PJOPS Retrochart w/e 09/08/80

THE PJOPS RETROCHART
We are taking a trip down memory lane

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The Rules


- This is a retrochart which commenced week ending 5 January 1980.

- This week is week ending 9 August 1980. Your deadline is MIDNIGHT Saturday 30 July.

- Post in the thread or start a new conversation with me with your top 10/20/100 songs of each week.

- Each week I will post a list of new entries and releases that are eligible to chart and links to international charts (click on the flag / icon for the hyperlink).

- The list will not be exhaustive and you are free to add any more obscure songs on your personal list released up to that date (within the prior 6 months) or songs contemporaneously charting on international charts. If you do I would appreciate any links to evidence the release date or chart history to update the archive.

- You are free to use your own personal charts from the time (if you have them) or create an updated list for this chart.

- Please rank your songs from your favourite downwards. (eg #1 down to #100)

- Your #1 gets 100 points, #2 gets 99 points etc

- The weekly PJOPS Retrochart is compiled from accumulated points each week.

- It would be fantastic if you could regularly contribute lists but understandably there may be weeks you can not. If someone fails to contribute towards a weekly chart their previous week’s choices will be frozen and contribute to the chart but the points will be halved. This is to prevent wild fluctuations in chart positions depending on contributions.

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Retrochart Top Ten w/e 09/08/80

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01 01 03 The Winner Takes It All ABBA SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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04 01 05 Upside Down Diana Ross
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03 03 07 Private Life Grace Jones

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02 01 06 Babooshka Kate Bush
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05 03 07 Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division
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06 01 09 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John
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08 05 08 Use It Up & Wear It Out Odyssey
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07 07 04 Burning Car John Foxx
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09 09 06 Sleepwalk Ultravox
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11 10 02 Oh Yeah (On The Radio) Roxy Music
 
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11 16 11 03 Give Me The Night George Benson
12 41 12 02 All Over The World ELO
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13 10 05 08 Could You Be Loved Bob Marley
14 18 14 05 Oops Upside Your Head The Gap Band
15 14 14 05 Sanctuary New Musik
16 15 15 03 9 To 5 (Morning Train) Sheena Easton
17 12 12 06 Love Is The Drug Grace Jones
18 22 16 06 Emotional Rescue The Rolling Stones
19 19 19 03 C30 C60 C90 Bow Wow Wow
20 50 20 03 Give Me Back My Man B-52s
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21 17 12 09 Computer Game (Theme From The Invaders) Yellow Magic Orchestra
22 61 22 12 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel
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23 25 23 04 There, There My Dear Dexy's Midnight Runners
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24 01 Bankrobber The Clash
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25 21 01 11 Christine Siouxsie & The Banshees
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26 33 25 11 Misunderstanding Genesis
27 35 24 08 Fame Irene Cara
28 13 06 09 Play The Game Queen
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29 20 17 08 Me Myself I Joan Armatrading
30 23 02 23 Funkytown Lipps Inc.
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31 26 21 07 We Got The Beat Go-Go's
32 27 22 05 More Than I Can Say Leo Sayer
33 30 30 05 Wednesday Week The Undertones
34 28 17 12 Holiday In Cambodia Dead Kennedys
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35 31 15 06 A Lover's Holiday Change
36 47 36 03 Girlfriend Michael Jackson
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37 37 37 02 Kings Of The Wild Frontier Adam & The Ants

38 32 16 08 Waterfalls Paul McCartney
39 24 09 12 Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime Korgis
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40 51 24 08 Magic Olivia Newton-John
41 34 22 06 King's Call Phil Lynott
42 44 42 06 Let My Love Open The Door Pete Townshend
43 39 31 08 Jump To The Beat Stacy Lattisaw
44 29 19 08 Sunset People Donna Summer
45 148 45 01 Feels Like I'm In Love Kelly Marie FEATURED THIS WEEK
46 38 14 06 Cupid / I've Loved You For A Long Time The Detroit Spinners
47 63 47 04 Does She Have A Friend Gene Chandler
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48 55 18 14 The Rose Bette Midler
49 46 46 02 Sweetheart Contract Magazine
50 65 50 04 The Royal Mile Gerry Rafferty
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51 48 48 02 Mr Clarinet The Birthday Party
52 52 52 02 Funkin For Jamaica Tom Browne
53 53 53 02 Are You Getting Enough Of What Makes You Happy Hot Chocolate
54 56 54 02 A Walk In The Park Nick Straker Band

