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It's the anniversary of the first telephone call. On this date in 1876 Alexander Graham Bell spoke through his new invention to his assistant saying, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." Since then phones and calls have popped up in countless songs. Share your favorites and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Jesse Malin "Operator"

Arctic Monkeys "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High"

Blondie "Call Me"

Beach Day "Don't Call Me on the Phone"

The B-52s "6060-842"

Nick Lowe "Switchboard Susan"

The Beatles "Any Time at All"