Popjustice Retrochart - December 1983 - w/e 03/12/83

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Retrochart Top Ten w/e 03/12/83
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01 01 11 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 08 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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04 01 12 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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09 04 03 Love Of The Common People Paul Young

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05 05 05 Synchronicity II The Police
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07 06 05 Right By Your Side Eurythmics
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08 07 03 Thriller Michael Jackson
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12 08 03 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins

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03 03 06 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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11 10 08 06 The Love Cats The Cure
12 14 12 10 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
13 11 11 05 Twist Of Fate Olivia Newton-John
14 24 14 04 That's All Genesis
15 27 15 02 Waterfront Simple Minds
16 20 16 03 This Charming Man The Smiths
17 21 17 05 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
18 23 18 03 Solid Bond In Your Heart The Style Council

19 18 18 05 Only For Love Limahl
20 13 13 05 The Sun And The Rain Madness
21 25 21 03 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner
22 41 22 02 What Is Love Howard Jones
23 28 23 05 Calling Your Name Marilyn

24 06 06 09 Uptown Girl Billy Joel FREEFALLER
25 17 15 06 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
26 19 19 04 Thank You For The Music ABBA
27 22 17 15 Oblivious Aztec Camera
28 --- 28 01 Club Fantastic Megamix Wham! FEATURED
29 --- 29 01 The Way You Are Tears For Fears FEATURED

30 30 16 05 That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
31 16 06 14 New Song Howard Jones
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32 124 32 01 Only You Flying Pickets FEATURED
33 31 31 11 Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling
34 104 34 01 That's Love, That It Is Blancmange FEATURED
35 32 19 09 Heart And Soul Huey Lewis & The News
36 175 36 01 Running With The Night Lionel Richie FEATURED
37 34 34 04 Street Of Dreams Rainbow
38 44 38 02 Rat Rapping Roland Rat
39 33 25 06 Puss N Boots Adam Ant
40 43 40 02 2000 Miles The Pretenders
41 29 19 06 Micro Kid Level 42
42 80 42 02 Where's My Man Eartha Kitt
43 37 02 20 Everything Counts Depeche Mode
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44 --- 44 01 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman FEATURED
45 36 36 02 Please Don't Fall In Love Cliff Richard
46 47 46 03 Let The Music Play Shannon
47 38 14 27 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
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48 39 26 12 Islands In The Stream Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
49 51 49 05 Why Me Irene Cara
50 40 34 04 Undercover Of The Night Rolling Stones
 
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51 26 03 21 Safety Dance Men Without Hats
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52 46 46 08 Crumblin Down John Cougar Mellencamp
53 35 35 10 Tender Is The Night Jackson Browne
54 45 09 10 Hey You The Rocksteady Crew
55 65 55 04 You Know What To Do Carly Simon
56 52 08 21 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) Paul Young
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57 54 54 10 Suddenly Last Summer Motels
58 56 03 20 Mirror Man Human League
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59 107 59 01 Joanna Kool & The Gang FEATURED
60 59 04 13 Gold Spandau Ballet
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61 63 61 03 Les Princes Des Villes Michel Berger
62 60 60 08 Masquerade Berlin
63 58 52 10 Burning Up Madonna
64 96 64 02 Sound Of Goodbye Crystal Gayle FEATURED
65 55 04 25 IOU Freeez
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66 66 66 09 Je Chante Avec Toi Liberte Nana Mouskouri
67 57 57 05 Tu Es Sur Ma Liste Sacha Distel
68 81 68 02 I Like Men Without Hats
69 103 69 01 Invisible Hands Kim Carnes FEATURED
70 75 70 03 Working With Fire And Steel China Crisis

71 69 69 06 Almost Over You Sheena Easton
72 74 41 15 Lawyers In Love Jackson Browne
73 73 63 10 It's Good To Be The King Mel Brooks
74 76 14 14 Rockit Herbie Hancock
75 62 44 15 Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) Sheena Easton
76 --- 76 01 Baby Alone In Babylon Jane Birkin FEATURED
77 85 77 04 Stay With Me Tonight Jeffrey Osbourne
78 130 78 01 The Vow Toyah

