"How Come You Don't Call Me?" as written by and Prince Rogers Nelson....
I keep your picture upside my bed (umm)
And I still remember everything you said (umm)
I always thought our love was so right
I guess I was wrong (oh)
Always thought you'll be by my side
Pappa, now you're gone
What I wanna know baby, if what we had was good
How come you don't call me, anymore

Still like a fire on a rainy night
I still like it better when you holding me tight
Everybody said, everybody said, that we should never part, no no
Telling me baby baby baby why
Why you wanna go and break my heart
All I wanna know is baby, if what we had was good
How come you don't call me anymore

Sometimes it feels like I'm gonna die
If you don't call me, pappa
Oh, you got to try
I'll get down on me knees hoping you please
Please (oh oh)
Won't you call me sometime, pappa

Why don't you call me
Why on earth can't you just pick up the phone
You know I don't like to be alone
How come you don't call me (why must you torture me)
How come you don't call me
How come you don't call me


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"How Come You Don't Call Me" as written by Prince Rogers Nelson

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    General CommentI'M REALLY FEELING ALICIA ON THIS ONE....I KNOW ITS A REMAKE BUT TO HEAR HER SING IT....I CAN JUST FEEL ERRY WORD.....AND TO HAVE BEEN THRU IT MYSELF AND BEING ABLE TO RELATE TO THE WORDS THATS WHAT MAKES A SONG SPECIAL TO ME.MY GYRL ALICIA BE PUTTIN IT DOWN! FA SHO!
    PLATINUM20HUNNYon May 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI'm sayin Alicia gurl you dropped a hott one on us!! The song is for eerrbody who has that special someone who never calls...it's hott to death and she needa get ready to hit us with another #1 cuz ya'll already know this one is going straight to #1!!! Aite!!!!
    lil dezzyon May 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI am a huge fan of songs that sound like this one. That old jazz yet new age style is the best. And Alicia does a really awesome job in singing it. Thanks for bringing all those hits Alicia!
    Trinity16on July 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is the koolest song. She sings so many good songs i luv her voice too. If only they had more people who had taste of music like hers. The world would be a much betta place. Thanx Alicia.
    kikion July 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Alicia sings really good. She's very talented
    LiLE2035on July 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Alicia sings really good. She's very talented
    LiLE2035on July 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI have to admit it's a good song but what you people don't know is that this is a Prince-cover the song was written and performed by him in the past
    cervanteon August 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteveryone can relate! we all meet people who say they'll call but can never find it in them to pick up a damn phone.
    pinklinkinon June 12, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWow. You really outdid yourself this time girl. I love, love, love, this song plus the video is tight. Not everybody has the talent to take a topic as simple as being frustrated because ur boyfriend wont call, and turn it into both a catchy song and a hot video. Much love, and keep doing ur thang girl.

    *Alicia Keys for life*
    key_deepon December 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is sad cuz i know her papa and her mom (Terri) are divorced.
    usher_alicia_kanyeon January 02, 2005   Link

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