US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th March, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 2 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-13
3 1 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-21
4 5 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-13
5 6 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-11
6 7 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8
7 4 THEME FROM “S.W.A.T.” –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-18
8 9 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-17
9 11 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-11
10 13 JUNK FOOD JUNKIE –•– Larry Groce (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10

11 8 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-13
12 26 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-6
13 23 MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-6
14 16 FANNY (Be Tender With My love) –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-12
15 17 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-14
16 19 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-19
17 10 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-20
18 21 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-14
19 20 THE WHITE KNIGHT –•– Cleddus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-12
20 22 SLOW RIDE –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-14

21 24 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-11
22 25 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-11
23 31 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12
24 28 CUPID –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-6
25 45 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-5
26 29 TANGERINE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-8
27 30 JUST YOU AND I –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-6
28 38 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7
29 15 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-15
30 40 ACTION –•– Sweet (Capitol)-5

31 33 LOVE IS THE DRUG –•– Roxy Music (Atco)-12
32 37 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA)-6
33 34 TAKE IT LIKE A MAN –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
34 36 INSEPERABLE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-14
35 35 HOLD BACK THE NIGHT –•– The Trammps (Buddah)-9
36 39 ONLY LOVE IS REAL –•– Carole King (Ode)-5
37 59 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-4
38 58 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
39 47 LOVE FIRE –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-6
40 49 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

44 12 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-17
45 14 BABY FACE –•– A Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-18
55 18 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-14
58 27 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-18
61 32 SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 52 HE’S A FRIEND –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-5
42 42 GROW SOME FUNK OF YOUR OWN / I FEEL LIKE A BULLET (In the Gun Of Robert Ford) –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
43 55 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-5
46 57 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5
47 53 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7
48 48 THE HOMECOMING –•– Hagood Hardy (Capitol)-13
49 61 LOOKING FOR SPACE –•– John Denver (RCA)-2
50 60 LORELEI –•– Styx (A&M)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1
74 — MOZAMBIQUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1
83 — COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
84 — GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-1
85 — QUEEN OF CLUBS –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1
94 — YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
95 — HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE / TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Emmylou Harris (Reprise)-1
98 — MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-1
100 — LOVE LIFTED ME –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1