Popjustice Retrochart Vault

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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


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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


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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

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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
31/12/83 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 366

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07/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 335
14/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 358
21/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 366
28/01/84 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 351
04/02/84 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder 360
11/02/84 Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics 364
18/02/84 Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics 353
25/02/84 99 Red Balloons Nena 359
03/03/84 99 Red Balloons Nena 370
10/03/84 99 Red Balloons Nena 371
17/03/84 99 Red Balloons Nena 362
24/03/84 Robert De Niro's Waiting Bananarama 385
31/03/84 Radio Ga-Ga Queen 392
07/04/84 Robert De Niro's Waiting Bananarama 384

14/04/84 Robert De Niro's Waiting Bananarama 366
21/04/84 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) Phil Collins 472
28/04/84 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) Phil Collins 476
05/05/84 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) Phil Collins 461
12/05/84 Automatic Pointer Sisters 449
19/05/84 Automatic Pointer Sisters 437
26/05/84 Automatic Pointer Sisters 400
02/06/84 Let's Hear It For The Boy Deniece Williams 379
09/06/84 Let's Hear It For The Boy Deniece Williams 375
16/06/84 Let's Hear It For The Boy Deniece Williams 449
23/06/84 Let's Hear It For The Boy Deniece Williams 408
30/06/84 Jump (For My Love) Pointer Sisters 353
07/07/84 Jump (For My Love) Pointer Sisters 371
14/07/84 Jump (For My Love) Pointer Sisters 373
21/07/84 When Doves Cry Prince 366
28/07/84 When Doves Cry Prince 381
04/08/84 What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 439
11/08/84 What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 390.5
18/08/84 What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 417
25/08/84 What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 407
01/09/84 When Doves Cry Prince 375
08/09/84 Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr 454

15/09/84 Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr 514

22/09/84 Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr 447
29/09/84 Smooth Operator Sade 418
06/10/84 Drive The Cars 517
13/10/84 Drive The Cars 534
20/10/84 Drive The Cars 481
27/10/84 Drive The Cars 472
03/11/84 I Feel For You Chaka Khan 441
10/11/84 I Feel For You Chaka Khan 402
17/11/84 Out Of Touch Hall & Oates 454
24/11/84 I Feel For You Chaka Khan 443
01/12/84 I Feel For You Chaka Khan 426
08/12/84 Out Of Touch Hall & Oates 435
15/12/84 Like A Virgin Madonna 469
22/12/84 Like A Virgin Madonna
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29/12/84 Like A Virgin Madonna 485

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05/01/85 Like A Virgin Madonna 49,100
12/01/85 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner 51,300
19/01/85 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner 52,600
26/01/85 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner 53,400
02/02/85 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner 52,800
09/02/85 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner 50,200
16/02/85 Loverboy Billy Ocean 47,900
23/02/85 Loverboy Billy Ocean 47,700
02/03/85 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) Dead Or Alive 47,600
09/03/85 Loverboy Billy Ocean 51,700
16/03/85 Easy Lover Philip Bailey & Phil Collins 49,100
23/03/85 Easy Lover Philip Bailey & Phil Collins 48,200
30/03/85 Material Girl Madonna 47,700
06/04/85 Material Girl Madonna 46,400
13/04/85 Material Girl Madonna 54,800
20/04/85 Material Girl Madonna 46,200
27/04/85 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears 44,500
04/05/85 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears 44,100
11/05/85 Don't You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds 45,100
18/05/85 Don't You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds 45,000
25/05/85 Would I Lie To You Eurythmics 45,100
01/06/85 A View To A Kill Duran Duran 44,900
08/06/85 A View To A Kill Duran Duran 44,500
15/06/85 A View To A Kill Duran Duran 43,600
22/06/85 Crazy For You Madonna 43,400
29/06/85 Crazy For You Madonna 42,400
06/07/85 Crazy For You Madonna 41,200
13/07/85 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting 41,800
20/07/85 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting 41,900
27/07/85 Into The Groove Madonna 48,400
03/08/85 We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) Tina Turner 50,600
10/08/85 We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) Tina Turner 53,400
17/08/85 We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) Tina Turner 52,800
24/08/85 Into The Groove Madonna 56,300
31/08/85 Into The Groove Madonna 53,700
07/09/85 Into The Groove Madonna 52,200
14/09/85 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 52,400
21/09/85 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 53,200
28/09/85 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 53,100
05/10/85 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 51,700
12/10/85 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 47,700
19/10/85 Take On Me a-ha 53,900
26/10/85 Take On Me a-ha 54,300
02/11/85 Alive & Kicking Simple Minds 51,400
09/11/85 Alive & Kicking Simple Minds 51,200
 
