1981: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 10, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-11 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-11 (2)
3 7 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-11 (3)
4 8 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-9 (4)
5 5 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-10 (5)
6 6 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-12 (6)
7 11 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (7)
8 10 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-7 (8)
9 4 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-15 (1)
10 2 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-16 (2)

11 12 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (11)
12 9 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-15 (9)
13 15 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-12 (13)
14 16 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8 (14)
15 19 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-10 (15)
16 17 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-12 (16)
17 20 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-7 (17)
18 13 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17 (5)
19 21 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-8 (19)
20 14 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-22 (1)

21 23 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-12 (21)
22 28 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-6 (22)
23 18 EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME –•– The Korgis (Asylum)-14 (18)
24 26 ONE STEP CLOSER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (24)
25 30 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-7 (25)
26 33 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-7 (26)
27 29 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-10 (27)
28 22 WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-19 (1)
29 25 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (12)
30 36 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8 (30)

31 37 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Don Fogelberg (Full Moon)-5 (31)
32 24 I BELIEVE IN YOU –•– Don Williams (MCA)-16 (24)
33 27 WHIP IT –•– Devo (Warner Brothers)-20 (14)
34 39 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (34)
35 55 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (35)
36 31 NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-14 (15)
37 41 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-7 (37)
38 40 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-8 (38)
39 43 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-8 (39)
40 51 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 32 THEME FROM “THE DUKES OF HAZZARD” (Good Ol’ Boys) –•– Waylon (RCA)-18 (21)
50 34 I’M COMING OUT –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-15 (5)
54 35 GIRLS CAN GET IT –•– Dr. Hook (Casablanca)-11 (34)
55 38 SEQUEL –•– Harry Chapin (Boardwalk)-11 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-8 (41)
43 49 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-8 (43)
44 44 NEED YOUR LOVING TONIGHT –•– Queen (Elektra)-7 (44)
45 46 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-9 (45)
46 50 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-7 (46)
47 52 LOVE T.K.O. –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-7 (47)
48 54 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-6 (48)
49 56 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (49)

DEBUTS

86 — TOCATTA –•– Sky (Arista)-1 (86)
88 — FLY AWAY –•– Peter Allen (A&M)-1 (88)

LAST WEEKS DEBUTS

63 71 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-2 (71)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 17, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-12 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-12 (2)
3 3 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-12 (3)
4 4 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-10 (4)
5 5 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-11 (5)
6 6 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-13 (6)
7 7 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-9 (7)
8 8 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-9 (8)
9 9 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-16 (1)
10 11 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-13 (10)

11 13 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13 (11)
12 15 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-11 (12)
13 14 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (13)
14 16 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-13 (14)
15 17 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-8 (15)
16 12 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-16 (9)
17 10 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-17 (2)
18 19 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-9 (18)
19 22 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-7 (19)
20 21 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-13 (20)

21 25 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-8 (21)
22 26 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-8 (22)
23 27 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-11 (23)
24 24 ONE STEP CLOSER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (24)
25 30 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9 (25)
26 31 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-6 (26)
27 18 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-18 (5)
28 34 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-8 (28)
29 35 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5 (29)
30 20 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-23 (1)

31 28 WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-20 (1)
32 49 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (32)
33 37 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-8 (33)
34 38 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-9 (34)
35 40 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-7 (35)
36 — WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-1 (36)
37 39 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-9 (37)
38 23 EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME –•– The Korgis (Asylum)-15 (18)
39 41 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-9 (39)
40 43 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 29 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (12)
48 33 WHIP IT –•– Devo (Warner Brothers)-21 (14)
49 32 I BELIEVE IN YOU –•– Don Williams (MCA)-17 (24)
50 36 NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-15 (15)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-10 (41)
42 46 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-8 (42)
43 53 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-6 (43)
44 48 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-7 (44)
45 47 LOVE T.K.O. –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-8 (45)
46 52 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-5 (46)

DEBUTS

36 — WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-1 (36)
68 — TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-1 (68)
79 — FLASH’S THEME AKA FLASH –•– Queen (Elektra)-1 (79)
90 — WATCHING YOU –•– Slave (Cotillion)-1 (90)
94 — SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-1 (94)
97 — LONG TIME LOVING YOU –•– McGuffey Lane (Atco)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 24, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-13 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-13 (2)
3 4 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (3)
4 3 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-13 (3)
5 5 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-12 (5)
6 6 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-14 (6)
7 7 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (7)
8 12 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-12 (8)
9 11 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-14 (9)
10 10 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-14 (10)

11 13 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (11)
12 14 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14 (12)
13 8 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-10 (8)
14 15 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-9 (14)
15 18 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-10 (15)
16 19 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-8 (16)
17 21 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-9 (17)
18 22 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-9 (18)
19 26 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-7 (19)
20 9 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-17 (1)

21 25 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 (21)
22 23 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-12 (22)
23 28 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-9 (23)
24 20 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-14 (20)
25 29 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-6 (25)
26 32 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (26)
27 36 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-2 (27)
28 16 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-17 (9)
29 17 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-18 (2)
30 35 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-8 (30)

31 — THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (31)
32 34 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-10 (32)
33 33 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-9 (33)
34 43 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-7 (34)
35 37 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-10 (35)
36 42 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (36)
37 — CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (37)
38 40 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-10 (38)
39 39 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-10 (39)
40 44 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 24 ONE STEP CLOSER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (24)
45 27 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-19 (5)
47 30 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-24 (1)
51 31 WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-21 (1)
52 38 EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME –•– The Korgis (Asylum)-16 (18)

POWER PLAY

41 41 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-11 (41)
42 46 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-6 (42)
44 45 LOVE T.K.O. –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-9 (44)
46 51 FOOL THAT I AM –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-7 (46)
48 52 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-7 (48)
49 54 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-4 (49)
50 68 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

31 — THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (31)
37 — CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (37)
65 — HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-1 (65)
69 — KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (69)
75 — TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-1 (75)
77 — GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (43)
78 — PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-1 (78)
81 — STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-1 (81)
85 — LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
87 — I DON’T WANT TO KNOW YOUR NAME –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — WYNKEN, BLYNKEN AND NOD –•– The Doobie Brothers (Sesame Street)-1 (88)
89 — SEASONS –•– Charles Fox (Handshake)-1 (89)
90 — LIPSTICK –•– Suzi Quatro (Dreamland)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 31, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-14 (1)
3 12 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-15 (3)
4 8 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-13 (4)
5 6 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-15 (5)
6 7 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-11 (7)
7 2 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-14 (2)
8 18 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-10 (8)
9 9 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-15 (9)
10 11 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11 (10)

11 16 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-9 (11)
12 14 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-10 (12)
13 4 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-14 (3)
14 19 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-8 (14)
15 15 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-11 (15)
16 17 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-10 (16)
17 27 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-3 (17)
18 21 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11 (18)
19 23 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (19)
20 22 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-13 (20)

21 26 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (21)
22 31 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-2 (22)
23 25 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-7 (23)
24 5 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-13 (5)
25 30 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-9 (25)
26 10 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-15 (10)
27 37 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-2 (27)
28 34 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-8 (28)
29 32 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-11 (29)
30 13 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-11 (8)

31 36 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (31)
32 — HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-1 (32)
33 35 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-11 (33)
34 40 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-9 (34)
35 20 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-18 (1)
36 50 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-3 (36)
37 38 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-11 (37)
38 24 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-15 (20)
39 42 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-7 (39)
40 41 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-12 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 28 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-18 (9)
42 29 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-19 (2)
43 33 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-10 (33)
51 39 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-11 (39)

POWER PLAYS

44 48 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-8 (44)
45 49 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-5 (45)
46 46 FOOL THAT I AM –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (46)
48 54 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-6 (48)
50 65 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

32 — HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-1 (32)
61 — RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-1 (61)
72 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-1 (72)
81 — AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-1 (81)
83 — DREAMER –•– The Association (Elektra)-1 (83)
85 — FANTASTIC VOYAGE –•– Lakeside (Solar)-1 (85)
87 — TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-1 (87)
92 — DON’T YOU KNOW WHAT LOVE IS –•– Touch (Atco)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 7, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-13 (1)
3 4 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (3)
4 8 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-11 (4)
5 6 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-12 (5)
6 2 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-15 (1)
7 5 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-16 (5)
8 17 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-4 (8)
9 9 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-16 (9)
10 11 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-10 (10)

11 12 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-11 (11)
12 14 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-9 (12)
13 19 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-11 (13)
14 16 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-11 (14)
15 7 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-15 (2)
16 18 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 (16)
17 22 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-3 (17)
18 21 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (18)
19 20 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-14 (19)
20 27 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-3 (20)

21 23 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8 (21)
22 13 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-15 (3)
23 25 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-10 (23)
24 28 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-9 (24)
25 32 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-2 (25)
26 10 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12 (10)
27 31 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-11 (27)
28 29 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-12 (28)
29 34 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-10 (29)
30 36 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-4 (30)

31 15 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-12 (15)
32 24 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-14 (5)
33 33 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-12 (33)
34 26 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-16 (10)
35 30 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-12 (8)
36 35 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-19 (1)
37 50 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-3 (37)
38 44 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-9 (38)
39 39 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-8 (39)
40 45 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 40 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-13 (40)
47 38 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-16 (20)
48 37 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-12 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 61 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-2 (42)
43 55 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (43)
44 48 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-7 (44)
46 52 FLASH’S THEME AKA FLASH –•– Queen (Elektra)-4 (46)
50 60 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-3 (50)

DEBUTS

65 — FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-1 (65)
78 — DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-1 (78)
80 — WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-1 (80)
82 — FIREFLIES –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
85 — JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-1 (86)
87 — AND LOVES GOES ON –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-1 (87)
89 — CAFE AMORE –•– Spyro Gyra (MCA)-1 (89)
98 — 8TH WONDER –•– The Sugar Hill Gang (Sugar Hill)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 14, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-17 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-12 (2)
3 3 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-15 (3)
4 2 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-14 (1)
5 5 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-13 (5)
6 8 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-5 (6)
7 6 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-16 (1)
8 13 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-12 (8)
9 10 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-11 (9)
10 11 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-12 (10)

11 12 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-10 (11)
12 17 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (12)
13 7 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-17 (5)
14 14 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-12 (14)
15 16 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 (15)
16 18 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (16)
17 20 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-4 (17)
18 9 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-17 (9)
19 19 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-15 (19)
20 25 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-3 (20)

21 21 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-9 (21)
22 23 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-11 (22)
23 24 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-10 (23)
24 30 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (24)
25 27 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-12 (25)
26 29 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-11 (26)
27 15 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-16 (2)
28 22 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-16 (3)
29 26 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (10)
30 37 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-4 (30)

31 31 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-13 (15)
32 42 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-3 (32)
33 43 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (33)
34 28 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-13 (28)
35 38 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-10 (35)
36 52 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-3 (36)
37 34 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-17 (10)
38 58 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-4 (38)
39 40 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-7 (39)
40 44 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-15 (5)
44 35 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-13 (8)
47 36 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-20 (1)
51 33 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-13 (33)
52 39 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 FLASH’S THEME AKA FLASH –•– Queen (Elektra)-5 (42)
45 50 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-4 (45)
46 57 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-4 (46)
48 54 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (43)
49 65 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-2 (49)
50 60 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

74 — MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (74)
82 — KEEP THIS TRAIN A-ROLLIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
83 — JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-1 (83)
84 — HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — YESTERDAY ONCE MORE/NOTHING REMAINS THE SAME (Medley) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 (85)
87 — IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-1 (87)
89 — BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 (89)
90 — PROUD –•– The Joe Chemey Band (Unicorn)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 21, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-16 (2)
3 1 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-18 (1)
4 6 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-6 (4)
5 4 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-15 (1)
6 8 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-13 (6)
7 12 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-5 (7)
8 9 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-12 (8)
9 11 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-11 (9)
10 10 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-13 (10)

