1978: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th January, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -15 (2)
3 3 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -18 (3)
4 4 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -13 (4)
5 8 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -13 (5)
6 2 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -19 (1)
7 10 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -13 (7)
8 9 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -13 (8)
9 11 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -11 (9)
10 15 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (10)

11 14 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -16 (11)
12 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -17 (12)
13 18 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -12 (13)
14 19 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -9 (14)
15 5 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -14 (5)
16 7 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -22 (2)
17 20 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -9 (17)
18 28 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (18)
19 24 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -11 (19)
20 27 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (20)

21 23 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -20 (21)
22 22 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -9 (22)
23 32 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (23)
24 26 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -13 (24)
25 40 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -7 (25)
26 30 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -11 (26)
27 29 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -10 (27)
28 39 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (28)
29 35 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 34 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -9 (30)

31 33 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -10 (31)
32 13 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -14 (13)
33 36 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -9 (33)
34 37 GIRLS’ SCHOOL / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -8 (34)
35 16 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -17 (7)
36 17 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) -13 (17)
37 41 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -8 (37)
38 52 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -6 (38)
39 43 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -8 (39)
40 44 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 21 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) -13 (9)
54 25 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -16 (4)
56 31 HEAVEN ON THE 7TH FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO) -21 (6)
58 38 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia) -15 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode) -9 (41)
42 49 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -10 (39)
43 47 TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M) -5 (43)
44 48 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -8 (44)
45 46 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -5 (45)
46 53 HOW CAN I LEAVE YOU AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA) -7 (46)
47 59 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (47)
48 50 WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME / I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -29 (1)
49 56 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -4 (49)
50 75 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

61 — THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -1 (61)
75 — LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -1 (75)
78 — ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -1 (78)
79 — GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -1 (79)
82 — CRAZY ON YOU –•– Heart (Mushroom) -14 (35)
87 — REACH FOR IT –•– George Duke (Epic) -1 (87)
89 — THE LONELIEST MAN ON THE MOON –•– David Castle (Parachute) -1 (89)
90 — TAKE ME TO THE KAPTIN –•– Prism (Ariola America) -1 (90)
94 — COME GO WITH ME –•– The Pockets (Columbia) -1 (94)
98 — BELLE –•– Al Green (Hi) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th January, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
3 5 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -14 (3)
4 9 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -12 (4)
5 4 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -14 (4)
6 7 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -14 (6)
7 10 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (7)
8 8 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -14 (8)
9 11 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -17 (9)
10 13 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -13 (10)

11 6 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -20 (1)
12 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -18 (12)
13 3 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -19 (3)
14 14 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -10 (14)
15 17 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -10 (15)
16 18 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (16)
17 28 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (17)
18 20 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (18)
19 19 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -12 (19)
20 23 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (20)

21 21 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -21 (21)
22 25 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -8 (22)
23 26 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -12 (23)
24 24 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -14 (24)
25 16 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -23 (2)
26 29 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -7 (26)
27 27 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -11 (27)
28 31 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -11 (28)
29 30 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -10 (29)
30 15 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -15 (5)

31 37 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -9 (31)
32 33 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -10 (32)
33 34 GIRLS’ SCHOOL / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -9 (33)
34 38 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -7 (34)
35 22 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -10 (22)
36 40 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (36)
37 47 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (37)
38 42 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -11 (38)
39 39 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -9 (39)
40 49 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

58 32 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -15 (13)
60 35 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -18 (7)
66 36 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) -14 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M) -6 (41)
42 45 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 44 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -9 (43)
44 46 HOW CAN I LEAVE YOU AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA) -8 (44)
45 50 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -5 (45)
46 55 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -6 (46)
47 53 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -7 (47)
48 71 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -4 (48)
49 52 THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS –•– Al Martino (Capitol) -6 (49)
50 61 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -1 (73)
83 — SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -1 (83)
84 — THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (84)
88 — OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -1 (88)
90 — WHAT’S YOUR NAME, WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah) -1 (90)
93 — STORYBOOK CHILDREN (Daybreak) –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic) -1 (93)
95 — LOVE ME RIGHT –•– Deniece LaSalle (ABC) -1 (95)
97 — 1,000 LAUGHS –•– Eloise Laws (ABC) -1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st January, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -17 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
3 3 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -15 (3)
4 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -13 (4)
5 15 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -11 (5)
6 6 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -15 (6)
7 7 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -11 (7)
8 10 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -14 (8)
9 9 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -18 (9)
10 17 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -7 (10)

11 16 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (11)
12 5 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -15 (4)
13 14 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -11 (13)
14 20 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (14)
15 22 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -9 (15)
16 18 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -10 (16)
17 19 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -13 (17)
18 23 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -13 (18)
19 21 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -22 (19)
20 8 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -15 (8)

21 26 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -8 (21)
22 11 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -21 (1)
23 31 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -10 (23)
24 28 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -12 (24)
25 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -19 (12)
26 13 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -20 (3)
27 34 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -8 (27)
28 29 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -11 (28)
29 32 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -11 (29)
30 37 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (30)

31 25 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -24 (2)
32 36 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (32)
33 40 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (33)
34 45 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -6 (34)
35 42 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -7 (35)
36 38 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -12 (36)
37 53 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (37)
38 39 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -10 (38)
39 48 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -5 (39)
40 50 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -3 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 24 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -15 (24)
55 27 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -12 (27)
57 30 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -16 (5)
59 33 GIRLS’ SCHOOL / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -10 (33)
65 35 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -11 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -7 (41)
42 47 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -8 (42)
43 43 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -10 (43)
44 57 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -5 (44)
45 54 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -6 (45)
46 51 SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (46)
47 52 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (47)
48 56 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -15 (48)
50 59 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -1 (81)
82 — LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -1 (82)
84 — LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — SHOUT IT OUT LOUD (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -1 (85)
86 — TOUCH AND GONE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
87 — EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -1 (87)
90 — SUPERNATURE –•– Cerrone (Cotillion) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th January, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -18 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -12 (2)
3 10 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -8 (3)
4 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -14 (4)
5 6 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -16 (5)
6 8 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -15 (6)
7 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
8 9 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -19 (8)
9 11 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (9)
10 14 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (10)

11 15 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -10 (11)
12 7 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -12 (7)
13 3 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -16 (3)
14 16 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (14)
15 18 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -14 (15)
16 17 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -14 (16)
17 23 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -11 (17)
18 19 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -23 (18)
19 21 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -9 (19)
20 12 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -16 (4)

21 24 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -13 (21)
22 22 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
23 27 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -9 (23)
24 39 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -6 (24)
25 13 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -12 (13)
26 29 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -12 (26)
27 30 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (27)
28 32 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -11 (28)
29 33 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (29)
30 34 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -7 (30)

31 20 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -16 (8)
32 35 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -8 (32)
33 40 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -4 (33)
34 37 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -7 (34)
35 25 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -20 (12)
36 41 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -8 (36)
37 45 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -7 (37)
38 42 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -9 (38)
39 44 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (39)
40 47 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 26 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -21 (3)
49 28 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -12 (28)
51 31 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -25 (2)
55 36 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -13 (36)
77 38 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -11 (38)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -16 (42)
43 50 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 46 SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (44)
45 51 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -4 (45)
46 52 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -6 (46)
47 54 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -4 (47)
48 53 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -13 (48)
50 60 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -10 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (78)
81 — DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -1 (81)
88 — EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -1 (89)
91 — YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -1 (91)
94 — NEVER HAD A LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (94)
96 — AIN’T GONNA HURT NOBODY –•– Brick (Bang) -1 (96)
97 — THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th February, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -13 (2)
3 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -19 (1)
4 6 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -16 (4)
5 10 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5)
6 9 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (6)
7 7 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)
8 11 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -11 (8)
9 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -15 (4)
10 17 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -12 (10)

11 15 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -15 (11)
12 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -13 (7)
13 14 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -12 (13)
14 16 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -15 (14)
15 5 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -17 (5)
16 18 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -24 (16)
17 19 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 8 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -20 (8)
19 21 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -14 (19)
20 28 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -12 (20)

21 23 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -10 (21)
22 24 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -7 (22)
23 27 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (23)
24 26 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -13 (24)
25 13 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -17 (3)
26 29 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (26)
27 30 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -8 (27)
28 45 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -5 (28)
29 33 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -5 (29)
30 32 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -9 (30)

31 34 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -8 (31)
32 22 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -23 (1)
33 37 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -8 (33)
34 38 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -10 (34)
35 39 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -7 (35)
36 36 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -9 (36)
37 40 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (37)
38 58 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -4 (38)
39 42 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -17 (39)
40 43 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 20 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -17 (4)
45 25 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -13 (13)
47 31 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -17 (8)
55 35 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -21 (12)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -7 (42)
43 47 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -5 (43)
44 48 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -14 (44)
46 50 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -11 (46)
48 52 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -4 (48)
49 53 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -8 (49)
50 60 SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (63)
76 — NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (76)
79 — HOME BOUND –•– Ted Nugent (Epic) -1 (79)
81 — IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -1 (81)
85 — SILVER DREAMS –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -1 (85)
86 — BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -1 (86)
87 — HOLLYWOOD –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia) -1 (87)
89 — SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -1 (89)
90 — YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Hot (Big Tree) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th February, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -14 (2)
3 5 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (3)
4 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -17 (4)
5 6 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -14 (5)
6 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -12 (6)
7 3 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -20 (1)
8 10 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -13 (8)
9 11 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -16 (9)
10 7 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -21 (1)

11 9 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -16 (4)
12 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -14 (7)
13 14 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -16 (13)
14 16 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -25 (14)
15 20 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -13 (15)
16 17 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -11 (16)
17 19 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -15 (17)
18 28 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -6 (18)
19 21 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -11 (19)
20 22 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -8 (20)

21 23 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (21)
22 24 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -14 (22)
23 13 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -13 (13)
24 26 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (24)
25 27 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -9 (25)
26 29 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -6 (26)
27 33 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -9 (27)
28 35 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -8 (28)
29 31 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -9 (29)
30 30 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -10 (30)

31 34 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -11 (31)
32 76 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -2 (32)
33 53 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -4 (33)
34 38 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -5 (34)
35 39 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -18 (35)
36 40 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -6 (36)
37 37 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (37)
38 51 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -5 (38)
39 48 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -5 (39)
40 43 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 15 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -18 (5)
51 18 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -21 (8)
55 25 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -18 (3)
56 32 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -24 (1)
57 36 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -8 (41)
42 44 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -15 (42)
43 49 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -9 (43)
44 46 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -12 (44)
45 63 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -2 (45)
46 64 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -3 (46)
48 50 SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -5 (48)
49 52 MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn) -11 (49)
50 60 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -1 (72)
73 — THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -1 (73)
81 — MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -1 (81)
82 — HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (82)
83 — BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (83)
84 — CALIFORNIA –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (84)
85 — THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -1 (85)
87 — FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -1 (87)
88 — LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (88)
90 — FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -1 (90)
94 — I CAN’T HOLD ON –•– Karla Bonoff (Columbia) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th February, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -11 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -16 (2)
3 5 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -15 (3)
4 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -18 (4)
5 6 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -13 (5)
6 8 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -14 (6)
7 9 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -17 (7)
8 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -15 (2)
9 7 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -21 (1)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -22 (1)

