US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 29, 1981

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

1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-14 (4)
3 2 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-17 (2)
4 6 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-6 (4)
5 5 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-23 (1)
6 8 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-14 (6)
7 9 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (7)
8 15 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (8)
9 10 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (9)
10 11 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (10)

11 3 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-12 (3)
12 7 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-15 (7)
13 12 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-15 (8)
14 13 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-16 (5)
15 18 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-9 (15)
16 23 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-6 (16)
17 20 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-14 (17)
18 21 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-9 (18)
19 22 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-7 (19)
20 14 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-14 (14)

21 28 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-6 (21)
22 24 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-13 (22)
23 25 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-8 (23)
24 30 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 31 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4 (25)
26 26 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-8 (26)
27 27 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-9 (27)
28 29 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-11 (28)
29 35 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-6 (29)
30 34 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-5 (30)

31 51 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-3 (31)
32 32 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-10 (32)
33 36 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-8 (33)
34 42 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-4 (34)
35 61 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2 (35)
36 43 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-4 (36)
37 19 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-14 (19)
38 17 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-16 (17)
39 44 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-6 (39)
40 41 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-10 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 16 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 (16)
46 33 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-16 (1)
47 39 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-16 (30)
53 37 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-20 (15)
57 38 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-23 (1)
75 40 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-14 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-12 (41)
42 48 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-6 (42)
43 52 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-4 (43)
44 49 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-6 (44)
48 68 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-2 (48)
49 54 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-6 (49)
50 57 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

68 — PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (68)
72 — HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-1 (72)
88 — ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-1 (89)
90 — OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-1 (90)