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Thursday July 12, 1979
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Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending July 7, 1979



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1 BREAKFAST IN AMERICA 1 1 1 15
Supertramp (A&M SP-3708)
2 BAD GIRLS 2 2 2 8
Donna Summer (Casablanca NBLP-2-7150)
3 CHEAP TRICK AT BUDOKAN 4 5 6 20
Cheap Trick (Epic FE 35795)
4 RICKIE LEE JONES 3 3 4 13
Rickie Lee Jones (WB BSK 3296)
5 I AM 6 8 36 4
Earth, Wind & Fire (ARC FC 35730)
6 DISCOVERY 9 24 -- 3
Electric Light Orchestra (Jet F2 35769)
7 DESOLATION ANGELS 7 6 5 16
Bad Company (Swan Song SS 8506)
8 THE GAMBLER 8 10 13 26
Kenny Rogers (United Artists UA-LA 934)
9 MONOLITH 10 12 25 5
Kansas (Kirschner FZ 36008)
10 WE ARE FAMILY 5 4 3 18
Sister Sledge (Columbia SD 5209)
11 DYNASTY 15 31 84 4
Kiss (Casablanca NBLP 7152)
12 SONGS OF LOVE 12 18 27 6
Anita Ward (Juana 200 004)
13 BACK TO THE EGG 21 -- -- 2
Wings (Columbia FC 36057)
14 VAN HALEN II 11 11 12 13
Van Halen (WB HS 3312)
15 WINNER TAKES ALL 17 22 52 5
Isley Brothers (T-Neck PZ2-36077)
16 TEDDY 23 44 -- 3
Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia Intl. FZ 36003)
17 MINUTE BY MINUTE 13 7 8 29
Doobie Brothers (WB BSK 3193)
18 CANDY-O 36 -- -- 2  
Cars (Elektra 5E-507)
19 WHERE SHOULD I BE 27 81 -- 3
Peter Frampton (A&M SP-3710)
20 SPIRITS HAVING FLOWN 20 14 10 21
Bee Gees (RSO RS-1-3041)
21 STATE OF SHOCK 14 15 17 6
Ted Nugent (Epic FE 36000)
22 COMMUNIQUE 42 -- -- 2  
Dire Straits (WB HS 3330)
23 NIGHT OWL 30 42 77 4
Gerry Rafferty (United Artists UA-LA 958-1)
24 SOONER OR LATER 18 16 11 11
Rex Smith (Columbia JC 35813)
25 LOOK SHARP! 26 27 30 11
Joe Jackson (A&M SP-4743)
26 LODGER 29 34 63 4
David Bowie (RCA AQL1-3254)
27 MILLION MILE REFLECTIONS 31 35 40 8
Charlie Daniels Band (Epic JE 35751)
28 2 HOT! 19 13 7 24
Peaches & Herb (Polydor PD-1-6172)
29 FLAG 16 9 9 9  
James Taylor (Columbia FC 36058)
30 BOMBS AWAY DREAM BABIES 34 39 50 7
John Stewart (RSO RS-1-3051)
31 THE CARS 24 23 23 52
Cars (Elektra 6E-135)
32 MCFADDEN & WHITEHEAD 25 26 29 7
McFadden & Whitehead (Philadelphia Intl. JZ 35800)
33 STREETLIFE 39 46 60 4
Crusaders (MCA 3094)
34 EVOLUTION 28 20 21 14
Journey (Columbia FC 35797)
35 PARALLEL LINES 22 17 15 25  
Blondie (Chrysalis CHR 1192)
36 ONE FOR THE ROAD 44 54 -- 3
Willie Nelson & Leon Russell (Columbia KC2 36064)
37 GREATEST HITS 35 30 32 9
Waylon Jennings (RCA AHL1-3378)
38 MORNING DANCE 38 40 42 11
Spyro Gyra (Infinity INF 9004)
39 CANDY 40 41 45 7
Con Funk Shun (Mercury SRM-1-3754)
40 SWITCH II 41 43 49 6
Switch (Gordy G7-988R1)
41 UNDERDOG 49 76 -- 3
Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor PD-1-6200)
42 GO WEST 32 21 16 13
Village People (Casablanca NBLP 7144)
43 PIECES OF EIGHT 37 29 19 41
Styx (A&M SP-4724)
44 RUNNING LIKE THE WIND 43 33 24 10
Marshall Tucker Band (WB BSK 3317)
45 JUST A GAME 46 48 51 7
Triumph (RCA AFL1-3224)
46 THE BOSS 55 74 -- 3
Diana Ross (Motown M7-923R1)
47 WAVE 33 19 20 8  
Patti Smith Group (Arista AB 4221)
48 THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT 83 -- -- 2  
Who (MCA 2-11005)
49 YOU'RE NEVER ALONE WITH A SCHIZOPHRENIC 45 36 31 10
Ian Hunter (Chrysalis CHR 1214)
50 MINGUS 64 -- -- 2  
Joni Mitchell (Elektra 5E-505)
51 NEW ENGLAND 53 59 67 6
New England (Infinity INF 9007)
52 LEGEND 54 58 62 29
Poco (ABC AA-1099)
53 STRIKES 56 63 70 6
Blackfoot (Atco SD 38-112)
54 LET ME BE GOOD TO YOU 57 61 75 5
