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Musician J. Geils, best known for founding The J. Geils Band, was found dead in his home in Groton, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. He was 71.
The Groton Police Department released a statement to Et confirming the news of the rocker's death. Officers performing a well-being check on the artist located Geils, who was unresponsive and was later declared dead on the scene.
Authorities reported that their "preliminary investigation indicates that Geils died of natural causes." Police are investigating, however foul play is not suspected.
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Born John Warren Geils Jr., the guitarist formed The J. Geils Band while attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Geils teamed up with bassist Danny "Dr. Funk" Klein and harmonic player Richard "Magic Dick" Salwitz in 1967.
The group saw early success with their forays into blues rock, but exploded in popularity in the 1980s, when they began focusing on mainstream new wave rock.
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John Warren Geils Jr., the guitarist known as J. Geils and part of the rock group The J. Geils Band, has died. He was 71.
The musician was found dead in his Groton, Massachusetts, home on Tuesday, according to ABC affiliate WCVB in Boston. Geils had called Groton home since 1982.
In 1970, Geils founded his namesake band and a decade later they released their first hit, “Love Stinks.” The group rose to fame with their Freeze Frame album, which produced the 1981 song “Centerfold,” which sat at No. 1 for six weeks and charted for 70 weeks.
The band broke up in 1985, and Geils returned »
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John Warren Geils Jr., founder of The J. Geils Band, was found dead in his home Tuesday in Massachusetts. John's body was found in his home in Groton. Police say the death is not suspicious. John's namesake band released their first album in 1970. Their first big hit, "Love Stinks" came in 1980, and they finally scored a number one with "Centerfold" in 1981. The album it came from, "Freeze Frame," was also number one for 4 weeks, and »
- TMZ Staff
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, arguably the biggest drinking holiday of the year, we looked at some of the best drunk moments to grace the silver screen. From Humphrey Bogart’s classic, heartbreaking “of all the gin joints” speech in “Casablanca,” to the utterly ridiculous scene in “Team America” when the puppets spew their guts up, here are the 28 best drunk scenes on film.
“Leaving Las Vegas” — Booze Run
Although not a traditional “drunk scene,” the opening scene of “Leaving Las Vegas” — which sees Nicolas Cage’s Ben Sanderson dancing through a liquor aisle piling his cart sky high with booze — is as good a prelude to this list as any.
“Arthur” — Introducing Princess Gloria
Dudley Moore’s Arthur spends the majority of the film tipping back drinks, but his introduction of “Princess Gloria” to his aunt and uncle at a restaurant — and his insistence that Rhode Island could »
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