Boz Scaggs’ New Studio Album ‘A Fool To Care’ Debuts at #1 on Billboard Blues Chart
“This album offers up a rich musical tapestry and a fresh walk through some of the edges of musical history.” ABC News
Santa Monica, CA – April 8, 2015 –Boz Scaggs new studio album A Fool To Care hit it big on Billboard’s charts in its first week of release reaching #1 on their Blues Chart and #52 on the Top 200 Albums Chart. It’s Boz’s second consecutive #1 Blues debut (following up the success of the smash hit 429 Records album “Memphis”). Another spellbinding album in a prolific career, this new collection of songs boasts Scaggs’ pioneering blend of rock, soul, jazz and R&B taken to new heights and features guest appearances by Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams. Allmusic says: “Simply put, there is no filler here -- virtually every song is a highlight.”
A special bonus version of A Fool To Care featuring three bonus tracks (“Gypsy Woman,” “MPB,” and “Talk to Me, Talk to Me”) is now available exclusively at Best Buy. Boz recently appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon sitting in with The Roots on April 3rd. Check out the entire episode here: http://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show/episodes/239.
U.S. tour dates are confirmed—visit www.bozscaggs.com for more information.
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A Fool To Care is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2013 album Memphis, which Rolling Stone described as ‘sublime’ and hit the #1 spot on the Billboard Blues Chart and the Top 20 on the Billboard 200. Produced by Steve Jordan (Stevie Nicks, Bob Dylan, John Mayer) and recorded over four days at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, A Fool To Care features two very special guests – Bonnie Raitt contributes slide guitar and sassy vocals on the original song “Hell To Pay” and Lucinda Williams trades vocal lines with Scaggs as a kind of prayer for deliverance on The Band’s “Whispering Pines.” The core band joining Boz on A Fool To Care is Willie Weeks (bass), Ray Parker Jr. (guitars), Jim Cox (keyboard) and Steve Jordan (drums).
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429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award winning and chart topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
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