Popjustice Retrochart w/e 09/05/81

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The Rules


- This is a retrochart which commenced week ending 5 January 1980.

- Post in the thread or start a new conversation with me with your top 10/20/100 songs of each week.

- Each week I will post a list of new entries and releases that are eligible to chart and links to international charts (click on the flag / icon for the hyperlink).

- The list will not be exhaustive and you are free to add any more obscure songs on your personal list released up to that date or songs contemporaneously charting on international charts. If you do I would appreciate any links to evidence the release date or chart history to update the archive.

- You are free to use your own personal charts from the time (if you have them) or create an updated list for this chart.

- Please rank your songs from your favourite downwards. (eg #1 down to #100)

- Your #1 gets 100 points, #2 gets 99 points etc

- The weekly PJOPS Retrochart is compiled from accumulated points each week.

- It would be fantastic if you could regularly contribute lists but understandably there may be weeks you can not. If someone fails to contribute towards a weekly chart their previous week’s choices will be frozen and contribute to the chart but the points will be halved. This is to prevent wild fluctuations in chart positions depending on contributions.

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Retrochart Top Ten w/e 09/05/81
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03 01 04 Drowning / All Out To Get You The Beat NEW NUMBER ONE
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32 02 02 Treason (It's Just A Story) Teardrop Explodes

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03 01 Stand And Deliver Adam & The Ants

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43 04 05 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes

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05 05 17 Keep On Lovin You REO Speedwagon

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02 01 12 Kids In America Kim Wilde
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07 07 06 Musclebound Spandau Ballet
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13 08 04 Ai No Corrida Quincy Jones
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09 09 03 Grey Day Madness

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06 05 07 Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz
 
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11 08 08 21 Can You Feel It Jacksons
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12 --- 12 01 Chequered Love Kim Wilde FEATURED

13 10 10 05 Chi Mai Ennio Morricone
14 11 08 08 Attention To Me Nolans
15 15 15 08 Night Games Graham Bonnett
16 01 01 11 It's A Love Thing The Whispers
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FREEFALLER
17 14 14 06 Primary The Cure
18 51 18 02 The Sound Of The Crowd Human League
19 04 02 12 Planet Earth Duran Duran
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20 20 20 03 Swords Of A Thousand Men Tenpole Tudor

21 17 03 10 Lately Stevie Wonder
22 65 22 07 Being With You Smokey Robinson HIGHEST CLIMBER
23 27 23 02 Stray Cat Strut The Stray Cats

24 12 12 07 Make That Move Shalamar
25 31 25 03 Love Games Level 42
26 29 26 04 Stars On 45 Starsound
27 47 27 02 You Drive Me Crazy Shakin Stevens

28 19 19 06 Watching The Wheels John Lennon
29 21 21 03 The Magnificent 7 The Clash
30 18 17 08 Intuition Linx
31 58 31 02 It's Going To Happen The Undertones
32 16 13 10 Einstein A Go-Go Landscape
33 33 33 10 How Bout Us Champaign
34 62 34 03 Flying High Freeez

35 34 34 04 Only Crying Keith Marshall
36 37 36 04 Is Vic There? Department S
37 24 04 10 You Better You Bet The Who
38 36 22 06 Flowers Of Romance Public Image Limited
39 38 38 06 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton
40 23 23 04 Don't Break My Heart Again Whitesnake
41 22 20 05 And The Bands Played On Saxon
42 39 01 17 Vienna Ultravox
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43 46 10 10 I Missed Again Phil Collins
44 41 41 04 Bermuda Triangle Barry Manilow
45 45 23 07 Good Thing Going Sugar Minott
46 --- 46 01 Houses In Motion Talking Heads FEATURED
47 25 25 08 New Orleans Gillan
48 --- 48 01 Chariots Of Fire Vangelis FEATURED
49 --- 49 01 The Art Of Parties Japan FEATURED
50 108 50 01 Dumb Waiters The Psychadelic Furs FEATURED
 
