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Top Songs of 1981

1980 <-1981-> 1982


      

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Don't You Want Me1.12/1981

 ①  Don't You Want Me by The Human League

        

MP3

from Dare!   Dare!

CD

MP3

399

US ✫1
US dance 3
US rock 4
UK ✫1
written by Philip Oakey, Jo Callis & Philip Adrian Wright
Endless Love2.07/1981

 ②  Endless Love by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

        

MP3

from Endless Love: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   Endless Love: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

CD

MP3

377

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 7

video

[Motown 1519]
written by Lionel Richie
Centerfold3.11/1981

 ③  Centerfold by J. Geils Band

        

MP3

from Freeze Frame   Freeze Frame

CD

MP3

368

US ✫1
US dance 12
US rock ✫1
UK 3
charted as Centerfold / Flamethrower in US dance charts
[EMI America 8102]
written by Seth Justman
I Love Rock 'n Roll4.12/1981

 ④  I Love Rock 'n Roll by Joan Jett

        

MP3

from I Love Rock n' Roll   I Love Rock n' Roll

CD

MP3

363

US ✫1
US dance 31
US rock ✫1
UK 4
as Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #484]
[Boardwalk 7-11-135]
written by Alan Merrill & Jake Hooker
Physical5.10/1981

 ⑤  Physical by Olivia Newton-John

        

MP3

from Physical   Physical

CD

MP3

353

US ✫1
US AC 29
US dance 22
US R&B 28
UK 7
[MCA 51182]
written by Steve Kipner & Terry Shaddick
Bette Davis Eyes6.03/1981

Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes

        

MP3

from Mistaken Identity   Mistaken Identity

CD

MP3

348

US ✫1
US AC 15
US dance 26
US rock 5
UK 10
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1982]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1982]
[EMI America 8077]
written by Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon
Being with You7.02/1981

Being with You by Smokey Robinson

        

MP3

from Being with You   Being with You

CD

MP3

347

US 2
US AC 4
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Tamla 54321]
written by Smokey Robinson
Woman8.01/1981

Woman by John Lennon

        

MP3

from Double Fantasy   Double Fantasy

CD

MP3

325

US 2
US AC 4
US rock 26
UK ✫1
[Geffen]
written by John Lennon
Medley: Stars on 459.04/1981

Medley: Stars on 45 by Stars on 45/Starsound

        

MP3

from Stars on Long Play   

CD

MP3

323

US ✫1
US AC 11
US dance 18
UK 2
[venus, sugar sugar, no reply, i'll be back, drive my car, do you want to know a secret, we can work it out, i should have known better, nowhere man, you're going to lose that girl, stars on 45]
[Radio 3810]
written by various
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)10.11/1981

I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) by Hall & Oates

        

MP3

from Private Eyes   Private Eyes

CD

MP3

320

US ✫1
US AC 12
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US rock 28
UK 8
[RCA 12357]
written by Daryl Hall, John Oates & Sara Allen
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)11.08/1981

Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross

        

MP3

from Arthur: The Album   Arthur: The Album

CD

MP3

316

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US rock 13
UK 7
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1981]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1981]
[Warner 49787]
written by Christopher Cross, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager & Peter Allen
Rapture12.01/1981

Rapture by Blondie

        

MP3

from Autoamerican   Autoamerican

CD

MP3

311

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 33
US rock 35
UK 5
charted as Rapture / The Tide Is High in US dance charts
[Chrysalis 2485]
written by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
13.09/1981

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic by The Police

        

MP3

from Ghost in the Machine   Ghost in the Machine

CD

MP3

306

US 3
US rock ✫1
UK ✫1
written by Sting
Let's Groove14.10/1981

Let's Groove by Earth, Wind & Fire

        

MP3

from Raise!   Raise!

