Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” Week of June 9, 1981

      New York's Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey June 9, 1981     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes (EMI America)   *3 weeks #1*  1
  2. Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)  4
  3. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America)  3
  4. Sukiyaki - A Taste of Honey (Capitol)                       6
  5. Being With You - Smokey Robinson (Tamla)                    5
  6. A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) -                      
                              Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio (Arista)  8
  7. Stars on 45 - Stars on 45 (Radio)                           7
  8. All Those Years Ago - George Harrison (Dark Horse)         10
  9. How Bout Us - Champaign (Columbia)                        11
 10. Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton (Capitol)               9
 11. This Little Girl - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (EMI America)         18
 12. What Cha' Gonna Do For Me - Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers)   13
 13. Two Hearts -                                                 
     Stephanie Mills featuring Teddy Pendergrass (20th Century) 21
 14. America - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                           12

 15. Give it to Me Baby - Rick James (Gordy)                    --
 16. Paradise - Change (RFC/Atlantic)                           17
 17. Try It Out - Gino Soccio (Atlantic)                        20
 18. Take It On the Run - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 16
 19. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            14
 20. Night (Feel Like Getting Down) - Billy Ocean (Epic)        23
 21. Living Inside Myself - Gino Vannelli (Arista)              25
 22. The One That You Love - Air Supply (Arista)                32
 23. What Are We Doin' in Love -                                  
                      Dottie West (with Kenny Rogers) (Liberty) 24
 24. You Make My Dreams - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)         31
 25. Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield (RCA)                     --
 26. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 26
 27. Boy from New York City - The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic) 28
 28. Yearning For Your Love - The Gap Band (Mercury)            --
 29. I Love You - The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)       29
 30. Watching the Wheels - John Lennon (Geffen)                 22
 31. Since I Don?t Have You - Don McLean (Millennium)           30
 35. Hard Times - James Taylor (Columbia)                       38
 37. Fool in Love With You - Jim Photoglo (20th Century)        --
 38. Is It You - Lee Ritenour (Elektra)                         41
 HP  I Don't Need You - Kenny Rogers (Liberty)                    
 EX  Willie, Mickey and "The Duke" (Talkin' Baseball) -           
                                       Terry Cashman (Lifesong)   
 EX  Angela - Bob James (Tappan Zee)                              
     Her Town Too - James Taylor and J.D Souther (Columbia)       

SPECIAL NOTE:  Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce (MCA) drops off the 
survey from #2, an unprecedented move on WABC.  Could this have 
been another case of WABC banning the record, a la Napoleon XIV, 
or did the record just burn out that quickly?


NOTE: This is a text-only survey. The song titles and artists shown above are presented exactly as they are shown on the printed survey. Any typos, spelling errors and/or other anomalies are as they appear on the printed sheet.

 

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