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This Day In Music, June 26th

On this day in 1982: American singer and One Hit Wonder Charlene was at #1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘I’ve Never Been To Me’. The song was recorded in 1976 and was reissued by Motown records in 1982 by which time Charlene had moved to England and was working in a sweet shop in Ilford, East London.

On the U.S. singles chart on this day back in 1982, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder were enjoying their SEVENTH (and final) week at #1 with ‘Ebony and Ivory.’ Here’s the complete Top 10 on the Billboard hot 100 from this day in 1982:

1 1 EBONY AND IVORY –•– Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder (Columbia)-12 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DON’T YOU WANT ME –•– The Human League (A&M)-17 (2)
3 3 ROSANNA –•– Toto (Columbia)-11 (3)
4 6 HEAT OF THE MOMENT –•– Asia (Geffen)-11 (4)
5 5 ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-17 (5)
6 9 HURTS SO GOOD –•– John Cougar (Riva)-10 (6)
7 7 CRIMSON AND CLOVER – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Boardwalk)-9 (7)
8 8 LET IT WHIP –•– The Dazz Band (Motown)-10 (8)
9 12 LOVE’S BEEN A LITTLE BIT HARD ON ME – Juice Newton (Capitol)-8 (9)
10 4 THE OTHER WOMAN –•– Ray Parker, Jr. (Arista)-15 (4)

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