CASH BOX Top 100 Singles
Green square = bullet (strong upward move)Week ending SEPTEMBER 24, 1988
TWTITLE | Artist (Label) LW2WK3WKWKS
  1SWEET CHILD O’ MINE
    Guns N’ Roses (Geffen 27963)
  1  1  314
  2SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
    Robert Palmer (EMI-Manhattan 50133)
  2  3  513
  3DON’T WORRY BE HAPPY
    Bobby McFerrin (EMI-Manhattan 50146)
  71118  9
  4I’LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU
    Taylor Dayne (Arista 9700)
  6  91516
  5IF IT ISN’T LOVE
    New Edition (MCA 53264)
  5  71013
  6LOVE BITES
    Def Leppard (Mercury 870 402)
101722  7
  7PERFECT WORLD
    Huey Lewis & News (Chrysalis 43265)
  4  4  611
  8ONE GOOD WOMAN
    Peter Cetera (Warner/Full Moon 27824)
11141710
  9NOBODY’S FOOL
    Kenny Loggins (Columbia 07971)
  9101312
10DON’T BE CRUEL
    Cheap Trick (Epic 07965)
131620  9
11RED RED WINE
    UB40 (A&M 1244)
21283923
12IT WOULD TAKE A STRONG STRONG MAN
    Rick Astley (RCA 8663)
12131611
13I HATE MYSELF FOR LOVING YOU
    Joan Jett & Blackhearts (Blackheart 07919)
14182114
14PLEASE DON’T GO GIRL
    New Kids On The Block (Columbia 07700)
18222414
15WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND (Pure Energy)
    Information Society (Tommy Boy 27826)
23253310
16FALLEN ANGEL
    Poison (Enigma 44191)
202630  9
17WHEN IT’S LOVE
    Van Halen (Warner Bros. 27827)
  8  81113
18MONKEY
    George Michael (Columbia 07941)
  3  2  112
19FAST CAR
    Tracy Chapman (Elektra 69412)
16  6  415
20GROOVY KIND OF LOVE
    Phil Collins (Atlantic 89017)
283656  4
21A NIGHTMARE ON MY STREET
    D.J. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince (Jive 1124)
222426  8
22TRUE LOVE
    Glenn Frey (MCA 53363)
273138  6
23DON’T YOU KNOW WHAT THE NIGHT CAN DO?
    Steve Winwood (Virgin 99290)
293540  6
24STAYING TOGETHER
    Debbie Gibson (Atlantic 89034)
242732  8
25FOREVER YOUNG
    Rod Stewart (Warner Bros. 27796)
262934  8
26CHAINS OF LOVE
    Erasure (Sire 27844)
353947  8
27NEVER TEAR US APART
    INXS (Atlantic 89038)
323745  7
28DON’T BE CRUEL
    Bobby Brown (MCA 53327)
364254  8
29WILD, WILD WEST
    Escape Club (Atlantic 89048)
374046  6
30ANOTHER PART OF ME
    Michael Jackson (Epic 07962)
17121210
31WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET
    Brenda K. Starr (MCA 53367)
343844  8
32I DON’T WANNA GO ON WITH YOU LIKE THAT
    Elton John (MCA 53345)
15  5  215
33THE LOCO-MOTION
    Kylie Minogue (Geffen 27752)
445873  5
34ONE MOMENT IN TIME
    Whitney Houston (Arista 9743)
4056  3
35I DON’T WANNA LIVE WITHOUT YOUR LOVE
    Chicago (Reprise/Full Moon 27855)
1915  717
36ROLL WITH IT
    Steve Winwood (Virgin 99326)
2519  816
371-2-3
    Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine (Epic 07921)
30211417
38HANDS TO HEAVEN
    Breathe (A&M 2991)
3120  921
39ANOTHER LOVER
    Giant Steps (A&M 1226)
466070  6
40HERE WITH ME
    REO Speedwagon (Epic 07901)
33232314
41MAKE ME LOSE CONTROL
    Eric Carmen (Arista 9686)
39321919
42SUPERSTITIOUS
    Europe (Epic 07979)
454962  7
43INDESTRUCTIBLE
    Four Tops (Arista 9706)
485361  6
44TIME AND TIDE
    Basia (Epic 07730)
475158  8
45KOKOMO
    Beach Boys (Elektra 69385)
6986  3
46BAD MEDICINE
    Bon Jovi (Mercury 870 657)
  1
47HOLD ON TO THE NIGHTS
    Richard Marx (EMI-Manhattan 50106)
42342919
48I DON’T WANT TO BE A HERO
    Johnny Hates Jazz (Virgin 99304)
38303112
49DANCE LITTLE SISTER (pt. 1)
    Terence Trent D’Arby (Columbia 08023)
5880  3
50DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU GOT (Till It’s Gone)
    Cinderella (Mercury 870 644)
616981  5
51HOW CAN I FALL?