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51 63 43 10 Guilty Classix Nouveaux
52 --- 52 01 Pocket Calculator Kraftwerk
53 56 51 12 Fantastic Voyage Lakeside
54 66 54 04 Living Inside Myself Gino Vanelli
55 50 32 14 Precious To Me Phil Seymour
56 28 11 18 Kings Of The Wild Frontier Adam & The Ants
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57 64 39 05 Can't Get Enough Of You Eddy Grant
58 72 58 03 Find Your Way Back Jefferson Starship
59 60 38 14 Ain't Even Done With The Night John Cougar Mellencamp
60 160 60 01 When He Shines Sheena Easton FEATURED
61 26 08 13 Four From Toyah EP: It's A Mystery Toyah
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62 97 62 04 Say You'll Be Mine Chirstopher Cross
63 70 63 03 Heaven In Your Arms Dan Hartman
64 69 64 07 Just Between You & Me April Wine

65 67 12 18 Don't Stop The Music Yarborough & Peoples
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66 68 30 10 Can You Handle It Sharon Redd
67 88 67 03 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
68 61 40 11 Turn Me Loose Loverboy
69 117 69 01 America Neil Diamond FEATURED
70 92 70 02 Give A Little Bit More Cliff Richard FEATURED
71 82 71 04 Take It On The Run REO Speedwagon

72 71 16 19 Burn Rubber The Gap Band
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73 73 65 04 Crocodiles Echo & The Bunnymen
74 84 61 07 Yellow Pearl Phil Lynott
75 79 75 02 Killers Live EP Thin Lizzy
76 76 24 21 Crying Don McClean
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77 77 77 04 When The World Is Running Down The Police
78 40 18 10 This Ole House Shakin Stevens
79 83 11 19 9 To 5 (Morning Train) Sheena Easton
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80 111 80 01 You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates
81 91 81 05 Too Much Time On My Hands Styx

82 85 80 05 Enemy Lines James Freud
83 81 13 17 While You See A Chance Steve Winwood
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84 74 46 05 Hit And Run Girlschool
85 53 13 08 What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted Dave Stewart & Colin Blunstone
86 99 86 02 Don't Know Much Bill Medley
87 105 54 05 One More Chance Diana Ross
88 75 66 06 Just A Feeling Bad Manners
89 98 89 02 I Love You Climax Blues Band
90 86 82 06 Tango In Mono Expressos
91 44 25 07 Up The Hill Backwards David Bowie
92 80 01 37 The Winner Takes It All ABBA
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93 78 63 09 One Step Ahead Split Enz
94 87 54 19 Give Me A Break Vivien Vee
95 90 19 08 (We Don't Need) This Fascist Groove Thang Heaven 17
96 42 16 09 Ceremony New Order
97 110 97 01 Hold On Loosely .38 Special
98 94 18 11 Star Kiki Dee
99 109 03 14 Super Trouper ABBA
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100 112 100 01 Your Love Lime
 
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PJOPS Retrochart Number Ones


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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
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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 LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONE - SEVEN WEEKS
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

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Last week's #1s

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@cityofdoomsday Don't Stop The Music Yarbrough & Peoples (6th week)
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@Ironheade The Magnificent 7 The Clash (1st week)
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@phoenix123 Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz (1st week)
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@Hairycub1969 Chi Mai (From The Life & Times of David Lloyd George) Ennio Morricone (2nd week)
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@Eric Generic Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz (4th week)
 
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Week 19

Global chart Top 10 w/e 09/05/81


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04 01 02 Stars On 45 Medley Stars On 45 NEW NUMBER ONE
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01 01 05 Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton
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02 01 15 Woman John Lennon
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03 03 07 Shaddap You Face Joe Dolce

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05 01 Stand And Deliver Adam & The Ants

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07 06 03 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton
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06 06 03 Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz

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10 08 02 Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington Jnr.
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08 08 02 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins

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10 01 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
 
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US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 09/05/81

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01 01 13 Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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02 02 13 Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington Jnr
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03 03 13 Being With You Smokey Robinson
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04 04 12 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton
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07 07 07 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
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05 01 16 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates

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12 07 08 Take It On The Run REO Speedwagon
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09 09 08 Living Inside Myself Gino Vanelli
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18 09 10 Sukiyaki A Taste Of Honey
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10 10 11 I Can't Stand It Eric Clapton & His Band

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21 32 21 05 Stars On 45 Medley Stars On 45
27 39 27 03 America Neil Diamond
31 40 31 03 This Little Girl Gary US Bonds
48 61 48 02 The Waiting Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
57 69 57 03 Just So Lonely Get Wet
62 74 62 03 I Can Take Care Of Myself Billy & The Beaters
65 80 65 03 Is It You Lee Ritenour