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4 David Bowie (including 1 with Queen)
4 Queen (including 1 with David Bowie)
4 Hall & Oates
4 Phil Collins
(including 1 with Philip Bailey)
4 Madonna
3 Blondie
3 The Jam
3 ABBA
3 Michael Jackson
2 John Lennon
2 Human League
2 Kim Wilde
2 ABC
2 The Police
2 Culture Club
2 Lionel Richie
2 Pointer Sisters
2 Foreigner
2 Tears For Fears
2 Eurythmics
2 Duran Duran
2 Tina Turner
2 Kate Bush
2 Simple Minds



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15 Madonna
13 Michael Jackson
13 Lionel Richie
12 The Police
12 David Bowie
(including 3 with Queen)
12 Phil Collins (including 2 with Philip Bailey) + 3 with Genesis
10 ABBA
9 Kim Carnes
9 Hall & Oates
8 Human League
8 Kim Wilde
7 Blondie
7 Ultravox
7 ABC
7 Survivor
7 The Jam
7 Queen
(including 3 with David Bowie)
7 Foreigner



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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
5 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner Feb 1985
5 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush Sep 1985



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Most Weeks In The Top 100 by single
Most Weeks In The Top 100 by artist
Highest Weekly Total by single
Highest Chart Debuts by single
Highest Climb To Number One by single
Biggest Non-Top 100 Hit by single
Biggest Non-Top 10 Hit by single
Least Successful Chart Flops by single
 
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UK Chart Archive
UK Official Singles Chart Top 200
(1980-1990)
UK Official Singles Chart Number Ones

UK Official Album Chart Number Ones
UK Official Indie Singles Chart Number Ones
UK Radio Airplay Report

UK Top 5000 Best Selling Singles of the 1980s
NME Independant Singles & Albums Charts (1981-87)
UK Capital Radio Chart

Music Week Magazine Archive
including reviews of this week’s releases, Airplay data, Official Singles and Albums Top 100 with certifications, 12” Singles Top 40, Cassette Top 30, Dance Singles Top 50, Dance Albums Top 25, Heavy Metal Singles Top 30, Heavy Metal Albums Top 30, Indie Singles Top 50, Indie Albums Top 25

Record Mirror Magazine Archive
Record Mirror Magazine Archive (alternative)
including reviews of this week’s releases, Disco Singles Top 85, Hi-NRG Top 30, Official Singles Top 100 and Chartfile by Alan Jones

Smash Hits Magazine Archive
Smash Hits Magazine Archive (alternative)

Number One Magazine Archive

including NME Singles and Albums Top 75

Hit Music Archive (1992-2001)

Look In Magazine Archive


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Billboard Magazine Archive
Billboard Album Chart Number Ones
Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles Chart Number Ones

Billboard Dance / Disco / Club Songs Number Ones
Billboard Dance Singles Sales Number Ones
Billboard Hot Soul / R&B Singles Chart Number Ones


Cashbox Magazine Archive
Cashbox Singles Chart Number Ones

Radio & Records Magazine Archive
Radio & Records Singles Chart Number Ones


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European Single Chart Number Ones
European Album Chart Number Ones
European Airplay Number Ones


