US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th May, 1978

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

1 3 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -14 (2)
3 4 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Denise Williams (Columbia) -8 (3)
4 6 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (4)
5 1 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -17 (1)
6 11 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (6)
7 12 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -15 (7)
8 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -11 (8)
9 10 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (9)
10 5 NIGHT FEVER –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (1)

11 16 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -11 (11)
12 13 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -23 (12)
13 14 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -11 (13)
14 7 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -16 (3)
15 17 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (15)
16 18 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -14 (16)
17 24 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -5 (17)
18 20 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (18)
19 19 TWO DOORS DOWN / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -10 (19)
20 22 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -9 (20)

21 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -9 (21)
22 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -17 (6)
23 26 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -6 (23)
24 15 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -20 (3)
25 23 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -19 (8)
26 40 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -5 (26)
27 32 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -10 (27)
28 33 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (28)
29 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -14 (17)
30 35 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -9 (30)

31 36 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -12 (31)
32 37 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -7 (32)
33 30 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -15 (11)
34 39 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -7 (34)
35 29 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -19 (10)
36 38 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -12 (36)
37 43 TUMBLING DICE / I WILL NEVER MARRY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (37)
38 31 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (31)
39 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (34)
40 28 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1)

OFF THE CHARTS

66 27 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -15 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 67 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -5 (41)
42 49 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 45 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Kahn (ABC) -7 (43)
44 51 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -5 (44)
45 52 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -4 (45)
46 48 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -6 (46)
47 53 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -5 (47)
48 59 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -4 (48)
49 54 THE WANDERER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 56 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — DARLIN’ –•– Paul Davis Featuring Susan Collins (Bang) -1 (82)
83 — TAKE ME BACK TO CHICAGO –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (83)
85 — STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -1 (85)
87 — IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -1 (87)
88 — HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (88)
94 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Jane Oliver (Columbia) -1 (94)

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