US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th September, 1978

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

1 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -14 (1)
3 3 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (3)
4 4 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -11 (4)
5 5 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -11 (5)
6 7 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (6)
7 8 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -7 (7)
8 12 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (8)
9 10 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (9)
10 9 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -14 (9)

11 11 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -15 (11)
12 13 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -11 (12)
13 14 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -10 (13)
14 16 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -12 (14)
15 17 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -8 (15)
16 18 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -10 (16)
17 19 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (17)
18 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -17 (1)
19 23 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -8 (19)
20 15 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -17 (1)

21 24 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -6 (21)
22 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -17 (8)
23 25 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 29 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (24)
25 26 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -11 (25)
26 30 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (26)
27 28 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -14 (27)
28 32 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -9 (28)
29 33 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -7 (29)
30 31 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -9 (30)

31 35 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (31)
32 36 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -7 (32)
33 37 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -11 (33)
34 38 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -8 (34)
35 41 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -4 (35)
36 40 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -6 (36)
37 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -16 (6)
38 22 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (22)
39 27 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -16 (13)
40 42 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Cleveland International) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

58 34 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -9 (34)
59 39 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (41)
42 45 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -5 (42)
43 47 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -6 (43)
44 44 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -7 (44)
45 50 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -5 (45)
46 55 YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -5 (46)
47 51 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -5 (47)
48 58 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (48)
49 56 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -4 (49)
50 57 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (70)
73 — BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -1 (73)
79 — SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -1 (79)
81 — WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
82 — EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -1 (82)
83 — CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -1 (83)
85 — CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (85)
87 — SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND / WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS (Medley) –•– The Beatles (Capitol) -1 (87)
88 — DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (88)
90 — ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
91 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -1 (91)
92 — NEW YORK CITY –•– Zwol (EMI-America) -1 (92)