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Options January 4, 2019: Testify! Friday Morning Soul Session, with a buffet of Hammond, East LA soul, supplemented with various and sundry funk and soul at 45RPM

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format
Funky16Corners  Testify! Intro   Options Best of Funky16Corners Volume One  Funky16Corners  2017  MP3 
Gene Ludwig  Mr Fink Pts 1&2   Options 45RPM Single  LaVere  1962  45 
Trudy Pitts  Bucketful of Soul   Options 45RPM Single  Prestige  1968  45 
Wynder K Frog  Oh Mary   Options 45RPM Single  UA  1968  45 
Bill Doggett  Mr Pitiful   Options Honky Tonk Popcorn  King  1969  LP 
Inez and Charlie Foxx's Swinging Mockin' Band  Shimmy   Options Inez and Charlie Foxx's Swinging Mockin' Band  Dynamo  1968  LP 
The Daily News  The Groove   Options 45RPM Single  Parrot  1968  45 
Goldie and the Gingerbreads  The Skip   Options 45RPM Single  Decca  1965  45 
Timmy Thomas  Have Some Boogaloo   Options 45RPM Single  Goldwax  1967  45 
 
Cannibal and the Headhunters  Land of 1000 Dances   Options 45RPM Single  Rampart  1965  45 
Ronnie and the Pomona Casuals  Out of Sight   Options Everybody Jerk  Donna  1965  LP 
Jim Doval and the Gauchos  C'Mon and Swim   Options The Gauchos Featuring Jim Doval  ABC?Paramount  1965  LP 
East Bay Soul Brass  The Panther   Options 45RPM Single  Rampart  1968  45 
Eddie Cano and His Quintet  El Pito (I'll Never Go Back to Georgia)   Options Brought Back Live From PJs  Dunhill  1967  LP 
Eddie Cano and His Quintet  Slip Slip   Options Brought Back Live From PJs  Dunhill  1967  LP 
Brown Brothers of Soul  Cholo   Options 45RPM Single  Specialty  1971  45 
Village Callers  Hector   Options 45RPM Single  Rampart  1968  45 
El Chicano  Coming Home Baby   Options 45RPM Single  Kapp  1970  45 
El Chicano  Tell Her She's Lovely   Options El Chicano  MCA  1973  LP 
El Chicano  What's Going On   Options El Chicano  MCA  1973  LP 
 
The Interpretations  Automatic Soul Pts 1&2   Options 45RPM Single  Bell  1969  45 
James Brown  It's a New Day Pts1&2   Options 45RPM Single  King  1970  45 
James Brown  Cold Sweat (instrumental)   Options Ain't It Funky  King  1970  LP 
Jimmie and Vella  Chicka Boom   Options 45RPM Single  Atlantic  1972  45 
Syl Johnson  Different Stroke   Options 45RPM Single  Twilight  1967  45 
Syl Johnson  I Take Care of My Homework   Options 45RPM Single  Twinight  1968  45 
Syl Johnson  Take Me Back   Options 45RPM Single  Twinight  1968  45 
Ralph Soul Jackson  Sunshine of Your Love   Options 45RPM Single  Atlantic  1969  45 
Ella Fitzgerald  Sunshine of Your Love   Options Sunshine of Your Love  Prestige/MPS  1968  LP 
Joe E Young and the Toniks  60 Minutes of Your Love   Options Soul Buster  Toast  1968  LP 
Marvin L Sims  Talkin' Bout Soul   Options 45RPM Single  Revue  1968  45 
Reggie Milner  Soul Machine   Options 45RPM Single  Volt  1970  45 
 
Les McCann Ltd  Watermelon Man   Options Bucket O Grease  Limelight  1967  LP 
Les McCann Ltd  Bang! Bang!   Options Bucket O Grease  Limelight  1967  LP 
Les McCann Ltd  Boogaloo   Options Bucket O Grease  Limelight  1967  LP 
Lionel Hampton  Funky Chicken   Options Off Into a Black Thing  Brunswick  1976  LP 
Lionel Hampton  Them Changes   Options Them Changes  Brunswick  1972  LP 
Lionel Hampton All Star Alumni Big Band  Greasy Greens/Greasy Greens Encore   Options Newport Uproar!  RCA  1968  LP 
 
