Popjustice Retrochart - January 1984 - w/e 14/01/84

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11 07 07 08 2000 Miles The Pretenders
12 15 12 15 Tell Her About It Billy Joel
13 18 13 06 Many Rivers To Cross UB40
14 26 14 03 Original Sin INXS
15 34 15 09 Let The Music Play Shannon

16 11 03 09 Love Of The Common People Paul Young
17 24 17 05 Straight Ahead Kool & The Gang
18 10 10 07 The Way You Are Tears For Fears
19 38 19 06 Holiday Madonna
20 41 20 05 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder

21 21 18 06 Cold As Christmas Elton John
22 20 06 11 Right By Your Side Eurythmics
23 22 02 14 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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24 23 23 06 Sweet Surrender Rod Stewart
25 --- 25 01 It's My Life Talk Talk HIGHEST NEW ENTRY FEATURED
26 31 26 05 No Tengo Dinero Righeira
27 --- 27 09 King Of Pain The Police FEATURED
28 36 28 08 Where's My Man Eartha Kitt

29 14 10 09 This Charming Man The Smiths
30 42 30 07 Joanna Kool & The Gang
31 37 31 06 Marguerita Time Status Quo

32 33 15 12 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
33 100 33 02 Love Is A Wonderful Colour The Icicle Works HIGHEST CLIMBER FEATURED
34 114 34 01 That's Livin Alright Joe Fagin FEATURED
35 98 35 02 Bird Of Paradise Snowy White FEATURED

36 16 12 11 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
37 30 06 15 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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38 17 09 09 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner
39 19 06 10 That's All Genesis
40 40 30 07 That's Love, That It Is Blancmange
41 --- 41 01 Wishful Thinking China Crisis FEATURED
42 43 42 11 Why Me Irene Cara
43 53 43 05 Let's Pretend We're Married Prince
44 118 44 01 A Rockin' Good Way Shaky And Bonnie FEATURED

45 50 38 08 Rat Rapping Roland Rat
46 51 46 08 Sound Of Goodbye Crystal Gayle
47 212 47 01 Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper FEATURED

48 47 11 11 Twist Of Fate Olivia Newton-John
49 45 41 10 Ain't Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan
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51 58 51 07 The Vow Toyah

52 48 34 10 Street Of Dreams Rainbow
53 54 31 17 Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling
54 60 54 03 Politics Of Dancing Re-flex
55 35 27 07 Only You Flying Pickets
56 63 56 03 An Innocent Man Billy Joel
57 59 55 07 Rules Of The Game Bucks Fizz
58 55 06 20 New Song Howard Jones
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59 64 59 04 Shake It Up Divine
60 62 56 06 Talking In Your Sleep Romantics
61 --- 61 01 (Feels Like) Heaven Fiction Factory FEATURED
62 65 04 19 Gold Spandau Ballet
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63 213 02 13 Modern Love David Bowie
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64 --- 64 01 Liebe Laurent Voulzy FEATURED

65 70 64 06 Sign Of Fire Fixx
66 29 10 16 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
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67 25 01 18 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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68 66 66 02 Sortir Ce Soir Etienne Daho
69 71 67 07 I Still Can't Get Over Loving You Ray Parker Jr.
70 67 59 08 Les Princes Des Villes Michel Berger
71 96 71 02 Ya Mo Be There James Ingram & Michael McDonald
72 69 04 12 Come Back And Stay Paul Young
73 73 65 10 Stay With Me Tonight Jeffrey Osbourne
74 46 17 07 Club Fantastic Megamix Wham!
75 77 75 05 Remember The Night Motels
76 76 72 13 One Thing Leads To Another Fixx
77 68 67 06 Baby Alone In Babylon Jane Birkin
78 78 14 33 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
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79 44 34 07 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman
80 39 03 12 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
81 83 81 02 We Live So Fast Heaven 17
82 81 81 05 In The Mood Robert Plant
83 61 08 10 Never Never The Assembly
84 79 79 02 The Dream Irene Cara
85 75 62 08 I Like Men Without Hats
86 87 86 03 Listen To The Radio (Atmospherics) Tom Robinson
87 82 82 04 Problematic Five Star
88 84 61 05 Invisible Hands Kim Carnes
89 103 89 01 So Bad Paul McCartney
90 92 90 02 Pink Houses John Cougar Mellencamp

