US Top 40 Singles For Week Ending January 5, 1980

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

1 2 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-20 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) –•– Rupert Holmes (Infinity)-12 (1)
3 11 ROCK WITH YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-10 (3)
4 4 SEND ONE YOUR LOVE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (4)
5 6 DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME –•– The Captain and Tennille (Casablanca)-12 (5)
6 3 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-14 (1)
7 5 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15 (1)
8 22 COWARD OF THE COUNTY –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-8 (8)
9 9 LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14 (9)
10 13 WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-12 (10)

11 12 COOL CHANGE –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-12 (11)
12 15 CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-14 (12)
13 17 THE LONG RUN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5 (13)
14 14 HEAD GAMES –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (14)
15 16 BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-13 (15)
16 18 JANE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-10 (16)
17 23 I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-7 (17)
18 21 THIS IS IT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-12 (18)
19 19 I WANT YOU TONIGHT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-13 (19)
20 7 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-18 (7)

21 8 NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-12 (1)
22 25 DON’T DO ME LIKE THAT –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-8 (22)
23 26 WAIT FOR ME –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (23)
24 28 DON’T LET GO –•– Isaac Hayes (Polydor)-11 (24)
25 35 SARA –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (25)
26 10 TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-13 (10)
27 27 DAMNED IF I DO –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-15 (27)
28 30 THIRD TIME LUCKY (First Time I Was a Fool) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-8 (28)
29 34 DEJA VU –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-9 (29)
30 31 CHIQUITITA –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9 (30)

31 36 YES, I’M READY –•– Teri DeSario with K.C. (Casablanca)-8 (31)
32 32 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-22 (1)
33 24 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-15 (15)
34 20 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-14 (1)
35 48 ROMEO’S TUNE –•– Steve Forbert (Nemperor)-6 (35)
36 40 ROTATION –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-8 (36)
37 43 RAPPER’S DELIGHT –•– Sugarhill Gang (Sugar Hill)-9 (37)
38 38 TRAIN, TRAIN –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-12 (38)
39 44 I’D RATHER LEAVE WHILE I’M IN LOVE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (39)
40 42 FOREVER MINE –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

64 29 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (9)
69 33 I NEED A LOVER –•– John Cougar (Riva)-13 (28)
82 37 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-16 (12)
87 39 I STILL HAVE DREAMS –•– Richie Furay (Asylum)-11 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SAVANNAH NIGHTS –•– Tom Johnston (Warner Brothers)-8 (41)
42 64 FOOL IN THE RAIN –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-3 (42)
43 58 CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-3 (43)
44 56 VOICES –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-5 (44)
45 65 WHY ME –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (45)
46 53 YOU KNOW THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 (46)
47 51 SHE’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-7 (47)
48 54 DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU FEEL –•– Rufus and Chaka (MCA)-7 (48)
49 49 MISTRUSTED LOVE –•– Mistress (RSO)-9 (49)
50 55 LONELY EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — I’M ALIVE –•– Gamma (Elektra)-1 (81)
83 — FLIRTIN’ WITH DISASTER –•– Molly Hatchet (Epic)-1 (83)
85 — MAKE BELIEVE IT’S YOUR FIRST TIME –•– Bobby Vinton (Tapestry)-1 (85)
86 — GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Mike Pinara (Spector)-1 (86)
93 — BAD TIMES –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1 (93)

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