Popjustice Retrochart - July 1983 - w/e 23/07/83

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Retrochart Top Ten w/e 23/07/83
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01 01 14 Flashdance… What A Feeling Irene Cara
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THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 09 Every Breath You Take The Police
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03 03 08 She Works Hard For The Money Donna Summer
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07 04 08 Baby Jane Rod Stewart
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06 05 06 IOU Freeez

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05 03 11 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield
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04 04 06 When We Were Young Bucks Fizz
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14 08 04 First Picture Of You Lotus Eaters
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10 09 03 Who's That Girl Eurythmics
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09 09 06 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) Paul Young
 
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11 11 11 03 Cruel Summer Bananarama
12 13 11 05 Come Live With Me Heaven 17
13 08 06 09 Wanna Be Startin' Something Michael Jackson
14 27 14 02 Never Stop Echo & The Bunnymen
15 17 15 03 The Walk The Cure

16 19 07 07 China Girl David Bowie
17 16 16 04 Double Dutch Malcolm McLaren
18 12 09 07 Dead Giveaway Shalamar
19 15 15 04 Tantalise Jimmy The Hoover
20 18 18 04 It's A Mistake Men At Work
21 --- 21 01 Everything Counts Depeche Mode HIGHEST NEW ENTRY FEATURED
22 --- 22 01 Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police FEATURED
23 26 23 04 Forbidden Colours Sylvian Sakamoto
24 --- 24 01 Human Nature Michael Jackson FEATURED
25 29 25 04 I'll Tumble 4 Ya Culture Club

26 31 23 05 All Night Long Mary Jane Girls
27 36 27 05 Pieces Of Ice Diana Ross
28 40 28 02 After A Fashion Midge Ure & Mike Karn
29 39 29 03 Everyday I Write The Book Elvis Costello & The Attractions

30 28 18 08 We Came To Dance Ultravox
31 45 31 02 Safety Dance Men Without Hats
32 34 04 15 Temptation Heaven 17
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33 22 19 09 Walk Out To Winter Aztec Camera
34 37 34 04 Don't Try To Stop It Roman Holliday
35 66 35 02 Give It Up KC & The Sunshine Band

36 38 04 13 True Spandau Ballet
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37 33 14 13 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
38 141 38 01 Love To Stay Altered Images FEATURED
39 20 14 07 Dark Is The Night Shakatak
40 71 40 02 Promises Promises Naked Eyes
41 41 11 13 Our Lips Are Sealed Fun Boy Three
42 147 42 01 Right Now The Creatures FEATURED
43 32 25 06 Take That Situation Nick Heyward
44 44 44 06 Maniac Michael Sembello
45 --- 45 01 The Crown Gary Byrd & The GB Experience
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46 23 20 07 Dream To Sleep H2O
47 48 47 05 Real World The Bangles
48 100 48 02 Watching Thompson Twins HIGHEST CLIMBER FEATURED
49 53 03 19 Blue Monday New Order
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50 47 47 05 Spy Of Love INXS
 
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51 50 02 24 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics
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52 52 34 03 Transfer Affection A Flock Of Seagulls
53 43 42 05 War Baby Tom Robinson
54 42 30 09 White Wedding Billy Idol
55 79 55 02 Lawyers In Love Jackson Browne
56 158 56 04 Puttin' On The Ritz Taco

57 51 35 08 Stand Back Stevie Nicks
58 61 58 03 Endlessly John Foxx
59 54 02 14 More Than This Roxy Music
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60 57 55 04 Amor Tambien France Gall
61 62 61 07 Come Dancing Kinks
62 59 04 18 Is There Something I Should Know? Duran Duran
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63 73 02 18 Our House Madness
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64 49 42 12 She's A Beauty Tubes
65 65 65 03 Cherchez Le Garcon Taxi Girl
66 58 55 14 Metro Berlin
67 60 60 04 Wonderland XTC
68 64 22 06 Confusion (Hits Us Everytime) Truth
69 63 05 14 (Keep Feeling) Fascination The Human League
70 69 09 22 Just An Illusion Imagination
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71 70 03 14 All Of My Heart ABC
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72 72 72 02 Mona Lisa Lio
73 76 73 03 I Like Chopin Gazebo

74 67 57 05 Vivre Ou Survivre Daniel Balavoine
75 68 08 19 Wishing (If I Had A Photgraph Of You) A Flock Of Seagulls
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76 77 07 13 Don't Talk To Me About Love Altered Images
77 81 77 04 Juliet Robin Gibb
78 101 78 01 Legal Tender B-52s FEATURED

