AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S- WEEK OF NOVEMBER 4, 1978

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American Top 40- The 1970’s- Week of November 4, 1978. This Top 40 was at a time when I had a lot of free time- and listened to the radio and music all the time [kind of like today actually- although I never listen to Top 40 music anymore] My favorites from this week- Beast Of Burden- Stones/ Who Are You- The Who/ Time Passages- Al Stewart/ It’s A Laugh- Hall & Oates/ Our Love [Don’t Throw It All Away- Andy Gibb and ‘One Nation Under A Groove -Funkadelic.

1 2 YOU NEEDED ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol) -17 (1 week at #1) (1) B
2 4 MacARTHUR PARK –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca) -9 (2) A
3 3 REMINISCING –•– Little River Band (Harvest) -15 (3) B
4 7 DOUBLE VISION –•– Foreigner (Atlantic) -7 (4) C
5 5 WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia) -15 (5)A
6 1 HOT CHILD IN THE CITY –•– Nick Gilder (Chrysalis) -22 (1) F
7 6 KISS YOU ALL OVER –•– Exile (Warner Brothers / Curb) -18 (1)C
8 9 HOW MUCH I FEEL –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers) -10 (8)B
9 11 BEAST OF BURDEN –•– Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) -9 (9)A+
10 13 GET OFF –•– Foxy (Dash) -16 (10)C

11 8 LOVE IS IN THE AIR –•– John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers) -17 (7) B
12 14 YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M) -14 (12)F
13 15 READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista) -8 (13)B-
14 16 WHO ARE YOU –•– The Who (MCA) -11 (14)A+
15 18 I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ‘Round) –•– Alicia Bridges (Polydor) -18 (15)B
16 22 I JUST WANNA STOP –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M) -9 (16) B
17 10 BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE –•– A Taste Of Honey (Capitol) -20 (1)B
18 19 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists) -15 (18)B+
19 24 TIME PASSAGES –•– Al Stewart (Arista) -6 (19)A+
20 21 IT’S A LAUGH –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) -11 (20)A+

21 40 ALIVE AGAIN –•– Chicago (Columbia) -3 (21)B
22 35 STRANGE WAY –•– Firefall (Atlantic) -6 (22) B
23 25 SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol) -8 (23)C
24 26 DANCE (Disco Heat) –•– Sylvester (Fantasy) -12 (24)C
25 31 BLUE COLLAR MAN (Long Nights) –•– Styx (A&M) -8 (25)D
26 46 (Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY –•– Andy Gibb (RSO) -4 (26)A+
27 28 PRISONER OF YOUR LOVE –•– Player (RSO) -9 (27)C
28 33 SWEET LIFE –•– Paul Davis (Bang) -11 (28)B+
29 32 STRAIGHT ON –•– Heart (Portrait) -7 (29)A
30 30 TOOK THE LAST TRAIN –•– David Gates (Elektra) -13 (30)B

31 48 YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS –•– Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (Columbia) -2 (31)F
32 38 DON’T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT IT –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M) -8 (32) C
33 37 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Eric Carmen (Arista) -8 (33) B
34 43 ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE (Part 1) –•– Funkadelic (Warner Brothers) -8 (34)A+
35 36 THEMES FROM “THE WIZARD OF OZ” (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium) -9 (35)C
36 39 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC) -8 (36)A
37 12 SUMMER NIGHTS –•– John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Cast (RSO) -14 (5)C
38 42 FLYING HIGH –•– The Commodores (Motown) -7 (38) B
39 27 SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia) -13 (17) A
40 52 THE POWER OF GOLD –•– Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weisberg (Epic / Full Moon) -4 (40) A+

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