Route 66 News

Biblical bloopers

Here’s a blooper reel from all of the Old Testament video clips from “Route 66: A Road Trip through the Bible.” The series resumes on Oct. 10 with its first entry for the New Testament, the Book of Matthew.

Albuquerque motel will be converted into apartments

The historic Sundowner Motel along Route 66 in Albuquerque has received a $500,000 federal housing grant to help convert it into apartments for the mentally ill, according to a news release on Monday. The AHP grant will assist with converting…

Going down the Route 66 highway of life

Tulsa resident Tavis Minner transforms a jazzy version of Bobby Troup’s “Route 66” into a semi-biography.

Bike MS ride pedals to Oklahoma Capitol

The annual Bike MS Oklahoma Mother Road Ride finished on Sunday with riders pedaling to the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City. Here’s a report from KJRH-TV of the annual Tulsa-to-OKC bicycle ride. According to the report, 700 to 750 riders…

From Texas via Canada

The Tone Dogs are based in Canada, but play what they call “Texas rock ‘n’ blues.” Here’s their take of Bobby Troup’s most well-known song.

Hello from the Philippines

This is the Siony Jazz Trio (even though there’s four members) in the Philippines, performing Bobby Troup’s best-known song.

Endurance athlete talks about his Route 66 accident

British endurance athlete James Cracknell wrote a column for The Telegraph in London about his serious cycling accident on Route 66 in Arizona in July. According to initial reports, Cracknell suffered a fractured skull when a truck hit him when…

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