Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Songs with telephone related sounds (Part 2/2)


The 2nd part of the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 12 October 2016)


Obscene Phone Caller - ROCKWELL (LP Somebody's Watching Me, 1983)
US # 35, DE # 53




Party Line - THE KINKS (single, 1966 / LP Face To Face, 1966)




Pennsylvania Six-Five Thousand - GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA (single, 1940)




Sex Over The Phone - VILLAGE PEOPLE (single, 1985)
DE # 40, UK # 59




Sometimes A Fantasy - BILLY JOEL (LP Glass Houses, 1980)
US # 36, CA # 21




Telephone - LADY GAGA feat. BEYONCE (single, 2009 / LP The Fame Monster, 2009)
UK # 1, US # 3, BE # 1, NO # 1, DK # 1, IT # 2, SE # 2, DE # 3, NL # 3, AT # 3, CH # 4, ES # 5, FI # 7, EUROPEAN  # 1, AU # 3, NZ # 3




The Telephone Call - KRAFTWERK (LP Electric Cafe, 1986)
UK # 89




Telephone Line - ELO (LP A New World Record, 1976)
US # 7, UK # 8, BE # 23, DE # 32, NZ # 1




Telephone Mama - GAZEBO (single, 1984)
IT # 10




Time Operator - SCOTT WALKER (LP 'Till The Band Comes In, 1970)




Vienna Calling - FALCO (LP Falco III, 1985)
US # 18, UK # 10, AT # 3, DE # 4, CH # 7, SE # 11, BE # 13, CA # 13, NZ # 10




Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love - LOVE UNLIMITED feat. BARRY WHITE (LP Love Unlimited, 1972)
US # 14




Σήκωσε Το Κινητό Σου - SOTIS VOLANIS (LP Sotis Live)




Τηλεφώνησέ Μου - ΒΑΣΊΛΗΣ ΚΑΡΡΑΣ (LP Τηλεφώνησέ Μου, 1996)




Special exceptions

Busy Line - PETER SKELLERN (single, 1982 / LP String Of Pearls, 1982)




O Superman - LAURIE ANDERSON (single1981 / LP Big Science, 1982)
UK # 2, NL # 10, IE # 11, BE # 19, AU # 28, NZ # 21





Songs about phone conversations without telephone related sounds:


Chantilly Lace - BIG BOPPER (single, 1958)

Hello - ADELE (LP 25, 2015)

Hello It's Me - TODD RUNDGREN (LP Something/Anything, 1972)

Hotline Bling - DRAKE (LP Views, 2016)

I Just Called To Say I Love You - STEVIE WONDER (OST The Woman In Red, 1984)

Last Train To Clarksville - THE MONKEES (single, 1966)

Memphis, Tennessee - CHUCK BERRY (b side on ''Back In The USA'', 1959)

Miss You - THE ROLLING STONES (LP  Some Girls, 1978)

Mr. Telephone Man - NEW EDITION (LP New Edition, 1984)

Need You Now - LADY ANTEBELLUM (LP Need You Now, 2010)

Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels) - JIM CROCE (LP You Don't Mess Around With Jim, 1972)

Orchard Road - LEO SAYER (LP Have You Ever Been In Love, 1983)

Susanna - THE ART COMPANY (LP Get It Out Of Your Head, 1984)

Sylvia's Mother - DOCTOR HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW (LP Doctor Hook, 1972)

Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) - SHEENA EASTON (LP Best Kept Secret, 1983)

Telephone Man - MERI WILSON (LP First Take, 1977)



Songs with the telephone playing an important role only in the video


Communication - SPANDAU BALLET (LP True, 1983)

Crazy - ICEHOUSE (LP Man Of Colours, 1987)

Hello - LIONEL RICHIE (LP Can't Slow Down, 1983)

Mother - PINK FLOYD (LP The Wall, 1979)

She Was Hot - THE ROLLING STONES (LP Undercover, 1983)



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