1977: All Charts

Note – the chart was “frozen” the previous week (week ending 1st January, 1977). The next new chart (below) was dated 8th January, 1977.

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th January, 1977

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

1 2 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-18 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12 (2)
3 1 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
4 7 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (4)
5 9 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-12 (5)
6 6 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (Rocket)-9 (6)
7 8 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-12 (7)
8 3 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-18 (2)
9 10 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-12 (9)
10 11 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-14 (10)

11 12 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-14 (11)
12 13 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-22 (12)
13 15 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-12 (13)
14 14 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-15 (14)
15 5 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-17 (5)
16 20 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4 (16)
17 19 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-7 (17)
18 22 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 (18)
19 21 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-9 (19)
20 28 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-8 (20)

21 16 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-16 (4)
22 24 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-14 (22)
23 25 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-13 (23)
24 26 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8 (24)
25 27 THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-8 (25)
26 30 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-10 (26)
27 29 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-8 (27)
28 32 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-8 (28)
29 17 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. (A&M)-20 (8)
30 33 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-10 (30)

31 31 LOVE SO RIGHT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-17 (3)
32 35 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (32)
33 37 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-7 (33)
34 18 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-14 (10)
35 52 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (35)
36 40 DRIVIN’ WHEEL –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-7 (36)
37 38 KEEP ME CRYIN’ –•– Al Green (Hi)-12 (37)
38 43 FREE BIRD (Live Version) –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-6 (38)
39 39 DO WHAT YOU WANT, BE WHAT YOU ARE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (39)
40 51 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 23 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-21 (9)
51 36 MADEMOISELLE –•– Styx (A&M)-9 (36)
53 34 LOVE BALLAD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-15 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-4 (41)
42 42 WHAT CAN I SAY –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-8 (42)
43 47 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6 (43)
44 46 SOMEONE TO LAY DOWN BESIDE ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-6 (44)
45 49 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (45)
47 53 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-6 (47)
48 50 DO IT TO MY MIND –•– Johnny Bristol (Atlantic)-7 (48)
49 59 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-5 (49)
50 60 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
79 — IN THE MOOD –•– Henhouse Five Plus Too (Warner Brothers)-1 (79)
83 — BE MY GIRL –•– The Dramatics (ABC)-1 (83)
85 — FANCY DANCER –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (85)
86 — THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1 (86)
87 — HAIL HAIL ROCK AND ROLL –•– The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)-1 (87)
90 — SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-1 (90)
98 — FLY BY NIGHT / IN THE MOOD (Medley) –•– Rush (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th January, 1977

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

1 2 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (2)
3 5 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-13 (3)
4 1 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-19 (1)
5 7 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-13 (5)
6 3 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
7 6 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (Rocket)-10 (6)
8 11 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-15 (8)
9 9 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-13 (9)
10 10 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-15 (10)

11 8 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-19 (2)
12 16 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5 (12)
13 13 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-13 (13)
14 20 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-9 (14)
15 17 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-8 (15)
16 18 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 (16)
17 19 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-10 (17)
18 14 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-16 (14)
19 28 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-9 (19)
20 27 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-9 (20)

21 26 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-11 (21)
22 22 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-15 (22)
23 23 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-14 (23)
24 24 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9 (24)
25 25 THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-9 (25)
26 32 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8 (26)
27 12 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-23 (12)
28 35 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (28)
29 15 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-18 (5)
30 30 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-11 (30)

31 33 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-8 (31)
32 21 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-17 (4)
33 41 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-5 (33)
34 36 DRIVIN’ WHEEL –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-8 (34)
35 40 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (35)
36 49 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-6 (36)
37 29 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. (A&M)-21 (8)
38 38 FREE BIRD (Live Version) –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-7 (38)
39 34 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-15 (10)
40 31 LOVE SO RIGHT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-18 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 37 KEEP ME CRYIN’ –•– Al Green (Hi)-13 (37)
53 39 DO WHAT YOU WANT, BE WHAT YOU ARE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (41)
42 43 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (42)
43 45 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (43)
44 44 SOMEONE TO LAY DOWN BESIDE ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-7 (44)
45 55 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-6 (45)
46 47 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-7 (46)
47 50 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-7 (47)
48 48 DO IT TO MY MIND –•– Johnny Bristol (Atlantic)-8 (48)
49 42 WHAT CAN I SAY – Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-9 (42)
50 64 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — BABY DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-1 (72)
77 — DIS-GORILLA (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-1 (77)
84 — BOOGIE CHILD –•–  Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (84)
92 — I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOUR LOVE / FLOWERS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-11 (51)
96 — PIRATE –•– Cher (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd January, 1977

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

1 2 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-14 (2)
3 1 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
4 5 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-14 (4)
5 4 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-20 (1)
6 8 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-16 (6)
7 12 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6 (7)
8 9 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-14 (8)
9 19 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
10 20 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-10 (10)

11 6 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
12 14 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 15 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-9 (13)
14 16 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-9 (14)
15 17 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-11 (15)
16 21 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-12 (16)
17 13 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-14 (13)
18 28 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (18)
19 22 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-16 (19)
20 35 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (20)

21 26 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (21)
22 24 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-10 (22)
23 7 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (Rocket)-11 (6)
24 10 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-16 (10)
25 33 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (25)
26 27 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-24 (12)
27 31 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-9 (27)
28 30 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-12 (28)
29 36 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (29)
30 11 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-20 (2)

31 23 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-15 (23)
32 25 THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-10 (25)
33 41 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7 (33)
34 18 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-17 (14)
35 45 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-7 (35)
36 50 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-7 (36)
37 47 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-8 (37)
38 57 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-3 (38)
39 43 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11 (39)
40 46 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 32 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-18 (4)
48 29 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-19 (5)
53 34 DRIVIN’ WHEEL –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-9 (34)
54 37 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. (A&M)-22 (8)
56 40 LOVE SO RIGHT –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-19 (3)
63 38 FREE BIRD (Live Version) –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-8 (38)
64 39 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-16 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (41)
42 44 SOMEONE TO LAY DOWN BESIDE ME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-8 (42)
43 55 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-6 (43)
44 54 DREAMBOAT ANNIE –•– Heart (Mushroom)-6 (44)
46 56 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (46)
47 48 DO IT TO MY MIND –•– Johnny Bristol (Atlantic)-9 (47)
49 49 WHAT CAN I SAY –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-10 (42)
50 63 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — DARLIN’ DARLIN’ BABY (Sweet, Tender, Love) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1 (80)
81 — RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (81)
83 — BLESS THE BEASTS AND THE CHILDREN –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. (A&M)-1 (83)
84 — I JUST CAN’T SAY NO TO YOU –•– Parker McGee (Big Tree)-1 (84)
85 — YOU KNOW LIKE I KNOW –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-1 (85)
87 — DADDY COOL –•– Boney M (Atco)-1 (87)
88 — SHAKEY GROUND –•– Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-1 (88)
96 — SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-1 (96)
98 — SORRY / THAT’S THE TROUBLE –•– Grace Jones (Beam Junction)-1 (98)
99 — THEME FROM KING KONG (Part 1) –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-1 (99)
100 — UP YOUR NOSE WITH A RUBBER HOSE –•– Gabriel Kaplan (Elektra)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th January, 1977

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

1 2 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-15 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (1)
3 4 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-15 (3)
4 3 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
5 6 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-17 (5)
6 7 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7 (6)
7 10 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-11 (7)
8 9 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-11 (8)
9 20 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 12 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-11 (10)

11 15 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-12 (11)
12 14 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-10 (12)
13 13 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-10 (13)
14 16 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-13 (14)
15 18 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (15)
16 21 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (16)
17 19 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-17 (17)
18 5 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-21 (1)
19 8 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-15 (8)
20 25 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7 (20)

21 22 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-11 (21)
22 11 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
23 27 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-10 (23)
24 36 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-8 (24)
25 29 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8 (25)
26 33 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8 (26)
27 28 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-13 (27)
28 17 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-15 (13)
29 24 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-17 (10)
30 43 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-7 (30)

31 35 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-8 (31)
32 38 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (32)
33 23 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (Rocket)-12 (6)
34 26 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-25 (12)
35 37 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-9 (35)
36 40 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-9 (36)
37 39 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (37)
38 57 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (38)
39 41 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9 (39)
40 50 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 30 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-21 (2)
50 34 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-18 (14)
59 31 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-16 (23)
64 32 THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-11 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 IN THE MOOD –•– Henhouse Five Plus Too (Warner Brothers)-4 (41)
42 46 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (42)
43 44 DREAMBOAT ANNIE –•– Heart (Mushroom)-7 (43)
44 47 DO IT TO MY MIND –•– Johnny Bristol (Atlantic)-10 (44)
45 55 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-6 (45)
46 42 SOMEONE TO LAY DOWN BESIDE ME – Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9 (42)
48 49 WHAT CAN I SAY –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-11 (42)
49 59 BABY DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-1 (62)
66 — CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-1 (66)
72 — SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (72)
74 — DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-1 (74)
79 — FEEL THE BEAT (Everybody Disco) –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1 (79)
81 — RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-1 (81)
84 — I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-1 (84)
85 — REACH –•– Orleans (Asylum)-1 (85)
89 — SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (89)
90 — HEY BABY –•– Ringo Starr (Atlantic)-1 (90)
91 — GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-1 (91)
99 — TURN LOOSE OF MY LEG –•– Jim Stafford (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (99)
100 — LOVE TO THE WORLD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th February, 1977

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

1 7 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-16 (1)
3 3 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-16 (3)
4 6 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8 (4)
5 5 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-18 (5)
6 8 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-12 (6)
7 9 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 2 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (1)
9 11 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-13 (9)
10 10 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-12 (10)

11 12 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-11 (11)
12 14 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-14 (12)
13 15 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8 (13)
14 16 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11 (14)
15 4 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
16 13 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-11 (13)
17 17 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-18 (17)
18 20 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8 (18)
19 26 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9 (19)
20 24 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-9 (20)

21 23 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-11 (21)
22 25 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-9 (22)
23 18 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-22 (1)
24 19 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-16 (8)
25 38 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4 (25)
26 30 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-8 (26)
27 31 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-9 (27)
28 32 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-5 (28)
29 21 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12 (21)
30 22 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-19 (1)

31 29 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-18 (10)
32 36 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-10 (32)
33 35 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-10 (33)
34 28 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-16 (13)
35 40 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-5 (35)
36 45 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-7 (36)
37 39 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10 (37)
38 71 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (38)
39 42 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (39)
40 41 IN THE MOOD –•– Henhouse Five Plus Too (Warner Brothers)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-14 (27)
50 33 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (Rocket)-13 (6)
51 34 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-26 (12)
55 37 IT KEEPS YOU RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 43 DREAMBOAT ANNIE –•– Heart (Mushroom)-8 (42)
43 44 DO IT TO MY MIND –•– Johnny Bristol (Atlantic)-11 (43)
44 62 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-2 (44)
45 49 BABY DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-4 (45)
46 57 FANCY DANCER –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (46)
47 52 WINTER MELODY / SPRING AFFAIR –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-8 (47)
48 58 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-5 (48)
49 66 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-2 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

64 — HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-1 (64)
83 — KONG –•– Dickie Goodman (Shock)-1 (83)
84 — DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1 (84)
86 — HERE IS WHERE YOUR LOVE BELONGS –•– The Sons Of Champlin (Ariola America)-1 (86)
88 — LOOK INTO YOUR HEART –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-1 (89)
90 — I’LL ALWAYS CALL YOUR NAME –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-1 (90)
95 — DREAMIN’ –•– Loleatta Holloway (Gold Mind)-1 (95)
99 — ASHES AND SAND –•– Johnny Rivers (Soul City)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th February, 1977

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

1 1 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9 (2)
3 6 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-13 (3)
4 2 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-17 (1)
5 7 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 (5)
6 3 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-17 (3)
7 9 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-14 (7)
8 8 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (1)
9 12 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-15 (9)
10 11 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-12 (10)

11 13 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (11)
12 5 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-19 (5)
13 14 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12 (13)
14 22 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-10 (14)
15 20 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-10 (15)
16 19 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 (16)
17 18 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (17)
18 10 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-13 (10)
19 15 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
20 28 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-6 (20)

21 21 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-12 (21)
22 25 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (22)
23 17 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-19 (17)
24 26 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-9 (24)
25 27 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-10 (25)
26 23 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-23 (1)
27 35 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-6 (27)
28 38 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (28)
29 32 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-11 (29)
30 36 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-8 (30)

31 16 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-12 (13)
32 44 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-3 (32)
33 24 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-17 (8)
34 29 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13 (21)
35 30 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-20 (1)
36 31 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-19 (10)
37 39 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (37)
38 34 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-17 (13)
39 49 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-3 (39)
40 48 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 40 IN THE MOOD –•– Henhouse Five Plus Too (Warner Brothers)-6 (40)
47 37 I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-11 (37)
49 33 YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-11 (33)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 FANCY DANCER –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (42)
43 45 BABY DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-5 (43)
44 41 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) – Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-15 (27)
45 42 DREAMBOAT ANNIE – Heart (Mushroom)-9 (42)
46 60 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-3 (46)
48 64 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-2 (48)
50 61 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

