US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st January, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 21st, 1978. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also check the complete 1978 Top Singles here. player-baby-come-back-philips-5 player-baby-come-back-rso-2 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -17 (2 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– The 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 –•– The 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 –•– The 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 Esmerelda 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 NO 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 –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (37) 38 39 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie (Polydor / Kolob) -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) OFF THE CHARTS 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 / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– 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)