US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 11, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 11th, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also view the entire 1979 chart 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)-12 (5 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-9 (2) 3 4 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (3) 4 6 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-8 (4) 5 5 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-13 (5) 6 8 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-18 (6) 7 3 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-14 (1) 8 7 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-20 (5) 9 9 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (1) 10 11 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-16 (10) 11 13 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-12 (11) 12 12 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-10 (12) 13 16 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-13 (13) 14 10 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-17 (7) 15 17 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-12 (15) 16 14 AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW –•– McFadden and Whithead (Philadelphia International)-16 (13) 17 15 SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-13 (8) 18 41 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-2 (18) 19 22 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-6 (19) 20 29 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-8 (20) 21 26 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-8 (21) 22 27 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-10 (22) 23 25 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-10 (23) 24 24 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-11 (24) 25 33 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-4 (25) 26 32 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6 (26) 27 18 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-14 (6) 28 36 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-9 (28) 29 30 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 (19) 30 34 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-9 (30) 31 35 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-7 (31) 32 43 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-7 (32) 33 19 DO IT OR DIE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-12 (19) 34 38 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-8 (34) 35 39 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-8 (35) 36 40 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-8 (36) 37 23 PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-11 (23) 38 50 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-4 (38) 39 45 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-6 (39) 40 47 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 49 21 I CAN’T STAND IT NO MORE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12 (14) 70 28 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-16 (5) 74 20 GETTING CLOSER –•– Wings (Columbia)-9 (20) 93 37 KISS IN THE DARK –•– Pink Lady (Elektra / Curb)-11 (37) 94 31 SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12 (25) POWER PLAYS 41 42 YOU GONNA MAKE ME LOVE SOMEBODY ELSE –•– The Jones Girls (Philadelphia International)-8 (41) 42 44 LAST OF THE SINGING COWBOYS –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (42) 43 49 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-6 (43) 44 46 WE’VE GOT LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-7 (44) 45 52 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (45) 46 57 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-4 (46) 47 53 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-9 (47) 48 55 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-5 (48) 50 63 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-3 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 61 — POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-1 (61) 68 — SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (68) 82 — GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-1 (82) 83 — DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (83) 85 — GHOST DANCER –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Scotti Brothers)-1 (85) 86 — GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-1 (86) 87 — DO IT GOOD –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)-1 (87) 88 — THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– Toby Beau (RCA)-1 (88) 89 — JUST ANOTHER NIGHT –•– Ian Hunter (Chrysalis)-1 (89) 90 — SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (90) 91 — YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELIN’ –•– Long John Baldry and Kathi MacDonald (EMI-America)-1 (91)