US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 19, 1981

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 19th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. You can also view the entire 1981 chart 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)-11 (6 weeks at #1) (1) 2 6 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-17 (6) 3 3 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-9 (3) 4 4 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (4) 5 5 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (5) 6 7 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (6) 7 9 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-6 (7) 8 8 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (8) 9 10 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-9 (9) 10 2 SLOW HAND –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-17 (4) 11 19 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (11) 12 14 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-9 (12) 13 11 JESSIE’S GIRL –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-26 (1) 14 18 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (14) 15 12 THEME FROM “GREATEST AMERICAN HERO” (Believe It Or Not) –•– Joey Scarbury (Elektra)-20 (2) 16 13 COOL LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-12 (13) 17 15 THE BREAKUP SONG (They Don’t Write ‘Em) –•– The Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley)-17 (15) 18 22 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7 (18) 19 23 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-9 (19) 20 28 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (20) 21 25 IN YOUR LETTER –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-7 (21) 22 24 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-8 (22) 23 27 BREAKING AWAY –•– Balance (Portrait)-11 (23) 24 16 REALLY WANNA KNOW YOU –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-12 (16) 25 32 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-3 (25) 26 29 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-7 (26) 27 34 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (27) 28 30 DRAW OF THE CARDS –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-7 (28) 29 45 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-4 (29) 30 17 FIRE AND ICE –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-10 (17) 31 36 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-5 (31) 32 33 YOU COULD TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– Silver Condor (Columbia)-9 (32) 33 39 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-8 (33) 34 35 CHLOE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-9 (34) 35 38 GENERAL HOSPI-TALE –•– The Afternoon Delights (MCA)-9 (35) 36 37 SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS (Some Days Are Stone) –•– John Denver (RCA)-15 (36) 37 43 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-6 (37) 38 41 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-6 (38) 39 42 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Arista)-7 (39) 40 40 I’M IN LOVE –•– Evelyn King (RCA)-9 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 20 FEELS SO RIGHT –•– Alabama (RCA)-16 (20) 44 21 THAT OLD SONG –•– Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio (Arista)-11 (21) 46 26 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– Stacy Lattisaw (Cotillion)-14 (26) 57 31 I DON’T NEED YOU –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-15 (3) POWER PLAYS 42 48 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-5 (42) 43 44 BACKFIRED –•– Debbie Harry (Chrysalis)-6 (43) 45 61 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-2 (45) 47 57 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-5 (47) 48 52 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-6 (48) 49 49 TEMPTED –•– Squeeze (A&M)-8 (49) 50 58 LOVE ALL THE HURT AWAY –•– Aretha Franklin and George Benson (Arista)-4 (50) DEBUTS 77 — ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-1 (77) 83 — AIMING AT YOUR HEART –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (83) 84 — NO TIME TO LOSE –•– The Tarney/Spencer Band-7 (84) 85 — I’M GONNA LOVE HER FOR THE BOTH OF US –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International)-1 (85) 87 — THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (87) 90 — AT THIS MOMENT –•– Billy and the Beaters (Alfa)-1 (90)