AMERICAN TOP 40- WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 1981

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1 1 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)A
2 2 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (2) B
3 4 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-11 (3) A
4 6 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (4) B
5 5 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-11 (5)C
6 3 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15 (1) B
7 11 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-10 (7) A
8 12 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (8) B-
9 10 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-8 (9) C
10 7 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-16 (2) A

11 20 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (11) A+
12 18 LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-7 (12) C
13 16 TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-7 (13) A+
14 17 HARDEN MY HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-8 (14) B
15 15 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (15) C
16 19 YESTERDAY’S SONGS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5 (16) B
17 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)B
18 22 I CAN’T GO FOR THAT (No Can Do) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (18) B
19 30 COMIN’ IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-4 (19)C
20 25 THE SWEETEST THING (I’ve Ever Known) –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-8 (20) C

21 23 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-15 (21) A+
22 24 TAKE MY HEART (You Can Have It If You Want It) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8 (22) C
23 27 TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-7 (23) B
24 26 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millennium)-11 (24)C
25 34 COOL NIGHT –•– Paul Davis (Arista)-5 (25) B+
26 28 HEART LIKE A WHEEL –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (26) B
27 32 HOOKED ON CLASSICS (Medley) –•– Louis Clark Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA)-6 (27) C
28 31 STEAL THE NIGHT –•– Stevie Woods (Cotillion)-13 (28) C
29 29 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-11 (29) B
30 35 CENTERFOLD –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-5 (30) A+

31 8 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-13 (5) C
32 44 SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-4 (32) C
33 33 NEVER TOO MUCH –•– Luther Vandross (Epic)-9 (33)A+
34 36 POOR MAN’S SON –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-8 (34) C
35 13 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– Little River Band (Capitol)-16 (6) C
36 40 I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-7 (36) B
37 14 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton) (Elektra)-16 (10)B
38 38 TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) (Jet)-7 (38) B
39 43 WRACK MY BRAIN –•– Ringo Starr (Boardwalk)-5 (39) B
40 46 UNDER PRESSURE –•– Queen and David Bowie (Elektra)-5 (40)A+

One response to “AMERICAN TOP 40- WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 1981

  1. A few classics this week, a lot more album album filler fluff destined for the lower reaches of the charts. ‘Hooked On Classics’ and ‘Hill Street Blues’ theme seems a bit ho hum.

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