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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

October 10, 1981





  wks peak  
40 --- --- Alien

from the LP
Quinella
ARC chart run: 40 -
Atlanta Rhythm Section 1 40 Atlanta Rhythm Section - "Alien" (Single)
iTunes
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39 --- --- Working In A Coal Mine

from the
Heavy Metal soundtrack
ARC chart run: 39 -
Devo 1 39 Devo - "Working In A Coal Mine" (Single)
iTunes
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38 30 25 Slow Hand

from the LP
Black & White
ARC chart run: 36 - 19 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 8 - 16 - 25 - 30 - 38 -
Pointer Sisters 16 2 Pointer Sisters - "Slow Hand" (Single)
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37 --- --- Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

from the LP
Ghost In The Machine
ARC chart run: 37 -
The Police 1 37 The Police - "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" (Single)
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36 20 21 Breaking Away

from the LP
Balance
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 31 - 29 - 26 - 23 - 21 - 20 - 36 -
Balance 9 20 Balance - "Breaking Away" (Single)
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35 --- --- Oh No

from the LP
In The Pocket
ARC chart run: 35 -
The Commodores 1 35 The Commodores - "Oh No" (Single)
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34 28 18 (There's) No Gettin' Over Me

from the LP
There's No Gettin' Over Me
ARC chart run: 35 - 26 - 15 - 14 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 5 - 13 - 18 - 28 - 34 -
Ronnie Milsap 14 5 Ronnie Milsap - "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" (Single)
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33 40 --- Atlanta Lady

from the LP
Balin
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 -
Marty Balin 2 33 Marty Balin - "Atlanta Lady" (Single)
iTunes
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32 22 13 Lady (You Bring Me Up)

from the LP
In The Pocket
ARC chart run: 34 - 25 - 22 - 19 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 13 - 22 - 32 -
The Commodores 14 5 The Commodores - "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" (Single)
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31 16 17 In Your Letter

from the LP
Hi Infidelity
ARC chart run: 33 - 28 - 23 - 19 - 17 - 16 - 31 -
REO Speedwagon 7 16 REO Speedwagon - "In Your Letter" (Single)
iTunes
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30 31 36 Burnin' For You

from the LP
Fire Of Unknown Origin
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 30 -
Blue Oyster Cult 3 30 Blue Oyster Cult - "Burnin' For You" (Single)
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29 37 --- Physical

from the LP
Physical
ARC chart run: 37 - 29 -
Olivia Newton-John 2 29 Olivia Newton-John - "Physical" (Single)
iTunes
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28 35 --- Theme From "Hill Street Blues"

from the
Hill Street Blues soundtrack
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 -
Mike Post 2 28 Mike Post - "Theme From 'Hill Street Blues'" (Single)
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27 34 --- He's A Liar

from the LP
Living Eyes
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 -
Bee Gees 2 27 Bee Gees - "He's A Liar" (Single)
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26 29 35 She's A Bad Mama Jama

from the LP
Carl Carlton
ARC chart run: 35 - 29 - 26 -
Carl Carlton 3 26 Carl Carlton - "She's A Bad Mama Jama" (Single)
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25 33 --- Here I Am

from the LP
The One That You Love
ARC chart run: 33 - 25 -
Air Supply 2 25 Air Supply - "Here I Am" (Single)
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24 11 12 The Voice

from the LP
Long Distance Voyager
ARC chart run: 39 - 31 - 24 - 21 - 16 - 14 - 12 - 11 - 24 -
Moody Blues 9 11 Moody Blues - "The Voice" (Single)
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23 27 31 Just Once

from the LP
The Dude
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 27 - 23 -
Quincy Jones featuring
James Ingram
4 23 Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram - "Just Once" (Single)
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22 26 30 Say Goodbye To Hollywood

from the LP
Songs In The Attic
ARC chart run: 40 - 30 - 26 - 22 -
Billy Joel 4 22 Billy Joel - "Say Goodbye To Hollywood" (Single)
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21 25 28 When She Was My Girl

from the LP
Tonight!
ARC chart run: 33 - 28 - 25 - 21 -
Four Tops 4 21 Four Tops - "When She Was My Girl" (Single)
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20 24 27 Tryin' To Live My Life Without You

from the LP
Nine Tonight
ARC chart run: 37 - 27 - 24 - 20 -
Bob Seger & The
Silver Bullet Band
4 20 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - "Tryin' To Live My Life Without You" (Single)
iTunes
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19 15 3 Urgent

