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Testify! with Larry Grogan

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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.
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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

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7325475100


Episodes

Testify! - Journey to the Center of Bruce Springsteen's 1970s (and some groovy covers of his songs) from Jan 16, 2020

1/16/2020
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - "Not Fade Away/Gloria/She's the One" - Live at the Agora, Cleveland OH 1978 Bruce Springsteen - "Spirit In the Night" - Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ Bruce Springsteen - "Blinded By the Light" - Greetings From Asbury Park NJ Bruce Springsteen - "It's Hard To Be a Saint In the City" - Greetings From Asbury Park NJ Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - "Spirit In the...

Duration:02:06:35

Testify! - A Little Soul, A Little Far-Out-Ness and a Lot of Memories from Jan 9, 2020

1/9/2020
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band - "Spreadin' Honey" - 45RPM Single Googie Rene Combo - "Smokey Joe's La La" - 45RPM Single Jim Pipkins and the Boss Five - "Mr CC" - 45RPM Single The Other Brothers - "Hole In the Wall" - 45RPM Single Duke Payne - "Reaction Number One" - 45RPM Single Les McCann Ltd - "Watermelon Man" - Bucket O' Grease Schoolhouse Rock feat Jack Sheldon - "I'm Just a Bill" - Schoolhouse Rock Schoolhouse...

Duration:02:06:44

Testify! - Come Spy With Me - The Musical Side of the 1960s Secret Agent/Spy Craze! from Jan 2, 2020

1/2/2020
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Johnny Rivers - "Secret Agent Man" - 45RPM Single Ray Barretto - "Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" - Senor 007 Nancy Sinatra - "The Last of the Secret Agents" - 45RPM Single Lalo Schifrin - "Mission Impossible Theme" - Music From Mission Impossible Count Basie - "Thunderball" - Basie Meets Bond Jimmy Smith - "Goldfinger Pt2" - 45RPM single Laurie Johnson - "Theme From the Avengers" - Laurie Johnson Orchestra Plays the...

Duration:02:06:42

Testify! - Third Annual Multidenominational Holiday Extravaganza! from Dec 25, 2019

12/26/2019
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Darlene Love - "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)" - 45RPM Single Beach Boys - "Little Saint Nick" - 45RPM Single Aretha Franklin - "Winter Wonderland" - 45RPM Single The Ronettes - "Sleigh Ride" - A Christmas Gift for You (From Phil Spector) Ike and Tina Turner - "Merry Christmas Baby" - 45RPM Single Booker T and the MGs - "Silver Bells" - In the Christmas Spirit Harold Johnson - "Greensleeves" - Wide...

Duration:02:06:21

Testify! - Songs of Thanks(Giving)! Holiday, Food and Actual Gratitude! from Nov 27, 2019

11/29/2019
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One Ray Davies - "Thanksgiving Day" - Thanksgiving Day Zuider Zee - "Thank You" - Zuider Zee Bob Mosely - "Thanks" - Bob Mosely James Griffin - "Thank You Love" - 45RPM Single Vince Guaraldi - "Thanksgiving Theme" - Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits Big Boy Pete - "Cold Turkey" - 45RPM Single The Bad Boys - "Black Olives" - 45RPM Single Bllly Clark and His Orchestra - "Hot Gravy" - 45RPM Single Booker T and the MGs -...

Duration:02:07:01

Testify! - Bob & Steve & Gabor & Tom & the California Dreamers aka The Great 1967 Pop Jazz Experiment from Oct 9, 2019

10/10/2019
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One The California Dreamers - "One Night Stand" - 45RPM Single Bob Thiele and his New Happy Times Orchestra featuring the Sunflower Singers and Steve Allen - "Do The Love" - Do The Love Bob Thiele and his New Happy Times Orchestra featuring the Sunflower Singers and Steve Allen - "Green" - Do The Love Bob Thiele and his New Happy Times Orchestra featuring the Sunflower Singers and Steve Allen - "I Just Don't Know What To...

Duration:02:06:17

Testify! The Mystic Sounds of the Flute from Sep 18, 2019

9/19/2019
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Funky16Corners - "Testify! Intro" - Best of Funky16Corners Volume One David Newman - "The 13th Floor" - 45RPM Single Joe Thomas Group - "Coming Home Baby" - Comin' Home Alan Hawkshaw/Alan Parker - "Teenage Chase" - KPM 1043 Beat Incidental Alan Hawkshaw/Alan Parker - "Hot Pants" - KPM1080 Flute For Moderns Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Ain't No Sunshine" - Blacknuss Jethro Tull - "Serenade To a Cuckoo" - This Was Hubert Laws - "Bloodshot" - Flute By-Laws Joe Farrell - "Cloud Cream" -...

