Testify

Album: It's Our Thing (1964)
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Songfacts®:

  • To "testify" is to speak in church about a religious experience. The practice is common in black churches and is a very powerful spiritual experience, as members of the congregation share their stories of how God has touched their lives.
  • This was the first single released on The Isley Brothers' own label, T-neck records.
  • Jimi Hendrix, known then as Jimmy Hendricks, is featured on guitar. The 21 year-old unknown was touring as a backup musician with The Isleys at the time.

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