91 90 90 03 Send Me An Angel Real Life
92 101 16 07 That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
93 88 44 05 Read 'em And Weep Barry Manilow
94 91 91 03 Blue World The Moody Blues
95 89 89 03 Bark At The Moon Ozzy Osbourne
96 80 65 12 Almost Over You Sheena Easton
97 104 55 05 You Know What To Do Carly Simon
98 113 98 01 Middle Of The Road The Pretenders

99 94 94 03 Temple Of Love Sisters Of Mercy
100 115 100 01 99 Luftballons Nena
 
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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
10/12/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 392
17/12/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 306
24/12/83 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 361
31/12/84 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 366

1984
07/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 335
14/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 358

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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
(including 1 with David Bowie)
2 John Lennon
2 Human League
2 Kim Wilde
2 ABC
2 Phil Collins
2 The Police
2 Culture Club
2 Lionel Richie


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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)
11 Lionel Richie
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 Queen
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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE BY RECORD:

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9 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes July 1981
9 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie Oct 1983
7 Vienna Ultravox March 1981
7 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor Aug 1982
7 Every Breath You Take The Police Jun 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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02 01 13 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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05 05 09 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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08 06 08 Undercover Of The Night The Rolling Stones
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09 01 05 Pipes Of Peace Paul McCartney 77,000 NEW NUMBER ONE

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10 02 08 What Is Love Howard Jones 62,000

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05 03 06 Marguerita Time Status Quo 54,000
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06 04 06 Tell Her About It Billy Joel 49,000
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Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood 43,000 HIGHEST CLIMBER
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04 03 06 Victims Culture Club
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07 07 10 Islands In The Stream Dolly Paton & Kenny Rogers 38,000
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08 04 09 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins
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01 01 08 Only You Flying Pickets
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New Year and a new No 1 as the Flying Pickets don’t quite create a new chart record but they do tumble 1-10 (33,000) with “Only You” as the former chart topper feels the cold winter chill. The record remains with Harry Belefonte’s “Mary Boy Child” which fell 1-12 back in early 1958, The Flying Pickets’ fall is also mirrored by last week’s runner-up Slade who similarly falls 2-11 in the January reshuffle.

So that’s what’s out but what’s in? Well the main news is that Paul McCartney scores his first solo No 1 single as “Pipes Of Peace” ascends 9-1 on a rather middling sale of 77,000 copies which is significantly below the 115,000 registered by Phil Collins in the same week last year. McCartney has now had a No 1 single as a solo act, as part of a duet (with Stevie Wonder), as a trio (Wings) and a quartet (The Beatles) something that no other act can claim. He’s now had 22 top 10 singles since the Beatles split, which is still three less than the fab four had, but is on target to final top that tally at some point in the decade.

From the old to the new with Howard Jones chasing McCartney all the way with “What Is Love” which is only his second single but it now becomes his biggest seller as it flies 10-2 on a sale of 62,000 to eclipse the No 3 peak of debut “New Song”. His first album will be out in March this year for those waiting impatiently. Completing an all climbing top 3 Status Quo rise 5-3 (54,000) with the party themed “Margarita Time” which despite their 16 year chart career becomes just their 4th top 3 and first since 1980’s “What You’re Proposing”.

Only one new entry to discuss this week and that comes from Frankie Goes To Hollywood. The genesis of the group stems from the late 70s punk scene in Liverpool and through several name changes and members eventually formed in its current line up a few years back. A John Peel session and an appearance on the tube convinced wizard producer Trevor Horn that something could be done with them and he wasn’t wrong with “Relax” powering 35-6 (43,000) thanks to a memorable TOTP performance. The song has been accompanied by some rather suggestive marketing ads and a video which was refused by both the BBC and MTV for being too offensive, a new video is currently in the making to help promote the track, indeed the song is now in its eighth week on the chart and has so far sold 113,000 copies to date.