Duration:02:06:22

Testify! Episode #126

8/1/2019
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Testify Episode #126. Originally broadcast 07/31/2019 The Stooges – 1969 (Elektra) Introduction – Herbie Mann – Flying (Embryo) Blood Sweat and Tears – Spinning Wheel (Columbia) Stevie Wonder – My Cherie Amour (Motown) I Remember – Ohio – Bud Shank – Blue Jay Way (World Pacific) Tommy James and the Shondells – Crystal Blue Persuasion […]

Testify! Episode #125

7/28/2019
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Testify Episode #125. Originally broadcast 07/28/2019 Sarah Vaughan – If Not For You (Mainstream) Bob Dylan – Mozambique (Columbia) Bob Dylan – Black Diamond Bay (Columbia) Beck – So Long Marianne (Record Club) Tom Northcott – Suzanne (UNI) Pearls Before Swine – Nancy (Reprise) Genya Ravan – Bird On a Wire (Columbia) Dion – Sisters […]

Testify! Episode #124

7/25/2019
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Testify Episode #124. Originally broadcast 07/24/2019 Clarence Wheeler and the Enforcers – Hey Jude (Atlantic) Overton Berry Trio – Hey Jude (Jaro) Ella Fitzgerald – Hey Jude (MPS) Freddy McCoy – Hey Jude (Cobblestone) Wilson Pickett – Hey Jude (Atlantic) Richard Groove Holmes and Ernie Watts – Come Together (World Pacific Jazz) Gene Ammons – […]

Testify! Episode #123

7/18/2019
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Testify Episode #123. Originally broadcast 07/17/2019 Major Lance – Hitchhike (Okeh) Earl Van Dyke and the Soul Brothers – How Sweet It Is (Soul) Calvin Scott – Can I Get a Witness (Stax) Choker Campbell and his 16 Piece Band – Pride and Joy (Motown) Alvin Robinson – Baby Don’t Do It (Atco) George Tindley […]

Testify! Episode #122

7/11/2019
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Testify Episode #122. Originally broadcast 07/10/2019 Astrud Gilberto – Beginnings (Verve) Kenny Rankin – Peaceful (Mercury) Everything Is Everything – Witchi-Tai-To (Vanguard Apostolic) The Who – Relax (Decca) Joni Mitchell – Help Me (Asylum) Joni Mitchell – Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow (Asylum) Joni Mitchell – Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire (Asylum) Mama Cass – […]

Testify! Episode #121

7/4/2019
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Testify Episode #121. Originally broadcast 07/03/2019 Chuck Edwards – Downtown Soulville (Punch) Titus Turner – Soulville (Enjoy) Howard Peters – Soulville (Coral) Al James – Groove City USA (Big Beat) Spencer Wiggins – Soul City USA (Goldwax) Simon and Garfunkel – America (Columbia) Righteous Brothers – Harlem Shuffle (Verve) Steely Dan – Daddy Don’t Live […]

Testify! Episode #120

6/27/2019
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Testify Episode #120. Originally broadcast 06/26/2019 Kings – The Beat Goes On/Switching To Glide (Elektra) Jellyfish – My Best Friend (Virgin) Primrose Circus – PS Call Me Lulu (Mira) Sneetches – When Love Comes My Way (Alias) The Cars – You’re All I’ve Got Tonight (Elektra) The Cars – Bye Bye Love (Elektra) The Cars […]

Testify! Episode #119

6/23/2019
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Testify Episode #119. Originally broadcast 06/23/2019 Don Sebesky & the Jazz Rock Syndrome – Dancing In the Streets (Verve) David McCallum – 1-2-3 (Capitol) Herb Larson – My Whole World Ended (Project 3) Jack Sheldon – The Boy’s Got Soul (Dot) Paul Mauriat – I Never Loved a Man (Philips) Paul Mauriat – It’s a […]

Testify! Episode #118

6/20/2019
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Testify Episode #118. Originally broadcast 06/19/2019 The Doors Open John Phillip Soul and His Stone Marching Band – That Memphis Thing (Pepper) New London Rhythm and Blues Band – Soul Stream (Vocalion) Jeff Afdem and the Springfield Flute – Watermelon Man (Jerden) Mr Jamo – Shake What You Brought With You (SSS Intl) Jeannie Piersol […]

Testify! Episode #117

6/13/2019
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Testify Episode #117. Originally broadcast 06/12/2019 Dr John, The Meters, Professor Longhair, Earl King – Big Chief (Live on Soundstage 1974) Mac Rebennack – Storm Warning (rex) Mac Rebennack and the Soul Orchestra – The Point (AFO) Mac Rebennack and the Soul Orchestra – One Naughty Flat (AFO) Curley Moore – Please Do Something For […]

Testify! Episode #116

6/6/2019
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Testify Episode #116. Originally broadcast 06/05/2019 Spades – You’re Gonna Miss Me (Zero) Clique – Splash 1 (Cinema) Julian Cope – Levitation (Island) Sir Douglas Quintet – You’re Gonna Miss Me (Live on Fridays) Intro from Where the Action Is 13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me (IA) American Bandstand Clip 13th Floor Elevators […]

Testify! Episode #115

5/30/2019
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Testify Episode #115. Originally broadcast 05/29/2019 Cannibal and the Headhunters – Land of 1000 Dances (Rampart) Blendells – La La La La La (Reprise) Jim Doval and the Gauchos – Beattle Rule (Diplomacy) Atlantics – Beaver Shot (Rampart) The Premiers – Farmer John (WB) Souljers (aka Mixtures) – Chinese Checkers (Rampart) Romancers – Peanut Butter […]

Testify! Episode #114

5/29/2019
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Testify Episode #114. Originally broadcast 05/28/2019 Brother Jack McDuff – Hunk of Funk (Blue Note) Brother Jack McDuff – Mystic John (Blue Note) Gabor Szabo – Sombrero Sam (Blue Thumb) Grant Green – Cease the Bombing (Blue Note) Freddy McCoy – Funk Drops (Prestige) Freddy McCoy – Pet Sounds (Prestige) Freddy McCoy – Huh! (Prestige) […]