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Jim Croce hit fame in the early 1970’s with a string of hits until his untimely death on September 20, 1973 in a plane crash.  His music remains popular today, largely because of his songwriting mastery.  Here is the Jim Croce album discography.

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Jim Croce Album Discography

Songwriting
Croce – Jim Croce

You Don’t Mess Around With Jim

ABC ABCX-756
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 1 Jul. 1972, peak – 1 (5 weeks), stay – 93 weeks
Produced by Terry Cashman, Tommy West
Side One:
1.  You Don’t Mess Around With Jim – 3:00 – Croce
2.  Tomorrow’s Gonna Be A Brighter Day – 2:49 – Croce
3.  New York’s Not My Home – 3:05 – Croce
4.  Hard Time Losin’ Man – 2:23 – Croce
5.  Photographs And Memories – 2:03 – Croce
6.  Walkin’ Back To Georgia – 2:47 – Croce
Side Two:
1.  Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels) – 3:45 – Croce
2.  Time In A Bottle – 2:24 – Croce
3.  Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy) – 2:40 – Croce
4.  Box #10 – 2:22 – Croce
5.  A Long Time Ago – 2:18 – Croce
6.  Hey Tomorrow – 2:40 – Croce

 

Life And Times

ABC ABCX-769
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 17 Feb. 1973, peak – 7, stay – 84 weeks
Produced by Terry Cashman, Tommy West
Side One:
1.  One Less Set Of Footsteps – 2:46 – Croce
2.  Roller Derby Queen – 3:28 – Croce
3.  Dreamin’ Again – 2:38 – Croce
4.  Careful Man – 2:22 – Croce
5.  Alabama Rain – 2:14 – Croce
6.  A Good Time Man Like Me Ain’t Got No Business (Singin’ The Blues) – 2:03 – Croce
Side Two:
1.  Next Time, This Time – 2:51 – Croce
2.  Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – 3:02 – Croce
3.  These Dreams – 3:12 – Croce
4.  Speedball Tucker – 2:25 – Croce
5.  It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way – 2:31 – Croce

 

I Got A Name

ABC ABCX-797
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 15 Dec. 1973, peak – 2, stay – 53 weeks
Produced by Terry Cashman, Tommy West
Side One:
1.  I Got A Name – 3:09 – Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel
2.  Lover’s Cross – 3:02 – Croce
3.  Five Short Minutes – 3:32 – Croce
4.  Age – 3:44 – Croce
5.  Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues – 2:29 – Croce
Side Two:
1.  I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song – 2:28 – Croce
2.  Salon And Saloon – 2:30 – Maury Muehleisen
3.  Thursday – 2:20 – Sal Joseph
4.  Top Hat Bar And Grille – 2:48 – Croce
5.  Recently – 2:31 – Croce
6.  The Hard Way Every Time – 2:24 – Croce

 

The Faces I’ve Been

Lifesong LS 900
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 1 Nov. 1975, peak – 87, stay – 18 weeks
Produced by Terry Cashman, Tommy West
Side One:
1.  This Land Is Your Land – 1:28 – Woody Guthrie
2.  Greenback Dollar – 1:28 – Hoyt Axton, Ken Ramsey
3.  Pigs Song – 0:55 – Trad.
4.  Gunga Din – 4:02 – Croce, Rudyard Kipling
5.  Sun Come Up – 2:03 – Croce, Richard Croce
6.  Big Fat Woman – 1:56 – Eric Von Schmidt
7.  Charlie Green Play That Slide Trombone – 2:23 – Trad.
Side Two:
1.  Railroads And Riverboats – 3:09 – Croce, Ingrid Croce
2.  Railroad Song – 2:51 – Croce, Ingrid Croce
3.  The Way We Used To – 2:28 – Croce
4.  Maybe Tomorrow – 2:28 – Croce
5.  Stone Walls – 2:55 – Croce
6.  I Remember Mary – 2:42 – Maury Muehleisen
7.  Country Girl – 1:46 – Croce
Side Three:
1.  Which Way Are You Goin’ – 2:16 – Croce
2.  King’s Song – 3:19 – Croce
3.  Mississippi Lady – 3:56 – Croce
4.  Chain Gang Medley: (4:30 total)
a.  Chain Gang – Sam Cooke
b.  He Don’t Love You – Jerry Butler, Calvin Carter, Curtis Mayfield
c.  Searchin’ – Jerry Lieber, Mike Stoller
5.  Old Man River – 2:25 – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
Side Four:
1.  Carmella….South Philly: (6:00 total)
a.  A Rose And A Baby Ruth – J. D. Loudermilk
b.  Nobody Loves A Fat Girl – Croce
2.  Cars And Dates, Chrome And Clubs: Salon And Saloon – 2:31 – Maury Muehleisen
3.  The Chinese: The Edges Of Your Day – 2:24 – Maury Muehleisen
4.  Trucks And Ups: Wear Out The Turnpike – 2:10 – Croce
5.  The Army – 3:34 – Croce

 

Jim Croce Live: The Final Tour

Saja 91326-2
1989
Produced by Jim Croce, Ingrid Croce, Herb Moelis
Tracklist:
1.  Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels) – 3:42 – Croce
2.  Roller Derby Queen Dialogue – 5:28 – Croce
3.  Roller Derby Queen – 2:57 – Croce
4.  Next Time, This Time – 3:00 – Croce
5.  Trucker Dialogue – 7:12 – Croce
6.  Speedball Tucker – 2:20 – Croce
7.  New York’s Not My Home – 2:57 – Croce
8.  Hard Time Losin’ Man – 2:11 – Croce
9.  Ball Of Kerrymuir Dialogue – 3:01 – Croce
10.  Ball Of Kerrymuir – 3:28 – Croce
11.  You Don’t Mess Around With Jim – 2:41 – Croce
12.  It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way – 2:37 – Croce
13.  Careful Man Dialogue – 2:15 – Croce
14.  Careful Man – 1:54 – Croce
15.  Shopping For Clothes – 2:21 – Croce
16.  These Dreams – 3:13 – Croce

 

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