CKLW Chart Book by David Kelly (c)2021 David Kelly

      R    
           
  Year   Eddie Rabbitt    
  Rank Debut 1979 Peak  
    Jun. 26 Suspicions 11  
           
      1980    
  34 Aug. 26 Drivin' My Life Away 4  
1981 30 Dec. 2 I Love A Rainy Night 5  
           
      1981    
    Jul. 21 Step By Step 11  
    Nov. 17 Someone Could Lose A Heart Tonight 23  
           
  Year   Eddie Rabbitt With Crystal Gayle    
  Rank Debut 1982 Peak  
  43 Sep. 28 You And I 7  
           
           
      The Raes   CanCon
    Debut 1977 Peak  
    Jul. 19 Que Sera Sera HB  
    Dec. 6 All Kinds Of People HB  
           
      1978    
    Oct. 31 A Little Lovin' (Keeps The Doctor Away) HB  
           
      1979    
    Jun. 12 Don't Turn Around HB  
           
      1980    
    Jun. 3 Two Hearts HB  
    Sep. One Sided Love Affair (album cut) HB  
           
           
  Year   Gerry Rafferty   also see: Stealers Wheel
  Rank Debut 1978 Peak  
  11 May 2 Baker Street 2  
    Sep. 5 Right Down The Line 12  
           
      1979    
    Jun. 5 Days Gone Down (Still Got The Light In Your Eyes) 20  
           
          also see: Charity Brown
      Rain   CanCon
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Oct. 4 Out Of My Mind HB  
           
           
      Ram   CanCon
    Debut 1980 Peak  
    Sep. Love You Girl HB  
           
           
  Year   Ram Jam    
  Rank Debut 1977 Peak  
  10 Jul. 19 Black Betty #1 (5 wks)  
           
           
      Rare Earth    
    Debut 1970 Peak  
    Apr. 27 Get Ready 13  
    Aug. 17 (I Know) I'm Losing You 11  
    Dec. 14 Born To Wander 20  
           
      1971    
    Aug. 2 I Just Want To Celebrate 20  
    Nov. 15 Hey Big Brother 24  
           
      1972    
    Oct. 30 Good Time Sally HB  
          Rascals see Young Rascals
           
      Raspberries   also see:  Eric Carmen
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Jul. 24 Go All The Way 19  
    Dec. 5 I Wanna Be With You 21  
           
           
      The Rationals    
    Debut 1968 Peak  
    Jan. 23 I Need You 9  
           
           
  Year   Lou Rawls    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
    Apr. 11 Dead End Street 6  
           
      1969    
  79 Jul. 22 Your Good Thing (Is About To End ) 8  
           
      1971    
  65 Aug. 2 A Natural Man 5  
           
      1976    
  #1 May 4 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine #1 wks)6  
           
      1979    
    Jul. 3 Let Me Be Good To You 11  
           
           
      Ray, Goodman & Brown   also see: The Moments
    Debut 1980 Peak  
    Feb. 12 Special Lady 16  
           
           
  Year   Raydio / Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio* / Ray Parker, Jr.**    
  Rank Debut 1977 Peak  
1978 69 Dec. 6 Jack And Jill 8  
           
      1979    
  75 Mar. 15 You Can't Change That 10  
           
  Rank Debut 1980 Peak  
  80 May 6 Two Places At The Same Time 11*  
           
      1981    
  38 Apr. 14 A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) 5*  
    Jul. 28 That Old Song 26*  
           
  Rank Debut 1982 Peak  
  25 Mar. 9 The Other Woman 4**  
    Nov. 23 Bad Boy 15**  
           
           
      Chris Rea    
    Debut 1978 Peak  
    Aug. 1 Fool (If You Think It's Over) 17  
           
           
      Red Rider   CanCon
    Debut 1980 Peak  
    Feb. Avenue "A" HB  
    Jun. 24 Look Out Again/Don't Fight It HB  
    Oct. How's My Little Girl Tonight (album cut) HB  
           
      1981    
    Aug. What Have You Got To Do (To Get Off Tonight) HB  
           
      1982    
    Feb. Cowboys In Hong Kong (As Far As Siam) HB MAL
           
           
  Year   Redbone    
  Rank Debut 1971 Peak  
    Jul. 19 Maggie 28  
           
      1974    
  9 Apr. 16 Come And Get Your Love #1 (2 wks)  
           
           
      Toby Redd   CanCon
    Debut 1980 Peak  
    Nov. My Life HB  
           
           
  Year   Otis Redding    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
    May 4 Shake 26  
           
