US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 10, 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)-14 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-12 (3)
4 4 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-13 (4)
5 11 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-12 (5)
6 7 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-12 (6)
7 9 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (7)
8 13 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (8)
9 8 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-15 (4)
10 10 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-12 (10)

11 14 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-8 (11)
12 12 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (12)
13 18 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-7 (13)
14 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-20 (6)
15 15 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10 (15)
16 17 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-6 (16)
17 23 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-8 (17)
18 19 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-11 (18)
19 21 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-10 (19)
20 24 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-11 (20)

21 25 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-9 (21)
22 26 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-5 (22)
23 28 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-9 (23)
24 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-16 (5)
25 30 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (25)
26 29 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-8 (26)
27 37 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-3 (27)
28 16 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-17 (8)
29 36 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-8 (29)
30 27 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-20 (4)

31 20 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-10 (20)
32 22 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-14 (22)
33 33 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-12 (33)
34 43 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-4 (34)
35 32 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-23 (2)
36 44 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-3 (36)
37 49 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (37)
38 42 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-7 (38)
39 61 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (39)
40 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 34 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-10 (28)
50 38 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-20 (15)
52 35 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-15 (13)
53 39 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-15 (16)
54 31 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-29 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-7 (41)
42 — WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (42)
43 52 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-5 (43)
44 48 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-12 (44)
45 50 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-6 (45)
46 55 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-5 (46)
47 66 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2 (47)
48 54 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-5 (48)

DEBUTS

42 — WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (42)
57 — THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (57)
78 — ONE MORE NIGHT –•– Streak (Columbia/Badland)-1 (78)
80 — WHEN SHE DANCES –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-1 (80)
83 — WIRED FOR SOUND –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-1 (83)
84 — BET YOUR HEART ON ME –•– Johnny Lee (Full Moon/Asylum)-1 (84)
85 — NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-1 (85)
89 — BACK TO THE 60’S (Medley) –•– Tight Fit (Arista)-1 (89)
90 — RUN TO ME –•– Savoy Brown (Town House)-1 (90)