New York's Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/21 April 1981

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. Morning Train (Nine to Five) -                               
                      Sheena Easton (EMI America)  *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Sukiyaki - A Taste of Honey (Capitol)                       5
  3. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)             4
  4. Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)  3
  5. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                               2
  6. Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton (Capitol)               9
  7. Being With You - Smokey Robinson (Tamla)                   11
  8. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                  6
  9. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             10
 10. Magic Man - Robert Winters & Fall (Buddah)                 28
 11. Don't Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)       13
 12. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                                8
 13. Watching the Wheels - John Lennon (Geffen)                 18
 14. It's a Love Thing - The Whispers (SOLAR)                   15
                                                                  
 15. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            20
 16. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 7
 17. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                       17
 18. You Better You Bet - The Who (Warner Brothers)             --
 19. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  19
 20. Ai no Corrida - Quincy Jones (A&M)                         --
 21. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                    16
 22. Too Much Time On My Hands - Styx (A&M)                     24
 23. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                           14
 24. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)                     12
 25. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                              21
 26. How 'Bout Us - Champaign (Columbia)                        26
 27. Take It On the Run - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 29
 28. Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes (EMI America)                35
 29. Her Town Too - James Taylor and J.D Souther (Columbia)     22
 30. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 23
 31. Ain't Even Done With the Night - John Cougar (Riva)        32
 33. Somebody's Knockin' - Terri Gibbs (MCA)                    27
 35. Living Inside Myself - Gino Vannelli (Arista)              37
 37. Say You'll Be Mine - Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)   --
 38. Sweetheart - Frankie & the Knockouts (Millennium)          --
 39. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        36
 40. Since I Don't Have You - Don McLean (Millennium)           40
 EX  Stars on 45 - Stars on 45 (Radio)                            
                                                                  
                        THE TOP TEN ALBUMS:                       
     Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                        
     Paradise Theater - Styx (A&M)                                
     Face Dances - The Who (Warner Brothers)                      
     Arc of a Diver - Steve Winwood (Island)                      
     Moving Pictures - Rush (Mercury)                             
     Another Ticket - Eric Clapton (RSO)                          
     Zenyatta Mondatta - The Police (A&M)                         
     Reckoning - The Grateful Dead (Arista)                       
     Crimes of Passion - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                  
     The Jazz Singer - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                     


SPECIAL NOTE:  The "EX" designation on the last single on the 
survey is what WABC referred to as an "Extra" - that is, a song 
that is not on the playlist, nor is it a Hot Prospect, but it does 
merit airplay consideration.

 

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