US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 20, 1983

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

1 1 EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SWEET DREAMS (Are Made Of This) –•– The Eurythmics (RCA)-15 (2)
3 3 SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY –•– Donna Summer (Mercury)-13 (3)
4 4 MANIAC –•– Michael Sembello (Casablanca)-12 (4)
5 6 STAND BACK –•– Stevie Nicks (Modern)-12 (5)
6 8 IT’S A MISTAKE –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-8 (6)
7 5 IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-12 (4)
8 10 (Keep Feeling) FASCINATION –•– The Human League (A&M)-13 (8)
9 12 PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ –•– Taco (RCA)-9 (9)
10 15 I’LL TUMBLE 4 YA –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-8 (10)

11 13 HOT GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-11 (11)
12 14 CHINA GIRL –•– David Bowie (EMI-America)-12 (12)
13 7 FLASHDANCE…WHAT A FEELING –•– Irene Cara (Casablanca)-21 (1)
14 19 TAKE ME TO HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-10 (14)
15 23 HUMAN NATURE –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-5 (15)
16 9 NEVER GONNA LET YOU GO –•– Sergio Mendes (with Joe Pizzulo & Leza Miller) (A&M)-19 (4)
17 25 LAWYERS IN LOVE –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-7 (17)
18 24 THE SAFETY DANCE –•– Men Without Hats (Backstreet)-9 (18)
19 21 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL IS KING –•– ELO (Jet)-9 (19)
20 11 ELECTRIC AVENUE –•– Eddy Grant (Portrait)-19 (2)

21 16 ROCK OF AGES –•– Def Leppard (Mercury)-11 (16)
22 27 TELL HER ABOUT IT –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (22)
23 30 DON’T CRY –•– Asia (Geffen)-4 (23)
24 26 AFTER THE FALL –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (24)
25 20 SAVED BY ZERO –•– The Fixx (MCA)-13 (20)
26 28 HUMAN TOUCH –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-7 (26)
27 18 **1999** –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-24 (12)
28 36 HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU –•– Laura Branigan (Atlantic)-8 (28)
29 32 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Naked Eyes (EMI-America)-6 (29)
30 40 TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART –•– Bonnie Tyler (Columbia)-6 (30)

31 34 DEAD GIVEAWAY –•– Shalamar (Solar)-9 (31)
32 39 MAKING LOVE OUT OF NOTHING AT ALL –•– Air Supply (Arista)-4 (32)
33 33 THE BORDER –•– America (Capitol)-10 (33)
34 43 (She’s) SEXY + 17 –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-3 (34)
35 35 FAKE FRIENDS –•– Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (Blackheart)-7 (35)
36 41 FAR FROM OVER –•– Frank Stallone (RSO)-4 (35)
37 37 ALL TIME HIGH –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (37)
38 42 DON’T YOU GET SO MAD –•– Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)-6 (38)
39 22 OUR HOUSE –•– Madness (Geffen)-16 (7)
40 50 KISS THE BRIDE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-3 (50)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 17 WANNA BE STARTIN’ SOMETHIN’ –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-13 (5)
47 31 COME DANCING –•– The Kinks (Arista)-16 (6)
53 38 IT’S INEVITABLE –•– Charlie (Mirage)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

42 54 TRUE –•– Spandau Ballet (Chrysalis)-3 (42)
43 48 YOU’RE DRIVING ME OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (43)
44 49 LADY LOVE ME (One More Time) –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-5 (44)
45 47 TONIGHT, I CELEBRATE MY LOVE –•– Peabo Bryson / Roberta Flack (Capitol)-7 (45)
48 51 HOLD ME ‘TIL THE MORNIN’ COMES –•– Paul Anka (Columbia)-10 (48)
49 52 BLAME IT ON LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson & Barbara Mitchell / High Inergy (Tamla)-8 (49)
50 65 TELL HER NO –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — TELEFONE (Long Distance Love Affair) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (67)
68 — SOMEONE BELONGING TO SOMEONE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (68)
71 — DON’T FORGET TO DANCE –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (71)
80 — SHIP TO SHORE –•– Chris DeBurgh (A&M)-1 (80)
82 — EVERYDAY I WRITE THE BOOK –•– Elvis Costello & The Attractions (Columbia)-1 (82)
85 — IT MUST BE LOVE –•– Madness (Geffen)-1 (85)
88 — GARDEN PARTY –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (89)
89 — DO IT AGAIN / BILLIE JEAN (Medley) –•– Club House (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — BAD BOYS –•– Wham U.K. (Columbia)-1 (90)
93 — BAD, BAD BILLY –•– Snuff (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (93)
94 — SCARLET FEVER –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (94)
95 — FREAK-A-ZOID –•– Midnight Star (Solar)-1 (95)

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