US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th May, 1977

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 2 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (2)
3 1 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-12 (1)
4 3 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14 (1)
5 9 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-13 (5)
6 6 RIGHT TIME OF THE NIGHT –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-16 (6)
7 7 SO IN TO YOU –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-16 (7)
8 11 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-12 (8)
9 14 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (9)
10 10 I WANNA GET NEXT TO YOU –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-12 (10)

11 12 LIDO SHUFFLE –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-10 (11)
12 17 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-8 (12)
13 13 CAN’T STOP DANCIN’ –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9 (13)
14 26 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-5 (14)
15 20 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-9 (15)
16 18 CALLING DR. LOVE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (16)
17 19 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-9 (17)
18 8 I’VE GOT LOVE ON MY MIND –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-16 (5)
19 22 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (19)
20 21 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-13 (20)

21 29 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-4 (21)
22 24 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-7 (22)
23 25 DANCIN’ MAN –•– Q (Epic)-10 (23)
24 5 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-22 (1)
25 27 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-10 (25)
26 28 WHODUNIT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8 (26)
27 15 YOUR LOVE –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-9 (15)
28 40 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-7 (28)
29 35 SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-6 (29)
30 32 UPTOWN FESTIVAL (Motown Medley) (Part 1) –•– Shalamar (Soul Train)-10 (30)

31 16 DON’T GIVE UP ON US –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-16 (1)
32 34 MY SWEET LADY –•– John Denver (RCA)-10 (32)
33 37 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-7 (33)
34 36 CINDERELLA –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-8 (34)
35 39 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-7 (35)
36 41 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-6 (36)
37 54 MAINSTREET –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-4 (37)
38 38 BACK IN THE SADDLE –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-6 (38)
39 55 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3 (39)
40 44 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-8 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 30 RICH GIRL –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-17 (1)
53 33 CHERRY BABY –•– Starz (Capitol)-9 (33)
54 23 TRYING TO LOVE TWO –•– William Bell (Mercury)-13 (10)
57 31 LOVE THEME FROM “A STAR IS BORN” (Evergreen) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-23 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-4 (41)
42 47 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-5 (42)
43 51 EVERYBODY BE DANCIN’ –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-5 (43)
45 46 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– The Rubinoos (Beserkley)-11 (45)
46 58 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 60 ON THE BORDER –•– Al Stewart (Janus)-4 (47)
48 61 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-4 (48)
49 64 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-4 (49)
50 65 THIS IS THE WAY I FEEL –•– Marie Osmond (Kolob)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (73)
80 — KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1 (80)
86 — PEACE OF MIND –•– Boston (Epic)-1 (86)
89 — DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (89)
95 — HOT TO TROT –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-1 (95)
96 — ALL THE KIDS ON THE STREETS –•– The Hollywood Stars (Arista)-1 (96)
97 — FEEL THE NEED –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-1 (97)
98 — DANCE AND SHAKE YOUR TAMBOURINE –•– The Universal Robot Band (Red Greg)-1 (98)
99 — FREDDIE –•– Charlene (Prodigal)-1 (99)
100 — DISCOMANIA –•– The Lovers (Marlin)-1 (100)