05/08/2015 10:04 am ET Updated May 06, 2016

Tavis Smiley: My Conversation With Boz Scaggs

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Tonight, I'm joined by singer-guitarist Boz Scaggs, whose new album, A Fool to Care, hit number one on the Billboard Blues Chart.

With a music career spanning five decades, Boz Scaggs has produced a rich catalog of songs that stretches across multiple genres. His 1976 breakthrough album, Silk Degrees, went multi-platinum and spawned a number of hits, including "Lido Shuffle" and the GRAMMY-winning "Lowdown."

In the clip below, I ask Boz when he became comfortable being a vocalist.

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