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From: "Art Shifrin" <[log in to unmask]>
> According to http://www.baseball-almanac.com/poetry/po_stmo.shtml Take Me
> Out To The Ball Game was published in 1908, so "However, it does note
> that he left the US for London in early 1911, and didn't return until
> 1917...so he wasn't around to record the song when it was first released,
> and was no longer recording when it later became a standard" isn't a
logical
> explantion: it was an immediate hit.   And, he was waxing sides for
English
> Columbia from '14 - '16, so he could have done it then.
Okeh...my error! However, I don't imagine the English audience would have
been
particularly interested, unless Norworth had redone it as "Take Me Out To
the
Cricket Match!"
...stevenc