US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending March 7, 1981

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

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

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

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

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

OFF THE CHARTS

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

POWER PLAYS

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

DEBUTS

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