55 49 49 02 Split / Die Mattrosen Liliput
56 66 56 05 Sailing Christopher Cross
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57 64 41 06 Take Your Time The SOS Band
58 43 43 07 747 (Strangers In The Night) Saxon
59 136 59 01 Tom Hark The Pirhanas
60 54 54 05 A Rolling Stone Grace Jones
61 68 06 11 I'm Alive ELO
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62 42 25 08 My Way Of Thinking / I Think It's Going To Rain UB40
63 77 63 03 Take A Little Rhythm Ali Thomson
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64 80 61 05 Give Me A Break Ritchie Family
65 75 65 04 All Out Of Love Air Supply
66 69 31 13 Steal Away Robbie Dupree
67 156 67 01 First Be A Woman Lenore O'Malley
68 60 60 02 Free Me Roger Daltrey
69 57 28 11 Only After Dark Human League
70 78 70 02 Private Idaho B-52s
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71 01 Can't Stop The Music Village People
72 193 72 01 I Can't Let Go Linda Ronstadt

73 76 27 10 Little Jeannie Elton John
74 40 20 11 Chinatown Thin Lizzy
75 70 70 07 Pay To Cum Bad Brains
76 166 76 04 Empire Strikes Back Meco
77 72 72 04 Just Like Eddie/Sun Flight Silicon Teens
78 73 73 06 Fight Back Discharge
79 168 59 04 Heart To Break The Heart France Joli
80 RE 74 07 Modern Girl Sheena Easton
81 74 74 04 Fireside Favourite / Insecticide Fad Gadget
82 79 26 31 Le Banana Split Lio
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83 81 62 10 Do You Wanna Dance The Silver
84 83 83 03 Loveman Mari Wilson
85 167 80 04 All Night Dancing Lipps Inc.
86 176 28 09 Spacer Sheila & B. Devotion
88 172 01 18 Atomic Blondie
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87 85 78 05 Cities Talking Heads
89 84 80 04 Neon Knights Black Sabbath
90 181 90 01 Tired Of Toein The Line Rocky Burnette
91 86 37 23 Wardance Killing Joke
92 36 02 15 Messages OMD
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93 87 68 15 Realities Of War Discharge
94 171 54 05 Midnight Message Ann Margaret
95 67 15 09 The Bed's Too Big Without You The Police
96 89 17 22 I Zimbra Talking Heads
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97 248 97 01 Rock It Lipps Inc.
98 137 72 04 Let's Go On Vacation Sister Sledge
99 122 29 09 We Live For Love Pat Benatar
100 94 94 02 Someone That I Used To Love Natalie Cole
 
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GOLD 6000 points

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Bubbling Under Top Ten 09/08/80

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01 ne 103 I'm Ready / Kano

02 04 110 Dream Sequence / Pauline Murray & The Invisible Girls
03 ne 111 This Time / Frances Joli
04 re 115 Are Friends Electric / Gary Numan
05 10 117 Girl U Want / Devo
06 ne 118 Don't Ask Me Why / Billy Joel
07 ne 121 I Like What You're Doing / Young & Company
08 ne 129 No Night So Long / Dionne Warwick
09 ne 133 Sister Europe / Psychedelic Furs
10 ne 135 Everything Is Alright / Spider

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This week's #1s

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@cityofdoomsday Empire Strikes Back Meco (3rd week)
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@Eric Generic The Winner Takes It All ABBA (1st week)
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@Hairycub1969 The Winner Takes It All ABBA (2nd week)
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@Ironheade The Winner Takes It All ABBA (2nd week)
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@nnnumb Just Like Eddie/Sun Flight Silicon Teens (4th week)
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@phoenix123 Upside Down Diana Ross (2nd week)
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@Russron Pay To Cum Bad Brains (8th week)

