US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending March 26, 1983

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

1 1 BILLIE JEAN –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-17 (2)
3 4 HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF –•– Duran Duran (Harvest)-14 (3)
4 6 YOU ARE –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-11 (4)
5 5 BACK ON THE CHAIN GANG –•– The Pretenders (Sire)-16 (5)
6 7 WE’VE GOT TONIGHT –•– Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton (Liberty)-9 (6)
7 10 MR. ROBOTO –•– Styx (A&M)-7 (7)
8 8 SEPERATE WAYS (Worlds Apart) –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (8)
9 9 ONE ON ONE –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)-9 (9)
10 13 TWILIGHT ZONE –•– Golden Earring (21 Records)-18 (10)

11 14 COME ON EILEEN –•– Dexys Midnight Runners (Mercury)-10 (11)
12 2 SHAME ON THE MOON –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-15 (2)
13 15 I KNOW THERE’S SOMETHING GOING ON –•– Frida (Atlantic)-21 (13)
14 16 JEOPARDY –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-9 (14)
15 24 BEAT IT –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-5 (15)
16 20 DER KOMMISSAR –•– After The Fire (Epic)-7 (16)
17 17 FALL IN LOVE WITH ME –•– Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia)-10 (17)
18 19 I’VE GOT A ROCK N’ ROLL HEART –•– Eric Clapton (Duck)-9 (18)
19 12 ALL RIGHT –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-10 (12)
20 25 LITTLE TOO LATE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-8 (20)

21 11 STRAY CAT STRUT –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-14 (3)
22 18 BREAKING US IN TWO –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-11 (18)
23 21 BABY, COME TO ME –•– Patti Austin with James Ingram (Qwest)-28 (1)
24 22 DOWN UNDER –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-21 (1)
25 27 POISON ARROW –•– ABC (Mercury)-9 (25)
26 23 ALLENTOWN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-18 (17)
27 37 LITTLE RED CORVETTE –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-5 (27)
28 28 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-5 (28)
29 29 MAKE LOVE STAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-8 (29)
30 32 LIES –•– Thompson Twins (Arista)-10 (30)

31 36 SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE –•– Thomas Dolby (Capitol)-6 (31)
32 26 YOU AND I –•– Eddie Rabbitt with Crystal Gayle (Elektra)-25 (7)
33 30 DREAMIN’ IN EASY –•– Steel Breeze (RCA)-11 (30)
34 50 EVEN NOW –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 51 I WON’T HOLD YOU BACK –•– Toto (Columbia)-3 (35)
36 31 MY KIND OF LADY –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (31)
37 41 I LIKE IT –•– DeBarge (Gordy)-8 (37)
38 38 WINDS OF CHANGE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-9 (38)
39 43 I DON’T CARE ANYMORE –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-7 (39)
40 40 SO CLOSE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 33 PASS THE DUTCHIE –•– Musical Youth (MCA)-16 (10)
58 34 YOUR LOVE IS DRIVING ME CRAZY –•– Sammy Hagar (Geffen)-16 (13)
83 35 ON THE LOOSE –•– Saga (Portrait)-17 (26)
85 39 BURNING HEART –•– Vandenberg (Atco)-12 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 WHIRLY GIRL –•– Oxo (Geffen)-6 (41)
42 42 NICE GIRLS –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-8 (42)
43 45 IT MIGHT BE YOU –•– Stephen Bishop (Warner Brothers)-9 (43)
44 48 TAKE THE SHORT WAY HOME –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-5 (44)
45 49 THE FANATIC –•– Felony (Rock ‘N’ Roll)-7 (45)
46 53 WELCOME TO HEARTLIGHT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-3 (46)
47 47 SOMETHING TO GRAB FOR –•– Ric Ocasek (Geffen)-7 (47)
48 65 SOLITAIRE –•– Laura Branigan (Atlantic)-2 (48)
49 54 SOME KIND OF FRIEND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (49)
50 52 SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO –•– The Clash (Epic)-19 (45)

NEW THIS WEEK

54 — LET’S DANCE –•– David Bowie (EMI-America)-1 (54)
71 — STRANGER IN MY HOUSE –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (71)
72 — IF YOU WANNA GET BACK YOUR LADY –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-1 (72)
75 — I COULDN’T SAY NO –•– Robert Ellis Orrall with Carlene Carter (RCA)-1 (75)
79 — NEVER GIVE UP –•– Sammy Hagar (Geffen)-1 (79)
82 — WIND BENEATH MY WINGS –•– Lou Rawls (Epic)-1 (82)
89 — I WON’T BE HOME TONIGHT –•– Tony Carey (Rocshire)-1 (89)
90 — THE ONE THING –•– INXS (Atco)-1 (90)

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