Jan 072018
 

from MIDDLE MAN
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

To start 2018 in style, here’s “Middle Man,” the energetic title-track from Boz Scaggs’ 1980 platinum release. This up-tempo composition was another great Scaggs co-write with David Foster who arranged and played the bulk of this classic album. The title-track got the boogie-rock treatment with an inspired and powerful vocal performance by the legendary Bay Area singer supported by soulful female background vocal harmonies.

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Aug 212016
 

from BREAKDOWN DEAD AHEAD (single)
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

Middle Man was the 1980 release by blue-eyed soul legend, Boz Scaggs. Even the cover showed the top-notch level of sophistication in the included music. After Scaggs’ previous partnership with David Paich on the 1976 Silk Degrees and Michael Omartian on the 1977 Down Two Then Left, Middle Man was David Foster’s turn to co-write the bulk of the album with the Ohio-born singer/songwriter.
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Feb 022014
 

from THE ESSENTIAL BOZ SCAGGS

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

When writing the weekly reviews, David Foster’s work is often described as “elegant” and “sophisticated.” Those terms certainly apply to most of the music maker’s extraordinary body of work, but they are especially fitting for Foster’s pop/soul productions of the late seventies and early eighties.

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Nov 202011
 

from ORIGINAL ALBUM CLASSICS

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

William Royce “Boz” Scaggs is one of the most respected and successful singers/songwriters in the sophisticated pop/rock music style.
His string of hit albums like “Silk Degrees,” “Down Two Then Left” and “Middle Man” present some of the most elegant and refined blue-eyed soul ever recorded.
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Jan 222006
 

From URBAN COWBOY
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

“Urban Cowboy,” starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, was a box office hit in 1980. Following the success of the movie, the soundtrack zoomed to the top of the charts selling well over one million copies in the U.S. alone. Among it’s many hits was “Love, Look What You’ve Done To Me.” Continue reading »