WABC's Contemporary Top 20 Survey/27 October 1981
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Survey collected and contributed by Ken Williamson
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TW LW 1. Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie (Motown) *13 weeks #1* 1 2. Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers) 3 3. She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) - Carl Carlton (20th Century) 2 4. Never Too Much - Luther Vandross (Epic) 5 5. For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton (Liberty) 7 6. Silly - Deniece Williams (ARC) -- 7. Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA) 4 8. We're In This Love Together - Al Jarreau (Warner Brothers) 8 9. Lady (You Bring Me Up) - The Commodores (Motown) 9 10. When She Was My Girl - The Four Tops (Casablanca) 6 11. Who's Crying Now - Journey (Columbia) 12 12. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Diana Ross (RCA) 15 13. Step by Step - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra) 10 14. Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) - Air Supply (Arista) 14 15. Theme from "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It or Not) - Joey Scarbury (Elektra) 9 16. Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton (Capitol) 11 17. Slow Hand - The Pointer Sisters (Planet) 13 18. Just Once - Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram (A&M) 9 19. The Theme from Hill Street Blues - Mike Post featuring Larry Carlton (Elektra) HP 20. (There's) No Gettin' Over Me - Ronnie Milsap (RCA) 16 21. Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner (Atlantic) -- 22. Oh No - The Commodores (Motown) 20 23. The Old Songs - Barry Manilow (Arista) 23 24. Hard to Say - Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon) 21 25. I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do) - Lulu (Alfa) 22 HP Yesterday's Songs - Neil Diamond (Columbia) SPECIAL NOTE: This is the last survey distributed by WABC. (This is the final survey mailed to those requesting them; the store- distributed surveys were discontinued in May, 1981.) Any survey information after this week was obtained by the Metro Report, the station's reports to "Billboard" Magazine, or off the air.
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