Arthur Conley  More Sweet Soul Music   Options 45RPM Single  Capricorn  1972  45 
Fred Hughes  Oo Wee Baby I Love You   Options 45RPM Single  VeeJay  1965  45 
Fred Hughes  Come Home Little Darlin'   Options 45RPM Single  Cadet  1967  45 
Fred Hughes  Can't Make It Without You   Options 45RPM Single  Cadet  1967  45 
Isley Brothers  Just Ain't Enough Love   Options 45RPM Single  Tamla  1967  45 
Johnny Moore  Haven't I Been Good To You Baby   Options 45RPM Single  Wand  1967  45 
Hearts of Stone  Yesterday's Love Is Over   Options 45RPM Single  VIP  1970  45 
Lyn Collins  Reach Out For Me   Options Think About It  People  1972  LP 
Nolan Porter  If I Could Only Be Sure   Options 45rPM Single  ABC  1972  45 
Spinners  I'll Be Around   Options 45RPM Single  Atlantic  1972  45 
Spinners  Could It Be I'm Falling In Love   Options 45RPM Single  Atlantic  1972  45 
 
Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers  I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor)   Options 45RPM Single  Like  1966  45 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/3/19 12:40pm Cal Zone!:

Glad to see you are getting into Herbie Mann's Stone Flute LP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/3/19 12:43pm Cal Zone!:

Whoops, that last comment was for a previous show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 8:41am doctorjazz:

Hi Larry, looking forward to the Friday festivities !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 8:44am annie:

ok, so i did a double-take .... had to re-read the email... good morning all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 8:45am Funky16Corners:

Good morning all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 8:47am Uncle Michael:

Good morning, Larry and Larry-listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 8:48am Funky16Corners:

Hey Unk! Don't forget that Uncle Michael is doing his annual all-request happening starting at noon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 8:49am Uncle Michael:

Holy crap...that's right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 8:49am Uncle Michael:

Requesting instructions, here:
hinkydinky.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 8:57am Cal Zone!:

Cal Zone! in the house!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 8:57am Funky16Corners:

Cal!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:00am Granny Spicy Tuna:

Ready!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:01am Granny Spicy Tuna:

Oooh, it's today, Uncle Michael! I made my request weeeeks ago!!!
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 9:01am Jeff Ash:

Allegedly working.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:02am Funky16Corners:

Jeff! Granny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:02am Granny Spicy Tuna:

I need a new, ridiculously masculine avatar. Any suggestions, folx?
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:02am Sem:

Hello and good morning, Larry, and Friday greets to all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:03am Funky16Corners:

Hi Sem!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:05am duke:

Good morning Larry and DrummerSomes. Enjoying the Hammond
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:05am Funky16Corners:

Hi Duke!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:09am listener james from westwood:

Morning, Larry and all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:09am Funky16Corners:

Hi James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:17am mauri:

Hey Larry and breakfast crowd of Grogans corner
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:18am dutchtheo:

Hi Larry & the Testifiers, looking forward to a bucket full of soul
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:19am Funky16Corners:

Hi Mauri! Theo!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:20am Brian in UK:

Hello Larry, well slap my vitals with a kipper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:20am Funky16Corners:

Hey Brian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:23am Uncle Michael:

Got your request, GST!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:23am Funky16Corners:

Did you get mine????
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:33am Cal Zone!:

Rawk n Roll!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:33am Funky16Corners:

This is a really good album if you should ever come across it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:36am Cal Zone!:

Thanks for the tip. Added to my want list.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:52am Uncle Michael:

I did, Larry!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:53am hyde:

hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:53am Funky16Corners:

Excellent!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:53am Funky16Corners:

Hyde!
  Fri. 1/4/19 9:57am Doug Schulkind:

