All US Top 40 Singles for 1978

These are all the top 40 singles for 1978.

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January 1978
February 1978
March 1978
April 1978
May 1978
June 1978
July 1978
August 1978
September 1978
October 1978
November 1978
December 1978

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th January, 1978

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

1 1 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -15 (2)
3 3 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -18 (3)
4 4 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -13 (4)
5 8 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -13 (5)
6 2 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -19 (1)
7 10 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -13 (7)
8 9 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -13 (8)
9 11 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -11 (9)
10 15 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (10)

11 14 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -16 (11)
12 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -17 (12)
13 18 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -12 (13)
14 19 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -9 (14)
15 5 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -14 (5)
16 7 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -22 (2)
17 20 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -9 (17)
18 28 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (18)
19 24 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -11 (19)
20 27 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (20)

21 23 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -20 (21)
22 22 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -9 (22)
23 32 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (23)
24 26 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -13 (24)
25 40 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -7 (25)
26 30 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -11 (26)
27 29 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -10 (27)
28 39 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (28)
29 35 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 34 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -9 (30)

31 33 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -10 (31)
32 13 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -14 (13)
33 36 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -9 (33)
34 37 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -8 (34)
35 16 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -17 (7)
36 17 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) -13 (17)
37 41 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -8 (37)
38 52 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -6 (38)
39 43 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -8 (39)
40 44 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 21 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) -13 (9)
54 25 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -16 (4)
56 31 HEAVEN ON THE 7TH FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO) -21 (6)
58 38 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia) -15 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode) -9 (41)
42 49 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -10 (39)
43 47 TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M) -5 (43)
44 48 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -8 (44)
45 46 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -5 (45)
46 53 HOW CAN I LEAVE YOU AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA) -7 (46)
47 59 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (47)
48 50 WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME / I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -29 (1)
49 56 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -4 (49)
50 75 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

61 — THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -1 (61)
75 — LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -1 (75)
78 — ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -1 (78)
79 — GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -1 (79)
82 — CRAZY ON YOU –•– Heart (Mushroom) -14 (35)
87 — REACH FOR IT –•– George Duke (Epic) -1 (87)
89 — THE LONELIEST MAN ON THE MOON –•– David Castle (Parachute) -1 (89)
90 — TAKE ME TO THE KAPTIN –•– Prism (Ariola America) -1 (90)
94 — COME GO WITH ME –•– The Pockets (Columbia) -1 (94)
98 — BELLE –•– Al Green (Hi) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th January, 1978

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

1 2 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
3 5 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -14 (3)
4 9 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -12 (4)
5 4 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -14 (4)
6 7 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -14 (6)
7 10 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (7)
8 8 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -14 (8)
9 11 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -17 (9)
10 13 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -13 (10)

11 6 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -20 (1)
12 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -18 (12)
13 3 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -19 (3)
14 14 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -10 (14)
15 17 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -10 (15)
16 18 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (16)
17 28 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (17)
18 20 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (18)
19 19 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -12 (19)
20 23 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (20)

21 21 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -21 (21)
22 25 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -8 (22)
23 26 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -12 (23)
24 24 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -14 (24)
25 16 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -23 (2)
26 29 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -7 (26)
27 27 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -11 (27)
28 31 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -11 (28)
29 30 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -10 (29)
30 15 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -15 (5)

31 37 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -9 (31)
32 33 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -10 (32)
33 34 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -9 (33)
34 38 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -7 (34)
35 22 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -10 (22)
36 40 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (36)
37 47 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (37)
38 42 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -11 (38)
39 39 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -9 (39)
40 49 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

58 32 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -15 (13)
60 35 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -18 (7)
66 36 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) -14 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M) -6 (41)
42 45 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 44 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -9 (43)
44 46 HOW CAN I LEAVE YOU AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA) -8 (44)
45 50 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -5 (45)
46 55 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -6 (46)
47 53 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -7 (47)
48 71 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -4 (48)
49 52 THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS –•– Al Martino (Capitol) -6 (49)
50 61 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -1 (73)
83 — SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -1 (83)
84 — THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (84)
88 — OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -1 (88)
90 — WHAT’S YOUR NAME, WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah) -1 (90)
93 — STORYBOOK CHILDREN (Daybreak) –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic) -1 (93)
95 — LOVE ME RIGHT –•– Denise LaSalle (ABC) -1 (95)
97 — 1,000 LAUGHS –•– Eloise Laws (ABC) -1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st January, 1978

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

1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -17 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
3 3 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -15 (3)
4 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -13 (4)
5 15 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -11 (5)
6 6 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -15 (6)
7 7 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -11 (7)
8 10 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -14 (8)
9 9 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -18 (9)
10 17 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -7 (10)

11 16 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (11)
12 5 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -15 (4)
13 14 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -11 (13)
14 20 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (14)
15 22 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -9 (15)
16 18 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -10 (16)
17 19 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -13 (17)
18 23 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -13 (18)
19 21 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -22 (19)
20 8 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -15 (8)

21 26 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -8 (21)
22 11 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -21 (1)
23 31 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -10 (23)
24 28 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -12 (24)
25 12 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -19 (12)
26 13 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -20 (3)
27 34 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -8 (27)
28 29 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -11 (28)
29 32 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -11 (29)
30 37 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (30)

31 25 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -24 (2)
32 36 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (32)
33 40 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (33)
34 45 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -6 (34)
35 42 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -7 (35)
36 38 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -12 (36)
37 53 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (37)
38 39 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -10 (38)
39 48 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -5 (39)
40 50 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 24 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista) -15 (24)
55 27 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -12 (27)
57 30 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -16 (5)
59 33 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol) -10 (33)
65 35 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA) -11 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -7 (41)
42 47 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -8 (42)
43 43 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring) -10 (43)
44 57 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -5 (44)
45 54 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -6 (45)
46 51 SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (46)
47 52 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (47)
48 56 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -15 (48)
50 59 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -1 (81)
82 — LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -1 (82)
84 — LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — SHOUT IT OUT LOUD (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -1 (85)
86 — TOUCH AND GONE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
87 — EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -1 (87)
90 — SUPERNATURE –•– Cerrone (Cotillion) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th January, 1978

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

1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -18 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -12 (2)
3 10 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -8 (3)
4 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -14 (4)
5 6 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -16 (5)
6 8 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -15 (6)
7 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
8 9 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -19 (8)
9 11 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (9)
10 14 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (10)

11 15 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -10 (11)
12 7 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -12 (7)
13 3 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -16 (3)
14 16 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (14)
15 18 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -14 (15)
16 17 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -14 (16)
17 23 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -11 (17)
18 19 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -23 (18)
19 21 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -9 (19)
20 12 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -16 (4)

21 24 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -13 (21)
22 22 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
23 27 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -9 (23)
24 39 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -6 (24)
25 13 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -12 (13)
26 29 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -12 (26)
27 30 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (27)
28 32 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -11 (28)
29 33 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (29)
30 34 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -7 (30)

31 20 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -16 (8)
32 35 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -8 (32)
33 40 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -4 (33)
34 37 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -7 (34)
35 25 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -20 (12)
36 41 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -8 (36)
37 45 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -7 (37)
38 42 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -9 (38)
39 44 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (39)
40 47 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -21 (3)
49 28 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -12 (28)
51 31 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -25 (2)
55 36 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -13 (36)
77 38 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -11 (38)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -16 (42)
43 50 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 46 SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (44)
45 51 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -4 (45)
46 52 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -6 (46)
47 54 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -4 (47)
48 53 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -13 (48)
50 60 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -10 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (78)
81 — DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -1 (81)
88 — EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -1 (89)
91 — YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -1 (91)
94 — NEVER HAD A LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (94)
96 — AIN’T GONNA HURT NOBODY –•– Brick (Bang) -1 (96)
97 — THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th February, 1978

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

1 3 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -13 (2)
3 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -19 (1)
4 6 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -16 (4)
5 10 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5)
6 9 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (6)
7 7 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)
8 11 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -11 (8)
9 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -15 (4)
10 17 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -12 (10)

11 15 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -15 (11)
12 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -13 (7)
13 14 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -12 (13)
14 16 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -15 (14)
15 5 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -17 (5)
16 18 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -24 (16)
17 19 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 8 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -20 (8)
19 21 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -14 (19)
20 28 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -12 (20)

21 23 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -10 (21)
22 24 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -7 (22)
23 27 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (23)
24 26 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -13 (24)
25 13 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -17 (3)
26 29 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (26)
27 30 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -8 (27)
28 45 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -5 (28)
29 33 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -5 (29)
30 32 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -9 (30)

31 34 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -8 (31)
32 22 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -23 (1)
33 37 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -8 (33)
34 38 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -10 (34)
35 39 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -7 (35)
36 36 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -9 (36)
37 40 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (37)
38 58 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -4 (38)
39 42 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -17 (39)
40 43 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 20 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -17 (4)
45 25 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -13 (13)
47 31 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -17 (8)
55 35 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -21 (12)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -7 (42)
43 47 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -5 (43)
44 48 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -14 (44)
46 50 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -11 (46)
48 52 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -4 (48)
49 53 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -8 (49)
50 60 SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (63)
76 — NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (76)
79 — HOME BOUND –•– Ted Nugent (Epic) -1 (79)
81 — IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -1 (81)
85 — SILVER DREAMS –•– The Babys (Chrysalis) -1 (85)
86 — BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -1 (86)
87 — HOLLYWOOD –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia) -1 (87)
89 — SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -1 (89)
90 — YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Hot (Big Tree) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th February, 1978

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

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -14 (2)
3 5 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (3)
4 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -17 (4)
5 6 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -14 (5)
6 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -12 (6)
7 3 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -20 (1)
8 10 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -13 (8)
9 11 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -16 (9)
10 7 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -21 (1)

11 9 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -16 (4)
12 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -14 (7)
13 14 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -16 (13)
14 16 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -25 (14)
15 20 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -13 (15)
16 17 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -11 (16)
17 19 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -15 (17)
18 28 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -6 (18)
19 21 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -11 (19)
20 22 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -8 (20)

21 23 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (21)
22 24 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -14 (22)
23 13 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -13 (13)
24 26 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (24)
25 27 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -9 (25)
26 29 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -6 (26)
27 33 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -9 (27)
28 35 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -8 (28)
29 31 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -9 (29)
30 30 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -10 (30)

31 34 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -11 (31)
32 76 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -2 (32)
33 53 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -4 (33)
34 38 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -5 (34)
35 39 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -18 (35)
36 40 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -6 (36)
37 37 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (37)
38 51 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -5 (38)
39 48 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -5 (39)
40 43 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 15 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -18 (5)
51 18 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -21 (8)
55 25 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -18 (3)
56 32 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -24 (1)
57 36 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -8 (41)
42 44 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -15 (42)
43 49 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -9 (43)
44 46 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -12 (44)
45 63 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -2 (45)
46 64 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -3 (46)
48 50 SO LONG –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -5 (48)
49 52 MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn) -11 (49)
50 60 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -1 (72)
73 — THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -1 (73)
81 — MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -1 (81)
82 — HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (82)
83 — BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (83)
84 — CALIFORNIA –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (84)
85 — THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -1 (85)
87 — FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -1 (87)
88 — LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (88)
90 — FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -1 (90)
94 — I CAN’T HOLD ON –•– Karla Bonoff (Columbia) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th February, 1978

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

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -11 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -16 (2)
3 5 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -15 (3)
4 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -18 (4)
5 6 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -13 (5)
6 8 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -14 (6)
7 9 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -17 (7)
8 2 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -15 (2)
9 7 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -21 (1)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -22 (1)

11 18 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -7 (11)
12 14 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -26 (12)
13 15 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -14 (13)
14 20 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -9 (14)
15 17 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -16 (15)
16 11 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -17 (4)
17 32 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -3 (17)
18 19 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -12 (18)
19 27 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -10 (19)
20 21 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (20)

21 22 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -15 (21)
22 28 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -9 (22)
23 25 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -10 (23)
24 24 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -10 (24)
25 26 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -7 (25)
26 29 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -10 (26)
27 16 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -12 (16)
28 34 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -6 (28)
29 33 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -5 (29)
30 31 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -12 (30)

