A month in a life – June 1978

All tracks released in June 1978 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Ain't got a clue (05/78) Lurkers *
2 Judy says (Knock you in the head) (05/78) Vibrators *
3 Never say die (05/78) Black Sabbath *
4 (White man) In Hammersmith Palais Clash *
5 Dear anyone Pandora (Maggie Moone)
6 Slow dancer Rita Coolidge
7 I've really got the blues Gayle Harding
8 Faraway eyes (05/78) [B side also charts] Rolling Stones *
9 Miss you (05/78) Rolling Stones *
10 Hold child in the city Nick Gilder
11 Roll with the changes REO Speedwagon
12 Don't let me down again Buckingham – Nicks
13 Honest I do love you (05/78) Candi Staton *
14 Can't give up a good thing Soul children
15 Boogie to the top (Part 1) Idris Muhammad
16 Dance with me (04/78) Peter Brown *
17 Beirut Peter Sarstedt
18 Harlem Baron Longfellow
19 Argentine melody (Cancion de Argentina) (05/78) San Jose ft Rodriguez Argentina *
20 Wild west hero (05/78) Electric Light Orchestra *
21 Suzanne Whitefire
22 Bang Bang (05/78) Squeeze *
23 Come back and finish what you started Gladys Knight & Pips *
24 Let the music play Dorothy Moore
25 If my friends could see me now (05/78) Linda Clifford *
26 Love me baby Sheila B Devotion
27 Dancing in the city (05/78) Marshall Hain *
28 Mash down Roots
29 Mind blowing decisions (05/78) Heatwave *
30 Turn on the lights Kellee Patterson
31 Use ta be my girl (05/78) O'Jays *
32 Just let me do my thing Sine *
33 Funk theory Rokotto *
34 Woman of mine (04/78) Dean Friedman *
35 And I love you so Don McLean
36 Run for home (04/78) Lindisfarne *
37 Don't be cruel (RR – 1956 B side) [First A side release] Elvis Presley *
38 You're the one that I want (05/78) John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John # 1
39 Thank heaven for little girls Chef inspecteur Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers)
40 Theme from 'The last waltz' Band
41 Whatever is written in your heart Gerry Rafferty
42 Only love can break your heart (05/78) Elkie Brooks *
43 Substitute (05/78) Clout *
44 Like clockwork Boomtown Rats *
45 Bloody Mary [Snake bit EP] David Coverdale's Whitesnake *
46 Rock and roll damnation AC DC *
47 El condor pasa Back in time
48 From east to west (05/78) Voyage *
49 Scots machine (05/78) [B side – also charts] Voyage *
50 Let yourself go (04/78) T-Connection *
51 Flying high Commodores *
52 Disco play Ashantis
53 Baby it's you Racey
54 A little bit of soap Showaddywaddy *
55 Everytime Jigsaw
56 Do you dig it Emma Leigh
57 Last dance (05/78) Donna Summer *
58 Law and order Love committee
59 Boogie oogie oogie (05/78) A taste of honey *
60 The man with the child in his eyes (05/78) Kate Bush *
61 Dancin' fever Claudja Barry
62 I'm not gonna let it bother me tonight Atlanta rhythm section
63 How can this be love (05/78) Andrew Gold *
64 Movin' out (Anthony's song) Billy Joel *
65 Rivers of Babylon [Double A side] Boney M # 1
66 Brown girl in the ring [Double A side] Boney M # 1
67 Knockin' on heaven's door Arthur Louis
68 Let's go disco (05/78) Real Thing *
69 Disco inferno (Re-entry) [RI – 1977] Trammps *
70 Hold your horses babe (05/78) Celi Bee & Buzzy bunch *
71 Let's be natural Rutles
72 Airport Motors *
73 Suntan Redskin
74 Satisfy my soul (05/78) Bob Marley & Wailers *
75 Piece of my heart Etta James
76 Whatever happened to Benny Santini Chris Rea
77 On the shelf Steve Voice
78 Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye Sound express
79 Smurf song (03/78) Father Abraham *

