The J. Geils Band You’re Gettin’ Even While I’m Gettin’ Odd

My job was okay

I thought I was cruisin’

Little did I know

I was cruisin’ for a bruisin’

Things were lookin’ bad

But with you I had the goods

I couldn’t see the trees

In love’s deadly woods

I got smitten by a kitten

At the Kit-Kat club

Before I hit the brakes

I had hit the rub

You overheard me on the phone

When I told her goodbye

I got creamed in the face

With a reality pie

And now you’re gettin’ even

While I’ve been gettin’ odd

Yeah, yeah, yeah

You’re gettin’ even while I’m gettin’ odd

Now there’s safety in numbers

But I think my number’s up

Subtract you from my life, girl

Is like drinkin’ with no cup

Now I’m gettin’ wettish

Thinkin’ about you, my great fetish

Like fishin’ without a rod

I’m just sittin’ here gettin’ odd

You say that I hurt you

And it got you mad

You say that I burnt you

Now you’re gettin’ bad

I see you ain’t jokin’

And I want your bod

But now you’re gettin’ even

While I’ve been gettin’ odd

If I was an itch, would you bother to scratch?

If I was a pitch, would you bother to catch?

If I was peanut butter, would you be the jam?

If I was a door, would you give me a slam?

You’ve been gettin’ even

While I’ve been gettin’ odd

You’re gettin’ even

While I’ve been gettin’ odd

Please come back, please come back

I just got to have your bod

You’re gettin’ even

While I’ve been gettin’ odd

(He never meant to hurt you)

That’s the truth, I swear to God

The J. Geils Band Rage In The Cage

Shopping Center crazy

I need some fast relief

The boss says, “Boy, you’re lazy”

But I’m just bored beyond belief

Laid off since last summer

Man, this really takes the cake

This town is like a prison

And I just got to make my break

They say “Be cautious, little mister”

They shove it down your throat

I’m ’bout to choke – choke

I’m nauseous – my transistor’s ’bout the

only antidote to keep my temperature

from runnin’ wild

Let me hear that radio!

There’s a rage in the cage

There’s a rage in the cage

Sweet Diana to the rescue

Hot potato to my aid

She’s the girl with the swirl

Like air-conditioned lemonade

But the lady’s on the hot-plate

Daddy’s threatened to disown

Handcuffed tight in a chain of events

I guess I’m out here on my own

It don’t take a PhD

To know I’m goin’ nowhere fast

I’ve got to move – I’m on the move

It don’t take much to see

This town is livin’ in the past

They all just seem to wanna tie me down

Let me hear that radio!

There’s a rage in the cage

There’s a rage in the cage

I wanna rock it

I’ve got to rock it

I’ve gotta get me on that rocket ship to outa here

This town is wearin’ ear plugs

I’m of age and loose to juice

But they say Stop! Stop!

