Testify! Episode #58


Testify Episode #58. Originally broadcast 05/31/2018

The Contours – First I Look at the Purse (Gordy)
The Contours – Just a Little Misunderstanding (Gordy)
The Contours – Your Love Grows More Precious Every Day (Gordy)
The Contours – It’s So Hard Being a Loser (Gordy)
The Contours – Can You Jerk Like Me (Gordy)

The Ambassadors – Good Love Gone Bad (Atlantic)
The Ambassadors – I’m So Proud of My Baby (Atlantic)
Casanova II – Maybe They’re Right (Early Bird)
Buena Vistas – Hot Shot (Swan)
Chuck Jackson – Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (Wand)
Felice Taylor – It May Be Winter Outside (Mustang)
Felice Taylor – Love Theme (Mustang)
Gene Chandler and Barbara Acklin – From the Teacher to the Preacher (Brunswick)
Geno Washington – (I Gotta) Hold On To My Love (Picadilly)
Jackie Lee – The Duck (Mirwood)
Marketts – Stirrin’ Up Some Soul (WB)
Lou Courtney – It’s Love Now (Popside)
The Artistics – So Much Love In My Heart (Okeh) 1967 Drifters – At the Club (Atlantic)
Jr Walker and the All Stars – Come See About Me (Soul)

Dreams feat Keni Lewis – They Call Me Jesse James (DC Sound)
Al Kent – You’ve Got To Pay the Price (Ric Tic)
Astors – Candy (Stax)
Bobby Bland – Shoes (Duke)
Four Seasons – Beggin’ (Philips)
Bull and the Matadors – Move With the Groove (Toddlin’ Town)
Bunny Sigler – Sunny Sunday (Parkway)
Dean Courtney – We Have a Good Thing (RCA)
Lee Williams and the Cymbals – It’s Everything About You That I Love (Carnival)
George Guess – No Matter What (Pearl Harbor)
Intruders – Up and Down the Ladder (Gamble)
Joe Renzetti’s Sound – Reach Out For Me (Amy)
Little Carl Carlton – Competition Ain’t Nothing (Back Beat)
Globeliters – The Way You Do (Philtown)
Eddie Holman – I Surrender (ABC)

Sam and Dave – Sleep Good Tonight (Stax)
Mable John – Same Time, Same Place (Stax)
William Bell – You Don’tMiss Your Water (Stax)
The Invincibles – Heart Full of Love (WB)
Soul Clan – That’s How It Feels (Atlantic)
Tyrone Davis – Knock On Wood (Dakar)
Vanguards – Somebody Please (Whiz)
Andy Butler – Take Me (TRC)
Barbara Perry – Unlovable (Goldwax)
Walter Scott and the Kapers – I Want To Thank You Ivanhoe)
Steve Colt and the 45s – So Far Away (From Home ( You) (RCA)
Carl Hall – You Don’t Know Nothing About Love (Loma)

McKinley Travis – Baby Is There Something On Your Mind (Soultown)
Little Buster – I Think I’m Falling (Jubilee)
Johnny and the Expressions – Something I Want To Tell You (Josie)
Jackie Verdell – I’m Your Girl (Decca)
Eddie Jones – Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves (Fairmount)
Gloria Jones – When He Touches Me (Minit)
Grover Mitchell with St John and the Cardinals – Sweeter As the Days Go By (Josie)
Homer Banks – Lady of Stone (Minit)
Ike and Tina Turner – Too Many Ties That Bind (Minit)

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

*Special fill-in for Explorers Room


Testify! Episode #57


Testify Episode #57. Originally broadcast 05/30/2018

Stereolab and Herbie Mann – One Note Samba/Surfboard (Verve)
Gilberto Gil – Refazenda (Verve)
Dori Caymmi – Tres Curumins (WB)
Milton Nascimento – Dancing (Verve)

13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me (International Artists)
13th Floor Elevators – Reverberation (International Artists)
13th Floor Elevators – Slip Inside This House (International Artists)
13th Floor Elevators – The Scarlet and the Gold (International Artists)
Clique – Splash 1 (Cinema)
Mouse and the Traps – I Satisfy (Fraternity)
Red Crayola – Hurricane Fighter Plane (International Artists)
Red Crayola – Transparent Radiation (International Artists)
Golden Dawn – My Time (International Artists)

Velvet Underground – Foggy Notion (Verve)
Velvet Underground – One of These Days (Verve)
Velvet Underground – Rock and Roll (Mercury)
Velvet Underground – New Age (Mercury)
Velvet Underground – The Ocean (Mercury)

Townes Van Zandt – Kathleen (Decal)
Townes Van Zandt – St John the Gambler (Decal)
Townes Van Zandt – Tecumsah Valley (Decal)
John Renbourn – White House Blues (Transatlantic)

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

Testify! Episode #56


Testify Episode #56. Originally broadcast 05/23/2018

Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards – Fascinatin’ Rhythm (Sony)
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards With the Eton Boys – Love Is Just Around the Corner (Proper)
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards with the Eton Boys – One Little Kiss (Sony)
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards – That’s My Weakness Now (Columbia)
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards and his Hot Combination – Dinah (Pathe)