11 5 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-14 (5)
12 15 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14 (12)
13 7 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-17 (1)
14 16 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (14)
15 17 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-5 (15)
16 13 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-18 (5)
17 20 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-4 (17)
18 19 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-16 (18)
19 32 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-4 (19)
20 14 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-13 (14)

21 23 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-11 (21)
22 22 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-12 (22)
23 24 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-6 (23)
24 26 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-12 (24)
25 25 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (25)
26 36 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-4 (26)
27 30 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-5 (27)
28 33 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (28)
29 18 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-18 (9)
30 38 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5 (30)

31 35 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-11 (31)
32 21 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-10 (21)
33 49 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-3 (33)
34 27 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-17 (2)
35 28 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-17 (3)
36 40 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-9 (36)
37 39 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-8 (37)
38 46 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-5 (38)
39 57 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-3 (39)
40 34 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-14 (28)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 31 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-14 (15)
47 37 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-18 (10)
49 29 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-14 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-5 (41)
42 42 FLASH’S THEME AKA FLASH –•– Queen (Elektra)-6 (42)
43 48 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (43)
44 50 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-5 (44)
45 53 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-6 (45)
48 63 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-3 (48)

DEBUTS

70 — ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-1 (70)
80 — I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
81 — WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-1 (81)
83 — THEME FROM “RAGING BULL” (Cavalleria Rusticana) –•– Joel Diamond (Motown)-1 (83)
84 — WHO DO YOU THINK YOU’RE FOOLIN’ –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-1 (84)
86 — CH CH CHERIE –•– The Jonny Average Band (Bearsville)-1 (86)
87 — IT’S MY JOB –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-1 (87)
88 — LOVE ON THE AIRWAVES –•– Night (Planet)-1 (88)
89 — GAMES –•– Phoebe Snow (Mirage)-1 (89)
90 — BON BON VIE (Gimme the Good Life) –•– T.S. Monk (Mirage)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 28, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-17 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-14 (1)
3 4 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-7 (3)
4 3 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-19 (1)
5 6 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-14 (5)
6 7 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-6 (6)
7 5 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-16 (1)
8 8 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-13 (8)
9 9 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-12 (9)
10 12 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-15 (10)

11 15 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-6 (11)
12 14 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (12)
13 11 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-15 (5)
14 17 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-5 (14)
15 19 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-5 (15)
16 13 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-18 (1)
17 10 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-14 (10)
18 18 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-17 (18)
19 21 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-12 (19)
20 26 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-5 (20)

21 23 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-7 (21)
22 24 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-13 (22)
23 27 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-6 (23)
24 25 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-14 (24)
25 28 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (25)
26 30 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-6 (26)
27 33 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-4 (27)
28 16 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-19 (5)
29 31 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-12 (29)
30 48 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-4 (30)

31 39 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-4 (31)
32 36 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-10 (32)
33 38 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-6 (33)
34 53 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-3 (34)
35 22 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-13 (22)
36 43 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (36)
37 37 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-9 (37)
38 45 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-7 (38)
39 44 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-6 (39)
40 41 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 20 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-14 (14)
43 35 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-18 (3)
44 29 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-19 (9)
45 32 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11 (21)
46 34 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-18 (2)
47 40 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-15 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-3 (41)
48 54 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-5 (48)
49 58 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-4 (49)
50 63 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

63 — I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-1 (63)
73 — THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (73)
83 — MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-1 (83)
85 — HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-1 (85)
86 — HOLD ON –•– Badfinger (Radio Records)-1 (86)
88 — LOVERS AFTER ALL –•– Melissa Manchester and Peabo Bryson (Arista)-1 (88)
95 — BURN RUBBER (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) –•– The Gap Band (Mercury)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending March 7, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-18 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-15 (1)
3 3 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-8 (3)
4 5 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-15 (4)
5 6 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-7 (5)
6 4 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-20 (1)
7 11 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-7 (7)
8 8 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-14 (8)
9 10 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-16 (9)
10 14 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-6 (10)

11 12 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (11)
12 15 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-6 (12)
13 7 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-17 (1)
14 9 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-13 (9)
15 20 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-6 (15)
16 13 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-16 (5)
17 25 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (17)
18 22 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-14 (18)
19 19 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-13 (19)
20 21 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-8 (20)

21 23 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-7 (21)
22 27 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-5 (22)
23 26 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (23)
24 24 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-15 (24)
25 30 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-5 (25)
26 31 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-5 (26)
27 34 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (27)
28 18 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-18 (18)
29 29 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-13 (29)
30 33 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-7 (30)

31 32 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-11 (31)
32 36 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-13 (32)
33 38 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-8 (33)
34 41 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-4 (34)
35 17 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-15 (10)
36 54 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-3 (36)
37 39 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-7 (37)
38 16 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-19 (1)
39 28 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-20 (5)
40 37 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-10 (37)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 40 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-7 (40)
45 35 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-14 (22)

POWER PLAYS

42 49 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-5 (42)
43 50 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-5 (43)
44 48 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-6 (44)
47 63 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-2 (47)
48 52 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-6 (48)

DEBUTS

77 — SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-1 (77)
81 — RUNNING SCARED –•– The Fools (EMI-America)-1 (81)
83 — SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-1 (83)
86 — A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-1 (86)
87 — WALKING ON THIN ICE –•– Yoko Ono (Geffen)-1 (87)
88 — I HAVE THE SKILL –•– The Sherbs (Atco)-1 (88)
89 — LET ME GO –•– The Rings (MCA)-1 (89)
92 — THE RAMBLER –•– Molly Hatchet (Epic)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending March 14, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-16 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-16 (4)
3 3 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-9 (3)
4 5 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-8 (5)
5 1 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-19 (1)
6 7 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-8 (6)
7 12 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-7 (7)
8 9 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-17 (8)
9 10 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-7 (9)
10 6 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-21 (1)

11 11 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (11)
12 15 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 8 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-15 (8)
14 17 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (14)
15 13 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-18 (1)
16 18 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-15 (16)
17 19 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-14 (17)
18 20 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-9 (18)
19 21 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-8 (19)
20 22 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-6 (20)

21 25 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-6 (21)
22 26 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-6 (22)
23 23 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8 (23)
24 27 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-5 (24)
25 24 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-16 (24)
26 30 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-8 (26)
27 34 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-5 (27)
28 33 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-9 (28)
29 47 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-3 (29)
30 32 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-14 (30)

31 36 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-4 (31)
32 14 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-14 (9)
33 16 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-17 (5)
34 28 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-19 (18)
35 29 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-14 (29)
36 42 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-6 (36)
37 37 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-8 (37)
38 — HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-1 (38)
39 43 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-6 (39)
40 44 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 31 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-12 (31)
43 38 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-20 (1)
45 39 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-21 (5)
51 40 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-11 (37)
56 35 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-16 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 55 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-5 (41)
44 48 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-7 (44)
46 45 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-15 (22)
47 41 TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-8 (40)
48 56 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-5 (48)
49 57 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-5 (49)

DEBUTS

38 — HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-1 (38)
70 — TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-1 (70)
72 — ME (Without You) –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-1 (72)
79 — LONELY TOGETHER –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (79)
81 — RIGHT AWAY –•– The Hawks (Columbia)-1 (81)
83 — LIMELIGHT –•– Rush (Mercury)-1 (83)
86 — 96 TEARS –•– Garland Jeffreys (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-1 (87)
90 — MEMORIES –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending March 21, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-17 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-10 (2)
3 4 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-9 (3)
4 1 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-17 (1)
5 6 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-9 (5)
6 7 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-8 (6)
7 9 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-8 (7)
8 8 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-18 (8)
9 5 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-20 (1)
10 12 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-8 (10)

11 11 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (11)
12 14 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (12)
13 10 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-22 (1)
14 21 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-7 (14)
15 22 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-7 (15)
16 16 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-16 (16)
17 17 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-15 (17)
18 18 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-10 (18)
19 19 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-9 (19)
20 20 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-7 (20)

21 24 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-6 (21)
22 29 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-4 (22)
23 27 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-6 (23)
24 26 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-9 (24)
25 28 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-10 (25)
26 31 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-5 (26)
27 15 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-19 (1)
28 30 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-15 (28)
29 38 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-2 (29)
30 13 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-16 (8)

31 41 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-6 (31)
32 36 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 25 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-17 (24)
34 40 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-8 (34)
35 39 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-7 (35)
36 23 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9 (23)
37 32 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-15 (9)
38 33 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-18 (5)
39 34 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-20 (18)
40 44 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 35 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-15 (29)
74 37 STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-9 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 49 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-6 (42)
43 53 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU’RE FOOLIN’ –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-5 (43)
44 48 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-6 (44)
45 54 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (45)
46 55 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-4 (46)
48 70 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-2 (48)
50 64 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-3 (50)

DEBUTS

60 — TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (60)
63 — YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-1 (63)
65 — TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-1 (65)
77 — LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-1 (77)
79 — I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-1 (79)
81 — SOMEBODY SPECIAL –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
89 — ALL AMERICAN GIRLS –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-1 (89)
90 — WHERE’S YOUR ANGEL –•– Lani Hall (A&M)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending March 28, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 6 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-11 (2)
3 3 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-10 (3)
4 1 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-18 (1)
5 5 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-10 (5)
6 7 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-9 (6)
7 4 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-18 (1)
8 23 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-7 (8)
9 12 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10 (9)
10 10 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-9 (10)

11 14 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-8 (11)
12 8 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-19 (8)
13 15 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-8 (13)
14 21 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-7 (14)
15 9 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-21 (1)
16 22 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-5 (16)
17 13 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-23 (1)
18 26 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-6 (18)
19 19 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-10 (19)
20 17 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-16 (17)

21 25 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-11 (21)
22 24 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-10 (22)
23 29 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-3 (23)
24 18 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-11 (18)
25 35 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-8 (25)
26 11 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16 (11)
27 31 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-7 (27)
28 28 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-16 (28)
29 32 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-8 (29)
30 34 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-9 (30)

31 16 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-17 (16)
32 65 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-2 (32)
33 60 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-2 (33)
34 48 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-3 (34)
35 20 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-8 (20)
36 42 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-7 (36)
37 50 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-4 (37)
38 40 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-9 (38)
39 44 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-7 (39)
40 43 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU’RE FOOLIN’ –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 27 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-20 (1)
49 30 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-17 (8)
69 33 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-18 (24)
73 36 LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10 (23)
76 37 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-16 (9)
91 38 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-19 (5)
92 39 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-21 (18)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-6 (41)
42 46 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-5 (42)
43 58 ME (Without You) –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-3 (43)
44 54 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-5 (44)
46 51 GAMES –•– Phoebe Snow (Mirage)-6 (46)
47 53 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-6 (47)
48 63 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-2 (48)
50 61 RUNNING SCARED –•– The Fools (EMI-America)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

72 — LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-1 (72)
74 — SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-1 (7)
77 — WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-1 (77)
78 — WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-1 (78)
80 — BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (80)
81 — JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-1 (81)
83 — BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (83)
84 — LOVER –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-1 (84)
85 — UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Heart (Epic)-1 (85)
87 — SOMEBODY SEND MY BABY BACK HOME –•– Lenny LeBlanc (Capitol/MSS)-1 (87)
89 — SHOTGUN RIDER –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol/MSS)-1 (88)
90 — DON’T KNOW MUCH –•– Bill Medley (Liberty)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 4, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-12 (2)
3 3 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (3)
4 9 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (4)
5 5 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-11 (5)
6 6 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-10 (6)
7 8 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-8 (7)
8 4 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-19 (1)
9 11 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-9 (9)
10 10 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-10 (10)

11 14 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-8 (11)
12 13 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-9 (12)
13 16 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-6 (13)
14 12 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-20 (8)
15 18 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-7 (15)
16 7 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-19 (1)
17 17 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-24 (1)
18 23 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-4 (18)
19 21 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-12 (19)
20 27 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-8 (20)

21 25 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-9 (21)
22 22 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-11 (22)
23 15 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-22 (1)
24 20 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-17 (17)
25 29 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-9 (25)
26 30 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-10 (26)
27 32 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-3 (27)
28 34 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-4 (28)
29 33 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-3 (29)
30 24 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-12 (18)

