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 –•– The 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 –•– The 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 (9)
19 21 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmerelda 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 –•– The 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)