11 18 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -7 (11)
12 14 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -26 (12)
13 15 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -14 (13)
14 20 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -9 (14)
15 17 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -16 (15)
16 11 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -17 (4)
17 32 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -3 (17)
18 19 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -12 (18)
19 27 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -10 (19)
20 21 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (20)

21 22 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -15 (21)
22 28 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -9 (22)
23 25 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -10 (23)
24 24 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -10 (24)
25 26 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -7 (25)
26 29 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -10 (26)
27 16 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -12 (16)
28 34 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -6 (28)
29 33 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -5 (29)
30 31 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -12 (30)

31 13 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -17 (13)
32 35 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -19 (32)
33 36 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -7 (33)
34 45 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (34)
35 38 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -6 (35)
36 39 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -6 (36)
37 43 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -10 (37)
38 46 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -4 (38)
39 40 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -7 (39)
40 42 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -16 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -15 (7)
45 23 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -14 (13)
47 30 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -11 (30)
51 37 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (41)
43 53 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -4 (43)
44 50 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -5 (44)
46 49 MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn) -12 (46)
48 58 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -5 (48)
49 60 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -5 (49)
50 63 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (78)
81 — LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -1 (81)
82 — DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -10 (53)
85 — LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– Cazz (Number One) -1 (85)
86 — THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -1 (88)
94 — MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -8 (86)
98 — PSYCHO KILLER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th February, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -12 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -17 (2)
3 3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -16 (3)
4 5 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -14 (4)
5 6 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -15 (5)
6 7 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -18 (6)
7 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -19 (4)
8 17 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -4 (8)
9 11 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -8 (9)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -23 (1)

11 12 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -27 (11)
12 13 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -15 (12)
13 14 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -10 (13)
14 8 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -16 (2)
15 9 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -22 (1)
16 22 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -10 (16)
17 18 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -13 (17)
18 19 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -11 (18)
19 16 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -18 (4)
20 26 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -11 (20)

21 21 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -16 (21)
22 20 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (20)
23 23 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -11 (23)
24 29 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -6 (24)
25 25 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -8 (25)
26 28 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -7 (26)
27 34 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (27)
28 32 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -20 (28)
29 33 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -8 (29)
30 15 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -17 (15)

31 35 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -7 (31)
32 36 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -7 (32)
33 37 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -11 (33)
34 38 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -5 (34)
35 43 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -5 (35)
36 41 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 24 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -11 (24)
38 79 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -3 (38)
39 44 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -6 (39)
40 53 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -13 (16)
43 31 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -18 (13)
48 30 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -13 (30)
53 39 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -8 (39)
60 40 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -17 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -5 (42)
44 49 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -6 (44)
45 57 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -4 (45)
46 48 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -6 (46)
47 58 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -5 (47)
49 62 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -3 (49)
50 60 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -1 (70)
84 — BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -1 (85)
88 — HONEY DON’T LEAVE L.A. –•– James Taylor (Columbia) -1 (88)
89 — ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -1 (89)
91 — I LOVE MY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic) -1 (91)
92 — THAT’S YOUR SECRET –•– Sea Level (Capricorn) -1 (92)
93 — READY FOR THE TIMES TO GET BETTER –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -1 (93)
95 — WE FELL IN LOVE WHILE DANCING –•– Bill Brandon (Prelude) -1 (95)
97 — LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -1 (97)
98 — DANCIN’ FEVER –•– Claudja Barry (Salsoul) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th March, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -18 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -13 (1)
3 4 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -15 (3)
4 5 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -16 (4)
5 8 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (5)
6 6 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -19 (6)
7 9 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -9 (7)
8 3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -17 (3)
9 11 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -28 (9)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1)

11 7 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -20 (4)
12 12 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -16 (12)
13 13 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -11 (13)
14 16 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -11 (14)
15 17 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -14 (15)
16 18 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -12 (16)
17 27 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (17)
18 20 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -12 (18)
19 14 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -17 (2)
20 24 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -7 (20)

21 28 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -21 (21)
22 26 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -8 (22)
23 31 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -8 (23)
24 15 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -23 (1)
25 29 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -9 (25)
26 34 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -6 (26)
27 35 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -6 (27)
28 32 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -8 (28)
29 40 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -6 (29)
30 33 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -12 (30)

31 19 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -19 (4)
32 36 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 38 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -4 (33)
34 42 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -6 (34)
35 45 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -5 (35)
36 39 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -7 (36)
37 22 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (20)
38 21 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -17 (21)
39 51 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -4 (39)
40 49 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 25 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -9 (25)
58 30 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -18 (15)
64 37 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -6 (41)
42 52 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -4 (42)
43 44 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -7 (43)
44 50 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -5 (44)
45 46 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -7 (45)
46 61 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -3 (46)
47 57 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -4 (47)
49 59 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -4 (49)
50 70 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (70)
77 — FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -1 (77)
81 — IT AMAZES ME –•– John Denver (RCA) -1 (81)
82 — PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — RUMOUR HAS IT –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (83)
86 — YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -1 (86)
90 — LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -1 (90)
95 — DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -1 (95)
97 — LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -1 (97)
98 — WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Barbara Mandrell (ABC / Dot) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th March, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -19 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (2)
3 3 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -16 (3)
4 4 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -17 (4)
5 7 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -10 (5)
6 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -14 (1)
7 6 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -20 (6)
8 9 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -29 (8)
9 8 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -18 (3)
10 17 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (10)

11 12 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -17 (11)
12 14 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -12 (12)
13 15 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -15 (13)
14 16 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -13 (14)
15 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -25 (1)
16 18 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -13 (16)
17 21 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -22 (17)
18 20 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -8 (18)
19 23 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -9 (19)
20 22 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -9 (20)

21 29 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -7 (21)
22 28 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -9 (22)
23 25 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -10 (23)
24 27 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -7 (24)
25 26 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -7 (25)
26 11 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -21 (4)
27 13 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -12 (13)
28 30 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (28)
29 34 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -7 (29)
30 33 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -5 (30)

31 32 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (31)
32 46 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -4 (32)
33 35 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -6 (33)
34 36 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -8 (34)
35 42 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -5 (35)
36 39 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 40 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -5 (37)
38 41 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -7 (38)
39 50 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -3 (39)
40 44 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -24 (1)
42 19 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -18 (2)
51 31 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -20 (4)
52 37 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (20)
59 38 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -18 (21)

POWER PLAYS

43 47 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -5 (43)
44 55 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -5 (44)
45 49 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -5 (45)
46 52 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -5 (46)
47 57 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -13 (47)
48 63 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -4 (48)
49 51 HOLLYWOOD –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia) -6 (49)
50 53 CALIFORNIA –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (70)
79 — THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -1 (79)
82 — ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -1 (82)
83 — NEVER GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -1 (83)
84 — KINGS AND QUEENS –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — (Any Way That You Want It) I’LL BE THERE –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (85)
90 — DON’T COST YOU NOTHING –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
96 — I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -1 (96)
97 — YOU’LL LOVE AGAIN –•– Hotel (Mercury) -1 (97)
98 — MISS BROADWAY –•– Belle Epoque (Big Tree) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th March, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
3 4 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -18 (3)
4 5 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -11 (4)
5 1 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)
6 10 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (6)
7 8 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -30 (7)
8 3 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -17 (3)
9 7 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -21 (6)
10 9 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -19 (3)

11 14 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -14 (11)
12 12 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (12)
13 13 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -16 (13)
14 21 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -8 (14)
15 17 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -23 (15)
16 16 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (16)
17 18 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -9 (17)
18 19 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -10 (18)
19 22 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -10 (19)
20 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (20)

21 23 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (21)
22 24 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -8 (22)
23 25 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -8 (23)
24 28 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (24)
25 37 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (25)
26 39 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -4 (26)
27 29 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -8 (27)
28 30 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -6 (28)
29 32 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -5 (29)
30 33 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (30)

31 34 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -9 (31)
32 11 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -18 (11)
33 35 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -6 (33)
34 36 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -6 (34)
35 15 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -26 (1)
36 26 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -22 (4)
37 38 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -8 (37)
38 40 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -7 (38)
39 48 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -5 (39)
40 44 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 27 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -13 (13)
49 31 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -6 (41)
42 46 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 47 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -14 (43)
44 45 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -6 (44)
45 56 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -3 (45)
46 54 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -5 (46)
47 41 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -25 (1)
50 42 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -19 (2)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (69)
79 — MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — SITTING IN LIMBO –•– Don Brown (1st American) -1 (81)
89 — BOMBS AWAY –•– Bob Weir (Arista) -1 (89)
90 — TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (90)
98 — I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion) -1 (98)
99 — NUMBER ONE –•– Eloise Laws (ABC) -1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th March, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (1)
3 3 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -19 (3)
4 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -12 (4)
5 6 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (5)
6 5 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)
7 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -31 (7)
8 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -18 (3)
9 14 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -9 (9)
10 11 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -15 (10)

11 10 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -20 (3)
12 23 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -9 (12)
13 9 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -22 (6)
14 15 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -24 (14)
15 19 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -11 (15)
16 18 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -11 (16)
17 17 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 26 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -5 (18)
19 22 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -9 (19)
20 25 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -7 (20)

21 21 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -12 (21)
22 24 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -15 (22)
23 27 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -9 (23)
24 28 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -7 (24)
25 29 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -6 (25)
26 30 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -8 (26)
27 31 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -10 (27)
28 39 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -6 (28)
29 33 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -7 (29)
30 34 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -7 (30)

31 12 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -14 (12)
32 40 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -7 (32)
33 35 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -27 (1)
34 38 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -8 (34)
35 58 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -3 (35)
36 37 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -9 (36)
37 42 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -7 (37)
38 41 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -7 (38)
39 43 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -15 (39)
40 45 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 13 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -17 (13)
48 36 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -23 (4)
56 16 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (16)
58 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -11 (20)
59 32 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -19 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -6 (41)
42 44 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -7 (42)
44 54 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 55 LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -7 (45)
46 51 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 52 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -5 (47)
49 60 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -13 (49)
50 65 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (70)
74 — DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (74)
76 — WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -1 (76)
78 — IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -1 (78)
83 — MUSIC, HARMONY AND RHYTHM –•– Brooklyn Dreams (Millennium) -1 (83)
86 — (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -1 (86)
87 — EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -1 (87)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st April, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
3 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -13 (3)
4 5 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (4)
5 3 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -20 (3)
6 9 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -10 (6)
7 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -32 (7)
8 6 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -22 (1)
9 10 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -16 (9)
10 12 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -10 (10)

11 15 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -12 (11)
12 16 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -12 (12)
13 14 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -25 (13)
14 18 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -6 (14)
15 28 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -7 (15)
16 11 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -21 (3)
17 19 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -10 (17)
18 20 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -8 (18)
19 21 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -13 (19)
20 22 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -16 (20)

21 23 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -10 (21)
22 24 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -8 (22)
23 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -7 (23)
24 26 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -9 (24)
25 27 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -11 (25)
26 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -19 (3)
27 30 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -8 (27)
28 29 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -8 (28)
29 32 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -8 (29)
30 35 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -4 (30)