31 13 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -17 (13)
32 35 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -19 (32)
33 36 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -7 (33)
34 45 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (34)
35 38 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -6 (35)
36 39 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -6 (36)
37 43 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -10 (37)
38 46 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -4 (38)
39 40 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -7 (39)
40 42 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -16 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 12 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -15 (7)
45 23 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -14 (13)
47 30 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -11 (30)
51 37 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (41)
43 53 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -4 (43)
44 50 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -5 (44)
46 49 MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn) -12 (46)
48 58 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -5 (48)
49 60 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -5 (49)
50 63 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (78)
81 — LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -1 (81)
82 — DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -10 (53)
85 — LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– Cazz (Number One) -1 (85)
86 — THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -1 (88)
94 — MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -8 (86)
98 — PSYCHO KILLER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th February, 1978

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

1 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -12 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -17 (2)
3 3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -16 (3)
4 5 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -14 (4)
5 6 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -15 (5)
6 7 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -18 (6)
7 4 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -19 (4)
8 17 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -4 (8)
9 11 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -8 (9)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -23 (1)

11 12 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -27 (11)
12 13 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -15 (12)
13 14 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -10 (13)
14 8 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -16 (2)
15 9 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -22 (1)
16 22 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -10 (16)
17 18 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -13 (17)
18 19 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -11 (18)
19 16 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -18 (4)
20 26 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -11 (20)

21 21 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -16 (21)
22 20 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (20)
23 23 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -11 (23)
24 29 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -6 (24)
25 25 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -8 (25)
26 28 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -7 (26)
27 34 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (27)
28 32 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -20 (28)
29 33 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -8 (29)
30 15 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -17 (15)

31 35 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -7 (31)
32 36 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -7 (32)
33 37 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -11 (33)
34 38 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -5 (34)
35 43 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -5 (35)
36 41 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 24 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -11 (24)
38 79 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -3 (38)
39 44 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -6 (39)
40 53 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -13 (16)
43 31 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -18 (13)
48 30 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -13 (30)
53 39 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -8 (39)
60 40 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -17 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -5 (42)
44 49 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -6 (44)
45 57 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -4 (45)
46 48 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -6 (46)
47 58 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -5 (47)
49 62 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -3 (49)
50 60 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -1 (70)
84 — BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -1 (85)
88 — HONEY DON’T LEAVE L.A. –•– James Taylor (Columbia) -1 (88)
89 — ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -1 (89)
91 — I LOVE MY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic) -1 (91)
92 — THAT’S YOUR SECRET –•– Sea Level (Capricorn) -1 (92)
93 — READY FOR THE TIMES TO GET BETTER –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -1 (93)
95 — WE FELL IN LOVE WHILE DANCING –•– Bill Brandon (Prelude) -1 (95)
97 — LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -1 (97)
98 — DANCIN’ FEVER –•– Claudja Barry (Salsoul) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th March, 1978

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

1 2 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -18 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -13 (1)
3 4 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -15 (3)
4 5 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -16 (4)
5 8 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (5)
6 6 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -19 (6)
7 9 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -9 (7)
8 3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -17 (3)
9 11 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -28 (9)
10 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1)

11 7 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -20 (4)
12 12 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -16 (12)
13 13 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -11 (13)
14 16 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -11 (14)
15 17 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -14 (15)
16 18 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -12 (16)
17 27 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (17)
18 20 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -12 (18)
19 14 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -17 (2)
20 24 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -7 (20)

21 28 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -21 (21)
22 26 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -8 (22)
23 31 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -8 (23)
24 15 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -23 (1)
25 29 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -9 (25)
26 34 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -6 (26)
27 35 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -6 (27)
28 32 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -8 (28)
29 40 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -6 (29)
30 33 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -12 (30)

31 19 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -19 (4)
32 36 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 38 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -4 (33)
34 42 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -6 (34)
35 45 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -5 (35)
36 39 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -7 (36)
37 22 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (20)
38 21 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -17 (21)
39 51 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -4 (39)
40 49 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 25 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS” –•– Meco (Millennium) -9 (25)
58 30 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -18 (15)
64 37 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -6 (41)
42 52 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -4 (42)
43 44 EVERYBODY LOVES A RAIN SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA) -7 (43)
44 50 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -5 (44)
45 46 LET IT GO, LET IT FLOW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -7 (45)
46 61 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -3 (46)
47 57 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -4 (47)
49 59 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -4 (49)
50 70 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (70)
77 — FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -1 (77)
81 — IT AMAZES ME –•– John Denver (RCA) -1 (81)
82 — PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — RUMOUR HAS IT –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (83)
86 — YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -1 (86)
90 — LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -1 (90)
95 — DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -1 (95)
97 — LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -1 (97)
98 — WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Barbara Mandrell (ABC / Dot) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th March, 1978

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

1 1 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -19 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (2)
3 3 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -16 (3)
4 4 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -17 (4)
5 7 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -10 (5)
6 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -14 (1)
7 6 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -20 (6)
8 9 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -29 (8)
9 8 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -18 (3)
10 17 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (10)

11 12 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -17 (11)
12 14 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -12 (12)
13 15 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -15 (13)
14 16 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -13 (14)
15 10 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -25 (1)
16 18 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -13 (16)
17 21 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -22 (17)
18 20 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -8 (18)
19 23 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -9 (19)
20 22 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -9 (20)

21 29 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -7 (21)
22 28 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -9 (22)
23 25 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -10 (23)
24 27 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -7 (24)
25 26 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -7 (25)
26 11 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -21 (4)
27 13 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -12 (13)
28 30 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (28)
29 34 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -7 (29)
30 33 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -5 (30)

31 32 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (31)
32 46 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -4 (32)
33 35 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -6 (33)
34 36 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -8 (34)
35 42 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -5 (35)
36 39 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 40 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -5 (37)
38 41 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -7 (38)
39 50 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -3 (39)
40 44 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 24 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -24 (1)
42 19 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -18 (2)
51 31 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -20 (4)
52 37 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (20)
59 38 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -18 (21)

POWER PLAYS

43 47 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -5 (43)
44 55 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -5 (44)
45 49 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -5 (45)
46 52 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -5 (46)
47 57 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -13 (47)
48 63 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -4 (48)
49 51 HOLLYWOOD –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia) -6 (49)
50 53 CALIFORNIA –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (70)
79 — THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -1 (79)
82 — ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -1 (82)
83 — NEVER GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -1 (83)
84 — KINGS AND QUEENS –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — (Any Way That You Want It) I’LL BE THERE –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (85)
90 — DON’T COST YOU NOTHING –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
96 — I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -1 (96)
97 — YOU’LL LOVE AGAIN –•– Hotel (Mercury) -1 (97)
98 — MISS BROADWAY –•– Belle Epoque (Big Tree) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th March, 1978

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

1 2 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
3 4 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -18 (3)
4 5 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -11 (4)
5 1 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)
6 10 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (6)
7 8 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -30 (7)
8 3 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -17 (3)
9 7 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -21 (6)
10 9 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -19 (3)

11 14 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -14 (11)
12 12 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (12)
13 13 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -16 (13)
14 21 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -8 (14)
15 17 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -23 (15)
16 16 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (16)
17 18 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -9 (17)
18 19 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -10 (18)
19 22 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -10 (19)
20 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (20)

21 23 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (21)
22 24 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -8 (22)
23 25 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -8 (23)
24 28 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (24)
25 37 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (25)
26 39 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -4 (26)
27 29 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -8 (27)
28 30 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -6 (28)
29 32 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -5 (29)
30 33 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (30)

31 34 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -9 (31)
32 11 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -18 (11)
33 35 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -6 (33)
34 36 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -6 (34)
35 15 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -26 (1)
36 26 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -22 (4)
37 38 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -8 (37)
38 40 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -7 (38)
39 48 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -5 (39)
40 44 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 27 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -13 (13)
49 31 POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -6 (41)
42 46 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 47 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -14 (43)
44 45 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -6 (44)
45 56 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -3 (45)
46 54 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -5 (46)
47 41 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -25 (1)
50 42 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -19 (2)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (69)
79 — MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — SITTING IN LIMBO –•– Don Brown (1st American) -1 (81)
89 — BOMBS AWAY –•– Bob Weir (Arista) -1 (89)
90 — TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (90)
98 — I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion) -1 (98)
99 — NUMBER ONE –•– Eloise Laws (ABC) -1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th March, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (1)
3 3 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -19 (3)
4 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -12 (4)
5 6 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (5)
6 5 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)
7 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -31 (7)
8 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -18 (3)
9 14 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -9 (9)
10 11 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -15 (10)

11 10 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -20 (3)
12 23 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -9 (12)
13 9 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -22 (6)
14 15 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -24 (14)
15 19 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -11 (15)
16 18 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -11 (16)
17 17 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 26 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -5 (18)
19 22 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -9 (19)
20 25 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -7 (20)

21 21 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -12 (21)
22 24 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -15 (22)
23 27 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -9 (23)
24 28 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -7 (24)
25 29 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -6 (25)
26 30 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -8 (26)
27 31 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -10 (27)
28 39 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -6 (28)
29 33 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -7 (29)
30 34 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -7 (30)

31 12 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -14 (12)
32 40 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -7 (32)
33 35 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -27 (1)
34 38 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -8 (34)
35 58 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -3 (35)
36 37 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -9 (36)
37 42 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -7 (37)
38 41 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -7 (38)
39 43 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -15 (39)
40 45 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 13 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -17 (13)
48 36 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -23 (4)
56 16 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (16)
58 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -11 (20)
59 32 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -19 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -6 (41)
42 44 MAMMAS DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA) -7 (42)
44 54 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 55 LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -7 (45)
46 51 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 52 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -5 (47)
49 60 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -13 (49)
50 65 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (70)
74 — DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (74)
76 — WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -1 (76)
78 — IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -1 (78)
83 — MUSIC, HARMONY AND RHYTHM –•– Brooklyn Dreams (Millennium) -1 (83)
86 — (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -1 (86)
87 — EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -1 (87)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
3 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -13 (3)
4 5 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (4)
5 3 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -20 (3)
6 9 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -10 (6)
7 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -32 (7)
8 6 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -22 (1)
9 10 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -16 (9)
10 12 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -10 (10)

11 15 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -12 (11)
12 16 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -12 (12)
13 14 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -25 (13)
14 18 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -6 (14)
15 28 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -7 (15)
16 11 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -21 (3)
17 19 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -10 (17)
18 20 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -8 (18)
19 21 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -13 (19)
20 22 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -16 (20)

21 23 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -10 (21)
22 24 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -8 (22)
23 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -7 (23)
24 26 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -9 (24)
25 27 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -11 (25)
26 8 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -19 (3)
27 30 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -8 (27)
28 29 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -8 (28)
29 32 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -8 (29)
30 35 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -4 (30)

31 13 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -23 (6)
32 33 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -28 (1)
33 34 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -9 (33)
34 37 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 38 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -8 (35)
36 40 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -5 (36)
37 39 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -16 (37)
38 41 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -7 (38)
39 50 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -4 (39)
40 44 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 17 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Art Garfunkel with James Taylor and Paul Simon (Columbia) -11 (17)
53 36 YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -10 (36)
60 31 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -15 (12)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 47 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -6 (43)
44 45 LITTLE ONE –•– Chicago (Columbia) -8 (44)
45 49 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -14 (45)
46 54 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -3 (46)
47 52 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -9 (47)
48 53 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -6 (48)
49 51 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -7 (49)
50 57 YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -1 (65)
69 — TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -1 (69)
81 — YANK ME, CRANK ME –•– Ted Nugent (Epic) -1 (81)
86 — DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -1 (86)
88 — THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Santa Esmeralda (Casablanca) -1 (88)
89 — AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -1 (89)
90 — DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
3 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -14 (3)
4 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (4)
5 6 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -11 (5)
6 5 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -21 (3)
7 10 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -11 (7)
8 8 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -23 (1)
9 9 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -17 (9)
10 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -13 (10)

