US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st 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)-8 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-8
3 3 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-8
4 4 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-12
5 7 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-11
6 8 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7
7 5 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-12
8 9 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-19
9 11 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-19
10 10 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-20

11 12 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-11
12 15 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-10
13 14 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-13
14 16 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-9
15 6 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-19
16 20 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-8
17 13 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-16
18 17 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-16
19 23 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-12
20 22 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-13

21 25 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-7
22 27 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-8
23 19 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-11
24 29 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-10
25 32 WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-5
26 30 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-9
27 38 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-4
28 60 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
29 33 WHAM BAM SHANG-A-LANG –•– Silver (Arista)-10
30 34 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-8

31 35 SHOWER THE PEOPLE –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
32 37 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
33 39 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-13
34 18 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-19
35 40 STREET SINGIN’ –•– Lady Flash (RSO)-6
36 21 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-11
37 41 SPRINGTIME MAMA –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-7
38 59 I CAN’T HER YOU NO MORE / MUSIC IS MY LIFE –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
39 24 YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND –•– Queen (Elektra)-14
40 48 ONE LOVE IN MY LIFETIME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

42 31 LET HER IN –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-17
44 26 IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-10
45 28 SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11
46 36 TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER (Give Up the Funk) –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 42 TEDDY BEAR –•– Red Sovine (Starday)-5
43 43 SOPHISTICATED LADY (She’s a Different Lady) –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-13
47 57 HARD WORK –•– John Handy (ABC / Impulse)-6
48 44 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN –•– Thin Lizzy (Mercury)-15
49 45 MORE, MORE, MORE (Part 1) –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-24
50 50 I’M GONNA LET MY HEART DO THE WALKING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-13

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1
82 — YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-1
83 — TAKE A HAND –•– Rick Springfield (Chelsea)-1
85 — HOWZAT –•– Sherbet (MCA)-1
86 — AMBER CASCADES –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
87 — IT’S O.K. –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-1
90 — ROXY ROLLER –•– Sweeney Todd Featuring Nick Gilder (London)-1
92 — HARVEST FOR THE WORLD –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
93 — HEART ON MY SLEEVE –•– Gallagher and Lyle (A&M)-1
94 — FREE SPIRIT –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1
95 — BRAND NEW LOVE AFFAIR –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-1