PJOPS Retrochart w/e 24/01/81

THE 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 24 January 1981 and can include songs released up to 17 January 1981 only.

- Your deadline is MIDNIGHT THURSDAY 19 JANUARY.

- You can now chart ANY SONG RELEASED IN 1980.

- 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 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 24/01/80

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12 01 02 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
NEW NUMBER ONE HIGHCLIMBER
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02 02 05 Imagine John Lennon
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36 03 02 Vienna Ultravox
HIGHCLIMBER
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05 01 14 Celebration Kool & The Gang
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15 05 06 Fade To Grey Visage
HIGHCLIMBER

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03 03 08 Antmusic Adam & The Ants
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01 01 08 Flash Queen
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06 06 07 Too Nice To Talk To The Beat
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09 01 Rapture Blondie HIGHEST NEW ENTRY

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23 10 03 Scary Monsters David Bowie HIGHCLIMBER
 
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11 10 10 05 Ain't Gonna Stand For It Stevie Wonder
12 --- 12 01 Woman John Lennon FEATURED
13 27 13 08 It's My Turn Diana Ross
14 24 14 09 Cold Love Donna Summer

15 08 04 09 De Do Do Do De Da Da Da The Police
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16 04 03 11 Love On The Rocks Neil Diamond
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17 19 17 04 Burn Rubber The Gap Band
18 17 17 07 Do Nothing / Maggie's Farm The Specials
19 22 19 05 Young Parisians Adam & The Ants
20 18 03 11 Super Trouper ABBA
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21 42 21 02 While You See A Chance Steve Winwood
22 07 01 12 Just Like Starting Over John Lennon
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23 32 23 03 Don't Stop The Music Yarborough & People
24 09 09 10 Looking For Clues Robert Palmer
25 21 18 06 This Wreckage Gary Numan
26 46 26 02 Romeo & Juliet Dire Straits
27 30 27 07 Rabbit Chas & Dave
28 31 28 06 Who's Gonna Rock You Now The Nolans

29 25 02 12 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen
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30 29 20 09 Runaway Boys Stray Cats
31 37 09 21 Whip It Devo
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32 --- 32 01 The Return Of The Los Palmos 7 Madness FEATURED
33 72 33 04 A Little In Love Cliff Richard FEATURED
34 50 34 06 Gangsters Of The Groove Heatwave

35 16 05 10 Embarrassment Madness
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36 28 23 12 Lady Kenny Rogers
37 49 37 05 Dirty Mind Prince
38 69 38 03 I Am The Beat The Look
39 --- 39 01 Hitsville UK The Clash FEATURED

40 11 07 09 Stop The Cavalry Jona Lewie
41 26 13 11 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates
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42 13 07 06 Happy Christmas (War Is Over) John Lennon
43 35 17 08 Israel Siouxsie & The Banshees
44 --- 44 01 The Freeze Spandau Ballet FEATURED
45 14 08 11 To Cut A Long Story Short Spandau Ballet
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46 40 40 07 Games People Play Alan Parsons Project
47 86 47 03 Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses?) James Brown
48 39 39 05 I Need Your Lovin Teena Marie
49 95 44 14 More Bounce To The Ounce Zapp & Roger
50 71 29 21 Underwater Harry Thumann
 
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51 --- 51 01 Sgt Rock (Is Going To Help Me) XTC FEATURED
52 20 01 12 The Tide Is High Blondie
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53 38 33 15 If You Could Read My Mind Viola Wills
54 126 54 01 Set Me Free Three Degrees FEATURED
55 --- 55 01 Cartrouble Adam & The Ants FEATURED

56 97 56 11 Keep It Hot Cameo
57 33 22 10 Banana Republic The Boomtown Rats
58 48 37 07 Guilty Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
59 52 01 13 Fashion David Bowie
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60 51 02 13 Ace Of Spades Motorhead
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61 --- 61 01 Per Elisa Alice FEATURED
62 138 62 01 I Love A Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt FEATURED
63 RE 63 09 Dirty Blue Gene Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band
64 RE 34 12 Crosseyed & Painless Talking Heads
65 90 65 02 The Bed's Too Big Without You Sheila Hylton
66 RE 61 02 Coco Pino DAF

