Jim Cornelison enjoying opportunity as “Back Home Again in Indiana” singer

Following the 2014 Indianapolis 500, fans of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing felt like they had said goodbye to an old friend.

Jim Nabors had performed “Back Home Again in Indiana,” a pre-race staple before the ‘500, for the 36th and final time.  One of the iconic personalities from the Indy 500’s most popular years was about to retreat to his Hawaii residence and after paying his final respects to the Hoosier state.

In 2015, a capella group Straight No Chaser would take the stage in the unfavorable position of following Nabors for the first singing of the historic song READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE

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