Welcome to Croces.com Portal page, where you can see all things Croce’s.

For over four decades many of you have written to me wanting to know more about Jim Croce, A.J. Croce and me. You have asked about who the real “Leroy Brown” was, who Jim’s songs were for and about…you have wanted to know where A.J. is performing, or about why Croce’s left the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego and moved to Croce’s Park West in Banker’s Hill. Well this is the portal that will give you that information!

Please write to me. I love to hear from fans and look forward to hearing from you.

Warm Regards,
Ingrid Croce

Latest News & Blog Posts

How I met Jim Croce…

It was a snowy night two days before Christmas in 1963 and I was auditioning with “The Rum Runners,” to be a contestant in an upcoming hootenany at WDDS radio station in Philadelphia. Close to the station’s parking lot, our old clunker had gotten stuck in the snow and for fear of being late, I had [...]

Thyme in a Bottle – a cookbook biography!

Thyme Introduction Hi, I’m Ingrid Croce and Thyme in a Bottle is my life story in a cookbook. It is filled with the recipes, friends, and opportunities I experienced for building a family and a home that magically found itself taking the form of a restaurant. In Thyme in a Bottle, I go back and [...]

Lover’s Cross

By early June 1973, “Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown” had sold more than half a million copies, and “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim” had gone gold. Although Jim’s concert price had risen to $10,000 per night, and he was playing constantly to packed houses, Jim was told that the money he was earning was still being [...]

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