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Songs About Indiana, The Hoosier State


The state song is "On The Banks of the Wabash, Far Away" by Paul Dresser. It was one of the most popular pieces of sheet music in the 19th century. It was a national hit several times by different artists in the early years of the recording industry: George J. Gaskin (1897), Steve Porter (1898), Roger Harding (1898) and Harry Macdonough & American Quartet (1913). The state's motto is "Crossroads of America." One of the state's most well known attractions is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where the Indy 500 is held every Memorial Day weekend. Important sports history has been written in Indiana as Fort Wayne was the site of the nation's first pro baseball game. Indiana means "Land of the Indians" and was named by the French. The state is covered with cornfields.

Indiana Wants Me by R. Dean Taylor
Indiana Our Indiana by Indiana Univeristy
Indiana Fight by University of Indiana Marching Hundred
Goin' Back To Indiana by The Jackson Five
Jim Dean of Indiana by Phil Ochs
Indiana by Melissa Etheridge
Back Home Again in Indiana by Jim Nabors
Indiana by The Samples
Indiana by Louis Armstrong
Indiana by Count Basie
Indiana by David Mead
Indiana Christmas by Straight No Chaser
Indiana by Jon McLaughlin
Indiana by Dave Brubeck
Indiana by Stan Getz
Indiana by Benny Goodman
Indiana by Lionel Hampton
Indiana Sky by Josh Garrels
Sin in Indiana by Scott Miller & The Commonwealth
Springtime Indiana by Sandra McCracken









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