You Don't Mess Around With Jim Lyrics

Jim Croce


writers: Jim Croce
album: Track 1 in album You Don't Mess Around With Jim
release date: 1972-5
popularity : 48 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Pop Rock
length: 3:03
producer: Terry Cashman and Tommy West
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 You Don't Mess Around With Jim cover art


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Uptown got it's hustlers
The bowery got it's bums
42nd street got big jim walker
He's a pool-shootin' son of a gun
Yeah, he big and dumb as a man can come
But he stronger than a country hoss
And when the bad folks all get together at night
You know they all call big jim "boss", just because
And they say

You don't tug on superman's cape
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off that old lone ranger
And you don't mess around with Jim


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 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 #10
  • 11 A Long Time Ago
  • 12 Hey Tomorrow