US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
3 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -14 (3)
4 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (4)
5 6 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -11 (5)
6 5 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -21 (3)
7 10 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -11 (7)
8 8 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -23 (1)
9 9 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -17 (9)
10 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -13 (10)

11 12 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -13 (11)
12 14 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -7 (12)
13 15 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -8 (13)
14 17 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -11 (14)
15 18 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -9 (15)
16 20 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -17 (16)
17 57 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -3 (17)
18 19 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -14 (18)
19 30 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -5 (19)
20 22 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -9 (20)

21 21 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -11 (21)
22 23 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (22)
23 24 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -10 (23)
24 25 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -12 (24)
25 29 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -9 (26)
27 36 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (27)
28 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -33 (7)
29 37 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -17 (29)
30 65 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -2 (30)

31 13 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -26 (13)
32 43 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -7 (32)
33 34 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -9 (33)
34 38 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (34)
35 35 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -9 (35)
36 46 TWO DOORS DOWN / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (36)
37 39 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -5 (37)
38 40 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 16 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -22 (3)
40 42 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 32 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -29 (1)
54 28 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -9 (28)
60 31 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -24 (6)
64 26 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -20 (3)
65 33 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -10 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -8 (42)
43 45 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -15 (43)
44 48 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 47 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -10 (45)
46 52 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -5 (46)
47 51 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -7 (47)
49 50 YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -6 (49)
50 56 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -1 (78)
79 — HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -1 (79)
82 — BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -1 (82)
88 — MAMA LET HIM PLAY –•– Doucette (Mushroom) -1 (88)
89 — WHEEL IN THE SKY –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Juice Newton (Capitol) -1 (90)
95 — STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Kahn (ABC) -1 (95)
98 — AFRICANISM / GIMME SOME LOVIN’ (Medley) –•– Kongas (Polydor) -1 (98)