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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 15, 1979

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 15th, 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 BABE –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 STILL –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (1)
3 4 PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-17 (3)
4 5 ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) –•– Rupert Holmes (Infinity)-9 (4)
5 6 SEND ONE YOUR LOVE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (5)
6 2 NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) –•– Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer (Columbia / Casablanca)-9 (1)
7 8 YOU’RE ONLY LONELY –•– J.D. Souther (Columbia)-15 (7)
8 10 DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME –•– The Captain and Tennille (Casablanca)-9 (8)
9 7 HEARTACHE TONIGHT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11 (1)
10 11 TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Supertramp (A&M)-10 (10)

11 13 LADIES NIGHT –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11 (11)
12 21 ROCK WITH YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-7 (12)
13 15 COOL CHANGE –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-9 (13)
14 17 WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-9 (14)
15 16 HALF THE WAY –•– Crystal Gayle (Columbia)-12 (15)
16 18 HEAD GAMES –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (16)
17 9 SHIPS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (9)
18 20 BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-10 (18)
19 33 THE LONG RUN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-2 (19)
20 26 JANE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7 (20)

21 23 I WANT YOU TONIGHT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-10 (21)
22 24 CRUISIN’ –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11 (22)
23 27 THIS IS IT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-9 (23)
24 12 BROKEN HEARTED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13 (12)
25 14 POP MUZIK –•– M (Sire)-19 (1)
26 30 COWARD OF THE COUNTY –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (26)
27 40 I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-4 (27)
28 29 I NEED A LOVER –•– John Cougar (Riva)-10 (28)
29 32 DAMNED IF I DO –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-12 (29)
30 35 WAIT FOR ME –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (30)

31 37 DON’T DO ME LIKE THAT –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Backstreet)-5 (31)
32 36 DON’T LET GO –•– Isaac Hayes (Polydor)-8 (32)
33 38 THIRD TIME LUCKY (First Time I Was a Fool) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-5 (33)
34 34 LOVE PAINS –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-10 (34)
35 39 CHIQUITITA –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (35)
36 19 DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (2)
37 22 TUSK –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (8)
38 42 DEJA VU –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-6 (38)
39 43 I STILL HAVE DREAMS –•– Richie Furay (Asylum)-8 (39)
40 41 VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR –•– The Buggles (Island)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 25 YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-15 (7)
51 28 IF YOU REMEMBER ME –•– Chris Thompson and Night (Planet)-17 (17)
53 31 DREAMING –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-12 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 TRAIN, TRAIN –•– Blackfoot (Atco)-9 (41)
43 56 YES, I’M READY –•– Teri DeSario with K.C. (Casablanca)-5 (43)
44 52 ROTATION –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-5 (44)
45 — SARA –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
46 58 FOREVER MINE –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4 (46)
47 51 RAPPER’S DELIGHT –•– Sugarhill Gang (Sugar Hill)-6 (47)
48 54 I’D RATHER LEAVE WHILE I’M IN LOVE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-5 (48)
49 55 SAVANNAH NIGHTS –•– Tom Johnston (Warner Brothers)-5 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

45 — SARA –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
75 — WHY ME –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (75)
78 — WONDERLAND –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (78)
81 — LOOKS LIKE LOVE AGAIN –•– Dann Rogers (International Artists)-1 (81)
82 — WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU / FORGIVE ME GIRL (Medley) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 (82)
87 — LONGER –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-1 (87)
88 — WHEN I WANTED YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (88)
89 — STARGAZER –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-1 (89)
90 — MEMORIZE YOUR NUMBER –•– Leif Garrett (Scotti Brothers)-1 (90)

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