11 12 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -13 (11)
12 14 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -7 (12)
13 15 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -8 (13)
14 17 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -11 (14)
15 18 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -9 (15)
16 20 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -17 (16)
17 57 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -3 (17)
18 19 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -14 (18)
19 30 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -5 (19)
20 22 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -9 (20)

21 21 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -11 (21)
22 23 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (22)
23 24 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -10 (23)
24 25 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -12 (24)
25 29 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -9 (26)
27 36 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (27)
28 7 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -33 (7)
29 37 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -17 (29)
30 65 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -2 (30)

31 13 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -26 (13)
32 43 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -7 (32)
33 34 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -9 (33)
34 38 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (34)
35 35 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -9 (35)
36 46 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (36)
37 39 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -5 (37)
38 40 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 16 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -22 (3)
40 42 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 32 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -29 (1)
54 28 HOT LEGS –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -9 (28)
60 31 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -24 (6)
64 26 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -20 (3)
65 33 IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– Enchantment (Roadshow) -10 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -8 (42)
43 45 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -15 (43)
44 48 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 47 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -10 (45)
46 52 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -5 (46)
47 51 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -7 (47)
49 50 YOUR LOVE IS SO GOOD FOR ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -6 (49)
50 56 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -1 (78)
79 — HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -1 (79)
82 — BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -1 (82)
88 — MAMA LET HIM PLAY –•– Doucette (Mushroom) -1 (88)
89 — WHEEL IN THE SKY –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Juice Newton (Capitol) -1 (90)
95 — STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -1 (95)
98 — AFRICANISM / GIMME SOME LOVIN’ (Medley) –•– Kongas (Polydor) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
3 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -15 (3)
4 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (4)
5 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -12 (5)
6 7 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -12 (6)
7 13 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -9 (7)
8 10 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -14 (8)
9 12 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -8 (9)
10 11 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -14 (10)

11 6 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -22 (3)
12 17 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (12)
13 15 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -10 (13)
14 14 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -12 (14)
15 16 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -18 (15)
16 19 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -6 (16)
17 8 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -24 (1)
18 20 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -10 (18)
19 30 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -3 (19)
20 22 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (20)

21 25 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -10 (21)
22 27 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (22)
23 23 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -11 (23)
24 24 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -13 (24)
25 26 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -10 (25)
26 29 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -18 (26)
27 9 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -18 (9)
28 18 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -15 (18)
29 32 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -8 (29)
30 34 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -9 (30)

31 36 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -5 (31)
32 37 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -6 (32)
33 21 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -12 (21)
34 38 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (34)
35 28 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -34 (7)
36 40 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -8 (36)
37 41 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (37)
38 42 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -9 (38)
39 43 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -16 (39)
40 44 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 31 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -27 (13)
51 33 THE CIRCLE IS SMALL (I Can See It In Your Eyes) –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Warner Brothers) -10 (33)
73 35 BOOGIE SHOES –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -10 (35)
75 39 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -23 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -3 (41)
42 52 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -4 (42)
43 46 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -6 (43)
44 45 SWEET, SWEET SMILE –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -11 (44)
45 47 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -8 (45)
46 50 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -7 (46)
47 53 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -4 (47)
48 56 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -4 (48)
49 48 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -30 (1)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -1 (65)
69 — SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (69)
85 — YOU GOT THAT RIGHT –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -1 (85)
86 — SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -1 (86)
87 — YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (87)
89 — YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -1 (89)
96 — DO YOU WANNA DANCE –•– The Ramones (Sire) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -12 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -13 (2)
3 4 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (3)
4 3 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -16 (3)
5 7 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -10 (5)
6 6 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -13 (6)
7 12 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (7)
8 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -15 (8)
9 9 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -9 (9)
10 10 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -15 (10)

11 19 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -4 (11)
12 13 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -11 (12)
13 2 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)
14 16 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -7 (14)
15 15 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -19 (15)
16 18 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -11 (16)
17 21 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -11 (17)
18 22 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (18)
19 20 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -10 (19)
20 41 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -4 (20)

21 11 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -23 (3)
22 26 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -19 (22)
23 14 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -13 (14)
24 32 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -7 (24)
25 25 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -11 (25)
26 31 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -6 (26)
27 17 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -25 (1)
28 29 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -9 (28)
29 30 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -10 (29)
30 69 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -2 (30)

31 37 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (31)
32 34 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -8 (32)
33 36 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -9 (33)
34 39 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -17 (34)
35 38 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -10 (35)
36 47 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -5 (36)
37 43 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -7 (37)
38 48 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -5 (38)
39 40 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -9 (39)
40 42 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 23 BEFORE MY HEART FINDS OUT –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -12 (23)
45 24 LADY LOVE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International) -14 (24)
49 27 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -19 (9)
61 28 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -16 (18)
62 33 THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -13 (21)
63 35 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -35 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -2 (41)
42 46 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -8 (42)
43 45 LET ME PARTY WITH YOU (Party, Party, Party) (Part 1) –•– Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -9 (43)
46 52 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -6 (46)
47 57 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -5 (47)
48 58 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -5 (48)
50 54 THAT’S YOUR SECRET –•– Sea Level (Capricorn) -9 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -1 (69)
70 — TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (70)
82 — BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (82)
83 — FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -1 (83)
84 — THE WANDERER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -1 (84)
85 — CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (85)
87 — WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE –•– Fotomaker (Atlantic) -1 (87)
88 — I’M ON MY WAY –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (88)
90 — EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -1 (90)
93 — CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -1 (93)
94 — BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th April, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -13 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -14 (2)
3 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (3)
4 5 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -11 (4)
5 7 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (5)
6 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -17 (3)
7 6 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -14 (6)
8 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -16 (8)
9 11 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -5 (9)
10 20 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -5 (10)

11 12 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (11)
12 14 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (12)
13 13 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -21 (1)
14 18 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -9 (14)
15 17 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -12 (15)
16 16 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -12 (16)
17 19 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (17)
18 10 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -16 (10)
19 22 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -20 (19)
20 24 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (20)

21 15 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -20 (15)
22 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (22)
23 26 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -7 (23)
24 9 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -10 (9)
25 37 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -8 (25)
26 36 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -6 (26)
27 27 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -26 (1)
28 35 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -11 (28)
29 31 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (29)
30 33 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (30)

31 38 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -6 (31)
32 32 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (32)
33 34 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -18 (33)
34 21 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -24 (3)
35 23 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -14 (14)
36 40 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -6 (36)
37 41 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (37)
38 42 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -9 (38)
39 25 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -12 (25)
40 46 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 29 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -11 (29)
53 39 ROCKET RIDE –•– Kiss (Casablanca) -10 (39)
64 28 I’M GONNA TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING –•– Rubicon (20th Century) -10 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -5 (41)
42 47 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -6 (42)
43 48 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -6 (43)
45 51 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -9 (45)
46 56 MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -4 (46)
47 60 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -4 (47)
48 54 AIN’T GONNA EAT MY HEART OUT ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 59 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -4 (49)
50 69 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (70)
77 — ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -1 (77)
81 — YOU’LL LOVE AGAIN –•– Hotel (Mercury) -5 (81)
82 — I WANT TO LIVE –•– John Denver (RCA) -1 (82)
83 — USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -1 (83)
84 — WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -1 (84)
90 — OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -1 (90)
95 — CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th May, 1978

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

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -14 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -15 (2)
3 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (3)
4 4 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -12 (4)
5 5 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (5)
6 10 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -6 (6)
7 9 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -6 (7)
8 6 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -18 (3)
9 7 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -15 (6)
10 12 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -9 (10)

11 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -17 (8)
12 14 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -10 (12)
13 15 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -13 (13)
14 22 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (14)
15 19 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -21 (15)
16 20 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (16)
17 17 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -12 (17)
18 16 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -13 (16)
19 25 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -9 (19)
20 23 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -8 (20)

21 28 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -12 (21)
22 30 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (22)
23 29 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 26 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -7 (24)
25 31 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -7 (25)
26 13 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -22 (1)
27 11 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -13 (11)
28 18 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -17 (10)
29 21 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -21 (15)
30 50 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -3 (30)

31 58 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -4 (31)
32 33 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -19 (32)
33 36 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -7 (33)
34 37 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -4 (34)
35 27 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -27 (1)
36 40 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -8 (36)
37 38 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -10 (37)
38 41 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -6 (38)
39 42 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -7 (39)
40 45 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -10 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 32 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -10 (32)
48 24 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -11 (9)
49 34 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -25 (3)
52 35 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -15 (14)
54 39 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -13 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -5 (41)
42 43 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -7 (42)
43 49 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -5 (43)
44 48 AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -6 (44)
45 46 MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -5 (45)
46 44 FOOLING YOURSELF (The Angry Young Man) –•– Styx (A&M) -12 (29)
50 60 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -1 (70)
76 — EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (76)
85 — THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -1 (87)
88 — YOU KEEP ME DANCING –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -1 (88)
89 — WEEKEND LOVER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -1 (89)
93 — RUNNIN’ WITH THE DEVIL –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th May, 1978

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

1 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -13 (2)
3 5 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (3)
4 6 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -7 (4)
5 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -15 (1)
6 7 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (6)
7 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -15 (3)
8 10 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (8)
9 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -16 (6)
10 12 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (10)

11 14 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (11)
12 13 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -22 (13)
14 16 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (14)
15 8 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -19 (3)
16 19 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -10 (16)
17 22 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -12 (17)
18 21 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -13 (18)
19 20 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -9 (19)
20 23 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (20)

21 24 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -8 (21)
22 25 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -8 (22)
23 11 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -18 (8)
24 30 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -4 (24)
25 17 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -13 (17)
26 31 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -5 (26)
27 18 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -14 (16)
28 26 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -23 (1)
29 28 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -18 (10)
30 27 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -14 (11)

31 33 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (31)
32 36 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -9 (32)
33 38 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -7 (33)
34 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -5 (34)
35 39 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -8 (35)
36 40 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -11 (36)
37 41 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -6 (37)
38 37 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -11 (37)
39 43 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -6 (39)
40 53 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -22 (15)
46 32 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -20 (32)
47 35 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -28 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 (I Will Be Your) SHADOW IN THE STREET –•– Allan Clarke (Atlantic) -8 (41)
43 50 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (43)
44 44 AIN’T GONNA EAT OUT MY HEART ANYMORE –•– Angel (Casablanca) -7 (44)
45 51 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -6 (45)
48 55 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -5 (48)
49 56 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -5 (49)
50 45 MAKE YOU FEEL LOVE AGAIN –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -6 (45)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (73)
74 — ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (74)
80 — ROLL WITH THE CHANGES –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic) -1 (80)
82 — WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (83)
85 — LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (85)
86 — I WANT YOU TO BE MINE –•– Kayak (Janus) -1 (86)
87 — IT’S LATE –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (87)
92 — STAY AWHILE –•– Continental Miniatures (London) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th May, 1978

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

1 3 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -14 (2)
3 4 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -8 (3)
4 6 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (4)
5 1 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -17 (1)
6 11 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (6)
7 12 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -15 (7)
8 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -11 (8)
9 10 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (9)
10 5 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -16 (1)

11 16 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -11 (11)
12 13 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -23 (12)
13 14 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -11 (13)
14 7 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -16 (3)
15 17 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (15)
16 18 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -14 (16)
17 24 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -5 (17)
18 20 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (18)
19 19 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -10 (19)
20 22 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -9 (20)

21 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -9 (21)
22 9 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -17 (6)
23 26 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -6 (23)
24 15 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -20 (3)
25 23 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -19 (8)
26 40 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -5 (26)
27 32 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -10 (27)
28 33 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (28)
29 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -14 (17)
30 35 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -9 (30)

31 36 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -12 (31)
32 37 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -7 (32)
33 30 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -15 (11)
34 39 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -7 (34)
35 29 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -19 (10)
36 38 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -12 (36)
37 43 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (37)
38 31 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (31)
39 34 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (34)
40 28 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

