"99 Miles From L.A." is a single written by Albert Hammond and Hal David and performed Johnny Mathis covered the song live on his album "Feelings". View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "99 Miles From L.A." on Discogs. 99 Miles from L.A. by Johnny Mathis was written by Hal David and Albert Hammond and was first released by Albert Hammond in Johnny Mathis released it. It is a haunting song, delivered as only Johnny Mathis can. Everything the driver sees and hears along the way reminds him of "her". Only 99 more miles as he. Johnny Mathis is a consummate interpreter of popular love songs, and he created a strong catalog of recordings spanning the s - late s of the hits. Passing a white sandy beach we're sailing, Turning the radio on we're dancing, Ninety-nine miles from L.A.. I want you, I need you, Please be there. Listen to 99 Miles From L.A. on Spotify. Johnny Mathis · Song · 99 Miles From L.A. Lyrics: Keeping my eyes on the road I see you / Keeping my hands on the wheel I hold you / Ninety-nine miles from L.A / I kiss you. Keeping my eyes on the road I see you, Keeping my hands on the wheel I hold you, Ninety-nine miles from L.A.. I kiss you, I miss you, Please be there. 99 Miles From L.A. by Johnny Mathis song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position.