2018 Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues

Out of the Blues is the nineteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Boz Scaggs. The album, a mixture of vintage classics and four original compositions by close friend Jack “Applejack” Walroth, is the last in a trilogy that began with 2013’s Memphis and continued with 2015’s A Fool to Care. The album contains covers of songs by blues musicians including Bobby “Blue” Bland, Jimmy Reed, Magic Sam, and Neil Young. It was released on July 27, 2018, on Concord Records. It reached number one on the Billboard Top Blues Albums chart

Tracks

1  Rock And Stick (Jack Walroth) 4:50
2  I’ve Just Got To Forget You (Don Robey) 2:57
3  I’ve Just Got To Know (Jimmy McCracklin) 4:10
4  Radiator 110 (Jack Walroth) 4:08
5  Little Miss Night And Day (Boz Scaggs; Jack Walroth) 5:20
6  On The Beach (Neil Young) 6:33
7  Down In Virginia (Jimmy Reed) 3:24
8  Those Lies (Jack Walroth) 4:31
9  The Feeling Is Gone (Don Robey) 3:03

Media

Musicians

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarCharlie Sexton
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Acoustic GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsJim Cox
SaxStephen Kupka
SaxEric Crystal
SaxTom Politzer
VocalsBoz Scaggs

Other Musicians (Vinyl Only)

Side A

I Ain’t Got You

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBoz Scaggs
GuitarDan Dugmore
GuitarRick Vito
VocalsBoz Scaggs

Side B

Jump

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarDan Dugmore
GuitarRick Vito
VocalsBoz Scaggs

Liner Notes

Producer – Boz Scaggs
Co-producer – Chris Tabacco, J. Michael Rodriguez
Coordinator – Cindi Peters
Engineer – Chris Tabarez, J. Michael Rodriguez
Engineer (Assistant) – Cody Hamilton, David Luke, Jim Greer, Morgan Stratton
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman, Richard Dodd
Mixed By – Niko Bolas (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Mixed By – J. Michael Rodriguez (Tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11)
Mixed By – Jim Eno (Track 2)
Mixed By – Chris Tabarez (Track 6)
Recorded By – Niko Bolas, Shannon Forrest (Tracks 10, 11)

Photography – Chris Phelps

Recorded At – Opus Studio (4)
Recorded At – Sunset Sound
Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
Recorded At – Three Monkeys Studio