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New Entries

#71 Nobody Wins Elton John
#81 Modern Girl Sheena Easton
#82 Arc Of A Diver Steve Winwood
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Believe It Or Not (Theme From "Greatest American Hero") Joey Scarbury
#86 You're So Easy To Love Tommy Jones
#87 Almost Saturday Night Dave Edmunds
#88 Lovin' The Night Away The Dillman Band
#90 Next Time You'll Know Sister Sledge

US Charts

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Cashbox Singles Chart Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Disco Top 100 Paradise / Hold Tight / Heaven Of My Life Change NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Sukiyaki A Taste Of Honey NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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UK Top 75 w/e 09/05/81

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01 01 Stand And Deliver Adam & The Ants
133,000 NEW ENTRY AT NUMBER ONE
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Chai Mai (Theme From Life & Times Of Lloyd George) Ennio Morricone
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Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz
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39 05 02 You Drive Me Crazy Shakin Stevens 64,000

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05 05 03 Grey Day Madness 61,000

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04 04 07 Good Thing Going Sugar Minott
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06 06 11 Can You Feel It Jacksons
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40,000

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12 09 09 Attention To Me Nolans 36,000

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13 10 06 Musclebound / Glow Spandau Ballet 35,000

For a third time in the 80s a record crashes straight into the No 1 spot replicating the Jam's "Going Underground" and the Police's "Don't Stand So Close To Me". Yes Adam & The Ants with their first release from a new album due in September, "Stand And Deliver" is like most of the bands output penned by Adam Ant himself and Marco Pirroni who can do little wrong currently. The group are currently in the States trying to bring Antmusic to the yanks but have created one of the more eye catching videos doing the rounds currently, directed by Mike Mansfield it sees Ant as a "dandy Highwayman" and seems to be keeping his UK fans happy. It sold 133,000 copies last week to take the top position, almost double the amount of any of his previous singles sold in 7 days. On the album charts "Kings of The Wild Frontier" tops the charts for a ninth straight week, a decade record, once again the band are demonstrating when you're hot you're hot.

All of this bad news indeed for Starsound who continue to climb 4-2 (94,000) and would reasonably have been expected to top the charts this week but that now looks like a very distant dream.

All might not be as plain sailing as Adam and his ants suspect however as Shakin Stevens replaces himself in the top 10. "This Ole House" drops out of the top 10 this week 7-19 but the Welsh singer's follow up "You Drive Me Crazy" dashes 39-5 (64,000). The track is an original composition (unusual in his releases so far) and isn't available on the album "This Ole House" which help to account for its instant popularity.

Spandau Ballet brush the disappointment of last single "The Freeze" (it peaked at No 17) and return with "Musclebound/ Glow" double A-Side which rockets 13-10 ( 35,000) the inclusion of the non album track "Glow" could be the key to the songs appearance here, indeed the groups debut album "Journey To Glory" returns to the top 10 for the first time since its release in March this week.

Other items of note this week include the return of the Nolans to the big 10 with "Attention To Me" 12-9 (36,000) (though its sales are up fractionally week on week) but a raft of songs fall, Ennio Morricone falls 2-3 (75,000), Bucks Fizz make their expected tumble 1-4 (74,000), Madness dip 5-6 (61,000) note that 26% sales rise, Sugar Minnot 4-7 (41,000) and the Jacksons move 6-8 (40,000)
Chart News
15 26 15 05 Bermuda Tringle Barry Manilow
17 25 17 05 Don't Break My Heart Again Whitesnake
21 29 21 05 Keep On Lovin You REO Speedwagon

22 37 22 03 Swords Of A Thousand Men Tenpole Tudor
27 42 27 02 When He Shines Sheena Easton
28 46 28 02 Killer Live EP Thin Lizzy
30 56 30 02 Treason (It's Just A Story) Teardrop Explodes
34 53 34 02 The Sound Of The Crowd Human League
36 61 36 02 It's Going To Happen Undertones
44 68 44 02 The Third Man Shadows
48 75 48 02 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton


