US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -13 (2)
3 3 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (3)
4 4 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -12 (4)
5 5 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -10 (5)
6 7 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (6)
7 9 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (7)
8 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -20 (8)
9 6 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -17 (3)
10 13 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (10)

11 16 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -8 (11)
12 12 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -13 (12)
13 11 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -18 (11)
14 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (14)
15 20 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (15)
16 17 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -10 (16)
17 22 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (17)
18 18 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -19 (18)
19 23 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -6 (19)
20 30 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -3 (20)

21 26 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -5 (21)
22 29 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -7 (22)
23 28 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -7 (23)
24 25 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -11 (24)
25 27 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -9 (25)
26 31 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -8 (26)
27 10 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -14 (6)
28 36 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (28)
29 34 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (29)
30 35 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -8 (30)

31 33 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -7 (31)
32 38 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 14 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -16 (1)
34 15 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -22 (8)
35 41 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -6 (35)
36 37 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -8 (36)
37 24 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (37)
38 45 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (38)
39 39 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -7 (39)
40 48 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 19 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -15 (13)
50 32 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -13 (32)
51 40 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -14 (18)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -6 (42)
43 44 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millenium) -7 (43)
44 46 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -7 (44)
45 53 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -5 (45)
46 56 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -5 (46)
47 55 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -5 (47)
48 51 THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -7 (48)
49 59 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -4 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (73)
78 — LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -1 (78)
87 — I CAN’T WAIT ANY LONGER –•– Bill Anderson (MCA) -1 (87)
88 — YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — READY OR NOT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol) -1 (89)
90 — BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait) -1 (90)