You Don’t Mess Around With Jim is part of a series of 1972 – 1974 Catalogue Reissues of the Legendary Jim Croce, which are now back in print on CD & 180g Black Vinyl.
The set of reissues includes 3 Top 10 Gold Certified Studio Albums & Top 5 Platinum Certified Greatest Hits Release, featuring 10 Billboard Hot 100 singles, including 8 Top 40, 5 Top 10, and 2 Number 1 Classics.
You Don’t Mess Around With Jim was Croce’s 3rd Album, released in 1972, and is considered his breakthrough album.
The record spent 93 weeks on the charts, longer than any other Jim Croce album. Due to the strong performance of the posthumous single release "Time in a Bottle" , You Don't Mess Around with Jim was the best-selling album in the U.S. for five weeks in early 1974
It features the #1 single “Time In A Bottle”, plus the hits “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” and “Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels”.
The album reached #1 in the charts and is certified GOLD.
1. You Don't Mess Around with Jim
2. Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter Day
3. New York's Not My Home
4. Hard Time Losin' Man
5. Photographs and Memories
6. Walkin' Back to Georgia
7. Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)
8. Time in a Bottle
9. Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy)
10. Box No. 10
11. A Long Time Ago
12. Hey Tomorrow