US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th May, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 20th, 1978. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1978’s Top 40 Singles here. wings-with-a-little-luck-capitol wings-backwards-traveller-cuff-link-capitol TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 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 / Denise 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 –•– The 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 / IT’S ALL WRONG, BUT IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– 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 (Cleveland International) -10 (27) 28 33 DEACON BLUES –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -8 (28) 29 25 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– The 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 / I WILL NEVER MARRY –•– 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 –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -24 (1) OFF THE CHARTS 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 Kahn (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 Oliver (Columbia) -1 (94)