US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 8, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 8th, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1979 US Top 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)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-13 (1) 3 4 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-10 (3) 4 5 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-6 (4) 5 6 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-12 (5) 6 7 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-16 (6) 7 8 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-17 (7) 8 3 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (3) 9 10 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-12 (9) 10 12 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-8 (10) 11 9 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-14 (9) 12 14 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (12) 13 13 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-14 (13) 14 15 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-11 (14) 15 16 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-10 (15) 16 19 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-7 (16) 17 20 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-13 (17) 18 18 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-12 (18) 19 21 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-8 (19) 20 22 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-8 (20) 21 11 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-16 (1) 22 23 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-11 (22) 23 25 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-12 (23) 24 27 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-7 (24) 25 28 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (25) 26 31 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-5 (26) 27 17 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-22 (6) 28 32 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9 (28) 29 33 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-8 (29) 30 30 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-10 (30) 31 36 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-8 (31) 32 35 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-7 (32) 33 24 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-13 (24) 34 26 HIGHWAY SONG –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-12 (26) 35 38 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-9 (35) 36 41 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-5 (36) 37 34 YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT –•– Raydio (Arista)-20 (9) 38 39 HOLD ON –•– Triumph (RCA)-13 (38) 39 50 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5 (39) 40 44 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-7 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 29 RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-18 (1) 54 40 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-7 (40) 57 37 GIRL OF MY DREAMS –•– Bram Tchaikovsky (Polydor)-10 (37) POWER PLAYS 42 46 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-6 (42) 43 43 GOT TO GIVE IN TO LOVE –•– Bonnie Boyer (Columbia)-7 (43) 44 54 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (44) 45 51 CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-7 (45) 46 57 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-3 (46) 47 53 GHOST DANCER –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Scotti Brothers)-5 (47) 48 52 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-6 (48) 49 55 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-11 (49) 50 59 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-4 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 65 — DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (65) 70 — YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1 (70) 72 — I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-1 (72) 81 — REASON TO BE –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-1 (81) 82 — FINS –•– Jimmy Buffett (MCA)-1 (82) 84 — KILLER CUT –•– Charlie (Arista)-1 (84) 85 — STILLSANE –•– Carolyne Mas (Mercury)-1 (85) 86 — YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-1 (86) 87 — IN THEE –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-1 (87) 89 — FOR LOVE –•– The Pousette-Dart Band (Capitol)-1 (89) 90 — GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (90)