Popjustice Retrochart w/e 11/07/81

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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 11/07/81

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01 01 14 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
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02 02 04 Ghost Town The Specials
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04 03 05 New Life Depeche Mode
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05 04 03 For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton

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03 02 10 Chariots Of Fire Vangelis
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06 06 05 No Woman No Cry Bob Marley & The Wailers

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07 03 10 Stand And Deliver Adam & The Ants
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20 08 13 Take It On The Run REO Speedwagon
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12 09 04 Wordy Rappinghood Tom Tom Club
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13 10 04 Doors Of Your Heart The Beat
 
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11 08 07 07 If Leaving Me Is Easy Phil Collins
12 14 12 07 You Might Need Somebody Randy Crawford
13 09 08 06 All Stood Still Ultravox
14 18 14 07 Going Back To My Roots Odyssey
15 16 15 04 Can't Happen Here Rainbow
16 21 16 05 Memory Elaine Paige

17 17 16 09 Body Talk Imagination
18 26 18 06 Pull Up To The Bumper Grace Jones
19 22 19 05 The River Bruce Springsteen

20 19 14 06 Piece Of The Action Bucks Fizz
21 --- 21 01 Sat In Your Lap Kate Bush HIGHEST NEW ENTRY FEATURED
22 33 22 04 Never Gonna Cry Again Eurythmics

23 15 14 07 Take It To The Top Kool & The Gang
24 11 05 09 I Want To Be Free Toyah
25 30 25 05 There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis Kirsty MacColl
26 25 03 16 Being With You Smokey Robinson
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27 --- 27 01 Motorhead Live EP Motorhead FEATURED
28 10 10 07 Spellbound Siouxsie & The Banshees
29 --- 29 01 Visage Visage FEATURED
30 23 07 19 How Bout Us Champaign
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31 37 31 04 Throw Away The Key Linx
32 38 32 05 Rock & Roll Dreams Come Through Jim Steinman

33 35 23 08 Nobody Wins Elton John
34 39 34 09 Believe It Or Not (Theme From The Greatest American Hero) Joey Scarbury
35 43 35 02 Walk Right Now Jacksons

36 36 28 19 Will You Hazel O'Connor
37 40 37 08 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA
38 46 38 03 Pretty In Pink The Psychedelic Furs
39 44 39 03 Razzamatazz Quincy Jones
40 41 40 08 Seven Year Ache Roseanne Cash

41 24 08 06 Funeral Pyre The Jam
42 47 42 07 Slow Hand Pointer Sisters
43 28 10 08 All Those Years Ago George Harrison
44 45 44 10 You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates
45 31 19 09 One Day In Your Life Michael Jackson
46 48 42 12 Find Your Way Back Jefferson Starship
47 --- 47 01 Computer Love Kraftwerk FEATURED
48 32 16 09 Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington Jr
49 34 04 10 Chequered Love Kim Wilde
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50 --- 50 01 Show Me Dexys Midnight Runners FEATURED
 
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51 53 51 02 Me No Pop I Kid Creole & The Coconuts & Coati Mundi
52 42 31 08 Don't Let It Pass You By / Don't Slow Down UB40
53 27 11 11 The Sound Of The Crowd Human League
54 55 54 02 The Passion Of Lovers Bauhaus
55 51 47 03 The Race Is On Dave Edmunds & Stray Cats
56 59 56 06 One That You Love Air Supply
57 52 37 10 America Neil Diamond
58 82 58 02 Stars On 45 Part II Starsound HIGHCLIMBER FEATURED
59 58 35 15 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton
60 49 11 08 The American Simple Minds
61 56 52 12 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
62 166 62 01 I'm In Love Evelyn Champagne King FEATURED
63 54 54 08 Since I Don't Have You Don McLean
64 126 64 01 Stranger Jefferson Starship FEATURED
65 68 65 07 I'm Your Money Heaven 17

66 60 41 13 Living Inside Myself Gino Vanelli
67 64 22 13 Stars On 45 Starsound
68 65 65 11 I Love You Climax Blues Band
69 69 69 06 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) Grace Jones
70 72 70 04 Hearts Marty Balin

