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

Through it all, the agony and the ecstasy…We eat!

In 1983, with no experience in the hospitality industry and probably no business being there, I followed my “hungry heart” into the restaurant business. The next day I got my business license and a lease on the corner of Fifth and University in Hillcrest, the busiest corner in town. While the “music business” had prepared [...]

“Wives, Widows & X’s”, Mary Ann

Mary Ann written by Jim and Ingrid Croce in 1969 On our third and most auspicious date, Jim picked me up in his little V.W. Bug and took me for my first visit to the Croce family home.  I was nervous about meeting Jim’s mother Flora, “The Flower,” as he jokingly called her.  She had [...]

“Wives, Widows & X’s”, Photographs and Memories

“Photographs and Memories”, written at our kitchen table 1972 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 folk contest at WDDS radio station in Philadelphia.  Close to the station’s parking lot, our old clunker had gotten stuck [...]

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