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THE ARC WEEKLY TOP 40 ARCHIVES:

TOP POP SONGS OF 1979: 1-100




1 Le Freak

from the LP
C'est Chic
Billboard chart run: 37 - 6 - 4 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 7 - 7 - 7 - 11 - 15 - 24 - off
Chic Chic - "Le Freak" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(6) 19
2 My Sharona

from the LP
Get The Knack
Billboard chart run: 34 - 18 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 5 - 8 - 19 - 26 - off
The Knack The Knack - "My Sharona" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(6) 16
3 Y.M.C.A.

from the LP
Crusin'
Billboard chart run: 31 - 22 - 17 - 15 - 13 - 12 - 8 - 8 - 7 - 7 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 5 - 8 - 9 - 12 - 22 - off
Village People Village People - "Y.M.C.A." (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 20
4 I Will Survive

from the LP
Love Tracks
Billboard chart run: 35 - 20 - 10 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 5 - 13 - 24 - off
Gloria Gaynor Gloria Gaynor - "I Will Survive" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 17
5 Hot Stuff

from the LP
Bad Girls
Billboard chart run: 29 - 20 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 4 - 9 - 9 - 19 - off
Donna Summer Donna Summer - "Hot Stuff" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 17
6 Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?

from the LP
Blondes Have More Fun
Billboard chart run: 40 - 40 - 27 - 22 - 10 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 19 - 27 - off
Rod Stewart Rod Stewart - "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(4) 18
7 Bad Girls

from the LP
Bad Girls
Billboard chart run: 28 - 11 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 5 - 11 - 21 - 31 - off
Donna Summer Donna Summer - "Bad Girls" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(5) 15
8 Sad Eyes

from the LP
Robert John
Billboard chart run: 38 - 36 - 34 - 32 - 23 - 16 - 13 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 7 - 11 - 23 - off
Robert John Robert John - "Sad Eyes" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 19
9 Reunited

from the LP
2 Hot
Billboard chart run: 26 - 15 - 7 - 6 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 9 - 12 - 17 - 38 - off
Peaches & Herb Peaches & Herb - "Reunited" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(4) 15
10 Pop Muzik

from the LP
New York London Paris Munich
Billboard chart run: 39 - 31 - 26 - 19 - 17 - 11 - 8 - 7 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 5 - 10 - 10 - 10 - 14 - 25 - 32 - 32 - 32 - off
M M - "Pop Muzik" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 20
11 Ring My Bell

from the LP
Songs Of Love
Billboard chart run: 39 - 19 - 6 - 3 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 3 - 7 - 7 - 12 - 29 - off
Anita Ward Anita Ward - "Ring My Bell" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 15
12 Still

from the LP
Midnight Magic
Billboard chart run / ARC chart run: 38 - 10 - 8 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 5 - 19 / 33 - off
The Commodores The Commodores - "Still" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 15
13 Please Don't Go

from the LP Do You Wanna Go Party
Billboard chart run / ARC chart run: 39 - 37 - 28 - 16 - 13 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 / 12 - 21 - off
KC & The Sunshine Band K.C. & The Sunshine Band - "Please Don't Go" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 16
14 Rise

from the LP
Rise
Billboard chart run: 34 - 19 - 16 - 12 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 4 - 6 - 16 - 32 - off
Herb Alpert Herb Alpert - "Rise" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 15
15 Too Much Heaven

from the LP
Spirits Having Flown
Billboard chart run: 35 - 31 - 16 - 12 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 5 - 9 - 23 - 30 - 35 - 36 - off
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "Too Much Heaven" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 17
16 A Little More Love

from the LP
Totally Hot
Billboard chart run: 35 - 26 - 19 - 19 - 13 - 11 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 9 - 10 - 20 - off
Olivia Newton-John Olivia Newton-John - "A Little More Love" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 17
17 Babe

from the LP
Cornerstone
Billboard chart run: 26 - 14 - 7 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 3 - 6 - 10 - 23 - off
STYX STYX - "Babe" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 14
18 I'll Never Love This Way Again

from the LP
Dionne
Billboard chart run: 35 - 29 - 20 - 16 - 14 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 8 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 5 - 13 - 14 - 22 - off
Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick - "I'll Never Love This Way Again" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 17
19 Fire

from the LP
Energy
The Pointer Sisters Pointer Sisters - "Fire" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 16
20 Good Times

from the LP
Risque
Chic Chic - "Good Times" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 14
21 My Life

from the LP
52nd Street
Billy Joel Billy Joel - "My Life" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 16
22 What A Fool Believes

from the LP
Minute By Minute
Doobie Brothers Doobie Brothers - "What A Fool Believes" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 14
23 Tragedy

from the LP
Spirits Having Flown
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "Tragedy" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 13
24 Dim All The Lights

from the LP
Bad Girls
Billboard chart run: 39 - 27 - 19 - 10 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 8 - 19 - 36 - off
Donna Summer Donna Summer - "Dim All The Lights" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 14
25 No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)

from the Barbra Streisand LP
Wet and the Donna Summer LP On The Radio (Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2)
Billboard / ARC chart run: 33 - 10 - 7 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 6 - 8 - 1 - 3 - 8 - 15 - 36 - off
Barbra Streisand &
Donna Summer
Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer - "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 14
26 Heart Of Glass

from the LP
Parallel Lines
Blondie Blondie - "Heart Of Glass" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 14
27 Makin' It

from the
Meatballs soundtrack
David Naughton David Naughton - "Makin' It" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 16
28 Stumblin' In

from the LP
If You Knew Suzi
Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - "Stumblin' In" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
4 15
29 Sharing The Night Together

