WABC Survey/16 February 1982
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Survey collected and contributed by Ken Williamson
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TW LW 2. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA) 1 3. Physical - Olivia Newton-John (MCA) 2 4. Through the Years - Kenny Rogers (Liberty) 3 6. Hooked On Classics - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RCA) 5 7. That Girl - Stevie Wonder (Tamla) 13 11. Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner (Atlantic) 9 12. Turn Your Love Around - George Benson (Warner Brothers) 8 13. You Could Have Been With Me - Sheena Easton (EMI America) 14 14. I Wouldn't Have Missed It For the World - Ronnie Milsap (RCA) 15 15. Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA) 12 16. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Diana Ross (RCA) 10 17. My Guy - Sister Sledge (Cotillion) 22 18. Daddy's Home - Cliff Richard (EMI America) 25 19. Comin' In and Out of Your Life - Barbra Streisand (Columbia) 19 20. Trouble - Lindsey Buckingham (Asylum) 23 21. Sweet Dreams - Air Supply (Arista) 32 22. Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks (with Don Henley) (Modern) 17 23. Cool Night - Paul Davis (Arista) 16 24. Take It Easy On Me - Little River Band (Capitol) 33 25. Open Arms - Journey (Columbia) 30 27. Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) - Air Supply (Arista) 21 28. She's Got a Way - Billy Joel (Columbia) 27 29. Someone Could Lose a Heart Tonight - Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra) 26 30. Yesterday's Songs - Neil Diamond (Columbia) 24 34. Leader of the Band - Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon) 34 35. Somewhere Down the Road - Barry Manilow (Arista) 29 36. Should I Do It - The Pointer Sisters (Planet) HP HP Chariots of Fire-Titles - Vangelis (Polydor) SPECIAL NOTE: For the second time (third week) in its Top 40 history, there is no #1 on WABC's chart! Most WABC survey aficionados contend that this week's #1 would probably have been "Centerfold" by the J. Geils Band, on the EMI America label, a song never played by WABC, as it had softened its format to a more Adult Contemporary sound by early 1982.
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