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There was an advertisement on the radio this week for a local business who was smart enough to acquire the phone number 867-5309. The ad prominently features clips of the Tommy Tutone song "867-5309/Jenny". I can't for the life of me remember what the name of the business is, but I do remember their phone number. The Tommy Tutone song is arguably the most recognized phone number in rock music history, considering it reached the #1 spot on the US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart back in the early 1980s. The tune also has a melody that is as catchy as they come, which makes it instantly recognizable. The ad got me interested in researching other phone numbers in popular music  and this playlist is the result. It includes only tracks that feature a phone number in the song title, sans 1-800 numbers. There's a whole different list there.

What would you add?

Telephone Number Songs

1. 867-5309/Jenny - Tommy Tutone

2. 853-5937 - Squeeze

3. 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) - Wilson Pickett

4. 6060-842 - The B-52's

5. 5-7-0-5 - City Boy

6. Beechwood 4-5789 - The Marvelettes

7. Bigelow 6-200 - Brenda Lee

8. Lonesome 7-7203 - Hankshaw Hawkins

9. Echo Valley 2-6809  - The Partridge Family

10. 267-7462 - The Chumps

11. Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Glen Miller

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