Legendary Blues Vocalist Billie Holiday with pianist/songwriter Bobby Troup, 1956 .
STACY: Wish you still played!husband of Julie London. Route 66 is his composition.although covered by many other musicians, notably Nat King Cole, I think that Bobby Troup owns his performance of this song!
Bobby Troup - Actor and songwriter. He wrote the popular tune "Route His most famous role was playing Dr. Joe Early on the TV series "Emergency!," co-starring with wife, actress/singer Julie London, who played Nurse Dixie McCall.