71 70 69 09 Sukuyaki Taste Of Honey
72 66 65 09 Whatcha Gonna Do For Me Chaka Khan
73 63 62 06 Two Hearts Stephanie Mills & Teddy Pendergrass
74 71 23 21 Modern Girl Sheena Easton
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75 75 75 04 Gemini Dream Moody Blues
76 80 76 03 It Hurts To Be In Love Dan Hartman
77 78 77 04 Dancing On The Floor Third World
78 85 78 02 The Kid Is Hot Tonight Loverboy
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79 73 21 11 Jones vs Jones Kool & The Gang
80 76 17 12 Love Games Level 42
81 77 13 10 Pocket Calculator Kraftwerk
82 92 82 02 Elvira Oak Ridge Boys FEATURED
83 74 62 11 Give A Little Bit More Cliff Richard
84 50 49 04 No Laughing In Heaven Gillan
85 79 07 13 Ai No Corrida Quincy Jones
86 91 86 02 Breaking Down The Barriers Elton John
87 90 87 02 Queen Of Hearts Juice Newton

88 87 87 03 Time Alan Parsons Project
89 84 74 10 Hold On Loosely .38 Special
90 88 88 02 Cool World Mondo Rock
91 --- 91 01 Heaven And Hell Vangelis
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Gotta Stop (Messin About) Prince
93 96 93 02 Tom Sawyer Rush

94 89 89 02 Fool In Love With You Jim Phoogle
95 95 95 02 It Didn't Take Long Spider
96 102 93 03 On And On And On ABBA
97 --- 97 01 Kill The King Rainbow

98 83 78 04 Wikka Rap The Evasions
99 81 68 14 Too Much Time On My Hands Styx
100 136 100 01 We Can Work It Out Chaka Khan
 
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PJOPS 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
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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
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
 
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Global Chart Top 10 w/e 11/07/81
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Kim Carnes SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 01 11 Stars On 45 Medley
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03 03 06 All Those Years Ago
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04 03 11 In The Air Tonight
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06 05 02 The One That You Love
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07 06 02 Jessie's Girl
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05 03 10 Being With You
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08 03 16 Shaddap You Face
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01 01 16 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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02 02 08 All Those Years Ago George Harrison
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03 03 09 The One That You Love Air Supply
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04 04 16 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
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05 05 11 You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates
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06 06 09 Elvira The Oak Ridge Boys
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09 08 10 Believe It Or Not (Theme From "The Greatest American Hero") Joey Scarbury
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10 09 05 I Don't Need You Kenny Rogers
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18 10 07 Slow Hand Pointer Sisters

Chart News
27 38 27 04 Touch Me When We're Dancing Carpenters
32 42 32 03 No Gettin' Over Me Ronnie Milsap
33 44 33 07 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
35 48 35 04 Lady Commodores
37 51 37 02 Urgent Foreigner
55 75 55 02 Cool Love Pablo Cruise


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New Entries

#54 Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
#76 Don't Give Up Robbie Patton
#77 Stranger Jefferson Starship
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Under The Covers Janis Ian
#82 Breaking Away Balance
#83 You Don't Know Me Mickey Gilley
#85 Nothing Ever Goes As Planned Styx
#86 That Old Song Ray Parker Jnr & Raydio
#87 Secrets Mac Davis


US Charts
Billboard Magazine
Cashbox Singles Chart Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary I Don't Need You Kenny Rogers NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Disco Top 100 Try It Out / Hold Tight Gino Soccio FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Give It To Me Baby Rick James FIFTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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UK Top 75 w/e 11/07/81

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One Day In Your Life Michael Jackson
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03 03 03 Can Can Bad Manners 88,000

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15 04 02 Stars On 45 Vol 2 Starsound 73,000

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04 04 07 Going Back To My Roots
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07 06 09 Body Talk Imagination 53,000
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Memory Elaine Paige 52,000
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Being With You Smokey Robinson
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12 09 05 No Woman No Cry Bob Marley & The Wailers 43,000
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14 10 04 (You Don't Stop) Wordy Rappinghood Tom Tom Club 42,000
Well it ended up being a lot closer than first indications would suggest with Michael Jackson’s “One Day In Your Life” looking like it would be No 3 as the week kicked off but it fought back and in a week when all the top 3 got TOTP exposure it benefitted the most and ended up easing past Bad Manners and almost unseating the Specials who lead from the off with “Ghost Town”. As it is the latter song tops the chart today on a sale of 109,000, a rather modest increase of 20% which might suggest its popularity is already peaking, however that was some 3,000 more copies than Jackson could muster but as if to compensate he moves 70-20 on the album charts and “One Day In Your Life” squeezes past the 600,000 mark.