      1968    
  35 Jan. 9 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay 2  
    Apr. 16 The Happy Song (Dum-Dum) 14  
    Jun.18 Amen HB  
    Dec. 24 Papa's Got A Brand New Bag 25  
           
      Otis & Carla    
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    May 9 Tramp 22  
    Aug. 15 Knock On Wood 25  
           
           
  Year   Helen Reddy    
  Rank Debut 1972 Peak  
  56 Oct. 16 I Am Woman 4  
           
      1973    
    Mar. 20 Peaceful 25  
  6 Aug. 7 Delta Dawn #1 (4 wks)  
    Nov. 20 Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) 18  
           
      1974    
1975 40 Nov. 19 Angie Baby 5  
           
      1978    
    Apr. 4 We'll Sing In The Sunshine HB CanCon
           
           
      Redeye    
    Debut 1970 Peak  
    Nov. 16 Games 18  
           
           
      Jerry Reed    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Jan. 25 Amos Moses 17  
    May 31 When You're Hot, You're Hot 24  
           
           
      Clarence Reid    
    Debut 1969 Peak  
    Jul. 8 Nobody But You Babe 15  
           
           
      Rene & Rene    
    Debut 1968 Peak  
    Dec. 10 Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero (The More I Love You) 13  
           
           
  Year   REO Speedwagon    
  Rank Debut 1980 Peak  
1981 7 Nov. 25 Keep On Loving You 2  
           
      1981    
  32 Mar. 17 Take It On The Run 3  
    Jun. 2 Don't Let Him Go HB  
           
      1982    
    Jul. 27 Keep The Fire Burnin' 24  
           
           
      Resolution    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Feb. 22 The Old Man 22  
           
           
  Year    Paul Revere And The Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay     
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
    Apr. 11 Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be! 11  
    Aug. 16 I Had A Dream 16  
           
      1968    
    Jan. 23 Too Much Talk 19  
    Jun. 4 Don't Take It So Hard 22  
           
      1969    
    Jan. 21 Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon 12  
           
      Mark Lindsay    
    Debut 1970 Peak  
  96 Jan. 12 Arizona  8  
    Mar. 16 Miss America 26  
    Jul. 13 Silver Bird 29  
           
      Raiders    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
  55 May 10 Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Indian Reservation) 4  
    Sep. 13 Birds Of A Feather 25  
           
           
  Year   Rhythm Heritage    
  Rank Debut 1975 Peak  
  4 Jan. 27 Theme From S.W.A.T. #1 (6 wks)  
           
           
  Year   Charlie Rich    
  Rank Debut 1973 Peak  
  18 May 15 Behind Close Doors 3  
  68 Nov. 13 The Most Beautiful Girl 5  
           
          also see: 
      Cliff Richard   Olivia Newton-John
    Debut 1976 Peak  
    Aug. 31 Devil Woman 19  
           
      1979    
    Oct. 16 We Don't Talk Anymore 14  
           
      1980    
    Sep. 2 Dreaming 14  
           
      1981    
    Jan. 13 A Little In Love 13  
           
      1982    
    Jan. 12 Daddy's Home HB  
           
           
  Year   Lionel Richie   also see:the commodores, The Supremes(Diana Ross)
  Rank Debut 1982 Peak  
  10 Sep. 28 Truly #1 (5 wks)  
           
      1983    
    Jan. 11 You Are 2  
           
           
      The Righteous Brothers   also see: Bill Medley 
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    Apr. 11 Melancholy Music Man HB  
           
           
  Year   Jeannie C. Riley    
  Rank Debut 1968 Peak  
  8 Aug. 12 Harper Valley P. T. A. #1 (2 wks)  
           
           
      Miguel Rios    
    Debut 1970 Peak  
    May 18  A Song Of Joy (Himno A La Alegria) 12  
           
           
  Year   Minnie Riperton    
  Rank Debut 1975 Peak  
  42 Feb. 4 Lovin' You 6  
           
           
      The Ritchie Family    
    Debut 1975 Peak  
    Sep. 2 Brazil 18  
           
           
      Johnny Rivers    
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    May 16 The Tracks Of My Tears 14  
    Dec. 5 Summer Rain 20  
           
      1968    
    Apr. 9 Look To Your Soul HB  
    Oct. 15 Right Relations HB  
           
      1972    
    Oct. 30 Rockin' Pneumonia -- Boogie Woogie Flu 12  
           
      1977    
    Sep. 20 Swaying To The Music (Slow Dancin') 17  
           
           
      The Road    
    Debut 1969 Peak  
    Apr. 1 She's Not There 30  
           
           
      Roadhouse Featuring Ralph Murphy   CanCon
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Sep. 4 Good Times (And Lovin' You) HB  
           
