OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1980 - 1989

UK & USA YEAR-END CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END USA TOP 150 of 1981 (Singles, Jan-Dec))

                Based on point-system  (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc)

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS WKS HP
1 Jessie's girl Rick Springfield 2307 32 1
2 Bette Davis eyes Kim Carnes 1980 26 1
3 Endless love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie 1969 25 1
4 Queen of hearts Juice Newton 1899 27 2
5 Theme from Greatest American Hero Joey Scarbury 1855 26 2
6 Being with you  Smokey Robinson 1781 25 2
7 Slow hand Pointer Sisters 1715 24 2
8 A woman needs love Ray Parker jr & Raydio 1708 27 4
9 Just the two of us Grover Washington jr & Bill Withers 1700 24 2
10 Keep on loving you REO Speedwagon 1672 22 1
11 Kiss on my list Hall & Oates 1669 23 1
12 Arthur's theme Christopher Cross 1654 20 1
13 I love you Climax Blues Band 1642 27 12
14 Urgent Foreigner 1634 23 4
15 Woman John Lennon 1628 20 2
16 Sukiyaki A Taste of Honey 1622 24 3
17 Start me up Rolling Stones 1607 19 2
18 Angel of the morning Juice Newton 1581 22 4
19 Stop draggin' my heart around Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty 1549 21 3
20 Step by step Eddie Rabbitt 1547 22 5
21 9 to 5 Dolly Parton 1530 20 1
22 For your eyes only Sheena Easton 1518 23 4
23 Who's crying now Journey 1515 21 4
24 Morning train Sheena Easton 1497 21 1
25 Stars on 45 medley Stars on 45 1494 21 1
26 No gettin' over me Ronnie Milsap 1484 20 5
27 Private eyes Hall & Oates 1483 18 1
28 Lady you bring me up Commodores 1465 22 8
29 Celebration Kool and the Gang 1464 19 1
30 The best of time Styx 1464 19 3
31 Elvira Oak Ridge Boys 1458 22 5
32 Take it on the run REO Speedwagon 1455 20 5
33 Rapture Blondie 1443 20 1
34 I love a rainy night Eddie Rabbitt 1442 19 1
35 Living inside myself Gino Vannelli 1432 20 6
36 Boy from New York City Manhattan Transfer 1425 21 7
37 Crying Don McLean 1396 18 5
38 The night owls Little River Band 1395 19 6
39 The one that you love Air Supply 1388 19 1
40 Hearts Marty Balin 1383 21 8
41 You make my dreams Hall & Oates 1365 21 5
42 I don't need you Kenny Rogers 1349 18 3
43 The winner takes it alle ABBA 1342 19 8
44 How 'bout us Champaign 1328 23 12
45 The breakup song Greg Kihn Band 1324 23 15
46 Time Alan Parsons Project 1322 23 15
47 I've done everything for you Rick Springfield 1303 19 8
48 Sweetheart Franke & the Knockouts 1301 19 10
49 We're in this love together Al Jarreau 1290 22 15
50 Hold on tight E.L.O. 1265 19 10
51 Somebody's knockin' Terri Gibbs 1264 22 13
52 Too much time on my hands Styx 1260 19 9
53 What are we doin' for love Dottie West 1258 20 14
54 This little girl Gary US Bonds 1240 18 11
55 Ain't even done with the night John Cougar 1235 21 17
56 Super freak Rick James 1234 21 16
57 When she was my girl Four Tops 1232 20 11
58 Just once Quincy Jones ft James Ingram 1229 20 17
59 America Neil Diamond 1217 17 8
60 Tryin' to live my life without you Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band 1207 16 5
61 Theme from Hill Street Blues Mike Post 1196 19 10
62 I can't stand it Eric Clapton 1193 17 10
63 While you see a chance Steve Winwood 1192 18 7
64 Hello again Neil Diamond 1172 16 6
65 Here I am Air Supply 1170 14 5
66 Don't stand so close to me Police 1163 18 10
67 A little in love Cliff Richard 1149 18 17
68 All those years ago George Harrison 1145 16 2
69 The tide is high Blondie 1140 18 1
70 Hard to say Dan Fogelberg 1115 18 7
71 The stroke Billy Squier 1115 20 17
