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Billboard Hot 100

Week of October 8, 1988

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Love Bites

      Def Leppard
    • 2
    • 1
    • 9
      • 2
      • 1
      • 9
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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

  • 2
    • Red Red Wine

      UB40
    • 5
    • 2
    • 24
      • 5
      • 2
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

N.L.Diamond

Producer(s):

UB40, R.P.Falconer

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 3
    • Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail")

      Bobby McFerrin
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.McFerrin

Producer(s):

L.Goldstein

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Cheap Trick
    • 6
    • 4
    • 11
      • 6
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

O.Blackwell, E.Presley

Producer(s):

R.Zito

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 5
    • One Good Woman

      Peter Cetera
    • 4
    • 4
    • 12
      • 4
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

P.Cetera, P.Leonard

Producer(s):

P.Leonard, P.Cetera

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Full Moon/Warner Bros.

  • 6
    • Groovy Kind Of Love

      Phil Collins
    • 14
    • 6
    • 6
      • 14
      • 6
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.Wine, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

P.Collins, A.Dudley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • I'll Always Love You

      Taylor Dayne
    • 3
    • 3
    • 18
      • 3
      • 3
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

J.George

Producer(s):

R.Wake

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 8
    • I Hate Myself For Loving You

      Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
    • 8
    • 8
    • 16
      • 8
      • 8
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

J.Jett, D.Child

Producer(s):

D.Child, K.Laguna

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackheart/Epic

  • 9
    • What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)

      Information Society
    • 10
    • 9
    • 13
      • 10
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Reprise

  • 10
    • Please Don't Go Girl

      New Kids On The Block
    • 12
    • 10
    • 16
      • 12
      • 10
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

M.Starr

Producer(s):

M.Starr

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 11
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Bobby Brown
    • 15
    • 11
    • 12
      • 15
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 12
    • Fallen Angel

      Poison
    • 16
    • 12
    • 11
      • 16
      • 12
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

T.Werman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Enigma/Capitol

  • 13
    • Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?

      Steve Winwood
    • 18
    • 13
    • 8
      • 18
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Winwood, W.Jennings

Producer(s):

S.Winwood, T.Lord-Alge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 14
    • Forever Young

      Rod Stewart
    • 21
    • 14
    • 10
      • 21
      • 14
      • 10
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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.

  • 15
    • True Love

      Glenn Frey
    • 20
    • 15
    • 8
      • 20
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

G.L.Frey, J.Tempchin

Producer(s):

E.Scheiner, G.Frey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 16
    • Sweet Child O' Mine

      Guns N' Roses
    • 7
    • 1
    • 16
      • 7
      • 1
      • 16
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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
  • 17
    • If It Isn't Love

      New Edition
    • 11
    • 7
    • 15
      • 11
      • 7
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 18
    • Never Tear Us Apart

      INXS
    • 26
    • 18
    • 9
      • 26
      • 18
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Farriss, M.Hutchence

Producer(s):

C.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 19
    • The Loco-Motion

      Kylie Minogue
    • 28
    • 19
    • 7
      • 28
      • 19
      • 7
  • 20
    • Wild, Wild West

      The Escape Club
    • 27
    • 20
    • 8
      • 27
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

The Escape Club

Producer(s):

C.Kimsey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Chains Of Love

      Erasure
    • 25
    • 21
    • 11
      • 25
      • 21
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

V.Clarke, A.E.Bell

Producer(s):

S.Hague

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Reprise

  • 22
    • One Moment In Time

      Whitney Houston
    • 29
    • 22
    • 5
      • 29
      • 22
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.L.Hammond, J.Bettis

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Simply Irresistible

      Robert Palmer
    • 9
    • 2
    • 15
      • 9
      • 2
      • 15
  • 24
    • What You See Is What You Get

      Brenda K. Starr
    • 24
    • 24
    • 10
      • 24
      • 24
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.Broughton Lunt, A.Stead

Producer(s):

S.Broughton Lunt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 25
    • Kokomo (From"Cocktail" )

      The Beach Boys
    • 31
    • 25
    • 6
      • 31
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.E.Love, T.Melcher, J.Phillips, S.MacKenzie

Producer(s):

T.Melcher

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 26
    • Bad Medicine

      Bon Jovi
    • 34
    • 26
    • 3
      • 34
      • 26
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Bon Jovi, R.Sambora, D.Child

Producer(s):

B.Fairbairn

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 27
    • A Nightmare On My Street

      D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 19
    • 15
    • 11
      • 19
      • 15
      • 11
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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

  • 28
    • Nobody's Fool (Theme From "Caddyshack II")

      Kenny Loggins
    • 17
    • 8
    • 14
      • 17
      • 8
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

K.C.Loggins, M.Towers

Producer(s):

D.Lambert

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 29
    • Staying Together

      Debbie Gibson
    • 23
    • 22
    • 10
      • 23
      • 22
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Gibson

Producer(s):

F.Zarr, D.Gibson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 30
    • It Would Take A Strong Strong Man

      Rick Astley
    • 13
    • 10
    • 13
      • 13
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Stock, M.Aitken, P.Waterman

Producer(s):

Stock, Aitken, Waterman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 31
    • Superstitious

      Europe
    • 32
    • 31
    • 9
      • 32
      • 31
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Tempest

Producer(s):

R.Nevison

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 32
    • Another Lover

      Giant Steps
    • 35
    • 32
    • 8
      • 35
      • 32
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Campsie, G.McFarlane, G.Cole

Producer(s):

G.Cole

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 33
    • Time And Tide

      Basia
    • 33
    • 33
    • 12
      • 33
      • 33
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Trzetrzelewska, D.White

Producer(s):

Basia, D.White

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 34
    • Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)

      Cinderella
    • 38
    • 34
    • 6
      • 38
      • 34
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.Keifer

Producer(s):

A.Johns, T.Keifer, E.Brittingham

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 35
    • Indestructible

      Four Tops
    • 37
    • 35
    • 8
      • 37
      • 35
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Sandstrom, M.Price

Producer(s):

B.Sandstrom

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 36
    • How Can I Fall?

      Breathe
    • 40
    • 36
    • 5
      • 40
      • 36
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Glasper, M.Lillington

Producer(s):

B.Sargeant

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 37
    • Desire

      U2
    • 50
    • 37
    • 2
      • 50
      • 37
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Iovine

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Perfect World

      Huey Lewis & The News
    • 22
    • 3
    • 13
      • 22
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

A.Call

Producer(s):

Huey Lewis & The News

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI