US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 4, 1982

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 4th, 1982.

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 TRULY –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GLORIA –•– Laura Branigan (Atlantic)-22 (2)
3 6 MICKEY –•– Toni Basil (Chrysalis)-14 (3)
4 7 MANEATER –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (4)
5 5 HEARTLIGHT –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-13 (5)
6 4 UP WHERE WE BELONG –•– Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes (Island)-16 (1)
7 8 STEPPIN’ OUT –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-16 (7)
8 9 THE GIRL IS MINE –•– Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney (Epic)-5 (8)
9 11 DIRTY LAUNDRY –•– Don Henley (Asylum)-6 (9)
10 10 MUSCLES –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-10 (10)

11 12 ROCK THIS TOWN –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-12 (11)
12 13 SEXUAL HEALING –•– Marvin Gaye (Columbia)-6 (12)
13 14 IT’S RAINING AGAIN –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6 (13)
14 16 SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-8 (14)
15 15 NOBODY –•– Sylvia (RCA)-15 (15)
16 3 HEART ATTACK –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14 (3)
17 19 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-9 (17)
18 18 SOUTHERN CROSS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-12 (18)
19 31 DOWN UNDER –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-5 (19)
20 20 PRESSURE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-11 (20)

21 25 THE LOOK OF LOVE (Part 1) –•– ABC (Mercury)-13 (21)
22 24 LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Chicago (Full Moon)-11 (22)
23 27 MISSING YOU –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-9 (23)
24 28 YOU AND I –•– Eddie Rabbitt with Crystal Gayle (Elektra)-9 (24)
25 29 ROCK THE CASBAH –•– The Clash (Epic)-10 (25)
26 26 I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World) –•– Donald Fagen (Warner Brothers)-9 (26)
27 33 AFRICA –•– Toto (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 40 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-5 (28)
29 32 BE MY LADY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-9 (29)
30 30 I’M SO EXCITED –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-12 (30)

31 45 BABY, COME TO ME –•– Patti Austin with James Ingram (Qwest)-12 (31)
32 35 ON THE WINGS OF LOVE –•– Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)-11 (32)
33 36 HAND TO HOLD ON TO –•– John Cougar (Riva)-5 (33)
34 51 THE OTHER GUY –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 38 EVERYBODY WANTS YOU –•– Billy Squier (Capitol)-10 (35)
36 39 A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS –•– Tavares (RCA)-12 (36)
37 37 WHAT ABOUT ME –•– Moving Pictures (Network)-12 (37)
38 44 YOU GOT LUCKY –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-4 (38)
39 41 SHOCK THE MONKEY –•– Peter Gabriel (Geffen)-7 (39)
40 49 LET’S GO DANCIN’ (Ooh La, La, La) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 17 AMERICAN HEARTBEAT –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-11 (17)
52 21 WHO CAN IT BE NOW –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-22 (1)
61 22 JACK AND DIANE –•– John Cougar (Riva)-20 (1)
68 23 YOU DON’T WANT ME ANYMORE –•– Steel Breeze (RCA)-15 (16)
75 34 YOU CAN DO MAGIC –•– America (Capitol)-19 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WHATCHA GONNA DO –•– Chilliwack (Millenium)-7 (41)
42 42 DESTINATION UNKNOWN –•– Missing Persons (Capitol)-10 (42)
43 50 I DO –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-3 (43)
45 61 GOODY TWO SHOES –•– Adam Ant (Epic)-4 (45)
46 48 USED TO BE –•– Charlene and Stevie Wonder (Motown)-6 (48)
47 59 HEART TO HEART –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-2 (47)
48 52 DOES IT MAKE YOU REMEMBER –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-5 (48)
49 53 **1999** –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-6 (49)
50 54 TWO LESS LONELY PEOPLE IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-4 (50)

DEBUTS

70 — BAD BOY –•– Ray Parker Jr. (Arista)-1 (70)
80 — DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-1 (80)
82 — CROSS MY HEART –•– Lee Ritenour (with Eric Tagg) (Elektra)-1 (82)
84 — AFTER I CRY TONIGHT –•– Lanier and Co. (Larc)-1 (84)
85 — PAINTED PICTURE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (85)
86 — ON THE LOOSE –•– Saga (Portrait)-1 (86)