56 — BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-1 (56)
59 — MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-1 (59)
77 — THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (77)
85 — DEDICATION –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1 (85)
86 — AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-1 (86)
89 — TOO HOT TO STOP (Part 1) –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — REACHING FOR THE WORLD –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (ABC)-1 (90)
96 — SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (96)
99 — MY PEARL –•– Automatic Man (Island)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th February, 1977

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

1 3 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10 (2)
3 1 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-14 (1)
4 5 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (4)
5 9 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-16 (5)
6 7 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-15 (6)
7 4 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-18 (1)
8 11 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-10 (8)
9 10 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-13 (9)
10 14 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-11 (10)

11 13 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (11)
12 8 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (1)
13 15 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-11 (13)
14 16 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11 (14)
15 6 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-18 (3)
16 17 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10 (16)
17 20 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-7 (17)
18 22 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (18)
19 24 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-10 (19)
20 19 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)

21 28 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (21)
22 25 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-11 (22)
23 27 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-7 (23)
24 12 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-20 (5)
25 30 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-9 (25)
26 18 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-14 (10)
27 29 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-12 (27)
28 32 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-4 (28)
29 26 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-24 (1)
30 23 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-20 (17)

31 46 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-4 (31)
32 31 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-13 (13)
33 33 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-18 (8)
34 39 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-4 (34)
35 37 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (35)
36 40 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-7 (36)
37 59 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-2 (37)
38 48 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-3 (38)
39 42 FANCY DANCER –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (39)
40 50 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 34 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14 (21)
45 35 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-21 (1)
48 36 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-20 (10)
53 38 LIVIN’ THING –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-18 (13)
67 21 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-13 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-2 (41)
42 52 I JUST CAN’T SAY NO TO YOU –•– Parker McGee (Big Tree)-5 (42)
43 44 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) – Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-16 (27)
46 77 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-2 (46)
47 60 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-4 (47)
49 54 FREE  –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-11 (49)
50 62 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-1 (72)
75 — YOU + ME = LOVE / LET’S GO DOWN TO THE DISCO –•– The Undisputed Truth (Whitfield)-1 (75)
83 — RACE AMONG THE RUINS –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1 (83)
84 — I’M SCARED –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-1 (84)
85 — TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-1 (85)
87 — WELCOME TO OUR WORLD (Of Merry Music) –•– Mass Production (Cotillion)-1 (87)
88 — N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-1 (88)
90 — ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-1 (90)
91 — DANCIN’ –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-1 (91)
94 — COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-1 (94)
95 — THERE WILL COME A DAY (I’m Gonna Happen To You) –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th February, 1977

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

1 2 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (2)
3 1 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
4 8 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-11 (4)
5 5 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-17 (5)
6 6 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-16 (6)
7 3 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-15 (1)
8 10 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-12 (8)
9 14 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 (9)
10 11 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-14 (10)

11 13 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-12 (11)
12 7 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-19 (1)
13 12 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (1)
14 17 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-8 (14)
15 16 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-11 (15)
16 18 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-7 (16)
17 19 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-11 (17)
18 21 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (18)
19 23 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-8 (19)
20 9 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-14 (9)

21 25 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-10 (21)
22 22 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-12 (22)
23 20 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-19 (1)
24 28 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-5 (24)
25 27 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-13 (25)
26 37 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-3 (26)
27 31 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-5 (27)
28 36 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-8 (28)
29 15 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-19 (3)
30 34 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-5 (30)

31 24 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-21 (5)
32 41 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-3 (32)
33 35 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (33)
34 38 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-4 (34)
35 26 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-15 (10)
36 40 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5 (36)
37 47 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5 (37)
38 46 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-3 (38)
39 54 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-5 (39)
40 50 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 29 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-25 (1)
47 33 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-19 (8)
48 30 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-21 (17)
49 32 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-14 (13)
56 39 FANCY DANCER –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 FREE  –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-12 (41)
42 42 I JUST CAN’T SAY NO TO YOU –•– Parker McGee (Big Tree)-6 (42)
43 43 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) – Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-17 (27)
44 55 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-8 (44)
46 57 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-4 (46)
50 60 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-1 (72)
79 — LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– The Heart and Soul Orchestra (Casablanca)-1 (79)
81 — WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
84 — I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-1 (85)
89 — I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-1 (89)
90 — MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-1 (90)
92 — BODYHEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 (92)
94 — LOVE IS BETTER IN THE A.M. (Part 1) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — SAILING SHIPS –•– Mesa (Ariola America)-1 (95)
98 — THEME FROM “ROCKY” (Gonna Fly Now) –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-1 (98)
99 — RITZY MAMBO –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-1 (99)
100 — DANCE LITTLE LADY DANCE –•– Danny White (Rocky Coast)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th March, 1977

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

1 2 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-12 (1)
3 4 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-12 (3)
4 5 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-18 (4)
5 3 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
6 8 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-13 (6)
7 9 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 (7)
8 11 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-13 (8)
9 7 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-16 (1)
10 10 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-15 (10)

11 14 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (11)
12 18 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (12)
13 17 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-12 (13)
14 16 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8 (14)
15 19 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-9 (15)
16 6 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-17 (6)
17 13 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1)
18 21 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-11 (18)
19 12 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-20 (1)
20 26 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-4 (20)

21 15 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-12 (15)
22 24 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-6 (22)
23 27 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-6 (23)
24 28 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-9 (24)
25 25 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-14 (25)
26 30 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-6 (26)
27 40 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-6 (27)
28 32 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-4 (28)
29 37 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-6 (29)
30 34 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-5 (30)

31 33 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (31)
32 36 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6 (32)
33 31 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-22 (5)
34 38 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-4 (34)
35 39 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-6 (35)
36 22 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-13 (22)
37 41 FREE  –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-13 (37)
38 46 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-5 (38)
39 65 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (39)
40 50 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 20 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-15 (9)
50 23 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-20 (1)
53 29 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-20 (3)
54 35 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-16 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-9 (41)
42 43 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-18 (27)
43 54 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-7 (43)
44 42 I JUST CAN’T SAY NO TO YOU –•– Parker McGee (Big Tree)-7 (42)
45 55 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-4 (45)
47 57 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-5 (47)
48 52 KONG –•– Dickie Goodman (Shock)-5 (48)
49 62 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — PHANTOM WRITER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
87 — “ROOTS” MEDLEY (Motherland / Theme From “Roots”) –•– Quincy Jones (A&M)-1 (87)
88 — SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-1 (88)
90 — DISCO INFERNO –•– The Trammps (Atlantic)-1 (90)
92 — ROMEO –•– Mr. Big (Arista)-1 (92)
94 — FIRE SIGN –•– Cory Braverman (Phantom)-1 (94)
95 — I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-1 (95)
97 — TRY IT ON –•– Exile (Atco)-1 (97)
99 — IT AIN’T EASY COMIN’ DOWN –•– Charlene (Duncan) (Prodigal)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th March, 1977

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

1 1 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-13 (2)
3 4 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-19 (3)
4 6 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-14 (4)
5 5 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
6 7 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14 (6)
7 9 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-17 (1)
8 8 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-14 (8)
9 12 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (9)
10 11 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (10)

11 13 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-13 (11)
12 14 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-9 (12)
13 15 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-10 (13)
14 2 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-13 (1)
15 20 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-5 (15)
16 18 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-12 (16)
17 23 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-7 (17)
18 10 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-16 (10)
19 24 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-10 (19)
20 27 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-7 (20)

21 29 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-7 (21)
22 22 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-7 (22)
23 16 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-18 (6)
24 26 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-7 (24)
25 25 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-15 (25)
26 32 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (26)
27 30 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-6 (27)
28 28 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-5 (28)
29 35 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-7 (29)
30 39 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (30)

31 34 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (31)
32 17 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (1)
33 38 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-6 (33)
34 37 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-14 (34)
35 52 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-3 (35)
36 40 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-7 (36)
37 41 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-10 (37)
38 19 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-21 (1)
39 45 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-5 (39)
40 55 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 31 MOODY BLUE / SHE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (31)
47 33 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-23 (5)
48 21 HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-13 (15)
49 36 SAVE IT FOR A RAINY DAY –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-14 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-8 (41)
42 49 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-4 (42)
43 47 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-6 (43)
45 42 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-19 (27)
46 56 WINTER MELODY / SPRING AFFAIR –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-13 (46)
50 79 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (72)
75 — MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 (75)
78 — HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1 (78)
80 — DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-1 (80)
85 — YOUR OWN SPECIAL WAY –•– Genesis (Atco)-1 (85)
86 — UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-1 (86)
87 — DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-1 (87)
90 — WAKE UP AND BE SOMEBODY –•– Brainstorm (Tabu)-1 (90)
95 — I WANNA DO IT TO YOU –•– Jerry Butler (Motown)-1 (95)
96 — OLD FASHIONED BOY (You’re the One) –•– Stallion (Casablanca)-1 (96)
98 — TIME IS MOVIN’ –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-1 (98)
100 — FOR ELISE –•– The Philarmonics (Capricorn)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th March, 1977

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

1 1 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-14 (2)
3 9 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-9 (3)
4 4 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-15 (4)
5 6 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-15 (5)
6 3 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-20 (3)
7 7 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-18 (1)
8 17 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-8 (8)
9 11 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-14 (9)
10 10 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (10)

11 13 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-11 (11)
12 12 BOOGIE CHILD –•–  Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (12)
13 15 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-6 (13)
14 20 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-8 (14)
15 16 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-13 (15)
16 21 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-8 (16)
17 19 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-11 (17)
18 5 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
19 35 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4 (19)
20 24 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-8 (20)

21 30 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (21)
22 22 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-8 (22)
23 27 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-7 (23)
24 26 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8 (24)
25 29 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-8 (25)
26 8 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-15 (8)
27 14 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-14 (1)
28 33 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-7 (28)
29 31 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (29)
30 34 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-15 (30)

31 18 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-17 (10)
32 36 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-8 (32)
33 40 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-5 (33)
34 37 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-11 (34)
35 39 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-6 (35)
36 23 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-19 (6)
37 72 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-2 (37)
38 42 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-5 (38)
39 41 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-9 (39)
40 50 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 32 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16 (1)
49 25 LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-16 (25)
52 28 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (Rocket)-6 (28)
53 38 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-22 (1)

POWER PLAYS

42 43 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-7 (42)
43 46 WINTER MELODY / SPRING AFFAIR –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-14 (43)
44 54 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-5 (44)
45 64 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-4 (45)
46 59 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-4 (46)
47 57 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– The Heart and Soul Orchestra (Casablanca)-4 (47)
48 58 YOU + ME = LOVE / LET’S GO DOWN TO THE DISCO –•– The Undisputed Truth (Whitfield)-5 (48)
50 63 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (71)
75 — CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1 (75)
77 — YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-1 (77)
80 — TIE YOUR MOTHER DOWN –•– Queen (Elektra)-1 (80)
83 — LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-1 (83)
84 — YOU’RE THROWING A GOOD LOVE AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 (84)
87 — HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-1 (87)
88 — IF YOU’VE GOT THE TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-1 (88)
90 — CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-1 (90)
95 — (Theme From) CHARLIE’S ANGELS –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-1 (95)
96 — YOU TAKE MY HEART AWAY –•– James Darren (Private Stock)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th March, 1977

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

1 3 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16 (1)
3 5 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-16 (3)
4 8 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-9 (4)
5 9 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-15 (5)
6 2 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-15 (2)
7 4 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-16 (4)
8 11 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-12 (8)
9 6 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-21 (3)
10 7 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-19 (1)

11 13 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-7 (11)
12 14 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-9 (12)
13 15 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-14 (13)
14 16 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-9 (14)
15 17 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-12 (15)
16 21 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (16)
17 19 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5 (17)
18 10 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-12 (10)
19 20 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-9 (19)
20 12 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (12)

21 25 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-9 (21)
22 24 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (22)
23 23 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-8 (23)
24 33 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-6 (24)
25 28 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-8 (25)
26 32 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-9 (26)
27 29 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-7 (27)
28 30 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-16 (28)
29 18 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-19 (1)
30 34 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-12 (30)

31 26 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-16 (8)
32 37 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-3 (32)
33 35 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-7 (33)
34 38 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-6 (34)
35 46 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5 (35)
36 40 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-5 (36)
37 50 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-6 (37)
38 42 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-8 (38)
39 45 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-5 (39)
40 44 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 39 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-10 (39)
43 22 LONG TIME –•– Boston (Epic)-9 (22)
51 27 NEW KID IN TOWN –•– Eagles (Asylum)-15 (1)
52 31 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-18 (10)
54 36 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-20 (6)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (41)
44 54 MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-5 (44)
45 75 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-2 (45)
46 47 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– The Heart and Soul Orchestra (Casablanca)-5 (46)
47 58 PHANTOM WRITER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-4 (47)
48 48 YOU + ME = LOVE / LET’S GO DOWN TO THE DISCO –•– The Undisputed Truth (Whitfield)-6 (48)
49 59 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-6 (49)
50 77 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-2 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1 (71)
73 — I’LL BE STANDING BY –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1 (73)
83 — LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1 (83)
84 — ROCK AND ROLL STAR –•– Champagne (Ariola America)-1 (84)
89 — FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-1 (90)
91 — IT FEELS SO GOOD TO BE LOVED SO BAD –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1 (91)
93 — SIX PACKS A DAY –•– Billy Lemmons (Ariola America)-1 (93)
94 — ARRESTED FOR DRIVING WHILE BLIND –•– ZZ Top (London)-1 (94)
96 — SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-1 (96)
98 — PART TIME LOVE –•– Kerry Chater (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd April, 1977

