Forty Years Gone: 1978 Retro: Week 51: 22 December 1978

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Postby matthew_dixon » Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:04 pm

Sarah Brightman doing something so totally different to what she would ultimately become most famous for.

1 (1) Queen - Bicycle Race
2 (3) Elton John - Part Time Love
3 NEW Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper
4 (2) Billy Joel - My Life
5 (4) Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
6 NEW Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
7 (5) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
8 (6) The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
9 NEW Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
10 (9) The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / With A Little Help From My Friends
11 (11) John Travolta - Sandy
12 (7) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
(10) Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry
(8) Skids - The Saints Are Coming
(12) The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
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Postby Blondini » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:02 pm

Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner is (RE) or (US)
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Postby abidhaq » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:11 am

01 (01) Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK)
02 (02) Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
03 (NE) Pointer Sisters - Fire
04 (NE) Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
05 (03) Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road
06 (NE) Elton John - Part-Time Love
07 (NE) Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini
08 (NE) Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
09 (04) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
10 (05) Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
11 (06) Prince - Soft And Wet
12 (NE) Santana - Well All Right
13 (09) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - We've Got Tonite
14 (08) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
15 (07) Rick James - Mary Jane
16 (12) City Boy - What A Night
17 (13) The Stranglers - Walk On By
18 (14) Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Radio Radio
19 (10) Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
20 (11) Chic - Le Freak
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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:58 am

Village People earn a fourth week at #1. Blondie go top 5. Suzi & Chris and Pointer Sisters go top 10.

Last Week This Week Song Title Weeks On Total Points Peak
1 1 Village People - Y.M.C.A. 4 86 1 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 Billy Joel - My Life 2 48 2
3 3 The Undertones - Teenage Kicks 4 48 3
5 4 Chic - Le Freak 3 43 4
NEW 5 Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone 1 43 5
4 6 Boney M - Rasputin 6 40 1
7 7 Queen - Bicycle Race 3 40 4
8 8 Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls 3 34 7
NEW 9 Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In 1 30 9
NEW 10 Pointer Sisters - Fire 1 29 10

6 11 Toto - Hold The Line 6 29 2
9 12 ABBA - Summer Night City 9 28 1
10 13 Kenny Rogers - The Gambler 2 21 10
12 14 John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights 15 19 1
13 15 Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman 6 17 5
16 16 ABBA - Eagle 26 17 1
14 17 The Police - Can't Stand Losing You 6 16 3
NEW 18 The Normal - Warm Leatherette 1 16 18
11 19 Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK) 2 15 11
28 20 Elton John - Part Time Love 4 15 14
NEW 21 Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby 1 14 21
27 22 Public Image Limited - Public Image 4 13 22
19 23 Dan Hartman - Instant Replay 5 13 19
RE 24 Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner (US) 1 12 24
20 25 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon 29 12 1
41 26 Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry 5 12 15
15 27 Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers 3 12 15
18 28 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap 5 11 10
21 29 The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/ With A Little Help From My Friends (Medley) 6 11 11
24 30 Donna Summer - Last Dance 27 10 3
NEW 31 Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin' 1 10 31
23 32 Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again 31 10 8
17 33 Prince - Soft And Wet 2 9 17
26 34 Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring 29 9 3
25 35 Voyage - Scots Machine 22 9 25
NEW 36 Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper 1 9 36
48 37 The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight 4 8 37
33 38 Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) 13 8 8
32 39 Anne Murray - You Needed Me 18 8 5
38 40 Patrick Juvet - I Love America 2 8 38
43 41 Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)  23 7 3
65 42 Flash and the Pan - And The Band Played On  2 7 42
22 43 Donna Summer - MacArthur Park 10 7 2
34 44 A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie 22 7 6
42 45 Village People - Macho Man 21 7 5
35 46 Al Stewart - Time Passages 7 6 8
39 47 Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road 10 6 29
NEW 48 Kate Bush - Hammer Horror 1 5 28
30 49 The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl 4 4 9
54 50 The Police - Roxanne 20 4 1
36 51 X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents 2 4 36
50 52 John Travolta - Greased Lightinin' 7 4 4
NEW 53 Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini 1 4 53
55 54 Ace Frehley - New York Groove 5 4 27
57 55 Munich Machine - A Whiter Shade Of Pale 2 4 55
29 56 Talking Heads - Take Me To The River 2 3 29
31 57 Ramones - Don't Come Close 4 3 26
49 58 Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line 14 3 6
58 59 Clout - Substitute 22 3 10
56 60 Dean Friedman - Lucky Stars 8 3 22
52 61 Chicago - Alive Again 4 3 20
NEW 62 The Saints - Security 1 2 62
40 63 Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love 8 2 3
53 64 Smokie - Mexican Girl 8 2 36
37 65 Skids - The Saints Are Coming 2 2 37
71 66 Andrew Gold - Thank You For Being A Friend 5 1 51
72 67 Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From The Eyes Of Laura Mars 16 1 56
51 68 Skids - Sweet Suburbia 8 1 25
60 69 Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You 19 1 4
67 70 Billy Joel - She's Always A Woman 14 1 3
61 71 Exile - Kiss You All Over 19 1 12
62 72 La Bionda - One For You One For Me 6 1 56
68 73 Goldie - Making Up Again 25 1 48
66 74 Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want 10 1 65
73 75 John Travolta - Sandy 6 1 20
NEW 76 Santana - Well All Right 1 1 76
59 77 Streetband - Toast 2 1 59
44 78 Rick James - Mary Jane 2 1 44
46 OUT Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - We've Got Tonite 3 0 17
74 OUT City Boy - What A Night 3 0 74
69 OUT Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Radio Radio 3 0 44
70 OUT Kraftwerk - Neon Lights 3 0 54
47 OUT Leyton Buzzards - 19 And Mad 3 0 47
63 OUT Television - Glory 3 0 63
45 OUT Third World - Now That We've Found Love 8 0 19
64 OUT Ultravox - Slow Motion 2 0 64


