Some New News About an Old Road.
1. DOGS ON THE ROAD-- Nashville's Lost Dogs band is taking a Route 66 Roadtrip in September, filming and making a DVD and an album along the way.
They have a nice logo on their website www.thelostdogs.com. featuring "The Glory Road and a Route 66 shield. They are planning on performing in old diners and roadside sites along the way.
September 16th they will be at the Cozy Dog in Springfield, Illinois and the 17th at Meramec Caverns.
2. TWO COUPLES ON THE ROAD-- The Salem, Ohio Newsnet of August 24th reports that two couple took a month-long Route 66 trip on their Harley-Davidsons which, according to them, is the only way to truly experience the road.
Cousins Frank and Ed Koran and wives Terry and Penny took the trip. Frank had wanted to do this for 30 years and they spent a year and a half planning it.
They kept a blog under their names, but I couldn't get it to come up.
"The roadside attractions, the food, the hotels, the road icons, the open road. This is what made the trip special."
Terry said, "I never felt so welcome as a traveler."
While Ed chipped in, "The whole trip is pretty much about nostalgia. It's about going back in time."
I believe the Route 66 "bug" has done bit.
3. CATTLE BANDITS ON THE ROAD-- a band from Central Illinois who do a lot about Route 66. They have a picture taken of them by the Palms in Atlanta and have a my space page with songs.
Cruising Along That Old 66. --RoadDog
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