Jim Croce

Submitted by on Sep 30, 2015

You Don’t Mess Around With Jim» His first album «You Do not Mess Around With Jim» became an instant success. Tidy account and complete facilities – two upper single from the album became popular. The friendliness and sincerity of his love Jim provided a wide range of viewers. Author: Olga Gorlanova Jim’s musical career began when he was 5 years old, and he rehearsed the first tunes on the accordion. «I was very backward in this business”, – said Jim. He really did not harbored a serious interest in music until the mid-60s. While in college in Pennsylvania, he played in a variety of student groups and fraternities, playing “something that people want to hear: blues, a capella, rock, railroad tracks … anything.”One of those groups was selected for a tour of Africa and the Middle East. «We had a good time”- recalled Jim. «We ate what people ate, lived in the forests, as they are, and sang them. Of course, they did not speak in English, but people always understand what you’re singing.” On his return to Philadelphia, he decided to become a”serious”. But earning a living by playing in an unknown group, it was impossible, and he left his passion. «I worked in construction and was a welder until I complete their education in college. But I would love to be engaged in something else.” As most are not too successful accordionists, he had a hard time, and he was looking for other opportunities. Philadelphia R&B», His desire to be a serious led him to work at the radio station «Philadelphia R & B», where the air was played soul music. The work is not happy, and he is frustrated and unsatisfied, began teaching guitar at a summer camp (“idlers who preferred to wear moccasins because they are too lazy to tie shoelaces”), and even enlisted in the US Army. He did illustrious military career, but said that he had become sufficiently prepared if suddenly there will have to defend the war and mops. He returned to the radio station (“at the end of my seriousness’) tried to teach a”special science”disciplining troubled students in Philadelphia, and finally decided to give music a chance. He played pretty tight rhythms, when he and his wife Ingrid moved to New York and worked in a coffee shop. Tommy West, Jim college classmate, introduced them to Terry Hashmanu, and in 1969 published the first album of a married couple, produced by West and Hashmanom. Jim and Ingrid a half years working in a coffee shop, getting involved in the music business and kollektsioniruya guitar. But soon they are tired of the noise and the press of the city and moved to Lindell, where they had a son, Adrian James. Ingrid learned how to bake bread, and Jim sold his collection of guitars, one after the other. When the money was running out, he again contracted to the builder, and then returned to New York, where he recorded backing vocals for commercial radio stations. «It’s always been a”Ooh”and”aah”, but all the time I went I am thinking that maybe tomorrow will sing this text.” You Don’t Mess Around With Jim» His first album «You Do not Mess Around With Jim» became an instant success. Tidy account and complete facilities – two upper single from the album became popular. The friendliness and sincerity of his love Jim provided a wide range of viewers. «It’s great,”- he laughed,”I’m glad that they no longer hold a jackhammer in his hands. It is much nicer to have a good time. I just hope that people baldeyut from my music.” Starting from the first album, all songs by Jim were successful.”Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”, Life and Times», Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”, the title single of the second album «Life and Times», reached first place in the national charts. I’ve Got a Name» («His latest album is called «I’ve Got a Name» («I have a name”), and the first part of the soundtrack for the film”The Last American Hero.” Jim Kroes died in the age of 30 in a plane crash before it was released his latest single and self-titled album.
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