US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th July, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 1 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-12
3 3 I’LL BE GOOD TO YOU –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-13
4 5 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-15
5 6 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-15
6 16 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-15
7 8 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7
8 23 DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART –•– Elton John and Kiki Dee (Rocket)-4
9 10 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-8
10 11 LET HER IN –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-13

11 12 TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-12
12 13 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN –•– Thin Lizzy (Mercury)-11
13 14 IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-6
14 7 SHOP AROUND –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-13
15 25 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-4
16 17 TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER (Give Up the Funk) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-11
17 18 YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND –•– Queen (Elektra)-10
18 19 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-16
19 22 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-4
20 4 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-20

21 24 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-12
22 32 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-8
23 31 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-7
24 26 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-7
25 27 I NEED TO BE IN LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
26 28 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-9
27 29 SOPHISTICATED LADY (She’s a Different Lady) –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-9
28 37 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-5
29 15 MISTY BLUE –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-19
30 36 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-7

31 33 SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
32 34 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-9
33 35 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8
34 9 SILLY LOVE SONGS –•– Wings (Capitol)-16
35 20 NEVER GONNA FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-13
36 39 ANOTHER RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
37 21 SARA SMILE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-26
38 44 STEPPIN’ OUT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
39 30 GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-20
40 43 C’MON MARIANNE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

58 38 TODAY’S THE DAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11
64 40 LOVE HANGOVER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 45 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
42 47 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-6
43 53 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-4
44 56 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-3
45 57 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-3
46 46 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6
47 59 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-6
48 48 I’M GONNA LET MY HEART DO THE WALKING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9
49 55 FOXY LADY –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-10
50 54 HOLD ON –•– Sons Of Champlin (Ariola America)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — TEDDY BEAR –•– Red Sovine (Starday)-1
69 — WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1
73 — SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-9
83 — ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1
85 — STRUTTIN’ MY STUFF –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-1
86 — (The System Of) DOCTOR TARR AND PROFESSOR FETHER –•– The Alan Parsons Project (20th Century)-1
87 — FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-1
90 — I’VE BEEN LOVIN’ YOU –•– Easy Street (Capricorn)-3
92 — BABY, WE BETTER TRY TO GET IT TOGETHER –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
99 — CAN’T CHANGE MY HEART –•– The Cate Brothers (Asylum)-1
100 — SOLITARY MAN –•– T.G. Shepard (Hitsville)-1