Artists and Boston Music Community React to Death of J. Geils"Thinking of all the times we kicked it high and rocked down the house!," wrote J. Geils Band's lead singer Peter Wolf on Facebook. "RIP Jay Geils."
13 Great J. Geils Band SongsFrom their early days covering R&B classics to their era as a chart-topping MTV band.
J. Geils Band: Why They Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of FameThey were a great blues and R&B band in the '70s, and had huge MTV hits in the '80s.
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Peter Wolf On J. Geils: 'He Broke The Brotherhood'J. Geils' recent lawsuit claims he owns the rights to the name "J. Geils Band" and the band is violating his copyright by touring without him. Singer Peter Wolf says the legal issues are just one way a band like theirs faces trouble over time. It's hard to avoid when the same group of guys play together for almost five decades.
J. Geils Sues The J. Geils Band"Mr. Geils has this trademark and never transferred it to anybody," Geils' attorney Chuck Grimes told the Boston Globe. "These guys performed in Mr. Geils’s band, but that doesn’t give them the right to grab the name."
J. Geils Band To Tour Without J. GeilsSo why no Geils? Legal drama.