Jim Croce

1943 - 1973

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James Joseph Croce (; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American folk and rock singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and numerous singles. During this period, Croce took a series of odd jobs to pay bills while he continued to write, record, and perform concerts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Croce has received more than 5,494,165 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jim Croce is the 987th most popular musician (down from 904th in 2019), the 4,864th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,345th in 2019) and the 365th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Jim Croce ranks 987 out of 2,675Before him are Don Felder, Max von Schillings, Terry Bozzio, Lauryn Hill, Anthony Phillips, and Charly García. After him are Wynton Kelly, Dick Parry, Michael Angelo Batio, Ivan Lins, Mulatu Astatke, and David Sanborn.

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Among people born in 1943, Jim Croce ranks 305Before him are Antal Dunai, Rashid Sunyaev, Sanmao, Kenzo Yokoyama, Tariq Ali, and Dante Ferretti. After him are Mick Jackson, Mulatu Astatke, Xu Caihou, Juan Mujica, Andrea True, and Lajos Szűcs. Among people deceased in 1973, Jim Croce ranks 148Before him are Frances Marion, Louis St. Laurent, Paul Kletzki, Paavo Talvela, Washington Ortuño, and Sergei Tumansky. After him are Harold Hotelling, Ira Sprague Bowen, Lauritz Melchior, Armas Toivonen, Rodolphe Hiden, and Lauri Lehtinen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Croce ranks 4,864 out of 15,968Before him are Ann Curtis (1926), Joan Blondell (1906), Merle Haggard (1937), Francis Scott Key (1779), Mark Pellegrino (1965), and Connie Willis (1945). After him are Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), Embeth Davidtz (1965), Jill Biden (1951), Wynton Kelly (1931), Chi McBride (1961), and Leila Hyams (1905).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jim Croce ranks 365Before him are Billy Sheehan (1953), Jorma Kaukonen (1940), Stanley Clarke (1951), Don Felder (1947), Terry Bozzio (1950), and Lauryn Hill (1975). After him are Wynton Kelly (1931), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), David Sanborn (1945), Scott LaFaro (1936), Levon Helm (1940), and Frankie Laine (1913).