Elsewhere good news for Billy Joel with “Tell Her About It” continuing to improve 6-4 (49,000) but a festive hangover engulfs the other tracks as fallers include Paul Young (3-5, 45,000), Culture Club (4-7, 41,000), Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers (7-8, 38,000) and Thompson Twins (8-9, 35,000). Some can celebrate though, Paul Young now has his biggest seller in “Love Of The Common People” and Culture club move over the 300,000 mark with “Victims” though they will still be disappointed with a marked comedown from the sales of their previous hit.

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Chart Entries

#32 King Of Pain The Police
#36 Wishful Thinking China Crisis
#40 Give Me More Time Whitesnake
#47 Human Touch Rick Springfield
#48 Razor's Edge (Remix) Meat Loaf
#50 Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
#53 Holiday Madonna
#55 Sixteen Musical Youth
#56 (Feels Like) Heaven Fiction Factory
#61 Crime Of Passion Mike Oldfield
#67 It's My Life Talk Talk
#70 Give Me The Night Mirage ft Roy Gayle
#76 Another Man Barbara Mason
#77 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
#79 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder
#86 Independence Day Comsat Angels
#89 Collapsing New People Fad Gadget
#93 White Lines (Don't Do It) Grandmaster & Melle Mel
#94 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor
#96 Let The Music Play Shannon
#97 Song Of The Siren This Mortal Coil
#99 Que Te Quiero Katrina & The Waves
100 Dance Hall Days Wang Chung

UK Charts
Record Mirror Magazine 14/01/84
NME Singles Chart Only You Flying Pickets FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Singles Chart This Charming Man The Smiths SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Album Chart No Parlez Paul Young FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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01 01 14 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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04 02 11 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
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02 02 12 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
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03 03 11 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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06 06 15 Talking In Your Sleep The Romantics
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07 07 18 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder
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08 08 12 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
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15 10 08 Running With The Night Lionel Richie

Chart Entries
#47 Jump Van Halen
#58 New Moon On Monday Duran Duran
#64 This Woman Kenny Rogers
#68 I Want A New Drug Huey Lewis And The News
#84 She's Trouble Musical Youth
#86 Love Has A Mind Of Its Own Donna Summer
#89 For A Rocker Jackson Browne
#90 I Will Follow U2

US Billboard Charts
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Billboard Magazine 14/01/84
Billboard 200 Albums Thriller Michael Jackson TWENTY FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary Read 'em And Weep Barry Manilow FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Dance / Disco Tracks Top 80 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Joanna Kool & The Gang NEW NUMBER ONE

US Cashbox Magazine
Cashbox Singles Chart Union Of The Snake Duran Duran THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE


US Radio & Records Magazine
Radio & Records Singles Chart Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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03 01 11 Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling NEW NUMBER ONE
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04 02 10 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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02 02 13 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
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10 05 09 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
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11 06 10 Twist of Fate Olivia Newton-John
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15 07 05 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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08 08 15 Cum On Feel The Noise Quiet Riot
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Chart Entries
#36 So Bad Paul McCartney
#41 Think Of Laura Christopher Cross
#44 Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police
#46 Pink Houses John Cougar Mellencamp
#50 If I'd Been The One 38 Special

Canada Charts

RPM Magazine
Canadian Album Chart Colour By Numbers Culture Club NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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03 01 08 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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07 05 04 Listening Pseudo Echo
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06 01 12 Reckless Australian Crawl
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05 02 12 Red Red Wine UB40
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Chart Entries
#38 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
#45 Dear Prudence Siouxsie & The Banshees
#47 Backstabbers Stephen Cummings
#50 Waterfront Simple Minds

Australian Charts

ARIA Singles Top 50 (from 26/06/88)
Australian Countdown Album Chart Thru The Roof '83 Various Artists FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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01 01 04 ONLY YOU THE FLYING PICKETS THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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04 02 06 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM KENNY ROGERS AND DOLLY PARTON
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06 03 04 MY OH MY SLADE
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02 02 03 TELL HER ABOUT IT BILLY JOEL
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03 01 06 LOVE OF THE COMMON PEOPLE PAUL YOUNG
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07 02 04 VICTIMS CULTURE CLUB
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05 05 05 PLEASE DON'T FALL IN LOVE CLIFF RICHARD
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24 08 02 PIPES OF PEACE PAUL McCARTNEY

