Testimony captures the driving intensity of John Mooney's live shows. Recorded with a stellar supporting band -- featuring drummer Johnny Vidcovich and the Meters' bassist George Porter, Jr. -- Testimony featuring seven covers (including cuts by Robert Johnson and Son House) and seven originals, which are easily among the best that Mooney has ever written. But the key to the record is the sound -- not only is Mooney's guitar playing hot and greasy, but there's a tense fury to his vocals that brings the whole thing to a boil. Testimony is a gripping listen and one of the best albums Mooney ever recorded.
AllMusic Review by Thom Owens