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Long - Distance Operator Lyrics

from The Basement Tapes

"Long - Distance Operator" is track #5 on the album The Basement Tapes. It was written by Bob Dylan.
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Long-distance operator
Place this call, it's not for fun
Long-distance operator
Please place this call, you know it's not for fun
I gotta get a message to my baby
You know, she's not just anyone

There are thousands in the phone booth
Thousands at the gate
There are thousands in the phone booth
Thousands at the gate
Everybody wants to make a long-distance call
But you know they're just gonna have to wait

Everybody wants to be my friend
But nobody wants to get higher
Everybody wants to be my friend
But nobody wants to get higher
Long-distance operator
I believe I'm stranglin' in this telephone wire

Songwriters
Bob Dylan

Published by
DWARF MUSIC

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