Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle

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Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle
Studio album by The J. Geils Band
Released September 25, 1974
Recorded Record Plant Studios and The Hit Factory, New York City
Genre Rock
Length 40:47
Label Atlantic
Producer Bill Szymczyk
The J. Geils Band chronology
Ladies Invited
Nightmares...and Other Tales From the Vinyl Jungle
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau C+[1]
Rolling Stone (favorable) link

Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle is the sixth album by American rock band The J. Geils Band, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman, except as noted.

  1. "Detroit Breakdown" – 6:02
  2. "Givin' It All Up" – 3:44
  3. "Must Of Got Lost" – 5:06
  4. "Look Me in the Eye" – 3:59
  5. "Nightmares" – 1:15
  6. "Stoop Down #39" – 6:53
  7. "I'll Be Coming Home" – 4:40
  8. "Funky Judge" (Andre Williams, Leo Hutton) – 3:19
  9. "Gettin' Out" – 5:49



  • Producer: Bill Szymczyk
  • Engineers: Allan Blazek, Kevin Herron, Bill Szymczyk
  • Digital remastering: George Marino
  • Special assistance: Juke Joint Jimmy
  • Photography: Peter Himmelman


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Pop Albums 26


Year Single Chart Position
1975 "Must Of Got Lost" Billboard Pop Singles 12