Boz Scaggs ‎– Slow Dancer (1974)

Slow Dancer is the sixth solo studio album by American vocalist/guitarist Boz Scaggs, released in 1974 on Columbia Records. The lavish sweep of “You Make It so Hard (To Say No)” and the watery glimmer of “Take It for Granted” exhibit a newfound elegance and chivalry from the crooner. Elsewhere, the cutting thrust of “Angel Lady (Come Just in Time)” and “Hercules” show the singer’s headier side. Soul brother Johnny Bristol — whose own “I Got Your Number” is covered here — influenced and produced the record with proportionate grit and polish.

A1. You Make It so Hard (To Say No)
A2. Slow Dancer
A3. Angel Lady (Come Just in Time)
A4. There Is Someone Else
A5. Hercules
B1. Pain of Love
B2. Sail on White Moon
B3. Let It Happen
B4. I Got Your Number
B5. Take It For Granted

Boz Scaggs – vocals, guitar
David Cohen, David T. Walker, Dennis Coffey, Greg Poree, Jay Graydon, Wah Wah Watson, Orville “Red” Rhodes – guitars
Clarence McDonald, Jerry Peters, Joe Sample, Michael Melvoin, Russell Turner – keyboards
James Jamerson, Jim Hughart – bass
Ernie Watts, Fred Jackson, John Kelson – saxophone
George Bohanon, Lon Norman – trombone
Chuck Findley, Jack H. Laubach, Paul Hubinon, Warren Roché – trumpet, flugehorn
Gene Estes, John Arnold – percussion, vibraphone
Ed Greene, James Gadson – drums
Joe Clayton, King Errison – congas
Carolyn Willis, Julia Tillman Waters, Lorna Willard, Myrna Matthews, Pat Henderson – background vocals
H.B. Barnum – string arrangements

Johnny Bristol – production

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