US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 11, 1981

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

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)-7 (39)
40 40 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)

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