US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th August, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 12th, 1978. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also view the entire 1978 chart here. commodores-three-times-a-lady-motown-2 commodores-motown-three-times-a-lady-mowtown TW LW TITLE Artist (Label) -Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 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 (7) 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 –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -3 (34) 35 36 MR. BLUE SKY –•– The 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) OFF THE CHARTS 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 43 55 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -5 (43) 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 –•– Terri 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) (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 Raven (20th Century) -1 (94) 96 — TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -1 (96)