- NAME: Jim Croce
- OCCUPATION: Guitarist, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: January 10, 1943
- DEATH DATE: September 20, 1973
- EDUCATION: Upper Darby High School, Villanova University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- PLACE OF DEATH: Natchitoches, Louisiana
- Full Name: James Joseph Croce
- AKA: Jim Croce
- AKA: James Croce
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Jim Croce was an American folk singer and songwriter. He released five studio albums between 1966 and 1973, before his untimely death in 1973.
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Jim Croce is known for writing both upbeat and empathetic, melancholy songs. Few artists have written songs that tell a story in the same down-to-earth, convincing way as the late singer-songwriter. Croce was known as a friendly and sincere performer, endearing him to a wide range of fans.
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