US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 19, 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)-11 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-17 (6)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-9 (3)
4 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (4)
5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (5)
6 7 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (6)
7 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-6 (7)
8 8 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (8)
9 10 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-9 (9)
10 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-17 (4)

11 19 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (11)
12 14 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-9 (12)
13 11 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-26 (1)
14 18 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (14)
15 12 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-20 (2)
16 13 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-12 (13)
17 15 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-17 (15)
18 22 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7 (18)
19 23 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-9 (19)
20 28 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (20)

21 25 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (21)
22 24 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-8 (22)
23 27 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-11 (23)
24 16 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-12 (16)
25 32 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-3 (25)
26 29 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-7 (26)
27 34 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (27)
28 30 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-7 (28)
29 45 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-4 (29)
30 17 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-10 (17)

31 36 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-5 (31)
32 33 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-9 (32)
33 39 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-8 (33)
34 35 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-9 (34)
35 38 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-9 (35)
36 37 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-15 (36)
37 43 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-6 (37)
38 41 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-6 (38)
39 42 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-7 (39)
40 40 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 20 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-16 (20)
44 21 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-11 (21)
46 26 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-14 (26)
57 31 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-15 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-5 (42)
43 44 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-6 (43)
45 61 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-2 (45)
47 57 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-5 (47)
48 52 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-6 (48)
49 49 TEMPTED –•– Squeeze (A&M)-8 (49)
50 58 LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

77 — ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-1 (77)
83 — AIMING AT YOUR HEART –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (83)
84 — NO TIME TO LOSE –•– The Tarney/Spencer Band-7 (84)
85 — I’M GONNA LOVE HER FOR THE BOTH OF US –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International)-1 (85)
87 — THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (87)
90 — AT THIS MOMENT –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-1 (90)