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Full House Live [Live, Original recording remastered]

J. Geils BandAudio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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listen  1. First I Look At The Purse [Live] 4:08$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Homework [Live] 2:43$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Pack Fair And Square [Live] 2:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Whammer Jammer [Live] 2:37$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Hard Drivin' Man [Live] 4:39$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Serves You Right To Suffer [Live] 9:57$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Cruisin' For A Love [Live Album Version] 3:37$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Looking For A Love [Live] 5:27$0.99  Buy MP3 

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 31, 1995)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Live, Original recording remastered
  • Label: Atlantic
  • ASIN: B000002J69
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,385 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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65 of 68 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 'Full House' knocks down the walls! February 7, 2003
Format:Audio CD
Crash-bam-boom! This is the musical equivalent of a 4th of July fireworks display by one of the hottest groups ever to soar onstage, and one of the most ferocious shows of its time. If crackling energy is what you need and explosive rock 'n roll is your medicine, this band was made to order. Recorded live in 1972 at Detroit's Cinderella Ballroom on two steamy nights, the place jumped like a pogo stick with mad springs as Peter Wolf lived up to his name and yowled, yelled, screeched, and bawled alongside his five locomotive bandmates.
This Boston-based band plays like they are trying to sprint a marathon, and it's absolutely magnificent to hear these guys work out their love for R&B smokers. "First I Look at the Purse" leaps with claws outstretched as the band takes no prisoners at the opening signal onslaught of Stephen Jo. Bladd's rollercoaster drumming, and Seth Justman whips up a thunderstorm on shrieking organ. However, they just toy with your excitement, because Magic Dick jumps in (yes, that's his name) to kick down the door and demolishes the place with raging harmonica. Crunching mega-ton choruses pound away as Wolf hammers relentlessly on vocals, and without a moment's hesitation, they zoom straight into Otis Rush's "Homework". I've heard Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac do this, but not this volatile, and this is definitely street-wise schooling from the rough end of town that can't be found on any diploma. Wolf and Dick pair off like two angry cats, J. Geils throws some darts with quick guitar licks, and Justman spraypaints clouds again on organ. Hot, hot, hot!
All Peter Wolf needs is to hear the audience goading him on, and he gives it right back, tantalizing them: "This is called 'Take Out Your False Teeth, Momma-I wanna Suck on Your Gums!
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28 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A VERY DANGEROUS LIVE BAND! March 16, 2001
Format:Audio CD
Back in 1972, when I was browsing through the small record section they had at the college bookstore, I came across this jewel. I don't remember what exactly struck me to buy this record. Maybe it was the bright yellow cover that stood out. All I know is, it was the best $3.99 I've ever spent on a record. From the minute I put this on the turntable, I knew I was in for a wild ride. I had never even remotely heard rock music played this way. This album has more raw energy than any live record I've heard before or since. These guys were an all american rock and roll band that played everything from Mississippi delta blues, to Motown, to all out arena rock. There was nobody like em out there. And for just a moment in time, when everything clicked, like on this album, this was the best rock and roll band on the planet. There was an arsenal of talent in this band to back these words up. From the ultimate master of the harp, Magic Dick, who always played that dang thang like his pants were on fire. To the great piano and organ of Seth Justman, who had a great sense of melody for being in such a rugged band. To the slinging guitar dangerman J.Geils. And for the frosting on the cake, the ex disc jockey turned singer Peter Wolf, who could do a motor-mouthed rap routine between and during songs that would make even Snoop Doggy Dogg stand up and take notice. And this was in 1972! There's no mistake Peter Wolf was the cat who ran this show. As for the music on here, there are no weak sisters in here, their all great songs. A few favorites here is the Motown song "First I Look At The Purse", written by Smokey Robinson. Did I say Motown? Smokey's gotta be scratching his head over this one. It's pretty wild. I loved it most when these guys played the blues. And there's a couple gems on here. Read more ›
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OOOOOO Yeahhhhhh! May 15, 2000
By J. Daly
Format:Audio CD
I first saw the Geils band in 1972. Every day my friends and I would listen to this album while riding to high school, on my 8 track player! I was hooked then and still am today. I tried to convert as many friends as I could, dragging them to shows at every chance. I had the good fortune of living in the Northeast, where they toured nonstop during the 70's.
This CD displays all the energy of a classic live Geils show. Peter Wolf and the band at their tightest! As a testament to their enduring popularity, I was at their opening date for the reunion tour , summer '99. The crowd rose to their feet at the opening chord, and remained up, singing every note to every song for an amazing 2 1/2 hours. Whipping a crowd into a frenzy is what these boys do best! This is the ultimate live party album, and nearly 30 years later the album and the band still flat out rocks! Live music is what Geils does best, and this album is the best of the best!
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One Of My Top Ten Albums !! September 21, 2003
Format:Audio CD
When this album came out in the early 70's everyone said, "who's the J.Geils Band", but after all these years, one might forget the band, but never the album. This is one of those "rock the house down" albums that will not allow your foot to stay still as it is classic rock n' roll. Granted, the length of the album is not long, but remember, great things come in small packages!! I am 50 years old and this album still remains one of my top ten !!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the Greatest Live Recordings Ever! October 28, 2000
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Format:Audio CD
I agree with everything said in the previous reviews. There is no doubt that this is one of the best live performances ever pressed on vinyl. The band has tremendous chops; no other band plays R&B with this intensity.
The only problem here is the length; the CD is only about 30 minutes. In a vault, somewhere, collecting dust, is the other 60-90 minutes of this concert. Advise to the record company: Please send someone who's not to busy into the archives to dig this out, and release it, to bring joy and happiness to all the J Geils fans.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars ... played it about 10 times the cd skips it sucks
after i played it about 10 times the cd skips it sucks
Published 7 days ago by alex jovanovic
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT PRODUCT!
Published 14 days ago by mark twain
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Neighbor heard me playing this album and liked it so I bought it for him.
Published 17 days ago by Brad
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Classic Rock and Roll.
Published 18 days ago by Howard Ellison
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great Band. Now lets get down and party!!!
Published 1 month ago by Amanda maluk
5.0 out of 5 stars Great live recording
If you don't feel the band's (and audience's) energy when listening to this, you need to see a neurologist. And Magic Dick's work on harmonica is tremendous. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Robert D. Bodell
5.0 out of 5 stars Great live band
Love the live version of Whammer Jammer. Peter Wolf was a great frontman and Magic Dick an unbelivable harp player.
Published 6 months ago by JT
5.0 out of 5 stars slamming live album................
this is one of the all time live albums ever; owning this and BLOW YOUR FACE OUT and you are in GEILS heaven.
there is not a bad track on this disc. Read more
Published 6 months ago by penpage
3.0 out of 5 stars I love this album.
That said the conversion to CD is pretty lousy. It really needs a redo!

I'd have giving it 5 stars if the sound on it was better. Read more
Published 8 months ago by downhill
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible energy - Take out your false teeth, mama!!
There is absolutely nothing fancy, nothing brilliant, nothing innovative about this 1972 live album. That being said, there is also nothing wrong with this 1972 live album. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Ronald E. Olivier
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