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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

August 20, 1983





  wks peak  
40 --- --- True

from the LP
True
ARC chart run: 40 -
Spandau Ballet 1 40 Spandau Ballet - "True" (Single)
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39 --- --- Kiss The Bride

from the LP
Too Low For Zero
ARC chart run: 39 -
Elton John 1 39 Elton John - "Kiss The Bridge" (Single)
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38 --- --- Don't You Get So Mad

from the LP
Stay With Me Tonight
ARC chart run: 38 -
Jeffrey Osborne 1 38 Jeffrey Osborne - "Don't You Get So Mad" (Single)
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37 35 27 1999

from the LP
1999
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 22 - 14 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 27 - 35 - 37 -
Prince 10 10 Prince - "1999" (Single)
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36 26 12 Our House

from the LP
Madness
ARC chart run: 40 - 32 - 25 - 23 - 19 - 12 - 8 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 12 - 26 - 36 -
Madness 13 5 Madness - "Our House" (Single)
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35 --- --- (She's) Sexy + 17

from the LP
Rant 'N Rave With The Stray Cats
ARC chart run: 35 -
Stray Cats 1 35 Stray Cats - "(She's) Sexy + 17" (Single)
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34 --- --- Far From Over

from the
Staying Alive soundtrack
ARC chart run: 34 -
Frank Stallone 1 34 Frank Stallone - "Far From Over" (Single)
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33 17 19 Saved By Zero

from the LP
Reach The Beach
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 30 - 25 - 22 - 21 - 19 - 17 - 33 -
The Fixx 10 17 The Fixx - "Saved By Zero" (Single)
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32 39 --- Making Love Out Of Nothing At All

from the LP
Greatest Hits
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 -
Air Supply 2 32 Air Supply - "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All" (Single)
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31 34 37 All Time High

from the
Octopussy soundtrack
ARC chart run: 37 - 34 - 31 -
Rita Coolidge 3 31 Rita Coolidge - "All Time High" (Single)
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30 38 --- Total Eclipse Of The Heart

from the LP
Faster Than The Speed Of Night
ARC chart run: 38 - 30 -
Bonnie Tyler 2 30 Bonnie Tyler - "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" (Single)
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29 32 36 Dead Giveaway

from the LP
The Look
ARC chart run: 36 - 32 - 29 -
Shalamar 3 29 Shalamar - "Dead Giveaway" (Single)
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28 30 33 Fake Friends

from the LP
Album
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 30 - 28 -
Joan Jett
& The Blackhearts
4 28 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - "Fake Friends" (Single)
Amazon.mp3
27 31 40 Promises, Promises

from the LP
Naked Eyes
ARC chart run: 40 - 31 - 27 -
Naked Eyes 3 27 Naked Eyes - "Promises, Promises" (Single)
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26 33 39 How Am I Supposed To Live Without You

from the LP
Branigan 2
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 26 -
Laura Branigan 3 26 Laura Branigan - "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You" (Single)
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25 27 29 The Border

from the LP
Your Move
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 31 - 29 - 27 - 25 -
America 6 25 America - "The Border" (Single)
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24 14 16 Rock Of Ages

from the LP
Pyromania
ARC chart run: 36 - 29 - 24 - 19 - 16 - 14 - 24 -
Def Leppard 7 14 Def Leppard - "Rock Of Ages" (Single)
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23 28 35 Don't Cry

from the LP
Asia
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 - 23 -
Asia 3 23 Asia - "Don't Cry" (Single)
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22 13 7 Electric Avenue

from the LP
Killer On The Rampage
ARC chart run: 32 - 24 - 15 - 12 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 7 - 13 - 22 -
Eddy Grant 14 2 Eddy Grant - "Electric Avenue" (Single)
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21 23 25 Human Touch

from the LP
Living In Oz
ARC chart run: 38 - 29 - 25 - 23 - 21 -
Rick Springfield 5 21 Rick Springfield - "Human Touch" (Single)
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20 22 24 After The Fall

from the LP
Frontiers
ARC chart run: 37 - 28 - 24 - 22 - 20 -
Journey 5 20 Journey - "After The Fall" (Single)
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19 9 9 Flashdance...What A Feeling