67 58 54 10 Gypsy Spirit Pendulum
68 RE 63 11 Requiem Killing Joke
69 55 53 06 On The Inside Lynne Hamilton
70 60 60 04 Same Old Lang Syne Dan Fogelberg
71 53 19 08 The Call Up The Clash
72 63 63 04 Give Me A Break Vivien Vee
73 59 58 07 9 To 5 Dolly Parton
74 57 15 20 D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan
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75 RE 69 04 My Way Nina Hagen
76 61 59 06 He Can't Love You Michael Stanley Band
77 80 01 22 The Winner Takes It All ABBA
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78 RE 70 02 Der Rauber Und Der Prinz DAF
79 62 18 18 Feels Like I'm In Love Kelly Marie
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80 64 64 04 State Of The Heart Mondo Rock
81 70 70 04 Runaround Sue Racey
82 RE 72 17 Amoureux Solitaires Lio
83 66 61 08 Your Eyes Baby O
84 RE 84 09 Health & Efficiency This Heat
85 56 50 08 Can You Feel It Jacksons
86 RE 75 02 Container Drivers The Fall
87 74 72 05 Full Of Fire Shalamar
88 RE 25 07 Kill The Poor Dead Kennedys
89 75 68 05 Hey Nineteen Steely Dan
90 76 69 04 Keep On Lovin You REO Speedwagon
91 79 74 04 Miss Sun Boz Scaggs
92 RE 01 18 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie
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94 81 81 04 Seasons Charles Fox
95 RE 81 02 Rock Laahausta Vastaan EP Terveet Kadet
96 RE 84 08 Mathematiques Modernes Disco Rough
97 RE 87 02 Decontrol Discharge

98 77 71 08 Hills Of Katmandu Tantra
99 RE 30 13 Uptown Prince
100 68 22 21 More Than I Can Say Leo Sayer
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This week's certifications

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PLATINUM 9000 points
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GOLD 6000 points
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SILVER 3000 points

Kiss On My List Hall & Oates
De Do Do Do De Da Da Da The Police

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This week's #1s

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@cityofdoomsday Love On The Rocks Neil Diamond (7th week)
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@Eric Generic Antmusic Adam & The Ants (4th week)
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@Hairycub1969 Woman John Lennon (1st week)
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@Ironheade Antmusic Adam & The Ants (3rd week)
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@phoenix123 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates (1st week)
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@Russron Dirty Blue Gene Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band
 
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Week 4

Global chart Top 10 w/e 24/01/81
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01 01 10 Just Like Starting Over John Lennon FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 16 Woman In Love Barbra Streisand
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03 03 08 The Tide Is High Blondie
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04 04 07 Love On The Rocks Neil Diamond
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05 05 06 Passion Rod Stewart
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06 06 03 Guilty Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
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07 03 08 Super Trouper ABBA
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08 08 03 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da The Police

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09 09 02 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen

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10 01 Celebration Kool & The Gang
 
US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 24/01/81
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01 01 13 Starting Over John Lennon FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 13 Love On The Rocks Neil Diamond
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04 03 11 The Tide Is High Blondie
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03 03 13 Guilty Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
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05 05 12 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen
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06 06 14 Every Woman In The World Air Supply
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07 07 10 Passion Rod Stewart

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12 08 12 I Love A Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt
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11 09 14 It's My Turn Diana Ross
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10 10 14 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da The Police

Chart News
19 26 19 07 Same Old Lang Syne Dan Fogelberg
26 32 26 07 I Ain't Gonna Stand For It Stevie Wonder
27 36 27 02 Woman John Lennon
34 43 34 07 A Little In Love Cliff Richard

50 68 50 02 Treat Me Right Pat Benatar
64 79 64 02 Flash Queen


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New Entries

#31 The Best Of Times Styx
#37 Crying Don McClean
#65 Heart's On Fire Randy Meisner
#69 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates

#75 Too Tight Con Funk Shun
#77 Guitar Man Elvis Presley
#78 Precious To Me Phil Seymour
#81 Staying With It Firefall
#85 Living In A Fantasy Leo Sayer
#87 I Don't Want To Know Your Name Glen Campbell
#88 Wynken Blynken And Nod The Doobie Brothers
#89 Seasons Charles Fox
#90 Lipstick Suzi Quatro


US Charts
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Cashbox Singles Chart Starting Over John Lennon FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary I Love A Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Disco Top 100 You're Too Late Fantasy NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Celebration Kool & The Gang SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Albums Double Fantasy John Lennon & Yoko Ono FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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UK Top 75 w/e 24/01/81
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Imagine John Lennon 00,000 THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 08 Antmusic Adam & The Ants 00,000

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03 01 Woman John Lennon 00,000

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36 04 02 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 00,000

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04 04 07 Do Nothing / Maggie's Farm The Specials 00,000

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14 06 06 I Am The Beat The Look 00,000

