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 –•– The 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 –•– The 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 Esmerelda 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 –•– The 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 (9)
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)