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

1 1 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-17 (2)
3 4 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-10 (3)
4 5 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-16 (4)
5 2 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 (1)
6 16 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (6)
7 8 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-13 (7)
8 17 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6 (8)
9 12 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 11 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-8 (10)

11 13 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-15 (11)
12 14 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-10 (12)
13 6 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-16 (2)
14 9 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-22 (3)
15 15 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-13 (15)
16 10 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-20 (1)
17 7 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-17 (4)
18 24 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-7 (18)
19 21 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-10 (19)
20 22 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (20)

21 35 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-6 (21)
22 36 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-6 (22)
23 27 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (23)
24 25 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-9 (24)
25 26 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-10 (25)
26 32 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-4 (26)
27 28 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-17 (27)
28 30 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-13 (28)
29 18 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-13 (10)
30 45 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-3 (30)

31 33 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-8 (31)
32 50 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-3 (32)
33 37 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-7 (33)
34 34 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-7 (34)
35 41 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6 (35)
36 40 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-7 (36)
37 38 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-9 (37)
38 39 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-6 (38)
39 44 MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-6 (39)
40 49 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 19 CRACKERBOX PALACE –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-10 (19)
43 20 BOOGIE CHILD –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-12 (12)
50 29 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-20 (1)
51 31 YEAR OF THE CAT –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-17 (8)
54 23 HERE COME THOSE TEARS AGAIN –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-9 (23)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-11 (39)
44 55 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-4 (44)
45 47 PHANTOM WRITER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-5 (45)
46 56 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-5 (46)
47 57 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-4 (47)
48 58 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-3 (48)
49 46 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– The Heart and Soul Orchestra (Casablanca)-6 (46)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (74)
80 — AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-1 (80)
84 — MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-1 (84)
85 — SUB-ROSA SUBWAY / CALLING OCCUPANTS –•– Klaatu (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — SLEEPWALKER –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (86)
89 — SING –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1 (89)
90 — LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-1 (90)
95 — DEEPLY –•– Anson Williams (Chelsea)-1 (95)
98 — UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th April, 1977

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

1 2 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-18 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-11 (2)
3 4 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-17 (3)
4 1 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-12 (1)
5 6 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (5)
6 7 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-14 (6)
7 8 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7 (7)
8 9 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 5 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-18 (1)
10 12 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-11 (10)

11 11 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-16 (11)
12 10 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-9 (10)
13 13 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-17 (2)
14 18 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-8 (14)
15 19 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-11 (15)
16 15 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-14 (15)
17 21 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (17)
18 22 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-7 (18)
19 14 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-23 (3)
20 20 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11 (20)

21 26 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-5 (21)
22 23 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-9 (22)
23 30 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-4 (23)
24 28 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-14 (24)
25 35 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (25)
26 27 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-18 (26)
27 33 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-8 (27)
28 32 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-4 (28)
29 24 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-10 (24)
30 31 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-9 (30)

31 48 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-4 (31)
32 36 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-8 (32)
33 16 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-21 (1)
34 17 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-18 (4)
35 40 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-8 (35)
36 38 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-7 (36)
37 46 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-6 (37)
38 44 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-5 (38)
39 39 MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-7 (39)
40 42 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-12 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 29 GO YOUR OWN WAY –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-14 (10)
63 25 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-11 (25)
96 34 ALL STRUNG OUT ON YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-8 (34)
100 37 SOMETHIN’ ‘BOUT ‘CHA –•– Latimore (Glades)-10 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 57 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-4 (41)
42 47 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-5 (42)
43 45 PHANTOM WRITER –•– Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)-6 (43)
44 56 THERE WILL COME A DAY (I’m Gonna Happen To You) –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-8 (44)
45 55 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-5 (45)
46 58 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-5 (46)
47 60 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-3 (47)
48 74 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (48)
49 59 TIE YOUR MOTHER DOWN –•– Queen (Elektra)-4 (49)
50 65 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-1 (82)
83 — YOU ARE ON MY MIND –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — THE WHISTLER –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-1 (85)
86 — SOUND AND VISION –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1 (86)
87 — BROOKLYN –•– Cody Jameson (Atco)-1 (87)
89 — HOLD BACK THE NIGHT –•– Graham Parker and the Rumour (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-1 (90)
98 — YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th April, 1977

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

1 2 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-18 (2)
3 5 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (3)
4 7 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8 (4)
5 6 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-15 (5)
6 1 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-19 (1)
7 8 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-12 (7)
8 9 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-19 (1)
9 10 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-12 (9)
10 4 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-13 (1)

11 15 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-12 (11)
12 14 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-9 (12)
13 17 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8 (13)
14 11 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-17 (11)
15 18 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-8 (15)
16 27 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-9 (16)
17 21 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-6 (17)
18 12 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-10 (10)
19 23 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5 (19)
20 25 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (20)

21 22 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (21)
22 28 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-5 (22)
23 19 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-24 (3)
24 24 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-15 (24)
25 26 FREE –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-19 (25)
26 13 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-18 (2)
27 31 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-5 (27)
28 32 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-9 (28)
29 35 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-9 (29)
30 30 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-10 (30)

31 48 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (31)
32 16 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-15 (15)
33 37 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-7 (33)
34 38 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-6 (34)
35 20 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12 (20)
36 41 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-5 (36)
37 42 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-6 (37)
38 50 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-5 (38)
39 45 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-6 (39)
40 40 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-13 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

56 33 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-22 (1)
57 29 DO YA –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-11 (24)
81 34 NIGHT MOVES –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-19 (4)
84 36 LOVE IN ‘C’ MINOR (Part 1) –•– Cerrone (Cotillion)-8 (36)
95 39 MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-4 (41)
42 54 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-4 (42)
43 53 YOU’RE THROWING A GOOD LOVE AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5 (43)
44 44 THERE WILL COME A DAY (I’m Gonna Happen To You) –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9 (44)
45 56 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (45)
46 46 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-6 (46)
47 60 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-3 (47)
48 58 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-5 (48)
49 49 TIE YOUR MOTHER DOWN –•– Queen (Elektra)-5 (49)
50 — GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

50 — GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (50)
77 — DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (77)
82 — HOOKED ON YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-1 (82)
85 — EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-1 (85)
86 — ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-1 (86)
88 — DOWN TO THE STATION –•– B.W. Stevenson (Warner Brothers)-1 (88)
90 — SAD GIRL –•– Carl Graves (Ariola America)-1 (90)
93 — WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd April, 1977

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

1 2 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-19 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (2)
3 4 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9 (3)
4 1 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-13 (1)
5 5 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-16 (5)
6 7 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-13 (6)
7 8 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-20 (1)
8 9 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-13 (8)
9 13 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9 (9)
10 11 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-13 (10)

11 12 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-10 (11)
12 10 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-14 (1)
13 15 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-9 (13)
14 16 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-10 (14)
15 17 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-7 (15)
16 19 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-6 (16)
17 20 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9 (17)
18 6 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-20 (1)
19 31 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (19)
20 22 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-6 (20)

21 14 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-18 (11)
22 21 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-11 (21)
23 27 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (23)
24 18 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-11 (10)
25 29 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-10 (25)
26 24 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-16 (24)
27 28 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-10 (27)
28 42 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (28)
29 45 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (29)
30 36 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-6 (30)

31 34 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-7 (31)
32 33 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-8 (32)
33 38 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-6 (33)
34 37 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-7 (34)
35 39 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-7 (35)
36 50 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (36)
37 41 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-5 (37)
38 23 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-25 (3)
39 51 OLD FASHIONED BOY (You’re the One) –•– Stallion (Casablanca)-7 (39)
40 47 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 40 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-14 (39)
47 30 AT MIDNIGHT (My Love Will Lift You Up) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-11 (30)
48 26 FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-19 (2)
68 25 FREE  –•– Deniece Williams (Columbia)-20 (25)
94 32 SAY YOU’LL STAY UNTIL TOMORROW –•– Tom Jones (Epic)-16 (15)
95 35 SAM –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-6 (41)
42 44 THERE WILL COME A DAY (I’m Gonna Happen To You) –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10 (42)
43 43 YOU’RE THROWING A GOOD LOVE AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6 (43)
44 54 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-5 (44)
45 46 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-7 (45)
49 61 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-4 (49)
50 60 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-8 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-1 (73)
75 — ON THE BORDER –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-1 (75)
78 — THIS GIRL (Has Turned Into a Woman) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-1 (78)
79 — MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-1 (79)
80 — GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-1 (80)
83 — THAT MAGIC TOUCH –•– Angel (Casablanca)-1 (83)
84 — GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-1 (84)
85 — DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-1 (85)
86 — THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-1 (86)
88 — I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-1 (88)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th April, 1977

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

1 2 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10 (2)
3 1 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-20 (1)
4 9 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10 (4)
5 6 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-14 (5)
6 4 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-14 (1)
7 8 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-14 (7)
8 10 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-14 (8)
9 19 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (9)
10 11 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-11 (10)

11 13 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-10 (11)
12 14 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-11 (12)
13 15 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-8 (13)
14 16 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7 (14)
15 17 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10 (15)
16 20 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-7 (16)
17 7 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-21 (1)
18 12 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-15 (1)
19 5 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-17 (5)
20 23 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7 (20)

21 28 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-6 (21)
22 30 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-7 (22)
23 25 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-11 (23)
24 33 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-7 (24)
25 29 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (25)
26 31 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-8 (26)
27 18 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-21 (1)
28 40 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-5 (28)
29 36 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (29)
30 34 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-8 (30)

31 32 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-9 (31)
32 37 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6 (32)
33 35 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-8 (33)
34 21 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-19 (11)
35 41 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-7 (35)
36 56 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-3 (36)
37 39 OLD FASHIONED BOY (You’re the One) –•– Stallion (Casablanca)-8 (37)
38 44 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-6 (38)
39 45 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-8 (39)
40 24 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-12 (10)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 38 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-26 (3)
56 22 THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-12 (21)
57 26 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-17 (24)
65 27 N.Y., YOU GOT ME DANCING –•– The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)-11 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-5 (41)
42 52 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-4 (42)
43 53 DANCIN’ –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-11 (43)
44 55 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-5 (44)
45 51 (Theme From) CHARLIE’S ANGELS –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-7 (45)
47 50 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-9 (47)
48 59 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-4 (48)
49 62 YOU ARE ON MY MIND –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 (49)
50 60 BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (71)
76 — FLY AT NIGHT –•– Chilliwack (Mushroom)-1 (76)
77 — SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (77) *
80 — YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
83 — YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 (83)
89 — MY BEST FRIEND’S WIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-1 (89)
90 — SOLSBURY HILL –•– Peter Gabriel (Atco)-1 (90)
94 — I GOTTA KEEP DANCIN’ –•– Carrie (Lucas) (Soul Train)-1 (94)
96 — I CAUGHT YOUR ACT –•– The Hues Corporation (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
98 — THEME FROM “ROCKY” (Gonna Fly Now) –•– Current (Playboy)-1 (98)

* Editor’s Note: This is the second time Manfred Mann’s Earth Band charted with “Spirit In The Night.” The first version charted in 1976, spending 3 weeks on the chart and peaking at #97. It featured Mick Rogers as the lead vocalist. This new version features Chris Thompson handling the lead vocals and would eventually peak at #40. This is the second single by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band to be written by Bruce Springsteen. The first was “Blinded By The light”, which debuted at #95 on November 20, 1976.

