Telephone Call "Hello" Related Records

"Hello" Lyrics and Art Connected with the Phonograph


By Doug Boilesen 2021

The telephone and the phonograph have a close history including the use of "Hello." See Phonographia's Hello or Ahoy for more details.


"I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello"

I don't know why you say goodbye, I say "That is all."

Released: 24 November 1967





Telephone Line, Electric Light Orchestra, 1977


The phone rings, no one answers, but the caller nevertheless asks "Hello, How are You? Have you been alright? That's what I'd like to say....let it ring for ever more..."







Nancy Listen, Laugh & Learn LP 1982 (backside of album cover)





"Hello" single released by Adele, October 23, 2015















That is all.