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Jim Croce Chords

Jim Croce Chords

Looking for Jim Croce chords? We got them all! The American singer-songwriter Jim Croce was born James Joseph Croce in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in early 1943. Both of his parents were from Italian descent. They played young Jim country and ragtime music and supplied him with an accordion. The musically gifted Croce was able to play his first song on the instrument when he was only five years old. Later during his youth, he took up the guitar, which was to become his instrument of choice. While studying psychology at university, Croce began to truly engage with music, forming multiple bands and performing at, among other, fraternity parties and coffee houses. In 1966, he married his wife Ingrid and received a $500 wedding gift from his parents, who demanded he would use the money to produce an album. In fact, they hoped the album would be a failure and Croce would give up on having a music career. Unfortunately for them, all 500 copies pressed of the album, Facets, were sold.

Jim & Ingrid

During the latter half of the 60s, Croce performed at local bars and parties, forming a duo with his wife Ingrid. Initially, they played songs by other musicians like Joan Baez and Gordon Lightfoot, but later began writing their own music. After a while, the couple decided to try their luck in New York City and resettled there in 1968. A year later they recorded an album, Jim & Ingrid Croce, issued by Capitol Records. Although the duo toured extensively to promote the album, it failed to sell. Disillusioned, the two of them moved back to the Pennsylvania countryside. They kept performing at local venues, but as this did not generate enough funds to sustain them, Croce had to take several jobs on the side, including construction work and driving trucks. Albeit far from glamorous, his work experiences provided him with ample material for his songs and helped him shape into the blue-collar artist he is remembered as.

Breakthrough and untimely death

In 1970, Croce partnered up with Maury Muehleisen, a fellow guitarist and songwriter he met through a befriended producer. The collaboration gave new impulses to his musical aspirations and, especially after his son Adrian James was born, Croce became more determined in pursuing a music career. In 1972, he signed a record deal with ABC Records and released the album You Don’t Mess Around With Jim. The record meant his breakthrough and produced three hit singles, including the title track which is a timeless piece of work. Interested to learn which chords Jim Croce used on this track? You will find them below! The Croce family subsequently moved to California and Jim made several television appearances. A second album, Life And Times, was released in 1973. Its lead single, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”, topped the charts. Later that same year while touring, Croce tragically died in a plane crash. All five other passengers, including his musical partner Maury Muehleisen, also perished. Although his promising career ended in its infancy, the folk sound, accommodating upbeat, as well as melancholic chords that Jim Croce produced keeps attracting fans until this very day.

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Jim Croce - Operator -HD chords
Jim Croce - Operator -HD
Jim Croce - Operator -HD
4261 jam sessionschords: CGAₘD
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown chords
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
3523 jam sessionschords: DGAB
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown chords
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
2208 jam sessionschords: DGAB
Jim Croce - I Got a Name (Stereo Version) chords
Jim Croce - I Got a Name (Stereo Version)
Jim Croce - I Got a Name (Stereo Version)
2123 jam sessionschords: BEBC♯ₘ
Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle chords
Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle
Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle
1943 jam sessionschords: DₘDGGₘ
Jim Croce - Box #10 chords
Jim Croce - Box #10
Jim Croce - Box #10
1269 jam sessionschords: CGAₘF
Jim Croce - Dreamin Again (1973) chords
Jim Croce - Dreamin Again (1973)
Jim Croce - Dreamin Again (1973)
1035 jam sessionschords: EₘADBₘ
Jim Croce - Hey Tomorrow (With Lyrics) chords
Jim Croce - Hey Tomorrow (With Lyrics)
Jim Croce - Hey Tomorrow (With Lyrics)
981 jam sessionschords: EₘFCG
Jim Croce - Alabama rain chords
Jim Croce - Alabama rain
Jim Croce - Alabama rain
980 jam sessionschords: GBₘAₘ⁷D
Jim Croce   I Got a Name (1973)  DJANGO UNCHAINED chords
Jim Croce I Got a Name (1973) DJANGO UNCHAINED
Jim Croce I Got a Name (1973) DJANGO UNCHAINED
963 jam sessionschords: C♯ₘABE
Jim Croce - Lovers Cross (Live) chords
Jim Croce - Lovers Cross (Live)
Jim Croce - Lovers Cross (Live)
881 jam sessionschords: AₘDₘGC
Jim Croce - A Long Time Ago chords
Jim Croce - A Long Time Ago
Jim Croce - A Long Time Ago
852 jam sessionschords: EₘDCG
Jim Croce - Age chords
Jim Croce - Age
Jim Croce - Age
846 jam sessionschords: GADF♯ₘ
Jim Croce - Bad Bad Leroy Brown karaoke chords
Jim Croce - Bad Bad Leroy Brown karaoke
Jim Croce - Bad Bad Leroy Brown karaoke
189 jam sessionschords: BCDG
Jim Croce - The Hard Way Every Time (With Lyrics) chords
Jim Croce - The Hard Way Every Time (With Lyrics)
Jim Croce - The Hard Way Every Time (With Lyrics)
483 jam sessionschords: EC♯ₘG♯ₘA
Jim Croce - It Doesn't Have To Be That Way chords
Jim Croce - It Doesn't Have To Be That Way
Jim Croce - It Doesn't Have To Be That Way
449 jam sessionschords: GCGAₘ
Jim Croce - Speedball Tucker chords
Jim Croce - Speedball Tucker
Jim Croce - Speedball Tucker
414 jam sessionschords: GCDD⁷
Jim Croce-'Ol Man River chords
Jim Croce-'Ol Man River
Jim Croce-'Ol Man River
138 jam sessionschords: DBₘF♯ₘBₘ
Jim Croce - Gunga Din chords
Jim Croce - Gunga Din
Jim Croce - Gunga Din
108 jam sessionschords: A♭B♭CₘGₘ
Jim Croce - One less set of footsteps TV Broadcast chords
Jim Croce - One less set of footsteps TV Broadcast
Jim Croce - One less set of footsteps TV Broadcast
105 jam sessionschords: A♭D♭G♭B♭
Jim Croce - Thursday chords
Jim Croce - Thursday
Jim Croce - Thursday
292 jam sessionschords: CFGAₘ
Jim Croce - Seek and You Shall Find (Live at Cazenovia College 1964) chords
Jim Croce - Seek and You Shall Find (Live at Cazenovia College 1964)
Jim Croce - Seek and You Shall Find (Live at Cazenovia College 1964)
93 jam sessionschords: CFEEₘ
Jim Croce - I Got a Name  (cover) chords
Jim Croce - I Got a Name (cover)
Jim Croce - I Got a Name (cover)
93 jam sessionschords: FCDₘB♭





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