R.I.P. J Geils

J Geils

2017 continues to suck as much as 2016 as another rock icon goes to the great gig in the sky. J Geils who’s band bears his name passed away today, aged 71, from what is believed to be natural causes. While the world best knows his band for the great hit, “Centerfold,” the J Geils band had a series of cool blues rock albums throughout the 1970s. The bands commercial breakthrough came in 1980 with the album that bears the title of my all time favourite J Geils band song, “Love Stinks.”

The J Geils Band

Another sad day for rock, all we can say is rest in peace, J Geils. I have always wanted to delve more into their earlier stuff, so that’s what I’ll do to pay my respects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6 Responses to “R.I.P. J Geils”

  1. It’s just so great to know 2017 is just as shitty as 2016.

    /sarcasm

    Liked by 2 people

  2. More sad news, indeed. I think that as we age it’s only gonna be more and more folks we know departing…

    Liked by 1 person

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