    Breathe (A&M 1224)
6885  3
52OFF ON YOUR OWN (Girl)
    Al B. Sure! (Warner Bros. 27870)
535459  8
53ALL FIRED UP
    Pat Benatar (Chrysalis 43268)
41332513
54LOOK OUT ANY WINDOW
    Bruce Hornsby & Range (RCA 8678)
43414110
55THE DEAD HEART
    Midnight Oil (Columbia 07964)
495053  9
56POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME
    Def Leppard (Mercury 870 298)
52453522
57INSIDE A DREAM
    Jane Wiedlin (EMI-Manhattan 50145)
626879  5
58JACKIE
    Blue Zone U.K. (Arista 9725)
606571  7
59SPRING LOVE (Come Back To Me)
    Stevie B (LMR 74002)
59666511
60THE PROMISE
    When In Rome (Virgin 99323)
7078  3
61LOVE WILL SAVE THE DAY
    Whitney Houston (Arista 9720)
50432813
62WAITING FOR A STAR TO FALL
    Boy Meets Girl (RCA 8691)
718187  4
63SAYIN’ SORRY (Don’t Make It Right)
    Denise Lopez (Vendetta 7200)
56554815
64RAG DOLL
    Aerosmith (Geffen 27915)
54463717
65STRANGELOVE
    Depeche Mode (Sire 27777)
7682  3
66BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY/FREEBIRD MEDLEY (Free Baby)
    Will To Power (Epic 08034)
7788  3
67NICE ’N’ SLOW
    Freddie Jackson (Capitol 44171)
677072  9
68POWERFUL STUFF
    Fabulous Thunderbirds (Elektra 69384)
727686  4
69SUMMERGIRLS
    Dino (4th & B’way 7468)
66595110
70SHE’S ON THE LEFT
    Jeffrey Osborne (A&M 1227)
737378  6
71SIGN YOUR NAME
    Terence Trent D’Arby (Columbia 07911)
51442718
72YOU CAME
    Kim Wilde (MCA 53370)
8190  3
73IT TAKES TWO
    Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock (Profile 5186)
757785  4
74JUST GOT PAID
    Johnny Kemp (Columbia 07744)
57473620
75HEART DON’T FAIL ME NOW
    Holly Knight (Columbia 07932)
808488  4
76MAKE IT LAST FOREVER
    Keith Sweat with Jacci McGhee (Vintertainment 69386)
63575510
77MISSED OPPORTUNITY
    Daryl Hall & John Oates (Arista 9727)
55484212
78GIVING YOU THE BEST THAT I GOT
    Anita Baker (Elektra 69371)
  1
79KNOCKED OUT
    Paula Abdul (Virgin 99329)
65615214
80EDGE OF A BROKEN HEART
    Vixen (EMI-Manhattan 50141)
88  2
81LOOK AWAY
    Chicago (Reprise/Full Moon 27766)
  1
82THE TWIST (Yo, Twist!)
    Fat Boys (with Chubby Checker) (Tin Pan Apple 887 571)
74634915
83A WORD IN SPANISH
    Elton John (MCA 53408)
  1
84THE FLAME
    Cheap Trick (Epic 07745)
78625025
85LONG AND LASTING LOVE (Once In A Lifetime)
    Glenn Medeiros (Amherst 324)
828383  5
86I CAN’T WAIT
    Deniece Williams (Columbia 08014)
  1
87PARENTS JUST DON’T UNDERSTAND
    D.J. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince (Jive 1099)
79645721
88TALKIN’ BOUT A REVOLUTION
    Tracy Chapman (Elektra 69383)
  1
89I’M NOT YOUR MAN
    Tommy Conwell & Young Rumblers (Columbia 07980)
  1
90DO YOU LOVE ME
    Contours (Motown Yesteryear 448)
64524334
91THE RUMOUR
    Olivia Newton-John (MCA 53294)
837982  6
92INSIDE OUTSIDE
    Cover Girls (Fever 1916)
89877710
93RUSH HOUR
    Jane Wiedlin (EMI-Manhattan 50118)
86726021
94THE RIGHT STUFF
    Vanessa Williams (Wing 887 386)
85716310
95DON’T WALK AWAY
    Toni Childs (A&M 1237)
929280  8
96NEW SENSATION
    INXS (Atlantic 89080)
87746620
97TELL ME
    White Lion (Atlantic 89051)
84676412
98LOVE CHANGES (Everything)
    Climie Fisher (Capitol 44137)
91896720
99THE COLOUR OF LOVE
    Billy Ocean (Jive 9707)
90756818
100 ALWAYS THERE FOR YOU
    Stryper (Enigma 75019)
939375  9

The next LOOKING AHEAD Chart was in the issue dated August 4, 1990

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