US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd April, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 2 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-14
3 3 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-11
4 8 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10
5 6 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-14
6 9 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-8
7 7 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-22
8 1 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15
9 10 MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-9
10 11 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-17

11 13 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-14
12 15 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15
13 18 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-7
14 14 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-17
15 17 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-14
16 25 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-8
17 24 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
18 19 TANGERINE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-11
19 4 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-16
20 16 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-16

21 23 ACTION –•– Sweet (Capitol)-8
22 21 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-24
23 12 FANNY (Be Tender With My love) –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-15
24 20 JUNK FOOD JUNKIE –•– Larry Groce (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13
25 26 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA)-9
26 36 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8
27 41 FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-5
28 30 ONLY LOVE IS REAL –•– Carole King (Ode)-8
29 34 LOOKING FOR SPACE –•– John Denver (RCA)-5
30 33 LOVE FIRE –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-9

31 37 LIVIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
32 27 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-20
33 35 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-8
34 50 SHANNON –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-6
35 39 LORELEI –•– Styx (A&M)-8
36 38 HE’S A FRIEND –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
37 40 FOPP –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
38 42 WE CAN’T HIDE IT ANYMORE –•– Larry Santos (Casablanca)-8
39 43 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10
40 44 HIT THE ROAD JACK –•– The Stampeders (Quality)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

44 28 THEME FROM “S.W.A.T.” –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-21
52 22 CUPID –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-9
57 32 INSEPERABLE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-17
58 29 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-16
71 31 SLOW RIDE –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 46 STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-4
42 45 WITHOUT YOUR LOVE (Mr. Jordan) –•– Charlie Ross (Big Tree)-6
43 47 UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-9
45 57 TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3
46 56 RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-5
47 49 I THOUGHT IT TOOK A LITTLE TIME (But Today I Fell In Love) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3
48 48 IF YOU ONLY BELIEVE (Jesus For Tonite) –•– Michel Polnareff (Atlantic)-7
49 59 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-3
50 60 COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — ANYTIME (I’ll Be There) –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-1
78 — LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
81 — FALLEN ANGEL –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
84 — MOVIN’ –•– Brass Construction (United Artists)-1
85 — LOVE REALLY HURTS WITHOUT YOU –•– Billy Ocean (Ariola America)-1
88 — EVERYDAY WITHOUT YOU –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-1
89 — HAPPY DAYS –•– Pratt and McClain (Reprise)-1
90 — JASPER –•– Jim Stafford (Polydor)-1
95 — LOVE HANGOVER –•– The 5th Dimension (ABC)-1
100 — SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-1