Chart Archive: 1978

(HNE = Highest New Entry)

January 7, 1978
No chart this week.

January 14, 1978
1 (2) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
2 (1) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
3 (3) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
4 (6) War – Galaxy
5 (4) Bob Marley & The Wailers – Jamming
HNE: People’s Choice – Jam, Jam, Jam (26)

January 21, 1978
1 (1) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
2 (2) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
3 (3) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
4 (4) War – Galaxy
5 (7) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
HNE: Manu Dibango – Big Blow (37)

January 28, 1978
1 (1) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
2 (3) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
3 (2) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
4 (4) War – Galaxy
5 (5) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
HNE: Linda Clifford – From Now On (31)

February 4, 1978
1 (2) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
2 (1) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
3 (3) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
4 (5) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
5 (6) Heatwave – The Groove Line
HNE: Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive (17)

February 11, 1978
1 (4) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
2 (1) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
3 (7) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
4 (2) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
5 (6) War – Galaxy
HNE: Gene Farrow – Move Your Body (30)

February 18, 1978
1 (3) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
2 (2) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
3 (1) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
4 (6) Heatwave – The Groove Line
5 (4) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
HNE: Al Hudson – If You Feel Like Dancin’ (22)

February 25, 1978
1 (1) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
2 (2) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
3 (6) War – Galaxy
4 (3) Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
5 (4) Heatwave – The Groove Line
HNE: Sheila & B. Devotion – Singin’ In The Rain (16)

March 4, 1978
1 (1) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
2 (2) Odyssey – Native New Yorker
3 (5) Heatwave – The Groove Line
4 (12) ABBA – Take A Chance On Me
5 (6) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
HNE: Bob Marley & The Wailers – Is This Love (33)

March 11, 1978
1 (1) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
2 (5) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
3 (9) Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
4 (4) ABBA – Take A Chance On Me
5 (6) Darts – Come Back My Love
HNE: Andy Cameron – Ally’s Tartan Army / I Wanna Be A Punk Rocker (36)

March 18, 1978
1 (2) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
2 (15) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
3 (6) Manu Dibango – Big Blow / Aloko Party
4 (1) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
5 (3) Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
HNE: Nick Lowe – I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass (28)

March 25, 1978
1 (1) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
2 (2) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
3 (4) Stargard – Which Way Is Up
4 (5) Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
5 (3) Manu Dibango – Big Blow
HNE: Ashford & Simpson – Don’t Cost You Nothin’ (40)

April 1, 1978
1 (2) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
2 (1) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
3 (7) Bob Marley & The Wailers – Is This Love
4 (4) Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
5 (5) Manu Dibango – Big Blow
HNE: Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights (45)

April 8, 1978
1 (1) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
2 (2) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
3 (3) Bob Marley & The Wailers – Is This Love
4 (5) Manu Dibango – Big Blow
5 (4) Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
HNE: Voyage – From East To West / Point Zero / Orient Express (34)

April 15, 1978
1 (1) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
2 (2) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
3 (11) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
4 (7) Chic – Everybody Dance
5 (6) Blondie – Denis (Denee)
HNE: Samuel Jonathan – You / Just Us (42)

April 22, 1978
1 (1) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
2 (2) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
3 (14) Bee Gees – Night Fever
4 (3) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
5 (5) Blondie – Denis (Denee)
HNE: Reggie & The Orchies – Take Five (71)

April 29, 1978
1 (3) Bee Gees – Night Fever
2 (1) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
3 (4) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
4 (2) Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain
5 (7) Chic – Everybody Dance
HNE: Squeeze – Take Me I’m Yours (49)

May 6, 1978
1 (1) Bee Gees – Night Fever
2 (2) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
3 (3) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
4 (5) Chic – Everybody Dance
5 (7) Ripple – The Beat Goes On And On
HNE: Maytals – Disco Reggae / Dub A Little Reggae (48)

May 13, 1978
1 (1) Bee Gees – Night Fever
2 (2) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
3 (3) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
4 (4) Chic – Everybody Dance
5 (6) Sheila & B. Devotion – Singin’ In The Rain
HNE: Idris Muhammad – Boogie To The Top (46)

May 20, 1978
1 (1) Bee Gees – Night Fever
2 (3) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
3 (2) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
4 (8) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
5 (4) Chic – Everybody Dance
HNE: Stanley Clarke – More Hot Fun (64)

May 27, 1978
1 (1) Bee Gees – Night Fever
2 (2) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
3 (4) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
4 (3) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
5 (6) Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame
HNE: Plastic Bertrand – Ca Plane Pour Moi (62)

June 3, 1978
1 (2) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
2 (1) Bee Gees – Night Fever
3 (3) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
4 (4) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
5 (5) Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame
HNE: A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (33)

June 10, 1978
1 (1) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
2 (2) Bee Gees – Night Fever
3 (3) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
4 (4) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
5 (5) Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame
HNE: Commodores – Flying High / Three Times A Lady (55)

June 17, 1978
1 (1) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
2 (2) Bee Gees – Night Fever
3 (3) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
4 (4) Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express
5 (6) Boiling Point – Let’s Get Funktified
HNE: Donna Summer – Last Dance / With Your Love (68)

June 24, 1978
1 (1) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
2 (2) Bee Gees – Night Fever
3 (3) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
4 (8) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
5 (6) Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame
HNE: Rolling Stones – Miss You (59)

July 1, 1978
1 (1) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
2 (2) Bee Gees – Night Fever
3 (4) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
4 (3) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon
5 (14) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
HNE: Constellation Orchestra – Perfect Love Affair (62)

