US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 15, 1979

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

1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-13 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-11 (2)
3 5 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-13 (3)
4 4 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-7 (4)
5 6 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-17 (5)
6 7 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-18 (6)
7 10 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-9 (7)
8 9 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-13 (8)
9 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-14 (1)
10 12 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (10)

11 8 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (3)
12 16 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-8 (12)
13 11 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-15 (9)
14 14 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-12 (14)
15 15 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-11 (15)
16 17 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-14 (16)
17 19 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-9 (17)
18 20 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-9 (18)
19 26 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-6 (19)
20 23 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-13 (20)

21 24 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-8 (21)
22 22 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-12 (22)
23 25 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-11 (23)
24 18 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-12 (18)
25 28 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10 (25)
26 29 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-9 (26)
27 31 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-9 (27)
28 32 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-8 (28)
29 13 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-15 (13)
30 39 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-6 (30)

31 21 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (1)
32 36 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-6 (32)
33 27 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-23 (6)
34 33 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-14 (24)
35 35 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-10 (35)
36 40 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-8 (36)
37 44 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (37)
38 42 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-7 (38)
39 46 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-4 (39)
40 30 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-11 (30)

OFF THE CHARTS

77 37 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-21 (9)
78 34 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-13 (26)
79 38 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-14 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-8 (41)
42 50 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-5 (42)
43 49 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-12 (43)
44 48 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-7 (44)
45 47 GHOST DANCER –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Scotti Brothers)-6 (45)
46 51 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-7 (46)
47 52 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-6 (47)
48 53 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-4 (48)
49 61 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-3 (49)
50 65 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — HELL ON WHEELS –•– Cher (Casablanca)-1 (81)
87 — PLAIN JANE –•– Sammy Hagar (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — RAINBOW CONNECTION –•– Kermit (Jim Henson) (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — BEAUTIFUL GIRLS –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
90 — ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE –•– Dan Peek (Lamb & Lion)-1 (90)
92 — IF YOU WANT IT –•– Niteflyte (Ariola America)-1 (92)
98 — YOU STEPPED INTO MY LIFE –•– Wayne Newton (Aries II)-1 (98)