label, Innovative Leisure. It's vintage R&B from a 25-year-old dude wearing a suit - and not a bathing suit - all the way from Huntington Beach. These are time warp tunes smartly done that sound like they fell off the charts from 1961 - or back when AM radio was cool. Not only does Waterhouse have the vibe and the voice - he has the look and more importantly, that honking sax brings back memories of Lee Allen and the happening harmonies of the back-up singers combine to make all real. Once again, it's so old, it's new. Remember that Blasters' song, "I'm Shakin"'? Then imagine that as a career - works for me. Waterhouse will be in Santa Barbara on April 29.
Rock 'n' Roll Call: Nick Waterhouse - Time's All Gone
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Rockin' Roll Call
Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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