31 37 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-5 (31)
32 59 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-3 (32)
33 36 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-8 (33)
34 19 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-11 (19)
35 48 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-3 (35)
36 39 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-8 (36)
37 38 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-10 (37)
38 41 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (38)
39 42 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (39)
40 40 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU’RE FOOLIN’ –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 31 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-18 (16)
56 35 FADE AWAY –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-9 (20)
60 26 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17 (11)
65 28 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-17 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ME (Without You) –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-4 (41)
42 44 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-6 (42)
43 52 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-5 (43)
44 47 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-7 (44)
45 51 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-6 (45)
46 46 GAMES –•– Phoebe Snow (Mirage)-7 (46)
47 65 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-3 (47)
48 54 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-5 (48)
50 50 RUNNING SCARED –•– The Fools (EMI-America)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

81 — FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1 (81)
82 — BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (82)
84 — I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Rupert Holmes (MCA)-1 (84)
88 — SUPER TROUPER –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (88)
90 — PLAYING WITH LIGHTNING –•– Shot In the Dark (RSO)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 11, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 4 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (1)
3 3 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-12 (3)
4 2 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-13 (2)
5 7 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-9 (5)
6 11 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-9 (6)
7 5 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-12 (5)
8 9 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-10 (8)
9 8 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-20 (1)
10 12 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-10 (10)

11 13 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-7 (11)
12 15 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-8 (12)
13 6 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-11 (6)
14 20 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9 (14)
15 18 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-5 (15)
16 16 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-20 (1)
17 19 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-13 (17)
18 10 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-11 (10)
19 21 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-10 (19)
20 14 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-21 (8)

21 32 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-4 (21)
22 25 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-10 (22)
23 26 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-11 (23)
24 27 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-4 (24)
25 28 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-5 (25)
26 29 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (26)
27 31 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-6 (27)
28 35 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-4 (28)
29 33 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-9 (29)
30 17 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-25 (1)

31 36 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-9 (31)
32 38 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-8 (32)
33 57 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-3 (33)
34 43 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-6 (34)
35 47 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-4 (35)
36 37 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-11 (36)
37 39 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (37)
38 52 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-3 (38)
39 42 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-7 (39)
40 41 ME (Without You) –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 23 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-23 (1)
47 22 PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-12 (22)
48 24 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-18 (17)
49 30 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-13 (18)
50 34 HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-12 (19)
51 40 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU’RE FOOLIN’ –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-8 (41)
42 45 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-7 (42)
43 53 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-3 (43)
44 48 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-6 (44)
45 51 LONELY TOGETHER –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (45)

DEBUTS

71 — SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (71)
76 — MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-1 (76)
81 — AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-1 (81)
83 — THAT DIDN’T HURT TOO BAD –•– Dr. Hook (Casablanca)-1 (83)
85 — ONE MORE CHANCE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1 (85)
86 — LATELY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (86)
87 — WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — SEDUCED –•– Leon Redbone (Emerald City)-1 (89)
93 — HEAVEN IN YOUR ARMS –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 18, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-12 (1)
3 6 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-10 (3)
4 5 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-10 (4)
5 4 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-14 (2)
6 12 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-9 (6)
7 8 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-11 (7)
8 14 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10 (8)
9 3 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-13 (3)
10 10 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-11 (10)

11 11 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-8 (11)
12 9 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-21 (1)
13 15 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-6 (13)
14 7 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-13 (5)
15 13 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-12 (6)
16 17 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-14 (16)
17 16 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-21 (1)
18 21 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-5 (18)
19 19 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-11 (19)
20 24 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (20)

21 23 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-12 (21)
22 22 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-11 (22)
23 25 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-6 (23)
24 26 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-5 (24)
25 27 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-7 (25)
26 28 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-5 (26)
27 33 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-4 (27)
28 29 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-10 (28)
29 31 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-10 (29)
30 32 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-9 (30)

31 35 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-5 (31)
32 34 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 38 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-4 (33)
34 18 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-12 (10)
35 37 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (35)
36 36 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-12 (36)
37 42 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-8 (37)
38 39 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-8 (38)
39 41 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-9 (39)
40 43 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 20 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-22 (8)
44 30 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-26 (1)
48 40 ME (Without You) –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-6 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-7 (41)
42 53 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-4 (42)
45 45 LONELY TOGETHER –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (45)
46 54 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-4 (46)

DEBUTS

81 — ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1 (81)
82 — TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (82)
83 — FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-1 (83)
85 — HURRY UP AND WAIT –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (85)
87 — STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-1 (87)
88 — I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU ALL OF MY LIFE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-1 (88)
93 — YOU LIKE ME DON’T YOU –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 25, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-14 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-11 (2)
3 8 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11 (3)
4 4 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-11 (4)
5 6 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-10 (5)
6 2 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-13 (1)
7 7 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-12 (7)
8 5 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-15 (2)
9 9 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-14 (3)
10 10 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (10)

11 11 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-9 (11)
12 13 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 16 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-15 (13)
14 12 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-22 (1)
15 14 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-14 (5)
16 18 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-6 (16)
17 20 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-6 (17)
18 27 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-5 (18)
19 24 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-6 (19)
20 21 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-13 (20)

21 22 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-12 (21)
22 23 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-7 (22)
23 25 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-8 (23)
24 26 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-6 (24)
25 33 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-5 (25)
26 29 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-11 (26)
27 30 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-10 (27)
28 28 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-11 (28)
29 31 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 32 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-8 (30)

31 19 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-12 (19)
32 40 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-5 (32)
33 37 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-9 (33)
34 35 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-9 (34)
35 36 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-13 (35)
36 42 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-5 (36)
37 38 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-9 (37)
38 41 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-8 (38)
39 39 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-10 (39)
40 46 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-22 (1)
43 15 HELLO AGAIN –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-13 (6)
45 34 WHAT KIND OF FOOL –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-13 (10)

POWER PLAYS

42 51 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-4 (42)
44 52 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5 (44)
47 53 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-5 (47)
48 61 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-3 (48)
49 60 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-3 (49)
50 54 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-7 (50)

DEBUTS

67 — THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-1 (67)
76 — AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-1 (76)
80 — JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-1 (80)
81 — GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-1 (81)
84 — I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-1 (84)
87 — SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-1 (87)
88 — MAKE THAT MOVE –•– Shalamar (Solar)-1 (88)
89 — SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 2, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-12 (2)
3 3 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-12 (3)
4 5 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-11 (4)
5 1 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15 (1)
6 6 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-14 (1)
7 18 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-6 (7)
8 7 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-13 (7)
9 16 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-7 (9)
10 11 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-10 (10)

11 12 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 17 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (12)
13 13 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-16 (13)
14 10 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-13 (10)
15 19 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-7 (15)
16 8 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-16 (2)
17 25 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-6 (17)
18 30 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-9 (18)
19 20 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-14 (19)
20 23 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-9 (20)

21 24 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-7 (21)
22 22 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-8 (22)
23 26 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-12 (23)
24 27 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-11 (24)
25 38 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-9 (25)
26 14 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-23 (1)
27 29 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-7 (27)
28 32 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-6 (28)
29 36 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-6 (29)
30 33 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-10 (30)

31 40 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-6 (31)
32 48 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-4 (32)
33 9 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-15 (3)
34 15 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-15 (5)
35 49 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-4 (35)
36 42 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-5 (36)
37 39 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-11 (37)
38 44 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6 (38)
39 76 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-2 (39)
40 67 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 21 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– April Wine (Capitol)-13 (21)
43 28 IT’S A LOVE THING –•– The Whispers (Solar)-12 (28)
44 31 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-13 (19)
46 35 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-14 (35)
49 37 MISTER SANDMAN –•– Emmylou Harris (Warner Brothers)-10 (37)
50 34 THE PARTY’S OVER (Hopelessly In Love) –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (34)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-6 (42)
45 50 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-8 (45)
47 54 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-5 (47)
48 61 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-4 (48)

DEBUTS

61 — THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-1 (61)
82 — YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (82)
83 — SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-1 (83)
89 — CAN YOU FELL IT –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-1 (89)
90 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– Phoebe Snow (Mirage)-1 (90)
94 — SHADDUP YOUR FACE –•– Joe Dolce (MCA)-1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 9, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-13 (2)
3 3 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-13 (3)
4 4 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-12 (4)
5 7 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-7 (5)
6 5 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (1)
7 12 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-8 (7)
8 9 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-8 (8)
9 18 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 10 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-11 (10)

11 11 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-9 (11)
12 15 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-8 (12)
13 17 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-7 (13)
14 6 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-15 (1)
15 8 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-14 (7)
16 20 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-10 (16)
17 19 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-15 (17)
18 21 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-8 (18)
19 23 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-13 (19)
20 25 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-10 (20)

21 32 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-5 (21)
22 24 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-12 (22)
23 27 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-8 (23)
24 31 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-7 (24)
25 29 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-7 (25)
26 28 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-7 (26)
27 39 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-3 (27)
28 30 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-11 (28)
29 13 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-17 (13)
30 35 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-5 (30)

31 40 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-3 (31)
32 36 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (32)
33 14 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-14 (10)
34 16 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-17 (2)
35 26 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-24 (1)
36 38 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-7 (36)
37 37 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-12 (37)
38 42 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-7 (38)
39 48 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-5 (39)
40 22 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-9 (22)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 33 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-16 (3)
44 34 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-16 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-9 (41)
43 47 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-6 (43)
45 53 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-5 (45)
46 52 SUPER TROUPER –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (46)
48 61 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-2 (48)
50 44 DON’T STOP THE MUSIC –•– Yarbrough and Peoples (Mercury)-14 (19)

DEBUTS

71 — NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-1 (71)
81 — MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (81)
82 — ARC OF A DIVER –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-1 (82)
85 — THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-1 (85)
86 — YOU’RE SO EASY TO LOVE –•– Tommy James (Millenium)-1 (86)
87 — ALMOST SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Dave Edmunds (Swan Song)-1 (87)
88 — LOVIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– The Dillman Band (RCA)-1 (88)
90 — NEXT TIME YOU’LL KNOW –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 16, 1981

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 5 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-14 (2)
3 3 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-14 (3)
4 4 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-13 (4)
5 1 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-14 (1)
6 7 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-9 (6)
7 8 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-9 (7)
8 9 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 6 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (1)
10 12 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-9 (10)

11 13 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-8 (11)
12 10 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-12 (10)
13 16 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-11 (13)
14 21 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-6 (14)
15 20 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-11 (15)
16 19 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-14 (16)
17 17 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-16 (17)
18 18 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-9 (18)
19 22 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-13 (19)
20 27 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-4 (20)

21 23 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-9 (21)
22 24 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-8 (22)
23 25 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-8 (23)
24 26 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-8 (24)
25 31 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-4 (25)
26 30 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-6 (26)
27 28 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-12 (27)
28 29 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-18 (13)
29 11 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-10 (11)
30 32 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7 (30)

31 14 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-16 (1)
32 39 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-6 (32)
33 38 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-8 (33)
34 36 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-8 (34)
35 15 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-15 (7)
36 33 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-15 (10)
37 41 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-10 (37)
38 67 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (38)
39 48 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-3 (39)
40 45 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 43 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-7 (41)
42 35 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-25 (1)
51 34 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-18 (2)
54 37 WASN’T THAT A PARTY –•– The Rovers (Cleveland International)-13 (37)
68 40 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-10 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-7 (41)
43 57 JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-4 (43)
44 55 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-5 (44)
45 54 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-5 (45)
46 46 SUPER TROUPER –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7 (46)
47 56 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-5 (47)
48 65 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-4 (48)
49 59 I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU ALL OF MY LIFE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-5 (49)
50 60 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

59 — THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-1 (59)
78 — ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-1 (78)
83 — STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-1 (83)
84 — THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-1 (84)
86 — DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-1 (86)
87 — WHAT CHA’ GONNA DO FOR ME –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-1 (88)
89 — JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (89)
90 — RAIN IN MAY –•– Max Werner (Radio Records)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 23, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-15 (2)
3 2 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-15 (2)
4 4 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-14 (4)
5 14 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-7 (5)
6 6 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (6)
7 7 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-10 (7)
8 8 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-12 (8)
9 10 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-10 (9)
10 11 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-9 (10)