79 71 01 14 Mama Genesis
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80 93 80 04 Ain't Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan
81 61 43 05 Cry Just A Little Bit Shakin Stevens
82 77 19 17 Blind Vision Blancmange
83 78 78 05 Smile Has Left Your Eyes Asia
84 79 29 17 Everyday I Write The Book Elvis Costello & The Attractions
85 87 07 25 Don't Talk To Me About Love Altered Images
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86 67 03 31 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
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87 86 86 02 Boys In Town Divinyls
88 127 88 01 Lost Again Yello
89 84 84 02 Somerset Maugham Alain Souchon
90 50 50 04 Dancing In The Dark Kim Wilde
91 97 91 02 Talk About The Passion REM
92 156 92 01 Rules Of The Game Bucks Fizz

93 92 34 13 Spread A Little Happiness Sting
94 125 94 01 I Still Can't Get Over Loving You Ray Parker Jr.
95 --- 15 09 Private Investigations Dire Straits
96 68 60 12 Can't Shake Loose Agnetha Faltskog
97 49 02 12 Modern Love David Bowie
98 82 62 14 Les Jardins Du Ciel Jairo
99 83 17 14 Just Got Lucky JoBoxers
100 105 100 01 La Faute A Voltaire Fabrice Bernard
 
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Popjustice 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
16/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 543
23/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 492
30/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 489
06/09/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 580
13/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 593
20/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 544
27/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 496
04/10/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 486
11/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 481
18/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 480
25/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 468
01/11/80 Woman In Love Barbra Streisand 452
08/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 451
15/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 470
22/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 478
29/11/80 Celebration Kool & The Gang 488
06/12/80 The Tide Is High Blondie 446
13/12/80 The Tide Is High Blondie 436
20/12/80 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon 433
27/12/80 Celebration Kool & The Gang 474
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CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


1981
03/01/81 Celebration Kool & The Gang 387
10/01/81 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon 403
17/01/81 Flash Queen 390
24/01/81 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 443
31/01/81 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 422.5
07/02/81 Woman John Lennon 422
14/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 398
21/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 449
28/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 451
07/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 438
14/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 438
21/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 425
28/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 404
04/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 397
11/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 392
18/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 379
25/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 368
02/05/81 It's A Love Thing The Whispers 347
09/05/81 Drowning / All Out To Get You The Beat 344
16/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 443
23/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 469
30/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 483
06/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 482
13/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 474
20/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 464
27/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 445
04/07/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 423
11/07/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 402 LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONE - NINE WEEKS

18/07/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 431
25/07/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 447
01/08/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 432
08/08/81 Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder 446
15/08/81 Tainted Love Soft Cell 434
22/08/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 482
29/08/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 487
05/09/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 483
12/09/81 Tainted Love Soft Cell 560
19/09/81 Souvenir OMD 586
26/09/81 Souvenir OMD 595
03/10/81 Souvenir OMD 595
10/10/81 Souvenir OMD 567
17/10/81 Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode 572
24/10/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 562
31/10/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 568
07/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 642
14/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 655
21/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 650
28/11/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 658
05/12/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 643
12/12/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 717

19/12/81 Don't You Want Me Human League 672
26/12/81 Don't You Want Me Human League 737
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CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE HIGHEST EVER WEEKLY TALLY


1982
02/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 647
09/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 639
16/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 575
23/01/82 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 546
30/01/82 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 523
06/02/82 Golden Brown The Stranglers 486.5
13/02/82 The Model / Computer Love Kraftwerk 535
20/02/82 I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) Hall & Oates 474
27/02/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 454
06/03/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 458
13/03/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 453
20/03/82 Poison Arrow ABC 449
27/03/82 Poison Arrow ABC 456
03/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 453
10/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 531
17/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 480
24/04/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 470
01/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 501
08/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 521
15/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 522
22/05/82 The Look Of Love ABC 507
29/05/82 The Look Of Love ABC 521
05/06/82 House Of Fun Madness 529
12/06/82 House Of Fun Madness 519
19/06/82 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran 511
26/06/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 541
03/07/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 544
10/07/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 524
17/07/82 Abracadabra The Steve Miller Band 491
24/07/82 Abracadabra The Steve Miller Band 476.5
31/07/82 Take It Away Paul McCartney 430
07/08/82 Take It Away Paul McCartney 451
14/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 467
21/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 483
28/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 489
04/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 489
11/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 481
18/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 454
25/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 430
02/10/82 The Bitterest Pill (Is Hard To Swallow) The Jam 414
09/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 384
16/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 346
23/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 397
30/10/82 Mad World Tears For Fears 422
06/11/82 Mad World Tears For Fears 440
13/11/82 The Day Before You Came ABBA 470
20/11/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 461
27/11/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 421.5
04/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 369
11/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 358
18/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 347
25/12/82 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 331

