1977: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th January, 1977

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

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 –•– The 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 –•– 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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The 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 Mine)-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 Position)

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 (8)
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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The 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)
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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
44 55 DISCO LUCY (“I Love Lucy” Theme) –•– The Wilton Place Street Band (Island)-8 (44)
46 57 DO YA –•– The 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 Position)

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 (1)
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 –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-5 (38)
39 65 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (39)
40 50 GLORIA –•– Enchantment (United Artists)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
43 54 SPRING RAIN –•– Silvetti (Salsoul)-7 (43)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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

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)

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

56 33 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-22 (1)
57 29 DO YA –•– The 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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Postion)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)-4 (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)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th May, 1977

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

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)-7 (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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)-8 (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 Position)

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)-9 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 (39)

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 Position)

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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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)-10 (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 –•– The 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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 (Linda McCartney & Wings) (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)

* 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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-4 (45)
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 Position)

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 –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-5 (39)
40 50 HANDY MAN –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-4 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

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

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)

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
47 53 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-6 (47)
48 61 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-4 (48)

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 (Phil. Intl.)-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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
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 (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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)
47 57 I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-4 (47)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The 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)
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 Position)

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 (4)
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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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)

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (Jet)-1 (81)
83 — GIRLS’ SCHOOL / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– 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 / Kolob)-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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 Position)

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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 –•– The 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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– 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 Position)

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 –•– The 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– 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 / Kolob)-5 (46)
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 Position)

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 –•– The 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 / MULL OF KINTYRE –•– 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)

OFF THE CHARTS

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 / Kolob)-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)