BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #509: ‘ARTHUR’S THEME [ BEST THAT YOU CAN DO’] – CHRISTOPHER CROSS – OCTOBER 17, 1981

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Billboard #1 Hits #509: ‘Arthur’s Theme [ Best That You Can Do’]- Christopher Cross. October 17, 1981. #1 for 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: ‘ Arthur’s Theme’ [Best That You Can Do’]- Christopher Cross
  • Record Company- Warner Brothers
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Christopher Cross, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen
  • Time: 3:53
  • B-side:”Minstrel Gigolo’
  • Album-Arthur- The Album
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #1 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #7 in UK Singles Chart, #1 in Canada and Norway.

The theme song from the movie Arthur- which starred Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli- won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981. Christopher Cross was still riding high on the pop charts at this point in time. Cross had 8 Top 40 hits in a row from 1980-83 with 2 #1’s ‘Sailing’ 1980 and this one. Cross was born Christopher Gepert in San Antonio, Texas in 1951. Cross is still active his last album release was in 2017.

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