Archive For 2017-02-23
Road trips with the family are especially fun. My first venture on Route 66 was by happenstance. We had a car full of children and saw a sign, “Historic Route 66 – Next Exit.” So, we took it. With children on the road you need to keep them entertained. Route 66 accomplished that.
This video shows portions of Route 66 before decommissioning. The video is an hour and 45 minutes long, but it presents a good overview of Route 66. It’s worth watching…
I dig this guy’s guitar playing. Daniel Talevi has a great style and makes the Route 66 Song swing. Ivy Markaity adds her vocals… great job you two!
When I think of Route 66, I feel good. It sounds like Dr. Feelgood does too. Take a listen to his cover of the Route 66 Song.
Here’s a mellow swing style rendition by none other than Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters. Let’s not forget Vic Schoen & his Orchestra. Most people associate Bing with White Christmas, but those of us old enough remember his crooning along with the Andrews Sisters Trio and their tight harmonies.