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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 6, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending October 6th, 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 2 SAD EYES –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-21 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-11 (2)
3 3 RISE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-11 (3)
4 1 MY SHARONA –•– The Knack (Capitol)-16 (1)
5 8 SAIL ON –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (5)
6 6 LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-12 (6)
7 7 I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-16 (7)
8 11 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-9 (8)
9 5 AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-14 (2)
10 19 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-7 (10)

11 10 DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-10 (4)
12 12 CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe (Columbia)-11 (12)
13 13 HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer (Motown)-17 (13)
14 14 BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-12 (14)
15 15 DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears (Atlantic)-12 (15)
16 16 BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez (Columbia)-16 (16)
17 9 THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-16 (3)
18 18 DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern (Warner Brothers / Curb)-14 (18)
19 21 THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13 (19)
20 24 SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-9 (20)

21 23 LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey (Columbia)-12 (21)
22 22 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills (20th Century)-12 (22)
23 26 GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Aritsts)-9 (23)
24 27 DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (24)
25 30 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (25)
26 28 DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (26)
27 29 GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack (Capitol)-6 (27)
28 31 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I WAS FALLING IN LOVE –•– Lobo (MCA)-11 (28)
29 17 LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)-20 (5)
30 33 ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings (Columbia)-7 (30)

31 34 ROLENE –•– Moon Martin (Capitol)-8 (31)
32 40 COME TO ME –•– France Joli (Prelude)-6 (32)
33 36 I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-15 (33)
34 42 HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm (Stiff / Epic)-6 (34)
35 37 THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-10 (35)
36 38 MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart (RSO)-7 (36)
37 39 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (37)
38 25 GOOD TIMES –•– Chic (Atlantic)-17 (1)
39 50 GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 41 GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor (RSO)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

45 20 I DO LOVE YOU –•– G.Q. (Arista)-15 (20)
59 32 THE MAIN EVENT / FIGHT –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 (3)
67 35 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-10 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 FOUND A CURE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-8 (41)
42 46 SO GOOD, SO RIGHT –•– Brenda Russell (Horizon)-8 (42)
43 44 REMEMBER (Walking In the Sand) –•– Louise Goffin (Asylum)-8 (43)
44 48 I’VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE –•– Suzi Quatro (RSO)-5 (44)
46 47 GET A MOVE ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-7 (46)
47 68 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-2 (47)
48 52 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-7 (48)
49 53 STREET LIFE –•– The Crusaders (with Randy Crawford) (MCA)-7 (47)
50 55 SURE KNOW SOMETHING –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

52 — HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (52)
64 — TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (64)
72 — BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (72)
79 — DREAM POLICE –•– Cheap Trick (Epic)-1 (79)
82 — MY FORBIDDEN LOVER –•– Chic (Atlantic)-1 (82)
89 — CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 (89)
90 — FOOLED BY A FEELING –•– Barbra Mandrell (MCA)-1 (90)
92 — TOUCH ME WHNE WE’RE DANCING –•– Bama (Free Flight)-1 (92)
93 — LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (93)
94 — GET IT UP / IN NO TIME AT ALL –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (94)
95 — ANOTHER NIGHT –•– The Wilson Brothers-1 (95)
99 — WHEN YOU’RE #1 –•– Gene Chandler (20th Century)-1 (99)

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