US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 22, 1979

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

1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-12 (2)
3 3 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-14 (3)
4 12 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-9 (4)
5 5 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-18 (5)
6 6 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-19 (6)
7 7 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-10 (7)
8 8 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-14 (8)
9 10 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (9)
10 4 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-8 (4)

11 9 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-15 (1)
12 28 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-9 (12)
13 21 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-9 (13)
14 16 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-15 (14)
15 17 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-10 (15)
16 18 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-10 (16)
17 19 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-7 (17)
18 20 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-14 (18)
19 11 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (3)
20 22 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-13 (20)

21 23 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (21)
22 25 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-11 (22)
23 27 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-10 (23)
24 26 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (24)
25 15 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-12 (15)
26 30 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-7 (26)
27 39 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-5 (27)
28 32 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-7 (28)
29 14 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-13 (14)
30 37 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (30)

31 49 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-4 (31)
32 36 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-9 (32)
33 24 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-13 (18)
34 13 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-16 (9)
35 50 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (35)
36 38 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-8 (36)
37 60 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-3 (37)
38 42 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-6 (38)
39 56 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 43 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-13 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

52 31 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-18 (1)
53 29 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-16 (13)
55 33 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-24 (6)
75 34 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-15 (24)
77 40 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-12 (30)
94 35 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-11 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-9 (41)
42 46 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-8 (42)
43 44 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-8 (43)
44 47 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-7 (44)
45 48 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-5 (45)
46 51 REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-6 (46)
47 52 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-6 (47)
48 53 GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-5 (48)
49 58 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (49)
50 55 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (76)
80 — PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
81 — LET ME KNOW (I Have a Right) –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-1 (81)
82 — I’M SO ANXIOUS –•– Southside Johnny and the Ashbury Jukes (Mercury)-1 (82)
84 — DANCIN’ ‘ROUND AND ‘ROUND / TOTALLY HOT –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (52)
88 — DO YOU THINK I’M DISCO –•– Steve Dahl and Teenage Radiation (Ovation)-1 (88)
89 — HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT –•– Hotel (MCA)-1 (89)