US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 18, 1979

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

1 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-9 (2)
3 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 (3)
4 1 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-13 (1)
5 19 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-7 (5)
6 6 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-19 (6)
7 7 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-15 (1)
8 21 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-9 (8)
9 10 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-17 (9)
10 12 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-11 (10)

11 11 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-13 (11)
12 13 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-14 (12)
13 15 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-13 (13)
14 18 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-3 (14)
15 8 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-21 (5)
16 20 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-9 (16)
17 22 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-11 (17)
18 5 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-14 (5)
19 9 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-18 (1)
20 26 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-7 (20)

21 23 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-11 (21)
22 25 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (22)
23 31 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-8 (23)
24 35 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-9 (24)
25 28 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-10 (25)
26 30 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-10 (26)
27 24 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-12 (24)
28 32 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-8 (28)
29 34 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-9 (29)
30 38 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-5 (30)

31 14 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-18 (7)
32 36 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-9 (32)
33 63 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-4 (33)
34 46 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-5 (34)
35 39 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-7 (35)
36 40 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (36)
37 68 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-2 (37)
38 41 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-9 (38)
39 43 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-7 (39)
40 45 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 16 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-17 (13)
45 17 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-14 (8)
58 27 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-15 (6)
66 33 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-13 (19)
69 29 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14 (19)
94 37 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-12 (23)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-5 (42)
43 47 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-10 (43)
44 48 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-6 (44)
46 50 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-4 (46)
47 67 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-4 (47)
48 51 TURN OFF THE LIGHTS –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-5 (48)
49 57 BABY I WANT YOU –•– Funky Communication Committee (Free Flight)-6 (49)
50 58 LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-1 (81)
82 — REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-1 (82)
86 — GROOVE ME –•– Fern Kinney (Malaco)-1 (86)
87 — FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-1 (88)
89 — I’VE GOT THE NEXT DANCE –•– Denise Williams (ARC)-1 (89)
90 — FREDERICK –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista)-1 (90)
93 — CRANK IT UP (Funk Town) (Part 1) –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-1 (93)

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