US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th December, 1976

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 4th, 1976. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1976’s Top 40 Singles here. rod-stewart-tonights-the-night-gonna-be-alright-warner-bros-2 rod-stewart-tonights-the-night-gonna-be-alright-warner-bros TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1) 2 5 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13 (2) 3 3 LOVE’S SO RIGHT –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-12 (3) 4 4 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-11 (4) 5 2 THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-15 (2) 6 14 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-13 (6) 7 8 BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-14 (7) 8 9 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-12 (8) 9 10 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-15 (9) 10 12 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-16 (10) 11 13 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-9 (11) 12 16 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7 (12) 13 6 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-17 (1) 14 7 JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12 (7) 15 19 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (MCA / Rocket)-4 (15) 16 18 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-17 (16) 17 17 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-15 (17) 18 20 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-9 (18) 19 21 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-10 (19) 20 22 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-7 (20) 21 24 LOVE BALLAD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-10 (21) 22 27 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-9 (22) 23 11 ROCK’N ME –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-17 (1) 24 30 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-7 (24) 25 15 DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-12 (10) 26 28 LIVIN’ THING –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-7 (26) 27 29 HELLO OLD FRIEND –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-8 (27) 28 32 IT’S A LONG WAY THERE –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-12 (28) 29 25 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-17 (1) 30 23 FERNANDO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14 (13) 31 26 (Don’t Fear) THE REAPER –•– Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia)-19 (12) 32 31 MAGIC MAN –•– Heart (Mushroom)-21 (9) 33 33 I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-14 (12) 34 38 JEANS ON –•– Davi Dundas (Chrysalis)-9 (34) 35 45 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-2 (35) 36 42 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-8 (36) 37 47 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-2 (37) 38 40 WHENEVER I’M AWAY FROM YOU –•– John Travolta (Midland International)-6 (38) 39 37 YOU ARE MY STARSHIP –•– Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson (Buddah)-15 (27) 40 — I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 73 35 NICE ‘N’ NAASTY –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-12 (30) 76 34 PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC –•– Wild Cherry (Epic)-25 (1) 95 36 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN –•– Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)-28 (1) 97 39 SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-28 (7) POWER PLAYS 41 46 DON’T TAKE AWAY THE MUSIC –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6 (41) 42 52 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-7 (42) 43 48 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-3 (43) 44 54 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-4 (44) 45 55 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-5 (45) 46 50 DO WHAT YOU WANT, BE WHAT YOU ARE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (46) 47 57 DOWN TO LOVE TOWN –•– The Originals (Soul)-7 (47) 48 49 I KINDA MISS YOU –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-6 (48) 49 59 MADEMOISELLE –•– Styx (A&M)-4 (49) 50 60 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-5 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 40 — I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (40) 78 — SOMEONE TO LAY DOWN BESIDE ME / CRAZY –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 (78) 81 — ST. CHARLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1 (81) 82 — I LIKE TO DO IT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1 (82) 83 — FREE BIRD (Live Version) –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1 (83) 84 — LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE –•– Smokie (RSO)-1 (84) 89 — MAN SMART, WOMAN SMARTER –•– Robert Palmer (Island)-1 (89) 90 — YOU’VE GOT ME RUNNIN’ –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-1 (90) 93 — YOU’RE MY DRIVING WHEEL –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (93) 98 — CALEDONIA –•– Robin Trower (Chrysalis)-1 (98) 100 — ALL ROADS (Lead Back To You) –•– Danny Most (United Artists)-1 (100)