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Top Songs of 1978

1977 <-1978-> 1979
    

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1.
12/1978
438

✫1
US
9
AC


✫1
dance
4
R&B
✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #489]
charted as I Will Survive / Substitute / Anybody Wanna Party? / I Said Yes in US dance charts
[Polydor 14508]
written by Freddie Perren & Dino Fekaris
2.
06/1978
434

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B
✫1
UK
[Motown 1443]
written by Lionel Richie
3.
11/1978
424

✫1
US




✫1
dance
5
R&B
✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #301]
[Warner 8724]
written by Rod Stewart & Carmine Appice
4.
02/1978
421

✫1
US
19
AC


3
dance
8
R&B
✫1
UK
charted as Stayin' Alive / Night Fever / More Than a Woman in US dance charts
[RSO 889]
written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb
5.
04/1978
388

✫1
US
23
AC






✫1
UK
[RSO 891]
written by John Farrar
6.
05/1978
383

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
3
UK
[Capitol 4565]
written by Janice Johnson (as Janice Marie Johnson) & Perry Kibble (as Perry L. Kibble)
7.
10/1978
382

2
US




2
dance
32
R&B
✫1
UK
charted as Y.M.C.A. / Hot Cop in US dance charts
[Casablanca 945]
written by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo & Victor Willis
8.
03/1978
381

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B
3
UK
[Columbia 10693]
written by John Vallins & Nat Kipner
9.
11/1978
358

✫1
US
4
AC




10
R&B
3
UK
[RSO 913]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
10.
09/1978
353

✫1
US
24
AC


✫1
dance
8
R&B
5
UK
charted as MacArthur Park Suite in US dance charts
[Casablanca 939]
written by Jimmy Webb
11.
05/1978
347

✫1
US




6
dance
33
R&B
3
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #496]
Miss You / Far Away Eyes in the UK
[Rolling Stones 19307]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
12.
10/1978

Le Freak by Chic

from C'est CHIC   C'est CHIC
347

✫1
US
48
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
7
UK
charted as Le Freak / I Want Your Love / Chic Cheer in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3519]
written by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
13.
05/1978
341

✫1
US
13
AC




40
R&B
3
UK
[RSO 897]
written by Barry Gibb
14.
02/1978
339

3
US
9
AC






✫1
UK
[Atlantic 3457 A]
written by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
15.
01/1978
334

✫1
US
9
AC




60
R&B
4
UK
[RSO 884]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
16.
10/1978
329

✫1
US
3
AC
70
country




5
UK
as Barbara & Neil
[Columbia 10840]
written by Neil Diamond, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
17.
03/1978
325

✫1
US
5
AC






5
UK
as Wings
[Capitol 4559]
written by Paul McCartney
18.
02/1978
321

2
US
4
AC






3
UK
featuring Raphael Ravenscroft on sax
[United Artists 1192]
written by Gerry Rafferty
19.
07/1978
320

3
US
7
AC
20
country




2
UK
[RSO 903]
written by John Farrar
20.
08/1978
314

5
US
21
AC






✫1
UK
[RSO 906]
written by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey
21.
07/1978
308

✫1
US
19
AC






6
UK
[Warner 8589]
written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman
22.
11/1978
287

3
US
4
AC
94
country




4
UK
[MCA 40975]
written by John Farrar
23.
11/1978
279

7
US
9
AC


✫1
dance
5
R&B
4
UK
charted as Le Freak / I Want Your Love / Chic Cheer in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3557]
written by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
24.
05/1978
268

✫1
US
3
AC
4
country




22
UK
[Capitol 4574]
written by Randy Goodrum
25.
11/1978
254

8
US
41
AC




✫1
R&B
3
UK
[Columbia 10854]
written by Maurice White, Al McKay & Allee Willis
26.
04/1978
241

7
US
✫1
AC






5
UK
[Scotti Bros. 402]
written by Harry Vanda & George Young
27.
04/1978
237

✫1
US
8
AC




11
R&B
42
UK
28.
11/1978
231

3
US
2
AC






12
UK
[Columbia 10853]
written by Billy Joel
29.
02/1978
230

2
US
3
AC




✫1
R&B
42
UK
as Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway
[Atlantic 3463]
written by Reggie Lucas & James Mtume
30.
04/1978
218

