West of the Mississippi

May 26, 2020#1971

We take a motor trip from Seattle, Washington to New Orleans, listening to songs about the cities we visit along the way.


Seattle hunch — Jelly Roll Morton

It happened in Sun Valley — Glenn Miller

Sacramento jubilee — Parke Frankenfield

Oakland to Burbank — Ray Noble

Fresno beauties — Les Elgart

A tree grows in Burbank — Harry James

Sunday in old Santa Fe — Blue Barron

The singing sands of Alamosa — Woody Herman

El Paso — Marty Robbins

Galveston — Glen Campbell

Wichita lineman — Lettermen

Gotta get to St. Joe — Woody Herman

Sioux City Sue — Tony Pastor

Davenport blues — Tommy Dorsey

Where the blues were born in New Orleans — Louis Armstrong

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