Hello Central, Please give me 209 Hello hello Central, will you please give me 209 Yes, you know I wanna talk to my baby Woh Lord and she's way down the line
Seem like the buses done stop runnin And the trains don't 'llow me to ride no more Seem like the buses done stop runnin Train don't allow me to ride no more Ticket agent said my ticket played out He'll see that I don't ride for sure
I turned around from the telephone went walkin straight back home Mmmmm turned around from the telephone I went walkin straight back home I was praying in my heart Askin Jesus, "Oh Lord now what wrong have I done?"
Borak J. Czakinowskiwicz Iii from Villa Park, Il"209" is NOT the area code, it's the local "exchange". When few people had phones, their "phone #'s were shorter = had fewer digits. As more folks got phones, more #'s were needed & so more digits & letters were added ... remember "BR 549"? Jr. Samples' # car dealership's # on "HEE HAW!"