US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th August, 1977

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

1 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-18 (1)
3 4 (You’re Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-16 (3)
4 2 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-13 (2)
5 7 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (5)
6 8 WHATCHA GONNA DO –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-19 (6)
7 5 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-18 (5)
8 11 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-13 (8)
9 9 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-17 (9)
10 10 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12 (10)

11 13 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-7 (11)
12 15 HANDY MAN / BARTENDER’S BLUES –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 23 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-7 (13)
14 16 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-13 (14)
15 18 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-10 (15)
16 20 TELEPHONE LINE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-11 (16)
17 21 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-12 (17)
18 19 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-12 (18)
19 22 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (19)
20 25 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-11 (20)

21 28 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-7 (21)
22 30 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-5 (22)
23 27 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-8 (23)
24 26 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-9 (24)
25 29 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-15 (25)
26 24 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17 (18)
27 6 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (4)
28 12 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-15 (1)
29 32 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6 (29)
30 34 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-4 (30)

31 17 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-21 (1)
32 33 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-10 (32)
33 39 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5 (33)
34 36 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-8 (34)
35 14 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-16 (1)
36 38 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-6 (36)
37 37 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-7 (37)
38 42 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 40 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (39)
40 45 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

47 31 WAY DOWN / PLEDGING MY LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (31)
53 35 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-21 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-10 (41)
42 43 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-7 (42)
43 51 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium)-3 (43)
44 48 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5 (44)
45 47 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-7 (45)
46 54 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-4 (46)
49 62 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3 (49)
50 53 LITTLE DARLING (I Need You) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE LIKE YOU –•– The Alan Parsons Project (Arista)-1 (78)
79 — HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-1 (79)
82 — LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE TO MY HEART –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-1 (82)
83 — YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE –•– Geils (Atlantic)-1 (83)
86 — IT’S ECSTACY WHEN YOU LAY DOWN NEXT TO ME –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1 (86)
87 — CAN’T YOU SEE –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1 (87)
88 — THE MARTIAN BOOGIE –•– Brownsville Station (Private Stock)-1 (88)
89 — NOTHING BUT A BREEZE –•– Jesse Winchester (Bearsville)-1 (89)
96 — TURNING TO YOU –•– Charlie (Janus)-1 (96)

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