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Old 08-06-2019, 02:18 PM
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The entirety of Carol Douglas' Doctors Orders is a phone call.

Love Unlimited's Walking In The Rain (With The One I Love) starts with the intention of making a call and ends with a (dialed!) call to Barry White.

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Old 08-07-2019, 03:11 AM
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:18 PM
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And all of these, broadcast from the mighty WKRP--with DJ Doctor Johnny Fever, ranting about the Phone Cops.
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Old 08-07-2019, 05:06 PM
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Midnight Star - Operator
https://youtu.be/Lz7nSkFhBP0

The Firm - Phone Tap
https://youtu.be/l6vhn4JBCns

There's a "tradition" of rap music featuring verses recorded over the telephone from jail/prison. Sometimes authentic, sometimes produced for narrative or aesthetic. 2 examples:

Capone-N-Noreaga - Phonetime
https://youtu.be/2czNwrpzK9w

Lady Sovereign - Random Remix
https://youtu.be/KUgmkSt0P48
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Old 08-08-2019, 04:08 AM
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Vienna Calling - Falco

He's On The Phone - Saint Etienne

Two For The Price of One - ABBA (guy calls a lonely hearts ad and gets a humorous response)

Worth a mention since ABBA has popped up several times: One of Us - ABBA (she's lonely waiting for a call)
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Old 08-12-2019, 09:56 AM
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Dr. Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman

When you're in love with a beautiful woman
You watch your friends
When you're in love with a beautiful woman
It never ends
You know that it's crazy
You want to trust her
Then somebody hangs up when you answer the phone
When you're in love with a beautiful woman
You go it alone
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Old 08-27-2019, 09:24 AM
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Joe Walsh's Life's Been Good To Me

So I got me an office, gold records on the wall
Just leave a message, maybe I'll call
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:24 AM
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Tom Paxton's Morning Again starts out:

Someone's morning begins
The phone in the next apartment is ringing
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:38 AM
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Need You Now by Lady Antebellum

Picture perfect memories
Scattered all around the floor
Reaching for the phone 'cause, I can't fight it anymore
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It's a quarter after one, I'm all alone and I need you now
Said I wouldn't call but I lost all control and I need you now
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:58 AM
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Paul Evans' Hello, This is Joanie, is a story song about a guy trying leaving messages on his girlfriend's phone after they had had a spat, and she had left in anger. In the video, the actress playing Joanie is Susan Paul, who was once married to the odious songwriter Joseph Brooks. Susan Paul appeared on the cover--but not inside--of a Playboy magazine in the early 1970s.
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Old 09-09-2019, 09:24 AM
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Okay, if no one else is going to do it, I will:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQU9d56AsiU

The ultimate phone song, in more ways than one....
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Old 09-09-2019, 10:02 AM
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Nobody's mentioned Eric Carmen's All By Myself????

Living alone
I think of all the friends I've known
But when I dial the telephone
Nobody's home
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