June 8: Boz Scaggs covers Bob Dylan – Happy Birthday Mr. Scaggs

Boz-Scaggs

Birth name William Royce Scaggs
Born June 8, 1944 (age 74)
Canton, Ohio, United States
Genres Blue-eyed soul, rock, blues rock,soft rock, jazz rock
Occupations Singer, songwriter, guitarist
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1963–present
Labels Columbia, Atlantic, Virgin, 429 Records
Associated acts Steve Miller Band, Toto
Website BozScaggs.com

William Royce “Boz” Scaggs (born June 8, 1944) is an American singersongwriter and guitarist. He gained fame in the 1960s as a guitarist and sometime lead singer with the Steve Miller Band, and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 hit singles in the United States, including the well-known hits “Lowdown” and “Lido Shuffle” from the critically acclaimed album Silk Degrees, which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Scaggs continues to write, record music and tour.

We celebrate Boz Scaggs 74th birthday with 4 fine Bob Dylan covers:

Visions of Johanna

Dylan Fest Nashville, celebrating Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday Birthday, benefitted Thistle Farms on 23 May 2016, Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Tennessee:

And this is a beauty:

Boots Of Spanish Leather
Warren Hellman Public Celebration Sunday 2/19/12

Boz Scaggs & The Cabin Down Below Band- Meet Me in the Morning
Dylan Fest, May 24, 2012
with Donald Fagen

Corrina, Corrina
Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside, California – 9/14/2013
This might be streching it a bit.. but for me it’s a Dylan song 🙂

-Egil

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