Music & Media Magazine Archive
including European music TV listings for the week, Euroclips video airplay, European Singles Top 100, European Albums Top 100, European Airplay Top 60, UK Airplay Top 20

TROS Europarade

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Danish Chart Archive
Irish Charts Archive
Israel Singles Chart Archive
Portugal Chart Archive
 
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I never uploaded a chart for 1-5-80, so the never published online cityofdoomsday chart!
1. Rupert Holmes - Escape
2. KC & the sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
3. Alan Parsons Project - Damned If I Do
4. Crystal Gayle - Half The Way
5. Maureen McGovern - Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
6. Electric Light Orchestra - Last Train To London
7. Yvonne Elliman - Love Pains
8. Gloria Gaynor - Love Is Just A Heartbeat Away
9. Barbara Law - Take All Of Me
10. Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
11. Freddie James - Hollywood
12. Telex - Moskow Disco
13. Droids - Force
14. Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
15. Jefferson Starship - Jane
16. Frank Mills - Peter Piper
17. Pamela Stanley - This Is Hot
18. Barbara Streisand -& Donna Summer - No More Tears
19. Three Degrees - Jump The Gun
20. J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely
21. Kool & the Gang - Ladies Night
22. Amii Stewart - jealousy
23. Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls
24. Arabesque - Love Is Just A Game
25. M- Pop Muzik
26. Pat Benetar - heart breaker
27. Ann Margaret - Love Rush
28. La Flavour - Mandolay
29. M - Moonlight & Muzak
30. Phyllis Hyman - You Know How To Love Me
31. Inner Life - I'm Caught Up
32. Supertramp - Take The Long Way Home
33. Fever - Pump It Up
34. Sniff N the tears -New Lines On Love
35. Rainbow - Since You've Been Gone
36. Styx - Babe
37. Eruption - One Way Ticket
38. Dollar - Shooting Star
39. France Joli- Come To Me
40. Blondie - Dreaming
 
I have a Rupert Holmes compilation somewhere (bought for Escape), but never listened to the majority of it...just Escape and its UK follow-up Him. Will have to dig it out.
 
I have a Rupert Holmes compilation somewhere (bought for Escape), but never listened to the majority of it...just Escape and its UK follow-up Him. Will have to dig it out.

I tried some of the things on "Escape" - making love at midnight, drinking a Pina Colada was as far as I got as well as getting caught in the rain!
 
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30 songs have spent 30 weeks or more in the top 100

01 48 Le Banana Split Lio
02 40 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
03 40 Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood
04 39 Ain't Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan
05 38 Fame Irene Cara
06 38 The Winner Takes It All ABBA
07 38 Don't You Want Me Human League
08 38 Rock The Casbah The Clash
09 38 I Know There's Something Going On Frida
10 37 Blue Monday New Order
11 35 Sailing Christopher Cross
12 35 I Ran A Flock Of Seagulls
13 34 Chariots Of Fire Vangelis
14 34 Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners
15 34 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club
16 34 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics
17 33 Kids In America Kim Wilde
18 33 The Look Of Love ABC
19 33 Love Is A Stranger Eurythmics
20 32 Can You Feel It Jacksons
21 32 Steppin' Out Joe Jackson
22 32 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
23 31 Tainted Love Soft Cell
24 31 Our Lips Are Sealed Go-Gos
25 30 We Got The Beat Go-Gos
26 30 D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan
27 30 Flashdance… What A Feeling Irene Cara
28 30 True Spandau Ballet
29 30 It's My Life Talk Talk
30 30 High Energy Evelyn Thomas

*still charting to date 29/12/84
 
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These are all the singles to date to climb to the summit from outside the top ten - ranked in order of biggest climb.


