The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1978
TOP 100 POP SINGLES (As published in the December 30, 1978, issue)
POSTITLE – Artist (Label)
  1NIGHT FEVER – The Bee Gees (RSO)
  2STAYIN’ ALIVE – The Bee Gees (RSO)
  3SHADOW DANCING – Andy Gibb (RSO)
  4KISS YOU ALL OVER – Exile (Warner/Curb)
  5THREE TIMES A LADY – The Commodores (Motown)
  6HOT CHILD IN THE CITY – Nick Gilder (Chrysalis)
  7BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE – A Taste Of Honey (Capitol)
  8EMOTION – Samantha Sang (Private Stock)
  9YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John (RSO)
10MISS YOU – The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)
11GREASE – Frankie Valli (RSO)
12BAKER STREET – Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)
13CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU – Barry Manilow (Arista)
14BABY COME BACK – Player (RSO)
15SHORT PEOPLE – Randy Newman (Warner Bros.)
16LAY DOWN SALLY – Eric Clapton (RSO)
17IT’S A HEARTACHE – Bonnie Tyler (RCA)
18JUST THE WAY YOU ARE – Billy Joel (Columbia)
19SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH – Dan Hill (20th Century)
20YOU NEEDED ME – Anne Murray (Capitol)
21IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU – Yvonne Elliman (RSO)
22(Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER – Andy Gibb (RSO)
23YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) – Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)
24HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE – The Bee Gees (RSO)
25WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS – Queen (Elektra)
26HOT BLOODED – Foreigner (Atlantic)
27MacARTHUR PARK – Donna Summer (Casablanca)
28HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU – Olivia Newton-John (RSO)
29TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE – Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams (Columbia)
30REMINISCING – The Little River Band (Harvest)
31THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)
32WITH A LITTLE LUCK – Paul McCartney & Wings (Capitol)
33WHENEVER I CALL YOU “FRIEND” – Kenny Loggins (Columbia)
34JACK AND JILL – Raydio (Arista)
35HOW MUCH I FEEL – Ambrosia (Warner Bros.)
36LOVE WILL FIND A WAY – Pablo Cruise (A&M;)
37DUST IN THE WIND – Kansas (Kirshner)
38FEELS SO GOOD – Chuck Mangione (A&M;)
39LAST DANCE – Donna Summer (Casablanca)
40HERE YOU COME AGAIN – Dolly Parton (RCA)
41SUMMER NIGHTS – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John (RSO)
42DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) – Chic (Atlantic)
43USE TA BE MY GIRL – The O’Jays (Philadelphia Int’l)
44I GO CRAZY – Paul Davis (Bang)
45AN EVERLASTING LOVE – Andy Gibb (RSO)
46TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD – Meat Loaf (Epic)
47TAKE A CHANCE ON ME – Abba (Atlantic)
48DON’T LOOK BACK – Boston (Epic)
49BABY HOLD ON – Eddie Money (Columbia)
50I JUST WANNA STOP – Gino Vannelli (A&M;)
51WHAT’S YOUR NAME – Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)
52STILL THE SAME – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)
53THUNDER ISLAND – Jay Ferguson (Asylum)
54SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY – Paul Simon (Columbia)
55DANCE WITH ME – Peter Brown with Betty Wright (Drive)
56YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE – Debby Boone (Warner/Curb)
57RIGHT DOWN THE LINE – Gerry Rafferty (United Artists)
58SHAME – Evelyn “Champagne” King (RCA)
59MAGNET AND STEEL – Walter Egan (Columbia)
60SHARING THE NIGHT TOGETHER – Dr. Hook (Capitol)
61RUNNING ON EMPTY – Jackson Browne (Asylum)
62BLUE BAYOU – Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)
63WHO ARE YOU – The Who (MCA)
64COME SAIL AWAY – Styx (A&M;)
65DOUBLE VISION – Foreigner (Atlantic)
66YOU DON’T BRING ME FLOWERS – Barbra & Neil (Columbia)
67BEAST OF BURDEN – The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)
68READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN – Barry Manilow (Arista)
69(Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN – L.T.D. (A&M;)
70I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (Disco ’Round) – Alicia Bridges (Polydor)
71LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN – The Sweet (Capitol)
72LIFE’S BEEN GOOD – Joe Walsh (Asylum)
73IMAGINARY LOVER – The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)
74YOU BELONG TO ME – Carly Simon (Elektra)
75DESIREE – Neil Diamond (Columbia)
76GOODBYE GIRL – David Gates (Elektra)
77YOU NEVER DONE IT LIKE THAT – The Captain & Tennille (A&M;)
78BLUER THAN BLUE – Michael Johnson (EMI America)
79DISCO INFERNO – The Trammps (Atlantic)
80MY ANGEL BABY – Toby Beau (RCA)
81PEG – Steely Dan (ABC)
82COPACABANA (At The Copa) – Barry Manilow (Arista)
83FALLING – LeBlanc & Carr (Big Tree)
84COUNT ON ME – Jefferson Starship (Grunt)
85THE GROOVE LINE – Heatwave (Epic)
86FOOL (If You Think It’s Over) – Chris Rea (United Artists)
87SENTIMENTAL LADY – Bob Welch (Capitol)
88BACK IN THE U.S.A. – Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)
89TIME PASSAGES – Al Stewart (Arista)
90ON BROADWAY – George Benson (Warner Bros.)
91TURN TO STONE – The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)
92EBONY EYES – Bob Welch (Capitol)
93GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE – Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia)
94LOVE IS IN THE AIR – John Paul Young (Scotti Brothers)
95BECAUSE THE NIGHT – The Patti Smith Group (Arista)
96EVERY KINDA PEOPLE – Robert Palmer (Island)
97YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In The Middle Of Turning Me On) – High Inergy (Gordy)
98THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND – Andrew Gold (Asylum)
99ALWAYS AND FOREVER – Heatwave (Epic)
100 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN – Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros.)
ALBUMS  |  1978