The J. Geils Band was a unique and influential rock band that blended different genres of music to create their signature sound. Their high-energy live performances and catchy hit singles have made them a favorite of fans for decades. Although the band's popularity may have waned over the years, their music continues to be celebrated and enjoyed by fans old and new.
The J. Geils Band was an American rock band formed in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The band consisted of lead vocalist Peter Wolf, guitarist J. Geils, bassist Danny Klein, keyboardist Seth Justman, and drummer Stephen Jo Bladd. The band was known for its high-energy live performances and its blend of rock, blues, and R&B.
The J. Geils Band released their debut album, "The J. Geils Band" in 1970. The album featured a mix of original songs and covers of blues and R&B classics. The band's second album, "The Morning After," was released in 1971 and included the hit single "Looking for a Love." The band's third album, "Bloodshot," was released in 1973 and featured the hit single "Give it to Me."
The J. Geils Band's breakthrough album was "Live Full House," which was recorded in 1972 and released in 1973. The album captured the band's energetic live performance and included their hit single "Must of Got Lost." The band's next album, "Ladies Invited," was released in 1973 and included the hit single "Angel in Blue."
In 1977, the J. Geils Band released their most successful album, "Monkey Island." The album included the hit singles "Southside Shuffle" and "I Do." The band's next album, "Sanctuary," was released in 1978 and included the hit single "One Last Kiss."
The J. Geils Band continued to tour and release albums throughout the 1980s, but their popularity began to wane. In 1982, the band released their final top 40 hit, "Freeze-Frame," which was the title track of their album released that same year. The band's final album, "You're Gettin' Even While I'm Gettin' Odd," was released in 1984.
In 2012, J. Geils was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the J. Geils Band. The band's high-energy live performances and unique blend of rock, blues, and R&B have made them a favorite of fans for decades.
THE J. GEILS BAND - Blow Your Face Out, Live 12" Vinyl 2LP Album
Atlantic ATL 60.115 / LC 0121 , 1976 , Made in Germany
"Blow Your Face Out Live" is the 1976 Live album by the American Rock band: J. Geits Band. It was recorded at two venues: Boston Garden and Cobo Hall, Detroit. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.
THE J. GEILS BAND – Ladies Invited 12" Vinyl LP Album
Atlantic SD 7286 , 1974 , USA
"Ladies Invited" is the fourth studio album by American rock band The J. Geils Band. The model for the cover artwork, illustrated by the noted fashion artist Antonio, was reportedly actress Faye Dunaway, who married lead singer Peter Wolf the following year.