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PJOPS Retrochart Number Ones 1980
05/01/80 Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) Pink Floyd 452
12/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 548
19/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 443.5
26/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 498
02/02/80 Sara Fleetwood Mac 526
09/02/80 Rock With You Michael Jackson 441
16/02/80 Rock With You Michael Jackson 456
23/02/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 551
01/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 533
08/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 536
15/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 524
22/03/80 Atomic Blondie 551
29/03/80 Going Underground The Jam 639
05/04/80 Going Underground The Jam 638
12/04/80 Going Underground The Jam 590.5
19/04/80 Call Me Blondie 646
26/04/80 Call Me Blondie 647
03/05/80 Call Me Blondie 597.5
10/05/80 Call Me Blondie 637
17/05/80 A Forest The Cure 584.5
24/05/80 A Forest The Cure 541
31/05/80 A Forest The Cure 485.5
07/06/80 A Forest The Cure 513
14/06/80 We Are Glass Gary Numan 517
21/06/80 Christine Siouxsie & The Banshees 537

28/06/80 Christine Siouxsie & The Banshees 495.5
05/07/80 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra 460
12/07/80 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra 558
19/07/80 Upside Down Diana Ross 506
26/07/80 Babooshka Kate Bush 483
02/08/80 The WInner Takes It All ABBA 574
09/08/80 The WInner Takes It All ABBA 591
 
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Week 32

Global chart Top 10 w/e 09/08/80
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01 01 12 Funkytown Lipps Inc TENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 Upside Down Diana Ross
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02 02 07 Little Jeannie Elton John
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04 02 13 Coming Up Paul McCartney
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06 05 03 Magic Olivia Newton-John
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05 05 03 Emotional Rescue The Rolling Stones
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07 06 06 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel
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08 08 04 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra
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03 03 05 Cupid The Detroit Spinners
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10 01 Take Your Time (Do It Right) The S.O.S. Band
 
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US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 09/08/80
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01 01 12 Magic Olivia Newton-John SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 12 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel
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03 03 15 Little Jeannie Elton John
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06 06 11 Take Your Time S.O.S. Band
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10 10 09 Sailing Christopher Cross
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05 05 16 Shining Star Manhattens
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09 09 06 Emotional Rescue The Rolling Stones
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04 04 13 Cupid / I've Loved You For A Long Time The Detroit Spinners
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07 01 16 Coming Up Paul McCartney
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49 10 05 Upside Down Diana Ross
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17 27 17 09 Fame Irene Cara
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43 61 43 02 All Over The World ELO
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49 65 49 03 You'll Accomp'ny Me Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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57 71 57 02 Don't Ask Me Why Billy Joel
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63 73 63 03 He's So Shy Pointer Sisters
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New Entries w/e 09/08/80

#46 Late In The Evening Paul Simon HIGHEST NEW ENTRY
#79 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John
#80 How Do I Survive Amy Holland
#82 Don't You Wanna Play This Game No More (Sartorial Eloquence) Elton John
#83 Never Knew Love Like This Before Stephanie Mills
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#87 Let Me Be Your Angel Stacy Lattisaw
#89 Red Light Linda Clifford


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UK Top 75 w/e 09/08/80
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09 01 02 The Winner Takes It All ABBA
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03 02 04 Upside Down Diana Ross
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02 02 06 More Than I Can Say Leo Sayer

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20 05 04 9 To 5 (Morning Train) Sheena Easton

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05 05 06 Babooshka Kate Bush

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18 07 05 Ooops Upside Your Head The Gap Band

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06 05 08 Could You Be Loved Bob Marley & The Wailers
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30 09 02 Oh Yeah (On The Radio) Roxy Music

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22 10 03 Give Me The Night George Benson

gezza76 said:
It's taken two and a half years and six releases to do it but finally ABBA are back at the No 1 spot in the UK and on sales of 111,000 they help to break a cycle of 8 weeks with the chart topper selling less than 100k on a weekly basis. It's also their 8th No 1 single placing them joint 4th on the all time list of acts with the most chart toppers, it now reads:

17- The Beatles, Elvis Presley
12 The Shadows
10- Cliff Richard
8- Rolling Stones
8- ABBA.

