US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 20, 1979

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

1 2 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-13 (1)
3 7 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-11 (3)
4 4 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (4)
5 6 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-18 (5)
6 8 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-9 (6)
7 3 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-23 (1)
8 5 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-18 (1)
9 15 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-3 (9)
10 38 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (10)

11 11 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-19 (11)
12 14 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-7 (12)
13 9 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-14 (6)
14 18 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (14)
15 40 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-3 (15)
16 28 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9 (16)
17 17 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-11 (17)
18 20 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-14 (18)
19 22 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-8 (19)
20 26 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-8 (20)

21 21 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-11 (21)
22 24 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-8 (22)
23 23 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-13 (23)
24 27 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-17 (24)
25 32 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-12 (25)
26 42 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-3 (26)
27 33 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7 (27)
28 31 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-9 (28)
29 12 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-13 (12)
30 10 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-16 (2)

31 25 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11 (25)
32 45 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-9 (32)
33 37 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-10 (33)
34 41 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5 (34)
35 57 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-2 (35)
36 36 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-10 (36)
37 43 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-7 (37)
38 47 FINS –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-7 (38)
39 13 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-12 (4)
40 48 RAINBOW CONNECTION –•– Kermit (Jim Henson) (Atlantic)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 16 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-18 (16)
44 19 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-15 (19)
46 29 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-9 (29)
66 30 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-10 (30)
67 34 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-14 (14)
68 35 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-14 (15)
84 39 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-11 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-9 (42)
43 50 PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-5 (43)
45 54 VICTIM OF LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-4 (45)
47 49 SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8 (47)
48 53 LET ME KNOW (I Have a Right) –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-5 (48)
49 60 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-4 (49)
50 61 5:15 –•– The Who (Polydor)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-1 (59)
73 — COOL CHANGE –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-1 (73)
75 — CONFUSION –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (75)
79 — WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-1 (79)
80 — IN THE STONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-1 (80)
82 — THIS IS IT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-1 (82)
85 — ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) –•– Rupert Holmes (Infinity)-1 (85)
86 — DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME –•– The Captain and Tennille (Casablanca)-1 (86)
89 — TRAIN, TRAIN –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-1 (89)
90 — SHE’S GOT A WHOLE NUMBER –•– Keith Herman (Radio)-1 (90)
93 — IT’S A DISCO NIGHT (Rock Don’t Stop) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (93)
95 — SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Cheri and Marie Currie (Capitol)-1 (95)