JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound's soulful new one is "Want More" and that will describe you and me both after hearing this Bloodshot Records release. It works because every player is great, especially the Lowdown Horns, which allows slick frontman Brooks to channel Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield and Bobby "Blue" Bland - yeah - he's that good. Current equivalent: Black Joe Lewis. Naturally, the song "I Got High" is gonna be the stoner's theme song for a while but this is soul stew that's always tasty, especially, "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart."
Rock 'n' Roll Call: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound - Want More
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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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