US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 24, 1981

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

1 1 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-16 (1)
3 3 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10 (3)
4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-14 (4)
5 5 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (5)
6 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (6)
7 7 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-14 (3)
8 9 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-9 (8)
9 10 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 12 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (10)

11 14 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (11)
12 8 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-15 (4)
13 16 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-11 (13)
14 15 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-8 (14)
15 23 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-5 (15)
16 17 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-12 (16)
17 22 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-10 (17)
18 19 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-13 (18)
19 20 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 21 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-11 (20)

21 25 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (21)
22 24 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-10 (22)
23 27 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (23)
24 28 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-5 (24)
25 11 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-17 (4)
26 31 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4 (26)
27 29 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-6 (27)
28 13 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-14 (10)
29 33 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-9 (29)
30 32 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (30)

31 38 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (31)
32 18 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-13 (18)
33 37 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-7 (33)
34 26 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-22 (6)
35 39 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-7 (35)
36 30 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-12 (15)
37 42 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-7 (37)
38 56 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-2 (38)
39 34 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (12)
40 41 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-11 (40)
46 36 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-19 (8)
50 35 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-18 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-2 (41)
42 48 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-4 (42)
43 44 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-8 (43)
44 50 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-5 (44)
47 54 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-5 (47)
48 58 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-4 (48)
49 43 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-14 (43)

DEBUTS

73 — LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-1 (73)
74 — TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-1 (74)
79 — TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-1 (79)
83 — MISTAKEN IDENTITY –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (83)
85 — I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (85)
86 — TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
89 — LA LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-1 (89)
90 — CONTROVERSY –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-1 (90)
99 — SNAP SHOT –•– Slave (Cotillion)-1 (99)

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