Monday, December 31, 1979

USA: #1 Pop Songs, 1970-1979

First posted 2/25/2021.

USA’s #1 Pop Songs:

1970-1979

These are the #1 pop songs in the history of the United States pop charts from 1970 to 1979. Songs could have hit #1 on any of the following charts:

  • Billboard Hot 100 chart, 1955-present (BB)
  • Cashbox, 1950-1996 (CB)
  • Hit Records, 1954-1982 (HR)
  • Radio & Records/Mediabase, 1973-present (RR)
Numbers following the letter codes indicate how many weeks the song spent at #1 on that chart.

Click here to access a full list of #1 songs from 1890 to present.


1970:

  1. 1/3: B.J. Thomas “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 3)
  2. 1/24: The Jackson 5 “I Want You Back” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  3. 1/24: The Shocking Blue “Venus” (BB: 1, CB: 3, HR: 3)

  4. 2/14: Sly & the Family Stone “Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  5. 2/28: Simon & Garfunkel “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (BB: 6, CB: 4, HR: 3)

  6. 3/21: The Jaggerz “The Rapper” (HR: 2)
  7. 3/28: The Beatles “Let It Be” (BB: 2, CB: 4, HR: 3)

  8. 4/4: The Jackson 5 “ABC” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2)

  9. 5/2: Norman Greenbaum “Spirit in the Sky” (CB: 2, HR: 2)
  10. 5/9: The Guess Who “American Woman” / “No Sugar Tonight” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  11. 5/23: Tyrone Davis “Turn Back the Hands of Time” (HR: 2)
  12. 5/30: Ray Stevens “Everything Is Beautiful” (BB: 2, CB: 1)
  13. 5/30: Simon & Garfunkel “Cecilia” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  14. 6/13: The Beatles “The Long and Winding Road” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  15. 6/27: The Jackson 5 “The Love You Save” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 1)

  16. 7/4: Three Dog Night “Mama Told Me Not to Come” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 3)
  17. 7/25: Carpenters “They Long to Be Close to You” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  18. 7/25: The Temptations “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)” (CB: 1)
  19. 7/25: Freda Payne “Band of Gold” (HR: 1)

  20. 8/15: Bread “Make It with You” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  21. 8/22: Stevie Wonder “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  22. 8/29: Edwin Starr “War” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  23. 8/29: War with Eric Burdon “Spill the Wine” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  24. 9/12: Mungo Jerry “In the Summertime” (HR: 1)
  25. 9/19: Diana Ross “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  26. 9/19: Clarence Carter “Patches” (CB: 1)
  27. 9/26: Creedence Clearwater Revival “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” / “Long As I Can See the Light” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  28. 10/3: Bobby Sherman “Julie, Do You Want Me” (HR: 1)
  29. 10/10: Neil Diamond “Cracklin’ Rosie” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  30. 10/10: Tony Orlando & Dawn “Candida” (CB: 1)
  31. 10/17: The Jackson 5 “I’ll Be There” (BB: 5, CB: 2, HR: 4)
  32. 10/31: Carpenters “We’ve Only Just Begun” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  33. 11/14: R. Dean Taylor “Indiana Wants Me” (CB: 1)
  34. 11/21: The Partridge Family “I Think I Love You” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 4)

  35. 12/12: The Miracles “The Tears of a Clown” (BB: 2, CB: 1)
  36. 12/19: George Harrison “My Sweet Lord” (BB: 4, CB: 4, HR: 3)

1971:

  1. 1/9: Tony Orlando & Dawn “Knock Three Times” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 4)
  2. 1/30: Bee Gees “Lonely Days” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  3. 2/6: Lynn Anderson “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  4. 2/13: The Osmonds “One Bad Apple” (BB: 5, CB: 4, HR: 4)

  5. 3/6: The Jackson 5 “Mama’s Pearl” (CB: 1)
  6. 3/20: Janis Joplin “Me and Bobby McGee” (BB: 2, HR: 1)
  7. 3/20: The Temptations “Just My Imagination Running Away with Me” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  8. 3/27: Tom Jones “She’s a Lady” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  9. 4/3: The Partridge Family “Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  10. 4/10: Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” (CB: 1)
  11. 4/17: Three Dog Night “Joy to the World” (BB: 6, CB: 6, HR: 5)

  12. 5/22: The Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar” (BB: 2, HR: 3)
  13. 5/29: The Jackson 5 “Never Can Say Goodbye” (CB: 1)