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07 07 07 Too Nice To Talk To The Beat 00,000

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19 08 05 Don't Stop The Music Yarborough & Peoples 00,000

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03 02 15 Happy Christmas (War Is Over) John Lennon 00,000
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10 10 08 Flash Queen 00,000


Chart News
11 23 11 05 Young Parisians Adam & The Ants

16 52 16 02 Vienna Ultravox
23 33 23 06 Fade To Grey Visage
25 49 25 02 Romeo & Juliet Dire Straits
27 44 27 02 It's My Turn Diana Ross
29 59 29 02 Gangsters Of The Groove Heatwave
36 63 36 02 Twilight Cafe Susan Fassbender

40 68 40 02 I Shot The Sheriff Light Of The World
51 72 51 02 The Bed's Too Big Without You Sheila Hylton

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New Entries

#14 Rapture Blondie
#33 A Little In Love Cliff Richard
#38 The Return Of The Los Palmas 7 Madness
#45 The Freeze Spandua Ballet
#50 Give Peace A Chance Plastic Ono Band

#53 The Best Of Times Styx
#54 Sgt Rock Is Going To Help Me XTC
#63 Hitsville UK The Clash
#64 Turn Me On, Turn Me Off Honey Bane
#67 Never Gonna Give You Up Patrice Rushen
#68 Xerox Adam & The Ants
#69 Cartrouble Adam & The Ants
#71 IOU Jane Kennaway/Strange Behaviour
#74 Dancing With Myself / Untouchables Gen X
 
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World Charts w/e 24/01/81
Just Like Starting Over John Lennon SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Just Like Starting Over John Lennon NEW NUMBER ONE
Shaddap You Face Joe Dolce FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Super Trouper ABBA SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Nar Vi Tva Blir En Gyllen Tider SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Just Like Starting Over John Lennon THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Reality Richard Sanderson NEW NUMBER ONE
Super Trouper ABBA FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Lola (Live) The Kinks THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Anna Dai Capelli Rossi Ragazzi Dai Capelli Rossi FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Woman In Love Barbra Streisand SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Just Like Starting Over John Lennon NEW NUMBER ONE
Sneaker Blues Masahiko Kondo FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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Upside Down Diana Ross
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Vaatteet Maukka Perusjatka
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Upside Down Diana Ross
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Super Trouper ABBA
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Woman In Love Barbra Streisand
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Shandi KISS
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What, a Russronian retrochart without Lio's Banana Split? That's never happened before!
That's progress, as the old must make way for the new - and the new is best represented here by Italy's Alice, whose continental smash hit 'Per Elisa' was released January 16th:



Bowie, naturally, gets a record third single in the top 20, but the most surprising new entry must be Fire Engines, whose 'Get Up And Use Me' was decades later covered by Franz Ferdinand (if that sort of thing helps y'all to give it a listen):



The Damned are still going strong, as evidenced by 'Hit Or Miss' from their new Black Album:




01 captain beefheart & the magic band - dirty blue gene
02 talking heads - crosseyed & painless
03 deutsch-amerikanische-freundschaft - coco pino
04 killing joke - requiem
05 motörhead - ace of spades
06 alice - per elisa
07 david bowie - fashion
08 nina hagen - my way
09 deutsch-amerikanische-freundschaft - der räuber und der prinz
10 david bowie - scary monsters (and super creeps)

11 lio - amoureux solitaires
12 this heat - health and efficiency
13 zapp - more bounce to the ounce
14 the fall - container drivers
15 dead kennedys - kill the poor
16 james brown - rapp payback
17 david bowie - ashes to ashes
18 terveet kädet - rock laahausta vastaan EP
19 mathématiques modernes - disco rough
20 discharge - decontrol

21 prince - uptown
22 donna summer - walk away
23 tom waits - heartattack and vine
24 abba - super trouper
25 elli & jacno - mains dans la main
26 robert wyatt - at last i am free
27 john lennon - imagine
28 harry thumann - underwater
29 ebba grön - ung och kåt / staten och kapitalet
30 au pairs - it's obvious

31 the flying lizards - move on up
32 blurt - get / my mother was a friend of an enemy of the people
33 devo - whip it
34 cheap trick - stop this game
35 fire engines - get up and use me
36 prince - dirty mind
37 joy division - atmosphere
38 durutti column - lips that would kiss
39 the damned - hit or miss
40 u2 - i will follow

41 kool & the gang - celebration
42 the fall - totally wired
43 donna summer - the wanderer
44 phil collins - in the air tonight
45 donna summer - cold love
46 stray cats -
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47 cameo - keep it hot
48 the police - don't stand so close to me
49 ultravox - vienna
50 visage - fade to grey
 
