Here they are, the absolutely greatest top hits from the history of popular music in the USA.
The very best music.
The Year Is 1979

Herb Alpert - Rise - 09-79 - A&M
The Babys - Every Time I Think Of You - 03-79 - Chrysalis
Bad Company - Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy - 06-79 - Swan Song
The Bee Gees - Tragedy - 02-79 - RSO
The Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out - 05-79 - RSO
Bell & James - Livin' It Up (Friday Night) - 04-79 - A&M
Blondie - Heart Of Glass - 04-79 - Chrysalis
The Blues Brothers - Soul Man - 02-79 - Atlantic
Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love - 03-79 - Clouds
The Captain & Tenille - Do That To Me One More Time - 12-79 - Casablanca
The Cars - Let's Go - 09-79 - Elektra
The Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down To Georgia - 08-79 - Epic
Cheap Trick - I Want You To Want Me - 07-79 - Epic
Cher - Take Me Home - 04-79 - Casablanca
Chic - I Want Your Love - 04-79 - Atlantic
Chic - Good Times - 07-79 - Atlantic
Chicago - No Tell Lover - 02-79 - Columbia
The Commodores - Sail On - 09-79 - Motown
The Commodores - Still - 10-79 - Motown
Alice Cooper - How You Gonna See Me Now - 01-79 - Warner
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing - 03-79 - Warner
The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes - 03-79 - Warner
The Doobie Brothers - Minute By Minute - 06-79 - Warner
Dr. Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman - 07-79 - Capitol
Dr. Hook - Better Love Next Time - 12-79 - Capitol
The Eagles - Heartache Tonight - 10-79 - Asylum
Earth, Wind & Fire - September - 01-79 - Arc
Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone - 08-79 - Arc
Earth, Wind & Fire With The Emotions - Boogie Wonderland - 06-79 - Arc
The Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love - 07-79 -Jet
The Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down - 08-79 - Jet
England Dan & John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer - 05-79 - Big Tree
Fleetwood Mac - Tusk - 10-79 - Warner
Foreigner - Dirty White Boy - 10-79 - Atlantic
Foreigner - Head Games - 12-79 - Atlantic
Peter Frampton - I Can't Stand It No More - 07-79 - A&M
Ace Frehley - New York Groove - 01-79 - Casablanca
G.Q. - Disco Nights (Rock Freak) - 05-79 - Arista
Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin' - 02-79 - Scotti Bros
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive - 02-79 - Polydor
Van Halen - Dance The Night Away - 07-79 - Warner
Patrick Hernandez - Born To Be Alive - 10-79 - Columbia
Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - 12-79 - Infinity
Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner - 01-79 - Infinity
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough - 09-79 - Epic
Michael Jackson - Rock With You - 12-79 - Epic
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) - 04-79 - Epic
Billy Joel - Big Shot - 03-79 - Columbia
Elton John - Mama Can't Buy You Love - 08-79 - MCA
Robert John - Sad Eyes - 08-79 - EMI America
France Joli - Come To Me - 11-79 - Prelude
Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s In Love - 06-79 - Warner
KC & The Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go - 10-79 - TK
Kiss - I Was Made For Lovin' You - 08-79 - Casablanca
The Knack - My Sharona - 08-79 - Capitol
The Knack - Good Girls Don't - 11-79 - Capitol
Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night - 12-79 - De-Lite
Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love - 01-79 - Warner
The Little River Band - Lady - 03-79 - Harvest
The Little River Band - Lonesome Loser - 09-79 - Capitol
The Little River Band - Cool Change - 12-79 - Capitol
Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind - 09-79 - Columbia
Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real - 02-79 - Columbia
M - Pop Muzik -  09-79 - Sire
Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud - 03-79 - Arista
Barry Manilow - Somewhere In The Night - 02-79 - Arista
Barry Manilow - Ships - 11-79 - Arista
Ian Matthews - Shake It - 02-79 - Mushroom
McFadden & Whitehead - AIn't No Stoppin' Us Now - 07-79 - Philly Int.
Frank Mills - Music Box Dancer - 04-79 - Polydor
Anne Murray - I Just Fall In Love Again - 03-79 - Capitol
Anne Murray - Broken Hearted Me - 11-79 - Capitol
David Naughton - Makin' It - 06-79 - RSO
Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love - 01-79 - MCA
Olivia Newton-John - Deeper Than The Night - 06-79 - MCA
Maxine Nightingale - Lead Me On - 08-79 - Windsong
Orleans - Love Takes Time - 05-79 - Infinity
Robert Palmer - Bad Case Of Loving You - (Doctor, Doctor) - 09-79 - Island
Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing - 03-79 - Polydor
Peaches & Herb - Reunited - 04-79 - Polydor
The Pointer Sisters - Fire - 01-79 - Planet
Bonnie Pointer - Heaven Must Have Sent You - 09-79 - Motown
Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In - 04-79 - RSO
Raydio - You Can't Change That - 07-79 - Arista
Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore - 12-79 - EMI America
Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me - 06-79 - UA
Kenny Rogers - You Decorated My Life - 10-79 - UA
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - We've Got Tonight - 01-79 - Capitol
Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer - 04-79 - Cotillion
Sister Sledge - We Are Family - 05-79 - Cotillion
Rex Smith - You Take My Breath Away - 06-79 - Columbia
J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely - 11-79 - Columbia
Al Stewart - Song On The Radio 2-79 - Arista
Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood - 03-79 - Ariola
John Stewart - Gold - 07-79 - RSO
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy -  01-79 - Warner
Barbra Streisand - The Main Event/Fight - 07-79 - Columbia
Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) - 11-79 - Casablanca/Columbia
Styx - Babe - 11-79 - A&M
Donna Summer - Heaven Knows - 02-79 - Casablanca
Donna Summer  - Hot Stuff - 05-79 - Casablanca
Donna Summer - Bad Girls - 06-79 - Casablanca
Donna Summer - Dim All The Lights - 10-79 - Casablanca
Supertramp - The Logical Song - 05-79 - A&M
Supertramp - Goodbye Stranger - 09-79 - A&M
Supertramp - Take The Long Way Home - 11-79 - A&M
Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most -05-79 - Bearsville
Village People - In The Navy - 04-79 - Casablanca
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell - 06-79 - Juana
Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Love This Way Again - 08-79 - Arista
Wings - Goodnight Tonight - 04-79 - Columbia
Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love - 11-79 - Tamla






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