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Mar 21, 2018 at 03:22 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (Casey Kasem) TOP 100 SINGLES OF 1981*






No.-Song-Artist-Label-Peak Month
  1 BETTE DAVIS EYES-KIM CARNES-EMI AMERICA-JUNE 
  2 ENDLESS LOVE-DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE-MOTOWN-September
  3 LADY-KENNY ROGERS-LIBERTY-January
  4 (JUST  LIKE) STARTING OVER-JOHN LENNON-Geffen-January
  5 JESSIE'S GIRL-RICK SPRINGFIELD-RCA-August
  6 CELEBRATION-KOOL & THE GANG-De Lite-February
  7 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT-EDDIE RABBIT-Elektra-March
  8 9 TO 5-Dolly Parton-RCA-March
  9 KISS ON MY LIST-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-May
 10 ARTHUR'S THEME (BEST THAT YOU CAN DO)-Christopher Cross-Warner Brothers-November
 11 Keep On Loving You-REO Speedwagon-Epic-April
 12 The Tide Is High-Blondie-Chrysalis-February 
 13 Queen Of Hearts-Juice Newton-Capitol-September
 14 Theme From "The Greatest American Hero"-Joey Scarbury-Elektra-September
 15 Woman-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-March
 16 Private Eyes-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-November
 17 Love On The Rocks-Neil Diamond-Capitol-January
 18 Rapture-Blondie-Chrysalis-March
 19 Being With You-Smokey Robinson-Tamla-June
 20 Morning Train (9 To 5)-Sheena Easton-EMI America-May
 21 Start Me Up-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone-November
 22 Just The Two Of Us-Grover Washington,Jr.-Elektra-May
 23 Slow Hand-Pointer Sisters-Planet-August
 24 Stars On 45-Stars On 45-Radio-July
 25 Every Woman In The World-Air Supply-Arista-January
 26 Best Of Times-Styx-A&M-April
 27 Master Blaster-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-January
 28 More Than I Can Say-Leo Sayer-Warner Brothers-January
 29 Urgent-Foreigner-Atlantic-September
 30 Passion-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-January
 31 Stop Draggin' My Heart Around-Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks-Columbia-August
 32 The One That You Love-Air Supply-Arista-July
 33 Sukiyaki-A Taste Of Honey-Capitol-May
 34 A Woman Needs Love-Ray Parker,Jr.-Arista-July
 35 Guilty-Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb-Columbia-January
 36 (There's) No Getting Over Me-Ronnie Milsap-RCA-October
 37 Angel Of The Morning-Juice Newton-Capitol-May
 38 Who's Crying Now-Journey-Columbia-October
 39 Crying-Don McLean-Millinieum-April
 40 I Don't Need You-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-August
 41 The Winner Takes It All-Abba-Atlantic-March
 42 Hungry Heart-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-January
 43 Step By Step-Eddie Rabbitt-Elektra-October
 44 Take It On The Run-REO Speedwagon-Epic-June
 45 Hit Me With Your Best Shot-Pat Benatar-Chrysalis-January
 46 Living Inside Myself-Gino Vinelli-Warner Brothers-June
 47 Elvira-Oak Ridge Boys-MCA-August
 48 Never Knew Love Like This Before-Stephanie Mills-20th Century-January
 49 Lady (You Bring Me Up)-Commodores-Motown-September
 50 The Night Owls-Little River Band-Capitol-November
 51 For Your Eyes Only-Sheena Easton-EMI America-October
 52 It's My Turn-Diana Ross-Motown-January
 53 You Make My Dreams Come True-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-June
 54 Hearts-Marty Balin-EMI America-August
 55 I'm Coming Out-Diana Ross-Motown-January
 56 The Wanderer-Donna Summer-Geffen-January
 57 The Boy From New York City-Manhattan Transfer-Atlantic-June
 58 Giving It Up For Your Love-Delbert McClinton-Capitol-February
 59 Tryin' To Live My Life Without You-Bob Seger-Capitol-November
 60 All Those Years Ago-George Harrison-Capitol-August
 61 I Love You-Climax Blues Band-Warner Brothers-June
 62 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-January
 63 Hello Again-Neil Diamond-Capitol-March
 64 Whip It-Devo-Warner Brothers-January 
 65 America-Neil Diamond-Capitol-June
 66 Sweetheart-Frankie & Knockouts-RCA-June
 67 Hey Nineteen-Steely Dan-MCA-February
 68 While You See A Chance-Steve Winwood-Island-March
 69 I've Done Everything For You-Rick Springfield-RCA-November
 70 De Do Do Do De Da Da Da-Police-A&M-January
 71 I Can't Stand It-Eric Clapton-RSO-April
 72 This Little Girl-Gary U.S. Bonds-EMI America-July
 73 Too Much Time On My Hands-Styx-A&M-May
 74 Drivin' My Life Away-Eddie Rabbit-Elektra-January
 75 Hold On Tight-Electric Light Orchestra-Jet-September
 76 Don't Stand So Close-Police-A&M-March
 77 Tell It Like It Is-Heart-Epic-January
 78 Together-Tierra-Boardwalk-February
 79 Same Old Lang Syne-Dan Fogelberg-Full Moon-February
 80 What Are We Doin' In Love-Kenny Rogers & Dottie West-Liberty-June
 81 I Ain't Gonna Stand For It-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-February
 82 How Bout Us-Champaign-Warner Brothers-June
 83 Hard To Say-Dan Fogelberg-Full Moon-November
 84 Somebody's Knockin'-Terry Gibbs-MCA-May
 85 Time-Alan Parsons Project-Arista-August
 86 I Made It Through The Rain-Barry Manilow-Arista-January
 87 The Breakup Song-Greg Kihn Band-Beserkly-September
 88 When She Was My Girl-Four Tops-Casablanca-October
 89 We're In This Love Together-Al Jarreau-Warner Brothers-November
 90 A Little In Love-Cliff Richard-EMI America-March
 91 Cool Love-Pablo Cruise-A&M-August
 92 What Kind Of Fool-Barry Gibb & Barbra Streisand-Columbia-March
 93 Watching The Wheels-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-May
 94 Beach Boys Medley-Beach Boys-Capitol-August
 95 Ain't Even Done With The Night-John Cougar-Riva-May
 96 Her Town Too-James Taylor & J.D. Souther-Columbia-May
 97 Never Be The Same-Christopher Cross-Warner Brothers-January
 98 Super Freak-Rick James-Gordy-October
 99 Share Your Love With Me-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-October
100 Time Is Time-Andy Gibb-RSO-January

* Broadcasted on syndicated radio stations through out
the world around New Years Day,1982.
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