Nat King Cole – (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (Capitol)
Nat King Cole – Straighten Up and Fly Right (Capitol)
King Cole Trio – The Frim Fram Sauce (Capitol)
The Three Keys – Wah Dee Dah (Brunswick)
The Mills Brothers – How’m I Doin’ (Hey Hey) (Brunswick)
The Mills Brothers – Bugle Call Rag (Brunswick)
The Mills Brothers – Doin’ the New Low Down (Brunswick)
The Five Jinks – Za Zu Swing (Bluebird)
Four Southern Singers – Hambone Am Sweet (Victor)

Slim & Slam – The Flat Foot Floogee (Columbia Legacy)
Slim & Slam – Matzoh Balls (Columbia Legacy)
Slim & Slam – Groove Juice Special (Columbia Legacy)
Slim Gaillard – Federation Blues (Verve
Slim Gaillard and his Orchestra – Yip Roc Heresay (Verve)
Slim Gaillard, Bam Brown and Leo Watson – Avocado Seed Soup Symphony (AFRS)
Spirits of Rhythm – Dr Watson and Mr Holmes (Classics)
Spirits of Rhythm – From Monday On (Classics)
Spirits of Rhythm – Shoutin’ In That Amen Corner (Classics)
Leo Watson – Nagasaki (Indigo)
Leo Watson – Honeysuckle Rose (Indigo)

The Ink Spots – Christopher Columbus (Decca)
The Ink Spots – That Cat Is High (Decca)
The Ink Spots – Java Jive (Decca)
The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet – My Walking Stick (Bluebird)
The Jones Boys Sing Band – Pickin’ a Rib (Decca)
The Cats and the Fiddle – Nuts To You (Bluebird)
The Cats and the Fiddle – We Cats Will Swing For You (Bluebird)

The King Cole Trio – What’ll I Do (Capitol)
Charles Brown – How High the Moon (Aladdin)
Charles Brown With Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers – When Your Lover Has Gone (Modern)

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

Testify! Episode #55


Testify Episode #55. Originally broadcast 05/16/2018

Van Dyke Parks – Come To the Sunshine (MGM)
Rainy Day Friends – Not Like Before (World Pacific)
Nino Tempo and April Stevens – Bye Bye Blues (White Whale)
Nino Tempo and April Stevens – Out of Nowhere (White Whale)
Spanky and Our Gang – And Your Bird Can Sing (Mercury)

Don and the Gooodtimes – I Could Be So Good To You (Epic)
Sundowners – Sunny Day People (Decca)
Tokens – Portrait of My Love (WB)
Anthony and the Imperials – My Love Is a Rainbow (Veep)
Steff – Where Did She Go (Epic)
Sugar Shoppe – Canada (Yorkville)
Beethoven Soul – Dreams (Dot)
Hondells – Just One More Chance (Columbia)
New Wave – Live For Today (Canterbury)
Collage – My Mind’s At Ease (Smash)
Holy Mackerel – The Secret of Pleasure (Reprise)
Holy Mackerel – Wild Flowers (Reprise)

Sunshine Company – Love That’s Where It Is (Imperial)
Sunshine Company – To Put Up With You (Imperial)
Peppermint Trolley Company – Trust (Acta)
The Angels – The Boy With the Green Eyes (RCA)
Beverly Wright – Where the Good Times Are (20th Century Fox)
Blades of Grass – I Love You Alice B Toklas (Jubilee)
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – Where Angels Go Trouble Follows (A&M)
Dino Desi and Billy – Through Spray Colored Glasses (UNI)
Fargo – Talks We Used To Have (RCA)
Byzantine Empire – Shadows and Reflections (Amy)

Free Design – Kites are Fun (Project 3)
Free Design – Bubbles (Project 3)
Free Design – 2002 a Hit Song (Project 3)
Harper’s Bizarre – You Need a Change (WB)
Harper’s Bizarre – Funny How Love Can Be (WB)
Love Generation – The Love In Me (Imperial)
Rick Nelson – Don’t Make Promises (Decca)
Spanky and Our Gang – Sunday Will Never Be The Same (Mercury)
The Cake – Baby That’s Me (Decca)
Tradewinds – Mind Excursion (Kama Sutra)
Mark Eric – California Home (Revue)
Nilsson – Daddy’s Song (RCA)

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

Testify! Episode #54


Testify Episode #54. Originally broadcast 05/09/2018

We Five – You Were On My Mind (A&M)
Beau Brummels – When It Comes To Your Love (Autumn)
Mojo Men – Off the Hook (Autumn)
Sly – Buttermilk (Autumn)

Count Five – Psychotic Reaction (Double Shot)
The Other Side – Walking Down the Road (Brent)
Knight Riders – I (Vault)
Mourning Reign – Satisfaction Guaranteed (Link)
Chocolate Watchband – Sweet Young Thing (Tower)
New Breed – Want Ad Reader (HBR)
Charlatans – Alabama Bound (Philips)
Jefferson Airplane – 3/5 Mile In Ten Seconds (RCA)
Jefferson Airplane – My Best Friend (RCA)
Sons of Champlin – Fat City (Verve)

