Nat King Cole

Route 66

Composed by Bobby Troup

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
After Midnight 1957 Analogue Productions / APO (Analogue Production Originals) 3:49
The Capitol Collectors Series 1990 Capitol/EMI Records
No Image 1990 Rhino
The Nat King Cole Story 1991 Capitol/EMI Records / Capitol 2:56
Nat King Cole [Capitol] 1992 Capitol 3:01
Straighten Up and Fly Right [Vintage Jazz] 1992 Pro-Arte Records 3:41
The Great Entertainers [#2] 1993
Various Artists
Intersound 3:01
Route 66: Capitol Sings Coast to Coast 1994
Various Artists
Capitol 3:39
The Greatest Hits [Capitol] 1994 Trilogie 2:59
Let's Face the Music and Dance 1994 Capitol 3:43
Swingin' Easy Down Memory Lane 1995 Skylark Music
The Magic of Nat King Cole 1995 Passport Audio 3:44
Great Song Stylists 1995
Various Artists
Fat Boy
Too Marvellous for Words [Prism] 1995 Delta Distribution / Music 2:50
Rare Rainbow 1996 Skylark Music
Changing the Tune 1946 1996
Various Artists
Phontastic 3:02
The Hit Box 1 1996
Various Artists
United Multi Consign 2:54
Jazz Archives 1996 PMF Records
Nice 'n' Easy [Union Square] 1996
Various Artists
Union Square Music 3:06
Hits of '46 1997
Various Artists
ASV/Living Era 3:00
For Sentimental Reasons: 25 Early Vocal Classics 1997 ASV/Living Era 3:00
The Velvet Voice of Nat King Cole: Unforgettable 1997 Prism Entertainment 2:54
Unforgettable [Disky Disc 2] 1997 Disky 3:02
Nat King Cole [Cameo] 1998 3:05
A&E Biography 1998 Capitol
V-Disc Recordings 1998 Collectors' Choice Music 3:00
The Unforgettable Voice Of... 1998 Hallmark Recordings 2:52
Portrait of Nat King Cole [Gallerie] 1999 Gallerie 3:02
Jazz Cafe [Nostalgia] 1999
Various Artists
Nostalgia 3:02
His Best Recordings: 1936-1947 1999 Best of Jazz 3:03
Essential Masters of Jazz 1999 Proper Sales & Dist. 3:03
Essential Jazz [Time Life] 1999
Various Artists
Time/Life Music 2:57
Legends of the 20th Century 1999 Capitol/EMI Records / Capitol 3:02
No Image 1999 Storyville
Essential Jazz: Smooth & Cool 1999
Various Artists
Time/Life Music 2:57
The Velvet Voice 1999 Prism Leisure Corporation (UK) / Prism Platinum 2:48
Unforgettable [Capitol Compilation] 2000 Capitol 2:56
No Image 2000 Mastersong
Unforgettable [Disky] 2000 Golden Sounds 3:02
Unforgettable [Goldies] 2000 Goldies 3:03
Rockin' Boppin' and Blues 2000 Capitol/EMI Records / Capitol 3:01
Route 66 [BMG] 2000 BMG / Dreyfus Jazz 2:59
Cool Jazz: 21 Smooth Standards 2000
Various Artists
Prism Leisure 2:48
The Collection [Prism] 2001 Prism Leisure 2:54
Hits of the 30's & 40's, Vol. 1 & 2 2001
Various Artists
Prestige Elite Records 3:02
Best of the War Years 2001 Stardust Records / Cleopatra 2:59
Selection of Nat King Cole: Sings & Plays 2001 Proper Sales & Dist. 3:03
Masters of Jazz [Cleopatra] 2001
Various Artists
Cleopatra 2:59
Crooners [Dressed to Kill] 2001
Various Artists
Dressed To Kill 3:01
Legends Collection 2001 Dressed To Kill 3:01
Pure Jazz Encore! 2002
Various Artists
Universal Music TV 3:01
Nat King Cole Best 2002 Toshiba EMI
Golden Greats 2002 Golden Greats / Disky 2:47
On the Sentimental Side 2002 Performax
Standards 2002 EMI Music Distribution 3:02
Jazz Master Files [Box Set] 2002
Various Artists
United Multi Consign 2:54
The Legends Collection: The Great American Hall of Fame 2002
Various Artists
Legends Collection 3:02
Jazz 36 Chefs-D'oeuvre, Vol. 2 2002
Various Artists
Frémeaux & Associés 3:03
No Image 2002 Delta Distribution
The Definitive Nat "King" Cole 2002 Blue Note 3:02
A-Z of Jazz 2002
Various Artists
Retro Records
The Golden Years of Nat King Cole 2002 Soho Latino 3:06
Crooners [Prestige] 2002
Various Artists
Prestige Elite/X5 3:02
The Masters of Swing 2002
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 3:03
