Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 20

Route 66

Album 2000 Olympia

Album (DVD): Ray Charles à L’Olympia, Music Video Distributors, 2006 (2000).
Album (CD): Ray Charles à L’Olympia, XIII Bis Records, 11 January 2005 (2000), 640543 2.

After singing the song with Ella Fitzgerald at the Moulin Rouge in 1989, Ray kept the song on his repertoire for trio gigs.
But the scene in the biopic Ray, where ‘he’ plays this Nat Cole signature tune in his ‘early years’ in Seattle is of course quite authentic:

Ray, 2004:

Arsenio 1993 (starts at 5:39):

Paris 2000:

’93 TV Arsenio
’99 LC Marciac
00 LC Paris – Released
03 LC Melbourne
03 LC Whitehouse
03 LC Achievement


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