Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle

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Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle
J. Geils Band - Nightmares.jpg
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
(1973)Ladies Invited1973
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 fifth studio album by American rock band The J. Geils Band, released in 1974.

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


Additional personnel


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


Album - Billboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1974 Billboard 200 26


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