Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” Week of March 3, 1981

     New York’s Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/March 3, 1981     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)        *5 weeks #1*  1
  2. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                     2
  3. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 3
  4. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                               4
  5. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                               7
  6. Love On the Rocks - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                 13
  7. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                  9
  8. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                                6
  9. I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)              5
 10. Guilty - Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia)          12
 11. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                       14
 12. Lady - Kenny Rogers (Liberty)                              11
 13. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  23
 14. Don’t Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)       10

 15. Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside (SOLAR)                        18
 16. It’s a Love Thing - The Whispers (SOLAR)                   22
 17. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                           15
 18. Passion - Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)                    17
 19. Bon Bon Vie (Gimme the Good Life) - T.S. Monk (Mirage)     40
 20. Fade Away - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                   32
 21. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             16
 22. (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon (Geffen)            8
 23. Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                   31
 24. Giving It Up For Your Love - Delbert McClinton (Capitol)   26
 25. A Little In Love - Cliff Richard (EMI America)             24
 26. United Together - Aretha Franklin (Arista)                 25
 27. Fly Away - Peter Allen (A&M)                               34
 28. Games People Play - The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)      35
 29. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)       21
 30. Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)             30
 31. I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)         28
 32. Don’t Stand So Close to Me - The Police (A&M)              27
 33. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 37
 34. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            38
 36. Living in a Fantasy - Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)          --
 37. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America) 52
 38. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan (MCA)                            42
 39. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            46
 40. Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner (Epic)                      --
 41. Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra) HP
 42. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        54
 43. Smoky Mountain Rain - Ronnie Milsap (RCA)                  51
 HP  Her Town Too - James Taylor and J.D Souther (Columbia)       
 HP  Precious to Me - Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)                    
 HP  Guitar Man - Elvis Presley (RCA)                             
 HP  One More Chance - Diana Ross (Motown)                        

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


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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