Didn’t Eddie Cano just get traded to the Mets?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:58am Funky16Corners:

We'll take him. We can use a good piano player.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 9:58am Asheville Jon:

this is a fine song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 9:58am Funky16Corners:

Hi Jon! It is indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:00am Uncle Michael:

Most "Eyes of the World" "What's Going On" EVER.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:00am Funky16Corners:

Into China Gato Sunflower...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:04am Asheville Jon:

oh no, is hinky dinky time gonna be a GD concert?
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 10:10am still b/p:

I need to shut off the show to tend to something, but I HATE turning it iinto What's Going Off. It hurts....it hurts...owww!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:11am Funky16Corners:

Let it play and soak up the residual vibes when you get back
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 10:13am still b/p:

Like incense....Testify lingers in the rooms.
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:16am Doug Schulkind:

Testify! Cologne could be a 2019 Marathon premium.
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:17am rw:

Hey man! What’s going on, man?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:17am Funky16Corners:

rw!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:17am βrian:

Here to witness!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:18am Funky16Corners:

I'm not sure I'm ready for a scent yet. I have to take care of y handbag and shoe lines first.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:18am Funky16Corners:

Hey Brian!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:20am Sem:

Day now complete, getting funked-up w/ James. Thank you, Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:21am doctorjazz:

Did he get a witness?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:22am Funky16Corners:

@Sem - My pleasure, as I get simultaneously funked up here in NJ!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:22am Sem:

He did, but the witness is now in a protection program.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:22am Funky16Corners:

@Doc - I think he did, but it was hostile...
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:22am Brian in UK:

Thought you said wetness, been frosty here all day.
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:25am Doug Schulkind:

In case you’re wondering, I have been felled by an evil gut bug, so Testify is laying ‘em and slaying ‘em this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:26am Funky16Corners:

Gut Bug is my Hells Angels name.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:28am Sem:

Evil Gut Bug was considered for our band namein high school.

Get better DS!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:28am βrian:

May I suggest a powerful decoction of fresh ginger, Doug?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:29am Cal Zone!:

How swell is the Jimmy and Vella ST LP from 1972?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:30am Funky16Corners:

I don't have the album, but if it's anything like the 45 I'm down
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:32am dutchtheo:

bad gut bug, nicht gut, get well soon, Doug! Maybe a good shing-a-ling is the cure
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:32am Funky16Corners:

This is a patented Doug Schulkind Give the Drummer Some Twin Spin!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:39am Marc Francis:

Howdy Larry! Great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:40am Funky16Corners:

Hi Marc! Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:42am dutchtheo:

funny, i thought it was a typo; the Twilight and Twinight label because of the twin spin, but Syl recorded for both labels.Twinight originally named Twilight but was forced to change it's name to Twinight because another label already owned that name.
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:42am rw:

Always wonder if it’s, “I’ll be with you til my seas are dried up” or “til my seeds are dried up”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:42am Stanley:

Ella Fitzgerald is being played on both streams, right now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:42am doctorjazz:

Getting old... Used to think these Ella versions of rock tunes were awful, now I kinda like them...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:42am Funky16Corners:

It's the great Ella Convergence!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:43am Uncle Michael:

A heads-up that today's all-request Hinky Dinky Time is about 25 minute's worth of music away from being completely spoken for, so get your requests in now!
hinkydinky.net...
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:43am rw:

Doug! Sorry about the bug. Feel better soon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 10:44am Jeff Golick:

@Stanley, was just about to comment re same! "Sunshine" vs. "Spinning Wheel!" What're the odds.

