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Route 66   Page Two

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books on specific segments
related Americana
music, audio & video

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Route 66 non-fiction
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Rick Walker, P.I. Route 66 Research Page
Rick Walker, P.I. New Mexico Route 66 Page

                                 

Music  About  Route  66

Songs of Route 66 audio CD   "The Songs of Route 66: Music From The All-American Highway" [1995]
11 songs by Bobby Troup & others

Lazy SOB audio CD [7/98] for $14.95
"More Songs of Route 66: Roadside Attractions" [2001]
14 songs by various artists

Lazy SOB audio CD [9/2001] for $15.98
Songs From The Mother Road audio CD  
"Songs From The Mother Road" [2006]
by The Road Crew

Readio Theatre audio CD [12/2006] for $15.95
Readio Theater album info page
The Road Crew band official website

Audio Tapes

"Route 66 Vol. 3: Get More Kicks Off Route 66" [Aug 2007] from Readio Theatre
information not yet available

Route 66 Roadside Marvels audio   "Route 66 Vol. 2: Roadside Marvels" [1999]
Narrated by Jon Sherberg; written by Jimmy Gray, edited by Lori Loesch, produced by Joe Loesch

Readio Theatre audio CD [1/2006] for $12.95
Route 66 America's Main Street audio   "Route 66 Vol. 1: America's Main Street" [1995]
Narrated by Dennis Stone; written by Jimmy Gray, edited by Lori Loesch, produced by Joe Loesch

Readio Theatre audio CD [1/2005] for $12.95
Mother Road audio   "Route 66: The Mother Road" [1990]
by Michael Wallis

Audio Lit ABR audio [3/95] for $12.57


                                   


Video  Tapes  &  DVDs


classic "Route 66" TV Series [Screen Gems/C.B.S. 1960-65]
Innovative hour-long b&w TV series, filmed on location across America; starring Martin Milner as Tod Stiles and George Maharis as Buz Murdock (and later Glenn Corbett as Lincoln Case). The premise was simple, just two guys driving a blue Corvette across America, making their way as they went, meeting a range of people along Route 66 and finding danger and romance while seeking themselvees and the right place to settle down . . .
series credits at IMDb

Route 66 tv series Producer's Picks on DVD  
"Route 66: Producer's Picks" [2009]
Roxbury/Infinity Ent. b&w DVD [2/2009] 11 episodes on 2 disks for $14.99
which seems to be a reissue of "The Best of Route 66"
Roxbury/Infinity Ent. b&w DVD [5/2007] 11 episodes on 2 disks - discontinued
Route 66 TV Series Complete First Season  "Route 66 TV Series: The Complete First Season" [1960-61]
Roxbury/Infinity Ent. b&w DVD set [8/2008] 30 episodes on 8 disks for $44.99
"Route 66 TV Series: The Complete Second Season" [1961-62]
Roxbury/Infinity Ent. b&w DVD set [11/2008] 32 episodes on 8 disks for $44.99
"Route 66 TV Series: The Complete Third Season" [1962-63]
Roxbury/Infinity Ent. b&w DVD [1/2010] 30 episodes on 8 disks for $44.32

"Route 66" TV miniseries [June-July 1993]
Route 66 TV miniseries of 1993   four 1-hour episodes starring James Wilder & Dan Cortese
driving a red & white 1961 Corvette
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available series credits at IMDb


"Cars" animated feature [Pixar/Disney June 2006]
Pixar Disney animated feature "Cars" [2006]  A collection of classic automobiles set out for adventure on Route 66. {The "Cars 2" sequel takes place in Europe.) Directed by John Lasseter & Joe Ranft; with voices of Tim Allen, Mario Andretti, George Carlin, Billy Crystal, Paul Dooley, John Goodman, Tom Hanks, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Keaton, Larry The Cable Guy, Jay Leno, Cheech Marin, Paul Newman, Richard Petty, Tony Shalhoub & Owen Wilson
Walt Disney Home Ent widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2007] for $19.49
Walt Disney Video widescreen color DVD [11/2006] for $13.99
"Cars" movie posters at AllPosters.com
full credits from IMDb Disney official movie site {shut down?}

Route 66 Odyssey video  "Route 66: An American Odyssey" [1995]
Directed by Michael Wallis & Jim Jenner

PacCom color DVD [1/2002] for $29.95
PacCom color VHS [1995] for $14.95
Jenner's Drive 66 video  "Drive 66: The Guide To Taking A Trip" [1997]
Directed by Jim Jenner

PacCom color VHS [1/97] for $14.95
"Greetings From Route 66: A Video Postcard" [1997]
Directed by Jim Jenner

PacCom color VHS [1/97] for $9.95
Great Drives Highway 66 video  
"Great Drives: Highway 66" [1997]
P.B.S. Home Video color VHS [4/97] out of stock/used
Route U.S. 66 Nostalgic Ride video  "Route U.S. 66: A Nostalgic Ride Across America's Mother
Road From Chicago To L.A." [1997]

Amazon reviewers describe this as 'pre-nostalgic' and a very dark
vision of America and Route 66.