from the LP
4
ARC chart run: 36 - 26 - 22 - 20 - 18 - 14 - 11 - 9 - 5 - 5 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 15 - 19 -
Foreigner 15 4 Foreigner - "Urgent" (Single)
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18 23 26 We're In This Love Together

from the LP
Breakin' Away
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 26 - 23 - 18 -
Al Jarreau 5 18 Al Jarreau - "We're In This Love Together" (Single)
iTunes
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17 21 23 I've Done Everything For You

from the LP
Working Class Dog
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 23 - 21 - 17 -
Rick Springfield 5 17 Rick Springfield - "I've Done Everything For You" (Singe)
iTunes
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16 8 9 Hold On Tight

from the LP
Time
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 - 25 - 18 - 14 - 12 - 9 - 9 - 8 - 16 -
ELO 10 8 ELO - "Hold On Tight" (Single)
iTunes
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15 17 19 Share Your Love With Me

from the LP
Share Your Love
ARC chart run: 35 - 25 - 19 - 17 - 15 -
Kenny Rogers 5 15 Kenny Rogers - "Share Your Love" (Single)
iTunes
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14 18 22 Super Freak

from the LP
Street Songs
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 24 - 22 - 18 - 14 -
Rick James 6 14 Rick James - "Super Freak" (Single)
iTunes
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13 19 24 Hard To Say

from the LP
The Innocent Age
ARC chart run: 30 - 24 - 19 - 13 -
Dan Fogelberg 4 13 Dan Fogelberg - "Hard To Say" (Single)
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12 6 2 Queen Of Hearts

from the LP
Juice
ARC chart run: 35 - 23 - 21 - 17 - 15 - 13 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 6 - 12 -
Juice Newton 18 2 Juice Newton - "Queen Of Hearts" (Single)
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11 13 14 I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do)

from the LP
Lulu
ARC chart run: 33 - 29 - 25 - 19 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 11 -
Lulu 8 11 Lulu - "I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do)" (Single)
iTunes
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10 14 15 The Night Owls

from the
Time Exposure
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 17 - 15 - 14 - 10 -
Little River Band 6 10 Little River Band - "Night Owls" (Single)
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9 10 11 The Beach Boys Medley

from the LP
Sunshine Dream
ARC chart run: 40 - 34 - 30 - 20 - 17 - 15 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 9 -
The Beach Boys 10 9 The Beach Boys - "The Beach Boys Medley" (Single)
Amazon.mp3
8 12 16 Private Eyes

from the LP
Private Eyes
ARC chart run: 33 - 24 - 18 - 16 - 12 - 8 -
Daryl Hall &
John Oates
6 8 Daryl Hall & John Oates - "Private Eyes" (Single)
iTunes
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7 4 4 Stop Draggin' My Heart Around

from the LP
Bella Donna
ARC chart run: 30 - 16 - 13 - 5 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 4 - 7 -
Stevie Nicks with
Tom Petty &
The Heartbreakers
11 2 Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty - "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" (Single)
iTunes
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6 7 8 Start Me Up

from the LP
Tattoo You
ARC chart run: 36 - 27 - 17 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 -
Rolling Stones 7 6 Rolling Stones - "Start Me Up" (Single)
iTunes
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5 5 7 Step By Step

from the LP
Step By Step
ARC chart run: 38 - 31 - 21 - 16 - 11 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 5 -
Eddie Rabbitt 10 5 Eddie Rabbitt - "Step By Step" (Single)
iTunes
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4 9 10 For Your Eyes Only

from the
For Your Eyes Only soundtrack
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 29 - 19 - 16 - 14 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 4 -
Sheena Easton 10 4 Sheena Easton - "For Your Eyes Only" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 3 6 Arthur's Theme
(The Best That You Can Do)

from the
Arthur soundtrack
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 22 - 11 - 7 - 6 - 3 - 3 -
Christopher Cross 8 3 Christopher Cross - "Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 2 5 Who's Crying Now

from the LP
Escape
ARC chart run: 33 - 24 - 16 - 11 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 2 -
Journey 11 2 Journey - "Who's Crying Now" (Single)
iTunes
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1 1 1 Endless Love

from the
Endless Love soundtrack
ARC chart run: 32 - 16 - 9 - 5 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 -
Diana Ross &
Lionel Richie
14 1(9) Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - "Endless Love" (Single)
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