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A roadmap that reveals the highways, byways, ley lines and subterranean tunnels connecting rock, soul, pop, folk rock, R&B, garage, punk, funk, jazz, world music, and soundtracks from the twilight of the 1950s to the dawn of the 1970s. Larry Grogan is a DJ, writer, podcaster, collector, and the man behind Funky16Corners.

A roadmap that reveals the highways, byways, ley lines and subterranean tunnels connecting rock, soul, pop, folk rock, R&B, garage, punk, funk, jazz, world music, and soundtracks from the twilight of the 1950s to the dawn of the 1970s. Larry Grogan is a DJ, writer, podcaster, collector, and the man behind Funky16Corners.

Location:

East Orange, NJ

Networks:

WFMU

Description:

A roadmap that reveals the highways, byways, ley lines and subterranean tunnels connecting rock, soul, pop, folk rock, R&B, garage, punk, funk, jazz, world music, and soundtracks from the twilight of the 1950s to the dawn of the 1970s. Larry Grogan is a DJ, writer, podcaster, collector, and the man behind Funky16Corners.

Language:

English

Contact:

7325475100


Episodes

Testify! - The Magnificent Moody Blues 1964-1970 from Nov 19, 2020

11/19/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Dickies - "Nights In White Satin" - Dawn of the Dickies Bessie Banks - "Go Now" - 45RPM Single James Brown and the Famous Flames - "I'll Go Crazy" - 45RPM Single Ron-Dels - "Lose Your Money" - 45RPM Single [Featuring Delbert McClinton] Moody Blues - "Go Now!" - 45RPM Single Moody Blues - "From the Bottom of My Heart (I Love You)" - 45RPM Single Moody Blues - "And My Baby's Gone" - 45RPM Single Moody Blues -...

Duration:01:18:51

Testify! - Cinema of the Ear - Music From Films from Nov 12, 2020

11/12/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Nino Rota - "La Strada" - The Symphonic Fellini Rota [1954] Nino Rota - "Giulietta Degli Spirita" - The Symphonic Fellini Rota [1965] Nino Rota - "Amarcord" - The Symphonic Fellini Rota [1973] Jean Yatove - "Chemisettes/Jour de Fete/Chansons de Forains/Tournee Rapide" - Extraits des Bandes Originales des Films de Jacques Tati [From the film Jour de Fete 1949] Alain Romains - "Quel Temps Fait-il a Paris/Ambience Retour...

Duration:02:07:14

Testify! - An Allen Toussaint Songbook - Selections from the Pen of the Bayou Bacharach from Nov 5, 2020

11/5/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Al Tousan - "Java" - The Wild Sound of New Orleans Ernie K Doe - "Mother In Law" - 45RPM Single Ernie K Doe - "A Certain Girl" - 45RPM Single Benny Spellman - "Fortune Teller" - 45RPM Single Jean Knight - "Tain't It the Truth" - 45RPM Single Jackie DeShannon - "Over You" - 45RPM Single Lee Dorsey - "Ride Your Pony" - 45RPM Single The Stokes - "Whipped Cream" - 45RPM Single Mel Taylor - "Old Man Young Man" - 45RPM...

Duration:02:06:47

Testify! - America: Meditations and Reflections from Oct 29, 2020

10/29/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Jimi Hendrix - "The Star Spangled Banner" - Woodstock MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams" - Kick Out the Jams Rage Against the Machine - "Testify" - CD Single NWA - "F*ck Tha Police" - Straight Outta Compton Childish Gambino - "This Is America" - Digital Single Sylvester and the Hot Band - "My Country Tis Of Thee" - Sylvester and the Hot Band Leon Russell - "Of Thee I Sing" - Leon Russell and the Shelter People Isley...

Duration:02:06:52

Testify! - Singles Going Steady! Testifying at 45 Revolutions Per Minute! from Oct 22, 2020

10/22/2020
Funk16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Ben Sidran - "Space Cowboy" - 45RPM Single Yummies - "Hippie Lady" - 45RPM Single Two Dollar Question - "Aunt Matilda's Double Yummy Blow Your Mind Out Brownies" - 45RPM Single Rare Earth - "Born To Wander" - 45RPM Single Dion and the Belmonts - "Berimbau" - 45RPM Single Ike and Tina Turner - "Finger Poppin'" - 45RPM Single Googie Rene - "Smokey Joes La La" - 45RPM Single Jamo THomas - "Arrest Me" - 45RPM Single Jo...

