HOMAGE Exclusive: Interview with Jim Nabors

Posted on Wed, May 13, 2015 | HOMAGE Blog

How does an Alabama native become the iconic voice of Hoosier anthem “Back Home Again in Indiana” prior to each Indianapolis 500 race?

HOMAGE set to find out the answer when we had the opportunity to meet Jim Nabors on the eve of his final Indy 500 performance in 2014. In our exclusive interview below, discover the unlikely story of how the legend, famous from his portrayal of “addlebrained” Gomer Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show,” took the stage of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1972 and how his richly textured baritone forever became associated with the race. 

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