Bad Manners ended up with an almost exact replica of last week’s sales at 88,000 and without TOTP this week could pay the price. If for no other reason than the fact that Starsound are back with “Vol 2” of their “Stars On 45” medleys this time covering ABBA tracks, it zooms 15-4 (73,000) and with sales at the top not stellar this week perhaps it has a chance at No 1 next week?

Bob Marley of course tragically died in May this year prompted a re-issue of his 1975 swansong “No Woman No Cry”. Originally released in 1975 it only peaked at No 22 but does far better given the circumstances as it climbs 12-9 (43,000) this week.

Formed as a side project to Talking heads, Tom Tom Club manage to outdo their parent group by this week making the top 10 with “Wordy Rappinghood”. Husband and wife team Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz can boast outdoing the No 14 peak of “Once In A Lifetime” of Talking heads as they move 14-10 (42,000) this week, the track is based around a traditional Moroccan Child’s song “A Ram Sam Sam” which boasts a version by none other than Rolf Harris.

The only climber not discussed so far belongs to Imagination who slink up a spot 7-6 (53,000) but three are falling, Odyssey 4-5 (55,000), Elaine Paige 6-7 (52,000), and Smokey Robinson 5-8 (46,000)
Chart News
13 25 13 06 Dancing On The Floor Third World

42 60 42 02 Beach Boy Gold Gidea Park
46 70 46 02 Walk Right Now Jacksons
47 68 47 02 Give It To Me Baby Rick James
52 73 52 02 Jumpin Jive Joe Jackson



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New Entries

#14 Motorhead (Live) Motorhead
#26 Sat In Your Lap Kate Bush
#39 Visage Visage

#58 Show Me Dexy's Midnight Runners
#60 Computer Love / The Model Kraftwerk
#61 Rock & Roll Outlaw Rose Tattoo
#62 Going Left Right Department S
#64 C'mon Let's Go Girlschool
#66 Kill The King Rainbow
#70 Jimmie Jones Vapors
#71 Heaven & Hell Vangelis
#75 Thunderbirds Barry Gray Orchestra

UK Charts

NME One Day In Your Life Michael Jackson THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Chart New Life Depeche Mode NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Album Chart Love Songs Cliff Richard NEW NUMBER ONE


 
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01 01 19 Stars On 45 – Stars On 45 [CNR]
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03 02 06 Ottawan – Hands Up (Give Me Your Hand) [Carrere]
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02 01 11 Bucks Fizz – Making Your Mind Up [RCA]
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04 03 14 Shakin’ Stevens – This Ole House [Epic]
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06 05 06 Champaign – How ’bout Us [WEA]
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05 04 09 Kim Wilde – Kids In America [Rak]
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08 07 04 Grace Jones – I’Ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango) [Island]
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10 08 09 Riccardo Fogli – Sara Perche Ti Amo [Onbekend]
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07 07 05 Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes [EMI]
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09 08 18 Lio – Amoreux Solitaires [Ariola]

Chart News
11 15 11 05 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Enola Gay [Dindisc]
12 24 12 03 Reinhard Bilgeri – Video Life [Onbekend]
13 25 13 02 Nolans – Attention To Me [Epic]
21 21 21 03 Herbert Leonard – Pour Le Plaisir [Polydor]
22 22 22 03 Saragossa Band – Agadou [Ariola]
23 — 23 01 K I D – Don’t Stop [Ariola]
25 26 25 02 Michael Jackson – One Day In Your Life [Motown]
26 — 26 01 Orquesta Mondragon – Caperucita Feroz [Onbekend]
 