New Entries
#32 Chequered Love Kim Wilde

#45 Ossie's Dream Spurs FA Cup FInal Squad
#51 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
#53 Don't Let Go The Coat The Who
#55 Careless Memories Duran Duran
#56 Chariots Of Fire Vangelis
#63 Being With You Smokey Robinson
#66 Houses In Motion Talking Heads
#69 Sing Me A Song Marc Bolan
#73 Pocket Calculator Kraftwerk
#74 How Bout Us Campaign
#75 The Art Of Parties Japan

UK Charts

NME Stars On 45 Starsound NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Chart Why Discharge NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Album Chart Kings Of The Wild Frontier Adam & The Ants ELEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE


 
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Europarade w/e 09/05/81

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01 01 09 Joe Dolce – Shaddap You Face [Ariola] SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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03 02 09 Visage – Fade To Grey [Polydor]
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25 03 02 Bucks Fizz – Making Your Mind Up [RCA]

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02 02 08 Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight [Atlantic]
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05 04 08 Ultravox – Vienna [Chrysalis]
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04 04 06 Roxy Music – Jealous Guy [Polydor]
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06 05 19 Jona Lewie – Stop The Cavalry [Stiff]
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12 02 11 John Lennon – Woman [Geffen]
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07 07 04 Alice – Per Elisa [EMI]
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09 03 19 Frank Duval – Angel Of Mine [Telefunken]

Chart News
12 28 12 02 Jacksons – Can You Feel It [Epic]
16 23 16 07 Secret Service – Ye Si Ca [Strand]
22 22 22 03 Claudio Cecchetto – Gioca jouer [Onbekend]
23 24 23 02 Kim Larsen – Rock And Roll City [Onbekend]
24 — 24 01 Annie Cordy – Tata Yoyo [CBS]
27 — 27 01 Robert Palmer – Looking For Clues [Island]
 
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World charts w/e 09/05/81
Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Morning Train (9 To 5) Sheena Easton SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Counting The Beat The Swingers SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz NEW NUMBER ONE
Reggae OK Rici Sorsa SECOND MONTH AT NUMBER ONE
Köppöbävisan Bengt Pegefelt NEW NUMBER ONE
Stars On 45 Starsound NEW NUMBER ONE
Vertige de l'amour Alain Bashung FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Shaddap You Face Joe Dolce THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Angel Of Mine Frank Duval SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Sarà Perché Ti Amo Ricchi e Poveri FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Korgis NEW NUMBER ONE
Shaddap You Face Joe Dolce FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Ruby no Yubiwa Akira Terao SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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I Can't Stand It Eric Clapton (w/e 17/04/81)
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VIenna Ultravox (w/e 22/04/81)
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Shaddap You Face Joe Dolce (w/e 28/03/81)
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Kroeller Eller EJ Tommy Seebach / Debbie Cameron (w/e 28/04/81)
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Upside Down Diana Ross
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Cavalos De Corrida UHF (w/e 17/03/81)
 
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Ooh, it's an exciting week this week. A whopping nine new entries stalls the momentum of a lot in the lower half of the chart that looked promising. And... could it be?... yes... IT'S A DEBUT AT #1!

1. (NEW) Stand and Deliver - Adam and the Ants
2. (3) Grey Day - Madness
3. (1) The Magnificent Seven - The Clash
4. (12) The Sound of the Crowd - The Human League
5. (2) Flowers of Romance - Public Image Ltd.
6. (4) Drowning/All Out to Get You - The Beat
7. (14) Treason (It's Just a Story) - The Teardrop Explodes
8. (6) Muscle Bound/Glow - Spandau Ballet
9. (5) Crocodiles - Echo and the Bunnymen
10. (7) Lately - Stevie Wonder

11. (11) Killers Live EP - Thin Lizzy
12. (NEW) Houses in Motion - Talking Heads
13. (NEW) Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
14. (8) Primary - The Cure
15. (NEW) The Art of Parties - Japan
16. (9) Hit and Run - Girlschool
17. (NEW) Chequered Love - Kim Wilde
18. (10) Can You Feel It - The Jacksons
19. (16) Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon
20. (13) Up the Hill Backwards - David Bowie

21. (NEW) Chariots of Fire - Vangelis
22. (22) Don't Break My Heart Again - Whitesnake
23. (15) Ceremony - New Order
24. (NEW) Pocket Calculator - Kraftwerk
25. (17) Planet Earth - Duran Duran
26. (18) Kids in America - Kim Wilde
27. (20) Chi Mai - Ennio Morricone
28. (19) And the Bands Played On - Saxon
29. (24) It's Going to Happen - The Undertones
30. (21) Night Games - Graham Bonnet

