|Birth name||William Royce Scaggs|
|Born||June 8, 1944
Canton, Ohio, United States
|Genres||Blue-eyed soul, rock, blues rock,soft rock, jazz rock|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|Labels||Columbia, Atlantic, Virgin, 429 Records|
|Associated acts||Steve Miller Band, Toto|
William Royce “Boz” Scaggs (born June 8, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter 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.