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1 1 8 ANTMUSIC Adam & The Ants
2 16 2 IN THE AIR TONIGHT Phil Collins
3 9 3 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT Stevie Wonder
4 2 7 RABBIT Chas & Dave
5 12 6 DO NOTHING The Specials
6 3 8 RUNAWAY BOYS Stray Cats
7 21 2 GUILTY Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
8 - 1 RAPTURE Blondie
9 18 3 YOUNG PARISIANS Adam & The Ants
10 13 5 RUNAROUND SUE Racey
11 5 8 FLASH Queen
12 15 6 TOO NICE TO TALK TO The Beat
13 19 3 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC Yarborough & Peoples
14 6 8 LOOKING FOR CLUES Robert Palmer
15 4 7 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA The Police
16 27 2 FADE TO GREY Visage
17 - 1 VIENNA Ultravox
18 7 6 THIS WRECKAGE Gary Numan
19 10 9 KISS ON MY LIST Daryl Hall & John Oates
20 - 1 WOMAN John Lennon
21 8 5 IMAGINE John Lennon
22 - 1 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE Steve Winwood
23 11 8 LIES/DON'T DRIVE MY CAR Status Quo
24 28 2 SCARY MONSTERS (AND SUPER CREEPS) David Bowie
25 - 1 I AM THE BEAT The Look
26 - 1 A LITTLE IN LOVE Cliff Richard
27 22 6 WHO'S GONNA ROCK YOU The Nolans
28 17 12 CELEBRATION Kool & The Gang
29 - 1 ROMEO & JULIET Dire Straits
30 14 8 STOP THE CAVALRY Jona Lewie
31 - 1 IT'S MY TURN Diana Ross
32 39 2 BURN RUBBER ON ME The Gap Band
33 20 10 LADY Kenny Rogers
34 31 14 DOG EAT DOG Adam & The Ants
35 - 1 THE RETURN OF THE LOS PALMOS 7 Madness
36 - 1 GANGSTERS OF THE GROOVE Heatwave
37 26 10 EMBARRASSMENT Madness
38 29 4 IT'S HARD TO BE HUMBLE Mac Davis
39 23 8 DECEMBER WILL BE MAGIC AGAIN Kate Bush
40 25 8 HUNGRY HEART Bruce Springsteen
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There's no change at the top, with Antmusic crushing all challengers for yet another week, but as no fewer than TEN entries gatecrash the Top 40 (a full 25% of the chart is therefore made up of newcomers) and over half of last week's Top 10 plummet down the listings, the New Year Blues have definitely been blown away. 1981 starts here, folks.

Having topped the EG charts in 1980 as frontman of Genesis, a solo Phillip Collins Esq. now looks odds-on to emulate that feat with his debut single. Stevie Wonder moves strongly to #3, but looks to have been pipped to the post for the second release running. Streisand/Gibb and yet another Blondie classic may have something to say about the identity of next week's #1, but both could just be a little too far back for the moment.

Rapture is the highest arrival, ahead of Ultravox (featuring Midge Ure - also of Visage - on vocals) and the fourth John Lennon hit in the past couple of months, this time a proper follow-up single from his final album Double Fantasy rather than a re-released classic. Ex-Traffic and Spencer Davis Group vocalist Steve Winwood is doing great business in America with his second solo set Arc Of A Diver and its lead single - While You See A Chance - which climbs inside the EG Top 40 to #22. Frequent hitmakers during 1980, Madness and Cliff Richard both return with their first offerings of 1981.
 
I got a feeling that everyone's Retrochart this week is going to be exciting....before I reveal the HMV Retrochart, here's some makers and shakers - are they in yours?:

Number 49 - new entry for a band who now have three singles in the HMV Retrochart - we welcome Adam and the Ants with "Car trouble" another of his old singles being re-released:

 
HMV Retrochart:
W/e 24th Jan 1981
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1 NEW 1 1 WOMAN John Lennon 3

