US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 1, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 1st, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1979’s Top 40 Singles here. the-knack-usa-my-sharona-1979-3 the-knack-usa-my-sharona-1979-19 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-12 (1) 3 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (3) 4 4 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-9 (4) 5 6 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-5 (5) 6 7 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-11 (6) 7 8 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-15 (7) 8 10 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-16 (8) 9 9 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-13 (9) 10 14 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-11 (10) 11 5 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-15 (1) 12 19 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-7 (12) 13 15 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-13 (13) 14 23 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (14) 15 17 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-10 (15) 16 18 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (16) 17 11 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-21 (6) 18 20 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-11 (18) 19 34 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-6 (19) 20 22 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-12 (20) 21 26 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-7 (21) 22 29 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-7 (22) 23 25 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-10 (23) 24 24 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-12 (24) 25 28 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-11 (25) 26 27 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-11 (26) 27 30 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-6 (27) 28 32 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (28) 29 12 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-17 (1) 30 33 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-9 (30) 31 39 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-4 (31) 32 36 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8 (32) 33 37 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (33) 34 13 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-19 (9) 35 54 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-6 (35) 36 46 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-7 (36) 37 38 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-9 (37) 38 42 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-8 (38) 39 40 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-12 (39) 40 41 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-6 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 42 31 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-23 (5) 48 21 IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM –•– Joe Jackson (A&M)-13 (21) 49 16 I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-15 (11) 64 35 GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-16 (5) POWER PLAYS 41 51 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-4 (41) 43 47 GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-6 (43) 44 48 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-6 (44) 45 45 LADY WRITER –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-6 (45) 46 50 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-5 (46) 47 49 BABY I WANT YOU –•– Funky Communication Committee (Free Flight)-8 (47) 50 62 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-4 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 80 — VOULEZ-VOUS / ANGELEYES –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (80) 81 — HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-1 (81) 82 — GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-1 (82) 83 — MUST HAVE BEEN CRAZY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (83) 84 — ONE FINE DAY –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1 (84) 85 — HELLO, HELLO, HELLO –•– New England (Infinity)-1 (85) 86 — GIRLS TALK –•– Dave Edmunds (Swan Song)-1 (86) 87 — BOOM BOOM (Out Go the Lights) –•– Pat Travers (Polydor)-1 (87) 88 — SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (88) 90 — COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-1 (90)