Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #239: ‘Looking For A Love’- J. Geils Band. December 4, 1971.
- Single: ‘Looking For A Love’- J. Geils Band
- Record Company- Atlantic
- Genre: Blues Rock
- Written by J.W. Alexander and Zelda Samuels
- Time: 3:30
- B-side: ‘Whammer Jammer’
- Album- The Morning After
- Grade: A
- Peaked at #39 10 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
The J. Geils first Hot 100 single. The J.Geils band from Boston- featured Peter Wolf on vocals. They would have 18 Hot 100 hits with 10 making the Top 40. Their biggest hit was ‘Centerfold’ a #1 in 1981. ‘Looking For A Love’ was the debut hit by The Valentino’s- a band featuring Bobby Womack- and produced by Sam Cooke in 1962. Womack would have a #10 hit with the song in 1974.
Fantastic. I missed these guys when they broke up.