66 27 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -15 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 67 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -5 (41)
42 49 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -6 (42)
43 45 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -7 (43)
44 51 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -5 (44)
45 52 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -4 (45)
46 48 SINCE YOU BEEN GONE –•– Head East (A&M) -6 (46)
47 53 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -5 (47)
48 59 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -4 (48)
49 54 THE WANDERER –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 56 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — DARLIN’ –•– Paul Davis Featuring Susan Collins (Bang) -1 (82)
83 — TAKE ME BACK TO CHICAGO –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (83)
85 — STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -1 (85)
87 — IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -1 (87)
88 — HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (88)
94 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Jane Olivor (Columbia) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th May, 1978

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

1 1 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -9 (2)
3 4 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (3)
4 6 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (4)
5 2 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -15 (2)
6 7 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -16 (6)
7 5 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -18 (1)
8 9 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -13 (8)
9 8 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -12 (8)
10 11 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -12 (10)

11 12 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -24 (11)
12 13 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -12 (12)
13 17 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (13)
14 15 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -14 (14)
15 16 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -15 (15)
16 10 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -17 (1)
17 18 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (17)
18 20 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -10 (18)
19 26 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (19)
20 23 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -7 (20)

21 14 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -17 (3)
22 27 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -11 (22)
23 28 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (23)
24 21 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -10 (21)
25 30 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -10 (25)
26 31 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -13 (26)
27 32 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -8 (27)
28 22 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -18 (6)
29 34 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -8 (29)
30 25 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -20 (8)

31 24 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -21 (3)
32 37 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 41 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (33)
34 29 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -15 (17)
35 42 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -7 (35)
36 19 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -11 (19)
37 44 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -6 (37)
38 48 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -5 (38)
39 45 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -5 (39)
40 43 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 36 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -13 (36)
51 33 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -16 (11)
54 39 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -7 (34)
66 35 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -20 (10)
70 38 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (31)
71 40 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -25 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -6 (41)
42 50 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -5 (42)
43 52 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 54 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -5 (44)
45 53 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -12 (45)
47 58 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (47)
48 51 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (48)
49 56 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -5 (49)
50 57 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -1 (69)
76 — MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (76)
79 — RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (79)
85 — CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -1 (85)
86 — GOD KNOWS / BABY, I’M YOURS –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (86)
87 — MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Bill LaBounty (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (88)
89 — KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -1 (89)
90 — OVER THE RAINBOW –•– Gary Tanner (20th Century) -1 (90)
93 — GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd June, 1978

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

1 2 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -10 (2)
3 4 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (3)
4 1 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -11 (1)
5 6 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -17 (5)
6 5 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -16 (2)
7 8 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -14 (7)
8 10 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -13 (8)
9 13 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -7 (9)
10 12 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -13 (10)

11 11 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -25 (11)
12 14 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -15 (12)
13 15 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -16 (13)
14 19 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -7 (14)
15 18 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -11 (15)
16 26 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -14 (16)
17 17 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (17)
18 20 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -8 (18)
19 7 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -19 (1)
20 22 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -12 (20)

21 23 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (21)
22 9 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -13 (8)
23 25 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -11 (23)
24 16 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -18 (1)
25 27 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -9 (25)
26 43 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -5 (26)
27 29 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -9 (27)
28 44 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -6 (28)
29 33 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -7 (29)
30 47 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (30)

31 35 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -8 (31)
32 32 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (32)
33 21 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -18 (3)
34 38 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -6 (34)
35 37 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -7 (35)
36 39 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -6 (36)
37 41 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -7 (37)
38 67 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -4 (38)
39 40 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -9 (39)
40 42 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 24 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -11 (21)
60 28 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -19 (6)
64 30 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -21 (8)
65 31 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -22 (3)
91 34 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -16 (17)
93 36 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -12 (19)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -13 (42)
43 50 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (43)
44 48 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -7 (44)
45 49 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -6 (45)
46 56 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -10 (46)
47 57 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (47)
48 58 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 55 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -7 (49)
50 60 YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -1 (67)
69 — MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -1 (69)
70 — LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (70)
72 — WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -1 (72)
75 — HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -1 (75)
83 — THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -1 (83)
84 — I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -1 (84)
85 — SO HARD LIVIN’ WITHOUT YOU –•– Airwaves (A&M) -1 (85)
87 — RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -1 (87)
89 — YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -1 (89)
90 — LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -1 (90)
92 — UNDER THE BOARDWALK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Private Stock) -1 (92)
95 — MIDNIGHT LIGHT –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th June, 1978

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

1 2 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (2)
3 1 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -11 (1)
4 5 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -18 (4)
5 14 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -8 (5)
6 15 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -12 (6)
7 8 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -14 (7)
8 9 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -8 (8)
9 4 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -12 (1)
10 10 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -14 (10)

11 12 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -16 (11)
12 13 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -17 (12)
13 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -15 (13)
14 6 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -17 (2)
15 26 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -6 (15)
16 18 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -9 (16)
17 20 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -13 (17)
18 25 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -10 (18)
19 21 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -11 (19)
20 28 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -7 (20)

21 23 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -12 (21)
22 30 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (22)
23 7 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -15 (7)
24 11 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -26 (11)
25 27 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -10 (25)
26 29 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -8 (26)
27 31 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -9 (27)
28 43 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (28)
29 38 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -5 (29)
30 34 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -7 (30)

31 19 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -20 (1)
32 24 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
33 35 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -8 (33)
34 36 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -7 (34)
35 37 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -8 (35)
36 40 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -7 (36)
37 53 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -3 (37)
38 39 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -10 (38)
39 51 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -5 (39)
40 42 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -14 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

53 17 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17)
87 22 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -14 (8)
93 32 TUMBLING DICE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (32)
94 33 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -19 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -8 (41)
42 45 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -7 (42)
43 46 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -11 (43)
44 47 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (44)
45 54 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -3 (45)
46 48 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -6 (46)
47 49 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -8 (47)
48 52 CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -7 (48)
49 50 YOU GOT IT –•– Diana Ross (Motown) -6 (49)
50 55 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (68)
71 — LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -1 (71)
73 — STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -1 (73)
80 — PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -1 (80)
81 — TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS –•– Kraftwerk (Capitol) -1 (81)
83 — I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (83)
84 — PORTRAIT (He Knew) –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -1 (84)
88 — HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -1 (88)
90 — STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -1 (90)
92 — DAYLIGHT AND DARKNESS –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th June, 1978

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

1 2 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -12 (1)
3 5 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -9 (3)
4 6 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -13 (4)
5 3 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -12 (1)
6 8 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -9 (6)
7 4 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -19 (4)
8 7 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -15 (7)
9 16 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -10 (9)
10 12 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -18 (10)

11 13 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -16 (11)
12 20 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -8 (12)
13 15 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -7 (13)
14 17 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -14 (14)
15 18 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -11 (15)
16 22 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (16)
17 9 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -13 (1)
18 21 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -13 (18)
19 19 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -12 (19)
20 26 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -9 (20)

21 27 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -10 (21)
22 28 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (22)
23 29 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (23)
24 25 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -11 (24)
25 30 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -8 (25)
26 11 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -17 (11)
27 14 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -18 (2)
28 34 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -8 (28)
29 35 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -9 (29)
30 36 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -8 (30)

31 37 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -4 (31)
32 33 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -9 (32)
33 39 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -6 (33)
34 40 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -15 (34)
35 24 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -27 (11)
36 10 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -15 (10)
37 44 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (37)
38 41 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -9 (38)
39 45 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -4 (39)
40 42 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 23 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -16 (7)
72 31 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -21 (1)
93 38 STAY –•– Rufus / Chaka Khan (ABC) -11 (38)
95 32 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -12 (41)
42 46 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -7 (42)
43 47 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -9 (43)
44 50 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -6 (44)
45 51 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -5 (45)
47 48 CA PLANE POUR MOI –•– Plastic Bertrand (Sire) -8 (47)
48 54 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -5 (48)
49 59 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -4 (49)
50 60 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -1 (67)
73 — THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -1 (73)
81 — I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (81)
83 — YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -1 (83)
85 — I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -1 (85)
86 — NEVER LET HER SLIP AWAY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -1 (86)
87 — SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -1 (87)
90 — JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -1 (90)
92 — SHAKER SONG –•– Spyro Gyra (Amherst) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th June, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -10 (2)
3 4 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -14 (3)
4 2 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -13 (1)
5 6 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -10 (5)
6 9 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -11 (6)
7 12 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -9 (7)
8 10 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -19 (8)
9 16 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (9)
10 11 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -17 (10)

11 13 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -8 (11)
12 14 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -15 (12)
13 15 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -12 (13)
14 5 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -13 (1)
15 7 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -20 (4)
16 18 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -14 (16)
17 20 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -10 (17)
18 21 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -11 (18)
19 22 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (19)
20 23 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (20)

21 8 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -16 (7)
22 28 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -9 (22)
23 29 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -10 (23)
24 25 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -9 (24)
25 31 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -5 (25)
26 17 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -14 (1)
27 33 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -7 (27)
28 30 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -9 (28)
29 34 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -16 (29)
30 37 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (30)

31 39 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -5 (31)
32 19 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -13 (19)
33 24 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -12 (24)
34 42 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -8 (34)
35 49 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -5 (35)
36 44 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -7 (36)
37 45 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -6 (37)
38 41 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -13 (38)
39 40 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -9 (39)
40 48 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

59 32 CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -10 (32)
66 26 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -18 (11)
72 27 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -19 (2)
92 35 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -28 (11)
93 36 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -16 (10)
98 38 EVERYBODY DANCE –•– Chic (Atlantic) -10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -10 (41)
42 50 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -4 (42)
43 52 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -4 (43)
44 53 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -4 (44)
45 55 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -4 (45)
46 56 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 57 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -5 (47)
48 58 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (48)
49 59 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -3 (49)
50 60 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (79)
82 — BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -1 (82)
83 — TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (83)
86 — MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -1 (86)
87 — ON THE WRONG TRACK –•– Kevin Lamb (Arista) -1 (87)
88 — DREAM LOVER –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn) -1 (88)
89 — YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra) -1 (89)
91 — NEW ORLEANS LADIES –•– Louisiana’s Le Roux (Capitol) -1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -11 (2)
3 3 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -15 (3)
4 5 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -11 (4)
5 7 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -10 (5)
6 6 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -12 (6)
7 9 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (7)
8 8 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -20 (8)
9 10 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -18 (9)
10 11 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -9 (10)

11 4 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -14 (1)
12 12 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -16 (12)
13 13 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -13 (13)
14 25 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -6 (14)
15 17 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -11 (15)
16 16 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -15 (16)
17 20 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (17)
18 18 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -12 (18)
19 19 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (19)
20 14 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -14 (1)

21 27 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -8 (21)
22 22 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -10 (22)
23 23 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -11 (23)
24 29 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -17 (24)
25 30 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (25)
26 31 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -6 (26)
27 15 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -21 (4)
28 35 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -6 (28)
29 34 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -9 (29)
30 44 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -5 (30)

31 50 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -4 (31)
32 41 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -11 (32)
33 40 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -7 (33)
34 42 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -5 (34)
35 36 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -8 (35)
36 37 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -7 (36)
37 43 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -5 (37)
38 45 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -5 (38)
39 46 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -6 (39)
40 51 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

54 38 DANCE ACROSS THE FLOOR –•– Jimmy “Bo” Horne (Sunshine Sound) -14 (38)
56 26 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -15 (1)
57 28 ALMOST SUMMER –•– Celebration Featuring Mike Love (MCA) -10 (28)
58 21 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -17 (7)
59 32 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -14 (19)
62 33 HEARTLESS –•– Heart (Mushroom) -13 (24)
71 24 OH WHAT A NIGHT FOR DANCING –•– Barry White (20th Century) -10 (24)
77 39 WARM RIDE –•– Rare Earth (Prodigal) -10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -6 (41)
42 48 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (42)
43 49 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -4 (43)
44 52 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -6 (44)
45 53 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -4 (45)
46 54 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -5 (46)
47 55 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -5 (47)
48 56 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -5 (48)
49 63 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -3 (49)
50 58 YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