1978 #1s
Code: Select all
1. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive (4 weeks #1 1978, 7 weeks overall)
2. ELO - Mr. Blue Sky (1 week)
3. ABBA - Take A Chance On Me (4 weeks)
4. Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (5 weeks)
5. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want (3 weeks)
6. Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon (3 weeks)
7. ABBA - Eagle (7 weeks)*
8. The Police - Rozanne (4 weeks)
9. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights (6 weeks)
10. ABBA - Summer Night City (3 weeks)
11. Boney M - Rasputin (2 weeks)
12. Village People - Y.M.C.A. (4 weeks)
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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:05 am

Voting List:
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A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
ABBA - Eagle
ABBA - Summer Night City
Ace Frehley - New York Groove
Al Stewart - Time Passages
Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (UK)
Andrew Gold - Thank You For Being A Friend
Anne Murray - You Needed Me
Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From The Eyes Of Laura Mars
Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa) 
Billy Joel - My Life
Billy Joel - She's Always A Woman
Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring
Boney M - Rasputin
Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon
Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love
Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
Chanson - Don't Hold Back
Chas & Dave - Strummin'
Chic - Le Freak
Chicago - Alive Again
Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini
Clout - Substitute
Crown Heights Affair - I'm Gonna Love You Forever
Dan Hartman - Instant Replay
Darts - Don't Let It Fade Away
Dean Friedman - Lucky Stars
Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road
Dollar - Shooting Star
Donna Summer - Last Dance
Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
Elkie Brooks - Don't Cry Out Loud
Elton John - Part Time Love
Exile - Kiss You All Over
Flash and the Pan - And The Band Played On 
Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line
Goldie - Making Up Again
Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner (US)
Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want
Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK)
John Travolta - Greased Lightinin'
John Travolta - Sandy
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
Kate Bush - Hammer Horror
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
La Bionda - One For You One For Me
Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
Luisa Fernandez - Lay Love On You
Munich Machine - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
Patrick Juvet - I Love America
Phil Hurtt - Giving It Back
Pointer Sisters - Fire
Prince - Soft And Wet
Public Image Limited - Public Image
Queen - Bicycle Race
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again
Ramones - Don't Come Close
Rick James - Mary Jane
Santana - Well All Right
Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper
Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry
Skids - Sweet Suburbia
Skids - The Saints Are Coming
Smokie - Mexican Girl
Streetband - Toast
Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
Talking Heads - Take Me To The River
The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/ With A Little Help From My Friends (Medley)
The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
The Normal - Warm Leatherette
The Police - Can't Stand Losing You
The Police - Roxanne
The Saints - Security
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Toto - Hold The Line
Village People - Macho Man
Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Voyage - Scots Machine
X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents


