Testify! Episode #24


Testify Episode #24. Originally broadcast 10/25/2017

Special: The Sound of Chicago
Paul Butterfield Blues Band – Born In Chicago (Elektra)
Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley (Checker)
Little Walter and his Jukes – Mellow Down Easy (Checker)
Koko Taylor – Wang Dang Doodle (Checker)
Howlin’ Wolf – Pop It To Me (Chess)

Shadows of Knight – Oh Yeah (Dunwich)
New Colony Six – At the River’s Edge (Sentaur)
Cryan Shames – Ben Franklin’s Almanac (Destination)
Paul Butterfield Blues Band – Mary Mary (Elektra)
HP Lovecraft – Wayfaring Stranger (Philips)
American Breed – Short Skirts (Acta)
Chicago – Beginnings (Columbia)

Five Du-tones – Shake a Tail Feather (One Der Ful)
Billy Butler and the Chanters – Nevertheless (Okeh)
Betty Everett – Getting Mighty Crowded (Veejay)
Gene Chandler – You Can’t Hurt Me No More (Constellation)
The Impressions – You Must Believe Me (ABC/Paramount)
Radiants – Voice Your Choice (Chess)
Major Lance – Too Hot To Hold (Okeh)
Marvelows – I Do (ABC/Paramount)
C.O.D.s – Michael the Lover (Kellmac)

Darrow Fletcher – The Pain Gets a Little Deeper (Groovy)
Chuck Bernard – Indian Giver (Satellite)
E Rodney Jones – R&B Time Pt1 (Tuff)
Billy Stewart – Once Again (Chess)
Vibrations – Soul A Go Go (Okeh)
Billy Butler – The Right Track (Okeh)
Fascinations – Girls Are Out To Get You (Mayfield)
Billy Butler – I Bet You (Brunswick)
Ramsey Lewis – Jade East (Cadet)

Jackie Wilson – I Get the Sweetest Feeling (Brunswick)
The Dells – There Is (Chess)
Barbara Acklin – Am I The Same Girl (Brunswick)
Jesse Anderson – Mighty Mighty (Thomas)
The Artistics – What Happened (Brunswick)
Willie Henderson – Off Into a Black Thing (Brunswick)
The Newday – Wait a Minute (On Top)
Velvet Hammer – Happy (Soozii)

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


Testify! Episode #23


Testify Episode #23. Originally broadcast 10/18/2017

Special: Singles Going Steady – All 45s!
James Brown – Bring It Up (King)
R Dean Taylor – There’s a Ghost In My House (VIP)
Johnny Young – Slam Hammer (Arhoolie)
Sam Erv and Tom – Soul Teacher (Dynamo)
Marvelettes – I’ll Keep On Holding On (Tamla)
Jimmy Robins – I Can’t Please You (Jerhart)

Freddie Scott – (You) Got What I Need (Shout)
Freddie Henchi and the Soulsetters – Folsom Prison (Tower)
Chet Poison Ivey and His Fabulous Avengers – Poo Poo Man (Bee Cee)
African Music Machine – Black Water Gold (Soul Power) 1

Count Yates – The Chimpanzee (Regis)
Jamo Thomas and his Party Brothers Orchestra -I Spy (For the FBI) (Thomas)
Perry and the Harmonics – Do the Monkey With James (Mercury)
Georges Raudi – Stercock (Vogue)
Staple Singers – Let Me Ride (Veejay)
Billy Ward and His Dominoes – Star Dust (Liberty)

Bill Anderson and Jan Howard – Someday We’ll Be Together (Decca)
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs – Nashville Cats (Columbia)
John Barry Seven – Monkey Feathers (Festival)
Jim Lowe – Michael J Pollard For President (Buddah)
Marshall McLuhan – The Medium is the Message (Columbia)
Utica Club Natural Carbonation Band – Utica Club Natural Carbonation Beer Drinking Song (Utica Club)

Limey and the Yanks – Out of Sight Out of Mind (Loma)
WC Fields Memorial Electric String Band – Hippy Elevator Operator (HBR)
New Colony Six – At the River’s Edge (Centar)
dRake – On the Road to Mexico (Parrot)
Terry and the Chain Reaction – Keep Your Cool (UA)
Brenda Lee – Is It True (Decca)
Evie Sands – I Can’t Let Go (Blue Cat)
Cookies – Wounded (Warner Brothers)
George Washington Brown – Donovan’s Colours (Warner Brothers)
The 5th Dimension – Carpet Man (Soul City)
Twiggy – When I Think Of You (Capitol)
Paul and Barry Ryan – Keep It Out of Sight (MGM)

Holland Dozier (feat Brian Holland) – Don’t Leave Me Starvin’ For Your Love Pt1 (Invictus)
Invincibles – Heart Full of Love (WB)
Arthur Prysock – In the Rain (Old Town)
Dee Felice Trio – Wichita Lineman (Bethlehem)

