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Charts 1970 - 1979

1979 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1979 (Singles)

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

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Bright eyes Art Garfunkel 1032 19 1
2 We don't talk anymore Cliff Richard 878 14 1
3 I will survive Gloria Gaynor 870 15 1
4 Are friends electric Tubeway Army 859 16 1
5 When you're in love with a beautiful woman Dr. Hook 848 14 1
6 Dance away Roxy Music 805 14 2
7 Popmuzik M 787 14 2
8 One day at a time Lena Martell 770 13 1
9 Oliver's army Elvis Costello 724 12 2
10 Boogie wonderland Earth Wind & Fire 718 13 4
11 If I said you had a beautiful body Bellamy Brothers 715 14 3
12 I don't like mondays Boomtown Rats 712 12 1
13 Wanted Dooleys 711 14 3
14 Heart of glass Blondie 693 12 1
15 Sunday girl Blondie 671 13 1
16 Hit me with your rhythm stick Ian Dury & Blockheads 663 11 1
17 Silly games Janet Kay 659 14 2
18 Reunited Peaches & Herb 654 13 4
19 Theme from The Deer Hunter Shadows 651 14 9
20 Something else Sex Pistols 647 12 3
21 Everyday hurts Sad Cafe 644 12 3
22 Don't stop 'til you get enough Michael Jackson 640 12 3
23 Crazy little thing called love Queen 639 10 2
24 Bang bang B.A. Robertson 638 12 2
25 Cars Gary Numan 635 11 1
26 Some girls Racey 633 11 2
27 Contact Edwin Starr 629 12 6
28 Born to be alive Patrick Hernandez 622 14 10
29 Woman in love Three Degrees 611 11 3
30 Knock on wood Amii Stewart 606 12 6
31 Message in a bottle Police 605 10 1
32 I want your love Chic 605 11 4
33 Love's got a hold on me Dollar 603 13 4
34 Lucky number Lene Lovich 603 11 3
35 Night owl Gerry Rafferty 598 13 5
36 Don't stop me now Queen 595 12 9
37 Maybe Thom Pace 594 15 14
38 Cool for cats Squeeze 590 11 2
39 Tragedy Bee Gees 589 10 1
40 Video killed the radio star Buggles 589 11 1
41 Ring my bell Anita Ward 589 11 1
42 Shake your body Jacksons 584 12 4
43 Just when I needed you most Randy Vanwarmer 583 11 8
44 Up the junction Squeeze 582 11 2
45 Voulez-vous / Angel eyes Abba 582 11 3
46 Don't cry for me Argentina Shadows 581 11 5
47 Girls talk Dave Edmunds 580 11 4
48 Can you feel the force Real Thing 577 11 5
49 Angel eyes Roxy Music 574 11 4
50 Gangsters Specials 568 12 6
51 YMCA Village People 564 10 1
52 Since you've been gone Rainbow 563 10 6
53 Duke of Earl Darts 561 11 6
54 Chiquitita Abba 556 9 2
55 Street life Crusaders 554 11 5
56 Oh what a life Gibson Brothers 551 12 10
57 El Lute / Gotta go home Boney M 550 11 12
58 The logical song Supertramp 549 11 7
59 Forever in blue jeans Neil Diamond 545 12 16
60 Strut' your funky stuff Frantique 540 12 10
61 Into the valley Skids 538 11 10
62 Ain't no stoppin' us now McFadden & Whitehead 537 10 5
63 Light my fire / 137 Disco heaven Amii Stewart 534 11 5
64 Parisienne walkways Gary Moore 534 11 8
65 After the love has gone Earth Wind & Fire 533 10 5
66 One way ticket Eruption 533 10 9
67 Gimme gimme gimme Abba 531 10 3
68 I was made for dancin'  Leif Garrett 529 10 4
69 I don't wanna lose you Kandidate 527 12 11
70 The sparrow Ramblers 525 11 11
71 Good times Chic 524 11 5
72 Sultans of swing Dire Straits 523 11 8
73 The number one song in heaven Sparks 523 12 14