New Additions:
Code: Select all
Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
Bonnie Pointer - Free Me From My Freedom/ Tie Me To A Tree (Handcuff Me)
Boston - A Man I'll Never Be
Dean Friedman - Lydia
Diana Ross & Michael jackson - Ease On Down The Road (UK)
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Frankie Miller - Darlin'
Goody Goody - #1 Dee Jay
Ian Matthews - Shake It
J. Geils Band - One Last Kiss
Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
Musique - In The Bush
Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Squeeze - Goodbye Girl
Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster
Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat) (UK)


These can no longer be voted:
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Ultravox - Slow Motion
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - We've Got Tonite
City Boy - What A Night
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Radio Radio
Kraftwerk - Neon Lights
Leyton Buzzards - 19 And Mad
Television - Glory
Third World - Now That We've Found Love
Heatwave - Always And Forever (UK)
Heatwave - Mind Blowing Decisions
Loleatta Holloway  - Only You
Paul Stanley - Hold Me, Touch Me
Peter Tosh - (You Got To Walk And) Don't Look Back
Rita Coolidge - Love Me Again
Showaddywaddy - Pretty Little Angel Eyes
Streetband - Hold On
The Brecker Brothers - East River
The Brothers Johnson - Ride-O-Rocket
The Captain And Tennille - You've Never Done It Like That
The Moody Blues - Driftwood
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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:07 am

(NEW) 1. Earth, Wind & Fire - September
(NEW) 2. Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
(1) 3. Village People - Y.M.C.A.
(NEW) 4. Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
(NEW) 5. Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
(2) 6. Chic - Le Freak
(3) 7. Billy Joel - My Life
(4) 8. Pointer Sisters - Fire
(5) 9. Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
(6) 10. Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
(7) 11. Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
(NEW) 12. Boston - A Man I'll Never Be

OUT:
8. Toto - Hold The Line
9. Talking Heads - Take Me To The River
10. Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
11. The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl
12. Prince - Soft & Wet
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Postby navi » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:17 am

1. 3. 9. Sham 69 - Hurry up Harry video
2. 5.15. the Jam - Down in the tube station at midnight video
3. 6.16. Public image limited - Public image video
4. 7.17. the Undertones - Teenage kicks video
5. 1. 2. the Boomtown rats - Rat trap video
6. 2. 1. Police - Can't stand losing you video
7. 9.13. the Saints - Security video
8.15.21. Ace Frehley - New york groove video
9. 4.12. Flash and the Pan - And the band played on (Down among the dead man) video
10.18.25. Frankie Miller - Darlin' video
11.19.29. Village people - YMCA video
12. 8. 3. Ramones - Don't come close video

13.26.39. Skids - the Saints are coming video
14.17.24. Chelsea - Urban kids video
15.21.30. the Cars - My best friend's girl video
16.22.31. Penetration - Life's a gamble video
17.23.32. Chic - Le freak video
18.11. 8. Buzzcocks - Ever fallen in love (with someone you shouldn't've) video
19.10. 4. Toto - Hold the line video
20.25.36. Queen - Fat bottomed girls video
21.29.37. Kraftwerk - Neon lights video
22.12. 7. the Skids - Sweet suburbia video
23.32.40. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Radio radio video
24.35.43. Billy Joel - My life video
25.13. 5. Third world - Now that we found love video
26.34.42. Talking heads - Take me to the river video
27.16.20. Alberto y lost trios paranoias - Heads down, No nonsense mindless boogie video
28.14. 6. Leyton buzzards - 19 and mad video
29.40. - . Blondie - Hanging on the telephone video
30.38.48. X-ray spex - Germ free adolescence video

31.42.50. XTC - Are you receiving me? video
32.48. - . Stiff little fingers - Alternative Ulster video
33.43. - . Kate Bush - Hammer horror video
34.20.11. Ultravox - Slow motion video
35.45. - . Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman - Stumblin' in video
36. - . - . Rod Stewart - Do ya think i'm sexy? video
37.27.18. Throbbing gristle - United video
38.31.23. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Hong Kong garden video
39.47. - . Santana - Well all right video
40.24.10. Television - Glory video
41.50. - . Pointer sisters - Fire video
42.30.19. the Rolling stones - Beast of burden video
43.33.22. ABBA - Summer night city video
44.36.28. Blondie - Picture this video
45. - . - . Bee gees - Too much heaven video
46. - . - . Squeeze - Goodbye girl video
47.28.14. the Carpettes - Small wonder video
48.41.34. the Human league - Being boiled video
49. - . - . Earth wind and fire - September video
50. - . - . Gang of four - Damaged goods video

