RECORD WORLD 1981

9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (#1)
Ah! Leah! - Donnie Iris (#32)
Ai No Corrida (I-No-Ko-ree-da) - Quincy Jones featuring Dune (#26)
Ain't Even Done with the Night - John Cougar Mellencamp (#22)
Alien - Atlanta Rhythm Section (#33)
All Those Years Ago - George Harrison (#3)
America - Neil Diamond (#9)
Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton (#1)
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross (#1)

Atlanta Lady (Something About Your Love) - Marty Balin (#29)
The Beach Boys Medley - The Beach Boys (#5)
Being with You - Smokey Robinson (#1)
The Best of Times - Styx (#6)
Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes (#1)
The Boy from New York City - The Manhattan Transfer (#8)

Breaking Away - Balance (#31)
The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em) - Greg Kihn Band (#22)
Burning for You - Blue Oyster Cult (#35)
Celebration - Kool & The Gang (#1)
Chloe - Elton John (#36)
Cool Love - Pablo Cruise (#21)
Crying - Don McLean (#9)
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - The Police (#18)
Don't Give It Up - Robbie Patton (#34)
Don't Let Him Go - REO Speedwagon (#22)
Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police (#12)
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey (#9)
Don't Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (#17)
Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith (#15)
Draw of the Cards - Kim Carnes (#27)
Elvira - Oak Ridge Boys (#3)
Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie (#1)

Everlasting Love - Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet (#38)
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police (#8)
Every Woman in the World - Air Supply (#3)

Fade Away - Bruce Springsteen (#22)
Feels So Right - Alabama (#27)
Find Your Way Back - Jefferson Starship (#36)
Fire and Ice - Pat Benatar (#15)
Fool in Love with You - Jim Photoglo (#31)
For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton (#3)
Games People Play - Alan Parsons Project (#13)
Gemini Dream - The Moody Blues (#14)
General Hospi-Tale - The Afternoon Delights (#27)
Give A Little Bit More - Cliff Richard (#39)
Give It to Me Baby - Rick James (#30)
Giving It Up for Your Love - Delbert McClinton (#13)
Guitar Man - Elvis Presley (#39)
Hard To Say - Dan Fogelberg (#10)
Heart Like a Wheel - Steve Miller Band (#30)
Heartbreak Hotel - The Jacksons (#19)
Hearts - Marty Balin (#10)
Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner (#20)
Hello Again - Neil Diamond (#8)
Her Town Too - James Taylor & J.D. Souther (#11)
Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) - Air Supply (#4)
Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan (#10)
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar (#5)

Hold on Loosely - 38 Special (#34)
Hold on Tight - Electric Light Orchestra (#10)
How 'Bout Us - Champaign (#14)
I Ain't Gonna Stand for It - Stevie Wonder (#18)
I Can't Stand It - Eric Clapton & His Band (#13)
I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do) - Lulu (#19)
I Don't Need You - Kenny Rogers (#5)
I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (#3)
I Love You - Climax Blues Band (#10)

I Loved 'Em Every One - T.G. Sheppard (#37)
I Made It Through the Rain - Barry Manilow (#10)
I Missed Again - Phil Collins (#24)
I Want You, I Need You - Chris Christian (#37)
I'm in Love - Evelyn "Champagne" King (#33)
I've Done Everything for You - Rick Springfield (#6)
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins (#17)
In Your Letter - REO Speedwagon (#28)
Is It You - Lee Ritenour (#21)
It's a Love Thing - The Whispers (#24)
It's My Turn - Diana Ross (#20)
It's Now or Never - John Schneider (#25)
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield (#1)
Just Between You and Me - April Wine (#16)
Just Once - Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram (#13)
Just the Two of Us - Grover Washington, Jr. with Bill Withers (#5)
Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (#1)
Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (#1)
Lady (You Bring Me Up) - Commodores (#7)
Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire (#3)