52 — HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (52)
83 — YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (83)
85 — ANYTIME –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (85)
86 — YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -1 (86)
88 — ONLY ONE LOVE IN MY LIFE –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA) -1 (88)
89 — RUNAWAY LOVE –•– Linda Clifford (Curtom) -1 (89)
91 — AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -12 (2)
3 4 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -12 (3)
4 5 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -11 (4)
5 7 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (5)
6 3 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -16 (3)
7 14 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -7 (7)
8 9 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -19 (8)
9 10 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -10 (9)
10 6 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -13 (6)

11 12 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -17 (11)
12 15 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -12 (12)
13 17 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (13)
14 11 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -15 (1)
15 8 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -21 (8)
16 26 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -7 (16)
17 21 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -9 (17)
18 24 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -18 (18)
19 13 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -14 (13)
20 28 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -7 (20)

21 30 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -6 (21)
22 42 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (22)
23 31 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -5 (23)
24 25 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (24)
25 29 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -10 (25)
26 49 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -4 (26)
27 33 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -8 (27)
28 34 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -6 (28)
29 37 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -6 (29)
30 52 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -2 (30)

31 39 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -7 (31)
32 32 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -12 (32)
33 38 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -6 (33)
34 40 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -4 (34)
35 41 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -7 (35)
36 43 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -5 (36)
37 44 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -7 (37)
38 45 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -5 (38)
39 47 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -6 (39)
40 18 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -13 (18)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 16 EVERY KINDA PEOPLE –•– Robert Palmer (Island) -16 (16)
43 19 EVEN NOW –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (19)
47 20 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia) -15 (1)
52 22 I WAS ONLY JOKING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -11 (22)
54 23 FOLLOW YOU, FOLLOW ME –•– Genesis (Atlantic) -12 (23)
57 27 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -22 (4)
58 36 STONE BLUE –•– Foghat (Bearsville) -8 (36)
60 35 IT’S THE SAME OLD SONG –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -5 (41)
44 46 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -6 (44)
45 55 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (45)
46 48 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -6 (46)
48 61 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 50 YOU CAN’T DANCE –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -6 (49)
50 60 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -1 (68)
84 — CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -1 (84)
85 — KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (85)
86 — I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -1 (86)
89 — FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -1 (89)
95 — MAKIN’ LOVE –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -13 (2)
3 3 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -13 (3)
4 4 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -12 (4)
5 5 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -10 (5)
6 7 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (6)
7 9 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -11 (7)
8 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -20 (8)
9 6 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -17 (3)
10 13 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (10)

11 16 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -8 (11)
12 12 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -13 (12)
13 11 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -18 (11)
14 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (14)
15 20 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (15)
16 17 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -10 (16)
17 22 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (17)
18 18 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -19 (18)
19 23 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -6 (19)
20 30 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -3 (20)

21 26 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -5 (21)
22 29 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -7 (22)
23 28 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -7 (23)
24 25 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -11 (24)
25 27 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -9 (25)
26 31 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -8 (26)
27 10 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -14 (6)
28 36 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (28)
29 34 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (29)
30 35 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -8 (30)

31 33 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -7 (31)
32 38 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -6 (32)
33 14 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -16 (1)
34 15 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -22 (8)
35 41 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -6 (35)
36 37 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -8 (36)
37 24 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (24)
38 45 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (38)
39 39 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -7 (39)
40 48 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 19 BECAUSE THE NIGHT –•– The Patti Smith Group (Arista) -15 (13)
50 32 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly) -13 (32)
51 40 YOU’RE THE LOVE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -14 (18)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -6 (42)
43 44 I DON’T WANNA GO –•– Joey Travolta (Millennium) -7 (43)
44 46 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -7 (44)
45 53 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -5 (45)
46 56 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -5 (46)
47 55 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -5 (47)
48 51 THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -7 (48)
49 59 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -4 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (73)
78 — LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -1 (78)
87 — I CAN’T WAIT ANY LONGER –•– Bill Anderson (MCA) -1 (87)
88 — YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — READY OR NOT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol) -1 (89)
90 — BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -14 (2)
3 6 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (3)
4 5 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -11 (4)
5 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -11 (5)
6 11 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -9 (6)
7 7 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -12 (7)
8 4 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -13 (4)
9 3 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -14 (3)
10 21 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (10)

11 14 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (11)
12 9 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -18 (3)
13 15 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -9 (13)
14 20 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -4 (14)
15 17 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (15)
16 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -21 (8)
17 19 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -7 (17)
18 22 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -8 (18)
19 12 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -14 (12)
20 26 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -9 (20)

21 28 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (21)
22 24 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -12 (22)
23 23 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -8 (23)
24 25 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -10 (24)
25 29 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (25)
26 30 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -9 (26)
27 32 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -7 (27)
28 13 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -19 (11)
29 16 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -11 (16)
30 40 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (30)

31 33 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -17 (1)
32 36 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -9 (32)
33 35 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -7 (33)
34 38 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -8 (34)
35 58 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -3 (35)
36 52 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -5 (36)
37 46 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -6 (37)
38 42 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -7 (38)
39 44 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -8 (39)
40 73 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 18 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Eruption (Ariola America) -20 (18)
50 27 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra) -15 (6)
51 34 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -23 (8)
57 31 HOT LOVE, COLD WORLD –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -8 (31)
58 37 ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (24)
62 39 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– Dave Mason (Columbia) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -6 (41)
43 63 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -4 (43)
44 49 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -5 (44)
45 47 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -6 (45)
46 53 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -5 (46)
47 48 THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Demis Roussos (Mercury) -8 (47)
48 56 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -5 (48)
49 79 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -1 (80)
81 — TIME FOR ME TO FLY –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic) -1 (81)
84 — SURRENDER –•– Cheap Trick (Epic) -1 (84)
86 — GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -1 (86)
87 — THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -1 (87)
89 — WILD IN THE STREETS –•– The British Lions (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Kristy and Jimmy McNichol (RCA) -1 (90)
92 — A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -1 (92)
93 — FLYIN’ –•– Prism (Ariola America) -1 (93)
94 — IT’S REALLY YOU –•– The Tarney / Spencer Band (A&M) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th July, 1978

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

1 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -16 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -15 (2)
3 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (3)
4 5 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (4)
5 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -10 (5)
6 10 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (6)
7 4 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (4)
8 8 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -14 (4)
9 7 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -13 (7)
10 11 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (10)

11 14 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (11)
12 13 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -10 (12)
13 15 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 17 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -8 (14)
15 18 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -9 (15)
16 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -10 (16)
17 9 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -15 (3)
18 21 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (18)
19 12 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -19 (3)
20 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -22 (8)

21 19 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -15 (12)
22 23 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -9 (22)
23 27 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -8 (23)
24 26 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -10 (24)
25 25 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -7 (25)
26 35 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -4 (26)
27 30 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (27)
28 36 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -6 (28)
29 40 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (29)
30 32 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -10 (30)

31 22 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -13 (22)
32 34 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -9 (32)
33 37 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -7 (33)
34 38 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -8 (34)
35 43 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -5 (35)
36 49 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -4 (36)
37 39 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -9 (37)
38 46 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -6 (38)
39 44 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -6 (39)
40 48 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 31 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (1)
47 28 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -20 (11)
48 29 WONDERFUL TONIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -12 (16)
49 24 IF EVER I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic) -11 (24)
51 33 PROVE IT ALL NIGHT –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -8 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -7 (41)
42 45 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -7 (42)
43 55 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -4 (43)
45 52 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -8 (45)
46 56 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -5 (46)
50 60 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -1 (79)
81 — REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -1 (81)
82 — IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -1 (83)
84 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -1 (84)
86 — ON THE STRIP –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO) -1 (86)
88 — STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (88)
89 — RUMOR AT THE HONKY TONK –•– Spellbound (EMI-America) -1 (89)
90 — WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th August, 1978

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

1 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (2)
3 5 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -11 (3)
4 4 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -13 (4)
5 1 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -17 (1)
6 2 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -16 (2)
7 8 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -15 (4)
8 11 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (8)
9 10 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -10 (9)
10 7 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -13 (4)

11 16 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -11 (11)
12 13 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (12)
13 14 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -9 (13)
14 15 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -10 (14)
15 18 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -9 (15)
16 29 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (16)
17 28 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -7 (17)
18 26 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -5 (18)
19 24 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -11 (19)
20 9 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -14 (7)

21 23 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -9 (21)
22 12 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -11 (12)
23 33 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -8 (23)
24 17 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -16 (3)
25 27 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (25)
26 36 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -5 (26)
27 43 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (27)
28 34 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -9 (28)
29 30 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -11 (29)
30 35 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -6 (30)

31 20 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -23 (8)
32 38 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -7 (32)
33 46 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -6 (33)
34 45 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -9 (34)
35 37 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -10 (35)
36 39 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -7 (36)
37 40 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -7 (37)
38 41 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -8 (38)
39 69 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -3 (39)
40 54 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 19 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -20 (3)
47 21 BLUER THAN BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -16 (12)
48 22 FM (No Static At All) –•– Steely Dan (MCA) -10 (22)
49 25 SONGBIRD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -8 (25)
50 31 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY –•– Love and Kisses (Casablanca) -14 (22)
51 32 LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -10 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 I NEED TO KNOW –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -8 (41)
42 44 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -19 (1)
43 50 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -8 (43)
44 47 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -21 (11)
45 52 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -5 (45)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -1 (66)
81 — COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -1 (81)
83 — YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (83)
84 — ARMS OF MARY –•– Chilliwack (Mushroom) -1 (84)
86 — I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -1 (86)
88 — SHE LOVES TO BE IN LOVE –•– Charlie (Janus) -1 (88)
90 — RAISE A LITTLE HELL –•– Trooper (MCA) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th August, 1978

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

1 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -12 (2)
3 4 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -14 (3)
4 1 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -12 (1)
5 8 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (5)
6 17 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -8 (6)
7 9 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -11 (7)
8 12 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (8)
9 11 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -12 (9)
10 16 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (10)

11 18 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -6 (11)
12 13 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -10 (12)
13 14 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -11 (13)
14 15 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -10 (14)
15 5 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -18 (1)
16 6 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -17 (2)
17 19 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -12 (17)
18 27 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -6 (18)
19 23 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -9 (19)
20 21 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -10 (20)

21 26 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -6 (21)
22 7 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -16 (4)
23 10 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -14 (4)
24 34 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -10 (24)
25 25 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -9 (25)
26 28 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -10 (26)
27 30 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -7 (27)
28 33 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -7 (28)
29 39 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -4 (29)
30 32 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -8 (30)

31 37 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -8 (31)
32 40 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -5 (32)
33 35 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -11 (33)
34 56 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -3 (34)
35 36 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -8 (35)
36 38 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -9 (36)
37 20 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -15 (7)
38 22 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -12 (12)
39 43 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -9 (39)
40 45 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 24 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -17 (3)
47 29 CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville) -12 (29)
51 31 DANCE WITH ME –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -24 (8)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -20 (1)
43 55 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -5 (43)
44 44 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -22 (11)
45 57 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -4 (45)
46 66 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -2 (46)
48 59 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 63 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -4 (49)
50 62 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -1 (68)
78 — HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (78)
79 — RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (79)
81 — 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -1 (81)
82 — PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (82)
83 — CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Sweet (Capitol) -1 (83)
84 — SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (84)
86 — ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -1 (86)
87 — BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE –•– Mick Jackson (Atco) -1 (87)
90 — LIVINGSTON SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (90)
92 — ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -1 (92)
94 — BACK IN MY ARMS AGAIN –•– Genya Ravan (20th Century) -1 (94)
96 — TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th August, 1978

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

1 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -13 (2)
3 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (3)
4 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -13 (1)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (5)
6 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -9 (6)
7 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (7)
8 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (8)
9 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -13 (9)
10 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (10)

11 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -7 (11)
12 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -11 (12)
13 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -12 (13)
14 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -11 (14)
15 19 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -10 (15)
16 18 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -7 (16)
17 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -13 (17)
18 21 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -7 (18)
19 29 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -5 (19)
20 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -11 (20)

21 24 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -11 (21)
22 28 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -8 (22)
23 26 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -11 (23)
24 32 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -6 (24)
25 27 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -8 (25)
26 30 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -9 (26)
27 31 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -9 (27)
28 34 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -4 (28)
29 46 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -3 (29)
30 15 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -19 (1)

