Song: Route 66

Artist: Nat King Cole

Description: Nat King Cole had the most velvety smooth voice! This is a swinging jazz standard and Nat classic. A definite must in every swinging jazz music collection.

The song is about U.S. Route 66, also known as the Main Street of America or the Mother Road or The most famous road in the world. The song was written by Bobby Troup and originally recorded by the Nat King Cole Trio in 1946, and later it was also performed by such artists as Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Manhattan Transfer and even Depeche Mode!