billy don't lose that number

The single was not released in the UK, though it peaked at No. Rikki = Richard = Nixon. And it was on Billboard's Top 100 the week Nixon resigned. Now Billy, Billy don't you lose my number Cos you're not anywhere that I can find you, oh Paroles en attente d'une autorisation des ayants droit. mongoose? http://www.bigozine7.com/MP3/SDlondon/SDlondon106.mp3, http://www.insidesocal.com/outinhollywood/ricki-lake2.jpg, http://www.bombsite.com/images85/ducornet2.jpg, http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=3204, Mormons come out of the sky and they stand there (Abbbottt), kind of shrill and very self-righteous (Dr Morbius), Fruitless and Pansy Free (Dr. Joseph A. Ofalt), Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Ride decided to give birth to a giant poop log & disguise it as a CD (jamescobo), Drastic times require what? Two things I don't like about the song (the original version): The piano intro is ripped, I mean is an homage, from "Song For My Father", Horace Silver. Dan, just imagine Milli Vanilli singing both songs in a round! Fagan seems like the type of guy who would totally bullshit an interviewer. ― roger adultery, Monday, 24 November 2003 03:39 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Monday, 24 November 2003 03:46 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Rockist Scientist, Monday, 24 November 2003 03:48 (seventeen years ago) link, We hear you're leaving, that's OKI thought our little wild time had just begunI guess you kind of scared yourself, you turn and runBut if you have a change of heart, CHORUS:Rikki don't lose that numberYou don't wanna call nobody elseSend it off in a letter to yourselfRikki don't lose that numberIt's the only one you ownYou might use it if you feel betterWhen you get home, I have a friend in town, he's heard your nameWe can go out driving on Slow Hand RowWe could stay inside and play games, I don't knowAnd you could have a change of heart, You tell yourself you're not my kindBut you don't even know your mindAnd you could have a change of heart, ― Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Monday, 24 November 2003 03:49 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Monday, 24 November 2003 03:54 (seventeen years ago) link. Ricky Don't Lose That Number by Dave Baker was written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen and was first released by Steely Dan in 1974. The 'official' explanation is similar to my impression of the subject matter. it's there, but it's not omnipresent. It didn't used to be that way though. I was going to make a sarcastic comment about Donald Fagen writing a song specifically to get jiggy with a mongoose, but then I realized that I COULD IMAGINE THAT. It's not a bad song. Now Billy, Billy don't you lose my number Cos you're not anywhere that I can find you, oh They came at night leaving fear behind Shadows were on the ground Nobody knew where to find him No evidence was found "I'm never coming back" They heard him cry And I believe him He never meant to do anything wrong It's gonna get worse if he waits too long Now Billy, Billy don't you lose my number I remember Tom Robinson doing a cover version, that was probably why. Rikki, Don't Lose That Number by The Best (2011) Rock / Pop. Isn't that one way of copyrighting a written work - to mail it to yourself by registered mail and then leaving it unopened as evidence of the date of authorship? Oh! I guess you kind of scared yourself, you turn and run. They came at night leaving fear behind Shadows were on the ground Well, nobody knew where to find him No evidence was found I'm never coming back They heard him cry And I believe him Well he never meant to do anything wrong It's gonna get worse if he waits too long Billy, Billy don't you lose my number 'Cause you're not anywhere That I can find you Oh, now, Billy, Billy don't you lose my number 'Cause you're not … I feel vindicated. ), My pot dealer was gay, so that proves it. Nous nous engageons à en retirer l'affichage en cas de demande de leur part. (He still is, as far as I know, I just don't buy any more. Yeah, but it being a girl's name makes the song totally boring. I always thought it was a rather erotic, decadent sort of thing. Rikki was a real person and Barrytown is a real place and there once was a Gamma Chi (but not "way back when in '67") tho I have little doubt that the songs are actually. I was gonna point out that Rikki could totally be a girl's name but too late. Billy Don't Lose That Prayer by The Morpholinos (2003) was covered