1983
01/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 344
08/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 361
15/01/83 Down Under Men At Work 371
22/01/83 Down Under Men At Work 389
29/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 458
05/02/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 451
12/02/83 Africa Toto 438
19/02/83 Africa Toto 442
26/02/83 Africa Toto 425
05/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
12/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
19/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
26/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 377
02/04/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 369
09/04/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 352
16/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 366
23/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 375
30/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 379
07/05/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 374
14/05/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 372
21/05/83 Let's Dance David Bowie 395
28/05/83 Let's Dance David Bowie 365
04/06/83 Family Man Hall & Oates 361
11/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 462
18/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 469
25/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 473
02/07/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 478
09/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 494
16/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 490
23/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 477
30/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 455
06/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 431
13/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 414
20/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 349
27/08/83 The First Picture Of You The Lotus Eaters 342
03/09/83 The First Picture Of You The Lotus Eaters 325
10/09/83 Mama Genesis 354
17/09/83 Mama Genesis 368
24/09/83 Mama Genesis 372
01/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 376
08/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 377
15/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 377
22/10/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 449
29/10/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 455
05/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 467
12/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 468
19/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 468
26/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 435
03/12/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 414

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ARTIST WITH MOST NUMBER ONES:

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4 David Bowie (including 1 with Queen)
3 Blondie
3 The Jam
3 ABBA
3 Michael Jackson
3 Hall & Oates
3 Queen
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2 John Lennon
2 Human League
2 Kim Wilde
2 ABC
2 Phil Collins
2 The Police
2 Culture Club


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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE BY ARTIST:
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13 Michael Jackson
12 The Police
12 David Bowie
(including 3 with Queen)
10 ABBA
9 Kim Carnes
8 Human League
8 Kim Wilde
7 Blondie
7 Ultravox
7 ABC
7 Survivor
7 The Jam
7 Phil Collins
7 Hall & Oates
7 Lionel Richie
7 Queen
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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE BY RECORD:

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9 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes July 1981
7 Vienna Ultravox March 1981
7 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor Aug 1982
7 Every Breath You Take The Police Jun 1983
7 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie Oct 1983
6 The Winner Takes It All ABBA Sep 1980
6 Billie Jean Michael Jackson Mar 1983
5 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police Nov 1981
5 Don't You Want Me Human League Jan 1982
5 Poison Arrow ABC Mar 1982
5 Maneater Hall & Oates Dec 1982
5 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins Jan 1983
5 Beat It Michael Jackson Apr 1983
4 On The Radio Donna Summer Mar 1980
4 Call Me Blondie May 1980
4 A Forest The Cure Jun 1980
4 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie Oct 1980
4 Kids In America Kim Wilde Apr 1981
4 Souvenir OMD Oct 1981
4 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde Apr 1982
4 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara Jul 1983
 
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Global Chart Top 10 w/e 03/12/83

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01 01 07 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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02 02 05 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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03 01 07 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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05 01 11 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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04 02 09 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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10 06 02 Undercover Of The Night The Rolling Stones
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07 07 03 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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06 01 29 Flashdance….What A Feeling Irene Cara

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UK Official Singles Chart Top 100 w/e 03/12/83

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01 01 09 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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05 02 03 Love Of The Common People Paul Young 95,000

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02 02 08 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson 62,000
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09 04 05 Calling Your Name Marilyn 54,000

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14 05 03 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 49,000

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16 07 03 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner 45,000

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60 09 02 Only You FLying Pickets 42,000
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Not many forecasters had predicted a fifth week at the top for Joel but "Uptown Girl" defies the odds and stays ahead of the field though its sale of 99,000 copies is well down week on week, 22% in fact and was outsold on the last few days of the chart week. The song that did it? Well that was Paul Young who, possibly, with an additional day may have toppled Joel, "Love Of The Common People" moves 5-2 on a sale of 95,000 and seems assured of the No 1 spot next week.