31 13 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -23 (6)
32 33 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -28 (1)
33 34 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -9 (33)
34 37 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 38 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -8 (35)
36 40 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -5 (36)
37 39 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -16 (37)
38 41 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -7 (38)
39 50 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -4 (39)
40 44 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -11 (17)
53 36 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -10 (36)
60 31 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -15 (12)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 47 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -6 (43)
44 45 LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -8 (44)
45 49 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -14 (45)
46 54 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -3 (46)
47 52 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -9 (47)
48 53 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -6 (48)
49 51 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -7 (49)
50 57 YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -1 (65)
69 — TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -1 (69)
81 — YANK ME, CRANK ME –•– Ted Nugent (Epic) -1 (81)
86 — DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -1 (86)
88 — THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Santa Esmeralda (Casablanca) -1 (88)
89 — AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -1 (89)
90 — DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th April, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
3 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -14 (3)
4 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (4)
5 6 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -11 (5)
6 5 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -21 (3)
7 10 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -11 (7)
8 8 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -23 (1)
9 9 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -17 (9)
10 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -13 (10)

11 12 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -13 (11)
12 14 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -7 (12)
13 15 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -8 (13)
14 17 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -11 (14)
15 18 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -9 (15)
16 20 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -17 (16)
17 57 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -3 (17)
18 19 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -14 (18)
19 30 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -5 (19)
20 22 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -9 (20)

21 21 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -11 (21)
22 23 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (22)
23 24 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -10 (23)
24 25 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -12 (24)
25 29 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -9 (26)
27 36 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (27)
28 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -33 (7)
29 37 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -17 (29)
30 65 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -2 (30)

31 13 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -26 (13)
32 43 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -7 (32)
33 34 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -9 (33)
34 38 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (34)
35 35 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -9 (35)
36 46 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (36)
37 39 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -5 (37)
38 40 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 16 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -22 (3)
40 42 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 32 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -29 (1)
54 28 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -9 (28)
60 31 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -24 (6)
64 26 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -20 (3)
65 33 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -10 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -8 (42)
43 45 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -15 (43)
44 48 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 47 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -10 (45)
46 52 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -5 (46)
47 51 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -7 (47)
49 50 YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -6 (49)
50 56 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -1 (78)
79 — HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -1 (79)
82 — BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -1 (82)
88 — MAMA LET HIM PLAY –•– Doucette (Mushroom) -1 (88)
89 — WHEEL IN THE SKY –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Juice Newton (Capitol) -1 (90)
95 — STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -1 (95)
98 — AFRICANISM / GIMME SOME LOVIN’ (Medley) –•– Kongas (Polydor) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th April, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
3 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -15 (3)
4 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (4)
5 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -12 (5)
6 7 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -12 (6)
7 13 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -9 (7)
8 10 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -14 (8)
9 12 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -8 (9)
10 11 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -14 (10)

11 6 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -22 (3)
12 17 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (12)
13 15 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -10 (13)
14 14 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -12 (14)
15 16 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -18 (15)
16 19 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -6 (16)
17 8 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -24 (1)
18 20 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -10 (18)
19 30 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -3 (19)
20 22 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (20)

21 25 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -10 (21)
22 27 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (22)
23 23 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -11 (23)
24 24 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -13 (24)
25 26 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -10 (25)
26 29 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -18 (26)
27 9 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -18 (9)
28 18 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -15 (18)
29 32 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -8 (29)
30 34 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -9 (30)

31 36 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -5 (31)
32 37 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -6 (32)
33 21 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -12 (21)
34 38 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (34)
35 28 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -34 (7)
36 40 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -8 (36)
37 41 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (37)
38 42 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -9 (38)
39 43 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -16 (39)
40 44 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 31 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -27 (13)
51 33 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -10 (33)
73 35 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -10 (35)
75 39 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -23 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -3 (41)
42 52 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -4 (42)
43 46 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -6 (43)
44 45 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -11 (44)
45 47 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -8 (45)
46 50 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -7 (46)
47 53 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -4 (47)
48 56 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -4 (48)
49 48 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -30 (1)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -1 (65)
69 — SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (69)
85 — YOU GOT THAT RIGHT –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -1 (85)
86 — SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -1 (86)
87 — YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (87)
89 — YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -1 (89)
96 — DO YOU WANNA DANCE –•– The Ramones (Sire) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd April, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -12 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -13 (2)
3 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (3)
4 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -16 (3)
5 7 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -10 (5)
6 6 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -13 (6)
7 12 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (7)
8 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -15 (8)
9 9 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -9 (9)
10 10 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -15 (10)

11 19 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -4 (11)
12 13 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -11 (12)
13 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)
14 16 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -7 (14)
15 15 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -19 (15)
16 18 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -11 (16)
17 21 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -11 (17)
18 22 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (18)
19 20 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -10 (19)
20 41 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -4 (20)

21 11 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -23 (3)
22 26 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -19 (22)
23 14 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -13 (14)
24 32 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -7 (24)
25 25 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -11 (25)
26 31 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -6 (26)
27 17 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -25 (1)
28 29 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -9 (28)
29 30 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -10 (29)
30 69 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -2 (30)

31 37 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (31)
32 34 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -8 (32)
33 36 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -9 (33)
34 39 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -17 (34)
35 38 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -10 (35)
36 47 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 43 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -7 (37)
38 48 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -5 (38)
39 40 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -9 (39)
40 42 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 23 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -12 (23)
45 24 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -14 (24)
49 27 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -19 (9)
61 28 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -16 (18)
62 33 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -13 (21)
63 35 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -35 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -2 (41)
42 46 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -8 (42)
43 45 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -9 (43)
46 52 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -6 (46)
47 57 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -5 (47)
48 58 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -5 (48)
50 54 THAT’S YOUR SECRET –•– Sea Level (Capricorn) -9 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -1 (69)
70 — TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (70)
82 — BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (82)
83 — FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -1 (83)
84 — THE WANDERER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -1 (84)
85 — CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (85)
87 — WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE –•– Fotomaker (Atlantic) -1 (87)
88 — I’M ON MY WAY –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (88)
90 — EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -1 (90)
93 — CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -1 (93)
94 — BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th April, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -13 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -14 (2)
3 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (3)
4 5 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -11 (4)
5 7 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (5)
6 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -17 (3)
7 6 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -14 (6)
8 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -16 (8)
9 11 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -5 (9)
10 20 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -5 (10)

11 12 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (11)
12 14 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (12)
13 13 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -21 (1)
14 18 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -9 (14)
15 17 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -12 (15)
16 16 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -12 (16)
17 19 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (17)
18 10 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -16 (10)
19 22 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -20 (19)
20 24 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (20)

21 15 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -20 (15)
22 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (22)
23 26 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -7 (23)
24 9 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -10 (9)
25 37 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -8 (25)
26 36 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -6 (26)
27 27 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -26 (1)
28 35 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -11 (28)
29 31 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (29)
30 33 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (30)

31 38 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -6 (31)
32 32 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (32)
33 34 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -18 (33)
34 21 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -24 (3)
35 23 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -14 (14)
36 40 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -6 (36)
37 41 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (37)
38 42 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -9 (38)
39 25 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -12 (25)
40 46 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 29 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -11 (29)
53 39 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -10 (39)
64 28 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -10 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -5 (41)
42 47 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -6 (42)
43 48 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -6 (43)
45 51 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -9 (45)
46 56 MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -4 (46)
47 60 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– Patti Smith Group (Arista) -4 (47)
48 54 AIN’T GONNA EAT MY HEART OUT ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 59 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -4 (49)
50 69 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (70)
77 — ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -1 (77)
81 — YOU’LL LOVE AGAIN –•– Hotel (Mercury) -5 (81)
82 — I WANT TO LIVE –•– John Denver (RCA) -1 (82)
83 — USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -1 (83)
84 — WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -1 (84)
90 — OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -1 (90)
95 — CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th May, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -14 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -15 (2)
3 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (3)
4 4 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -12 (4)
5 5 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (5)
6 10 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -6 (6)
7 9 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -6 (7)
8 6 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -18 (3)
9 7 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -15 (6)
10 12 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -9 (10)

11 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -17 (8)
12 14 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -10 (12)
13 15 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -13 (13)
14 22 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (14)
15 19 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -21 (15)
16 20 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (16)
17 17 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -12 (17)
18 16 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -13 (16)
19 25 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -9 (19)
20 23 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -8 (20)

21 28 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -12 (21)
22 30 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (22)
23 29 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 26 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -7 (24)
25 31 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -7 (25)
26 13 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -22 (1)
27 11 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -13 (11)
28 18 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -17 (10)
29 21 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -21 (15)
30 50 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -3 (30)

31 58 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -4 (31)
32 33 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -19 (32)
33 36 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -7 (33)
34 37 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -4 (34)
35 27 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -27 (1)
36 40 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -8 (36)
37 38 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -10 (37)
38 41 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -6 (38)
39 42 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -7 (39)
40 45 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -10 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 32 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -10 (32)
48 24 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -11 (9)
49 34 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -25 (3)
52 35 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -15 (14)
54 39 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -13 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -5 (41)
42 43 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -7 (42)
43 49 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -5 (43)
44 48 AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -6 (44)
45 46 MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -5 (45)
50 60 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -1 (70)
76 — EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (76)
85 — THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -1 (87)
88 — YOU KEEP ME DANCING –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -1 (88)
89 — WEEKEND LOVER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -1 (89)
93 — RUNNIN’ WITH THE DEVIL –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th May, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -13 (2)
3 5 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (3)
4 6 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -7 (4)
5 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
6 7 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (6)
7 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -15 (3)
8 10 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (8)
9 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -16 (6)
10 12 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (10)

11 14 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (11)
12 13 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -22 (13)
14 16 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (14)
15 8 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -19 (3)
16 19 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -10 (16)
17 22 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -12 (17)
18 21 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -13 (18)
19 20 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -9 (19)
20 23 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (20)

21 24 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -8 (21)
22 25 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -8 (22)
23 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -18 (8)
24 30 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -4 (24)
25 17 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -13 (17)
26 31 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -5 (26)
27 18 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -14 (16)
28 26 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -23 (1)
29 28 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -18 (10)
30 27 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -14 (11)

31 33 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (31)
32 36 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -9 (32)
33 38 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -7 (33)
34 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -5 (34)
35 39 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -8 (35)
36 40 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -11 (36)
37 41 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -6 (37)
38 37 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -11 (37)
39 43 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -6 (39)
40 53 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 29 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -22 (15)
46 32 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -20 (32)
47 35 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -28 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -8 (41)
43 50 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (43)
44 44 AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 51 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -6 (45)
48 55 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -5 (48)
49 56 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -5 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (73)
74 — ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (74)
80 — ROLL WITH THE CHANGES –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic) -1 (80)
82 — WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (83)
85 — LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (85)
86 — I WANT YOU TO BE MINE –•– Kayak (Janus) -1 (86)
87 — IT’S LATE –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (87)
92 — STAY AWHILE –•– Continental Miniatures (London) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th May, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -14 (2)
3 4 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -8 (3)
4 6 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (4)
5 1 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -17 (1)
6 11 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (6)
7 12 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -15 (7)
8 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -11 (8)
9 10 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (9)
10 5 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (1)

