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Top Songs of 1976

1975 <-1976-> 1977
    

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1.
07/1976
375

✫1
US
✫1
AC






✫1
UK
[Rocket 40585]
written by Elton John (as Ann Orson) & Bernie Taupin (as Carte Blanche)
2.
08/1976
356

✫1
US
✫1
AC






✫1
UK
[Columbia 10390]
written by Peter Cetera
3.
08/1976
349

✫1
US
6
AC






✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #171]
[Atlantic 45-3372]
written by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson
4.
04/1976
349

✫1
US
✫1
AC






2
UK
as Wings
[Capitol 4256]
written by Paul McCartney
5.
12/1976
337

✫1
US
✫1
AC






3
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1976]
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1978]
[Columbia 10450]
written by Barbra Streisand & Paul Williams
6.
12/1976
336

✫1
US
✫1
AC






✫1
UK
[Private Stock 45129]
written by Tony Macaulay
7.
06/1976
332

✫1
US
42
AC






5
UK
[Warner 8262]
written by Rod Stewart
8.
11/1976
321

✫1
US
✫1
AC
3
country




4
UK
[Ariola America 7638]
written by Phillip Jarrell & Peter Yarrow
9.
04/1976
317

✫1
US
12
AC




✫1
R&B
4
UK
[Columbia 10310]
written by Winfred Lovett
10.
06/1976
312

✫1
US




12
dance
✫1
R&B
7
UK
charted as Play That Funky Music / I Feel Sanctified in US dance charts
[Epic 50225]
written by Robert Parissi
11.
12/1976
305

✫1
US
23
AC


2
dance
✫1
R&B
5
UK
charted as Another Star / I Wish / Sir Duke / Isn't She Lovely in US dance charts
[Tamla 54274]
written by Stevie Wonder
12.
10/1976
295

✫1
US
19
AC




43
R&B
2
UK
[Warner 8283]
written by Leo Sayer & Vini Poncia
13.
07/1976
294

✫1
US
25
AC


✫1
dance
4
R&B
5
UK
[RSO 853]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
14.
09/1976
294

✫1
US
6
AC




✫1
R&B
7
UK
[ABC 12208]
written by James Dean & John Glover
15.
04/1976
293

✫1
US
19
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
10
UK
[Motown 1392]
written by Marilyn McLeod & Pam Sawyer (as Pamela Sawyer)
16.
12/1976
284

✫1
US
40
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
13
UK
charted as Don't Leave Me This Way / Any Way You Like It in US dance charts
[Tamla 54278]
written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff & Cary Gilbert
17.
10/1976
281

✫1
US




3
dance
✫1
R&B
9
UK
[MCA 40615]
written by Norman Whitfield
18.
08/1976
277

✫1
US






15
R&B
6
UK
and His Cast Of Idiots
[novelty]
[RSO 857]
written by Rick Dees
19.
05/1976
268

2
US
✫1
AC


4
dance
✫1
R&B
10
UK
[Philadelphia International 3592]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
20.
01/1976
266

✫1
US
2
AC
21
country




7
UK
[Warner/Curb 8169]
written by Larry Williams
21.
03/1976
263

2
US
25
AC


5
dance
5
R&B
7
UK
[Midland International 10571]
written by Sylvester Levay & Michael Kunze (as Stephan Prager)
22.
01/1976
261

✫1
US






✫1
R&B
25
UK
[Columbia 10281]
written by Harvey Scales, Albert Vance & Don Davis
23.
08/1976
259

✫1
US








6
UK
as Manfred Mann's Earth Band
written by Bruce Springsteen
24.
07/1976
257

✫1
US






✫1
R&B
22
UK
[T.K. 1019]
written by Harry Casey (as Harry Wayne Casey) & Richard Finch
25.
07/1976
256

3
US
✫1
AC






2
UK
as Wings
[Capitol 4293]
written by Paul McCartney
26.
05/1976
254

✫1
US
13
AC




10
R&B
28
UK
as Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band
[instrumental]
[Private Stock 45,073]
written by Ludwig van Beethoven
27.
02/1976
249

3
US
14
AC




2
R&B
5
UK
[Malaco 1029]
written by Bob Montgomery
28.
04/1976
245

✫1
US
5
AC
94
country




18
UK
[Windsong 10588]
written by Bill Danoff
29.
09/1976
242

2
US




14
dance
✫1
R&B
16
UK
[Atlantic 3355]
written by Thom Bell & Linda Creed
30.
02/1976
240