  14. 6/5: The Honey Cone “Want Ads” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  15. 6/19: Carole King “It’s Too Late” / “I Feel the Earth Move” (BB: 5, CB: 4, HR: 2)
  16. 6/19: Ringo Starr “It Don’t Come Easy” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  17. 7/17: Paul Revere & the Raiders “Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 3)
  18. 7/31: James Taylor “You’ve Got a Friend” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  19. 7/31: Hamilton, Joe Frank, & Reynolds “Don’t Pull Your Love” (CB: 1)

  20. 8/7: Bee Gees “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” (BB: 4, CB: 3, HR: 1)
  21. 8/7: Jean Knight “Mr. Big Stuff” (HR: 1)
  22. 8/21: Tommy James “Draggin’ the Line” (HR: 1)
  23. 8/28: John Denver “Take Me Home, Country Roads” (CB: 1, HR: 2)

  24. 9/4: Paul & Linda McCartney “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  25. 9/11: Aretha Franklin “Spanish Harlem” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  26. 9/11: Donny Osmond “Go Away Little Girl” (BB: 3, CB: 1)
  27. 9/18: Undisputed Truth “Smiling Faces Sometimes” (CB: 1)
  28. 9/25: Joan Baez “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” (HR: 1)

  29. 10/2: Rod Stewart “Maggie May” (BB: 5, CB: 3, HR: 1)
  30. 10/9: Carpenters “Superstar” (HR: 1)
  31. 10/16: The Osmonds “Yo-Yo” (HR: 2)
  32. 10/30: Cher “Gypys, Tramps & Thieves” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 1)

  33. 11/6: Isaac Hayes “Theme from Shaft” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  34. 11/20: John Lennon “Imagine” (HR: 1)
  35. 11/27: Sly & the Family Stone “Family Affair” (BB: 3, CB: 4, HR: 2)

  36. 12/11: The Chi-Lites “Have You Seen Her?” (HR: 2)
  37. 12/25: Melanie “Brand New Key” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1)

1972:

  1. 1/1: Don McLean “American Pie” (BB: 4, CB: 4, HR: 5)
  2. 1/1: Michael Jackson “Got to Be There” (CB: 1)

  3. 2/5: Badfinger “Day After Day” (HR: 2)
  4. 2/12: Al Green “Let’s Stay Together” (BB: 1, CB: 2)
  5. 2/19: Harry Nilsson “Without You” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  6. 2/26: Climax “Precious and Few” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  7. 3/4: Carpenters “Hurting Each Other” (HR: 1)
  8. 3/18: Neil Young “Heart of Gold” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  9. 3/25: America “A Horse with No Name” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 3)

  10. 4/15: Roberta Flack “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (BB: 6, CB: 4, HR: 5)
  11. 4/15: Michael Jackson “Rockin’ Robin” (CB: 1)

  12. 5/20: The Staple Singers “I’ll Take You There” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  13. 5/20: The Chi-Lites “Oh Girl” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)

  14. 6/10: Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation “The Candy Man” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  15. 6/17: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show “Sylvia’s Mother” (CB: 1)
  16. 6/24: Neil Diamond “Song Sung Blue” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  17. 6/24: Gallery “Nice to Be with You” (CB: 1)

  18. 7/8: Bill Withers “Lean on Me” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  19. 7/8: Billy Preston “Outa-Space” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  20. 7/22: Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose “Too Late to Turn Back Now” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  21. 7/26: Gilbert O’Sullivan “Alone Again Naturally” (BB: 6, CB: 3, HR: 4)
  22. 7/29: Wayne Newton “Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast” (CB: 1, HR: 2)

  23. 8/26: Looking Glass “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” (BB: 1, CB: 1)

  24. 9/9: The Hollies “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  25. 9/9: Al Green “I’m Still in Love with You” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  26. 9/16: Three Dog Night “Black and White” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  27. 9/16: The O’Jays “Back Stabbers” (CB: 1)
  28. 9/23: Mac Davis “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  29. 10/14: Michael Jackson “Ben” (BB: 1)
  30. 10/14: The Main Ingredient “Everybody Plays the Fool” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  31. 10/21: Chuck Berry “My Ding-a-Ling (live)” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2)

