US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd December, 1978

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

1 4 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -13 (1)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -14 (3)
4 6 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (4)
5 7 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -13 (5)
6 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (2)
7 8 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -22 (7)
8 9 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -10 (8)
9 16 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (9)
10 12 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -12 (10)

11 13 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (11)
12 14 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -10 (12)
13 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -21 (1)
14 15 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -7 (14)
15 17 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca) -7 (15)
16 31 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -3 (16)
17 20 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -11 (17)
18 23 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -9 (18)
19 25 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -12 (19)
20 22 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -15 (20)

21 24 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (21)
22 26 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -7 (22)
23 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (11)
24 29 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (24)
25 27 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Full Moon) -8 (25)
26 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -18 (10)
27 30 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -4 (27)
28 18 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -26 (1)
29 37 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (29)
30 34 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 19 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -16 (19)
32 40 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -8 (32)
33 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -12 (33)
34 42 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -8 (34)
35 36 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -9 (35)
36 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -12 (21)
37 39 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -10 (37)
38 51 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -4 (38)
39 41 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -9 (39)
40 43 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 33 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
59 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -12 (32)
61 35 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -19 (5)
74 38 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor / Kolob) -9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -4 (41)
42 47 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -7 (42)
43 46 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -7 (43)
44 49 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Asylum) -7 (44)
46 50 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -6 (46)
47 52 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -7 (47)
48 48 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -9 (48)
49 56 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -4 (49)
50 60 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia) -1 (78)
79 — HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (79)
84 — RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca) -1 (84)
85 — MILES AWAY –•– Fotomaker (Atlantic) -1 (85)
86 — EASY DRIVER –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (86)
88 — MANANA –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (88)
90 — LIGHT THE SKY ON FIRE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (90)