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Everybody’s on the Phone
Written by: Jimmy Buffett, Roger Guth, Will Kimbrough, Peter Mayer
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Take the Weather With You (2006)

Lyrics:
(thanks to conched and gingerbreadman for transcribing the lyrics)

Message in a bottle
Rhythm of a drum
Smoke signals and telegraphs
May the airways hum

But that’s all ancient history
Like bongs and lincoln logs
Now we’re living like the Jetson’s
In a wacky wireless fog

Talkin' Squawkin' Hawkin'
Who knows if anybody’s gettin’ through?
Toasters talk to crackberries, Boston to Bombay
Teenage schemes and Ma Bell dreams as minutes tick away

We act like crazy people
Talking to ourselves
Crashing cars for conversation
Still that sh** flies off the shelf
The information superhighway's crawling like an LA traffic jam

——–

Chorus:
Everybody's on the phone
So connected and all alone
From the pizza boy to socialite
We all salute the satellite

Won't you text me with your master plan
You're loud and clear but I don't understand
I'm a digital explorer in analog roam
And everybody's on the phone

——–

Do you remember dialing up?
Yes I remember well
Now I just can't go anywhere without my sacred cell

I think that I might die if I miss anything at all
Text me, send an email, link me up, give me a call
I'm ADD on AOL and trying to read the writing on the wall

Chorus

Now I'm a real jungle jumpup
I'm a megahertz man
I swing from tree to tree on the very latest plan

On the download and the dropout zones
In every major city 'cross the land
I got my Marley on my ringtone, getup, standup, reachout, touch somebody band

Chorus

I'm a digital explorer in an analog foam
Everybody's on the phone

…….

Spoken:

Yah, can you hear me?
Wait, wait, can you hear me now?
Oh sh** the batteries are going down
Wait a minute, wait a minute, now wait a minute
Let me, let me get over to the window
Did you get that?
Awww sh**!

Shows Played At:
08-11-2016: House of Blues – Boston, MA
06-25-2016: Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-23-2016: Klipsch Music Center – Indianapolis, IN
06-21-2016: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-18-2016: DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-16-2016: House of Blues – Chicago, IL
06-04-2016: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
06-02-2016: Infinite Energy Arena – Duluth, GA
05-31-2016: The Wharf Amphitheatre – Orange Beach, AL
05-28-2016: Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
05-26-2016: Ascend Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
10-25-2014: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-2014: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2012: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-28-2012: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
08-25-2012: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
08-04-2012: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
05-22-2010: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
05-20-2010: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
05-17-2010: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
05-15-2010: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
05-01-2010: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
04-29-2010: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – St Louis, MO
04-27-2010: Lakewood Amphiteatre – Atlanta, GA
04-24-2010: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
11-03-2007: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
11-01-2007: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
10-27-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-2007: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-29-2007: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
09-20-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-18-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
08-30-2007: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
07-28-2007: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-26-2007: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-24-2007: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-21-2007: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-30-2007: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
06-28-2007: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-26-2007: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-23-2007: Post-Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
04-28-2007: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
04-25-2007: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
04-21-2007: Minute Maid Park – Houston, TX
02-08-2007: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
11-16-2006: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
11-14-2006: Sound Advice Amphitheater – West Palm Beach, FL
10-28-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-26-2006: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-21-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-19-2006: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
09-14-2006: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Number of Shows: 54