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 –•– The 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 / CAUSE YOU LOVE ME BABY –•– Denise 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 Featruing Chaka Kahn (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)