LYRICS WORLD     Top 40 Hits of 1981 HOME PAGE MAIN INDEX

Ah! Leah! - Donnie Iris   (#29)
Ai No Corrida (I-No-Ko-ree-da) - Quincy Jones featuring Dune   (#28)
Ain't Even Done with the Night - John Cougar Mellencamp   (#17)
Alien - Atlanta Rhythm Section   (#29)
All Our Tomorrows - Eddie Schwartz   (#28)
All Those Years Ago - George Harrison   (#2)
America - Neil Diamond   (#8)
Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton   (#4)
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross   (#1)
Atlanta Lady (Something About Your Love) - Marty Balin   (#27)
Back In Black - AC/DC   (#37)
The Beach Boys Medley - The Beach Boys   (#12)
Being with You - Smokey Robinson   (#2)
The Best of Times - Styx   (#3)
Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes   (#1)
Blessed Are the Believers - Anne Murray   (#34)
The Boy from New York City - The Manhattan Transfer   (#7)
Breaking Away - Balance   (#22)
The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em) - Greg Kihn Band   (#15)
Burning for You - Blue Oyster Cult   (#40)
Castles in the Air - Don McLean   (#36)
Chariots of Fire - Vangelis   (#1)  (instrumental)
Chloe - Elton John   (#34)
Comin' In and Out Of Your Life - Barbra Streisand   (#11)
Cool Love - Pablo Cruise   (#13)
Crying - Don McLean   (#5)
Don't Give It Up - Robbie Patton   (#26)
Don't Let Him Go - REO Speedwagon   (#24)
Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police   (#10)
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey   (#9)
Don't Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples   (#19)
Don't Want to Wait Anymore - The Tubes   (#35)
Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith   (#30)
Draw of the Cards - Kim Carnes   (#28)
Elvira - Oak Ridge Boys   (#5)
Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie   (#1)
Everlasting Love - Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet   (#32)
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police   (#3)
Every Woman in the World - Air Supply   (#5)
Fade Away - Bruce Springsteen   (#20)
Feels So Right - Alabama   (#20)
Find Your Way Back - Jefferson Starship   (#29)
Fire and Ice - Pat Benatar   (#17)
Fool in Love with You - Jim Photoglo   (#25)
For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton   (#4)
Gemini Dream - The Moody Blues   (#12)
General Hospi-Tale - The Afternoon Delights   (#33)
Give It to Me Baby - Rick James   (#40)
Guilty - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb   (#3)
Guitar Man - Elvis Presley   (#28)
Hard To Say - Dan Fogelberg   (#7)
Harden My Heart - Quarterflash   (#3)
He's a Liar - Bee Gees   (#30)
Heart Like a Wheel - Steve Miller Band   (#24)
Heartbreak Hotel - The Jacksons   (#22)
Hearts - Marty Balin   (#8)
Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner   (#19)
Hello Again - Neil Diamond   (#6)
Her Town Too - James Taylor & J.D. Souther   (#11)
Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) - Air Supply   (#5)
Hold on Loosely - 38 Special   (#27)
Hold on Tight - Electric Light Orchestra   (#10)
Hooked on Classics - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   (#10)  (instrumental)
How 'Bout Us - Champaign   (#12)
I Can Take Care of Myself - Billy & The Beaters (Billy Vera)   (#39)
I Can't Stand It - Eric Clapton & His Band   (#10)
I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do) - Lulu   (#18)
I Don't Need You - Kenny Rogers   (#3)
I Love You - Climax Blues Band   (#12)
I Loved 'Em Every One - T.G. Sheppard   (#37)
I Missed Again - Phil Collins   (#19)
I Want You, I Need You - Chris Christian   (#37)
I Wouldn't Have Missed It for the World - Ronnie Milsap   (#20)
I'm in Love - Evelyn "Champagne" King   (#40)
I've Done Everything for You - Rick Springfield   (#8)
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins   (#19)
In the Dark - Billy Squier   (#35)
In Your Letter - REO Speedwagon   (#20)
Is It You - Lee Ritenour   (#15)
It's a Love Thing - The Whispers   (#28)
It's Now or Never - John Schneider   (#14)
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield   (#1)
Jones vs. Jones - Kool & The Gang   (#39)
Just Between You and Me - April Wine   (#21)
Just Once - Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram   (#17)
Just So Lonely - Get Wet   (#39)
Just the Two of Us - Grover Washington, Jr. with Bill Withers   (#2)
Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon   (#1)
Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates   (#1)
Lady (You Bring Me Up) - Commodores   (#8)
Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire   (#3)
A Life of Illusion - Joe Walsh   (#34)
Living in a Fantasy - Leo Sayer   (#23)
Living Inside Myself - Gino Vannelli   (#6)
Love Is Alright Tonite - Rick Springfield   (#20)
Love on a Two-Way Street - Stacy Lattisaw   (#26)
Love on the Rocks - Neil Diamond   (#2)
Love You Like I Never Loved Before - John O'Banion   (#24)
Me (Without You) - Andy Gibb   (#40)
Mister Sandman - Emmylou Harris   (#37)
Modern Girl - Sheena Easton   (#18)
More Than Just the Two of Us - Sneaker   (#34)
Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton   (#1)
