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Joe Offer Origin: Jesus on the Main Line / ...Mainline (35) RE: Origin: Jesus on the Main Line / ...Mainline 30 Mar 19

In a message posted above, Masato says the earliest known recordings were from 1937. I'm guessing that a song based on telephone service, can't be earlier than the 1920s - so it quite likely was composed during the period that is not in the public domain.
Several entries in the Harry Fox Agency Website say the song is "traditional" or public domain. I think I'd feel safe saying the song is in the public domain.

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