CD

MP3

292

US 3
US dance 3
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
charted as Let's Groove/I've Had Enough in US dance charts
[Columbia 02536]
written by Wayne Vaughn & Maurice White
Start Me Up15.08/1981

Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Tattoo You   Tattoo You

CD

MP3

290

US 2
US dance 14
US rock ✫1
UK 7
[Rolling Stones 21003]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
16.08/1981

Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? (medley) by Soft Cell

        

MP3

from Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret   Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret

CD

MP3

290

US 8
US dance 4
US rock 12
UK ✫1

written by Ed Cobb, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr. (as Eddie Holland)
17.05/1981

Chariots of Fire by Vangelis

        

MP3

from Chariots of Fire   Chariots of Fire

CD

MP3

279

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
UK 12
[instrumental]
[Polydor 2189]
written by Vangelis
Waiting for a Girl Like You18.10/1981

Waiting for a Girl Like You by Foreigner

        

MP3

from 4   4

CD

MP3

276

US 2
US AC 5
US rock ✫1
UK 8
[Atlantic 3868]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner] & Lou Gramm
Slow Hand19.05/1981

Slow Hand by The Pointer Sisters

        

MP3

from Black & White   Black & White

CD

MP3

259

US 2
US AC 6
US R&B 7
UK 10
[Planet 47929]
written by John Bettis & Michael Clark
Jessie's Girl20.03/1981

Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield

        

MP3

from Working Class Dog   Working Class Dog

CD

MP3

251

US ✫1
US rock 10
UK 43
[RCA 12201]
written by Rick Springfield
Private Eyes21.08/1981

Private Eyes by Hall & Oates

        

MP3

from Private Eyes   Private Eyes

CD

MP3

246

US ✫1
US AC 33
US rock 33
UK 32
[RCA 12296]
written by Daryl Hall, Sara Allen, Janna Allen & Warren Pash
Why Do Fools Fall in Love?22.10/1981

Why Do Fools Fall in Love? by Diana Ross

        

MP3

from Why Do Fools Fall in Love   Why Do Fools Fall in Love

CD

MP3

242

US 7
US AC 2
US R&B 6
UK 4

video

written by Frankie Lymon, Herman Santiago (uncredited), George Goldner (uncredited) & Morris Levy
Just the Two of Us23.02/1981

Just the Two of Us by Grover Washington, Jr.

        

MP3

from Winelight   Winelight

CD

MP3

239

US 2
US AC 2
US R&B 3
UK 34

video

featuring Bill Withers
written by Bill Withers, Ralph MacDonald & William Salter
All Those Years Ago24.05/1981

All Those Years Ago by George Harrison

        

MP3

from Somewhere in England   Somewhere in England

CD

MP3

230

US 2
US AC ✫1
US rock 6
UK 13

video

[Dark Horse 49725]
written by George Harrison
For Your Eyes Only25.06/1981

For Your Eyes Only by Sheena Easton

        

MP3

from For Your Eyes Only: Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack   For Your Eyes Only: Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack

CD

MP3

226

US 4
US AC 6
UK 8
[Liberty 1418]
written by Bill Conti & Mike Leeson (as Michael Leeson)
26.07/1981

Hooked on Classics by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

        

MP3

from Hooked on Classics   Hooked on Classics

CD

MP3

224

US 10
US AC 8
UK 2

video

[instrumental]
tchaikovsky piano concerto #1, flight of the bumble bee, mozart symphony #40 in g minor, rhapsody in blue, karelia suite, the marriage of figaro, romeo & juliet, trumpet voluntary, etc.
[RCA 12304]
written by various
Queen of Hearts27.05/1981

Queen of Hearts by Juice Newton

        

MP3

from Juice   Juice

CD

MP3

223

US 2
US AC 2
US country 14
UK 76
[Capitol 4997]
written by Hank DeVito
Get Down on It28.12/1981

Get Down on It by Kool & the Gang

        

MP3

from Something Special   Something Special

CD

MP3

220

US 10
US dance 16
US R&B 4
UK 3
B side to Steppin' Out ; charted as Take My Heart / Steppin' Out / Get Down on It in US dance charts
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang & James "J.T." Taylor
The One That You Love29.05/1981

The One That You Love by Air Supply

        

MP3

from The One That You Love   The One That You Love

CD

MP3

219

US ✫1
US AC 2
[Arista 0604]
written by Graham Russell
Sukiyaki30.03/1981

Sukiyaki by A Taste of Honey

        

MP3

from Twice as Sweet   Twice as Sweet

CD

MP3

215

US 3
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1

video

[Capitol 4953]
written by Rokusuke Ei, Hachidai Nakamura, Abraham Quintanilla III (as Abraham Quintanilla Jr.) & Pete Astudillo
31.07/1981

Hold On Tight by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from Time   Time

