- Telephone Line (Electric Light Orchestra song)
Name = Telephone Line
Electric Light Orchestra
from Album =
A New World Record
B-side = "Poor Boy" & "King Of The Universe" (UK only)
Released = 1977
Recorded = 1976 Musicland Studios ,
Length = 3:56
Chart position =
* certification: Gold
Last single = "Do Ya""
This single = "Telephone Line"
Next single = "
Turn To Stone"
Misc = Extra tracklisting
A New World Record
Type = studio
prev_track = "Tightrope"
prev_no = 1
this_track = "Telephone Line"
track_no = 2
next_track = "
next_no = 3
"Telephone Line" is a song by
Electric Light Orchestra.
The song is track two on their 1976 album
A New World Recordand was the final single to be released from the band's LP until September 2006 when Surrender was released from the expanded reissue.
The song charted in the Top Ten in both the
UKand the US, peaking at #8 in the UK and #7 in the US. In 1977the song would reach No #1 in New Zealand. The single was released in green vinyl as was the norm for many ELO singles that were also issued in different colors. This was the only single that was green.
"Telephone Line" was the theme song of the 1977 film "Joy Ride" starring
Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith, and Anne Lockhart, directed by Joseph Ruben. The song is featured in the movie " Billy Madison" when Billy phones a former high school classmate, played by Steve Buscemi, to apologize for picking on him.
It was also used on HBO's "
Big Love" in the season 2 episode "Vision Thing."
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Don't Walk Away (Electric Light Orchestra song) — Don t Walk Away Single by Electric Light Orchestra from the album Xanadu B sid … Wikipedia
Tightrope (Electric Light Orchestra song) — Tightrope Song by Electric Light Orchestra from the album A New World Record Released 1976 Recorded 1976 Genre Rock music, Art rock … Wikipedia
Surrender (Electric Light Orchestra song) — Infobox Single Name = Surrender Artist = Electric Light Orchestra from Album = A New World Record B side = Released = September 4, 2006 Format = Promo CD, download Recorded = Early 1980 s Musicland Studios, Munich 2006 Genre = Rock music Length … Wikipedia
Electric Light Orchestra — Infobox Musician Name = Electric Light Orchestra Img capt = ELO in 1979, from left to right: Hugh McDowell, Melvyn Gale, Kelly Groucutt, Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevan, Richard Tandy Mik Kaminski. Landscape = yes Background = group or band Origin =… … Wikipedia
Flashback (Electric Light Orchestra box set) — Infobox Album | Name = Flashback Type = Box set Artist = Electric Light Orchestra Released = November 21 2000 Recorded = 1970 2000 Genre = Rock Length = 213:13 Label = Epic/Legacy E3K 85123 Producer = Jeff Lynne, Al Quaglieri, Jeff Magid Reviews … Wikipedia
Telephone line — For the Electric Light Orchestra song, see Telephone Line (Electric Light Orchestra song). Phone pole with phone and mainly electric lines … Wikipedia
Electric guitar — Fender Stratocaster String instrument Classification String instrument (plucked, either by fingerpicking, or with a pick.) … Wikipedia
Do Ya (The Move song) — Do Ya Single by The Move A side California Man Released June 19 … Wikipedia
Mr. Radio (song) — Mr. Radio Song by Electric Light Orchestra from the album The Electric Light Orchestra No Answer Released 1971 Recorded 1970 1971 Philips studios, London Genre Rock … Wikipedia
Confusion (ELO song) — Confusion UK single Single by Electric Light Orchestra from the album Discovery … Wikipedia