vocalist Mark Wood had "it," whatever
the charismatic "it" is, when
he was in middle school 35 years ago in Dayton,
Ohio, and founded what would become Lakeside. He
still has it now. His powerful, husky tenor is remarkably
intact after years of putting on first rate concerts.
Original bandmates Marvin Craig on bass, Steve Shockley
on guitar and William Shelby on keyboards and vocals
have sailed along with Mark on a "Fantastic
Voyage" that remains "All The Way Live."
Lakeside is responsible for the "sound"
in the Sound of Los Angeles Records (Solar). The
band members wrote and did session work on many
of the hits produced by Leon Sylvers, which included
smashes by The Whispers ("It's A Love Thing"),
Shalamar ("The Second Time Around") and
Klyymaxx ("I Miss You").
Rating: You will be up and dancing. Lakeside
puts on an energetic, tuneful set. Another "must