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

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending October 24th, 1981. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. You can also view the entire 1981 chart here. christopher-cross-arthurs-theme-best-that-you-can-do-warner-bros christopher-cross-arthurs-theme-best-that-you-can-do-1981-3 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 ARTHUR’S THEME (Best That You Can Do) –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 ENDLESS LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Motown)-16 (1) 3 3 START ME UP –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10 (3) 4 4 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-14 (4) 5 5 STEP BY STEP –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (5) 6 6 PRIVATE EYES –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (6) 7 7 STOP DRAGGIN’ MY HEART AROUND –•– Stevie Nicks (with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (Modern)-14 (3) 8 9 HARD TO SAY –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-9 (8) 9 10 THE NIGHT OWLS –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-10 (9) 10 12 I’VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (10) 11 14 TRYIN’ TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (11) 12 8 WHO’S CRYING NOW –•– Journey (Columbia)-15 (4) 13 16 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL –•– The Four Tops (Casablanca)-11 (13) 14 15 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-8 (14) 15 23 HERE I AM (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) –•– Air Supply (Arista)-5 (15) 16 17 SUPER FREAK (Part 1) –•– Rick James (Gordy)-12 (16) 17 22 THE THEME FROM “HILL STREET BLUES” –•– Mike Post (Featuring Larry Carlton)-10 (17) 18 19 WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER –•– Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers)-13 (18) 19 20 SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7 (19) 20 21 JUST ONCE –•– Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram (A&M)-11 (20) 21 25 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (21) 22 24 SHE’S A BAD MAMA JAMA (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) –•– Carl Carlton (20th Century)-10 (22) 23 27 OH NO –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (23) 24 28 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC –•– The Police (A&M)-5 (24) 25 11 URGENT –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-17 (4) 26 31 PHYSICAL –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4 (26) 27 29 ATLANTA LADY (Something About Your Love) –•– Marty Balin (EMI-America)-6 (27) 28 13 HOLD ON TIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-14 (10) 29 33 ALIEN –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Columbia)-9 (29) 30 32 HE’S A LIAR –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (30) 31 38 THE OLD SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (31) 32 18 I COULD NEVER MISS YOU (More Than I Do) –•– Lulu (Alfa)-13 (18) 33 37 SAUSALITO SUMMERNIGHT –•– Diesel (Regency)-7 (33) 34 26 QUEEN OF HEARTS –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-22 (6) 35 39 IN THE DARK –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-7 (35) 36 30 THE VOICE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-12 (15) 37 42 YOU SAVED MY SOUL –•– Burton Cummings (Alfa)-7 (37) 38 56 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-2 (38) 39 34 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (12) 40 41 OUR LIPS ARE SEALED –•– The Go-Go’s (I.R.S.)-9 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 45 40 BURNIN’ FOR YOU –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-11 (40) 46 36 LADY (You Bring Me Up) –•– The Commodores (Motown)-19 (8) 50 35 (There’s) NO GETTIN’ OVER ME –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-18 (5) POWER PLAYS 41 61 YOUNG TURKS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-2 (41) 42 48 PROMISES IN THE DARK –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-4 (42) 43 44 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Devo (Full Moon)-8 (43) 44 50 MY GIRL (Gone, Gone, Gone) –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-5 (44) 47 54 NO REPLY AT ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-5 (47) 48 58 LET’S GROOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-4 (48) 49 43 HEAVY METAL (Takin’ a Ride) –•– Don Felder (Full Moon)-14 (43) DEBUTS 73 — LEATHER AND LACE –•– Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern)-1 (73) 74 — TROUBLE –•– Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum)-1 (74) 79 — TWILIGHT –•– ELO (Jet)-1 (79) 83 — MISTAKEN IDENTITY –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (83) 85 — I WOULDN’T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (85) 86 — TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1 (86) 89 — LA LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-1 (89) 90 — CONTROVERSY –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-1 (90) 99 — SNAP SHOT –•– Slave (Cotillion)-1 (99)