Tuesday, July 18, 2017

US Top 20 Singles: w/e July 23, 1988

Due to exposure in the massively popular Dirty Dancing movie, The Contours pulled off the rare feat of entering the top 20 again with the same song 26 years after its initial chart impact. "Do You Love Me" originally reached #3 on the pop charts in 1962 and came close to entering the top 10 again in 1988, entering the top 20 on this anniversary week at #17 and eventually hitting a peak of #11. The song was prominently featured in the movie, though it was not on the original 1987 Dirty Dancing soundtrack release. However, after the strong commercial success of that album, it was included on the followup "More Dirty Dancing" album.

  • 1 The Colour Of Love by Billy Ocean
  • 2 Lost In You by Rod Stewart
  • 3 I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love by Chicago
  • 4 Do You Love Me by The Contours
  • 5 Paradise by Sade
  • 6 Just Got Paid by Johnny Kemp
  • 7 I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That by Elton John
  • 8 Nite And Day by Al B. Sure!
  • 9 Parents Just Don't Understand by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  • 10 1-2-3 by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  • 11 Rush Hour by Jane Wiedlin
  • 12 Sign Your Name by Terence Trent D'Arby
  • 13 Mercedes Boy by Pebbles
  • 14 Make Me Lose Control by Eric Carmen
  • 15 Hands To Heaven by Breathe
  • 16 The Flame by Cheap Trick
  • 17 Roll With It by Steve Winwood
  • 18 New Sensation by INXS
  • 19 Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard
  • 20 Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx

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