US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 6, 1979

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

1 2 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic)-11 (1)
3 4 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-10 (3)
4 3 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia)-11 (1)
5 5 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor)-27 (5)
6 7 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-17 (6)
7 8 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca)-12 (7)
8 10 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia)-14 (8)
9 9 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-13 (9)
10 11 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9 (10)

11 13 PROMISES –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-13 (11)
12 12 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-12 (12)
13 19 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (13)
14 17 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-11 (14)
15 18 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-8 (15)
16 22 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity)-9 (16)
17 27 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-7 (17)
18 20 PLEASE COME HOME CHRISTMAS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5 (18)
19 23 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca)-13 (19)
20 28 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-9 (20)

21 21 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers)-14 (21)
22 26 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom)-8 (22)
23 6 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-18 (4)
24 30 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-9 (24)
25 25 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra)-9 (25)
26 14 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista)-15 (7)
27 40 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-3 (27)
28 32 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America)-9 (28)
29 33 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky)-13 (29)
30 34 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic)-12 (30)

31 57 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (31)
32 54 SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-5 (32)
33 37 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic)-8 (33)
34 38 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-10 (34)
35 35 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Asylum)-12 (35)
36 39 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire)-10 (36)
37 41 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-8 (37)
38 15 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-18 (1)
39 43 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-6 (39)
40 44 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 16 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-15 (11)
52 29 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers)-19 (3)
56 31 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait)-16 (15)
59 24 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-20 (17)
64 36 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy)-10 (41)
42 53 LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-5 (42)
43 49 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International)-9 (43)
44 45 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-8 (44)
45 55 SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 (45)
46 56 BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-5 (46)
47 47 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (47)
48 48 THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn)-11 (48)
49 59 YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5 (49)
50 50 RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — THE FOOTBALL CARD –•– Glenn Sutton (Mercury)-1 (70)
75 — RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (75)
76 — STORMY –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (76)
80 — EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-1 (80)
84 — HAVEN’T STOP DANCING YET –•– Gonzalez (Capitol)-1 (84)
85 — GET DOWN –•– Gene Chandler (Chi-Sound / 20th Century)-1 (85)
86 — I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S RIGHT –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA)-1 (86)
87 — NEED YOU BAD –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-1 (87)
88 — LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-1 (88)

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