Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “77 Survey” April 7, 1981

     New York’s Radio Station - WABC 77 - Survey/April 7, 1981     
                                                                  
 TW                                                             LW
  1. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon (Epic)    *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Rapture - Blondie (Chrysalis)                               2
  3. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton (RCA)                                 4
  4. Morning Train (Nine to Five) - Sheena Easton (EMI America)  5
  5. Woman - John Lennon (Geffen)                                7
  6. Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)            11
  7. The Best of Times - Styx (A&M)                             12
  8. The Tide is High - Blondie (Chrysalis)                      3
  9. Just the Two of Us -                                         
           Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers) (Elektra) 23
 10. Celebration - Kool & the Gang (De-Lite)                     6
 11. Don’t Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples (Mercury)       10
 12. Hello Again - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                        8
 13. Crying - Don McLean (Millennium)                            9
 14. Being With You - Smokey Robinson (Tamla)                   25
                                                                  
 15. Sukiyaki - A Taste of Honey (Capitol)                      --
 16. It’s a Love Thing - The Whispers (SOLAR)                   15
 17. Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton (Capitol)              16
 18. Together - Tierra (Boardwalk)                              21
 19. Watching the Wheels - John Lennon (Geffen)                 --
 20. The Winner Takes It All - ABBA (Atlantic)                  14
 21. Don’t Stand So Close to Me - The Police (A&M)              17
 22. While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood (Island)            13
 23. What Kind of Fool -                                          
                       Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb (Columbia) 20
 24. Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)                   22
 25. I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)             19
 26. I Can’t Stand It - Eric Clapton (RSO)                      28
 27. Her Town Too - James Taylor and J.D Souther (Columbia)     27
 28. Take It On the Run - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                 --
 29. Ain’t Even Done With the Night - John Cougar (Riva)        37
 30. How ‘Bout Us - Champaign (Columbia)                        --
 35. Somebody’s Knockin’ - Terri Gibbs (MCA)                    33
 38. Living Inside Myself - Gino Vannelli (Arista)              --
 39. Time Out of Mind - Steely Dan (MCA)                        32
 42. Since I Don’t Have You - Don McLean (Millennium)           HP
                                                                  
                        THE TOP TEN ALBUMS:                       
     Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon (Epic)                        
     Paradise Theater - Styx (A&M)                                
     Face Dances - The Who (Warner Brothers)                      
     Arc of a Diver - Steve Winwood (Island)                      
     Zenyatta Mondatta - The Police (A&M)                         
     Double Fantasy - John Lennon & Yoko Ono (Geffen)             
     Moving Pictures - Rush (Mercury)                             
     The Jazz Singer - Neil Diamond (Capitol)                     
     Autoamerican - Blondie (Chrysalis)                           
     Crimes of Passion - Pat Benatar (Chrysalis) 
 
 

NOTES: This is a text-only music 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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