Blow Your Face Out

Blow Your Face Out

Infobox Album
Name = Blow Your Face Out
Type = Live album
Artist = J. Geils Band

Released = April 22 1976
Recorded = November 15 1975 at Boston Garden, Boston and November 19 1975 at Cobo Hall, Detroit
Genre = Rock
Length = 74:39
Label = Atlantic
Producer = Bill Szymczyk, Allan Blazek and Seth Justman
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [ link]
Last album = "Hotline" (1975)
This album = "Blow Your Face Out" (1976)
Next album = "Monkey Island" (1977)

"Blow Your Face Out" is the eighth album (and second live album) by American rock band J. Geils Band, released in 1976.

Track listing

All songs written by Seth Justman and Peter Wolf unless otherwise indicated.
#"Southside Shuffle" – 4:16
#"Back to Get Ya" – 4:38
#"Shoot Your Shot" (Junior Walker, James Graves, Lawrence Horn) – 3:56
#"Must Of Got Lost" – 6:34
#"Where Did Our Love Go" (Edward Holland Jr., Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland) – 4:00
#"Truck Drivin' Man" (Terry Fell) – 1:52
#"Love-Itis" (Harvey Scales, Albert Vance) – 4:05
#"Intro: (Lookin' for a Love)" (James Alexander, Zelda Samuels) – 2:06
#"(Ain't Nothin' But A) Houseparty" (Del Sharh, Zelda Thomas) – 5:04
#"So Sharp" (Arlester Christian) – 2:38
#"Detroit Breakdown" – 6:25
#"Chimes" – 8:56
#"Sno-Cone" (Albert Collins) – 3:04
#"Wait" – 3:44
#"Raise Your Hand" (Eddie Floyd) – 4:08
#"Start All Over Again" – 2:21
#"Give It to Me" – 6:52


This was the second of three live albums recorded by the J. Geils Band. The others were ""Live" Full House" in 1972 and "Showtime!" in 1982.

All three live albums released by the J. Geils Band were recorded in Detroit, Michigan, though at different venues. This album, unlike the other two live albums which were entirely recorded in Detroit, featured some performances recorded in the band's hometown of Boston, Massachusetts.


*Peter Wolfvocals
*Stephen Jo Bladd – percussion, drums, vocals
*J. Geilsguitar
*Seth Justmankeyboard, vocals
*Danny Kleinbass
*Magic Dickharmonica, trumpet



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