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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

May 3, 1980





  wks peak  
40 --- --- Gee Whiz

from the LP
Bernadette
ARC chart run: 40 -
Bernadette Peters 1 40 Bernadette Peters - "Gee Whiz" (Single)
iTunes
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39 --- --- Let Me Be The Clock

from the LP
Warm Thoughts
ARC chart run: 39 -
Smokey Robinson 1 39 Smokey Robinson - "Let Me Be The Clock" (Single)
iTunes
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38 --- --- Can't Put A Price On Love

from the LP
But The Little Girls Understand
ARC chart run: 38 -
The Knack 1 38 The Knack - "Can't Put A Price On Love" (Single)
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37 --- --- Starting Over Again

from the LP
Dolly Dolly Dolly
ARC chart run: 37 -
Dolly Parton 1 37 Dolly Parton - "Starting Over Again" (Single)
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36 39 --- Solitaire

from the LP
Playing Near The Edge
ARC chart run: 39 - 36 -
Peter McIan 2 36 Peter McIan - "Solitaire" (Single)
35 --- --- Wondering Where The Lions Are

from the LP
Dancing In The Dragon's Jaws
ARC chart run: 37 -
Bruce Cockburn 1 35 Bruce Cockburn - "Wondering Where The Lions Are" (Single)
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34 --- --- Steal Away

from the LP
Robbie Dupree
ARC chart run: 34 -
Robbie Dupree 1 34 Robbie Dupree - "Steal Away" (Single)
iTunes
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33 38 --- Love Stinks

from the LP
Love Stinks
ARC chart run: 38 - 33 -
J. Geils Band 2 33 J. Geils Band - "Love Stinks" (Single)
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32 37 --- The Seduction

from the American Gigolo soundtrack
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 -
James Last Band 2 32 James Last Band - "The Seduction" (Single)
iTunes
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31 36 --- Train In Vain (Stand By Me)

from the LP London Calling
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 -
The Clash 2 31 The Clash - "Train In Vain (Stand By Me)" (Single)
iTunes
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30 35 --- It's A Night For Beautiful Girls

from the LP
Sold Out
ARC chart run: 37 - 30 -
The Fools 2 30 The Fools - "It's A Night For Beautiful Girls" (Single)
iTunes
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29 15 9 Special Lady

from the LP
Ray, Goodman & Brown
ARC chart run: 39 - 31 - 26 - 18 - 14 - 12 - 10 - 6 - 5 - 9 - 15 - 29 -
Ray, Goodman &
Brown
12 5 Ray, Goodman & Brown - "Special Lady" (Single)
iTunes
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28 31 37 Let's Get Serious

from the LP Let's Get Serious
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 28 -
Jermaine Jackson 3 28 Jermaine Jackson - "Let's Get Serious" (Single)
iTunes
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27 29 32 Fire In The Morning

from LP
Melissa Manchester
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 32 - 29 - 27 -
Melissa Manchester 5 27 Melissa Manchester - "Fire In The Morning" (Single)
iTunes
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26 32 39 Heart Hotels

from the LP
Phoenix
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 26 -
Dan Fogelberg 3 26 Dan Fogelberg - "Heart Hotels" (Single)
iTunes
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25 30 33 Do Right

from the LP
Paul Davis
ARC chart run: 36 - 33 - 30 - 25 -
Paul Davis 4 25 Paul Davis - "Do Right" (Single)
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24 12 7 Off The Wall

from the LP
Off The Wall
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 24 - 15 - 14 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 12 - 24 -
Michael Jackson 11 7 Michael Jackson - Off The Wall (Single)
iTunes
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23 28 36 Funky Town

from the LP Mouth To Mouth
ARC chart run: 36 - 28 - 23 -
Lipps, Inc. 3 23 Lipps, Inc. - "Funky Town" (Single)
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22 24 28 Stomp!

from the LP
Light Up The Night
ARC chart run: 31 - 28 - 24 - 22 -
Brothers Johnson 4 22 Brothers Johnson - "Stomp!" (Single)
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21 22 26 Any Way You Want It

from the LP Departure
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 29 - 26 - 22 - 21 -
Journey 6 21 Journey - "Anyway You Want It" (Single)
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20 23 27 The Rose

from
The Rose soundtrack
ARC chart run: 35 - 30 - 27 - 23 - 20 -
Bette Midler 5 20 Bette Midler - "The Rose" (Single)
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19 25 31 Breakdown Dead Ahead