01 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 93-1 02/08/80
02 Upside Down Diana Ross 47-1 19/07/80
03 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 37-1 21/01/81
04 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 32-1 24/10/81
05 Smooth Operator Sade 31-1 29/09/84
06 Into The Groove Madonna 27-01 27/07/85
07 Running With The Night Lionel Richie 19-1 07/01/84
08 Rock With You Michael Jackson 15-1 09/02/80
09 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 12-1 21/01/81
10 Tainted Love Soft Cell 12-1 15/08/81
11 The Look Of Love ABC 11-1 22/05/82
 
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The most successful songs to almost reach the top ten. 34 singles have peaked at #11 to date but they aren't necessarily the biggest non-top ten hits.

These are the top ten hits never to have reached the weekly top ten - ranked by weeks charted.

#WKSPEAKTOTALTITLEARTIST
14826544,000Le Banana SplitLio
24014524,600I Guess That's Why They Call It The BluesElton John
33829467,350I Know There's Something Going OnFrida
43536463,200SailingChristopher Cross
53118688,850Our Lips Are SealedGo-Gos
63011435,650High EnergyEvelyn Thomas
73012453,700It's My LifeTalk Talk
83015471,100D.I.S.C.O.Ottawan
93021532,950We Got The BeatGo-Gos
102912573,100Dancing In The DarkBruce Springsteen

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These are the top ten hits never to have reached the weekly top ten - ranked by total.
#TOTALPEAKWKSTITLEARTIST
1688,8501831Our Lips Are SealedGo-Gos
2649,8501727Private EyesHall & Oates
3573,1001229Dancing In The DarkBruce Springsteen
4550,4001726Arthur's ThemeChristopher Cross
5544,0002648Le Banana SplitLio
6532,9502130We Got The BeatGo-Gos
7524,6001440I Guess That's Why They Call It The BluesElton John
8493,2501321Genius Of LoveTom Tom Club
9487,2502320Harden My HeartQuaterflash
10485,0001119Kings Of The Wild FrontierAdam & The Ants

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The most successful bubbling under songs to almost reach the top 100. 16 singles have peaked at #101 to date but they aren't necessarily the biggest "bubbling under" hits.

These are the top ten (non) hits never to have reached the weekly top 100 retrochart - ranked by total.

#TOTALPEAKTITLEARTIST
1170,100108Final DayYoung Marble Giants
2155,700102Il Vento Caldo Dell'estateAlice
3151,100108Planet ClaireB-52s
4141,900116Black KissesCurtie & The Boombox
5134,100112Tama Hetki Ja TulevaisuusRatsia
6132,200120Give Me Your LoveFun Fun
7127,800132PanicCerrone
8126,100127Final SolutionPere Ubu
9122,400101Be Good JohnnyMen At Work
10121,400116Get / My Mother Was A Friend Of An Enemy Of The PeopleBlurt

*to date 24/08/85
 
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The "top" ten lowest peaking songs ever.

#PEAKTOTALTITLEARTIST
1270750Ravel's BoleroThijs van Leer
22642,000Its For YouPlayer
3260400JeepsterPolecats
4259200Bras On 45Ivor Buggin And The D Cups
5256600Audio VideoNews
62562,600Cheap SunglassesZZ Top
7255600TelephoneDiana Ross
8255750Sing It Out, Love Is EasyVoyager
92552,550World At WarDr Pop
102542,700You're Supposed To Keep Your Love For MeJermaine Jackson

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The "top" ten lowest cumulative totals ever
#TOTALPEAKTITLEARTIST
1100245Heart On The MendSylvia
2100218Two To The Power Of LoveJanet Jackson & Cliff Richard
3100205The UpstrokeAgents Aren't Aeroplanes
4100204Love Has Found Its WayDennis Brown
5100201No ChanceBob Fish
6100200If I Should Love AgainBarry Manilow
7200259Bras On 45Ivor Buggin And The D Cups
8200253Out Of My HandsOmni
9200248Indian Reservation999
10200239Shoot Your Best ShotLinda Clifford

Charting for a single week at #100 on an individual retrochart and making #245 on the combined retrochart that week, Heart On The Mend by Sylvia is officially the least successful song ever to chart.
 
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