Dancing out of your constrictions: Best songs of 1978

In 1978 disco conquered America and Washington DC conquered Jimmy Carter. Here are the year’s best singles.

1. Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
2. Rolling Stones – Miss You
3. Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove
4. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
5. Earth Wind & Fire – Serpentine Fire
6. Chaka Khan – I’m Every Woman
7. Cheap Trick – Surrender
8. Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame
9. Bryan Ferry – Sign of the Times
10. Chic – I Want Your Love
11. Public Image Ltd – Public Image
12. ABBA – Summer Night City
13. The Clash – Safe European Homes
14. Willie Nelson – Blue Skies
15. Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
16. Warren Zevon – Excitable Boy
17. Yvonne Elliman – If I Can’t Have You
18. The Cars – Just What I Needed
19. Gerry Rafferty – Right Down the Line
20. The Isley Brothers – Take Me to the Next Phase (Part 1)
21. Peter Gabriel – D.I.Y.
22. Blondie – Hangin’ on the Telephone
23. Parliament – Flash Light
24. Wire – I Am the Fly
25. Rod Stewart – I Was Only Joking
26. Rick James – You & I
27. Wings – Girl School
28. Carly Simon – You Belong to Me
29. The Jacksons – Blame it on the Boogie
30. Nick Gilder – Hot Child in the City
31. L.T.D. – Holding On (When Love Is Gone)
32. Steely Dan – Deacon Blues
33. Jackson Browne – Running on Empty
34. Joe Walsh – Life’s Been Good
35. Dolly Parton – Here You Come Again
36. Ashford & Simpson – It Seems to Hang On
37. Bill Withers – Lovely Day
38. Linda Ronstadt – It’s So Easy
39. Maze ft. Frank Beverly – Workin’ Together
40. Cerrone – Supernature
41. Buzzcocks – What Do I Get?
42. Van Halen – Runnin’ with the Devil
43. The Only Ones – Another Girl, Another Planet
44. Bruce Springsteen – Badlands

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