US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 6, 1979

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

1 2 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-21 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-11 (2)
3 3 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-11 (3)
4 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-16 (1)
5 8 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (5)
6 6 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-12 (6)
7 7 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-16 (7)
8 11 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-9 (8)
9 5 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-14 (2)
10 19 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-7 (10)

11 10 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-10 (4)
12 12 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-11 (12)
13 13 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-17 (13)
14 14 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-12 (14)
15 15 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-12 (15)
16 16 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-16 (16)
17 9 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-16 (3)
18 18 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-14 (18)
19 21 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13 (19)
20 24 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-9 (20)

21 23 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-12 (21)
22 22 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-12 (22)
23 26 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-9 (23)
24 27 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (24)
25 30 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (25)
26 28 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (26)
27 29 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-6 (27)
28 31 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-11 (28)
29 17 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-20 (5)
30 33 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-7 (30)

31 34 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-8 (31)
32 40 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-6 (32)
33 36 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-15 (33)
34 42 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-6 (34)
35 37 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-10 (35)
36 38 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-7 (36)
37 39 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (37)
38 25 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-17 (1)
39 50 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 41 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 20 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-15 (20)
59 32 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 (3)
67 35 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-10 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-8 (41)
42 46 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-8 (42)
43 44 REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-8 (43)
44 48 I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-5 (44)
46 47 GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-7 (46)
47 68 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-2 (47)
48 52 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-7 (48)
49 53 STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-7 (47)
50 55 SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

52 — HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (52)
64 — TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (64)
72 — BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (72)
79 — DREAM POLICE –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-1 (79)
82 — MY FORBIDDEN LOVER –•– Chic (Atlantic)-1 (82)
89 — CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 (89)
90 — FOOLED BY A FEELING –•– Barbra Mandrell (MCA)-1 (90)
92 — TOUCH ME WHNE WE’RE DANCING –•– Bama (Free Flight)-1 (92)
93 — LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (93)
94 — GET IT UP / IN NO TIME AT ALL –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (94)
95 — ANOTHER NIGHT –•– The Wilson Brothers-1 (95)
99 — WHEN YOU’RE #1 –•– Gene Chandler (20th Century)-1 (99)

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