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1908 Recording of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

Edward Meeker sings the baseball classic in 1908.

Bayes and Norworth

Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth sing “Come Along My Mandy” in 1910

“Shine on Harvest Moon”

Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth’s most famous song, also written in 1908, is performed here by their contemporaries Ada Jones and Bill Murray in 1909. Note the influence of the minstrel tradition on Vaudeville.

Harry Caray, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

The Chicago Cubs announcer leads the crowd in the song during the Seventh Inning Stretch.

Fan Sing-along

Fans sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”

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