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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

August 8, 1981





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40 --- --- The Beach Boys Medley

from the LP
Sunshine Dream
ARC chart run: 40 -
The Beach Boys 1 40 The Beach Boys - "The Beach Boys Medley" (Single)
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39 --- --- For Your Eyes Only

from the
For Your Eyes Only soundtrack
ARC chart run: 39 -
Sheena Easton 1 39 Sheena Easton - "For Your Eyes Only" (Single)
iTunes
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38 --- --- Step By Step

from the LP
Step By Step
ARC chart run: 38 -
Eddie Rabbitt 1 38 Eddie Rabbitt - "Step By Step" (Single)
iTunes
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37 --- --- Hold On Tight

from the LP
Time
ARC chart run: 37 -
ELO 1 37 ELO - "Hold On Tight" (Single)
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36 22 6 Elvira

from the LP
Fancy Free
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 25 - 17 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 22 - 36 -
Oak Ridge Boys 10 6 Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira" (Single)
iTunes
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35 39 --- You're My Girl

from the LP
Franke & The Knockouts
ARC chart run: 39 - 35 -
Franke &
The Knockouts
2 35 Franke & The Knockouts - "You Are My Girl" (Single)
iTunes
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34 38 --- That Old Song

from the LP
A Woman Needs Love
ARC chart run: 38 - 34 -
Ray Parker, Jr.
& Raydio
2 34 Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio - "That Old Song" (Single)
iTunes
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33 36 --- General Hospi-Tale

ARC chart run: 36 - 33 -
Afternoon Delights 2 33 Afternoon Delights - "General Hospi-Tale" (Single)
32 37 --- Love On A Two Way Street

from the LP
With You
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 -
Stacy Lattisaw 2 32 Stacy Lattisaw - "Love On A Two Way Street" (Single)
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31 11 11 Gemini Dream

from the LP
Long Distance Voyager
ARC chart run: 38 - 26 - 18 - 15 - 13 - 12 - 11 - 11 - 31 -
Moody Blues 9 11 Moody Blues - "Gemini Dream" (Single)
iTunes
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30 40 --- Really Wanna Know You

from the LP
The Right Place
ARC chart run: 40 - 30 -
Gary Wright 2 30 Gary Wright - "Really Wanna Know You" (Single)
iTunes
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29 31 32 Rock & Roll Dreams Come Through

from the LP
Bad For Good
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 - 31 - 29 -
Jim Steinman 4 29 Jim Steinman - "Rock & Roll Dreams Come Through" (Single)
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28 34 --- Don't Give It Up

from the LP
Distant Shores
ARC chart run: 34 - 28 -
Robbie Patton 2 28 Robbie Patton - "Don't Give It Up" (Single)
iTunes
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27 29 31 Double Dutch Bus

from the LP
Children Of Tomorrow
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 31 - 29 - 27 -
Frankie Smith 5 27 Frankie Smith - "Double Dutch Bus" (Single)
iTunes
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26 32 39 Feels So Right

from the LP
Feels So Right
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 26 -
Alabama 3 26 Alabama - "Feels So Right" (Single)
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25 27 30 Don't Want To Wait Anymore

from the LP
The Completion Backward Principle
ARC chart run: 35 - 30 - 27 - 25 -
The Tubes 4 25 The Tubes - "Don't Want To Wait Anymore" (Single)
iTunes
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24 33 --- Who's Crying Now

from the LP
Escape
ARC chart run: 33 - 24 -
Journey 2 24 Journey - "Who's Crying Now" (Single)
iTunes
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23 24 26 Everlasting Love

from the LP
Everlasting Love
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 28 - 26 - 24 - 23 -
Rex Smith &
Rachel Sweet
6 23 Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet - "Everlasting Love" (Single)
22 25 28 The Breakup Song

from the LP
Rockihnroll
ARC chart run: 40 - 32 - 28 - 25 - 22 -
Greg Kihn Band 5 22 The Greg Kihn Band - "The Breakup Song" (Single)
iTunes
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21 28 35 Cool Love

from the LP
Reflector
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 - 21 -
Pablo Cruise 3 21 Pablo Cruise - 'Cool Love' (Single)
iTunes
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20 23 27 Fire And Ice

from the LP
Precious Time
ARC chart run: 33 - 27 - 23 - 20 -
Pat Benatar 4 20 Pat Benatar - "Fire And Ice" (Single)
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19 13 14 Time

