US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 4, 1979

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

1 1 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-11 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-8 (2)
3 2 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-13 (1)
4 10 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8 (4)
5 6 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-12 (5)
6 18 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-7 (6)
7 5 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-19 (5)
8 9 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-17 (8)
9 4 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-16 (1)
10 7 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-16 (7)

11 12 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-15 (11)
12 16 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 (12)
13 15 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-11 (13)
14 13 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-15 (13)
15 8 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-12 (8)
16 23 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-12 (16)
17 22 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-11 (17)
18 11 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-13 (6)
19 19 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-11 (19)
20 20 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-8 (20)

21 14 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-11 (14)
22 31 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-5 (22)
23 24 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-10 (23)
24 26 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-10 (24)
25 27 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-9 (25)
26 33 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-7 (26)
27 30 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-9 (27)
28 17 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-15 (5)
29 35 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-7 (29)
30 21 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 (19)

31 25 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-11 (25)
32 45 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-5 (32)
33 44 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-3 (33)
34 36 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-8 (34)
35 37 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-6 (35)
36 39 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-8 (36)
37 38 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-10 (37)
38 42 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-7 (38)
39 43 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-7 (39)
40 47 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 28 UP ON THE ROOF –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-10 (28)
56 29 WEEKENDS –•– Wet Willie (Epic)-11 (29)
61 32 HEART OF THE NIGHT –•– Poco (MCA)-13 (20)
75 34 DAYS GONE DOWN (Still Got the Light In Your Eyes) –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-10 (17)
76 40 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-15 (4)

POWER PLAYS

41 — DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (41)
42 46 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-7 (42)
43 52 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-6 (43)
44 50 LAST OF THE SINGING COWBOYS –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Warner Brothers)-6 (44)
45 57 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-5 (45)
46 51 WE’VE GOT LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-6 (46)
47 58 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (47)
49 56 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-5 (49)
50 64 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

41 — DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (41)
81 — GONE, GONE, GONE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1 (81)
82 — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-1 (82)
85 — ROCKY II DISCO –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-1 (86)
89 — THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-1 (89)
90 — H.A.P.P.Y. RADIO –•– Edwin Starr (20th Century)-1 (90)

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