A month in a life – May 1978

All tracks released in May 1978 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-issue in 1979

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 A-Ba-Ni-Bi Izhar Cohen & Alpha-Beta *
2 Loving you has made me bananas (RR – 1968) Guy Marks *
3 On a little street in Singapore Manhattan Transfer *
4 Making up again (03/78) Goldie *
5 Eye of my storm (Oh woman) Sanford & Townsend
6 Shadow dancing (03/78) Andy Gibb *
7 Nighttime in the switching yard Warren Zevon
8 I'm always touched by your presence dear (04/78) Blondie *
9 Doin' it right Mick Flinn band
10 I don't mind (04/78) Buzzcocks *
11 Angels with dirty faces (04/78) Sham 69 *
12 Surrender Cheap trick
13 Interplay (USA 1967) First UK release Derek & Ray
14 Boogie shoes (03/78) K C & Sunshine band *
15 Thank God it's Friday Love and kisses
16 Night fever Bee Gees # 1
17 Till you take my love Harvey Mason
18 Hi Tension (04/78) Hi Tension *
19 Celebrate Brass construction
20 Just your friends Mink de Ville
21 Pump it up (04/78) Elvis Costello & Attractions *
22 What goes on (04/78) Bryan Ferry *
23 Ole Ola (Mulher Brasileira) Rod Stewart & Scottish World Cup Squad *
24 Easy come easy go Odyssey
25 Stranded in a limousine Paul Simon
26 Oh Carol Smokie *
27 Only loving does it (04/78) Guys 'n' dolls *
28 Beautiful lover Brotherhood of man *
29 Place in your heart (04/78) Nazareth *
30 In the dead of night U.K.
31 Davy's on the road again (04/78) Manfred Mann's Earth Band *
32 (Don't fear) the reaper (RR – 1976) Blue Oyster Cult *
33 Sultans of swing Dire straits [*]
34 All night long (04/78) Dexter Wansel *
35 Whatever it takes (04/78) Olympic runners ft George Chandler *
36 Lovin' you is gonna see me thru Tower of power
37 Shame Evelyn 'Champagne' King *
38 Homestate Allan Taylor
39 Easier for you Tarney Spencer band
40 Annie's song James Galway & National Philharmonic Orchestra *
41 Stardust lady Noel Pointer
42 Can we still be friends Todd Rundgren
43 Every kind of people (03/78) Robert Palmer *
44 Still the same Bob Seger
45 You took the words right out of my mouth (03/78) Meatloaf *
46 Up against the wall Tom Robinson band *
47 Ca plane pour moi (04/78) Plastic Bertrand *
48 Rosalie / Cowgirl's song (04/78) Thin Lizzy *
49 Eddie Vortex (04/78) Steve Gibbons Band *
50 If I can't have you (01/78) Yvonne Elliman *
51 More than a woman (04/78) Tavares *
52 Bringing out the girl in me Maxine Nightingale
53 K-Jee MFSB
54 Money that's your problem (04/78) Tonight *
55 Jocko homo (02/78) Devo *
56 It makes you feel like dancin' (04/78) Rose Royce *
57 Let's get funktified (part 1) Boiling point *
58 Jupiter (04/78) Earth, wind & fire *
59 Trade winds Lou Rawls
60 Feel so good Chuck Mangione
61 The closer I get to you (03/78) Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway *
62 Don't take it lyin' down (04/78) Dooleys *
63 Love dance Playmate
64 Brown girl in the ring [Double A side] Boney M # 1
65 Rivers of Babylon [Double A side] Boney M # 1
66 Let's dance (People all over the world) George McCrae
67 Feels like the first time (RR – 1977) Foreigner *
68 Nice 'n' sleazy (04/78) Stranglers *
69 Love one another Althia & Donna
70 Ballade pour Adeline Richard Clayderman
71 Can't smile without you (03/78) Barry Manilow *
72 It sure brings out the love in your eyes David Soul *
73 Warm ride Rare earth
74 Take me to the next phase (Parts 1 & 2) (04/78) Isley Brothers *
75 The boy from New York city Darts *
76 You're the one that I want John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John *
77 Days of Pearly Spencer Trade mark
78 Crackers Jan Akkerman

