PJOPS Retrochart w/e 16/08/80

Shoot, I just realised tomorrow my hoods are going to be taken over (illegally) by a "streets are for punks, not cars" sort of an uprising hehe, and I can't bloody well not go out and show my support -- so I can't be sure if I'll be able to get back in time to do this. But if you don't hear from me, just freeze my votes from last week, ok?

Also, I wouldn't even know what to do, since nobody was able to provide an answer for my question in the Aug 2 thread:
Sooo, just to make sure:
it's actually preferable that we don't enter a song until at least seven days has gone after its given release date?
 
Before I post my Retrochart - here's some makers and shakers in my Retrochart - are they in yours?:

Summer's here and so are The Barracudas and they're having "Summer fun" as they enter at number 48:

 
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My Retrochart:

W/e 16th August 1980
TW LW WoC HP Title Artist Mstream UK
1 1 3 1 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL Abba 1

2 2 5 2 UPSIDE DOWN Diana Ross 2
3 6 3 3 OH YEAH (ON THE RADIO) Roxy Music 5
4 4 4 4 9 TO 5 Sheena Easton 3
5 3 7 1 LOVE WILL TEAR US APART Joy Division 49
6 8 5 6 OOPS UPSIDE YOUR HEAD The Gapband 6
7 11 3 7 ALL OVER THE WORLD ELO 18
8 NEW 1 8 ASHES TO ASHES David Bowie 4
9 7 6 5 KING'S CALL Phil Lynott N/A
10 5 7 2 A LOVER'S HOLIDAY Change 45
11 15 3 11 GIVE ME THE NIGHT George Benson 7
12 22 3 12 PRIVATE LIFE Grace Jones 24
13 18 4 13 SLEEPWALK Ultravox 29
14 9 5 9 THERE THERE MY DEAR Dexys Midnight Runners 19
15 21 3 15 TOM HARK The Piranhas 13
16 28 2 16 BANKROBBER The Clash 31
17 10 8 2 USE IT UP, WEAR IT OUT Odyssey 9
18 16 4 16 ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH OF WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY Hot Chocolate 17
19 14 9 1 XANADU Olivia Newton John & ELO 20
20 12 6 8 BABOOSKHA Kate Bush 12
21 34 2 21 CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC Village People 27
22 13 6 11 MORE THAN I CAN SAY Leo Sayor 8
23 38 2 23 IT'S STILL ROCK 'N' ROLL TO ME Billy Joel 33
24 33 3 24 A WALK IN THE PARK Nick Straker Band 40
25 17 6 9 WEDNESDAY WEEK The Undertones 23
26 NEW 1 25 DREAMING Cliff Richard 50
27 36 3 27 FREE ME Roger Daltery 39
28 40 3 28 FEELS LIKE I'M IN LOVE Kelly Marie 16
29 26 4 26 BURNING CAR John Foxx 43
30 23 4 23 SANCTUARY New Musik 38
31 46 2 31 MODERN GIRL Sheena Easton 35
32 25 7 13 LIP UP FATTY Bad Manners 15
33 NEW 1 33 BEST FRIEND/STAND DOWN MARGARET The Beat 60
34 31 3 31 C30, C60, C90 GO Bow Wow Wow 34
35 20 8 5 COULD YOU BE LOVED Bob Marley and the Wailers 14
36 19 9 3 JUMP TO THE BEAT Stacy Lattisaw 32
37 NEW 1 37 I GOT YOU Split Enz 69
38 24 7 17 ME, MYSELF I Joan Armatrading 25
39 NEW 1 39 YOU GOTTA BE A HUSTLER Sue Wilkinson 30
40 27 5 22 MARIANA Gibson Brothers 11
41 NEW 1 41 CIRCUS GAMES Skids 44
42 29 4 14 GIRLFRIEND Michael Jackson 57
43 50 2 43 THE SUNSHINE OF YOUR SMILE Mike Berry 22
44 32 8 11 COMPUTER GAME (THEME FROM THE INVADERS) Yellow Magic Orchestra 28
45 39 10 6 THE BED'S TOO BIG WITHOUT YOU The Police N/A
46 37 5 25 EASY LIFE The Bodysnatchers N/A
47 35 9 4 MY WAY OF THINKING/I THINK IT'S GOING TO RAIN TODAY UB40 52
48 NEW 1 48 SUMMER FUN Barracudas 68
49 30 6 19 EMOTIONAL RESCUE The Rolling Stones 41
50 42 13 2 FUNKY TOWN Lipps Inc N/A

