US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th April, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-9 (3 weeks at #1)
2 4 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12
3 5 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-10
4 3 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-13
5 7 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-10
6 8 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-16
7 9 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-17
8 2 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-16
9 11 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-9
10 12 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-16

11 20 WELCOME BACK –•– John Sebastian (Reprise)-4
12 18 FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-7
13 15 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
14 14 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-17
15 13 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-16
16 6 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-24
17 10 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-19
18 17 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-19
19 16 MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-11
20 21 ACTION –•– Sweet (Capitol)-10

21 23 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10
22 26 SHANNON –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-8
23 24 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-18
24 27 LIVIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
25 37 TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5
26 22 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-26
27 35 STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-6
28 31 LORELEI –•– Styx (A&M)-10
29 34 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12
30 33 FOPP –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-9

31 38 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-5
32 39 RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-7
33 19 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-18
34 44 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-6
35 58 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-2
36 45 COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
37 41 UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-11
38 43 HAPPY MUSIC –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-7
39 51 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE / THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE (Medley) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4
40 50 SHOUT IT OUT LOUD –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

45 29 LOOKING FOR SPACE –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
47 36 WE CAN’T HIDE IT ANYMORE –•– Larry Santos (Casablanca)-10
50 28 ONLY LOVE IS REAL –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
59 25 TANGERINE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-13
61 32 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-10
62 30 LOVE FIRE –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-11
67 40 HIT THE ROAD JACK –•– The Stampeders (Quality)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 52 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3
42 46 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
43 53 CAN’T HIDE LOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-4
44 55 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-6
46 56 I’VE GOT A FEELING (We’ll Be Seeing Each Other Again) –•– Al Wilson (Playboy)-4
48 48 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN –•– Waylon and Willie (RCA)-11
49 49 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-22

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — ONE PIECE AT A TIME –•– Johhny Cash and the Tennessee Three (Columbia)-1
72 — TAKIN’ IT TO THE STREETS –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
80 — DON’T STOP IT NOW –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
81 — WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-1
82 — GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-1
86 — CRAZY ON YOU –•– Heart (Mushroom)-1
90 — MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-1
96 — TELL THE WORLD HOW I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA BABY –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1
99 — KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1