4
US
23
AC


2
dance
23
R&B
5
UK
[Buddah 515]
written by Gregg Diamond
31.
12/1976
233

✫1
US
2
AC
43
country




20
UK
[Asylum 45373]
written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey & J.D. Souther
32.
06/1976
228

2
US
✫1
AC






26
UK
[Big Tree 16069]
written by Parker McGee
33.
08/1976
227

✫1
US








11
UK
as Steve Miller
[Capitol 4323]
written by Steve Miller
34.
03/1976
217

13
US
✫1
AC






✫1
UK
[Atlantic 3346 A]
written by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
35.
10/1976
210

3
US
43
AC






10
UK
[Sire 736]
written by Climax Blues Band
36.
12/1976
210

2
US
36
AC




✫1
R&B
31
UK
[T.K. 1023]
written by Harry Casey (as Harry Wayne Casey) & Richard Finch
37.
11/1976
206

✫1
US






64
R&B
51
UK
[RCA 10860]
written by Daryl Hall
38.
03/1976
205

✫1
US
✫1
AC
93
country






[Reprise 1349]
written by John Sebastian (as John B. Sebastian)
39.
07/1976
204

3
US
11
AC


12
dance
5
R&B
28
UK
charted as Lowdown / What Can I Say in US dance charts
[Columbia 10367]
written by Boz Scaggs & David Paich
40.
12/1976
197

5
US
12
AC






6
UK
[Mercury 73875]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
41.
03/1976
190

27
US
✫1
AC






✫1
UK
[1976 Eurovision Song Contest winner]
[Pye 71066]
written by Tony Hiller, Lee Sheriden & Martin Lee
42.
10/1976

Dazz by Brick

from Good High   
190

3
US




7
dance
✫1
R&B


[Bang 727]
written by Eddie Irons, Ray Ransom & Regi Hargis
43.
11/1976
187

25
US
38
AC


31
dance
2
R&B
✫1
UK
charted as Free / It's Important to Me in US dance charts
[Columbia 10429]
written by Deniece Williams, Hank Redd, Nathan Watts & Susaye Greene
44.
05/1976
184

15
US
18
AC


✫1
dance
3
R&B
4
UK
[Capitol 4270]
written by Freddie Perren & Keni St. Lewis
45.
08/1976
184

2
US
9
AC
50
country




40
UK
[Reprise 1369]
written by Gordon Lightfoot
46.
01/1976
183

2
US
14
AC








[Warner 8167]
written by Gary Wright
47.
06/1976
182

11
US
15
AC






2
UK
[Capitol 4280]
written by Bobby Gosh
48.
03/1976
181

20
US
50
AC


8
dance
✫1
R&B
2
UK
charted as Young Hearts Run Free / Run to Me / Destiny in US dance charts
[Warner 8181]
written by Dave Crawford (as David Crawford)
49.
04/1976
180

2
US






98
R&B


[Warner 8143]
written by Gary Wright
50.
09/1976
178

3
US
14
AC




37
R&B
41
UK
[RSO 859]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
51.
04/1976
178

10
US








6
UK
[Rolling Stones 19304]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
52.
11/1976
177

3
US
4
AC








[20th Century 2287]
written by Kenny Nolan
53.
12/1976
174

2
US
38
AC




20
R&B


as Steve Miller
[Capitol 4372]
written by Steve Miller
54.
01/1976
173

3
US
✫1
AC








[A&M 1782]
written by Neil Sedaka
55.
05/1976
172

6
US
30
AC






9
UK
[MCA 40574 (Rocket)]
written by Terry Britten & Christine Holmes
56.
09/1976
171

4
US
✫1
AC








[A&M 1870]
written by Willis Alan Ramsey
57.
11/1976
171

6
US
✫1
AC






11
UK
[MCA/Rocket 40645]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
58.
04/1976
169

3
US






✫1
R&B


produced by Quincy Jones
[A&M 1806]
written by George Johnson, Louis Johnson & Sonora Sam
59.
01/1976
166

4
US
18
AC




23
R&B


[RCA Victor 10530]
written by Daryl Hall & John Oates
60.
04/1976
166

3
US
2
AC






52
UK
[Private Stock 45039]
written by Bruce Blackman
61.
02/1976
164

6
US








10
UK
[live]
[A&M 1795]
written by Peter Frampton
62.
11/1976
162

13
US








2
UK
[Elektra 45362]
written by Freddie Mercury
63.
05/1976
160

4
US
✫1
AC








[A&M 1817]
written by Smokey Robinson & Berry Gordy
64.
03/1976
157

3
US






82
R&B
34
UK
vocals by Mickey Thomas (Starship)
[Capricorn 0252]
written by Elvin Bishop
65.
09/1976
151

5
US








22
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #500]
[Epic 50266]
written by Tom Scholz
66.
10/1976
150

