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RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP POP SINGLES OF 1981 PDF Print E-mail
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Aug 05, 2017 at 06:15 PM
RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP POP SINGLES OF 1981*



Pos.-Title-Artist-Label-Peak Month 
  1 BETTE DAVIS EYES-KIM CARNES-EMI AMERICA-JUNE
  2 ENDLESS LOVE-DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE-MOTOWN-September
  3 ARTHUR'S THEME (BEST THAT YOU CAN DO)-CRISTOPHER CROSS-WARNER BROTHERS-October
  4 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE-AIR SUPPLY-Arista-July
  5 WHO'S CRYING NOW-JOURNEY-Columbia-October
  6 THE BEST OF TIMES-STYX-A&M-March 
  7 WOMAN-JOHN LENNON-Geffen-March
  8 PRIVATE EYES-Daryl Hall and John Oates-RCA-November
  9 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon-Epic-March
 10 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters-Planet-August
 11 Just The Two Of Us-Grover Washington,Jr.-Elektra-May
 12 Theme From The Greatest American Hero-Joey Scarbury-Elektra-September
 13 Being With You-Smokey Robinson-Tamla-May
 14 Kiss On My List-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-May
 15 All Those Years Ago-George Harrison-Capitol-June
 16 I Don't Need You-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-August
 17 Morning Train-Sheena Easton-EMI America-April
 18 Living Inside Myself-Gino Vinelli-Warner Brothers-May
 19 Take It On The Run-REO Speedwagon-Epic-May 
 20 Hard To Say-Dan Fogelberg-Full Moon-November
 21 9 To 5-Dolly Parton-RCA-February
 22 When You See A Chance-Steve Winwood-Island-April
 23 Waiting For A Girl Like You-Foreigner-Atlantic-December
 24 Lady (You Bring Me Up)-Commodores-Motown-September
 25 The Night Owls-Little River Band-Capitol-November
 26 Watching The Wheels-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-May  
 27 Hearts-Marty Balin-EMI America-August
 28 Stop Draggin' My Heart Around-Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks-Columbia-September
 29 Queen Of Hearts-Juice Newton-Capitol-September 
 30 Stars On 45-Stars On 45-Radio-June 
 31 (There's) No Getting Over Me-Ronnie Milsap-RCA-September
 32 Hello Again-Neil Diamond-Capitol-March
 33 The Tide Is High-Blondie-Chrysalis-January
 34 Step By Step-Eddie Rabbitt-Elektra-October
 35 A Woman Needs Love-Ray Parker,Jr.-Arista-June
 36 Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)-Air Supply-Arista-November
 37 You Make My Dreams Come True-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-June
 38 For Your Eyes Only-Sheena Easton-EMI America-October
 39 Her Town Too-James Taylor & J.D. Souther-Columbia-April
 40 Rapture-Blondie-Chrysalis-March
 41 Celebration-Kool & The Gang-De Lite-February
 42 Hey Nineteen-Steely Dan-MCA-February
 43 Angel Of The Morning-Juice Newton-Capitol-May
 44 I Love You-Climax Blues Band-Warner Brothers-June
 45 Urgent-Foreigner-Atlantic-September
 46 Start Me Up-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone-November
 47 Cool Love-Pablo Cruise-A&M-August
 48 I Love A Rainy Night-Eddie Rabbit-Elektra-February
 49 Crying-Don McLean-Millinieum-March
 50 The Voice-Moody Blues-Polygram-October
 51 America-Neil Diamond-Capitol-June
 52 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic-Police-A&M-December
 53 Trying To Live My Life Without You-Bob Seger-Capitol-November
 54 Hold On Tight-Electric Light Orchestra-Jet-October
 55 Jessie's Girl-Rick Springfield-RCA-July
 56 This Little Girl-Gary U.S. Bonds-EMI America-June
 57 Physical-Olivia Newton-John-JOHN-MCA-December
 58 What Kind Of Fool-Barry Gibb & Barbra Streisand-Columbia-April
 59 Too Much Time On My Hands-Styx-A&M-May
 60 A Little In Love-Cliff Richard-EMI America-January
 61 Time-Alan Parsons Project-Arista-August
 62 Oh No-Commodores-Motown-December 
 63 Gemini Dream-Moody Blues-Polygram-August  
 64 The Boy From New York City-Manhattan Transfer-Atlantic-August
 65 Sukiyaki-A Taste Of Honey-Capitol-May 
 66 I've Done Everything For You-Rick Springfield-RCA-November 
 67 Really Wanna Know You-Gary Wright-Warner Brothers-September
 68 Sweetheart-Frankie & Knockouts-RCA-May
 69 We're In This Love Together-Al Jarreau-Warner Brothers-October
 70 (Just Like) Starting Over-John Lennon-Geffen-January
 71 Games People Play-Alan Parsons Project-Arista-February
 72 Just Once-Quincy Jones-A&M-November 
 73 Passion-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-January
 74 Don't Stand So Close-Police-A&M-April
 75 Is It You-Lee Ritenour-Elektra-June
 76 Same Old Lange Syne-Dan Fogelberg-Full Moon-February
 77 I Can't Stand It-Eric Clapton-RSO-April
 78 Treat Me Right-Pat Benatar-Chrysalis-March
 79 Share Your Love With Me-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-October
 80 I Missed Again-Phil Collins-Atlantic-April
 81 Young Turks-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-December

* As published in the December 11,1981 issue of Radio And Records Magazine.
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