US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 31, 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)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-11 (2)
3 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10 (3)
4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-15 (4)
5 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-17 (1)
6 11 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8 (6)
7 8 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-10 (7)
8 9 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 10 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-11 (9)
10 5 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-15 (5)

11 15 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-6 (11)
12 13 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-12 (12)
13 17 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-11 (13)
14 14 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-9 (14)
15 21 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (15)
16 16 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-13 (16)
17 18 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-14 (17)
18 19 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-8 (18)
19 20 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-12 (19)
20 23 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (20)

21 24 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-6 (21)
22 22 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-11 (22)
23 26 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5 (23)
24 7 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-15 (3)
25 12 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-16 (4)
26 31 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (26)
27 27 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-7 (27)
28 38 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-3 (28)
29 29 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-10 (29)
30 41 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-3 (30)

31 33 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-8 (31)
32 25 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-18 (4)
33 28 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-15 (10)
34 30 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (30)
35 35 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-8 (35)
36 48 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-5 (36)
37 37 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-8 (37)
38 42 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (38)
39 40 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-10 (39)
40 44 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 32 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-14 (18)
44 34 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-23 (6)
45 36 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-13 (15)
57 39 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-15 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-6 (41)
42 56 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-3 (42)
46 52 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-4 (46)
47 51 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-8 (47)
48 54 I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU –•– Chris Christian (Boardwalk)-5 (48)
49 63 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-3 (49)
50 73 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-2 (50)

DEBUTS

56 — DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (56)
74 — HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (74)
81 — PAY THE DEVIL (Ooo, Baby, Ooo) –•– The Knack (Capitol)-1 (81)
82 — I’M JUST TOO SHY –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-1 (82)
84 — THE JAM WAS MOVING –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-1 (84)
85 — THE COWBOY AND THE LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 (85)
88 — CASTLES IN THE AIR (1981 Version) –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (88)
89 — MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Sneaker (Handshake)-1 (89)
90 — HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-1 (90)
91 — SWEET MERILEE –•– Donis Iris (MCA/Carousel)-1 (91)
92 — DESTROYER –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (92)

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