in Rikki Don't Lose That Number by Chuck Loeb (2007) see 25 more connections. We encourage … The line about playing games sounds to me as if he is trying to make it all sound innocuous, like "hey we could just play Scrabble, you know..." Not to be manipulative, but to actually try and convince HIMSELF, as well as her, that the relationship is innocent. Wasn't that guy who used to host Headbanger's Ball on MTV named Rikki Rachman? Was covered in 26 songs see all. F#m7 A RUN - (B D# G# A D G# A E) And you could have a change of heart, [Chorus] E G Rikki don't lose that number, you don't wanna call nobidy else. i don't think knowing that should changes one's interpretation of the song, though. I think it's funny how I've accepted this folklore about it being about a gay fling of some sort. I think that the interview was in Musician; Listener and Player mag. Instrumental Solo, and Piano/Chords in A Major. Fagen & Becker are missing the gravy train by not putting out live albums from that era. ― Kenan Hebert (kenan), Monday, 24 November 2003 14:56 (seventeen years ago) link, it's totally about picking up a transgendered hooker and getting a hand job in the back of his car, ― JaXoN (JasonD), Monday, 24 November 2003 20:43 (seventeen years ago) link. It was covered by Naked Lunch [US], Michael White [US4], The Morpholinos, Midnite String Quartet and … Steely Dan originally released Rikki Don't Lose That Number written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen and Steely Dan released it on the album Pretzel Logic in 1974. I may like those lines a lot, and they may have meaning to me. SKU: MN0193500 ''I remember we had a great conversation and he did suggest I call him, which never happened,'' says Ducornet, now a well-regarded novelist and artist. I'm talking out of my ass... ― Debito (Debito), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:12 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Credito, Monday, 24 November 2003 05:34 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Kenan Hebert (kenan), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:41 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Al (sitcom), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:49 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Kenan Hebert (kenan), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:51 (seventeen years ago) link, ― jaymc (jaymc), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:56 (seventeen years ago) link, ― gusbot (eternal_fields), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:57 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Debito (Debito), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:58 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Al (sitcom), Monday, 24 November 2003 05:58 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Al (sitcom), Monday, 24 November 2003 06:02 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Al (sitcom), Monday, 24 November 2003 06:03 (seventeen years ago) link. ― jaymc (jaymc), Monday, 24 November 2003 20:46 (seventeen years ago) link. could make sense in other contexts, but it fits this one well. He also talked about Chase the Dragon being a smack song. No court has ever recognized one. ― Olde Executioner 8hundo (Eazy), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 21:03 (ten years ago) link, ― incarcerated moonfaces (how's life), Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:51 (two years ago) link, ― droit au butt (Euler), Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:56 (two years ago) link, ― mark s, Thursday, 23 August 2018 13:26 (two years ago) link, ― lbi's life of limitless european glamour (Le Bateau Ivre), Thursday, 23 August 2018 13:38 (two years ago) link. Could be male or female. Who said that? I always assumed it was a drug dealer's number (perhaps 'cause my dealer's name was Ricky. 