But they left it VERY late indeed, leading the way all week was Diana Ross with "Upside Down" which looked an odds on favourite to top the charts even as Saturday dawned but in the end she lost out by 3,000 copies, but even a sale of 108,000 would have seen her No 1 at any point over the last 2 months, Of course those sales were helped by the return of TOTP to our screens with a new look which has updated its rather aging facade for a new decade.

Ever dreamed of being a popstar? Certainly Sheena Orr did, she of course had the benefit of a BBC show "The Big Time" to help her achieve the feat, a name change to Sheena Easton and the additional promo (which was too late to save her debut single "Modern Girl" from being a flop and halting at No 56 -it gets a re-issue this week so we'll wait and see how it does), means the follow up is doing rather better. "9 to 5" rockets 20-5 (59,000) and seems to have placed her on the way to stardom.

Taking rather longer to finally make it in the world of pop, The Gap Band have been releasing singles for 7 years without scoring a hit but they finally remedy that with "Ooops Upside Your Head" which has developed its own dance in the clubs of the land, a fact which is no doubt helping with sales as it soars18-7 (42,000)

A second release from the No 1 album "Flesh & Blood" becomes a second UK top 10 single for Roxy Music as "Oh Yeah" climbs 30-9 in just its second week selling 37,000 copies in the process. The first release "Over You" made the top 5 earlier this year and sold a none too shabby 273,000 copies when the dust had settled.

And rounding off the new entries to the top 10 is George Benson, initially known as a Jazz artist since the 60s- he has hooked up with pop royalty Quincy Jones who recently helmed Michael Jackson's "Off The Wall" and came up with his new album "Give Me The Night" and the title track which rises 22-10 (35,000) his first top 20 hit here. it's written by Roger Temperton who returns to the big 10 as a writer after helping on Michael Jackson's "Off The Wall" single earlier this year.

Former No 1 "Use It Up Wear It Up" dives 1-3 (71,000), Leo Sayer retreats 2-4 (61,000), Kate Bush takes a one place tumble 5-6 (43,000) and Bob Marley dips 6-8 (38,000)

Chart News w/e 02/08/80

24 57 24 02 All Over The World ELO
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26 56 26 02 Tom Hark The Pirhanas
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29 61 29 02 Feels Like I'm In Love Kelly Marie
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40 70 40 02 You gotta Be A Hustler Sue Wilkinson
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44 65 44 02 A Walk In The Park Nick Straker Band
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49 64 49 02 Back To Front Stiff Little Fingers
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New Entries w/e 02/08/80

#60 Bankrobber The Clash
#61 You've Been Gone Crown Heights Affair
#64 Can't Stop The Music Village People
#65 Backstrokin' Fatback
#68 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel
#70 Give Me Back My Man B-52s
#72 Theme From New York New York Frank Sinatra
#74 Modern Girl Sheena Easton
#75 I've Just Begun To Love You Dynasty

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Sensational chart action in the states this week as Upside Down by Chic featuring Diana Ross bullets all the way from #49 to #10 making it the hottest new entry to the top ten since Isaac Hayes' Shaft rocketed from #50 to #8 on October 23, 1971.

Already this year, four albums have made their chart debuts at #1. The Pretenders The Pretenders (Jan 19), Duke Genesis (April 5), McCartney II Paul McCartney (May 31) and Emotional Rescue Rolling Stones (July 5). This week AC/DC's Back In Black joins them.

Universally panned by the music press (and rightly so) Kelly Marie's despicable Feels Like I'm In Love finally bounded into the chart last week. THe disc was first released last October on Pye and attracted little interest. By April, the record was beginning to pick up appreciable disco play in Yorkshire and started to sell in considerable quantities throughout the region on May 23. Pye reissued the disc in an extended 12 inch version on its Calibre Plus label. For the next few weeks it wandered aimlessly around between #102 and #150 on BRMB's chart. Two weeks ago it finally made the top 100, entering at #97 and last week it leapt to #61. Even now the record is selling only in minimal quantities in the south but continues to grow in Yorkshire and Scotland. THe latest local sales supplied by Radios Hallam, Pennine and Clyde show the record at #37, #1 and #14 respectively. The song was written by Mungo Jerry's Ray Dorset.
 
