The J. Geils Band

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Tommy Castro: "I Never Thought I Would Be a Green Day Fan."

    Since beginning his career in the Bay Area in the 1970s, Tommy Castro has become one of the most consummate blues musicians currently working. Castro's body of work is an amazingly diverse collection of albums that are always tethered to classic blues and R&B. His most recent effort, The Devil You K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Rod Picott Celebrates the Working Class Hero

    The power of storytelling in songwriting has given birth to some of our most unforgettable songs like "Crossroads" by Robert Johnson, "Drifter's Escape" by Bob Dylan or "A Boy Named Sue" by Johnny Cash. Songs that spin narratives from the art of nonfiction usually find a place in listeners' hearts a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Ten Songs To Get You Through International Kissing Day

    ​According to the people I follow on Twitter, today is International Kissing Day. How annoying is that? As if Valentine's Day wasn't bad enough, now we have International Kissing Day to annoy the pants off anyone who doesn't have someone to smooch on. Apparently, Kissing Day was dreamed up as an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Monday, May 10, 2010

    ​We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Peter Wolf CrierInter-Be (Jagjaguwar)Not to be confused with the excellent n ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Johnny A.

    Thursday, December 2

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Lame Old Song

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    You Slaid me

    On the road in his Dodge Dart, Slaid Cleaves is the last of the traveling troubadours

  • Music

    February 6, 1997