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

Testify! Episode #22


Testify Episode #22. Originally broadcast 10/13/2017

Special: Filling In for Give the Drummer Some
Sir Douglas Quintet – She’s About a Mover (Tribe)
Sir Douglas – She Digs My Love (Tribe)
Sir Douglas Quintet – Nuevo Laredo (Smash)
Sir Douglas Quintet – And It Didn’t Even Bring Me Down (Smash)
Sir Douglas Quintet – Song of Everything (Smash)
Sir Douglas Quintet – At the Crossroads (Smash)

Jackie DeShannon – Needles and Pins (Liberty)
Jackie DeShannon – When You Walk In the Room (Liberty)
Jackie DeShannon – Breakaway (Liberty) 1964 (unreleased)
Artie Schroeck Implosion – Six O’Clock (Verve)
Mark Eric – Night of the Lions (Revue)
Mark Eric – Where Do The Girls of the Summer Go (Revue)
Grace Markay – Sally Go Round the Roses (Capitol)
Mimi and Richard Farina – Pack Up Your Sorrows (Vanguard)
Mimi and Richard Farina – Reno Nevada (Vanguard)
Blades of Grass – I Love You Alice B Toklas (Jubilee)
James Griffin – The Light Of Your Mind (Viva)

Human Beinz – Nobody But Me (Capitol)
Spats – She Done Moved (ABC)
Bougalieu – Let’s Do Wrong (Roulette)
Unrelated Segments – Where You Gonna Go (Liberty)
Apparitions – She’s So Satisfying (Caped Crusader)
Beckett Quintet – No Correspondence (Gemcor)
Blue Things – Orange Rooftop of Your Mind (RCA)
Kidds – Straighten Up and Fly Right (Big Beat)
Boo Boo and Bunky – This Old Town (Brent)

British Walkers – Diddley Daddy (Try)
Kit and the Outlaws – Don’t Tread On Me (Black Knight)
Changin’ Tymes – How Is the Air Up There (Philips)
Cast of Thousands – My Jenny Wears a Mini (Tower)
Blues Magoos – We Ain’t Got Nothin’ Yet (Mercury)
Guilloteens – Hey You (HBR)
Don and the Goodtimes – Little Sally Tease (Dunhill)

Dick Hyman – Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (Command)
Dick Hyman – The Legend of Johnny Pot (Command)
Dick Hyman – Evening Thoughts (Command)
Dick Hyman – The Minotaur (Command)
Mort Garson – Be-In (Hare Krishna) (Evolution)
Electric Tommy – Overture (Viva)
Electric Tommy – Pinball Wizard (Viva)
Electric Tommy – Amazing Journey (Viva)
Electric Tommy – Sparks (Viva)

Kraftwerk- Autobahn (Philips)
Walter Carlos – Brandenburg Concerto/Allegro (Columbia)
Tomita – Clair de Lune (RCA)
Edgar Froese – Stuntman (Virgin)
Charanjit Singh – Raga Bhairav (Bombay Connection)

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

Testify! Episode #21


Testify Episode #21. Originally broadcast 10/11/2017

Thelonious Monk – Newport Intro
Thelonious Monk – Evidence (Blue Note)
Thelonious Monk – In Walked Bud (Blue Note)
Bud Powell – 52nd St Theme (Blue Note)
Dr John – Blue Monk (A&M)
Bob Dorough and Bobby McFerrin – Friday the 13th (A&M)
Dr John – Bye Ya (A&M)

Larry Young – Monk’s Dream (Blue Note)
Steve Lacy – Ask Me Now (Prestige New Jazz)
Miles Davis Quintet – Round Midnight (Columbia)
Thelonious Monk – Monk’s Mood (Blue Note)
Thelonious Monk – Well You Needn’t (Blue Not)

Joni Anderson (Joni Mitchell) Me and My Uncle (live on Let’s Sing Out)
Joni Mitchell – Urge For Going (Live on Let’s Sing Out)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Clouds (Both Sides Now) (Verve)
Fairport Convention – I Don’t Know Where I Stand (Polydor)
Cass Elliot – I Had a King (Live on the Andy Williams Show)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Chelsea Morning (Verve)
Gloria Loring – Song To a Seagull (Evolution)
Tigger Outlaw – Songs to Aging Children Come (Alices Restaurant OST)
Fareed Haque – Woodstock (Blue Note)

Emitt Rhodes – Golden Child of God (ABC/Dunhill)
Gordon Lightfoot – For Lovin’ Me (UA)
Fred Neil – The Other Side of This Life (Elektra)
Sandy Bull – Gospel Tune (Vanguard)
Richie Havens – Strawberry Field Forever (Verve Forecast)
Strawberry Alarm Clock – Pretty Song From Psyche Out (Uni)

