US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th May, 1978

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

1 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -13 (2)
3 5 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (3)
4 6 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Denise Williams (Columbia) -7 (4)
5 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
6 7 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (6)
7 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -15 (3)
8 10 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (8)
9 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -16 (6)
10 12 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (10)

11 14 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (11)
12 13 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -22 (13)
14 16 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (14)
15 8 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -19 (3)
16 19 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -10 (16)
17 22 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -12 (17)
18 21 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -13 (18)
19 20 TWO DOORS DOWN / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -9 (19)
20 23 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (20)

21 24 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -8 (21)
22 25 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -8 (22)
23 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -18 (8)
24 30 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -4 (24)
25 17 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -13 (17)
26 31 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -5 (26)
27 18 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -14 (16)
28 26 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -23 (1)
29 28 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -18 (10)
30 27 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -14 (11)

31 33 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (31)
32 36 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -9 (32)
33 38 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -7 (33)
34 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -5 (34)
35 39 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -8 (35)
36 40 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -11 (36)
37 41 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -6 (37)
38 37 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -11 (37)
39 43 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -6 (39)
40 53 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 29 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -22 (15)
46 32 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -20 (32)
47 35 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -28 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -8 (41)
43 50 TUMBLING DICE / I WILL NEVER MARRY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (43)
44 44 AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 51 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Kahn (ABC) -6 (45)
48 55 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -5 (48)
49 56 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -5 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (73)
74 — ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (74)
80 — ROLL WITH THE CHANGES –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic) -1 (80)
82 — WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (83)
85 — LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (85)
86 — I WANT YOU TO BE MINE –•– Kayak (Janus) -1 (86)
87 — IT’S LATE –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (87)
92 — STAY AWHILE –•– Continental Miniatures (London) -1 (92)