Jim Croce cover band

by meanlouise on May 31, 2013

in academia, anthropology, food and drink, music

When I was a kid, our next door neighbors had a Hammond organ. They used to let me play it but their sheet music selection was pretty limited.

Very limited.

Let’s put it this way: if you ever form a Jim Croce cover band and need some funky organ breaks for “Time in a Bottle,” I’m your girl.

I have no idea how this post was supposed to end because I went down a rabbit hole for a while. I was linking to Jim Croce’s website and the front page link for “dinner reservations” was deeply confusing until I discovered it led to the Croce’s Restaurant site. Croce’s Restaurant is closing in December. It’s in San Diego, I bet Batty has been there.

I should really get back to lecture writing. Or watching shitty movies. Ooh, my lecture is on urban legends, so I could watch the movie Urban Legends and multitask!


Frank Filipanits May 31, 2013 at 10:31 pm

Nota Bene: You Don’t Mess Around With Jim was my very first “grown-up” LP (i.e. not Jungle Book or a Muppets album). It got a lot of play on my suitcase turntable back in the day…

meanlouise June 1, 2013 at 8:11 am

I wanted a suitcase turntable soooo badly. You South County kids had all the cool stuff.

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