11 16 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -11 (11)
12 13 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -23 (12)
13 14 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -11 (13)
14 7 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -16 (3)
15 17 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (15)
16 18 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -14 (16)
17 24 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -5 (17)
18 20 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (18)
19 19 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -10 (19)
20 22 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -9 (20)

21 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -9 (21)
22 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -17 (6)
23 26 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -6 (23)
24 15 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -20 (3)
25 23 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -19 (8)
26 40 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -5 (26)
27 32 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -10 (27)
28 33 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (28)
29 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -14 (17)
30 35 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -9 (30)

31 36 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -12 (31)
32 37 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -7 (32)
33 30 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -15 (11)
34 39 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -7 (34)
35 29 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -19 (10)
36 38 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -12 (36)
37 43 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (37)
38 31 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (31)
39 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (34)
40 28 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1)

OFF THE CHARTS

66 27 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -15 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 67 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -5 (41)
42 49 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 45 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -7 (43)
44 51 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -5 (44)
45 52 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -4 (45)
46 48 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -6 (46)
47 53 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -5 (47)
48 59 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -4 (48)
49 54 THE WANDERER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 56 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — DARLIN’ –•– Paul Davis Featuring Susan Collins (Bang) -1 (82)
83 — TAKE ME BACK TO CHICAGO –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (83)
85 — STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -1 (85)
87 — IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -1 (87)
88 — HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (88)
94 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Jane Olivor (Columbia) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th May, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -9 (2)
3 4 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (3)
4 6 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (4)
5 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -15 (2)
6 7 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -16 (6)
7 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -18 (1)
8 9 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -13 (8)
9 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -12 (8)
10 11 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -12 (10)

11 12 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -24 (11)
12 13 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -12 (12)
13 17 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (13)
14 15 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -14 (14)
15 16 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -15 (15)
16 10 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
17 18 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (17)
18 20 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -10 (18)
19 26 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (19)
20 23 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -7 (20)

21 14 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -17 (3)
22 27 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -11 (22)
23 28 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (23)
24 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -10 (21)
25 30 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -10 (25)
26 31 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -13 (26)
27 32 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -8 (27)
28 22 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -18 (6)
29 34 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -8 (29)
30 25 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -20 (8)

31 24 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -21 (3)
32 37 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 41 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (33)
34 29 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -15 (17)
35 42 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -7 (35)
36 19 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -11 (19)
37 44 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -6 (37)
38 48 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -5 (38)
39 45 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -5 (39)
40 43 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 36 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -13 (36)
51 33 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -16 (11)
54 39 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -7 (34)
66 35 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -20 (10)
70 38 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (31)
71 40 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -25 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -6 (41)
42 50 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -5 (42)
43 52 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 54 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -5 (44)
45 53 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -12 (45)
47 58 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (47)
48 51 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (48)
49 56 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -5 (49)
50 57 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -1 (69)
76 — MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (76)
79 — RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (79)
85 — CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -1 (85)
86 — GOD KNOWS / BABY, I’M YOURS –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (86)
87 — MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Bill LaBounty (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (88)
89 — KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -1 (89)
90 — OVER THE RAINBOW –•– Gary Tanner (20th Century) -1 (90)
93 — GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd June, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -10 (2)
3 4 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (3)
4 1 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -11 (1)
5 6 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -17 (5)
6 5 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -16 (2)
7 8 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -14 (7)
8 10 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -13 (8)
9 13 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -7 (9)
10 12 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -13 (10)

11 11 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -25 (11)
12 14 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -15 (12)
13 15 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -16 (13)
14 19 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -7 (14)
15 18 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -11 (15)
16 26 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -14 (16)
17 17 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (17)
18 20 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -8 (18)
19 7 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -19 (1)
20 22 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -12 (20)

21 23 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (21)
22 9 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -13 (8)
23 25 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -11 (23)
24 16 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
25 27 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -9 (25)
26 43 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -5 (26)
27 29 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -9 (27)
28 44 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -6 (28)
29 33 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -7 (29)
30 47 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (30)

31 35 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -8 (31)
32 32 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (32)
33 21 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -18 (3)
34 38 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -6 (34)
35 37 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -7 (35)
36 39 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -6 (36)
37 41 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -7 (37)
38 67 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -4 (38)
39 40 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -9 (39)
40 42 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -11 (21)
60 28 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -19 (6)
64 30 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -21 (8)
65 31 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -22 (3)
91 34 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -16 (17)
93 36 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -12 (19)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -13 (42)
43 50 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (43)
44 48 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -7 (44)
45 49 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -6 (45)
46 56 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -10 (46)
47 57 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (47)
48 58 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 55 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -7 (49)
50 60 YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -1 (67)
69 — MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -1 (69)
70 — LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (70)
72 — WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -1 (72)
75 — HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -1 (75)
83 — THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -1 (83)
84 — I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -1 (84)
85 — SO HARD LIVIN’ WITHOUT YOU –•– Airwaves (A&M) -1 (85)
87 — RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -1 (87)
89 — YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -1 (89)
90 — LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -1 (90)
92 — UNDER THE BOARDWALK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Private Stock) -1 (92)
95 — MIDNIGHT LIGHT –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th June, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (2)
3 1 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -11 (1)
4 5 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -18 (4)
5 14 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -8 (5)
6 15 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -12 (6)
7 8 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -14 (7)
8 9 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -8 (8)
9 4 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -12 (1)
10 10 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -14 (10)

11 12 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -16 (11)
12 13 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -17 (12)
13 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -15 (13)
14 6 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -17 (2)
15 26 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -6 (15)
16 18 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -9 (16)
17 20 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -13 (17)
18 25 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -10 (18)
19 21 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -11 (19)
20 28 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -7 (20)

21 23 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -12 (21)
22 30 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (22)
23 7 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -15 (7)
24 11 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -26 (11)
25 27 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -10 (25)
26 29 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -8 (26)
27 31 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -9 (27)
28 43 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (28)
29 38 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -5 (29)
30 34 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -7 (30)

31 19 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -20 (1)
32 24 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
33 35 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -8 (33)
34 36 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -7 (34)
35 37 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -8 (35)
36 40 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -7 (36)
37 53 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -3 (37)
38 39 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -10 (38)
39 51 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -5 (39)
40 42 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -14 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

53 17 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17)
87 22 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -14 (8)
93 32 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (32)
94 33 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -19 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -8 (41)
42 45 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -7 (42)
43 46 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -11 (43)
44 47 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (44)
45 54 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -3 (45)
46 48 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -6 (46)
47 49 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -8 (47)
48 52 CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -7 (48)
49 50 YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -6 (49)
50 55 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (68)
71 — LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -1 (71)
73 — STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -1 (73)
80 — PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -1 (80)
81 — TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS –•– Kraftwerk (Capitol) -1 (81)
83 — I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (83)
84 — PORTRAIT (He Knew) –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -1 (84)
88 — HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -1 (88)
90 — STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -1 (90)
92 — DAYLIGHT AND DARKNESS –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th June, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -12 (1)
3 5 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -9 (3)
4 6 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -13 (4)
5 3 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -12 (1)
6 8 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -9 (6)
7 4 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -19 (4)
8 7 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -15 (7)
9 16 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -10 (9)
10 12 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -18 (10)

11 13 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -16 (11)
12 20 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -8 (12)
13 15 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -7 (13)
14 17 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -14 (14)
15 18 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -11 (15)
16 22 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (16)
17 9 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -13 (1)
18 21 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -13 (18)
19 19 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -12 (19)
20 26 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -9 (20)

21 27 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -10 (21)
22 28 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (22)
23 29 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (23)
24 25 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -11 (24)
25 30 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -8 (25)
26 11 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -17 (11)
27 14 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -18 (2)
28 34 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -8 (28)
29 35 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -9 (29)
30 36 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -8 (30)

31 37 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -4 (31)
32 33 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -9 (32)
33 39 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -6 (33)
34 40 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -15 (34)
35 24 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -27 (11)
36 10 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -15 (10)
37 44 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (37)
38 41 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -9 (38)
39 45 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -4 (39)
40 42 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 23 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -16 (7)
72 31 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -21 (1)
93 38 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -11 (38)
95 32 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -12 (41)
42 46 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -7 (42)
43 47 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -9 (43)
44 50 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -6 (44)
45 51 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -5 (45)
47 48 CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -8 (47)
48 54 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -5 (48)
49 59 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -4 (49)
50 60 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -1 (67)
73 — THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -1 (73)
81 — I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (81)
83 — YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -1 (83)
85 — I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -1 (85)
86 — NEVER LET HER SLIP AWAY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -1 (86)
87 — SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -1 (87)
90 — JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -1 (90)
92 — SHAKER SONG –•– Spyro Gyra (Amherst) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th June, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -10 (2)
3 4 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -14 (3)
4 2 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -13 (1)
5 6 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -10 (5)
6 9 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -11 (6)
7 12 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -9 (7)
8 10 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -19 (8)
9 16 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (9)
10 11 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -17 (10)

11 13 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -8 (11)
12 14 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -15 (12)
13 15 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -12 (13)
14 5 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -13 (1)
15 7 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -20 (4)
16 18 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -14 (16)
17 20 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -10 (17)
18 21 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -11 (18)
19 22 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (19)
20 23 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (20)

21 8 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -16 (7)
22 28 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -9 (22)
23 29 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -10 (23)
24 25 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -9 (24)
25 31 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -5 (25)
26 17 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -14 (1)
27 33 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -7 (27)
28 30 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -9 (28)
29 34 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -16 (29)
30 37 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (30)

31 39 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -5 (31)
32 19 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -13 (19)
33 24 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -12 (24)
34 42 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -8 (34)
35 49 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -5 (35)
36 44 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -7 (36)
37 45 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -6 (37)
38 41 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -13 (38)
39 40 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -9 (39)
40 48 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

59 32 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -10 (32)
66 26 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -18 (11)
72 27 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -19 (2)
92 35 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -28 (11)
93 36 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -16 (10)
98 38 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -10 (41)
42 50 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -4 (42)
43 52 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -4 (43)
44 53 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -4 (44)
45 55 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -4 (45)
46 56 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 57 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -5 (47)
48 58 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (48)
49 59 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -3 (49)
50 60 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (79)
82 — BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -1 (82)
83 — TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (83)
86 — MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -1 (86)
87 — ON THE WRONG TRACK –•– Kevin Lamb (Arista) -1 (87)
88 — DREAM LOVER –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn) -1 (88)
89 — YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra) -1 (89)
91 — NEW ORLEANS LADIES –•– Louisiana’s Le Roux (Capitol) -1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st July, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -11 (2)
3 3 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -15 (3)
4 5 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -11 (4)
5 7 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -10 (5)
6 6 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -12 (6)
7 9 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (7)
8 8 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -20 (8)
9 10 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -18 (9)
10 11 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -9 (10)

11 4 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -14 (1)
12 12 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -16 (12)
13 13 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -13 (13)
14 25 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -6 (14)
15 17 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -11 (15)
16 16 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -15 (16)
17 20 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (17)
18 18 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -12 (18)
19 19 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (19)
20 14 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -14 (1)

