US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 5, 1981

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 5th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. Make sure to also check the 1981’s Top 40 Singles here. diana-ross-and-lionel-ritchie-endless-love-motown diana-ross-and-lionel-richie-endless-love-vocal-1981 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-15 (4) 3 4 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-7 (3) 4 8 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (4) 5 7 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-11 (5) 6 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-15 (6) 7 10 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (7) 8 9 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (8) 9 5 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-24 (1) 10 3 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-18 (2) 11 11 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-13 (3) 12 16 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-7 (12) 13 15 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-10 (13) 14 12 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-16 (7) 15 17 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-15 (15) 16 18 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-10 (16) 17 19 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-8 (17) 18 21 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-7 (18) 19 24 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (19) 20 22 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-14 (20) 21 23 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-9 (21) 22 25 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5 (22) 23 29 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-7 (23) 24 31 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-4 (24) 25 30 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-6 (25) 26 28 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-12 (26) 27 13 HEARTS –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-16 (8) 28 34 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (28) 29 35 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 (29) 30 33 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-9 (30) 31 14 ELVIRA –•– The Oak Ridge Boys (MCA)-17 (5) 32 36 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-5 (32) 33 43 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-5 (33) 34 20 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– John Schneider (Scotti Brothers)-15 (14) 35 26 DON’T GIVE IT UP –•– Robbie Patton (Liberty)-9 (26) 36 42 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-7 (36) 37 39 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-7 (37) 38 41 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-13 (38) 39 40 NICOLE –•– Point Blank (MCA)-11 (39) 40 48 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 27 YOU’RE MY GIRL –•– Frankie and the Knockouts (Millenium)-10 (27) 53 32 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Rex Smith/Rachel Sweet (Columbia)-11 (32) 59 37 IN THE AIR TONIGHT –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-15 (19) 62 38 THE STROKE –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-17 (17) POWER PLAYS 42 44 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-7 (42) 43 65 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-3 (43) 44 51 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-6 (44) 45 49 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-7 (45) 46 50 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-5 (46) 47 — SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (47) 48 55 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-4 (48) 49 60 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-4 (49) 50 66 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-4 (50) DEBUTS 47 — SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (47) 79 — JUST BE MY LADY –•– Larry Graham (Warner Brothers)-1 (79) 84 — MAGIC MAN –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (84) 87 — WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-1 (87)