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Canadian Top 50 w/e 09/08/80
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01 01 12 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 11 Misunderstanding Genesis
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03 02 13 The Rose Bette Midler
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04 01 16 Funkytown Lipps Inc.
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07 05 15 Echo Beach Martha & The Muffins
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05 01 12 Little Jeannie Elton John
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06 01 15 Coming Up Paul McCartney
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12 01 10 Tired Of Toein The Line Rocky Burnette
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13 09 10 Magic Olivia Newton-John
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10 10 12 Fine State Of Affairs Burton Cummings

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32 48 32 05 Shining Star Manhattens
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33 43 33 06 Play The Game Queen
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36 46 36 07 Walks Like A Lady Journey
42 53 42 06 Love The World Away Kenny Rogers
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53 69 53 08 More Love Kim Carnes
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68 89 68 04 Make A Little Magic The Dirt Band
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72 88 72 03 Boulevard Jackson Browne
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New Entries w/e 09/08/80

#88 My Mistake The Kingbees
#89 You'll Accomp'ny Me Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
#93 Don't Ask Me Why Billy Joel
#95 Free Me Roger Daltrey
#100 Under The Gun Poco
 
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Australian Top 100 w/e 04/08/80
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02 You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling Long John Baldry & Kathi MacDonald
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07 I Only Want To Be With You The Tourists
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14 Magic Olivia Newton-John
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12 What I Like About You Romantics
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06 Love At First Sight Kim Hart
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09 Little Jeannie Elton John

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14 Help John Farnham
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17 Stomp Brothers Johnson
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20 It's Hard To Be Humble Mac Davis
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New Entries w/e 04/08/80
Moscow GENGHIS KHAN
The Royal Mile GERRY RAFFERTY
Moscow NEXUS
Rock 'N' Roll High School RAMONES
Play the Game QUEEN
Sister Europe PSYCHEDELIC FURS

 
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World charts

UK Top 10 sales (courtesy of @gezza76)

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#1s Around the world w/e 4 August - 9 August

Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & ELO (1st week)
Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & ELO (3rd week)
Il jouait du piano debout France Gall (9th week)
Funkytown Lipps Inc. (2nd week) Airplay
Funkytown Lipps Inc. (7th week)
Luna Gianni Togni (1st week)
Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & ELO (2nd week)
Hey! Julio Iglesias (3rd week)
One More Reggae For The Road Bill Lovelady (5th week)
Donna Musica Collage (1st week)
Dancing All Night Monta & Brothers (9th week)
Locomotion Ritz (3rd week)
Upside Down Diana Ross (1st week) NME
Magic Olivia Newton-John (4th week) Billboard Adult Contemporary
Upside Down / I'm Coming Out Diana Ross (1st week) Billboard Disco Top 100
One In A Million You Larry Graham (2nd week) Billboard Hot Soul Singles
 