CD

MP3

213

US 10
US rock 2
UK 4
[Columbia 02408 (Jet)]
written by Jeff Lynne
Harden My Heart32.10/1981

Harden My Heart by Quarterflash

        

MP3

from Quarterflash   Quarterflash

CD

MP3

213

US 3
US AC 41
US rock ✫1
UK 49
[Geffen 49824]
written by Marv Ross
I Don't Need You33.06/1981

I Don't Need You by Kenny Rogers

        

MP3

from Share Your Love   Share Your Love

CD

MP3

210

US 3
US AC ✫1
US country ✫1

video

produced by Lionel Richie
[Liberty 1415]
written by Rick Christian
Believe It or Not (Theme from Greatest American Hero)34.05/1981

Believe It or Not (Theme from Greatest American Hero) by Joey Scarbury

        

MP3

from America's Greatest Hero   America's Greatest Hero

CD

MP3

208

US 2
US AC 3
[Elektra 47147]
written by Stephen Geyer & Mike Post
Urgent35.07/1981

Urgent by Foreigner

        

MP3

from 4   4

CD

MP3

205

US 4
US dance 32
US rock ✫1
UK 54
featuring Jr. Walker
[Atlantic 3831]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner]
Young Turks36.10/1981

Young Turks by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Tonight I'm Yours   Tonight I'm Yours

CD

MP3

204

US 5
US dance 63
US rock 23
UK 11
[Warner 49843]
written by Rod Stewart, Carmine Appice, Duane Hitchings & Kevin Savigar
Turn Your Love Around37.10/1981

Turn Your Love Around by George Benson

        

MP3

from The George Benson Collection   The George Benson Collection

CD

MP3

202

US 5
US dance 32
US R&B ✫1
UK 29
[Warner 49846]
written by Bill Champlin, Jay Graydon & Steve Lukather
38.09/1981

Oh No by The Commodores

        

MP3

from In the Pocket   In the Pocket

CD

MP3

198

US 4
US AC 5
US R&B 5
UK 44

video

[Motown 1527]
written by Lionel Richie
39.03/1981

A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) by Raydio

        

MP3

from A Woman Needs Love   A Woman Needs Love

CD

MP3

197

US 4
US AC 11
US R&B ✫1
as Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio
[Arista 0592]
written by Ray Parker Jr
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around40.07/1981

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks

        

MP3

from Bella Donna   Bella Donna

CD

MP3

195

US 3
US rock 2
UK 50
with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
[Modern 7336]
written by Tom Petty & Mike Campbell
Freeze-Frame41.11/1981

Freeze-Frame by J. Geils Band

        

MP3

from Freeze Frame   Freeze Frame

CD

MP3

194

US 4
US R&B 25
US rock 8
UK 27
charted as Flamethrower / Freeze-Frame in US R&B charts
[EMI America 8108]
written by Seth Justman & Peter Wolf
42.11/1981

Shake It Up by The Cars

        

MP3

from Shake It Up   Shake It Up

CD

MP3

193

US 4
US dance 14
US rock 2
charted as Shake It Up/Cruiser in US dance charts
[Elektra 47250]
written by Ric Ocasek
43.11/1981

867-5309 / Jenny by Tommy Tutone

        

MP3

from Tommy Tutone-2   Tommy Tutone-2

CD

MP3

193

US 4
US rock ✫1

video

written by Alex Call & Jim Keller
Stray Cat Strut44.04/1981

Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats

        

MP3

from Built for Speed   Built for Speed

CD

MP3

193

US 3
US dance 78
US rock 41
UK 11
produced by Dave Edmunds
[EMI America 8122]
written by Brian Setzer
45.06/1981

(There's) No Gettin' Over Me by Ronnie Milsap

        

MP3

from There's No Gettin' Over Me   There's No Gettin' Over Me

CD

MP3

192

US 5
US AC 2
US country ✫1
[RCA]
written by Walt Aldridge & Tom Brasfield
When She Was My Girl46.08/1981

When She Was My Girl by Four Tops

        

MP3

from Tonight!   Tonight!

