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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 20, 1979

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 20, 1979

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  • 1
    • (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1

      Funkadelic
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
  • 2
    • Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough

      Michael Jackson
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 3
    • Ladies Night

      Kool & The Gang
    • 7
    • 3
    • 7
      • 7
      • 3
      • 7
  • 4
    • Rise

      Herb Alpert
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
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Producer(s):

H.Alpert, R.Badazz, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 5
    • I Just Want To Be

      Cameo
    • 3
    • 3
    • 17
      • 3
      • 3
      • 17
  • 6
    • I Do Love You

      GQ
    • 5
    • 5
    • 4
      • 5
      • 5
      • 4
  • 7
    • Found A Cure

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 4
    • 2
    • 16
      • 4
      • 2
      • 16
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Producer(s):

J.Musso, V.Simpson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 8
    • Firecracker

      Mass Production
    • 8
    • 4
    • 18
      • 8
      • 4
      • 18
  • 9
    • Break My Heart

      David Ruffin
    • 11
    • 9
    • 10
      • 11
      • 9
      • 10
  • 10
    • Sing A Happy Song

      The O'Jays
    • 10
    • 7
    • 12
      • 10
      • 7
      • 12
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 11
    • Sail On

      Commodores
    • 9
    • 8
    • 10
      • 9
      • 8
      • 10
  • 13
    • I Just Can't Control Myself

      Nature's Divine
    • 19
    • 13
    • 6
      • 19
      • 13
      • 6
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Producer(s):

M.Stokes, L.Smith, B.Carter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Unknown

  • 14
    • Come Go With Me

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 15
    • 14
    • 8
      • 15
      • 14
      • 8
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 16
    • Dim All The Lights

      Donna Summer
    • 20
    • 16
    • 8
      • 20
      • 16
      • 8
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Producer(s):

G.Moroder, P.Belotte, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Casablanca/Unknown

  • 17
    • The Boss

      Diana Ross
    • 14
    • 12
    • 20
      • 14
      • 12
      • 20
  • 18
    • After The Love Has Gone

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 13
    • 2
    • 16
      • 13
      • 2
      • 16
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Producer(s):

M.White, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arc/Columbia/Unknown

  • 19
    • So Good,so Right

      Brenda Russell
    • 24
    • 19
    • 9
      • 24
      • 19
      • 9
  • 20
    • Lover And Friend

      Minnie Riperton
    • 21
    • 20
    • 9
      • 21
      • 20
      • 9
  • 21
    • Still

      Commodores
    • 50
    • 21
    • 3
      • 50
      • 21
      • 3
  • 22
    • Strategy

      Archie Bell & The Drells
    • 22
    • 22
    • 11
      • 22
      • 22
      • 11
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 23
    • You Get Me Hot

      Jimmy 'Bo' Horne
    • 30
    • 23
    • 9
      • 30
      • 23
      • 9
  • 24
    • (Let Me Put) Love On Your Mind

      ConFunkShun
    • 25
    • 24
    • 8
      • 25
      • 24
      • 8
  • 25
    • I Betcha Didn't Know That

      KC And The Sunshine Band
    • 31
    • 25
    • 8
      • 31
      • 25
      • 8
  • 26
    • Don't Let Go

      Isaac Hayes
    • 40
    • 26
    • 6
      • 40
      • 26
      • 6
  • 27
    • I Wanna Be Your Lover

      Prince
    • 39
    • 27
    • 5
      • 39
      • 27
      • 5
  • 28
    • More Than One Way To Love A Woman

      Raydio
    • 29
    • 28
    • 8
      • 29
      • 28
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 29
    • It's A Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)

      The Isley Brothers
    • 27
    • 27
    • 7
      • 27
      • 27
      • 7
  • 30
    • Street Life

      The Crusaders
    • 23
    • 17
    • 13
      • 23
      • 17
      • 13
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Producer(s):

W.Felder, Stix Hooper, J.Sample

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Unknown

  • 31
    • Is It Love You're After

      Rose Royce
    • 37
    • 31
    • 7
      • 37
      • 31
      • 7
  • 32
    • Rrrrrrock

      Foxy
    • 42
    • 32
    • 6
      • 42
      • 32
      • 6
  • 33
    • Ladies Only

      Aretha Franklin
    • 33
    • 33
    • 9
      • 33
      • 33
      • 9
  • 34
    • I Love You

      New Birth Total Praise Choir
    • 28
    • 28
    • 10
      • 28
      • 28
      • 10
  • 35
    • Open Up Your Mind

      The Gap Band
    • 26
    • 13
    • 13
      • 26
      • 13
      • 13
  • 37
    • Doin' The Dog

      Creme D'Cocoa
    • 52
    • 37
    • 5
      • 52
      • 37
      • 5
  • 38
    • Groove Me

      Fern Kinney
    • 32
    • 26
    • 11
      • 32
      • 26
      • 11
  • 39
    • I Feel You When Your Gone

      Gangsters
    • 36
    • 36
    • 12
      • 36
      • 36
      • 12
  • 40
    • Ready For Your Love

      Chapter 8
    • 41
    • 40
    • 9
      • 41
      • 40
      • 9
  • 41
    • My Flame

      Bobby Caldwell
    • 51
    • 41
    • 5
      • 51
      • 41
      • 5
  • 42
    • Good Times

      Chic
    • 12
    • 1
    • 18
      • 12
      • 1
      • 18
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Producer(s):

B.Edwards, C.Mims,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 43
    • I'll Never Love This Way Again

      Dionne Warwick
    • 34
    • 18
    • 21