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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

May 16, 1981





  wks peak  
40 --- --- The Waiting

from the LP
Hard Promises
ARC chart run: 40 -
Tom Petty &
The Heartbreakers
1 40 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "The Waiting" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
39 --- --- Winning

from the LP
Zebop!
ARC chart run: 39 -
Santana 1 39 Santana - "Winning" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
38 --- --- Can You Feel It

from the LP
Triumph
ARC chart run: 38 -
The Jacksons 1 38 The Jacksons - "Can You Feel It" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
37 --- --- You Make My Dreams

from the LP
Voices
ARC chart run: 37 -
Daryl Hall &
John Oates
1 37 Daryl Hall & John Oates - "You Make My Dreams" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
36 --- --- Modern Girl

from the LP
Sheena Easton
ARC chart run: 36 -
Sheena Easton 1 36 Sheena Easton - "Modern Girl" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
35 38 --- One Day In Your Life

from the LP
Forever, Michael
ARC chart run: 38 - 35 -
Michael Jackson 2 35 Michael Jackson - "One Day In Your Life" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
34 36 39 Blessed Are The Believers

from the LP
Where Do You Go When You Dream
ARC chart run: 39 - 36 - 34 -
Anne Murray 3 34 Anne Murray - "Blessed Are The Believers" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
33 35 40 Super-Trouper

from the LP
Super Trouper
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 33 -
ABBA 3 33 ABBA - "Super-Trouper" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
32 40 --- I Loved 'Em Every One

from the LP
I Love 'Em All
ARC chart run: 40 - 32 -
T.G. Sheppard 2 32 T.G. Sheppard - "I Loved 'Em Every One" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
31 37 --- Jessie's Girl

from the LP
Working Class Dog
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 -
Rick Springfield 2 31 Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
30 39 --- Ai No Corrida

from the LP
The Dude
ARC chart run: 39 - 30 -
Quincy Jones 2 30 Quincy Jones - "Ai No Corrida" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
29 33 37 But You Know I Love You

from the LP
9 To 5 And Odd Jobs
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 29 -
Dolly Parton 3 29 Dolly Parton - "But You Know I Love You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
28 31 34 Find Your Way Back

from the LP
Modern Times
ARC chart run: 34 - 31 - 28 -
Jefferson Starship 3 28 Jefferson Starship - "Find Your Way Back" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
27 23 11 Rapture

from the LP
Autoamerican
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 17 - 12 - 10 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 10 - 11 - 23 - 27 -
Blondie 15 1(2) Blondie - "Rapture" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
26 15 6 I Can't Stand It

from the LP
Another Ticket
ARC chart run: 31 - 24 - 16 - 13 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 6 - 15 - 26 -
Eric Clapton
& His Band
10 6 Eric Clapton & His Band - "I Can't Stand It" (Singe)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
25 12 8 Kiss On My List

from the LP
Voices
ARC chart run: 38 - 30 - 23 - 20 - 16 - 11 - 8 - 7 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 8 - 12 - 25 -
Daryl Hall &
John Oates
15 1(2) Daryl Hall & John Oates - "Kiss On My List" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
24 29 35 This Little Girl

from the LP
Dedication
ARC chart run: 35 - 29 - 24 -
Gary "U.S." Bonds 3 24 Gary "U.S." Bonds - "This Little Girl" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
23 25 29 Hold On Loosely

from the LP
Wild-Eyed Southern Boys
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 29 - 25 - 23 -
38 Special 5 23 38 Special - "Hold On Loosely" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
22 24 28 Love You Like I Never Loved Before

from the LP
John O'Banion
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 - 28 - 24 - 22 -
John O'Banion 5 22 John O'Banion - "Love You Like I Never Loved Before" (Single)
iTunes
21 26 32 Since I Don't Have You

from the LP
Chain Lightning
ARC chart run: 32 - 26 - 21 -
Don McLean 3 21 Don McLean - "Since I Don't Have You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
20 22 25 Say You'll Be Mine

from the LP
Christopher Cross
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 29 - 25 - 22 - 20 -
Christopher Cross 6 20 Christopher Cross - "Say You'll Be Mine" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
19 21 23 I Missed Again

