US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending March 12, 1983

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

1 1 BILLIE JEAN –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SHAME ON THE MOON –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-13 (2)
3 3 STRAY CAT STRUT –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-12 (3)
4 4 DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-15 (4)
5 5 HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF –•– Duran Duran (Harvest)-12 (5)
6 9 BACK ON THE CHAIN GANG –•– The Pretenders (Sire)-14 (6)
7 11 YOU ARE –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-9 (7)
8 8 WE’VE GOT TONIGHT –•– Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton (Liberty)-7 (8)
9 6 BABY, COME TO ME –•– Patti Austin with James Ingram (Qwest)-26 (1)
10 15 SEPERATE WAYS (Worlds Apart) –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (10)

11 18 ONE ON ONE –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)-7 (11)
12 12 ALL RIGHT –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-8 (12)
13 20 MR. ROBOTO –•– Styx (A&M)-5 (13)
14 16 TWILIGHT ZONE –•– Golden Earring (21 Records)-16 (14)
15 14 DOWN UNDER –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-19 (1)
16 22 I KNOW THERE’S SOMETHING GOING ON –•– Frida (Atlantic)-19 (16)
17 17 ALLENTOWN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-16 (17)
18 21 FALL IN LOVE WITH ME –•– Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia)-8 (18)
19 19 BREAKING US IN TWO –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-9 (19)
20 25 COME ON EILEEN –•– Dexys Midnight Runners (Mercury)-8 (20)

21 28 I’VE GOT A ROCK N’ ROLL HEART –•– Eric Clapton (Duck)-7 (21)
22 7 YOU AND I –•– Eddie Rabbitt with Crystal Gayle (Elektra)-23 (7)
23 10 PASS THE DUTCHIE –•– Musical Youth (MCA)-14 (10)
24 13 YOUR LOVE IS DRIVING ME CRAZY –•– Sammy Hagar (Geffen)-14 (13)
25 31 DER KOMMISSAR –•– After The Fire (Epic)-5 (25)
26 26 ON THE LOOSE –•– Saga (Portrait)-15 (26)
27 34 JEOPARDY –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-7 (27)
28 23 GOODY TWO SHOES –•– Adam Ant (Epic)-18 (12)
29 37 LITTLE TOO LATE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-6 (29)
30 30 DREAMIN’ IN EASY –•– Steel Breeze (RCA)-9 (30)

31 36 POISON ARROW –•– ABC (Mercury)-7 (31)
32 32 MY KIND OF LADY –•– Supertramp (A&M)-7 (32)
33 33 THE WOMAN IN ME –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-13 (33)
34 39 MAKE LOVE STAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-6 (34)
35 35 I’M ALIVE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-9 (35)
36 44 LIES –•– Thompson Twins (Arista)-8 (36)
37 29 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-19 (10)
38 45 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-3 (38)
39 43 BURNING HEART –•– Vandenberg (Atco)-10 (39)
40 40 DON’T TELL ME YOU LOVE ME –•– Night Ranger (Boardwalk)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

60 38 TIED UP –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (38)
68 24 HEART TO HEART –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-16 (15)
69 27 AFRICA –•– Toto (Columbia)-20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 WINDS OF CHANGE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7 (41)
42 42 SO CLOSE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-6 (42)
43 47 I LIKE IT –•– DeBarge (Gordy)-6 (43)
44 65 BEAT IT –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-3 (44)
45 50 NICE GIRLS –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-6 (45)
46 46 IT’S RAINING MEN –•– The Weather Girls (Columbia)-8 (46)
47 53 I DON’T CARE ANYMORE –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-5 (47)
48 52 IT MIGHT BE YOU –•– Stephen Bishop (Warner Brothers)-7 (48)
49 49 BETCHA SHE DON’T LOVE YOU –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-9 (49)
50 51 SOMETHING TO GRAB FOR –•– Ric Ocasek (Geffen)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — WELCOME TO HEARTLIGHT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-1 (65)
67 — I WON’T HOLD YOU BACK –•– Toto (Columbia)-1 (67)
74 — EVEN NOW –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-1 (74)
79 — OUTSTANDING –•– The Gap Band (Total Experience)-1 (79)
80 — LET ME GO –•– Heaven 17 (Arista)-1 (80)
81 — STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– Bryan Adams (A&M)-1 (81)
83 — WALKING IN L.A. –•– Missing Persons (Capitol)-1 (83)
85 — ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME –•– Naked Eyes (EMI-America)-1 (85)
86 — DESPERATE BUT NOT SERIOUS –•– Adam Ant (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — PHOTOGRAPH –•– Def Leppard (Mercury)-1 (87)
90 — SMILING ISLANDS –•– Robbie Patton (Atlantic)-1 (90)