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Once in a great while, you stumble onto a video where the music and footage mesh together so well, you don’t want it to end. This video by Morgan Litli and music by Sleeping At Last is one of those…

Coleman Theatre will screen double feature of silent movies

Coleman Theatre will screen double feature of silent movies

The historic Coleman Theatre Beautiful in Miami, Oklahoma, will present two century-old silent films with Dennis James on the theater’s Mighty Wurlitzer organ. The two hour-long films from 1915 are “The Cheat” and “A Fool There Was” — both of…

Route 66 Sodas owner Scott Cameron dies

Route 66 Sodas owner Scott Cameron dies

Scott Cameron, 76, president and CEO of Route 66 Sodas in Lebanon, Missouri, who is best-known as a longtime manager of blues legend Muddy Waters and executor of his estate, died Thursday, according to a couple of roadies who knew him.…

Patti Page collection will be at Oklahoma museums

A collection of late singer Patti Page‘s memorabilia will be on display through the rest of the year at the Oklahoma History Center and will later travel to several other Oklahoma sites, including the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton.…

Sam Payne gets his kicks

Based on this performance with guitarist Brady Bills, you’d think Sam Payne is some sort of jazz artist. But you go to his website, and you hear country-folk music — which indicates a musician with considerable chops. You may find…

“The Tattoo Man of Route 66″

We meant to post this on Veterans Day, the same day The Road Crew debuted a music video about Route 66 enthusiast and Vietnam combat veteran Ron “Tattoo Man” Jones of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. But that was when Route 66 News’…

A “haunted” gas station on Route 66

James Cleveland takes his camera all over the Southwest. This video of an abandoned gas station at the ghost town of Glenrio at the Texas and New Mexico border may not be actually infested with spirits, but its desolation and…

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