List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1979 (U.S.)

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This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1979.

Top-ten singles

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1979
Top ten

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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

Singles from 1978
December 16 "The Gambler" Kenny Rogers 3 February 3 11
December 23 "Promises" Eric Clapton 6 January 13 7
Singles from 1979
January 13 "This Moment in Time" Engelbert Humperdinck 1 January 20 5
January 20 "Lotta Love" Nicolette Larson 1 February 3 10
"A Little More Love" Olivia Newton-John 4 February 3 7
"Somewhere in the Night" Barry Manilow 4 February 24 8
January 27 "Don't Cry Out Loud" Melissa Manchester 9 February 3 4
February 3 "No Tell Lover"[A] Chicago 5 February 24 7
February 10 "I Just Fall in Love Again" Anne Murray 1 February 10 11
"Forever in Blue Jeans" Neil Diamond 2 February 17 9
"Dancin' Shoes" Nigel Olsson 8 March 3 8
February 17 "Crazy Love" Poco 1 March 10 13
February 24 "Lady" Little River Band 7 March 3 5
March 3 "Music Box Dancer" Frank Mills 4 March 17 6
March 10 "I Will Survive" Gloria Gaynor 9 March 10 1
"Goodbye, I Love You" Firefall 10 March 10 1
March 17 "Just One Look" Linda Ronstadt 5 March 24 3
"Song on the Radio" Al Stewart 10 March 17 1
March 24 "Stumblin' In" Chris Norman & Suzi Quatro 4 April 7 9
March 31 "Blow Away" George Harrison 2 April 7 9
"Can You Read My Mind"[B] Maureen McGovern 5 April 7 8
"What You Won't Do for Love" Bobby Caldwell 10 March 31 2
April 7 "I Never Said I Love You" Orsa Lia 1 April 28 6
"Love is the Answer" England Dan & John Ford Coley 1 May 5 12
April 14 "Just When I Needed You Most" Randy VanWarmer 1 May 19 12
"I'll Come Running" Livingston Taylor 8 April 14 2
"I Want Your Love" Chic 9 April 28 3
April 28 "Reunited" Peaches & Herb 4 May 19 6
'What's on Your Mind" John Denver 10 April 28 2
May 5 "She Believes in Me" Kenny Rogers 1 May 26 12
May 12 "Deeper Than the Night" Olivia Newton-John 4 May 26 6
"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right" Barbara Mandrell 6 May 26 5
May 19 "Honesty" Billy Joel 9 May 26 3
May 26 "Little Bit of Soap" Nigel Olsson 9 June 9 3
June 2 "Say Maybe" Neil Diamond 3 June 16 6
"Shadows in the Moonlight" Anne Murray 1 June 16 13
June 9 "When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman" Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show 5 June 23 9
"Morning Dance" Spyro Gyra 1 July 28 12
June 16 "Lead Me On" Maxine Nightingale 1 July 7 15
"Since I Don't Have You" Art Garfunkel 5 July 7 6
June 23 "Up on the Roof"[D] James Taylor 7 June 23 5
June 30 "I'll Never Love This Way Again"[C][E] Dionne Warwick 5 August 18 11
July 7 "Mama Can't Buy You Love" Elton John 1 August 25 9
"Heart of the Night" Poco 5 July 28 7
July 14 "The Main Event/Fight" Barbara Streisand 2 September 1 10
July 28 "Different Worlds" Maureen McGovern 1 September 8 12
August 4 "Suspicious" Eddie Rabbitt 9 August 18 3
August 11 "Rise" Herb Alpert 1 September 22 14
August 25 "Where Were You When I Was Falling in Love" Lobo 1 September 29 12
"After the Love Has Gone" Earth, Wind & Fire 3 September 29 9
September 1 "If You Remember Me" Chris Thompson & Night 7 September 1 4
"Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye" Toby Beau 7 September 29 5
"Sad Eyes" Robert John 10 September 1 1
September 8 "All Things Are Possible" Dan Peek 6 September 22 7
"This Night Won't Last Forever" Michael Johnson 5 October 20 11
September 29 "You Decorated My Life" Kenny Rogers 2 October 27 10
"Sail On" Commodores 9 October 6 4
October 6 "Broken Hearted Me" Anne Murray 1 October 13 10
October 20 "You're Only Lonely" J.D. Souther 1 November 17 13
"So Good, So Right" Brenda Russell 8 October 20 4
October 27 "Ships" Barry Manilow 4 November 10 7
"Half the Way" Crystal Gayle 9 October 27 2
"Hold On" Ian Gomm 10 October 27 1
November 3 "Still" Commodores 6 November 17 6
November 10 "Please Don't Leave" Lauren Wood 5 November 17 4
November 17 "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" Donna Summer featuring Barbara Streisand 7 November 17 2
"Better Love Next Time" Dr. Hook 3 December 8 7
"Babe" Styx 9 November 17 1
November 24 "Peter Piper" Frank Mills 6 December 1 4
"Do That to Me One More Time" Captain & Tennille 4 December 8 11
December 1 "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" Rupert Holmes 8 December 15 3
December 8 "Send One Your Love" Stevie Wonder 1 December 22 10
December 15 "Cool Change" Little River Band 8 December 22 6
"We Don't Talk Anymore" Cliff Richard 5 December 15 7

1978 peaks

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1979 which peaked in 1978
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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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October 28 "Time Passages" Al Stewart 1 November 11 13
November 11 "(Our Love) Don't Throw It Away" Andy Gibb 2 November 18 10
"You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Neil Diamond featuring Barbara Streisand 3 November 18 9
November 25 "Ooh Baby Baby" Linda Ronstadt 2 December 2 10
"My Life" Billy Joel 2 December 16 11
December 2 "Too Much Heaven" Bee Gees 4 December 23 10
December 9 "Can You Fool" Glen Campbell 7 December 16 5
December 23 "I Believe You" The Carpenters 9 December 23 4

1980 peaks

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1979 which peaked in 1980
Top ten

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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

December 8 "Deja Vu" Dionne Warwick 1 January 19 10
December 15 "I'd Rather Leave While I'm in Love" Rita Coolidge 3 January 5 8
December 22 "Coward of the Country" Kenny Rogers 5 January 5 5
"Looks Like Love Again" Dann Rogers 6 January 5 6

Notes

A The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending March 17, 1979.

B The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending May 19, 1979.

C The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending July 21, 1979.

D The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending July 28, 1979.

E The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending September 22, 1979.

See also

References

External links

  • Billboard.com
  • Billboard.biz
  • The Billboard Adult Contemporary
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