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Baseball's Greatest Hit: The Story of Take Me Out to the Ball Game [With CD]
BookThe authorized tie-in book to the 100th anniversary of this beloved song."Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is the third most frequently sung song in America, after "Happy Birthday" and "The Star-Spangled Banner," and you'd be hard-pressed to find an American who doesn't know the words. With the release of this special edition, full-color, hardcover book, the complete ...more
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published April 2nd 2008 by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
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This year marks the centennial of what baseball fans believe to be the true national anthem and this trio of authors have done the ditty proud.[return][return]Baseball s Greatest Hit is an everything you always wanted to know about the song, and then some. The curious reader will learn how the team of Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer joined forces to collaborate on the tune which by the authors count amounts to hundreds of versions. They explore the mythos of creation: what were the ...more
A fascinating history and piece of baseball lore, but the real hit is the accompanying music CD! This CD includes 16 variations of this famous song including pop/rock, jazz and even a barbershop quartet. The final song on the CD allows the listener to sing along with Harry Caray one more time! It's hard to believe he's been gone 10 years.