31 33 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -12 (31)
32 40 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -7 (40)
33 16 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -18 (2)
34 39 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -10 (34)
35 43 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -6 (35)
36 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -10 (36)
37 45 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -5 (37)
38 78 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -2 (38)
39 65 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -4 (39)
40 68 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 22 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -17 (4)
47 23 STILL THE SAME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -15 (4)
53 25 I’VE HAD ENOUGH –•– Wings (Capitol) -10 (25)
55 37 THE GROOVE LINE –•– Heatwave (Epic) -16 (7)
57 38 RUNAWAY –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -13 (12)
59 35 MR. BLUE SKY –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -5 (41)
43 49 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -5 (43)
44 55 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 50 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -8 (45)
46 54 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -7 (46)
48 58 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -4 (48)
49 60 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -4 (49)
50 66 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -1 (62)
72 — BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (72)
80 — YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -1 (80)
82 — DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -1 (82)
84 — BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -1 (84)
87 — DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -1 (87)
88 — HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -1 (88)
89 — LIGHTS –•– Journey (Columbia) -1 (89)
90 — LONG HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Wendy Waldman (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th August, 1978

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

1 2 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -11 (1)
3 4 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -14 (1)
4 6 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -10 (4)
5 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (5)
6 7 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -13 (6)
7 11 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -8 (7)
8 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -14 (8)
9 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (9)
10 3 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -16 (3)

11 16 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -8 (11)
12 15 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -11 (12)
13 19 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -6 (13)
14 8 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (8)
15 18 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -8 (15)
16 21 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -12 (16)
17 13 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -13 (13)
18 12 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -12 (12)
19 24 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -7 (19)
20 22 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -9 (20)

21 29 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -4 (21)
22 23 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -12 (22)
23 28 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -5 (23)
24 26 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (24)
25 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -9 (25)
26 27 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -10 (26)
27 38 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -3 (27)
28 35 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -7 (28)
29 32 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -8 (29)
30 31 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -13 (30)

31 39 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -5 (31)
32 34 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -11 (32)
33 40 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -3 (33)
34 37 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -6 (34)
35 43 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -6 (35)
36 62 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -2 (36)
37 41 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -6 (37)
38 52 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -3 (38)
39 44 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -5 (39)
40 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -20 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 36 YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Gene Cotton with Kim Carnes (Ariola America) -11 (36)
51 14 I’M NOT GONNA LET IT BOTHER ME TONIGHT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -12 (14)
57 17 KING TUT –•– Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons (Warner Brothers) -14 (17)
58 20 STAY / THE LOAD-OUT –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (20)
83 33 BAKER STREET –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -19 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -4 (41)
42 49 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -5 (42)
43 48 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -5 (43)
44 45 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -9 (44)
45 46 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -8 (45)
46 54 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -4 (46)
48 56 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -5 (48)
49 51 IF YOU WANNA DO A DANCE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic) -5 (49)
50 68 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -1 (70)
77 — JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -1 (77)
82 — HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (82)
84 — IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -1 (84)
85 — SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -1 (85)
87 — SHAKE AND DANCE WITH ME –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -1 (87)
94 — IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW –•– Linda Clifford (Curtom) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd September, 1978

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

1 1 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -15 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (1)
3 4 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -11 (3)
4 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (4)
5 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (5)
6 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -15 (1)
7 11 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (7)
8 9 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (8)
9 8 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -15 (8)
10 12 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -12 (10)

11 13 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (11)
12 6 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (6)
13 16 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -13 (13)
14 15 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -9 (14)
15 21 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -5 (15)
16 19 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -8 (16)
17 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -14 (13)
18 20 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -10 (18)
19 36 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -3 (19)
20 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -17 (3)

21 22 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -13 (21)
22 23 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (22)
23 24 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (23)
24 14 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (8)
25 26 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -11 (25)
26 27 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (26)
27 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -8 (27)
28 29 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -9 (28)
29 31 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 39 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (30)

31 33 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -4 (31)
32 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -12 (32)
33 34 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -7 (33)
34 35 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -7 (34)
35 37 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -7 (35)
36 38 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (36)
37 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (25)
38 41 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -5 (38)
39 42 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -6 (39)
40 43 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 18 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -13 (12)
49 30 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -14 (30)
50 40 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -9 (41)
42 46 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -5 (42)
43 44 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Teri DeSario (Casablanca) -10 (43)
44 54 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (44)
45 52 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (45)
46 50 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -4 (46)
47 48 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams (Columbia) -6 (47)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TAKIN’ IT EASY –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
88 — LET’S GET CRAZY TONIGHT –•– Rupert Holmes (Private Stock) -1 (88)
90 — HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — IN FOR THE NIGHT –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists) -1 (92)
94 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th September, 1978

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

1 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -13 (1)
3 4 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (3)
4 5 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -10 (4)
5 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -10 (5)
6 1 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -16 (1)
7 8 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (7)
8 15 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -6 (8)
9 10 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -13 (9)
10 11 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -8 (10)

11 13 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -14 (11)
12 19 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -4 (12)
13 14 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -10 (13)
14 16 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -9 (14)
15 6 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -16 (1)
16 18 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -11 (16)
17 22 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -7 (17)
18 27 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -9 (18)
19 26 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (19)
20 9 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -16 (8)

21 12 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -15 (6)
22 23 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -12 (22)
23 29 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -7 (23)
24 31 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -5 (24)
25 30 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -7 (25)
26 28 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -10 (26)
27 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -15 (13)
28 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -13 (28)
29 36 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -5 (29)
30 44 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (30)

31 33 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -8 (31)
32 34 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -8 (32)
33 38 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -6 (33)
34 35 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -8 (34)
35 45 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (35)
36 42 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -6 (36)
37 41 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -10 (37)
38 40 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -7 (38)
39 39 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -7 (39)
40 51 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 20 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -18 (3)
48 21 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -14 (21)
49 25 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -12 (25)
53 24 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (8)
64 37 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -11 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 60 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -3 (41)
42 46 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -5 (42)
43 54 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -5 (43)
44 52 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -6 (44)
45 55 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -4 (45)
47 58 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -5 (47)
50 64 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (70)
75 — LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -1 (75)
77 — EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -1 (77)
78 — THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -1 (78)
82 — PEGGY SUE –•– The Beach Boys (Brother) -1 (82)
84 — CRAZY FEELIN’ –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (84)
85 — MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -1 (87)
89 — PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — OUR NIGHT –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th September, 1978

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

1 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -14 (1)
3 3 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (3)
4 4 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -11 (4)
5 5 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -11 (5)
6 7 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (6)
7 8 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -7 (7)
8 12 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (8)
9 10 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (9)
10 9 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -14 (9)

11 11 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -15 (11)
12 13 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -11 (12)
13 14 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -10 (13)
14 16 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -12 (14)
15 17 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -8 (15)
16 18 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -10 (16)
17 19 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (17)
18 6 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -17 (1)
19 23 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -8 (19)
20 15 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -17 (1)

21 24 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -6 (21)
22 20 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -17 (8)
23 25 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 29 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -6 (24)
25 26 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -11 (25)
26 30 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (26)
27 28 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -14 (27)
28 32 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -9 (28)
29 33 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -7 (29)
30 31 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -9 (30)

31 35 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (31)
32 36 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -7 (32)
33 37 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -11 (33)
34 38 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -8 (34)
35 41 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -4 (35)
36 40 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -6 (36)
37 21 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -16 (6)
38 22 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -13 (22)
39 27 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -16 (13)
40 42 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

58 34 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -9 (34)
59 39 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -6 (41)
42 45 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -5 (42)
43 47 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -6 (43)
44 44 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -7 (44)
45 50 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -5 (45)
46 55 YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -5 (46)
47 51 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -5 (47)
48 58 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -4 (48)
49 56 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -4 (49)
50 57 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (70)
73 — BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -1 (73)
79 — SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -1 (79)
81 — WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
82 — EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -1 (82)
83 — CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -1 (83)
85 — CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -1 (85)
87 — SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND / WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS (Medley) –•– The Beatles (Capitol) -1 (87)
88 — DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (88)
90 — ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
91 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -1 (91)
92 — NEW YORK CITY –•– Zwol (EMI-America) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd September, 1978

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

1 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -14 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -12 (2)
3 4 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -12 (3)
4 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -15 (1)
5 6 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (5)
6 7 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -8 (6)
7 8 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -6 (7)
8 3 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (3)
9 11 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -16 (9)
10 15 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -9 (10)

11 13 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -11 (11)
12 12 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -12 (12)
13 14 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -13 (13)
14 16 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -11 (14)
15 17 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (15)
16 19 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -9 (16)
17 9 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -10 (9)
18 21 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -7 (18)
19 10 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -15 (9)
20 24 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -7 (20)

21 28 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -10 (21)
22 23 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -9 (22)
23 18 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -18 (1)
24 26 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (24)
25 29 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -8 (25)
26 31 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (26)
27 27 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -15 (27)
28 32 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -8 (28)
29 35 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -5 (29)
30 33 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -12 (30)

31 34 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -9 (31)
32 36 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -7 (32)
33 20 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -18 (1)
34 22 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -18 (8)
35 52 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -3 (35)
36 49 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -5 (36)
37 41 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -7 (37)
38 42 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -6 (38)
39 40 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (39)
40 48 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

52 25 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -12 (25)
62 30 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -10 (30)
68 37 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -17 (6)
72 38 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -14 (22)
73 39 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -17 (13)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -7 (41)
42 45 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -6 (42)
43 44 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -8 (43)
44 47 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -6 (44)
45 46 YOU –•– The McCrarys (Portrait) -6 (45)
46 51 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -5 (46)
47 50 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -7 (47)
48 63 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -4 (48)
49 56 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -5 (49)
50 75 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (67)
79 — STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -1 (79)
85 — FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -1 (85)
86 — YOU SHOULD DO IT –•– Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive) -1 (86)
87 — GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -1 (87)
88 — LISTEN TO HER HEART –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter / ABC) -1 (88)
89 — WHAT GOES UP –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista) -1 (89)
90 — BRANDY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -1 (90)
93 — THE JOKER –•– Snail (Cream) -1 (93)
94 — WHEN YOU FEEL LOVE –•– Bob McGilpin (Butterfly) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th September, 1978

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

1 2 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -15 (1)
3 3 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -13 (3)
4 4 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -16 (1)
5 6 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -9 (5)
6 7 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -7 (6)
7 9 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -17 (7)
8 10 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -10 (8)
9 11 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -12 (9)
10 5 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -12 (5)

11 14 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -12 (11)
12 16 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -10 (12)
13 13 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -14 (13)
14 15 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (14)
15 8 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (3)
16 18 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -8 (16)
17 12 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -13 (12)
18 20 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -8 (18)
19 21 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -11 (19)
20 24 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (20)

21 22 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -10 (21)
22 26 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (22)
23 25 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -9 (23)
24 28 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -9 (24)
25 50 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -4 (25)
26 29 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -6 (26)
27 30 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -13 (27)
28 31 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -10 (28)
29 48 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -5 (29)
30 32 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -8 (30)

31 35 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -4 (31)
32 36 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -6 (32)
33 46 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -6 (33)
34 17 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -11 (9)
35 37 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -8 (35)
36 38 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -7 (36)
37 40 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -6 (37)
38 67 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -2 (38)
39 43 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -9 (39)
40 44 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 39 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Epic / Cleveland International) -8 (39)
45 23 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -19 (1)
58 19 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -16 (9)
63 27 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -16 (27)
64 33 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -19 (1)
69 34 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -19 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 ALL I SEE IS YOUR FACE –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -8 (41)
42 42 BADLANDS –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) -7 (42)
44 47 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -8 (44)
46 53 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -3 (46)
47 49 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -6 (47)
48 55 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 51 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -7 (49)
50 56 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -1 (73)
83 — LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -1 (83)
84 — SEARCHING FOR A THRILL –•– Starbuck (United Artists) -1 (84)
85 — TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -1 (85)
86 — STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — RAINING IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -1 (88)
90 — RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -1 (90)
92 — DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -1 (92)
94 — LOUIE, LOUIE –•– John Belushi (MCA) -1 (94)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th October, 1978