4 in the U.S. in September 1985. However, I generally don't really know 'what a song is about. ― o. nate (onate), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:48 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:53 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:54 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Ned Raggett (Ned), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:56 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:57 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 24 November 2003 22:01 (seventeen years ago) link, ― hstencil, Monday, 24 November 2003 22:02 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Monday, 24 November 2003 22:11 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Mark G, Thursday, 10 May 2007 13:40 (thirteen years ago) link, ― baaderonixx, Thursday, 10 May 2007 13:47 (thirteen years ago) link, ― danbunny, Thursday, 10 May 2007 13:58 (thirteen years ago) link, ― danbunny, Thursday, 10 May 2007 13:59 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Hurting 2, Thursday, 10 May 2007 14:16 (thirteen years ago) link, ― ellaguru, Thursday, 10 May 2007 14:42 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Hurting 2, Thursday, 10 May 2007 14:48 (thirteen years ago) link, ― ellaguru, Thursday, 10 May 2007 14:54 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Hurting 2, Thursday, 10 May 2007 14:55 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Sparkle Motion, Thursday, 10 May 2007 15:01 (thirteen years ago) link, ― o. nate, Thursday, 10 May 2007 15:02 (thirteen years ago) link, ― danbunny, Thursday, 10 May 2007 15:28 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Hurting 2, Thursday, 10 May 2007 15:30 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Tinky-Winky, Thursday, 10 May 2007 17:58 (thirteen years ago) link, ― mike a, Thursday, 10 May 2007 18:00 (thirteen years ago) link, ― billstevejim, Thursday, 10 May 2007 18:02 (thirteen years ago) link, ― The Deacon, Thursday, 10 May 2007 18:04 (thirteen years ago) link, ― o. nate, Thursday, 10 May 2007 18:59 (thirteen years ago) link, ― hstencil, Thursday, 10 May 2007 19:13 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Sparkle Motion, Thursday, 10 May 2007 19:20 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Brad C., Thursday, 10 May 2007 20:19 (thirteen years ago) link, ― PappaWheelie V, Thursday, 10 May 2007 23:10 (thirteen years ago) link, ― chaki, Friday, 11 May 2007 01:26 (thirteen years ago) link, ― baaderonixx, Friday, 11 May 2007 07:45 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Whiney G. Weingarten, Friday, 11 May 2007 08:43 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Whiney G. Weingarten, Friday, 11 May 2007 08:46 (thirteen years ago) link, ― Hurting 2, Friday, 11 May 2007 13:56 (thirteen years ago) link, From http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=3204, "Judy from Arlington TX is right on, it use to be refered to as " a poor mans copyright ". ― Fruitless and Pansy Free (Dr. Joseph A. Ofalt), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 12:53 (ten years ago) link, It never, ever occurred to me that a man would spell his name "Rikki".― Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, November 24, 2003 9:31 AM (6 years ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink, ― Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 13:49 (ten years ago) link, http://img.hotmoviesale.com/dvds/LGE-D17066D/1/Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.jpg, ― Shock and Awe High School (Phil D.), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 13:52 (ten years ago) link, http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2008/03/29/rikki_rockett_narrowweb__300x401,0.jpg, ― Ride decided to give birth to a giant poop log & disguise it as a CD (jamescobo), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 20:14 (ten years ago) link, http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51jQ7O2uD4L._SL500_AA300_.jpg, ― Ward Fowler, Wednesday, 15 September 2010 20:25 (ten years ago) link. Dave Baker released it on the album By Request in 2009. "You go to Lost Wages,” meaning Las Vegas. ― Green Manalishi (Viceroy), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 00:26 (ten years ago) link, ― Green Manalishi (Viceroy), Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:26 AM (16 minutes ago) Bookmark. The single was not released in the UK, though it peaked at No. Print and download Rikki Don't Lose That Number sheet music by HDpiano arranged for Piano. Like, it's a kind of joke in the United States to call Las Vegas 'Lost Wages' 'cause it's a gambling centre. I love this song but will forever associate it with John Mahoney singing it while driving during a scene in "Say Anything". ― Mark G, Wednesday, 15 September 2010 08:16 (ten years ago) link, ― skip, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:33 AM (10 hours ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink, ― Mark G, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 8:16 AM (4 hours ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink. ― paige, Monday, 24 November 2003 21:21 (seventeen years ago) link. 4 in the U.S. in September 1985. Lyrics are usually