74 Car 67 Driver 67 522 11 8
75 September Earth Wind & Fire 517 9 3
76 Get down Gene Chandler 516 11 11
77 Boys keep swingin' David Bowie 514 10 7
78 Goodnight tonight Wings 513 10 5
79 Can't stand losing you Police 513 11 2
80 HAPPY Radio Edwin Starr 510 11 9
81 OK Fred Errol Dunkley 507 11 11
82 Who were you with in the moonblight Dollar 507 12 14
83 The lone ranger Quantum Jump 505 10 5
84 Shine a little love Electric Light Orchestra 503 10 6
85 A little more love Olivia Newton John 501 9 4
86 In the navy Village People 499 9 2
87 Lady Lynda Beach Boys 499 11 6
88 Living on the front line Eddy Grant 498 11 11
89 Don't bring me down Electric Light Orchestra 496 9 3
90 Does your mother know Abba 496 9 4
91 Whatever you want Status Quo 496 9 4
92 Chosen few Dooleys 496 11 7
93 Cruel to be kind Nick Lowe 496 11 12
94 My life Billy Joel 495 10 12
95 Breakfast in America Supertramp 491 10 9
96 He's the greatest dancer Sister Sledge 490 11 6
97 C'mon everybody Sex Pistols 487 9 3
98 Dreaming Blondie 483 8 2
99 Still Commodores 483 8 4
100 The runner Three Degrees 483 10 10
101 Tusk Fleetwood Mac 482 10 6
102 My Sharona The Knack 481 10 6
103 Hooray hooray Boney M 480 9 3
104 Lay your love on me Racey 477 8 3
105 Milk and alcohol Dr. Feelgood 476 9 9
106 If I had you Korgis 474 12 13
107 Keep on dancing Gary's Gang 473 10 8
108 Money Flying Lizards 472 10 5
109 Gonna get along without you now Viola Wills 471 10 8
110 Hot stuff Donna Summer 470 10 11
111 No more tears Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand 467 8 3
112 Le freak Chic 463 9 7
113 Babylon burning Ruts 463 11 7
114 Reggae for it now Bill Lovelady 462 10 12
115 Gone gone gone Johnny Mathis 462 10 15
116 Roxanne Police 461 9 12
117 You bet your love Herbie Hancock 459 10 18
118 Sail on Commodores 458 10 8
119 Just the way you are Barry White 456 9 12
120 Turn the music up Players Association 455 9 8
121 Hersham boys Sham 69 453 9 6
122 Just what I needed Cars 453 10 17
123 Sound of the suburbs Members 452 9 12
124 Masquerade Skids 452 9 14
125 We are family Sister Sledge 451 10 8
126 Hello this is Joannie Paul Evans 448 9 6
127 You needed me Anne Murray 448 10 22
128 Eton rifles Jam 446 8 3
129 Ladies night Kool & the Gang 445 9 9
130 Lost in music Sister Sledge 444 10 17
131 Rise Herb Alpert 444 11 13
132 Cavatina John Williams 444 11 13
133 You can do it Al Hudson & Partners 442 10 15
134 Wow Kate Bush 441 10 14
135 The diary of Horace Wimp Electric Light Orchestra 439 9 8
136 Money in my pocket Dennis Brown 439 9 14
137 Making plans for Nigel XTC 439 11 17
138 Jimmy Jimmy Undertones 438 10 16
139 Say when Lene Lovich 437 10 19
140 Reasons to be cheerful Ian Dury & Blockheads 435 8 3
141 Queen of hearts Dave Edmunds 432 9 11
142 Bad girls Donna Summer 428 10 14
143 Beat the clock Sparks 427 9 10
144 Take on the world Judas Priest 427 10 14
145 Hold the line Toto 426 11 14
146 Waiting for an alibi Thin Lizzy 425 8 9
147 She's in love with you Suzi Quatro 424 9 11
148 The devil went to Georgia Charlie Daniels Band 423 10 14
149 Back of my hand Jags 423 10 17
150 On my radio Selecter 422 9 8

 

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