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Jim Croce

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  • Encyclopedia still speaks volumes

    We have an ongoing debate in our house: What to do with my 1966 World Book Encyclopedia. I want to keep it, regardless of how yellow its pages or how little I use it. Actually, I haven't cracked one of the green-and-cream books in forever. I do almost...
  • 1980s hitmakers at Musikfest Cafe: Very good performances, very few people

     
    The Leigh Valley’s musical tastes are so hard to figure. A 1970s band with one original member will draw 6,500 people to Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival, but a lineup of three 1980s singers who among them had nine Top 10 songs......
  • Rick Ross releases 'Django Unchained' soundtrack cut

    Rick Ross releases 'Django Unchained' soundtrack cut
    In accordance with established Quentin Tarantino tradition, the upcoming soundtrack to the director's "Django Unchained" is to feature no shortage of crate-digger's delights, including Jim Croce's "I Got a Name" and vintage film music by Ennio Morricone....
  • Mixtape Friday Winners, November 2nd

    1.) Ron 1.) Cherish:  The Association 2.) Rave on:  Buddy Holly 3.) Travelin' man:  Ricky Nelson 4.) Bad bad Leroy Brown:  Jim Croche 5.) Last mango in Paris:  Jimmy Buffett    2.) Kathy 1.) David Cassidy - I woke up in Love this Morning 2.) Rex...
  • Decisive Singer-Songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling Plays a Free Show at BAR

    Decisive Singer-Songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling Plays a Free Show at BAR
    Christopher Paul Stelling w/ Brian Dolzani. Free. 9 p.m., Sept. 12. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com, manicproductions.org   As Christopher Paul Stelling recalls how he acquired his first guitar — a hand-me-down received at 8 or...
  • Mixtape Friday, September 21

    Here are this weeks Mixtape winners! 1.) Al  1.)   Billy Joel- My Life    2.)    Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown  3.)    Elton John- The Bitch is Back 4.)    Chicago- Saturday in the Park  5.)    Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL   2.) Steve Romero1.)...
  • Bringing the legend of Rodriguez to life, part 1

    Bringing the legend of Rodriguez to life, part 1
    Rodriguez.  Its a name recognized by many things in today’s society.  From athletes to movie stars, the name associates with many things.  Never has it been associated with the Detroit and the music Detroit it produced.  Until now. People often...
  • PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol

    Jon Lord Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website. Lord co-wrote...
  • Internet sensation doesn't quite translate in live show

     
    For anyone wondering how singer/songwriter Ron Pope has a song that gets 20 million views on YouTube and is played on the FOX-TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” while he remains unsigned and a virtual unknown – playing......
  • Santa Clarita movie ranches corral Tarantino and other filmmakers

     
    There are about 10 movie ranches in the Santa Clarita area that have become increasingly busy with production, providing a big boost to the local economy. The mostly privately-owned ranches are hosting a wide range of productions, from westerns like...
  • Mohegan Sun's Summerfest brings back some of the '80s good -- and some of its bad

     
    The advent of new wave music in the 1980s made for an interesting – and fun -- decade listening. And it was the last truly new music form, with its heavy reliance on the synthesizer. But it was abundantly apparent......
  • A.J. Croce performs at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook

    A.J. Croce performs at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook
    A.J. Croce, the son of late singer-songwriter Jim Croce, plays Thursday in Old Saybrook at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. Croce performs rootsy, bluesy rock. He'll be aided on stage by guitarist Michael Bizar, running through his own catalog,...