TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME

Latest update on 07/02/2019

Artist: Harvey Hindermyer
Author: Jack Norworth/Albert Von Tilzer
Label: Columbia
Year: 1908

Used in film Baseball ('94). Tin Pan Alley waltz written by two non baseball fans. Albert Von Tilzer was Harry's brother. In 1927 Jack Norworth wrote a new set of lyrics but the chorus was kept to become the unofficial Baseball anthem, sang spontaniously throughout the field during the seventh inning of every game.

Covers:

1908:

Fred Lambert

1908:

Edward Meeker

1908:

Haydn Quartet [n°1 US; the most popular recording of the national pastime's anthem; lead vocal: Harry MacDonough]

1935:

Herbert Stothart [conductor in Marx Brothers' film A Night At The Opera in medley with Verdi's Rigoletto ouverture]

1949:

Gene Kelly & Frank Sinatra [the 1927 version in film Take Me Out To The Ball Game]

1949:

Andrews Sisters

1951:

Tony Martin

1982:

Bruce Springstone [Live At Bedrock]

1984:

Randy Newman [in The Final Game on st The Natural]

1985:

Harry Caray & Chicago Cubs Fans [at Wrigley Field]

1988:

Frank Zappa [live in Bilbao on You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol 4]

1990s:

Goo Goo Dolls

1994:

Dr. John [in Ken Burns film Baseball]

1994:

Carly Simon [idem]

1998:

Sam Bush

2005:

Jimmy Buffett [Live At Fenway Park]

2007:

Boots Randolph [on A Whole New Ballgame]

2014:

Baseball Project

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