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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 12, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 12th, 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 REUNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HEART OF GLASS –•– Blondie (Chysalis)-13 (1)
3 20 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-4 (3)
4 5 STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-16 (4)
5 6 IN THE NAVY –•– The Village People (Casablanca)-9 (5)
6 8 GOODNIGHT TONIGHT –•– Wings (Columbia)-7 (6)
7 7 I WANT YOUR LOVE –•– Chic (Atlantic)-14 (7)
8 9 TAKE ME HOME –•– Cher (Casablanca)-14 (8)
9 10 HE’S THE GREATEST DANCER –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-14 (9)
10 12 SHAKE YOUR BODY (Down To the Ground) –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-13 (10)

11 17 LOVE YOU INSIDE OUT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4 (11)
12 14 LOVE IS THE ANSWER –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-10 (12)
13 15 LOVE TAKES TIME –•– Orleans (Infinity)-8 (13)
14 4 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-16 (3)
15 3 MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-16 (3)
16 16 BLOW AWAY –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-11 (16)
17 26 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-8 (17)
18 24 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-8 (18)
19 22 DISCO NIGHTS (Rock-Freak) –•– G.Q. (Arista)-9 (19)
20 21 I GOT MY MIND MADE UP (You Can Get It Girl) –•– Instant Funk (Salsoul)-13 (20)

21 23 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-17 (21)
22 11 WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
23 25 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9 (23)
24 13 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-22 (1)
25 35 DEEPER THAN THE NIGHT –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5 (25)
26 31 HOT NUMBER –•– Foxy (Dash)-7 (26)
27 53 WE ARE FAMILY –•– Sister Sledge (Coltillion)-3 (27)
28 18 LOVE BALLAD –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-12 (18)
29 33 SUCH A WOMAN –•– Tycoon (Arista)-9 (29)
30 59 YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Rex Smith (Columbia)-4 (30)

31 45 AIN’T LOVE A BITCH –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-4 (31)
32 39 OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-6 (32)
33 37 DON’T YOU WRITE HER OFF –•– McGuinn, Clark and Hillman (Capitol)-9 (33)
34 38 GET USED TO IT –•– Roger Voudouris (Warner Brothers)-9 (34)
35 55 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-3 (35)
36 52 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-3 (36)
37 41 HONESTY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (37)
38 44 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-7 (38)
39 43 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Barbara Mandrell (ABC)-9 (39)
40 40 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 19 PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-14 (19)
51 27 TRAGEDY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-14 (1)
54 28 SULTANS OF SWING –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-14 (4)
57 29 CRAZY LOVE –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-8 (29)
58 30 HAPPINESS –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-9 (30)
63 36 SWEET LUI-LOUISE –•– Ironhorse (Scotti Brothers)-9 (36)
78 32 ROXANNE –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (32)
85 34 ROLLER –•– April Wine (Capitol)-11 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– The Cars (Elektra)-9 (41)
42 46 IT MUST BE LOVE –•– Alton McClain and Destiny (Polydor)-6 (42)
43 47 SATURDAY NIGHT, SUNDAY MORNING –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-8 (43)
44 49 LITTLE BIT OF SOAP –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-5 (44)
45 50 DIAMONDS –•– Chris Rea (United Artists)-6 (45)
47 51 RHUMBA GIRL –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-7 (47)
48 58 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-3 (48)
49 56 I DON’T WANT NOBODY ELSE (To Dance With You) –•– Narada Michael Walden (Atlantic)-7 (49)
50 67 MINUTE BY MINUTE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-1 (69)
82 — CAN’T KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-1 (82)
84 — HEART OF THE NIGHT –•– Poco (MCA)-1 (84)
86 — DANCE WITH YOU –•– Carrie Lucas (Solar)-1 (86)
89 — BUSTIN’ OUT –•– Rick James (Gordy)-1 (89)
90 — RING MY BELL –•– Anita Ward (Juana)-1 (90)

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