US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th May, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 BOOGIE FEVER –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 1 WELCOME BACK –•– John Sebastian (Reprise)-8
3 5 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-6
4 4 FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-11
5 7 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7
6 6 SHOW ME THE WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-13
7 8 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-10
8 2 RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-14
9 19 HAPPY DAYS –•– Pratt and McClain (Reprise)-7
10 12 SHANNON –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-12

11 13 TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9
12 14 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16
13 20 FOOL TO CRY / HOT STUFF –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
14 17 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-9
15 16 STRANGE MAGIC –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-10
16 18 RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-11
17 9 LET YOUR LOVE FLOW –•– The Bellamy Brothers (Warner Brothers / Curb)-16
18 10 DISCO LADY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-13
19 11 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY –•– Queen (Elektra)-20
20 24 HAPPY MUSIC –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-11

21 28 LOVE IN THE SHADOWS –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
22 26 YOUNG BLOOD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9
23 23 COME ON OVER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
24 22 SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-21
25 29 LOVE REALLY HURTS WITHOUT YOU –•– Billy Ocean (Ariola America)-7
26 30 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-10
27 27 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE / THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE (Medley) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
28 32 UNION MAN –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-15
29 33 I’VE GOT A FEELING (We’ll Be Seeing Each Other Again) –•– Al Wilson (Playboy)-8
30 34 HURT / FOR THE HEART –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8

31 40 SHOP AROUND –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-3
32 37 MOVIN’ –•– Brass Construction (United Artists)-7
33 35 ANYTIME (I’ll Be There) –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-7
34 38 BARETTA’S THEME (“Keep Your Eyes On the Sparrow”) –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-6
35 39 I WANT YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
36 36 FALLEN ANGEL –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-7
37 43 TAKIN’ IT TO THE STREETS –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
38 42 ONE PIECE AT A TIME –•– Johhny Cash and the Tennessee Three (Columbia)-5
39 15 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14
40 53 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 21 ONLY SIXTEEN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-20
44 25 DECEMBER 1963 (Oh What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-21
45 31 SHOUT IT OUT LOUD –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 45 IT’S OVER –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-6
42 49 DON’T STOP IT NOW –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-5
46 56 ROCK AND ROLL LOVE LETTER –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-3
47 72 I’LL BE GOOD TO YOU –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-3
48 60 NEVER GONNA FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-3
49 50 FALLING APART AT THE SEEMS –•– Marmalade (Ariola America)-8
50 55 CRAZY ON YOU –•– Heart (Mushroom)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TODAY’S THE DAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — I.O.U. –•– Jimmy Dean (Casino)-1
84 — THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN –•– Thin Lizzy (Mercury)-1
86 — TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER (Give Up the Funk) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-1
90 — MUSIC –•– John Miles (London)-1