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th May, 1977

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

1 2 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-11 (2)
3 1 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-13 (1)
4 9 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (4)
5 3 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-21 (1)
6 8 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-15 (6)
7 7 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-15 (7)
8 5 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-15 (5)
9 12 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-12 (9)
10 11 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-11 (10)

11 15 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-11 (11)
12 13 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-9 (12)
13 14 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8 (13)
14 29 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (14)
15 16 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-8 (15)
16 6 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-15 (1)
17 21 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-7 (17)
18 20 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8 (18)
19 24 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-8 (19)
20 22 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-8 (20)

21 23 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-12 (21)
22 25 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (22)
23 10 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-12 (10)
24 28 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-6 (24)
25 26 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-9 (25)
26 36 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (26)
27 30 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-9 (27)
28 32 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-7 (28)
29 58 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-3 (29)
30 18 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-16 (1)

31 17 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-22 (1)
32 33 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-9 (32)
33 35 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-8 (33)
34 39 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-9 (34)
35 42 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-5 (35)
36 38 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-7 (36)
37 41 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-6 (37)
38 50 BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-5 (38)
39 44 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-6 (39)
40 54 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 19 THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-18 (5)
45 27 DANCING QUEEN –•– Abba (Atlantic)-22 (1)
68 34 CARRY ON WAYWARD SON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-20 (11)
96 31 SOMETIMES –•– The Facts Of Life (Kayvette)-10 (31)
97 37 OLD FASHIONED BOY (You’re the One) –•– Stallion (Casablanca)-9 (37)
99 40 MAYBE I’M AMAZED –•– Wings (Capitol)-13 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-5 (41)
42 43 DANCIN’ –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-12 (42)
44 51 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-7 (44)
46 47 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-10 (46)
47 59 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-4 (47)
48 52 SLEEPWALKER –•– The Kinks (Arista)-6 (48)
49 49 YOU ARE ON MY MIND –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (49)
50 60 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (73)
78 — HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-1 (78)
82 — GOING IN WITH MY EYES OPEN –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-1 (82)
85 — IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-1 (85)
87 — LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-1 (87)
88 — LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (88)
89 — (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1 (89)
90 — THE PRIDE (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (90)
91 — CAPTURE YOUR HEART –•– Blue (Rocket)-1 (91)
93 — ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-1 (93)
94 — YOU + ME = LOVE / LET’S GO DOWN TO THE DISCO –•– The Undisputed Truth (Whitfield)-8 (48)
98 — I NEED A MAN –•– Grace Jones (Beam Junction)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th May, 1977

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

1 2 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (2)
3 1 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-12 (1)
4 3 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14 (1)
5 9 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-13 (5)
6 6 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-16 (6)
7 7 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-16 (7)
8 11 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-12 (8)
9 14 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (9)
10 10 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-12 (10)

11 12 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-10 (11)
12 17 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-8 (12)
13 13 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9 (13)
14 26 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-5 (14)
15 20 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-9 (15)
16 18 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (16)
17 19 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-9 (17)
18 8 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-16 (5)
19 22 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (19)
20 21 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-13 (20)

21 29 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-4 (21)
22 24 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-7 (22)
23 25 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-10 (23)
24 5 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-22 (1)
25 27 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-10 (25)
26 28 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8 (26)
27 15 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-9 (15)
28 40 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-7 (28)
29 35 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-6 (29)
30 32 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-10 (30)

31 16 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-16 (1)
32 34 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-10 (32)
33 37 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-7 (33)
34 36 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-8 (34)
35 39 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-7 (35)
36 41 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-6 (36)
37 54 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-4 (37)
38 38 BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-6 (38)
39 55 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3 (39)
40 44 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (1)
53 33 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-9 (33)
54 23 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-13 (10)
57 31 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-23 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-4 (41)
42 47 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-5 (42)
43 51 EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-5 (43)
45 46 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-11 (45)
46 58 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 60 ON THE BORDER –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-4 (47)
48 61 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-4 (48)
49 64 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-4 (49)
50 65 THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-1 (73)
80 — KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (80)
86 — PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-1 (86)
89 — DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (89)
95 — HOT TO TROT –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-1 (95)
96 — ALL THE KIDS ON THE STREET –•– The Hollywood Stars (Arista)-1 (96)
97 — FEEL THE NEED –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-1 (97)
98 — DANCE AND SHAKE YOUR TAMBOURINE –•– The Universal Robot Band (Red Greg)-1 (98)
99 — FREDDIE –•– Charlene (Duncan) (Prodigal)-1 (99)
100 — DISCOMANIA –•– The Lovers (Marlin)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st May, 1977

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

1 2 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
3 5 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-14 (3)
4 8 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-13 (4)
5 9 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (5)
6 14 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-6 (6)
7 21 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-5 (7)
8 3 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-13 (1)
9 4 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-15 (1)
10 12 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-9 (10)

11 11 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-11 (11)
12 15 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-10 (12)
13 6 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-17 (6)
14 19 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (14)
15 17 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-10 (15)
16 16 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10 (16)
17 7 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-17 (7)
18 20 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-14 (18)
19 28 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-8 (19)
20 22 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-8 (20)

21 25 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-11 (21)
22 10 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-13 (10)
23 23 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-11 (23)
24 26 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-9 (24)
25 18 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-17 (5)
26 13 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-10 (13)
27 30 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-11 (27)
28 29 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-7 (28)
29 33 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-8 (29)
30 39 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (30)

31 35 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-8 (31)
32 36 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-7 (32)
33 37 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-5 (33)
34 24 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-23 (1)
35 41 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-5 (35)
36 40 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-9 (36)
37 42 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-6 (37)
38 48 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-5 (38)
39 43 EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-6 (39)
40 27 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-10 (15)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 31 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-17 (1)
57 32 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-11 (32)
58 34 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-9 (34)
59 38 BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-7 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-5 (41)
42 47 ON THE BORDER –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-5 (42)
43 50 THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-5 (43)
44 49 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-5 (44)
45 55 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-4 (45)
46 56 THIS GIRL (Has Turned Into a Woman) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-5 (46)
48 59 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-3 (48)
49 66 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (49)
50 61 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-11 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

52 — MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (52)
77 — ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (77)
81 — THE PRETENDER –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-1 (81)
84 — RUNAWAY –•– Bonnie Raitt (Warner Brothers)-1 (84)
86 — BURNIN’ SKY –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1 (86)
87 — WATCH CLOSELY NOW –•– Kris Kristofferson (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — PEOPLE IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — I DON’T LOVE YOU ANYMORE –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-1 (90)
92 — ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-2 (92)
98 — DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th May, 1977

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

1 1 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
3 4 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-14 (3)
4 6 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-7 (4)
5 5 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (5)
6 7 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-6 (6)
7 3 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-15 (3)
8 10 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-10 (8)
9 12 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-11 (9)
10 14 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (10)

11 8 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-14 (1)
12 9 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-16 (1)
13 18 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-15 (13)
14 19 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-9 (14)
15 15 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-11 (15)
16 20 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-9 (16)
17 21 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-12 (17)
18 11 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-12 (11)
19 13 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-18 (6)
20 30 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (20)

21 17 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-18 (7)
22 16 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-11 (16)
23 24 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-10 (23)
24 29 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-9 (24)
25 33 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-6 (25)
26 27 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-12 (26)
27 32 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-8 (27)
28 53 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-3 (28)
29 35 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-6 (29)
30 38 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-6 (30)

31 31 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-9 (31)
32 37 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-7 (32)
33 49 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (33)
34 48 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-4 (34)
35 41 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-6 (35)
36 36 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-10 (36)
37 44 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-6 (37)
38 39 EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-7 (38)
39 25 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-18 (5)
40 52 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 22 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-14 (10)
57 23 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-12 (23)
61 28 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-8 (28)
62 26 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-11 (13)
64 34 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-24 (1)
65 40 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-11 (15)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-6 (41)
42 42 ON THE BORDER –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-6 (42)
43 45 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (43)
44 54 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-4 (44)
45 56 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-7 (45)
46 46 THIS GIRL (Has Turned Into a Woman) –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-6 (46)
48 50 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-12 (48)
49 62 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-4 (49)
50 55 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-1 (68)
84 — BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-1 (84)
85 — AMARILLO –•– Neil Sedaka (Elektra)-1 (85)
86 — JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-1 (86)
93 — SO HIGH (Rock Me Baby and Roll Me Away) –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-1 (93)
96 — RIDIN’ THE STORM OUT –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-1 (96)
98 — WHILE I’M ALONE –•– Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly (Capitol)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th June, 1977

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

1 1 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-15 (2)
3 4 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-8 (3)
4 5 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (4)
5 6 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-7 (5)
6 7 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-16 (3)
7 8 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-11 (7)
8 9 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-12 (8)
9 10 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-11 (9)
10 2 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)

11 14 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-10 (11)
12 13 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-16 (12)
13 11 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-15 (1)
14 16 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-10 (14)
15 17 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-13 (15)
16 20 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (16)
17 15 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-12 (15)
18 12 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-17 (1)
19 28 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4 (19)
20 33 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (20)

21 24 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-10 (21)
22 23 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-11 (22)
23 27 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-9 (23)
24 25 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (24)
25 26 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-13 (25)
26 30 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-7 (26)
27 29 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-7 (27)
28 31 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-10 (28)
29 32 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-8 (29)
30 40 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-3 (30)

31 34 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-5 (31)
32 37 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-7 (32)
33 51 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-4 (33)
34 35 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-7 (34)
35 36 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-11 (35)
36 18 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-13 (11)
37 44 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-5 (37)
38 53 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-4 (38)
39 41 THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-7 (39)
40 43 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

52 19 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-19 (6)
53 22 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-12 (16)
54 39 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-19 (5)
57 21 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-19 (7)
59 38 EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-8 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-8 (41)
42 49 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-5 (42)
43 55 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-5 (43)
44 54 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-5 (44)
45 52 PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-4 (45)
46 56 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-6 (46)
47 50 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6 (47)
48 48 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-13 (48)
49 68 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-2 (49)
50 59 YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-9 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1 (69)
77 — GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-1 (77)
78 — EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (78)
80 — NEON NITES –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (80)
82 — IF IT’S THE LAST THING I DO –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-1 (82)
84 — THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (84)
85 — TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-1 (85)
87 — DON’T TURN THE LIGHT OUT –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-1 (87)
90 — LOSE AGAIN –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 (90)
92 — I’M GOING DOWN –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-1 (92)
98 — LADY (Put the Light On Me) –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-1 (98)
99 — ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th June, 1977

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

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1 2 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
3 4 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (3)
4 5 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-8 (4)
5 9 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (5)
6 7 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-12 (6)
7 8 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-13 (7)
8 11 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-11 (8)
9 1 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (1)
10 6 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-17 (3)

11 12 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-17 (11)
12 14 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-11 (12)
13 16 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (13)
14 15 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-14 (14)
15 19 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5 (15)
16 10 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
17 13 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-16 (1)
18 20 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (18)
19 21 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-11 (19)
20 33 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (20)

21 23 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-10 (21)
22 30 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-4 (22)
23 26 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-8 (23)
24 28 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-11 (24)
25 27 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-8 (25)
26 32 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-8 (26)
27 29 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-9 (27)
28 31 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (28)
29 17 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-13 (15)
30 34 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-8 (30)

31 49 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-3 (31)
32 18 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-18 (1)
33 37 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-6 (33)
34 35 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-12 (34)
35 38 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5 (35)
36 47 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7 (36)
37 43 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-6 (37)
38 42 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-6 (38)
39 41 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-9 (39)
40 46 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 22 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-12 (22)
45 25 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-14 (25)
48 24 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8 (24)
49 36 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-14 (11)
50 39 THIS IS THE WAY THAT I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Polydor)-8 (39)
51 40 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-6 (41)
42 45 PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-5 (42)
44 55 ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (44)
46 48 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-14 (46)
47 50 YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-10 (47)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — COME IN FROM THE RAIN –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1 (80)
81 — TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-1 (81)
82 — BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-1 (82)
84 — SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-1 (84)
86 — LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE –•– Chuck Mangione with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and Esther Satterfield (Mercury)-1 (86)
87 — BABY DON’T CHANGE YOUR MIND –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1 (87)
90 — SAVE ME –•– Merrilee Rush (United Artists)-1 (90)
92 — BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-1 (92)
99 — ONLY THE LUCKY –•– Walter Egan (Columbia)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th June, 1977

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

1 2 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (2)
3 4 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-9 (3)
4 5 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-13 (4)
5 6 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-13 (5)
6 8 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-12 (6)
7 7 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-14 (7)
8 1 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-17 (1)
9 9 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (1)
10 11 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-18 (10)

11 13 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8 (11)
12 12 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-12 (12)
13 15 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6 (13)
14 14 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-15 (14)
15 18 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (15)
16 20 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (16)
17 19 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-12 (17)
18 22 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-5 (18)
19 23 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-9 (19)
20 21 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-11 (20)

21 26 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-9 (21)
22 24 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-12 (22)
23 25 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-9 (23)
24 10 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-18 (3)
25 31 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-4 (25)
26 16 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-17 (1)
27 27 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-10 (27)
28 28 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-7 (28)
29 30 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-9 (29)
30 17 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-17 (1)

31 35 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (31)
32 33 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-7 (32)
33 37 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-7 (33)
34 36 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8 (34)
35 39 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-10 (35)
36 38 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-7 (36)
37 40 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8 (37)
38 42 PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-6 (38)
39 41 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-7 (39)
40 44 ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 34 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-13 (34)
49 29 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-14 (15)
53 32 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-19 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 PEOPLE IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-5 (41)
42 57 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-3 (42)
43 47 YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-11 (43)
45 45 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) – Shalamar (Soul Train)-15 (25)
46 46 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– T-Connection (Dash)-15 (46)
47 64 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3 (47)
48 60 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-4 (48)
50 62 AMARILLO –•– Neil Sedaka (Elektra)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-1 (80)
82 — SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
83 — SEASIDE WOMAN –•– Suzy and the Red Stripes (Epic)-1 (83) *
84 — HERE COMES SUMMER –•– Wildfire (Casablanca)-1 (84)
85 — SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-1 (85)
88 — BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — MAKING A GOOD THING BETTER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 (89)
90 — IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (90)
92 — LIGHT OF A CLEAR BLUE MORNING –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (92)

* EDITOR’S NOTE:  Suzy and the Red Stripes is actually Linda McCartney and Wings

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th June, 1977

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

1 2 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-10 (2)
3 6 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-13 (3)
4 4 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-14 (4)
5 5 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-14 (5)
6 1 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (1)
7 7 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-15 (7)
8 16 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (8)
9 10 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-19 (9)
10 11 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (10)

11 13 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7 (11)
12 17 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-13 (12)
13 15 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8 (13)
14 18 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (14)
15 21 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-10 (15)
16 19 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-10 (16)
17 14 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-16 (14)
18 25 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-5 (18)
19 8 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-18 (1)
20 20 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-12 (20)

21 23 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-10 (21)
22 22 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-13 (22)
23 33 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (23)
24 35 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-11 (24)
25 9 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (1)
26 27 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-11 (26)
27 31 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7 (27)
28 29 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-10 (28)
29 37 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-9 (29)
30 12 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-13 (12)