11 15 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-12 (11)
12 13 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-12 (12)
13 5 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-15 (1)
14 16 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-15 (14)
15 20 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-5 (15)
16 9 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-18 (1)
17 19 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-14 (17)
18 18 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-10 (18)
19 21 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-10 (19)
20 22 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-9 (20)

21 23 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-9 (21)
22 12 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-13 (10)
23 25 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-5 (23)
24 24 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-9 (24)
25 26 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-7 (25)
26 17 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-17 (17)
27 27 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-13 (27)
28 33 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-9 (28)
29 30 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-8 (29)
30 32 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-7 (30)

31 38 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (31)
32 39 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-4 (32)
33 — ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-1 (33)
34 34 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-9 (34)
35 48 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-5 (35)
36 40 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 (36)
37 37 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-11 (37)
38 59 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-2 (38)
39 44 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-6 (39)
40 43 JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 28 SOMEBODY’S KNOCKIN’ –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-19 (13)
51 29 HER TOWN TOO –•– James Taylor and J.D. Souther (Columbia)-11 (11)
52 31 RAPTURE –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-17 (1)
56 35 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-16 (7)
57 36 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME –•– The Police (A&M)-16 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-6 (41)
43 53 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-5 (43)
44 47 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-6 (44)
45 46 SUPER TROUPER –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8 (45)
46 50 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-5 (46)
47 52 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-5 (47)
48 49 I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU ALL OF MY LIFE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-6 (48)
49 57 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-3 (49)
50 56 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

33 — ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-1 (33)
72 — BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-1 (72)
83 — PROMISES –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-1 (84)
86 — HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-1 (86)
87 — BROOKLYN GIRLS –•– Robbie Dupree (Elektra)-1 (87)
88 — THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-1 (88)
89 — YEARNING FOR YOUR LOVE –•– The Gap Band (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — I CAN’T SAY GOODBYE TO YOU –•– Helen Reddy (MCA)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 30, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-16 (2)
3 5 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-8 (3)
4 8 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-13 (8)
5 6 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-11 (5)
6 7 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-11 (6)
7 3 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-16 (2)
8 11 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-13 (8)
9 9 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (9)
10 10 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-10 (10)

11 12 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-13 (11)
12 15 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-6 (12)
13 14 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-16 (13)
14 4 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-15 (4)
15 17 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-15 (15)
16 33 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-2 (16)
17 23 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-6 (17)
18 21 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-10 (18)
19 19 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-11 (19)
20 20 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-10 (20)

21 13 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-16 (1)
22 31 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (22)
23 25 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-8 (23)
24 28 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (24)
25 32 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-5 (25)
26 16 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-19 (1)
27 35 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-6 (27)
28 30 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-8 (28)
29 29 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-9 (29)
30 38 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-3 (30)

31 18 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-11 (18)
32 36 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 22 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-14 (10)
34 24 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-10 (24)
35 39 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-7 (35)
36 26 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-18 (17)
37 43 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-6 (37)
38 41 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-7 (38)
39 40 JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-6 (39)
40 49 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-14 (27)
47 34 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10 (34)
53 37 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-12 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 44 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-7 (42)
43 47 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-6 (43)
44 46 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-6 (44)
45 50 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-6 (45)
46 55 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (46)
48 67 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-3 (48)
49 62 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-4 (49)
50 53 YOU LIKE ME DON’T YOU –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-7 (50)

DEBUTS

76 — QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-1 (76)
80 — ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-1 (80)
83 — SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-1 (83)
84 — GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-1 (84)
85 — IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-1 (85)
86 — COME TO ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Arista)-1 (86)
87 — SIGN OF THE GYPSY QUEEN –•– April Wine (Capitol)-1 (87)
89 — IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-1 (90)
91 — SHE DID IT –•– Michael Damian (LEG)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending June 6, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-11 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-17 (2)
3 3 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-9 (3)
4 4 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-14 (8)
5 5 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-12 (5)
6 6 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-12 (6)
7 8 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-14 (7)
8 7 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-17 (2)
9 12 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-7 (9)
10 11 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-14 (10)

11 16 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-3 (11)
12 13 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-17 (12)
13 15 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-16 (13)
14 17 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-7 (14)
15 9 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-12 (9)
16 18 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-11 (16)
17 10 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-11 (10)
18 14 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-16 (4)
19 22 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (19)
20 30 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-4 (20)

21 25 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-6 (21)
22 24 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-11 (22)
23 23 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-9 (23)
24 27 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-7 (24)
25 21 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-17 (1)
26 19 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-12 (19)
27 40 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-5 (27)
28 28 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-9 (28)
29 32 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-9 (29)
30 20 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-11 (20)

31 26 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-20 (1)
32 35 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-8 (32)
33 29 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-10 (29)
34 38 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-8 (34)
35 37 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-7 (35)
36 31 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-12 (18)
37 46 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-5 (37)
38 42 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-8 (38)
39 43 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-7 (39)
40 48 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 33 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-15 (10)
49 36 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-19 (17)
53 34 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-11 (24)
71 39 JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-7 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-7 (41)
42 45 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-7 (42)
43 62 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-3 (43)
44 49 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-5 (44)
45 51 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-6 (45)
47 57 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-3 (47)
48 54 ARC OF A DIVER –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-5 (48)
50 63 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

66 — GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1 (66)
82 — FANTASY GIRL –•– 38 Special (A&M)-1 (82)
85 — TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-1 (85)
87 — FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-1 (87)
90 — PARADISE –•– Change (Atlantic)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending June 13, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-12 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-10 (2)
3 4 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-15 (3)
4 2 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-18 (2)
5 7 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-15 (5)
6 6 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-13 (6)
7 11 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-4 (7)
8 9 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-8 (8)
9 5 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-13 (5)
10 10 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-15 (10)

11 8 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-18 (2)
12 14 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-8 (12)
13 13 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-17 (13)
14 20 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-5 (14)
15 16 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-12 (15)
16 12 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-18 (12)
17 19 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (17)
18 15 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-13 (9)
19 21 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-7 (19)
20 22 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-12 (20)

21 24 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-8 (21)
22 18 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-17 (4)
23 27 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-6 (23)
24 43 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-4 (24)
25 17 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-12 (10)
26 29 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-10 (26)
27 44 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-6 (27)
28 40 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-5 (28)
29 37 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-6 (29)
30 32 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-9 (30)

31 34 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-9 (31)
32 35 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-8 (32)
33 — I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (33)
34 47 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-4 (34)
35 38 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-9 (35)
36 42 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-8 (36)
37 66 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-2 (37)
38 45 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-7 (38)
39 39 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-8 (39)
40 50 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 23 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-10 (23)
45 25 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-18 (1)
53 26 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-13 (19)
58 28 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-10 (28)
63 30 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-12 (20)
64 31 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-21 (1)
68 33 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-11 (29)
73 36 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-13 (18)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-8 (41)
43 64 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-3 (43)
44 55 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-5 (44)
46 51 LOVIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– The Dillman Band (RCA)-6 (46)
47 57 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5 (47)
48 48 ARC OF A DIVER –•– Steve Winwood (Island)-6 (48)
49 56 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-4 (49)
50 59 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

33 — I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (33)
72 — DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-1 (72)
81 — HARD TIMES/SUMMER’S HERE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-1 (81)
85 — WHAT SHE DOES TO ME (The Diana Song) –•– The Producers (Portrait)-1 (85)
86 — ANOTHER TICKET –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-1 (86)
87 — SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 (87)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending June 20, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-13 (1)
3 3 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-16 (3)
4 5 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-16 (4)
5 7 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-5 (5)
6 4 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-19 (2)
7 14 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-6 (7)
8 8 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-9 (8)
9 17 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (9)
10 20 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-13 (10)

11 12 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-9 (11)
12 13 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-18 (12)
13 6 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-14 (6)
14 9 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-14 (5)
15 15 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-13 (15)
16 10 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-16 (10)
17 21 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-9 (17)
18 24 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-5 (18)
19 19 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-8 (19)
20 27 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-7 (20)

21 23 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-7 (21)
22 33 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-2 (22)
23 28 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-6 (23)
24 26 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-11 (24)
25 29 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-7 (25)
26 37 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-3 (26)
27 34 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-5 (27)
28 30 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-10 (28)
29 31 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-10 (29)
30 35 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-10 (30)

31 36 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-9 (31)
32 32 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-9 (32)
33 43 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-4 (33)
34 38 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-8 (34)
35 11 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-19 (2)
36 40 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-6 (36)
37 18 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-14 (9)
38 22 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-18 (4)
39 16 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-19 (12)
40 44 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 25 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-13 (10)
49 39 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 49 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-5 (42)
43 47 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6 (43)
44 57 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-4 (44)
45 46 LOVIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– The Dillman Band (RCA)-7 (45)
46 50 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-6 (46)
47 51 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-6 (47)
48 52 PROMISES –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-5 (48)

DEBUTS

76 — TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (76)
79 — YOU ARE FOREVER –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 (79)
81 — THE KID IS HOT TONITE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — SOME CHANGES ARE FOR GOOD –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-1 (82)
83 — SUZI –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-1 (83)
84 — LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-1 (85)
86 — DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-1 (86)
89 — FLY AWAY –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-1 (89)
95 — RICH MAN –•– Terri Gibbs (MCA)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending June 27, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-14 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-12 (1)
3 3 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-17 (3)
4 4 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-17 (4)
5 5 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-6 (5)
6 7 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-7 (6)
7 9 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (7)
8 8 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-10 (8)
9 10 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-14 (9)
10 23 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-7 (10)

11 11 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-10 (11)
12 20 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-8 (12)
13 22 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-3 (13)
14 15 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-14 (14)
15 17 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-10 (15)
16 18 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-6 (16)
17 6 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-20 (2)
18 13 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-15 (6)
19 14 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-15 (5)
20 26 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4 (20)

21 21 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-8 (21)
22 24 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-12 (22)
23 25 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-8 (23)
24 27 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-6 (24)
25 30 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-11 (25)
26 33 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-5 (26)
27 29 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-11 (27)
28 28 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-11 (28)
29 31 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-10 (29)
30 34 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-9 (30)

31 12 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-19 (12)
32 44 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-5 (32)
33 16 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-17 (10)
34 36 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-7 (34)
35 19 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-9 (19)
36 40 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-7 (36)
37 32 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-10 (32)
38 42 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-6 (38)
39 43 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7 (39)
40 55 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 35 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-20 (2)
45 37 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-15 (9)
47 38 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-19 (4)
54 39 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-20 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-3 (41)
42 46 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-7 (42)
43 47 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-7 (43)
46 52 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-6 (46)
48 48 PROMISES –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (48)
49 56 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-5 (49)
50 58 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

75 — (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (75)
80 — EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — THE REAL THING –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-1 (81)
83 — WALK RIGHT NOW –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-1 (83)
84 — IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky)-1 (84)
87 — DON’T LET GO THE COAT –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-1 (88)
90 — SOMEDAY, SOMEWAY –•– Robert Gordon (RCA)-1 (90)
92 — ON AND ON AND ON –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending July 4, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-15 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-7 (2)
3 6 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-8 (3)
4 9 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-15 (4)
5 7 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10 (5)
6 10 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-8 (6)
7 2 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-13 (1)
8 4 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-18 (4)
9 12 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-9 (9)
10 13 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-4 (10)

11 11 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-11 (11)
12 3 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-18 (3)
13 8 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-11 (8)
14 16 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-7 (14)
15 15 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-11 (15)
16 14 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-15 (14)
17 20 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5 (17)
18 32 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-6 (18)
19 24 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-7 (19)
20 22 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-13 (20)

21 23 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-9 (21)
22 25 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-12 (22)
23 26 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-6 (23)
24 17 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-21 (2)
25 27 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-12 (25)
26 18 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-16 (6)
27 29 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-11 (27)
28 30 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-10 (28)
29 19 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-16 (5)
30 21 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-9 (21)