Abba makes it three weeks at number one with “The winner takes it all” – no single has managed longer than three weeks at number one in the Cubster Retrochart so far this year – can they break the record next week? Meanwhile, Diana Ross’ “Upside down” is runner-up again this week as Roxy Music are coming up fast behind at number 3 up from last week’s number 6.

The highest new entry is at number 8 for David Bowie and “Ashes to Ashes” with a video that was rumoured to cost £40,000 and features "young people" from London’s clubland who call themselves “New Romantics” – one of them is called Steve Strange and he fronts a “studio” band called Visage, who also feature some of the members of Ultravox who themselves keep climbing as “Sleepwalk” is at number 13 this week.

Elsewhere in the top ten:

Sheena Easton is stuck at number 4 with “9 to 5” while “Modern girl” takes a healthy climb to number 31.
The Gapband and ELO climb inside the top ten, whereas going down are Joy Division, Phil Lynott and Change

“Funkly Town” refuses to leave Cubster land– after 13 weeks it falls 8 places to number 50!

Next week could see new entries from The Jam, Hazel O'Connor, Peter Gabriel, Olivia Newton John - stay tuned!
 
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Shoot, I just realised tomorrow my hoods are going to be taken over (illegally) by a "streets are for punks, not cars" sort of an uprising hehe, and I can't bloody well not go out and show my support -- so I can't be sure if I'll be able to get back in time to do this. But if you don't hear from me, just freeze my votes from last week, ok?

Also, I wouldn't even know what to do, since nobody was able to provide an answer for my question in the Aug 2 thread:

In short, the week ending date that a song can first chart on is 12 days after the release date (assuming the release date is a Monday).

e.g. released Monday 1 Jan
the chart would be "announced" Sunday 7 Jan - this would be called "week ending 13 January"
 
TW LW WoC TITLE / ARTIST
1 1 3 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL ABBA
2 2 5 UPSIDE DOWN Diana Ross
3 6 3 OH YEAH (ON THE RADIO) Roxy Music
4 4 4 BURNING CAR John Foxx
5 7 4 SLEEPWALK Ultravox
6 18 2 ALL OVER THE WORLD E.L.O.
7 9 5 OOPS UPSIDE YOUR HEAD The Gap Band
8 12 4 9 TO 5 (MORNING TRAIN) Sheena Easton
9 3 6 BABOOSHKA Kate Bush
10 16 3 GIVE ME THE NIGHT George Benson
11 - 1 ASHES TO ASHES David Bowie
12 5 7 LOVE WILL TEAR US APART Joy Division
13 17 3 PRIVATE LIFE Grace Jones
14 28 2 FEELS LIKE I'M IN LOVE Kelly Marie
15 11 5 THERE THERE, MY DEAR Dexys Midnight Runners
16 25 3 FUNKIN' FOR JAMAICA Tom Browne
17 8 8 USE IT UP AND WEAR IT OUT Odyssey
18 10 6 MORE THAN I CAN SAY Leo Sayer
19 15 6 EMOTIONAL RESCUE Rolling Stones
20 13 8 COULD YOU BE LOVED Bob Marley & The Wailers
21 24 5 DOES SHE HAVE A FRIEND FOR ME? Gene Chandler
22 29 3 SANCTUARY New Musik
23 14 9 XANADU Olivia Newton-John & E.L.O.
24 - 1 IT'S STILL ROCK'N'ROLL TO ME Billy Joel
25 21 7 A LOVER'S HOLIDAY / THE GLOW OF LOVE Change
26 33 3 ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH OF WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? Hot Chocolate
27 19 6 THE ROYAL MILE Gerry Rafferty
28 22 8 WATERFALLS Paul McCartney
29 20 5 WEDNESDAY WEEK The Undertones
30 26 9 PLAY THE GAME Queen
31 23 6 747 (STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT) Saxon
32 38 2 TOM HARK Piranhas
33 27 12 EVERYBODY'S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME Korgis
34 31 9 MY WAY OF THINKING / I THINK IT'S GOING TO RAIN UB40
35 - 1 MODERN GIRL Sheena Easton
36 - 1 A WALK IN THE PARK Nick Straker Band
37 32 7 ME MYSELF I Joan Armatrading
38 30 6 KING'S CALL Phil Lynott
39 - 1 C30 C60 C90 GO Bow Wow Wow
40 34 13 FUNKYTOWN Lipps Inc.
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ABBA continue to take it all, but having apparently seen off Diana Ross for good, they now have the triumvirate of Roxy, ELO and the new Bowie to contend with. It should be a classic Top 5 next week, if nothing else. Especially with Cliff Richard's continuing return to form with Dreamin' also due to make the chart.
 
