What does the song Lowdown by Boz Scaggs mean?

It's got a great groove to it. Released in 1976. Not sure what the meaning of the song is neither the meaning of the word Lowdown.

2 Answers

  • Alan
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Take the line in context and it explains its' self  

    === Quote from the song 

    To the sad, sad truth the dirty lowdown

    ===  end Quote 

    The dirty lowdown is the truth. which you may not want to believe

    (making it sad for you)..    

    The song is implying that someone is deluding themselves 

    and not facing the truth.

  • John P
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    'Lowdown' is an word of American origin meaning 'information' and similar. A familiar phrase from American crime movies is: "Give me the lowdown on....." meaning 'Tell me about....."

    I do not know that song.

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