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Telephone Line

Lyrics

"Hello, how are you?
Have you been alright through all those lonely,
lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely nights?"
That's what I'd say, I'd tell you ev'rything
full lyrics
"Hello, how are you?
Have you been alright through all those lonely,
lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely nights?"
That's what I'd say, I'd tell you ev'rything
full lyrics

Features of This Track

acoustic rhythm piano
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
use of a string ensemble
a clear focus on recording studio production
major key tonality
a dynamic male vocalist
subtle use of fender rhodes
heartbreaking lyrics
vocal harmonies

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

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My, only & younger sister. Got this album for me. First & only time, played it on her pink 45 record player!! She got mad , Donny Osmond only!! lol those were fun days.
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I'm living in twilight
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Nice
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Interesting. . . .
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Hey, how you feelin'? Are you still the same?
Don't you realize the things we did, we did
Were all for real, not a dream? And I just can't believe
They've all faded out of view, yeah yeah yeah...
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:))) It would be nice to hear your voice again......
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Adele has invaded my mind, which is really bad for a word as common as Hello.
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pbsd76
:(( I'd say the same....
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All elo songs are good
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abelinamarti n e z 8 1
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sperryhunt
The extraordinar y thing about this song is that it takes so long to build. It's flat-out pop, but it begins with a SFX of the ring tone, then noodles about nicely but doesn't get to the hook for a minute and a half. That's the power of good writing and musicianship . Very well produced.
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pbsd76
sorry :(( are you ok? I'm ok. :))
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pbsd76
hey, how are you feeling?
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Hello, how are you?
How are you thru all those lonely,
lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, nights?
Love ELO!
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ladykim535
Awesome song
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I'd tell you everything, and more than you want to know
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A classic by ELO. enjoy the music.
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! Hello !.
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dragonlady60 8 8
I love this song and ELO after all these years.
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Sad to think how songs like this in their simplicity and lack of cynicism and 'coolness' can't even begin to make it into the (mostly) crap pop music lineup today
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Jeff is a musical genius!!
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Love this band and this song ��
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I could NEVER get tired of this song!
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some of the best days of my youth when this came out. love it!!
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A Truly Great Band, A GREAT SONG, and one of the greatest song writers ever - Jeff Lynn. But they should have never worked with Olivia Newton John or disco. It killed ELOs rep.
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Best song I have heard on here for a while.
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abelinamarti n e z 8 1
Omg I love this song! ��
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Bad A** Song Rite Here, E. L. O!.
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Love ir!
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I'm Living in Twilight, Sad! Sad! Song!.
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very lonely
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Lonely lonely nights
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Hola Muñeca!, Linea Telefonica de Yndio!.
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ELO ⭐️
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E L O ,,,,,,,,,,,, , , , , , , , , , , , G R E A T X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O
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Hoo hoo telephone line,
;) so cool
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joxsen9
I first heard this song in a film called Billy Madison. Steve Buscemi!!!!
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Breakups suck !
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yeah, what jmid just said, I couldn't explain it any better, Telephone lines is one ELO song that really does it for me.
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jmld9801
Don't you realize the things we did, we did, were all for real, not a dream? I just can't believe they've all faded out of view...
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Elo rocks
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ELO at their best! Go out and find A New World Record and listen to the whole thing. Awesome!
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HaHa! What a fool! Telephones don't have lines....YOL O BRO!
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When I was young I thought this was the Bee Gees. The backup vocals sound like the Gibbs, so I can see the comparison.
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Just awesome elo rocks
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Ugh I love this song.
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This song is so beautiful, and sad. Perfect
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Yeah.. You put that lipstick on, Buscemi.
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OMG I lov this song!!
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cheryl.l.wel c h
My brother had so many albums. I would sneak and listen to them. ELO was always a fav my brothers gone now this brings him near
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