Duration:02:06:50

Testify! - Planet of the Apes! Songs About (But Not By) Primates! from Oct 15, 2020

10/15/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Dickies - "You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)" - Dawn of the Dickies JC Davis - "Monkey" - 45RPM Single Hank Jacobs - "Monkey Hips and Rice" - 45RPM Single Mad-Hatters - "The Monkey-Children" - The Mad-Hatters The Spats - "Gator Tails and Monkey Ribs" - Cookin' With the Spats Eddie Bo - "Just Like a Monkey" - 45RPM Single Major Lance - "The Monkey Time" - 45RPM Single Aaron Neville - "Ape Man" - 45RPM...

Duration:02:06:36

Testify! - The Rule of Three - Three Versions of Eleven Songs from Oct 8, 2020

10/8/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - The Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Mods - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" - 45RPM Single Jose Feliciano - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" - Fireworks Machito - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" - Machito Goes Memphis Ananda Shankar - "Jumping Jack Flash" - Ananda Shankar Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - "Jumping Jack Flash" - It's All Happening On the Inside Norman T Washington - "Jumping Jack Flash" - 45RPM Single Big Mama Thornton - "Wade In the...

Duration:02:06:23

Testify! - Starring Paul Williams, Co-Starring Roger Nichols (and assorted heavy friends)! from Sep 24, 2020

9/24/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Holy Mackerel - "To Put up With You" - 45RPM Single Holy Mackerel - "1984" - Holy Mackerel Biff Rose - "Fill Your Heart" - The Thorn In Mrs Rose's Side Biff Rose - "I'll Walk Away" - Biff Rose The Neighborhood - "So Many People" - Debut Paul Williams - "Someday Man" - Someday Man Paul Williams - "So Many People" - Someday Man Paul Williams - "Time" - Someday Man Paul Williams - "Trust" - Someday Man Paul Williams...

Testify! - Rock'n'Roll Was Alive In New York City from Sep 17, 2020

9/17/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Shangri Las - "Give Him a Great Big Kiss" - 45RPM Single Shangri Las - "Right Now and Not Later" - 45RPM Single Shangri Las - "Out In the Streets" - 45RPM Single Youngbloods - "The Other Side of This Life" - The Youngbloods Youngbloods - "All Over the World (La La)" - The Youngbloods Simon and Garfunkel - "I Am a Rock" - Sounds of Silence Simon and Garfunkel - "A Simple Desultory Philippic" - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary...

Testify! - A Box of Cheese - An Exploration of a Now Sound Motherlode from Sep 10, 2020

9/10/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Electronic Concept Orchestra - "Grazing In the Grass" - Moog Groove Moog Machine - "Time of the Season" - Switched On Rock Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - "Spinning Wheel" - Happiness Is... Up, Up And Away With The Happy Hits Of Today Percy Faith and His Orchestra - "Viva Tirado" - Black Magic Woman Johnny Frigo Quartet - "Groovin'" - Chicago Jazz Dance Revival At Gus's Place Ted Heath and His Music - "(I Can't Get...

Duration:02:06:59

Testify! - The Richard Evans Thing! Chicago soul, funk and jazz in the 60s and early 70s from Sep 3, 2020

9/3/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Odell Brown and the Organizers - "Think About It" - 45RPM Single Odell Brown and the Organizers - "Raising the Roof" - Raising the Roof Odell Brown and the Organizers - "Que Son Uno" - Mellow Yellow Odell Brown and the Organizers - "Day Tripper" - Raising the Roof Ray Bryant - "Up Above the Rock" - Up Above the Rock Brother Jack Mcduff - "Win Lose or Draw" - Getting Our Thing Together Ramsey Lewis - "Party Time" -...

Duration:02:06:29

Testify! - Picture Book: A Meditation on Memories from Aug 27, 2020

8/27/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Kinks - "Picture Book" - Are The Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks - "People Take Pictures of Each Other" - Are The Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks - "Do You Remember Walter" - Are The Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks - "I'll Remember" - Face to Face The Kinks - "Til Death Do Us Part" - The Great Lost Kinks Album The Kinks - "Days" - 45RPM Single The Turtles - "We'll Meet...

Duration:02:06:20

Testify! - Guitars! Fuzz, Twang, Wah Wah, Reverb and More! from Aug 20, 2020

8/20/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Shadows - "Apache" - 45RPM Single Eyes of Blue - "Apache '69" - 45RPM Single The Incredible Bongo Band - "Apache" - Bongo Rock Jorgen Ingmann and his Guitar - "Apache" - 45RPM Single Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - "Misirlou" - 45RPM Single The Duals - "Oozy Groove" - 45RPM Single The Four Jets - "Driftin'" - 45RPM Single The Jim-Dandees - "Loco Motion" - 45RPM Single The Atlantics - "Bombora" - 45RPM...