There’s a fire in the furnace

Breakin’ out and breakin’ loose

You know I’m just about to lose my mind

They don’t want me paralyzed

They just want me neutralized

There’s a rage in the cage

There’s a rage in the cage

The J. Geils Band Freeze Frame

Freeze frame

I could see it was a rough-cut Tuesday

Slow-motion weekdays stare me down

Her lipstick reflex got me wound

There were no defects to be found

Snapshot image froze without a sound

Thursday morning was a hot-flash factor

Her face still focused in my mind

Doo-dloo-dloo

Test-strip proofsheet love is hard to find

Doo-dloo-dloo

Friday night, we danced the spotlight grind

Doo-dloo-dloo

Stop time heart for me if she’s not mine

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, whoo, and I freeze

Now I’m looking at a flashback Sunday

Zoom lens feeling just won’t disappear

Doo-dloo-dloo

Close up, dark room, sweet talk in my ear

Doo-dloo-dloo

Her hot-spot love for me is strong

Doo-dloo-dloo

This freeze-frame moment can’t be wrong

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, whoo, and I freeze

Shoot, shoot – doo-dloo-dloo

Shoot, shoot – doo-dloo-dloo

Shoot, shoot – doo-dloo-dloo

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, freeze frame

Freeze frame, whoo, and I freeze

Yeah

Freeze frame, oh yeah, freeze frame

If I could freeze frame, freeze frame, freeze frame

If I could freeze, she’s real, whoo, freeze frame

If I could freeze, she’s ahhh, freeze frame

If I could shoot, shoot – doo-dloo-dloo, freeze frame

If I could shoot, shoot – doo-dloo-dloo, freeze frame

The J. Geils Band Must Of Got Lost

Hold on this song has a little introduction to it

It’s ain’t supposed to be sad though you might feel it that way

It’s a song about desperation,

Every now and then we do get desperate

This is a song about L-O-V-E,

and if you abuse it you’re gonna lose it

and if you lose it you’re gonna abuse and

if you abuse it you ain’t gonna be able to choose it

‘Cause you ain’t gonna have it further on down the line

things ain’t gonna be so fine

you’re gonna to be sitting there on your little machine

tryin’ to look and keep it clean

You’re going to be home playing bingo all night all alone

that’s why your sittin’ there by the telephone

and you know that she ain’t goin’ to call you!

So you put on the TV and you’re watchin’ Johnny Carson

segwayin’ right into the Tomorrow show

but that don’t got the go so you turn it off ya turn on the radio,

the radio don’t seem to get the click so you say

“Hey Man, I can’t lickety split”

You start to open up a little book

and there’s somethin’ there you got to overlook

and you say “Baby, you know there’s somethin’ on my mind!

“You say “Baby there’s somethin’ on my mind –

I know that you’re home and I know you ain’t all alone!”

So you start walking over to her house

and you get over to her house

and you walk over to her door

you start poundin’ on her door, you say

“Open up the door bitch!

This is wooba gooba with the green teeth, let me in”

Well, she opens up the door

and then you just kinda walk up to her and say

“Baby”, you look up way up at her green mascara

and you say “Oh my darling,

you know her and me was at the party as friends

do not believe what they say

that’s only gossip that they tellin’ ya

a wise cracker line!”

You say Darlin’

Take your big curls and just squeeze them down Ratumba

What’s the name of the chick with the long hair?

(Rapunzel!) ya say hey Rapunzel! heh heh heh

Hey Reputah! Reputa the Beautah!

