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5 Iconic J. Geils Band Tracks We Love

As fans and the Rock & Roll community mourn the passing of J. Geils Band founding member J. Geils, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the legendary music he helped give us.

You can hear Geils love of the blues in many of the songs that became iconic party anthems in the 70s and 80s.

All of us who “Must of Got Lost” on the way to a “House Party,” raise a glass and say thank you for the music that made the party a bit wilder and last a little longer.

These 5 J. Geils Band songs are guaranteed to get any party started and are a great way to remember the gifts that J. Geils gave Rock & Roll.

 

Southside Shuffle

J. Geils Band - Southside Shuffle - 11/5/1977 - Winterland (Official)

J. Geils Band - Southside Shuffle Recorded Live: 11/5/1977 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA More J. Geils Band at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF

Must of Got Lost

J. Geils Band - Must Of Got Lost - 11/5/1977 - Winterland (Official)

J. Geils Band - Must Of Got Lost Recorded Live: 11/5/1977 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA More J. Geils Band at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF

Detroit Breakdown

J. Geils Band - Detroit Breakdown - 11/5/1977 - Winterland (Official)

J. Geils Band - Detroit Breakdown Recorded Live: 11/5/1977 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA More J. Geils Band at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF

House Party

J. Geils Band - (Ain't Nothin' But A) House Party - 11/5/1977 - Winterland (Official)

J. Geils Band - (Ain't Nothin' But A) House Party Recorded Live: 11/5/1977 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA More J. Geils Band at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF

Hard Drivin’ Man

J Geils Band Floyd's Hotel + Hard Drivin' Man 1972

The Most Rockin J Geils Band concert at Boston's Orpheum Theater - 3 Sony AVC 3200 B&W cameras and an SEG 1 - terrible technology but driving music - They asked George Wardwell if we could record this - Charles Phillips, Andrika Donovan operated cameras and I switched.