OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1970 - 1979

1978 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1978 (Singles)

                Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Rivers of Babylon / Brown girl in the ring Boney M 1849 35 1
2 You're the one that I want John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John 1472 26 1
3 Night fever Bee Gees 1084 20 1
4 Smurf song Father Abraham 999 17 2
5 Matchstalk men and cats and dogs Brian & Michael 983 19 1
6 Summer nights John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John 914 15 1
7 Boogie oogie oogie A Taste of Honey 858 16 3
8 Baker Street Gerry Rafferty 853 15 3
9 Substitute Clout 832 15 2
10 Three times a lady Commodores 828 14 1
11 Wishing on a star Rose Royce 818 15 3
12 Dancing in the city Marshall Hain 810 15 3
13 Too much too little too late Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams 778 14 3
14 Denis Blondie 770 14 2
15 Wuthering heights Kate Bush 768 13 1
16 Come back my love Darts 754 12 2
17 Never let her slip away Andrew Gold 749 13 5
18 Rat trap Boomtown Rats 743 11 1
19 Dreadlock holiday 10cc 741 13 1
20 Stayin' alive Bee Gees 724 18 4
21 You make me feel Sylvester 721 15 8
22 Boy from New York City Darts 716 13 2
23 Grease Frankie Valli 713 14 3
24 Emotions Samantha Sang 706 13 11
25 Annie's song James Galway 705 13 3
26 Take a chance on me Abba 698 10 1
27 Figaro Brotherhood of Man 691 11 1
28 If you can't give me love Suzi Quatro 682 13 4
29 Jilted John Jilted John 672 12 4
30 I can't stand the rain Eruption 671 11 5
31 Follow you follow me Genesis 668 13 7
32 Forever autumn Justin Hayward 667 13 5
33 Mr. Blue Sky Electric Light Orchestra 666 11 6
34 Miss you Rolling Stones 662 13 5
35 Love is in the air John Paul Young 662 13 5
36 Sandy John Travolta   660 12 2
37 Like clockwork Boomtown Rats 659 13 6
38 Wild west hero Electric Light Orchestra 656 14 6
39 Blame it on the boogie Jacksons 652 12 8
40 It's raining Darts 650 11 2
41 Run for home Lindisfarne 642 15 10
42 Mull of Kintyre / Girls school Wings 641 10 1
43 Airport Motors 638 13 4
44 Darlin'  Frankie Miller 626 11 6
45 If I can't have you Yvonne Elliman 626 12 4
46 If I had words Scott Fitzgerald & Yvonne Keeley 624 10 3
47 Oh what a circus David Essex 617 11 3
48 Talking in your sleep Crystal Gayle 610 14 11
49 I wonder why Showaddywaddy 609 11 2
50 Because the night Patti Smith 609 12 5
51 Rasputin Boney M 607 10 2
52 Lucky stars Dean Friedman 598 10 3
53 Davy's on the road again Manfred Mann's Earth Band 598 12 6
54 Kiss you all over Exile 597 12 6
55 Singin' in the rain Sheila B. Devotion 592 13 11
56 Sometimes when we touch Dan Hill 589 13 13
57 Supernature Cerrone 585 12 8
58 Jack and Jill Raydio 585 12 11
59 Oh Carol Smokie 585 13 5
60 (Don't fear) The reaper Blue Oyster Cult 584 14 16
61 Uptown top ranking Althia & Donna 583 9 1
62 Ca plane pour moi Plastic Bertrand 581 12 8
63 Come back and finish what you started Gladys Knight & the Pips 581 13 15
64 5-7-0-5 City Boy 580 12 8
65 Do it do it again Raffaella Carra 577 12 9
66 Let's all chant Michael Zager Band 574 12 8
67 Love don't live here anymore Rose Royce 566 10 2
68 Walk in love Manhattan Transfer 564 12 12
69 What a waste Ian Dury 559 12 9
70 From east to west Voyage 559 13 13
71 Native New Yorker Odyssey 558 9 5
72 A little bit of soap Showaddywaddy 558 12 5
