US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th July, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-14
3 3 I’LL BE GOOD TO YOU –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-12
4 5 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-19
5 13 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-14
6 8 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-14
7 4 SHOP AROUND –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-12
8 10 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6
9 6 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-15
10 15 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-7

11 12 LET HER IN –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-12
12 14 TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-11
13 16 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN –•– Thin Lizzy (Mercury)-10
14 17 IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5
15 7 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-18
16 18 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-14
17 24 TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER (Give Up the Funk) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-10
18 20 YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND –•– Queen (Elektra)-9
19 22 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-15
20 11 NEVER GONNA FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-12

21 9 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-25
22 43 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-3
23 46 DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART –•– Elton John and Kiki Dee (Rocket)-3
24 26 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-11
25 51 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-3
26 28 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-6
27 29 I NEED TO BE IN LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
28 30 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-8
29 31 SOPHISTICATED LADY (She’s a Different Lady) –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-8
30 19 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-19

31 44 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-6
32 37 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-7
33 35 SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
34 36 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-8
35 39 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-7
36 40 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-6
37 48 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-4
38 23 TODAY’S THE DAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10
39 45 ANOTHER RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
40 21 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-16

OFF THE CHARTS

50 25 MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE –•– Cyndi Grecco (Private Stock)-11
58 34 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-7
61 38 SILVER STAR –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8
69 27 SAVE YOUR KISSES FOR ME –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Pye)-11
70 32 MAMMA MIA –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9
71 33 SOMEBODY’S GETTIN’ IT –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 41 FRAMED –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-6
42 42 LIVIN’ AIN’T LIVIN’ –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-7
43 47 C’MON MARIANNE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-7
44 54 STEPPIN’ OUT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-4
45 61 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
46 56 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5
47 58 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-5
48 50 I’M GONNA LET MY HEART DO THE WALKING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8
49 53 HOT STUFF / FOOL TO CRY –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-13

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — GOTTA BE THE ONE –•– Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)-1
79 — GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
83 — WAKE UP SUSAN –•– The Spinnners (Atlantic)-1
85 — MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-1
87 — DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS –•– Pratt and McClain (Reprise)-1
88 — ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-15
89 — LIGHT UP THE WORLD WITH SUNSHINE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Dennison (Playboy)-1
90 — STREET SINGIN’ –•– Lady Flash (RSO)-1
91 — HEY SHIRLEY (This Is Squirrely) –•– Shirley and Squirrely (GRT)-1
92 — MARY HARTMAN, MARY HARTMAN –•– The Deadly Nightshade (Phantom)-1
93 — YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Real Thing (United Artists)-1
94 — YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING –•– Broadway (Granite)-1
95 — UP THE CREEK (Without a Paddle) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
96 — ROCK CREEK PARK –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-1

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