January 11, 2010

Jim Croce - You Don't Mess around with Jim

Genre(s) - Folk, singer-songwriter
Origin - Philadelphia, USA
Year of release - 1972
Bitrate - 128 kbps
Size - 29.65 MB

Here's a guy that my mum introduced me to only about a month or two or so ago: Jim Croce. A big man with a big moustache, who could have led the big life if he hadn't died in a plane crash together with his friend and second guitarist Maury Muehleisen, ahead of garnering most of his success. He was a gifted singer-songwriter and guitarist known for simple, natural-flowing songs that speak to your heart and lift you up in quick succession. I believe he was a man from the country, not the city, and seems to me like one of the most normal, down-to-earth people ever to grace the music business. My favourite track is Operator, but it's a very charming, chilled out album altogether that's finished before you know or want it.
  1. You don't mess around with Jim
  2. Tomorrow's gonna be a brighter day
  3. New York's not my home
  4. Hard time losin' man
  5. Photographs and memories
  6. Walkin' back to Georgia
  7. Operator (that's not the way it feels)
  8. Time in a bottle
  9. Rapid Roy (the stock car boy)
  10. Box #10
  11. A long time ago
  12. Hey tomorrow
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1 comment:

  1. That is one of the coolest album cover/title combinations I have ever seen.