CD

MP3

192

US 11
US AC 9
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Casablanca 2338]
written by Marc Blatte & Larry Gottlieb
Step by Step47.07/1981

Step by Step by Eddie Rabbitt

        

MP3

from Step by Step   Step by Step

CD

MP3

191

US 5
US AC 3
US country ✫1

video

[Elektra 47174]
written by David Malloy, Eddie Rabbitt & Even Stevens
48.02/1981

Angel of the Morning by Juice Newton

        

MP3

from Juice   Juice

CD

MP3

190

US 4
US AC ✫1
US country 22
US rock 57

video

[Capitol 4976]
written by Chip Taylor
The Best of Times49.01/1981

The Best of Times by Styx

        

MP3

from Paradise Theater   Paradise Theater

CD

MP3

187

US 3
US AC 26
US rock 16
UK 42
[A&M 2300]
written by Dennis DeYoung
Elvira50.05/1981

Elvira by The Oak Ridge Boys

        

MP3

from Fancy Free   Fancy Free

CD

MP3

186

US 5
US AC 8
US country ✫1

video

[MCA 51084]
written by Dallas Frazier
How 'Bout Us51.02/1981

How 'Bout Us by Champaign

        

MP3

from How 'Bout Us   How 'Bout Us

CD

MP3

184

US 12
US AC ✫1
US R&B 4
UK 5
[Columbia 11433]
written by Dana Walden
The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)52.10/1981

The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known) by Juice Newton

        

MP3

from Juice   Juice

CD

MP3

183

US 7
US AC ✫1
US country ✫1

video

[Capitol 5046]
written by Otha Young
Take It on the Run53.03/1981

Take It on the Run by REO Speedwagon

        

MP3

from Hi Infidelity   Hi Infidelity

CD

MP3

181

US 5
US rock 6
UK 19
[Epic 19-01054]
written by Gary Richrath
Who's Crying Now54.07/1981

Who's Crying Now by Journey

        

MP3

from Escape   Escape

CD

MP3

180

US 4
US AC 14
US rock 4
UK 76

video

[Columbia 02241 A]
written by Jonathan Cain & Steve Perry
Under Pressure55.11/1981

Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie

        

MP3

from Hot Space   Hot Space

CD

MP3

173

US 29
US rock 7
UK ✫1
written by Brian May, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Roger Taylor & David Bowie
56.09/1981

Tryin' to Live My Life without You by Bob Seger

        

MP3

from Nine Tonight   Nine Tonight

CD

MP3

172

US 5
US rock 2

video

[live]
written by Eugene Williams
57.01/1981

In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins

        

MP3

from Face Value   Face Value

CD

MP3

171

US 19
US rock 2
UK 2
[Atlantic 3824]
written by Phil Collins
While You See a Chance58.01/1981

While You See a Chance by Steve Winwood

        

MP3

from Arc of a Diver   Arc of a Diver

CD

MP3

168

US 7
US AC 17
US rock 2
UK 45
[Island 49656]
written by Steve Winwood & Will Jennings
Rock This Town59.02/1981

Rock This Town by Stray Cats

        

MP3

from Built for Speed   Built for Speed

CD

MP3

168

US 9
US dance 35
US rock 4
UK 9

video

produced by Dave Edmunds; charted as Rock This Town/Runaway Boys in US dance charts
[EMI America 8132]
written by Brian Setzer
Lady (You Bring Me Up)60.06/1981

Lady (You Bring Me Up) by The Commodores

        

MP3

from In the Pocket   In the Pocket

CD

MP3

165

US 8
US AC 13
US dance 53
US R&B 5
UK 56
charted as Lady (You Bring Me Up)/Keep On Taking Me Higher in US dance charts
[Motown 1514]
written by Harold Hudson, Shirley King & William King
Hello Again61.01/1981

Hello Again by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from The Jazz Singer   The Jazz Singer

CD

MP3

162

US 6
US AC 3
UK 51

video

[Capitol 4960]
written by Neil Diamond & Alan Lindgren
62.08/1981

Theme from Hill Street Blues by Mike Post

        

MP3

from Television Theme Songs   Television Theme Songs

CD

MP3

160

US 10
US AC 4
UK 25
featuring Larry Carlton
[instrumental]
[Elektra 47186]
written by Mike Post
Key Largo63.11/1981

Key Largo by Bertie Higgins

        

MP3

from Just Another Day in Paradise   Just Another Day in Paradise

CD

MP3

159

US 8
US AC ✫1
US country 50
[Columbia 02524 (kat Family)]
written by Bertie Higgins & Sonny Limbo
You Make My Dreams64.05/1981

