1981: All Charts

Note – the chart was “frozen” last week (For 3rd January, 1981). The next new chart was dated 10th January, 1981

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 10, 1981

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

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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)-8 (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/MSS)-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 –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4 (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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

 

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 17, 1981

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

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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/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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 –•– 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 LOVIN’ YOU –•– McGuffey Lane (Atco)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending January 24, 1981

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

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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/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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 –•– 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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)-6 (46)
48 52 AH! LEAH! –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-7 (48)
49 54 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-6 (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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (6)
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/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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 –•– 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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)-7 (45)
46 46 FOOL THAT I AM –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (46)
47 44 LOVE T.K.O. –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-10 (44)
48 54 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-6 (48)
49 45 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-20 (5)
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 To Date)

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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/MSS)-10 (10)

11 12 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-11 (11)
12 14 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-3 (20)

21 23 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– 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)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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

41 41 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-19 (9)
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)
49 42 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-20 (2)
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 Sugarhill Gang (Sugar Hill)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 14, 1981

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

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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/MSS)-11 (9)
10 11 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-12 (10)

11 12 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-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 –•– 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)-9 (39)
40 44 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)
43 41 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT – Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-20 (9)
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 Chemay Band (Unicorn)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending February 21, 1981

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

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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/MSS)-12 (8)
9 11 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-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 –•– 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)-10 (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)
50 41 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-16 (5)

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 To Date)

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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/MSS)-13 (8)
9 9 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / Full Moon)-12 (9)
10 12 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-15 (10)

11 15 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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)-11 (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– 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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-7 (7)
8 8 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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)-12 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)
46 42 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-15 (14)
47 63 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-2 (47)
48 52 TURN ME LOOSE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-6 (48)
49 46 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-19 (2)
50 43 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-19 (3)

DEBUTS

77 — SWEETHEART –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (2)
3 3 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-9 (3)
4 5 THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-8 (4)
5 1 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-19 (1)
6 7 CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)-13 (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)
50 50 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-20 (3)

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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)
47 42 (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-13 (31)
48 70 TIME OUT OF MIND –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-2 (48)
49 43 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-21 (1)
50 64 SWEETHEART –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 27 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-20 (1)
49 30 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol/MSS)-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 (Epic / 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 (74)
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 HOME –•– Lenny LeBlanc (Capitol/MSS)-1 (87)
89 — SHOTGUN RIDER –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol/MSS)-1 (89)
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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)
47 46 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-24 (1)
49 48 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-19 (17)
50 49 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-14 (18)

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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-15 (5)
35 49 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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

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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 23 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 35 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-10 (19)
50 33 SWEETHEART –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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) (Millennium)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending August 1, 1981

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

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (Jet)-3 (39)
40 49 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker, Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-8 (27)
28 33 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– 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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– 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 (Epic / 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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Franke and the Knockouts (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Epic / 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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– 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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– 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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– 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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (Jet)-12 (10)

11 14 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– 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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 To Date)

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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 (Epic / Full Moon)-8 (9)
10 11 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– 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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 (Epic / Full Moon)-9 (8)
9 10 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– 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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 To Date)

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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 (Epic / Full Moon)-10 (7)
8 9 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– 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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 (Millennium)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 To Date)

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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 –•– Little River Band (Capitol)-12 (6)
7 7 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 To Date)

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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 –•– 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 (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 To Date)

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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 –•– 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 (Millennium)-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 (Epic / 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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 To Date)

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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 –•– 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 (Millennium)-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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Epic / 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 (Millennium)-5 (49)

DEBUTS

78 — YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (78)
81 — LEADER OF THE BAND –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic / 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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 –•– 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 (Electric Light Orchestra) (Jet)-7 (38)
39 43 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-5 (39)
40 46 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 (Millennium)-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 –•– 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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 (Millennium)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– Little River Band (Capitol)-17 (6)
69 38 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) (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 –•– 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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 (Epic / Full Moon)-4 (37)
38 40 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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 –•– 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 To Date)

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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 (Millennium)-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 (Epic / Full Moon)-5 (33)
34 24 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (24)
35 41 TAKE IT EASY ON ME –•– Little River Band (Capitol)-4 (35)
36 38 CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millennium)-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)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

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)