Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” March 17, 1981

     New York’s Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/March 17, 1981    

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                  *1 week #1*  3
  2. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)                      1
  3. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 2
  4. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                     5
  5. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                  8
  6. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                                4
  7. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            22
  8. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                            9
  9. I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)             11
 10. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                       12
 11. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America) 31
 12. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                               6
 13. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             13
 14. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  10

 15. Don’t Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)        7
 16. It’s a Love Thing - The Whispers (SOLAR)                   14
 17. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 21
 18. Don’t Stand So Close to Me - The Police (A&M)              17
 19. Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside (SOLAR)                        15
 20. Bon Bon Vie (Gimme the Good Life) - T.S. Monk (Mirage)     --
 21. Giving It Up For Your Love - Delbert McClinton (Capitol)   29
 22. Fade Away - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                   23
 23. Fly Away - Peter Allen (A&M)                               16
 24. United Together - Aretha Franklin (Arista)                 32
 25. I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)         18
 26. A Little In Love - Cliff Richard (EMI America)             30
 27. Every Woman In the World - Air Supply (Arista)             24
 28. Games People Play - The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)      20
 29. Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                   26
 30. Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra) 37
 31. Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton (Capitol)              HP
 32. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            36
 33. I Made It Through the Rain - Barry Manilow (Arista)        27
 34. Hearts On Fire - Randy Meisner (Epic)                      34
 35. De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - The Police (A&M)                28
 36. Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)                25
 37. Living in a Fantasy - Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)          33
 38. I Can’t Stand It - Eric Clapton (RSO)                      HP
 39. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan (MCA)                            19
 40. Memories - Tierra (Boardwalk)                              HP
 41. Her Town Too - James Taylor and J.D Souther (Columbia)     42
 42. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        40
 43. Precious to Me - Phil Seymour (Boardwalk)                  41
 HP  Somebody’s Knockin’ - Terri Gibbs (MCA)                      
 HP  Being With You - Smokey Robinson (Tamla)                     
 HP  Who Do You Think You’re Foolin’ - Donna Summer (Geffen)      
 HP  Ain’t Even Done With the Night - John Cougar (Riva)          

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


NOTES: 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. Some formatting may have been done to allow survey to display properly on the blog.

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