Hey, Larry! Thanks for bringing it this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:44am Funky16Corners:

@Doc - her 'Ella' album on Reprise has some great soul stuff on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:44am Funky16Corners:

Hey Jeff!
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:45am Doug Schulkind:

Ella just donated a lung to science right there.
  Fri. 1/4/19 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

Thanks for the well wishes folks. Almost all of my bodily systems are working fine. One of them needs a reboot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 10:46am Funky16Corners:

Here's the link to Uncle Michael's show, coming up at noon: wfmu.org...
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:14am Marc Francis:

What a CHOOOOOOON!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:15am Funky16Corners:

The 45 on Glad-Hamp is smoking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:18am doctorjazz:

Don't think of Hamp as an R&B artist, but a number of swing artists went that way when the swing era ended.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:19am dutchtheo:

Steve Little is the drummer in the Lionel Hampton All Star Alumni Big Band. I saw him last year on the Duke Ellington circle, near Central park, in a tribute to Ellington on Ellingtons birthday 29 April.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:22am Funky16Corners:

@Doc - Hampton, like Woody Herman made some great soulful/funky stuff late in his career.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:23am Funky16Corners:

@Theo - That's very cool. It's great to see some of these guys still working.
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:26am Franco Twinkie:

Good God, just got up to my favorite show. Larry!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:27am Funky16Corners:

Hey Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:31am Funky16Corners:

Make sure to tune in to Hinky Dinky Time with Uncle Michael immediately following Testify! Unk is doing his all-request jam! wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:36am Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:37am Funky16Corners:

This one goes out to the man who introduced me to this record, our fearless leader, Doug Schulkind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:38am Funky16Corners:

@Uncle Michael - You're welcome! I'll be listening!
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:42am Franco Twinkie:

Larry, I will asked for your respected opinion on this: Based on my recent find up here, my new band will be The Haight Street Ironing Board. Is it a keeper?
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:43am rw:

Morning Franco, you missed the Chicano funk set!
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:43am chresti:

Hi Larry and daytime testifiers!
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:43am rw:

FT, it's not the name, it's what you do with the name that counts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:44am Funky16Corners:

Franco - I am down with tha 100%
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:44am Funky16Corners:

Hi Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:45am Uncle Michael:

See you all shortly in the next room....and I still need a few more requests from people that haven't yet done so!
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:45am Franco Twinkie:

RW! You too are a wise man. Thanks Larry. Heading home to look for recruits.
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:47am rw:

And just in case I get distracted from the radio by work or something thank you F16T for your deft and uncompromising operation of the controls this morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:47am doctorjazz:

Thanks Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:47am Funky16Corners:

Thanks for listening Doc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:48am Funky16Corners:

Thanks rw! Deft and uncompromising is high praise indeed!
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:48am Dean:

More requests needed? I'm assuming, then, that I'll hear all three of mine!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:49am Uncle Michael:

that would be foolish, Dean.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:50am Sem:

Back to back killin' spins. I give, Larry, I give.
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:50am Dean:

That's my name. Don't wear it out.
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:50am glenn:

you only made 3? jeeeez. what a piker.
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:50am glenn:

kidding.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:51am Funky16Corners:

Thanks Sem!
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:52am Dean:

One of them was Sorabji's Opus Clavicembalisticum.

(I know, glenn.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:52am Parq:

UM, I couldn't think of anything this year, but I'm psyched for the show. Larry, sorry to have missed most of yours; looks like it was a good one. Love hearing the Spinners any time.
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:52am glenn:

hmmmm. i may have to revisit the spinners. i kinda hated this stuff when i was 11.
Avatar Fri. 1/4/19 11:52am Franco Twinkie:

Nolan Porter is married to Frank Zappa's sister, Candy. Little Feat backs him up on this record, I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:53am Funky16Corners:

@Parq - I live on in the archives!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:53am Uncle Michael:

'70s pop-soul was and is my jam
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:53am Funky16Corners:

@Franco - You are correct, sir!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:56am hyde:

thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:56am Funky16Corners:

Thanks for listening Hyde!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:57am Sem:

Catch you bobbing in the Stream sometime again soon. Ciao for now,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am Funky16Corners:

Bye Sem!
  Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

That show was baddd, Larry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am dutchtheo:

Thanks for this soul galore, Larry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am Funky16Corners:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am listener james from westwood:

Many thanks for the Friday surprise, Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:58am Funky16Corners:

Thanks Theo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/4/19 11:59am Funky16Corners:

My pleasure James!
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