31 34 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9 (31)
32 36 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-8 (32)
33 26 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-18 (1)
34 42 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-4 (34)
35 39 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-8 (35)
36 40 ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (36)
37 24 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-19 (3)
38 38 PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-7 (38)
39 47 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4 (39)
40 41 PEOPLE IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

56 28 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (28)
58 30 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-18 (1)
63 32 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-8 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-5 (41)
42 43 YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-12 (42)
43 51 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-5 (43)
44 50 AMARILLO –•– Neil Sedaka (Elektra)-5 (44)
45 45 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) – Shalamar (Soul Train)-16 (25)
46 59 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-4 (46)
47 60 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-6 (47)
48 55 NEON NITES –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-4 (48)
49 62 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-4 (49)
50 70 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (70)
78 — LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (78)
82 — (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (82)
83 — SING IT, SHOUT IT –•– Starz (Capitol)-1 (83)
84 — WALK RIGHT IN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-1 (84)
86 — THE DOODLE SONG –•– Frankie Miller (Chrysalis)-1 (86)
88 — SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-1 (88)
90 — THIS WILL BE A NIGHT TO REMEMBER –•– Eddie Holman (Salsoul)-1 (90)
94 — GOOD THING MAN –•– Frank Lucas (ICA)-1 (94)
98 — I CAN’T HELP MYSELF –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd July, 1977

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

1 2 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-14 (2)
3 1 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (1)
4 8 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8 (4)
5 13 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (5)
6 6 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-12 (1)
7 15 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-11 (7)
8 9 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-20 (8)
9 10 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 12 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-14 (10)

11 11 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8 (11)
12 14 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 16 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-11 (13)
14 4 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-15 (4)
15 18 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-6 (15)
16 7 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-16 (7)
17 5 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-15 (5)
18 23 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-9 (18)
19 21 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-11 (19)
20 24 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-12 (20)

21 22 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-14 (21)
22 29 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-10 (22)
23 17 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-17 (14)
24 27 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8 (24)
25 25 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1)
26 34 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-5 (26)
27 31 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10 (27)
28 32 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-9 (28)
29 19 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-19 (1)
30 50 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-4 (30)

31 35 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan & John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-9 (31)
32 39 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5 (32)
33 20 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-13 (20)
34 41 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-6 (34)
35 36 ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (35)
36 28 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-11 (28)
37 43 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic)-6 (37)
38 49 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-5 (38)
39 53 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-5 (39)
40 46 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 26 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-12 (26)
48 30 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-14 (12)
52 33 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-19 (1)
58 37 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-20 (3)
65 38 PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-8 (38)
78 40 PEOPLE IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-7 (41)
42 48 NEON NITES –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5 (42)
43 51 I DON’T LOVE YOU ANYMORE –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-7 (43)
44 44 AMARILLO –•– Neil Sedaka (Elektra)-6 (44)
45 54 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-4 (45)
46 42 YOU’RE MOVIN’ OUT TODAY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-13 (42)
49 70 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (49)
50 60 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-1 (71)
81 — SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree)-1 (81)
82 — GONNA LOVE YOU MORE –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
85 — PLATINUM HEROES –•– Bruce Foster (Millennium)-1 (85)
86 — DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-1 (86)
93 — SAVE ME –•– Donna McDaniel (Midsong International)-1 (93)
99 — SHEENA IS A PUNK ROCKER –•– The Ramones (Sire)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th July, 1977

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

1 2 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-15 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (2)
3 5 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10 (3)
4 1 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-12 (1)
5 7 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-12 (5)
6 3 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 (1)
7 8 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-21 (7)
8 9 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 10 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-15 (9)
10 12 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8 (10)

11 15 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-7 (11)
12 13 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-12 (12)
13 6 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
14 30 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-5 (14)
15 18 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-10 (15)
16 20 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-13 (16)
17 22 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-11 (17)
18 19 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-12 (18)
19 24 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9 (19)
20 21 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-15 (20)

21 11 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9 (11)
22 26 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-6 (22)
23 14 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-16 (4)
24 27 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 (24)
25 17 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-16 (5)
26 31 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-10 (26)
27 28 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-10 (27)
28 32 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6 (28)
29 29 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-20 (1)
30 34 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-7 (30)

31 16 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-17 (7)
32 23 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-18 (14)
33 37 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-7 (33)
34 38 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-6 (34)
35 39 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6 (35)
36 40 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (36)
37 25 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (1)
38 41 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-8 (38)
39 45 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-5 (39)
40 50 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 33 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-14 (20)
67 35 ALL YOU GET FROM LOVE IS A LOVE SONG –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (35)
68 36 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-12 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-13 (26)
42 42 NEON NITES –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-6 (42)
43 43 I DON’T LOVE YOU ANYMORE –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-8 (43)
44 49 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (44)
45 54 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-4 (45)
47 60 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-5 (47)
48 51 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-5 (48)
49 59 HERE COMES SUMMER –•– Wildfire (Casablanca)-4 (49)
50 44 AMARILLO –•– Neil Sedaka (Elektra)-7 (44)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (72)
77 — HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (77)
81 — FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-1 (81)
83 — IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-1 (83)
84 — L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-1 (84)
85 — ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (86)
89 — STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-1 (89)
90 — A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-1 (90)
97 — SINCE I FELL FOR YOU / I’M FALLING IN LOVE (Medley) –•– Hodges, James and Smith (London)-1 (97)
98 — GOODBYE MY FRIEND –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th July, 1977

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

1 2 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11 (2)
3 1 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-16 (1)
4 5 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-13 (4)
5 11 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-8 (5)
6 7 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-22 (6)
7 10 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 8 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-12 (8)
9 9 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-16 (9)
10 12 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-13 (10)

11 4 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-13 (1)
12 14 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-6 (12)
13 15 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-11 (13)
14 16 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-14 (14)
15 17 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-12 (15)
16 19 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 (16)
17 18 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-13 (17)
18 22 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-7 (18)
19 6 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14 (1)
20 24 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12 (20)

21 28 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7 (21)
22 13 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
23 26 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-11 (23)
24 21 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10 (11)
25 27 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-11 (25)
26 30 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-8 (26)
27 23 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-17 (4)
28 20 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-16 (20)
29 33 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-8 (29)
30 34 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-7 (30)

31 35 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-7 (31)
32 36 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-7 (32)
33 39 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-6 (33)
34 40 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 25 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-17 (5)
36 38 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-9 (36)
37 41 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-14 (26)
38 29 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-21 (1)
39 45 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (39)
40 44 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

56 31 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-18 (7)
64 32 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-19 (14)
65 37 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 I DON’T LOVE YOU ANYMORE –•– Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International)-9 (41)
42 47 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-6 (42)
43 53 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-10 (43)
44 54 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-5 (44)
45 56 (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4 (45)
46 57 LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4 (46)
47 48 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-6 (47)
48 58 LADY (Put the Light On Me) –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-7 (48)
49 49 HERE COMES SUMMER –•– Wildfire (Casablanca)-5 (49)
50 60 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (77)
81 — IN THE MIDDLE –•– Tim Moore (Asylum)-1 (81)
83 — SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1 (83)
86 — EVERYBODY OUGHT TO BE IN LOVE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-1 (86)
89 — DOWN THE HALL –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (89)
93 — FLAME –•– Steve Sperry (Mercury)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd July, 1977

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

1 2 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-14 (2)
3 1 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-11 (1)
4 5 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-9 (4)
5 7 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 (5)
6 6 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-23 (6)
7 3 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-17 (1)
8 9 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-17 (8)
9 10 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-14 (9)
10 12 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-7 (10)

11 13 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-12 (11)
12 14 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-15 (12)
13 15 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-13 (13)
14 16 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11 (14)
15 8 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-13 (8)
16 18 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-8 (16)
17 21 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 (17)
18 20 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 (18)
19 11 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-14 (1)
20 19 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15 (1)

21 23 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-12 (21)
22 17 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-14 (17)
23 26 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-9 (23)
24 29 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-9 (24)
25 25 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-12 (25)
26 34 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-6 (26)
27 31 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-8 (27)
28 30 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-8 (28)
29 33 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-7 (29)
30 32 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (30)

31 60 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-3 (31)
32 22 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
33 37 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-15 (26)
34 55 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-3 (34)
35 39 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-6 (35)
36 40 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (36)
37 43 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-11 (37)
38 42 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-7 (38)
39 44 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-6 (39)
40 45 (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-18 (4)
51 24 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11 (11)
52 28 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-17 (20)
56 35 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-18 (5)
58 38 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-22 (1)
59 36 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5 (42)
43 53 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-5 (43)
44 50 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-4 (44)
45 47 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-7 (45)
46 48 LADY (Put the Light On Me) –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-8 (46)
47 51 IF IT’S THE LAST THING I DO –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-8 (47)
48 58 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree)-4 (48)
49 52 WALK RIGHT IN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-5 (49)
50 61 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (76)
77 — THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (77)
81 — COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (81)
83 — NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1 (83)
84 — HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-1 (84)
86 — SEE YOU WHEN I GIT THERE –•– Lou Rawls (Philadelphia International)-1 (86)
88 — PARTY LIGHTS –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-1 (88)
90 — O-H-I-O –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1 (90)
93 — BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th July, 1977

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

1 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-15 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10 (2)
3 1 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (1)
4 5 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (4)
5 3 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (1)
6 10 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-8 (6)
7 9 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-15 (7)
8 8 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-18 (8)
9 11 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-13 (9)
10 12 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-16 (10)

11 13 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-14 (11)
12 16 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-9 (12)
13 17 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9 (13)
14 14 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 (14)
15 7 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-18 (1)
16 6 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-24 (6)
17 24 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-10 (17)
18 18 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14 (18)
19 26 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 23 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-10 (20)

21 15 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-14 (8)
22 31 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (22)
23 21 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-13 (21)
24 28 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-9 (24)
25 27 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-9 (25)
26 29 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-8 (26)
27 34 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-4 (27)
28 19 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-15 (1)
29 35 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (29)
30 20 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-16 (1)

31 38 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-8 (31)
32 37 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-12 (32)
33 33 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-16 (26)
34 40 (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6 (34)
35 36 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (35)
36 43 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-6 (36)
37 44 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-5 (37)
38 39 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-7 (38)
39 54 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-3 (39)
40 50 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 30 THE KILLING OF GEORGIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-9 (30)
44 25 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-13 (25)
47 22 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-15 (17)
53 32 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 (41)
43 53 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-5 (43)
45 45 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-8 (45)
46 46 LADY (Put the Light On Me) –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-9 (46)
48 48 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree)-5 (48)
49 49 WALK RIGHT IN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-6 (49)
50 62 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — LITTLE DARLING (I Need You) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (77)
82 — KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1 (82)
84 — I’M DREAMING –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-1 (84)
86 — HURRY SUNDOWN –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-1 (86)
92 — IT’S UNCANNY –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-1 (92)
94 — THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-1 (94)
95 — I BELIEVE IN LOVE –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th August, 1977

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

1 1 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-16 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-11 (2)
3 6 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-9 (3)
4 4 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (4)
5 7 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-16 (5)
6 5 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13 (1)
7 9 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-14 (7)
8 13 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (8)
9 10 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-17 (9)
10 11 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-15 (10)

11 12 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-10 (11)
12 3 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-14 (1)
13 17 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-11 (13)
14 15 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-19 (1)
15 8 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-19 (8)
16 22 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-5 (16)
17 19 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-8 (17)
18 20 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-11 (18)
19 14 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 (14)
20 24 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-10 (20)

21 16 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-25 (6)
22 26 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-9 (22)
23 25 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-10 (23)
24 27 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5 (24)
25 18 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15 (18)
26 29 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-8 (26)
27 31 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-9 (27)
28 36 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-7 (28)
29 40 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-5 (29)
30 32 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-13 (30)

31 35 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (31)
32 33 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-17 (26)
33 34 (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7 (33)
34 37 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-6 (34)
35 39 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-4 (35)
36 38 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-8 (36)
37 21 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-15 (8)
38 23 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-14 (21)
39 43 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-6 (39)
40 41 LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 28 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-16 (1)
55 30 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-17 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-9 (41)
42 52 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-5 (42)
43 55 ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-5 (43)
44 51 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-5 (44)
45 50 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (45)
46 49 WALK RIGHT IN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-7 (46)
48 60 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-3 (48)
49 59 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-5 (49)
50 62 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-1 (71)
82 — DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1 (82)
83 — JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (83)
84 — HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-1 (84)
86 — I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-1 (86)
88 — INDIAN SUMMER –•– Poco (ABC)-1 (88)
90 — HOLD TIGHT –•– Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)-1 (90)
92 — I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-1 (92)
93 — GOOD MORNING JUDGE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1 (93)
95 — SUNSHINE –•– Enchantment (Roadshow)-1 (95)
97 — FOR A WHILE –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th August, 1977

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

1 1 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-17 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12 (2)
3 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-10 (3)
4 7 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-15 (4)
5 5 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-17 (5)
6 4 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (4)
7 8 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11 (7)
8 9 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-18 (8)
9 10 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-16 (9)
10 11 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-11 (10)

11 13 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-12 (11)
12 6 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-14 (1)
13 16 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-6 (13)
14 12 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-15 (1)
15 17 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-9 (15)
16 18 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-12 (16)
17 14 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-20 (1)
18 26 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-9 (18)
19 20 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-11 (19)
20 22 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-10 (20)

