BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #506: ‘THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE’- AIR SUPPLY – JULY 25, 1981

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Billboard #1 Hits: #506: ‘ The One That You Love’- Air Supply. July 25, 1981. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: ‘The One That You Love’- Air Supply
  • Record Company-Arista
  • Genre: Wimp Rock
  • Written by Graham Russell
  • Time: 4:17
  • B-side:’I Want To Give It All’
  • Album- The One That You Love
  • Grade: C-
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

Air Supply-the duo of English singer-songwriter, guitarist Graham Russell and Aussie Russell Hitchcock were leaders in the early 80’s wimp rock craze that struck America. Music to cure insomnia. Air Supply had 8 Top 10 hits in America in the early 80’s with “The One That You Love’- being their only #1. Although I know they have defenders- to me all their hit singles sounded the same/ out of the same formula. I can’t say I hated them-because other than hearing their music once a week on American Top 40- I never payed any attention to them.

9 responses to “BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #506: ‘THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE’- AIR SUPPLY – JULY 25, 1981

  1. I call that genre “EBS Specials.” That’s where you have two stations, and one’s running its weekly EBS test, so you swich to the other, hear a song like this, and switch back to the test.

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