US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 25, 1981

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

1 3 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-18 (1)
3 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-18 (4)
4 7 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-12 (4)
5 6 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-11 (5)
6 8 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-7 (6)
7 9 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-9 (7)
8 5 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13 (5)
9 10 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-10 (9)
10 11 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-10 (10)

11 2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-10 (2)
12 12 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)-16 (1)
13 13 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-8 (13)
14 16 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-9 (14)
15 14 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-21 (4)
16 26 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-5 (16)
17 19 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-15 (17)
18 18 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-12 (18)
19 23 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (19)
20 25 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-11 (20)

21 24 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-13 (21)
22 22 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-14 (22)
23 27 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-9 (23)
24 38 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-3 (24)
25 29 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (25)
26 28 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (26)
27 32 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (27)
28 31 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-9 (28)
29 33 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-9 (29)
30 15 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-14 (11)

31 17 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-16 (17)
32 20 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-14 (8)
33 35 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-11 (33)
34 41 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-4 (34)
35 36 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-23 (12)
36 21 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-21 (3)
37 39 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-9 (37)
38 30 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-11 (30)
39 44 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-8 (39)
40 40 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 34 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-10 (34)
48 37 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-14 (15)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-6 (41)
42 47 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-6 (42)
44 64 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-2 (44)
45 60 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-3 (45)
46 46 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-8 (46)
47 52 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-5 (47)
49 59 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-4 (49)
50 63 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

57 — STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-1 (57)
65 — STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1 (65)
67 — HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-1 (67)
76 — THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (76)
78 — YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-1 (78)
82 — SQUARE BIZ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-1 (82)
83 — FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (83)
84 — GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-1 (84)
85 — HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-1 (85)
86 — YOU’RE MINE TONIGHT –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-1 (86)
88 — I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-1 (88)
89 — CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-1 (89)
90 — SUMMER ’81 (Beach Boys Medley) –•– The Cantina Band (Featuring Lou Christie) (Millenium)-1 (90)

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