US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 21, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 21st, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also check the complete 1979 Top Singles here. donna-summer-bad-girls-casablanca-4 donna-summer-bad-girls-1979-9 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-11 (1) 3 3 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-14 (1) 4 13 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-6 (4) 5 7 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-17 (5) 6 6 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-11 (6) 7 8 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-14 (7) 8 9 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-10 (8) 9 10 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-10 (9) 10 5 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-13 (5) 11 14 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-15 (11) 12 4 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-13 (4) 13 16 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-13 (13) 14 17 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-9 (14) 15 19 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-13 (15) 16 26 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (16) 17 18 DAYS GONE DOWN (Still Got the Light In Your Eyes) –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-8 (17) 18 22 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (18) 19 20 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 (19) 20 21 HEART OF THE NIGHT –•– Poco (MCA)-11 (20) 21 23 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-7 (21) 22 24 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-9 (22) 23 25 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-6 (23) 24 11 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-18 (6) 25 27 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-9 (25) 26 28 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-8 (26) 27 31 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-9 (27) 28 30 UP ON THE ROOF –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-8 (28) 29 41 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-8 (29) 30 33 WEEKENDS –•– Wet Willie (Epic)-9 (30) 31 35 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-7 (31) 32 34 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-10 (32) 33 38 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-7 (33) 34 45 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-5 (34) 35 12 WE ARE FAMILY –•– Sister Sledge (Coltillion)-13 (2) 36 15 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-13 (15) 37 46 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-5 (37) 38 32 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-18 (4) 39 39 IF I SAID YOU HAD A BEAUTIFUL BODY WOULD YOU HOLD IT AGAINST ME –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (39) 40 43 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-8 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 44 37 MINUTE BY MINUTE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (14) 47 29 LOVE YOU INSIDE OUT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-14 (1) 50 36 YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Rex Smith (Columbia)-14 (10) 55 40 MARRIED MEN –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-8 (40) POWER PLAYS 41 47 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-5 (41) 42 49 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-6 (42) 43 51 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-4 (43) 45 52 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-6 (45) 46 68 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-3 (46) 48 55 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-5 (48) 49 56 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-5 (49) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 63 — LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-1 (63) 74 — BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-1 (74) 82 — DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-1 (82) 83 — TURN OFF THE LIGHTS –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-1 (83) 85 — LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Blackjack (Polydor)-1 (85) 86 — LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (86) 87 — THIS IS LOVE –•– Oak (Mercury)-1 (87) 96 — WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-1 (96) 97 — BEST BEAT IN TOWN –•– Switch (Gordy)-1 (97)