Trivia Question for September 22, 2016 – Route 66

US Route 66 passes through eight states as it runs from Chicago to LA.

QUESTION: Which state and it’s cities are missing from the song Route 66 written by Bobby Troup in 1946?

Again Route 66 goes through 8 states but only states cities are listed in the song.

The lyrics read as a mini-travelogue about the major stops along the route, listing several cities and towns through which Route 66 passes, viz. St Louis
Joplin, Missouri
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Amarillo, Texas
Gallup, New Mexico
Flagstaff, Arizona
Winona, Arizona
Kingman, Arizona
Barstow, California
San Bernardino, California

ANSWER: Kansas and its cities are not mentioned by the song. —US 66

Those with correct answers:
Eric – KK6MWW
Martha – KG6TMG
Leon – AF6TT
Ann – KK6SG

Thanks to all that checked into the net. Special thanks to Gary (W6NVY) for use of the repeater.


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