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Jim Croce

You Don't Mess Around With Jim (3:02)

According to Ingrid Croce, the Jim in question is a guy named Jim Walker. More in the Songfacts:

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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

Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around With Jim Lyrics


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  • Love this.
  • I've always wondered all my life, wonder what other LastFM fans think: if You don't mess around with Jim was to mix it up with Bad bad Leroy Brown ---- ...... who would beat?
  • .....................
  • Why! I was only 28 when this was on the radio.
  • Foot won't stop !
  • classic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • I remember playing Jim Croce (and this one being in constant rotation) as a kid on my little record player in my day my Mom got so pissed at my non-stop Jim Croce jamming that she came in and threw the album at the wall and it broke. I was so damn sad, cried my head off (hey I was only like 7 years old at the time!). Needless to say she went and purchased another Jim Croce greatest hits album for me, thank you Mom for correcting that colossal mistake made. Funny how I NEVER FORGOT that even to this day!!!
  • This is his best.
  • The best of all................... a fantastic artist and songwriter.. RIP Jim.

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