Testify! Episode #20


Testify Episode #20. Originally broadcast 10/04/2017

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – American Girl (Shelter)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Rockin’ Around With You (Shelter)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – I Need To Know (Shelter)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Listen To Her Heart (Shelter)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Shadow of a Doubt (Complex Kid) (Backstreet)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Here Comes My Girl (Backstreet)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Century City (Backstreet)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Don’t Bring Me Down (MCA)

Richard Berry – Louie Louie (Flip)
L’il Bob and the Lollipops – I Got Loaded (La Louisianne)
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom (Veejay)
Charles Sheffield – It’s Your Voodoo Working (Excello)
Otis Rush – Homework (Duke)
Louisiana Red – Sugar Hips (Glover)
Tommy Tucker – Mo’ Shorty (Checker)
Richard Berry – Have Love Will Travel (Flip)

Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It (Jive)
Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information (Epic)
Shuggie Otis – Sparkle City (Epic)
Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway – Where Is the Love (Atlantic)
Lou Bond – That’s The Way I Always Heard It Should Be (We Produce)
Love – Softly To Me (Elektra)
Alan Lorber Orchestra – Flute Thing (Verve)
Alan Lorber Orchestra – Within You Without You (Verve)
Joe Harriott/John Mayer Double Quintet – Raga Megha (Atlantic)
Pearls Before Swine – I Saw the World (ESP Disk)
Pearls Before Swine – The Jeweler (Reprise)
Pearls Before Swine – Rocket Man (Reprise)
Pearls Before Swine – The Wedding (Reprise)
Tim Hardin – Reason to Believe (Verve)
Tim Hardin – Don’t Make Promises (Verve)

Testify! Episode #19


Testify Episode #19. Originally broadcast 09/27/2017

Big Mama Thornton – Wade In the Water (Arhoolie)
Graham Bond Organisation – Wade In the Water (Ascot)
Salem Travelers – Wade In the Water (Halo)
John Bishop Trio – Wade In the Water (TRC)
Harvey Mandel – Wade In the Water Pt1 (Philips)
Clover – Wade In the Water (Liberty)

Staple Singers – For What It’s Worth (Epic)
Kenny Rankin – Four Days Gone (Mercury)
Glenn Yarbrough – Everybody’s Wrong (RCA)
Poco – Go and Say Gooodbye (Epic)
Yes – Everydays (Atlantic)
Fever Tree – Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing (UNI)
Bonnie Raitt – Bluebird (WB)
Chris Smither – I Am a Child (Poppy)
Doris Troy – Special Care (Apple)
The Gripweeds – Down To the Wire (Buy or Die)

Irma Thomas – I Wish Someone Would Care (Imperial)
John Williams and the Tick Tocks – Blues Tears and Sorrow (Sansu)
Betty Harris – Nearer To You (Sansu)
Lee Dorsey and Betty Harris – Please Take Care of Our Love (Sansu)
Rubaiyats – Tomorrow (Sansu)
Eldridge Holmes – A Love Problem (Decca)

Bobby Womack – Take Me (Minit)
Baby Washington – What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (Cotillion)
Laura Lee – Hang It Up (Chess)
Mable John – Your Good Thing (Is About To End) (Stax)
Otis Redding – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (Atco)
Johnny Soul – I Almost Called Your Name (SSS Intl)
Otis Clay – You Don’t Miss Your Water (Cotillion)
Van Dykes – No Man Is An Island (Mala)
Toussaint McCall – Nothing Takes the Place of You (Ronn)
Etta James – I’d Rather Go Blind (Cadet)

Testify! Episode #18


Testify Episode #18. Originally broadcast 09/20/2017

Husker Du – Eight Miles High (SST)
Husker Du – You’re a Soldier (WB)
Husker Du – Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely (WB)
Husker Du – Dead Set On Destruction (WB)

Sufjan Stevens – Chicago (Rough Trade)
Hedge and Donna – Collage (Polydor)
Moby Grape – Omaha (Columbia)
Moby Grape First LP Promo Spot
Moby Grape – Rose Colored Eyes (Columbia)
Moby Grape – Motorcycle Irene (Columbia)
Mott the Hoople- Laugh At Me (Atlantic)
Mott the Hoople – At the Crossroads (Atlantic)

Ellen McIlwaine – Up From the Skies (Polydor)
Ellen McIlwaine – Can’t Find My Way Home (Polydor)
Vashti Bunyan – Love Song (Columbia UK)
Vashti Bunyan – Winter Is Blue (Spinney)
Richard Thompson – Small Town Romance (Hannibal)
Richard Thompson – For Shame of Doing Wrong (Hannibal)
Richard Thompson – Meet On the Ledge (Hannibal)

Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold (Silvertone)
Rogerio Duprat – Flying (Philips)
Roger Nichols and the Small Circle of Friends – Coconut Grove (A&M)
Chad and Jeremy – Rest In Peace (Columbia)
Byrds – Draft Morning (Columbia)
David Hemmings – Anathea (MGM)
Circus Maximus – The Wind (Vanguard)
Isaac Hayes – Never Can Say Goodbye (Enterprise)