In short, the week ending date that a song can first chart on is 12 days after the release date (assuming the release date is a Monday).

e.g. released Monday 1 Jan
the chart would be "announced" Sunday 7 Jan - this would be called "week ending 13 January"
Thanks for the clarification -- although I doubt I'll have the time to start checking if my release dates had actually been Mondays or not. I'll just go with "at least 8 days" and call it "close enough"... It's still better than what I've been doing so far, hehe.
 
Despite a couple of new entries, RCA's scoop of the week is that Lio's Banana Split finally gets a UK release - which will guarantee her an uninterrupted triumphant run throughout the whole year, woop.


01 -- 01 01 10 bad brains - pay to cum (mid-june)
02 -- 02 02 09 discharge - fight back (june)
03 -- 03 01 12 dead kennedys - holiday in cambodia (may US)
04 -- 04 01 23 lipps inc - funkytown (mar 8)
05 -- 05 02 33 lio - le banana split (UK Jul 25)
06 -- 06 05 12 the silver - do you wanna dance (may)
07 -- 07 07 03 abba - the winner takes it all (jul 25)
08 -- 08 07 10 olivia newton-john & e.l.o. - xanadu (jun 6)
09 -- 09 09 08 talking heads - cities (june)
10 -- 10 09 08 grace jones - private life (jun 27)

11 -- 11 11 09 donna summer - sunset people (jun 13)
12 -- 12 04 26 killing joke - wardance (feb)
13 -- 13 08 19 discharge - realities of war (apr)
14 -- 14 10 26 talking heads - i zimbra (feb)
15 -- 15 15 05 bow wow wow - c30 c60 c90 go (jul 4)
16 -- ne 16 01 david bowie - ashes to ashes (aug 8)
17 -- 17 14 23 leon haywood - don't push it, don't force it (mar 15)
18 -- 18 18 08 go-go's - we got the beat (may 27)
19 -- 19 19 06 grace jones - love is the drug (may?)
20 -- 20 16 22 nina hagen band - herrmann hiess er (march?)

21 -- 21 17 20 prince - sexy dancer (apr 5)
22 -- 22 24 06 kate bush - babooshka (jun 27)
23 -- 23 18 16 ellen foley - sad song (may 2 UK)
24 -- 24 19 10 lama - totuus löytyy kaurapuurosta (may)
25 -- 25 20 24 the pop group / the slits - where there's a will there's a way / in the beginning there was rhythm (mar 7)
26 -- 26 21 17 hassisen kone - hassisen kone (apr)
27 -- 27 27 05 magazine - sweetheart contract (jul 18)
28 -- 28 28 08 young marble giants - final day (june)
29 -- 29 29 03 liliput - split (jul)
30 -- 30 30 03 the birthday party - mr. clarinet (jul 21)

