US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th 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)-9 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-9
3 3 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-9
4 4 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-13
5 5 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-12
6 6 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8
7 12 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-11
8 13 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-14
9 9 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-20
10 11 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-12

11 8 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-20
12 14 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10
13 21 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-8
14 16 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-9
15 15 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-20
16 22 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-9
17 19 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-13
18 7 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-13
19 25 WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6
20 30 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-9

21 24 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-11
22 27 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-5
23 26 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-10
24 28 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
25 29 WHAM BAM SHANG-A-LANG –•– Silver (Arista)-11
26 10 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-21
27 33 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-14
28 31 SHOWER THE PEOPLE –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9
29 32 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
30 17 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-17

31 35 STREET SINGIN’ –•– Lady Flash (RSO)-7
32 18 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-17
33 38 I CAN’T HER YOU NO MORE / MUSIC IS MY LIFE –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
34 34 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-20
35 20 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-14
36 40 ONE LOVE IN MY LIFETIME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4
37 37 SPRINGTIME MAMA –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-8
38 23 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-12
39 36 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-12
40 41 TEDDY BEAR –•– Red Sovine (Starday)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 39 YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND –•– Queen (Elektra)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 51 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-7
43 54 (The System Of) DOCTOR TARR AND PROFESSOR FETHER –•– The Alan Parsons Project (20th Century)-6
46 47 HARD WORK –•– John Handy (ABC / Impulse)-7
47 57 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
49 60 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-5
50 52 HEY SHIRLEY (This Is Squirrely) –•– Shirley and Squirrely (GRT)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
81 — THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-1
83 — YOU ARE MY STARSHIP –•– Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson (Buddah)-1
86 — LET ME IN –•– Derringer (Blue Sky)-1
87 — DID YOU BOOGIE (With Your Baby) –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-1
88 — NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-1
92 — WHEELS OF FORTUNE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
95 — GRASSHOPPER –•– Spin (Ariola America)-1
97 — LET’S ROCK –•– Ellison Chase (Big Tree)-1
98 — ONE FOR THE MONEY (Part 1) –•– The Whispers (Soul Train)-1

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