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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.