US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 1, 1979

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

1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-12 (1)
3 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (3)
4 4 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-9 (4)
5 6 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-5 (5)
6 7 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-11 (6)
7 8 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-15 (7)
8 10 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-16 (8)
9 9 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-13 (9)
10 14 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-11 (10)

11 5 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-15 (1)
12 19 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-7 (12)
13 15 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-13 (13)
14 23 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (14)
15 17 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-10 (15)
16 18 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (16)
17 11 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-21 (6)
18 20 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-11 (18)
19 34 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-6 (19)
20 22 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-12 (20)

21 26 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-7 (21)
22 29 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-7 (22)
23 25 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-10 (23)
24 24 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-12 (24)
25 28 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-11 (25)
26 27 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-11 (26)
27 30 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 32 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (28)
29 12 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-17 (1)
30 33 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-9 (30)

31 39 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-4 (31)
32 36 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8 (32)
33 37 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (33)
34 13 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-19 (9)
35 54 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-6 (35)
36 46 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-7 (36)
37 38 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-9 (37)
38 42 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-8 (38)
39 40 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-12 (39)
40 41 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

42 31 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-23 (5)
48 21 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-13 (21)
49 16 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-15 (11)
64 35 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-16 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-4 (41)
43 47 GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-6 (43)
44 48 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-6 (44)
45 45 LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-6 (45)
46 50 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-5 (46)
47 49 BABY I WANT YOU –•– Funky Communication Committee (Free Flight)-8 (47)
50 62 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — VOULEZ-VOUS / ANGELEYES –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (80)
81 — HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-1 (81)
82 — GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-1 (82)
83 — MUST HAVE BEEN CRAZY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — ONE FINE DAY –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1 (84)
85 — HELLO, HELLO, HELLO –•– New England (Infinity)-1 (85)
86 — GIRLS TALK –•– Dave Edmunds (Swan Song)-1 (86)
87 — BOOM BOOM (Out Go the Lights) –•– Pat Travers (Polydor)-1 (87)
88 — SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (88)
90 — COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-1 (90)

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