I Got a Name: JIM CROCE

Australian singles charts:
I Got a Name entered the Kent charts on 31 December 1973 and peaked at #49.

The song is on I Got a Name which entered the Kent album charts on 27 May 1974 and peaked at #69.

Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel

Terry Cashman, Tommy West

I Got a Name was the first single from his album of the same title and also Croce’s first posthumous single, released the day after his death in a plane crash on 20 September 1973.
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This was the theme song for the 1973 movie The Last American Hero starring Jeff Bridges as a stock car racer. The movie is based on the true story of the stock car driver Junior Johnson. This is a rare song that Croce recorded but did not write.
Other movies: Quentin Tarantino used this song in his 2012 film Django Unchained. Also The Ice Storm (1997) and Invincible (2006).
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