Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Brown. "And he's bad, bad, Leroy Brown, baddest man in the whole damned town. Badder than ol' King Kong, meaner than a junkyard dog." Obviously from "Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown." From the album 'Life and Times', released in January 1973.
New York. "Dontcha know that I gotta get outta here, I'm so alone, dontcha know that I gotta get outta here, coz New York's not my home." From the album "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" released in 1972.
|"He run so cool, that racin' fool, he don't know what fear's about. He do a-hundred-thirty-mile-an-hour smiling at the camera with a toothpick in his mouth" Who is he?||Jim Croce - Lyrics
Rapid Roy. From "Rapid Roy (the Stock Car Boy)" From the album "You Don't Mess Around With Jim." Released in May 1972.
The Choir. From 'It Doesn't Have To Be That Way': "And the Christmas Carols sound like blues, but the choir is not to blame." From the album 'Life and Times', released in January 1973.
|"We spent the whole night talking, you said you'd like to see the sunrise. But in the gold of morning was nothing that I had not seen in your ____." Which feature does it sound like he's fallen for?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
Eyes. From the song "A Long Time Ago" which tells of a boy on the road and the girl he falls for. "I will go if you will take me, I have never had a lover, I am young but I am so alone." From "You Don't Mess Around With Jim."
|A very meaningful song if you ask me, "Which Way Are You Going?" Complete the lyric, "All your olive branches turn to spears when your flowers turn to ____?" What do the flowers turn to?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
guns. From the album "The Faces I've Been" Like most of his better-known works it was released posthumously.
|"Someone to be there after all your nighttime lovers had gone, the way they came, someone who knew the way, to help you play your daytime game. It's not _____?" What isn't it?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
the same. Coz he was lookin' for a lifetime lover, and she was lookin' for a friend. From the song "Thursday" From the album "I Got A Name" 1973.
|"She was a Mississippi Lady, my loving Gulfport gal..." What was his lady's name?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
Sweet Cordelia Brown. From the album "The Faces I've Been" "She was a Mississippi Lady My lovin' Gulfport gal. She taught me how to love And she really loved me well. She took me up to heaven Then she brought me down That Mississippi Lady, Sweet Cordelia Brown"
|"But now and then I find myself, thinking of the days when we were walking in the ______?" What were they walking in?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
Alabama Rain . "Alabama Rain" from the album "Life and Times" released January 1973.
|"Sometimes I think about, our good ol' highschool days, you would always kid about my ________ ways..." What would she always kid about?||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
adolescent. The song "Salon and Saloon" was written by his guitarist Maury Meuhleheisen and was on the album "I Got A Name" posthumously released December 1973.
operator . "Operator (that's not the way it feels)" Again from the album - which believe it or not I don't own - "You Don't Mess Around With Jim." released in May 1972.
|"If I had a ____ just for wishes and _____ that had never come true..." What are the two blanks? ||Jim Croce - Lyrics 2
Box and Dreams. From the song "Time In A Bottle" and taken from the album "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" released May 1972.
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" 1972. It was released May of 1972. In September that year Jim Croce and his guitar player were killed in a plane crash. His widow still grieves 30 years on.
Oklahoma City. "Compared to running from the man from Oklahoma City with a 500 gallon tank."
Dirt Track Demon. "dirt track demon in a '57 Chevrolet."
Screaming. "For their dirt-track demon in a '57 Chevrolet."
Honeys. And I wonder if they knew about Dixie.
Dixie Dawn. I wonder if Dixie knew about his other 'honeys'
A toothpick. Again, I'd say he's too cool for gum.
Fear. He has no fear about anything he does.
8 . "Is easy money in the bank. Compared to runnin' from the man in Oklahoma City with a 500-gallon tank."
Land. "And they say that he learned to race a stock car, by runnin' shine outta Alabam'"
'57. 1957, a very good year.
Sunday. Good way to spend Sundays.
Baby and Hey. Personally he sounds like the Fonz from "Happy Days" "Hey!" And "Hi" is a bit preppy.
Cigarettes. I'd say he's too cool to have gum.
Believe. He does some pretty wild things, that you would have a hard time believing.
These Dreams. "Mmm hmm hmm these dreams, they keep me going these days." Jim Croce was born in 1942 and died September 1973, his widow still grieves 30 years on, and I don't blame her, he has some beautiful lyrics.
Photographs and Memories. "Summer stars and lullabies, nights we couldn't say goodbye and of all of the things that we knew, not a dream survived."
Speedball Tucker. "One day I look into my rearview mirror, and comin' up from behind, there was a Georgia-state policeman and a $100 fine. Well he look me in the eye as he was writin' me up and said, 'Driver you been blind. 95 was the route you were on, it was not the speedlimit sign,'" From the album "Life And Times"
Alabama Rain. "Hazy days in mid-July, country summer's evening, a weepin' willow sang it's lullaby and shared out secret. Now and then I find myself, thinking of the days, that we were walking in the Alabama rain." From the January 1973 album "Life and Times"