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Bob Marley - Is This Love

"Is This Love" is a song by Bob Marley and the Wailers, released on their 1978 album Kaya. It peaked at number 9 in the UK charts upon its release in 1978.

Earth, Wind & Fire - September

"September" is a song by the band Earth, Wind & Fire released as a single in 1978, included as a track for The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1, "September" was very successful commercially and reached No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, No. 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Donna Summer - Last Dance

"Last Dance" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from the soundtrack album to the 1978 film Thank God It's Friday. "Last Dance" became a success, winning the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, all in 1978.

Boney M - Rasputin

"Rasputin" is a song by Germany-based pop and Euro disco group Boney M. It was released on 28 August 1978 as the second single from their third studio album Nightflight to Venus (1978).

The Police - Roxanne

"Roxanne" is a song by English rock band The Police. The song was written by lead singer and bassist Sting and was released in 1978 as a single from their debut album Outlandos d'Amour. On re-release in 1979, the song peaked at No. 12 on the UK Singles Chart. The song ranked No. 388 on the Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"[4] and was voted No. 85 by VH1 on its list of the "100 Greatest Rock Songs".

Kansas - Dust in the Wind

"Dust in the Wind" is a song recorded by American progressive rock band Kansas and written by band member Kerry Livgren, first released on their 1977 album Point of Know Return. The song peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of April 22, 1978, making it Kansas's only single to reach the top ten in the US.

John Travolta And Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want

"You're the One That I Want" is a song performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John for the 1978 film version of the musical Grease. It was written and produced by John Farrar. "You're the One That I Want" is one of the best-selling singles in history, having sold over 6 million copies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France alone, with estimates of more than 15 million copies sold overall.

Bee Gees - Night Fever

"Night Fever" is a song written and performed by the Bee Gees. It first appeared on the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever on RSO Records. Released on 7 February 1978. The record debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at #76, then leaped up 44 positions to #32. It then moved: 32–17–8–5–2–1. It remained at #1 for eight weeks (the most for any single that year), and ultimately spent 13 weeks in the top 10. For the first five weeks that "Night Fever" was at #1.

Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" is a song by British singer Rod Stewart from his 1978 album Blondes Have More Fun. It was written by Stewart, Carmine Appice and Duane Hitchings. The song featured on Stewart's album Blondes Have More Fun, and was released as a single in November 1978. It spent one week at the top of the British charts in December 1978 and four weeks at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 in February 1979. Billboard ranked it number four on its Top Singles of 1979 year-end chart.[3] It also topped the charts in Canada for four weeks and in Australia for two weeks. 

CHIC - I Want Your Love

CHIC's disco anthem "I Want Your Love".

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - Summer Nights

"Summer Nights" is a popular song from the musical Grease. Written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. "Summer Nights" became a massive hit in both the United States and United Kingdom during the summer of 1978. Included on the movie's soundtrack album, performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. "Summer Nights" reached No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Robert Palmer - Every Kinda People

"Every Kinda People" is a 1978 song originally performed by Robert Palmer on his Double Fun album. The song was written by Andy Fraser. In the UK, the song went to #53. It was Palmer's first Top 40 hit in the U.S., reaching #16.

Andrew Gold - How Can This Be Love

How Can This Be Love is a song of the American singer Andrew Gold, part of his third almbum "All This and Heaven Too", released in 1978.

Boney M. - Rivers of Babylon

"Rivers of Babylon" is a Rastafari song written and recorded by Brent Dowe and Trevor McNaughton of the Jamaican reggae group The Melodians in 1970. The song was re-popularised in Europe by the 1978 Boney M. cover version, which was awarded a platinum disc and is one of the top-ten all-time best-selling singles in the UK. The B-side of the single, "Brown Girl in the Ring". Boney M.'s release stayed at the no. 1 position in the UK for five weeks and was also the group's only significant US chart entry, peaking at #30 in the Billboard Hot 100.

Blondie - One Way Or Another

"One Way or Another" is a song by American new wave band Blondie from their 1978 album Parallel Lines. The song reached number 24 in the US and number 7 in Canada. 

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