A month in a life – April 1978

All tracks released in April 1978 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1979

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 (I can't get me no) Satisfaction Devo *
2 She's so modern (03/78) Boomtown rats *
3 Foxhole Television *
4 Feel a whole lot better Flamin' groovies
5 Fooling yourself Styx
6 Jack and Jill (02/78) Raydio *
7 Honey I'm rich Delegation
8 Look up with your mind Lenny Williams
9 Just for you (03/78) Alan Price *
10 Carry me away Dolphin
11 Wuthering heights (01/78) Kate Bush # 1
12 Roxanne Police [*]
13 Ku klux klan (02/78) Steel pulse *
14 What a waste Ian Dury & Blockheads *
15 Go on girl Linda Kendrick
16 Too much in love Sunshine
17 You're so right for me (01/78) Eastside connection *
18 Dance a little bit closer (02/78) Charo & Salsoul orchestra *
19 Call on me Sunrise
20 Two for the show Trooper
21 Before my heart finds out Gene Cotton
22 With a little luck (03/78) Wings *
23 When you walk in the room (03/78) Child *
24 Dance with me Celena Duncan
25 Get it off my conscience Lovelites
26 Hit and run Loleatta Holloway
27 Move your body (02/78) Gene Farrow with the G F Band *
28 Ego (03/78) Elton John *
29 I must be in love (03/78) Rutles *
30 Hazell (03/78) Maggie Bell *
31 Delectable love Franklin Micare
32 Scotland for ever (EP) (02/78) Sidney Devine *
33 Marionette Art Garfunkel
34 Rivers of Babylon [Double A side] Boney M *
35 Brown girl in the ring [Double A side] Boney M *
36 Do it, do it again (02/78) Raffaella Carra *
37 Parlez-vous Fran├žais? Baccara
38 I love music (RR – 1976) O'Jays *
39 Mancho man Village people
40 Back in love again Donna Summer *
41 Matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs (Lowry's song) (11/77) Brian & Michael # 1
42 Mr. Blue Keith Carradine
43 The one and only (03/78) Gladys Knight & Pips *
44 Come to me (03/78) Ruby Winters *
45 Don't give up on us Billy Paul
46 Let's all chant (02/78) Michael Zager Band *
47 Dance across the floor Jimmy Bohorne
48 Sun is here Sun
49 Everybody dance (03/78) Chic *
50 Music's takin' over Jackson
51 Bad old days Co-Co *
52 Blue eyes Anderson brothers
53 Fire in the wind John Stewart
54 Theme from 'The Hong Kong Beat' (03/78) Richard Denton & Martin Cook *
55 Hey Senorita (03/78) War *
56 This time I'm in it for love Player
57 I'm gonna take good care of everything Rubicon
58 I'm glad you're here with me tonight Neil Diamond
59 Oh well Gordon Giltrap
60 Because the night Patti Smith Group *
61 The day the world turned Dayglo X-Ray Spex *
62 Long live rock 'n' roll (03/78) Rainbow *
63 It takes two to tango (03/78) Richard Myhill *
64 Hey Lord don't ask me questions (03/78) Graham Parker & Rumour *
65 Take me, I'm yours (02/78) Squeeze *
66 Strange, strange feeling Earl Jordan
67 Love is so easy (03/78) Stargard *
68 Love talking Rare essence
69 Love is in the air (03/78) John Paul Young *
70 Night fever Bee Gees # 1
71 I'm on my way Captain & Tenille
72 Life in the city Demis Roussos
73 Here I am Bonnie Tyler
74 Dancing the night away Leo Sayer
75 Make you feel love again Wet Willie
76 I ain't living long like this Emmylou Harris
77 One glance Jarvis brothers
78 Automatic lover (03/78) Dee D Jackson *
79 Argentina Conquistador