           
  Year   Rockie Robbins    
  Rank Debut 1980 Peak  
  76 May 20 You And Me 9  
           
           
      Austin Roberts    
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Oct. 2 Something's Wrong With Me 25  
           
           
      David Roberts    
    Debut 1982 Peak  
    Aug. Boys Of Autumn/Wrong Side Of The Tracks HB MAL
    Oct. All In The Name Of Love HB MAL
           
      1983    
    Jan. Anywhere You Run To HB MAL
           
           
  Year   John Roberts    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
  95 Nov. 14 Sockin' 1-2-3-4 5  
           
           
  Year   Smokey Robinson And The Miracles          
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
  66 Mar. 13 The Love I Saw In You Was Just A Mirage  5  
  68 June 14 More Love 3  
  46 Oct. 31 I Second That Emotion 9  
           
      1968    
    Feb.13 If You Can Want 8  
    May. 14 Yester Love 24  
    Sep. 10 Special Occasion 20  
           
      1969    
    Jan. 14 Baby, Baby Don't Cry 20  
           
      1970    
    May 18 Who's Gonna Take The Blame 26  
  14 Oct. 5 The Tears Of A Clown #1 (3 wks)  
           
      1971    
    Apr. 12 I Don't Blame You At All 16  
           
      Smokey Robinson    
      1974    
  55 Jan. 15 Baby Come Close 6  
           
      1979    
  43 Oct. 9 Cruisin' 7  
           
      1981    
  34 Mar. 3 Being With You 6  
           
      1982    
    Feb. 23 Tell Me Tomorrow 20  
           
           
      The Rockaderos   CanCon
    Debut 1982 Peak  
    Feb. I Wanna Dance Like Fred HB  
           
           
      Rockgarden   CanCon
    Debut 1976 Peak  
    Nov. 2 Would You Like To La La La HB  
           
           
  Year   Tommy Roe    
  Rank Debut 1969 Peak  
  13 Jan. 14 Dizzy #1 (3 wks)  
    Apr. 15 Heather Honey 3  
    Oct. 28 Jam Up & Jelly Tight 14  
           
      1970    
    Jun. 8 Pearl 21  
    Sep. 14 We Can Make Music HB  
           
      1971    
    Sep. 20 Stagger Lee 21  
          Kenny Rogers
          see First Edition
  Year   The Rolling Stones    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
    Aug. 22 We Love You/ HB  
      Dandelion 22  
    Dec. 12 She's A Rainbow 21  
           
      1968    
  56 Jun. 4 Jumpin' Jack Flash 4  
    Aug. 6 Street Fighting Man 23  
           
      1969    
  10 Jul. 1 Honky Tonk Women #1 (1 wk)  
           
      1971    
  52 Apr. 12 Brown Sugar 4  
           
      1972    
    Apr. 17 Tumbling Dice 19  
    Jun. 12 Happy HB  
           
      1973    
  24 Sep. 11 Angie #1 (1 wk)  
           
      1976    
    Apr. 13 Fool To Cry 20  
           
      1978    
  7 May 30 Miss You #1 (2 wks)  
    Oct. 10 Beast Of Burden 19  
    Dec. 12 Shattered 12  
           
      1980    
  38 Jun. 24 Emotional Rescue 5  
    Sep. 30 She's So Cold 15  
           
      1981    
    Mar. 10 If I Was A Dancer 30  
  11 Aug. 11 Start Me Up 4  
    Nov. 24 Waiting On A Friend 14  
           
      1982    
    Mar. 9 Hang Fire 25  
    Jun. 15 Going To A Go-Go 15  
           
           
      Rose   CanCon
    Debut 1977 Peak  
    Dec. 20 Tender Is The Night HB  
           
           
  Year   The Rose Garden    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
  79 Oct. 17 Next Plane To London 5  
           
           
  Year   Rose Royce    
  Rank Debut 1976 Peak  
  52 Nov. 9 Car Wash #1 (2 wks)  
           
      1977    
  69 Mar. 22 I Wanna Get Next To You 8  
    Oct. 25 Ooh Boy 21  
           
      1978    
    Sep. 19 I'm In Love (And I Love The Feeling) 14  
    Nov. 21 Live Don't Live Here Anymore 15  
           
           
      Rosetta Stone    
    Debut 1982 Peak  
    Apr. Hiding From Love HB ML
           
           
      Charlie Ross    
    Debut 1976 Peak  
    Feb. 17 Without Your Love (Mr. Jordan) 23  
          Diana Ross see Supremes
           
