US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending September 24, 1983
- After two weeks at #1, Michael Sembello is knocked out of the top spot by Billy Joel.
- “Islands In The Stream” is quickly moving up the charts. It’s a song written by the Bee Gees and sung by American country music artists Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. Named after the Ernest Hemingway novel, it was originally written for Marvin Gaye in an R&B style, only later to be changed for the Kenny Rogers album.