US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th August, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART –•– Elton John and Kiki Dee (Rocket)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 5 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-7
3 4 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-7
4 9 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-11
5 6 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-11
6 2 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-18
7 19 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-10
8 26 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6
9 8 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-18
10 12 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-19

11 13 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-18
12 14 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-10
13 10 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-15
14 20 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-12
15 22 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-9
16 18 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-8
17 17 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-15
18 3 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-18
19 7 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-10
20 24 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-7

21 21 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-10
22 23 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-12
23 27 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-11
24 16 YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND –•– Queen (Elektra)-13
25 30 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-6
26 11 IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-9
27 36 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-7
28 29 SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
29 35 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-9
30 33 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-8

31 31 LET HER IN –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-16
32 46 WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-4
33 37 WHAM BAM SHANG-A-LANG –•– Silver (Arista)-9
34 42 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-7
35 39 SHOWER THE PEOPLE –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
36 15 TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER (Give Up the Funk) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-14
37 41 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5
38 51 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-3
39 53 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-12
40 52 STREET SINGIN’ –•– Lady Flash (RSO)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 25 SOPHISTICATED LADY (She’s a Different Lady) –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-12
45 34 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-23
46 32 ANOTHER RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
49 28 I’LL BE GOOD TO YOU –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-16
50 40 I’M GONNA LET MY HEART DO THE WALKING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12
100 38 C’MON MARIANNE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SPRINGTIME MAMA –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-6
42 47 TEDDY BEAR –•– Red Sovine (Starday)-4
44 44 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN –•– Thin Lizzy (Mercury)-14
47 48 HOLD ON –•– Sons Of Champlin (Ariola America)-9
48 58 ONE LOVE IN MY LIFETIME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

60 — IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
69 — GET UP OFFA THAT THING –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
78 — PARTY –•– Van McCoy (H&L)-1
79 — HIGHFLY –•– John Miles (London)-6
82 — CAN YOU DO IT –•– Grand Funk Railroad (MCA)-1
83 — GET THE FUNK OUT MA FACE –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-1
85 — ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1
86 — SUNRISE –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1
87 — AFTER THE DANCE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
89 — DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-1
90 — WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
92 — ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-3
93 — THE PRINCESS AND THE PUNK –•– Barry Mann (Arista)-1
94 — ROSE OF CIMARRON –•– Poco (ABC)-1
99 — LISTEN TO THE BUDDAH –•– Ozo (DJM)-1