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

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -14 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -16 (1)
3 7 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -18 (3)
4 6 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -8 (4)
5 5 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -10 (5)
6 8 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -11 (6)
7 3 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -14 (3)
8 9 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -13 (8)
9 11 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -13 (9)
10 12 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -11 (10)

11 4 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -17 (1)
12 14 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (12)
13 10 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (5)
14 18 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -9 (14)
15 16 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -9 (15)
16 29 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -6 (16)
17 19 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -12 (17)
18 20 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -8 (18)
19 22 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -9 (19)
20 24 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -10 (20)

21 25 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -5 (21)
22 26 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -7 (22)
23 23 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -10 (23)
24 27 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -14 (24)
25 28 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -11 (25)
26 38 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -3 (26)
27 31 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -5 (27)
28 30 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -9 (28)
29 32 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -7 (29)
30 33 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -7 (30)

31 13 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -15 (13)
32 15 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -15 (3)
33 35 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -9 (33)
34 40 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -8 (34)
35 39 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -10 (35)
36 36 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -8 (36)
37 37 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -7 (37)
38 44 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -9 (38)
39 46 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -4 (39)
40 47 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 17 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -14 (12)
45 21 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -11 (21)
51 34 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -12 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -5 (42)
43 53 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -5 (43)
44 50 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -5 (44)
46 51 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -5 (46)
47 52 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -4 (47)
48 57 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -4 (48)
49 49 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -8 (49)
50 55 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — MARTHA (Your Lovers Come and Go) –•– Gabriel (Epic) -1 (81)
82 — FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -1 (82)
83 — THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -1 (83)
84 — HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -1 (85)
86 — I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
88 — MELLOW LOVIN’ –•– Judy Cheeks (Salsoul) -1 (88)
89 — ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -1 (89)
90 — DO YOU FEEL ALL RIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th October, 1978

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

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -15 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -19 (2)
3 2 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -17 (1)
4 4 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -9 (4)
5 6 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -12 (5)
6 9 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -14 (6)
7 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -14 (7)
8 10 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -12 (8)
9 5 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -11 (5)
10 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -15 (3)

11 21 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -6 (11)
12 12 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -10 (12)
13 14 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -10 (13)
14 16 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -7 (14)
15 17 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -13 (15)
16 18 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -9 (16)
17 19 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -10 (17)
18 20 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -11 (18)
19 22 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -8 (19)
20 26 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -4 (20)

21 11 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -18 (1)
22 24 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -15 (22)
23 25 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -12 (23)
24 27 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -6 (24)
25 30 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -8 (25)
26 29 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (26)
27 28 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -10 (27)
28 13 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -14 (5)
29 43 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -6 (29)
30 34 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -9 (30)

31 39 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -5 (31)
32 35 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -11 (32)
33 33 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -10 (33)
34 15 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -10 (15)
35 23 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -11 (23)
36 38 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -10 (36)
37 48 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -5 (37)
38 40 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -8 (38)
39 42 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (39)
40 37 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -8 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 31 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -16 (13)
57 32 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -16 (3)
93 36 DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra) -9 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -6 (41)
42 44 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -6 (42)
43 47 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -5 (43)
45 57 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -5 (45)
46 50 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -6 (46)
47 55 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -5 (47)
48 52 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -5 (48)
49 49 HOLDING ON (When Love Is Gone) –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -9 (49)
50 75 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -1 (70)
82 — THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -1 (82)
84 — HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -1 (84)
85 — PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -1 (85)
86 — LIGHTS –•– Journey (Columbia) -7 (68)
87 — NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -1 (87)
88 — INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -1 (88)
90 — TAKE ME I’M YOURS –•– Michael Henderson (Buddah) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st October, 1978

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

1 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -16 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -20 (2)
3 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -18 (1)
4 5 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -13 (4)
5 6 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -15 (5)
6 8 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -13 (6)
7 7 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -15 (7)
8 11 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (8)
9 4 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -10 (4)
10 9 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -12 (5)

11 14 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -8 (11)
12 13 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -11 (12)
13 20 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -5 (13)
14 15 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -14 (14)
15 18 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -12 (15)
16 16 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -10 (16)
17 17 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -11 (17)
18 19 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -9 (18)
19 10 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -16 (3)
20 22 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -16 (20)

21 23 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -13 (21)
22 24 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -7 (22)
23 25 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -9 (23)
24 29 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -7 (24)
25 31 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -6 (25)
26 26 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -9 (26)
27 37 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -6 (27)
28 30 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -10 (28)
29 12 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -11 (12)
30 32 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -12 (30)

31 21 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -19 (1)
32 33 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -11 (32)
33 36 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -11 (33)
34 50 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -4 (34)
35 46 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -7 (35)
36 38 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -9 (36)
37 41 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -7 (37)
38 43 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -6 (38)
39 39 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -7 (39)
40 45 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 28 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -15 (5)
52 34 OH! DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -11 (15)
53 27 5.7.0.5 –•– City Boy (Mercury) -11 (27)
55 40 HEARTBREAKER –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -9 (37)
95 35 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -12 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -7 (41)
42 47 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -6 (42)
43 48 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -6 (43)
45 62 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -4 (45)
46 55 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -5 (46)
47 53 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -6 (47)
48 52 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -6 (48)
49 54 GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -4 (49)
50 51 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (63)
75 — HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -1 (75)
83 — FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -1 (83)
84 — CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -1 (84)
85 — MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -1 (85)
86 — SO YOUNG, SO BAD –•– Starz (Capitol) -1 (86)
87 — Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -1 (87)
89 — I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -1 (89)
90 — IN THE BUSH –•– Musique (Prelude) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th October, 1978

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

1 2 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -21 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -16 (2)
3 4 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (3)
4 8 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (4)
5 6 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -14 (5)
6 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -17 (1)
7 13 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (7)
8 7 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -16 (7)
9 11 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -9 (9)
10 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -19 (1)

11 22 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (11)
12 10 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -13 (5)
13 14 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -15 (13)
14 15 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -13 (14)
15 25 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (15)
16 18 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -10 (16)
17 12 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -12 (12)
18 20 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -17 (18)
19 21 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -14 (19)
20 9 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -11 (4)

21 23 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -10 (21)
22 24 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -8 (22)
23 16 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -11 (16)
24 34 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -5 (24)
25 27 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -7 (25)
26 28 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -11 (26)
27 17 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (17)
28 35 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (28)
29 30 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -13 (29)
30 33 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -12 (30)

31 38 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -7 (31)
32 46 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -6 (32)
33 36 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -10 (33)
34 19 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -17 (3)
35 45 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -5 (35)
36 37 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -8 (36)
37 42 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -7 (37)
38 40 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (38)
39 43 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -7 (39)
40 63 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 26 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (26)
60 29 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (12)
69 31 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -20 (1)
85 32 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -12 (32)
89 39 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -8 (41)
42 51 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (42)
43 47 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -7 (43)
44 48 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 54 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -6 (45)
46 61 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (46)
47 49 GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -5 (47)
48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -1 (48)
49 50 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -7 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -1 (48)
82 — LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -1 (83)
84 — WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (84)
86 — GET BACK –•– Billy Preston (A&M) -1 (86)
90 — IT’S OVER –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (90)
92 — THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn) -1 (92)
94 — CUZ IT’S YOU, GIRL –•– James Walsh Gypsy Band (RCA) -1 (94)
98 — DANCING IN PARADISE –•– El Coco (AVI) -1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th November, 1978

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

1 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -17 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (2)
3 3 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (3)
4 7 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (4)
5 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -15 (5)
6 1 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -22 (1)
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -18 (1)
8 9 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -10 (8)
9 11 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (9)
10 13 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -16 (10)

11 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -17 (7)
12 14 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -14 (12)
13 15 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)
14 16 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -11 (14)
15 18 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -18 (15)
16 22 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -9 (16)
17 10 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -20 (1)
18 19 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -15 (18)
19 24 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -6 (19)
20 21 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -11 (20)

21 40 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -3 (21)
22 35 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -6 (22)
23 25 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -8 (23)
24 26 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -12 (24)
25 31 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (25)
26 46 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (26)
27 28 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (27)
28 33 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -11 (28)
29 32 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -7 (29)
30 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (30)

31 48 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -2 (31)
32 38 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (32)
33 37 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -8 (33)
34 43 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 36 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -9 (35)
36 39 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -8 (36)
37 12 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -14 (5)
38 42 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (38)
39 27 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17)
40 52 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 17 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -13 (12)
50 20 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -12 (4)
74 23 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -12 (16)
78 29 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -14 (29)
79 34 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -18 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -3 (42)
43 44 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -8 (43)
44 45 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 49 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -8 (45)
46 56 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -5 (46)
47 51 RAINING IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -6 (47)
48 54 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -6 (48)
49 53 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -6 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -1 (69)
82 — BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE –•– The Jacksons (Epic) -1 (82)
83 — MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -1 (83)
84 — THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -1 (84)
85 — HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -1 (85)
87 — LOVE ME AGAIN –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -1 (87)
89 — DRIFTWOOD –•– The Moody Blues (London) -1 (89)
90 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -8 (67)
91 — TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -1 (91)
93 — (You Got To Walk and) DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Peter Tosh (Rolling Stones) -1 (93)
95 — ONLY YOU –•– Loleatta Holloway and Bunny Sigler (Gold Mind) -1 (95)
96 — SOFT AND WET –•– Prince (Warner Brothers) -1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th November, 1978

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

1 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -18 (1)
3 4 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (3)
4 8 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -11 (4)
5 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -23 (1)
6 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -19 (1)
7 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -16 (5)
8 9 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -10 (8)
9 10 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -17 (9)
10 16 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -10 (10)

11 12 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -15 (11)
12 13 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -9 (12)
13 15 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -19 (13)
14 14 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -12 (14)
15 3 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -16 (3)
16 31 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -3 (16)
17 19 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -7 (17)
18 26 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -5 (18)
19 21 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -4 (19)
20 22 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -7 (20)

21 23 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -9 (21)
22 24 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -13 (22)
23 25 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -9 (23)
24 11 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -18 (7)
25 29 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -8 (25)
26 28 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -12 (26)
27 17 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -21 (1)
28 32 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -9 (28)
29 33 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -9 (29)
30 34 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 68 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -4 (31)
32 40 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -5 (32)
33 20 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -12 (20)
34 36 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -9 (34)
35 42 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -4 (35)
36 18 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -16 (18)
37 53 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -6 (37)
38 38 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -8 (38)
39 69 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -2 (39)
40 48 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 27 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -10 (27)
58 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -14 (30)
64 39 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -14 (17)
65 35 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -10 (35)
66 37 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -15 (5)
67 41 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -14 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -6 (41)
42 45 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -9 (42)
43 56 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -6 (43)
44 51 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -7 (44)
45 52 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -6 (45)
46 49 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -7 (46)
47 55 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -6 (47)
49 59 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -5 (49)
50 60 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (59)
63 — PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -1 (63)
70 — BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -1 (70)
75 — EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -1 (75)
83 — DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -1 (83)
84 — WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BENNY SANTINI –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -1 (84)
85 — I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -1 (85)
86 — FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -1 (86)
87 — WELL ALL RIGHT –•– Santana (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — HOT SHOT –•– Karen Young (West End) -8 (67)
90 — YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th November, 1978

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

1 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -9 (2)
3 4 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -12 (3)
4 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -19 (1)
5 16 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -4 (5)
6 5 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -24 (1)
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -20 (1)
8 10 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -11 (8)
9 7 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -17 (5)
10 11 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -16 (10)

11 12 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -10 (11)
12 13 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -20 (12)
13 21 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -10 (13)
14 18 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -6 (14)
15 17 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -8 (15)
16 20 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -8 (16)
17 19 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -5 (17)
18 8 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -11 (8)
19 39 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -3 (19)
20 22 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -14 (20)

21 23 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -10 (21)
22 31 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -5 (22)
23 25 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -9 (23)
24 26 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -13 (24)
25 9 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -18 (9)
26 28 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -10 (26)
27 29 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -10 (27)
28 30 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -10 (28)
29 32 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -6 (29)
30 35 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -5 (30)

