US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th August, 1977

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

1 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-12 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-19 (1)
3 3 (You’re Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-17 (3)
4 5 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13 (4)
5 12 HANDY MAN / BARTENDER’S BLUES –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-11 (5)
6 6 WHATCHA GONNA DO –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-20 (6)
7 8 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-14 (7)
8 13 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-8 (8)
9 11 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
10 23 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-9 (10)

11 4 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-14 (2)
12 14 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-14 (12)
13 16 TELEPHONE LINE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-12 (13)
14 15 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-11 (14)
15 17 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-13 (15)
16 21 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-8 (16)
17 19 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8 (17)
18 18 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-13 (18)
19 20 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-12 (19)
20 22 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 25 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-16 (21)
22 24 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-10 (22)
23 7 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-19 (5)
24 30 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (24)
25 9 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-18 (9)
26 26 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-18 (18)
27 29 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7 (27)
28 33 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-6 (28)
29 34 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-9 (29)
30 40 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-6 (30)

31 31 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-22 (1)
32 32 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-11 (32)
33 10 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-13 (10)
34 36 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-7 (34)
35 41 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-11 (35)
36 38 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-6 (36)
37 27 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (4)
38 43 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium)-4 (38)
39 44 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6 (39)
40 51 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

50 39 SUNFLOWER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (39)
51 28 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-16 (1)
55 35 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-17 (1)
56 37 IT’S A CRAZY WORLD –•– Mac McAnally (Ariola America)-8 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 A REAL MOTHER FOR YA –•– Johnny “Guitar” Watson (DJM)-8 (41)
42 46 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-5 (42)
43 49 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-4 (43)
44 52 I FEEL LOVE / CAN’T WE JUST SIT DOWN –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-4 (44)
45 55 O-H-I-O –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6 (45)
46 45 L.A. SUNSHINE –•– War (Blue Note)-8 (45)
47 58 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artista)-4 (47)
48 50 LITTLE DARLING (I Need You) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (48)
49 59 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-3 (49)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-1 (72)
74 — ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (74)
75 — SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-1 (75)
80 — SURFIN’ USA –•– Leif Garrett (Atlantic)-1 (80)
81 — THE RIGHT FEELING AT THE WRONG TIME –•– Hot (Big Tree)-1 (81)
84 — SHE DID IT –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1 (84)
89 — I GO CRAZY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-1 (89)
95 — SAIL AWAY –•– Sam Neely (Elektra)-1 (95)
96 — MA BAKER –•– Boney M (Atlantic)-1 (96)
99 — IF I HAVE TO GO AWAY –•– Jigsaw (20th Century)-1 (99)

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