US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th October, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-21
3 3 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-16
4 5 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
5 2 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-18
6 7 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-12
7 6 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-16
8 9 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-15
9 10 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-21
10 8 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-19

11 13 ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-10
12 14 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9
13 17 I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-7
14 16 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-14
15 11 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-18
16 23 LOVE’S SO RIGHT –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5
17 19 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-12
18 20 BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7
19 21 THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8
20 12 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14

21 24 FERNANDO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7
22 28 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-8
23 27 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-9
24 45 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-5
25 32 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-4
26 37 JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5
27 31 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-8
28 39 DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-5
29 35 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6
30 34 DID YOU BOOGIE (With Your Baby) –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-8

31 18 WHAM BAM SHANG-A-LANG –•– Silver (Arista)-18
32 40 THIS ONE’S FOR YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5
33 30 GET THE FUNK OUT MA FACE –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-10
34 38 YOU ARE MY STARSHIP –•– Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson (Buddah)-8
35 44 A DOSE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Ringo Starr (Atlantic)-3
36 22 WITH YOUR LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-13
37 15 SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-16
38 33 DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART –•– Elton John and Kiki Dee (Rocket)-16
39 25 SUMMER –•– War (United Artists)-15
40 42 QUEEN OF MY SOUL –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

41 29 IT’S O.K. –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-9
44 26 ONE LOVE IN MY LIFETIME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-11
46 36 LIKE A SAD SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-6

POWER PLAYS

42 71 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-3
43 48 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-6
45 47 I GOT TO KNOW –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-6
47 49 ANYTHING YOU WANT –•– John Valenti (Ariola America)-7
48 59 IT’S A LONG WAY THERE –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-5
49 50 MESSAGE IN OUR MUSIC –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — HELLO OLD FRIEND –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-1
81 — CALIFORNIA DAY –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-1
84 — IF I ONLY COULD –•– The Rowans (Asylum)-1
85 — SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-1
86 — YOU OUGHT TO BE HAVIN’ FUN –•– The Tower Of Power (Columbia)-1
87 — THE RAVEN –•– The Alan Parsons Project (20th Century)-1
88 — GROOVY PEOPLE / THIS SONG WILL LAST FOREVER –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-1
90 — BREEZIN’ –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1

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