White Star/Kultur Video color VHS [8/97] for $7.99
video box set  "Route 66: Special Collectors Box Set" [1997]
with Michael Wallis

Goldhil color VHS [9/97] 3 tapes for $3.30 {sic}
66 Bones video  "U.S. 66: Bones of The Old Road" [1998]
by Jim Ross, Jerry McClanahan & Kathy Anderson

Anderson Prodns color VHS [12/98] for $19.95
Milner video  "Route 66: Return To The Road With Martin Milner" [1998]
Directed by John Paget

PacCom color DVD [1/2002] for $29.95
PacCom color VHS [1998] 2 tapes for $29.95

"Route 66" feature film [1998]
A 'teen comedy thriller' starring Diane Ladd, Sean Young, Rick Ducommun, Pamela Bach, Eric Burdon & Richard Moll; acquired
by StereoVision Entertainment of Van Nuys, CA from Old Route 66, Inc. in 2000, but not actually released; full credits at IMDb

"Route 66: Main Street of America" tv special [Dec 2000]
Written & directed by Fred Peabody & Lee Schneider; hosted by Peter Fonda
video not available; credits at IMDb

Route 66 videos by Paget  "Route 66: 75th Anniversary Collector's DVD Set" [2002]
Directed by John Paget, Michael Wallis & Jim Jenner

PacCom color DVD [1/2002] 2 disks for $49.95
PacCom color VHS [1/2002] 6 tapes for $49.95
includes "Route 66: Return To The Road" [1998], "Route 66: An American
Odyssey" [1995], "Drive 66" [1997], and "Greetings From Route 66" [1997]

"Route 66 Road Trip" [Circus Popcorn Jan 2004]
Produced & directed by Jim Roche; producer website shut down bare credits at IMDb

"Route 66 Roadtrip Thru America" [docufilm 2005]
distributor website & official moviesite shut down no listing on IMDb

Route 66 Ultimate DVD Collection box set from Mike Wallis  "Route 66: The Ultimate DVD Collection" [2006]
"Over three hours of America's most famous road"; contains 3 feature-length documentaries: "A Journey Down Route 66" [1994], "Route 66 Revisited" [1995], and "Route 66 Turns 75: A Special Celebration"
[2000]; plus bonus content including interviews & commentary, trailers, photo gallery, 'Snapshots From The Road', and featurette "Exotic World Striptease Pageant"

V.C.I. Video color DVD [5/2006] 3 disks for $15.78
producer The Entertainment Group website

motorcycle videos by Kirk Woodward
motorcycle videos   "The Mother Road Rally 2001" [43-minute short 2001]
color VHS [7/2001] for $19.95
"Tour Route 66 in California" [31-minute short 2000]
color VHS [12/2000] for $19.95
"The Millenium Run" [32-minute short 2000]
color VHS [7/2000] for $19.95
"Riding Route 66: Illinois" [39-minute short 1998]
color VHS [7/98] for $14.95
"Riding Route 66: Arizona" [39-minute short 1998]
color VHS [4/98] for $19.95


                                 

Books  on  Specific  Segments

Images of America / Route 66 In New Mexico book by Joe Sonderman  "Route 66 In New Mexico (Images of America)" [2010]
by Joe Sonderman

Arcadia Publng 9¾x6½ pb [2/2010] for $14.95
Goldroad Arizona: On Historic Route 66 book by Norma Jean Richards Yount   "Goldroad Arizona: On Historic Route 66 - The Golden Years,
1937-1942" [2009]
by Norma Jean Richards Yount

Aardvark Global Publng pb [1/2009] for $14.95
official booksite
Images of America Route 66 in California book   "Images of America: Route 66 in California" [2005]
by Glen Duncan

Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [9/2005] for $12.99

G.E. Nordell's Southern California Travel & Business Pages

Route 66 Across Arizona  "Route 66 Across Arizona: A Comprehensive Two-Way Guide for Touring Route 66" [2001]
by Richard K. & Sherry G. Mangum

Hexagon Press 11x8½ pb [6/2001] for $21.95

G.E. Nordell's Arizona Travel & Business Pages

Traveling Route 66 Illinois   "Traveling The New, Historic Route 66 of Illinois" [1997]
by John & Lenore Weiss

