US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th 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)-14 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 (You’re Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-19 (2)
3 2 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-21 (1)
4 5 HANDY MAN / BARTENDER’S BLUES –•– James Taylor (Columbia)-13 (4)
5 6 FLOAT ON –•– The Floaters (ABC)-10 (5)
6 8 DON’T STOP –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-10 (6)
7 4 EASY –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15 (4)
8 9 STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 –•– The Brothers Johnson (A&M)-11 (8)
9 10 TELEPHONE LINE –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists / Jet)-14 (9)
10 12 SMOKE FROM A DISTANT FIRE –•– The Sanford / Townsend Band (Warner Brothers)-13 (10)

11 13 STAR WARS (Main Title) –•– The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams (20th Century)-10 (11)
12 7 JUST A SONG BEFORE I GO –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-16 (7)
13 11 BARRACUDA –•– Heart (Portrait)-16 (11)
14 16 COLD AS ICE –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-8 (14)
15 21 KEEP IT COMIN’ LOVE –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7 (15)
16 19 ON AND ON –•– Stephen Bishop (ABC)-18 (16)
17 20 SWAYIN’ TO THE MUSIC (Slow Dancin’) –•– Johnny Rivers (Big Tree)-12 (17)
18 27 “STAR WARS” THEME / CANTINA BAND (Medley) –•– Meco (Millenium)-6 (18)
19 23 THAT’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-8 (19)
20 24 DON’T WORRY BABY –•– B.J. Thomas (MCA)-11 (20)

21 17 HOW MUCH LOVE –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10 (17)
22 30 BOOGIE NIGHTS –•– Heatwave (Epic)-8 (22)
23 29 NOBODY DOES IT BETTER –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8 (23)
24 35 WAY DOWN / PLEDGING MY LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (24)
25 25 CHRISTINE SIXTEEN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-9 (25)
26 26 EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-8 (26)
27 15 GIVE A LITTLE BIT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-15 (15)
28 31 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-13 (28)
29 40 I FEEL LOVE / CAN’T WE JUST SIT DOWN –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-6 (29)
30 38 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6 (30)

31 32 SO YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9 (31)
32 34 HARD ROCK CAFE –•– Carole King (Capitol)-8 (32)
33 49 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-3 (33)
34 18 BLACK BETTY –•– Ram Jam (Epic)-14 (18)
35 39 THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– George Benson (Arista)-7 (35)
36 42 DAYTIME FRIENDS –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artista)-6 (36)
37 14 WHATCHA GONNA DO –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-22 (6)
38 44 CAT SCRATCH FEVER –•– Ted Nugent (Epic)-5 (38)
39 33 YOU MADE ME BELIEVE IN MAGIC –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-15 (10)
40 47 I BELIEVE YOU –•– Dorothy Moore (Malaco)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

46 22 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-16 (2)
52 37 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-20 (9)
53 28 TELEPHONE MAN –•– Meri Wilson (GRT)-15 (18)
57 36 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-21 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-5 (41)
42 58 BRICK HOUSE –•– Commodores (Motown)-3 (42)
43 46 DEVIL’S GUN –•– C.J. and Co. (Westbound)-17 (36)
44 54 HEAVEN ON THE 7th FLOOR –•– Paul Nicholas (RSO)-4 (44)
45 55 HELP IS ON THE WAY –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-6 (45)
47 51 SUNSHINE –•– Enchantment (Roadshow)-6 (47)
48 59 DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE –•– Crystal Gayle (United Artists)-5 (48)
49 61 ANOTHER STAR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (49)
50 50 I’M DREAMING –•– Jennifer Warnes (Arista)-7 (50)

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

78 — I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU (Live Version) –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1 (78)
82 — SILVER LADY –•– David Soul (Private Stock)-1 (82)
84 — BLUE BAYOU –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE ME ONE MORE TIME (Just For Old Times Sake) –•– Karen Nelson and Billy T (Amherst)-1 (85)
89 — THE KING IS GONE –•– Ronnie McDowell (Scorpion)-1 (89)
90 — MY OWN WAY TO ROCK –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-1 (90)
94 — SOME ENCHANTED EVENING –•– Jane Oliver (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — BABY LOVE –•– Mother’s Finest (Epic)-1 (96)

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