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You Can Call Me Al

Paul Simon

1986

jaar
Top 40

2

piekpositie
Top 40

15

weken
Top 40

423

punten
Top 40

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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 Cyril - Stumblin' In
Details Dasha - Austin
Details Sabrina Carpenter - Espresso
Details Mark Ambor - Belong Together
Details Alex Warren - Before You Leave Me
Details Roxy Dekker - Sugardaddy
Details David Guetta & OneRepublic - I Don't Wanna Wait
Details Dua Lipa - Training Season
Details Eminem - Houdini
Details Post Malone feat. Morgan Wallen - I Had Some Help
Details Myles Smith - Stargazing
Details Jaxomy, Agatino Romero & Raffaella Carrà - Pedro
Details Shaboozey - A Bar Song (Tipsy)
Details Yves Berendse - Terug In De Tijd
Details Zerb, Sofiya Nzau / Zerb, Tiësto & Sofiya Nzau - Mwaki / Mwaki - Tiësto's VIP Mix
Details Tino Martin & Anouk - Voor Je 't Weet
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam & Inna - Queen Of My Castle
Details Bankzitters feat. Roxy Dekker - Huisfeestje
Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details La Fuente - Ratata
Details Joost - Europapa
Details Benson Boone - Slow It Down
Details Rondé - Undecided
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details Armin Van Buuren & Chef'Special - Larger Than Life
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Donnie & Snollebollekes - Engelengezang
Details Di-Rect - My Blood
Details Robert Van Hemert - Zoet Zout Zuur
Details Mr. Belt & Wezol - It's Not Right But It's Okay
Details Purple Disco Machine & Ásdís - Beat Of Your Heart
Details Kygo with Zak Abel & Nile Rodgers - For Life
Details Joost - Luchtballon
Details Douwe Bob - Nothing To Lose
Details Suzan & Freek - Verleden Tijd
Details Frenna / Frenna feat. Jonna Fraser & Emms - Pretty Girls / Pretty Girls (Remix)
Details Dua Lipa - Illusion
Details Billie Eilish - Lunch
Details Rolf Sanchez - Un Chance
Details Flemming - Hoop Dat Jij Me Mist