from the LP
The Turn Of A Friendly Card
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 - 27 - 24 - 20 - 18 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 19 -
Alan Parsons Project 10 13 Alan Parsons Project - "Time" (Single)
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18 21 25 In The Air Tonight

from the LP
Face Value
ARC chart run: 36 - 29 - 25 - 21 - 18 -
Phil Collins 5 18 Phil Collins - "In The Air Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
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17 12 13 The Stroke

from the LP
Don't Say No
ARC chart run: 39 - 29 - 22 - 20 - 18 - 16 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 17 -
Billy Squier 10 12 Billy Squier - "The Stroke" (Single)
iTunes
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16 30 --- Stop Draggin' My Heart Around

from the LP
Bella Donna
ARC chart run: 30 - 16 -
Stevie Nicks with
Tom Petty &
The Heartbreakers
2 16 Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty - "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" (Single)
iTunes
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15 20 23 It's Now Or Never

from the LP
Now Or Never
ARC chart run: 40 - 34 - 30 - 27 - 23 - 20 - 15 -
John Schneider 7 15 John Schneider - "It's Now Or Never" (Single)
14 18 20 Urgent

from the LP
4
ARC chart run: 36 - 26 - 22 - 20 - 18 - 14 -
Foreigner 6 14 Foreigner - "Urgent" (Single)
iTunes
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13 16 18 Touch Me When We're Dancing

from the LP
Made In America
ARC chart run: 38 - 27 - 23 - 18 - 16 - 13 -
The Carpenters 6 13 The Carpenters - "Touch Me When We're Dancing" (Single)
iTunes
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12 9 4 Bette Davis Eyes

from the LP
Mistaken Identity
ARC chart run: 40 - 28 - 19 - 12 - 5 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 9 - 12 -
Kim Carnes 19 1(9) Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes" (Single)
iTunes
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11 3 1 The One That You Love

from the LP
The One That You Love
ARC chart run: 34 - 26 - 18 - 11 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 11 -
Air Supply 12 1(1) Air Supply - "The One That You Love" (Single)
iTunes
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10 19 22 Lady (You Bring Me Up)

from the LP
In The Pocket
ARC chart run: 34 - 25 - 22 - 19 - 10 -
The Commodores 5 10 The Commodores - "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" (Single)
iTunes
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9 14 15 (There's) No Gettin' Over Me

from the LP
There's No Gettin' Over Me
ARC chart run: 35 - 26 - 15 - 14 - 9 -
Ronnie Milsap 5 9 Ronnie Milsap - "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" (Single)
iTunes
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8 10 12 Queen Of Hearts

from the LP
Juice
ARC chart run: 35 - 23 - 21 - 17 - 15 - 13 - 12 - 10 - 8 -
Juice Newton 9 8 Juice Newton - "Queen Of Hearts" (Single)
iTunes
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7 8 10 Hearts

from the LP
Balin
ARC chart run: 40 - 23 - 18 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 10 - 10 - 8 - 7 -
Marty Balin 10 7 Marty Balin - "Hearts" (Single)
iTunes
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6 7 8 Boy From New York City

from the Mecca For Moderns
ARC chart run: 24 - 19 - 16 - 14 - 11 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 -
Manhattan Transfer 9 6 Manhattan Transfer - "Boy From New York City" (Single)
iTunes
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5 6 7 Slow Hand

from the LP
Black & White
ARC chart run: 36 - 19 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 -
Pointer Sisters 7 5 Pointer Sisters - "Slow Hand" (Single)
iTunes
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4 1 2 Jessie's Girl

from the LP
Working Class Dog
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 25 - 21 - 15 - 12 - 10 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 4 -
Rick Springfield 14 1(1) Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl" (Single)
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3 4 5 I Don't Need You

from the LP
Share Your Love
ARC chart run: 34 - 20 - 12 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 -
Kenny Rogers 9 3 Kenny Rogers - "I Don't Need You" (Single)
iTunes
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2 5 9 Endless Love

from the
Endless Love soundtrack
ARC chart run: 32 - 16 - 9 - 5 - 2 -
Diana Ross &
Lionel Richie
5 2 Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - "Endless Love" (Single)
iTunes
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1 2 3 Theme From "Greatest American Hero"
(Believe It Or Not)

from the LP
America's Greatest Hero
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 26 - 21 - 14 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 -
Joey Scarbury 11 1(1) Joey Scarbury - "Theme From "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It Or Not)" (Single)
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