You Make My Dreams by Hall & Oates

        

MP3

from Voices   Voices

CD

MP3

158

US 5
US rock 35
written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall & John Oates
Hard to Say65.08/1981

Hard to Say by Dan Fogelberg

        

MP3

from The Innocent Age   The Innocent Age

CD

MP3

157

US 7
US AC 2
US rock 14

video

[Columbia 02488 (Full Moon)]
written by Dan Fogelberg
66.09/1981

Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) by Air Supply

        

MP3

from The One That You Love   The One That You Love

CD

MP3

157

US 5
US AC ✫1
[Arista 0626]
written by Norman Saleet (as Norman Sallitt)
67.05/1981

The Boy from New York City by The Manhattan Transfer

        

MP3

from Mecca for Moderns   Mecca for Moderns

CD

MP3

156

US 7
US AC 4
US dance 30

video

[Atlantic 3816]
written by George Davis & John T. Taylor
68.12/1981

Sweet Dreams by Air Supply

        

MP3

from The One That You Love   The One That You Love

CD

MP3

156

US 5
US AC 4

video

[Arista 0655]
written by Graham Russell
Daddy's Home69.11/1981

Daddy's Home by Cliff Richard

        

MP3

from Wired for Sound   Wired for Sound

CD

MP3

156

US 23
US AC 3
UK 2

video

[live]
written by James Sheppard, Clarence Bassett & Charles Baskerville
70.11/1981

Leader of the Band by Dan Fogelberg

        

MP3

from The Innocent Age   The Innocent Age

CD

MP3

152

US 9
US AC ✫1

video

[Columbia 02647 (Full Moon)]
written by Dan Fogelberg
Watching the Wheels71.03/1981

Watching the Wheels by John Lennon

        

MP3

from Double Fantasy   Double Fantasy

CD

MP3

151

US 10
US AC 6
US rock 25
UK 30
[Geffen 49695]
written by John Lennon
America72.04/1981

America by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from The Jazz Singer   The Jazz Singer

CD

MP3

150

US 8
US AC ✫1

video

[Capitol 4994]
written by Neil Diamond
73.03/1981

Living Inside Myself by Gino Vannelli

        

MP3

from Nightwalker   Nightwalker

CD

MP3

149

US 6
US AC 5
US R&B 45

video

[Arista 0588]
written by Gino Vannelli
Leather and Lace74.10/1981

Leather and Lace by Stevie Nicks

        

MP3

from Bella Donna   Bella Donna

CD

MP3

146

US 6
US AC 10
US rock 26

video

with Don Henley
[Modern]
written by Stevie Nicks
Kids in America75.02/1981

Kids in America by Kim Wilde

        

MP3

from Kim Wilde   Kim Wilde

CD

MP3

146

US 25
US rock 29
UK 2
written by Marty Wilde & Ricky Wilde
76.08/1981

The Night Owls by Little River Band

        

MP3

from Time Exposure   Time Exposure

CD

MP3

144

US 6
US AC 33
US rock 9

video

produced by George Martin
[Capitol]
written by Graeham Goble (as Graham Goble)
Shaddap You Face77.02/1981

Shaddap You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre

        

MP3

from Shaddap You Face   Shaddap You Face

CD

MP3

142

US 53
UK ✫1

video

written by Joe Dolce
I Can't Stand It78.02/1981

I Can't Stand It by Eric Clapton

        

MP3

from Another Ticket   Another Ticket

CD

MP3

140

US 10
US rock ✫1

video

as Eric Clapton & His Band
[RSO 1060]
written by Eric Clapton
It's My Party79.09/1981

It's My Party by Dave Stewart [David Lloyd Stewart]

        

MP3

140

US 72
UK ✫1

video

with Barbara Gaskin
written by Walter Gold, John Gluck (as John Gluck Jr.) & Herb Weiner
What Kind of Fool80.01/1981

What Kind of Fool by Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb

        

MP3

from Guilty   Guilty

CD

MP3

138

US 10
US AC ✫1

video

[Columbia 11430]
written by Barry Gibb & Albhy Galuten
Trouble81.10/1981

Trouble by Lindsey Buckingham

        