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15 09 03 MARGUERITA TIME STATUS QUO
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09 06 22 THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY PADDY REILLY

Top 30 Entries
#17 THAT'S ALL GENESIS
#27 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE LINDA MARTIN
#28 THRILLER MICHAEL JACKSON
#29 I CAN HELP ELVIS PRESLEY
 
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01 01 05 Pipes Of Peace | Paul McCartney
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67,500 SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 06 Holiday | Madonna
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65,000

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11 03 04 An Innocent Man | Billy Joel 60,000

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05 04 10 This Charming Man | The Smiths
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42,500
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04 04 08 What Is Love | Howard Jones
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42,500
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07 06 09 Let The Music Play | Shannon
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40,000
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16 07 04 Ain't Nobody | Rufus & Chaka Khan 37,500

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03 01 09 Thriller | Michael Jackson
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35,000
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10 04 07 A Ray Of Sunshine | Wham!
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30,000
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06 02 09 Let's Stay Together | Tina Turner
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30,000

It’s a second week at the summit for McCartney to keep Madonna runner up for a second week. She now looks unlikely to match her success on the dance chart where she made #1 a few months ago with Holiday / Lucky Star. The only other progress is from two new top ten hits this week. Billy Joel has a third consecutive top three hit with the title track from his current album An Innocent Man moving 11-3. The first two had multiple weeks at the summit making him the artist with most weeks at number one on the all time list. Rufus and Chaka Khan move 16-7 having already spent a month at the top of the dance chart. Speaking of which, the highest new entry of the week by Cyndi Lauper moves into pole position on the dance chart this week.
 
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11 14 11 08 Running With The Night | Lionel Richie
12 09 05 07 Move Over Darling | Tracey Ullman
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13 08 03 09 Hold Me Now | Thompson Twins
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14 21 14 04 Relax | Frankie Goes To Hollywood
15 15 15 08 Waterfront | Simple Minds

16 12 01 15 Uptown Girl | Billy Joel
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17 24 17 06 I Am What I Am | Gloria Gaynor
18 22 18 05 No Tengo Dinero | Righeira

19 19 19 11 Problematic | Five Star
20 25 20 04 Break My Stride | Matthew Wilder
21 23 21 08 Invisible Hands | Kim Carnes

22 17 02 11 Right By Your Side | Eurythmics
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23 26 23 11 Joanna | Kool & The Gang
24 20 02 17 Love Is A Battlefield | Pat Benatar
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25 18 13 08 2000 Miles | Pretenders
26 13 10 07 The Way You Are | Tears For Fears
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27 38 27 04 Many Rivers To Cross | UB40
28 29 15 06 Victims | Culture Club
29 27 27 10 The Vow | Toyah
30 36 30 08 You Know What To Do | Carly Simon
31 30 30 12 Temple Of Love | Sisters Of Mercy
32 --- 32 01 Girls Just Want To Have Fun | Cyndi Lauper HIGHEST NEW ENTRY
33 37 33 08 Why Me | Irene Cara
34 31 08 10 Thank You For The Music | ABBA
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35 28 20 08 The Rules Of The Game | Bucks Fizz
36 --- 36 01 It's My Life | Talk Talk
37 51 37 04 Ya Mo Be There | James Ingram & Michael McDonald
38 46 38 04 The Politics Of Dancing | Re-Flex
39 47 39 04 So Bad | Paul McCartney
40 48 40 05 Let's Pretend We're Married | Prince
41 49 41 08 Take A Chance | Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
42 50 42 07 Single Handed | Haywoode

43 34 18 08 Only You | Flying Pickets
44 39 05 09 Love Of The Common People | Paul Young
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45 43 06 12 The Love Cats | The Cure
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46 54 46 04 Straight Ahead | Kool & The Gang
47 52 01 24 Tell Her About It | Billy Joel
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48 32 20 06 Cold As Christmas | Elton John
49 33 19 06 Jingle Bell Rock | Hall & Oates
50 35 24 08 Please Don't Fall In Love | Cliff Richard
51 67 51 03 Original Sin | INXS
52 61 52 03 Come Said The Boy | Mondo Rock
53 60 53 04 Pink Houses | John Cougar Mellencamp
54 57 54 05 Shake It Up | Divine
55 58 55 07 The Sound Of Goodbyes | Crystal Gayle
56 --- 56 01 (Feels Like) Heaven | Fiction Factory
57 64 57 04 Let's Go Up | Diana Ross

