US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th December, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 4 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12
3 1 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10
4 5 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
5 6 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Konw Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
6 8 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7
7 14 CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-4
8 9 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-7
9 3 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-12
10 12 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-9

11 11 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-11
12 7 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-18
13 10 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-13
14 17 TIME OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-7
15 27 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-4
16 20 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
17 21 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-8
18 18 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-7
19 26 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-6
20 24 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9

21 25 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NIGHT (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7
22 23 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
23 29 FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-4
24 28 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Aritsts)-7
25 22 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7
26 34 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10
27 32 OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-8
28 30 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
29 13 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-11
30 35 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-8

31 19 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-14
32 16 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
33 37 SCHOOL BOY CRUSH –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
34 59 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-3
35 38 BABY FACE –•– A Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-7
36 40 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-6
37 45 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
38 39 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-11
39 33 VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9
40 44 LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-10

OFF THE CHARTS

44 15 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-17
49 31 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-15
97 36 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 46 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-6
42 47 HURRICANE (Part 1) –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
43 53 LET IT SHINE / HE AIN’T HEAVY… HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
45 50 SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-5
46 51 WOMAN TONIGHT –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
47 54 PALOMA BLANCA –•– The George Baker Selection (Warner Brothers)-5
48 56 THIS OLD MAN –•– Purple Reign (Private Stock)-6
50 74 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — LET THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
73 — FANNY (Be Tender With My Love) –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1
77 — LOVE OR LEAVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
81 — BREAKAWAY –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
82 — SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
85 — DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1
86 — I CHEAT HE HANGMAN –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
87 — THE WHITE KNIGHT –•– Cleddus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-1
89 — LOVE IS THE DRUG –•– Roxy Music (Atco)-1