1980 Boz Scaggs – Hits

Hits! is a compilation album by Boz Scaggs, first released in 1980. It focuses primarily on material released in 1976 and 1980. The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

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 one-time lead singer with the Steve Miller Band, and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 hit singles in the United States, including the hits “Lido Shuffle” and “Lowdown” from the critically acclaimed album Silk Degrees (1976), which peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. Scaggs continues to write, record music, and tour

Tracks

Lowdown (Boz Scaggs, David Paich) 4:29
2  You Make It So Hard (To Say No) (Boz Scaggs) 3:29
Miss Sun (David Paich) 5:32
Lido Shuffle (Boz Scaggs, David Paich) 3:42
5  We’re All Alone (Boz Scaggs) 4:12
Breakdown Dead Ahead (Boz Scaggs, David Foster) 4:04
Look What You’ve Done To Me (Boz Scaggs, David Foster) 5:19
Jojo (Boz Scaggs, David Foster, David Lasley) 4:10
9  Dinah Flo (Boz Scaggs) 3:04
10  You Can Have Me Anytime (Boz Scaggs, David Foster) 4:56

Musicians

1 Lowdown

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsDavid Paich
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsMarti McCall
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsAugie Johnson


2 You Make It So Hard (To Say No)

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T. Walker
GuitarDennis Coffee
GuitarWahWah Watson
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsClarence McDonald
Background VocalsCarlene Williams
Background VocalsMyrna Matthews
Background VocalsMaxine Willard
Background VocalsPatricia Henderson


3 Miss Sun

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
KeyboardsDavid Paich
KeyboardsSteve Porcaro
Background VocalsLisa Dal Bello


4 Lido Shuffle

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsDavid Paich


5 We’re All Alone

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsDavid Paich
HornChuck Findley


6 Breakdown Dead Ahead

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsRick Marotta
Guitar (solo)Steve Lukather
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsDavid Foster
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
Background VocalsPaulette Brown
Background VocalsBili Thedford


7 Look What You’ve Done To Me

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
BassDavid Hungate
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarDon Felder
KeyboardsDavid Foster
Background VocalsGlen Frey
Background VocalsDon Henley
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit


8 Jojo

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsDavid Foster
SaxAdrian Tapia
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsSharon Redd
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley


9 Dinah Flo

BassDavid Hood
DrumsRoger Hawkins
GuitarPeter Carr
GuitarBoz Scaggs
Acoustic GuitarEddie Hinton
PianoBarry Beckett
KeyboardsClayton Ivey
SaxCharles Chalmers
Background VocalsCharles Chalmers
Background VocalsSandra Chalmers
Background VocalsDonna Rhodes


10 You Can Have Me Anytime

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
Guitar (solo)Steve Lukather
Guitar (solo)Carlos Santana
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsDavid Foster

Liner Notes

Producer – Joe Wissert (Track 1, 4, 5, 9)
Producer – Bill Schnee (Track 3, 6 to 8, 10)
Producer – Johnny Bristol (Track 2)
Arranged By – David Paich (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5)
Arranged By – HB Barnum (Track 2)
Arranged By – Michael Omartian (Track 6)
Arranged By – Marty Paich (Track 7)
Arranged By – David Foster (Tracks 8, 10)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Track 8)

Design – John Casado
Photography By – Albert Watson

Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Manufactured By – CBS/Sony Inc.
Recorded At – Davlen Sound Studios
Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles