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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd September, 1978

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 2nd, 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 GREASE –•– Frankie Valli (RSO) -15 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -12 (1)
3 4 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -11 (3)
4 5 HOT BLOODED –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -10 (4)
5 7 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -9 (5)
6 3 MISS YOU –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -15 (1)
7 11 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -9 (7)
8 9 AN EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -8 (8)
9 8 MAGNET AND STEEL –•– Walter Egan (Columbia) -15 (8)
10 12 SHAME –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA) -12 (10)

11 13 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -7 (11)
12 6 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -14 (6)
13 16 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -13 (13)
14 15 FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) –•– Chris Rea (United Artists / Magnet) -9 (14)
15 20 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -5 (15)
16 21 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -8 (16)
17 17 MY ANGEL BABY –•– Toby Beau (RCA) -14 (13)
18 19 YOU AND I –•– Rick James (Gordy) -10 (18)
19 36 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -3 (19)
20 10 LAST DANCE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -17 (3)

21 22 STUFF LIKE THAT –•– Quincy Jones (A&M) -13 (21)
22 23 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -6 (22)
23 24 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -11 (23)
24 14 COPACABANA (At the Copa) –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (8)
25 26 MACHO MAN –•– The Village People (Casablanca) -11 (25)
26 27 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -4 (26)
27 28 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -8 (27)
28 29 CLOSE THE DOOR –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) -9 (28)
29 31 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -6 (29)
30 39 LOVE THEME FROM “EYES OF LAURA MARS” (Prisoner) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia) -6 (30)

31 33 OH DARLING –•– Robin Gibb (RSO) -4 (31)
32 32 JUST WHAT I NEEDED –•– The Cars (Elektra) -12 (32)
33 34 A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– The Kinks (Arista) -7 (33)
34 35 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -7 (34)
35 37 THINK IT OVER –•– Cheryl Ladd (Capitol) -7 (35)
36 38 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -4 (36)
37 25 YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M) -10 (25)
38 41 COME TOGETHER –•– Aerosmith (Columbia) -5 (38)
39 42 STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE –•– The Moody Blues (London) -6 (39)
40 43 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

48 18 LIFE’S BEEN GOOD –•– Joe Walsh (Asylum) -13 (12)
49 30 RIVERS OF BABYLON –•– Boney M (Sire / Hansa) -14 (30)
50 40 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -21 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -9 (41)
42 46 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -5 (42)
43 44 AIN’T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU –•– Terri DeSario (Casablanca) -10 (43)
44 54 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -3 (44)
45 52 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -4 (45)
46 50 PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT –•– Meat Loaf (with Ellen Foley and Phil Rizzuto) (Cleveland International) -4 (46)
47 48 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Johnny Mathis and Denice Williams (Columbia) -6 (47)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TAKIN’ IT EASY –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers) -1 (81)
88 — LET’S GET CRAZY TONIGHT –•– Rupert Holmes (Private Stock) -1 (88)
90 — HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -1 (90)
92 — IN FOR THE NIGHT –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists) -1 (92)
94 — SUBSTITUTE –•– Clout (Epic) -1 (94)

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