21 23 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-11 (21)
22 24 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-6 (22)
23 29 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-6 (23)
24 25 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16 (18)
25 27 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-10 (25)
26 28 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-8 (26)
27 34 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-7 (27)
28 42 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-6 (28)
29 30 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-14 (29)
30 48 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-4 (30)

31 31 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (31)
32 35 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-5 (32)
33 36 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-9 (33)
34 68 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-3 (34)
35 15 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-20 (8)
36 39 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-7 (36)
37 44 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-6 (37)
38 50 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-5 (38)
39 54 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4 (39)
40 45 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

52 19 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14 (14)
55 21 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-26 (6)
56 32 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-18 (26)
57 33 (Remember the Days Of the) OLD SCHOOLYARD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8 (33)
58 37 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-16 (8)
59 38 IT’S SAD TO BELONG –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-15 (21)
99 40 LIVIN’ IN THE LIFE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-6 (41)
42 52 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 49 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-6 (43)
44 51 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-9 (44)
45 56 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-4 (45)
46 47 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-17 (1)
47 53 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-6 (47)
48 61 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-4 (48)
49 41 SUPERMAN –•– Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch (Apa)-10 (41)
50 46 WALK RIGHT IN –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-8 (46)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-1 (70)
84 — JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-1 (84)
90 — DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-1 (90)
92 — MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– The Soul Train Gang (Soul Train)-1 (92)
94 — LET’S CLEAN UP THE GHETTO –•– The Philadelphia International All Stars (Philadelphia International)-1 (94)
95 — FUNK IT UP (David’s Song) –•– Sweet (Capitol)-1 (95)
96 — MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– The Whispers (Soul Train)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th August, 1977

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

1 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-18 (1)
3 4 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-16 (3)
4 2 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-13 (2)
5 7 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (5)
6 8 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-19 (6)
7 5 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-18 (5)
8 11 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-13 (8)
9 9 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-17 (9)
10 10 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12 (10)

11 13 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-7 (11)
12 15 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 23 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-7 (13)
14 16 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-13 (14)
15 18 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-10 (15)
16 20 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-11 (16)
17 21 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-12 (17)
18 19 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-12 (18)
19 22 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (19)
20 25 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-11 (20)

21 28 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-7 (21)
22 30 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (22)
23 27 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-8 (23)
24 26 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-9 (24)
25 29 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-15 (25)
26 24 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17 (18)
27 6 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (4)
28 12 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15 (1)
29 32 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (29)
30 34 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-4 (30)

31 17 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-21 (1)
32 33 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-10 (32)
33 39 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (33)
34 36 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-8 (34)
35 14 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-16 (1)
36 38 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-6 (36)
37 37 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-7 (37)
38 42 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 40 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (39)
40 45 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 31 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (31)
53 35 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-21 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (41)
42 43 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-7 (42)
43 51 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-3 (43)
44 48 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5 (44)
45 47 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-7 (45)
46 54 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-4 (46)
48 41 ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7 (41)
49 62 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3 (49)
50 53 LITTLE DARLING (I Need You) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (78)
79 — HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-1 (79)
82 — LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE TO MY HEART –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC)-1 (82)
83 — YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE –•– Geils (Atlantic)-1 (83)
86 — IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1 (86)
87 — CAN’T YOU SEE –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1 (87)
88 — THE MARTIAN BOOGIE –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-1 (88)
89 — NOTHING BUT A BREEZE –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-1 (89)
96 — TURNING TO YOU –•– Charlie (Janus)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th August, 1977

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

1 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-12 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-19 (1)
3 3 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-17 (3)
4 5 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13 (4)
5 12 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-11 (5)
6 6 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-20 (6)
7 8 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-14 (7)
8 13 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-8 (8)
9 11 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
10 23 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-9 (10)

11 4 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-14 (2)
12 14 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-14 (12)
13 16 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-12 (13)
14 15 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-11 (14)
15 17 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-13 (15)
16 21 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-8 (16)
17 19 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8 (17)
18 18 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-13 (18)
19 20 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-12 (19)
20 22 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 25 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-16 (21)
22 24 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-10 (22)
23 7 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-19 (5)
24 30 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (24)
25 9 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-18 (9)
26 26 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-18 (18)
27 29 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7 (27)
28 33 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (28)
29 34 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-9 (29)
30 40 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (30)

31 31 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-22 (1)
32 32 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-11 (32)
33 10 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-13 (10)
34 36 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-7 (34)
35 41 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-11 (35)
36 38 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-6 (36)
37 27 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (4)
38 43 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-4 (38)
39 44 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6 (39)
40 51 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 39 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (39)
51 28 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-16 (1)
55 35 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-17 (1)
56 37 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-8 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-8 (41)
42 46 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-5 (42)
43 49 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (43)
44 52 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-4 (44)
45 55 O-H-I-O –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6 (45)
46 45 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-8 (45)
47 58 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-4 (47)
48 50 LITTLE DARLING (I Need You) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (48)
49 59 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-1 (72)
74 — ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (74)
75 — SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-1 (75)
80 — SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-1 (80)
81 — THE RIGHT FEELING AT THE WRONG TIME –•– Hot (Big Tree)-1 (81)
84 — SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1 (84)
89 — I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-1 (89)
95 — SAIL AWAY –•– Sam Neely (Elektra)-1 (95)
96 — MA BAKER –•– Boney M (Atlantic)-1 (96)
99 — IF I HAVE TO GO AWAY –•– Jigsaw (20th Century)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd September, 1977

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

1 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-13 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-20 (1)
3 3 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-18 (3)
4 4 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (4)
5 5 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-12 (5)
6 8 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-9 (6)
7 7 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-15 (7)
8 9 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (8)
9 10 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-10 (9)
10 13 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-13 (10)

11 12 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-15 (11)
12 14 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-12 (12)
13 16 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-9 (13)
14 6 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-21 (6)
15 15 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-14 (15)
16 20 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (16)
17 17 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9 (17)
18 19 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-13 (18)
19 21 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-17 (19)
20 22 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-11 (20)

21 24 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6 (21)
22 11 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-15 (2)
23 30 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (23)
24 29 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-10 (24)
25 27 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8 (25)
26 28 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-7 (26)
27 38 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-5 (27)
28 18 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-14 (18)
29 39 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7 (29)
30 40 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-7 (30)

31 35 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-12 (31)
32 34 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-8 (32)
33 33 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-14 (10)
34 36 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-7 (34)
35 53 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (31)
36 23 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-20 (5)
37 25 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-19 (9)
38 43 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 42 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-6 (39)
40 44 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-19 (18)
43 31 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-23 (1)
57 32 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-12 (32)
62 37 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16 (4)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-5 (42)
44 49 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-4 (44)
45 45 O-H-I-O –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7 (45)
46 52 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-16 (36)
47 58 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-5 (47)
48 46 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-9 (45)
49 75 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-2 (49)
50 54 I’M DREAMING –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (71)
80 — WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-1 (80)
82 — MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
83 — HOLD ON –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-1 (83)
84 — DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-1 (84)
85 — HOUND DOG MAN (Play It Again) –•– Lenny LeBlanc (Big Tree)-1 (85)
87 — IT’S IN HIS KISS (The Shoop Shoop Song) –•– Kate Taylor (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — DOG DAYS –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (89)
92 — C’EST LA VIE –•– Greg Lake (Atlantic)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th September, 1977

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

1 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-14 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-19 (2)
3 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-21 (1)
4 5 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-13 (4)
5 6 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-10 (5)
6 8 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (6)
7 4 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15 (4)
8 9 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-11 (8)
9 10 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-14 (9)
10 12 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-13 (10)

11 13 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-10 (11)
12 7 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-16 (7)
13 11 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-16 (11)
14 16 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (14)
15 21 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (15)
16 19 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-18 (16)
17 20 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-12 (17)
18 27 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-6 (18)
19 23 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8 (19)
20 24 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-11 (20)

21 17 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10 (17)
22 30 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-8 (22)
23 29 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8 (23)
24 35 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (24)
25 25 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (25)
26 26 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8 (26)
27 15 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-15 (15)
28 31 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (28)
29 40 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-6 (29)
30 38 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (30)

31 32 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9 (31)
32 34 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-8 (32)
33 49 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-3 (33)
34 18 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-14 (18)
35 39 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-7 (35)
36 42 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-6 (36)
37 14 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-22 (6)
38 44 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-5 (38)
39 33 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-15 (10)
40 47 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 22 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-16 (2)
52 37 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-20 (9)
53 28 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-15 (18)
57 36 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-21 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-5 (41)
42 58 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-3 (42)
43 46 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-17 (36)
44 54 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-4 (44)
45 55 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-6 (45)
47 51 SUNSHINE –•– Enchantment (Roadshow)-6 (47)
48 59 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-5 (48)
49 61 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (49)
50 50 I’M DREAMING –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1 (78)
82 — SILVER LADY –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-1 (82)
84 — BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE ME ONE MORE TIME (Just For Old Times Sake) –•– Karen Nelson and Billy T (Amherst)-1 (85)
89 — THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-1 (89)
90 — MY OWN WAY TO ROCK –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-1 (90)
94 — SOME ENCHANTED EVENING –•– Jane Olivor (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — BABY LOVE –•– Mother’s Finest (Epic)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th September, 1977

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

1 3 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-22 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-11 (2)
3 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-15 (1)
4 4 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-14 (4)
5 6 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (5)
6 15 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (6)
7 8 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-12 (7)
8 9 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-15 (8)
9 10 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-14 (9)
10 11 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-11 (10)

11 2 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-20 (2)
12 14 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-9 (12)
13 18 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-7 (13)
14 19 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (14)
15 16 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-19 (15)
16 17 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-13 (16)
17 7 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-16 (4)
18 22 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-9 (18)
19 20 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-12 (19)
20 23 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9 (20)

21 24 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-13 (21)
22 12 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-17 (7)
23 29 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-7 (23)
24 28 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-14 (24)
25 13 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-17 (11)
26 30 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (26)
27 33 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-4 (27)
28 42 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-4 (28)
29 21 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-11 (17)
30 32 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-9 (30)

31 35 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-8 (31)
32 36 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-7 (32)
33 44 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-5 (33)
34 38 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-6 (34)
35 58 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-3 (35)
36 40 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-7 (36)
37 41 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-6 (37)
38 49 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (38)
39 59 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-4 (39)
40 89 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 25 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-10 (25)
47 26 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-9 (26)
48 27 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-16 (15)
49 34 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-15 (18)
52 31 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-10 (31)
53 37 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-23 (6)
55 39 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-16 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-7 (41)
42 48 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-6 (42)
43 51 I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-5 (43)
44 54 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-4 (44)
45 47 SUNSHINE –•– Enchantment (Roadshow)-7 (45)
50 56 INDIAN SUMMER –•– Poco (ABC)-7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-1 (76)
78 — WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1 (78)
82 — CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-1 (82)
83 — DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-1 (83)
86 — DOES SHE DO IT LIKE SHE DANCES –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-1 (86)
87 — NEEDLES AND PINS –•– Smokie (RSO)-1 (87)
88 — A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — LITTLE QUEEN –•– Heart (Portrait)-1 (89)
90 — DOCTOR LOVE –•– First Choice (Gold Mind)-1 (90)
91 — YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th September, 1977

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

1 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-16 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-12 (2)
3 5 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-12 (3)
4 6 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9 (4)
5 7 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-13 (5)
6 1 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-23 (1)
7 8 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-16 (7)
8 13 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-8 (8)
9 14 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (9)
10 12 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-10 (10)

11 4 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-15 (4)
12 20 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10 (12)
13 15 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-20 (13)
14 16 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-14 (14)
15 18 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-10 (15)
16 23 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-8 (16)
17 19 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-13 (17)
18 21 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-14 (18)
19 28 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-5 (19)
20 11 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-21 (2)

21 35 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-4 (21)
22 24 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-15 (22)
23 27 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-5 (23)
24 26 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8 (24)
25 9 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-15 (9)
26 33 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-6 (26)
27 31 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-9 (27)
28 40 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-3 (28)
29 32 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-8 (29)
30 29 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12 (17)

31 34 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-7 (31)
32 37 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-7 (32)
33 39 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-5 (33)
34 36 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-8 (34)
35 38 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (35)
36 10 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-12 (10)
37 41 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-8 (37)
38 42 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-7 (38)
39 44 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-5 (39)
40 43 I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 17 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-17 (4)
43 22 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-18 (7)
46 25 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-18 (11)
50 30 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-10 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6 (41)
44 60 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-4 (44)
45 45 SUNSHINE –•– Enchantment (Roadshow)-8 (45)
47 58 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-5 (47)
48 48 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-17 (15)
49 59 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-4 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (70)
83 — HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (83)
85 — LOVE GUN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (85)
88 — SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-12 (36)
89 — COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-1 (89)
90 — TEN TO EIGHT –•– David Castle (Parachute)-1 (90)
98 — I’VE NEVER BEEN TO ME –•– Charlene (Duncan) (Prodigal)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st October, 1977

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

1 8 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10 (2)
3 3 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-13 (3)
4 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-17 (1)
5 5 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-14 (5)
6 12 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-11 (6)
7 7 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-17 (7)
8 9 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-11 (8)
9 10 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-11 (9)
10 6 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-24 (1)

