Early 1964
New York City, unknown studio, New York, USA
"Testify" by the Isley Brothers was recorded at an unknown location. The master tape is listed in the tape logs as being "purchased" by Atlantic. According to Earlyhendrix.com, the master tape numbers for Testify (7920 & 7921) suggest 20 or 21 May as the date when it was added to the library.
"Testify" was the first release on the Isley Brother's T-Neck label (and the only one until the label was resurrected in 1969).
27 March English Channel off Felixstowe, Ronan O’Rahilly’s pirate radio station Caroline begins broadcasting.

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http://www.earlyhendrix.com