LTDWelcome to another week of Uncle Bing’s favorite tunes. This week there was much turbulence at the top of the charts as Gene Cotton falls from the top after only two weeks. Our new number one song leaps from number five last week. It is LTD with their smash hit from 1977, “Back in Love Again.” LTD’s Lead singer, Jeffrey Osborne, would go on to have a solo hit in 1982 with the top-five smash, “On the Wings of Love”.

Elsewhere in the Top Ten, we have Taco and Modern English creeping towards number one, but I doubt they can make it. Walter Murphy and Prozzak break the top ten barrier and are moving up fast.

The top debut song this week starts off at number 13 and it’s by The New Seekers. Other debut songs are by The Police, Dire Straits, and Todd Rundgren.

I’ll add some links to some of the songs to their youtube videos. For the record, note that Toto’s song “99″ is not about Barbara Feldon on “Get Smart”, but about falling in love with a futuristic robot. See y’all next week!

LW TW — Week 19
5  1 – LTD – Back In Love Again
3  2 – Taco – Putting On The Ritz
4  3 – Modern English – I Melt With You
1  4 – Gene Cotton – You Got Me Runnin
7  5 – Steel Breeze – You Don’t Want Me Anymore
6  6 – Tom Petty – Free Falling
2  7 – Vampire Weekend – Diplomat’s Son
11  8 – 5000 Volts – I’m On Fire
14  9 – Walter Murphy – A Fifth Of Beethoven
16 10 – Prozzak – Sucks To Be You
18 11 – Gene Pitney – It Hurts To Be In Love
22 12 – Naked Eyes – Always Something There To Remind Me
– 13 – New Seekers – Hey There Georgie Girl
12 14 – The Killers – Human (Armin Van Buren Club Mix)
13 15 – The Art of Noise – Paranoimia
8 16 – Exile – How Could This Go Wrong
9 17 – ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You
24 18 – Larry Elgart – Hooked On Swing
21 19 – Toto – 99
10 20 – Bananarama – Venus
– 21 – The Police – Every Little Thing
15 22 – Electric Light Orchestra – Rock and Roll is King
19 23 – Phil Lynott – Old Town
– 24 – Dire Straits – Twisting By The Pool
– 25 – Todd Rundgren – Bang On The Drum All Day
(LW = Last Week, TW = This Week)

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