US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th February, 1977

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

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 / VICTIM OF LOVE –•– The 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 –•– The 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 (Kolob)-13 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 BITE YOUR LIP (Get Up and Dance) –•– Elton John (MCA / 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 / CAUSE YOU LOVE ME BABY –•– Denise 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)