US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th February, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 10 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 3 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-10
3 4 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-15
4 2 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13
5 7 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12
6 1 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-13
7 8 TIME OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-13
8 17 THEME FROM “S.W.A.T.” –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-13
9 6 CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-10
10 16 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9

11 15 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-16
12 5 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-15
13 14 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Aritsts)-13
14 11 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-15
15 18 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-12
16 20 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-12
17 19 SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-11
18 25 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-8
19 24 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8
20 22 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10

21 23 BABY FACE –•– A Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-13
22 31 GROW SOME FUNK OF YOUR OWN / I FEEL LIKE A BULLET (In the Gun Of Robert Ford) –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
23 9 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-14
24 27 FANNY (Be Tender With My love) –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-7
25 50 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-3
26 30 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-9
27 33 TRACKS OF MY TEARS / THE SWEETEST GIFT –•– Linda Ronstadt (with Emmylou Harris) (Asylum)-8
28 40 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7
29 34 THE WHITE KNIGHT –•– Cleddus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-7
30 32 SLOW RIDE –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-9

31 37 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-6
32 26 PALOMA BLANCA –•– The George Baker Selection (Warner Brothers)-11
33 35 LET THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
34 41 JUNK FOOD JUNKIE –•– Larry Groce (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5
35 36 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-9
36 38 LOVE OR LEAVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
37 13 FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-10
38 43 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-6
39 39 BREAKAWAY –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
40 44 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

47 12 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NIGHT (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-13
48 28 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-13
50 21 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-14
56 29 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 49 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-14
42 52 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-6
43 46 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7
44 47 THE HOMECOMING –•– Hagood Hardy (Capitol)-8
45 48 LOVE IS THE DRUG –•– Roxy Music (Atco)-7
46 56 RENEGADE / A MANSION ON THE HILL –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-3
49 60 TANGERINE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

51 — MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1
60 — TAKE IT LIKE A MAN –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
61 — BANAPPLE GAS –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
62 — CUPID –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1
64 — GOOD HEARTED WOMAN –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA)-1
66 — CAN THE CAN –•– Suzi Quatro (Big Tree)-1
67 — JUST YOU AND I –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-1
77 — IN FRANCE THEY KISS ON MAIN STREET –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-1
84 — KEEP HOLDING ON –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
86 — LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Head East (A&M)-1
87 — DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-1
89 — LOVE FIRE –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-1
93 — SWEET LOVING MAN –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-1
97 — UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-1
98 — NURSERY RHYMES (Part 1) –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-1
99 — TEXAS –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-1
100 — ABYSSINIA JONES –•– Edwin Starr (Granite)-1

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