21 27 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -8 (21)
22 22 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -10 (22)
23 23 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -11 (23)
24 29 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -17 (24)
25 30 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (25)
26 31 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -6 (26)
27 15 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -21 (4)
28 35 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -6 (28)
29 34 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -9 (29)
30 44 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -5 (30)

31 50 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -4 (31)
32 41 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -11 (32)
33 40 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -7 (33)
34 42 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -5 (34)
35 36 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -8 (35)
36 37 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -7 (36)
37 43 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -5 (37)
38 45 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -5 (38)
39 46 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -6 (39)
40 51 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -3 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

54 38 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -14 (38)
56 26 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -15 (1)
57 28 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -10 (28)
58 21 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -17 (7)
59 32 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -14 (19)
62 33 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -13 (24)
71 24 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -10 (24)
77 39 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -6 (41)
42 48 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (42)
43 49 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -4 (43)
44 52 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -6 (44)
45 53 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -4 (45)
46 54 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -5 (46)
47 55 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -5 (47)
48 56 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -5 (48)
49 63 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -3 (49)
50 58 YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

52 — HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (52)
83 — YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (83)
85 — ANYTIME –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (85)
86 — YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -1 (86)
88 — ONLY ONE LOVE IN MY LIFE –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA) -1 (88)
89 — RUNAWAY LOVE –•– Linda Clifford (Curtom) -1 (89)
91 — AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th July, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -12 (2)
3 4 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -12 (3)
4 5 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -11 (4)
5 7 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (5)
6 3 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -16 (3)
7 14 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -7 (7)
8 9 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -19 (8)
9 10 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -10 (9)
10 6 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -13 (6)

11 12 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -17 (11)
12 15 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -12 (12)
13 17 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (13)
14 11 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -15 (1)
15 8 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -21 (8)
16 26 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -7 (16)
17 21 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -9 (17)
18 24 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -18 (18)
19 13 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -14 (13)
20 28 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -7 (20)

21 30 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -6 (21)
22 42 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (22)
23 31 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -5 (23)
24 25 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (24)
25 29 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -10 (25)
26 49 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -4 (26)
27 33 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -8 (27)
28 34 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -6 (28)
29 37 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -6 (29)
30 52 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -2 (30)

31 39 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -7 (31)
32 32 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -12 (32)
33 38 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -6 (33)
34 40 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -4 (34)
35 41 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -7 (35)
36 43 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -5 (36)
37 44 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -7 (37)
38 45 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -5 (38)
39 47 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -6 (39)
40 18 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -13 (18)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 16 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -16 (16)
43 19 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (19)
47 20 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -15 (1)
52 22 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -11 (22)
54 23 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -12 (23)
57 27 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -22 (4)
58 36 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -8 (36)
60 35 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -5 (41)
44 46 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -6 (44)
45 55 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (45)
46 48 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -6 (46)
48 61 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 50 YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -6 (49)
50 60 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -1 (68)
84 — CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -1 (84)
85 — KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (85)
86 — I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -1 (86)
89 — FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -1 (89)
95 — MAKIN’ LOVE –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th July, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -13 (2)
3 3 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (3)
4 4 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -12 (4)
5 5 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -10 (5)
6 7 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (6)
7 9 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (7)
8 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -20 (8)
9 6 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -17 (3)
10 13 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (10)

11 16 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -8 (11)
12 12 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -13 (12)
13 11 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -18 (11)
14 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (14)
15 20 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (15)
16 17 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -10 (16)
17 22 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (17)
18 18 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -19 (18)
19 23 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -6 (19)
20 30 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -3 (20)

21 26 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -5 (21)
22 29 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -7 (22)
23 28 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -7 (23)
24 25 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -11 (24)
25 27 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -9 (25)
26 31 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -8 (26)
27 10 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -14 (6)
28 36 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (28)
29 34 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (29)
30 35 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -8 (30)

31 33 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -7 (31)
32 38 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 14 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -16 (1)
34 15 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -22 (8)
35 41 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -6 (35)
36 37 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -8 (36)
37 24 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (24)
38 45 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (38)
39 39 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -7 (39)
40 48 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 19 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -15 (13)
50 32 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -13 (32)
51 40 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -14 (18)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -6 (42)
43 44 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -7 (43)
44 46 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -7 (44)
45 53 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -5 (45)
46 56 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -5 (46)
47 55 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -5 (47)
48 51 THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -7 (48)
49 59 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -4 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (73)
78 — LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -1 (78)
87 — I CAN’T WAIT ANY LONGER –•– Bill Anderson (MCA) -1 (87)
88 — YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — READY OR NOT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol) -1 (89)
90 — BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd July, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -14 (2)
3 6 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (3)
4 5 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -11 (4)
5 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -11 (5)
6 11 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -9 (6)
7 7 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -12 (7)
8 4 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -13 (4)
9 3 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -14 (3)
10 21 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (10)

11 14 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (11)
12 9 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -18 (3)
13 15 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -9 (13)
14 20 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -4 (14)
15 17 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (15)
16 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -21 (8)
17 19 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -7 (17)
18 22 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -8 (18)
19 12 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -14 (12)
20 26 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -9 (20)

21 28 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (21)
22 24 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -12 (22)
23 23 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -8 (23)
24 25 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -10 (24)
25 29 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (25)
26 30 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -9 (26)
27 32 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -7 (27)
28 13 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -19 (11)
29 16 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -11 (16)
30 40 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (30)

31 33 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -17 (1)
32 36 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -9 (32)
33 35 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -7 (33)
34 38 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -8 (34)
35 58 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -3 (35)
36 52 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -5 (36)
37 46 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -6 (37)
38 42 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -7 (38)
39 44 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -8 (39)
40 73 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 18 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -20 (18)
50 27 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -15 (6)
51 34 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -23 (8)
57 31 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -8 (31)
58 37 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (24)
62 39 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -6 (41)
43 63 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -4 (43)
44 49 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -5 (44)
45 47 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -6 (45)
46 53 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 48 THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -8 (47)
48 56 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 79 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -1 (80)
81 — TIME FOR ME TO FLY –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic) -1 (81)
84 — SURRENDER –•– Cheap Trick (Epic) -1 (84)
86 — GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -1 (86)
87 — THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -1 (87)
89 — WILD IN THE STREETS –•– The British Lions (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Kristy and Jimmy McNichol (RCA) -1 (90)
92 — A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -1 (92)
93 — FLYIN’ –•– Prism (Ariola America) -1 (93)
94 — IT’S REALLY YOU –•– The Tarney / Spencer Band (A&M) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th July, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -16 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -15 (2)
3 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (3)
4 5 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (4)
5 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -10 (5)
6 10 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (6)
7 4 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (4)
8 8 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -14 (4)
9 7 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -13 (7)
10 11 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (10)

11 14 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (11)
12 13 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (12)
13 15 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 17 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -8 (14)
15 18 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -9 (15)
16 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -10 (16)
17 9 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -15 (3)
18 21 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (18)
19 12 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -19 (3)
20 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -22 (8)

21 19 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -15 (12)
22 23 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -9 (22)
23 27 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -8 (23)
24 26 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -10 (24)
25 25 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -7 (25)
26 35 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -4 (26)
27 30 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (27)
28 36 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -6 (28)
29 40 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (29)
30 32 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -10 (30)

31 22 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -13 (22)
32 34 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -9 (32)
33 37 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -7 (33)
34 38 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -8 (34)
35 43 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -5 (35)
36 49 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -4 (36)
37 39 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -9 (37)
38 46 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 44 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -6 (39)
40 48 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 31 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (1)
47 28 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -20 (11)
48 29 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -12 (16)
49 24 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -11 (24)
51 33 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -8 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -7 (41)
42 45 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -7 (42)
43 55 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -4 (43)
45 52 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -8 (45)
46 56 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -5 (46)
50 60 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -1 (81)
82 — IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -1 (83)
84 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -1 (84)
86 — ON THE STRIP –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO) -1 (86)
88 — STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (88)
89 — RUMOR AT THE HONKY TONK –•– Spellbound (EMI-America) -1 (89)
90 — WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th August, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (2)
3 5 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -11 (3)
4 4 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -13 (4)
5 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -17 (1)
6 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -16 (2)
7 8 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -15 (4)
8 11 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (8)
9 10 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -10 (9)
10 7 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -13 (4)

11 16 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -11 (11)
12 13 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (12)
13 14 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -9 (13)
14 15 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -10 (14)
15 18 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -9 (15)
16 29 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (16)
17 28 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -7 (17)
18 26 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -5 (18)
19 24 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -11 (19)
20 9 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -14 (7)

21 23 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -9 (21)
22 12 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -11 (12)
23 33 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -8 (23)
24 17 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -16 (3)
25 27 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (25)
26 36 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -5 (26)
27 43 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (27)
28 34 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -9 (28)
29 30 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -11 (29)
30 35 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -6 (30)

31 20 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -23 (8)
32 38 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -7 (32)
33 46 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -6 (33)
34 45 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -9 (34)
35 37 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -10 (35)
36 39 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -7 (36)
37 40 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -7 (37)
38 41 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -8 (38)
39 69 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -3 (39)
40 54 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 19 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -20 (3)
47 21 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -16 (12)
48 22 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -10 (22)
49 25 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -8 (25)
50 31 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -14 (22)
51 32 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -10 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -8 (41)
42 44 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -19 (1)
43 50 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -8 (43)
44 47 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -21 (11)
45 52 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -5 (45)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -1 (66)
81 — COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -1 (81)
83 — YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (83)
84 — ARMS OF MARY –•– Chilliwack (Mushroom) -1 (84)
86 — I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -1 (86)
88 — SHE LOVES TO BE IN LOVE –•– Charlie (Janus) -1 (88)
90 — RAISE A LITTLE HELL –•– Trooper (MCA) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th August, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -12 (2)
3 4 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -14 (3)
4 1 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -12 (1)
5 8 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (5)
6 17 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -8 (6)
7 9 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -11 (7)
8 12 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (8)
9 11 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -12 (9)
10 16 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (10)

11 18 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -6 (11)
12 13 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -10 (12)
13 14 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -11 (13)
14 15 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -10 (14)
15 5 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -18 (1)
16 6 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -17 (2)
17 19 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -12 (17)
18 27 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -6 (18)
19 23 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -9 (19)
20 21 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -10 (20)

21 26 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -6 (21)
22 7 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -16 (4)
23 10 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -14 (4)
24 34 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -10 (24)
25 25 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -9 (25)
26 28 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -10 (26)
27 30 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -7 (27)
28 33 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -7 (28)
29 39 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -4 (29)
30 32 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -8 (30)

31 37 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -8 (31)
32 40 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -5 (32)
33 35 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -11 (33)
34 56 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -3 (34)
35 36 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (35)
36 38 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -9 (36)
37 20 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -15 (7)
38 22 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -12 (12)
39 43 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -9 (39)
40 45 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -17 (3)
47 29 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -12 (29)
51 31 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -24 (8)