31. (NEW) Being With You - Smokey Robinson
32. (32) Stray Cat Strut - The Stray Cats
33. (25) Kings of the Wild Frontier - Adam and the Ants
34. (28) Swords of a Thousand Men - Tenpole Tudor
35. (29) Dumb Waiters - The Psychedelic Furs
36. (NEW) Don't Let Go the Coat - The Who
37. (33) Hot Rockin' - Judas Priest
38. (31) Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton
39. (38) Dogs of War - Exploited
40. (36) Watching the Wheels - John Lennon
 
#- Artist - Single - (Weeks) Last Week
1. Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning (12) 2
2. April Wine - Just Between You And Me (12) 3
3. Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music (14) 1
4. Loverboy - turn Me Loose (14) 6
5. John Cougar - Ain't Even Done With The Night (14) 7
6. Champaign - How Bout Us (12) 8
7. Whispers - It's A Love Thing (13) 5
8. Gap Band - Burn Rubber (22) 4
9. REO Speedwagon - Take it On The Run (7) 12
10. Jefferson Starship - Find your Way Back (6) 16
11. Don McLean - Crying (16) 9
12. Gino Vanelli- Living Inside Myself (7) 19
13. Ultravox - Vienna (11) 14
14. Sheena Easton - Morning Train (12) 13
15. Styx - Too Much Time on My Hands (8) 18
16. Steve Winwood - While you See A Chance (11) 15
17. Who - You Better You Bet (8) 20
18. Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage (22) 10
19. Climax Blues Band - I Love You (10) 23
20. Abba - Winner takes It All (25) 11
21. Vivien Vee - Give Me A Break (24) 17
22. Smokey Robinson - Being With You (8) 26
23. .38 Special - Hold On Loosely (9) 30
24. Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (5) 33
25. Stars On 45 - Medley (3) 44
26. Abba - Super Trouper (6) 29
27. Lime - Your Love (7) 32
28. Alan Parsons Project - Games people Play (23) 24
29. Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki (5) 36
30. Neil Diamond - America (3) 49
31. Phil Collins - I Missed Again (5) 37
32. T.G.Sheppard - I Loved'em Every One (8) 34
33. Abba - Lay All Your Love On Me (2) 48
34. John Lennon - Watching The Wheels (5) 42
35. Steely Dan - Time out Of Mind (8) 25
36. Terri Gibbs - Somebodys Knockin (12) 27
37. Eric Clapton - I Can't Stand it (9) 40
38. Phil Seymour - Precious To Me (16) 28
39. Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime (11) 31
40. Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me (12) 21
41. Crazy Joe - Eugene (12) 38
42. Quincy Jones - Ai Mo Corrida (3) 59
43. John Lennon - Woman (16) 22
44. REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You (17) 39
45. Stevie Wonder - Lately (5) 51
46. Don McLean - Since i Don't Have You (3) 62
47. Pat Benetar - Treat Me Right (17) 35
48. Sherbs - I Have The Skill (6) 52
49. Shalamar - Make that Move (3) 63
50. Jacksons - Can You Feel It (2) 72
51. Rush - Limelight (9) 45
52. Donnie Iris - Ah Leah (20) 41
53. Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It (22) 43
54. Ottawan - DISCO (25) 47
55. Ronnie Milsap - Smokey Mountain Rain (24) 16
56. Kelly Marie - Feels Like i'm In Love (25) 50
57. Alan Parsons Project - Time (2) 74
58. Earth Wind & Fire - And Love Goes On (14) 53
59. Kool & the Gang - Celebration (26) 54
60. Classic Nouveaux - Guilty (2) 76
61. Gary U.S. Bonds - This Little Girl (2) 82
62. Sylvia - Drifter (6) 61
63, Emmylou Harris - Mister Sandman (9) 60
64. Dolly parton - But You Know i Love You (4) 68
65. Journey - Partys Over (6) 64
66. Daryl hall & John oates - Kiss On My List (6) 66
67. Washington/Withers - Just The Two Of us (6) 71
68. Jam - Thats Entertainment (10) 65
69. Vivien vee - Remember (17) 67
70. Roseanne Cash - Seven Year Ache (2) 85
71. Isley brothers - Hurry Up And Wait (3) 77
72. Outlaws - Riders in the Sky (17) 56
73. Rovers - Wasn't That A Party (10) 58
74. Rupert Holmes - I Don't need you (4) 70
75. Tantra - Hills of Kathmandu (26) 73
76. Franke & Knockouts - Sweetheart (4) 80
77. Pendulum - Gypsy Spirit (30) 57
78. Paul Anka - I've been Waiting For You...(2) 90
79. Christopher Cross - Say You'll Be Mine (1) <new
80. John O'Banion - Loved You Like I Never ...(2) 89
81. Sister Sledge - Next Time you'll Know (1) <new
82. Three Degrees - Red Light (9) 97
83. Dee D Jackson - Thunder And lightning (2) 87
84. Teardrop Explodes -Treason (1) <new
85. Graham Bonnet - Night Games (1) <new
86. Randy Meisner - Hearts On Fire (16) 79
87. Sister Sledge - All American Girls (12) 55
88. Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music in The Streets (21) 83
89. Azoto - Anytime or Place (24) 86
90. Rupert Holmes - Blackjack (12) 81
91. Carol Douglas - My Simple Heart (10) 88
92. Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks (28) 92
93. Neil Diamond - Hello Again (13) 78
94. Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night (23) 69
95. Rick Springfield - Jessies Girl (1) <new
96. Kano - It's A War (28) 95
97. Leo Sayer - Living In A Fantasy (15) 94
98. Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart (27) 96
99. Dolly Parton - 9 to 5 (15) 84
100. Viola Wills - If You Could Read my Mind (37) 98
 