31 31 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-20 (12)
32 34 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-8 (32)
33 41 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-4 (33)
34 36 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-8 (34)
35 40 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-6 (35)
36 38 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-7 (36)
37 28 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-12 (28)
38 61 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (38)
39 39 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8 (39)
40 42 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 35 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-10 (19)
50 33 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-18 (10)
68 37 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-11 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-8 (41)
42 75 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-2 (42)
43 46 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-7 (43)
44 51 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-6 (44)
45 50 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-6 (45)
46 49 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-6 (46)
47 52 IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-6 (47)
48 66 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (48)

DEBUTS

51 — URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (51)
75 — COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-1 (75)
80 — REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
83 — NIGHTWALKER –•– Gino Vanelli (Arista)-1 (83)
84 — YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-1 (84)
90 — AMERICAN MEMORIES –•– Shamus M’Cool (Perspective)-1 (90)
95 — READY FOR LOVE –•– Silverado (Pavillion)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending July 11, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-16 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-8 (2)
3 3 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-9 (3)
4 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-16 (4)
5 5 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (5)
6 6 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-9 (6)
7 7 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-14 (1)
8 9 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-10 (8)
9 10 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-5 (9)
10 18 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-7 (10)

11 8 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-19 (4)
12 11 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-12 (11)
13 14 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-8 (13)
14 13 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-12 (8)
15 17 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6 (15)
16 19 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-8 (16)
17 12 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-19 (3)
18 20 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-14 (18)
19 21 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-10 (19)
20 22 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-13 (20)

21 23 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-7 (21)
22 15 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-12 (15)
23 16 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-16 (14)
24 27 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-12 (24)
25 25 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-13 (25)
26 28 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-11 (26)
27 38 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (27)
28 34 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-9 (28)
29 33 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (29)
30 32 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-9 (30)

31 35 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-7 (31)
32 42 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-3 (32)
33 44 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-7 (33)
34 36 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-8 (34)
35 48 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (35)
36 31 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-21 (12)
37 51 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-2 (37)
38 41 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-9 (38)
39 43 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-8 (39)
40 40 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-22 (2)
45 30 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-10 (21)
46 26 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-17 (6)
47 29 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-17 (5)
51 37 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-13 (28)
60 39 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-7 (42)
43 47 IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-7 (43)
44 45 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-7 (44)
48 53 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-6 (48)
49 59 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-4 (49)
50 55 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-6 (50)

DEBUTS

54 — ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-1 (54)
76 — DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-1 (76)
77 — STRANGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1 (77)
81 — UNDER THE COVERS –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-1 (82)
83 — YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Mickey Gilley (Epic)-1 (83)
85 — NOTHING EVER GOES AS PLANNED –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (85)
86 — THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-1 (86)
87 — SECRETS –•– Mac Davis (Casablanca)-1 (87)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending July 18, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-17 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-9 (2)
3 3 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-10 (3)
4 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-17 (4)
5 5 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12 (5)
6 6 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-10 (6)
7 8 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-11 (7)
8 9 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-6 (8)
9 10 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-8 (9)
10 16 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-9 (10)

11 13 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-9 (11)
12 7 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-15 (1)
13 15 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7 (13)
14 11 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-20 (4)
15 12 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-13 (11)
16 21 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-8 (16)
17 18 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-15 (17)
18 19 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-11 (18)
19 20 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-14 (19)
20 14 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-13 (8)

21 17 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-20 (3)
22 24 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-13 (22)
23 27 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (23)
24 26 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-12 (24)
25 28 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-10 (25)
26 32 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-4 (26)
27 31 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-8 (27)
28 29 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-6 (28)
29 35 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (29)
30 30 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-10 (30)

31 33 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-8 (31)
32 37 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (32)
33 39 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-9 (33)
34 34 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-9 (34)
35 38 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-10 (35)
36 36 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-22 (12)
37 22 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-13 (15)
38 54 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-2 (38)
39 42 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-8 (39)
40 44 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 25 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-14 (25)
48 23 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-17 (14)
49 40 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-10 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 55 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-3 (41)
43 43 IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-8 (43)
44 48 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-7 (44)
45 49 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-5 (45)
46 50 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-7 (46)
47 58 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-5 (47)

DEBUTS

64 — FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-1 (64)
70 — WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (70)
82 — MEDLEY II: STARS ON 45/GOOD DAY SUNSHINE/MY SWEET LORD/HERE COMES
THE SUN/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS/TAX MAN/A HARD DAY’S NIGHT/
PLEASE PLEASE ME/FROM ME TO YOU/I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-1 (82)
85 — LOVE LIGHT –•– Yutaka (with Patti Austin) (Alfa)-1 (85)
87 — JOLE BLON –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-1 (87)
90 — PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– Gary O’ (Capitol)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending July 25, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-18 (1)
3 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-18 (4)
4 7 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-12 (4)
5 6 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-11 (5)
6 8 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-7 (6)
7 9 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-9 (7)
8 5 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13 (5)
9 10 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-10 (9)
10 11 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-10 (10)

11 2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-10 (2)
12 12 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-16 (1)
13 13 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-8 (13)
14 16 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-9 (14)
15 14 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-21 (4)
16 26 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-5 (16)
17 19 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-15 (17)
18 18 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-12 (18)
19 23 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (19)
20 25 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-11 (20)

21 24 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-13 (21)
22 22 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-14 (22)
23 27 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-9 (23)
24 38 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-3 (24)
25 29 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (25)
26 28 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (26)
27 32 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (27)
28 31 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-9 (28)
29 33 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-10 (29)
30 15 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-14 (11)

31 17 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-16 (17)
32 20 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-14 (8)
33 35 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-11 (33)
34 41 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-4 (34)
35 36 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-23 (12)
36 21 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-21 (3)
37 39 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-9 (37)
38 30 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-11 (30)
39 44 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-8 (39)
40 40 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 34 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-10 (34)
48 37 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-14 (15)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-6 (41)
42 47 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-6 (42)
44 64 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-2 (44)
45 60 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-3 (45)
46 46 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-8 (46)
47 52 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-5 (47)
49 59 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-4 (49)
50 63 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

57 — STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-1 (57)
65 — STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1 (65)
67 — HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-1 (67)
76 — THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (76)
78 — YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-1 (78)
82 — SQUARE BIZ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-1 (82)
83 — FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (83)
84 — GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-1 (84)
85 — HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-1 (85)
86 — YOU’RE MINE TONIGHT –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-1 (86)
88 — I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-1 (88)
89 — CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-1 (89)
90 — SUMMER ’81 (Beach Boys Medley) –•– The Cantina Band (Featuring Lou Christie) (Millenium)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 1, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-19 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-12 (1)
3 4 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-13 (3)
4 6 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-8 (4)
5 5 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-12 (5)
6 7 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-10 (6)
7 2 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-19 (1)
8 9 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-11 (8)
9 10 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-11 (9)
10 14 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-10 (10)

11 8 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-14 (5)
12 13 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-9 (12)
13 16 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-6 (13)
14 24 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-4 (14)
15 17 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-16 (15)
16 19 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (16)
17 25 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (17)
18 20 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-12 (18)
19 21 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-14 (19)
20 23 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-10 (20)

21 11 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-11 (2)
22 27 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (22)
23 28 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-10 (23)
24 26 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-8 (24)
25 12 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-17 (1)
26 18 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-13 (18)
27 29 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-11 (27)
28 34 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-5 (28)
29 15 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-22 (4)
30 56 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-3 (30)

31 44 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-3 (31)
32 33 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-12 (32)
33 37 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-10 (33)
34 45 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-4 (34)
35 39 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-9 (35)
36 42 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-7 (36)
37 41 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-7 (37)
38 57 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-2 (38)
39 49 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-5 (39)
40 50 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 22 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-15 (22)
43 30 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-15 (11)
51 32 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-15 (8)
55 35 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-24 (12)
56 36 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-22 (3)
57 38 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-12 (30)
58 40 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-10 (40)
60 31 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-17 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-6 (41)
44 46 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-9 (44)
45 51 NIGHTWALKER –•– Gino Vanelli (Arista)-5 (45)
46 67 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-2 (46)
47 52 FLY AWAY –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-7 (47)
48 54 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-6 (48)
49 61 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-4 (49)
50 65 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

71 — I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-1 (71)
82 — A WOMAN IN LOVE (It’s Not Me) –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-1 (82)
83 — TEMPTED –•– Squeeze (A&M)-1 (83)
85 — THE SENSITIVE KIND –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — WE CAN GET TOGETHER –•– Icehouse (Chysalis)-1 (86)
88 — WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-1 (88)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 8, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-20 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 14 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-5 (2)
3 3 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-14 (3)
4 4 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-9 (4)
5 5 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-13 (5)
6 6 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-11 (6)
7 8 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-12 (7)
8 9 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-12 (8)
9 10 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-11 (9)
10 2 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-13 (1)

11 13 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-7 (11)
12 7 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-20 (1)
13 11 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15 (5)
14 17 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 (14)
15 15 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-17 (15)
16 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (16)
17 20 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-11 (17)
18 18 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-13 (18)
19 19 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-15 (19)
20 22 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 23 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-11 (21)
22 30 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-4 (22)
23 28 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-6 (23)
24 24 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-9 (24)
25 38 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-3 (25)
26 31 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-4 (26)
27 27 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-12 (27)
28 12 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10 (12)
29 39 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-6 (29)
30 35 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-10 (30)

31 32 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-13 (31)
32 34 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-5 (32)
33 33 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-11 (33)
34 36 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-8 (34)
35 37 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-8 (35)
36 40 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-6 (36)
37 41 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-7 (37)
38 50 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-3 (38)
39 46 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-3 (39)
40 49 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 21 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-12 (2)
44 25 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-18 (1)
49 26 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-14 (18)
50 29 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-23 (4)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 NIGHTWALKER –•– Gino Vanelli (Arista)-6 (41)
43 47 FLY AWAY –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-8 (43)
45 62 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (45)
46 53 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-5 (46)
47 48 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-7 (47)
48 52 STRANGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-5 (48)

DEBUTS

56 — THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1 (56)
72 — DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (72)
74 — SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-1 (74)
79 — STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-1 (79)
82 — IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-1 (82)
83 — A HEART IN NEW YORK –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-1 (84)
85 — IT’S JUST THE SUN –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (85)
86 — JUST LIKE PARADISE –•– Larry John McNally (ARC)-1 (86)
87 — DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– Bernadette Peters (MCA)-1 (87)
88 — SHAKE IT UP TONIGHT –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — HOLD TIGHT –•– Change (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — THE SUN AIN’T GONNA SHINE ANYMORE –•– Nielsen/Pearson (Capitol)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 15, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-15 (2)
3 4 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-10 (3)
4 1 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-21 (1)
5 5 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-14 (5)
6 6 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-12 (6)
7 7 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-13 (7)
8 8 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-13 (8)
9 9 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-12 (9)
10 11 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-8 (10)

11 14 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (11)
12 10 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-14 (1)
13 22 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-5 (13)
14 17 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-12 (14)
15 15 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-18 (15)
16 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (16)
17 18 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-14 (17)
18 20 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (18)
19 21 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-12 (19)
20 23 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-7 (20)

21 25 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-4 (21)
22 12 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-21 (1)
23 29 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-7 (23)
24 26 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (24)
25 27 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-13 (25)
26 30 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-11 (26)
27 38 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-4 (27)
28 32 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-6 (28)
29 36 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-7 (29)
30 31 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-14 (30)

31 34 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-9 (31)
32 33 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-12 (32)
33 39 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-4 (33)
34 37 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-8 (34)
35 35 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-9 (35)
36 40 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-6 (36)
37 45 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (37)
38 13 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (5)
39 56 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-2 (39)
40 46 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 19 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-16 (19)
44 24 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (24)
50 28 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-11 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 NIGHTWALKER –•– Gino Vanelli (Arista)-7 (41)
42 43 FLY AWAY –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-9 (42)
45 47 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-8 (45)
46 59 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-3 (46)
47 61 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (47)
48 48 STRANGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (48)
49 58 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-4 (49)

