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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 19, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 19th, 1979.

Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here.

Make sure to also check the 1979’s Top 40 Singles here.

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

1 1 REUNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-5 (2)
3 5 IN THE NAVY –•– The Village People (Casablanca)-10 (3)
4 4 STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-17 (4)
5 6 GOODNIGHT TONIGHT –•– Wings (Columbia)-8 (5)
6 11 LOVE YOU INSIDE OUT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (6)
7 10 SHAKE YOUR BODY (Down To the Ground) –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-14 (7)
8 8 TAKE ME HOME –•– Cher (Casablanca)-15 (8)
9 9 HE’S THE GREATEST DANCER –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-15 (9)
10 2 HEART OF GLASS –•– Blondie (Chysalis)-14 (1)

11 12 LOVE IS THE ANSWER –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-11 (11)
12 13 LOVE TAKES TIME –•– Orleans (Infinity)-9 (12)
13 27 WE ARE FAMILY –•– Sister Sledge (Coltillion)-4 (13)
14 18 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (14)
15 17 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-9 (15)
16 7 I WANT YOUR LOVE –•– Chic (Atlantic)-15 (7)
17 19 DISCO NIGHTS (Rock-Freak) –•– G.Q. (Arista)-10 (17)
18 25 DEEPER THAN THE NIGHT –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6 (18)
19 21 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-18 (18)
20 23 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-10 (20)

21 14 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-17 (3)
22 35 CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE –•– Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Brothers)-4 (22)
23 36 SHE BELIEVES IN ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-4 (23)
24 26 HOT NUMBER –•– Foxy (Dash)-8 (24)
25 30 YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Rex Smith (Columbia)-5 (25)
26 37 HONESTY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (26)
27 29 SUCH A WOMAN –•– Tycoon (Arista)-10 (27)
28 31 AIN’T LOVE A BITCH –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (28)
29 34 GET USED TO IT –•– Roger Voudouris (Warner Brothers)-10 (29)
30 32 OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-7 (30)

31 20 I GOT MY MIND MADE UP (You Can Get It Girl) –•– Instant Funk (Salsoul)-14 (20)
32 38 MAKIN’ IT –•– David Naughton (RSO)-8 (32)
33 33 DON’T YOU WRITE HER OFF –•– McGuinn, Clark and Hillman (Capitol)-10 (33)
34 15 MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-17 (3)
35 39 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Barbara Mandrell (ABC)-10 (35)
36 50 MINUTE BY MINUTE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (36)
37 16 BLOW AWAY –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-12 (16)
38 42 IT MUST BE LOVE –•– Alton McClain and Destiny (Polydor)-7 (38)
39 43 SATURDAY NIGHT, SUNDAY MORNING –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-9 (39)
40 44 LITTLE BIT OF SOAP –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 22 WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
50 24 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-23 (1)
61 28 LOVE BALLAD –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-13 (18)
80 40 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-4 (41)
42 69 BOOGIE WONDERLAND –•– Earth, Wind and Fire with the Emotions (ARC)-2 (42)
43 48 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-4 (43)
44 45 DIAMONDS –•– Chris Rea (United Artists)-7 (44)
46 52 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– Frank Zappa (Zappa)-6 (46)
47 47 RHUMBA GIRL –•– Nicolette Larson (Warner Brothers)-8 (47)
48 49 I DON’T WANT NOBODY ELSE (To Dance With You) –•– Narada Michael Walden (Atlantic)-8 (48)
49 55 WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-6 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

57 — SHINE A LITTLE LOVE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (57)
78 — GOLD –•– John Stewart (RSO)-1 (78)
83 — DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (83)
84 — SAY MAYBE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-1 (85)
87 — DO YOU WANNA GO PARTY –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1 (87)
88 — NO TIME TO LOSE –•– The Tarney / Spencer Band (A&M)-1 (88)
90 — MAKE LOVE TO ME –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 (90)
97 — PINBALL THAT’S ALL –•– Bill Wray (ABC / MCA)-1 (97)

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