AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S WEEK OF APRIL 29, 1978

American Top 40- The 1970’s- Week of April 29, 1978.

1 1 NIGHT FEVER –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -13 (7 weeks at #1) (1) A+
2 2 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO) -14 (2) A-
3 3 CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -13 (3) C
4 5 THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU –•– Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway (Atlantic) -11 (4) A
5 7 WITH A LITTLE LUCK –•– Wings (Capitol) -6 (5) A
6 4 LAY DOWN SALLY –•– Eric Clapton (RSO) -17 (3) C
7 6 DUST IN THE WIND –•– Kansas (Kirshner) -14 (6) B-
8 8 JACK AND JILL –•– Raydio (Arista) -16 (8) B
9 11 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT –•– John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (RSO) -5 (9)B-
10 20 TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE –•– Johnny Mathis / Deniece Williams (Columbia)B-

11 12 RUNNING ON EMPTY –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum) -12 (11) A+
12 14 COUNT ON ME –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt) -8 (12) C
13 13 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO) -21 (1) A+
14 18 IMAGINARY LOVER –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor) -9 (14)B
15 17 FEELS SO GOOD –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M) -12 (15) A+
16 16 FLASH LIGHT –•– Parliament (Casablanca) -12 (16) A
17 19 SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) -11 (17) A
18 10 OUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol) -16 (10) B-
19 22 DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic) -20 (19)C
20 24 THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -8 (20) C+

21 15 GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra) -20 (15) B
22 30 SHADOW DANCING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -3 (22) A-
23 26 TWO DOORS DOWN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA) -7 (23) B
24 9 WE’LL NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE AGAIN –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree) -10 (9)C
25 37 ON BROADWAY –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers) -8 (25)A
26 36 WEREWOLVES OF LONDON –•– Warren Zevon (Asylum) -6 (26) A+
27 27 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -26 (1) A
28 35 LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN –•– Sweet (Capitol) -11 (28) A-
29 31 MOVIN’ OUT (Anthony’s Song) –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -7 (29) A
30 33 BABY HOLD ON –•– Eddie Money (Columbia) -10 (30 A

31 38 IT’S A HEARTACHE –•– Bonnie Tyler (RCA) -6 (31) A
32 32 FANTASY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia) -9 (32) B
33 34 MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol) -18 (33) B
34 21 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock) -24 (3) B
35 23 EBONY EYES –•– Bob Welch (Capitol) -14 (14) A
36 40 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb) -6 (36) F
37 41 EGO –•– Elton John (MCA) -3 (37) B
38 42 LET’S ALL CHANT –•– The Michael Zager Band (Private Stock) -9 (38) C
39 25 THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum) -12 (25) A
40 46 TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD –•– Meat Loaf (Epic / Cleveland International) -7 (40 A-

2 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S WEEK OF APRIL 29, 1978

  1. This was when I listened to Casey Kasem religiously. If I never hear Dust in the Wind again that would be fine with me…Great song but it was driven home a bit too much to me at the time.

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