Episode 380: Phone Songs




July 3, 2018


  • The Kinks “Party Line” Face To Face (Reprise Records) 1966
  • The Nerves  “Hanging On The Telephone” The Nerves (The Nerves) 1976
  • Pete Shelley “Telephone Operator” XL·1 (Arista, Genetic Records) 1983
  • Electric Light Orchestra “Telephone Line” A New World Record (Jet, United Artists) 1976
  • Todd Rundgren “Hello It’s Me” Something/Anything? (Bearsville) 1972
  • The Marvelettes “Beechwood 4-5789” Playboy (Tamla) 1962
  • The Replacements “Answering Machine” Let It Be (Twin/Tone) 1984

Where credit is due: Telephone photo uploaded by Pixabay user Momentmal (released under Creative Commons CC0).


Patrick and Dan Gursky (who’s still subbing in for Jim) talk about tracks that involve the telephone.

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