from the LP
Face Value
ARC chart run: 35 - 30 - 25 - 23 - 21 - 19 -
Phil Collins 6 19 Phil Collins - "I Missed Again" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
18 6 3 Angel Of The Morning

from the LP
Juice
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 24 - 15 - 13 - 11 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 6 - 18 -
Juice Newton 12 3 Juice Newton - "Angel Of The Morning" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
17 19 27 What Are We Doing In Love

from the LP
Wild West
ARC chart run: 36 - 27 - 19 - 17 -
Dottie West 4 17 Dottie West - "What Are We Doing In Love" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
16 18 21 How 'Bout Us

from the LP How 'Bout Us
ARC chart run: 39 - 31 - 30 - 27 - 24 - 21 - 18 - 16 -
Champaign 8 16 Champaign - "How Bout Us" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
15 16 19 You Better You Bet

from the LP
Face Dances
ARC chart run: 35 - 27 - 25 - 23 - 19 - 16 - 15 -
The Who 7 15 The Who - "You Better You Bet" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
14 20 31 Stars on 45 Medley

from the LP
Stars On Long Play
ARC chart run: 31 - 20 - 14 -
Stars On 45 3 14 Stars on 45 - "Stars on 45 Medley" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
13 17 24 America

from The Jazz Singer soundtrack
ARC chart run: 35 - 24 - 17 - 13 -
Neil Diamond 4 13 Neil Diamond - "America" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
12 14 20 A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)

from the LP
A Woman Needs Love
ARC chart run: 38 - 27 - 20 - 14 - 12 -
Ray Parker, Jr.
& Raydio
5 12 Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio - "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
11 13 17 Sweetheart

from the LP
Franke & The Knockouts
ARC chart run: 38 - 27 - 25 - 22 - 20 - 17 - 13 - 11 -
Franke &
The Knockouts
8 11 Franke & The Knockouts - "Sweetheart" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
10 11 15 Too Much Time On My Hands

from the LP
Paradise Theater
ARC chart run: 36 - 26 - 24 - 21 - 17 - 15 - 11 - 10 -
STYX 8 10 STYX - "Too Much Time On My Hands" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
9 4 1 Morning Train (Nine To Five)

from the LP
Sheena Easton
ARC chart run: 36 - 28 - 22 - 17 - 10 - 8 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 9 -
Sheena Easton 13 1(2) Sheena Easton - "Morning Train (Nine To Five)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
8 10 14 Watching The Wheels

from the LP
Double Fantasy
ARC chart run: 38 - 32 - 26 - 19 - 14 - 10 - 8 -
John Lennon 7 8 John Lennon - "Watching The Wheels" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
7 8 10 Take It On The Run

from the LP
Hi Infidelity
ARC chart run: 30 - 24 - 21 - 17 - 15 - 10 - 8 - 7 -
REO Speedwagon 8 7 REO Speedwagon - "Take It On The Run" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 7 9 Living Inside Myself

from the LP
Nightwalker
ARC chart run: 33 - 22 - 18 - 14 - 9 - 7 - 6 -
Gino Vannelli 7 6 Gino Vannelli - "Living Inside Myself" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 1 2 Just The Two Of Us

from the LP
Winelight
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 20 - 11 - 8 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 5 -
Grover Washington, Jr. 11 1(1) Grover Washington, Jr. - "Just The Two Of Us" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
4 9 13 Sukiyaki

from the LP
Twice As Sweet
ARC chart run: 33 - 29 - 21 - 13 - 9 - 4 -
A Taste Of Honey 6 4 A Taste Of Honey - "Sukiyaki" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 5 7 I Love You

from the LP
Flying The Flag
ARC chart run: 39 - 31 - 28 - 22 - 18 - 15 - 11 - 7 - 5 - 3 -
Climax Blues Band 10 3 Climax Blues Band - "I Love You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 3 4 Being With You

from the LP
Being With You
ARC chart run: 34 - 26 - 18 - 14 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 -
Smokey Robinson 11 2 Smokey Robinson - "Being With You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1 2 5 Bette Davis Eyes

from the LP
Mistaken Identity
ARC chart run: 40 - 28 - 19 - 12 - 5 - 2 - 1 -
Kim Carnes 7 1(1) Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3




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