US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th March, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-14
3 5 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-12
4 4 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-14
5 6 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9
6 3 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-22
7 9 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-12
8 16 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-20
9 10 JUNK FOOD JUNKIE –•– Larry Groce (Warner Brothers / Curb)-11
10 12 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-5

11 13 MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-7
12 14 FANNY (Be Tender With My love) –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-13
13 15 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-15
14 25 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-6
15 21 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-12
16 18 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-15
17 28 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8
18 8 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-18
19 22 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-12
20 20 SLOW RIDE –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-15

21 23 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13
22 24 CUPID –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-7
23 26 TANGERINE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-9
24 7 THEME FROM “S.W.A.T.” –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-19
25 37 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-5
26 30 ACTION –•– Sweet (Capitol)-6
27 27 JUST YOU AND I –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-7
28 32 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA)-7
29 11 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-14
30 31 LOVE IS THE DRUG –•– Roxy Music (Atco)-13

31 38 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
32 19 THE WHITE KNIGHT –•– Cleddus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-13
33 36 ONLY LOVE IS REAL –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
34 34 INSEPERABLE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-15
35 40 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-6
36 39 LOVE FIRE –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-7
37 29 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-16
38 49 LOOKING FOR SPACE –•– John Denver (RCA)-3
39 43 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-6
40 41 HE’S A FRIEND –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

51 17 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-21
52 33 TAKE IT LIKE A MAN –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
65 35 HOLD BACK THE NIGHT –•– The Trammps (Buddah)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 46 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6
42 51 LIVIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-3
43 47 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8
44 50 LORELEI –•– Styx (A&M)-6
45 53 FOPP –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
46 52 WE CAN’T HIDE IT ANYMORE –•– Larry Santos (Casablanca)-6
47 57 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8
48 56 HIT THE ROAD JACK –•– The Stampeders (Quality)-4
49 59 WITHOUT YOUR LOVE (Mr. Jordan) –•– Charlie Ross (Big Tree)-4
50 60 IF YOU ONLY BELIEVE (Jesus For Tonite) –•– Michel Polnareff (Atlantic)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — I THOUGHT IT TOOK A LITTLE TIME (But Today I Fell In Love) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
67 — TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1
69 — MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-1
72 — YOUNG BLOOD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1
81 — SHOUT IT OUT LOUD –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
82 — OPHELIA –•– The Band (Capitol)-1
87 — HEAVY LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1
89 — SALLY –•– Grand Funk Railrad (Capitol)-1
90 — DOUBLE TROUBLE –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1
97 — DO IT WITH FEELING –•– Michael Zager’s Moon Band Featuring Peabo Bryson (Bang)-1
100 — LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING (Come Together) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1