US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th November, 1976

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-13 (2)
3 4 LOVE’S SO RIGHT –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (3)
4 5 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9 (4)
5 2 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-15 (1)
6 9 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11 (6)
7 6 ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-15 (1)
8 8 JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (8)
9 11 BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-12 (9)
10 10 DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10 (10)

11 13 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-13 (11)
12 15 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-10 (12)
13 14 FERNANDO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 (13)
14 16 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-14 (14)
15 18 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-7 (15)
16 7 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-15 (1)
17 12 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-17 (12)
18 25 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-11 (18)
19 19 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-13 (19)
20 24 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-15 (20)

21 20 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-19 (9)
22 28 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5 (22)
23 29 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-8 (23)
24 22 I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12 (12)
25 31 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-7 (25)
26 32 LOVE BALLAD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-8 (26)
27 23 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-23 (1)
28 54 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (MCA / Rocket)-2 (28)
29 41 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-5 (29)
30 30 NICE ‘N’ NAASTY –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-10 (30)

31 39 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-7 (31)
32 40 LIVIN’ THING –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-5 (32)
33 37 HELLO OLD FRIEND –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-6 (33)
34 21 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-26 (1)
35 27 YOU ARE MY STARSHIP –•– Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson (Buddah)-13 (27)
36 36 IT’S A LONG WAY THERE –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-10 (36)
37 17 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-26 (7)
38 26 A DOSE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Ringo Starr (Atlantic)-8 (26)
39 38 GIVE IT UP (Turn It Loose) –•– Tyrone Davis (Columbia)-9 (38)
40 53 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 33 LOWDOWN –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-21 (3)
43 35 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-14 (11)
44 34 (Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY –•– K.C and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-7 (42)
47 46 I CAN’T LIVE A DREAM –•– The Osmonds (Kolob)-8 (46)
48 50 WHENEVER I’M AWAY FROM YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-4 (48)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1 (78)
79 — OB-LA-DI, OB-LA DA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (79)
82 — THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-1 (82)
84 — BABY, I’LL GIVE IT TO YOU –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1 (84)
85 — WHAT CAN I SAY –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (85)
87 — TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-1 (87)
90 — WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-1 (90)
93 — 9,999,999 TEARS –•– Dickey Lee (RCA)-1 (93)
95 — BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (95)