US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th May, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 WELCOME BACK –•– John Sebastian (Reprise)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 2 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-13
3 3 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-13
4 8 FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-10
5 12 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-5
6 7 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12
7 10 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
8 13 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-9
9 1 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15
10 6 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-12

11 9 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-19
12 14 SHANNON –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-11
13 17 TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8
14 18 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15
15 15 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13
16 19 STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-9
17 21 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-8
18 22 RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-10
19 26 HAPPY DAYS –•– Pratt and McClain (Reprise)-6
20 46 FOOL TO CRY / HOT STUFF –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3

21 11 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-19
22 5 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-20
23 29 COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
24 30 HAPPY MUSIC –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-10
25 16 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-20
26 32 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-8
27 28 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE / THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE (Medley) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7
28 34 LOVE IN THE SHADOWS –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
29 35 LOVE REALLY HURTS WITHOUT YOU –•– Billy Ocean (Ariola America)-6
30 36 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-9

31 31 SHOUT IT OUT LOUD –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8
32 33 UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-14
33 37 I’VE GOT A FEELING (We’ll Be Seeing Each Other Again) –•– Al Wilson (Playboy)-7
34 38 HURT / FOR THE HEART –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
35 40 ANYTIME (I’ll Be There) –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-6
36 42 FALLEN ANGEL –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-6
37 43 MOVIN’ –•– Brass Construction (United Artists)-6
38 44 BARETTA’S THEME (“Keep Your Eyes On the Sparrow”) –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-5
39 52 I WANT YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3
40 62 SHOP AROUND –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 DREAM WEAVER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-19
44 23 LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-16
46 25 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH (All Over the World) –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
47 20 LIVIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-10
48 27 SWEET THING –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-19
54 39 CAN’T HIDE LOVE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 47 ONE PIECE AT A TIME –•– Johhny Cash and the Tennessee Three (Columbia)-4
43 48 TAKIN’ IT TO THE STREETS –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4
45 55 IT’S OVER –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-5
49 59 DON’T STOP IT NOW –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-4
50 50 FALLING APART AT THE SEEMS –•– Marmalade (Ariola America)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — IT MAKES ME GIGGLE –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
83 — BIGFOOT –•– Bro Smith (Big Tree)-1
84 — YES, YES, YES –•– Bill Cosby (Capitol)-1
85 — TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1
86 — IT’S COOL –•– The Tymes (RCA)-1
87 — AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-1
89 — I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-1
90 — MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE –•– Cyndi Grecco (Private Stock)-1
98 — SAVE YOUR KISSES FOR ME –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Pye)-1
100 — OPEN –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1