30
US
35
AC






✫1
UK
charted as Rivers of Babylon / Brown Girl in the Ring in UK charts
[Sire 1027]
written by Brent Dowe, Trevor McNaughton, Frank Farian & George Reyam
31.
11/1978
206

10
US
38
AC






4
UK
[Scotti Brothers 8423]
written by Michael Lloyd
32.
07/1978
206

5
US
8
AC






10
UK
[RSO 904]
written by Barry Gibb
33.
11/1978
205

2
US
21
AC




14
R&B
34
UK
[Planet 45901]
written by Bruce Springsteen
34.
08/1978
202

44
US








✫1
UK
[Polydor 14511]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
35.
09/1978
202

32
US






5
R&B
2
UK
[Whitfield 8712]
written by Miles Gregory
36.
05/1978
200

3
US
42
AC


✫1
dance
5
R&B
51
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1978]
charted as Last Dance / After Dark / Thank God It's Friday / Take It to the Zoo in US dance charts
[Casablanca 926]
written by Paul Jabara
37.
06/1978
196

✫1
US










[Chrysalis 2226]
written by Nick Gilder & Jim McCulloch (as James McCulloch)
38.
10/1978
195

5
US




2
dance
4
R&B
26
UK
[Polydor/MVP 14514]
written by Dino Fekaris & Freddie Perren
39.
12/1978
193

85
US








✫1
UK
[Christmas]
written by Jester Hairston, Frank Farian, Fred Jay & Hela Lorin (as Lorin)
40.
02/1978
189

108
US








✫1
UK
[EMI America 8003]
written by Kate Bush
41.
03/1978
189

6
US






7
R&B
12
UK
[Infinity 50002]
written by Errol Brown
42.
12/1978
186







79
dance


✫1
UK
charted as Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick / Reasons to Be Cheerful in US dance charts
written by Ian Dury & Chas Jankel
43.
02/1978
186











✫1
UK
44.
02/1978
185

3
US
✫1
AC






43
UK
[Arista 0305]
written by Chris Arnold, David Martin & Geoff Morrow
45.
10/1978
185











✫1
UK
written by Bob Geldof
46.
01/1978
185











✫1
UK
47.
02/1978
185

18
US




6
dance
30
R&B
5
UK
[Ariola/Hansa 7686]
written by Ann Peebles, Don Bryant & Bernard Miller
48.
01/1978
184

7
US






3
R&B
12
UK
[Epic 50524]
written by Rod Temperton
49.
10/1978

Hold the Line by Toto

from Toto   Toto
180

5
US








14
UK
[Columbia 10830]
written by David Paich
50.
04/1978
180

13
US








5
UK
[Arista 0318]
written by Bruce Springsteen & Patti Smith
51.
07/1978
176

5
US
44
AC


2
dance
31
R&B
32
UK
[Polydor 14483]
written by Alicia Bridges & Susan Hutcheson
52.
06/1978

Substitute by Clout

from Clout   
173

67
US
35
AC






2
UK
[Epic 50591]
written by Willie Harry Wilson
53.
01/1978
171

8
US








9
UK
[Capitol 4549]
written by Trevor Griffin & Andy Scott (as Andrew Scott)
54.
09/1978
168

2
US










[Atlantic 3514]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner] & Lou Gramm
55.
04/1978
165

4
US
21
AC




✫1
R&B


[Philadelphia International 3642]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
56.
02/1978
161

