US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th November, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 2 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-13
3 4 THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-11
4 1 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13
5 6 LOVE’S SO RIGHT –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-8
6 9 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7
7 7 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-24
8 22 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6
9 10 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-17
10 17 JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8

11 24 DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-8
12 14 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-15
13 15 BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10
14 16 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-11
15 21 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
16 18 FERNANDO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10
17 19 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-8
18 20 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-12
19 5 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-24
20 8 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-21

21 23 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-11
22 12 I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-10
23 13 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-18
24 37 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-5
25 11 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12
26 28 A DOSE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Ringo Starr (Atlantic)-6
27 30 YOU ARE MY STARSHIP –•– Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson (Buddah)-11
28 34 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-13
29 29 THIS ONE’S FOR YOU –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8
30 31 DID YOU BOOGIE (With Your Baby) –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-11

31 35 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-9
32 36 NICE ‘N’ NAASTY –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-8
33 25 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-19
34 48 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-3
35 42 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-5
36 41 LOVE BALLAD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-6
37 38 ANYTHING YOU WANT –•– John Valenti (Ariola America)-10
38 44 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-6
39 43 IT’S A LONG WAY THERE –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-8
40 40 GIVE IT UP (Turn It Loose) –•– Tyrone Davis (Columbia)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

43 26 STILL THE ONE –•– Orleans (Asylum)-15
51 32 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-19
52 27 A LITTLE BIT MORE / A COUPLE MORE YEARS –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-21
54 39 GETAWAY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-17
55 33 I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-22

POWER PLAYS

41 50 HELLO OLD FRIEND –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-4
42 51 THE END IS NOT IN SIGHT (The Country Tune) –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-8
44 54 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-5
45 47 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– ZZ Top (London)-9
46 60 LIVIN’ THING –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-3
47 52 SO SAD THE SONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
48 58 I CAN’T LIVE IN A DREAM –•– The Osmonds (Kolob)-6
49 59 MY SWEET SUMMER SUITE –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-9
50 62 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — EVERY FACE TELLS A STORY –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
83 — (One More Year Of) DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Ray Sawyer (Capitol)-1
86 — HELP WANTED –•– The Hudson Brothers (Arista)-1
89 — I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-1
93 — SLOW DANCING –•– The Funky Kings (Arista)-1
95 — OPEN SESAME (Part 1) –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
96 — CATHEDRALS –•– D.C. LaRue (Pyramid)-1
97 — MAKES YOU BLIND –•– The Glitter Band (Arista)-1
98 — WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-1