31 -- 31 22 20 the cure - a forest (apr 5)
32 -- 32 23 12 maukka perusjätkä - säpinää (march)
33 -- 33 32 06 grace jones - a rolling stone (apr 18)
34 -- 34 24 25 deutsch-amerikanische-freundschaft - kebabträume (mar 01)
35 -- 36 27 23 the jam - going underground (mar 22)
36 -- 37 29 25 david bowie - alabama song (mar 01)
37 -- 38 30 13 alice - il vento caldo dell'estate (may)
38 -- 39 31 12 siouxsie & the banshees - christine (may 30)
39 -- 40 39 06 cerrone - panic (june?)
40 -- 42 40 02 u2 - a day without me (aug 8)

41 -- 41 41 04 peter gabriel - biko (jul 25)
42 -- 43 39 08 pere ubu - final solution (UK june)
43 -- 44 40 07 splodgenessabounds - two pints of lager and a packet of crisps (may)
44 -- 45 32 23 mx-80 sound - someday you'll be king (march 7)
45 -- 46 34 18 the b-52's - planet claire (mar US)
46 -- 47 35 19 madness - night boat to cairo (apr 5)
47 -- 48 36 12 ratsia - tämä hetki ja tulevaisuus (may)
48 -- 49 37 12 the human league - only after dark (may)
49 -- 50 38 12 gary numan - we are glass (may 23)
50 -- 51 41 11 the residents - diskomo (may)

51 -- 52 51 04 the dickies - gigantor (jul 18)
52 -- 53 36 16 orchestral manoeuvres in the dark - messages (may 2)
53 -- 54 50 05 odyssey - use it up, wear it out (jun 6)
54 -- 55 54 05 ultravox - sleepwalk (jun 20)
55 -- 56 50 06 delta 5 - anticipation (may)
56 -- 57 56 05 queen - play the game (may 30)
57 -- ne 56 01 the b-52's - private idaho
58 -- 58 58 02 kurtis blow - the breaks (jul 5)
59 -- 59 58 05 the gap band - oops upside your head (uk june 13)
60 -- 60 59 05 new musik - sanctuary (jun 20)
 
1980 question
Does anyone know the release date of the late 1980 LP "Thunder And Lightning" by Dee D Jackson? It included non-hit singles S.O.S., Talk Me Down & the title track. Did anyone here ever chart any of there songs?
 
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Welcome to the PJOPS Retrochart for Week Ending 16 August 1980!

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Bubbling Under Top Ten 16/08/80

TW LW PK

01 03 103 This Time / Frances Joli
02 07 108 I Like What You're Doing / Young & Company
03 re 113 Butcher Baby / Plasmatics
04 ne 117 Final Day / Young Marble Giants
05 ne 118 He's So Shy / Pointer Sisters
06 ne 120 How Does It Feel To Be Back / Hall & Oates
07 ne 121 Give It To You / RCR
08 ne 124 Hot Rod Hearts / Robbie Dupree
09 re 125 Race With The Devil / Girlschool
10 ne 127 Jojo / Boz Scaggs
 
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#79 (118) Don't Ask Me Why Billy Joel 97
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It's yet another top 40 hit in the US this week with his latest track from his current album Glass Houses. Meanwhile previous international single It's Still Rock & Roll To Me finally hits the UK top 40 this week as it leaves the US top 2 following a 5 week run.
 
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Dreamin' Cliff Richard 151
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Cliff returns this week with the lead single from his upcoming Alan Tarney produced album I'm No Hero out in a few weeks! It's a UK entry at #50 this week aswell. It follows previous 1980 hits We Don't Talk Anymore (#48 January) and Carrie (#12 March).
 
