Ladies Invited

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Ladies Invited
J. Geils Band - Ladies Invited.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1973
StudioThe Hit Factory, New York City
GenreRock
Length41:16
LabelAtlantic
ProducerBill Szymczyk
The J. Geils Band chronology
Bloodshot
(1973)
Ladies Invited
(1973)
Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB[2]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[3]

Ladies Invited is the fourth studio album by American rock band The J. Geils Band. The album was released in November 1973, by Atlantic Records.

The model for the cover artwork, illustrated by the noted fashion artist Antonio, was reportedly actress Faye Dunaway,[4] who married lead singer Peter Wolf the following year.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman.

No.TitleLength
1."Did You No Wrong"4:08
2."I Can't Go On"5:04
3."Lay Your Good Thing Down"4:32
4."That's Why I'm Thinking of You"3:13
5."No Doubt About It"3:40
6."The Lady Makes Demands"4:21
7."My Baby Don't Love Me"3:42
8."Diddyboppin'"3:31
9."Take a Chance (On Romance)"3:55
10."Chimes"5:04

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Bill Szymczyk
  • Engineers: Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk
  • Mastering: Zal Schreiber
  • Special assistance: Juke Joint Jimmy
  • Arrangers: J. Geils Band
  • Personal managers: Stephen Bladd, Danny Klein
  • Design: Ira Friedlander, Douglas T. Slade
  • Cover design: Antonio, Douglas T. Slade
  • Photography: Robert Agriopoulos
  • Illustrations: Antonio

Charts[edit]

Chart (1973) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 51

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Sendra. "Ladies Invited - J. Geils Band". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  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. ^ Jon Landau (1974-01-17). "J. Geils Band: Ladies Invited". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-02-07. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  4. ^ "Random Notes". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (149): 30. December 6, 1973.
  5. ^ "The J Geils Band Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 8, 2020.