My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone) - Chilliwack   (#22)
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross   (#33)
Nicole - Point Blank   (#39)
The Night Owls - Little River Band   (#6)
No Reply at All - Genesis   (#29)
Nobody Wins - Elton John   (#21)
Oh No - Commodores   (#4)
The Old Songs - Barry Manilow   (#15)
One Step Closer - The Doobie Brothers   (#24)
The One That You Love - Air Supply   (#1)
Our Lips Are Sealed - Go-Gos   (#20)
Physical - Olivia Newton-John   (#1)
The Party's Over (Hopelessly in Love) - Journey   (#34)
Poor Man's Son - Survivor   (#33)
Precious to Me - Phil Seymour   (#22)
Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates   (#1)
Promises In the Dark - Pat Benatar   (#38)
Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton   (#2)
Rapture - Blondie   (#1)
Really Wanna Know You - Gary Wright   (#16)
(Ghost) Riders In the Sky - The Outlaws   (#31)
Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through - Jim Steinman   (#32)
Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg   (#9)
Sausalito Summernight - Diesel   (#25)
Say Goodbye to Hollywood - Billy Joel   (#17)
Say What - Jesse Winchester   (#32)
Say You'll Be Mine - Christopher Cross   (#20)
Sea of Love - Del Shannon   (#33)
Seven Bridges Road - Eagles   (#21)
Seven Year Ache - Rosanne Cash   (#22)
Share Your Love with Me - Kenny Rogers   (#14)
She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) - Carl Carlton   (#22)
She's Got a Way - Billy Joel   (#23)
Since I Don't Have You - Don McLean   (#23)
Slow Hand - Pointer Sisters   (#2)
Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone) - John Denver   (#36)
Somebody's Knockin' - Terri Gibbs   (#13)
Someone Could Lose a Heart Tonight - Eddie Rabbitt   (#15)
Somewhere Down the Road - Barry Manilow   (#21)
Stars On 45 (Medley) - Stars On 45   (#1)
Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones   (#2)
Staying with It - Firefall   (#37)
Steal the Night - Stevie Woods   (#25)
Step by Step - Eddie Rabbitt   (#5)
Still Right Here in My Heart - Pure Prairie League   (#28)
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers   (#3)
Straight From the Heart - The Allman Brothers Band   (#39)
The Stroke - Billy Squier   (#17)
Stronger Than Before - Carole Bayer Sager   (#30)
Sukiyaki - A Taste of Honey   (#3)
Super Freak (Part 1) - Rick James   (#16)
Sweet Baby - Stanley Clarke & George Duke   (#19)
The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known) - Juice Newton   (#7)
Sweetheart - Franke & The Knockouts   (#10)
Take It Easy On Me - Little River Band   (#10)
Take It On the Run - REO Speedwagon   (#5)
Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) - Kool & The Gang   (#17)
Tell It Like It Is - Heart   (#8)
That Old Song - Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio   (#21)
The Theme from "Hill Street Blues" - Mike Post   (#10)  (instrumental)
Theme from "The Greatest American Hero" (Believe It or Not) - Joey Scarbury   (#2)
(There's) No Gettin' Over Me - Ronnie Milsap   (#5)
This Little Girl - Gary "U.S." Bonds   (#11)
Through the Years - Kenny Rogers   (#13)
The Tide Is High - Blondie   (#1)
Time - Alan Parsons Project   (#15)
Time Is Time - Andy Gibb   (#15)
Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan   (#22)
Too Much Time on My Hands - Styx   (#9)
Too Tight - Con Funk Shun   (#40)
Touch Me When We're Dancing - Carpenters   (#16)
Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar   (#18)
Tryin' to Live My Life Without You - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band   (#5)
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy   (#35)
Twilight - Electric Light Orchestra   (#38)
Two Hearts - Stephanie Mills featuring Teddy Pendergrass   (#40)
Urgent - Foreigner   (#4)
The Voice - The Moody Blues   (#15)
The Waiting - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers   (#19)
Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner   (#2)
Waiting on a Friend - The Rolling Stones   (#13)
Wasn't That a Party - The Rovers (The Irish Rovers)   (#37)
Watching the Wheels - John Lennon   (#10)
We're in This Love Together - Al Jarreau   (#15)
What Are We Doin' in Love - Dottie West with Kenny Rogers   (#14)
What Kind Of Fool - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb   (#10)
When She Was My Girl - Four Tops   (#11)
While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood   (#7)
Who Do You Think You're Foolin' - Donna Summer   (#40)
Who's Crying Now - Journey   (#4)
Why Do Fools Fall in Love? - Diana Ross   (#7)
The Winner Takes It All - Abba   (#8)
Winning - Santana   (#17)
Woman - John Lennon   (#2)
A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) - Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio   (#4)
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy   (#29)
Wrack My Brain - Ringo Starr   (#38)
You Better You Bet - The Who   (#18)
You Could Take My Heart Away - Silver Condor   (#32)
You Make My Dreams - Daryl Hall & John Oates   (#5)
You Saved My Soul - Burton Cummings   (#37)
You're My Girl - Franke & The Knockouts   (#27)
Young Turks - Rod Stewart   (#5)