US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th May, 1978

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

1 1 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Denise Williams (Columbia) -9 (2)
3 4 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (3)
4 6 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (4)
5 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -15 (2)
6 7 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -16 (6)
7 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -18 (1)
8 9 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -13 (8)
9 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -12 (8)
10 11 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -12 (10)

11 12 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -24 (11)
12 13 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -12 (12)
13 17 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (13)
14 15 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -14 (14)
15 16 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -15 (15)
16 10 NIGHT FEVER –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
17 18 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (17)
18 20 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -10 (18)
19 26 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (20)
20 23 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -7 (20)

21 14 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -17 (3)
22 27 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -11 (22)
23 28 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (23)
24 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -10 (21)
25 30 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -10 (25)
26 31 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -13 (26)
27 32 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -8 (27)
28 22 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -18 (6)
29 34 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -8 (29)
30 25 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -20 (8)

31 24 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -21 (3)
32 37 TUMBLING DICE / I WILL NEVER MARRY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 41 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (33)
34 29 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -15 (17)
35 42 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -7 (35)
36 19 TWO DOORS DOWN / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -11 (19)
37 44 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -6 (37)
38 48 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -5 (38)
39 45 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -5 (39)
40 43 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Kahn (ABC) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 36 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -13 (36)
51 33 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -16 (11)
54 39 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -7 (34)
66 35 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -20 (10)
70 38 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (31)
71 40 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -25 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -6 (41)
42 50 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -5 (42)
43 52 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 54 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -5 (44)
45 53 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -12 (45)
47 58 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (47)
48 51 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (48)
49 56 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -5 (49)
50 57 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -1 (69)
76 — MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (76)
79 — RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (79)
85 — CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -1 (85)
86 — GOD KNOWS / BABY, I’M YOURS –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (86)
87 — MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Bill LaBounty (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (88)
89 — KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -1 (89)
90 — OVER THE RAINBOW –•– Gary Tanner (20th Century) -1 (90)
93 — GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia) -1 (93)