AOMP 11x9¼ ringbound [5/97] out of print/used
Route 66 Across New Mexico   "Route 66 Across New Mexico: A Wanderer's Guide" [1991]
by Jill Schneider; photography by D. Nakii

Univ NM Press 8.7x6½ pb [8/91] out of print/used

G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Travel Pages
New Mexico Route 66 Page

Oklahoma  "Oklahoma Route 66" [2001] by Jim Ross
Ghost Town Press 6x9 pb [4/2001] for $12.95
Missouri U. S. 66 Tour Book  "The Missouri U. S. 66 Tour Book" [1994]
by C. H. Curtis

Curtis Enterprises hardcover [11/94] out of print/used

"Route 66 Goin' Somewhere: The Road In McLean County" [1995]
by Terri Ryburn-Lamonte
McLean County [IL] Historical Society pb [1/95] out of print/used


                                   

Related Americana

Spirit of America Bookstore's Roadside Diners & Coffee Shops Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's Fifties Culture Nostalgia Page

Lost America  "Lost America: The Abandoned Roadside West" [2003]
by Troy Paiva

Motorbooks Intl 9x9 pb [6/2003] for $13.97
Gas Stations Coast to Coast  "Gas Stations: Coast to Coast" [2000]
by Michael Karl Witzel

Motorbooks Intl 10¼x10¼ hardcover [11/2000] for $20.97
Main Street American Retro  "Main Street: American Retro" [2000]
Edited by Alison Moss

Sourcebooks 6¾x6½ hardcover [10/2000] for $10.36
Roadside America   "Roadside America: The Automobile & the American Dream" [2000]
Photography by Lucinda Lewis

Harry N Abrams 12¼x10 hardcover [10/2000] for $34.65
Motels Retro   "Motels: American Retro" [2000]
Edited by Alison Moss

Sourcebooks 6¾x6½ hardcover [10/2000] for $10.36
Cars American Retro   "Cars: American Retro" [2000] Edited by Alison Moss
Sourcebooks 6½x6¾ hardcover [10/2000] for $12.95
American Motel   "The American Motel" [2000]
by Michael Karl Witzel

Motorbooks Intl 10¼x10¼ hardcover [8/2000] for $20.97
Drive-In Memories   "Drive-In Memories: Popcorn & Romance Under the Stars" [2000]
by Don & Susan Sanders

Carriage House 10.6x8¼ pb [7/2000] for $13.97
2001 documentary (57 min.) Produced by Don & Susan Sanders
video not available; full credits from IMDb
American Drive-In   "The American Drive-In Movie Theatre" [1997]
by Don & Susan Sanders

Motorbooks Intl 10¼x10¼ hardcover [9/97] for $20.97
Roadside Memories  "Roadside Memories: A Collection of Vintage Gas Station Photographs" [1997]
by Todd P. Helms & Chip Flohe

Schiffer 8½x11 pb [8/97] for $29.95
Drive-In Deluxe   "Drive-In Deluxe" [1997] by Michael Karl Witzel
Motorbooks Intl 9x8¼ pb [4/97] for $10.47
American Drive-In   "The American Drive-In Restaurant" [1994]
by Michael Karl Witzel

Motorbooks Intl 10x10 pb [2/2002] for $12.57
Motorbooks 10.4x10.4 hardcover [9/94] for $20.97
Gas Station Memories   "Gas Station Memories" [1994] by Michael Karl Witzel
Motorbooks Intl 9x8¼ pb [8/94] for $10.47
First Highways   "First Highways of America: A Pictorial History of American Roads & Highways from 1900-1925" [1994]
by John L. Butler

Motorbook Intl 11¼x8¾ hardcover [5/94] for $29.95
Glory Days of The Gas Station   "Pump and Circumstance: Glory Days of The Gas Station" [1993]
by John Margolies

Little, Brown 10½x9¼ hardcover [11/93] out of print/used
American Gas Station   "The American Gas Station" [1992] by Michael Karl Witzel
Motorbooks Intl 8.6x10 pb [10/98] for $17.47
Motorbooks Intl hardcover [4/92] out of print/used
Blue Highways   "Blue Highways: A Journey Into America" [1982]
by William Least Heat Moon

Little Brown 8.2x5½ pb [11/99] for $10.47
Little Brown 8.6x5¾ hardcover [11/99] for $20.97
Nightingale-Conant ABRIDGED audio [11/91] for $11.20
author's official website

"Fill'er Up: An Architectural History of America's Gas Stations" [1979]
by Daniel I. Vieyra
Macmillan pb [6/80] out of print/used


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