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  • 1. 

    What year did Boz Scaggs have the hit single "Lowdown" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1976
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs had the hit single "Lowdown" on Columbia in 1976.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Boz Scaggs have the hit single "Lido Shuffle" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    In 1977, Boz Scaggs had the hit single "Lido Shuffle" on Columbia.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Boz Scaggs have the hit single "Breakdown Dead Ahead" on Columbia?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    C. 1980
    Explanation
    In 1980, Boz Scaggs had the hit single "Breakdown Dead Ahead" on Columbia.

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  • 4. 

    What year did Boz Scaggs have the hit single "Miss Sun" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    B. 1981
    Explanation
    In 1981, Boz Scaggs had the hit single "Miss Sun" on Columbia.

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  • 5. 

    Which Rolling Stone publisher discovered Boz Scaggs?

    • A.

      Cameron Crowe

    • B.

      Dexter Rutecky

    • C.

      Jann Wenner

    • D.

      Phil Marsby

    Correct Answer
    C. Jann Wenner
    Explanation
    Jann Wenner is the correct answer because he is the co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. As the publisher, he would have been responsible for discovering and promoting new talent, including Boz Scaggs. Cameron Crowe, Dexter Rutecky, and Phil Marsby are not associated with Rolling Stone or known for discovering Boz Scaggs.

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  • 6. 

    What was Boz Scaggs' greatest commercial success?

    • A.

      Silk Degrees

    • B.

      Middle Man

    • C.

      Other Roads

    • D.

      Down Two Then Left

    Correct Answer
    A. Silk Degrees
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs' greatest commercial success was "Silk Degrees." This album, released in 1976, achieved massive success and reached number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. It spawned several hit singles, including "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle," which further contributed to its popularity. "Silk Degrees" showcased Scaggs' smooth blend of rock, pop, and soul, and solidified his status as a prominent artist in the 1970s music scene.

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  • 7. 

    What band did the session musicians Boz Scaggs used for "Silk Degrees" go on to form?

    • A.

      Devo

    • B.

      Soup Dragons

    • C.

      Toto

    • D.

      Soul Asylum

    Correct Answer
    C. Toto
    Explanation
    The session musicians who played on Boz Scaggs' "Silk Degrees" album went on to form the band Toto.

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  • 8. 

    In which state of the U.S. was Boz Scaggs born?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Ohio

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    C. Ohio
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs was born in Ohio.

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  • 9. 

    Which album did Boz Scaggs release in 1974?

    • A.

      Moments

    • B.

      My Time

    • C.

      But Beautiful

    • D.

      Slow Dancer

    Correct Answer
    D. Slow Dancer
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs released the album "Slow Dancer" in 1974.

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  • 10. 

    What was Boz Scaggs' real name?

    • A.

      Boland Pense Scaggs

    • B.

      William Royce Scaggs

    • C.

      Mayton Boris Scallion

    • D.

      Adderley Hugo Scaggert

    Correct Answer
    B. William Royce Scaggs
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs' real name is William Royce Scaggs.

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  • 11. 

    Boz Scaggs and David Paich won a Grammy for which song in 1976?

    • A.

      After The Love Has Gone

    • B.

      Last Dance

    • C.

      Lowdown

    • D.

      Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

    Correct Answer
    C. Lowdown
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs and David Paich won a Grammy for the song "Lowdown" in 1976. This song, released as part of Boz Scaggs' album "Silk Degrees," became a huge hit and is considered one of Scaggs' signature songs. It reached the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and has a smooth blend of R&B, funk, and pop elements. The Grammy win for "Lowdown" further solidified its success and recognition in the music industry.

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  • 12. 

    Where did Boz Scaggs meet Steve Miller?

    • A.

      St John's School Of Texas

    • B.

      St. Mark's School Of Texas

    • C.

      St John's School Of Tennesee

    • D.

      St Mark's School Of Louisianna

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Mark's School Of Texas
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs met Steve Miller at St. Mark's School Of Texas.

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  • 13. 

    Which San Francisco nightclub does Boz Scaggs own?

    • A.

      Boz's

    • B.

      Johnny's

    • C.

      Scaggs'

    • D.

      Slim's

    Correct Answer
    D. Slim's
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs owns Slim's, a San Francisco nightclub.

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  • 14. 

    What was the title of Boz Scaggs first solo album?

    • A.

      Boz

    • B.

      Running On Empty

    • C.

      Silk Degrees

    • D.

      Scaggs

    Correct Answer
    A. Boz
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Boz" because it is the only option that matches the name of the artist, Boz Scaggs. The other options, "Running On Empty," "Silk Degrees," and "Scaggs," do not correspond to the title of his first solo album.

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  • 15. 

    What was the title of Boz Scaggs' second album?

    • A.

      Boz

    • B.

      Moments

    • C.

      Boz Scaggs

    • D.

      Silk Degrees

    Correct Answer
    C. Boz Scaggs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Boz Scaggs" because it is the title of the artist's second album.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these is the title of a 2001 Boz Scaggs live album?

    • A.

      The Lost Weekend

    • B.

      The Lost Concert

    • C.

      The Lost Year

    • D.

      The Lost Continent

    Correct Answer
    B. The Lost Concert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Lost Concert" because it is the only option that refers to a live album, which is specified in the question. The other options do not mention a concert or live performance.

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  • 17. 

    Which Boz Scaggs album debuted at number one on the jazz charts?

    • A.

      Moments

    • B.

      Jazz

    • C.

      But Beautiful

    • D.

      Silk Degrees

    Correct Answer
    C. But Beautiful
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "But Beautiful." This album debuted at number one on the jazz charts.

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  • 18. 

    In which early Steve Miller band was Boz Scaggs the lead vocalist?

    • A.

      The Earlybirds

    • B.

      The Steve Miller Band

    • C.

      The Warlocks

    • D.

      The Marksmen

    Correct Answer
    D. The Marksmen
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs was the lead vocalist in The Marksmen, an early Steve Miller band.

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  • 19. 

    Where was Boz Scaggs born?

    • A.

      Canton, Ohio

    • B.

      Newport News, Virginia

    • C.

      Cleveland, Ohio

    • D.

      Scranton, Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Canton, Ohio
    Explanation
    Boz Scaggs was born in Canton, Ohio.

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  • 20. 

    What album did Boz Scaggs release in 1972?

    • A.

      Boz Scaggs And The Band

    • B.

      Slow Dancer

    • C.

      My Time

    • D.

      Moments

    Correct Answer
    C. My Time
    Explanation
    In 1972, Boz Scaggs released the album "My Time".

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  • 21. 

    Which Boz Scaggs album was released on September 11th, 2001?

    • A.

      Fade Into Light

    • B.

      Dig

    • C.

      My Time

    • D.

      But Beautiful

    Correct Answer
    B. Dig
    Explanation
    The album "Dig" by Boz Scaggs was released on September 11th, 2001.

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  • 22. 

    What primetime cartoon show featured "The Complete Boz Scaggs" as a gift?

    • A.

      South Park

    • B.

      Family Guy

    • C.

      King Of The Hill

    • D.

      The Simpsons

    Correct Answer
    B. Family Guy
    Explanation
    In the episode "Patriot Games" of Family Guy, Peter receives "The Complete Boz Scaggs" as a gift from his father-in-law, Carter Pewterschmidt. This gift is a reference to Boz Scaggs, an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. The episode humorously portrays Peter's excitement and obsession with the gift, highlighting the show's satirical and comedic nature.

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