POWER PLAYS

43 55 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -5 (43)
45 57 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -4 (45)
46 66 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -2 (46)
48 59 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 63 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -4 (49)
50 62 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -1 (68)
78 — HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (78)
79 — RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (79)
81 — 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -1 (81)
82 — PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Cleveland International) -1 (82)
83 — CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Sweet (Capitol) -1 (83)
84 — SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (84)
86 — ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -1 (86)
87 — BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE –•– Mick Jackson (Atco) -1 (87)
90 — LIVINGSTON SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (90)
92 — ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -1 (92)
94 — BACK IN MY ARMS AGAIN –•– Genya Ravan (20th Century) -1 (94)
96 — TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th August, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -13 (2)
3 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (3)
4 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -13 (1)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (5)
6 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -9 (6)
7 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (7)
8 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (8)
9 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -13 (9)
10 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (10)

11 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (11)
12 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -11 (12)
13 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -12 (13)
14 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (14)
15 19 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -10 (15)
16 18 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -7 (16)
17 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -13 (17)
18 21 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -7 (18)
19 29 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -5 (19)
20 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -11 (20)

21 24 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -11 (21)
22 28 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -8 (22)
23 26 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -11 (23)
24 32 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -6 (24)
25 27 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -8 (25)
26 30 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -9 (26)
27 31 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -9 (27)
28 34 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -4 (28)
29 46 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -3 (29)
30 15 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -19 (1)

31 33 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -12 (31)
32 40 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -7 (40)
33 16 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -18 (2)
34 39 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -10 (34)
35 43 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -6 (35)
36 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -10 (36)
37 45 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -5 (37)
38 78 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -2 (38)
39 65 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -4 (39)
40 68 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 22 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -17 (4)
47 23 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -15 (4)
53 25 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (25)
55 37 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -16 (7)
57 38 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -13 (12)
59 35 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -5 (41)
43 49 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -5 (43)
44 55 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 50 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -8 (45)
46 54 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -7 (46)
48 58 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -4 (48)
49 60 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -4 (49)
50 66 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -1 (62)
72 — BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (72)
80 — YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -1 (80)
82 — DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -1 (82)
84 — BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -1 (84)
87 — DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -1 (87)
88 — HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -1 (88)
89 — LIGHTS –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — LONG HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Wendy Waldman (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th August, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -11 (1)
3 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -14 (1)
4 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -10 (4)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (5)
6 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -13 (6)
7 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (7)
8 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -14 (8)
9 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (9)
10 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -16 (3)

11 16 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (11)
12 15 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -11 (12)
13 19 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (13)
14 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (8)
15 18 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -8 (15)
16 21 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -12 (16)
17 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -13 (13)
18 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -12 (12)
19 24 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -7 (21)
20 22 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -9 (19)

21 29 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -4 (20)
22 23 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -12 (22)
23 28 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -5 (23)
24 26 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (24)
25 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -10 (26)
27 38 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (27)
28 35 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -7 (28)
29 32 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -8 (29)
30 31 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -13 (30)

31 39 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -5 (31)
32 34 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -11 (32)
33 40 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -3 (33)
34 37 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -6 (34)
35 43 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -6 (35)
36 62 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -2 (36)
37 41 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -6 (37)
38 52 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -3 (38)
39 44 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (39)
40 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -11 (36)
51 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (14)
57 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -14 (17)
58 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (20)
83 33 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -19 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -5 (42)
43 48 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -5 (43)
44 45 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -9 (44)
45 46 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -8 (45)
46 54 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -4 (46)
48 56 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -5 (48)
49 51 IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 68 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -1 (70)
77 — JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -1 (77)
82 — HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (82)
84 — IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -1 (84)
85 — SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -1 (85)
87 — SHAKE AND DANCE WITH ME –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -1 (87)
94 — IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW –•– Linda Clifford (Curtom) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd September, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -15 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (1)
3 4 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -11 (3)
4 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (4)
5 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (5)
6 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -15 (1)
7 11 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (7)
8 9 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (8)
9 8 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -15 (8)
10 12 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -12 (10)

11 13 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (11)
12 6 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (6)
13 16 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -13 (13)
14 15 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -9 (14)
15 21 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -5 (15)
16 19 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -8 (16)
17 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -14 (13)
18 20 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -10 (18)
19 36 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -3 (19)
20 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -17 (3)

21 22 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -13 (21)
22 23 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (22)
23 24 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (23)
24 14 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (8)
25 26 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -11 (25)
26 27 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (26)
27 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -8 (27)
28 29 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -9 (28)
29 31 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 39 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (30)

31 33 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -4 (31)
32 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -12 (32)
33 34 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -7 (33)
34 35 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -7 (34)
35 37 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -7 (35)
36 38 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (36)
37 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (25)
38 41 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -5 (38)
39 42 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -6 (39)
40 43 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 18 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -13 (12)
49 30 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -14 (30)
50 40 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -9 (41)
42 46 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -5 (42)
43 44 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -10 (43)
44 54 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (44)
45 52 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (45)
46 50 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -4 (46)
47 48 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -6 (47)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TAKIN’ IT EASY –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
88 — LET’S GET CRAZY TONIGHT –•– Rupert Holmes (Private Stock) -1 (88)
90 — HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — IN FOR THE NIGHT –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists) -1 (92)
94 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th September, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -13 (1)
3 4 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (3)
4 5 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -10 (4)
5 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (5)
6 1 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -16 (1)
7 8 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (7)
8 15 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -6 (8)
9 10 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -13 (9)
10 11 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -8 (10)

11 13 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -14 (11)
12 19 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -4 (12)
13 14 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -10 (13)
14 16 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -9 (14)
15 6 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -16 (1)
16 18 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -11 (16)
17 22 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -7 (17)
18 27 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -9 (18)
19 26 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (19)
20 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -16 (8)

21 12 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -15 (6)
22 23 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -12 (22)
23 29 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -7 (23)
24 31 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -5 (24)
25 30 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -7 (25)
26 28 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -10 (26)
27 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -15 (13)
28 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -13 (28)
29 36 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -5 (29)
30 44 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (30)

31 33 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -8 (31)
32 34 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -8 (32)
33 38 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -6 (33)
34 35 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -8 (34)
35 45 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (35)
36 42 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -6 (36)
37 41 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -10 (37)
38 40 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -7 (38)
39 39 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -7 (39)
40 51 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 20 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -18 (3)
48 21 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -14 (21)
49 25 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -12 (25)
53 24 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (8)
64 37 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -11 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 60 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -3 (41)
42 46 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -5 (42)
43 54 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -5 (43)
44 52 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -6 (44)
45 55 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -4 (45)
47 58 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -5 (47)
50 64 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (70)
75 — LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (75)
77 — EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -1 (77)
78 — THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -1 (78)
82 — PEGGY SUE –•– The Beach Boys (Brother) -1 (82)
84 — CRAZY FEELIN’ –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (84)
85 — MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -1 (87)
89 — PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — OUR NIGHT –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th September, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -14 (1)
3 3 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (3)
4 4 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -11 (4)
5 5 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -11 (5)
6 7 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (6)
7 8 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -7 (7)
8 12 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (8)
9 10 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (9)
10 9 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -14 (9)

11 11 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -15 (11)
12 13 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -11 (12)
13 14 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -10 (13)
14 16 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -12 (14)
15 17 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -8 (15)
16 18 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -10 (16)
17 19 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (17)
18 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -17 (1)
19 23 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -8 (19)
20 15 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -17 (1)

21 24 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -6 (21)
22 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -17 (8)
23 25 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 29 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (24)
25 26 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -11 (25)
26 30 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (26)
27 28 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -14 (27)
28 32 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -9 (28)
29 33 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -7 (29)
30 31 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -9 (30)

31 35 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (31)
32 36 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -7 (32)
33 37 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -11 (33)
34 38 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -8 (34)
35 41 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -4 (35)
36 40 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -6 (36)
37 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -16 (6)
38 22 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (22)
39 27 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -16 (13)
40 42 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

58 34 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -9 (34)
59 39 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (41)
42 45 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -5 (42)
43 47 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -6 (43)
44 44 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -7 (44)
45 50 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -5 (45)
46 55 YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -5 (46)
47 51 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -5 (47)
48 58 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (48)
49 56 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -4 (49)
50 57 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (70)
73 — BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -1 (73)
79 — SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -1 (79)
81 — WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
82 — EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -1 (82)
83 — CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -1 (83)
85 — CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (85)
87 — SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND / WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS (Medley) –•– The Beatles (Capitol) -1 (87)
88 — DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (88)
90 — ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
91 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -1 (91)
92 — NEW YORK CITY –•– Zwol (EMI-America) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd September, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -14 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -12 (2)
3 4 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -12 (3)
4 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -15 (1)
5 6 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (5)
6 7 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -8 (6)
7 8 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -6 (7)
8 3 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (3)
9 11 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -16 (9)
10 15 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -9 (10)

11 13 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -11 (11)
12 12 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -12 (12)
13 14 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -13 (13)
14 16 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -11 (14)
15 17 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (15)
16 19 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -9 (16)
17 9 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -10 (9)
18 21 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -7 (18)
19 10 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -15 (9)
20 24 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -7 (20)

21 28 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -10 (21)
22 23 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -9 (22)
23 18 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -18 (1)
24 26 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (24)
25 29 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -8 (25)
26 31 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (26)
27 27 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -15 (27)
28 32 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -8 (28)
29 35 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -5 (29)
30 33 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -12 (30)

31 34 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -9 (31)
32 36 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -7 (32)
33 20 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -18 (1)
34 22 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -18 (8)
35 52 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -3 (35)
36 49 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -5 (36)
37 41 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -7 (37)
38 42 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -6 (38)
39 40 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (39)
40 48 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

52 25 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -12 (25)
62 30 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -10 (30)
68 37 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -17 (6)
72 38 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -14 (22)
73 39 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -17 (13)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -7 (41)
42 45 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 44 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -8 (43)
44 47 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -6 (44)
45 46 YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -6 (45)
46 51 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -5 (46)
47 50 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -7 (47)
48 63 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -4 (48)
49 56 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -5 (49)
50 75 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (67)
79 — STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -1 (79)
85 — FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -1 (85)
86 — YOU SHOULD DO IT –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -1 (86)
87 — GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -1 (87)
88 — LISTEN TO HER HEART –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter / ABC) -1 (88)
89 — WHAT GOES UP –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista) -1 (89)
90 — BRANDY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -1 (90)
93 — THE JOKER –•– Snail (Cream) -1 (93)
94 — WHEN YOU FEEL LOVE –•– Bob McGilpin (Butterfly) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th September, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -15 (1)
3 3 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -13 (3)
4 4 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -16 (1)
5 6 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -9 (5)
6 7 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -7 (6)
7 9 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -17 (7)
8 10 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -10 (8)
9 11 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -12 (9)
10 5 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (5)

11 14 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -12 (11)
12 16 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -10 (12)
13 13 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -14 (13)
14 15 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (14)
15 8 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (3)
16 18 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -8 (16)
17 12 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -13 (12)
18 20 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -8 (18)
19 21 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -11 (19)
20 24 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (20)

21 22 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -10 (21)
22 26 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (22)
23 25 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -9 (23)
24 28 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -9 (24)
25 50 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -4 (25)
26 29 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -6 (26)
27 30 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -13 (27)
28 31 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -10 (28)
29 48 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -5 (29)
30 32 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -8 (30)

