"Time in a Bottle" is a posthumous Billboard Hot 100 and Cash Box Top 100 hit
singles chart number-one hit for singer Jim Croce. It reached to top spot on the
Billboard chart on December 30, 1973, three months after his death in a plane
crash. It was the third posthumous number one single on the Hot 100. At the
same time, it was a number-one hit on the Billboard Easy Listening chart.