US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending February 24, 1979

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

1 1 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-16 (2)
3 3 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14 (3)
4 5 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-11 (5)
5 2 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca)-19 (2)
6 19 TRAGEDY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (6)
7 7 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic)-18 (1)
8 8 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-14 (8)
9 9 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11 (9)
10 10 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-16 (10)

11 15 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-7 (11)
12 12 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-13 (12)
13 13 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom)-15 (13)
14 14 SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-12 (14)
15 16 NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 (15)
16 17 BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (16)
17 18 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-17 (17)
18 21 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-10 (18)
19 20 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-15 (19)
20 22 DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-11 (20)

21 6 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity)-16 (6)
22 24 EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-8 (22)
23 27 WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (23)
24 26 LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-8 (24)
25 25 BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-12 (25)
26 28 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-10 (26)
27 30 I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5 (27)
28 31 CRAZY LOVE –•– Poco (ABC)-6 (28)
29 33 SULTANS OF SWING –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-3 (29)
30 23 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-15 (1)

31 34 HAVEN’T STOP DANCING YET –•– Gonzalez (Capitol)-8 (31)
32 36 STORMY –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 38 SONG ON THE RADIO –•– Al Stewart (Arista)-5 (33)
34 39 FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 11 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-15 (8)
36 40 YOU MAKE ME FEEL (Mighty Real) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy)-7 (36)
37 42 STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-5 (37)
38 44 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-5 (38)
39 45 MAYBE I’M A FOOL –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 32 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-17 (3)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 YOU CAN DO IT –•– Dobie Gray (Infinity)-10 (37)
58 29 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire)-17 (26)
61 35 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca)-20 (13)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S RIGHT –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA)-8 (41)
43 47 EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-6 (43)
44 50 GOODBYE, I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-6 (44)
45 54 MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-5 (45)
46 46 I GO TO RIO –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-7 (46)
47 48 YOU STEPPED INTO MY LIFE –•– Melba Moore (Epic)-6 (47)
48 55 CHASE –•– Giorgio Moroder (Casablanca)-6 (48)
49 56 SUPERMAN –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-7 (49)
50 57 LIVIN’ IT UP (Friday Night) –•– Bell and James (A&M)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-19 (9)
78 — IT HURTS SO BAD –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-1 (78)
81 — LOVE BALLAD –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
82 — ROXANNE –•– The Police (A&M)-1 (82)
83 — YOU CAN’T WIN (Part 1) –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-1 (83)
85 — CALL OUT MY NAME –•– Zwol (EMI-America)-1 (85)
88 — STAY THE NIGHT –•– The Faragher Brothers (Polydor)-1 (88)
89 — AQUA BOOGIE (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-1 (89)
90 — MAKE IT LAST –•– Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-1 (90)
92 — CAN YOU READ MY MIND –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (92)
93 — THIS IS IT –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky)-1 (93)
94 — HEARTACHES –•– BTO (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) (Mercury)-1 (94)