The Thompson Twins have had a great 1983 finally getting their big breakthrough with "Love On Your Side" back in February and whilst they may have been slightly disappointed by the performance of their last single "Watching" which bombed at No 33, all is back on track with a new album due in early 1984 and a return to the top 10 with "Hold Me Now" which flies 14-5 (49,000). It is their first top 5 hit and they are seemingly benefitting from a settled line-up after years of change and struggle, the fact that they write all their material must be benefitting their bank balances as well.

It's been 10 years since "Nutbush City Limits" was in the charts during which time Tina and Ike Turner have separated and Tina released four solo albums which all left the UK public less than impressed. Turns out all she needed was the right cover version and she's found that in Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" a No 7 hit in 1972, Turner's version expands 16-7 (45,000) this week to mirror the original's peak and launch album No 5 entitled "Private Dancer" which is due early in 1984, the single is produced by Heaven 17 who add a synthpop pinch of magic to the production.

Formed last year by a bunch of friends who performed in local amateur dramatics The Flying Pickets take their name due to the fact that several members took part in the miners strikes of 1972 and 1974 and starred in productions which included a cappella performances. They've had the idea to transfer theatre into pop music and have covered the Yazoo track "Only You" and this week become the surprise stars of the top 10 as they jet 60-9 (42,000) this week. Presumably the success was unexpected as the group are filming a rush video this week for the single and must now be considering an album of their covers.

Eurythmics third album "Touch" debuted at No 8 last week and contains the No 3 hit "Who's That Girl" and new single "Right By Your Side" which becomes their fourth top 10 in a row after rising 15-10 (39,000). With a calypso feel it might be the perfect remedy for the cold weather and a soundtrack to a fair few office parties- don't discount it from being a big Christmas hit!

Also climbing into contention is Marilyn who shoots 9-4 (54,000) with "Calling Your Name" thanks to a mid-drift baring performance on TOTP but it's all over for "Say Say Say" which ebbs 2-3 (62,000), Shaky drops 3-8 (45,000) and surprisingly The Assembly fall back 4-6 (49,000).

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New Entries
#21 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman
#30 Club Fantastic Megamix Wham!
#40 The Way You Are Tears For Fears
#48 Metal Health Quiet Riot
#52 On A Sunday Nick Heyward
#54 Running With The Night Lionel Richie
#69 Superstition / Good Times Club House
#72 I Can Help Elvis Presley
#78 The Clap Clap Sound Klaxons
#81 In The Mood Robert Plant
#84 Singalong-A-Santa Again Santa Claus & Christmas Trees
#86 Sunburst & Snowblind Cocteau Twins
#90 Torment Marc & The Mambas
#91 Midnight In Tokyo Y & T
#92 Brighten Up Your Night Ebony Brothers
#93 Why Me Irene Cara
#95 True Love Bing Cosby & Grace Kelly
#96 My Son J J Barrie
#98 Song To The Siren This Mortal Coil
100 Uncertain Smile The The


UK Charts
NME Singles Chart Never Never The Assembly NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Singles Chart Never Never The Assembly NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Official Album Chart Seven And The Ragged Tiger Duran Duran NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 03/12/83

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01 01 12 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 08 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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03 03 11 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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04 01 15 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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07 07 06 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
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06 06 11 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
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05 05 12 Cum On Feel The Noize Quiet Riot
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08 08 13 Heart & Soul Huey Lewis & The News
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09 09 08 Crumblin' Down John Cougar Mellencamp
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11 10 07 Church Of The Poison Mind Culture Club

Chart Entries
#52 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
#67 Remember The Night Motels
#75 Take Me Back Bonnie Tyler
#83 (You Can Still) Rock In America Night Ranger
#84 The Curly Shuffle Jump 'N' The Saddle
#86 Gloria Doors
#90 If Love Should Go Streets
#96 Rappin' Rodney Rodney Dangerfield

