US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 15, 1981

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

1 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-15 (2)
3 4 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-10 (3)
4 1 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-21 (1)
5 5 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-14 (5)
6 6 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-12 (6)
7 7 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-13 (7)
8 8 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-13 (8)
9 9 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-12 (9)
10 11 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-8 (10)

11 14 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (11)
12 10 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-14 (1)
13 22 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-5 (13)
14 17 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-12 (14)
15 15 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-18 (15)
16 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (16)
17 18 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-14 (17)
18 20 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (18)
19 21 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-12 (19)
20 23 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-7 (20)

21 25 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-4 (21)
22 12 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-21 (1)
23 29 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-7 (23)
24 26 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (24)
25 27 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-12 (25)
26 30 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-11 (26)
27 38 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-4 (27)
28 32 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-6 (28)
29 36 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-7 (29)
30 31 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-14 (30)

31 34 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-9 (31)
32 33 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-12 (32)
33 39 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-4 (33)
34 37 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-8 (34)
35 35 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-9 (35)
36 40 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-6 (36)
37 45 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (37)
38 13 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (5)
39 56 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-2 (39)
40 46 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 19 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-16 (19)
44 24 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (24)
50 28 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-11 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 NIGHTWALKER –•– Gino Vanelli (Arista)-7 (41)
42 43 FLY AWAY –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-9 (42)
45 47 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-8 (45)
46 59 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-3 (46)
47 61 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (47)
48 48 STRANGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (48)
49 58 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-4 (49)

DEBUTS

71 — ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
75 — BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-1 (75)
81 — ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Andy Gibb and Victoria Principal (RSO)-1 (81)
84 — JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-1 (84)
85 — WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-1 (85)
87 — BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — SILLY –•– Denise Williams (ARC)-1 (88)
90 — LA-DI-DA –•– Sad Cafe (Swan Song)-1 (90)
94 — VERY SPECIAL –•– Debra Laws (Elektra)-1 (94)

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