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World charts w/e 11/07/81
Stars On 45 Medley Stars On 45 SIXTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Stars On 45 Medley Stars On 45 SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Kids In America Kim Wilde SECOND MONTH AT NUMBER ONE
Hubba Hubb Zoot-Zoot Caramba FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
One Day In Your Life Michael Jackson SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Pour le plaisir Herbert Léonard EIGHTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes NEW NUMBER ONE
How Bout Us Champaign SEVENTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Enola Gay OMD SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Stars On 45 Medley Stars On 45 FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes NEW NUMBER ONE
Blue Jeans Memory Masahiko Kondō THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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Chi Mai Ennio Morricone (w/e 15/05/81)
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Vienna Ultravox (w/e 22/04/81)
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Big week for the charts! Nine new entries, including two top 10s. But "Ghost Town" continues to reign supreme... for how long, though?

1. (1) Ghost Town - The Specials
2. (3) New Life - Depeche Mode
3. (6) Pull Up to the Bumper - Grace Jones
4. (2) No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
5. (8) Wordy Rappinghood - Tom Tom Club
6. (NEW) Sat In Your Lap - Kate Bush
7. (4) Spellbound - Siouxsie and the Banshees
8. (NEW) Motorhead (Live) - Motorhead
9. (5) Chariots of Fire - Vangelis
10. (7) All Stood Still - Ultravox

11. (13) Doors of Your Heart - The Beat
12. (14) Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
13. (9) The River - Bruce Springsteen
14. (15) Pretty in Pink - The Psychedelic Furs
15. (10) Funeral Pyre - The Jam
16. (NEW) Computer Love - Kraftwerk
17. (18) Walk Right Now - The Jacksons
18. (12) Stand and Deliver - Adam and the Ants
19. (NEW) Show Me - Dexys Midnight Runners
20. (11) Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes

21. (20) For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton
22. (NEW) Visage - Visage
23. (17) Chequered Love - Kim Wilde
24. (26) Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through - Jim Steinman
25. (16) Take It to the Top - Kool and the Gang
26. (21) Never Gonna Cry Again - Eurythmics
27. (NEW) Heaven and Hell - Vangelis
28. (19) If Leaving Me is Easy - Phil Collins
29. (24) There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis - Kirsty MacColl
30. (29) The Passion of Lovers - Bauhaus

31. (NEW) Kill the King - Rainbow
32. (23) I Want To Be Free - Toyah
33. (35) Can't Happen Here - Rainbow
34. (31) Better Things - The Kinks
35. (28) Yearning for Your Love - The Gap Band
36. (37) Jumpin' Jive - Joe Jackson
37. (NEW) Jimmie Jones - The Vapours
38. (32) Purgatory - Iron Maiden
39. (NEW) C'mon Let's Go - Girlschool
40. (34) The Race is On - Dave Edmunds and the Stray Cats
 
