Silk Degrees

The cover of Boz Scaggs 1976 album “Silk Degrees was taken at Casino Point near Avalon on Catalina Island which is located about 22 miles south-southwest of Los Angeles, California.

This was the seventh album by Scaggs and was released on Columbia Records. The album peaked at No. 2 and spent 115 weeks on the Billboard 200.

Silk Degrees Tracks:

Side One:
What Can I Say
Jump Street
What Do You Want the Girl to Do
Harbor Lights

Side Two:
It’s Over
Love Me Tomorrow
Lido Shuffle
We’re All Alone


Boz Scaggs – guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals
Fred Tackett – guitar
Les Dudek – slide guitar
Louis Shelton – guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar
David Hungate – bass
Jeff Porcaro – drums, percussion, timbales
Joe Porcaro – percussion
David Paich – acoustic piano, Hohner clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Moog synthesizer, ARP synthesizer, Minimoog, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, harpsichord
Plas Johnson – tenor saxophone
Jim Horn – tenor saxophone
Bud Shank – saxophone
Chuck Findley – flugelhorn solo
Sid Sharp – string conductor and concertmaster
Horns – Tony Terran, Vincent DeRosa, Jim Horn, Paul Hubinon, Dick Hyde, Plas Johnson, Tom Scott and Bud Shank
Backing vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Maxine Green, Augie Johnson, Marty McCall, Pepper Swenson, Carolyn Willis

Boz Scaggs Discography

1965 – Boz
1969 – Boz Scaggs
1971 – Moments
1971 – Boz Scaggs & Band
1972 – My Time
1974 – Slow Dancer
1976 – Silk Degrees
1977 – Down Two Then Left
1980 – Middle Man
1988 – Other Roads
1996 – Fade into Light
1997 – Come On Home
2001 – Dig
2002 – Sail on White Moon
2003 – But Beautiful
2008 – Speak Low
2013 – Memphis
2015 – A Fool to Care
2018 – Out of the Blues

Avalon CA