US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th February, 1978

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

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1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The 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 –•– The 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 Esmerelda 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 –•– The 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)