Episode 543: No. 2 Hits from 1981

We continue our “Close But No Cigar” series today with songs from 1981 that reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart but got no further. Tunes include hits by John Lennon, George Harrison, Grover Washington Jr. and Smokey Robinson. ‘Tis an odd show at times, but you’ll forgive us. 

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