US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 13, 1979

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

1 2 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-12 (2)
3 1 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-22 (1)
4 5 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (4)
5 4 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-17 (1)
6 7 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-17 (6)
7 8 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-10 (7)
8 10 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-8 (8)
9 6 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-13 (6)
10 9 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-15 (2)

11 13 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-18 (11)
12 12 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-12 (12)
13 11 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-11 (4)
14 25 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-6 (14)
15 52 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-2 (15)
16 16 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-17 (16)
17 20 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-10 (17)
18 24 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (18)
19 19 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-14 (19)
20 21 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-13 (20)

21 23 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-10 (21)
22 27 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-7 (22)
23 28 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-12 (23)
24 32 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-7 (24)
25 26 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (25)
26 34 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-7 (26)
27 33 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-16 (27)
28 37 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (28)
29 30 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-8 (29)
30 31 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-9 (30)

31 36 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-8 (31)
32 35 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-11 (32)
33 39 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6 (33)
34 14 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-13 (14)
35 15 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-13 (15)
36 41 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-9 (36)
37 42 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-9 (37)
38 47 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (38)
39 40 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-10 (39)
40 64 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

51 29 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-21 (5)
55 18 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15 (18)
62 17 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-17 (3)
63 22 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-13 (22)
66 38 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-18 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-4 (41)
42 72 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-2 (42)
43 53 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-6 (43)
44 44 I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-6 (44)
45 48 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-8 (45)
46 49 STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-8 (48)
47 54 FINS –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-6 (47)
48 55 RAINBOW CONNECTION –•– Kermit (Jim Henson) (Atlantic)-5 (48)
49 50 SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7 (49)
50 58 PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

57 — SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (57)
68 — BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-1 (68)
70 — TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-1 (70)
73 — I NEED A LOVER –•– John Cougar (Riva)-1 (73)
74 — I WANT YOU TONIGHT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-1 (74)
75 — WHO LISTENS TO THE RADIO –•– The Sports (Arista)-1 (75)
82 — HIGHWAY TO HELL –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-1 (82)
84 — IT’S ALL I CAN DO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-1 (84)
85 — PRETTY GIRLS –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-1 (85)
86 — RUST NEVER SLEEPS (Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)) –•– Neil Young and Crazy Horse (Reprise)-1 (86)
87 — LOVE PAINS –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-1 (87)
88 — SLIP AWAY –•– Ian Lloyd (Scotti Brothers)-1 (88)