irrelevant to my listening enjoyment. ', ― Debito (Debito), Monday, 24 November 2003 06:59 (seventeen years ago) link, ― billstevejim, Monday, 24 November 2003 07:16 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Speedy Gonzalas (Speedy Gonzalas), Monday, 24 November 2003 08:58 (seventeen years ago) link, ― amateur!st (amateurist), Monday, 24 November 2003 10:15 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Rockist Scientist, Monday, 24 November 2003 12:17 (seventeen years ago) link, ― amateur!st (amateurist), Monday, 24 November 2003 12:51 (seventeen years ago) link, ― Al (sitcom), Monday, 24 November 2003 13:44 (seventeen years ago) link. Voir tous les commentaires. It sounds kind of quaint but mysterious. Oh now Billy, Billy don't you lose my number 'Cause you're not anywhere that I can find you, oh no Searching through the day and into the night They wouldn't stop till they found him ... Phil Collins sings "Billy..... if you are looking for the 80's song, its probably the Phil Collins one. "I guess you kind of scared yourself. Undone -- Duran Duran. danbunny we shoulda gone by rikki's house last week. Rikki, Don't Lose That Number by Michael White (1979) I think the line is actually "you don't even know you're mind", which is a bit less stalkerish. Especially the intro and the delivery of the "stay inside and play games" line. Drastic measures! I think pretty much any interpretation goes well with John Mahoney singing along with it in "Say Anything". It doesn't necessarily have to have a "meaning" but I guess if you want to take it literally you can. In Australia, the single was released with the title "(Billy) Don't Lose My Number". 1 decade ago. My favorite fictional mongoose. It was also covered by Naked Lunch [US], Michael White [US4], The Morpholinos, Midnite String Quartet and other artists. Rikki Don't Lose That Number by Chuck Loeb (2007) Easy Listening. the house that Rikki lived in is still there on Annandale Road. Music curated for you. You mean Time Out of Mind? Billy Don't Lose That Prayer by The Morpholinos (2003) Multiple Elements Jazz / Blues. Write a song, seal it in a letter, and send it to yourself. "And here's Fagen's conception of "Rikki Don't Lose That Number," the single from "Pretzel Logic": "That's a very simple love song to a young lady. The best from the 70's, 80's ,90's, 00s, 10's, 20's . If your gaydar is not flashing, beeping, or vibrating, you should probably have the nozzle checked. That is the reality of american justice people, follow the money and you'll learn the truth. Fagen won't admit it – he's always been extremely reluctant to explain his songs – but it's easy to imagine that Ducornet was the inspiration for one of his band's most famous tunes, ''Rikki Don't Lose That Number.'' rikki ducornet, mentioned above, has talked about this in an interview somewhere. 196 members in the TheTikiHut community. I didn't say that "Rikki" is in the least "fluffy", just that it's not about drugs or anything grimier than a slightly creepy ex, and that it doesn't have to be to claim its place as a top shelf SD lyric. 1 0. stevey_32. Ordinary World -- Duran Duran. ― Mark F (mflaum), Monday, 24 November 2003 21:47 (seventeen years ago) link. sorry, I just think, especially from that recent SD-love thread, that people (here at least) grossly overestimate the black humor element in their lyrics. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1985 Vinyl release of (Billy) Don't Lose My Number on Discogs. Yeah, but it also sounds (as do many SD lyrics) like a rich older guy trying to talk a virgin into giving him head. ― master of retardment (ENBB), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:51 (ten years ago) link, ― kind of shrill and very self-righteous (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:55 (ten years ago) link, ― master of retardment (ENBB), Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:56 (ten years ago) link. those of you that think people can't figure out who's who if there are number changes every year are really starting to scare me. Play, download, or share the MIDI song STEELY DAN.Rikki don't lose that number K.mid from your web browser. I always thought it depicted a guy stalking a woman who's dumped him ("you don't even know you're mine"). However, she has the thing he most wants, her sex. In Australia, the single was released with the title "(Billy) Don't Lose My Number". Rock dudes be hyper-sensitive about people not losing their numbers. I'm gay and like searching for gay subtexts in pop songs but never got