      Rough Trade   CanCon
    Debut 1982 Peak  
    Feb. All Touch HB  
           
      1983    
    May Shaking The Foundations HB  
           
           
      Jonathon Round    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Aug. 23 Don't It Make You Wanna' Go Home  HB  
           
           
  Year   Roxy Music    
  Rank Debut 1975 Peak  
    Dec. 16 Love Is The Drug 12  
           
      1979    
  59 Mar. 27 Dance Away 8  
           
           
      Billy Joe Royal    
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    Apr. 18 These Are Not My People HB  
           
      1969    
    Oct. 21 Cherry Hill Park 22  
           
           
      The Royal Guardsmen    
    Debut 1968 Peak  
    Dec. 3 Baby Let's Wait 9  
           
           
  Year   The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra    
  Rank Debut 1981 Peak  
  26 Oct. 20 Hooked On Classics 2  
           
           
  Year   David Ruffin    
  Rank Debut 1969 Peak  
  69 Jan. 21 My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me) 3  
    Jul. 1 I've Lost Everything I've Ever Loved 23  
    Dec. 2 I'm So Glad I Fell For You 21  
           
      1975    
  45 Oct. 28 Walk Away From Love 4  
           
           
  Year   Jimmy Ruffin    
  Rank Debut 1967 Peak  
  82 Mar. 6 Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got 8  
    Jul. 24 Don't You Miss Me A Little Bit Baby 25  
           
           
  Year   Rufus    
  Rank Debut 1974 Peak  
  6 May 28 Tell Me Something Good 2  
           
      Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan    
    Debut 1974 Peak  
  58 Oct. 8 You Got The Love 6  
           
      1975    
1976 35 Dec. 30 Sweet Thing 2  
           
      1977    
  45 Apr. 5 Hollywood 7  
           
      1978    
    Apr. 25 Stay 12  
           
      Chaka Khan     
    Debut 1978 Peak  
    Oct. 17 I'm Every Woman 11  
           
           
      The Rugbys    
    Debut 1969 Peak  
    Sep. 3 You, I 13  
           
           
      Craig Ruhnke   CanCon
    Debut 1974 Peak  
    Jul. 23 Summer Girl 24  
           
      1976    
    Jun. 22 Summer Love HB  
           
      1980    
    Jul. You're A Heartbreaker/ HB  
    Nov. You And I HB  
    Nov. Heartache HB  
           
           
      Todd Rundgren     
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Apr. 24 I Saw The Light 17  
           
           
      Rush   CanCon
    Debut 1975 Peak  
    Apr. 29 Fly By Night 30  
           
      1976    
    Jun. 8 Lessons HB  
    Dec. 7 Fly By Night/In The Mood 29  
           
      1977    
    Sep. 6 Closer To The Heart HB  
           
      1978    
    May 2 Cinderella Man HB  
           
      1980    
    Jan. Different Strings HB  
           
      1981    
    Feb. 17 Limelight HB  
    Jun. 2 Tom Sawyer 13  
           
      1982    
    Sep. 14 New World Man HB  
           
           
  Year   Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts    
  Rank Debut 1968 Peak  
  99 May 7 Angel Of The Morning 9  
           
           
      Tom Rush    
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Aug. 28 Kids These Days HB CanCon
           
           
  Year   Patrice Rushen    
  Rank Debut 1982 Peak  
  64 May 11 Forget Me Nots 11  
           
           
      Bobby Russell    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Aug. 9 Saturday Morning Confusion 18  
          Brenda Russell
          see Brian And Brenda
      Leon Russell    
    Debut 1972 Peak  
    Sep. 18 Tight Rope 20  
           
      1975    
    Sep. 30 Lady Blue 18  
           
           
      Sam Russell    
    Debut 1973 Peak  
    Mar. 20 What's Usual, Ain't Natural HB CanCon
           
           
      Bob Ruzicka    
    Debut 1973 Peak  
    May 1 Lately Love (The Laughter Don't Come Easy) HB CanCon
           
           
      Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels    
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    Apr. 18 Too Many Fish In The Sea & Three Little Fishes 23  
           
      Mitch Ryder    
    Debut 1967 Peak  
    Sep. 5 What Now My Love 16  
           
      1969    
    Sep. 30 Sugar Bee 21  
           
      Detroit Featuring Mitch Ryder    
    Debut 1971 Peak  
    Dec. 13 Rock 'N Roll 19  

 

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