79 80 64 05 Le Coup De Folie Thierry Pastor
80 75 75 04 Camouflage Chris Sievey
81 83 03 19 Cambodia Kim Wilde
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82 78 50 04 I'm Still Standing Elton John
83 21 14 10 Lady Love Me George Benson
84 84 80 05 Chasseur D'Ivoire Alain Chamfort
85 85 85 03 The Border America
86 92 86 02 Au Bout De Mes Reves Jean-Jacques Goldmand

87 30 02 27 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
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88 120 88 01 It's Over The Funkmasters FEATURED
89 108 89 01 Ackee 1-2-3 The Beat FEATURED
90 --- 25 11 Ride Like The Wind Christopher Cross

91 82 05 21 Shy Boy Bananarama
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92 94 92 02 Stop In The Name Of Love Hollies
93 102 74 04 I Love You Yello

94 89 08 37 Rock The Casbah The Clash
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95 97 95 02 Take Me To Heart Quarterflash
96 88 09 17 Words F.R.David
97 109 95 02 Coeur De Rocker Julien Clerc
98 104 98 01 Saved By Zero Fixx
99 --- 99 01 Si J'etais Un Homme Diane Tell

100 98 94 03 Fraction Too Much Friction Tim Finn
 
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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

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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


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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE:
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13 Michael Jackson
12 David Bowie
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10 ABBA
9 Kim Carnes
9 The Police
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
7 Vienna Ultravox March 1981
7 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor Aug 1982
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 Every Breath You Take The Police Jun 1983
 
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Global Chart Top 10 w/e 23/07/83

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01 01 10 Flashdance….What A Feeling Irene Cara FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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02 02 08 Every Breath You Take The Police
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03 03 05 Baby Jane Rod Stewart
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06 04 07 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
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08 05 05 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics
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04 01 17 Let's Dance David Bowie
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05 05 16 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
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07 02 15 Beat It Michael Jackson

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10 09 02 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield
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09 10 03 China Girl David Bowie
 
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UK Official Singles Chart Top 100 w/e 23/07/83

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02 01 06 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) Paul Young 87,000 NEW NUMBER ONE

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03 02 06 I.O.U. Freeez 74,000
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01 01 08 Baby Jane Rod Stewart 60,000
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09 04 03 Who's That Girl Eurythmics 43,000
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04 04 09 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield 42,000
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06 06 05 Come Live With Me Heaven 17 34,000
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10 07 04 Double Dutch Malcolm Mclaren 34,000
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05 02 08 Flashdance…What A Feeling! Irene Cara
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07 06 05 War Baby Tom Robinson 29,000
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Freeez are tracking Young all the way as they manage to move past a falling Rod Stewart and they slither 3-2 (74,000) and will probably get a TOTP slot this week so could push Young again this week. Stewart drops 1-3 on a sale of 60,000 but will sell it's 400,000th copy this week which is a milestone and is clearly his biggest seller since 1978's "Do You Think I'm Sexy". Other tracks climbing this week are Eurythmics 9-4 (43,000) and Malcolm McLaren 10-7 (34,000), the only track sticking in the top 10 comes from Heaven 17 who cannot gain on No 6 (34,000).

The majority of the tracks are dropping however, as well as Rod Stewart there is Mike Oldfield 4-5 (42,000), Irene Cara 5-8 (32,000), Tom Robinson 7-9 (29,000) and Funk Masters 8-10 (27,000) but overall the lack of new blood in the upper reaches has driven sales downward.
Chart Entries
14 Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police
21 The Crown Gary Byrd & The GB Experience
23 It's Late Shakin' Stevens
29 Do It Again / Billie Jean Club House
41 Everything Counts Depeche Mode
70 (Do You Really Love Me) Tell Me Love Michael Wycoff
74 Get It Right Aretha Franklin
79 Walking In The Rain Modern Romance
80 Nightmare Saxon
81 The Woman In You Bee Gees
83 Six Months In A Leaky Boat Split Enz
86 Bang The Drum All Day Todd Rundgren
87 Blue Skies Jets
88 Feel The Love 10cc
90 Space Cowboy Jonzun Crew
94 Just Fascination Cabaret Voltaire
95 Sister Friction Haysi Fantayzee
99 Turn The Music On Orlando Johnson
100 I Just Can't Help Believing Boys Town Gang


UK Charts
NME Singles Chart Wherever I Lay My Hat Paul Young SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Singles Chart War Baby Tom Robinson SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Album Chart You And Me Both Yazoo NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 23/07/83