July 8, 1978
1 (3) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (1) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
3 (2) Bee Gees – Night Fever
4 (4) Boney M. – Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
5 (5) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
HNE: Mass Production – Just Want To Make A Dream Come True / Watch Me Do It / Sky High / Scarey Love (63)

July 15, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (2) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
3 (5) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
4 (3) Bee Gees – Night Fever
5 (7) Rick James – You And I / Sexy Lady
HNE: Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat) / You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (39)

July 22, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (2) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
3 (3) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
4 (4) Bee Gees – Night Fever
5 (5) Rick James – You And I / Sexy Lady
HNE: Lenny Williams – You Got Me Running (69)

July 29, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (5) Rick James – You And I
3 (3) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
4 (7) Saturday Night Band – Come On Dance Dance
5 (2) Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
HNE: Crusaders – Cosmic Reign / Merry-Go-Round (44)

August 5, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (2) Rick James – You And I
3 (4) Saturday Night Band – Come On Dance Dance
4 (3) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
5 (6) O’Jays – Use Ta Be My Girl
HNE: Hi-Tension – British Hustle (44)

August 12, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (2) Rick James – You And I
3 (3) Saturday Night Band – Come On Dance Dance
4 (4) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
5 (13) Quincy Jones – Stuff Like That
HNE: Wilbert Longmire – Black Is The Color / Lovely Day (57)

August 19, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (2) Rick James – You And I
3 (5) Quincy Jones – Stuff Like That
4 (3) Saturday Night Band – Come On Dance Dance
5 (4) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
HNE: Atlantic Starr – Stand Up / Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire (63)

August 26, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (3) Quincy Jones – Stuff Like That
3 (6) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love / I’m Gonna Love You Forever / Say A Prayer For Two / I Love You
4 (9) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (7) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: Dennis Coffey – Gimme That Funk (47)

September 2, 1978
1 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
2 (3) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
3 (4) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
4 (2) Quincy Jones – Stuff Like That
5 (5) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: Phil Hurtt – Giving It Back (58)

September 9, 1978
1 (2) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
2 (1) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
3 (6) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) / Dance (Disco Heat)
4 (3) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (5) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: Third World – Now That We Found Love (55)

September 16, 1978
1 (1) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
2 (3) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) / Dance (Disco Heat)
3 (2) A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
4 (4) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (5) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore (59)

September 23, 1978
1 (1) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
2 (2) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
3 (6) Hi-Tension – British Hustle / Peace On Earth
4 (4) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (5) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: Stanley Turrentine – Disco Dancin’ (35)

September 30, 1978
1 (2) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (1) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
3 (3) Hi-Tension – British Hustle / Peace On Earth
4 (4) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (5) Karen Young – Hot Shot
HNE: ABBA – Summer Night City (74)

October 7, 1978
1 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (3) Hi-Tension – British Hustle / Peace On Earth
3 (2) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
4 (4) Commodores – Three Times A Lady
5 (13) Third World – Now That We Found Love
HNE: The Jacksons – Blame It On The Boogie (50)

October 14, 1978
1 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (2) Hi-Tension – British Hustle / Peace On Earth
3 (5) Third World – Now That We Found Love
4 (8) Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
5 (3) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
HNE: Roy Ayers – Get On Up, Get On Down (52)

October 21, 1978
1 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (4) Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
3 (3) Third World – Now That We Found Love
4 (2) Hi-Tension – British Hustle / Peace On Earth
5 (5) Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love
HNE: Olympic Runners – Get It While You Can (58)

October 28, 1978
1 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (3) Third World – Now That We Found Love
3 (6) Boney M. – Rasputin
4 (2) Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
5 (8) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
HNE: D. C. LaRue – Let Them Dance (84)

November 4, 1978
1 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2 (5) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
3 (2) Third World – Now That We Found Love
4 (3) Boney M. – Rasputin
5 (4) Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
HNE: Chic – Le Freak (51)

November 11, 1978
1 (2) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
2 (1) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
3 (4) Boney M. – Rasputin
4 (3) Third World – Now That We Found Love
5 (6) The Jacksons – Blame It On The Boogie
HNE: Tasha Thomas – Shoot Me With Your Love (66)

November 18, 1978
1 (1) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
2 (2) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
3 (3) Boney M. – Rasputin
4 (4) Third World – Now That We Found Love
5 (6) Donna Summer – MacArthur Park
HNE: Gene Chandler – Get Down (44)

November 25, 1978
1 (1) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
2 (2) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
3 (5) Donna Summer – MacArthur Park
4 (3) Boney M. – Rasputin
5 (7) The Jacksons – Blame It On The Boogie
HNE: Rod Stewart – Da Ya Think I’m Sexy (45)

December 2, 1978
1 (1) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
2 (13) Chic – Le Freak
3 (8) Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat)
4 (33) Village People – YMCA
5 (2) Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
HNE: Mankind – Dr. Who (46)

December 9, 1978
1 (1) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
2 (2) Chic – Le Freak
3 (4) Village People – YMCA
4 (3) Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat)
5 (8) Musique – In The Bush
HNE: Boney M. – Mary’s Boy Child / Dancing In The Streets (49)

December 16, 1978
1 (2) Chic – Le Freak
2 (1) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
3 (3) Village People – YMCA
4 (5) Musique – In The Bush
5 (4) Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat)
HNE: Instant Funk – I Got My Mind Made Up (53)

December 23, 1978
1 (1) Chic – Le Freak
2 (3) Village People – YMCA
3 (2) Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
4 (4) Musique – In The Bush
5 (5) Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat)
HNE: Phreek – I’m A Big Freak / Everybody Loves A Good Thing / Weekend (62)

December 30, 1978
No chart this week.