US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 25, 1979

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

1 2 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-11 (1)
3 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (3)
4 5 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-8 (4)
5 4 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-14 (1)
6 14 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-4 (6)
7 8 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-10 (7)
8 13 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-14 (8)
9 10 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-12 (9)
10 12 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-15 (10)

11 6 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-20 (6)
12 7 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-16 (1)
13 9 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-18 (9)
14 16 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-10 (14)
15 17 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-12 (15)
16 11 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-14 (11)
17 23 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-9 (17)
18 20 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-8 (18)
19 22 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-6 (19)
20 24 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-10 (20)

21 21 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-12 (21)
22 25 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-11 (22)
23 37 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (23)
24 26 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-11 (24)
25 28 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-9 (25)
26 30 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-6 (26)
27 29 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-10 (27)
28 32 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-10 (28)
29 34 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 33 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-5 (30)

31 15 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-22 (5)
32 36 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8 (32)
33 35 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-8 (33)
34 47 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-5 (34)
35 18 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-15 (5)
36 40 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (36)
37 42 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-6 (37)
38 39 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-8 (38)
39 51 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-3 (39)
40 43 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-11 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 19 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-19 (1)
44 27 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-13 (24)
61 31 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-19 (7)
67 38 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-5 (41)
42 44 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-7 (42)
45 50 LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-5 (45)
46 57 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-6 (46)
47 53 GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-5 (47)
48 56 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-5 (48)
49 49 BABY I WANT YOU –•– Funky Communication Committee (Free Flight)-7 (49)
50 60 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-1 (70)
73 — MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-1 (73)
74 — THE TOPICAL SONG –•– The Barron Knights (Epic)-1 (74)
81 — GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-1 (81)
83 — ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — WHERE WILL YOUR HEART TAKE YOU –•– Buckeye (Polydor)-1 (84)
86 — PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1 (86)
87 — IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-1 (87)
88 — STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-1 (88)