US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th August, 1978

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

1 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -13 (2)
3 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (3)
4 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -13 (1)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (5)
6 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -9 (6)
7 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (7)
8 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (8)
9 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -13 (9)
10 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (10)

11 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (11)
12 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -11 (12)
13 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -12 (13)
14 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (14)
15 19 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -10 (15)
16 18 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -7 (16)
17 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -13 (17)
18 21 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -7 (18)
19 29 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -5 (19)
20 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -11 (20)

21 24 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -11 (21)
22 28 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -8 (22)
23 26 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -11 (23)
24 32 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -6 (24)
25 27 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -8 (25)
26 30 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -9 (26)
27 31 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -9 (27)
28 34 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -4 (28)
29 46 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -3 (29)
30 15 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -19 (1)

31 33 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -12 (31)
32 40 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -7 (40)
33 16 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -18 (2)
34 39 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -10 (34)
35 43 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -6 (35)
36 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -10 (36)
37 45 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -5 (37)
38 78 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -2 (38)
39 65 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -4 (39)
40 68 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 22 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -17 (7)
47 23 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -15 (4)
53 25 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (25)
55 37 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -16 (7)
57 38 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -13 (12)
59 35 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -5 (41)
43 49 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -5 (43)
44 55 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 50 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Terri DeSario (Casablanca) -8 (45)
46 54 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -7 (46)
48 58 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -4 (48)
49 60 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -4 (49)
50 66 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -1 (62)
72 — BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (72)
80 — YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -1 (80)
82 — DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -1 (82)
84 — BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -1 (84)
87 — DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -1 (87)
88 — HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -1 (88)
89 — LIGHTS –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — LONG HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Wendy Waldman (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)

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