US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 27, 1979

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

1 1 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-14 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-12 (2)
3 2 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-14 (1)
4 6 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-10 (4)
5 5 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-19 (5)
6 4 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (4)
7 9 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-4 (7)
8 10 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (8)
9 15 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (9)
10 12 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-8 (10)

11 7 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-24 (1)
12 14 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (12)
13 16 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10 (13)
14 26 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (14)
15 19 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-9 (15)
16 18 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-15 (16)
17 22 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-9 (17)
18 20 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-9 (18)
19 8 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-19 (1)
20 35 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (20)

21 11 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-20 (11)
22 24 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-18 (22)
23 25 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-13 (23)
24 34 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 27 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-8 (25)
26 13 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-15 (6)
27 23 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-14 (23)
28 28 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-10 (28)
29 32 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-10 (29)
30 17 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-12 (17)

31 33 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-11 (31)
32 21 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-12 (21)
33 59 NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-2 (33)
34 40 RAINBOW CONNECTION –•– Kermit (Jim Henson) (Atlantic)-7 (34)
35 37 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-8 (35)
36 38 FINS –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-8 (36)
37 57 DREAM POLICE –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-4 (37)
38 43 PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-6 (38)
39 42 STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-10 (39)
40 45 VICTIM OF LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 39 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-13 (4)
50 29 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-14 (12)
61 31 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (25)
73 30 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-17 (2)
75 36 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-11 (36)

POWER PLAYS

42 53 DREAMING –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-5 (42)
43 54 TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-3 (43)
44 48 LET ME KNOW (I Have a Right) –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-6 (44)
45 49 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-5 (45)
46 50 5:15 –•– The Who (Polydor)-5 (46)
47 47 SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (47)
48 55 BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-3 (48)
49 60 MY FORBIDDEN LOVER –•– Chic (Atlantic)-4 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS BROKEN HEART –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-1 (78)
81 — DON’T LET GO –•– Isaac Hayes (Polydor)-1 (81)
82 — (Not Just) KNEE DEEP (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
84 — POW WOW –•– Cory Daye (New York International)-1 (84)
85 — I STILL HAVE DREAMS –•– Richie Furay (Asylum)-1 (85)
87 — WAIT FOR ME –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (87)