US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -16 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -15 (2)
3 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (3)
4 5 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (4)
5 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -10 (5)
6 10 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (6)
7 4 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (4)
8 8 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -14 (4)
9 7 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -13 (7)
10 11 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (10)

11 14 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (11)
12 13 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (12)
13 15 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 17 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -8 (14)
15 18 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -9 (15)
16 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -10 (16)
17 9 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -15 (3)
18 21 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (18)
19 12 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -19 (3)
20 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -22 (8)

21 19 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -15 (12)
22 23 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -9 (22)
23 27 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -8 (23)
24 26 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -10 (24)
25 25 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -7 (25)
26 35 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -4 (26)
27 30 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (27)
28 36 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -6 (28)
29 40 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (29)
30 32 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -10 (30)

31 22 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -13 (22)
32 34 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -9 (32)
33 37 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -7 (33)
34 38 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -8 (34)
35 43 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -5 (35)
36 49 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -4 (36)
37 39 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -9 (37)
38 46 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 44 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -6 (39)
40 48 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 31 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (1)
47 28 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Cleveland International) -20 (11)
48 29 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -12 (16)
49 24 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -11 (24)
51 33 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -8 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -7 (41)
42 45 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -7 (42)
43 55 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -4 (43)
45 52 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -8 (45)
46 56 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -5 (46)
50 60 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -1 (81)
82 — IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -1 (83)
84 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Denice Williams (Columbia) -1 (84)
86 — ON THE STRIP –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO) -1 (86)
88 — STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (88)
89 — RUMOR AT THE HONKY TONK –•– Spellbound (EMI-America) -1 (89)
90 — WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (90)

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