US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending May 28th, 1983
Welp. A day late and a a dollar short this week due to the holiday. Sorry about that…
- Irene Cara starts a six week run at #1 with “Flashdance… What A Feeling”.
- Lot’s of new entries on the chart this week including some 80’staples like “Our House” by Madness and “Come Dancing” by the Kinks.
- Ronnie Milsap’s single “Stranger In My House” tops out this week at 23. While it reached higher on other charts, it stalls out here because some radio stations refused to play the song due to radio personnel believing it’s guitar solo sounds too much like Led Zepplin. Some stations go as far as to edit out the solo but still don’t give it substantial airplay. This lost air time keeps it from going any higher on the chart. It’s personally my favorite Ronnie Milsap song for two reasons: his voice and, you guessed it, that guitar solo.