Number One singles so far:
artist - song -------#1 peak date-(weeks at #1) * -unconsecutive 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 (1)
Current #1

 
Wait, hang on, I'm looking at that issue of Smash Hits... how on earth did The Fall get in there?! Or Girlschool, for that matter? I'm half-expecting a profile on Venom in the next issue...
 
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01 01 07 Making Your Mind Up / Bucks Fizz 45,000 SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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04 02 05 Heaven In Your Arms / Dan Hartman 40,000

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02 01 07 Make That Move / Shalamar
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40,000
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03 01 11 Can You Handle It / Sharon Redd
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25,000
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13 05 07 Bette Davis Eyes / Kim Carnes 20,000

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08 06 13 How Bout Us / Champaign 17,000
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19 07 03 Give A Little Bit More / Cliff Richard 16,000

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10 08 11 Guilty / Classix Nouveau 16,000

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07 01 12 Kids In America / Kim Wilde
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16,000
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18 10 07 Jessie's Girl / Rick Springfield 15,000


After weeks of relative stagnation there's much happening in this week's top ten.

The Shalamar and Sharon Redd singles both go Silver this week as they are bunny-hopped by Dan Hartman who could well be a chart topper next week.


Champaign and Classix Nouveau make some headway despite healthy climbs into the top ten from Kim Carnes, Rick Springfield and Cliff Richard.


 
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11 14 11 08 Yellow Pearl / Phil Lynott
12 05 05 14 It's A Love Thing / The Whispers
13 09 09 09 Attention To Me / Nolans
14 06 04 11 This Ole House / Shakin Stevens
15 32 15 02 You Make My Dreams / Hall & Oates
16 15 15 09 Enemy Lines / James Freud
17 22 17 08 What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted / Dave Stewart feat Colin Blunstone
18 24 18 06 Don't Know Much / Bill Medley
19 26 19 07 One More Chance / Diana Ross

20 16 16 09 Tango In Mono / Expressos
21 11 06 14 One Step Ahead / Split Enz
22 23 22 07 Say You'll Be Mine / Christopher Cross
23 17 15 10 I Missed Again / Phil Collins
24 12 08 10 Lately / Stevie Wonder
25 50 25 02 Treason (It's Just A Story) / Teardrop Explodes HIGHCLIMBER
26 20 13 12 Star / Kiki Dee
27 21 06 12 Planet Earth / Duran Duran
28 38 28 06 Dreaming Of Me / Depeche Mode
29 31 01 15 Reward / Teardrop Explodes
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30 25 22 09 Trickle Trickle / Manhatten Transfer
31 28 28 09 Lipstick / Suzi Quatro
32 27 02 21 Who Do You Think You're Fooling / Donna Summer
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33 35 33 07 Intuition / Linx
34 34 34 06 History Never Repeats / Split Enz
35 39 35 05 Ai No Corrida / Quincy Jones
36 36 36 08 Decadent Days / Hazel O'Connor
37 37 37 06 Good Thing Going / Sugar Minott
38 47 38 04 All Out To Get You / The Beat
39 57 39 05 Products Of Your Mind / Jimmy & The Boys
40 --- 40 01 Believe It Or Not (Theme From The Greatest American Hero) / Joey Scarbury HIGHEST NEW ENTRY