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01 01 08 Every Breath You Take The Police THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 15 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
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03 01 17 Flashdance….What A Feeling Irene Cara
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04 04 15 Never Gonna Let You Go Sergio Mendes
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05 05 09 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson
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06 06 12 Come Dancing The Kinks
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08 07 12 Our House Madness
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09 08 08 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran
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11 09 08 Stand Back Stevie Nicks
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14 10 09 She Works Hard For The Money Donna Summer

Chart Entries
#48 Human Nature Michael Jackson
#72 Tip Of My Tongue Tubes
#80 Sharp Dressed Man ZZ Top
#81 You're Driving Me Out Of My Mind Little River Band
#87 Lady Love Me George Benson
#88 Shiny Shiny Haysi Fantayzee
#90 Radio Free Europe REM
#94 Words FR David


US Charts

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Billboard Magazine 23/07/83
Billboard 200 Albums Synchronicity The Police NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary All This Love DeBarge SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Dance / Disco Tracks Top 80 I.O.U. Freeez SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Juicy Fruit Mtume EIGHTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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Canadian Singles Chart Top 50 w/e 23/07/83

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07 01 07 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson NEW NUMBER ONE
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02 01 09 Every Breath You Take The Police
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03 01 14 Flashdance…What A Feeling Irene Cara
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04 01 10 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
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05 05 16 White Wedding BIlly Idol
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01 01 11 I'm Still Standing Elton John
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06 02 13 Puttin' On The Ritz Taco
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09 08 09 Come Dancing The Kinks
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11 09 08 Hot Girls In Love Loverboy
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13 10 06 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran

Chart Entries
#44 I'll Tumble 4 Ya Culture Club
#45 The French Song Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
#49 All Time High Rita Coolidge
#50 Worlds Away Strange Advance


Canada Charts
RPM Magazine (from 03/09/83)
Canadian Album Chart Synchronicity The Police THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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The Australian Countdown Chart Top 50 w/e 24/07/83

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01 01 06 Flashdance…What A Feeling IRENE CARA SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 12 Total Eclipse Of The Heart BONNIE TYLER
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03 03 05 Every Breath You Take THE POLICE
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04 03 06 I'm Still Standing ELTON JOHN
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06 05 04 Church Of The Poison Mind CULTURE CLUB
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09 06 07 Send Me An Angel REAL LIFE
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05 02 10 Beat It MICHAEL JACKSON
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10 08 07 Fraction Too Much Friction TIM FINN
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07 06 10 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) EURYTHMICS
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08 08 07 Little Red Corvette PRINCE

Chart Entries
#34 (Keep Feeling) Fascination) HUMAN LEAUGE
#38 Speak Like A Child THE STYLE COUNCIL
#41 Candy Girl NEW EDITION

#47 She Works Hard For The Money DONNA SUMMER
#48 Nobody's Diary YAZOO
#49 Never Gonne Die QUIREBOYS
#50 It Might Be You STEPHEN BISHOP

Top 100 Entries
#84 Soweto MALCOLM McCLAREN
#85 Sound On Sound VENETIANS
#93 Flight Of Icarus IRON MAIDEN
#94 Snot Rap KENNY EVERETT


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Australian Charts

ARIA Singles Top 100
(ARIA Singles Top 50 from 26/06/88)
Australian Countdown Album Chart Synchronicity The Police SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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@phoenix123 Retrochart Singles Top Ten w/e 23/07/83

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02 01 03 Who's That Girl | Eurythmics
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100,000 NEW NUMBER ONE
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01 01 07 Wherever I Lay My Hat | Paul Young
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80,000
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04 03 03 Cruel Summer | Bananarama 77,500
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08 04 05 Pieces Of Ice | Diana Ross 45,000
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07 05 06 IOU | Freeez 45,000
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09 05 09 She Works Hard For The Money | Donna Summer
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44,000

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06 01 09 Every Breath You Take | The Police
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05 03 09 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' | Michael Jackson
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03 01 11 Flashdance….. What A Feeling | Irene Cara
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14 10 10 White Wedding | Billy Idol 30,000

Eurythmics waste no time in notching up a third retrochart topper in the space of only 4 months, outpacing Paul Young after a week at the summit. Bananarama are hot on their heels rising 4-3 as the top three are way ahead of the pack. Diana Ross rises 8-4 and Freeez 7-5 as Donna Summer rebounds 9-6.

Billy Idol returns to the top ten for a second time after a steady climb 66-55-40-29-18-17-16-15-14-10.
 