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Postby Benny » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:31 am

01 (01) Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
02 (02) Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
03 (03) Boney M - Rasputin
04 (04) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
05 (05) ABBA - Summer Night City
06 (06) Toto - Hold the Line
07 (07) Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
08 (08) Billy Joel - My Life
09 (09) Smokie - Mexican Girl
10 (---) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
11 (---) Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
12 (---) Earth, Wind & Fire - September
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Postby Erotica » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:49 am

1. Earth, Wind & Fire - September
2. Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
3. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
4. Boney M - Rasputin
5. Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
6. ABBA - Summer Night City
7. Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)
8. Donna Summer - Last Dance
9. Toto - Hold The Line
10. Village People - Macho Man
11. Clout - Substitute
12. Queen - Bicycle Race
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Postby Grybop » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:30 am

1 ABBA - Eagle
2 The Normal - Warm Leatherette
3 The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
4 A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
5 Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
6 ABBA - Summer Night City
7 Al Stewart - Time Passages
8 Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line
9 Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
10 Exile - Kiss You All Over
11 Earth, Wind & Fire - September

12 Goldie - Making Up Again
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:17 pm

1 (-) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
2 (-) Earth, Wind & Fire - September
3 (-) Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
4 (1) Billy Joel - My Life
5 (2) Pointer Sisters - Fire
6 (3) Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
7 (4) Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
8 (5) Chic - Le Freak
9 (-) Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
10 (6) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
11 (7) Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
12 (8) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler

- (9) Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
- (10) Talking Heads - Take Me To The River
- (11) The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl
- (12) Toto - Hold The Line
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Postby Blondini » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:36 pm

* = outside UK top 75

1 1 Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
2 2 The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
3 3 Public Image Ltd - Public Image
4 4 The Normal - Warm Leatherette*
5 NE Chic - Le Freak
6 5 Prince - Soft and Wet*
7 6 Kate Bush - Hammer Horror
8 7 X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents
9 8 Queen - Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls
10 9 Skids - The Saints Are Coming
11 13 Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster*
12 NE Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Yes, it's called Da Ya...! Not Do Ya. :lol: Always looked daft to me but there it is. Apparently, the US-only Jim Burgess 12" mix is superior so here THAT is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8Oqbg1V5No

13 10 The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl
14 11 Sarah Brightman and Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper
15 NE Village People - YMCA*
16 14 Squeeze - Goodbye Girl
17 12 The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
18 15 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
19 16 Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)?
20 17 Kraftwerk - Neon Lights
21 21 Blondie - Picture This
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Postby CZB » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:36 pm

01 - Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again [3]
02 - Voyage - Scots Machine [306]
03 - Anne Murray - You Needed Me [381]
04 - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights [816]
05 - Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring [975]
06 - Boney M - Rasputin [1115]
07 - Village People - Macho Man [1240]
08 - Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon [1417]
09 - Village People - Y.M.C.A. [1595]
10 - Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In [2266]
11 - Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want [2366]
12 - Clout - Substitute [2521]

13 - Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper [2588]
14 - Streetband - Toast [2701]
15 - La Bionda - One For You One For Me [2947]
16 - Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You [3226]
17 - Dollar - Shooting Star [3997]
18 - Dean Friedman - Lucky Stars [4017]
19 - Frankie Miller - Darlin' [4032]
20 - Darts - Don't Let It Fade Away [4033]
21 - Elkie Brooks - Don't Cry Out Loud [4280]
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Postby JSparksFan » Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:01 am

01. Village People - YMCA
02. Earth, Wind & Fire - September
03. Boney M. - Rivers of Babylon
04. Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
05. Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy
06. ABBA - Eagle
07. Donna Summer - Last Dance
08. The Police - Roxanne
09. Boney M. - Brown Girl in the Ring
10. Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
11. Andrew Gold - Thank You for Being a Friend
12. Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
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Postby android » Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:19 am

Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Chic - Le Freak
Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
Pointer sisters -Fire
Boney M - Rasputin
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
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Postby taverner » Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:58 pm