58 45 17 20 Dancing In The Dark | Kim Wilde
59 40 22 04 My Oh My | Slade
60 41 33 20 Micro Kid | Level 42
61 42 35 06 Sweet Surrender | Rod Stewart
62 44 22 11 Only For Love | Limahl
63 53 09 13 Almost Over You | Sheena Easton
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64 55 40 16 Street Of Dreams | Rainbow
65 56 14 11 Twist Of Fate | Olivia Newton-John
66 --- 66 01 For A Rocker | Jackson Browne
67 62 54 08 Talking In Your Sleep | The Romantics
68 63 06 14 Say Say Say | Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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69 59 04 17 Burning Up | Madonna
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70 71 07 17 Major Tom (Coming Home) | Peter Schilling
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71 65 02 17 They Don't Know | Tracey Ullman
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72 66 01 20 New Song | Howard Jones
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73 68 18 12 Boys In Town | Divinyls
74 --- 74 01 That's Livin' All Right | Joe Fagin
75 82 75 03 Something's On Your Mind | D Train

76 72 14 17 Tender Is The Night | Jackson Browne
77 73 01 18 Karma Chameleon | Culture Club
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78 69 37 10 In Your Eyes | George Benson
79 70 52 10 Heaven Is Waiting | Danse Society
80 80 10 21 Islands In The Stream | Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
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81 74 42 10 Never Never | The Assembly
82 75 15 10 Over & Over | Shalamar
83 89 83 02 What's New | Linda Ronstadt
84 81 04 18 All Night Long (All Night) | Lionel Richie
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85 76 20 11 Calling Your Name | Marilyn
86 77 61 08 Hero | Gladys Knight & The Pips
87 78 25 12 When The Lights Go Out | Naked Eyes
88 79 30 13 My Favourite Waste Of Time | Bette Midler
89 100 89 02 Take Me Back | Bonnie Tyler
90 83 56 09 A Solid Bond In Your Heart | Style Council
91 88 05 16 P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) | Michael Jackson
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92 84 11 12 Say It Isn't So | Hall & Oates
93 90 13 16 (Hey You) The Rocksteady Crew | Rocksteady Crew
94 --- 94 01 Jump | Van Halen
95 85 11 19 Siren | Divinyls
96 86 53 10 Love How You Feel | Sharon Redd
97 87 19 15 Dancing With Myself | Billy Idol
98 95 10 16 London Town | Bucks Fizz
99 97 02 18 Modern Love | David Bowie
100 98 02 23 Gold | Spandau Ballet
 
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05/01/80 3 Off The Wall Michael Jackson
26/01/80 1 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders
02/02/80 3 Rock With You Michael Jackson
23/02/80 2 Save Me Queen
08/03/80 3 Atomic Blondie
29/03/80 2 You Know How To Love Me Phyllis Hyman
12/04/80 1 Working My Way Back To You The Detroit Spinners
19/04/80 1 Turn It On Again Genesis
26/04/80 1 You May Be Right Billy Joel
03/05/80 2 Call Me Blondie
17/05/80 2 What's Another Year Johnny Logan
31/05/80 1 She's Out Of My Life Michael Jackson
07/06/80 2 The Rose Bette Midler
21/06/80 2 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel
05/07/80 3 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & ELO
26/07/80 1 Could You Be Loved Bob Marley & The Wailers
02/08/80 2 Upside Down Diana Ross
16/08/80 3 The Winner Takes It All ABBA
06/09/80 4 Fame Irene Cara LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONE
04/10/80 2 Another One Bites The Dust Queen
18/10/80 1 One Day I'll Fly Away Randy Crawford
25/10/80 2 Three Little Birds Bob Marley & The Wailers
08/11/80 1 Enola Gay OMD
15/11/80 1 Celebration Kool & The Gang
22/11/80 3 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen
13/12/80 3 Super Trouper ABBA CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


