Jim Croce Chords And Lyrics 
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Here on this Jim Croce chords and lyrics page you'll find a collection of demo covers and full lesson tutorials available for purchase along with several free chord sheets in pdf. format. I don't have any free Jim Croce sheet music as I don't read music. Help yourself to the free chord sheets where available.

Jim Croce Chords And Lyrics - Tutorials

1. A Long Time Ago
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This song hails from the very popular 1972 album "Don't Mess Around With Jim", but this particular song was not one of the singles from the album.


2. Age
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This song was co-written with his wife Ingrid and first recorded in 1969. Jim never began releasing singles until 1972. This song re-recorded again in 1972 without Ingrid but was never released as a single. Although in 1980 as tribute to Jim Croce, Jerry Reed released this song and made it to #36 on the country charts. Download the Jim Croce chords and lyrics sheet.


3. Alabama Rain
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In July of 1973, Jim Croce released his album "Life And Times". Two months later, Croce was was killed in a plane crash at age 30. This song Alabama Rain was never a single from this album.


4. Bad Bad Leroy Brown
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There were only two Jim Croce hits to reach #1 in his short career, and both were from his 1973 "Life And Times" album. One of those #1 hits was this song. Leroy Brown was an Army buddy Croce got to know but the guy didn't like his Army training and went AWOL, but came back to get his paycheck at the end of the month. Leroy might have been tough, but not too bright it appears.


5. Careful Man
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This song is also from the "Life and Times" album but was never a single release.


6. Dont Mess Around With Jim
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This song from the 1972 album of the same name peaked at #8 on the pop charts.


7. Dreamin' Again
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this was the 3rd track from the "Life And Times" 1973 album was was never a single release.


8. Hey Tomorrow
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You can find this song on the 1972 "Don't Mess Around With Jim" album but it was never a single release.


9. I Got A Name
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One of those Jim Croce top songs which was released after Jim Croce's death in Sept 1973. The album "I Got A Name" was released and this song was the first single from that album, peaking at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #3 on the Cash Box chart.


10. I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
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This song from the "I Got A Name" album was released in 1974 and peaked at #9.


11. Lovers Cross
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This song from the "I Got A Name" album was released as a single but it never charted. In fact, of the 10 singles ever released by Croce, this was the only one that did not chart. Don't forget to download all of the Jim Croce chords and lyrics sheets.


12. One Less Set Of Foot Steps On Your Door
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This song was the first single from the 1973 album "Life And Times" and reached #37 on the charts. Jerry Reed, Crystal Gayle and The Ventures have covered this number. Considered one of those best of Jim Croce songs.


13. Operator
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Although this os one of his most popular songs, it was the 2nd single from the "Don't Mess Around With Jim" album and reached #17 on the charts. Many people I bet today would have thought this was a #1 hit, but it was not.


14. Photographs and Memories
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Another beautiful song from the 1972 album but was never released as a single.


15. Roller Derby Queen
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This one from the 1973 "Life And Times" album and it too was never a single release.


16. Speedball Tucker
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Speedball Tucker is also from the 1973 "Life And Times" album and it too was never a single release.


17. The Hard Way Every Time
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This album "I Got A Name" was released in Dec of 1973, while Croce died in Sept 1973. This song was the last track on the album but never released as a single. Download the Jim Croce chords and lyrics sheet for this song.


18. Thursday
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This is a song not written by Jim Croce but by Sal Joseph and was included on the "I Got A Name" album but never a single release.


19. Time In A Bottle
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From the 1972 album, this song was not initially released as a single. "Don't Mess Around With Jim" and "Operator" were the two singles but after Jim's death, "Time In A Bottle" was released and was a #1 hit.


20. Walking Back To Georgia
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This is a track on the 1972 album "Dont Mess Around With Jim" but it was never a single.


21. Workin At the Car Wash Blues
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This song peaked at #32 in July of 1074, 10 months after jim's death. It's from the "I Got A Name" album.

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