US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th December, 1976

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 18th, 1976. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also view the entire 1976 chart 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)-12 (6 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 THE RUBBERBAND MAN –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-15 (2) 3 5 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) –•– Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)-15 (3) 4 4 MUSKRAT LOVE –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-13 (4) 5 6 YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9 (5) 6 7 MORE THAN A FEELING –•– Boston (Epic)-14 (6) 7 11 SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD –•– Elton John (MCA / Rocket)-6 (7) 8 8 NADIA’S THEME (The Young and the Restless) –•– Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)-17 (8) 9 9 YOU ARE THE WOMAN –•– Firefall (Atlantic)-18 (9) 10 10 NIGHTS ARE FOREVER WITHOUT YOU –•– England Dan and John Ford Coley (Big Tree)-11 (10) 11 13 AFTER THE LOVIN’ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)-9 (11) 12 18 DAZZ –•– Brick (Bang)-9 (12) 13 14 I NEVER CRY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-19 (13) 14 19 HOT LINE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-11 (14) 15 16 STAND TALL –•– Burton Cummings (Portrait)-11 (15) 16 17 LOVE ME –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-12 (16) 17 22 CAR WASH –•– Rose Royce (MCA)-9 (17) 18 29 I WISH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (18) 19 21 LIVIN’ THING –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-9 (19) 20 20 LOVE BALLAD –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-12 (20) 21 3 LOVE’S SO RIGHT –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-14 (3) 22 26 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Queen (Elektra)-4 (22) 23 12 BETH / DETROIT ROCK CITY –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-16 (7) 24 24 HELLO OLD FRIEND –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-10 (24) 25 15 THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-17 (2) 26 30 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 (26) 27 23 DISCO DUCK (Part 1) –•– Rick Dees and His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)-19 (1) 28 31 JEANS ON –•– David Dundas (Chrysalis)-11 (28) 29 32 SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK –•– The Bar-Kays (Mercury)-10 (29) 30 34 SATURDAY NITE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5 (30) 31 35 ENJOY YOURSELF –•– The Jacksons (Epic)-6 (31) 32 25 JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14 (7) 33 38 THIS SONG –•– George Harrison (Dark Horse)-5 (33) 34 36 DON’T TAKE AWAY THE MUSIC –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8 (34) 35 39 I LIKE DREAMIN’ –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-7 (35) 36 40 WHISPERING / CHERCHEZ LA FEMME / SE SI BON (Medley) –•– Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band (RCA)-7 (36) 37 41 MADEMOISELLE –•– Styx (A&M)-6 (37) 38 45 WALK THIS WAY –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-5 (38) 39 44 KEEP ME CRYIN’ –•– Al Green (Hi)-9 (39) 40 59 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Warner Brothers)-5 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 45 27 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN (Medley) –•– The Ritchie Family (Marlin)-17 (17) 53 33 DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-14 (10) 69 28 IT’S A LONG WAY THERE –•– The Little River Band (Harvest)-14 (28) 81 37 IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW –•– Chicago (Columbia)-19 (1) POWER PLAYS 41 43 DO WHAT YOU WANT, BE WHAT YOU ARE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-8 (41) 42 52 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS –•– Mary MacGregor (Ariola America)-5 (42) 43 51 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Donny and Marie (Kolob)-4 (43) 44 48 FLIGHT ’76 –•– The Walter Murphy Band (Private Stock)-6 (44) 46 50 WHAT CAN I SAY –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-5 (46) 47 54 DRIVIN’ WHEEL –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-4 (47) 48 — NEW KID IN TOWN / VICTIM OF LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (48) 49 49 OB-LA-DI, OB-LA DA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (49) 50 58 WEEKEND IN NEW ENGLAND –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4 (50) DEBUTS THIS WEEK 48 — NEW KID IN TOWN / VICTIM OF LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 (48) 73 — FLY LIKE AN EAGLE –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (73) 74 — HARD LUCK WOMAN –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1 (74) 80 — SPRING AFFAIR / WINTER MELODY –•– Donna Summer (Casablanca)-1 (80) 82 — DREAMBOAT ANNIE –•– Heart (Mushroom)-1 (82) 83 — LUCKY MAN –•– Starbuck (Private Stock)-1 (83) 84 — I CAN’T ASK FOR ANYMORE THAN YOU –•– Cliff Richard (Rocket)-1 (84) 85 — DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY –•– Thelma Houston (Tamla)-1 (85) 86 — HAPPIER –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-1 (86)