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Bobby Troup

p, voc, 1918-1999 US, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Jazz
A.k.a. Robert Wesley Troup, Jr.

American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter, born 18 October 1918 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA and died 7 February 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He married his 2nd wife, Julie London in 1959. He is best known for writing the popular standard "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66", and for his role as Dr. Joe Early in the 1970s US TV series Emergency!

  • Piano
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Snootie Little Cutie - Remastered on Ultra-Lounge: Wild, Cool & Swingin' Too! Volume Fifteen by Various Artists
Route 66 on Tell Me You're Home, Featuring Route 66 by Bobby Troup
Get Set For The Blues - 2002 Remastered on About The Blues by Julie London
Cuckoo In The Clock (12) on Bobby Troup Sings Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
Midnight Sun on Plays Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
That Old Black Magic (12) on Bobby Troup Sings Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
One For My Baby on Plays Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
Skylark on Plays Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
I'm With You on Plays Johnny Mercer by Bobby Troup
They Didn't Believe Me on Tell Me You're Home, Featuring Route 66 by Bobby Troup

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
In Tokyo 1964Julie London, Bobby Troup2016Album
Bobby Troup And His Stars Of JazzBobby Troup2014Album
Kicks On Route 66Bobby Troup1995Album
In A Class Beyond CompareBobby Troup1981Album
Two Part Inventions For TrumpetBenny Golson, Bobby Troup1970Album
Here's To My LadyBobby Troup With Russell Garcia And His Orchestra1958Album
Bobby Swings TenderlyBobby Troup1957Album
Do Re MiBobby Troup1957Album
Bobby Troup Sings Johnny MercerBobby Troup1955Album
The Songs Of Bobby TroupBobby Troup1955Album
The Distinctive Style Of Bobby TroupBobby Troup1955Album
And His TrioBobby Troup1955Album
Five Days, Six Hours, Thirteen Minutes / When You're With Somebody ElseBobby Troup1954Single
Bobby Troup!Bobby Troup1953Album
Julie Is Her Name / Instead Of YouBobby TroupSingle
Makin' Whoopee But Oh So TenderlyBobby TroupAlbum
Jamboree JonesBobby TroupSingle
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