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50th anniversary of Jim Croce's 'You Don’t Mess Around With Jim' celebrated in various gold-colored formats

BMG celebrates the timeless album’s anniversary with 3 limited edition pressings on vinyl, CD, and cassette, complete with matching alternate gold-bordered cover artwork – available November 25, 2022.

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You Don’t Mess Around With Jim in various formats

You Don’t Mess Around With Jim in various formats

(October 11, 2022) — 2022 marks 50 years since Jim Croce released his breakout album, You Don’t Mess Around With Jim. BMG celebrates the timeless album’s anniversary with 3 limited edition pressings on vinyl, CD, and cassette, complete with matching alternate gold-bordered cover artwork – available November 25, 2022. Produced by Terry Cashman and Tommy West, and featuring the brilliant guitar interplay of Croce and Maury Muehleisen, You Don’t Mess Around With Jim catapulted the seasoned songwriter into the public consciousness and spent 93 weeks on the charts. Over the last 50 years, the tracks “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim,” “Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels),” “Time In a Bottle,” and “Photographs and Memories” have become staples of the contemporary folk canon. The album posthumously went to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 1974 and has been certified Gold. The release leads into further celebrations in 2023, as BMG and the Croce estate commemorate 50 years since his untimely passing along with what would have been his 80th birthday.

  

You Don’t Mess Around With Jim LP

You Don’t Mess Around With Jim LP

Vinyl and Cassette Tracklisting

Side A

A1. You Don't Mess Around With Jim

A2. Tomorrow's Gonna Be A Brighter Day

A3. New York's Not My Home

A4. Hard Time Losin' Man

A5. Photographs And Memories

A6. Walkin' Back To Georgia

 

Side B

B1. Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)

B2. Time In A Bottle

B3. Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy)

B4. Box #10

B5. A Long Time Ago

B6. Hey Tomorrow

CD Tracklisting 

You Don't Mess Around With Jim

Tomorrow's Gonna Be A Brighter Day

New York's Not My Home

Hard Time Losin' Man

Photographs And Memories

Walkin' Back To Georgia

Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)

Time In A Bottle

Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy)

Box #10

A Long Time Ago

Hey Tomorrow

  

70s vinyl