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PAMS My Hometown
  • RickWRickW November 30
    The PAMS My Hometown song is one of my favorite jingles. I have approximately 99 different versions which I post below.

    Does anybody have the alleged My Hometown song for Pittsburgh and Leeds UK?

    Below is a list of all the versions of the PAMS My Hometown song in my collection. For those in the know I would greatly appreciate it if you would take a look at my lengthy list and see if there are any other versions you are aware of that might not be on this list. Thank you.

    Abilene, Texas
    Akron-Canton, Ohio
    Alexandria, Louisiana
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Austin, Texas
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Birmingham, Alabama
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Brownwood, Texas
    Bryan-College Station, Texas
    Cara Park Caravans
    Charleston, South Carolina
    Charleston, West Virginia
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Chicago, Illinois
    Clacton, United Kingdom ***unofficial version sung over My Hometown track for a UK pirate radio station.
    Clovis, New Mexico
    Columbus, Ohio
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    Crowley, Louisiana
    Dallas, Texas - Version 1
    Dallas, Texas - Version 2
    Dayton, Ohio
    Del Rio, Texas
    Denison/Sherman, Texas
    Detroit, Michigan
    Duluth, Minnesota
    Edmonton, Canada
    Elmira, New York
    Evansville, Indiana
    Farmington, New Mexico
    Fort Dodge, Iowa
    Fort Walton Beach, Florida
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Fresno, California
    Harwich, United Kingdom ***unofficial version sung over My Hometown track for a UK pirate radio station.
    Henderson, Texas
    Hills Supermarkets
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Houston, Texas
    Houston, Texas - Version 1
    Houston, Texas - Version 2
    Huntsville, Alabama
    Jackson, Mississippi
    Jamestown, New York
    Joplin, Missouri
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Knoxville, Tennessee - Long Version
    Knoxville,Tennessee - Short Version
    Knoxville, Tennessee - Alternate Version
    Lake Charles, Louisiana
    Lawton, Oklahoma
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Lincoln, Nebraska - With Radio Station KLIN call letters
    Lincoln, Nebraska - Without Radio Station call letters
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    London, England
    London, England - Version by The Chantelles
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Lubbock, Texas
    Lufkin, Texas
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Midland, Texas
    Montgomery, Alabama
    Montreal, Canada
    Nampa, Idaho
    Nashville, Tennessee
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Orange, Texas
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Portland, Maine
    Portland, Oregon
    Providence, Rhode Island
    Quincy, Illinois
    Santa Maria, California - Vocal by Dan Alexander.
    St. Joseph, Missouri
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Scranton/Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    Stop-n-Go Restaurants
    Stop-n-Go Restaurants -Talkover doughnut version
    Streator, Illinois
    Tallhiemers Clothing Store
    Tidewater, Virginia
    Topeka, Kansas
    Troy, New York
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Tyler, Texas
    Waco, Texas
    Washington D.C. - Version 1
    Washington D.C. - Version 2
    Wichita Falls, Texas
    Williamson, West Virginia
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Does anybody have any other versions not on this list?
  • PKPK November 30
    Moorlands Radio have 2 versions!
  • RickWRickW December 1
    PK, Moorlands radio? Please explain what that is and can you spare copies of both?
  • RickWRickW December 1
    PK said:

    Moorlands Radio have 2 versions!



    PK, Moorlands radio? Please explain what that is and can you spare copies of both?



  • PKPK December 1
    Moorlands Radio is a community station in Leek, Staffordshire. Email Tony Mullins there who I’m sure will help!
  • RickWRickW December 1
    PK, thanks. I Googled Moorlands Radio and sent them an email asking specifically to please forward said email to Tony Mullins. Hopefully whomever reads their emails makes sure Mr. Mullins receives it. Just for my own clarification you are saying Moorlands has two DIFFERENT versions of the PAMS My Home Town song? Do these two versions date back to circa 1961 like the originals? Thanks.
  • RickWRickW December 3
    PK, no luck so far in hearing back from Tony Mullins or any confirmation that they received my email. Hopefully they will eventually get to it. Any chance is Tony Mullins a member of Jinglemad?
  • PKPK December 3
    Yes he is, he has at some point in the past posted the Moorlands Radio versions here via Soundcloud. Maybe search Tony Mullins on Soundcloud?
  • RickWRickW December 3
    Jonno:

    A HUGE thank you. You are THE MAN!!

    Rick
  • Hi Rick,

    Blimey, I'm impressed - must have taken decades to amass. I think you have 'about 100' and now precisely 101......
  • RickWRickW December 4
    Yes Graham, 101 is the current total. Have you ever heard any others not on my list? Pittsburgh? Greensboro? Rumors persist these exist but I have my doubts. One thing's for sure there are not 400 versions of this song like many have speculated.
  • PKPK December 4
    The best person to estimate how many versions there might be of the song would be Jon Wolfert at JAM
  • tonymullinstonymullins December 7
    HI Rick, I should check here more often! (apologies - your e-mail took so long, I don't work at Moorlands now).
    Hopefully by now you've received both the versions on e-mail. Impressive collection!
  • Rick, no harm in asking Mr Wolfert......
  • tcarmantcarman December 8
    Hmmmm.... Looks like my "hometown" archives have been shared...