BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: # 239: ‘LOOKING FOR A LOVE’- J.GEILS BAND

J.Geils Band – Looking For A Love (1971, Vinyl) - Discogs

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.

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