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You Don't Mess Around With Jim (Live)

Lyrics

Uptown got it's hustlers
The bowery got it's bums
42nd street got big Jim walker
He's a pool shootin' son of a gun
full lyrics
Uptown got it's hustlers
The bowery got it's bums
42nd street got big Jim walker
He's a pool shootin' son of a gun
full lyrics

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
blues influences
folk influences
mild rhythmic syncopation
acoustic sonority
repetitive melodic phrasing
major key tonality
acoustic guitar riffs
an acoustic guitar solo
acoustic rhythm guitars
narrative lyrics
a driving shuffle beat

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Won a scavenger hunt as a teen to win his album. Played that vinyl for years
You left us too soon Jim.
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Happy Easter Jim Croce where are you when we need you
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One of the greatest singer song writers of all time that die way to young
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Better leave those Alabama Boyz alone. ;) ;) ;).
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Yes sir
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Tempo around 170; 4 3/4 stars; tu on 163
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, excuse me you don't tug on Superman's cape you don't spit into the wind
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Don't you ever pull on Superman's cape
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wisdom right here
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dragonlady60 8 8
One of the grts
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rolltide4pa
Another one of my inspirations for playing guitar and singing.
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The chorus has some well-advised tips on what not to do...
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1224012991
Reminds me of being a little kid in the summer listening to the metal fan going round and round!! Amazing how a song can bring back great memories!
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cwade98
Gotta love that acoustic guitar
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Very talented
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241084893
say jack, don't you know........ . . .
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From Croce Profile: In the music industry, arguably the worst tragedy that can befall an artist is to die in their prime....... . Wow.... You think?
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Slim bleeped him up good haha
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garry.partin
great!
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I love it!
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I love it!
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Love Croce. I won't smess around with Jim. :) Does antone know if he's talking about himself in this song?
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Go to it Stanley Hansen,
Use a sharp tool, shive it get it
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I think I wanna do a slim work to JIM Bailey in Guston Kentucky. The gie who stole my momey and my wife!

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