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Please Don’t Make Me Cry – UB40

This track by UB40 spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1983.

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This week in 1983, Please don’t make me cry by UB40 entered the UK top 10 at number 10, having entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 38. This was the highest position the song achieved as it left the top 10 a week later and spent the final three weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

Please don’t make me cry was released on the DEP International record label and was the sixth of seventeen UK top 10 hits for UB40. It was taken from the double-platinum-selling album Labour of love, which spent one week at the top of the UK album chart.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 5 November 1983

  1. Uptown girlBilly Joel

  2. All night long (all night)Lionel Richie

  3. Union of the snakeDuran Duran

  4. Karma chameleonCulture Club

  5. They don’t knowTracey Ullman

  6. The safety danceMen Without Hats

  7. New songHoward Jones

  8. (Hey you) the Rocksteady CrewRocksteady Crew

  9. Puss ‘n bootsAdam Ant

  10. Please don’t make me cryUB40


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