US Charts

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Billboard Magazine 03/12/83
Billboard 200 Albums Can't Slow Down Lionel Richie NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Dance / Disco Tracks Top 80 Let The Music Play Shannon SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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Canadian Singles Chart Top 50 w/e 03/12/83

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01 01 11 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 12 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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04 03 14 Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) Sheena Easton
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05 04 09 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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06 05 07 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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03 03 11 In A Big Country Big Country
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07 01 14 True Spandau Ballet
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13 08 08 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
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10 09 07 Crumblin' Down John Cougar Mellencamp
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08 02 13 Modern Love David Bowie

Chart Entries
#39 Lick It Up Kiss
#41 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
#44 That's All Genesis
#48 Whistle Down The Wind Nick Heyward
#50 Red Red Wine UB40


Canada Charts
RPM Magazine 03/12/83
Canadian Album Chart Can't Slow Down Lionel Richie NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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The Australian Countdown Chart Top 50 w/e 04/12/83

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02 01 08 Reckless Australian Crawl NEW NUMBER ONE
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09 02 04 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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01 01 10 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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03 03 08 Red Red Wine UB40
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07 05 07 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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04 03 10 Give It Up KC & The Sunshine Band
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05 04 05 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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08 08 05 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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06 07 07 Modern Love David Bowie
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11 10 07 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack

Chart Entries
#34 The Vasectomy Song John Williamson
#39 Undercover Of The Night The Rolling Stones
#47 Strait Old Line Split Enz
#48 Working For The Man Mental As Anything
#49 Automatic Man Michael Sembello
#50 My Girl Hoodoo Gurus


Top 100 Entries
95 Burning Up Madonna
98 Riders On The Storm Annabel Lamb

99 New Song Howard Jones

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Australian Charts

ARIA Singles Top 100 04/12/83
ARIA Singles Top 50 (from 26/06/88)
Australian Countdown Album Chart 1983 Summer Breaks Various Artists NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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My Retrochart will be coming up tonight!

Sorry @phoenix123 but both Retrocharts (w/e 3rd Dec & w/e 10th Dec 1983 will be posted by COP tomorrow evening) - my partner and I had our annual Christmas House Sunday lunch/party today and we're both shattered from the post party tidy up - however, rest assured my 80's Easy listening playlist went down a treat and I'm quite confident that you would have enjoyed it too! One of our guests got very excited over "The Pina-Colada song" - a tune he hadn't heard in ages!
 
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December 3, 1983
# Artist - Song - Last Week - (Weeks Charted)