from the
Flashdance soundtrack
ARC chart run: 40 - 32 - 25 - 17 - 12 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 7 - 7 - 9 - 9 - 9 - 19 -
Irene Cara 20 1(5) Irene Cara - "Flashdance... What A Feeling" (Single)
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18 21 28 Tell Her About It

from the LP
An Innocent Man
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 21 - 18 -
Billy Joel 4 18 Billy Joel - "Tell Her About It" (Single)
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17 19 23 Rock 'N' Roll Is King

from the LP
Secret Messages
ARC chart run: 38 - 30 - 26 - 24 - 23 - 19 - 17 -
ELO 7 17 ELO - "Rock 'N' Roll Is King" (Single)
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16 24 31 The Safety Dance

from the LP
Rhythm Of Youth
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 31 - 24 - 16 -
Men Without Hats 5 16 Men Without Hats - "The Safety Dance" (Single)
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15 20 26 Human Nature

from the LP
Thriller
ARC chart run: 35 - 26 - 20 - 15 -
Michael Jackson 4 15 Michael Jackson - Human Nature (Single)
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14 18 21 Take Me To Heart

from the LP
Quarterflash
ARC chart run: 38 - 29 - 24 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 18 - 14 -
Quarterflash 8 14 Quarterflash - "Take Me To Heart" (Single)
iTunes
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13 16 18 Lawyers In Love

from the LP
Lawyers In Love
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 28 - 23 - 18 - 16 - 13 -
Jackson Browne 7 13
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12 7 3 Is There Something I Should Know

from the LP
Duran Duran
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 25 - 17 - 11 - 9 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 7 - 12 -
Duran Duran 11 3 Duran Duran - "Is There Something I Should Know" (Single)
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11 12 14 Hot Girls In Love

from the LP
Keep It Up
ARC chart run: 36 - 23 - 21 - 18 - 17 - 14 - 12 - 11 -
Loverboy 8 11 Loverboy - "Hot Girls In Love" (Single)
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10 15 20 I'll Tumble 4 Ya

from the LP
Kissing To Be Clever
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 - 29 - 26 - 20 - 15 - 10 -
Culture Club 7 10 Culture Club - "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" (Single)
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9 10 15 China Girl

from the LP
Let's Dance
ARC chart run: 37 - 27 - 25 - 20 - 15 - 10 - 9 -
David Bowie 7 9 David Bowie - "China Girl" (Single)
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8 11 22 Puttin' On The Ritz

from the LP
After Eight
ARC chart run: 37 - 31 - 27 - 22 - 11 - 8 -
Taco 6 8 Taco - "Puttin' On The Ritz" (Single)
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7 8 11 (Keep Feeling) Fascination

from the LP
Fascination!
ARC chart run: 35 - 27 - 22 - 17 - 16 - 11 - 8 - 7 -
Human League 8 7 Human League - "(Keep Feeling) Fascination" (Single)
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6 6 10 It's A Mistake

from the LP
Cargo
ARC chart run: 31 - 23 - 19 - 14 - 10 - 6 - 6 -
Men At Work 7 6 Men At Work - "It's A Mistake" (Single)
iTunes
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5 5 6 Maniac

from the
Flashdance soundtrack
ARC chart run: 37 - 24 - 18 - 13 - 11 - 6 - 5 - 5 -
Michael Sembello 8 5 Michael Sembello - "Maniac" (Single)
iTunes
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4 4 5 Stand Back

from the LP
The Wild Heart
ARC chart run: 39 - 29 - 27 - 18 - 12 - 11 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 4 -
Stevie Nicks 11 4 Stevie Nicks - "Stand Back" (Single)
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3 3 4 She Works Hard For The Money

from the LP
She Works Hard For The Money
ARC chart run: 35 - 30 - 25 - 16 - 14 - 9 - 8 - 4 - 3 - 3 -
Donna Summer 10 3 Donna Summer - "She Works Hard For The Money" (Single)
iTunes
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2 2 2 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

from the LP
Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 30 - 28 - 24 - 19 - 15 - 12 - 6 - 2 - 2 - 2 -
Eurythmics 12 2 Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" (Single)
iTunes
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1 1 1 Every Breath You Take

from the LP
Synchronicity
ARC chart run: 37 - 24 - 13 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 -
The Police 12 1(7) The Police - "Every Breath You Take" (Single)
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