US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th August, 1978

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

1 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -11 (1)
3 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -14 (1)
4 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -10 (4)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (5)
6 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -13 (6)
7 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (7)
8 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -14 (8)
9 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (9)
10 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -16 (3)

11 16 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (11)
12 15 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -11 (12)
13 19 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (13)
14 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (8)
15 18 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -8 (15)
16 21 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -12 (16)
17 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -13 (13)
18 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -12 (12)
19 22 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -9 (19)
20 29 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -4 (20)

21 24 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -7 (21)
22 23 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -12 (22)
23 28 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -5 (23)
24 26 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (24)
25 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -10 (26)
27 38 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (27)
28 35 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -7 (28)
29 32 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -8 (29)
30 31 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -13 (30)

31 39 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -5 (31)
32 34 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -11 (32)
33 40 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -3 (33)
34 37 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -6 (34)
35 43 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -6 (35)
36 62 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -2 (36)
37 41 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -6 (37)
38 52 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -3 (38)
39 44 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (39)
40 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -11 (36)
51 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (14)
57 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -14 (17)
58 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (20)
83 33 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -19 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -5 (42)
43 48 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -5 (43)
44 45 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Terri DeSario (Casablanca) -9 (44)
45 46 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -8 (45)
46 54 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -4 (46)
48 56 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Denice Williams (Columbia) -5 (48)
49 51 IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 68 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Cleveland International) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -1 (70)
77 — JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -1 (77)
82 — HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (82)
84 — IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -1 (84)
85 — SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -1 (85)
87 — SHAKE AND DANCE WITH ME –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -1 (87)
94 — IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW –•– Linda Clifford (Curtom) -1 (94)