US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 17, 1981

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

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

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

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

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

OFF THE CHARTS

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

POWER PLAYS

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

DEBUTS

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