US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 24, 1981

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 24th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. For the US 1981 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. john-lennon-just-like-starting-over-geffen-3john-lennon-just-like-starting-over-1980-11 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-13 (5 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-13 (2) 3 4 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (3) 4 3 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-13 (3) 5 5 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-12 (5) 6 6 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-14 (6) 7 7 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (7) 8 12 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-12 (8) 9 11 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-14 (9) 10 10 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-14 (10) 11 13 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (11) 12 14 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14 (12) 13 8 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-10 (8) 14 15 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-9 (14) 15 18 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-10 (15) 16 19 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-8 (16) 17 21 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-9 (17) 18 22 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-9 (18) 19 26 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-7 (19) 20 9 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-17 (1) 21 25 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 (21) 22 23 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-12 (22) 23 28 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-9 (23) 24 20 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-14 (20) 25 29 SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-6 (25) 26 32 I AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (26) 27 36 WOMAN –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-2 (27) 28 16 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-17 (9) 29 17 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-18 (2) 30 35 HEARTBREAK HOTEL –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-8 (30) 31 — THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (31) 32 34 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-10 (32) 33 33 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-9 (33) 34 43 A LITTLE IN LOVE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-7 (34) 35 37 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-10 (35) 36 42 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (36) 37 — CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (37) 38 40 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-10 (38) 39 39 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-10 (39) 40 44 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-8 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 43 24 ONE STEP CLOSER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (24) 45 27 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-19 (5) 47 30 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-24 (1) 51 31 WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-21 (1) 52 38 EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME –•– The Korgis (Asylum)-16 (18) POWER PLAY 41 41 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-11 (41) 42 46 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-6 (42) 44 45 LOVE T.K.O. –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-9 (44) 46 51 FOOL THAT I AM –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-7 (46) 48 52 AH LEAH –•– Donnie Iris (MCA)-7 (48) 49 54 BACK IN BLACK –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-4 (49) 50 68 TREAT ME RIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-2 (50) DEBUTS 31 — THE BEST OF TIMES –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (31) 37 — CRYING –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-1 (37) 65 — HEARTS ON FIRE –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-1 (65) 69 — KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (69) 75 — TOO TIGHT –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-1 (75) 77 — GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (43) 78 — PRECIOUS TO ME –•– Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)-1 (78) 81 — STAYING WITH IT –•– Firefall (with Lisa Nemzo) (Atlantic)-1 (81) 85 — LIVING IN A FANTASY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (85) 87 — I DON’T WANT TO KNOW YOUR NAME –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (87) 88 — WYNKEN, BLYNKEN AND NOD –•– The Doobie Brothers (Sesame Street)-1 (88) 89 — SEASONS –•– Charles Fox (Handshake)-1 (89) 90 — LIPSTICK –•– Suzi Quatro (Dreamland)-1 (90)