DEBUTS

71 — ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
75 — BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-1 (75)
81 — ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Andy Gibb and Victoria Principal (RSO)-1 (81)
84 — JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-1 (84)
85 — WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-1 (85)
87 — BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — SILLY –•– Denise Williams (ARC)-1 (88)
90 — LA-DI-DA –•– Sad Cafe (Swan Song)-1 (90)
94 — VERY SPECIAL –•– Debra Laws (Elektra)-1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 22, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-16 (2)
3 3 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-11 (3)
4 6 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-13 (4)
5 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-22 (1)
6 21 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-5 (6)
7 7 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-14 (7)
8 9 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-13 (8)
9 10 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (9)
10 11 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (10)

11 13 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (11)
12 8 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-14 (8)
13 5 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-15 (5)
14 14 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-13 (14)
15 18 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (15)
16 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 (16)
17 17 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-15 (17)
18 20 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-8 (18)
19 19 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-13 (19)
20 25 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-14 (20)

21 23 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-8 (21)
22 24 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-6 (22)
23 27 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-5 (23)
24 26 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-12 (24)
25 36 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-7 (25)
26 28 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-7 (26)
27 29 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-8 (27)
28 33 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-5 (28)
29 31 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-10 (29)
30 37 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (20)

31 39 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-3 (31)
32 34 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-9 (32)
33 12 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-15 (1)
34 46 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-4 (34)
35 47 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-5 (35)
36 40 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-7 (36)
37 15 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-19 (15)
38 22 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-22 (1)
39 30 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-15 (30)
40 32 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-13 (32)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 38 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (5)
82 35 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-10 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-9 (41)
42 66 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-3 (42)
43 53 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-3 (43)
44 49 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-5 (44)
46 54 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-11 (46)
48 55 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-5 (48)
49 56 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-5 (49)

DEBUTS

61 — START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 (61)
68 — THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-1 (68)
79 — I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-1 (79)
83 — THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-1 (83)
86 — SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-1 (86)
89 — NOT FADE AWAY –•– Eric Hine (Montage)-1 (89)
96 — I LOVE MY TRUCK –•– Glen Campbell (Mirage)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 29, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-14 (4)
3 2 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-17 (2)
4 6 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-6 (4)
5 5 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-23 (1)
6 8 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-14 (6)
7 9 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (7)
8 15 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (8)
9 10 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (9)
10 11 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (10)

11 3 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-12 (3)
12 7 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-15 (7)
13 12 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-15 (8)
14 13 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-16 (5)
15 18 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-9 (15)
16 23 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-6 (16)
17 20 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-15 (17)
18 21 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-9 (18)
19 22 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-7 (19)
20 14 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-14 (14)

21 28 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-6 (21)
22 24 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-13 (22)
23 25 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-8 (23)
24 30 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 31 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4 (25)
26 26 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-8 (26)
27 27 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-9 (27)
28 29 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-11 (28)
29 35 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-6 (29)
30 34 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-5 (30)

31 51 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-3 (31)
32 32 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-10 (32)
33 36 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-8 (33)
34 42 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-4 (34)
35 61 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2 (35)
36 43 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-4 (36)
37 19 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-14 (19)
38 17 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-16 (17)
39 44 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-6 (39)
40 41 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-10 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 (16)
46 33 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-16 (1)
47 39 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-16 (30)
53 37 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-20 (15)
57 38 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-23 (1)
75 40 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-14 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-12 (41)
42 48 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-6 (42)
43 52 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-4 (43)
44 49 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-6 (44)
48 68 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-2 (48)
49 54 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-6 (49)
50 57 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

68 — PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (68)
72 — HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-1 (72)
88 — ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-1 (89)
90 — OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending September 5, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-15 (4)
3 4 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-7 (3)
4 8 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (4)
5 7 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-11 (5)
6 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-15 (6)
7 10 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 9 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (8)
9 5 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-24 (1)
10 3 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-18 (2)

11 11 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-13 (3)
12 16 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-7 (12)
13 15 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-10 (13)
14 12 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-16 (7)
15 17 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-16 (15)
16 18 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-10 (16)
17 19 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-8 (17)
18 21 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-7 (18)
19 24 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (19)
20 22 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-14 (20)

21 23 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-9 (21)
22 25 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5 (22)
23 29 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-7 (23)
24 31 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-4 (24)
25 30 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-6 (25)
26 28 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-12 (26)
27 13 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-16 (8)
28 34 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (28)
29 35 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 (29)
30 33 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-9 (30)

31 14 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-17 (5)
32 36 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-5 (32)
33 43 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-5 (33)
34 20 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-15 (14)
35 26 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-9 (26)
36 42 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-7 (36)
37 39 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-7 (37)
38 41 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-13 (38)
39 40 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-11 (39)
40 48 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-10 (27)
53 32 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-11 (32)
59 37 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-15 (19)
62 38 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-17 (17)

POWER PLAYS

42 44 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-7 (42)
43 65 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-3 (43)
44 51 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-6 (44)
45 49 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-7 (45)
46 50 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-5 (46)
47 — SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (47)
48 55 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-4 (48)
49 60 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-4 (49)
50 66 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

47 — SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (47)
79 — JUST BE MY LADY –•– Larry Graham (Warner Brothers)-1 (79)
84 — MAGIC MAN –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (84)
87 — WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-1 (87)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending September 12, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-16 (4)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-8 (3)
4 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-11 (4)
5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-12 (5)
6 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-16 (6)
7 7 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 8 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13 (8)
9 24 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-5 (9)
10 12 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-8 (10)

11 9 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-25 (1)
12 10 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-19 (2)
13 13 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-11 (13)
14 18 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-8 (14)
15 15 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-17 (15)
16 16 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-11 (16)
17 17 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-9 (17)
18 19 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (18)
19 29 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 (19)
20 20 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-15 (20)

21 21 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-10 (21)
22 22 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6 (22)
23 23 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-8 (23)
24 25 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-7 (24)
25 28 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-6 (25)
26 26 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-13 (26)
27 30 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-10 (27)
28 40 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-4 (28)
29 33 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-6 (29)
30 32 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-6 (30)

31 11 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-14 (3)
32 47 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-2 (32)
33 37 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-8 (33)
34 54 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (34)
35 36 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-8 (35)
36 43 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-4 (36)
37 38 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-14 (37)
38 42 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-8 (38)
39 44 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-7 (39)
40 45 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 14 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-17 (7)
47 27 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-17 (8)
53 31 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-18 (5)
59 34 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-16 (14)
60 35 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-10 (26)
67 39 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-12 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-5 (41)
42 46 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-6 (42)
43 50 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-5 (43)
44 48 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-5 (44)
45 58 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-3 (45)
48 64 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-4 (48)
49 51 TEMPTED –•– Squeeze (A&M)-7 (49)
50 52 SQUARE BIZ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-8 (50)

DEBUTS

61 — TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-1 (61)
70 — SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 (70)
82 — STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-1 (82)
83 — YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-1 (83)
85 — IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-1 (86)
88 — (Want You) BACK IN MY LIFE AGAIN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — YOU’VE GOT A GOOD LOVE COMING –•– Van Stephenson (Handshake)-1 (89)
90 — STAY AWAKE –•– Ronnie Laws (Liberty)-1 (90)
91 — LET’S DANCE (Make Your Body Move) –•– The West Street Mob (Sugar Hill)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending September 19, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-11 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-17 (6)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-9 (3)
4 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (4)
5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (5)
6 7 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (6)
7 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-6 (7)
8 8 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (8)
9 10 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-9 (9)
10 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-17 (4)

11 19 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (11)
12 14 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-9 (12)
13 11 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-26 (1)
14 18 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (14)
15 12 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-20 (2)
16 13 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-12 (13)
17 15 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-18 (15)
18 22 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7 (18)
19 23 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-9 (19)
20 28 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (20)

21 25 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (21)
22 24 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-8 (22)
23 27 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-11 (23)
24 16 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-12 (16)
25 32 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-3 (25)
26 29 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-7 (26)
27 34 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (27)
28 30 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-7 (28)
29 45 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-4 (29)
30 17 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-10 (17)

31 36 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-5 (31)
32 33 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-9 (32)
33 39 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-8 (33)
34 35 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-9 (34)
35 38 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-9 (35)
36 37 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-15 (36)
37 43 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-6 (37)
38 41 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-6 (38)
39 42 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-7 (39)
40 40 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 20 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-16 (20)
44 21 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-11 (21)
46 26 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-14 (26)
57 31 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-15 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-5 (42)
43 44 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-6 (43)
45 61 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-2 (45)
47 57 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-5 (47)
48 52 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-6 (48)
49 49 TEMPTED –•– Squeeze (A&M)-8 (49)
50 58 LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

77 — ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-1 (77)
83 — AIMING AT YOUR HEART –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (83)
84 — NO TIME TO LOSE –•– The Tarney/Spencer Band-7 (84)
85 — I’M GONNA LOVE HER FOR THE BOTH OF US –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International)-1 (85)
87 — THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (87)
90 — AT THIS MOMENT –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending September 26, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-12 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-18 (6)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-10 (3)
4 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-13 (4)
5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-14 (5)
6 6 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-11 (6)
7 7 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-7 (7)
8 9 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-10 (8)
9 8 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15 (8)
10 11 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (10)

11 12 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-10 (11)
12 10 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-18 (4)
13 14 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (13)
14 19 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-10 (14)
15 13 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-27 (1)
16 18 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-8 (16)
17 20 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-6 (17)
18 27 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (18)
19 25 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-4 (19)
20 21 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-8 (20)

21 22 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-9 (21)
22 23 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-12 (22)
23 26 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-8 (23)
24 29 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-5 (24)
25 15 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-21 (2)
26 31 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-6 (26)
27 33 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-9 (27)
28 28 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-8 (28)
29 16 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-13 (13)
30 37 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-7 (30)

31 45 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-3 (31)
32 17 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-19 (15)
33 38 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-7 (33)
34 35 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-10 (34)
35 42 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-6 (35)
36 24 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-13 (16)
37 30 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-11 (17)
38 36 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-16 (36)
39 39 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-8 (39)
40 56 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-3 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 40 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-10 (40)
45 32 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-10 (32)
49 34 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-10 (34)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-6 (42)
44 48 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-7 (44)
46 50 LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-5 (46)
47 43 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-7 (43)
48 55 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-5 (48)

DEBUTS

54 — HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-1 (54)
63 — HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (63)
66 — EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-1 (66)
71 — OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (71)
76 — MORE STARS ON 45 (Papa Was a Rolling Stone/Dance To the Music/
Sugar Baby Love/Let’s Go To San Francisco/A Horse With No Name/
Monday Monday/Tears Of a Clown/Stop In the Name Of Love/Cracklin’
Rosie/Do Wah Diddy-Diddy/A Lover’s Concerto/Reach Out I’ll Be
There/Sounds Of Silence/Stars On 45) (Medley) –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-1 (76)
81 — MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-1 (81)
82 — TAKE ME NOW –•– David Gates (Arista)-1 (82)
85 — NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-1 (85)
86 — IT’S ALL I CAN DO –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (86)
89 — LET’S PUT THE FUN BACK IN ROCK N ROLL –•– Freddy Cannon and the Belmonts (MiaSound)-1 (89)
90 — STILL –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-1 (90)
98 — I’M SO GLAD I’M STANDING HERE TODAY –•– The Crusaders Featuring Joe Cocker (MCA)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 3, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-13 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-8 (2)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-11 (3)
4 6 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-12 (4)
5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-15 (5)
6 2 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-19 (6)
7 8 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-11 (8)
8 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-14 (4)
9 10 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 (9)
10 11 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-11 (10)

11 14 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-11 (11)
12 13 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (12)
13 18 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (13)
14 17 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-7 (14)
15 16 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-9 (15)
16 9 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-16 (8)
17 19 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-5 (17)
18 24 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-6 (18)
19 21 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-10 (19)
20 20 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-9 (20)

