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June 2012 :: Food for Thought

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CLOSE PERSONAL with Boz Scaggs BY MARSALA RYPKA timeless songs. In 1975 his album "Silk Degrees" sold four million copies. Since then longtime as well as more recent fans love to hear Boz sing his well-known hits like "Look What You've Done to Me," which he co-wrote with David Foster for the movie "Urban Cowboy," as well as "Harbor Lights," "Lido Shuffle," "Jojo," "We're All Alone," and "Heart of Mine." But why is this Grammy Award B winning artist who performs everything from R&B to pop, rock, blues and soul the featured guest in our Food & Wine issue? Because Boz has another passion besides music -- he and his wife Dominique, who he has been married to for 20 years, have a vineyard and make wine under the Scaggs Vineyard label. So get something scrumptious to eat, pour yourself a glass of vino, and get comfy. If you want the "Lowdown" on Boz Scaggs you've come to the right place. Marsala Rypka: What three words best describe who you are? Boz Scaggs: 'I don't know' are three words that reflect my attitude toward life. I think our job is to figure out who we are and take all the highest values we've found in our life's journey and work hard to make ourselves into those ideals. Not knowing and asking the right questions is as important as the answer. MR: What are you most passionate about in life? BS: I'm passionate about my one-and- half-year-old grandson Levon. He awakens in me a lot of the joy I've had in 18 LUXURY LAS VEGAS | JUNE 2012 oz Scaggs has this natural ability to seduce you with his raspy voice, bluesy/jazzy style, and your stairs and through the door. Take me where we don't care "After all is said and done. After all you are the one. Take me up anymore. Love, look what you've done to me. Never thought I'd fall again so easily. Oh love, you wouldn't lie to me, leading me to feel this way." UP

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