US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 27, 1979

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

1 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic)-14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (1)
3 4 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca)-15 (3)
4 10 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (4)
5 3 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-13 (3)
6 8 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (6)
7 7 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12 (7)
8 5 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia)-17 (5)
9 11 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity)-12 (9)
10 12 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-11 (10)

11 14 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-12 (11)
12 6 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia)-14 (1)
13 15 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-10 (13)
14 16 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca)-16 (14)
15 17 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (15)
16 18 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-12 (16)
17 23 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-9 (17)
18 19 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom)-11 (18)
19 21 SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-8 (19)
20 35 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-7 (20)

21 27 NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 24 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America)-12 (22)
23 9 PROMISES –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-16 (9)
24 28 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-13 (24)
25 29 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-11 (25)
26 40 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-3 (26)
27 13 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-14 (13)
28 30 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire)-13 (28)
29 37 BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 32 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-9 (30)

31 36 BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-8 (31)
32 33 SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 (32)
33 34 LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-8 (33)
34 20 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-20 (6)
35 22 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-16 (9)
36 44 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-6 (36)
37 38 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-11 (37)
38 42 DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-7 (38)
39 52 LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-4 (39)
40 41 YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 25 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-15 (12)
51 26 PLEASE COME HOME CHRISTMAS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8 (18)
52 31 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic)-11 (31)
53 39 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International)-12 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (41)
42 45 I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (42)
43 48 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-6 (43)
44 50 EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-4 (44)
45 51 DANCING IN THE CITY –•– Marshall Hain (Harvest)-8 (45)
46 46 THE FOOTBALL CARD –•– Glenn Sutton (Mercury)-4 (46)
47 53 YOU CAN DO IT –•– Dobie Gray (Infinity)-6 (47)
48 55 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (48)
50 60 STORMY –•– Santana (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

57 — I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (57)
60 — SONG ON THE RADIO –•– Al Stewart (Arista)-1 (60)
66 — FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1 (66)
75 — BABY, I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1 (75)
81 — MAYBE I’M A FOOL –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-1 (81)
84 — MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-1 (84)
85 — KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-1 (85)
86 — THEME FROM “SUPERMAN” (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
87 — BAD BREAKS –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (87)
88 — LIVIN’ IT UP (Friday Night) –•– Bell and James (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-1 (89)
90 — FANCY DANCER –•– Frankie Valli (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (90)
97 — SHOOT ME (With Your Love) –•– Tasha Thomas (Atlantic)-1 (97)

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