• Artist: John Swanson
  • Title: New Route 66
  • Genre: Jazz - Swing/Big Band, Easy Listening
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 7/13/2011
  • Lyric themes: Traveling, Moving On Change Letting Go
  • Lyrics: Excuse me Mr. Troup I think I missed a turn somewhere So tell me; what's the scoop? How do you get there? New Route 66 is a little different trail Hot enough to melt your tires And burn the devil's tail New Route 66; they've got rooms for let HBO, outdoor pools, and free wireless internet The old road has given way To interstates and airplanes Fifty-five is all you'll drive But no one here complains 'Cuz New Route 66 is just a state of mind And you can ride it swingin' the blues that the music left behind On New Route 66 My Route 66 New Route 66 Souvenir shop for a pitstop Anywhere on the strip Kokopelli rub their belly For good luck on your trip Pasadena to Glenrio Your tour guide is named Giacomo Just outside Carlinville The white writing on the brown sign Points the way to America This land yours and mine Excuse me Mr. Cole If you're ever back in town We'll go cruisin' Tucumcari With the ragtop down On New Route 66 My Route 66 New Route 66
  • Keywords: jazzy, smooth, jazz, Bass, Guitar

About John Swanson

Somewhere out on New Route 66, about 50 miles west of Sinatra and 75 miles east of Tom Waits, Swanson struts his swingin' and singin'. He loves Dave Frishberg songs and Johnnie Walker in a tumbler. He'd like to hear Kurt Elling cover Stone Temple Pilots. Lonnie Johnson is God.

John's quirky-cool jazz, blues, and pop compositions have been featured on 6 solo albums; he's had 40 different songs licensed for commercial use. A veteran ...

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