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 –•– The 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 –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -4 (8)
9 11 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -8 (9)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– The 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 Esmerelda 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)