Top Five Songs With Outmoded Lyrical Telecommunications References

1. BeyoncĂ©, “Crazy in Love” (“Got me hoping you’ll page me right now”)

2. R.E.M., “Star 69″ (“I know you called, I know you hung up my line”)

3. The Kinks, “Party Line” (“Wish I had a more direct connection”)

4. The Mekons, “Authority” (“Fax me in the morning”)

5. Blondie, “Hanging on the Telephone” (“I’m in the phone booth, it’s the one across the hall”)

posted 1 October 2012 in Tasty Bits and tagged , . 2 comments

2 Comments on Top Five Songs With Outmoded Lyrical Telecommunications References

  1. Chris Molanphy Says:

    Missy Elliott, “Beep Me 911″

  2. Tom Nawrocki Says:

    “Answering Machine,” by both the Replacements and Rupert Holmes.

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