The Morning After (The J. Geils Band album)

The Morning After is the second studio album by American rock band The J. Geils Band. The album was released on October 2, 1971, by Atlantic Records. The song "Cry One More Time" was later covered by Gram Parsons on his first solo album.

The Morning After
J. Geils Band - The Morning After.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2, 1971
StudioRecord Plant West,
Los Angeles
GenreBlues rock
Length34:37
LabelAtlantic
ProducerBill Szymczyk
The J. Geils Band chronology
The J. Geils Band
(1970)
The Morning After
(1971)
Live Full House
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB–[2]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[3]

Track listingEdit

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Don't Need You No More"Peter Wolf, Seth Justman2:36
2."Whammer Jammer"Juke Joint Jimmy2:37
3."So Sharp"Arlester Christian3:10
4."The Usual Place"Don Covay, Leroy Randolph2:45
5."Gotta Have Your Love"Wolf, Justman4:32
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Looking for a Love"J. W. Alexander, Zelda Samuels3:47
7."Gonna Find Me a New Love"Wolf, Justman3:24
8."Cry One More Time"Wolf, Justman3:23
9."Floyd's Hotel"Wolf, Justman3:11
10."It Ain't What You Do (It's How You Do It!)"Juke Joint Jimmy5:12

PersonnelEdit

ProductionEdit

ChartsEdit

Album - Billboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1971 Pop Albums 64

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1972 "Looking for a Love" Billboard Pop Singles 39

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tim Sendra. "The Morning After - J. Geils Band". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-09-16.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: G". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ Lenny Kaye (1971-11-11). "J. Geils Band: The Morning After". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-02-07. Retrieved 2018-09-16.