1981 - USA TOP 40
USA TOP 40 - Pop Music Charts - 1981

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Date
Song Title
Artist Name
Best Position
Weeks/Top 40
01.10.81
COLD LOVE DONNA SUMMER
33
3
01.10.81
HE CAN'T LOVE YOU MICHAEL STANLEY BAND
33
5
01.10.81
HEARTBREAK HOTEL JACKSONS
22
8
01.10.81
SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD EAGLES
21
7
01/17/81
I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT STEVIE WONDER
11
11
01/17/81
I NEED YOU LOVIN' TEENA MARIE
37
3
01/17/81
MY MOTHER'S EYES BETTE MIDLER
39
2
01/17/81
WOMAN JOHN LENNON
2
17
01/24/81
A LITTLE IN LOVE CLIFF RICHARD
17
11
01/24/81
CRYING DON MCLEAN
5
15
01/24/81
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY ALAN PARSONS PROJECT
16
10
01/24/81
SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN RONNIE MILSAP
24
9
01/24/81
THE BEST OF TIMES STYX
3
15
01/31/81
HELLO AGAIN NEIL DIAMOND
6
12
01/31/81
SHINE ON L.T.D.
40
1
01/31/81
TREAT ME RIGHT PAT BENATAR
18
10
01/31/81
WHO'S MAKING LOVE BLUES BROTHERS
39
2
02.07.81
AH! LEAH! DONNIE IRIS
29
6
02.07.81
BACK IN BLACK AC/DC
37
5
02.07.81
HEARTS ON FIRE RANDY MEISNER
19
9
02/14/81
KISS ON MY LIST DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
1
17
02/14/81
LIVING IN A FANTASY LEO SAYER
23
6
02/14/81
RAPTURE BLONDIE
1
14
02/14/81
RIDERS IN THE SKY OUTLAWS
31
4
02/14/81
WHAT KIND OF FOOL BARBRA STREISAND & BARRY GIBB
10
10
02/21/81
DON'T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME POLICE
10
13
02/21/81
FADE AWAY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
20
6
02/21/81
PRECIOUS TO ME PHIL SEYMOUR
22
7
02/28/81
GUITAR MAN ELVIS PRESLEY
28
5
02/28/81
MORNING TRAIN (NINE TO FIVE) SHEENA EASTON
1
15
02/28/81
SOMEBODY'S KNOCKIN' TERRI GIBBS
13
12
02/28/81
STAYING WITH IT FIREFALL
37
3
02/28/81
TOO TIGHT CON FUNK SHUN
40
1
02/28/81
WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE STEVE WINWOOD
7
12
03.07.81
ANGEL OF THE MORNING JUICE NEWTON
4
16
03.07.81
JUST THE TWO OF US BILL WITHERS
2
16
03/14/81
AIN'T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT JOHN COUGAR
17
12
03/14/81
DON'T STOP THE MUSIC YARBROUGH & PEOPLES
19
7
03/14/81
HER TOWN TOO J.D. SOUTHER & JAMES TAYLOR
11
10
03/14/81
I CAN'T STAND IT ERIC CLAPTON
10
12
03/14/81
JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME APRIL WINE
21
7
03/21/81
BEING WITH YOU SMOKEY ROBINSON
2
16
03/21/81
SWEETHEART FRANKE & THE KNOCKOUTS
10
14
03/21/81
TURN ME LOOSE LOVERBOY
35
6
03/28/81
HOW 'BOUT US CHAMPAIGN
12
13
03/28/81
IT'S A LOVE THING WHISPERS
28
5
03/28/81
TAKE IT ON THE RUN REO SPEEDWAGON
5
15
03/28/81
TIME OUT OF MIND STEELY DAN
22
7
03/28/81
TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS STYX
9
13
03/28/81
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU'RE FOOLIN' DONNA SUMMER
40
2
04.04.81
I LOVE YOU CLIMAX BLUES BAND
12
17
04.04.81
LIVING INSIDE MYSELF GINO VANNELLI
6
14
04.04.81