72 Every little thing she does is magic Police 1114 14 3
73 Feels so right Alabama 1107 22 20
74 Physical Olivia Newton-John 1097 13 1
75 Oh no Commodores 1096 14 4
76 The Beach Boys medley Beach Boys 1085 18 12
77 Waiting for a girl like you Foreigner 1082 12 2
78 Sweet baby Stanley Clarke & George Duke 1072 20 19
79 Cool love Pablo Cruise 1071 17 13
80 Games people play Alan Parsons Project 1066 18 16
81 Our lips are sealed Go-Go's 1065 18 20
82 It's now or never John Schneider 1063 19 14
83 Treat me right Pat Benatar 1051 18 18
84 Giving it up for love Delbert McClinton 1049 14 8
85 I ain't gonna stand for it Stevie Wonder 1046 15 11
86 Winning Santana 1043 18 17
87 I could never miss you Lulu 1033 18 18
88 What kind of fool Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb 1031 16 10
89 Watching the wheels John Lennon 1023 17 10
90 The voice Moody Blues 1013 17 15
91 She's a bad mama jama Carl Carlton 985 19 22
92 Passion Rod Stewart 977 13 5
93 Modern girl Sheena Easton 973 18 18
94 Share your love Kenny Rogers 972 15 14
95 Really wanna know you Gary Wright 958 17 16
96 Seven year ache Rosanna Cash 954 20 22
97 Starting over John Lennon 940 12 1
98 Same old lang syne Dan Fogelberg 939 14 9
99 Let's groove Earth Wind & Fire 920 13 3
100 Hearts on fire Randy Meisner 916 15 19
101 Double Dutch bus Frankie Smith 916 19 30
102 Is it you Lee Ritonour 915 16 15
103 Breaking away Balance 915 17 22
104 Fire and ice Pat Benatar 912 15 17
105 Her town too James Taylor & J.D. Souther  903 14 11
106 Why do fools fall in love Diana Ross   901 11 7
107 In the air tonight Phil Collins 889 17 19
108 You better you bet Who 886 15 18
109 Gemini dream Moody Blues 885 15 12
110 Young turks Rod Stewart 884 11 9
111 I missed again Phil Collins 884 16 19
112 Just between you and me April Wine 879 16 21
113 Love on a two way street Stacy Lattishaw 877 17 26
114 Say goodbye to Hollywood Billy Joel 872 15 17
115 The old songs Barry Manilow 869 12 15
116 Steal the night Stevie Woods 858 16 25
117 Together Tierra 853 12 18
118 My girl Chilliwack 853 14 22
119 Every woman in the world Air Supply 852 11 5
120 Don't stop the music Yarbrough & Peoples 852 16 19
121 Feel in love with you Jim Photogio 851 16 25
122 Precious to me Phil Seymour 841 16 22
123 Smokey mountain rain Ronnie Milsap 841 15 24
124 Hey nineteen Steely Dan 835 13 10
125 Hold on loosely 38 Special 832 17 27
126 Touch me when we're dancing Carpenters 828 14 16
127 Sausolito summernight Diesel 824 16 25
128 Turn me loose Loverboy 794 17 35
129 Harden my heart Quarterflash 783 11 6
130 Guilty Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb 777 12 3
131 No reply at all Genesis 766 14 29
132 Say you'll be mine Christopher Cross 756 14 20
133 Take my heart Kool and the Gang 753 11 17
134 Some days are diamonds John Denver 753 20 36
135 General hospitale Afternoon Delights 752 16 33
136 Leather and lace Stevie Nicks & Don Henley 751 10 8
137 That old song Ray Parker jr & Raydio 751 15 21
138 Trouble Lindsey Buckingham 746 10 10
139 Miss sun Boz Scaggs 746 11 14
140 Rock 'n roll dreams come trough Jim Steinman 741 16 32
141 It's my turn Diana Ross 739 10 9
142 Still right here in my heart Pure Prairie League 737 14 28
143 Love on the rocks Neil Diamond 732 10 2
144 Since I don't have you Don McLean 732 14 23
145 The waiting Tom Petty & Heartbreakers 727 13 19
146 It's a love thing Whispers 723 15 28
147 The sweetest thing Juice Newton 722 11 15
148 Wasn't that a party Rovers 721 17 37
149 Nobody wins Elton John 717 13 21
150 In your letter REO Speedwagon 716 13 20

 

 

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