US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 2, 1981

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

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

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

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

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

OFF THE CHARTS

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

POWER PLAYS

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

DEBUTS

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