Swing Era 2003 Idem
Stepping out of a Dream 2003 Hear Music
The Open Road [EMI] 2003
Various Artists
EMI-Capitol Special Markets 2:59
Hit That Jive: 1936-1946 2003 Jazz Legends 3:00
The Classic Singles 2003 Capitol 3:02
Elite Jazz [Box] 2003
Various Artists
Rajon Entertainment Pty Ltd. 3:02
The 20 Most Requested 2003 Festival Mushroom 3:02
Lighter Side of Jazz 2003
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 3:02
The Snader Telescriptions 2004 Storyville Films 3:07
Soundies & Telescriptions 2004 Music Video Distribution
BD Jazz Series 2004 Nocturne Records 3:03
The Best of Nat King Cole: 75 Original Recordings 2004 Prism Leisure 2:48
Famous Jazz Singers: You Go to My Head 2004
Various Artists
Document / Classic Jazz Archive / Documents
Far Away Places 2004
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 3:03
Route 66 and Other Great Kicks 2004 Blue Moon 3:02
Unforgettable [DVD] 2004 Stars of Jazz
No Image 2004
Various Artists
Sugo
The World of Nat King Cole 2005 Capitol 3:03
The Essential King of Cool 2005 Metro 3:03
Those Classic Crooners 2005
Various Artists
Pazzazz 3:11
Voice of a Legend 2005 Legacy 3:00
King Crooners 2005
Various Artists
Legacy 3:00
Treasures from the Past 2005 Legacy 3:01
Essentials [Newsound] 2005 Newsound
It's Only Make Believe [Prism] 2005
Various Artists
Prism Platinum
The Unforgettable Sound of Nat King Cole [Delta] 2005 Delta / Delta Distribution
Jazz: Club Collection 2005
Various Artists
Delta Music Ltd. / Delta Distribution
No Image 2005
Various Artists
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill 2:58
Rock Against the Juke Box, Vol. 5 2006
Various Artists
Magic
Very Best of Nat King Cole [Mastersong] 2006 Mastersong
No Image 2006 CD Horizon
Definitive Gold 2006 Deja Vu 3:02
The Magic of the Music 2006 WHE
Non Stop Music 2007 Document / Mp3
Swing! [ZYX] 2007
Various Artists
ZYX Music 3:01
No Image 2008
Various Artists
Cheap O Lata / WG Productions
The History of Rhythm and Blues 1942-1952 2009
Various Artists
Rhythm & Blues / Cargo 3:08
100 Hits Legends 2009 100 Hit Legends 3:01
No Image 2010 Digilouge 2:52
The 100 Best Jazz Tunes of the 1950's 2011
Various Artists
Chrome Dreams 3:42
Legend: The Nat King Cole Collection  - 60 Classic Tracks 2012 HLI 3:00
Pink Cadillac: Essential Rock & Roll Cruisin' 2012
Various Artists
Metro Select
The  Good Times 2013 Excalibur 2:59
No Image K-Tel 2:53
28 Great Songs Biem
All Time Jazz: Great Voices
Various Artists
Bella Musica Edition 3:01
No Image BD Jazz 3:03
Classic Jazz I
Various Artists
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Four of a Kind: 200 Classic Songs (From Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby,  Ella Fitzgerald and Dean Martin)
Various Artists
HLI 3:00
Four of a Kind: 200 Classic Songs (From Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby,  Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong)
Various Artists
HLI 3:00
Golden Radio Hits 1946-60
Various Artists
Documents
Greatest Hits of 1952
Various Artists
Edge / Edge J26181 / Great Voices of the Century 3:45
Jazz Cafe: 60 Smooth Jazz Favourites
Various Artists
Prism Leisure Corporation (UK)
Jazz Legends Forever: Sing Me A Love Song
Various Artists
High Note 2:56
John Laws on Route 66-22 Legendary Driving Songs
Various Artists
Sony Music Distribution
Mona Lisa [Excalibur] Excalibur 2:59
No Image K-Tel 2:51
Nat King Cole Collections Mastertech Pty. Ltd.
On the Sunny Side of the Street Cameo 3:05
No Image Blue Note
Rolling Stones Beginnings
Various Artists
Rhythm & Blues
Route 66 [Membran]
Various Artists
Membran
Spiegel Jazz Edition
Various Artists
BMG
No Image
Various Artists
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