US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 20, 1979

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

1 2 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic)-13 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (1)
3 3 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-12 (3)
4 7 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca)-14 (4)
5 5 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia)-16 (5)
6 4 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia)-13 (1)
7 8 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-11 (7)
8 11 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (8)
9 10 PROMISES –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-15 (9)
10 22 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (10)

11 15 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity)-11 (11)
12 14 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-10 (12)
13 13 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-13 (13)
14 19 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-11 (14)
15 16 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-9 (15)
16 17 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca)-15 (16)
17 27 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (17)
18 20 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-11 (18)
19 21 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom)-10 (19)
20 6 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-19 (6)

21 28 SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-7 (21)
22 9 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-15 (9)
23 36 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-8 (23)
24 26 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America)-11 (24)
25 12 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-14 (12)
26 18 PLEASE COME HOME CHRISTMAS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-7 (18)
27 38 NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (27)
28 32 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-12 (28)
29 33 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-10 (29)
30 34 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire)-12 (30)

31 31 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic)-10 (31)
32 35 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-8 (32)
33 37 SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (33)
34 39 LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-7 (34)
35 49 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-6 (35)
36 40 BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-7 (36)
37 46 BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (37)
38 43 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-10 (38)
39 41 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International)-11 (39)
40 77 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 23 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor)-29 (5)
59 24 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra)-11 (24)
62 25 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista)-17 (7)
63 29 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky)-15 (29)
64 30 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic)-14 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7 (41)
42 48 DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-6 (42)
43 45 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (43)
44 51 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-5 (44)
45 50 I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (45)
46 52 THE FOOTBALL CARD –•– Glenn Sutton (Mercury)-3 (46)
47 47 RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca)-8 (47)
48 57 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-5 (48)
50 70 EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — CRAZY LOVE –•– Poco (ABC)-1 (72)
73 — WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (73)
74 — LONELY WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-1 (74)
75 — YOU STEPPED INTO MY LIFE –•– Melba Moore (Epic)-1 (75)
78 — POPS, WE LOVE YOU (A Tribute To Father) –•– Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder (Motown)-1 (78)
81 — CHIP AWAY THE STONE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-1 (81)
84 — TEXAS (When I Die) –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-1 (84)
87 — EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1 (87)
88 — GOODBYE, I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — OUR LOVE IS INSANE –•– Desmond Child and Rogue (Capitol)-1 (89)
90 — CHASE –•– Giorgio Moroder (Casablanca)-1 (90)