US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 28, 1979

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

1 1 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-12 (1)
3 4 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-7 (3)
4 3 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-15 (1)
5 5 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-18 (5)
6 9 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-11 (6)
7 7 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-15 (7)
8 8 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-11 (8)
9 11 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-16 (9)
10 16 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (10)

11 6 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-12 (6)
12 15 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-14 (12)
13 13 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-14 (13)
14 14 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10 (14)
15 18 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10 (15)
16 21 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-8 (16)
17 10 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-14 (5)
18 34 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-6 (18)
19 22 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-10 (19)
20 23 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-7 (20)

21 19 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11 (19)
22 27 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-10 (22)
23 32 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-11 (23)
24 26 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-9 (24)
25 25 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10 (25)
26 29 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-9 (26)
27 31 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-8 (27)
28 28 UP ON THE ROOF –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-9 (28)
29 30 WEEKENDS –•– Wet Willie (Epic)-10 (29)
30 33 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-8 (30)

31 46 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-4 (31)
32 20 HEART OF THE NIGHT –•– Poco (MCA)-12 (20)
33 37 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-6 (33)
34 17 DAYS GONE DOWN (Still Got the Light In Your Eyes) –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-9 (17)
35 41 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-6 (35)
36 42 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-7 (36)
37 43 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-5 (37)
38 40 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-9 (38)
39 45 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-7 (39)
40 12 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-14 (4)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-19 (6)
48 35 WE ARE FAMILY –•– Sister Sledge (Coltillion)-14 (2)
49 36 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-14 (15)
53 38 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-19 (4)
69 39 IF I SAID YOU HAD A BEAUTIFUL BODY WOULD YOU HOLD IT AGAINST ME –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-6 (42)
43 49 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-6 (43)
44 63 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-2 (44)
45 56 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-4 (45)
46 52 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-6 (46)
47 53 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-6 (47)
50 57 LAST OF THE SINGING COWBOYS –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-1 (74)
78 — LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-1 (78)
79 — TOTALLY HOT / DANCIN’ ‘ROUND AND ‘ROUND –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (79)
80 — GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-1 (81)
82 — CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-1 (82)
83 — RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (83)
84 — WHY LEAVE US ALONE –•– Five Special (Elektra)-1 (84)
85 — HEY, ST. PETER –•– Flash and the Pan (Epic)-1 (85)
87 — DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-1 (87)
88 — ROCK AND ROLL DANCIN’ –•– The Beckmeier Brothers (Casablanca)-1 (88)
89 — CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-1 (89)
90 — IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Samantha Sang (United Artists)-1 (90)

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