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You Can Call Me Al

Paul Simon

1986

jaar
Top 40

2

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Top 40

15

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Top 40

423

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Songinfo

Artiest

Paul Simon

A-kant Titel

You Can Call Me Al

A-kant Lengte

4:39

A-kant Componist(en)

Paul Simon

A-kant Producer(s)

Paul Simon

A-kant Engineer(s)

Roy Halee

B-kant titel

Gumboots

B-kant lengte

2:42

B-kant componist(en)

Paul Simon

B-kant producer(s)

Paul Simon, Jonhjon Mkhalali, Lulu Masilela

B-kant engineer(s)

Roy Halee

Platenlabel

Warner Bros.

Catalogusnr

928 667-7

Album

Graceland

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Songtekst

A man walks down the street
He says, “Why am I soft in the middle now?
Why am I soft in the middle?
The rest of my life is so hard
I need a photo opportunity
I want a shot at redemption
Don’t want to end up a cartoon
In a cartoon graveyard”
Bonedigger, bonedigger
Dogs in the moonlight
Far away my well-lit door
Mr. Beerbelly, Beerbelly
Get these mutts away from me
You know I don’t find this stuff
Amusing anymore

If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long-lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty, when you call me
You can call me Al

A man walks down the street
He says, “Why am I short of attention?
Got a short little span of attention
And, woe my nights are so long
Where’s my wife and family?
What if I die here?
Who’ll be my role model
Now that my role model is
Gone gone?”
He ducked back down the alley
With some roly-poly little bat-faced girl
All along along
There were incidents and accidents
There were hints and allegations

If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long -lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty, when you call me
You can call me Al
Call me Al

A man walks down the street
It’s a street in a strange world
Maybe it’s the third world
Maybe it’s his first time around
He doesn’t speak the language
He holds no currency
He is a foreign man
He is surrounded by the sound, the sound
Cattle in the marketplace
Scatterlings and orphanages

He looks around, around
He sees angels in the architecture
Spinning in infinity
He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!”

If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long-lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty, when you call me
You can call me Al
Call me

Na na na na

If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long lost pal
I can call you Betty

Alle Top 40-hits

Details Noah Kahan - Stick Season
Details Dua Lipa - Houdini
Details Ofenbach feat. Norma Jean Martine - Overdrive
Details Flemming, Zoë Tauran, Ronnie Flex - Alles Op Gevoel
Details David Guetta & Kim Petras - When We Were Young (The Logical Song)
Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details Loreen - Is It Love
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Hannah Mae - Waterdicht
Details Son Mieux - Tonight
Details Ariana Grande - Yes, And?
Details Lost Frequencies & Bastille - Head Down
Details Teddy Swims - Lose Control
Details Kygo with Ava Max - Whatever
Details Claude - Écoutez-Moi
Details Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike x Tiësto x W&W & Dido - Thank You - Not So Bad
Details Dean Lewis - Trust Me Mate
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details Antoon - Blindelings
Details Tate McRae - Greedy
Details P!nk - All Out Of Fight
Details Chef'Special - Speed Of Light
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam, Sera x Conor Maynard - Stay (Never Leave)
Details Jonna Fraser - Tuesday
Details Taylor Swift - Cruel Summer
Details Mark Ambor - Good To Be
Details Rondé - Undecided
Details Cyril - Stumblin' In
Details Donnie & Marco Schuitmaker - Hier Mag Alles
Details Flemming & Boef - Champions League
Details Sera x YouNotUs - I Can't Be The Only One
Details Douwe Bob - Nothing To Lose
Details Di-Rect - My Blood
Details Sophie Ellis Bextor - Murder On The Dancefloor
Details Tiësto & Fast Boy - All My Life
Details Oscar and The Wolf - Angel Face
Details Dua Lipa - Training Season
Details Alok & Bebe Rexha - Deep In Your Love
Details Roxy Dekker - Satisfyer
Details Anne-Marie feat. Shania Twain - Unhealthy