US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending July 28, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 28th, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1979’s Top 40 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)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-12 (1) 3 4 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-7 (3) 4 3 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-15 (1) 5 5 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-18 (5) 6 9 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-11 (6) 7 7 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-15 (7) 8 8 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-11 (8) 9 11 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-16 (9) 10 16 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (10) 11 6 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-12 (6) 12 15 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-14 (12) 13 13 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-14 (13) 14 14 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10 (14) 15 18 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10 (15) 16 21 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-8 (16) 17 10 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-14 (5) 18 34 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-6 (18) 19 22 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-10 (19) 20 23 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-7 (20) 21 19 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11 (19) 22 27 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-10 (22) 23 32 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-11 (23) 24 26 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-9 (24) 25 25 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10 (25) 26 29 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-9 (26) 27 31 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-8 (27) 28 28 UP ON THE ROOF –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-9 (28) 29 30 WEEKENDS –•– Wet Willie (Epic)-10 (29) 30 33 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-8 (30) 31 46 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-4 (31) 32 20 HEART OF THE NIGHT –•– Poco (MCA)-12 (20) 33 37 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-6 (33) 34 17 DAYS GONE DOWN (Still Got the Light In Your Eyes) –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-9 (17) 35 41 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-6 (35) 36 42 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-7 (36) 37 43 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-5 (37) 38 40 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-9 (38) 39 45 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-7 (39) 40 12 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-14 (4) OFF THE CHARTS 41 24 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-19 (6) 48 35 WE ARE FAMILY –•– Sister Sledge (Coltillion)-14 (2) 49 36 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-14 (15) 53 38 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-19 (4) 69 39 IF I SAID YOU HAD A BEAUTIFUL BODY WOULD YOU HOLD IT AGAINST ME –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (39) POWER PLAYS 42 48 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-6 (42) 43 49 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-6 (43) 44 63 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-2 (44) 45 56 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-4 (45) 46 52 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-6 (46) 47 53 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-6 (47) 50 57 LAST OF THE SINGING COWBOYS –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 74 — YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-1 (74) 78 — LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-1 (78) 79 — TOTALLY HOT / DANCIN’ ‘ROUND AND ‘ROUND –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (79) 80 — GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-1 (80) 81 — WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-1 (81) 82 — CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-1 (82) 83 — RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (83) 84 — WHY LEAVE US ALONE –•– Five Special (Elektra)-1 (84) 85 — HEY, ST. PETER –•– Flash and the Pan (Epic)-1 (85) 87 — DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-1 (87) 88 — ROCK AND ROLL DANCIN’ –•– The Beckmeier Brothers (Casablanca)-1 (88) 89 — CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-1 (89) 90 — IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Samantha Sang (United Artists)-1 (90)