TBT, Croce

Realizing that many of the folks reading the blog might not even have been born yet when Jim Croce died in 1973 and others were too young to remember what a rising star he was, I wanted to remind you.

His story is worth taking a few minutes to read and those of us old enough to remember his hit after hit, will smile as we remember hearing him on the radio or h.  His death on September 20, 1973 took place on the night before “I Got a Name” was to be released.

Jim was a gifted writer and performer and I thought this would be an appropriate TBT tune to remind us all.

About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Nashville, TN, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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5 Responses to TBT, Croce

  1. steve layman says:

    Saw him live at the Main Point in Bryn Mawn, PA, a venue that seated 200 people. Would have been in the summer of either 1971 or 1972. On top of being a talented musician, he had this great, comforting presence. Greatly missed. S

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    • Ray V. says:

      A great story teller. No Aires about him. I was in 7th grade when he died, so I never got to see him, but have visited his grave (it’s a funeral director thing)

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  2. petespringerauthor says:

    One of the best songwriters and storytellers of my generation. Bad Bad Leroy Brown gets most of the attention, but I always liked a lot of his slower-paced songs (Time in a Bottle, Photographs and Memories, Operator, etc…)

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  3. One of my favorites from that time. Sad that we lost him so young.

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