6
US




33
dance
2
R&B
42
UK
as The Jacksons
[Epic/Philadelphia International 50289]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
67.
10/1976
150

13
US
36
AC






4
UK
[United Artists Xw-888]
written by Jeff Lynne
68.
09/1976
149

12
US
27
AC






4
UK
[Arista 0205]
written by Mike Hawker & Ivor Raymonde
69.
07/1976
149

17
US
37
AC






3
UK
originally a british jingle for jeans
[Chrysalis 2094]
written by David Dundas & Roger Greenaway
70.
10/1976
148

5
US






3
R&B


[Capitol 4336]
written by Keni St. Lewis (as Kenneth St. Lewis) & Freddie Perren
71.
04/1976
148

5
US
7
AC






31
UK
with Brotherlove
[from the TV series Happy Days]
[Reprise 1351]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel
72.
02/1976
148

6
US
13
AC






32
UK
[Lifesong 45002]
written by Henry Gross
73.
06/1976
143

5
US








36
UK
written by Chuck Berry
74.
10/1976
143

14
US
5
AC






6
UK
[RSO 858]
written by Barry Gibb & Robin Gibb
75.
04/1976
143

6
US
2
AC








featuring Carolyn Willis
[Warner 8190]
written by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts
76.
12/1976
142

4
US










[Capitol 4369]
written by Bob Seger
77.
07/1976

Summer by War

from Greatest Hits   
142

7
US
✫1
AC




4
R&B


Promo Track of Why Can't We Be Friends?
[United Artists 834]
written by Jerry Goldstein (as Gerald Goldstein), Harold Brown (as Harold Ray Brown), Papa Dee Allen, B.B. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Howard Scott, Leroy "Lonnie" Johnson, Lee Oskar (as Lee Oskar Levitin) & Charles Miller
78.
07/1976
140

7
US
6
AC




93
R&B
42
UK
[R]
[Atlantic 3332]
written by Daryl Hall & John Oates
79.
02/1976
136

22
US








2
UK
[Ariola 7621]
written by Billy Ocean & Ben Findon
80.
06/1976
134

66
US






28
R&B
✫1
UK
[United Artists 833]
written by Ken Gold & Michael Denne
81.
08/1976
133

17
US




✫1
dance
12
R&B
10
UK
[Marlin 3306]
written by Jacques Morali, Richie Rome (as Richard V. DiCicco), Henri Belolo & Phil Hurtt
82.
09/1976
132

8
US
✫1
AC
40
country






[Epic/MAM 50270]
written by Alan Bernstein & Richie Adams
83.
12/1976
129

31
US
2
AC
✫1
country




6
UK
[RCA 10857]
written by Mark James [songwriter]
84.
02/1976
128

14
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
23
UK
[instrumental]
[United Artists 775]
written by Randy Muller & Wade Williamston
85.
09/1976
127

7
US






✫1
R&B


[Motown 1402]
written by Lionel Richie
86.
01/1976
126

6
US
14
AC
55
country






[Capitol 4171]
written by Sam Cooke
87.
07/1976
126

5
US
33
AC








[Asylum 45336]
written by Johanna Hall & John Hall
88.
08/1976
125











✫1
UK
[Private Stock 45091]
written by Werner Theunissen
89.
03/1976
123

10
US
43
AC


✫1
dance
73
R&B
51
UK
[RCA Victor 10562]
written by Gerald Jackson & Peter Jackson
90.
08/1976
123

30
US








2
UK
written by Rod Stewart
91.
11/1976
123

9
US
3
AC






27
UK
[Elektra 45365]
written by David Gates
92.
08/1976
121

8
US
8
AC








[instrumental]
[A&M 1856]
written by Barry De Vorzon & Perry Botkin (as Perry Botkin Jr.)
93.
10/1976
120

34
US




3
dance
14
R&B
4
UK
[Capitol 4348]
written by Freddie Perren, Keni St. Lewis & Christine Yarian
94.
11/1976
120











✫1
UK
written by Ciro Dammicco & Fred Jay
95.
11/1976
120











✫1
UK
[Arista 0221]
written by Tommy Boyce & Curtis Lee
96.
02/1976
120











✫1
UK
written by Jack Robinson & David Cristie (as James Bolden)
97.
12/1976
119

25
US
24
AC






5
UK
[RSO 860]
written by Mike Chapman & Nicky Chinn
98.
05/1976
119

16
US








7
UK
[Elektra 45318]
written by John Deacon
99.
06/1976
118

7
US
9
AC








[R]
[Capitol 4274]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
100.
12/1976
118

8
US
8
AC






31
UK
produced by Alan Parsons
[Janus 266]
written by Al Stewart & Peter Wood

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