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

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