US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 30, 1981

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 30th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1981 US Top Singles here. kim-carnes-bette-davis-eyes-1981-3 kim-carnes-bette-davis-eyes-emi-america-2 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-16 (2) 3 5 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45 –•– Stars On 45 (Radio Records)-8 (3) 4 8 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-13 (8) 5 6 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-11 (5) 6 7 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-11 (6) 7 3 JUST THE TWO OF US –•– Grover Washington Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)-16 (2) 8 11 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-13 (8) 9 9 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (9) 10 10 WATCHING THE WHEELS –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-10 (10) 11 12 SWEETHEART –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-13 (11) 12 15 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-6 (12) 13 14 HOW ‘BOUT US –•– Champaign (Columbia)-16 (13) 14 4 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-15 (4) 15 17 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-15 (15) 16 33 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-2 (16) 17 23 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-6 (17) 18 21 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-10 (18) 19 19 I MISSED AGAIN –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-11 (19) 20 20 SAY YOU’LL BE MINE –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-10 (20) 21 13 MORNING TRAIN (Nine To Five) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-16 (1) 22 31 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (22) 23 25 SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Don McLean (Millenium)-8 (23) 24 28 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (24) 25 32 THE WAITING –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-5 (25) 26 16 KISS ON MY LIST –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-19 (1) 27 35 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-6 (27) 28 30 AI NO CORRIDA (I-No-Ko-ree-da) –•– Quincy Jones (with Dune) (A&M)-8 (28) 29 29 FIND YOUR WAY BACK –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-9 (29) 30 38 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-3 (30) 31 18 YOU BETTER YOU BET –•– The Who (Warner Brothers)-11 (18) 32 36 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (32) 33 22 I CAN’T STAND IT –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-14 (10) 34 24 LOVE YOU LIKE I NEVER LOVED BEFORE –•– John O’Banion (Elektra)-10 (24) 35 39 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-7 (35) 36 26 AIN’T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT –•– John Cougar (Riva)-18 (17) 37 43 SAY WHAT –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-6 (37) 38 41 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-7 (38) 39 40 JUST SO LONELY –•– Get Wet (Boardwalk)-6 (39) 40 49 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-4 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 27 HOLD ON LOOSELY –•– 38 Special (A&M)-14 (27) 47 34 BLESSED ARE THE BELIEVERS –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10 (34) 53 37 I LOVED ‘EM EVERY ONE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Warner Brothers/Curb)-12 (37) POWER PLAYS 42 44 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-7 (42) 43 47 I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-6 (43) 44 46 GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-6 (44) 45 50 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-6 (45) 46 55 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-4 (46) 48 67 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-3 (48) 49 62 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-4 (49) 50 53 YOU LIKE ME DON’T YOU –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-7 (50) DEBUTS 76 — QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-1 (76) 80 — ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-1 (80) 83 — SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-1 (83) 84 — GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-1 (84) 85 — IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-1 (85) 86 — COME TO ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Arista)-1 (86) 87 — SIGN OF THE GYPSY QUEEN –•– April Wine (Capitol)-1 (87) 89 — IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-1 (89) 90 — IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-1 (90) 91 — SHE DID IT –•– Michael Damian (LEG)-1 (91)