11 13 11 06 Juliet | Robin Gibb
12 22 12 02 Legal Tender | B-52s

13 10 10 06 Camouflage | Chris Sievey
14 30 14 03 Lawyers In Love | Jackson Browne
15 17 15 04 I'm Still Standing | Elton John
16 --- 16 01 Everything Counts | Depeche Mode HIGHEST NEW ENTRY
17 20 17 04 Tantalise | Jimmy The Hoover
18 18 18 05 All Night Long | Mary Jane Girls

19 11 11 08 Maniac | Michael Sembello
20 39 20 02 Promises, Promises | Naked Eyes
21 21 21 07 Fraction Too Much Friction | Tim Finn

22 12 07 06 When We Were Young | Bucks Fizz
23 --- 23 01 Human Nature | Michael Jackson
24 57 24 03 Give It Up | KC & The Sunshine Band
25 40 25 03 The Walk | The Cure

26 26 26 09 Walk Out To Winter | Aztec Camera

27 24 24 10 Lady Love Me | George Benson
28 23 23 07 So Many Men | Miquel Brown
29 31 29 04 Double Dutch | Malcolm McLaren
30 16 06 11 Moonlight Shadow | Mike Oldfield
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31 29 29 04 If You Ask Me (I Won't Say No) | Pete Shelley
32 32 32 04 The First Picture Of You | The Lotus Eaters
33 27 27 10 Italian Girls | Hall & Oates
34 25 25 04 I'll Tumble 4 Ya | Culture Club
35 --- 35 01 The Trooper | Iron Maiden
36 19 09 07 Dead Giveaway | Shalamar
37 15 04 09 Baby Jane | Rod Stewart
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38 37 37 06 You Can Have It (Take My Heart) | Robert Palmer
39 35 03 16 Physical Attraction | Madonna
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40 34 01 14 True | Spandau Ballet
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41 28 04 13 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues | Elton John
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42 47 42 08 Misty Circles | Dead Or Alive
43 45 43 07 Cuts Like A Knife | Bryan Adams

44 36 35 13 Do What You Feel | Deniece Williams
45 33 32 10 Save The Overtime (For Me) | Gladys Knight & The Pips
46 --- 46 01 Wrapped Around Your Finger | The Police
47 60 47 04 Heart To Heart | Kenny Loggins
48 51 48 05 Hang On Now | Kajagoogoo

49 42 02 11 Bad Boys | Wham!
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50 41 01 15 Temptation | Heaven 17
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NUMBER ONE SINGLES

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1980
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

1981
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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1982
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 BIGGEST CHART HIT
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

1983
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
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 1 Who's That Girl Eurythmics

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ARTIST WITH MOST NUMBER ONES:

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5 Michael Jackson
4 Queen
(includes 1 with David Bowie)
3 Blondie
3 ABBA
3 Depeche Mode
3 Bucks Fizz
3 Yazoo
3 Billy Joel
3 Hall & Oates
3 Shalamar
3 Eurythmics
3 Phil Collins
(includes 1 with Genesis)
2 Bob Marley & The Wailers
2 Bruce Springsteen
2 Human League
2 Tight Fit
2 Dollar
2 Dionne Warwick
2 Bananarama
2 Duran Duran
2 Tears For Fears
2 Irene Cara
2 Diana Ross
(includes 1 with Lionel Richie)
2 Olivia Newton-John (includes 1 with ELO)

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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE:
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9 Hall & Oates
9 Michael Jackson
9 Queen
(includes 3 weeks with David Bowie)
8 Bucks Fizz
8 Phil Collins
(includes 1 week with Genesis)
7 ABBA
7 Depeche Mode
7 Olivia Newton-John
(includes 3 weeks with ELO)
6 Blondie
6 Yazoo
5 Tight Fit
5 Dionne Warwick
5 Irene Cara
5 Eurythmics
4 Joey Scarbury
4 Bruce Springsteen
4 Dexy's Midnight Runners
4 Billy Joel
4 Shalamar
4 The Police

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LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONES:

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4 Fame Irene Cara 1980
4 You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates 1981
4 Believe It Or Not (Theme From The Greatest American Hero) Joey Scarbury 1981
4 Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode 1981
4 Physical Olivia Newton-John 1981
4 My Camera Never Lies Bucks Fizz 1982
4 Only You Yazoo 1982
4 Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners 1982
4 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 1983
4 Every Breath You Take The Police 1983
3 Off The Wall Michael Jackson 1980
3 Rock With You Michael Jackson 1980
3 Atomic Blondie 1980
3 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & ELO 1980
3 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 1980
3 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen 1980
3 Super Trouper ABBA 1980
3 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 1981
3 Tainted Love Soft Cell 1981
3 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 1981
3 You're The One For Me D Train 1982
3 Fantasy Island Tight Fit 1982
3 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 1982
3 Heartbreaker Dionne Warwick 1982
3 Maneater Hall & Oates 1982
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MOST WEEKS IN THE TOP 100 - BY SONG:

