UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 8th November 1987
So this was the chart that Radio 1 DJ Bruno Brookes broadcast from 5-7pm with data from the GALLUP computer based on record sales from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th November 1987.
This is how the charts USED to look with new entries, climbers and non-movers, all based solely on record purchases.
This week, there were six new entrys, thirteen climbers and no non-movers! And it was announced like this…
40. The Fatback Band – “I Found Lovin'”
The Fatback Band survive another week inside the top 40, down ten places, with the only song about now titled “I Found Lovin'”!
39. Cliff Richard – “Remember Me”
Also going down is Cliff Richard, four places for him and back to where he came in three weeks ago with the third single to come from his latest album.
38. Barry White – “Sho’ You Right”
Barry White is back in the UK singles chart for the first time in nine years this week with a brand new track that features on his brand new album, that’s called “The Right Night”.
37. Los Lobos – “Come On Let’s Go”
Going the wrong way are Los Lobos with the latest song to come from the soundtrack of the ‘La Bamba’ film, this one is down fourteen places.
36. WASP – “I Don’t Need A Doctor”
US heavy metal band WASP are next up with a new entry and it’s with a cover of a Ray Charles song from 1966, which they have recorded live.
35. MARRS – “Pump Up The Volume”
MARRS make it eleven weeks on the UK top 40 with their former number one, which is down ten places this week.
34. Terence Trent D’Arby – “Dance Little Sister”
The third single from Terence Trent D’Arby‘s debut album, “Introducing The Hardline According To…”, has been about for six weeks and is down twelve places.
33. The Jesus And Mary Chain – “Darklands”
The Jesus And Mary Chain’s third top 40 charting single was a new entry last week and goes up three places this week.
32. Maxi Priest – “Some Guys Have All The Luck”
There’s a new entry and a chart return for Britain’s Maxi Priest this week and it’s with a cover of a Persuaders song that has been a chart hit for both Rod Stewart and Robert Palmer so far this decade. How far will maxi take his version…?
31. UB40 – “Maybe Tomorrow”
UB40’s newest and latest single comes from their current best of album, which is at No.5 this week. The single drops ten places on the top 40.
30. Abigail Mead and Nigel Goulding – “Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)”
Abigail Mead and Nigel Goulding are down twelve places this week with the title theme from her dad’s latest film.
29. The Smiths – “I Started Something I Couldn’t Finish”
The Smiths are back for more chart action with the fourth single to come from their latest album, “Strangeways, Here We Come”.
28. Alexander O’Neal – “Criticize”
Also back with a new entry and a brand new song is Alexander O’Neal. This is the second track to come from his new album, called “Hearsay”, and it follows “Fake”, earlier this year.
27. Jellybean featuring Steve Dante – “The Real Thing”
After six weeks in the top twenty, Jellybean and Britain’s Steven Dante, are out and down eight places with their first collaboration together.
26. Kiss – “Crazy Crazy Nights”
Also leaving the upper half of the chart are Kiss with their biggest UK hit to date, which is down ten places.
25. The Style Council – “Wasted”
And sadly after just one week so too are The Style Council with their latest single, which falls five places.
24. Scarlet Fantastic – “No Memory”
Four weeks in and Scarlet Fantastic are still making small steps in the right direction with their very first chart hit, which is up another three places this week.
23. Donna Summer – “Dinner With Gershwin”
Donna Summer’s UK top 40 comeback has a great second week on the chart as she rises up sixteen places, her highest here since “She Works Hard For The Money”, four years ago.
22. Marillion – “Warm Wet Circles”
Making an even bigger leap are Marillion, up eighteen places with their latest offering, which is this week’s highest and farthest climber of all!