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Weekly Pop Top 30 for January 3, 1981

(Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon holds steady at its number one song peak. Neil Diamond becomes second on the top 20 this week with Love On The Rocks, up from 3. Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb and Guilty open number 2 by slipping to number 3 on the countdown.

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  1. (Just Like) Starting Over

    John Lennon
      (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon listen (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon listen (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon download  

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  2. Love On The Rocks

    Neil Diamond
      Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond listen Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond listen Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond download  

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  3. Guilty

    Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
      Guilty by Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb listen Guilty by Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb listen Guilty by Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb download  

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  4. The Tide Is High

    Blondie
      The Tide Is High by Blondie listen The Tide Is High by Blondie listen The Tide Is High by Blondie download  

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  5. Passion

    Rod Stewart
      Passion by Rod Stewart listen Passion by Rod Stewart listen Passion by Rod Stewart download  

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  6. Tell It Like It Is

    Heart
      Tell It Like It Is by Heart listen Tell It Like It Is by Heart listen Tell It Like It Is by Heart download  

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  7. I Made It Through The Rain

    Barry Manilow
      I Made It Through The Rain by Barry Manilow listen I Made It Through The Rain by Barry Manilow listen I Made It Through The Rain by Barry Manilow download  

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  8. Every Woman In The World

    Air Supply
      Every Woman In The World by Air Supply listen Every Woman In The World by Air Supply listen Every Woman In The World by Air Supply download  

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  9. Hey Nineteen

    Steely Dan
      Hey Nineteen by Steely Dan listen Hey Nineteen by Steely Dan listen Hey Nineteen by Steely Dan download  

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  10. Celebration

    Kool And The Gang
      Celebration by Kool And The Gang listen Celebration by Kool And The Gang listen Celebration by Kool And The Gang download  

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  11. Suddenly

    Olivia Newton-John And Cliff Richard
      Suddenly by Olivia Newton-John And Cliff Richard listen Suddenly by Olivia Newton-John And Cliff Richard listen Suddenly by Olivia Newton-John And Cliff Richard download  

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  12. De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da

    The Police
      De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da by The Police listen De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da by The Police listen De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da by The Police download  

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  13. Hungry Heart

    Bruce Springsteen
      Hungry Heart by Bruce Springsteen listen Hungry Heart by Bruce Springsteen listen Hungry Heart by Bruce Springsteen download  

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  14. One Step Closer

    The Doobie Brothers
      One Step Closer by The Doobie Brothers listen One Step Closer by The Doobie Brothers listen One Step Closer by The Doobie Brothers download  

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  15. I Love A Rainy Night

    Eddie Rabbitt
      I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt listen I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt listen I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt download  

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  16. Time Is Time

    Andy Gibb
      Time Is Time by Andy Gibb listen Time Is Time by Andy Gibb listen Time Is Time by Andy Gibb download  

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  17. More Than I Can Say

    Leo Sayer
      More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer listen More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer listen More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer download  

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  18. Together

    Tierra
      Together by Tierra listen Together by Tierra listen Together by Tierra download  

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  19. Lady

    Kenny Rogers
      Lady by Kenny Rogers listen Lady by Kenny Rogers listen Lady by Kenny Rogers download  

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  20. It's My Turn

    Diana Ross
      It's My Turn by Diana Ross listen It's My Turn by Diana Ross listen It's My Turn by Diana Ross download  

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  21. Miss Sun

    Boz Scaggs
      Miss Sun by Boz Scaggs listen Miss Sun by Boz Scaggs listen Miss Sun by Boz Scaggs download  

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  22. Hit Me With Your Best Shot

    Pat Benatar
      Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Pat Benatar listen Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Pat Benatar listen Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Pat Benatar download  

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  23. Same Old Lang Syne

    Dan Fogelberg
      Same Old Lang Syne by Dan Fogelberg listen Same Old Lang Syne by Dan Fogelberg listen Same Old Lang Syne by Dan Fogelberg download  

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  24. Giving It Up For Your Love

    Delbert McClinton
      Giving It Up For Your Love by Delbert McClinton listen Giving It Up For Your Love by Delbert McClinton listen Giving It Up For Your Love by Delbert McClinton download  

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  25. Never Be The Same

    Christopher Cross
      Never Be The Same by Christopher Cross listen Never Be The Same by Christopher Cross listen Never Be The Same by Christopher Cross download  

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  26. Keep On Loving You

    REO Speedwagon
      Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon listen Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon listen Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon download  

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  27. My Mother's Eyes

    Bette Midler
      My Mother's Eyes by Bette Midler listen My Mother's Eyes by Bette Midler listen  

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  28. Cold Love

    Donna Summer
      Cold Love by Donna Summer listen Cold Love by Donna Summer listen  

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  29. Girls Can Get It

    Dr. Hook
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  30. Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

    The Korgis
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