THE PARTY'S OVER JOURNEY
34
4
04.04.81
YOU BETTER YOU BET WHO
18
10
04.11.81
BETTE DAVIS EYES KIM CARNES
1
20
04.11.81
I MISSED AGAIN PHIL COLLINS
19
9
04.11.81
ME (WITHOUT YOU) ANDY GIBB
40
1
04.11.81
MISTER SANDMAN EMMYLOU HARRIS
37
3
04.11.81
SUKIYAKI A TASTE OF HONEY
3
16
04.11.81
WATCHING THE WHEELS JOHN LENNON
10
10
04/18/81
HOLD ON LOOSELY 38 SPECIAL
27
6
04/18/81
LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE JOHN O'BANION
24
7
04/25/81
A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE RAY PARKER JR. & RAYDIO
4
15
04/25/81
SAY YOU'LL BE MINE CHRISTOPHER CROSS
20
7
04/25/81
WHAT ARE WE DOIN' IN LOVE DOTTIE WEST
14
12
05.02.81
AMERICA NEIL DIAMOND
8
13
05.02.81
BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS ANNE MURRAY
34
4
05.02.81
FIND YOUR WAY BACK JEFFERSON STARSHIP
29
6
05.02.81
SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU DON MCLEAN
23
6
05.02.81
STARS ON 45 STARS ON 45
1
14
05.02.81
THIS LITTLE GIRL ARY "U.S. BONDS
11
13
05.09.81
AI NO CORRIDA QUINCY JONES
28
4
05.09.81
JESSIE'S GIRL RICK SPRINGFIELD
1
22
05/16/81
I LOVED 'EM EVERY ONE T.G. SHEPPARD
37
2
05/16/81
THE WAITING TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
19
7
05/16/81
WINNING SANTANA
17
11
05/16/81
YOU MAKE MY DREAMS DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
5
14
05/23/81
ALL THOSE YEARS AGO GEORGE HARRISON
2
11
05/23/81
IS IT YOU LEE RITENOUR
15
9
05/23/81
JUST SO LONELY GET WET
39
2
05/23/81
STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE
28
6
05/23/81
THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE AIR SUPPLY
1
14
05/30/81
FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU PHOTOGLO
25
7
05/30/81
NOBODY WINS ELTON JOHN
21
6
05/30/81
SAY WHAT JESSE WINCHESTER
32
5
06.06.81
ELVIRA OAK RIDGE BOYS
5
14
06.06.81
I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF BILLY VERA & THE BEATERS
39
2
06.06.81
MODERN GIRL SHEENA EASTON
18
9
06.06.81
TIME ALAN PARSONS PROJECT
15
12
06/13/81
BELIEVE IT OR NOT JOEY SCARBURY
2
18
06/13/81
BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY MANHATTAN TRANSFER
7
13
06/13/81
GEMINI DREAM MOODY BLUES
12
9
06/13/81
HEARTS MARTY BALIN
8
13
06/13/81
I DON'T NEED YOU KENNY ROGERS
3
14
06/13/81
SEVEN YEAR ACHE ROSANNE CASH
22
7
06/13/81
STRONGER THAN BEFORE CAROLE BAYER SAGER
30
7
06/13/81
SWEET BABY STANLEY CLARKE & GEORGE DUKE
19
9
06/20/81
QUEEN OF HEARTS JUICE NEWTON
2
19
06/20/81
THE STROKE BILLY SQUIER
17
11
06/27/81
A LIFE OF ILLUSION JOE WALSH
34
4
06/27/81
IT'S NOW OR NEVER JOHN SCHNEIDER
14
11
06/27/81
JONES VS. JONES KOOL & THE GANG
39
2
06/27/81
SLOW HAND POINTER SISTERS
2
16
07.04.81
DON'T LET HIM GO REO SPEEDWAGON
24
6
07.04.81
TOUCH ME WHEN WE'RE DANCING CARPENTERS
16
9
07.04.81
TWO HEARTS STEPHANIE MILLS/TEDDY PENDERGRASS
40
2
07.11.81
DOUBLE DUTCH BUS FRANKIE SMITH
30
7
07.11.81
IN THE AIR TONIGHT PHIL COLLINS
19
8
07.11.81
LADY (YOU BRING ME UP) COMMODORES
