Mr. Telephone Man (3:58)

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“Mr. Telephone Man” peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart in the Winter of 1985.


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Mr. Telephone Man, there's something wrong with my line
When I dial my baby's number, I get a click everytime
Mr. Telephone Man, there's something wrong with my line
When I dial my baby's number, I get a click every time

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  • selene_101

    Mr Telephone Man there something wrong w/my line? when I dial my baby's number I get a click everytime..:( awwww...

    5 Mar 2014 Reply
  • viathin12

    good song

    10 Jan 2014 Reply
  • JNez

    the gifted but overlooked ray parker jr's production stamp is all over this one. wonder why he and NE never worked together again...

    24 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Ezekiel22

    The jam.

    18 Mar 2013 Reply
  • UsPeaches

    I LOVE YOU NE!!!!

    27 Aug 2012 Reply
  • cbecrad

    Please operator, see what you can do. I dialed the right number, but I still couldn't get through. So many old memories!!

    7 Aug 2012 Reply
  • mackpm

    back in the day

    8 May 2012 Reply
  • JazzieDiva

    Shout out to Ray Parker, Jr for writing a great song and NE for doing a great job singing it.

    24 Feb 2012 Reply
  • indianolams

    She let the phone ring 20 times before she answer. Let me tell you what happened then..... 10 minutes later, I dialed the operator cause my baby wouldn't hang up on me!!!!!!! Absolutely love it!!!!

    29 Dec 2011 Reply
  • oldkid74


    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • lioness28213

    absolutely wonderful! bringing back great memories of hanging out with friends, listening to my walkman, playing NE over and over and over! :)

    22 Nov 2011 Reply
  • DJBDubbBPM

    Best Boy Band Ever?????

    22 Nov 2011 Reply
  • LeeLand13

    yeah i love this old song wow

    11 Nov 2011 Reply
  • newjillswing

    dis is my song...

    7 Jul 2011 Reply
  • LadyTee71

    "Dang...elementary sko0l days..time sure fliez"

    23 Apr 2011 Reply
  • becken32

    A very likable oldie!!!!

    5 Apr 2011 Reply
  • mjgurl4eva

    wow....can't help smiling when I hear this song *memories*

    26 Mar 2011 Reply
  • naynay1129

    classic back in the day jam

    23 Dec 2010 Reply
  • LadyTee71

    "Plzz operator can u help me..My man

    21 Dec 2010 Reply
  • SheritaBrown


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