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Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs download free

Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs download free

Performer: Jim Croce
Album: Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs
Country: US
Released: 1977
Style: Country Rock
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Jim Croce (Jan 10, 1943 ‒ Sept 20, 1973) was an American singer-songwriter from South Philadelphia whose biggest single "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" hit number 1 on the US charts in the summer of 1973. View full artist profile. Play all. Gordon Lightfoot.

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.

You Don't Mess Around With Jim. 3:00.

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" achieved great success, reaching the No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100. "Time in a Bottle" went from a relatively unknown album cut to a posthumous No. 1 after the boost it received from being featured in the ABC TV-movie She Lives. His fifth album, I Got a Name, was released in December 1973 and reached the No. 2 position in both the United States and Canada. This album would feature the title song "I Got a Name", "I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song", and "Workin' at the Car Wash Blues". - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown: Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs.

Croce released his first album, Facets, in 1966, with 500 copies pressed. They hoped that he would give up music after the album failed, and use his college education to pursue a "respectable" profession. However, the album proved a success, with every copy sold. Croce's biggest single, "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," reached Number 1 on the American charts in July 1973. Also that year, the Croce family moved to San Diego, California. Croce began touring the United States with Muehleisen, performing in large coffee houses, on college campuses, and at folk festivals. Jim Croce Anthology (Songbook): The Stories Behind the Songs, By Ingrid Croce, Jim Croce.

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" is a song written by American folk rock singer Jim Croce. Released as part of his 1973 album Life and Times, the song was a Number One pop hit for him, spending two weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1973. Billboard ranked it as the No. 2 song for 1973. Croce was nominated for two 1973 Grammy awards in the Pop Male Vocalist and Record of the Year categories for "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown". It was his last number-one single before his death on September 20 of that year.

Bad Bad Leroy Brown – Jim Croce. G Well the south side of Chicago A7 Is the baddest part of town B7 C And if you go down there you'd better just beware D7 G Of a man named Leroy Brown G Now Leroy's more than trouble A7 You see he stands 'bout six foot four B7 C All the downtown ladies call.

Tracklist

A1 You Don't Mess Around With Jim 3:00
A2 Five Short Minutes 3:32
A3 A Good Time Man Like Me Ain't Got No Business (Singin' The Blues) 2:05
A4 Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy) 2:40
A5 Carmella Rap / A Rose And A Baby Ruth / Nobody Loves A Fat Girl 3:47
A6 Roller Derby Queen 3:28
A7 Hard Time Losin' Man 2:23
B1 Workin' At The Car Wash Blues 2:39
B2 Trucks And Ups Rap / Wear Out The Turnpike 2:07
B3 Speedball Tucker 2:25
B4 Box #10 2:22
B5 Top Hat Bar And Grille 2:48
B6 Careful Man 2:22
B7 Bad, Bad Leroy Brown 3:02

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.
  • Distributed By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Lifesong Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Cashwest Productions, Inc.
  • Produced For – Cashwest Productions, Inc.

Credits

  • Producer – Terry Cashman, Tommy West

Notes

Track A4 is mislabeled as "Rapid Boy (The Stock Car Boy)"
Manufactured and distributed by CBS Records Canada Ltd.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JZ 35571 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown / Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs ‎(LP, Comp) Lifesong JZ 35571 US 1978
INT 145.052 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown / Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs ‎(LP, Comp, Mono) Intercord INT 145.052 Germany 1981
LIS 83171 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs) ‎(LP, Comp) CBS LIS 83171 Spain 1978
JZ 35571 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown / Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs ‎(LP, Comp, CRC) Lifesong JZ 35571 US 1978
JZ 35571 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown / Jim Croce's Greatest Character Songs ‎(LP, Comp) Lifesong JZ 35571 Germany 1978
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