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44 Fame Irene Cara
38 Tainted Love Soft Cell
37 Love Is A Stranger Eurythmics*
35 Physical Olivia Newton-John
33 Yellow Pearl Phil Lynott
32 9 To 5 Dolly Parton
31 My Camera Never Lies Bucks Fizz
30 Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners
30 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor
29 Save Me Queen
29 Shy Boy Bananarama
28 When I Dream Teardrop Explodes
28 Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode
28 It Must Be Love Madness
28 Everybody Madonna
27 Believe It Or Not Joey Scarbury
27 Rock With You Michael Jackson
27 The Rose Bette Midler
27 Mama Used To Say Junior
27 Only You Yazoo
27 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins
27 Billie Jean Michael Jackson*
26 He's So Shy Pointer Sisters
26 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates
26 Looking Up Donna Summer
26 Kids In America Kim Wilde
26 All The Love In The World Dionne Warwick
25 Rock Lobster B-52s
25 Magic Olivia Newton-John
25 Upside Down Diana Ross
25 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
25 Hand Held In Black And White Dollar
25 Really Saying Something Bananarama & Fun Boy Three
25 A Night To Remember Shalamar
25 Gypsy Fleetwood Mac
25 Mad World Tears For Fears

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NUMBER ONE ALBUMS
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06/12/80 8 The River | Bruce Springsteen LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONE
31/01/81 6 Dr Hook's Greatest Hits | Dr Hook
14/03/81 6 Face Value | Phil Collins
25/04/81 3 The Wanderer | Donna Summer
16/05/81 4 Kilimanjaro | Teardrop Explodes
13/06/81 6 Voices | Hall & Oates
25/07/81 2 It Hurts To Be In Love | Dan Hartman
08/08/81 4 Nightclubbing | Grace Jones
05/09/81 3 The Fox | Elton John
26/09/81 3 Duran Duran | Duran Duran
17/10/81 3 Super Hits Vol 1&2 | Various Artists
07/11/81 1 Chemistry | Mondo Rock
14/11/81 8 Greatest Hits | Queen
09/01/82 6 Best Of Blondie | Blondie
20/02/82 3 Physical | Olivia Newton-John
13/03/82 4 Mesopotamia | B-52s
10/04/82 1 Action Trax 1 & 2 | Various Artists
17/04/82 1 Tonight I'm Yours | Rod Stewart
24/04/82 1 Greatest Hits | Queen MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE
01/05/82 2 Friends | Shalamar
15/05/82 4 Complete Madness | Madness
12/06/82 2 Chartbusters | Various Artists
26/06/82 2 Select | Kim Wilde
10/07/82 1 Friends | Shalamar
17/07/82 5 Turbo Trax | Various Artists
21/08/82 3 Donna Summer | Donna Summer
11/09/82 1 Rio | Duran Duran
18/09/82 3 Friends | Shalamar
09/10/82 2 Upstairs At Eric's | Yazoo
23/10/82 1 The Nylon Curtain | Billy Joel
30/10/82 1 A Broken Frame | Depeche Mode
06/11/82 4 The Dollar Album | Dollar
04/12/82 6 The Singles - The First Ten Years | ABBA
15/01/83 5 Raiders Of The Pop Charts | Various Artists
19/02/83 3 Thriller | Michael Jackson
12/03/83 2 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) | Eurythmics
26/03/83 3 Deep Sea Skiving | Bananarama
16/04/83 1 Chart Runners | Various Artists
23/04/83 2 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) | Eurythmics
07/05/83 1 Thriller | Michael Jackson
14/05/83 4 The Hurting | Tears For Fears
11/06/83 5 Thriller | Michael Jackson
16/07/83 2 Fantastic | Wham!

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NUMBER ONE DANCE SINGLES
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27/11/82 1 I'm So Excited | Pointer Sisters
04/12/82 2 1999 | Prince
18/12/82 3 It's Raining Men | The Weather Girls
08/01/83 1 Friends | Shalamar
15/01/83 3 Everybody | Madonna
05/02/83 3 Love Is A Stranger | Eurythmics
26/02/83 2 Billie Jean | Michael Jackson
12/03/83 3 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) | Eurythmics
02/04/83 2 Rock The Boat | Forrest
16/04/83 3 Beat It | Michael Jackson
07/05/83 1 Blue Monday | New Order
14/05/83 2 Physical Attraction / Burning Up | Madonna
28/05/83 1 Kiss Me | Tin Tin
04/06/83 1 Temptation | Heaven 17
11/06/83 1 Nobody's Diary | Yazoo
18/06/83 2 Wanna Be Startin' Something | Michael Jackson
02/07/83 2 Flashdance… What A Feeling | Irene Cara
16/07/83 2 I.O.U. | Freeez
 