that from this track at all. c'mon guys! I remember hearing something about it being on sole ol' gay shit, but I'm not picking up on it. "We hear you're leaving, that's OKI thought our little wild time had just begunI guess you kind of scared yourself, you turn and runBut if you have a change of heart...". Notorious -- Duran Duran. “Don’t Lose My Number” is a song about a young man named Billy whom the singer is hoping to find, and also hoping that Billy still has the singer’s number. Who said that? None of it's exactly fluffy. The song appeared as a single on Collins’ 1985 multimillion selling third studio album No Jacket Required. again its quite possible the the multiplicity of interpretations suggested here is precisely the effect desired by the songwriters. Yeah, I always assumed it was a girl's name as well. ." Label: WEA - 0-259001 • Format: Vinyl 12 Phil Collins - (Billy) Don't Lose My Number … MMMMMM..... -- Crash Test Dummies. In the video, Collins talks to various "directors", who all give him ill-fitting ideas for the video. ― Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 24 November 2003 22:01 (seventeen years ago) link Danbunny, thanks for that! I don't think the "poor man's copyright" method holds up in court. Speaking on the subject of playing their hit songs in concert, Donald Fagen told Rolling Stone in 2013: "Walter and I aren't fond of 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number.' Not that that is a bad thing. I read a Fagen interview years ago where he said that Rikki was Eric Clapton and the "number" was Clapton's and Becker's dealer. I heard this song on the radio last night and liked it. Novocain For The Soul -- EELS. I believe he spelled 'Rikki' that way. Flashback: Phil Collins Spoofs MTV in ‘Don’t Lose My Number’ Video Watch Genesis frontman insert himself into videos by the Police, the Cars and David Lee Roth in this 1985 video Money talks BS walks in America baby, if you ever in front of a judge better put up or shut up. she was, i think, the child of a professor living on the campus of the university attended by members of the band. A View to a Kill -- Duran Duran. My theory, which I've proposed elsewhere: there's a connection, maybe subconscious, to Nixon. I'm starting to really love Skunk Baxter's guitar playing. Listen to STEELY DAN.Rikki don't lose that number K.mid, a free MIDI file on BitMidi. No I mean before the piano kicks in there's this dull, faint marimba thing. I thought our little wild time had just begun. because if they did thier useless copyright lawyers would be out of a great deal of money. does every SD song have to have some juicy inner demon? Well, Tom Robinson spells out the 'gay subtext' nicely by interpolating the following lines (from 'Any Major Dude Will Tell You') into his cover version: I can tell you all I know, the where to go, the what to doYou can try to run but you can't hide from what's inside of you'. Commentaires. Steely Dan: 10 Essential Songs In honor of the late Walter Becker, we look back at some of the sly jazz-rockers’ best 0 0. He is in a dominate position and can easily manipulate her. I saw it as a simple song from a man to a woman, too. but it could simply be designed for maximum utility. DISCOVER MUSIC. Wasn't Riki Tiki Tavi a male .. weasel? In any case, I absolutely love the song. from album: Pretzel Logic (1974) We hear you're leaving, that's ok. ― Drastic times require what? "And what about "Show Biz Kids" from "Countdown To Ecstasy." However, though a great and valid idea, in truth its an urban myth. ― clemenza, Wednesday, 15 September 2010 02:30 (ten years ago) link. I often hear a line or two in a song and form an impression of the general subject matter. What guys are named Rikki? Anyone have the skinny? Rikki-Tikki-Tavi! Except "letter" is so much more poetic. ― gusbot (eternal_fields), Monday, 24 November 2003 06:39 (seventeen years ago) link. "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" is a single released in 1974 by rock/jazz rock group Steely Dan and the opening track of their third album Pretzel Logic. Thier services would become academic. I always assumed Rikki was a woman. Skipping 14 messages at this point... Click here if you want to load them all. I never considered the gay angle, though that makes sense. ― Rockist Scientist, Monday, 24 November 2003 03:55 (seventeen years ago) link, ― gaz (gaz), Monday, 24 November 2003 03:59 (seventeen years ago) link. Find Billy Joel – The Stranger lyrics and search for Billy Joel. 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