Route 66 Lyrics

Nat King Cole


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Nelson Riddle
album: Track 12 in album After Midnight
release date: 1956-8-15
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
length: 3:44
composer: Bobby Troup
lyricist: Bobby Troup

Cover Art

Nat King Cole After Midnight cover art
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If you ever plan to motor west,
Travel my way, take the highway that is best.
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.

It winds from Chicago to LA,
More than two thousand miles all the way.
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.

Now you go through Saint Looey
Joplin, Missouri,
And Oklahoma City is mighty pretty.
You see Amarillo,
Gallup, New Mexico,
Flagstaff, Arizona.
Don't forget Winona,
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernandino.

Won't you get hip to this timely tip:
When you make that California trip
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.

Won't you get hip to this timely tip:
When you make that California trip
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.
Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.


Track Listing

  • 1 Just You, Just Me
  • 2 Sweet Lorraine
  • 3 Sometimes I'm Happy
  • 4 Caravan
  • 5 It's Only a Paper Moon
  • 6 You're Looking at Me
  • 7 The Lonely One
  • 8 Don't Let It Go to Your Head
  • 9 I Know That You Know
  • 10 Blame It on My Youth
  • 11 When I Grow Too Old to Dream
  • 12 Route 66
  • 13 I Was a Little Too Lonely
  • 14 You Can Depend on Me
  • 15 What Is There to Say
  • 16 Two Loves Have I
  • 17 Candy
  • 18 You're Looking at Me (alternate take)