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# Artist - Song - Last Week - (Weeks Charted)

1. Irene Cara - Flashdance.. What A Feeling 1 (17)
2. Kinks - Come Dancing 4 (12)
3. Madness - Our House 8 (12)
4. Berlin - Metro 2 (17)
5. Truth - Confusion 5 (6)
6. ABC - All Of My Heart 7 (19)
7. Heaven 17 - Temptation 9 (6)
8. Stevie Nicks - Stand Back 11 (8)
9. Flock Of Seagulls - Wishing 6 (23)
10. Altered Images - Don't Talk To Me About Love 10 (9)
11. Human League - Keep Feeling Fascination 12 (9)
12. Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know 14 (8)
13. Bangles - Real World 13 (8)
14. America - the Border 15 (6)
15. Kajagoogoo - Too Shy 3 (16)
16. Police - Every Breath You Take 18 (8)
17. Hollies - Stop In The Name Of Love 19 (8)
18. Quarterflash- Take Me To Heart 20 (6)
19. Fixx - Saved By Zero 22 (9)
20. Fun Boy Three - Our Lips Are Sealed 26 (8)
21. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams 27 (10)
22. Tears For Fears - Mad World 28 (14)
23. Thomas Dolby - Europa And The Pirate Twins 23 (6)
24. Men Without Hats - Safety Dance 40 (5)
25. Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me 30 (5)
26. Twins - Face To Face, Heart To Heart 38 (4)
27. Spandau Ballet - Communication 43 (4)
28. Shakatak - Dark Is The Night 31 (6)
29. Coconuts - Did You Have To Love Me 32 (5)
30. Bucks Fizz - When We Were young 33 (5)
31. Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money 35 (8)
32. Aztec Camera - Walk Out To Winter 34 (6)
33. H2o - Dream To Sleep 36 (3)
34. Lotus Eaters - First Picture Of You 47 (4)
35. Flash & the Pan - Waiting For A Train 37 (6)
36. Martin Briley - Salt In My Tears 39 (10)
37. New Order - Blue Monday 54 (7)
38. Altered Images - Bring Me Closer 41 (6)
39. Agnetha Faltskog - Heat Is On 42 (7)
40. Diana Ross - Pieces Of Ice 44 (5)
41. Louise Tucker - Midnight Blue 46 (6)
42. Dave Edmunds - Slipping Away 45 (11)
43. Styx - Don't Let It End 16 (13)
44. Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue 24 (15)
45. Little River Band - We Two 17 (12)
46. Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz 50 (5)
47. Tubes - She's A Beauty 21 (16)
48. Prince - 1999 52 (18)
49. Belle Stars - Sign Of The Times 25 (12)
50. Men At Work - It's A Mistake 56 (4)
51. Naked Eyes - Promises Promises 70 (2)
52. Lords Of the new Church - Let's Live For Today 57 (4)
53. Echo & the Bunnymen - Never Stop 64 (2)
54. Michael Sembello - Maniac 58 (7)
55. Roman Holiday - Stand By 59 (5)
56. Rita Coolidge - All time high 55 (4)
57. Ultravox - We Came To Dance 49 (6)
58. Helen Reddy - Imagination 48 (8)
59. Sergio Mendes- Never Gonna Let You Go 63 (11)
60. Tony Carey - West Coast Summer Nights 60 (4)
61. Thompson Twins - Watching 73 (2)
62. Zebra - Who's Behind The Door 79 (3)
63. Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart 74 (2)
64. Laura Branigan - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You 71 (4)
65. Freez - I.O.U. 75 (4)
66. Marshall Crenshaw - Whenever You're On My Mind 66 (6)
67. Daryl Hall & John Oates - Family Man 29 (24)
68. John Foxx - Endlessly 69 (3)
69. Rod Stewart - Baby Jane 65 (9)
70. Def Leppard - Rock Of Ages 72 (7)
71. Shalamar - Dead Giveaway 77 (5)
72. Flock of Seagulls - Transfer Affection 68 (3)
73. Charlie - It's Inevitable 80 (5)
74. David Bowie - China Girl 76 (7)
75. Culture Club - Time 53 (15)
76. Heaven 17 - We Live So Fast 81 (3)
77. Jackson Browne - Lawyers In Love 82 (3)
78. Journey - After The Fall 86 (3)
79. Little River band - You're Driving me Out Of My Mind <new (1)
80. Meco - Ewok Celebration 84 (4)
81. Billy Idol - White Wedding 51 (19)
82. Paul Anka - Hold Me Till The Morning Comes 83 (6)
83. Mtume - Juicy Fruit 85 (6)
84. Red Rockers - China 78 (7)
85. Kajagoogoo - Hang On Now 61 (3)
86. Rick Springfield - Human Touch 89 (3)
87. Hayzi Fantazye - Shiny Shiny <new (1)
88. George Benson - Lady Love Me <new (1)
89. Rick Springfield - Affair Of The Heart 67 (15)
90. Michael Jackson - Human Nature <new (1)
91. Double Image - Night Pulse 91 (4)
92. Yello - I Love You <new (1)
93. Champaign - Try Again 62 (15)
94. Jeffrey Osbourne - Don't You Get So Mad 99 (2)
95. Tubes - Tip Of My Tongue <new (1)
96. Roxy Music - More Than This 93 (20)
97. Peter Tosh - Johnny B Goode 90 (2)
98. Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya 100 (2)
99. ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man <new (1)
100. Elton John - I'm Still Standing 95 (11)
Irene makes it 10 consecutive weeks at #1
 