73 Man with the child in his eyes Kate Bush 554 11 6
74 Use ta be my girl O' Jays 554 12 12
75 More than a woman Tavares 547 11 7
76 British hustle Hi Tension 546 11 8
77 Making up again Goldie 540 11 7
78 It's only make believe Child 538 12 10
79 Who are you Who 537 12 18
80 Sweet talking woman Electric Light Orchestra 533 9 6
81 Northern lights Renaissance 533 11 10
82 Picture this Blondie 533 11 12
83 Everyone's a winner Hot Chocolate 530 11 12
84 MacArthur Park Donna Summer 529 10 5
85 I can't stop loving you Leo Sayer 527 11 6
86 Baby stop crying Bob Dylan 527 11 13
87 Everybody dance Chic 525 11 9
88 Dippety day Father Abraham & Smurfs 525 12 13
89 Shame Evelyn Champagne King 525 23 39
90 Instant replay Dan Hartman 524 10 8
91 Is this love Bob Marley & Wailers 522 9 9
92 She's so modern Boomtown Rats 518 11 12
93 Givin' up givin' in Three Degrees 514 10 12
94 Love's unkind Donna Summer 513 8 3
95 Fantasy Earth Wind and Fire 511 10 14
96 A rose has to die Dooleys 511 11 11
97 Come to me Ruby Winters 510 12 11
98 Hi Tension Hi Tension 508 12 13
99 Have you ever fall in love Buzzcocks 507 11 12
100 Mind blowing decisions Heatwave 506 11 12
101 Stayin' alive Jackson Browne 500 11 12
102 Just one more night Yellow Dog 499 9 8
103 Love is like oxygen Sweet 498 9 9
104 Hoplessly devoted to you Olivia Newton John 492 8 2
105 Hong Kong garden Siouxsie & the Banshees 492 10 7
106 Automatic lover Dee D. Jackson 491 9 4
107 Sorry I'm a lady Baccara 491 9 8
108 Pretty little angel eyes Showaddywaddy 489 8 5
109 An everlasting love Andy Gibb 488 10 10
110 Lovely day Bill Withers 484 8 7
111 Beautiful lover Brotherhood of Man 483 12 15
112 With a little luck Wings 482 9 5
113 Jamming Bob Marley & Wailers 475 8 9
114 Part time lover Elton John 475 10 15
115 Bicycle race / Fat bottomed girls Queen 474 9 11
116 Life's been good Joe Walsh 472 11 14
117 More like the movies Dr. Hook 471 10 14
118 Always and forever Heatwave 468 8 9
119 Ally's tartan army Andy Cameron 467 8 6
120 Hot legs Rod Stewart 464 8 5
121 Noone is innocent / My way Sex Pistols 463 10 7
122 If the kids are united Sham 69 461 9 9
123 I love the sound of breaking glass Nick Lowe 454 8 7
124 Summernight city Abba 451 9 5
125 Rosalie Thin Lizzy 451 13 21
126 Now that we've found love Third World 448 9 10
127 Chelsea Elvis Costello & Attractions 445 10 16
128 The groove line Heatwave 443 8 12
129 It's a heartache Bonnie Tyler 441 7 4
130 The love in your eyes David Soul 441 9 12
131 Hanging on the telephone Blondie 439 7 5
132 Five minutes Stranglers 437 9 11
133 Just the way you are Billy Joel 437 9 19
134 My best friend's girl Cars 432 7 3
135 Forget about you Motors 429 9 13
136 Whenever you want my love Real Thing 426 9 18
137 Da ya think I'm sexy Rod Stewart 424 6 1
138 Again and again Status Quo 416 9 13
139 Winker's song Ivor Biggun 416 12 22
140 Drummer man Tonight 414 8 14
141 Presence dear Blondie 409 9 10
142 How can this be love Andrew Gold 401 10 19
143 Take me I'm yours Squeeze 398 9 19
144 Rumour has it Donna Summer 396 8 19
145 Satisfy my soul Bob Marley & Wailers 395 10 21
146 I love America Patrick Juvet 394 8 12
147 Blame it on the boogie Mick Jackson 394 8 15
148 Allright now EP Free 393 7 11
149 Dance dance dance Chic 392 6 6
150 Hurry up Harry Sham 69 392 8 10

 

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