The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1979
TOP 100 POP SINGLES (As published in the December 29, 1979, issue)
POSTITLE – Artist (Label)
  1LE FREAK – Chic (Atlantic)
  2MY SHARONA – The Knack (Capitol)
  3DA YA THINK I’M SEXY? – Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)
  4Y.M.C.A. – The Village People (Casablanca)
  5WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES – The Doobie Brothers (Warner Bros.)
  6RING MY BELL – Anita Ward (Juana)
  7BAD GIRLS – Donna Summer (Casablanca)
  8TOO MUCH HEAVEN – The Bee Gees (RSO)
  9REUNITED – Peaches & Herb (Polydor/MVP)
10I WILL SURVIVE – Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)
11HEART OF GLASS – Blondie (Chrysalis)
12GOOD TIMES – Chic (Atlantic)
13SAD EYES – Robert John (EMI America)
14HOT STUFF – Donna Summer (Casablanca)
15POP MUZIK – M (Sire)
16FIRE – The Pointer Sisters (Planet)
17DON’T STOP ’TIL YOU GET ENOUGH – Michael Jackson (Epic)
18RISE – Herb Alpert (A&M)
19TRAGEDY – The Bee Gees (RSO)
20KNOCK ON WOOD – Amii Stewart (Ariola America/Hansa)
21WE ARE FAMILY – Sister Sledge (Cotillion)
22SAIL ON – The Commodores (Motown)
23A LITTLE MORE LOVE – Olivia Newton-John (MCA)
24CHUCK E.’S IN LOVE – Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Bros.)
25NO MORE TEARS (Enough Is Enough) – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer (Columbia)
26SHAKE YOUR BODY (Down To The Ground) – The Jacksons (Epic)
27I WANT YOU TO WANT ME – Cheap Trick (Epic)
28MUSIC BOX DANCER – Frank Mills (Polydor)
29I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN – Dionne Warwick (Arista)
30BABE – Styx (A&M)
31THE MAIN EVENT/FIGHT – Barbra Streisand (Columbia)
32MY LIFE – Billy Joel (Columbia)
33BOOGIE WONDERLAND – Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions (ARC)
34HEARTACHE TONIGHT – The Eagles (Asylum)
35GOLD – John Stewart (RSO)
36IN THE NAVY – The Village People (Casablanca)
37THE LOGICAL SONG – Supertramp (A&M)
38HEAVEN KNOWS – Donna Summer with Brooklyn Dreams (Casablanca)
39DON’T BRING ME DOWN – The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)
41HOLD THE LINE – Toto (Columbia)
42AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE – Earth, Wind & Fire (ARC)
43LONESOME LOSER – The Little River Band (Capitol)
44ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes (Infinity)
45DIM ALL THE LIGHTS – Donna Summer (Casablanca)
46JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST – Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville)
47MAKIN’ IT – David Naughton (RSO)
48LEAD ME ON – Maxine Nightingale (Windsong)
49THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA – The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)
50SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING – Peaches & Herb (Polydor/MVP)
52SULTANS OF SWING – Dire Straits (Warner Bros.)
53GOODNIGHT TONIGHT – Paul McCartney & Wings (Columbia)
54SEPTEMBER – Earth, Wind & Fire (ARC)
55STILL – The Commodores (Motown)
57YOU DECORATED MY LIFE – Kenny Rogers (United Artists)
58LADIES NIGHT – Kool & The Gang (De-Lite)
59OOH BABY BABY – Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)
60EVERY 1’S A WINNER – Hot Chocolate (Infinity)
61SHE BELIEVES IN ME – Kenny Rogers (United Artists)
62STUMBLIN’ IN – Suzie Quatro & Chris Norman (RSO)
63LOTTA LOVE – Nicolette Larson (Warner Bros.)
64TUSK – Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros.)
65YOU CAN’T CHANGE THAT – Raydio (Arista)
66PLEASE DON’T GO – KC & The Sunshine Band (T.K.)
67SHINE A LITTLE LOVE – The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)
68YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY – Rex Smith (Columbia)
69HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU – Bonnie Pointer (Motown)
70HE’S THE GREATEST DANCER – Sister Sledge (Cotillion)
71DON’T CRY OUT LOUD – Melissa Manchester (Arista)
72(Our Love) DON’T THROW IT ALL AWAY – Andy Gibb (RSO)
73EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU – The Babys (Chrysalis)
74I WAS MADE FOR LOVIN’ YOU – Kiss (Casablanca)
75SEND ONE YOUR LOVE – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
76BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) – Robert Palmer (Island)
77SHAKE IT – Ian Matthews (Mushroom)
78LADY – The Little River Band (Harvest)
79ROCK ’N’ ROLL FANTASY – Bad Company (Swan Song)
80DISCO NIGHTS (Rock-Freak) – GQ (Arista)
81I WANT YOUR LOVE – Chic (Atlantic)
82AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW – McFadden & Whitehead (Philadelphia Int’l)
83GOOD GIRLS DON’T – The Knack (Capitol)
84YOU’RE ONLY LONELY – J.D. Souther (Columbia)
85I JUST FALL IN LOVE AGAIN – Anne Murray (Capitol)
86WE DON’T TALK ANYMORE – Cliff Richard (EMI America)
87PROMISES – Eric Clapton & His Band (RSO)
88WHAT YOU WON’T DO FOR LOVE – Bobby Caldwell (Clouds)
89GOT TO BE REAL – Cheryl Lynn (Columbia)
90SHIPS – Barry Manilow (Arista)
91WE’VE GOT TONITE – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)
92SOUL MAN – The Blues Brothers (Atlantic)
93CRUEL TO BE KIND – Nick Lowe (Columbia)
94THE GAMBLER – Kenny Rogers (United Artists)
95TAKE ME HOME – Cher (Casablanca)
96LET’S GO – The Cars (Elektra)
97LOVE TAKES TIME – Orleans (Infinity)
99BLOW AWAY – George Harrison (Dark Horse)
100 LOVE IS THE ANSWER – England Dan & John Ford Coley (Big Tree)
ALBUMS  |  1979