Before I reveal this week's HMV Retrochart, here's the makers and shakers - are these songs in your Retrochart yet?

Number 50 - new entry for Naked Eyes who cover "Always something there to remind me" - this UK act have already had a big hit in the USA with this single. The band includes a very young Rob Fisher (Climie Fisher):
 
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Most Weeks at #1 (# of #1's)
1. Abba 24 (5)
2. Donna Summer 20 (3)
3. Crystal Gayle 13 (3)
4. Neil Diamond 13 (2)
5. Irene Cara 12 (2)
6. E.L.O. 11 (2)

7. Human league 10 (1)
8. Olivia Newton-John 9 (2)
9. Joe Jackson 9 (2)

10. Earth, Wind, & Fire 8 (3)
11. Bee Gees 8 (2)
12. Moody Blues 7 (1)
13. Kim Wilde 7 (1)
14. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7 (1)
Most Top 10 hits
1. Donna Summer 11
2. E.L.O. 11
3. Olivia Newton-John 9
4. Abba 7
5. Crystal Gayle 7
6. Little River Band 7
7. Blondie 6

8. Pat Benatar 6

9. Chic 6

10. Earth, Wind & Fire 5
11. Meco 5
12. Air Supply 5
13. Lipps Inc. 5
Number One singles so far:
artist - song -------#1 peak date-(weeks at #1) * -nonconsecutive weeks at #1
1.Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You - 7-2-77 (3)
2.Jennifer - Do It For Me - 7-23-77 (3)
3.Helen Reddy - You're My World - 8-13-77 (2)
4. London Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars -8-27-77 (4)
5. Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 -9-24-77 (1)
6. Meco - Star Wars -10-7-77 (3)
7. Donna Summer - I Feel Love -10-22-77 (4)
8. Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life -11-19-77 (1)
9. Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes.. -11-26-77 (6)
10. Freda Payne - Love Magnet -1-7-78 - (2)
11. Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love -1-21-78 (1)
12. Santa Esmerelda - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood -1-28-78 (4)
13. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive 2-25-78 (7)
14. Kansas - Dust In The Wind -4-15-78 (3)
15. Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You 5-6-78 (3)
16. Earth,Wind, & Fire - Fantasy -5-22-78 (1)
17. Sweet - Love Is Like Oxygen -6-3-78 (2)
18. Abba - Take A Chance On Me -6-17-78 (1)
19. Love & Kisses - How Much I Love You -6-24-78 (5)
20. Dee D Jackson - Automatic Lover -7-29-78 (3)
21. Pattie Brooks - After Dark -8-19-78 (4)
22. Chris Rea - Fool If You Think It's Over -9-16-78 (2)
23. Ritchie Family - I Feel Disco Good -9-30-78 (1)
24. Boston - Don't Look Back -10-7-78 (2)
25. Donna Summer - MacArthur Park -10-21-78 (11)
26. Abba - Summer Night City - 1-6-79 (7) *
27. Arabesque - Friday Night -2-17-79 (2)
28. Giorgio Moroder - Chase -3-10-79 (4)
29. Frank Mills - Music Box Dancer -4-7-79 (5)
30. Machine - There But For The Grace of God -5-12-79 (2)
31. Claudja Barry - Boogie Woogie Dancin' Shoes -5-26-79 (5)
32. Earth,Wind, & Fire & Emotions - Boogie Wonderland-6-30-79 (3)
33. Amii Stewart - Light My Fire -7-21-79 (5)
34. Ring - Savage lover -8-25-79 (1)
35. Night -Hot Summer Nights -9-1-79 (4)
36. Sniff N' The Tears - Driver's Seat -9-29-79 (1)
37. M - Pop Muzik -10-6-79 (5)
38. France joli- Come To Me -11-10-79 (2)
39. Crystal Gayle - Half the Way -11-24-79 (5) *
40. Yvonne Elliman - Love Pains -12-15-79 (1)
41. Rupert Holmes - Escape -1-5-80 (2)
42. E.L.O. - Last Train To London -1-19-80 (4)
43. Donna Summer - On The Radio -2-16-80 (5)
44. Dan Fogelberg - Longer -3-22-80 (1)
45. Crystal Gayle - It's like We never Said Goodbye -3-29-80 (2)
46. Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love -4-12-80 (5)
47. Blondie - Call Me -5-17-80 (3)
48. Gary Numan - Cars -6-7-80 (4)
49. Ann Margret - Midnight Message -7-5-80 (1)
50. Blondie - Atomic -7-12-80 (1)
51. Olivia Newton-John - Magic -7-19-80 (2)*
52. Meco -Empire Strikes Back -7-26-80 (4)
53. Irene Cara - Fame -8-30-80 (2)
54. Olivia Newton John & E.L.O. - Xanadu -9-13-80 (7)
55. Harry Thumann - Underwater -11-1-80 (2)
56. Viola Wills - If you Could Read my Mind -11-15-80 (3)
57. Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks -12-6-80 (8)
58. Abba - the Winner Takes It All - 1-31-81 (8)
59. Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music 3-28-81 (6)
60. Juice Newton - Angel Of The morning 5-9-81 (4)
61. Neil Diamond- America 6-6-81 (5)
62. Rosanne Cash - Seven Year Ache 7-11-81 (5)
63. Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet - Everlasting Love 8-15-81 (3)
64. Pat Benater - Fire And Ice 9-5-81 (2)
65. Moody Blues - the Voice 9-19-81 (7)
66. Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme 11-7-81 (1)
67. Earth Wind & Fire - Let's Groove 11-14-81 (4)
68. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics 12-12-81 (10)

