US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 11, 1979

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

1 1 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-12 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-9 (2)
3 4 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (3)
4 6 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-8 (4)
5 5 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-13 (5)
6 8 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-18 (6)
7 3 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-14 (1)
8 7 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-20 (5)
9 9 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (1)
10 11 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-16 (10)

11 13 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-12 (11)
12 12 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-10 (12)
13 16 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-13 (13)
14 10 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-17 (7)
15 17 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-12 (15)
16 14 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-16 (13)
17 15 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-13 (8)
18 41 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-2 (18)
19 22 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-6 (19)
20 29 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-8 (20)

21 26 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-8 (21)
22 27 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-10 (22)
23 25 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-10 (23)
24 24 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (24)
25 33 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-4 (25)
26 32 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6 (26)
27 18 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-14 (6)
28 36 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-9 (28)
29 30 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 (19)
30 34 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-9 (30)

31 35 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-7 (31)
32 43 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-7 (32)
33 19 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-12 (19)
34 38 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-8 (34)
35 39 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-8 (35)
36 40 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-8 (36)
37 23 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-11 (23)
38 50 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-4 (38)
39 45 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-6 (39)
40 47 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 21 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12 (14)
70 28 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-16 (5)
74 20 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-9 (20)
93 37 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-11 (37)
94 31 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-8 (41)
42 44 LAST OF THE SINGING COWBOYS –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (42)
43 49 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-6 (43)
44 46 WE’VE GOT LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-7 (44)
45 52 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (45)
46 57 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-4 (46)
47 53 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-9 (47)
48 55 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-5 (48)
50 63 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

61 — POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-1 (61)
68 — SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (68)
82 — GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-1 (82)
83 — DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (83)
85 — GHOST DANCER –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Scotti Brothers)-1 (85)
86 — GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-1 (86)
87 — DO IT GOOD –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– Toby Beau (RCA)-1 (88)
89 — JUST ANOTHER NIGHT –•– Ian Hunter (Chrysalis)-1 (89)
90 — SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (90)
91 — YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELIN’ –•– Long John Baldry and Kathi MacDonald (EMI-America)-1 (91)