US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 14th, 1979


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 14th, 1979.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 14th, 1979

#1
WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES
The Doobie Brothers

WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES - The Doobie Brothers record cover

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

1 2 WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-18 (1)
3 7 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-12 (3)
4 4 SULTANS OF SWING –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-10 (4)
5 6 MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-12 (5)
6 3 TRAGEDY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (1)
7 15 REUNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-5 (7)
8 9 HEART OF GLASS –•– Blondie (Chysalis)-9 (8)
9 11 STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-12 (9)
10 10 LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-15 (10)

11 13 I WANT YOUR LOVE –•– Chic (Atlantic)-10 (11)
12 12 I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12 (12)
13 16 GOODNIGHT TONIGHT –•– Wings (Columbia)-3 (13)
14 21 IN THE NAVY –•– The Village People (Casablanca)-5 (14)
15 19 HE’S THE GREATEST DANCER –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-10 (15)
16 17 LIVIN’ IT UP (Friday Night) –•– Bell and James (A&M)-12 (16)
17 20 TAKE ME HOME –•– Cher (Casablanca)-10 (17)
18 5 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-17 (5)
19 8 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
20 30 SHAKE YOUR BODY (Down To the Ground) –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-9 (20)

21 32 LOVE IS THE ANSWER –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-6 (21)
22 24 LOVE BALLAD –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-8 (22)
23 25 PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-10 (23)
24 26 BLOW AWAY –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-7 (24)
25 27 I GOT MY MIND MADE UP (You Can Get It Girl) –•– Instant Funk (Salsoul)-9 (25)
26 14 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-14 (4)
27 28 SUPERMAN –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-14 (27)
28 35 LOVE TAKES TIME –•– Orleans (Infinity)-4 (28)
29 18 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-17 (9)
30 23 I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S RIGHT –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA)-15 (23)

31 22 MAYBE I’M A FOOL –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-12 (22)
32 53 DISCO NIGHTS (Rock-Freak) –•– G.Q. (Arista)-5 (32)
33 38 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-13 (33)
34 34 BUSTIN’ LOOSE (Part 1) –•– Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers (Source)-11 (34)
35 39 CRAZY LOVE –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-4 (35)
36 40 ROXANNE –•– The Police (A&M)-8 (36)
37 37 RUBBER BISCUIT –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-7 (37)
38 43 ROLLER –•– April Wine (Capitol)-7 (38)
39 49 HAPPINESS –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-5 (39)
40 47 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 14th, 1979

52 29 DON’T CRY OUT LOUD –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-22 (10)
58 31 BIG SHOT –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-10 (14)
61 33 CRAZY LOVE –•– Poco (ABC)-13 (17)
67 36 EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-15 (13)

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 14th, 1979

41 42 KEEP ON DANCIN’ –•– Gary’s Gang (Columbia)-9 (41)
42 48 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Linda Clifford (RSO / Curtom)-4 (42)
43 50 SWEET LUI-LOUISE –•– Ironhorse (Scotti Brothers)-5 (43)
44 44 HERE COMES THE NIGHT –•– The Beach Boys (Caribou)-7 (44)
45 45 ELENA –•– The Marc Tanner Band (Elektra)-7 (45)
46 46 OH HONEY –•– Delegation (Shady Brook)-11 (46)
47 52 SUCH A WOMAN –•– Tycoon (Arista)-5 (47)
48 54 DON’T YOU WRITE HER OFF –•– McGuinn, Clark and Hillman (Capitol)-5 (48)
49 57 GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– The Cars (Elektra)-5 (49)
50 59 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 14th, 1979

73 — LITTLE BIT OF SOAP –•– Nigel Olsson (Bang)-1 (73)
79 — DEEPER THAN THE NIGHT –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (79)
84 — GONE LONG GONE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — STAR LOVE –•– Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)-1 (85)
87 — ONE CHAIN (Don’t Make No Prison) –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — DANCIN’ FOOL –•– Frank Zappa (Zappa)-1 (88)
90 — WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 — BOOGIE WOOGIE DANCIN’ SHOES –•– Claudja Barry (Chrysalis)-1 (91)
93 — ONE MORE MINUTE –•– Saint Tropez (Butterfly)-1 (93)
94 — WALK ON BY –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1 (94)