from the LP
Middle Man
ARC chart run: 31 - 25 - 19 -
Boz Scaggs 3 19 Boz Scaggs - "Breakdown Dead Ahead" (Single)
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18 20 21 Brass In Pocket

from the LP
The Pretenders
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 23 - 21 - 20 - 18 -
The Pretenders 6 18 The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket" (Single)
iTunes
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17 19 22 Cars

from the LP
The Pleasure Principle
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 26 - 24 - 22 - 19 - 17 -
Gary Numan 7 17 Gary Numan - "Cars" (Single)
iTunes
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16 4 5 I Can't Tell You Why

from the LP
The Long Run
ARC chart run: 36 - 29 - 16 - 15 - 11 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 16 -
Eagles 10 4 Eagles - "I Can't Tell You Why" (Single)
iTunes
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15 17 20 I Can't Help It

from the LP After Dark
ARC chart run: 28 - 20 - 17 - 15 -
Andy Gibb &
Olivia Newton-John
4 15 Andy Gibb & Olivia Newton-John - "I Can't Help It" (Single)
iTunes
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14 18 29 Hurt So Bad

from the LP
Mad Love
ARC chart run: 29 - 18 - 14 -
Linda Ronstadt 3 14 Linda Ronstadt - "Hurt So Bad" (Single)
iTunes
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13 16 24 Biggest Part Of Me

from the LP
One Eighty
ARC chart run: 24 - 16 - 13 -
Ambrosia 3 13 Ambrosia - "Biggest Part Of Me" (Single)
iTunes
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12 14 19 Think About Me

from the LP
Tusk
ARC chart run: 33 - 25 - 21 - 19 - 14 - 12 -
Fleetwood Mac 6 12 Fleetwood Mac - "Think About Me" (Single)
iTunes
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11 13 17 Pilot Of The Air Waves

from the LP
Where To Now
ARC chart run: 36 - 29 - 24 - 20 - 17 - 13 - 11 -
Charlie Dore 7 11 Charlie Dore - "Pilot Of The Airwaves" (Single)
iTunes
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10 11 16 Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer

from the LP
Gideon
ARC chart run: 22 - 16 - 11 - 10 -
Kenny Rogers
&
Kim Carnes
4 10 Kenny Rogers & Kim Carnes - "Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer" (Single)
iTunes
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9 10 12 Hold On To My Love

from the LP
Sunrise
ARC chart run: 33 - 25 - 21 - 17 - 12 - 10 - 9 -
Jimmy Ruffin 7 9 Jimmy Ruffin - "Hold On To My Love" (Single)
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8 7 4 Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)

from the LP The Wall
ARC chart run: 23 - 14 - 11 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 7 - 8 -
Pink Floyd 13 1(3) Pink Floyd - "Another Brick In The Wall" (Single)
iTunes
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7 9 11 Sexy Eyes

from the LP
Sometimes You Win
ARC chart run: 40 - 31 - 27 - 20 - 14 - 12 - 11 - 9 - 7 -
Dr. Hook 9 7 Dr. Hook - "Sexy Eyes" (Single)
iTunes
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6 8 10 You May Be Right

from the LP
Glass Houses
ARC chart run: 28 - 22 - 15 - 13 - 10 - 8 - 6 -
Billy Joel 7 6 Billy Joel - "You May Be Right" (Single)
iTunes
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5 6 8 Fire Lake

from the LP
Against The Wind
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 - 24 - 17 - 15 - 12 - 9 - 8 - 6 - 5 -
Bob Seger & The
Silver Bullet Band
10 5 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - "Fire Lake" (Single)
iTunes
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4 5 6 Lost In Love

from the LP
Lost In Love
ARC chart run: 37 - 30 - 26 - 19 - 13 - 10 - 6 - 5 - 4 -
Air Supply 9 4 Air Supply - "Lost In Love" (Single)
iTunes
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3 3 3 With You I'm Born Again

from the LP Late At Night
ARC chart run: 38 - 33 - 28 - 24 - 16 - 11 - 6 - 3 - 3 - 3 -
Billy Preston
&
Syreeta
10 3 Billy Preston - "With You I'm Born Again" (Single)
iTunes
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2 2 2 Ride Like The Wind

from the LP
Christopher Cross
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 19 - 13 - 9 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 2 - 2 -
Christopher Cross 10 2 Christopher Cross - "Ride Like The Wind" (Single)
iTunes
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1 1 1 Call Me

from the
American Gigolo soundtrack
ARC chart run: 27 - 17 - 12 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 -
Blondie 10 1(4) Blondie - "Call Me" (Single)
iTunes
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