31 35 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -4 (31)
32 36 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -6 (32)
33 46 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -6 (33)
34 17 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -11 (9)
35 37 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -8 (35)
36 38 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -7 (36)
37 40 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -6 (37)
38 67 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -2 (38)
39 43 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -9 (39)
40 44 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 39 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -8 (39)
45 23 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -19 (1)
58 19 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -16 (9)
63 27 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -16 (27)
64 33 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -19 (1)
69 34 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -19 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -8 (41)
42 42 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -7 (42)
44 47 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -8 (44)
46 53 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (46)
47 49 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -6 (47)
48 55 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 51 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -7 (49)
50 56 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -1 (73)
83 — LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -1 (83)
84 — SEARCHING FOR A THRILL –•– Starbuck (United Artists) -1 (84)
85 — TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -1 (85)
86 — STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — RAINING IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -1 (88)
90 — RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -1 (90)
92 — DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -1 (92)
94 — LOUIE, LOUIE –•– John Belushi (MCA) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th October, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -14 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -16 (1)
3 7 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -18 (3)
4 6 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -8 (4)
5 5 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -10 (5)
6 8 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -11 (6)
7 3 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -14 (3)
8 9 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -13 (8)
9 11 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -13 (9)
10 12 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -11 (10)

11 4 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -17 (1)
12 14 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (12)
13 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (5)
14 18 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -9 (14)
15 16 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -9 (15)
16 29 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -6 (16)
17 19 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -12 (17)
18 20 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (18)
19 22 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (19)
20 24 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -10 (20)

21 25 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -5 (21)
22 26 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -7 (22)
23 23 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -10 (23)
24 27 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -14 (24)
25 28 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -11 (25)
26 38 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -3 (26)
27 31 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -5 (27)
28 30 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -9 (28)
29 32 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -7 (29)
30 33 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -7 (30)

31 13 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -15 (13)
32 15 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -15 (3)
33 35 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -9 (33)
34 40 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -8 (34)
35 39 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -10 (35)
36 36 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -8 (36)
37 37 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -7 (37)
38 44 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -9 (38)
39 46 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (39)
40 47 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -14 (12)
45 21 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -11 (21)
51 34 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -12 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (42)
43 53 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -5 (43)
44 50 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -5 (44)
46 51 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -5 (46)
47 52 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -4 (47)
48 57 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 49 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -8 (49)
50 55 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — MARTHA (Your Lovers Come and Go) –•– Gabriel (Epic) -1 (81)
82 — FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -1 (82)
83 — THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -1 (83)
84 — HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -1 (85)
86 — I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
88 — MELLOW LOVIN’ –•– Judy Cheeks (Salsoul) -1 (88)
89 — ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -1 (89)
90 — DO YOU FEEL ALL RIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th October, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -15 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -19 (2)
3 2 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -17 (1)
4 4 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -9 (4)
5 6 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -12 (5)
6 9 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -14 (6)
7 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -14 (7)
8 10 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -12 (8)
9 5 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -11 (5)
10 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -15 (3)

11 21 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (11)
12 12 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -10 (12)
13 14 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -10 (13)
14 16 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -7 (14)
15 17 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -13 (15)
16 18 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -9 (16)
17 19 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 20 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -11 (18)
19 22 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -8 (19)
20 26 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -4 (20)

21 11 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -18 (1)
22 24 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -15 (22)
23 25 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -12 (23)
24 27 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -6 (24)
25 30 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -8 (25)
26 29 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (26)
27 28 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -10 (27)
28 13 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5)
29 43 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -6 (29)
30 34 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -9 (30)

31 39 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (31)
32 35 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -11 (32)
33 33 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -10 (33)
34 15 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -10 (15)
35 23 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -11 (23)
36 38 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -10 (36)
37 48 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -5 (37)
38 40 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -8 (38)
39 42 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (39)
40 37 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -8 (37)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 31 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -16 (13)
57 32 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -16 (3)
93 36 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -9 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -6 (41)
42 44 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -6 (42)
43 47 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -5 (43)
45 57 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -5 (45)
46 50 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -6 (46)
47 55 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -5 (47)
48 52 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -5 (48)
49 49 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -9 (49)
50 75 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (70)
82 — THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -1 (82)
84 — HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -1 (85)
86 — LIGHTS –•– Journey (Columbia) -7 (68)
87 — NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -1 (87)
88 — INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -1 (88)
90 — TAKE ME I’M YOURS –•– Michael Henderson (Buddah) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st October, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -16 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -20 (2)
3 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -18 (1)
4 5 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -13 (4)
5 6 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -15 (5)
6 8 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -13 (6)
7 7 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -15 (7)
8 11 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (8)
9 4 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -10 (4)
10 9 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -12 (5)

11 14 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -8 (11)
12 13 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -11 (12)
13 20 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (13)
14 15 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -14 (14)
15 18 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -12 (15)
16 16 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -10 (16)
17 17 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (17)
18 19 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -9 (18)
19 10 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -16 (3)
20 22 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -16 (20)

21 23 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -13 (21)
22 24 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -7 (22)
23 25 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -9 (23)
24 29 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -7 (24)
25 31 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (25)
26 26 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (26)
27 37 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -6 (27)
28 30 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -10 (28)
29 12 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -11 (12)
30 32 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -12 (30)

31 21 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -19 (1)
32 33 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -11 (32)
33 36 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -11 (33)
34 50 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -4 (34)
35 46 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -7 (35)
36 38 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -9 (36)
37 41 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -7 (37)
38 43 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -6 (38)
39 39 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (39)
40 45 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 28 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (5)
52 34 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -11 (15)
53 27 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -11 (27)
55 40 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -9 (37)
95 35 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -12 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -7 (41)
42 47 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -6 (42)
43 48 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -6 (43)
45 62 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -4 (45)
46 55 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -5 (46)
47 53 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -6 (47)
48 52 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (48)
49 54 GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -4 (49)
50 51 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (63)
75 — HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -1 (75)
83 — FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -1 (83)
84 — CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -1 (84)
85 — MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -1 (85)
86 — SO YOUNG, SO BAD –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (86)
87 — Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -1 (87)
89 — I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -1 (89)
90 — IN THE BUSH –•– Musique (Prelude) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th October, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -21 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -16 (2)
3 4 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (3)
4 8 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (4)
5 6 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -14 (5)
6 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -17 (1)
7 13 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (7)
8 7 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -16 (7)
9 11 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -9 (9)
10 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -19 (1)

11 22 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (11)
12 10 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -13 (5)
13 14 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -15 (13)
14 15 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -13 (14)
15 25 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (15)
16 18 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -10 (16)
17 12 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -12 (12)
18 20 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -17 (18)
19 21 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -14 (19)
20 9 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -11 (4)

21 23 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -10 (21)
22 24 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -8 (22)
23 16 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -11 (16)
24 34 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -5 (24)
25 27 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -7 (25)
26 28 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -11 (26)
27 17 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (17)
28 35 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (28)
29 30 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -13 (29)
30 33 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -12 (30)

31 38 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -7 (31)
32 46 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -6 (32)
33 36 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -10 (33)
34 19 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -17 (3)
35 45 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -5 (35)
36 37 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -8 (36)
37 42 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -7 (37)
38 40 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (38)
39 43 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -7 (39)
40 63 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 26 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (26)
60 29 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (12)
69 31 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -20 (1)
85 32 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -12 (32)
89 39 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -8 (41)
42 51 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (42)
43 47 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -7 (43)
44 48 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 54 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -6 (45)
46 61 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (46)
47 49 GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -5 (47)
48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -1 (48)
49 50 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -7 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -1 (48)
82 — LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -1 (83)
84 — WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (84)
86 — GET BACK –•– Billy Preston (A&M) -1 (86)
90 — IT’S OVER –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (90)
92 — THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn) -1 (92)
94 — CUZ IT’S YOU, GIRL –•– James Walsh Gypsy Band (RCA) -1 (94)
98 — DANCING IN PARADISE –•– El Coco (AVI) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th November, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -17 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (2)
3 3 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (3)
4 7 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (4)
5 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -15 (5)
6 1 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -22 (1)
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -18 (1)
8 9 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -10 (8)
9 11 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (9)
10 13 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -16 (10)

11 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -17 (7)
12 14 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 16 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -11 (14)
15 18 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -18 (15)
16 22 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -9 (16)
17 10 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -20 (1)
18 19 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -15 (18)
19 24 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -6 (19)
20 21 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -11 (20)

21 40 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -3 (21)
22 35 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -6 (22)
23 25 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -8 (23)
24 26 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -12 (24)
25 31 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (25)
26 46 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (26)
27 28 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (27)
28 33 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -11 (28)
29 32 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -7 (29)
30 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (30)

31 48 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -2 (31)
32 38 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (32)
33 37 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -8 (33)
34 43 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 36 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -9 (35)
36 39 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -8 (36)
37 12 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -14 (5)
38 42 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (38)
39 27 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17)
40 52 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -13 (12)
50 20 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -12 (4)
74 23 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -12 (16)
78 29 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -14 (29)
79 34 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -3 (42)
43 44 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (43)
44 45 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 49 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -8 (45)
46 56 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -5 (46)
47 51 RAINING IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -6 (47)
48 54 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -6 (48)
49 53 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -6 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (69)
82 — BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE –•– The Jacksons (Epic) -1 (82)
83 — MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -1 (83)
84 — THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -1 (84)
85 — HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — LOVE ME AGAIN –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (87)
89 — DRIFTWOOD –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (89)
90 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -8 (67)
91 — TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -1 (91)
93 — (You Got To Walk and) DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Peter Tosh (Rolling Stones) -1 (93)
95 — ONLY YOU –•– Loleatta Holloway and Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -1 (95)
96 — SOFT AND WET –•– Prince (Warner Brothers) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th November, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -18 (1)
3 4 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (3)
4 8 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -11 (4)
5 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -23 (1)
6 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -19 (1)
7 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -16 (5)
8 9 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (8)
9 10 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -17 (9)
10 16 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -10 (10)

11 12 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -15 (11)
12 13 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (12)
13 15 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -19 (13)
14 14 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -12 (14)
15 3 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -16 (3)
16 31 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -3 (16)
17 19 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -7 (17)
18 26 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (18)
19 21 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -4 (19)
20 22 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -7 (20)

21 23 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -9 (21)
22 24 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -13 (22)
23 25 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -9 (23)
24 11 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -18 (7)
25 29 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -8 (25)
26 28 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -12 (26)
27 17 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -21 (1)
28 32 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (28)
29 33 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -9 (29)
30 34 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 68 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -4 (31)
32 40 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -5 (32)
33 20 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -12 (20)
34 36 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -9 (34)
35 42 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -4 (35)
36 18 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -16 (18)
37 53 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -6 (37)
38 38 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (38)
39 69 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -2 (39)
40 48 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 27 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (27)
58 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (30)
64 39 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -14 (17)
65 35 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -10 (35)
66 37 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -15 (5)
67 41 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -14 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -6 (41)
42 45 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -9 (42)
43 56 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -6 (43)
44 51 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -7 (44)
45 52 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -6 (45)
46 49 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -7 (46)
47 55 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -6 (47)
49 59 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -5 (49)
50 60 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (59)
63 — PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -1 (63)
70 — BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (70)
75 — EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -1 (75)
83 — DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -1 (83)
84 — WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BENNY SANTINI –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Allied) -1 (84)
85 — I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -1 (85)
86 — FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -1 (86)
87 — WELL ALL RIGHT –•– Santana (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -8 (67)
90 — YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th November, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (2)
3 4 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -12 (3)
4 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -19 (1)
5 16 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -4 (5)
6 5 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -24 (1)
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -20 (1)
8 10 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -11 (8)
9 7 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -17 (5)
10 11 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -16 (10)

