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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 27, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 27th, 1979.

Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here.

You can also check the complete 1979 Top Singles here.

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic)-14 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 TOO MUCH HEAVEN –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (1)
3 4 Y.M.C.A. –•– The Village People (Casblanca)-15 (3)
4 10 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (4)
5 3 MY LIFE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-13 (3)
6 8 A LITTLE MORE LOVE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (6)
7 7 OOH BABY BABY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12 (7)
8 5 HOLD THE LINE –•– Toto (Columbia)-17 (5)
9 11 EVERY 1’S A WINNER –•– Hot Chocolate (Infinity)-12 (9)
10 12 SEPTEMBER –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-11 (10)

11 14 FIRE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-12 (11)
12 6 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia)-14 (1)
13 15 LOTTA LOVE –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-10 (13)
14 16 NEW YORK GROOVE –•– Ace Frehley (Casablanca)-16 (14)
15 17 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (15)
16 18 I WAS MADE FOR DANCIN’ –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-12 (16)
17 23 GOT TO BE REAL –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-9 (17)
18 19 SHAKE IT –•– Ian Matthews (Mushroom)-11 (18)
19 21 SOUL MAN –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-8 (19)
20 35 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-7 (20)

21 27 NO TELL LOVER –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 24 DON’T HOLD BACK –•– Chanson (Ariola America)-12 (22)
23 9 PROMISES –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-16 (9)
24 28 THE GAMBLER –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-13 (24)
25 29 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-11 (25)
26 40 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-3 (26)
27 13 WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-14 (13)
28 30 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– The Talking Heads (Sire)-13 (28)
29 37 BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 32 HOME AND DRY –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)-9 (30)

31 36 BABY I’M BURNIN’ –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-8 (31)
32 33 SHATTERED –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 (32)
33 34 LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-8 (33)
34 20 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-20 (6)
35 22 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-16 (9)
36 44 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-6 (36)
37 38 ONE LAST KISS –•– The J. Geils Band (EMI-America)-11 (37)
38 42 DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-7 (38)
39 52 LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-4 (39)
40 41 YOU NEED A WOMAN TONIGHT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

49 25 HOW YOU GONNA SEE ME NOW –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-15 (12)
51 26 PLEASE COME HOME CHRISTMAS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8 (18)
52 31 A MAN I’LL NEVER BE –•– Boston (Epic)-11 (31)
53 39 YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International)-12 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 YOU THRILL ME –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (41)
42 45 I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (42)
43 48 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-6 (43)
44 50 EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-4 (44)
45 51 DANCING IN THE CITY –•– Marshall Hain (Harvest)-8 (45)
46 46 THE FOOTBALL CARD –•– Glenn Sutton (Mercury)-4 (46)
47 53 YOU CAN DO IT –•– Dobie Gray (Infinity)-6 (47)
48 55 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (48)
50 60 STORMY –•– Santana (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

57 — I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (57)
60 — SONG ON THE RADIO –•– Al Stewart (Arista)-1 (60)
66 — FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1 (66)
75 — BABY, I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1 (75)
81 — MAYBE I’M A FOOL –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-1 (81)
84 — MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-1 (84)
85 — KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-1 (85)
86 — THEME FROM “SUPERMAN” (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
87 — BAD BREAKS –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (87)
88 — LIVIN’ IT UP (Friday Night) –•– Bell and James (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-1 (89)
90 — FANCY DANCER –•– Frankie Valli (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (90)
97 — SHOOT ME (With Your Love) –•– Tasha Thomas (Atlantic)-1 (97)

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