US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 21, 1983

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

1 2 LET’S DANCE –•– David Bowie (EMI-America)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BEAT IT –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-13 (1)
3 7 FLASHDANCE…WHAT A FEELING –•– Irene Cara (Casablanca)-8 (3)
4 4 OVERKILL –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-7 (4)
5 5 SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE –•– Thomas Dolby (Capitol)-14 (5)
6 8 LITTLE RED CORVETTE –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-13 (6)
7 9 SOLITAIRE –•– Laura Branigan (Atlantic)-10 (7)
8 3 JEOPARDY –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-17 (2)
9 12 MY LOVE –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-7 (9)
10 17 TIME (Clock Of the Heart) –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-6 (10)

11 10 DER KOMMISSAR –•– After The Fire (Epic)-15 (5)
12 13 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Def Leppard (Mercury)-11 (12)
13 15 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– Bryan Adams (A&M)-11 (13)
14 14 RIO –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-8 (14)
15 11 I WON’T HOLD YOU BACK –•– Toto (Columbia)-11 (10)
16 19 AFFAIR OF THE HEART –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-6 (16)
17 6 COME ON EILEEN –•– Dexys Midnight Runners (Mercury)-18 (1)
18 22 ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME –•– Naked Eyes (EMI-America)-11 (18)
19 20 FAITHFULLY –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (19)
20 23 DON’T LET IT END –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (20)

21 21 MORNIN’ –•– Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-10 (21)
22 26 FAMILY MAN –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)-4 (22)
23 16 MR. ROBOTO –•– Styx (A&M)-15 (3)
24 25 STRANGER IN MY HOUSE –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (24)
25 27 SHE’S A BEAUTY –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-7 (25)
26 18 EVEN NOW –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-11 (12)
27 35 NEVER GONNA LET YOU GO –•– Sergio Mendes (with Joe Pizzulo & Leza Miller) (A&M)-6 (27)
28 30 TRY AGAIN –•– Champaign (Columbia)-8 (28)
29 24 BILLIE JEAN –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-18 (1)
30 41 TOO SHY –•– Kajagoogoo (EMI-America)-5 (30)

31 45 ELECTRIC AVENUE –•– Eddy Grant (Portrait)-6 (31)
32 33 I COULDN’T SAY NO –•– Robert Ellis Orrall with Carlene Carter (RCA)-9 (32)
33 39 I’M STILL STANDING –•– Elton John (Geffen)-3 (33)
34 40 THE ONE THING –•– INXS (Atco)-9 (34)
35 28 IT MIGHT BE YOU –•– Stephen Bishop (Warner Brothers)-17 (25)
36 32 SOME KIND OF FRIEND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (26)
37 38 GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN’ –•– ZZ Top (Warner Brothers)-8 (37)
38 29 SEPERATE WAYS (Worlds Apart) –•– Journey (Columbia)-16 (8)
39 46 NO TIME FOR TALK –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-3 (39)
40 44 LOOKING FOR A STRANGER –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 34 SO WRONG –•– Patrick Simmons (Elektra)-10 (30)
43 31 WELCOME TO HEARTLIGHT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-11 (24)
47 36 ONE ON ONE –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)-17 (7)
73 37 DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-25 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 ALL MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-4 (41)
44 55 ALL THIS LOVE –•– DeBarge (Gordy)-5 (44)
45 57 WE TWO –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (45)
46 48 FULL MOON FIRE –•– Walter Egan (Backstreet)-7 (46)
48 59 THAT’S LOVE –•– Jim Capaldi (Atlantic)-4 (48)
49 — THE WOMAN IN YOU –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (49)
50 72 COME DANCING –•– The Kinks (Arista)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

49 — THE WOMAN IN YOU –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (49)
71 — WHITE WEDDING –•– Billy Idol (Chrysalis)-1 (71)
77 — THEME FROM “DOCTOR DETROIT” –•– Devo (Backstreet)-1 (77)
86 — THE SALT IN MY TEARS –•– Martin Briley (Mercury)-1 (86)
90 — SAVE THE OVERTIME (For Me) –•– Gladys Knight & The Pips (Columbia)-1 (90)
93 — WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OLD FASHIONED LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Cleveland International)-1 (93)
95 — HE’S A PRETENDER –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-1 (95)