31 59 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -2 (31)
32 34 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -10 (32)
33 37 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -7 (33)
34 63 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -2 (34)
35 — TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (35)
36 43 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -7 (36)
37 54 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -4 (37)
38 41 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -7 (38)
39 45 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -7 (39)
40 40 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

52 14 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -13 (14)
53 15 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -17 (3)
57 24 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -19 (7)
60 27 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -22 (1)
61 33 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -13 (20)
63 36 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -17 (18)
64 38 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -8 (41)
42 49 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -6 (42)
43 47 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -7 (43)
44 46 DREADLOCK HOLIDAY –•– 10cc (Polydor) -8 (44)
45 60 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (45)
46 50 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -6 (46)
47 52 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -6 (47)
48 53 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -5 (48)
49 56 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -5 (49)
50 51 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

35 — TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -1 (35)
79 — SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -1 (79)
84 — A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -1 (84)
87 — DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -1 (87)
88 — #1 DEE JAY –•– Goody Goody (Atlantic) -1 (88)
89 — ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -1 (89)
90 — SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -1 (90)
93 — YOUR SWEETNESS IS MY WEAKNESS –•– Barry White (20th Century) -1 (93)
99 — FREE ME FROM MY FREEDOM / TIE ME TO A TREE (Handcuff Me) (Medley) –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown) -1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th November, 1978

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

1 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (2)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -13 (3)
4 5 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -5 (4)
5 4 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -20 (1)
6 37 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -5 (6)
7 8 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -12 (7)
8 12 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -21 (8)
9 15 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -9 (9)
10 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -17 (10)

11 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -11 (11)
12 13 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -11 (12)
13 14 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -7 (13)
14 16 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -9 (14)
15 17 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -6 (15)
16 19 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (16)
17 22 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -6 (17)
18 6 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -25 (1)
19 20 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -15 (19)
20 23 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -10 (20)

21 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -11 (21)
22 24 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -14 (22)
23 33 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -8 (23)
24 26 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -11 (24)
25 27 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -11 (25)
26 30 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -6 (26)
27 29 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -7 (27)
28 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -11 (28)
29 31 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (29)
30 34 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (30)

31 35 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -2 (31)
32 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -11 (32)
33 7 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -21 (1)
34 36 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)
35 9 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -18 (5)
36 38 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -8 (36)
37 45 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -5 (37)
38 39 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -8 (38)
39 41 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -9 (39)
40 42 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 18 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -12 (8)
53 25 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -19 (9)
55 40 LIKE A SUNDAY IN SALEM (The Amos & Andy Song) –•– Gene Cotton (Ariola America) -9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -8 (41)
42 46 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -7 (42)
43 47 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -7 (43)
45 56 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -3 (45)
46 48 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -6 (46)
47 49 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -6 (47)
48 50 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -8 (48)
49 51 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -6 (49)
50 54 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -1 (68)
82 — YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -1 (82)
86 — LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -1 (86)
87 — YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -1 (87)
88 — GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -9 (44)
93 — THE WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America) -1 (93)
95 — LET THE SONG LAST FOREVER –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd December, 1978

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

1 4 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -13 (1)
3 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -14 (3)
4 6 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -6 (4)
5 7 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -13 (5)
6 2 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -11 (2)
7 8 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -22 (7)
8 9 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -10 (8)
9 16 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -5 (9)
10 12 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -12 (10)

11 13 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (11)
12 14 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -10 (12)
13 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -21 (1)
14 15 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -7 (14)
15 17 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -7 (15)
16 31 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -3 (16)
17 20 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -11 (17)
18 23 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -9 (18)
19 25 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -12 (19)
20 22 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -15 (20)

21 24 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -12 (21)
22 26 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -7 (22)
23 11 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -12 (11)
24 29 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -4 (24)
25 27 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -8 (25)
26 10 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -18 (10)
27 30 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -4 (27)
28 18 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -26 (1)
29 37 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -6 (29)
30 34 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -9 (30)

31 19 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -16 (19)
32 40 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -8 (32)
33 28 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -12 (28)
34 42 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -8 (34)
35 36 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -9 (35)
36 21 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -12 (21)
37 39 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -10 (37)
38 51 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -4 (38)
39 41 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -9 (39)
40 43 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 33 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
59 32 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -12 (32)
61 35 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -19 (5)
74 38 ON THE SHELF –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor) -9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -4 (41)
42 47 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -7 (42)
43 46 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -7 (43)
44 49 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -7 (44)
46 50 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -6 (46)
47 52 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -7 (47)
48 48 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -9 (48)
49 56 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -4 (49)
50 60 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia) -1 (78)
79 — HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -1 (79)
84 — RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca) -1 (84)
85 — MILES AWAY –•– Fotomaker (Atlantic) -1 (85)
86 — EASY DRIVER –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -1 (86)
88 — MANANA –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC) -1 (88)
90 — LIGHT THE SKY ON FIRE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th December, 1978

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

1 4 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -14 (1)
3 1 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -7 (1)
4 5 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -14 (4)
5 3 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -15 (3)
6 7 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -23 (6)
7 8 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -11 (7)
8 9 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -6 (8)
9 10 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -13 (9)
10 11 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -9 (10)

11 12 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -11 (11)
12 16 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -4 (12)
13 15 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -8 (13)
14 14 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -8 (14)
15 18 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -10 (15)
16 17 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -12 (16)
17 6 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -12 (2)
18 20 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -16 (18)
19 19 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -13 (19)
20 22 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -8 (20)

21 21 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -13 (21)
22 24 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -5 (22)
23 27 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -5 (23)
24 25 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -9 (24)
25 29 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -7 (25)
26 32 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -9 (26)
27 30 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -10 (27)
28 13 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -22 (1)
29 23 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (11)
30 34 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -9 (30)

31 41 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -5 (31)
32 38 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -5 (32)
33 37 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -11 (33)
34 26 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -19 (10)
35 52 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -3 (35)
36 39 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -10 (36)
37 40 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -9 (37)
38 42 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -8 (38)
39 44 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (elektra) -8 (39)
40 50 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

57 35 THIS IS LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA) -10 (35)
63 28 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -27 (1)
64 33 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -13 (28)
65 31 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -17 (19)
68 36 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -13 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -5 (41)
42 47 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -8 (42)
43 43 FUN TIME –•– Joe Cocker (Asylum) -8 (43)
44 46 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -7 (44)
45 49 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -5 (45)
46 53 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -6 (46)
47 48 FOREVER AUTUMN –•– Justin Hayward (Columbia) -10 (47)
48 56 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -6 (48)
49 58 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -4 (49)
50 60 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -1 (78)
81 — LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield) -1 (81)
82 — YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -1 (82)
83 — I BELIEVE YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M) -1 (83)
85 — I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -1 (85)
86 — SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic) -1 (86)
88 — BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -1 (88)
90 — LOST IN YOUR LOVE –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — DANCING IN THE CITY –•– Marshall Hain (Harvest) -1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th December, 1978

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

1 3 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -8 (1)
3 12 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -5 (3)
4 4 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -15 (4)
5 8 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (5)
6 6 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -24 (6)
7 7 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -12 (7)
8 9 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -14 (8)
9 10 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -10 (9)
10 2 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -15 (1)

11 11 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -12 (11)
12 13 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -9 (12)
13 15 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -11 (13)
14 5 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -16 (3)
15 16 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -13 (15)
16 20 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -9 (16)
17 18 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -17 (17)
18 22 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -6 (18)
19 26 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -10 (19)
20 14 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -9 (14)

21 25 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -8 (21)
22 23 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -6 (22)
23 27 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -11 (23)
24 24 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -10 (24)
25 30 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -10 (25)
26 35 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -4 (26)
27 31 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -6 (27)
28 32 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -6 (28)
29 17 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -13 (2)
30 54 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -5 (30)

31 49 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -5 (31)
32 41 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -6 (32)
33 33 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -12 (33)
34 37 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -10 (34)
35 40 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -6 (35)
36 36 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -11 (36)
37 39 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -9 (37)
38 38 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -9 (38)
39 42 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -9 (39)
40 45 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 19 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -14 (19)
51 21 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (21)
56 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -23 (1)
57 29 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -14 (11)
58 34 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -20 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -4 (41)
42 46 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (42)
43 48 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -7 (43)
45 78 PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -2 (45)
46 52 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -7 (46)
47 53 HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -7 (47)
48 50 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -5 (48)
49 55 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -5 (49)
50 56 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -1 (75)
78 — SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -1 (78)
79 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang) -1 (79)
82 — SILVER LINING –•– Player (RSO) -1 (82)
83 — SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor) -1 (83)
87 — I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor) -1 (87)
88 — WHO DO YA LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.) -1 (88)
90 — DANCIN’ SHOES –•– The Faith Band (Mercury) -1 (90)
91 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– The Blend (MCA) -1 (91)
93 — A LITTLE LOVIN’ (Keeps the Doctor Away) –•– The Raes (A&M) -1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd December, 1978

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Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (week ending 30th December, 1978). The next new chart was dated 6th January, 1979

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

1 2 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -6 (2)
3 1 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -9 (1)
4 5 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -8 (4)
5 6 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -25 (5)
6 4 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -16 (4)
7 8 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -15 (7)
8 12 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -10 (8)
9 9 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -11 (9)
10 13 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia) -12 (10)

11 18 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -7 (11)
12 16 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) -10 (12)
13 19 PROMISES / WATCH OUT FOR LUCY –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO) -11 (13)
14 7 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -13 (7)
15 10 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -16 (1)
16 11 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -13 (11)
17 21 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -9 (17)
18 31 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC) -6 (18)
19 26 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA) -5 (19)
20 45 PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Eagles (Asylum) -3 (20)

21 23 I’M EVERY WOMAN –•– Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) -12 (21)
22 28 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity) -7 (22)
23 25 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca) -11 (23)
24 17 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -18 (17)
25 27 BICYCLE RACE / FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS –•– Queen (Elektra) -7 (25)
26 30 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom) -6 (26)
27 41 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers) -5 (27)
28 32 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet) -7 (28)
29 14 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -17 (3)
30 35 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers) -7 (30)

31 15 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -14 (15)
32 40 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America) -7 (32)
33 34 INSTANT REPLAY –•– Dan Hartman (Blue Sky) -11 (33)
34 39 I WILL BE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Livingston Taylor (Epic) -10 (34)
35 37 MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL –•– The Cars (Elektra) -10 (35)
36 22 PART-TIME LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA) -7 (22)
37 48 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic) -6 (37)
38 42 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -8 (38)
39 43 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire) -8 (39)
40 — DA YA THINK I’M SEXY? –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 29 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -14 (2)
52 24 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -11 (24)
61 20 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -10 (14)
74 33 RUN FOR HOME –•– Lindisfarne (Atco) -13 (33)
79 36 THERE’LL NEVER BE –•– Switch (Gordy) -12 (36)
94 38 CAN YOU FOOL –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol) -10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista) -6 (41)
42 46 MARY JANE –•– Rick James (Gordy) -8 (42)
43 53 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (43)
44 55 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia) -4 (44)
45 49 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America) -6 (45)
46 47 HOLD ME, TOUCH ME –•– Paul Stanley (Casablanca) -8 (46)
47 52 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -5 (47)
48 59 THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn) -9 (48)
49 54 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (49)
50 61 RADIOACTIVE –•– Gene Simmons (Casablanca) -4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

40 — DA YA THINK I’M SEXY? –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -1 (40)
75 — BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -1 (75)
77 — NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia) -1 (77)
83 — WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds) -1 (83)
85 — THIS MOMENT IN TIME –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic) -1 (85)
86 — YOU CAN DO IT –•– Dobie Gray (Infinity) -1 (86)
88 — ANIMAL HOUSE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -1 (88)
89 — MOMENT BY MOMENT –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -1 (89)
90 — MARY’S BOY CHILD / OH MY LORD (Medley) –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -1 (90)
92 — AIN’T THAT ENOUGH FOR YOU –•– John Davis and the Monster Orchestra (Sam) -1 (92)