1. Motels - Suddenly Last Summer 1 (14)
2. Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate 3 (5)
3. Human League - Mirror Man 2 (13)
4. Berlin - Masquerade 4 (11)
5. Rainbow - Street Of Dreams 12(5)
6. Irene Cara - Why Me? 6 (7)
7. Men Without Hats - I Like 15(4)
8. Peter Schilling - Major Tom 14 (11)
9. Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say, Say, Say 11 (8)
10. Lionel Richie - All Night long 10 (12)
11. Sheena Easton - Telefone 5 (16)
12. Crystal Gayle - Sound Of Goodbye 22 (5)
13. Jeffrey Osbourne - Stay With Me Tonight 17 (8)
14. Rufus w/ Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody 20 (10)
15. Asia - Smile has Left Your Eyes 13 (8)
16. Police - Synchronicity 21(5)
17. Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart 7 (21)
18. Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake 23(5)
19. Spandau Ballet - Gold 27(3)
20. Ray Parker Jr. - I Still Can't Get Over Loving You 32(4)
21. Agnetha Faltskog - Can't Shake Loose 8 (15)
22. Jo Boxers - Just Got Lucky 16 (12)
23. Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All 9 (19)
24. Naked Eyes - When The Lights Go Out 26 (7)
25. New Order - Confusion 25(6)
26. Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So 29(6)
27. Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart 33(5)
28. Elton John - I Guess that's Why They Call It The Blues 34(6)
29. Carly Simon - You Know What To Do 18 (9)
30. Melissa Manchester - No One Can Love You More 30(6)
31. Fixx - Sign Of Fire 43(2)
32. Fixx - One thing Leads To Another 19 (15)
33. Robert Plant - In The Mood 44(3)
34. Journey - Send her My Love 28 (11)
35. Big Country - In A Big Country 40(7)
36. France Joli- Standing In The Shadows Of Love 60(2)
37. Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield 41 (10)
38. Huey Lewis & the News - Heart And Soul 38 (12)
39. Barry Manilow - Read 'em and weep 45(3)
40. Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night 46(4)
41. Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride 53 (9)
42. Kim Carnes - Invisible Hands 42(8)
43. John Cougar Mellancamp - Crumblin' Down 49(8)
44. Kool & the Gang - Joanna 54(4)
45. David Bowie - Modern Love 24 (12)
46. Lisa Price - Can't Hold On Forever 47(4)
47. One Two Three - Another Knife In My Back 48(6)
48. Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep 61(8)
49. Motels - Remember The night <(1)
50. Shannon - Let The Music Play 64(4)
51. Genesis - That's All 77(2)
52. Madness - Sun And The Rain 52(4)
53. Saga - the Flyer 75(2)
54. Deborah Allen - Baby I Lied 63(8)
55. Madonna - Holiday 65(6)
56. Moody Blues - Blue World 58(4)
57. Earth, Wind & Fire - Magnetic 59(4)
58. Real Life - Send Me An Angel 74(4)
59. Industry - State Of The Nation 81(3)
60. Pointer Sisters - I Need You 62(7)
61. Jackson Browne - Tender Is The Night 55(11)
62. Juice Newton - Dirty Looks 66(4)
63. E.L.O. - Stranger 76(3)
64. Lionel Richie - Running With The Night 91(2)
65. Assembly - Never, Never 82(2)
66. Rick Springfield - Souls 72(6)
67. Billy Joel -Uptown Girl 70 (9)
68. Heaven 17 - Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry 68(5)
69. Style Council - Long Hot Summer 73(6
70. Depeche Mode - Everything Counts 85(2)
71. Care - Flaming Sword 83(2)
72. Flying Pickets - Only You 84(2)
73. ABC - That Was Then... 80(4)
74. Style Council - Solid Bond Around Your Heart 86(2)
75. Dolly Dots - Don't Give Up <(1)
76. Louise Mandrell - Runaway Heart <(1)
77. Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place 87(2)
78. New Order - Blue Monday 79(20)
79. Toyah - Vow 90(2)
80. Paul Rodgers - Cut Loose 93(2)
81. 38 Special - If I'd Been The One 89 (4)
82. Bucks Fizz -Rules Of The Game 94(2)
83. Yello - Lost Again 95(2)
84. S.O.S. Band - Tell Me If You Still Care 96(3)
85. Blancmange - That's Love, This It Is 88(2)
86. Re-Flex -Politics Of Dancing 97(2)
87. Barbara Mandrell -One Of A Kind , Pair Of Fools <(1)
88. Streets - If Love Should Go <(1)
89. Debarge - Time Will Reveal 92 (4)
90. Bonnie Tyler - Take Me Back <(1)
91. Rodney Dangerfield - Rappin' Rodney <(1)
92. Joe Jackson - Memphis 100(2)
93. Eurythmics - Love Is A Stranger 31 (12)
94. Melanie - Every Breath Of The Way 39 (9)
95. Freez - Pop Goes My Love <(1)
96. Stevie Nicks - If Anyone Falls 36 (13)
97. Alan Parsons Project - You Don't Believe 99 (3)
98. Spandau Ballet - True 35 (18)
99. Prince - Delirious 37 (12)
100. Kajagoogoo - Big Apple 50 (9)
Dropouts
Talking Heads - Burning Down The House
Police - King Of Pain
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance
Miquel Brown - So Many Men..
The The - this Is the Day
Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter
Kim Wilde - Dancing In The Dark
ABC - Valentine's Day
 
This week's highest new entry is at Number 32 for a band who didn't want this track released as they say the record company is doing a "Cash-in":
Wham! - Club Fantastic Megamix:
 
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