US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending September 22, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 22nd, 1979. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. For the US 1979 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it 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)-14 (5 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-12 (2) 3 3 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-14 (3) 4 12 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-9 (4) 5 5 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-18 (5) 6 6 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-19 (6) 7 7 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-10 (7) 8 8 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-14 (8) 9 10 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (9) 10 4 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-8 (4) 11 9 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-15 (1) 12 28 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-9 (12) 13 21 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-9 (13) 14 16 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-15 (14) 15 17 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-10 (15) 16 18 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-10 (16) 17 19 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-7 (17) 18 20 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-14 (18) 19 11 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (3) 20 22 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-13 (20) 21 23 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (21) 22 25 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-11 (22) 23 27 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-10 (23) 24 26 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-10 (24) 25 15 GOODBYE STRANGER –•– Supertramp (A&M)-12 (15) 26 30 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-7 (26) 27 39 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-5 (27) 28 32 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-7 (28) 29 14 LET’S GO –•– The Cars (Elektra)-13 (14) 30 37 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (30) 31 49 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-4 (31) 32 36 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-9 (32) 33 24 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS –•– Night (Planet)-13 (18) 34 13 MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE –•– Elton John (MCA)-16 (9) 35 50 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (35) 36 38 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-8 (36) 37 60 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-3 (37) 38 42 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-6 (38) 39 56 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-5 (39) 40 43 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-13 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 52 31 BAD GIRLS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-18 (1) 53 29 SUSPICIONS –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-16 (13) 55 33 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-24 (6) 75 34 MORNING DANCE –•– Spyro Gyra (Infinity)-15 (24) 77 40 OH WELL –•– The Rockets (RSO)-12 (30) 94 35 SATURDAYNIGHT –•– Herman Brood (Ariola America)-11 (35) POWER PLAYS 41 41 CHILDREN OF THE SUN –•– Billy Thorpe (Capricorn / Polydor)-9 (41) 42 46 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-8 (42) 43 44 FIRECRACKER –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-8 (43) 44 47 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-7 (44) 45 48 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-5 (45) 46 51 REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-6 (46) 47 52 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-6 (47) 48 53 GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-5 (48) 49 58 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (49) 50 55 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-6 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 76 — BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (76) 80 — PLEASE DON’T LEAVE –•– Lauren Wood (Warner Brothers)-1 (80) 81 — LET ME KNOW (I Have a Right) –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-1 (81) 82 — I’M SO ANXIOUS –•– Southside Johnny and the Ashbury Jukes (Mercury)-1 (82) 84 — DANCIN’ ‘ROUND AND ‘ROUND / TOTALLY HOT –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (52) 88 — DO YOU THINK I’M DISCO –•– Steve Dahl and Teenage Radiation (Ovation)-1 (88) 89 — HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT –•– Hotel (MCA)-1 (89)