If you are a baseball fan, you know
Terry Cashman. He's known as the
Balladeer of Baseball and no one else
has come close to writing the number of
great songs about our national pastime
as Terry. The essence of the love affair
between America and Baseball that has
been rekindled is captured in Terry
Cashman's original music. Cooperstown
is the final place of honor for baseball
legends. This compilation features songs
about Baseball Hall of Famers Willie
Mays, Mickey Mantle, "Duke"
Snider, Johnny Bench, Phil Niekro, Earl
Weaver and, of course, Babe
They're writing songs is a
tribute to the great stars of the Negro
Leagues, many of whom are now,
deservedly, in the Hall of Fame. Terry
Cashman's songs will take you to a place
where you can revisit your heroes and
the accomplishments that got them to Cooperstown,
the Town Where Baseball Lives.
Terry Cashman was born in New York City.
He watched baseball through the 50's and
even played minor league baseball in the
Detroit Tiger Organization in 1959 and
1960. In 1964, Terry went to work for
ABC-Paramount Records. While there he
wrote the hit songs Sunday
Will Never Be The Same, Medicine Man,
But For Love and
Sausalito. During this time Terry
met Tommy West. Together they produced
all of the records of one of America's
greatest singer/songwriters, Jim Croce.
In 1975, with Tommy West and Phil Kurnit,
Terry formed Lifesong Records.
Lifesong's artist roster included Jim
Croce, Dion, Henry Gross, Dean Friedman,
Crack The Sky and Christine Lavin, to
name a few. Terry is currently active
songwriting, record producing, and
developing properties for television.