US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th March, 1978

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

1 2 NIGHT FEVER –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
3 4 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -18 (3)
4 5 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -11 (4)
5 1 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)
6 10 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (6)
7 8 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -30 (7)
8 3 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -17 (3)
9 7 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -21 (6)
10 9 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -19 (3)

11 14 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -14 (11)
12 12 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (12)
13 13 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -16 (13)
14 21 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -8 (14)
15 17 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -23 (15)
16 16 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (16)
17 18 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -9 (17)
18 19 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -10 (18)
19 22 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -10 (19)
20 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (20)

21 23 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (21)
22 24 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -8 (22)
23 25 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -8 (23)
24 28 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (24)
25 37 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (25)
26 39 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -4 (26)
27 29 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” –•– Stargard (MCA) -8 (27)
28 30 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -6 (28)
29 32 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -5 (29)
30 33 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (30)

31 34 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -9 (31)
32 11 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -18 (11)
33 35 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -6 (33)
34 36 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -6 (34)
35 15 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -26 (1)
36 26 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -22 (4)
37 38 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -8 (37)
38 40 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -7 (38)
39 48 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -5 (39)
40 44 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 27 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -13 (13)
49 31 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -6 (41)
42 46 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 47 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -14 (43)
44 45 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -6 (44)
45 56 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -3 (46)
46 54 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -5 (46)
47 41 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -25 (1)
48 27 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -13 (13)
49 31 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (31)
50 42 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -19 (2)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — TWO DOORS DOWN / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (69)
79 — MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — SITTING IN LIMBO –•– Don Brown (1st American) -1 (81)
89 — BOMBS AWAY –•– Bob Weir (Arista) -1 (89)
90 — TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -1 (90)
98 — I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion) -1 (98)
99 — NUMBER ONE –•– Eloise Laws (ABC) -1 (99)