Jim Croce Anthology (The Stories Behind the Songs). By Jim Croce. For Piano/Vocal/Guitar. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook. Softcover. 192 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.307077).
ISBN 1423483022. 9x12 inches.
This amazingly intimate collection brings together 40 of Croce's beloved songs along with Ingrid Croce's personal remembrances of the stories behind the writing of each of them. Complete with photos and copies of Jim's handwritten notes, this is a beautiful insight into one of the most popular songwriters of a generation. Songs include: Alabama Rain • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown • Ballad of Gunga Din • Got No Business Singing the Blues • I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song • It Doesn't Have to Be That Way • Mary Ann • Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels) • Photographs and Memories • Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy) • Roller Derby Queen • These Dreams • Time in a Bottle • Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter Day • Top Hat Bar and Grille • Walkin' Back to Georgia • What Do People Do • Workin' at the Car Wash Blues • You Don't Mess Around with Jim • and more.