Silk Degrees [Bonus Tracks]

Silk Degrees [Bonus Tracks]

by Boz ScaggsBoz Scaggs


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Both artistically and commercially, Boz Scaggs had his greatest success with Silk Degrees. The laid-back singer hit the R&B charts in a big way with the addictive, sly "Lowdown" (which has been sampled by more than a few rappers and remains a favorite among baby-boomer soul fans) and expressed his love of smooth soul music almost as well on the appealing "What Can I Say." But Scaggs was essentially a pop
ocker, and in that area he has a considerable amount of fun on "Lido Shuffle" (another major hit single), "What Do You Want the Girl to Do," and "Jump Street." Meanwhile, "We're All Alone" and "Harbor Lights" became staples on adult contemporary radio. Though not remarkable, the ballads have more heart than most of the bland material dominating that format. [A 2007 re-release added three bonus tracks, "What Can I Say," "Jump Street," and "It's Over."]

Product Details

Release Date: 02/27/2007
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0888837131629
catalogNumber: 371316
Rank: 5201

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Boz Scaggs   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Plas Johnson   Horn,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Tom Scott   Horn
Bud Shank   Horn,Saxophone
Dudek   Slide Guitar
Louie Shelton   Acoustic Guitar,Slide Guitar
Chuck Findley   Flugelhorn,Horn,Soloist
Jim Gilstrap   Background Vocals
Maxine Green   Background Vocals
Jim Horn   Horn,Tenor Saxophone
Paul Hubinon   Horn
David Hungate   Bass
Augie Johnson   Background Vocals
Marty McCall   Background Vocals
David Paich   Keyboards,Moog Synthesizer,ARP,Mini Moog
Jeff Porcaro   Percussion,Drums,Timbales
Joe Porcaro   Percussion
Sid Sharp   Concert Master
Pepper Swenson   Background Vocals
Fred Tackett   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Carolyn Willis   Background Vocals
Vincent DeRosa   Horn
Dick Hyde   Horn

Technical Credits

Boz Scaggs   Composer,Liner Notes
David Paich   Arranger,Composer
Tom Perry   Engineer
Allen Toussaint   Composer
Joseph Wissert   Producer
Quaglieri   Reissue Producer
Bud Scoppa   Liner Notes

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