"Songs In The Key Of Love"

 Hello Again
Teach Me Tonight
This Guy's In Love With You
The Twelfth Of Never
September Morn
Through The Years
June When Love Was Young
For Once In My Life
Old Songs
Moonlight Serenade




Island Sounds column by Wayne Harada
Advertiser Entertainment Editor


Al Waterson strolls down memory lane of love songs

"Songs in the Key of Love," by Al Waterson (ANW Entertainment CD001)


Hooray! Al Waterson’s 10-song album is a hugely satisfying, richly romantic and a gently nostalgic stroll down memory lane.

If you’re in love, have been, or want to be, get this one. Waterson struts his stuff in an aptly titled journey, reinterpreting favorites everyone knows, imparting his personal stamp on each, making the oldie new again.

So: Cuddle up, get neck to neck and shoulder to shoulder, and savor the memories of love songs gone, but not forgotten.

You can’t help but swoon over "Teach Me Tonight," "This Guy’s in Love With You," "The Twelfth of Never," "September Morn," "Through the Years," "For Once in My Life" and "Hello, Again." Waterson sings ’em like he’s lived ’em — with tender eloquence.

"Moonlight Serenade" really goes back in time and the beauty of this one is that it’s free of rap, Jawaiian and electronics just Waterson’s resourceful, dependable baritone, in plain, simple, from-the-heart emotion. "Old Songs" typifies the CD’s pitch: It’s for those who remember and treasure the era of romantic ballads.

Ain’t love grand?




Island Mele   By John Berger

Waterson’s songs of love are classics

Songs In The Key Of Love:

by Al Waterson (ANW Entertainment - ANW CD0001)

    Best known as the irrepressible singing host weekends at the Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant, he shows a more serious side interpreting 10 classic love songs.  

Waterson is at his best working a crowd or singing with a live big band, but the emotion he conveys here makes this a fine souvenir. "June When Love Was Young" and "For Once In My Life" are two of his best numbers.