11 15 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-11 (11)
12 13 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-21 (12)
13 14 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-15 (13)
14 16 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-9 (14)
15 21 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (15)
16 19 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-6 (16)
17 17 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-14 (17)
18 18 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-15 (18)
19 2 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-13 (2)
20 22 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-16 (20)

21 28 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-4 (21)
22 23 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-6 (22)
23 24 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (23)
24 26 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-7 (24)
25 27 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-10 (25)
26 41 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7 (26)
27 11 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-16 (4)
28 29 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-9 (28)
29 33 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 32 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-8 (30)

31 31 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-8 (31)
32 34 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-9 (32)
33 35 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (33)
34 38 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-8 (34)
35 37 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-9 (35)
36 39 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-6 (36)
37 40 I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-7 (37)
38 20 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-22 (2)
39 25 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-16 (9)
40 44 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 30 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-13 (17)
44 36 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-13 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-3 (41)
42 49 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-5 (42)
45 47 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-6 (45)
46 42 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-18 (4)
47 57 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-4 (47)
48 43 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-19 (7)
49 83 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-2 (49)
50 55 IT’S IN HIS KISS (The Shoop Shoop Song) –•– Kate Taylor (Columbia)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — COULD HEAVEN EVER BE LIKE THIS (Part 1) –•– Idris Muhammad (Kudu)-1 (80)
82 — DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1 (82)
84 — BE MY LADY –•– The Meters (Warner Brothers)-1 (84)
86 — GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-1 (86)
87 — RED HOT –•– Robert Gordon with Link Wray (Private Stock)-1 (87)
88 — YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — FAIR GAME –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-1 (90)
94 — DISCO 9000 –•– Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — STARTED OUT DANCING, ENDED UP MAKING LOVE –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th October, 1977

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

1 1 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-11 (2)
3 15 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (3)
4 6 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12 (4)
5 8 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (5)
6 4 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-18 (1)
7 11 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-12 (7)
8 9 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (8)
9 16 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-7 (9)
10 10 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-25 (1)

11 12 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-22 (11)
12 13 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-16 (12)
13 14 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-10 (13)
14 7 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-18 (7)
15 3 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-14 (3)
16 5 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-15 (5)
17 21 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-5 (17)
18 20 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-17 (18)
19 26 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8 (19)
20 34 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-9 (20)

21 22 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-7 (21)
22 24 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-8 (22)
23 23 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-10 (23)
24 25 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-11 (24)
25 29 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-7 (25)
26 30 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-9 (26)
27 18 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-16 (18)
28 32 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-10 (28)
29 19 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-14 (2)
30 31 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-9 (30)

31 35 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-10 (31)
32 33 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (32)
33 36 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-7 (33)
34 49 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (34)
35 40 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-6 (35)
36 37 I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-8 (36)
37 41 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-4 (37)
38 42 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-6 (38)
39 17 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-15 (17)
40 51 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 27 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-17 (4)
50 28 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-10 (28)
51 38 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-23 (2)
52 39 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-17 (9)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-5 (41)
42 52 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-4 (42)
43 45 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-7 (43)
44 54 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-14 (36)
45 59 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3 (45)
47 61 DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-4 (47)
48 60 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-4 (48)
49 50 IT’S IN HIS KISS (The Shoop Shoop Song) –•– Kate Taylor (Columbia)-6 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (71)
77 — IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 (77)
79 — THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (79)
82 — ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-1 (82)
87 — ECHOES OF LOVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — GOIN’ PLACES –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-1 (89)
90 — THE HAPPY GIRLS –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 (90)
93 — AVENGING ANNIE –•– Roger Daltrey (MCA)-1 (93)
95 — HEAVEN ON EARTH (So Fine) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 (95)
98 — IT AIN’T LOVE –•– Tom Powers (Big Tree)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th October, 1977

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

1 3 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-12 (2)
3 4 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13 (3)
4 5 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13 (4)
5 1 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-11 (1)
6 7 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-13 (6)
7 8 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-13 (7)
8 9 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-8 (8)
9 13 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-11 (9)
10 10 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-26 (1)

11 12 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-17 (11)
12 11 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-23 (11)
13 20 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-10 (13)
14 19 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9 (14)
15 17 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-6 (15)
16 18 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-18 (16)
17 6 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-19 (1)
18 14 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-19 (7)
19 22 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-9 (19)
20 21 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-8 (20)

21 25 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-8 (21)
22 26 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-10 (22)
23 15 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-15 (3)
24 34 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4 (24)
25 16 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-16 (5)
26 31 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-11 (26)
27 28 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-11 (27)
28 27 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-17 (18)
29 33 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-8 (29)
30 23 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-11 (23)

31 35 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-7 (31)
32 42 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-5 (32)
33 37 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-5 (33)
34 38 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-7 (34)
35 45 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 40 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-6 (36)
37 41 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-6 (37)
38 24 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-12 (24)
39 30 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-10 (30)
40 44 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-15 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 32 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (32)
50 29 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-15 (2)
51 39 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-16 (17)
53 36 I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-9 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-8 (41)
42 48 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-5 (42)
43 47 DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-5 (43)
44 53 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-5 (44)
45 66 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3 (45)
46 56 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-7 (46)
47 59 DOCTOR LOVE –•– First Choice (Gold Mind)-5 (47)
48 54 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-22 (36)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-1 (73)
76 — SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (76)
81 — SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 (82)
84 — HARD TIMES –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (84)
86 — STONE COLD SOBER –•– Crawler (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — FALLING –•– LeBlanc and Carr (Big Tree)-1 (87)
88 — (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1 (89)
90 — SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-1 (90)
92 — GEORGIA RHYTHM –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (92)
95 — YOU’RE MOVING OUT TODAY –•– Carole Bayer Sager (Elektra)-1 (95)
99 — MY EYES GET BLURRY –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd October, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-14 (2)
3 4 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-14 (3)
4 2 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-13 (2)
5 6 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-14 (5)
6 7 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-14 (6)
7 8 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-9 (7)
8 9 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-12 (8)
9 5 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-12 (1)
10 11 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-18 (10)

11 14 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10 (11)
12 13 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-11 (12)
13 15 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-7 (13)
14 19 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-10 (14)
15 10 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-27 (1)
16 16 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-19 (16)
17 35 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (17)
18 22 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-11 (18)
19 20 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-9 (19)
20 24 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (20)

21 21 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-9 (21)
22 12 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-24 (11)
23 17 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-20 (1)
24 26 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-12 (24)
25 29 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-9 (25)
26 32 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-6 (26)
27 27 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-12 (27)
28 31 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-8 (28)
29 33 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-6 (29)
30 34 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-8 (30)

31 18 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-20 (7)
32 36 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-7 (32)
33 37 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-7 (33)
34 23 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-16 (3)
35 25 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-17 (5)
36 40 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-16 (36)
37 45 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (37)
38 42 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-6 (38)
39 46 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-8 (39)
40 43 DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 38 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-13 (24)
45 28 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-18 (18)
56 30 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-12 (23)
62 39 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-11 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-9 (41)
42 44 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-6 (42)
43 47 DOCTOR LOVE –•– First Choice (Gold Mind)-6 (43)
46 66 THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-3 (46)
47 59 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (47)
48 48 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-23 (36)
49 65 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-3 (49)
50 56 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — DRAW THE LINE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-1 (79)
84 — MONEY, MONEY, MONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (84)
85 — WHY DO LOVERS (Break Each Other’s Heart) –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-1 (85)
86 — TIME BOMB –•– Lake (Columbia)-1 (86)
87 — WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-1 (87)
90 — FROM GRACELAND TO THE PROMISED LAND –•– Merle Haggard (MCA)-1 (90)
93 — SPACESHIP SUPERSTAR –•– Prism (Ariola America)-1 (93)
96 — SHAKE IT WELL –•– The Dramatics (ABC)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th October, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-15 (2)
3 3 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15 (3)
4 5 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-15 (4)
5 4 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-14 (2)
6 7 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-10 (6)
7 8 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-13 (7)
8 11 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11 (8)
9 9 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-13 (1)
10 12 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-12 (10)

11 17 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (11)
12 14 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-11 (12)
13 13 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-8 (13)
14 6 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-15 (6)
15 20 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (15)
16 18 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-12 (16)
17 26 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-7 (17)
18 19 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-10 (18)
19 10 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-19 (10)
20 21 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-10 (20)

21 32 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-8 (21)
22 24 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-13 (22)
23 29 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-7 (23)
24 25 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-10 (24)
25 28 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-9 (25)
26 30 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-9 (26)
27 15 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-28 (1)
28 22 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-25 (11)
29 16 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-20 (16)
30 36 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-17 (30)

31 37 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (31)
32 58 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-4 (32)
33 33 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-8 (33)
34 49 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-4 (34)
35 50 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-6 (35)
36 39 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9 (36)
37 41 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-10 (37)
38 38 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-7 (38)
39 40 DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-7 (39)
40 60 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 23 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-21 (1)
55 27 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-13 (27)
63 31 TELEPHONE LINE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-21 (7)
65 34 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-17 (3)
66 35 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-18 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 DOCTOR LOVE –•– First Choice (Gold Mind)-7 (41)
42 46 THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-4 (42)
43 42 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-7 (42)
44 45 WAY DOWN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-19 (18)
45 63 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-3 (45)
46 47 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (46)
47 51 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-5 (47)
48 52 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-5 (48)
49 54 FAIR GAME –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-5 (49)
50 55 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
86 — DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-1 (86)
87 — SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1 (87)
90 — DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T LET THE FLAME BURN OUT –•– Jackie DeShannon (Amherst)-1 (91)
93 — WE NEVER DANCED TO A LOVE SONG –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th November, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-16 (2)
3 4 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-16 (3)
4 3 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-16 (3)
5 6 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-11 (5)
6 8 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-12 (6)
7 7 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-14 (7)
8 10 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-13 (8)
9 11 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 (9)
10 12 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-12 (10)

11 15 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-7 (11)
12 9 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-14 (1)
13 17 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (13)
14 16 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-13 (14)
15 5 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-15 (2)
16 21 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9 (16)
17 14 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-16 (6)
18 22 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-14 (18)
19 23 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-8 (19)
20 13 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-9 (13)

21 25 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-10 (21)
22 26 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-10 (22)
23 24 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-11 (23)
24 18 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-11 (18)
25 30 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-18 (25)
26 32 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-5 (26)
27 19 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-20 (10)
28 31 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (28)
29 34 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-5 (29)
30 40 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-4 (30)

31 20 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-11 (20)
32 35 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-7 (32)
33 36 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-10 (33)
34 37 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-11 (34)
35 45 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 48 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-6 (36)
37 38 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-8 (37)
38 42 THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5 (38)
39 47 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-6 (39)
40 46 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 28 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-26 (11)
48 27 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-29 (1)
51 29 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-21 (16)
54 33 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-9 (33)
55 39 DO YOUR DANCE (Part 1) –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 DOCTOR LOVE –•– First Choice (Gold Mind)-8 (41)
42 52 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-4 (42)
44 54 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (44)
45 49 FAIR GAME –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-6 (45)
46 56 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-5 (46)
47 50 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-6 (47)
49 59 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-4 (49)
50 58 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-8 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (81)
82 — GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1 (82)
85 — I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-16 (1)
87 — HEAVEN’S JUST A SIN AWAY –•– The Kendalls (Ovation)-1 (87)
89 — (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-1 (89)
90 — BREAKDOWN –•– Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Shelter)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca)-1 (91)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th November, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-17 (2)
3 2 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-17 (2)
4 6 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13 (4)
5 8 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-14 (5)
6 7 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-15 (6)
7 9 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 10 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-13 (8)
9 11 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8 (9)
10 13 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-9 (10)

11 16 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-10 (11)
12 14 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-14 (12)
13 4 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-17 (3)
14 5 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-12 (5)
15 12 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-15 (1)
16 18 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-15 (16)
17 30 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-5 (17)
18 19 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-9 (18)
19 21 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-11 (19)
20 22 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-11 (20)

21 17 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-17 (6)
22 29 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-6 (22)
23 25 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-19 (23)
24 28 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (24)
25 26 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-6 (25)
26 32 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-8 (26)
27 15 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-16 (2)
28 23 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-12 (23)
29 33 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-11 (29)
30 35 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-5 (30)

31 34 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-12 (31)
32 36 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-7 (32)
33 20 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-10 (13)
34 39 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-7 (34)
35 42 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-5 (35)
36 40 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (36)
37 49 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-5 (37)
38 38 THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-6 (38)
39 24 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12 (18)
40 44 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 27 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-21 (10)
49 31 SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-12 (20)
55 37 CHANGES IN LATITUDES, CHANGES IN ATTITUDES –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-9 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-6 (41)
42 47 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-7 (42)
43 45 FAIR GAME –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-7 (43)
44 50 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-9 (44)
45 52 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-5 (45)
46 56 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-5 (46)
47 57 DRAW THE LINE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-4 (47)
50 43 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-27 (11)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (75)
77 — HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (77)
79 — RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-1 (79)
81 — BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1 (81)
85 — POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-1 (85)
86 — YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Original Cast (Kacey Cisyk) (Arista)-1 (86)
87 — SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
89 — JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — STILL THE LOVIN’ IS FUN –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-1 (90)
91 — NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA)-1 (91)
92 — SAD EYES –•– Brooklyn Dreams (Millennium)-1 (92)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th November, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-12 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-18 (2)
3 5 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-15 (3)
4 4 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-14 (4)
5 7 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 (5)
6 9 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-9 (6)
7 8 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-14 (7)
8 10 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-10 (8)
9 11 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-11 (9)
10 3 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-18 (2)