Lou Rawls (Philadelphia Intl. JZ 36006)
55 52ND STREET 47 32 22 37
Billy Joel (Columbia PC 38984)
56 HEART STRING 58 64 73 6
Earl Klugh (United Artists UA-LA 942-H)
57 SPY 73 -- -- 2  
Carly Simon (Elektra 5E-506)
58 DISCO NIGHTS 48 28 18 13
GQ (Arista AB 4225)
59 VAN HALEN 61 47 48 66
Van Halen (WB BSK 3075)
60 AT BUDOKAN 51 25 14 9
Bob Dylan (Columbia PC2 36067)
61 HOT PROPERTY 50 38 28 8  
Heatwave (Epic FE 35970)
62 FEVER 65 68 78 5
Roy Ayers (Polydor PD-1-6204)
63 GET THE KNACK 95 -- -- 2  
Knack (Capitol SO-11948)
64 BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN 60 49 34 29
Rod Stewart (WB BSK 3261)
65 MINNIE 68 72 81 5
Minnie Riperton (Capitol SO-11936)
66 SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER 67 70 71 84
Original Film Soundtrack (RSO RS 4001)
67 INSPIRATION 59 45 47 13
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly (Capitol SW-11912)
68 WILD AND PEACEFUL 76 86 97 4
Teena Marie (Gordy G7-986R1)
69 PARADISE 52 37 33 10  
Grover Washington, Jr. (Elektra 6E-182)
70 ROCK ON 70 53 38 12
Raydio (Arista AB 4212)
71 GREASE 74 75 80 60
Original Film Soundtrack (RSO RS-2-4002)
72 VOULEZ-VOUS -- -- -- 1  
ABBA (Atlantic SD 16000)
73 THE GAP BAND 77 80 85 5
Gap Band (Mercury SRM-1-3758)
74 DESTINY 63 50 26 28  
Jacksons (Epic JE 35552)
75 DIRE STRAITS 66 51 37 25
Dire Straits (WB BSK 3266)
76 REAL LIFE AIN'T THIS WAY 80 84 94 4
Jay Ferguson (Asylum 6E-158)
77 BLUE KENTUCKY GIRL 69 55 41 9
Emmylou Harris (WB BSK 3318)
78 DUTY NOW FOR THE FUTURE 92 -- -- 2  
Devo (WB BSK 3337)
79 SHEIK YERBOUTI 62 52 35 16  
Frank Zappa (Zappa SRZ2-1501)
80 GREATEST HITS 75 78 83 32
Barry Manilow (Arista A2L 8601)
81 THE JONES GIRLS 98 -- -- 2  
Jones Girls (Philadelphia Intl. JZ 34557)
82 WARMER 86 96 -- 3
Randy Vanwarmer (Bearsville BRK 6988)
83 BLACK ROSE / A ROCK LEGEND 84 85 88 4
Thin Lizzy (WB BSK 3338)
84 THE ROCHES -- -- -- 1  
Roches (WB BSK 3298)
85 WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN' 99 -- -- 2  
Stephanie Mills (20th Century T-583)
86 LIVIN' INSIDE YOUR LOVE 72 57 46 17  
George Benson (WB 2BSK 3277)
87 LIVE KILLERS -- -- -- 1  
Queen (Elektra BB-702)
88 OUTLANDOS D'AMOUR 78 62 53 18
Police (A&M SP-4753)
89 ENLIGHTENED ROGUES 71 56 39 17  
Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn CPN 0218)
90 DO YOU WANNA GO PARTY? -- -- -- 1  
KC & The Sunshine Band (T.K. 611)
91 NEW CHATAUQUA 81 67 69 8
Pat Metheny Group (ECM ECM-1-1131)
92 SQUEEZING OUT SPARKS 79 65 44 11  
Graham Parker & The Rumour (Arista AB 4223)
93 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE -- -- -- 1  
Dolly Parton (RCA AHL1-3361)
94 ROCKETS 85 66 66 7
Rockets (RSO RS-1-3047)
95 CRUISIN' 94 87 68 37
Village People (Casablanca NBLP 7118)
96 GREY GHOST 100 -- -- 2
Henry Paul Band (Atlantic SD 19232)
97 THE MUSIC BAND 82 69 59 12  
War (MCA 3085)
98 THE STRANGER 96 94 89 90
Billy Joel (Columbia JC 34987)
99 MOLLY HATCHET 87 73 74 8  
Molly Hatchet (Epic JE 35347)
100 TOTALLY HOT 90 83 65 32
Olivia Newton-John (MCA 3067)

designates a album that was up more than 10 spots this week
designates a album that was down more than 10 spots this week

designates a album that entered the chart this week

Albums which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "Gimme Some Neck" by Ron Wood (# 88)
   • "Hot Numbers" by Foxy (# 89)
   • "Manifesto" by Roxy Music (# 91)
   • "Tycoon" by Tycoon (# 93)
   • "Live And More" by Donna Summer (# 97)


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