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WABC'S (NEW YORK CITY) TOP SINGLES OF 1981 (TOP 14) PDF Print E-mail
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Feb 08, 2017 at 10:49 PM

RADIO STATION WABC'S (NEW YORK CITY) TOP SINGLES OF 1981 (TOP 14)

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  1-ENDLESS LOVE-DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE-MOTOWN-SEPTEMBER               1274
  2-PRIVATE EYES-DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES-RCA-November                                        1120
  3-BETTE DAVIS EYES-KIM CARNES-EMI AMERICA-June                                             1102
  4-MORNING TRAIN-SHEENA EASTON-EMI America-May                                               884
  5-CELEBRATION-KOOL & THE GANG-De Lite-February                                              848
  6-THEME FROM "THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO"-JOEY SCARBURY-Elektra-September    836
  7-ARTHUR'S THEME (BEST THAT YOU CAN DO)-CHRISTOPHER CROSS-Warner Brothers-Nov.  804
  8-FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton-EMI America-November                                     784
  9-(JUST  LIKE) STARTING OVER-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-January                                 778
 10-THE TIDE IS HIGH-Blondie-Chrysalis-February                                               770
 11-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Diana Ross-RCA-December                                         732
 12-Slow Hand-Pointer Sisters-Planet-August                                                   726
 13-Waiting For A Girl Like You-Foreigner-Atlantic-November                                   724
 14-Love On A Two Way Street-Stacy Lattisaw-Cotillion-August                                  680
 15-Just The Two Of Us-Grover Washington,Jr.-Elektra-May                                      670
 16-Lady (You Bring Me Up)-Commodores-Motown-September                                        668
 17-Rapture-Blondie-Chrysalis-March                                                           664
 18-Queen Of Hearts-Juice Newton-Capitol-September                                            660
 19-Love On The Rocks-Neil Diamond-Capitol-January                                            654
 20-Keep On Loving You-REO Speedwagon-Epic-April                                              650
 21-The One That You Love-Air Supply-Arista-July                                              598
 22-I Don't Need You-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-August                                              598
 23-Suki Yaki-A Taste Of Honey-Capitol-May                                                    576
 24-Hearts-Marty Balin-EMI America-August                                                     570
 25-Guilty-Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb-Columbia-January                                     570
 26-Kiss On My List-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-May                                           568
 27-Being With You-Smokey Robinson-Tamla-June                                                 566
 28-Woman-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-March                                                        560
 29-Stars On 45-Stars On 45-Radio-July                                                        558
 30-A Woman Needs Love-Ray Parker,Jr.-Arista-July                                             526
 31-We're In This Love Together-Al Jarreau-Warner Brothers-October                            520
 32-Here I Am-Air Supply-Arista-November                                                      512
 33-When She Was My Girl-Four Tops-Casablanca-October                                         502
 34-9 To 5-Dolly Parton-RCA-March                                                             500
 35-Best Of Times-Styx-A&M-April                                                              452
 36-Hit Me With Your Best Shot-Pat Benatar-Chrysalis-January                                  442
 37-Angel Of The Morning-Juice Newton-Capitol-May                                             426
 38-Together-Tierra-Boardwalk-March                                                           408
 39-Hungry Heart-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-January                                           404
 40-She's A Bad Mama Jama-Carl Carlton-20th Century-October                                   390
 41-All Those Years Ago-George Harrison-Capitol-August                                        364
 42-Never Too Much-Luthur Vandross-Epic-November                                              356
 43-How Bout Us-Champaign-Columbia-June                                                       354
 44-I Love A Rainy Night-Eddie Rabbit-Elektra-March                                           338
 45-Don't Stop The Music-Yarborough & People-Mercury-March                                    330
 46-You Make My Dreams Come True-Daryl Hall & John Oates-RCA-June                             316
 47-This Little Girl-Gary U.S. Bonds-EMI America-July                                         294
 48-Every Woman In The World-Air Supply-Arista-January                                        288
 49-Shuddup Ya Face-Joe Dolce-Warner Brothers-May                                             276
 50-Hello Again-Neil Diamond-Capitol-March                                                    272
 51-Jessie's Girl-Rick Springfield-RCA-August                                                 270
 52-Just Once-Quincy Jones & James Ingram-A&M-December                                        256
 53-Passion-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-January                                               250
 54-Crying-Don McLean-Millinieum-April                                                        242
 55-Hill Street Blues-Mike Post & Larry Carlton-Elektra-November                              236
 56-Silly-Deniece Williams-Columbia-November                                                  236
 57-America-Neil Diamond-Capitol-June                                                         226
 58-Take It On The Run-REO Speedwagon-Epic-June                                               226
 59-De Do Do Do De Da Da Da-Police-A&M-January                                                202
 60-Two Hearts-Teddy Pendergrass & Stephanie Mills-20th Century-June                          200
 61-Stop Draggin' My Heart Around-Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks-Columbia-August                    200
 62-Winner Takes It All-Abba-Atlantic-March                                                   190
 63-Beach Boys Medley-Beach Boys-Capitol-August                                               182
 64-Step By Step-Eddie Rabbitt-Elektra-October                                                180
 65-Magic Man-Robert Heart & Fall-Buddah-May                                                  172
 66-Who's Crying Now-Journey-Columbia-October                                                 158
 67-Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic-Police-A&M-December                                  138
 68-Start Me Up-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone-November                                         134
 69-I've Done Everything For You-Rick Springfield-RCA-April                                   128
 70-Whatcha Gonna Do For Me-Chaka Khan-Warner Brothers-June                           114  
 71-No Getting Over Me-Ronnie Milsap-RCA-October                                              112
 72-Elvira-Oak Ridge Boys-MCA-August                                                          112
 73-It's A Love Thing-Whispers-Solar-April                                                    106
 74-Watching The Wheels-John Ono Lennon-Geffen-May                                            106
 75-I Made It Through The Rain-Barry Manilow-Arista-January                                    76
 76-Share Your Love With Me-Kenny Rogers-Liberty-October                                       76
 77-Sweet Baby-Stanley Clark & George Duke-Epic-June                                           74
 78-The Boy From New York City-Manhattan Transfer-Atlantic-June                                72
 79-Modern Girl-Sheena Easton-EMI America-August                                               72
 80-Hold On Tight-Electric Light Orchestra-Jet-September                                       72
 81-The Old Songs-Barry Manilow-Arista-November                                                38
 82-Trying To Live My Life Without You-Bob Seger-Capitol-November                              36
 83-Giving It Up For Your Love-Delbert McClinton-Capitol-February                              36
 84-While You See A Chance-Steve Winwood-Island-March                                           36
 85-Time-Alan Parson's Project-Arista-August                                                   34
 86-What Are We Doing In Love-Kenny Rogers & Dottie West-Liberty-June       

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