WABC MusicRadio 77 Survey/1 July 1980

Courtesy of the WABC Musicradio 77 Internet Web Site
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Survey collected and contributed by Ken Williamson
For more information contact Allan Sniffen

                                                                                                                                     
 TW                                                             LW
  1. Coming Up - Paul McCartney (Columbia)          *1 week #1*  2
  2. Funkytown - Lipps, Inc. (Casablanca)                        1
  3. It's Still Rock and Roll to Me - Billy Joel (Columbia)      3
  4. Take Your Time (Do It Right), Part 1 -                       
                                         The S.O.S. Band (Tabu)  4
  5. The Rose - Bette Midler (Atlantic)                          6
  6. Cupid/I've Loved You for a Long Time -                       
                                        The Spinners (Atlantic)  9
  7. Against the Wind - Bob Seger (Capitol)                     12
  8. Little Jeannie - Elton John (MCA)                          10
  9. Shining Star - The Manhattans (Columbia)                    8
 10. Biggest Part of Me - Ambrosia (Warner Brothers)             5
 11. Steal Away - Robbie Dupree (Elektra)                        7
 12. Cars - Gary Numan (Atco)                                   11
 13. Tired of Toein' the Line - Rocky Burnette (EMI America)    20
 14. Back Together Again -                                        
                      Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) 14
 15. She's Out of My Life - Michael Jackson (Epic)              13
 16. Let's Get Serious - Jermaine Jackson (Motown)              17
 17. Let Me Love You Tonight - Pure Prairie League (Casablanca) 25
 18. Stomp! - The Brothers Johnson (A&M)                        21
 19. Sexy Eyes - Dr. Hook (Capitol)                             16
 20. Twilight Zone/Twilight Tone -                                
                              The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic) 18
 21. Call Me - Blondie (Chrysalis)                              15
 22. In America - The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)               37
 23. Lost in Love - Air Supply (Arista)                         22
                                                                  
 25. Don't Fall In Love With a Dreamer -                          
                  Kenny Rogers with Kim Carnes (United Artists) 19
 26. One Fine Day - Carole King (Capitol)                       29
 27. Landlord - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Columbia)             --
 28. Theme from New York, New York - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)    26
 29. Magic - Olivia Newton-John (MCA)                           --
 30. Ride Like the Wind - Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)     
 31. Another Brick In the Wall, Part II - Pink Floyd (Columbia)   
 32. Gimme Some Lovin' - The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)          --
 33. Hurt So Bad - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)                        
 34. I'm Alive - Electric Light Orchestra (MCA)                 50
     You May Be Right - Billy Joel (Columbia)                     
 37. I Can't Let Go - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)                   HP
                                                                  
                        THE TOP TEN ALBUMS:                       
     Glass Houses - Billy Joel (Columbia)                         
     Against the Wind -                                           
                   Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)   
     McCartney II - Paul McCartney (Columbia)                     
     Just One Night - Eric Clapton (RSO)                          
     Empty Glass - Pete Townshend (Atco)                          
     The Wall - Pink Floyd (Columbia)                             
     Pretenders - The Pretenders (Sire)                           
     Love is a Sacrifice -                                        
                   Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes Mercury)   
     Women and Children First - Van Halen (Warner Brothers)       
     Go to Heaven - The Grateful Dead (Arista)                    


SPECIAL NOTE:  While the majority of radio stations across the 
country flipped Paul McCartney's #1 record over and played the 
other side ("Coming Up [Live at Glasgow]," the live, in-concert 
version of the song), WABC continued to play the studio version, 
which was considered the "B" side.

 

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