Summer Chart Flashback: Summer Singles 1983

Our journey through HERC's Favorite Decade Of Music 1974-1983 - the Summer Singles - concludes today as he presents the Top 45 Singles from Billboard's Hot 100 for the Summer of 1983.  All told, 108 singles made the weekly Top 45 from May 28th through September 3rd.  Only one song (#6, below) stuck it out for all 15 weeks and only three songs sat in the top spot as the Summer played out.  How many of these do you remember from that Summer thirty-one years ago?

Did you miss any of HERC's Summer Singles Countdowns?
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45Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams
44All This Love - DeBarge
43Baby Jane - Rod Stewart
42Take Me To Heart - Quarterflash
41Lawyers In Love - Jackson Browne
40Don't Cry - Asia
39The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats
381999 - Prince
37Hot Girls In Love - Loverboy
36China Girl - David Bowie
35Tell Her About It - Billy Joel
34Human Nature - Michael Jackson
33Straight From The Heart - Bryan Adams
32Solitaire - Laura Branigan
31I'm Still Standing - Elton John
30(Keep Feeling) Fascination - Human League
29She's A Beauty - The Tubes
28Faithfully - Journey
27Puttin' On The Ritz - Taco
26Little Red Corvette - Prince
25Our House - Madness
24I'll Tumble 4 Ya - Culture Club
23Always Something There To Remind Me - Naked Eyes
22Come Dancing - The Kinks*
21It's A Mistake - Men At Work
20Too Shy - Kajagoogoo
19Family Man - Hall & Oates
18Affair Of The Heart - Rick Springfield
17She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
16Beat It - Michael Jackson
15Is There Something I Should Know - Duran Duran
14My Love - Lionel Richie
13Wanna Be Startin' Something - Michael Jackson
12She Works Hard For The Money - Donna Summer
11Let's Dance - David Bowie
10Stand Back - Stevie Nicks
9Maniac - Michael Sembello
8Don't Let It End - Styx
7Overkill - Men At Work
6Never Gonna Let You Go - Sergio Mendes
5Time - Culture Club
4Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
3Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
2Flashdance...What A Feeling - Irene Cara
1Every Breath You Take - The Police
*only song missing from playlist below

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