Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” Week of February 18, 1981

   New York’s Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/18 February 1981   

 TW                                                             LW
  1. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)        *3 weeks #1*  1
  2. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                     2
  3. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                               7
  4. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                               12
  5. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                               3
  6. Lady - Kenny Rogers (Liberty)                               6
  7. (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon (Geffen)            4
  8. Guilty - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia)           5
  9. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 9
 10. I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)             14
 11. Passion - Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)                    11
 12. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                           18
 13. Love On the Rocks - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                  8
 14. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)       10

 15. Every Woman In the World - Air Supply (Arista)             13
 16. Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                15
 17. De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - The Police (A&M)                16
 18. I Made It Through the Rain - Barry Manilow (Arista)        28
 19. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 21
 20. More Than I Can Say - Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)          25
 21. Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)             26
 22. Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                   27
 23. Games People Play - The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)      29
 24. United Together - Aretha Franklin (Arista)                 22
 25. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                       32
 26. A Little In Love - Cliff Richard (EMI America)             34
 27. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             30
 28. It’s My Turn - Diana Ross (Motown)                         24
 29. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  17
 30. Giving It Up For Your Love - Delbert McClinton (Capitol)   20
 31. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 37
 32. I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)         19
 33. Fly Away - Peter Allen (A&M)                               23
 34. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            39
 35. Miss Sun - Boz Scaggs (Columbia)                           31
 36. Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner (Epic)                      40
 38. Don’t Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)       HP
 39. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            HP
 40. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        HP
 41. Smoky Mountain Rain - Ronnie Milsap (RCA)                  HP
 42. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America) HP

                        THE TOP TEN ALBUMS:                       
     Double Fantasy - John Lennon & Yoko Ono (Geffen)             
     Crimes of Passion - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                  
     Zenyatta Mondatta - The Police (A&M)                         
     Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                        
     Paradise Theater - Styx (A&M)                                
     Autoamerican - Blondie (Chrysalis)                           
     Guilty - Barbra Streisand (Columbia)                         
     Back In Black - AC/DC (Atlantic)                             
     Kenny Rogers’ Greatest Hits - Kenny Rogers (Liberty)         
     The Jazz Singer - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                     

SPECIAL NOTE:  The survey was issued a day late this week, on 
Wednesday, 18 February, due to the President’s Day holiday.
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