11 12 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-15 (11)
12 6 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-16 (6)
13 13 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-18 (3)
14 16 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-16 (14)
15 17 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-6 (15)
16 22 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-7 (16)
17 20 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-12 (17)
18 18 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-10 (18)
19 19 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-12 (19)
20 14 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-13 (5)

21 23 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-20 (21)
22 25 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-7 (22)
23 24 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8 (23)
24 35 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-6 (24)
25 26 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-9 (25)
26 30 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-6 (26)
27 32 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-8 (27)
28 29 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-12 (28)
29 31 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-13 (29)
30 37 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-6 (30)

31 34 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-8 (31)
32 45 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-6 (32)
33 36 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (33)
34 44 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-10 (34)
35 15 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-16 (1)
36 40 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (36)
37 41 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 (37)
38 42 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-8 (38)
39 21 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-18 (6)
40 46 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 27 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-17 (2)
45 28 SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-13 (23)
47 38 THUNDER IN MY HEART –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (38)
49 33 THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-11 (13)
51 39 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-13 (18)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-5 (41)
42 47 DRAW THE LINE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-5 (42)
43 53 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3 (43)
46 56 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-4 (46)
48 59 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-4 (48)
50 54 DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (81)
83 — GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-1 (83)
84 — MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn)-1 (84)
86 — EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock)-1 (86)
87 — PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1 (87)
89 — (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-1 (89)
90 — IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1 (90)
92 — WAS DOG A DOUGHNUT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (92)
94 — MORE THAN A WOMAN –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1 (94)
96 — MOONDANCE –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th November, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-13 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-16 (2)
3 6 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-10 (3)
4 2 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-19 (2)
5 5 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 (5)
6 7 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-15 (6)
7 8 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-11 (7)
8 9 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12 (8)
9 4 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-15 (4)
10 16 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-8 (10)

11 24 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-7 (11)
12 17 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-13 (12)
13 15 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-7 (13)
14 14 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-17 (14)
15 10 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-19 (2)
16 12 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-17 (6)
17 38 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-9 (17)
18 19 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-13 (18)
19 21 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-21 (19)
20 22 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-8 (20)

21 32 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-7 (21)
22 26 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-7 (22)
23 25 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-10 (23)
24 30 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-7 (24)
25 27 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-9 (25)
26 36 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (26)
27 31 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-9 (27)
28 29 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-14 (28)
29 11 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-16 (11)
30 34 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-11 (30)

31 13 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-19 (3)
32 33 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (32)
33 37 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (33)
34 18 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-11 (18)
35 41 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-6 (35)
36 40 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-7 (36)
37 20 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-14 (5)
38 46 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-5 (38)
39 48 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 64 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 35 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millennium)-17 (1)
49 23 DAYBREAK –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9 (23)
51 28 MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-13 (28)
54 39 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-19 (6)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 (41)
42 42 DRAW THE LINE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-6 (42)
44 55 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (44)
45 59 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-3 (45)
46 58 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-5 (46)
47 50 DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-5 (47)
48 60 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (48)
50 61 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-3 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

84 — KICK IT OUT –•– Heart (Portrait)-1 (84)
86 — SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century)-1 (86)
89 — CLOSER TO THE HEART –•– Rush (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — HOW CAN I LEAVE YOU AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 (90)
92 — LE SPANK –•– Le Pamplemousse (Featuring the Jones Girls) (AVI)-1 (92)
93 — ANY WAY YOU WANT ME –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-1 (93)
95 — OOH BOY –•– Rose Royce (Whitfield)-1 (95)
97 — COCOMOTION –•– El Coco (AVI)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd December, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-14 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-17 (2)
3 3 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (3)
4 5 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11 (4)
5 8 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-13 (5)
6 6 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-16 (6)
7 7 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-12 (7)
8 4 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-20 (2)
9 10 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9 (9)
10 11 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-8 (10)

11 13 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-8 (11)
12 12 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-14 (12)
13 17 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-10 (13)
14 9 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-16 (4)
15 24 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-8 (15)
16 21 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-8 (16)
17 22 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8 (17)
18 20 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-9 (18)
19 19 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-22 (19)
20 30 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-12 (20)

21 23 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-11 (21)
22 26 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8 (22)
23 25 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-10 (23)
24 27 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-10 (24)
25 28 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-15 (25)
26 15 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-20 (2)
27 14 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-18 (14)
28 16 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-18 (6)
29 33 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-9 (29)
30 38 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (30)

31 35 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-7 (31)
32 40 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-4 (32)
33 36 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-8 (33)
34 18 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-14 (18)
35 39 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6 (35)
36 45 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-4 (36)
37 29 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-17 (11)
38 48 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (38)
39 41 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (39)
40 44 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 31 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-20 (3)
53 34 DO YA WANNA GET FUNKY WITH ME –•– Peter Brown (Drive)-12 (18)
54 32 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (32)
56 37 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-15 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-6 (41)
42 42 DRAW THE LINE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-7 (42)
43 53 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-5 (43)
44 50 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-4 (44)
45 47 DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-6 (45)
46 63 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-3 (46)
47 58 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (47)
48 52 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-20 (1)
49 67 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA)-4 (49)
50 61 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca)-5 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1 (70)
82 — WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME / I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-24 (1)
83 — WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1 (83)
85 — GRANDMOTHER’S SONG –•– Steve Martin (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
87 — STREET CORNER SERENADE –•– Wet Willie (Epic)-1 (87)
90 — ROCKAWAY BEACH –•– The Ramones (Sire)-1 (90)
98 — UNTIL NOW –•– Bobby Arvon (First Artists)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th December, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-18 (2)
3 3 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-12 (3)
4 5 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-14 (4)
5 9 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-10 (5)
6 6 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-17 (6)
7 7 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-13 (7)
8 10 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-9 (8)
9 4 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12 (4)
10 11 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (10)

11 13 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-11 (11)
12 15 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-9 (12)
13 16 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-9 (13)
14 8 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-21 (2)
15 17 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-9 (15)
16 18 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-10 (16)
17 20 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-13 (17)
18 21 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-12 (18)
19 30 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-7 (19)
20 22 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-9 (20)

21 23 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-11 (21)
22 32 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (22)
23 24 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-11 (23)
24 14 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-17 (4)
25 25 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-16 (25)
26 31 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-8 (26)
27 29 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-10 (27)
28 35 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7 (28)
29 36 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-5 (29)
30 38 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (30)

31 33 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-9 (31)
32 47 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5 (32)
33 12 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-15 (12)
34 52 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers)-5 (34)
35 39 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6 (35)
36 46 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-4 (36)
37 41 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-7 (37)
38 50 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca)-6 (38)
39 43 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-6 (39)
40 40 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 26 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-21 (2)
49 19 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-23 (19)
51 28 I FEEL LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-19 (6)
52 34 DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-15 (18)
53 27 HELP IS ON ITS WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-19 (14)
55 37 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-18 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-5 (41)
42 49 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA)-5 (42)
43 54 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 (32)
44 45 DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-7 (44)
45 55 BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-5 (45)
46 60 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-4 (46)
47 70 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-2 (47)
50 64 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (65)
67 — LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia)-1 (67)
70 — TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-1 (70)
74 — EASY TO LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1 (74)
81 — LONG, LONG WAY FROM HOME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-1 (81)
83 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-1 (83)
84 — YOU MAKE ME CRAZY –•– Sammy Hagar (Capitol)-1 (84)
86 — THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (86)
90 — GOD ONLY KNOWS –•– Marilyn Scott (Big Tree)-1 (90)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th December, 1977

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

1 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-16 (10 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-13 (2)
3 4 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-15 (3)
4 2 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-19 (2)
5 5 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-11 (5)
6 8 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-10 (6)
7 7 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-14 (7)
8 11 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-12 (8)
9 10 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
10 12 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-10 (10)

11 13 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-10 (11)
12 9 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13 (4)
13 15 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-10 (13)
14 16 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-11 (14)
15 17 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-14 (15)
16 18 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-13 (16)
17 19 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-8 (17)
18 20 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-10 (18)
19 22 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (19)
20 21 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-12 (20)

21 6 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-18 (6)
22 26 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-9 (22)
23 25 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-17 (23)
24 14 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-22 (2)
25 29 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-6 (25)
26 28 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8 (26)
27 27 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-11 (27)
28 30 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (28)
29 34 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers)-6 (29)
30 31 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-10 (30)

31 32 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-6 (31)
32 36 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-5 (32)
33 35 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (33)
34 24 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-18 (4)
35 37 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-8 (35)
36 38 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca)-7 (36)
37 39 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-7 (37)
38 41 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-6 (38)
39 40 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (39)
40 42 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 23 GONE TOO FAR –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-12 (23)
53 33 WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-16 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-5 (41)
42 47 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-3 (42)
43 43 CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 (32)
44 45 BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-6 (44)
45 50 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock)-5 (45)
46 57 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-5 (46)
47 44 DON’T ASK MY NEIGHBORS –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-8 (44)
48 54 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-5 (48)
49 60 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-5 (49)
50 64 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — TOO HOT TA TROT –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1 (77)
84 — SWEET MUSIC MAN –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-1 (84)
85 — FFUN –•– Con Funk Shun (Mercury)-1 (85)
87 — I LOVE YOU –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-1 (87)
88 — THUNDER ISLAND –•– Jay Ferguson (Asylum)-1 (88)
89 — HAPPY ANNIVERSARY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-1 (89)
90 — IF IT DON’T FIT, DON’T FORCE IT –•– Kellee Patterson (Shady Brook)-1 (90)
93 — GOODBYE GIRL –•– David Gates (Elektra)-1 (93)
95 — DON’T LET IT SHOW –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (95)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th December, 1977

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Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (week ending 31st December, 1977). The next new chart was dated 7th January, 1978

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

1 2 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-17 (1)
3 3 BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-16 (3)
4 6 (Every Time I Turn Around) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-11 (4)
5 5 IT’S SO EASY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12 (5)
6 8 BABY COME BACK –•– Player (RSO)-13 (6)
7 4 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-20 (2)
8 10 HERE YOU COME AGAIN –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-11 (8)
9 11 SENTIMENTAL LADY –•– Bob Welch (Capitol)-11 (9)
10 13 SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-11 (10)

11 17 YOU’RE IN MY HEART (The Final Acclaim) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-9 (11)
12 15 YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (In the Middle Of Turning Me On) –•– High Inergy (Gordy)-15 (12)
13 14 ISN’T IT TIME –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-12 (13)
14 16 COME SAIL AWAY –•– Styx (A&M)-14 (14)
15 19 HEY DEANIE –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (15)
16 7 WE’RE ALL ALONE –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-15 (7)
17 18 SWINGTOWN –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-11 (17)
18 22 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS / WE WILL ROCK YOU –•– Queen (Elektra)-10 (18)
19 25 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-7 (19)
20 29 SHORT PEOPLE –•– Randy Newman (Warner Brothers)-7 (20)

21 9 YOU MAKE LOVING FUN –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-11 (9)
22 28 MY WAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (22)
23 23 I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-18 (23)
24 26 SERPENTINE FIRE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9 (24)
25 12 BABY, WHAT A BIG SURPRISE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-14 (4)
26 30 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-11 (26)
27 32 TURN TO STONE –•– Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-6 (27)
28 31 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7 (28)
29 33 GETTIN’ READY FOR LOVE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8 (29)
30 35 DANCE, DANCE, DANCE (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) –•– Chic (Atlantic)-9 (30)

31 21 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-19 (6)
32 37 (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-8 (32)
33 36 DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD –•– Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez (Casablanca)-8 (33)
34 38 POINT OF KNOW RETURN –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-7 (34)
35 42 DESIREE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 40 NATIVE NEW YORKER –•– Odyssey (RCA)-7 (36)
37 41 GIRLS’ SCHOOL –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-6 (37)
38 20 YOUR SMILING FACE –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-13 (20)
39 52 STAYIN’ ALIVE –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-3 (39)
40 50 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH –•– Dan Hill (20th Century)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 24 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-23 (2)
49 39 AS –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (39)
54 27 SHE’S NOT THERE –•– Santana (Columbia)-12 (27)
57 34 IT’S ECSTASY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-19 (4)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 EMOTION –•– Samantha Sang (Private Stock)-6 (41)
42 44 BLOAT ON (Featuring the Bloaters) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-7 (42)
43 46 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (Polydor)-6 (43)
44 49 PEG –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-6 (44)
46 56 LOVELY DAY –•– Bill Withers (Columbia)-3 (46)
47 58 TRIED TO LOVE –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-3 (47)
48 48 IF YOU’RE NOT BACK IN LOVE BY MONDAY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-6 (48)
50 60 WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME / I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-27 (1)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — MIND BENDER –•– Stillwater (Capricorn)-4 (79)
81 — THEME FROM “CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND” –•– John Williams (Arista)-1 (81)
82 — THE NAME OF THE GAME –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (82)
85 — CURIOUS MIND (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-1 (85)
87 — WHAT A DIFFERENCE YOU’VE MADE IN MY LIFE –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1 (87)
90 — BOATS AGAINST THE CURRENT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1 (90)