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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th October, 1978

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

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

1 2 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -21 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -16 (2)
3 4 REMINISCING –•– The Little River Band (Harvest) -14 (3)
4 8 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -8 (4)
5 6 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -14 (5)
6 1 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -17 (1)
7 13 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -6 (7)
8 7 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -16 (7)
9 11 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -9 (9)
10 3 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -19 (1)

11 22 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -8 (11)
12 10 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -13 (5)
13 14 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -15 (13)
14 15 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -13 (14)
15 25 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -7 (15)
16 18 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -10 (16)
17 12 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE –•– Gerry Rafferty (United Artists) -12 (12)
18 20 I LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -17 (18)
19 21 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -14 (19)
20 9 DON’T LOOK BACK –•– Boston (Epic) -11 (4)

21 23 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -10 (21)
22 24 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -8 (22)
23 16 BACK IN THE U.S.A. –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) -11 (16)
24 34 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -5 (24)
25 27 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -7 (25)
26 28 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -11 (26)
27 17 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -12 (17)
28 35 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (28)
29 30 I WILL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Stonebolt (Parachute) -13 (29)
30 33 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -12 (30)

31 38 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -7 (31)
32 46 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -6 (32)
33 36 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -10 (33)
34 19 HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -17 (3)
35 45 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -5 (35)
36 37 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium) -8 (36)
37 42 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -7 (37)
38 40 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -7 (38)
39 43 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -7 (39)
40 63 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -2 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 26 JOSIE –•– Steely Dan (ABC) -10 (26)
60 29 HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -12 (12)
69 31 THREE TIMES A LADY –•– The Commodores (Motown) -20 (1)
85 32 ALMOST LIKE BEING IN LOVE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America) -12 (32)
89 39 LONDON TOWN –•– Wings (Capitol) -8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Diana Ross and Michael Jackson (MCA) -8 (41)
42 51 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -6 (42)
43 47 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -7 (43)
44 48 CHAMPAGNE JAM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -7 (44)
45 54 GOT TO HAVE LOVING –•– Don Ray (Polydor) -6 (45)
46 61 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (46)
47 49 GREASED LIGHTNIN’ –•– John Travolta (RSO) -5 (47)
48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -1 (48)
49 50 WAVELENGTH –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers) -7 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

48 — YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra and Neil (Columbia) -1 (48)
82 — LE FREAK –•– Chic (Atlantic) -1 (82)
83 — HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -1 (83)
84 — WE’VE GOT TONITE –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol) -1 (84)
86 — GET BACK –•– Billy Preston (A&M) -1 (86)
90 — IT’S OVER –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -1 (90)
92 — THE DREAM NEVER DIES –•– The Cooper Brothers (Capricorn) -1 (92)
94 — CUZ IT’S YOU, GIRL –•– James Walsh Gypsy Band (RCA) -1 (94)
98 — DANCING IN PARADISE –•– El Coco (AVI) -1 (98)

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