US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th August, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 19th, 1978. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. For the US 1978 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it 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 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 –•– The 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) OFF THE CHARTS 42 22 USE TA BE MY GIRL –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International) -17 (7) 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 –•– The 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 –•– Terri DeSario (Casablanca) -8 (45) 46 54 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (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)