Weekend Rock List: Phone Songs

November 20th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Lady Gaga and Beyoncé teamed up recently to record not one but two songs dedicated to phones, “Video Phone (Remix)” and The Fame Monster’s “Telephone,” which was then followed by actor Jason Segel turning his phone number into a chorus at the Swell Season show. In honor of Alexander Graham Bell’s suddenly tuneful invention, we’re dedicating this weekend’s Rock List to all things telephone. Tell us your favorite songs that are in any way phone-related, and on Monday we’ll reveal the Readers’ List of Phone Songs. Before we put you on hold, check out our favorites below:

• Electric Light Orchestra – “Telephone Line”
• Blondie – “Hanging on the Telephone”
• Tommy Tutone – “867-5309 (Jenny)
• Steely Dan – “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”
• The Replacements – “Answering Machine”


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