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 (MCA / 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 / VICTIM OF LOVE –•– The 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’S SO RIGHT –•– The 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 (Kolob)-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 / CRAZY –•– 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)

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