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Moonlighting Theme – Al Jarreau

This track by Al Jarreau spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1987.

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Thirty years ago this week, Moonlighting theme by Al Jarreau entered the UK top 10 at its highest position of number 8, having entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 29. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped out of the top 10 and spent the final three weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

Moonlighting theme was released on the WEA record label and was the only top 10 hit for Al Jarreau in the UK. It was the theme song for the television series Moonlighting, which starred Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 21 March 1987

  1. Everything I ownBoy George

  2. RespectableMel and Kim

  3. I get the sweetest feelingJackie Wilson

  4. The great pretenderFreddie Mercury

  5. Live it upMental As Anything

  6. Stand by meBen E King

  7. Weak in the presence of beautyAlison Moyet

  8. Moonlighting themeAl Jarreau

  9. When a man loves a womanPercy Sledge

  10. Crush on youJets

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