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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th January, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 28th, 1978.

Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here.

Make sure to also check the 1978’s Top 40 Singles here.

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

1 1 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO) -18 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -12 (2)
3 10 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -8 (3)
4 4 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) -14 (4)
5 6 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia) -16 (5)
6 8 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra) -15 (6)
7 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO) -19 (1)
8 9 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M) -19 (9)
9 11 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (9)
10 14 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -13 (10)

11 15 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century) -10 (11)
12 7 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -12 (7)
13 3 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -16 (3)
14 16 TURN TO STONE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (14)
15 18 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic) -14 (15)
16 17 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -14 (16)
17 23 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -11 (17)
18 19 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -23 (18)
19 21 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia) -9 (19)
20 12 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M) -16 (4)

21 24 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmerelda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca) -13 (21)
22 22 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb) -22 (1)
23 27 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) -9 (23)
24 39 THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista) -6 (24)
25 13 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic) -12 (13)
26 29 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA) -12 (26)
27 30 LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -8 (27)
28 32 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -11 (28)
29 33 TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (29)
30 34 FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury) -7 (30)

31 20 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -16 (8)
32 35 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia) -8 (32)
33 40 THEME FROM CLOSE ENCOUNTERS –•– Meco (Millennium) -4 (33)
34 37 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -7 (34)
35 25 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy) -20 (12)
36 41 EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) -8 (36)
37 45 THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum) -7 (37)
38 42 STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic) -9 (38)
39 44 THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic) -6 (39)
40 47 I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 26 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -21 (3)
49 28 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -12 (28)
51 31 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -25 (2)
55 36 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla) -13 (36)
77 38 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie (Polydor / Kolob) -11 (38)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree) -16 (42)
43 50 ALWAYS AND FOREVER –•– Heatwave (Epic) -4 (43)
44 46 SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists) -7 (44)
45 51 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -4 (45)
46 52 CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree) -6 (46)
47 54 GALAXY –•– War (MCA) -4 (47)
48 53 BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter) -13 (48)
50 60 COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI) -10 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — POOR POOR PITIFUL ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -1 (78)
81 — DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -1 (81)
88 — EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -1 (88)
89 — IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -1 (89)
91 — YOU REALLY GOT ME –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers) -1 (91)
94 — NEVER HAD A LOVE –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -1 (94)
96 — AIN’T GONNA’ HURT NOBODY –•– Brick (Bang) -1 (96)
97 — THEME SONG FROM “WHICH WAY IS UP” / DISCO RUFUS –•– Stargard (MCA) -1 (97)

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