US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 21st, 1979


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 21st, 1979.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 21st, 1979

#1
KNOCK ON WOOD
Amii Stewart

KNOCK ON WOOD - Amii Stewart record cover

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

1 3 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Amii Stewart (Ariola America)-13 (1 week at #1) (3)
2 2 I WILL SURVIVE –•– Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)-19 (1)
3 8 HEART OF GLASS –•– Blondie (Chysalis)-10 (3)
4 5 MUSIC BOX DANCER –•– Frank Mills (Polydor)-13 (4)
5 1 WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
6 7 REUNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-6 (6)
7 9 STUMBLIN’ IN –•– Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman (RSO)-13 (7)
8 6 TRAGEDY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (1)
9 11 I WANT YOUR LOVE –•– Chic (Atlantic)-11 (9)
10 4 SULTANS OF SWING –•– Dire Straits (Warner Brothers)-11 (4)

11 13 GOODNIGHT TONIGHT –•– Wings (Columbia)-4 (11)
12 14 IN THE NAVY –•– The Village People (Casablanca)-6 (12)
13 15 HE’S THE GREATEST DANCER –•– Sister Sledge (Cotillion)-11 (13)
14 17 TAKE ME HOME –•– Cher (Casablanca)-11 (14)
15 16 LIVIN’ IT UP (Friday Night) –•– Bell and James (A&M)-13 (15)
16 20 SHAKE YOUR BODY (Down To the Ground) –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-10 (16)
17 10 LADY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-16 (10)
18 21 LOVE IS THE ANSWER –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-7 (18)
19 12 I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13 (12)
20 22 LOVE BALLAD –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-9 (20)

21 23 PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-11 (21)
22 24 BLOW AWAY –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-8 (22)
23 25 I GOT MY MIND MADE UP (You Can Get It Girl) –•– Instant Funk (Salsoul)-10 (23)
24 18 SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING –•– Peaches and Herb (Polydor)-18 (5)
25 28 LOVE TAKES TIME –•– Orleans (Infinity)-5 (25)
26 27 SUPERMAN –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-15 (26)
27 19 DA YA THINK I’M SEXY –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
28 32 DISCO NIGHTS (Rock-Freak) –•– G.Q. (Arista)-6 (28)
29 33 RENEGADE –•– Styx (A&M)-14 (29)
30 26 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)-15 (4)

31 29 WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE –•– Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)-18 (9)
32 40 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6 (32)
33 35 CRAZY LOVE –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-5 (33)
34 36 ROXANNE –•– The Police (A&M)-9 (34)
35 39 HAPPINESS –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-6 (35)
36 38 ROLLER –•– April Wine (Capitol)-8 (36)
37 — LOVE YOU INSIDE OUT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (37)
38 50 JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST –•– Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)-5 (38)
39 43 SWEET LUI-LOUISE –•– Ironhorse (Scotti Brothers)-6 (39)
40 30 I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S RIGHT –•– Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA)-16 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 21st, 1979

58 31 MAYBE I’M A FOOL –•– Eddie Money (Columbia)-13 (22)
76 34 BUSTIN’ LOOSE (Part 1) –•– Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers (Source)-12 (34)
97 37 RUBBER BISCUIT –•– The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)-8 (37)

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 21st, 1979

41 42 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Linda Clifford (RSO / Curtom)-5 (41)
42 47 SUCH A WOMAN –•– Tycoon (Arista)-6 (42)
43 48 DON’T YOU WRITE HER OFF –•– McGuinn, Clark and Hillman (Capitol)-6 (43)
44 49 GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– The Cars (Elektra)-6 (44)
45 46 OH HONEY –•– Delegation (Shady Brook)-12 (45)
46 51 FEELIN’ SATISFIED –•– Boston (Epic)-5 (46)
47 65 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy)-3 (47)
48 55 THE LOGICAL SONG –•– Supertramp (A&M)-5 (48)
49 56 I NEED YOUR HELP BARRY MANILOW –•– Ray Stevens (Warner Brothers)-5 (49)
50 57 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Barbara Mandrell (ABC)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 21st, 1979

37 — LOVE YOU INSIDE OUT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (37)
71 — HONESTY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 (71)
73 — AIN’T LOVE A BITCH –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (73)
79 — HOT STUFF –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-1 (79)
84 — YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Rex Smith (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — TOUCH ME BABY –•– Ultimate (Casablanca)-1 (85)
90 — CAN’T SLEEP –•– The Rockets (RSO)-1 (90)