US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th November, 1978

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

1 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -18 (1)
3 4 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (3)
4 8 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -11 (4)
5 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -23 (1)
6 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -19 (1)
7 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -16 (5)
8 9 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (8)
9 10 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -17 (10)
10 16 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -10 (10)

11 12 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -15 (11)
12 13 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (12)
13 15 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -19 (13)
14 14 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -12 (14)
15 3 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -16 (3)
16 31 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -3 (16)
17 19 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -7 (17)
18 26 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (18)
19 21 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -4 (19)
20 22 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -7 (20)

21 23 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -9 (21)
22 24 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -13 (22)
23 25 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -9 (23)
24 11 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -18 (7)
25 29 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -8 (25)
26 28 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -12 (26)
27 17 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -21 (1)
28 32 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (28)
29 33 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -9 (29)
30 34 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 68 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca) -4 (31)
32 40 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Full Moon) -5 (32)
33 20 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -12 (20)
34 36 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -9 (34)
35 42 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -4 (35)
36 18 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -16 (18)
37 53 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -6 (37)
38 38 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (38)
39 69 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -2 (39)
40 48 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 27 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (27)
58 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (30)
64 39 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -14 (17)
65 35 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium) -10 (35)
66 37 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -15 (5)
67 41 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -14 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -6 (41)
42 45 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -9 (42)
43 56 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -6 (43)
44 51 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -7 (44)
45 52 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -6 (45)
46 49 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -7 (46)
47 55 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -6 (47)
49 59 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -5 (49)
50 60 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (59)
63 — PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -1 (63)
70 — BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (70)
75 — EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -1 (75)
83 — DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -1 (83)
84 — WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BENNY SANTINI –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Allied) -1 (84)
85 — I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -1 (85)
86 — FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -1 (86)
87 — WELL ALL RIGHT –•– Santana (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -8 (67)
90 — YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (90)

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