1.(2) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
2.(3) The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
3.(4) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
4.(5) Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
5.(6) Billy Joel - My Life
6.(7) John Travolta - Greased Lightnin'
7.(9) Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
8.(-) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
9.(10) Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love
10.(11) Chic - Le Freak
11.(12) Elton John - Part Time Love
12.(-) Dean Friedman - Lydia
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Postby abidhaq » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:40 pm

01 (NE) Earth, Wind & Fire - September
02 (02) Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
03 (01) Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK)
04 (05) Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road
05 (NE) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
06 (04) Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
07 (03) Pointer Sisters - Fire
08 (NE) Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
09 (NE) Boston - A Man I'll Never Be
10 (NE) Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
11 (07) Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini
12 (08) Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
13 (06) Elton John - Part-Time Love
14 (09) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
15 (11) Prince - Soft And Wet
16 (12) Santana - Well All Right
17 (10) Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
18 (13) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - We've Got Tonite
19 (14) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
20 (15) Rick James - Mary Jane
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Postby matthew_dixon » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:07 pm

1 (1) Queen - Bicycle Race
2 (2) Elton John - Part Time Love
3 (4) Billy Joel - My Life
4 (5) Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
5 (3) Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper
6 (7) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
7 (8) The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
8 NEW Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
9 (6) Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
10 NEW Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
11 NEW Earth, Wind & Fire - September
12 (10) The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / With A Little Help From My Friends
(11) John Travolta - Sandy
(12) Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
(9) Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
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Postby zeus555 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:26 pm

01 (1) ABBA - Summer Night City
02 (NE) Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
03 (3) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
04 (2) Boney M - Rasputin
05 (4) Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
06 (NE) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
07 (5) Queen - Bicycle Race
08 (6) Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
09 (7) Chic - Le Freak
10 (NE) Earth, Wind & Fire - September
11 (8) The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
12 (12) ABBA - Eagle

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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:48 pm

The Village People make it five weeks at #1. EWF and Rod Stewart are just behind in the top 3. Bee Gees earn another top 10.

Last Week This Week Song Title Weeks On Total Points Peak
1 1 Village People - Y.M.C.A. 5 79 1 (5 weeks at #1)
NEW 2 Earth, Wind & Fire - September 1 62 2
NEW 3 Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? 1 54 3

3 4 The Undertones - Teenage Kicks 5 49 3
4 5 Chic - Le Freak 4 38 4
7 6 Queen - Bicycle Race 4 36 4
5 7 Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone 2 36 5
2 8 Billy Joel - My Life 3 34 2
6 9 Boney M - Rasputin 7 34 1
NEW 10 Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven 1 32 10
8 11 Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls 4 26 7
12 12 ABBA - Summer Night City 10 26 1
9 13 Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In 2 25 9
11 14 Toto - Hold The Line 7 22 2
10 15 Pointer Sisters - Fire 2 16 10
22 16 Public Image Limited - Public Image 5 16 16
18 17 The Normal - Warm Leatherette 2 16 17
16 18 ABBA - Eagle 27 16 1
15 19 Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman 7 16 5
13 20 Kenny Rogers - The Gambler 3 15 10
14 21 John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights 16 15 1
26 22 Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry 6 14 15
27 23 Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers 4 13 15
23 24 Dan Hartman - Instant Replay 6 13 19
NEW 25 Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud 1 12 25
17 26 The Police - Can't Stand Losing You 7 12 3
25 27 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon 30 11 1
37 28 The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight 5 10 28
31 29 Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin' 2 10 29
32 30 Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again 32 10 8
20 31 Elton John - Part Time Love 5 10 14
35 32 Voyage - Scots Machine 23 9 25
19 33 Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK) 3 9 11
39 34 Anne Murray - You Needed Me 19 8 5
34 35 Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring 30 8 3
40 36 Patrick Juvet - I Love America 3 8 36
28 37 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap 6 7 10
54 38 Ace Frehley - New York Groove 6 7 27
30 39 Donna Summer - Last Dance 28 7 3
44 40 A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie 23 7 6
47 41 Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road 11 7 29
21 42 Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby 2 6 21
43 43 Donna Summer - MacArthur Park 11 6 2
38 44 Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) 14 6 8
46 45 Al Stewart - Time Passages 8 6 8
33 46 Prince - Soft And Wet 3 6 17
70 47 Billy Joel - She's Always A Woman 15 6 3
36 48 Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper 2 6 36
41 49 Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa)  24 5 3
45 50 Village People - Macho Man 22 5 5
52 51 John Travolta - Greased Lightinin' 8 5 4
62 52 The Saints - Security 2 4 52
48 53 Kate Bush - Hammer Horror 2 4 28
55 54 Munich Machine - A Whiter Shade Of Pale 3 4 54
NEW 55 Boston - A Man I'll Never Be 1 3 55
58 56 Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line 15 3 6
51 57 X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents 3 3 36
50 58 The Police - Roxanne 21 3 1
61 59 Chicago - Alive Again 5 3 20
42 60 Flash and the Pan - And The Band Played On  3 2 42
64 61 Smokie - Mexican Girl 9 2 36
59 62 Clout - Substitute 23 2 10
63 63 Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love 9 2 3
NEW 64 Frankie Miller - Darlin' 1 1 64
57 65 Ramones - Don't Come Close 5 1 26
71 66 Exile - Kiss You All Over 20 1 12
73 67 Goldie - Making Up Again 26 1 48
65 68 Skids - The Saints Are Coming 3 1 37
NEW 69 Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster 1 1 69
74 70 Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want 11 1 65
66 71 Andrew Gold - Thank You For Being A Friend 6 1 51
NEW 72 Dean Friedman - Lydia 1 1 72
NEW 73 Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness 1 1 73