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03/01/81 1 Happy Christmas (War Is Over) John Lennon
10/01/81 2 Flash Queen
24/01/81 2 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates
07/02/81 3 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
28/02/81 1 Rapture Blondie
07/03/81 1 I Surrender Rainbow
14/03/81 2 Reward Teardrop Explodes
28/03/81 2 Kids In America Kim Wilde
11/04/81 1 Can You Handle It Sharon Redd
18/04/81 2 Make That Move Shalamar
02/05/81 2 Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz
16/05/81 1 Heaven In Your Arms Dan Hartman
23/05/81 1 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
30/05/81 4 You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates
27/06/81 1 One Day In Your Life Michael Jackson
04/07/81 4 Believe It Or Not Joey Scarbury
01/08/81 1 The River Bruce Springsteen
08/08/81 1 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA
15/08/81 1 For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton
22/08/81 1 New Life Depeche Mode
29/08/81 1 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League
06/09/81 3 Tainted Love Soft Cell
26/09/81 1 Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
03/10/81 4 Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode
31/10/81 4 Physical Olivia Newton-John
28/11/81 3 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie
19/12/81 1 Mirror Mirror Dollar
26/12/81 1 Don't You Want Me Human League CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


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02/01/82 2 It Must Be Love Madness
16/01/82 2 The Land Of Make Believe Bucks Fizz
30/01/82 3 You're The One For Me D Train
20/02/82 2 The Lion Sleeps Tonight Tight Fit
06/03/82 2 See You Depeche Mode
20/03/82 2 Mickey Toni Basil
03/04/82 1 Seven Tears Goombay Dance Band
10/04/82 4 My Camera Never Lies Bucks Fizz
08/05/82 2 One Step Further Bardo
22/05/82 4 Only You Yazoo
19/06/82 3 Fantasy Island Tight Fit
10/07/82 1 Videotheque Dollar
17/07/82 2 Shy Boy Bananarama
31/07/82 1 Don't Go Yazoo
07/08/82 4 Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners
04/09/82 3 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor
25/09/82 1 Situation Yazoo
02/10/82 2 Where Do We Go From Here Cliff Richard
16/10/82 1 There It Is Shalamar
23/10/82 2 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club
06/11/82 1 Pressure Billy Joel
13/11/82 3 Heartbreaker Dionne Warwick
04/12/82 3 Maneater Hall & Oates
25/12/82 1 Friends Shalamar CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


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01/01/83 1 Rio Duran Duran
08/01/83 2 All The Love In The World Dionne Warwick
22/01/83 4 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins
19/02/83 1 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
26/02/83 1 Change Tears For Fears
05/03/83 1 Billie Jean Michael Jackson
12/03/83 1 Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) Bananarama
19/03/83 2 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
02/04/83 2 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics BIGGEST CHART HIT
16/04/83 2 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran
30/04/83 2 Love Is A Stranger Eurythmics
14/05/83 1 True Spandau Ballet
21/05/83 1 Pale Shelter Tears For Fears
28/05/83 2 Temptation Heaven 17
11/06/83 4 Every Breath You Take The Police
09/07/83 1 Flashdance… What A Feeling Irene Cara
16/07/83 1 Wherever I Lay My Hat Paul Young
23/07/83 3 Who's That Girl Eurythmics
13/08/83 3 Cruel Summer Bananarama
03/09/82 3 Tell Her About It Billy Joel
24/09/83 4 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
22/10/83 2 New Song Howard Jones
05/11/83 6 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
17/12/83 3 Thriller Michael Jackson CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


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07/01/84 2 Pipes Of Peace Paul McCartney
 
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Before I reveal this week's HMV Retrochart, we have the Makers and Shakers.
The 1983 clear-out is underway now as we have 11 new entries this week
The first is at Number 50 for Wang Chung and the excellent "Dance Hall Days":
 
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Number 49 - new entry for Talk Talk - we welcome back with "It's my life" that comes with a "Protest" video - containing no lip synching from the band...if only all "Protest" videos were filmed this beautifully...!
 
Number 48 - new entry for Musical Youth who were last heard helping Donna Summer on "Unconditional love" and UB40 in their video to "Many rivers to cross". Their new single is called "Sixteen":
 
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