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 In 1934, Joe Young, Jean Schwartz, and Joe Ager wrote "In a Little Red Barn (on a Farm down in Indiana)",​ which not only incorporated all the same key words and phrases above, but whose chorus had the same harmonic structure as "​Indiana"​. In this respect it was a contrafact of the latter (see "A jazz standard"​ below). In 1934, Joe Young, Jean Schwartz, and Joe Ager wrote "In a Little Red Barn (on a Farm down in Indiana)",​ which not only incorporated all the same key words and phrases above, but whose chorus had the same harmonic structure as "​Indiana"​. In this respect it was a contrafact of the latter (see "A jazz standard"​ below).
  
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 Its chord changes undergird the Miles Davis Bebop composition "Donna Lee", one of jazz's best-known contrafacts (a composition that overlays a new melody over an existing harmonic structure). Other lesser known contrafacts of Indiana include Fats Navarro'​s "Ice Freezes Red" and Lennie Tristano'​s "​Ju-Ju"​. Its chord changes undergird the Miles Davis Bebop composition "Donna Lee", one of jazz's best-known contrafacts (a composition that overlays a new melody over an existing harmonic structure). Other lesser known contrafacts of Indiana include Fats Navarro'​s "Ice Freezes Red" and Lennie Tristano'​s "​Ju-Ju"​.
  
-==== An Indiana signature ====+===== An Indiana signature ​=====
  
 Since 1946, it has been an annual tradition for the chorus of the song to be performed during the pre-race ceremonies at the Indianapolis 500. In most years from 1972 to 2014, it was performed by Jim Nabors. Nabors has admitted to having the song's lyrics written on his hand during his inaugural performance,​ and occasionally his versions have altered several of the words. The singing is backed by the Purdue All-American Marching Band. In 2014, Nabors performed the song for the final time after announcing his retirement earlier that year, saying: "You know, there'​s a time in life when you have to move on. I'll be 84 this year. I just figured it was time ... This is really the highlight of my year to come here. It's very sad for me, but nevertheless,​ there'​s something inside of me that tells me when it's time to go." In 2015, the song was performed by the a cappella group, Straight No Chaser. For 2016, the song was sung by Josh Kaufman. Since 1946, it has been an annual tradition for the chorus of the song to be performed during the pre-race ceremonies at the Indianapolis 500. In most years from 1972 to 2014, it was performed by Jim Nabors. Nabors has admitted to having the song's lyrics written on his hand during his inaugural performance,​ and occasionally his versions have altered several of the words. The singing is backed by the Purdue All-American Marching Band. In 2014, Nabors performed the song for the final time after announcing his retirement earlier that year, saying: "You know, there'​s a time in life when you have to move on. I'll be 84 this year. I just figured it was time ... This is really the highlight of my year to come here. It's very sad for me, but nevertheless,​ there'​s something inside of me that tells me when it's time to go." In 2015, the song was performed by the a cappella group, Straight No Chaser. For 2016, the song was sung by Josh Kaufman.
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