Hanging On The Telephone Uke tab by Blondie

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N.C. Eb chordEb
I'm in the phone booth, it's the one across the hall
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If you don't answer, I'll just ring it off the wall
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I know he's there, but I just got to call
Eb chordEb Cm chordCm Gm chordGm
Don't leave me hanging on the telephone
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Don't leave me hanging on the telephone


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I heard your mother now she's going out the door
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Did she go to work or just go to the store?
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All those things she said, I told you to ignore
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Oh, why can't we talk again
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Oh, why can't we talk again
Cm chordCm
Oh, why can't we talk again
Cm chordCm Bb chordBb Gm chordGm
Don't leave me hanging on the telephone
Cm chordCm Bb chordBb Gm chordGm
Don't leave me hanging on the telephone


N.C. Eb chordEb
It's good to hear your voice, you know it's been so long
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If I don't get your call then everything goes wrong
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I want to tell you something you've known all along
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Don't leave me hanging on the telephone


N.C. Eb chordEb
I had to interrupt and stop this conversation
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Your voice across the line gives me a strange sensation
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I'd like to talk when I can show you my affection
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Oh, I can't control myself
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Oh, I can't control myself
Cm chordCm
Oh, I can't control myself
Cm chordCm Bb chordBb Gm chordGm
Don't leave me hanging on the telephone
Eb chordEb
Hang up and run to me
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Woah, hang up and run to me
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Woah, hang up and run to me
Gm chordGm Eb chordEb
Woah, hang up and run to me
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Woah oh oh oh oh run to me

 

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About this song

Hanging on the Telephone is written by Jack Lee and originally performed by Lee's band The Nerves on their self-titled 1976 EP. The cover by Blondie was released as a single off their 1978 LP Parallel Lines peaking at number 5 in the UK. According to the Hanging On The Telephone Songfacts), Lee regretted his own version was never a hit, but said he always knew it was a special song: "Even people who hated me