A month in a life – March 1978

All tracks released in March 1978 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Ally's Tartan Army (02/78) Andy Cameron *
2 Footloose and fancy free Fergus
3 Thunder island Jay Ferguson
4 Hold on Greg Adams
5 Give me what I cry for Chris Rainbow
6 More like the movies (02/78) Dr Hook & Medicine show *
7 Falling Le Blanc & Carr
8 Never let her slip away Andrew Gold *
9 Looks like love is here to stay Tyrone Ashley
10 The ghost of love (02/78) Tavares *
11 Doctor love First choice
12 Wonderful tonight Eric Clapton
13 New beginnings Strawbs
14 Each and every day Andy Desmond
15 Imaginary lover Atlanta rhythm section
16 Baby hold on Eddie Money
17 You really got me Van Halen
18 News of the world (02/78) Jam *
19 (I don't wanna go to) Chelsea Elvis Costello & Attractions *
20 Come see what love Bryan Haworth
21 Let's get crazy tonight Rupert Holmes
22 Warm ride Graham Bonnet
23 Starlight Cory Wells
24 I'll go where your music takes me (02/78) Tina Charles *
25 Magic love Michele
26 Singin' in the rain (01/78) Sheila B. Devotion *
27 Moments Jacquie Sullivan
28 Stay with me baby (02/78) David Essex *
29 This night won't last forever Bill LaBounty
30 Little one Chicago
31 Zoom (01/78) [Double A side] Commodores *
32 Too hot ta trot (01/78) [Double A side] Commodores *
33 Reach for it (dance) George Duke
34 On Broadway George Benson
35 Where have you been all my life Fotomaker
36 One more night with you Sutherland brothers
37 Rhiannon (RR – 1976) Fleetwood mac *
38 Takin' me back Tarney Spencer band
39 You thrill me Exile
40 Ready steady go Generation X *
41 Automatic lover (02/78) Vibrators *
42 Clash city rockers (02/78) Clash *
43 Take a chance on me Abba # 1
44 Gimme just a little beat of your heart Domino
45 Love is all you need High inergy
46 What's your name, what's your number (01/78) Andrea True connection *
47 When talking is too much trouble Climax blues band
48 We'll never have to say goodbye England Dan & John Ford Coley
49 Peg Steely Dan
50 The circle is small Gordon Lightfoot
51 Dust in the wind Kansas
52 Little Italy Stephen Bishop
53 When you wish upon a star Montana ft Sister Sledge
54 Whenever you want my love (02/78) Real Thing *
55 You are the reason ( I feel like dancing) 5th Dimension
56 Love runs out (USA 1965) First UK release Willie Hutch
57 Darling Baccara
58 House of the rising sun Santa Esmeralda ft Jimmy Goings
59 The magic is you Flower
60 Too much, too little, too late Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams *
61 She's always a woman Billy Joel
62 Follow you follow me (02/78) Genesis *
63 I love the sound of breaking glass (02/78) Nick Lowe *
64 Why sugar No dice
65 Friend of mine Barclay James Harvest
66 Mighty Quinn (Live) Manfred Mann's earth band
67 Fire Robert Gordon & Link Wray
68 Darling Poacher
69 If you can't give me love (02/78) Suzi Quatro *
70 Wuthering heights (01/78) Kate Bush # 1
71 Listen to the music Alex
72 Every 1's a winner (02/78) Hot Chocolate *
73 Ladykiller Jenny Darren
74 Geneve John Otway
75 Theme from 'Looking for Mr. Goodbar' Marlena Shaw
76 We've got the whole world in our hands (02/78) Nottingham Forest & Paper Lace *
77 I wonder why Showaddywaddy *