US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th November, 1978

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

1 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -17 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (2)
3 3 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (3)
4 7 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (4)
5 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -15 (5)
6 1 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -22 (1)
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -18 (1)
8 9 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -10 (8)
9 11 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (9)
10 13 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -16 (10)

11 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -17 (7)
12 14 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 16 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -11 (14)
15 18 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -18 (15)
16 22 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -9 (16)
17 10 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -20 (1)
18 19 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -15 (18)
19 24 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -6 (19)
20 21 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -11 (20)

21 40 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -3 (21)
22 35 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -6 (22)
23 25 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -8 (23)
24 26 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -12 (24)
25 31 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (25)
26 46 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (26)
27 28 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (27)
28 33 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -11 (28)
29 32 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -7 (29)
30 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (30)

31 48 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -2 (31)
32 38 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (32)
33 37 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -8 (33)
34 43 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 36 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium) -9 (35)
36 39 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -8 (36)
37 12 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -14 (5)
38 42 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (38)
39 27 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17)
40 52 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Full Moon) -4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 20 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -12 (4)
74 23 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -12 (16)
78 29 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -14 (29)
79 34 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -3 (42)
43 44 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (43)
44 45 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 49 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -8 (45)
46 56 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -5 (46)
47 51 RAINING IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -6 (47)
48 54 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -6 (48)
49 53 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -6 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (69)
82 — BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE –•– The Jacksons (Epic) -1 (82)
83 — MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -1 (83)
84 — THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -1 (84)
85 — HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — LOVE ME AGAIN / THE JEALOUS KIND –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (87)
89 — DRIFTWOOD –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (89)
90 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -8 (67)
91 — TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -1 (91)
93 — (You Got To Walk and) DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Peter Tosh (Rolling Stones) -1 (93)
95 — ONLY YOU –•– Loleatta Holloway and Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -1 (95)
96 — SOFT AND WET –•– Prince (Warner Brothers) -1 (96)