11 12 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (11)
12 13 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -20 (12)
13 21 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -10 (13)
14 18 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (14)
15 17 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -8 (15)
16 20 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -8 (16)
17 19 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -5 (17)
18 8 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -11 (8)
19 39 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -3 (19)
20 22 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -14 (20)

21 23 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -10 (21)
22 31 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -5 (22)
23 25 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -9 (23)
24 26 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -13 (24)
25 9 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -18 (10)
26 28 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -10 (26)
27 29 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -10 (27)
28 30 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -10 (28)
29 32 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -6 (29)
30 35 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -5 (30)

31 59 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -2 (31)
32 34 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -10 (32)
33 37 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -7 (33)
34 63 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -2 (34)
35 — TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (35)
36 43 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -7 (36)
37 54 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -4 (37)
38 41 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -7 (38)
39 45 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -7 (39)
40 40 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

52 14 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -13 (14)
53 15 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -17 (3)
57 24 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -19 (7)
60 27 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -22 (1)
61 33 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -13 (20)
63 36 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -17 (18)
64 38 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (38)
POWER PLAYS

41 44 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -8 (41)
42 49 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -6 (42)
43 47 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -7 (43)
44 46 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -8 (44)
45 60 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (45)
46 50 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -6 (46)
47 52 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -6 (47)
48 53 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -5 (48)
49 56 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -5 (49)
50 51 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

35 — TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (35)
79 — SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -1 (79)
84 — A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -1 (84)
87 — DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -1 (87)
88 — #1 DEE JAY –•– Goody Goody (Atlantic) -1 (88)
89 — ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -1 (89)
90 — SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -1 (90)
93 — YOUR SWEETNESS IS MY WEAKNESS –•– Barry White (20th Century) -1 (93)
99 — FREE ME FROM MY FREEDOM / TIE ME TO A TREE (Handcuff Me) (Medley) –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown) -1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th November, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (2)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -13 (3)
4 5 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -5 (4)
5 4 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -20 (1)
6 37 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -5 (6)
7 8 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -12 (7)
8 12 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -21 (8)
9 15 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -9 (9)
10 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -17 (10)

11 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (11)
12 13 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -11 (12)
13 14 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (13)
14 16 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -9 (14)
15 17 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -6 (15)
16 19 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (16)
17 22 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -6 (17)
18 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -25 (1)
19 20 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -15 (19)
20 23 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -10 (20)

21 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -11 (21)
22 24 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -14 (22)
23 33 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 26 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -11 (24)
25 27 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -11 (25)
26 30 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -6 (26)
27 29 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -7 (27)
28 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -11 (28)
29 31 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (29)
30 34 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (30)

31 35 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -2 (31)
32 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -11 (32)
33 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -21 (1)
34 36 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 9 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -18 (5)
36 38 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -8 (36)
37 45 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (37)
38 39 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -8 (38)
39 41 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -9 (39)
40 42 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 18 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -12 (8)
53 25 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -19 (10)
55 40 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -8 (41)
42 46 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -7 (42)
43 47 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -7 (43)
45 56 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -3 (45)
46 48 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -6 (46)
47 49 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -6 (47)
48 50 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -8 (48)
49 51 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -6 (49)
50 54 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -1 (68)
82 — YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (82)
86 — LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
87 — YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -9 (44)
93 — THE WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America) -1 (93)
95 — LET THE SONG LAST FOREVER –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd December, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 4 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -13 (1)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -14 (3)
4 6 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (4)
5 7 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -13 (5)
6 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (2)
7 8 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -22 (7)
8 9 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -10 (8)
9 16 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (9)
10 12 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -12 (10)

11 13 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (11)
12 14 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -10 (12)
13 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -21 (1)
14 15 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -7 (14)
15 17 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -7 (15)
16 31 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -3 (16)
17 20 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -11 (17)
18 23 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -9 (18)
19 25 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -12 (19)
20 22 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -15 (20)

21 24 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (21)
22 26 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -7 (22)
23 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (11)
24 29 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (24)
25 27 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -8 (25)
26 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -18 (10)
27 30 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -4 (27)
28 18 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -26 (1)
29 37 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (29)
30 34 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 19 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -16 (19)
32 40 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -8 (32)
33 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -12 (28)
34 42 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -8 (34)
35 36 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -9 (35)
36 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -12 (21)
37 39 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -10 (37)
38 51 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -4 (38)
39 41 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -9 (39)
40 43 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 33 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
59 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -12 (32)
61 35 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -19 (5)
74 38 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -4 (41)
42 47 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -7 (42)
43 46 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -7 (43)
44 49 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -7 (44)
46 50 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -6 (46)
47 52 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -7 (47)
48 48 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -9 (48)
49 56 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -4 (49)
50 60 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia) -1 (78)
79 — HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (79)
84 — RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca) -1 (84)
85 — MILES AWAY –•– Fotomaker (Atlantic) -1 (85)
86 — EASY DRIVER –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (86)
88 — MANANA –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (88)
90 — LIGHT THE SKY ON FIRE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th December, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 4 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -14 (1)
3 1 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -7 (1)
4 5 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -14 (4)
5 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -15 (3)
6 7 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -23 (6)
7 8 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -11 (7)
8 9 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (8)
9 10 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -13 (9)
10 11 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (10)

11 12 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -11 (11)
12 16 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -4 (12)
13 15 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -8 (13)
14 14 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -8 (14)
15 18 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -10 (15)
16 17 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -12 (16)
17 6 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (2)
18 20 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -16 (18)
19 19 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -13 (19)
20 22 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -8 (20)

21 21 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -13 (21)
22 24 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (22)
23 27 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -5 (23)
24 25 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -9 (24)
25 29 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (25)
26 32 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -9 (26)
27 30 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -10 (27)
28 13 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -22 (1)
29 23 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (11)
30 34 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -9 (30)

31 41 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -5 (31)
32 38 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -5 (32)
33 37 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -11 (33)
34 26 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -19 (10)
35 52 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -3 (35)
36 39 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -10 (36)
37 40 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -9 (37)
38 42 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -8 (38)
39 44 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (elektra) -8 (39)
40 50 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

57 35 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -10 (35)
63 28 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -27 (1)
64 33 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -13 (33)
65 31 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -17 (19)
68 36 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -13 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -5 (41)
42 47 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -8 (42)
43 43 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -8 (43)
44 46 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -7 (44)
45 49 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -5 (45)
46 53 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (46)
47 48 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -10 (47)
48 56 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -6 (48)
49 58 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -4 (49)
50 60 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -1 (78)
81 — LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield) -1 (81)
82 — YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (82)
83 — I BELIEVE YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -1 (83)
85 — I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -1 (85)
86 — SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (88)
90 — LOST IN YOUR LOVE –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — DANCING IN THE CITY –•– Marshall Hain (Harvest) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th December, 1978

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -8 (1)
3 12 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (3)
4 4 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -15 (4)
5 8 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (5)
6 6 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -24 (6)
7 7 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -12 (7)
8 9 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -14 (8)
9 10 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (9)
10 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (1)

11 11 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -12 (11)
12 13 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -9 (12)
13 15 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -11 (13)
14 5 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -16 (3)
15 16 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -13 (15)
16 20 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -9 (16)
17 18 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -17 (17)
18 22 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (18)
19 26 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -10 (19)
20 14 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -9 (14)

21 25 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (21)
22 23 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (22)
23 27 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -11 (23)
24 24 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -10 (24)
25 30 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -10 (25)
26 35 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -4 (26)
27 31 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -6 (27)
28 32 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -6 (28)
29 17 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (2)
30 54 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -5 (30)

31 49 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -5 (31)
32 41 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -6 (32)
33 33 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -12 (33)
34 37 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -10 (34)
35 40 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -6 (35)
36 36 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -11 (36)
37 39 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -9 (37)
38 38 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -9 (38)
39 42 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -9 (39)
40 45 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 19 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -14 (19)
51 21 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (21)
56 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -23 (1)
57 29 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (11)
58 34 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -20 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -4 (41)
42 46 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (42)
43 48 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -7 (43)
45 78 PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -2 (45)
46 52 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -7 (46)
47 53 HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -7 (47)
48 50 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (48)
49 55 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -5 (49)
50 56 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (75)
78 — SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (78)
79 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang) -1 (79)
82 — SILVER LINING –•– Player (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor) -1 (83)
87 — I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor) -1 (87)
88 — WHO DO YA LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (88)
90 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– The Faith Band (Mercury) -1 (90)
91 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– The Blend (MCA) -1 (91)
93 — A LITTLE LOVIN’ (Keeps the Doctor Away) –•– The Raes (A&M) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd December, 1978

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Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (week ending 30th December, 1978). The next new chart was dated 6th January, 1979

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (2)
3 1 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -9 (1)
4 5 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (4)
5 6 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -25 (5)
6 4 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -16 (4)
7 8 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -15 (7)
8 12 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -10 (8)
9 9 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (9)
10 13 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -12 (10)

11 18 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (11)
12 16 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -10 (12)
13 19 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -11 (13)
14 7 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -13 (7)
15 10 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -16 (1)
16 11 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -13 (11)
17 21 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (12)
18 31 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -6 (18)
19 26 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -5 (19)
20 45 PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -3 (20)

21 23 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -12 (21)
22 28 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -7 (22)
23 25 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -11 (23)
24 17 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -18 (17)
25 27 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -7 (25)
26 30 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -6 (26)
27 41 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -5 (27)
28 32 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -7 (28)
29 14 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -17 (3)
30 35 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -7 (30)

31 15 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -14 (15)
32 40 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -7 (32)
33 34 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -11 (33)
34 39 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -10 (34)
35 37 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -10 (35)
36 22 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -7 (22)
37 48 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -6 (37)
38 42 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -8 (38)
39 43 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -8 (39)
40 — DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 29 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (2)
52 24 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -11 (24)
61 20 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -10 (14)
74 33 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -13 (33)
79 36 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -12 (36)
94 38 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -6 (41)
42 46 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -8 (42)
43 53 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (43)
44 55 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 49 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -6 (45)
46 47 HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -8 (46)
47 52 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (47)
48 59 THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn) -9 (48)
49 54 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (49)
50 61 RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

40 — DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (40)
75 — BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (75)
77 — NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (77)
83 — WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds) -1 (83)
85 — THIS MOMENT IN TIME –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic) -1 (85)
86 — YOU CAN DO IT –•– Dobie Gray (Infinity) -1 (86)
88 — ANIMAL HOUSE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -1 (88)
89 — MOMENT BY MOMENT –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — MARY’S BOY CHILD / OH MY LORD (Medley) –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -1 (90)
92 — AIN’T THAT ENOUGH FOR YOU –•– John Davis and the Monster Orchestra (Sam) -1 (92)