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51 50 50 05 The Royal Mile Gerry Rafferty
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52 01 Dreamin Cliff Richard
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53 56 53 06 Sailing Christopher Cross

54 49 46 03 Sweetheart Contract Magazine
55 63 55 04 Take A Little Rhythm Ali Thomson
56 57 41 07 Take Your Time The SOS Band
57 67 57 02 First Be A Woman Lenore O'Malley
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58 43 31 09 Jump To The Beat Stacy Lattisaw
59 39 09 13 Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime Korgis
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60 48 18 15 The Rose Bette Midler
61 70 61 03 Private Idaho B-52s
62 46 14 07 Cupid / I've Loved You For A Long Time The Detroit Spinners
63 68 60 03 Free Me Roger Daltrey
64 58 43 08 747 (Strangers In The Night) Saxon
65 60 54 06 A Rolling Stone Grace Jones
66 71 66 02 Can't Stop The Music Village People
67 65 65 05 All Out Of Love Air Supply
68 64 61 06 Give Me A Break Ritchie Family
69 72 69 02 I Can't Let Go Linda Ronstadt
70 62 25 09 My Way Of Thinking / I Think It's Going To Rain UB40
71 42 42 07 Let My Love Open The Door Pete Townshend
72 61 06 12 I'm Alive ELO
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73 51 48 03 Mr Clarinet The Birthday Party
74 55 49 03 Split / Die Mattrosen Liliput
75 75 70 08 Pay To Cum Bad Brains
76 76 76 05 Empire Strikes Back Meco
77 78 73 07 Fight Back Discharge
78 97 78 02 Rock It Lipps Inc.
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79 118 79 01 Don't Ask Me Why Billy Joel FEATURED THIS WEEK

80 82 26 32 Le Banana Split Lio
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81 79 59 05 Heart To Break The Heart France Joli
82 83 62 11 Do You Wanna Dance The Silver
83 66 31 14 Steal Away Robbie Dupree
84 85 80 05 All Night Dancing Lipps Inc.
85 86 28 10 Spacer Sheila & B. Devotion
86 87 78 06 Cities Talking Heads
87 89 80 05 Neon Knights Black Sabbath
88 172 88 01 You Gotta Be A Hustler Sue Wilkinson
89 90 89 02 Tired Of Toein The Line Rocky Burnette
90 188 90 01 You Better Run Pat Benatar
91 135 91 01 Everything Is Alright Spider

92 91 37 24 Wardance Killing Joke
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93 103 93 01 I'm Ready Kano
94 93 68 16 Realities Of War Discharge
95 129 95 01 No Night So Long Dionne Warwick
96 69 28 12 Only After Dark Human League
97 96 17 23 I Zimbra Talking Heads
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98 88 01 19 Atomic Blondie
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99 92 02 16 Messages OMD
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100 102 22 18 Don't Push It, Don't Force It Leon Haywood

Killing Joke's Wardance goes SILVER this week following a 24 week run on the retrochart top 100.

Behind Cliff's new entry there are a number of last week's bubbling under singles hitting the top 100 this week, including Billy Joel, Spider, Kano and Dionne Warwick. Even greater leaps for Sue Wilkinson and Pat Benatar though.

Lipps Inc. follow up single Rock It is our only significant mover so far, moving 19 places from 97-78.
 
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Best Friend / Stand Down Margaret
The Beat 188

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Yet another, instant, top 40 retrochart hit for The Beat. They have become the most consistent hit makers so far this year with no less than three retrochart top 10 hits so far - Tears Of A Clown (#6, Jan), Hands Off She's Mine (#10, March) and Mirror In The Bathroom (#2, May). Can they make it a fourth in the coming weeks?
 
#34 (54) A Walk In The Park Nick Straker Band
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Hitting the UK top 40 this week is the debut from this UK band led by vocalist Nick Straker. A healthy climb into our top 40 this week aswell. It's already been a big hit across europe last year. The band shares members with New Musik who have had a few retrochart hits already this year!
 
#30 (80) Modern Girl Sheena Easton
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Sheena has two top 30 hits to her name on the retrochart as her debut (originally hitting retrochart #74 in April) reaches a new peak while 9 To 5 (Morning Train) is at #15 this week and repeaking at UK #3 aswell! It missed out on a UK top 40 entry first time around also but leaps 74-35 this week.
 
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