21 23 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-9 (21)
22 22 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-13 (22)
23 26 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-7 (23)
24 27 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-10 (24)
25 30 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-8 (25)
26 31 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-4 (26)
27 12 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-19 (4)
28 33 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-8 (28)
29 35 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-7 (29)
30 40 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (31)

31 15 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-28 (1)
32 25 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-22 (2)
33 34 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-11 (33)
34 28 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-9 (28)
35 29 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-14 (13)
36 42 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-7 (36)
37 54 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-2 (37)
38 32 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-20 (15)
39 36 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-14 (16)
40 44 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 37 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-12 (17)
47 38 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-17 (36)
53 39 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-6 (42)
43 60 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-3 (43)
44 66 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-2 (44)
45 51 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-6 (45)
46 46 LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-6 (46)
48 52 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-11 (48)
49 63 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-2 (49)
50 58 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

66 — PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (66)
71 — PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-1 (71)
82 — I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-1 (82)
83 — LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-1 (83)
84 — A LUCKY GUY –•– Ricki Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-1 (84)
85 — LEILA –•– ZZ Top (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
86 — FIRE IN THE SKY –•– The Dirt Band (Liberty)-1 (86)
89 — MAGIC POWER –•– Triumph (RCA)-1 (89)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 10, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-14 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-12 (3)
4 4 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-13 (4)
5 11 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-12 (5)
6 7 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-12 (6)
7 9 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (7)
8 13 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (8)
9 8 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-15 (4)
10 10 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-12 (10)

11 14 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-8 (11)
12 12 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (12)
13 18 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-7 (13)
14 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-20 (6)
15 15 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10 (15)
16 17 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-6 (16)
17 23 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-8 (17)
18 19 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-11 (18)
19 21 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-10 (19)
20 24 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-11 (20)

21 25 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-9 (21)
22 26 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-5 (22)
23 28 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-9 (23)
24 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-16 (5)
25 30 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (25)
26 29 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-8 (26)
27 37 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-3 (27)
28 16 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-17 (8)
29 36 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-8 (29)
30 27 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-20 (4)

31 20 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (20)
32 22 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-14 (22)
33 33 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-12 (33)
34 43 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-4 (34)
35 32 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-23 (2)
36 44 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-3 (36)
37 49 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (37)
38 42 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-7 (38)
39 61 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (39)
40 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 34 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-10 (28)
50 38 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-21 (15)
52 35 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-15 (13)
53 39 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-15 (16)
54 31 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-29 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-7 (41)
42 — WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (42)
43 52 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-5 (43)
44 48 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-12 (44)
45 50 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-6 (45)
46 55 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-5 (46)
47 66 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2 (47)
48 54 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-5 (48)

DEBUTS

42 — WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (42)
57 — THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (57)
78 — ONE MORE NIGHT –•– Streak (Columbia/Badland)-1 (78)
80 — WHEN SHE DANCES –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-1 (80)
83 — WIRED FOR SOUND –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-1 (83)
84 — BET YOUR HEART ON ME –•– Johnny Lee (Full Moon/Asylum)-1 (84)
85 — NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-1 (85)
89 — BACK TO THE 60′S (Medley) –•– Tight Fit (Arista)-1 (89)
90 — RUN TO ME –•– Savoy Brown (Town House)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 17, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 2 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-15 (1)
3 7 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-9 (3)
4 5 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-13 (4)
5 6 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-13 (5)
6 8 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (6)
7 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-13 (3)
8 4 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-14 (4)
9 13 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-8 (9)
10 11 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-9 (10)

11 9 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-16 (4)
12 17 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-9 (12)
13 10 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-13 (10)
14 22 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-6 (14)
15 16 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-7 (15)
16 21 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-10 (16)
17 19 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-11 (17)
18 18 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-12 (18)
19 20 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-12 (19)
20 25 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-6 (20)

21 23 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-10 (21)
22 29 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-9 (22)
23 27 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-4 (23)
24 26 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-9 (24)
25 42 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-2 (25)
26 14 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-21 (6)
27 39 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (27)
28 36 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-4 (28)
29 34 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-5 (29)
30 15 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-11 (15)

31 47 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-3 (31)
32 37 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-4 (32)
33 38 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-8 (33)
34 12 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (12)
35 24 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-17 (5)
36 28 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-18 (8)
37 43 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-6 (37)
38 57 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-2 (38)
39 46 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-6 (39)
40 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-10 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 30 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-21 (4)
46 33 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-13 (33)
47 31 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-11 (20)
49 32 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-15 (22)
51 35 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-24 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-8 (41)
42 48 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-6 (42)
43 44 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-13 (43)
44 45 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-7 (44)
48 58 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-3 (48)
50 60 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

56 — WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-1 (56)
61 — YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (61)
67 — TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (67)
78 — POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-1 (78)
79 — THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-1 (79)
80 — HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-1 (80)
86 — SNAKE EYES –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (86)
88 — SLIP AWAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-1 (88)
90 — I SURRENDER –•– Arlan Day (Pasha)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 24, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-16 (1)
3 3 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10 (3)
4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-14 (4)
5 5 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (5)
6 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (6)
7 7 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-14 (3)
8 9 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-9 (8)
9 10 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 12 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (10)

11 14 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (11)
12 8 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-15 (4)
13 16 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-11 (13)
14 15 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-8 (14)
15 23 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-5 (15)
16 17 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-12 (16)
17 22 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-10 (17)
18 19 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-13 (18)
19 20 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 21 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-11 (20)

21 25 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (21)
22 24 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-10 (22)
23 27 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (23)
24 28 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-5 (24)
25 11 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-17 (4)
26 31 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4 (26)
27 29 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-6 (27)
28 13 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-14 (10)
29 33 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-9 (29)
30 32 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (30)

31 38 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (31)
32 18 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-13 (18)
33 37 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-7 (33)
34 26 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-22 (6)
35 39 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-7 (35)
36 30 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-12 (15)
37 42 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-7 (37)
38 56 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-2 (38)
39 34 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (12)
40 41 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-11 (40)
46 36 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-19 (8)
50 35 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-18 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-2 (41)
42 48 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-4 (42)
43 44 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-8 (43)
44 50 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-5 (44)
47 54 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-5 (47)
48 58 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-4 (48)
49 43 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-14 (43)

DEBUTS

73 — LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-1 (73)
74 — TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-1 (74)
79 — TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-1 (79)
83 — MISTAKEN IDENTITY –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (83)
85 — I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (85)
86 — TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
89 — LA LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-1 (89)
90 — CONTROVERSY –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-1 (90)
99 — SNAP SHOT –•– Slave (Cotillion)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 31, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-11 (2)
3 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10 (3)
4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-15 (4)
5 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-17 (1)
6 11 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8 (6)
7 8 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-10 (7)
8 9 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 10 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-11 (9)
10 5 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-15 (5)

11 15 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-6 (11)
12 13 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-12 (12)
13 17 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-11 (13)
14 14 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-9 (14)
15 21 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (15)
16 16 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-13 (16)
17 18 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-14 (17)
18 19 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-8 (18)
19 20 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-12 (19)
20 23 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (20)

21 24 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-6 (21)
22 22 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-11 (22)
23 26 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5 (23)
24 7 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-15 (3)
25 12 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-16 (4)
26 31 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (26)
27 27 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-7 (27)
28 38 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-3 (28)
29 29 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-10 (29)
30 41 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-3 (30)

31 33 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-8 (31)
32 25 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-18 (4)
33 28 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-15 (10)
34 30 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (30)
35 35 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-8 (35)
36 48 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-5 (36)
37 37 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-8 (37)
38 42 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (38)
39 40 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-10 (39)
40 44 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 32 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-14 (18)
44 34 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-23 (6)
45 36 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-13 (15)
57 39 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-15 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-6 (41)
42 56 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-3 (42)
46 52 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-4 (46)
47 51 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-8 (47)
48 54 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-5 (48)
49 63 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-3 (49)
50 73 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

56 — DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (56)
74 — HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (74)
81 — PAY THE DEVIL (Ooo, Baby, Ooo) –•– The Knack (Capitol)-1 (81)
82 — I’M JUST TOO SHY –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-1 (82)
84 — THE JAM WAS MOVING –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-1 (84)
85 — THE COWBOY AND THE LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 (85)
88 — CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (88)
89 — MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-1 (89)
90 — HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-1 (90)
91 — SWEET MERILEE –•– Donis Iris (MCA/Carousel)-1 (91)
92 — DESTROYER –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 7, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-12 (2)
3 1 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-16 (4)
5 6 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-9 (5)
6 8 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-12 (6)
7 7 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-11 (7)
8 9 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-12 (8)
9 11 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-7 (9)
10 15 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (10)

11 12 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-13 (11)
12 13 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-12 (12)
13 5 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-18 (1)
14 23 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6 (14)
15 17 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-15 (15)
16 20 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (16)
17 18 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-9 (17)
18 19 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-13 (18)
19 21 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-7 (19)
20 26 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (20)

21 28 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-4 (21)
22 10 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-16 (5)
23 14 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-10 (14)
24 16 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-14 (16)
25 30 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-4 (25)
26 22 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-12 (22)
27 27 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-8 (27)
28 31 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-9 (28)
29 36 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-6 (29)
30 55 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-3 (30)

31 50 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-3 (31)
32 24 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-16 (3)
33 49 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-4 (33)
34 40 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-7 (34)
35 39 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-11 (35)
36 41 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-7 (36)
37 42 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-4 (37)
38 38 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-6 (38)
39 51 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-4 (39)
40 56 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 25 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-17 (4)
45 29 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-11 (29)
46 32 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-19 (4)
52 33 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-16 (10)
53 35 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-9 (35)
60 37 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-9 (37)
86 34 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-7 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-5 (41)
43 47 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-9 (43)
44 48 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-6 (44)
47 54 ONE MORE NIGHT –•– Streak (Columbia/Badland)-5 (47)
48 58 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-4 (48)
49 52 WHEN SHE DANCES –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-5 (49)
50 74 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

51 — YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1 (51)
70 — CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-1 (70)
79 — WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-1 (79)
80 — UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-1 (80)
83 — COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-1 (83)
84 — LIVING EYES –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (84)
88 — TALKING OUT OF TURN –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1 (88)
91 — I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE (Part 1) –•– Roger (Warner Brothers)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 14, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-13 (2)
3 14 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (3)
4 10 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (4)
5 5 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-10 (5)
6 6 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-13 (6)
7 9 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-8 (7)
8 8 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-13 (8)
9 3 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
10 12 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-13 (10)

11 11 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-14 (11)
12 19 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-8 (12)
13 16 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 (13)
14 21 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-5 (14)
15 15 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-16 (15)
16 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-17 (4)
17 18 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-14 (17)
18 20 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (18)
19 25 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (19)
20 7 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-12 (7)

21 13 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-19 (1)
22 17 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-10 (17)
23 29 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-7 (23)
24 30 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-4 (24)
25 31 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-4 (25)
26 28 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-10 (26)
27 33 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-5 (27)
28 40 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-3 (28)
29 37 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5 (29)
30 35 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-12 (30)

31 34 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-8 (31)
32 36 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-8 (32)
33 39 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-5 (33)
34 51 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-2 (34)
35 22 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-17 (5)
36 50 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3 (36)
37 41 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-6 (37)
38 23 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-11 (14)
39 43 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-10 (39)
40 44 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-15 (16)
42 26 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-13 (22)
43 27 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-9 (27)
45 32 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-17 (3)
46 38 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-7 (38)

POWER PLAYS

44 48 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-5 (44)
47 47 ONE MORE NIGHT –•– Streak (Columbia/Badland)-6 (47)
48 55 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-4 (48)
49 62 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-4 (49)
50 70 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

59 — I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (59)
62 — COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (62)
76 — SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1 (76)
79 — WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-1 (79)
86 — KEY LARGO –•– Bertie Higgins (Kat Family)-1 (86)
90 — LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE –•– Alabama (RCA)-1 (90)
91 — WALKING INTO SUNSHINE –•– Central Line (Mercury)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 21, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 3 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13 (1)
3 4 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (3)
4 2 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-14 (2)
5 7 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-9 (5)
6 5 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-11 (5)
7 6 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-14 (6)
8 12 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-9 (8)
9 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
10 10 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-14 (10)

