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J. Geils sues The J. Geils Band

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Stinsok, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
  2. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    Maybe they could call it the G. Jeils Band
  3. t77mackie


    Jun 13, 2012
    Wormtown, MA
    They're in it just for the music, right? This is toooo funny!
  4. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Just replace J Geils and band with yoko and the plastics and there's your answer.

    Also seems like Geils wants to be paid [litigious] without having to show up .
  5. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    The Band Formerly Known As The J. Geils Band, or the J. Geils Sucks Band.
  6. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Well, it makes perfect sense to me. It's his own name, for crying out loud. Though I do think it would be easy enough for them to do a tour advertised as "The Music of the J. Geils Band..."
  7. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    The Band That WAS the J.Geils Band only Without J.Geils.
  8. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    ...it's like if the Marshall Tucker Band were to tour without Marshall Tucker!


  9. bassinplace


    Dec 1, 2008
    Yep. To make it a bit more rhythmically concise, how about the "Sans J.Geils Band"? I dig these guys, but how much money are they really making, anyway?
  10. Boneheads. They just reunited in 2010 without incident. They should just settle their differences long enough to do another nostalgia tour like every other classic rock band.

    Dumb idea on Peter Wolf's part to try and tour and use the founder's name without including him or securing his permission.
  11. DBCrocky


    Oct 18, 2011
    Cary, NC
    How bout The Gay Child's Band?
  12. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
    The J Giels Hasbands
  13. Shovelbone

    Shovelbone Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Yonderville Georgia
    Or if Pink Floyd went on tour and left Pink at home!
  14. The Jay Gyles Band? That way it sounds the same but they can claim they are naming it after a fictional character.
    So I wonder, did the family of Jethro Tull ever try to slap a law suit on Ian Anderson for using his name without permission?
  15. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011

    Wait, wut? Mr. Salwitz?

    edit: Ah... apparently "Mr. Dick" is not his legal name.

    Hey, whatever happened to Stephen Jo Bladd?
  16. Febs

    Febs Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    Philadelphia, PA
    That's fantastic.

    By, the way, which one's Pink?

  17. bluesblaster


    Jan 2, 2008
    yes........ exactly
  18. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    They fired one of the best frontmen ever when they finally hit it big in the early 80's, so they have a history of some really bad moves.;)
  19. SwitchGear

    SwitchGear Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2005
    you got to give it to me...
  20. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    Great band..wish they could fix this and tour together again.

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