadcast 06/20/2018

Afro Blues Quintet Plus One – Summertime (Mira)
Grant Green with Sonny Clark – The Things We Did Last Summer (Blue Note)
Rubin Mitchell – Summer Dreams (Capitol)
Walter Wanderley – Summer Samba (Verve)

Choker Campbell and his 16 Piece Band – Heat Wave (Motown)
One G Plus Three – Summertime (Gordo)
Pete Jolly – The Indian Summer (A&M)
Dee Felice Trio – In Heat (Bethlehem)
Cal Tjader – Solar Heat (Skye)

Monkees – Pleasant Valley Sunday (Colgems)
Rolling Stones – Street Fighting Man (Decca)
Al Wilson – Summer Rain (Soul City)
Buffalo Springfield – Hot Dusty Roads (Atco)
Dave Pike Set – No Sweat (Relax)
Jimi Hendrix Experience – Long Hot Summer Night (Reprise)
Beach Boys – All Summer Long (Capitol)
Monkees – The Door Into Summer (Colgems)

Peter Frampton – Do You Feel Like We Do (A&M)

Free Design – Summertime (Project 3)
Neon Philharmonic – Midsummer Night (WB)
Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood – Summer Wine (WB)
The Peddlers – In the Summertime (Philips)
Astrud Gilberto – Summer Sweet Pt1 (Verve)
Mark Eric – Where Do the Girls of the Summer Go (Revue)
Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze Pts 1&2 (Epic)
Mark Turnbull – Summertime in the City (Reprise)
Montreal – Summertime (Stormy Forest)

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

Testify! Episode #60


Testify Episode #60. Originally broadcast 06/13/2018

Cowsills – All I Really Wanna Be Is Me (Joda)
Cowsills – What’s It Gonna Be Like (Philips)
Cowsills – Party Girl (Philips)
Cowsills – Most of All (Philips)

Cowsills – The Rain the Park and Other Things (MGM)
Cowsills – Pennies (MGM)
Cowsills – Thinkin’ About the Other Side (MGM)
Cowsills – River Blue (MGM)
Cowsills – How Can I Make You See (MGM)
Cowsills – The Milk Song (MGM)
Cowsills – The Fun Song (MGM)
Cowsills – We Can Fly (MGM)
Cowsills – Gotta Get Away From It All (MGM)
Cowsills – I Need a Friend (MGM)
Cowsills – Beautiful Beige (MGM)
Cowsills – Mr Flynn (MGM)
The Bit A Sweet – How Can I Make You See (ABC)
Cowsills – Paperback Writer (MGM) In Concert

Cowsills – Indian Lake (MGM)
Cowsills – Painting the Day (MGM)
Cowsills – The Fantasy World of Harry Faversham (MGM)
Cowsills – Can’t Measure the Cost of a Woman Lost (MGM)
Cowsills – Make the Music Flow (MGM)
Cowsills – Love American Style (MGM)
Cowsills – Anything Changes (MGM)
Cowsills – Prophecy of Daniel and the John the Divine (MGM)
Cowsills – Goodtime Charley (MGM)
Cowsills – Don’t Look Back (MGM)

Cowsills – On My Side (London)
Cowsills – Once There Was a Time (London)
Cowsills – Mystery of Life (London)
Bill Cowsill – When Everybody’s Here (MGM)
Bill Cowsill – Shoop Shoop Song (MGM)
Bill Cowsill – Nobody (MGM)
Bill Cowsill – Ride (MGM)
Bodine – Disaster (MGM)
Lightmyth – Across the Universe (RCA)

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

Testify! Episode #59


Testify Episode #59. Originally broadcast 06/06/2018

Buffalo Springfield – Mr Soul (45 Mix) (Atco)
Buffalo Springfield – Down To the Wire (Reprise)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Cinnamon Girl (Reprise)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Cowgirl In the Sandy (Reprise)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Down By the River (Reprise)
Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night (Reprise)

Dusty Springfield – Can I Get a Witness (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – Do Re Mi (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – Live It Up (Philips)
Dusty Springfield with the Echoes – Go Ahead On (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – Don’t Forget About Me (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – Breakfast In Bed (Atlantic)
Dusty Springfield – Sweet Ride (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – No Stranger Am I (Philips)
Dusty Springfield – Love Power (Atlantic)
Dusty Springfield – Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone (Atlantic)
Dusty Springfield – Sweet Inspiration (Atlantic)
Dusty Springfield – Crumbs Off the Table (Atlantic)

Beck – I Think I’m In Love (Interscope)
Beck – Soldier Jane (Interscope)
Caetano Veloso – Irene (Philips)
Chris Cornell – Seasons (Epic)
Lovemongers – Battle of Evermore (Epic)
Bert Jansch – Blackwater Side (Transatlantic)
Bert Jansch – Needle of Death (Transatlantic)
Bert Jansch – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Transatlantic)
Carlos Barbosa Lima and Sharon Isbell – Preluse #3 (Concord)
Duck Baker – The Third World (Avant)
Duck Baker – 134th St (Avant)

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