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Hits of 1979

“The River” debuted at the 1979 No Nukes concert in New York. Although it was never released as a single, it became the title track of a double album 10/08/2003 8:00 AM Eastern

“The River” debuted at the 1979 No Nukes concert in NewYork. Although it was never released as a single, it became the titletrack of a double album released later that year. The following songsare the top hits from 1979, from the Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits,7th Edition by Joel Whitburn, Billboard Books, 2000.

Date Song Hit #1

Song Title

Artist

1/06

Too Much Heaven

Bee Gees

2/10

Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

Rod Stewart

3/10

I Will Survive

Gloria Gaynor

3/24

Tragedy

Bee Gees

4/14

What a Fool Believes

The Doobie Brothers

4/21

Knock On Wood

Amii Stewart

4/28

Heart Of Glass

Blondie

5/05

Reunited

Peaches & Herb

6/02

Hot Stuff

Donna Summer

6/30

Ring My Bell

Anita Ward

7/14

Bad Girls

Donna Summer

8/18

Good Times

Chic

8/25

My Sharona

The Knack

10/06

Sad Eyes

Robert John

10/20

Rise

Herb Alpert

11/03

Pop Muzik

M

11/10

Heartache Tonight

The Eagles

11/17

Still

Commodores

11/24

No More Tears (Enough is Enough)

Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer

12/08

Babe

Styx

12/22

Escape (The Piña Colada Song)

Rupert Holmes