Hey Reputa the Beautah flip me down your hair

and let me climb up to the ladder of your love

Because this is what woofa goofa’s sayin to ya

“Love comes once and when it comes

you’ve got to grab it fast ’cause sometimes the love

you grab ain’t gonna last and

I believe I musta,

You know I think I musta,

You know baby I think I musta,

You know I think I musta,

I musta got lost

One two three

Never thought about tomorrow

Seemed like a long time to come

How could I be so blind, baby

Not to see you were the one

I let ya slip on from me baby

I let you walk on by,

Shoulda loved, you had told me

I refused to love, I let it die

I musta got lost, musta got lost, I musta got lost

Somewhere down the line

Musta got lost, musta got lost

Give away the days you were mine

Don’t know why I let you leave me

Honey, I don’t know

Say its hard to see lovers comin’ babe

Honey I’ve a way to see them go

Musta got lost, musta got lost, musta got lost

Somewhere down the line

Musta got lost, I got lost

Give away the days you were mine

Love can be a sweet thing

Girl I just don’t understand

Made a game outta lovin’ you

Now I hold the losin’ hand

Oh, I musta got lost, musta got lost, musta got lost

Somewhere down the line

Musta got lost, I got lost, girl

Give away the days you were mine

I just don’t understand it

I just don’t understand it

I just don’t understand it

And I musta got lost, musta got lost, musta got lost

Somewhere down the line, hey

Musta got lost, baby, I got lost girl

Give away them days you were mine

Musta got lost, I got lost, musta got lost

Somewhere down the line

Musta got lost, oh I got lost girl

Give away them days you were mine

C’mon

Oh, I got lost, babe, double-crossed

Your lovin’, give it to me all night long

I said your love got me higher,

than I ever been lifted before

I said your love has got me higher,

than I ever been lifted before

Somewhere

The J. Geils Band Think It Over

Paid the check and walked away

there wasn’t much we could say

you had that look in your eyes

And girl I knew you were on your way

Before you leave it all for good

take one more look I think you should

Girl you better think it over

Girl you better think it over

I believe I’ve been deceived you really can’t deny it

you made the move I can’t say no more

you know I’ll have to buy it

C’mon honey open up your ears

I really can’t believe your tears

Girl you better think it over

Girl you better think it over

Friends may come and friends may go

but lovers never say goodbye you know

watchin’ you watchin’ me

just trying to squeeze me in your memory

High teas in the afternoon

so crowded and you left real soon

you can’t conceal what you really feel

and I thought you knew that

Before you leave it all for good

take one more look girl

I think you should

Girl you better think it over

Girl you better think it over

The J. Geils Band You’re The Only One

It’s very hard to define it

Just why I feel this way

There must be all kinds of reasons

So many things I could say

And I know I’m not mistaken

This is love and that’s for sure

[Chorus:]

You, you’re the only one

You’re the only one

You, you’re the only one

There are times I remember

It wasn’t so long ago

I was lonely, sad and confused

I didn’t know where to go

But baby I want to tell you

Just how good you make me feel

[Chorus]

I’d be a fool to deny it

I want everyone to know

[Chorus]

Baby, baby

The J. Geils Band One Last Kiss

Just one last kiss

Before I walk out the door

I’m gonna hold you tighter

Than I ever did before

And I, I never promised you

The things you promised me

And I, I can’t justify

The way it’s gotta be

And the good times are the best times

The bad times fade away

The good times are forever

But now, baby, the last time is today

Just one more night

There’s no time for anymore

I’m gonna tell you something

That you’ve never heard before

But I, I can’t find the words

To ease your lovers pain

And I, I know the feeling’s gone

I can feel it in my veins

And the good times are the best times

The bad times fade away

The good times are forever

But now, baby, the last time is today

One last kiss

And the good times are the best times

The bad times fade away

The good times are forever

But now, baby, the last time is today

One last kiss

The J. Geils Band Pack Fair And Square

Well, no more slipping and dodging around with you

No more slipping and dodging around with you

If you want to be my baby, you know what you have to do

Life is like a card game, always take a chance

Life is like a card game, always take a chance

Well, there’s no money, honey it ain’t no romance

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

Well, when you’re around me, baby gotta treat me fair

Well, look-a here woman, and tell me what you going to do

Now, look-a here woman, and tell me what you going to do

I’m a-getting sick and tired of worrying over you

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

Well, when you’re around me, baby gotta treat me fair

No one to love me, no one to call my own

Well, no one to love me, no one to call my own

From now on darling, it seems I’m gonna leave you alone

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

You gotta pack fair and square, baby don’t try to give me the air

Well, when you’re around me, baby gotta treat me fair

The J. Geils Band Teresa

I remember every moment

And this color, the brightest day

And every dawn, my heart turns darker

Is this the price I must pay?

What should I do next, Teresa

Where did I go wrong?

What should I do next, Teresa

Please help me, but don’t wait too long

Am I lost, am I forgotten

Have I strayed too far from home

I’ve known love and I’ve known madness

Must I find my way alone?

What should I do next, Teresa

Where did I go wrong?

What should I do next, Teresa

Please help me, but don’t wait too long

Please help me, but don’t wait too long

The J. Geils Band Angel In Blue

We met in a bar

Out on Chesapeake Bay

With her white patent boots

And her blouse red lame

A table top dancer

She would smile on cue

Those lips of an angel

Angel in blue

She’s been dancing for ages

Though cities of bars

She was kickin’ the habit

of scoring in cars

She’d been drained of her spirit

All caged in this zoo

A wildcat angel

Angel in blue

And as she stared out into nowhere

I thought, yes, I thought she might break down and cry

When I whispered I thought I could love her

She just said “Baby, don’t even bother to try”

And I watched as she spoke

Her words chilled my bones

All her friends did her favors

That were really just loans

And she never had dreams

So they never came true

The palest of angels

Angel in blue

And the bees they had stung her

The birds they had flown

There were guys she could number

But none she had known

And she never had dreams

So they never came true

My fade away angel

Angel in blue