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Top 100 8-9-1980
# Artist - Song -Total Weeks - Last Week
1. Meco - Empire Strikes Back - 9 -1
2. Olivia Newton-John - Magic - 12 - 3
3. France Joli - The Heart To Break The Heart - 9 -3
4. Irene Cara - Fame - 9 -16
5. Lenore O'Malley - First Be A Woman - 3 - 18
6. Genesis - Misunderstanding - 12 - 13
7. Lipps Inc. - All Night Dancing - 10 4
8. Sheila & B. Devotion - Spacer - 14 - 12
9. Blondie - Atomic - 13 - 6
10. Electric Light Orchestra - I'm Alive - 12 - 7
11. Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line - 10 - 14
12. S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time - 10 - 15
13. Ann -Margret - Midnight Message - 19 - 5
14. Gene Chandler - Does She Have A Friend For Me? -8-17
15. Bette Midler - the Rose - 16 -9
16. Robbie Dupree - Steal Away - 16 - 10
17. Kano - I'm Ready - 14 - 20
18. Spinners - Cupid -12-8
19. Herb Alpert - Beyond - 7- 11
20. France Joli - This Time - 3 - 23
21. the Ramones - Do You Remember.. -11-19
22. Gary Numan - Are Friends Electric? - 10 - 22
23. Linda Ronstadt - I Can't Let Go - 7 - 28
24. Young & Co. - I Like What You're Doing To Me - 9 -27
25. Gerry Rafferty - Royal Mile - 4 - 30
26. Ritchie Family - Give Me A Break - 8 -25
27. Lipps Inc. - Rock It - 12 - 33
28. Spider - Everything Is Alright -3 -40
29. Kim Carnes - More Love - 8 -21
30. Diana Ross - Upside Down -5 - 52
31. MASH - Theme From M*A*S*H* - 10 - 37
32. Boz Scaggs - Jojo -8 - 34
33. RCR - Give It To You - 3 - 36
34. Electric Light Orchestra - All Over The World - 2 - 65
35. Christopher Cross - Sailing - 7 -39
36. Manhattans - Shining Star - 12 - 24
37. Pat Benetar - We Live For Love - 19 - 32
38. Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue - 6 - 38
39. Air Supply - All Out Of Love - 7 - 41
40. Donna Summer - Could It Be Magic - 5- 42
41. Baby O - In The Forest -5-43
42. Ambrosia - You're The Only Woman -5-46
43. Sister Sledge - Let's Go On Vacation-8- 31
44. Jimmy Ruffin- Night Of Love - 6 - 35
45. Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door - 6 - 48
46. Ali Thompson - Take A Little Rhythm-5 - 47
47. Jackson Browne - Boulevard -5-50
48. Larry Graham - One In A Million You -5-51
49. Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away -4-58
50. Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - Against The Wind -14-29
51. Olivia Newton-John & E.L.O. - Xanadu -1- new
52. G.Q. - Sitting In The Park -8 -49
53. Change - A Lover's Holiday - 18-26
54. Village People - Can't Stop The Music -1 - new
55. Blues Brothers - Gimme Some Lovin' - 4-55
56. Billy Joel - It's Still Rock & Roll To Me - 11 - 54
57. Paul McCartney - Coming Up - 16 - 44
58. Elton John -Little Jeannie -11 - 57
59. Odyssey - Use It Up, Wear It Out - 3- 69
60. George Benson - Give me The Night -4-66
61. Benny Mardones - Into The Night - 4-64
62. Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb - 5-62
63. John Williams - Imperial March - 3-75
64. Dirt Band - Make A Little Magic -4-68
65. Roxy Music - Over You - 3-78
66. Clash - London Calling - 3-79
67. Gary Numan - Cars -26- 45
68. Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head - 2- 81
69. Martha & the Muffins - Echo Beach -5-82
70. Kenny Rogers - Love The World Away - 2-72
71. O.M.D. - Messages - 3-80
72. Kiss - Shandi -6-70
73. Captain & Tenille - Happy Together - 14 - 53
74. Ian Hunter - We Gotta Get Outta Here - 5-71
75. Average White Band - Let's Go Round Again -6-67
76. Blondie - Call Me - 26-56
77. Dave Mason - Save Me - 5-73
78. Chic - Rebels Are We - 2- 93
79. Firefall - Love That Got Away -2-83
80. Poco -Under The Gun - 1-new
81. Robert John - Hey There Lonely Girl -1 - new
82. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart -1-new
83. Fischer Z - So Long - 1 -new
84. Randy Vanwarmer - Whatever You Decide - 2-91
85. Stacy Lattisaw - JumpTo The Beat -3-87
86. Yipes - Darlin' - 1 - new
87. Whitesnake - Fool For Your Loving - 1 - new
88. Toronto - Even The Score - 1 - new
89. Al Hudson & One Way - Do Your Thing - 3-88
90. Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You -3-90
91. Pure Energy - Party On -5-76
92. Robin Lane & Chartbusters - When Things Go Wrong - 2-92
93. James Last Band - Nightdrive - 1 - new
94. Rhyze - Just How Sweet Is Your Love -3- 94
95. Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before - 1 - new
96. Mickey Gilley - Stand By Me - 7- 86
97. Fred Knoblock- Why Not Me? - 1- new
98. Voyager - Sing It Out, Love Is Easy - 3- 98
99. Commodores - Old Fashioned Love - 1 - new
100. Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night - 7 -97
For the third week In a row Meco, holds down the #1 spot.
 
