Artist: Dr. Hook
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's busy,
too busy to come to the phone.
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's tryin'
to start a new life of her own.
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's happy,
so why don't you leave her alone?
And the operator says "Fourty cents more
for the next three minutes"
Please, Missus Avery, I just gotta talk to her,
I only keep her a while.
Please, Missus Avery, I just want to tell her goodbye.
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's packin',
she's gonna be leavin' today.
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's marryin'
a fellow down Galveston way.
Sylvia's mother says "Please don't say nothin'
to make her start cryin' and stay."
And the operator says "Fourty cents more...
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's hurryin',
she's catchin' the nine o'clock train.
Sylvia's mother says: "Take your umbrella,
'cause Sylvie, it's startin' to rain.
And Sylvia's mother says "Thank you for callin',
and Sir, won't you call back again?"
And the operator says "Fourty cents more..."
(transcribed by: Kurt.Woloch@brz.gv.at)
Writer(s): Shel Silverstein
Copyright: Evil Eye Music Inc.
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|1||All the Time in the World|
|2||Carry Me Carrie|
|3||Cover Of The Rolling Stone|
|4||Sharing the Night Together|
|6||When Youre In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|9||If Not You|
|10||Sweetest Of All|
|11||Years from Now|
|12||Better Love Next Time|
|13||Girls Can Get It|
|15||The Cover Of "rolling Stone"|
|17||Daddy's Little Girl|
|18||When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman|
|19||I Don't Feel Much Like Smilin'|
|20||A Couple More Years|
|23||Making Love And Music|
|24||What About You|
|25||When Your In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|26||I Wanna Make The Women Tremble|
|27||In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|28||Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk|
|29||Walking My Cat Named Dog|
|30||Storms Never Last|
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|Dr. Hook - Miscellaneous Album Lyrics|
|1.||All the Time in the World|
|2.||Carry Me Carrie|
|3.||Cover Of The Rolling Stone|
|4.||Sharing the Night Together|
|6.||When Youre In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|9.||If Not You|
|10.||Sweetest Of All|
|11.||Years from Now|
|12.||Better Love Next Time|
|13.||Girls Can Get It|
|15.||The Cover Of "rolling Stone"|
|17.||Daddy's Little Girl|
|18.||When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman|
|19.||I Don't Feel Much Like Smilin'|
|20.||A Couple More Years|
|23.||Making Love And Music|
|24.||What About You|
|25.||When Your In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|26.||I Wanna Make The Women Tremble|
|27.||In Love With A Beautiful Woman|
|28.||Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk|
|29.||Walking My Cat Named Dog|
|30.||Storms Never Last|
|1||I Don't Want to Be Alone Tonight|
|2||More Like the Movies|
|3||Ballad of Lucy Jordan|
|4||Laying Too Low Too Long|
|5||Love You Now|
|1||Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros|
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