#- Artist - Single - (Weeks) Last Week
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Rosanne Cash - Seven Tear Ache (11) 6
2. Neil Diamond - America (12) 1
3. Stars On 45 - Medley (12) 2
4. George Harrison - All Those Years Ago (8) 4
5. Air Supply - One That You Love (8) 5
6. Climax Blues Band - i Love You (19) 3
7. Marty Balin - Hearts (6) 14
8. Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (14) 8
9. Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki (14) 9
10. Stephanie mills - Two Hearts (9) 11
11. Sheena Easton - Modern Girl (9) 12
12. Moody Blues - Gemini Dream (6) 17
13. Champaign - How Bout Us (21) 7
14. Loverboy - Kid Is Hot Tonite (4) 24
15. Jefferson Starship - Find Your Way Back (15) 10
16. Kool & the Gang - Jones vs Jones (9) 16
17. REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run (16) 13
18. Joey Scarbury - Greatest American Hero (6) 26
19. Smokey Robinson - Being With You (17) 15
20. Abba - Lay All Your Love On Me (11) 18
21. Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira (6) 28
22. Quincy Jones - Ai No Corrida (12) 19
23. Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts (6) 27
24. Alan Parsons Project - Time (11) 25
25. Gino Vanelli - Living Inside Myself (16) 20
26.38 Special - Hold On Loosely (18) 23
27. Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl (10) 32
28. Rush - Tom Sawyer (6) 31
29. Spider - It Didn't Take Long (7) 30
30. Abba - On And On and On (3) 34
31. Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning (21) 22
32. Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands (17) 21
33. Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand (5) 45
34. Cerrone - You Are The One (3) 54
35. Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight (6) 47
36. Gary U.S. Bonds - This Little Girl (11) 37
37. Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet -Everlasting Love (3) 58
38. France Joli - Gonna Get Over You (2) 62
39. Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus (6) 53
40. Greg Kihn Band - Breakup Song (6) 52
41. Loverboy- Turn Me Loose (23) 35
42. Joe Walsh - Life Of Illusion (6) 44
43. Tubes - Don't Want To Wait Anymore (4) 56
44. Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make my Dreams (6) 46
45. Yarbrough & the Peoples - Don't Stop The music (23) 40
46. John Cougar - Ain't Even Done With The Night (23) 36
47. Billy Squier - Stroke (4) 55
48. Ray Parker - Woman Needs Love (9) 48
49. Santana - Winning (9) 49
50. Elton John - Nobody Wins (6) 50
51. Jim Steinman - Rock n Roll Dreams Come Through (6) 57
52. Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator (3) 59
53. Voggue - Dancin The Night Away (2) 66
54. Roni Griffin - Desire (2) 67
55. Foreigner - Urgent (2) 75
56. Ronnie Milsap - No Gettin Over Me (2) 68
57. Taana Gardner - Heartbeat (3) 63
58. Alabama - Feels So Right (2) 69
59. Commodores - Lady (2) 73
60. Point Blank - Nicole (3) 76
61. April Wine - Just Between You And Me (21) 38
62. Don McLean -Since I Don't Have You (12) 39
63. Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A two Way Street (2) 82
64. Rick James - Give It To Me Baby (3) 77
65. Gary Wright - Really Wanna Know You (2) 85
66. Sylvia - Matador (3) 80
67. Human League - Sound Of The Crowd (2) 87
68. Adam & the Ants - Stand And Deliver (2) 89
69. Duran Duran - Planet earth (2) 90
70. Eurythmics - Never Gonna Cry Again (1) <new
71. Jefferson Starship - Stranger (1) <new
72. Heaven 17 - Fascist Groove Thing (2) 88
73. Stars On 45 - Medley II (1) <new
74. Pat Benetar - Fire And Ice (1) <new
75. REO Speedwagon - Don't Let Him Go (2) 81
76. Producers - What She Does To Me (5) 70
77. Balance - Breaking Away (1) <new
78. Carpenters - Touch Me When Were Dancing (4) 86
79. Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You (4) 84
80. April Wine - Sign Of The Gypsy Queen (6) 60
81. Change - Paradise (6) 61
82. Barbara Mandrell - I Was Country, When Country..(1) <new
83. John Lennon - Watching The Wheels (14) 29
84. Crystal Gayle - Too Many Lovers (1) <new
85. Gino Vanelli - Nightwalker (2) 94
86. Who - You Better You Bet (17) 33
87. the Jacksons- Can You Feel it (11) 41
88. Shalamar - Make that Move (12) 43
89. Whispers - It's A Love Thing (22) 42
90. Lime - Your Love (16) 63
91. Johnny Bristol - Love No Longer Has A..(2) 91
92. Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City (4) 96
93. Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper (1) <new
94. Brothers Johnson - Real Thing (2) 93
95. Unlimited Touch - Searching To Find The one (2) 98
96. Phil Collins - I Missed Again (14) 51
97. Ultravox - Vienna (20) 71
98. Dottie West - What Are We Doin' In Love (6) 95
99. Lee Ritenour - Is It You (2) 97
100. Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love (6) 79
A surprise as Seven Year Ache jumps from 6 to 1!
 
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 (1)


 
Get ready for the HMV Retrochart coming up soon - but first some makers and shakers:

Number 48 - new entry for Patrick Cowley and "Get a little" (in the future one of Duran Duran's number one singles will be "inspired" by this single):

 
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