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Billboard Hot 100

Week of September 3, 1988

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  • 1
    • Monkey

      George Michael
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Michael

Producer(s):

G.Michael, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 2
    • Sweet Child O' Mine

      Guns N' Roses
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

W.B.Rose, Jr., J.Isbell, S.Hudson, Duff McKagan, S.Adler

Producer(s):

M.Clink

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Simply Irresistible

      Robert Palmer
    • 5
    • 3
    • 10
      • 5
      • 3
      • 10
  • 4
    • I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That

      Elton John
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.John, B.J.P.Taupin

Producer(s):

C.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 5
    • I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love

      Chicago
    • 3
    • 3
    • 14
      • 3
      • 3
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren, A.L.Hammond

Producer(s):

R.Nevison

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise

  • 6
    • Perfect World

      Huey Lewis & The News
    • 8
    • 6
    • 8
      • 8
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Call

Producer(s):

Huey Lewis & The News

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI

  • 7
    • Fast Car

      Tracy Chapman
    • 6
    • 6
    • 14
      • 6
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

T.L.Chapman

Producer(s):

D.Kershenbaum

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 8
    • When It's Love

      Van Halen
    • 13
    • 8
    • 10
      • 13
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Eddie, Alex, Sammy, Mike

Producer(s):

Van Halen, D.Landee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 9
    • If It Isn't Love

      New Edition
    • 15
    • 9
    • 10
      • 15
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 10
    • I'll Always Love You

      Taylor Dayne
    • 16
    • 10
    • 13
      • 16
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.George

Producer(s):

R.Wake

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 11
    • Love Will Save The Day

      Whitney Houston
    • 9
    • 9
    • 10
      • 9
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Toni C.

Producer(s):

J.Benitez

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 12
    • Another Part Of Me

      Michael Jackson
    • 17
    • 12
    • 7
      • 17
      • 12
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 13
    • Nobody's Fool (Theme From "Caddyshack II")

      Kenny Loggins
    • 18
    • 13
    • 9
      • 18
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.C.Loggins, M.Towers

Producer(s):

D.Lambert

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 14
    • It Would Take A Strong Strong Man

      Rick Astley
    • 20
    • 14
    • 8
      • 20
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Stock, M.Aitken, P.Waterman

Producer(s):

Stock, Aitken, Waterman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 15
    • Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail")

      Bobby McFerrin
    • 25
    • 15
    • 6
      • 25
      • 15
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

B.McFerrin

Producer(s):

L.Goldstein

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Roll With It

      Steve Winwood
    • 7
    • 1
    • 13
      • 7
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

S.Winwood, W.Jennings

Producer(s):

S.Winwood, T.Lord-Alge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 17
    • One Good Woman

      Peter Cetera
    • 22
    • 17
    • 7
      • 22
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

P.Cetera, P.Leonard

Producer(s):

P.Leonard, P.Cetera

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Full Moon/Warner Bros.

  • 18
    • 1-2-3

      Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
    • 10
    • 3
    • 14
      • 10
      • 3
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

G.M.Estefan, E.Garcia

Producer(s):

Emilio And The Jerks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 19
    • All Fired Up

      Pat Benatar
    • 19
    • 19
    • 10
      • 19
      • 19
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Tolhurst, P.Giraldo, M.Grombacher

Producer(s):

K.Forsey, N.Geraldo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI

  • 20
    • Hands To Heaven

      Breathe
    • 12
    • 2
    • 21
      • 12
      • 2
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 21
    • I Hate Myself For Loving You

      Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
    • 26
    • 21
    • 11
      • 26
      • 21
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Jett, D.Child

Producer(s):

D.Child, K.Laguna

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackheart/Epic

  • 22
    • Make Me Lose Control

      Eric Carmen
    • 11
    • 3
    • 16
      • 11
      • 3
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

E.Carmen, D.Pitchford

Producer(s):

J.Ienner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 23
    • Here With Me

      REO Speedwagon
    • 24
    • 23
    • 11
      • 24
      • 23
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Cronin, R.Braun

Producer(s):

K.Olsen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 24
    • Love Bites

      Def Leppard
    • 30
    • 24
    • 4
      • 30
      • 24
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.Clark, P.Collen, Elliott, R.J.Lange, R.Savage

Producer(s):

R.J.Lange

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 25
    • Sign Your Name

      Terence Trent D'Arby
    • 14
    • 4
    • 15
      • 14
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

T.T.D'Arby

Producer(s):

M.Ware, T.T.D'Arby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 26
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Cheap Trick
    • 32
    • 26
    • 6
      • 32
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

O.Blackwell, E.Presley

Producer(s):

R.Zito

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 27
    • Please Don't Go Girl

      New Kids On The Block
    • 28
    • 27
    • 11
      • 28
      • 27
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Starr

Producer(s):

M.Starr

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 28
    • A Nightmare On My Street

      D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 34
    • 28
    • 6
      • 34
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

W.Smith, J.Townes, P.Harris

Producer(s):

D.J. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, B.New, P.Harris

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 29
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Bobby Brown
    • 36
    • 29
    • 7
      • 36
      • 29
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 30
    • Hold On To The Nights

      Richard Marx
    • 21
    • 1
    • 16
      • 21
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

R.Marx

Producer(s):

R.Marx, D.Cole

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 31
    • I Don't Want To Be A Hero

      Johnny Hates Jazz
    • 31
    • 31
    • 9
      • 31
      • 31
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.Datchler

Producer(s):

C.Hayes, M.Nocito

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 32
    • Fallen Angel

      Poison
    • 38
    • 32
    • 6
      • 38
      • 32
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

B.Dall, C.C.DeVille, B.Michaels, R.Rockett

Producer(s):

T.Werman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Enigma/Capitol

  • 33
    • What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)

      Information Society
    • 40
    • 33
    • 8
      • 40
      • 33
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Reprise

  • 34
    • Staying Together

      Debbie Gibson
    • 42
    • 34
    • 5
      • 42
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Gibson

Producer(s):

F.Zarr, D.Gibson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 35
    • Look Out Any Window

      Bruce Hornsby & The Range
    • 39
    • 35
    • 7
      • 39
      • 35
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Hornsby, J.Hornsby

Producer(s):

N.Dorfsman, B.Hornsby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 36
    • Red Red Wine

      UB40
    • 52
    • 34
    • 19
      • 52
      • 34
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

N.L.Diamond

Producer(s):

UB40, R.P.Falconer

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 37
    • Missed Opportunity

      Daryl Hall John Oates
    • 29
    • 29
    • 9
      • 29
      • 29
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates, S.Allen

Producer(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates, T.Wolk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 38
    • Sayin' Sorry (Don't Make It Right)

      Denise Lopez
    • 33
    • 31
    • 13
      • 33
      • 31
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

E.Li, D.Bowler

Producer(s):

J.Morales, S.Munzibai

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vendeta/A&M

  • 39
    • Just Got Paid

      Johnny Kemp
    • 27
    • 10
    • 17
      • 27
      • 10
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

J.Kemp, G.Griffin

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, J.Kemp

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 40
    • What You See Is What You Get

      Brenda K. Starr
    • 47
    • 40
    • 5
      • 47
      • 40
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.Broughton Lunt, A.Stead

Producer(s):

S.Broughton Lunt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 41
    • Forever Young

      Rod Stewart
    • 48
    • 41
    • 5
      • 48
      • 41
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Stewart, J.Cregan, K.Savigar

Producer(s):

R.Stewart, A.Taylor, B.Edwards

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 42
    • Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?

      Steve Winwood
    • 51
    • 42
    • 3
      • 51
      • 42
      • 3
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Songwriter(s)