MP3

from Law and Order   Law and Order

CD

MP3

136

US 9
US AC 14
US rock 12
UK 31

video

[Asylum 47223]
written by Lindsey Buckingham
One Day in Your Life82.04/1981

One Day in Your Life by Michael Jackson

        

MP3

from One Day in Your Life   One Day in Your Life

CD

MP3

136

US 55
US AC 37
US R&B 42
UK ✫1
[Motown 1512]
written by Sam Brown & Renée Armand
Stand and Deliver83.05/1981

Stand and Deliver by Adam and the Ants

        

MP3

from Prince Charming   Prince Charming

CD

MP3

135

US dance 38
UK ✫1
charted as Stand and Deliver / Beat My Guest in US dance charts
written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni
I've Done Everything for You84.08/1981

I've Done Everything for You by Rick Springfield

        

MP3

from Working Class Dog   Working Class Dog

CD

MP3

132

US 8

video

[RCA 12166]
written by Sammy Hagar
You Better You Bet85.03/1981

You Better You Bet by The Who

        

MP3

from Face Dances   Face Dances

CD

MP3

130

US 18
US rock ✫1
UK 9

video

written by Pete Townshend
86.07/1981

Green Door by Shakin' Stevens

        

MP3

from Shaky   Shaky

CD

MP3

128

UK ✫1

video

written by Bob Davie & Marvin Moore
87.03/1981

Sweetheart by Franke & the Knockouts

        

MP3

from Franke & the Knockouts   

CD

MP3

128

US 10
US AC 40
US rock 27

video

written by Billy Elworthy (as William Elworthy) & Franke Previte
Spirits in the Material World88.12/1981

Spirits in the Material World by The Police

        

MP3

from Ghost in the Machine   Ghost in the Machine

CD

MP3

126

US 11
US rock 7
UK 12
written by Sting
Prince Charming89.09/1981

Prince Charming by Adam and the Ants

        

MP3

from Prince Charming   Prince Charming

CD

MP3

125

UK ✫1written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni
90.05/1981

Hearts by Marty Balin

        

MP3

from Balin   Balin

CD

MP3

124

US 8
US AC 9
US rock 20

video

[EMI America 8084]
written by Jesse Barish
91.02/1981

This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens

        

MP3

from Get Shakin'   Get Shakin'

CD

MP3

123

UK ✫1

video

[Epic 02072]
written by Stuart Hamblen
Making Your Mind Up92.03/1981

Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz

        

MP3

from Bucks Fizz   Bucks Fizz

CD

MP3

123

UK ✫1

video

[1981 Eurovision Song Contest winner]
[RCA 12242]
written by John Danter & Andy Hill
Ghost Town93.06/1981

Ghost Town by The Specials

        

MP3

123

UK ✫1written by Jerry Dammers
94.02/1981

It's a Love Thing by The Whispers

        

MP3

from Imagination   Imagination

CD

MP3

121

US 28
US dance 4
US R&B 2
UK 9

video

charted as It's a Love Thing / Up on Soul Train / I Can Make It Better in US dance charts
[Solar 12154]
written by William Shelby & Dana Meyers
The Model95.07/1981

The Model by Kraftwerk

        

MP3

from Computer World   Computer World

CD

MP3

120

US dance 13
UK ✫1

video

charted as The Model / Computer Love in UK charts; charted as Pocket Calculator / Numbers / Computer-World / Computer Love in US dance charts
written by Karl Bartos & Ralf Hütter
Japanese Boy96.08/1981

Japanese Boy by Aneka

        

MP3

from Japanese Boy   Japanese Boy

CD

MP3

119

US dance 15
UK ✫1
written by Bob Heatlie
Too Much Time on My Hands97.03/1981

Too Much Time on My Hands by Styx

        

MP3

from Paradise Theater   Paradise Theater

CD

MP3

118

US 9
US rock 2
[A&M 2323]
written by Tommy Shaw
The Land of Make Believe98.11/1981

The Land of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz

        

MP3

from Are You Ready   Are You Ready

CD

MP3

118

UK ✫1

video

written by Andy Hill & Peter Sinfield
Jealous Guy99.02/1981

Jealous Guy by Roxy Music

        

MP3

118

UK ✫1[Atco 7329]
written by John Lennon
100.10/1981

Begin the Beguine (Volver a Empezar) by Julio Iglesias

        

MP3

113

UK ✫1

video

written by Cole Porter

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