US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd September, 1978

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

1 1 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -15 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (1)
3 4 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -11 (3)
4 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (4)
5 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (5)
6 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -15 (1)
7 11 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (7)
8 9 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (8)
9 8 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -15 (8)
10 12 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -12 (10)

11 13 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (11)
12 6 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (6)
13 16 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -13 (13)
14 15 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -9 (14)
15 20 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -5 (15)
16 21 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -8 (16)
17 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -14 (13)
18 19 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -10 (18)
19 36 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -3 (19)
20 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -17 (3)

21 22 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -13 (21)
22 23 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (22)
23 24 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (23)
24 14 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (8)
25 26 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -11 (25)
26 27 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (26)
27 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -8 (27)
28 29 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -9 (28)
29 31 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 39 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (30)

31 33 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -4 (31)
32 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -12 (32)
33 34 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -7 (33)
34 35 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -7 (34)
35 37 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -7 (35)
36 38 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (36)
37 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (25)
38 41 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -5 (38)
39 42 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -6 (39)
40 43 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 18 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -13 (12)
49 30 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -14 (30)
50 40 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -9 (41)
42 46 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -5 (42)
43 44 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Terri DeSario (Casablanca) -10 (43)
44 54 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (44)
45 52 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (45)
46 50 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Cleveland International) -4 (46)
47 48 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Denice Williams (Columbia) -6 (47)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TAKIN’ IT EASY –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
88 — LET’S GET CRAZY TONIGHT –•– Rupert Holmes (Private Stock) -1 (88)
90 — HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — IN FOR THE NIGHT –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists) -1 (92)
94 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -1 (94)

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