US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th September, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU SHOULD BE DANCING –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 4 YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-14
3 3 LET ‘EM IN –•– Wings (Capitol)-10
4 5 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-13
5 6 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9
6 7 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-12
7 8 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-15
8 1 DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART –•– Elton John and Kiki Dee (Rocket)-10
9 16 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-10
10 10 THIS MASQUERADE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-13

11 13 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-9
12 12 BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-11
13 14 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-10
14 9 GET CLOSER –•– Seals and Crofts (Featuring Carolyn Willis) (Warner Brothers)-21
15 17 HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (Part 1) –•– Tavares (Capitol)-14
16 19 WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7
17 20 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-10
18 24 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
19 21 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-12
20 22 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-6

21 23 WHO’D SHE COO –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-11
22 15 LOVE IS ALIVE –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-21
23 25 WHAM BAM SHANG-A-LANG –•– Silver (Arista)-12
24 11 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-21
25 27 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-15
26 28 SHOWER THE PEOPLE –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-10
27 29 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8
28 18 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-14
29 31 STREET SINGIN’ –•– Lady Flash (RSO)-8
30 33 I CAN’T HER YOU NO MORE / MUSIC IS MY LIFE –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5

31 26 TURN THE BEAT AROUND –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-22
32 36 ONE LOVE IN MY LIFETIME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
33 35 YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-15
34 63 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-4
35 41 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-8
36 30 AFTERNOON DELIGHT –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-18
37 56 ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4
38 57 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-3
39 47 DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
40 49 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 32 I’M EASY –•– Keith Carradine (ABC)-18
43 34 MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-21
45 37 SPRINGTIME MAMA –•– Henry Gross (Lifesong)-9
53 38 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-13
56 40 TEDDY BEAR –•– Red Sovine (Starday)-7
58 39 LAST CHILD –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 (The System Of) DOCTOR TARR AND PROFESSOR FETHER –•– The Alan Parsons Project (20th Century)-7
44 52 SUPERSTAR –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-5
46 58 POPSICLE TOES –•– Michael Franks (Reprise)-5
47 55 GET UP OFFA THAT THING –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
48 50 HEY SHIRLEY (This Is Squirrely) –•– Shirley and Squirrely (GRT)-8
49 61 GET THE FUNK OUT MA FACE –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — FERNANDO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1
79 — BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
82 — QUEEN OF MY SOUL –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
83 — I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1
89 — GOOFUS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
90 — TEDDY BEAR’S LAST RIDE –•– Diana Williams (Capitol)-1
91 — ANYTHING YOU WANT –•– John Valenti (Ariola America)-1
94 — FIRE –•– Mother’s Finest (Epic)-1
97 — SWEET SUMMER MUSIC –•– The Attitudes (Dark Horse)-1