Listening to the Hoosier condition

A bronze statue of Bloomington native and legendary pianist and songwriter Hoagy Carmichael, dressed in a Santa hat, graces the campus of Indiana University.

Dec 06, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS —  The Hoosier writer and the Hoosier composer have produced word and song locked into the American arts like a strata of Bedford limestone.Whether it’s James Whitcomb Riley’s “frost on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock’” or John Mellencamp dancing through a cornfield while singing “Little Pink Houses,” Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse Five,” ...
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