US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 8, 1979

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

1 2 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-8 (1)
3 3 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (1)
4 4 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-16 (4)
5 6 ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) –•– Rupert Holmes (Infinity)-8 (5)
6 7 SEND ONE YOUR LOVE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (6)
7 5 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-10 (1)
8 11 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-14 (8)
9 9 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (9)
10 14 DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME –•– The Captain and Tennille (Casablanca)-8 (10)

11 13 TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (11)
12 12 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12 (12)
13 15 LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-10 (13)
14 10 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-18 (1)
15 18 COOL CHANGE –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-8 (15)
16 21 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-11 (16)
17 20 WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-8 (17)
18 23 HEAD GAMES –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (18)
19 8 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-16 (2)
20 22 BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-9 (20)

21 29 ROCK WITH YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-6 (21)
22 16 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (8)
23 25 I WANT YOU TONIGHT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-9 (23)
24 28 CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10 (24)
25 19 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-14 (7)
26 30 JANE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (26)
27 35 THIS IS IT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-8 (27)
28 17 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-16 (17)
29 31 I NEED A LOVER –•– John Cougar (Riva)-9 (29)
30 36 COWARD OF THE COUNTY –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-4 (30)

31 27 DREAMING –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (27)
32 34 DAMNED IF I DO –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-11 (32)
33 — THE LONG RUN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (33)
34 38 LOVE PAINS –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-9 (34)
35 40 WAIT FOR ME –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (35)
36 41 DON’T LET GO –•– Isaac Hayes (Polydor)-7 (36)
37 54 DON’T DO ME LIKE THAT –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-4 (37)
38 45 THIRD TIME LUCKY (First Time I Was a Fool) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-4 (38)
39 46 CHIQUITITA –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5 (39)
40 76 I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-3 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 26 RAINBOW CONNECTION –•– Kermit (Jim Henson) (Atlantic)-13 (25)
46 32 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-20 (1)
49 24 PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-12 (24)
57 33 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-15 (11)
59 39 PRETTY GIRLS –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-9 (39)
62 37 IF YOU WANT IT –•– Niteflyte (Ariola America)-13 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR –•– The Buggles (Island)-5 (41)
42 53 DEJA VU –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-5 (42)
43 47 I STILL HAVE DREAMS –•– Richie Furay (Asylum)-7 (43)
45 49 TRAIN, TRAIN –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-8 (45)
47 48 HIGHWAY TO HELL –•– AC/DC (Atlantic)-9 (47)
48 51 PETER PIPER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-6 (48)
50 52 NO CHANCE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

33 — THE LONG RUN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (33)
71 — LONELY EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-1 (71)
73 — VOICES –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-1 (73)
81 — MOVE YOUR BOOGIE BODY –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-1 (81)
82 — LOST HER IN THE SUN –•– John Stewart (RSO)-1 (82)
83 — LAST TRAIN TO LONDON –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (83)
88 — GLIDE –•– Pleasure (Fantasy)-1 (88)
89 — DIRTY WATER –•– The Inmates (Polydor)-1 (89)
90 — AN AMERICAN DREAM –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists)-1 (90)
94 — YOU’RE GONNA GET WHAT’S COMING –•– Bonnie Raitt (Warner Brothers)-1 (94)
96 — THE SECOND TIME AROUND –•– Shalamar (Solar)-1 (96)
98 — WITH YOU I’M BORN AGAIN –•– Billy Preston and Syreeta (Motown)-1 (98)

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