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1. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA
2. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
3. Sleepwalk - Ultravox
4. Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
5. Private Life - Grace Jones
6. Upside Down - Diana Ross
7. Kings of the Wild Frontier - Adam and the Ants
8. There There My Dear - Dexys Midnight Runners
9. Babooshka - Kate Bush
10. Neon Knights - Black Sabbath

11. Oh Yeah (On the Radio) - Roxy Music
12. Burning Car - John Foxx
13. Christine - Siouxsie and the Banshees
14. Sweet Heart Contract - Magazine
15. Computer Game - Yellow Magic Orchestra
16. Emotional Rescue - The Rolling Stones
17. Bankrobber - The Clash
18. Girlfriend - Michael Jackson
19. Wednesday Week - The Undertones
20. Misunderstanding - Genesis

21. It's Still Rock and Roll To Me - Billy Joel
22. C30 C60 C90 Go - Bow Wow Wow
23. We Got the Beat - The Go-Go's
24. Theme From New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
25. All Over the World - Electric Light Orchestra
26. Give Me The Night - George Benson
27. Butcher Baby - Plasmatics
28. Holiday In Cambodia - The Dead Kennedys
29. Back To Front - Stiff Little Fingers
30. 747 (Strangers in the Night) - Saxon

31. Give Me Back My Man - The B-52's
32. Love is the Drug - Grace Jones
33. Waterfalls - Paul McCartney
34. Race with the Devil - Girlschool
35. Sanctuary - New Muzik
36. Me Myself I - Joan Armatrading
37. Let My Love Open the Door - Pete Townshend
38. Free Me - Roger Daltrey
39. 9 To 5 - Sheena Easton
40. My Girl - The Whispers

Man, Bob Marley's been pretty unlucky, thinking about it. Could've made #1 in Headelande at any other time of year, but...
 
From Alan Jones' Chartfile commentary:

"Universally panned by the music press (and rightly so) Kelly Marie's despicable Feels Like I'm In Love finally bounded into the chart last week. THe disc was first released last October on Pye and attracted little interest. By April, the record was beginning to pick up appreciable disco play in Yorkshire and started to sell in considerable quantities throughout the region on May 23. Pye reissued the disc in an extended 12 inch version on its Calibre Plus label. For the next few weeks it wandered aimlessly around between #102 and #150 on BRMB's chart. Two weeks ago it finally made the top 100, entering at #97 and last week it leapt to #61. Even now the record is selling only in minimal quantities in the south but continues to grow in Yorkshire and Scotland. THe latest local sales supplied by Radios Hallam, Pennine and Clyde show the record at #37, #1 and #14 respectively. The song was written by Mungo Jerry's Ray Dorset.

@phoenix123 - many thanks for this info (from Record Mirror I'm guessing!?!) - I always loved reading Alan Jones' column. Another PJer already mentioned this (sorry but I forgot who it was) - I would love to have access to the UK charts from 1980 to 1989 for positions 76 to 200 (I do have the positions 76 to 100 from January 1983 onwards from Record Mirror) - but it would be so fascinating to see how early/flop singles by big acts peaked at the lower end of the chart. I swear lots of INXS, REM etc singles from 1980 to 1984 would be in there!
 
From Alan Jones' Chartfile commentary:

"Universally panned by the music press (and rightly so) Kelly Marie's despicable Feels Like I'm In Love finally bounded into the chart last week.

Wow, I never had Alan Jones down for such musical snobbery, he used to be so neutral, or maybe he mellowed by the late 80s?!
 
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