US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 8, 1979

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

1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-13 (1)
3 4 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-10 (3)
4 5 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-6 (4)
5 6 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-12 (5)
6 7 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-16 (6)
7 8 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-17 (7)
8 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (3)
9 10 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-12 (9)
10 12 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-8 (10)

11 9 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-14 (9)
12 14 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (12)
13 13 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (13)
14 15 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-11 (14)
15 16 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-10 (15)
16 19 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-7 (16)
17 20 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-13 (17)
18 18 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-12 (18)
19 21 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-8 (19)
20 22 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-8 (20)

21 11 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-16 (1)
22 23 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-11 (22)
23 25 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-12 (23)
24 27 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-7 (24)
25 28 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (25)
26 31 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-5 (26)
27 17 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-22 (6)
28 32 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9 (28)
29 33 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (29)
30 30 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-10 (30)

31 36 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-8 (31)
32 35 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-7 (32)
33 24 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-13 (24)
34 26 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-12 (26)
35 38 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-9 (35)
36 41 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-5 (36)
37 34 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-20 (9)
38 39 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-13 (38)
39 50 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5 (39)
40 44 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 29 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-18 (1)
54 40 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-7 (40)
57 37 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-10 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-6 (42)
43 43 GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-7 (43)
44 54 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (44)
45 51 CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-7 (45)
46 57 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-3 (46)
47 53 GHOST DANCER –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Scotti Brothers)-5 (47)
48 52 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-6 (48)
49 55 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-11 (49)
50 59 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (65)
70 — YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1 (70)
72 — I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-1 (72)
81 — REASON TO BE –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-1 (81)
82 — FINS –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-1 (82)
84 — KILLER CUT –•– Charlie (Arista)-1 (84)
85 — STILLSANE –•– Carolyne Mas (Mercury)-1 (85)
86 — YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-1 (86)
87 — IN THEE –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — FOR LOVE –•– The Pousette-Dart Band (Capitol)-1 (89)
90 — GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (90)

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