US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th December, 1978

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

1 3 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -8 (1)
3 12 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (3)
4 4 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -15 (4)
5 8 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (5)
6 6 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -24 (6)
7 7 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -12 (7)
8 9 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -14 (8)
9 10 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (9)
10 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (1)

11 11 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -12 (11)
12 13 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca) -9 (13)
13 15 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -11 (13)
14 5 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -16 (3)
15 16 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -13 (15)
16 20 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -9 (16)
17 18 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -17 (17)
18 22 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (18)
19 26 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -10 (19)
20 14 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -9 (14)

21 25 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (21)
22 23 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (22)
23 27 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -11 (23)
24 24 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Full Moon) -10 (24)
25 30 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -10 (25)
26 35 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -4 (26)
27 31 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -6 (27)
28 32 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -6 (28)
29 17 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (2)
30 54 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -5 (30)

31 49 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -5 (31)
32 41 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -6 (32)
33 33 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -12 (33)
34 37 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -10 (34)
35 40 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -6 (35)
36 36 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -11 (36)
37 39 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Asylum) -9 (37)
38 38 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -9 (38)
39 42 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -9 (39)
40 45 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 19 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -14 (19)
51 21 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (21)
56 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -23 (1)
57 29 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (11)
58 34 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -20 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -4 (41)
42 46 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (42)
43 48 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -7 (43)
45 78 PLEASE COME HOME CHRISTMAS –•– The Eagles (Asylum) -2 (45)
46 52 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -7 (46)
47 53 HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -7 (47)
48 50 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (48)
49 55 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -5 (49)
50 56 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (75)
78 — SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (78)
79 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang) -1 (79)
82 — SILVER LINING –•– Player (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor) -1 (83)
87 — I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor) -1 (87)
88 — WHO DO YA LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (88)
90 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– The Faith Band (Mercury) -1 (90)
91 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– The Blend (MCA) -1 (91)
93 — A LITTLE LOVIN’ (Keeps the Doctor Away) –•– The Raes (A&M) -1 (93)