Jm Giels.... RIP

"...John Geils of the J. Geils Band was found dead at his Massachusetts home by police Tuesday, authorities said.

Police responded to Geils' home on Graniteville Road for a well-being check around 4 p.m., according to the Groton Police Department. Upon their arrival, police found Geils unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The musician, whose full name is John Warren Geils Jr., was 71 years old. He is also listed as the homeowner of the house, police said.

Geils' death is under investigation because he was alone at the time of his death, but a preliminary investigation indicates that Geils died of natural causes, according to authorities. Foul play is not suspected at this time.


Sad. One of my favorite bands in my younger years.
I saw them a couple times in the mid to late 70’s.

RIP J. Geils.

A great one!  R.I.P.
Saw them in their early days way back when at the Filmore East; smoking show 
Smokin show and the best live band ever! I loved J's guitar playing style and sad news indeed. 
One of the GREAT Party Rockers. RIP J. Geils........
Wow saw The J Geils Band at the Warehouse in New Orleans at least twice and one of those was for Mardi Gras seen them at least 4 other times and was without a dought my favorite party band, so sad.

Great band, too bad most folks only know them from their 80's stuff.
Agreed. They were great R&B rockers! 
So sad.  I loved the live work so much.  Pure rock n roll + soul.  

I wish that I could warp back in time and see them live right now.  I bet they sound better than all the 'stomp and clap' hipster bands of today--some of which I like--that do not have that soul and energy.  
I grew up on J. Giels band,  will be missed,  R.I.P.
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