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Boz Scaggs' 'Out Of The Blues' Out Now On Concord Records

Boz Scaggs’ ‘Out Of The Blues’ is out now on Concord Records and is currently #1 on the iTunes and Amazon Blues charts, and reached the top 10 on the iTunes overall albums chart. Boz just discussed his new album on NPR’s Weekend Edition and has been praised by the Associated Press, Rolling Stone, Billboard, American Songwriter and more. On August 28, Boz heads out on an extensive national tour through mid-November, including LA’s Orpheum Sept 29 and NYC’s Town Hall on November 14. Full dates below.

‘Out Of The Blues’ is a self-produced mix of blues deep cuts and new originals that finds Scaggs - born in Ohio, raised in Texas and Oklahoma - reconnecting with his earliest musical and regional influences. It marks the final piece of an unofficial trilogy of genre albums for Boz, which began with the Steve Jordan-produced albums 'Memphis' and 'A Fool to Care.'

‘Out of the Blues’ features an all-star studio band, including guitarists Doyle Bramhall II, Ray Parker Jr. and Charlie Sexton, bassist Willie Weeks, drummer Jim Keltner, keyboardist Jim Cox, and Jack Walroth on harmonica, all supporting Boz himself on guitar, bass and vocoder.

RAVES FOR ‘OUT OF THE BLUES’:

“Superior…the blues suit Scaggs” – Associated Press

“A lifetime spent cultivating rock wisdom” – USA Today

“A tour-de-force” – American Songwriter

“Excellent…one of Scaggs’ more sure-footed releases” – All Music

“A smoky atmosphere [with] an all-star backing band” – Rolling Stone

“[Boz is] an underrated legend” – Popmatters

“Soul oozes out of [the album’s] pores…[Boz is] a consummate pro still at the top of his form” – No Depression

“Masterful…this is an album you want on every music device you have” – American Blues Scene

“Irresistible…able to recreate the magic of the masters who came before him” – Something Else

“A select few of the ageless produce such grand works a half century down the line” – Elmore

“A winner…this album and the two that preceded it are his best” – Making a Scene

“Deceptively potent…Demonstrate[s] exactly how to balance grit and romance” – All About Jazz



TRACKLIST:

Rock and Stick (J Walroth)

I’ve Just Got to Forget You (Don Deadric Robey)

I’ve Just Got to Know (Jimmy McCracklin)

Radiator 110 (J Walroth)

Little Miss Night and Day (Boz Scaggs-J Walroth)

On the Beach (Neil Young)

Down in Virginia (Jimmy Reed-Manny Reed)

Those Lies (J Walroth)

The Feeling Is Gone (Don Deadric Robey)
 
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