11 13 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (11)
12 14 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-6 (12)
13 8 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-14 (8)
14 11 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-15 (11)
15 19 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (15)
16 18 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (16)
17 17 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-15 (17)
18 23 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-8 (18)
19 24 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-5 (19)
20 15 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-17 (15)

21 25 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-5 (21)
22 27 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-6 (22)
23 34 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-3 (23)
24 28 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 26 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-11 (25)
26 30 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-13 (26)
27 29 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6 (27)
28 31 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-9 (28)
29 33 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-6 (29)
30 32 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-9 (30)

31 36 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (31)
32 59 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-2 (32)
33 16 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-18 (4)
34 39 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-11 (34)
35 37 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-7 (35)
36 20 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-13 (7)
37 40 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-8 (37)
38 21 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-20 (1)
39 49 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-5 (39)
40 44 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 22 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-11 (17)
47 35 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-18 (5)
56 38 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-12 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-3 (41)
42 63 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-4 (42)
43 48 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-5 (43)
44 52 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-5 (44)
45 62 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-2 (45)
49 69 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-3 (49)

DEBUTS

76 — SHAKE IT UP –•– The Cars (Elektra)-1 (76)
79 — SHE’S GOT A WAY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 (79)
83 — LET ME LOVE YOU ONCE –•– Greg Lake (Chrysalis)-1 (83)
85 — IF I WERE YOU –•– Lulu (Alfa)-1 (85)
86 — BLAZE OF GLORY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (86)
87 — WKRP IN CINCINNATI –•– Steve Carlisle (MCA)-1 (87)
89 — COME GO WITH ME –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-1 (89)
90 — FALLING IN LOVE –•– Balance (Portrait)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 28, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (2)
3 2 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-14 (1)
4 8 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-10 (4)
5 5 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-10 (5)
6 11 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (6)
7 4 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-15 (2)
8 6 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-12 (5)
9 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
10 12 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-7 (10)

11 18 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-9 (11)
12 15 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-7 (12)
13 7 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-15 (6)
14 10 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-15 (10)
15 16 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8 (15)
16 19 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-6 (16)
17 22 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-7 (17)
18 21 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-6 (18)
19 23 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4 (19)
20 24 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-5 (20)

21 13 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-15 (8)
22 32 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (22)
23 26 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-14 (23)
24 27 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7 (24)
25 29 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-7 (25)
26 28 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-10 (26)
27 39 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-6 (27)
28 31 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (28)
29 30 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-10 (29)
30 45 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-3 (30)

31 34 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-12 (31)
32 42 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-5 (32)
33 35 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-8 (33)
34 49 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-4 (34)
35 41 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-4 (35)
36 40 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-7 (36)
37 37 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-9 (37)
38 43 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-6 (38)
39 14 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-16 (11)
40 44 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-16 (17)
42 20 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-18 (15)
45 25 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-12 (25)
47 33 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-19 (4)
48 36 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-14 (7)
50 38 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-21 (1)

POWER PLAYS

43 53 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-4 (43)
44 59 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-3 (44)
46 54 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-4 (46)
49 58 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-5 (49)

DEBUTS

78 — YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (78)
81 — LEADER OF THE BAND –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-1 (81)
82 — MY KINDA LOVER –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-1 (82)
90 — ANYONE CAN SEE –•– Irene Cara (Network)-1 (90)
94 — I’M YOUR SUPERMAN –•– The All Sports Band (Radio Records)-1 (94)
98 — BETTER THINGS –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 5, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (2)
3 4 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-11 (3)
4 6 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (4)
5 5 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-11 (5)
6 3 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15 (1)
7 11 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-10 (7)
8 12 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (8)
9 10 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-8 (9)
10 7 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-16 (2)

11 20 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (11)
12 18 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-7 (12)
13 16 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-7 (13)
14 17 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-8 (14)
15 15 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (15)
16 19 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5 (16)
17 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
18 22 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (18)
19 30 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-4 (19)
20 25 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-8 (20)

21 23 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-15 (21)
22 24 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8 (22)
23 27 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-7 (23)
24 26 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-11 (24)
25 34 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-5 (25)
26 28 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (26)
27 32 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-6 (27)
28 31 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-13 (28)
29 29 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-11 (29)
30 35 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-5 (30)

31 8 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-13 (5)
32 44 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-4 (32)
33 33 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-9 (33)
34 36 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-8 (34)
35 13 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-16 (6)
36 40 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-7 (36)
37 14 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-16 (10)
38 38 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-7 (38)
39 43 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-5 (39)
40 46 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 21 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-16 (8)
47 37 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-10 (37)
48 39 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-17 (11)

POWER PLAYS

43 58 SHAKE IT UP –•– The Cars (Elektra)-3 (43)
44 49 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-6 (44)
45 51 LIVING EYES –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (45)
46 52 MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-6 (46)

DEBUTS

70 — WAITING ON A FRIEND –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 (70)
81 — BREAKIN’ AWAY –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
82 — TAKE IT EASY ON ME –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-1 (82)
84 — LOVE IS ALRIGHT TONITE –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-1 (84)
87 — THE WOMAN IN ME –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — COULD IT BE LOVE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-1 (88)
89 — LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Sheila (Carrere)-1 (89)
90 — RUNAWAY RITA –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-1 (90)
92 — SHARING THE LOVE –•– Rufus with Chaka Khan (MCA)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 12, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (2)
3 3 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (3)
4 4 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (4)
5 7 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-11 (5)
6 8 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-9 (6)
7 5 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-12 (5)
8 9 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-9 (8)
9 14 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-9 (9)
10 11 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (10)

11 12 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-8 (11)
12 13 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-8 (12)
13 18 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (13)
14 16 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-6 (14)
15 19 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-5 (15)
16 23 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-8 (16)
17 20 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-9 (17)
18 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (1)
19 22 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-9 (19)
20 21 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-16 (20)

21 25 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-6 (21)
22 24 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-12 (22)
23 27 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-7 (23)
24 26 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (24)
25 30 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-6 (25)
26 28 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-14 (26)
27 32 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-5 (27)
28 10 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-17 (2)
29 15 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (15)
30 36 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-8 (30)

31 17 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
32 43 SHAKE IT UP –•– The Cars (Elektra)-4 (32)
33 34 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-9 (33)
34 29 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-12 (29)
35 40 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-6 (35)
36 70 WAITING ON A FRIEND –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2 (36)
37 52 SHE’S GOT A WAY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (37)
38 39 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-6 (38)
39 31 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-14 (5)
40 44 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 33 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-10 (33)
44 37 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-17 (10)
51 35 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-17 (6)
69 38 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-8 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-4 (41)
42 46 MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-7 (42)
45 45 LIVING EYES –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (45)
46 42 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-18 (17)
48 69 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-3 (48)
49 82 TAKE IT EASY ON ME –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-2 (49)
50 55 WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

74 — SWEET DREAMS –•– Air Supply (Arista)-1 (74)
80 — ALL OUR TOMORROWS –•– Eddie Schwartz (Atco)-1 (80)
81 — SEA OF LOVE –•– Del Shannon (Network)-1 (81)
88 — KEEPING OUR LOVE ALIVE –•– The Henry Paul Band (Atlantic)-1 (88)
90 — CLOSER TO THE HEART (Live Version) –•– Rush (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — A WORLD WITHOUT HEROES –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (92)
93 — EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE –•– Patti Austin (Qwest)-1 (93)
94 — CHARIOTS OF FIRE – TITLES –•– Vangelis (Polydor)-1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 19, 1981

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-11 (2)
3 5 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-12 (3)
4 4 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13 (4)
5 6 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (5)
6 13 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (6)
7 8 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-10 (7)
8 9 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-10 (8)
9 10 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 11 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-9 (10)

11 12 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-9 (11)
12 3 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-13 (3)
13 14 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 15 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (14)
15 16 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-9 (15)
16 17 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-10 (16)
17 7 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-13 (5)
18 19 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-10 (18)
19 21 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-7 (19)
20 20 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-17 (20)

21 23 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-8 (21)
22 22 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-13 (22)
23 25 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-7 (23)
24 24 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8 (24)
25 27 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-6 (25)
26 28 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-15 (26)
27 30 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (27)
28 32 SHAKE IT UP –•– The Cars (Elektra)-5 (28)
29 18 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (1)
30 36 WAITING ON A FRIEND –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 (30)

31 28 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-18 (2)
32 37 SHE’S GOT A WAY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (32)
33 35 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-7 (33)
34 41 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-5 (34)
35 29 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11 (15)
36 31 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-19 (1)
37 53 LEADER OF THE BAND –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-4 (37)
38 40 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-8 (38)
39 42 MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-8 (39)
40 48 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 34 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-13 (29)
43 38 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-7 (38)
45 33 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-10 (33)
46 39 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-15 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 TAKE IT EASY ON ME –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (41)
44 50 WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-6 (44)
48 56 LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE –•– Alabama (RCA)-6 (48)
49 60 LOVE IS ALRIGHT TONITE –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-3 (49)
50 59 IF I WERE YOU –•– Lulu (Alfa)-5 (50)

DEBUTS

76 — SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (76)
79 — FEEL LIKE A NUMBER –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-1 (79)
82 — THOSE GOOD OLD DREAMS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (82)
83 — ONE HUNDRED WAYS –•– Quncy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-1 (83)
87 — LOVE IS LIKE A ROCK –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-1 (87)
96 — IT’S MY PARTY –•– Dave Stwart and Barbara Gaskin (Platinum)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 26, 1981

Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (week ending 2nd January, 1982). The next new chart was dated 9th January, 1982

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (2)
3 3 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-13 (3)
4 6 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (4)
5 5 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-11 (5)
6 8 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-11 (6)
7 7 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-11 (7)
8 10 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-10 (8)
9 9 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-9 (9)
10 11 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-10 (10)

11 23 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-8 (11)
12 13 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-8 (12)
13 14 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 15 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-10 (14)
15 16 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-11 (15)
16 21 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-9 (16)
17 18 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11 (17)
18 19 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-8 (18)
19 4 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (4)
20 12 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-14 (3)

21 25 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-7 (21)
22 17 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-14 (5)
23 27 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (23)
24 28 SHAKE IT UP –•– The Cars (Elektra)-6 (24)
25 26 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-16 (25)
26 30 WAITING ON A FRIEND –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 (26)
27 20 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-18 (20)
28 32 SHE’S GOT A WAY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-6 (28)
29 22 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-14 (22)
30 34 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-6 (30)

31 33 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-8 (31)
32 40 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-5 (32)
33 37 LEADER OF THE BAND –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-5 (33)
34 24 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (24)
35 41 TAKE IT EASY ON ME –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-4 (35)
36 38 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-9 (36)
37 39 MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-9 (37)
38 29 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-18 (1)
39 31 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-19 (2)
40 49 LOVE IS ALRIGHT TONITE –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 35 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12 (15)
45 36 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-7 (41)
42 53 SWEET DREAMS –•– Air Supply (Arista)-3 (42)
44 48 LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE –•– Alabama (RCA)-7 (44)
46 50 IF I WERE YOU –•– Lulu (Alfa)-6 (46)
47 51 KEY LARGO –•– Bertie Higgins (Kat Family)-7 (47)
48 52 LET ME LOVE YOU ONCE –•– Greg Lake (Chrysalis)-6 (48)

DEBUTS

71 — ABACAB –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-1 (71)
80 — SOUTHERN PACIFIC –•– Neil Young and Crazy Horse (Reprise)-1 (80)
82 — THROUGH THE YEARS –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (82)
83 — CRAZY (Keep On Falling) –•– The John Hall Band (EMI-America)-1 (83)
85 — TONIGHT TONIGHT –•– Bill Champlin (Elektra)-1 (85)
91 — CAN’T HOLD BACK (Your Loving) –•– Kano (Mirage)-1 (91)