8
15
07.11.81
NO GETTIN' OVER ME RONNIE MILSAP
5
15
07.11.81
THE BREAKUP SONG GREG KIHN BAND
15
13
07.11.81
URGENT FOREIGNER
4
17
07/18/81
ENDLESS LOVE DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE
1
19
07/18/81
GIVE IT TO ME BABY RICK JAMES
40
2
07/18/81
ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH JIM STEINMAN
32
6
07/25/81
COOL LOVE PABLO CRUISE
13
11
07/25/81
FEELS SO RIGHT ALABAMA
20
8
08.01.81
DON'T GIVE IT UP ROBBIE PATTON
26
6
08.01.81
DON'T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE TUBES
35
3
08.01.81
FIRE AND ICE PAT BENATAR
17
9
08.01.81
LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET STACY LATTISAW
26
7
08.01.81
REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU GARY WRIGHT
16
10
08.01.81
STOP DRAGGIN' MY HEART AROUND TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS/STEVIE NICKS
3
15
08.01.81
WHO'S CRYING NOW JOURNEY
4
14
08.01.81
YOU'RE MY GIRL FRANKE & THE KNOCKOUTS
27
5
08.08.81
EVERLASTING LOVE REX SMITH & RACHEL SWEET
32
4
08.08.81
HOLD ON TIGHT ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
10
13
08.08.81
STEP BY STEP EDDIE RABBITT
5
15
08.08.81
THAT OLD SONG RAY PARKER JR. & RAYDIO
21
6
08/15/81
BREAKING AWAY BALANCE
22
9
08/15/81
THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY BEACH BOYS
12
11
08/15/81
THE VOICE MOODY BLUES
15
11
08/22/81
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY SHEENA EASTON
4
14
08/22/81
I COULD NEVER MISS YOU LULU
18
10
08/29/81
BEST THAT YOU CAN DO (ARTHUR'S THEME) CHRISTOPHER CROSS
1
17
08/29/81
DRAW OF THE CARDS KIM CARNES
28
6
08/29/81
IN YOUR LETTER REO SPEEDWAGON
20
7
08/29/81
NICOLE POINT BLANK
39
2
08/29/81
START ME UP ROLLING STONES
2
19
08/29/81
YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY SILVER CONDOR
32
4
09.05.81
CHLOE ELTON JOHN
34
3
09.05.81
SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS JOHN DENVER
36
4
09.05.81
SUPER FREAK RICK JAMES
16
10
09.05.81
THE NIGHT OWLS LITTLE RIVER BAND
6
14
09.12.81
GENERAL HOSPI-TALE AFTERNOON DELIGHTS
33
5
09.12.81
I'M IN LOVE VELYN "CHAMPAGNE KING
40
2
09.12.81
I'VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU RICK SPRINGFIELD
8
12
09.12.81
PRIVATE EYES DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
1
17
09.12.81
SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME KENNY ROGERS
14
10
09.12.81
WE'RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER AL JARREAU
15
11
09/19/81
HARD TO SAY DAN FOGELBERG
7
10
09/19/81
JUST ONCE JAMES INGRAM
17
10
09/19/81
STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND
39
2
09/19/81
WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL FOUR TOPS
11
11
09/26/81
SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD BILLY JOEL
17
8
09/26/81
SHE'S A BAD MAMA JACK CARL CARLTON
22
7
09/26/81
TRYIN' TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU BOB SEGER
5
12
10.03.81
