US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending June 27, 1981

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

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

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

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

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

OFF THE CHARTS

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

POWER PLAYS

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

DEBUTS

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