US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 15, 1979

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

1 1 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (1)
3 4 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-17 (3)
4 5 ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) –•– Rupert Holmes (Infinity)-9 (4)
5 6 SEND ONE YOUR LOVE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (5)
6 2 NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-9 (1)
7 8 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-15 (7)
8 10 DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME –•– The Captain and Tennille (Casablanca)-9 (8)
9 7 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11 (1)
10 11 TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-10 (10)

11 13 LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11 (11)
12 21 ROCK WITH YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-7 (12)
13 15 COOL CHANGE –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-9 (13)
14 17 WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-9 (14)
15 16 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-12 (15)
16 18 HEAD GAMES –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (16)
17 9 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (9)
18 20 BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-10 (18)
19 33 THE LONG RUN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-2 (19)
20 26 JANE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7 (20)

21 23 I WANT YOU TONIGHT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-10 (21)
22 24 CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11 (22)
23 27 THIS IS IT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-9 (23)
24 12 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13 (12)
25 14 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-19 (1)
26 30 COWARD OF THE COUNTY –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (26)
27 40 I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-4 (27)
28 29 I NEED A LOVER –•– John Cougar (Riva)-10 (28)
29 32 DAMNED IF I DO –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-12 (29)
30 35 WAIT FOR ME –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (30)

31 37 DON’T DO ME LIKE THAT –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-5 (31)
32 36 DON’T LET GO –•– Isaac Hayes (Polydor)-8 (32)
33 38 THIRD TIME LUCKY (First Time I Was a Fool) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-5 (33)
34 34 LOVE PAINS –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-10 (34)
35 39 CHIQUITITA –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (35)
36 19 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (2)
37 22 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (8)
38 42 DEJA VU –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-6 (38)
39 43 I STILL HAVE DREAMS –•– Richie Furay (Asylum)-8 (39)
40 41 VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR –•– The Buggles (Island)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 25 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-15 (7)
51 28 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-17 (17)
53 31 DREAMING –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-12 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 TRAIN, TRAIN –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-9 (41)
43 56 YES, I’M READY –•– Teri DeSario with K.C. (Casablanca)-5 (43)
44 52 ROTATION –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-5 (44)
45 — SARA –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
46 58 FOREVER MINE –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4 (46)
47 51 RAPPER’S DELIGHT –•– Sugarhill Gang (Sugar Hill)-6 (47)
48 54 I’D RATHER LEAVE WHILE I’M IN LOVE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-5 (48)
49 55 SAVANNAH NIGHTS –•– Tom Johnston (Warner Brothers)-5 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

45 — SARA –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
75 — WHY ME –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (75)
78 — WONDERLAND –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (78)
81 — LOOKS LIKE LOVE AGAIN –•– Dann Rogers (International Artists)-1 (81)
82 — WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU / FORGIVE ME GIRL (Medley) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 (82)
87 — LONGER –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-1 (87)
88 — WHEN I WANTED YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (88)
89 — STARGAZER –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-1 (89)
90 — MEMORIZE YOUR NUMBER –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-1 (90)