53 74 Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini 2 1 53
24 75 Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner (US) 2 1 24
29 76 The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/ With A Little Help From My Friends (Medley) 7 1 11
49 77 The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl 5 1 9
77 78 Streetband - Toast 3 1 59
78 79 Rick James - Mary Jane 3 1 44
67 OUT Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From The Eyes Of Laura Mars 17 0 56
60 OUT Dean Friedman - Lucky Stars 9 0 22
75 OUT John Travolta - Sandy 7 0 20
72 OUT La Bionda - One For You One For Me 7 0 56
69 OUT Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You 20 0 4
76 OUT Santana - Well All Right 2 0 76
68 OUT Skids - Sweet Suburbia 9 0 25
56 OUT Talking Heads - Take Me To The River 3 0 29


1978 #1s
Code: Select all
1. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive (4 weeks #1 1978, 7 weeks overall)
2. ELO - Mr. Blue Sky (1 week)
3. ABBA - Take A Chance On Me (4 weeks)
4. Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (5 weeks)
5. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want (3 weeks)
6. Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon (3 weeks)
7. ABBA - Eagle (7 weeks)*
8. The Police - Rozanne (4 weeks)
9. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights (6 weeks)
10. ABBA - Summer Night City (3 weeks)
11. Boney M - Rasputin (2 weeks)
12. Village People - Y.M.C.A. (5 weeks)
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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:56 pm

Voting List:
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A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
ABBA - Eagle
ABBA - Summer Night City
Ace Frehley - New York Groove
Al Stewart - Time Passages
Andrew Gold - Thank You For Being A Friend
Anne Murray - You Needed Me
Ashford & Simpson - It Seems To Hang On
Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Barry Manilow - Copacabana (At The Copa) 
Barry White - Your Sweetness Is My Weakness
Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
Billy Joel - My Life
Billy Joel - She's Always A Woman
Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring
Boney M - Rasputin
Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon
Bonnie Pointer - Free Me From My Freedom/ Tie Me To A Tree (Handcuff Me)
Boston - A Man I'll Never Be
Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love
Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman
Chic - Le Freak
Chicago - Alive Again
Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini
Clout - Substitute
Dan Hartman - Instant Replay
Dean Friedman - Lydia
Diana Ross & Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road
Donna Summer - Last Dance
Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Elton John - Part Time Love
Exile - Kiss You All Over
Flash and the Pan - And The Band Played On 
Frankie Miller - Darlin'
Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line
Goldie - Making Up Again
Goody Goody - #1 Dee Jay
Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner (US)
Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want
Ian Matthews - Shake It
J. Geils Band - One Last Kiss
Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (UK)
John Travolta - Greased Lightinin'
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights
Kate Bush - Hammer Horror
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
Munich Machine - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Musique - In The Bush
Patrick Juvet - I Love America
Pointer Sisters - Fire
Prince - Soft And Wet
Public Image Limited - Public Image
Queen - Bicycle Race
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again
Ramones - Don't Come Close
Rick James - Mary Jane
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper
Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry
Skids - The Saints Are Coming
Smokie - Mexican Girl
Squeeze - Goodbye Girl
Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster
Streetband - Toast
Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
Sylvester - Dance (Disco Heat) (UK)
Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/ With A Little Help From My Friends (Medley)
The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
The Normal - Warm Leatherette
The Police - Can't Stand Losing You
The Police - Roxanne
The Saints - Security
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Toto - Hold The Line
Village People - Macho Man
Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Voyage - Scots Machine
X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents


