US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd September, 1977

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

1 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Emotions (Columbia)-13 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-20 (1)
3 3 (You’re Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-18 (3)
4 4 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (4)
5 5 HANDY MAN / BARTENDER’S BLUES –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-12 (5)
6 8 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-9 (6)
7 7 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-15 (7)
8 9 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (8)
9 10 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-10 (9)
10 13 TELEPHONE LINE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-13 (10)

11 12 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-15 (11)
12 14 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-12 (12)
13 16 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-9 (13)
14 6 WHATCHA GONNA DO –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-21 (6)
15 15 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-14 (15)
16 20 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-7 (16)
17 17 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9 (17)
18 19 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-13 (18)
19 21 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-17 (19)
20 22 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-11 (20)

21 24 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6 (21)
22 11 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-15 (2)
23 30 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-7 (23)
24 29 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-10 (24)
25 27 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-8 (25)
26 28 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-7 (26)
27 38 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium)-5 (27)
28 18 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-14 (18)
29 39 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7 (29)
30 40 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-7 (30)

31 35 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-12 (31)
32 34 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-8 (32)
33 33 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-14 (10)
34 36 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-7 (34)
35 53 WAY DOWN / PLEDGING MY LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (31)
36 23 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-20 (5)
37 25 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-19 (9)
38 43 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 42 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-6 (39)
40 44 I FEEL LOVE / CAN’T WE JUST SIT DOWN –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-5 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 26 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-19 (18)
43 31 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-23 (1)
57 32 SLIDE –•– Slave (Cotillion)-12 (32)
62 37 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16 (4)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artista)-5 (42)
44 49 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-4 (44)
45 45 O-H-I-O –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7 (45)
46 52 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-16 (36)
47 58 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-5 (47)
49 75 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-2 (49)
50 54 I’M DREAMING –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-6 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Debby Boone (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (71)
80 — WE JUST DISAGREE –•– Dave Mason (Columbia)-1 (80)
82 — MY FAIR SHARE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
83 — HOLD ON –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-1 (83)
84 — DUSIC –•– Brick (Bang)-1 (84)
85 — HOUND DOG MAN (Play It Again) –•– Lenny LeBlanc (Big Tree)-1 (85)
87 — IT’S IN HIS KISS (The Shoop Shoop Song) –•– Kate Taylor (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — DOG DAYS –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1 (89)
92 — C’EST LA VIE –•– Greg Lake (Atlantic)-1 (92)