End of Route 66


February 15th, 2006 ~ We'll take a trip west on Route 66, all the way to the end of the line at the Santa Monica pier in California, with some interesting stops along the way. Plus there's music from Los Lobos, Wes Montgomery, Michelle Shocked and Woody Guthrie.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Bulldog The Fireballs
    Cowabunga Set#1: Ground Swells, Rhino
  • Let's Go Down the Road Al 'Stomp' Russell Trio
    West Coast Jive, Delmark
  • Down the Road a Piece Merrill Moore
    Swing West Vol 3, Razor & Tie
  • Rawhide Frankie Lane
    Television Themes, Legacy
  • The Wild West is Where I Want to Be Tom Lehrer
    Songs & More Songs, Rhino
  • Way Out On the Desert Grey Ghost
    Grey Ghost, Spindletop
  • Desert Blues Jimmie Rodgers
    The Early Years 1928-9, Rounder
  • Mood Indigo Bill Tapia
    Tropical Swing, MoonRoom
  • Goin Out West Larry Davis
    Big City Blues West Coast Style,
  • Route 66 Charles Brown
    One More For the Road, Alligator
  • EL Canelo Los Lobos
    La Pistol y La Corazon, Slash
  • Hotter Than Mojave in My Heart Iris Dement
    Infamous Angel, Warner Bros
  • Latin'ia The Sentinals
    Cowabunga Set#1: Ground Swells, Rhino
  • Shufflin' at the Hollywood Chu Berry
    Saxophone Anthology, RCA Victory
  • Jack & Neal / California, Here I Come Tom Waits
    The Beat Generation, Rhino
  • California John Mayall
    The Turning Point, Polydor
  • Artistry in Western Swing Tex Williams & His Western Caravan
    Heroes of Country Music, Vol. 1: Legends of Western Swing, Rhino
  • Hit the Road to Dreamland Betty Hutton
    LA Confidential, Restless
  • King of the Road James Booker
    Classified, Rounder
  • Highway Patrol TV theme
    Televisions Greatest Hits, TVT
  • Highway Patrol Red Simpson
    Swing West Vol 1, Razor & Tie
  • Planet Claire B-52s
    B-52s, Warner Bros
  • Car Machine Blues Memphis Willie B.
    Bawdy Blues, Prestige/Bluesville
  • Pass You By Gillian Welch
    Revival, Almo
  • For Your Needs Away from Home Double-Naught Spy Car
    Comb In Blue Water, 11ft Pole
  • West Coast Blues Harold Land
    The Riverside Records Story, Riverside
  • INTERVIEW: Larry Mantle
  • 2200 Miles The Mad Cat Trio
    The Songs of Route 66, Lazy S.O.B.
  • Route 66 Hits of Western Swing
    Hits Of Western Swing, CMH Records
  • Do-Re-Mi Woody Guthrie
    This Land Is Your Land, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Faraway Eyes Roling Stones
    Some Girls, Virgin
  • California Dreamin' Wes Montgomery
    Talkin Verve: Groovy, Verve
  • Come A Long Way Michelle Shocked
    Mercury Poise 1988-1995, Mercury
  • I Get Around Hollyridge Strings
    On the Rocks, Part 2, Capitol