Eddie Layton New York Yankees Organist AUTOGRAPHED SHEET MUSIC 1961

Eddie Layton New York Yankees Organist AUTOGRAPHED SHEET MUSIC 1961

An autographed copy of "Two On The Aisle" a George M. Cohan Song Medley, Played by Eddie Layton on the Hammond Organ. Eddie Layton was the organist for the New York Yankees and other professional sports teams in the New York area. The sheet music is dated 1961. It is wrinkled from apparent moisture damage from storage and there are two or three spots along the spine which have begun to split.

Layton joined the New York Yankees franchise in 1967 when team president Mike Burke inaugurated organ music at the stadium. At the time, he had never been to the stadium and knew nothing about baseball . He went on to play the organ for the Yankees for over three decades, taking break from 1971 to 1977 to pursue other musical commitments. When he retired on September 28, 2003, he played a final performance of " Take Me Out to the Ball Game ", while fans chanted "Eddie! Eddie!".

In addition to playing for the Yankees, Layton was the organist for the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers from 1967 to 1985. He also played for a few seasons of New York Islanders games in the 1990s.

Layton also performed concerts in more than 200 cities for the Hammond Organ Company and released 27 albums. In addition, Layton played the organ at Radio City Music
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