US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 11, 1981

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 11th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. You can also view the entire 1981 chart 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)-16 (8 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-8 (2) 3 3 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-9 (3) 4 4 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-16 (4) 5 5 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (5) 6 6 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-9 (6) 7 7 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)-14 (1) 8 9 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-10 (8) 9 10 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-5 (9) 10 18 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-7 (10) 11 8 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE (Just Like You Do) –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-19 (4) 12 11 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Gary U.S. Bonds (EMI-America)-12 (11) 13 14 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-8 (13) 14 13 AMERICA –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-12 (8) 15 17 GEMINI DREAM –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6 (15) 16 19 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-8 (16) 17 12 SUKIYAKI –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-19 (3) 18 20 WINNING –•– Santana (Columbia)-14 (18) 19 21 MODERN GIRL –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-10 (19) 20 22 TIME –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-13 (20) 21 23 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-7 (21) 22 15 IS IT YOU –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-12 (15) 23 16 WHAT ARE WE DOIN’ IN LOVE –•– Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty)-16 (14) 24 27 SEVEN YEAR ACHE –•– Rosanne Cash (Columbia)-12 (24) 25 25 FOOL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Jim Photoglo (20th Century)-13 (25) 26 28 SWEET BABY –•– Stanley Clarke/George Duke (Epic)-11 (26) 27 38 TOUCH ME WHEN WE’RE DANCING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (27) 28 34 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-9 (28) 29 33 DON’T LET HIM GO –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (29) 30 32 STRONGER THAN BEFORE –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Boardwalk)-9 (30) 31 35 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-7 (31) 32 42 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-3 (32) 33 44 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-7 (33) 34 36 A LIFE OF ILLUSION –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum)-8 (34) 35 48 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (35) 36 31 I LOVE YOU –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-21 (12) 37 51 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-2 (37) 38 41 DOUBLE DUTCH BUS –•– Frankie Smith (WMOT)-9 (38) 39 43 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-7 (39) 40 40 TWO HEARTS –•– Stephanie Mills Featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century)-9 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 24 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-22 (2) 45 30 NOBODY WINS –•– Elton John (Geffen)-10 (21) 46 26 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF –•– Gino Vannelli (Arista)-17 (6) 47 29 TAKE IT ON THE RUN –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-17 (5) 51 37 STILL RIGHT HERE IN MY HEART –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-13 (28) 60 39 JONES VS. JONES –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-9 (39) POWER PLAYS 42 46 ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH –•– Jim Steinman (with Rory Dodd) (Cleveland International)-7 (42) 43 47 IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG –•– Spider (Dreamland)-7 (43) 44 45 GIVE IT TO ME BABY –•– Rick James (Gordy)-7 (44) 48 53 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-6 (48) 49 59 DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE –•– The Tubes (Capitol)-4 (49) 50 55 TOM SAWYER –•– Rush (Mercury)-6 (50) DEBUTS 54 — ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-1 (54) 76 — DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-1 (76) 77 — STRANGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1 (77) 81 — UNDER THE COVERS –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-1 (81) 82 — BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-1 (82) 83 — YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Mickey Gilley (Epic)-1 (83) 85 — NOTHING EVER GOES AS PLANNED –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (85) 86 — THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-1 (86) 87 — SECRETS –•– Mac Davis (Casablanca)-1 (87)