Loan Me A Dime: ‘Boz Scaggs’ at 50

Loan Me A Dime: ‘Boz Scaggs’ at 50

The Grammy winning singer/songwriter delivered their landmark second record… and still manages to keep mostly unnoticed

It appears ridiculous now, but even with Boz Scaggs circulated their landmark Boz Scaggs record, he proceeded to have problems with deficiencies in wider recognition.

It is maybe maybe maybe not he went on to collaborate with Miller in a series of seminal bands after the two reconnected at the University of Wisconsin that he hadn’t flirted with success; after meeting Steve Miller early on when the two attended the same private school in Dallas, Texas. Later on, whenever Miller formed their namesake Steve Miller Band after being lured to san francisco bay area through the halcyon times of love and psychedelia, Scaggs teamed up with him yet again, showing up in the Steve Miller Band’s first couple of tracks — young ones into the future and Sailor — a 12 months later on. That later on relationship didn’t last long nevertheless; Scaggs had been down by himself along with his eponymous work came to be.

It is perhaps not that Scaggs hadn’t aspired to a solo profession before; he made their method to Sweden where he recorded their debut that is one-off album accordingly en en en titled Boz . For this time, even their staunchest devotees erroneously think Boz Scaggs ended up being their first. Needless to express, the ultra-rare Boz could possibly be considered the ultimate goal for both archivists and enthusiasts.

Boz Scaggs’ first Boz

A collaboration between Scaggs and then-neighbor, Rolling rock publisher Jann Wenner, Boz Scaggs didn’t fare almost in addition to it deserved to. (más…)

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