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 –•– The 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 –•– The 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 –•– The 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” –•– 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

41 24 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -24 (1)
42 19 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -18 (2)
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)