Loading Zone – Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead (RCA)
Grateful Dead – Golden Road To Unlimited Devotion (Warner Brothers)
Grateful Dead – Born Cross Eyed (Warner Brothers)
Country Joe and the Fish – Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine (Vanguard)
Country Joe and the Fish – Superbird (Vanguard)
Moby Grape – Omaha (Columbia)
Sopwith Camel – Cellophane Woman (Kama Sutra)

Steve Miller Band – Living In the USA (Capitol)
Big Brother and the Holding Company – Combination of the Two (Columbia)
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Who Do You Love (Capitol)
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Mona (Capitol)
Kak – Rain (Epic)
Clover – Shotgun (Liberty)
Santana – Persuasion (Columbia)
Sly and the Family Stone – I Want To Take You Higher (Epic)
It’s a Beautiful Day – White Bird (Columbia)

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

Testify! Episode #53


Testify Episode #53. Originally broadcast 05/02/2018

Jimmy McCracklin – The Walk (Checker)
Megatons – Shimmy Shimmy Walk (Dodge)
Elmore James – Shake Your Moneymaker (Fire)
John Lee Hooker – Dimples (Veejay)
Muddy Waters – You Need Love (Chess)

Blind Lemon Jefferson – Match Box Blues (Paramount)
Blind Lemon Jefferson – See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Paramount)
Blind Willie McTell – Stomp Down Rider (Okeh)
Riley Puckett – A Darkey’s Wail (Columbia)
Blind Willie Johnson – If I Had My Way I’d Tear This Building Down (Columbia)
Blind Willie Johnson – Dark Was the Night (Columbia)

Dave Van Ronk – Come Back Baby (Prestige)
Dave Van Ronk – Dink’s Song (Prestige)
Dave Van Ronk – Cocaine Blues (Prestige)
Dave Van Ronk – Talking Cancer Blues (Prestige)

Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Alley Oop (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Chelsea Morning (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Head Inspector (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – New Dreams (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Clouds (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk – Hesitation Blues (Folkways)
Dave Van Ronk – Just a Closer Walk With Thee (Folkways)

Dave Van Ronk – Sunday Street (Philo)
Dave Van Ronk – Alabama Song (Aural Tradition)
Dave Van Ronk and Frankie Armstrong – Tango Ballad (Aural Tradition)
Dave Van Ronk – Garden State Stomp (Reckless)

Bobby Darin – If I Were a Carpenter (Atlantic)
Bobby Darin – Don’t Make Promises (Atlantic)
Bobby Darin – Me About You (Atlantic)
Bobby Darin – Darling Be Home Soon (Atlantic)
Bert Jansch – Poison (Transatlantic)
Yardbirds – White Summer (Epic)
Roy Buchanan – Down By the River (Atlantic)

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

Testify! Episode #52


Testify Episode #52. Originally broadcast 05/02/2018
Detroit City Limits – Think (Okeh)
Bobby Patterson – How Do You Spell Love (Mojo)
Artie Christopher – Stoned Soul (Atlantic)
Lavell Hardy – Don’t Lose Your Groove (Rojac)
Papa Dan Association – Souled Out (Amy)

Kool and the Gang – Jungle Boogie (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Funky Stuff (Delite)
Kool and the Gang – The Penguin (Delite)
Kool and the Gang – Hollywood Swingin’ (Live) (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Love and Understanding (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – I Want To Take You Higher (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Who’s Gonna Take the Weight (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Jungle Jazz (DeLite)

Kool and the Gang – Dujii (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – North East South West (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Wichita Lineman (DeLite)
Kool and the Gang – Summer Madness (DeLite)

Russell Evans and the Nite Hawks – Send Me Some Cornbread (Atco)
Bobby Hollaway – Cornbread, Hog Maws and Chitterlings (Smash)
Vicki Anderson – I’m Too Tough For Mr Big Stuff (Hot Pants) (Brownstone)
Little Richard – Soul Train (Brunswick)
Lloyd W. Williams – Be Mine Tonight (ABC)
Marvell and the Blue Mats – Dance Called the Motion (Dynamic Sound)
Vibrations – Expressway To Your Heart (Neptune)
Harvey Scales – The Yolk (Chess)
Von Ryan’s Express – Squat Pot (MGM)
Highlighters – Lulu (Chess)

James Brown – Get On the Good Foot (Polydor)
James Brown – Hot Pants Pts (People)
James Brown – Make It Funky Pt1 (Polydor)
James Brown – Soul Power (King)
Al Capps Band – Sissy Strut (Columbia)
William Bell and Mavis Staples – I Thank You (Stax)

Isaac Hayes – Walk On By (Enterprise)
Isaac Hayes – Never Can Say Goodbye (Enterprise)
Grant Green – Never Can Say Goodbye (Blue Note)
Sly and the Family Stone – Dance To the Medley (Epic)
Sly and the Family Stone – Stand (Epic)
NF Porter – Keep On Keeping On (Lizard)

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