Testimony (Big Rock HES-228) 1974

 

 

Biker guy and wife’s praiseworthy custom of unplugged folk and blues. Opens with Tom rapping through his ‘Testimony’ in Johnny Cash tradition, recounting his transition from “pervert to convert” to a rockabilly beat. Next up is the scruffy harmonica-backed acoustic ‘Thank You Lord Blues’. Most of the time, however, it’s Sherry in the vocal spotlight on melodic folk ballads like ‘Jesus Take My Sins Away’, ‘My God Is A God Of Miracles’, ‘Sing And Praise You’ and ‘Most Incredible Child’, all nicely done. Some good lead acoustic guitar work from Tom, especially on the bluesy ‘Speak To Me Jesus’. Front cover has a drawing of Tom with his shades on astride his motorcycle, along with the lyrics to the title track. Pencil sketch of the duo on the back. Custom label out of Wichita, Kansas. They’ve also got a song on Maranatha Seven. (The Archivist, 4th Edition by Ken Scott).

 

 

I have not acquired this album yet. Thank you Ken for the front cover photo and Donald for the rear cover photo and track list.

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Testimony2:37
1-2Jesus Take My Sins Away1:53
1-3Thank You Lord Blues2:33
1-4My God Is A God Of Miracles3:29
1-5Oh How I Love Him3:03
2-1Speak To Me Jesus4:25
2-2Sing And Praise You2:29
2-3Who Is This Man2:40
2-4Most Incredible Child

4:09

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