2 2 8 2 ANTMUSIC Adam and the Ants 2
3 1 5 1 IMAGINE John Lennon 1
4 4 7 4 TOO NICE TO TALK TO The Beat 7
5 3 7 3 DO NOTHING The Specials 5
6 6 5 6 YOUNG PARISIANS Adam and the Ants 11
7 50 2 7 VIENNA Ultravox 16
8 45 2 8 IN THE AIR TONIGHT Phil Collins 4
9 13 3 9 I AM THE BEAT The Look 6
10 NEW 1 10 RAPTURE Blondie 14
11 16 3 11 SCARY MONSTERS David Bowie 20
12 20 3 12 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC Yarbrough & Peoples 8
13 22 3 13 FADE TO GREY Visage 23
14 5 8 4 FLASH Queen 10
15 9 7 2 DE DO DO DO DE DA DA DA The Police 24
16 7 12 1 (JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER John Lennon 15
17 48 2 17 ROMEO AND JULIET Dire Straits 25
18 11 10 7 WHIP IT Devo N/A
19 46 2 19 GANGSTERS OF THE GROOVE Heatwave 29
20 8 5 8 RABBIT Chas and Dave 18
21 10 10 10 LOVE ON THE ROCKS Neil Diamond 37
22 14 7 14 DIRTY MIND Prince N/A
23 24 3 23 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT Stevie Wonder 12
24 15 6 15 LORRAINE Bad Manners 22
25 12 10 7 LOOKING FOR CLUES Robert Palmer N/A
26 34 2 26 THE BED'S TOO BIG WITHOUT YOU Sheila Hylton 51
27 28 2 27 WHO'S GONNA ROCK YOU NOW? The Nolans 17
28 19 6 10 THIS WRECKAGE Gary Numan 31
29 26 8 15 THE CALL UP The Clash N/A
30 33 3 30 THE ROBOTS DANCE Classix Nouveaux N/A
31 38 2 31 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE Steve Winwood 49
32 35 3 32 BURN RUBBER ON ME The Gap Band 30
33 42 2 33 TWLIGHT CAFÉ Susan Fassbender 36
34 31 3 31 I'M IN LOVE AGAIN Sad Café 56
35 43 2 35 I SHOT THE SHERIFF Light of the world 40
36 21 12 3 CELEBRATION Kool and the Gang 62
37 44 2 37 HANG TOGETHER Odyssey 42
38 18 10 18 LADY Kenny Rogers 47
39 17 6 3 HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) John Lennon 9
40 NEW 1 40 THE RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS SEVEN Madness 38
41 32 11 1 SUPER TROUPER Abba 48
42 27 7 21 ISRAEL Siouxsie and the banshees 73
43 NEW 1 43 SGT ROCK (IS GOING TO HELP ME) XTC 54
44 29 10 2 BANANA REPUBLIC The Boomtown Rats 52
45 NEW 1 45 HITSVILLE UK The Clash 63
46 25 10 22 LONELY TOGETHER Barry Manilow 32
47 NEW 1 47 A LITTLE IN LOVE Cliff Richard 33
48 NEW 1 48 THE FREEZE Spandau Ballet 45
49 NEW 1 49 CARTROUBLE Adam and the Ants 69
50 30 7 30 HEARTBREAK HOTEL The Jacksons N/A

In a week containing a number of high climbers, Ultravox have the biggest ever with their single "Vienna" up from 50 to number 7 - this beautiful video has just been completed as the song shoots into the top ten:


The Highest new entry this week is at number one - the new single from John Lennon "Woman":



Chartfile:
A very exciting chart this week – a new number one for John Lennon who comes smashing in with “Woman” – making it three number ones in a row now. “Imagine” was number one for three weeks and this week falls to number three as his previous number one “(Just like) Startin’ over” falls out of the top ten to number 16. His fourth Retrochart single is at number 39 – “Happy Christmas (war is over)”
Adam and the Ants are stuck in a John Lennon sandwich at number two with “Antmusic” and their second top ten single “Young Parisians” is stuck at number six. They have a third single with “Car Trouble” entering at number 49 this week
1981 is now underway, with some very big climbers into the top ten. Ultravox have the biggest climb in HMV Retrochart history as they go from 50 to 7 with “Vienna” and Phil Collins also has a massive jump from 45 to 8 with “In the air tonight”
Blondie have a big new entry at number 10 with “Rapture” – could they make it four number ones in a row? The Look climb into the top ten with “I am the beat”, whereas The Beat are stuck at number four with “Too nice to talk to” meanwhile The Specials head down to number five with “Do nothing”
There are some big climbers outside the top ten this week with Dire Straits and Heatwave who both leap more than 20 places into the top 20
The longest joint runners on the HMV Retrochart both with 12 weeks are Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” and John Lennon’s “(Just like) Startin’ over”
Next week could see new entries from Rainbow, The Passions, The Boomtown Rats, The Teardrop Explodes, Coast to Coast, Generation X and more old Adam and the Ants singles – stay tuned!
 
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