New Additions:
Code: Select all
999 - Homicide
Buzzcocks - Promises
Chelsea - Urban Kids
Dan Hill - Let The Song Last Forever
Eddie Money - You've Really Got A Hold On Me
Exile - You Thrill Me
Leo Sayer - Raining In My Heart
Mankind - Dr. Who
Mary MacGregor - The Wedding Song (There Is Love)
Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
Racey - Lay Your Love On Me
Rezillos - Destination Venus
Santana - Well All Right
Status Quo - Accident Prone
The Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
Voyage - Souvenirs


These can no longer be voted:
Code: Select all
Santana - Well All Right
Talking Heads - Take Me To The River
John Travolta - Sandy
La Bionda - One For You One For Me
Dean Friedman - Lucky Stars
Skids - Sweet Suburbia
Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From The Eyes Of Laura Mars
Olivia Newton-John - Hopelessly Devoted To You
Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (UK)
Chanson - Don't Hold Back
Chas & Dave - Strummin'
Crown Heights Affair - I'm Gonna Love You Forever
Darts - Don't Let It Fade Away
Dollar - Shooting Star
Elkie Brooks - Don't Cry Out Loud
Luisa Fernandez - Lay Love On You
Phil Hurtt - Giving It Back
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Postby tdc2000 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:58 pm

(1) 1. Earth, Wind & Fire - September
(NEW) 2. Eddie Money - You've Really Got A Hold On Me
(2) 3. Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
(3) 4. Village People - Y.M.C.A.
(NEW) 5. Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
(4) 6. Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
(5) 7. Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud
(NEW) 8, Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love
(6) 9. Chic - Le Freak
(7) 10. Billy Joel - My Life
(8) 11. Pointer Sisters - Fire
(9) 12. Kenny Rogers - The Gambler

OUT:
10. Linda Ronstadt - Ooh Baby Baby
11. Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
12. Boston - A Man I'll Never Be
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Postby Benny » Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:23 pm

01 (01) Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancin'
02 (02) Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
03 (03) Boney M - Rasputin
04 (04) Village People - Y.M.C.A.
05 (05) ABBA - Summer Night City
06 (06) Toto - Hold the Line
07 (07) Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
08 (08) Billy Joel - My Life
09 (09) Smokie - Mexican Girl
10 (10) Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
11 (11) Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven
12 (12) Earth, Wind & Fire - September
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Postby CZB » Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:07 pm

New Additions:
999 - Promises
Buzzcocks - Promises
The title of the single by 999 would be "Homicide" - the first one to enter the UK top 40 but not to be played on the Sunday evening chart show on Radio One since it doubled in length from a one-hour top twenty, earlier in November 1978.



01 - Raffaella Carra - Do It Do It Again [3]
02 - Voyage - Scots Machine [306]
03 - Anne Murray - You Needed Me [381]
04 - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights [816]
05 - Boney M - Brown Girl In The Ring [975]
06 - Boney M - Rasputin [1115]
07 - Village People - Macho Man [1240]
08 - Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon [1417]
09 - Village People - Y.M.C.A. [1595]
10 - Olivia Newton-John - A Little More Love [2212]
11 - Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In [2266]
12 - Hylda Baker & Arthur Mullard - You're The One That I Want [2366]

13 - Clout - Substitute [2521]
14 - Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper [2588]
15 - Streetband - Toast [2701]
16 - Mankind - Dr. Who [2740]
17 - Dollar - Shooting Star [3997]
18 - Frankie Miller - Darlin' [4032]
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Postby Grybop » Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:20 pm

1 ABBA - Eagle
2 The Normal - Warm Leatherette
3 The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
4 A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
5 Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
6 Voyage - Souvenirs

7 ABBA - Summer Night City
8 Al Stewart - Time Passages
9 Gerry Rafferty - Right Down The Line
10 Donna Summer - MacArthur Park
11 Exile - Kiss You All Over
12 Goldie - Making Up Again
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