4
US
✫1
AC




68
R&B


[instrumental]
[A&M 2001]
written by Chuck Mangione
57.
06/1978
161

18
US
3
AC
✫1
country




11
UK
[United Artists 1214]
written by Roger Cook & Bobby Wood
58.
06/1978
160











2
UK
written by Linlee & Vader Abraham (as Pierre Kartner)
59.
10/1978
160











2
UK
60.
10/1978
160











2
UK
61.
08/1978
160











2
UK
written by Griff Fender (as Ian Collier)
62.
03/1978
160











2
UK
63.
02/1978
160











2
UK
[Chrysalis 2220]
written by Neil Levenson
64.
01/1978
160











2
UK
written by Bobby Mansfield
65.
05/1978
160











2
UK
66.
07/1978
159

3
US








42
UK
[Atlantic 3488]
written by Lou Gramm & Mick Jones [Foreigner]
67.
10/1978
158

35
US








3
UK
US B side to Don't Cha Stop
[Elektra 45537]
written by Ric Ocasek
68.
02/1978
158

17
US








6
UK
[United Artists Xw-1145 (Jet)]
written by Jeff Lynne
69.
09/1978
157

4
US
4
AC




21
R&B


[A&M 2072]
written by Ross Vannelli
70.
06/1978
155

43
US
33
AC






3
UK
[Harvest 4648]
written by Julian Marshall & Kit Hain
71.
07/1978
152

3
US
10
AC








[Harvest 4605]
written by Graeham Goble (as Graham Goble)
72.
09/1978
152

3
US
11
AC








[Warner 8640]
written by David Pack
73.
01/1978
146

28
US








5
UK
charted as Hot Legs / I Was Only Joking in UK charts
[Warner 8535]
written by Rod Stewart
74.
10/1978
144

21
US




30
dance
✫1
R&B
11
UK
[Warner 8683]
written by Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
75.
02/1978
143

36
US




✫1
dance
15
R&B
8
UK
charted as Let's All Chant / Love Express in US dance charts
[Private Stock 45184]
written by Michael Zager & Alvin Fields
76.
03/1978
142

45
US








4
UK
[RSO 929]
written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman
77.
08/1978
141

28
US




31
dance
✫1
R&B
9
UK
as Funkadelic
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #474]
[Warner 3209]
written by George Clinton, Junie Morrison (as Walter Morrison) & Garry Shider
78.
03/1978
141

23
US
21
AC






7
UK
[Atlantic 3474]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
79.
08/1978
140

36
US




✫1
dance
20
R&B
8
UK
charted as Dance (Disco Heat) / You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) in US dance charts
[Fantasy 846]
written by James Wirrick & Sylvester
80.
01/1978
140

101
US






52
R&B
3
UK
[Whitfield 8531]
written by Billie Calvin (as Billie Rae Calvin)
81.
05/1978
138

4
US
27
AC








as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
[Capitol 4581]
written by Bob Seger
82.
07/1978
137

9
US
30
AC




✫1
R&B
33
UK
[Columbia 10796]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
83.
07/1978
136

47
US
20
AC






5
UK
[Columbia 10799]
written by Jeff Wayne, Gary Osborne & Paul Vigrass
84.
08/1978
134











3
UK
85.
09/1978
134











3
UK
[Lifesong 1767]
written by Dean Friedman
86.
11/1978
134











3
UK
87.
01/1978
134











3
UK
with The St Thomas More School Choir
[United Artists Xw-1187]
written by Camille Saint-Saëns & Jonathan Hodge (arrangement)
88.
05/1978
134











3
UK
[RCA 11342]
written by John Denver
89.
12/1978
134











3
UK
90.
07/1978
133

5
US
9
AC








featuring Stevie Nicks
[Columbia 10794]
written by Kenny Loggins & Melissa Manchester
91.
12/1978
132

110
US
37
AC






4
UK
[instrumental]
[MCA 40993]
written by Elton John
92.
10/1978
132

9
US
2
AC






32
UK
[RSO 911]
written by Barry Gibb & Blue Weaver
93.
03/1978
132

67
US
16
AC






5
UK
[Elektra 45489 (Asylum)]
written by Andrew Gold
94.
04/1978
128

6
US
4
AC








[Elektra 45477]
written by Carly Simon & Michael McDonald
95.
04/1978
128

9
US




8
dance
7
R&B
39
UK
as Evelyn "Champagne" King
[RCA 11122]
written by John Fitch (as John H. Fitch Jr) & Reuben Cross
96.
06/1978
128

12
US








14
UK
[Elektra 45493 (Asylum)]
written by Joe Walsh
97.
01/1978
128

35
US








6
UK
[Jet 5050]
written by Jeff Lynne
98.
03/1978
127

7
US
25
AC




2
R&B


[live]
[Warner 8542]
written by Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller & Cynthia Weil
99.
02/1978
126

8
US




4
dance
5
R&B


with Betty Wright
[Drive 6269]
written by Peter Brown & Robert Rans
100.
01/1978
126

6
US
6
AC








[Kirshner 4274]
written by Kerry Livgren

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