BURNIN' FOR YOU BLUE OYSTER CULT
40
3
10.03.81
HERE I AM AIR SUPPLY
5
15
10.03.81
HILL STREET BLUES (THEME) MIKE POST
10
10
10.10.81
ALIEN ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION
29
4
10.10.81
ATLANTA LADY MARTY BALIN
27
5
10.10.81
EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC POLICE
3
15
10.10.81
HE'S A LIAR BEE GEES
30
4
10.10.81
OH NO COMMODORES
4
15
10/17/81
IN THE DARK BILLY SQUIER
35
3
10/17/81
PHYSICAL OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
1
21
10/17/81
SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT DIESEL
25
6
10/17/81
THE OLD SONGS BARRY MANILOW
15
10
10/17/81
WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU FOREIGNER
2
19
10/24/81
OUR LIPS ARE SEALED GO GO'S
20
13
10/24/81
WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE DIANA ROSS
7
14
10/24/81
YOU SAVED MY SOUL BURTON CUMMINGS
37
2
10/31/81
LET'S GROOVE EARTH WIND & FIRE
3
16
10/31/81
MY GIRL CHILLIWACK
22
11
10/31/81
PROMISES IN THE DARK PAT BENATAR
38
2
10/31/81
YOUNG TURKS ROD STEWART
5
15
11.07.81
DON'T STOP BELIEVIN' JOURNEY
9
13
11.07.81
HARDEN MY HEART QUARTERFLASH
3
19
11.07.81
LEATHER AND LACE STEVIE NICKS
6
15
11.07.81
NO REPLY AT ALL GENESIS
29
6
11.07.81
TAKE MY HEART KOOL & THE GANG
17
12
11.07.81
THE SWEETEST THING JUICE NEWTON
7
18
11.07.81
TROUBLE LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM
9
14
11/14/81
HEART LIKE A WHEEL STEVE MILLER BAND
24
9
11/14/81
I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU CHRIS CHRISTIAN
37
3
11/14/81
NEVER TOO MUCH LUTHER VANDROSS
33
4
11/14/81
STEAL THE NIGHT STEVIE WOODS
25
10
11/14/81
YESTERDAY'S SONGS NEIL DIAMOND
11
12
11/21/81
I CAN'T GO FOR THAT (NO CAN DO) DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
1
17
11/21/81
POOR MAN'S SON SURVIVOR
33
4
11/21/81
TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND GEORGE BENSON
5
16
11/28/81
CENTERFOLD J. GEILS BAND
1
20
11/28/81
COMIN' IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE BARBRA STREISAND
11
11
11/28/81
COOL NIGHT PAUL DAVIS
11
13
11/28/81
HOOKED ON CLASSICS ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
10
12
11/28/81
I WOULDN'T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD RONNIE MILSAP
20
11
11/28/81
TWILIGHT ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
38
2
12.05.81
SOMEONE COULD LOSE A HEART TONIGHT EDDIE RABBITT
15
10
12.05.81
UNDER PREASURE QUEEN
29
8
12.05.81
WRACK MY BRAIN RINGO STARR
38
2
12.12.81
CASTLES IN THE AIR DON MCLEAN
36
5
12.12.81
SHAKE IT UP CARS
4
17
12.12.81
SHE'S GOT A WAY BILLY JOEL
23
9
12.12.81
WAITING ON A FRIEND ROLLING STONES
13
12
12/19/81
COME GO WITH ME BEACH BOYS
18
8
12/19/81
LEADER OF THE BAND DAN FOGELBERG
9
16
12/19/81
MORE THAN JUST THE TWO OF US SNEAKER
34
6
12/19/81
YOU COULD HAVE BEEN WITH ME SHEENA EASTON
15
12
12/26/81
LOVE IS ALRIGHT TONIGHT RICK SPRINGFIELD
20
10
12/26/81
TAKE IT EASY ON ME LITTLE RIVER BAND
10
15