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

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