Billboard Hot 100 – 1979!

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Billboard Magazine’s top 100 songs of 1979 were:

  1. My Sharona – Knack
  2. Bad Girls – Donna Summer
  3. Le Freak – Chic
  4. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
  5. Reunited – Peaches & Herb
  6. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  7. Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
  8. Y.M.C.A. – Village People
  9. Ring My Bell – Anita Ward
  10. Sad Eyes – Robert John
  11. Too Much Heaven – The Bee Gees
  12. MacArthur Park – Donna Summer
  13. When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman – Dr. Hook
  14. Makin’ It – David Naughton
  15. Fire – Pointer Sisters
  16. Tragedy – The Bee Gees
  17. A Little More Love – Olivia Newton-John
  18. Heart Of Glass – Blondie
  19. What A Fool Believes – The Doobie Brothers
  20. Good Times – Chic
  21. You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
  22. Knock On Wood – Amii Stewart
  23. Stumblin’ In – Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman
  24. Lead Me On – Maxine Nightingale
  25. Shake Your Body – Jacksons
  26. Don’t Cry Out Loud – Melissa Manchester
  27. Logical Song – Supertramp
  28. My Life – Billy Joel
  29. Just When I Needed You Most – Randy Vanwarmer
  30. You Can’t Change That – Raydio
  31. Shake Your Groove Thing – Peaches & Herb
  32. I’ll Never Love This Way Again – Dionne Warwick
  33. Love You Inside Out – The Bee Gees
  34. I Want You To Want Me – Cheap Trick
  35. Main Event – Barbra Streisand
  36. Mama Can’t Buy You Love – Elton John
  37. I Was Made For Dancin’ – Leif Garrett
  38. After The Love Has Gone – Earth, Wind & Fire
  39. Heaven Knows – Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams
  40. Gambler – Kenny Rogers
  41. Lotta Love – Nicolette Larson
  42. Lady – Little River Band
  43. Heaven Must Have Sent You – Bonnie Pointer
  44. Hold The Line – Toto
  45. He’s The Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
  46. Sharing The Night Together – Dr. Hook
  47. She Believes In Me – Kenny Rogers
  48. In The Navy – Village People
  49. Music Box Dancer – Frank Mills
  50. Devil Went Down To Georgia – Charlie Daniels Band
  51. Gold – John Stewart
  52. Goodnight Tonight – Paul McCartney & Wings
  53. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
  54. Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy – Bad Company
  55. Every One’s A Winner – Hot Chocolate
  56. Take Me Home – Cher
  57. Boogie Wonderland – Earth, Wind & Fire
  58. (Our Love) Don’t Throw It All Away – Andy Gibb
  59. What You Won’t Do For Love – Bobby Caldwell
  60. New York Groove – Ace Frehley
  61. Sultans Of Swing – Dire Straits
  62. I Want Your Love – Chic
  63. Chuck E’s In Love – Rickie Lee Jones
  64. I Love The Nightlife (Disco ‘Round) – Alicia Bridges
  65. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now – McFadden & Whitehead
  66. Lonesome Loser – Little River Band
  67. Renegade – Styx
  68. Love Is The Answer – England Dan & John Ford Coley
  69. Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
  70. Born To Be Alive – Patrick Hernandez
  71. Shine A Little Love – Electric Light Orchestra
  72. I Just Fall In Love Again – Anne Murray
  73. Shake It – Ian Matthews
  74. I Was Made For Lovin’ You – Kiss
  75. I Just Wanna Stop – Gino Vannelli
  76. Disco Nights – GQ
  77. Ooh Baby Baby – Linda Ronstadt
  78. September – Earth, Wind & Fire
  79. Time Passages – Al Stewart
  80. Rise – Herb Alpert
  81. Don’t Bring Me Down – Electric Light Orchestra
  82. Promises – Eric Clapton
  83. Get Used To It – Roger Voudouris
  84. How Much I Feel – Ambrosia
  85. Suspicions – Eddie Rabbitt
  86. You Take My Breath Away – Rex Smith
  87. How You Gonna See Me Now – Alice Cooper
  88. Double Vision – Foreigner
  89. Every Time I Think Of You – Babys
  90. I Got My Mind Made Up – Instant Funk
  91. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
  92. Bad Case Of Lovin’ You – Robert Palmer
  93. Somewhere In The Night – Barry Manilow
  94. We’ve Got Tonight – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
  95. Dance The Night Away – Van Halen
  96. Dancing Shoes – Nigel Olsson
  97. Boss – Diana Ross
  98. Sail On – The Commodores
  99. I Do Love You – GQ
  100. Strange Way – Firefall

Previous year… 1978

To learn more about how Billboard ranks songs go to the Billboard Hot 100 Page. To see a summary of all the Billboard Hot 100 lists of from the 70’s click the Billboard Tag or click here.

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