US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 29, 1979

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

1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-15 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-20 (2)
3 4 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-10 (3)
4 12 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-10 (4)
5 2 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-13 (2)
6 7 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-11 (6)
7 8 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-15 (7)
8 9 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 (8)
9 3 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-15 (3)
10 10 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-9 (4)

11 17 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-8 (11)
12 13 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 14 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-16 (13)
14 15 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-11 (14)
15 16 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-11 (15)
16 18 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-15 (16)
17 5 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-19 (5)
18 21 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13 (18)
19 27 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-6 (19)
20 20 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-14 (20)

21 22 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-12 (21)
22 23 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-11 (22)
23 24 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-11 (23)
24 26 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-8 (24)
25 11 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-16 (1)
26 28 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-8 (26)
27 35 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (27)
28 30 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (28)
29 31 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-5 (29)
30 37 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-4 (30)

31 32 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-10 (31)
32 19 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16 (3)
33 39 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-6 (33)
34 38 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-7 (34)
35 36 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-9 (35)
36 40 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-14 (36)
37 42 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-9 (37)
38 45 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-6 (38)
39 49 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6 (39)
40 63 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 25 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-13 (15)
51 34 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-17 (9)
62 29 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-14 (14)
77 33 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-14 (18)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-8 (41)
42 51 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-5 (42)
43 43 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-9 (43)
44 46 REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-7 (44)
45 47 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-7 (45)
46 50 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-7 (46)
47 48 GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-6 (47)
48 54 I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-4 (48)
50 68 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (68)
76 — VICTIM OF LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-1 (76)
79 — DREAMING –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-1 (79)
80 — HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — 5:15 –•– The Who (Polydor)-1 (81)
87 — DAMNED IF I DO –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (87)
89 — STARRY EYES –•– The Records (Virgin)-1 (89)
90 — SWEET SUMMER LOVIN’ / GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (90)