US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th November, 1978

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

1 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (2)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -13 (3)
4 5 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -5 (4)
5 4 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -20 (1)
6 37 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -5 (6)
7 8 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -12 (7)
8 12 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -21 (8)
9 15 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -9 (9)
10 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -17 (10)

11 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (11)
12 13 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -11 (12)
13 14 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (13)
14 16 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -9 (14)
15 17 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -6 (15)
16 19 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (16)
17 22 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca) -6 (17)
18 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -25 (1)
19 20 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -15 (19)
20 23 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -10 (20)

21 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -11 (21)
22 24 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -14 (22)
23 33 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 26 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -11 (24)
25 27 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -11 (25)
26 30 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -6 (26)
27 29 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Full Moon) -7 (27)
28 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -11 (28)
29 31 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (29)
30 34 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (30)

31 35 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -2 (31)
32 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -11 (32)
33 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -21 (1)
34 36 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 9 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -18 (5)
36 38 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -8 (36)
37 45 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (37)
38 39 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -8 (38)
39 41 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -9 (39)
40 42 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 18 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -12 (8)
53 25 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -19 (10)
55 40 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -8 (41)
42 46 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -7 (42)
43 47 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -7 (43)
45 56 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -3 (45)
46 48 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -6 (46)
47 49 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -6 (47)
48 50 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -8 (48)
49 51 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Asylum) -6 (49)
50 54 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -1 (68)
82 — YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (82)
86 — LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
87 — YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -9 (44)
93 — THE WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America) -1 (93)
95 — LET THE SONG LAST FOREVER –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -1 (95)