|Birth name||James Joseph Croce|
|Born||January 10, 1943|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||September 20, 1973 (aged 30)|
Natchitoches, Louisiana, U.S.
|Genres||Folk, soft rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, acoustic guitar|
|Labels||Capitol/EMI, ABC, Saja/Atlantic|
James Joseph Croce (//; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American folk and rock singer-songwriter. He became well known at first for his third album You Don't Mess Around with Jim which included his single "Time in a Bottle". Another well known single of his was "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown", which was the only No. 1 hit he had during his lifetime.
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- "Recording star, 5 others killed in crash of plane". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. September 22, 1973. p. 9.
- "Rock group killed". The Michigan Daily. (Ann Arbor). Associated Press. September 22, 1973. p. 2.
- "Celebrity Plane Crashes". Check-Six.com. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2011.