US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th April, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-10 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13
3 3 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-11
4 5 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-11
5 7 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-18
6 6 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-17
7 11 WELCOME BACK –•– John Sebastian (Reprise)-5
8 9 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10
9 10 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-17
10 12 FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-8

11 4 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-14
12 13 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
13 8 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-17
14 14 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-18
15 15 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-17
16 16 DREAM ON –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-25
17 21 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11
18 22 SHANNON –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-9
19 25 TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6
20 24 LIVIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8

21 19 MONEY HONEY –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12
22 27 STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-7
23 29 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13
24 35 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-3
25 31 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-6
26 32 RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-8
27 28 LORELEI –•– Styx (A&M)-11
28 34 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-7
29 41 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4
30 30 FOPP –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-10

31 17 GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-20
32 39 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE / THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE (Medley) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5
33 37 UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-12
34 38 HAPPY MUSIC –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-8
35 36 COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
36 40 SHOUT IT OUT LOUD –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6
37 57 HAPPY DAYS –•– Pratt and McClain (Reprise)-4
38 42 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6
39 43 CAN’T HIDE LOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5
40 44 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

50 18 DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Kolob)-20
51 20 ACTION –•– Sweet (Capitol)-11
55 23 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-19
56 26 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-27
57 33 ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-19

POWER PLAYS

41 46 I’VE GOT A FEELING (We’ll Be Seeing Each Other Again) –•– Al Wilson (Playboy)-5
42 53 HURT / FOR THE HEART –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
43 51 WHEN LOVE HAS GONE AWAY –•– Richard Cocciante (20th Century)-3
44 66 LOVE IN THE SHADOWS –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-3
45 55 LOVE REALLY HURTS WITHOUT YOU –•– Billy Ocean (Ariola America)-4
46 56 ANYTIME (I’ll Be There) –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-4
47 52 HEAVY LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-6
48 58 FALLEN ANGEL –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-4
49 60 MOVIN’ –•– Brass Construction (United Artists)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — FOOL TO CRY / HOT STUFF –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
64 — I WANT YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
84 — LOOKIN’ OUT FOR #1 –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
90 — THINKING OF YOU –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-1
93 — KENTUCKY MOONRUNNER –•– Cleddus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-1
98 — IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Yvonne Fair (Motown)-1
99 — SIXTEEN TONS –•– The Don Harrison Band (Atlantic)-1
100 — THIS IS IT –•– Melba Moore (Buddah)-1