Route 66


July 15th, 1998 ~ Get your kicks on an aural trip across a legendary American path: Route 66. Includes a Navajo perspective on the "Mother Road."

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  • Open Bed: Route 66 Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones, London
  • What's Left of 66 Jason Eklund
    Lost Causeway, Flying Fish
  • Cow Cow Boogie Ella Mae Morse
    Jumpin' Like Mad, Capitol
  • Take Me Back to Tulsa Hazel & Alice
    Pioneering Women of Bluegrass, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Old Man Rooster The Molinas
    Borderlands - from Conjunto to Chicken Scratch, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Tu Sentencia Las Hermanas Mendoza
    Las Hermanas Mendoza, Arhoolie
  • She Never Spoke Spanish to Me Texas Tornados
    Texas Tornados, Reprise
  • Instrumental: Chotiz 'El Paseadito' Los Reyes de Albuquerque
    Music of New Mexico - Hispanic Traditions, Smithsonian Folkways
  • SEGMENT: Rt. 66 historian, Sally Knau
  • Chicago Stomp Pinetop Perkins
    Portrait of a Delta Bluesman, Omega
  • Goodnight-Loving Trail Buck Ramsey
    Rolling Uphill From Texas, Fiel
  • Willin' Little Feat
    Sailin' Shoes, Warner Brothers
  • Truck Stop Girl Kelly Willis
    Rig Rock Deluxe, Upstart
  • Keep On Truckin' Eddie Kendricks
    Bell Bottom Rock, EMI/Capitol
  • Instrumental: 40 miles of Bad Road Bill Black's Combo
    Rev it Up, The Right Stuff
  • SEGMENT: Hal Canon from the Roadkill Cafe
  • Roadkill Horseflies
    Gravity Dance, MCA
  • Speedo Cadillacs
    Alphabet Rock, Warner
  • 105 Fred Eaglesmith
    Lipstick Lies & Gasoline, Razor & Tie
  • One More For the Road Billie Holiday
    The Essential Billie Holiday: Songs of Lost Love, Verve
  • When You Leave Amarillo, Turn Out the Light Bob Wills
    For the Last Time, United Artists
  • Amarillo Emmylou Harris
    Songs of the West, Warner Western
  • The Route Chet Baker
    Jazz Profile: Chet Baker, Blue Note
  • Route 66 Bobby Troup
    The Songs of Route 66, Lazy S.O.B.
  • Space Buggy Asleep At the Wheel
    Comin' Right At Ya, United Artists
  • Rocket 69 Todd Rhodes & Orchestra w/ vocal by Connie Allen
    Risqué Rhythm: Nasty '50s R & B, Rhino
  • Marfa Lights Long John Hunter
    Border Town Legend, Alligator
  • Visitor from Venus Modern Jazz Quartet
    Space, Apple
  • Instrumental: Velociraptor Rag Tom Morrell & the Time-Warp Tophands
    Tom Morrell & the Time-Warp Tophands Go Uptown, WR
  • SEGMENT: Navajo perspective of Rt. 66
    Blackfoot Singers recorded live on Folk Masters,
  • Will Rogers Highway Woody Guthrie
    Library of Congress Recordings, Rounder
  • California Stars Billy Bragg and Wilco
    Mermaid Avenue, Elektra
  • Instrumental: Radiator Cap Blues Craig Ventresco
    Crumb Soundtrack, Ryko
  • Slow Down Gatemouth Brown
    Pressure Cooker, Alligator
  • Mustang Sally Sir Mack Rice
    The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul, Rhino
  • Go West Liz Phair
    Whip-Smart, Matador
  • I Been Everywhere Johnny Cash
    Unchained, American
  • Waiting at the End of the Road Frankie Laine
    The Irving Berlin Songbook, Verve
  • End Bed: Theme from Route 66 Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra
    Hot Rod Rock: Big boss Instrumentals Vol. 3, The Right Stuff