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Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

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"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"?

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Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

Postby Tree on Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:37 pm

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Postby tallchris on Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:50 pm

Reminds me of my dad and uncle. These are great men.

As a song. . . meh. For it's ability to trigger nostalgia in me. . . not crap.
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Postby Brett Eugene Ralph on Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:54 pm

The 45 of this song was the first record I ever owned. I remember being fascinated by an animated video for it, which I believe I saw on The Sonny and Cher Show.

Not crap, even if "Don't Mess Around with Jim" is better.
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Postby nihil on Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:01 am

Brett Eugene Ralph wrote:The 45 of this song was the first record I ever owned. I remember being fascinated by an animated video for it, which I believe I saw on The Sonny and Cher Show.

Not crap, even if "Don't Mess Around with Jim" is better.


Same here.

I also remember crying while listening to Time in a Bottle as a kid after my dog was taken away.

Not Crap....I love it when mustachioed men make me cry.
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Postby Boombats on Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:32 am

Brett Eugene Ralph wrote:The 45 of this song was the first record I ever owned. I remember being fascinated by an animated video for it, which I believe I saw on The Sonny and Cher Show.

Not crap, even if "Don't Mess Around with Jim" is better.


Isn't there a Thunderdome here between those two songs?
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Postby Red Square on Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:13 am

nihil wrote:I love it when mustachioed men make me cry.


quite revealing...


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Postby ERawk on Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:39 pm

Not Crap.

I also have a familial bias to Jim Croce. You know, a little family pride.

Maury Muehleisen was a cousin of mine on my mom's side. I can't remember if he was a 2nd or 3rd cousin though.

Regardless, it's still a fun song, miles better from some of the other singer-songwriter stuff out there from that time (I'm looking at you James Taylor and Jackson Browne)
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Postby Big John on Fri Apr 25, 2008 3:04 pm

As I understand it this was a song that was played in New Orleans like a old folk song that was considered public domain. Jim Croche heard it and played, published and copyrighted it. He no doubt was following in the steps of AJ Carter who pretty much made it a lifetime goal to pubish and copyright all of the appalachain folk music.
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Re: Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

Postby dabrasha on Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:24 pm

Love this song.

Just heard it on the radio.

"a coupla pieces gone"

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Re: Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

Postby Plastic Eggs on Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Bad, bad Leroy Brown / Baddest man in the whole damn town / Badder than the deep blue seeeeeeea/ Badder than you and meeeeeeeeeeee
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Re: Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

Postby SecondEdition on Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:24 pm

I liked ODB's version.
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Re: Song: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

Postby placeholder on Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:25 pm

NOT CRAP.

Good song.

Jim Croce always makes me think of my dad, which I like.
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