41 30 03 16 Precious To Me / Phil Seymour
42 53 42 04 Flying High / Freeez
43 54 43 04 Love Games / Level 42
44 58 44 05 W.O.R.K. (No Nah No No My Daddy Don't) / Bow Wow Wow
45 59 45 06 New Toy / Lene Lovich

46 45 45 06 Unchained Melody / Heart
47 71 47 03 One Day In Your Life / Michael Jackson HIGHCLIMBER
48 72 48 03 Whatcha Gonna Do For Me / Chaka Khan HIGHCLIMBER
49 65 49 02 When He Shines / Sheena Easton

50 29 28 11 Einstein A Go-Go / Landscape
51 33 03 14 Southern Freeez / Freeez
52 44 44 05 Runaway / Eruption
53 43 07 24 9 To 5 / Dolly Parton
54 51 51 10 Fantastic Voyage / Lakeside
55 80 55 02 Too Much Too Soon / John Farnham HIGHCLIMBER
56 41 15 15 Please Don't Ask Me / John Farnham
57 --- 57 01 Chequered Love / Kim Wilde
58 60 58 10 Stars On 45 Medley / Starsound
59 61 59 08 A Woman Needs Love Too / Ray Parker Jnr & Raydio
60 94 60 02 You Drive Me Crazy / Shakin Stevens HIGHEST CLIMBER

61 42 05 12 Jealous Guy / Roxy Music
62 --- 62 01 Stand And Deliver / Adam & The Ants
63 40 29 13 It's A Mystery / Toyah
64 74 64 04 Living Inside Myself / Gino Vanelli
65 88 65 02 Musclebound / Glow / Spandau Ballet
66 75 66 03 But You Know That I Love You / Dolly Parton

67 55 45 10 The Party's Over (Hopelessly In Love) / Journey
68 49 01 16 Rapture / Blondie
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69 --- 69 01 Nobody Wins / Elton John
70 66 66 05 Can't Get Enough / Eddy Grant
71 68 68 06 Where's Your Angel / Lani Hall
72 76 72 03 The Magnificent 7 / The Clash
73 85 73 03 All For Love / Eric Carmen

74 48 42 09 Her Town Too / James Taylor
75 46 19 10 You Better You Bet / The Who
76 52 01 15 I Surrender / Rainbow
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77 86 77 03 America / Neil Diamond
78 56 04 20 Looking Up / Donna Summer
79 89 79 02 Fool In Love With You / Jim Phoogle
80 90 80 02 Find Your Way Back / Jefferson Starship
81 91 81 02 What Are We Doing In Love / Dottie West & Kenny Rogers

82 63 44 13 Being With You / Smokey Robinson
83 79 79 04 You Like Me Don't You / Jermaine Jackson
84 67 05 21 Full Of Fire / Shalamar
85 69 01 17 In The Air Tonight / Phil Collins
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86 70 05 15 Ain't Even Done With The Night / John Cougar Mellencamp
87 62 22 14 Walls / Flowers
88 64 10 14 Fade Away / Bruce Springsteen
89 81 81 05 Lover / Michael Stanley Band
90 82 82 04 Humpin / The Gap Band
91 103 91 01 Seven Year Ache / Rosanne Cash
92 87 87 03 Megatron Man / Patrick Cowley
93 104 93 01 Still Right Here In My Heart / Pure Prairie League
94 111 94 01 Grey Day / Madness

95 92 92 03 Memorabilia / Soft Cell
96 101 96 01 Night Games / Graham Bonnet
97 102 97 01 That Didn't Hurt Too Bad / Dr Hook
98 105 98 01 Just Fade Away / Stiff Little fingers
99 106 99 01 Take It On The Run / REO Speedwagon
100 108 100 01 Love On The Airwaves / Night

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