69. Abba - When All Is Said And Done 2-20-82 (5)
70. Little River band - Take It Easy On Me 3-27-82 (1)
71. Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire/Titles 4-3-82 (6)
72. Human League - Don't You Want Me 5-15-82 (10)
73. Kim Wilde - Kids In America 7-24-82 (7)
74. Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better 9-11-82 (2)
75. Asia - Only Time Will Tell 9-25-82 (2)
76. Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran 10-9-82 (5)
77. Billy Joel - Pressure 11-13-82 (2)
78. Joe Jackson -Steppin' Out 11-27-82 (6)*
79. Pat Benatar - Shadows Of the Night 1-1-83 (1)
80. ABC - Look Of Love 1-22-83 (1)
81. Toto - Africa 1-29-83 (2)
82. Billy Joel - Allentown 2-12-83 (4)
83. Joe Jackson - Breaking Us In Two 3-12-83 (3)
84. ABC - Poison Arrow 4-2-83 (2)
85. Frida - I Know There's Something Going On 4-16-83 (1)
86. Styx - Mr. Roboto 4-23-83 (2)
87. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science 5-7-83 (2)
88. Irene Cara -Flashdance..What A Feeling 5-21-83 (10)
Most weeks In Top 100- by song WKS (Peak Position)
1. Human League - Don't You Want Me 40 (1)
2. Viola Wills - If You Could Ready My Mind 37 (1)
3. ABBA - Summer Night City 35 (1)
4. Belle Epoque - Miss Broadway 35 (38)
5. ABC - Look Of Love 34 (1)
6. Don Ray - Got To Have Loving 34 (3)
7. ABBA - Winner Takes It All 33 (1)
8. Harry Thumann - Underwater 33 (1)
9. Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed 33 (2)
10. Pendulum - Gypsy Spirit 33 (3)
11. Paul Davis - I Go Crazy 33 (4)
12. Olivia Newton-John & E.L.O. - Xanadu 32 (1)
13. Irene Cara - Fame 32 (1)
14. Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love 32 (1)
15. Vivien Vee - Give Me A Break 32 (2)
16. Donna Summer - MacArthur Park 31 (1)
17. Frida - I Know There's Something Going On 31 (1)
18. Laura Branigan -Gloria 31 (3)
19. Blondie - Call Me 30 (1)
20. Alan Parsons Project - Games People Play 30 (2)
21. Ottawan - D.I.S.C.O. 30 (2)
22. CJ & Co. - Devil's Gun 30 (2)
 
Number 49 - new entry for a band called REM who hail from Athens, Georgia in Southern USA - this is going down a storm in cubland and rumour has it that they'll be supporting The Police later in the year on some of their US dates for their upcoming tour!

 
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