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Jim Nabors Retires Indianapolis 500 Act

Jim Nabors is preparing for his last performance of “Back Home Again” at this year’s Indianapolis 500. Nabors, 83, has been performing for 42 years as the opening act for the Indy 500, an annual race held at the Indianapolis Motor …

Jim Nabors Will Retire Famous Act

Jim Nabors became a friendly face and voice in our lives decades ago, making us laugh with his goofy charm as Gomer Pyle and moving on to the world of music, where he recorded 46 albums. Since 1972, he’s been …

Jim Nabors Will Miss This Year’s Indy 500 Jim Nabors Will Miss This Year’s Indy 500
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Jim Nabors — otherwise known as Gomer Pyle to the layperson — always sings “Back Home in Indiana” before the Indianapolis 500 gets underway. The talented singer/actor’s contribution to the race is something of a tradition; Nabors has been singing …