A Life of Illusion - Joe Walsh (#37)
A Little in Love - Cliff Richard (#11)
Living in a Fantasy - Leo Sayer (#21)
Living Inside Myself - Gino Vannelli (#10)
Love on a Two-Way Street - Stacy Lattisaw (#20)
Love You Like I Never Loved Before - John O'Banion (#26)
Miss Sun - Boz Scaggs (#18)
Mister Sandman - Emmylou Harris (#40)
Modern Girl - Sheena Easton (#12)
Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (#1)
My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone) - Chilliwack (#19)
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross (#22)
The Night Owls - Little River Band (#8)
No Reply at All - Genesis (#28)
Nobody Wins - Elton John (#32)
Oh No - Commodores (#5)
The Old Songs - Barry Manilow (#15)
One Step Closer - The Doobie Brothers (#24)
The One That You Love - Air Supply (#1)
Our Lips Are Sealed - Go-Gos (#20)
Physical - Olivia Newton-John (#1)
Passion - Rod Stewart (#6)
Precious to Me - Phil Seymour (#30)
Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates (#1)
Promises In the Dark - Pat Benatar (#39)
Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton (#2)
Rapture - Blondie (#1)

Really Wanna Know You - Gary Wright (#23)
(Ghost) Riders In the Sky - The Outlaws (#31)
Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through - Jim Steinman (#28)
Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg (#9)
Sausalito Summernight - Diesel (#30)
Say Goodbye to Hollywood - Billy Joel (#22)
Say What - Jesse Winchester (#32)
Say You'll Be Mine - Christopher Cross (#27)
Seven Bridges Road - Eagles (#31)
Seven Year Ache - Rosanne Cash (#21)
Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce (#24)
Share Your Love with Me - Kenny Rogers (#17)
She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) - Carl Carlton (#20)
Since I Don't Have You - Don McLean (#26)
Slow Hand - Pointer Sisters (#4)
Smoky Mountain Rain - Ronnie Milsap (#16)
Somebody's Knockin' - Terri Gibbs (#10)
Stars On 45 (Medley) - Stars On 45 (#1)
Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones (#5)

Steal the Night - Stevie Woods (#40)
Step by Step - Eddie Rabbitt (#7)
Still Right Here in My Heart - Pure Prairie League (#34)
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (#6)
The Stroke - Billy Squier (#6)

Stronger Than Before - Carole Bayer Sager (#33)
Sukiyaki - A Taste of Honey (#8)
Super Freak (Part 1) - Rick James (#14)
Sweet Baby - Stanley Clarke & George Duke (#19)
Sweetheart - Franke & The Knockouts (#15)
Take It On the Run - REO Speedwagon (#3)
Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) - Kool & The Gang (#20)
Tell It Like It Is - Heart (#16)
That Old Song - Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio (#26)
The Theme from "Hill Street Blues" - Mike Post (#19)
Theme from "The Greatest American Hero" (Believe It or Not) - Joey Scarbury (#1)
(There's) No Gettin' Over Me - Ronnie Milsap (#8)
This Little Girl - Gary "U.S." Bonds (#14)
The Tide Is High - Blondie (#1)
Time - Alan Parsons Project (#13)
Time Is Time - Andy Gibb (#21)
Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (#22)
Together - Tierra (#21)
Too Much Time on My Hands - Styx (#7)
Too Tight - Con Funk Shun (#34)
Touch Me When We're Dancing - Carpenters (#19)
Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (#13)
Trouble - Lindsey Buckingham (#8)
Tryin' to Live My Life Without You - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (#7)
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy (#38)
Twilight - Electric Light Orchestra (#39)
Two Hearts - Stephanie Mills featuring Teddy Pendergrass (#39)
Urgent - Foreigner (#3)
The Voice - The Moody Blues (#16)
The Waiting - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (#19)
Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner (#2)
Wasn't That a Party - The Rovers (The Irish Rovers) (#40)
Watching the Wheels - John Lennon (#9)
We're in This Love Together - Al Jarreau (#17)
What Are We Doin' in Love - Dottie West with Kenny Rogers (#19)
What Kind Of Fool - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (#12)
When She Was My Girl - Four Tops (#12)
While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (#9)
Who's Crying Now - Journey (#3)
Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Diana Ross (#6)

The Winner Takes It All - Abba (#15)
Winning - Santana (#14)
Woman - John Lennon (#2)
A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) - Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio (#4)

Working In A Coal Mine - Devo (#27)
Wrack My Brain - Ringo Starr (#40)
You Better You Bet - The Who (#12)
You Make My Dreams - Daryl Hall & John Oates (#7)
You Saved My Soul - Burton Cummings (#38)
You're My Girl - Franke & The Knockouts (#37)
Young Turks - Rod Stewart (#5)


BOLDFACE BLACK = TOP TEN  
BOLDFACE BLUE = DID NOT CHART BB TOP 40 (Top 40 hit in RW & CB)
BOLDFACE RED = CHARTED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE RW TOP 40 (Sans BB-CB)
RECORD WORLD TOP FORTY 1981
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