Boz Scaggs gives the lowdown on his music four decades after ‘Silk Degrees’

April 10, 2015 12:00 PM

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Boz Scaggs gives the lowdown on his music four decades after ‘Silk Degrees’

If Boz Scaggs’ classic 1976 album, Silk Degrees, was aptly named for its silky blend of pop, rock and R&B, then his new release, A Fool to Care, comes by its name in a far less descriptive manner.

Scaggs is stumped during a recent phone chat from Nashville to come up with a pithy word like “silk” to describe A Fool to Care’s soulful blend of the sounds of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma that fuel this bluesy pop/R&B collection of covers.

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