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

You Don’t Mess Around with Jim

The night our band won the hootenanny at Convention Hall, there was another judge for the contest, Jim’s friend and later our producer, Tommy Picardo (West).  Jim and Tommy met in 1961 when they were both students at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.  Jim was a freshman on his way to his first Glee Club rehearsal, [...]

American Music Award 1974

In December, 1974, Dick Clark called me.  I knew Dick Clark from his Philly days on American Bandstand and the fact that my dad had bought his house in Wallingford, PA., where Jim and I had been married. Jim had also played a couple of shows on American Bandstand. And (posthumously, he was one of [...]

Jim Croce and Jimmy Buffet

After Jim Croce’s first two albums were released, and “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” “Time in a Bottle” and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” had topped the music charts, Corb Donahue played some of Jim’s music to a young artist named Jimmy Buffet. Jim and Jimmy met first in L.A., then down in Florida and [...]

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