Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” Week of February 24, 1981

   New York’s Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/February 24, 1981   

 TW                                                             LW
  1. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)        *4 weeks #1*  1
  2. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                     2
  3. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 9
  4. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                               3
  5. I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)             10
  6. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                                4
  7. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                               5
  8. (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon (Geffen)            7
  9. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 19
 10. Don’t Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)       38
 11. Lady - Kenny Rogers (Liberty)                               6
 12. Guilty - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia)           8
 13. Love On the Rocks - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                 13
 14. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                       25

 15. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                           12
 16. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             27
 17. Passion - Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)                    11
 18. Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside (SOLAR)                        --
 19. Every Woman In the World - Air Supply (Arista)             15
 20. De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - The Police (A&M)                17
 21. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)       14
 22. It’s a Love Thing - The Whispers (SOLAR)                   --
 23. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  29
 24. A Little In Love - Cliff Richard (EMI America)             26
 25. United Together - Aretha Franklin (Arista)                 24
 26. Giving It Up For Your Love - Delbert McClinton (Capitol)   30
 27. Don’t Stand So Close to Me - The Police (A&M)              --
 28. I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)         32
 29. Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                16
 30. Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)             21
 31. Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                   22
 32. Fade Away - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                   --
 33. I Made It Through the Rain - Barry Manilow (Arista)        18
 34. Fly Away - Peter Allen (A&M)                               33
 35. Games People Play - The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)      23
 36. More Than I Can Say - Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)          20
 37. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 31
 40. Bon Bon Vie (Gimme the Good Life) - T.S. Monk (Mirage)     --
 38. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            34
 42. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan (MCA)                            --
 45. Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner (Epic)                      36
 46. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            39
 47. It’s My Turn - Diana Ross (Motown)                         28
 51. Smoky Mountain Rain - Ronnie Milsap (RCA)                  41
 52. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America) HP
 54. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        40
 HP  Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra)   

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


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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