Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Song Lyrics

Jim Croce


writers: James Croce
album: Track 8 in album Life and Times
release date: 1973-1
popularity : 217 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 3:01
vocal: Jim Croce
composer: Jim Croce
lyricist: Jim Croce

Album Information

label: ABC Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jim Croce Life and Times cover art


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Well the South side of Chicago
Is the baddest part of town
And if you go down there
You better just beware
Of a man named Leroy Brown

Now Leroy more than trouble
You see he stand 'bout six foot four
All the downtown ladies call him "Treetop Lover"
All the men just call him "Sir"

And it's bad, bad Leroy Brown
The baddest man in the whole damned town
Badder than old King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 One Less Set of Footsteps
  • 2 Roller Derby Queen
  • 3 Dreamin' Again
  • 4 Careful Man
  • 5 Alabama Rain
  • 6 Good Time Man Like Me Ain't Got No Business (Singin' the Blues)
  • 7 Next Time, This Time
  • 8 Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
  • 9 These Dreams
  • 10 Speedball Tucker
  • 11 It Doesn't Have to Be That Way