Duration:02:06:58

Testify! - Sunday Meeting! Hammond Organ in the Amen Corner! from Aug 16, 2020

8/16/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Rhoda Scott Trio - "Sha Bazz" - Live at the Key Club Gloria Coleman LTD - "Bugaloo For Ernie" - Sings and Swings Gloria Coleman LTD - "Fungi Mama" - Sings and Swings Trudy Pitts - "Bucketful of Soul" - 45RPM Single Georgie Fame - "The In Crowd" - Get Away Georgie Fame - "Beware of Dog" - 45RPM Single Wynder K Frog - "Oh Mary" - 45RPM Single Roger Coulam - "Time Is Tight" - Hammond Stereo Sounds To Spoil You Keith...

Duration:02:05:21

Testify! - Because, a Twenty Year Story (for real this time) from Aug 13, 2020

8/13/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Beach Boys - "Darlin'" - Wild Honey Turtles - "You Baby" - 45RPM Single Bobby Goldsboro - "Little Things" - 45RPM Single Jackie Wilson - "I Get the Sweetest Feeling" - 45RPM Single Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - 45RPM Single Etta James - "At Last" - 45RPM Single Dave Clark Five - "Because" - 45RPM Single Mamas and Papas - "Dedicated To the One I Love" - 45RPM Single Donovan -...

Duration:02:05:20

Testify! - Quietude, Balance and Equilibrium Restored. from Jul 30, 2020

7/30/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The Byrds - "If You're Gone" - Turn Turn Turn The Kinks - "Full Moon" - Sleepwalker Brian Wilson - "Surf's Up" - Smile Mamas and Papas - "Got a Feelin'" - The Mamas and Papas Fairport Convention - "I Don't Know Where I Stand" - Fairport Convention Joni Mitchell - "You're My Thrill" - Both Sides Now Richard and Linda Thompson - "Night Comes In" - Guitar/Vocal Davy Graham - "Tristano" - Large As Life And Twice As...

Duration:02:06:58

Testify! - Wizards From Oz! Australian Rock 1964 - 1991 from Jul 23, 2020

7/23/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One AC/DC - "Jailbreak" - 45RPM Single Twilights - "Bad Boy" - 45RPM Single The Throb - "Fortune Teller" - 45RPM Single Normie Rowe and the Playboys - "Shakin' All Over" - 45RPM Single Ray Brown and the Whispers - "Now Is The Time" - 45RPM Single MPD LImited - "Little Boy Sad" - 45RPM Single Easybeats - "She's So Fine" - 45RPM Single Purple Hearts - "Early In the Morning" - 45RPM Single The Loved Ones - "The Loved...

Duration:02:07:03

Testify! - Opening the Doors, with their own sounds a selection of covers. from Jul 16, 2020

7/16/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Jose Feliciano - "Light My Fire" - 45RPM Single Jackie Wilson - "Light My Fire" - Do Your Thing Rhetta Hughes - "Light My Fire" - 45RPM Single Shirley Bassey - "Light My Fire" - Something The Doors - "Soul Kitchen" - The Doors The Doors - "20th Century Fox" - The Doors The Doors - "I Looked At You" - The Doors The Doors - "Love Me Two Time" - Strange Days The Doors - "Moonlight Drive" - Strange Days The Doors -...

Duration:02:06:58

Testify! - Drummer Stream Discotheque! 4-Hour Garage Fuzz Jangle Shake and Phase! from Jul 10, 2020

7/10/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One 13th Floor Elevators - "You're Gonna Miss Me" - 45RPM Single Shannon Cannon - "Right Back" - 45RPM Single Roulettes - "Bad Time" - 45RPM Single British Walkers - "Diddley Daddy" - 45RPM Single Changin' Times - "How Is The Air Up There" - 45RPM Single The Dillons - "Simple Way of Living" - 45RPM Single Chancellors - "I'm a Man" - 45RPM Single The Wanted - "In the Midnight Hour" - 45RPM Single The Kaleidoscope -...

Duration:04:02:01

Testify! - Under the Covers Volume 4 from Jul 9, 2020

7/9/2020
Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Herbie Mann - "There Is a Mountain" - Windows Opened Richard Groove Holmes - "Polk Salad Annie" - X-77 (Recorded Live at the Lighthouse) Mel Torme - "Willie and Laura Mae Jones" - A Time For Us Enoch Light and the Light Brigade - "Take Me To the Pilot" - Charge! Sonny Stitt - "California Soul" - Come Hither The Short-Kuts - "Born On the Bayou" - 45RPM Single Dana Gillespie - "London Social Degree" - Foolish...

Duration:02:06:30