from the LP
Pleasure And Pain
Dr. Hook Dr. Hook - "Sharing The Night Together" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 16
30 When You're In Love With
A Beautiful Woman


from the LP
Pleasure And Pain
Dr. Hook Dr. Hook - "When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 16
31 Knock On Wood

from the LP
Knock On Wood
Amii Stewart Amii Stewart - "Knock On Wood" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 14
32 After The Love Has Gone

from the LP
I Am
Earth, Wind & Fire Earth, Wind & Fire - "After The Love Has Gone" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 13
33 Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

from the LP
Off The Wall
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 12
34 Lead Me On

from the LP
Lead Me On
Maxine Nightingale Maxine Nightingale - "Lead Me On" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 14
35 The Main Event / Fight

from the
The Main Event soundtrack
Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand - "The Main Event / Fight" (Singe)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 13
36 Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

from the LP
Destiny
The Jacksons The Jacksons - "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)"  (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
7 14
37 The Logical Song

from the LP
Breakfast In America
Supertramp Supertramp - "The Logical Song" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 13
38 Hold The Line

from the LP
Toto
Toto Toto - "Hold The Line" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 14
39 Heaven Knows

from the LP
Live And More
Donna Summer Donna Summer - "Heaven Knows" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
4 14
40 Shake Your Groove Thing

from the LP
2 Hot
Peaches & Herb Peaches & Herb - "Shake Your Groove Thing" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 13
41 Heartache Tonight

from the LP
The Long Run
Eagles Eagles - "Heartache Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 13
42 Love You Inside Out

from the LP
Spirits Having Flown
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "Love You Inside Out" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 13
43 Just When I Needed You Most

from the LP
Warmer
Randy Vanwarmer Randy Vanwarmer - "Just When I Needed You Most" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
4 14
44 We Are Family

from the LP
We Are Family
Sister Sledge Sister Sledge - "We Are Family" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 11
45 In The Navy

from the LP
Go West
Village People Village People - "In The Navy" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 13
46 Lonesome Loser

from the LP
First Under The Wire
Little River Band Little River Band - "Lonesome Loser" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 14
47 Goodnight Tonight

from the LP
All The Best
Paul McCartney & Wings Wings - "Goodnight Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 13
48 Lotta Love

from the LP
Nicolette
Nicolette Larson Nicolette Larson - "Lotta Love" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
8 14
49 The Devil Went Down To Georgia

from the LP
Million Mile Reflections
Charlie Daniels Band Charlie Daniels Band - "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 12
50 She Believes In Me

from the LP
The Gambler
Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers - "The Gambler" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 13
51 Sail On

from the LP
Midnight Magic
The Commodores   4 12
52 Music Box Dancer Frank Mills   3 12
53 You're Only Lonely J.D. Souther   7 13
54 Heaven Must Have Sent You Bonnie Pointer   11 15
55 I Want You To Want Me Cheap Trick   7 13
56 Sultans Of Swing Dire Straits   4 12
57 Chuck E's In Love Rickie Lee Jones   4 12
58 Gold John Stewart   5 13
59 Don't Cry Out Loud Melissa Manchester   10 14
60 Don't Bring Me Down ELO   4 11
61 Every 1's A Winner Hot Chocolate   6 13
62 Mama Can't Buy You Love Elton John   9 14
63 Boogie Wonderland

from the LP
I Am
Earth, Wind & Fire
& The Emotions
  6 12
64 You Can't Change That Raydio   9 14
65 I Was Made For Dancing Leif Garrett   10 15
66 He's The Greatest Dancer

from the LP
We Are Family
Sister Sledge Sister Sledge - "He's The Greatest Dancer" (Single) 9 13
67 Ooh Baby Baby Linda Ronstadt   7 13
68 Lady Little River Band   10 14
69 You Decorated My Life Kenny Rogers   7 12
70 I Want Your Love Chic   7 12
71 Promises Eric Clapton   9 11
72 September Earth, Wind & Fire   8 11
73 Take Me Home Cher   8 11
74 Rock & Roll Fantasy Bad Company   13 12
75 Shine A Little Love ELO   8 11
76 New York Groove Ace Frehley   13 12
77 What You Won't Do For Love Bobby Caldwell   9 12
78 Got To Be Real Cheryl Lynn   12 12
79 The Gambler Kenny Rogers   16 13
80 Love Is The Answer England Dan &
John Ford Coley
  10 10
81 Shake It Ian Matthews   13 12
82 Take The Long Way Home Supertramp   10 11
83 Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' Journey   16 12
84 Tusk Fleetwood Mac   8 10
85 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now McFadden & Whitehead   13 11
86 I Was Made For Lovin' You Kiss   11 11
87 I Just Fall In Love Again Anne Murray   12 12
88 Ships Barry Manilow   9 11
89 We've Got Tonight Bob Seger &
The Silver Bullet Band
  13 11
90 Disco Nights GQ   12 11
91 Good Girls Don't The Knack   11 11
92 Renegade STYX   16 13
93 Somewhere In The Night Barry Manilow   9 10
94 Broken Hearted Me Anne Murray   12 11
95 Born To Be Alive Patrick Hernandez   16 11
96 Cruel To Be Kind Nick Lowe   12 10
97 You Take My Breath Away Rex Smith   10 10
98 Every Time I Think Of You The Babys   13 10
99 Bad Case of Loving You Robert Palmer   14 10
100 Head Games Foreigner   14 9



Based on songs that peaked in 1979 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Chart methodology used for the
ARC Weekly Top 40 applied to the chart runs to determine final rankings.




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