  32. 11/4: The Moody Blues “Nights in White Satin” (CB: 1, HR: 2)
  33. 11/4: Johnny Nash “I Can See Clearly Now” (BB: 4, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  34. 11/11: Elvis Presley “Burning Love” (CB: 1)
  35. 11/25: The Spinners “I’ll Be Around” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  36. 12/2: The Temptations “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  37. 12/2: Lobo “I’d Love You to Want Me” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  38. 12/9: Helen Reddy “I Am Woman” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  39. 12/16: Billy Paul “Me and Mrs. Jones” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  40. 12/30: Al Green “You Ought to Be with Me” (HR: 1)

1973:

  1. 1/6: Carly Simon “You’re So Vain” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  2. 1/20: Stevie Wonder “Superstition” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2)

  3. 2/3: Elton John “Crocodile Rock” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  4. 2/17: Eric Weissberg with Steve Mandell “Dueling Banjos” (CB: 1, HR: 2)
  5. 2/17: Hurricane Smith “Oh Babe, What Would You Say?” (CB: 1)
  6. 2/24: Roberta Flack “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (BB: 5, CB: 3, HR: 3)
  7. 2/24: The Spinners “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  8. 3/24: The O’Jays “Love Train” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  9. 4/7: Vicki Lawrence “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  10. 4/7: Gladys Knight & the Pips “Neither One of Us Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  11. 4/14: Four Tops “Ain’t No Woman Like the One I Got” (CB: 1)
  12. 4/21: Tony Orlando & Dawn “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” (BB: 4, CB: 3, HR: 1)

  13. 5/6: War “The Cisco Kid” (HR: 1)
  14. 5/12: Stevie Wonder “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  15. 5/26: Edgar Winter Group “Frankenstein” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)

  16. 6/2: Paul McCartney & Wings “My Love” (BB: 4, CB: 4, HR: 5)
  17. 6/30: George Harrison “Give Me Love, Give Me Peace on Earth” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1)

  18. 7/7: Billy Preston “Will It Go Round in Circles” (BB: 2, CB: 1)
  19. 7/14: Paul Simon “Kodachrome” (HR: 1)
  20. 7/21: Jim Croce “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  21. 7/21: Three Dog Night “Shambala” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  22. 8/4: Maureen McGovern “The Morning After” (BB: 2, HR: 1)
  23. 8/4: Carpenters “Yesterday Once More” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  24. 8/11: Diana Ross “Touch Me in the Morning” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  25. 8/18: Paul McCartney & Wings “Live and Let Die” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  26. 8/25: Stories “Brother Louie” (BB: 2, CB: 1)

  27. 9/1: Marvin Gaye “Let’s Get It On” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  28. 9/8: Helen Reddy “Delta Dawn” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  29. 9/22: Grand Funk Railroad “We’re an American Band” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  30. 9/29: Paul Simon & the Dixie Hummingbirds “Loves Me Like a Rock” (CB: 1)

  31. 10/5: Cher “Half Breed” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  32. 10/12: The Rolling Stones “Angie” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 4)
  33. 10/13: Stevie Wonder “Higher Ground” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  34. 10/20: the Allman Brothers Band “Ramblin’ Man” (CB: 1)
  35. 10/27: Gladys Knight & the Pips “Midnight Train to Georgia” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  36. 11/3: Eddie Kendricks “Keep on Truckin’” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  37. 11/9: Ringo Starr “Photograph” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 3)
  38. 11/17: DeFranco Family “Heartbeat, It’s a Lovebeat” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  39. 11/30: Elton John “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” (CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)

  40. 12/1: Carpenters “Top of the World” (BB: 2, CB: 1)
  41. 12/15: Charlie Rich “The Most Beautiful Girl” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  42. 12/15: Chicago “Just You ‘N’ Me” (CB: 1)
  43. 12/21: Jim Croce “Time in a Bottle” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  44. 12/29: Helen Reddy “Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

1974:

  1. 1/12: Steve Miller Band “The Joker” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  2. 1/18: Barbra Streisand “The Way We Were” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR; 1, RR: 3)
  3. 1/19: Al Wilson “Show and Tell” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  4. 1/26: Ringo Starr “You’re Sixteen” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  5. 2/8: Terry Jacks “Seasons in the Sun” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 6)
  6. 2/9: Love Unlimited Orchestra “Love’s Theme” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  7. 2/9: Byron MacGregor “Americans” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  8. 3/16: Eddie Kendricks “Boogie Down” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  9. 3/22: Elton John “Bennie and the Jets” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  10. 3/23: John Denver “Sunshine on My Shoulders” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  11. 3/23: David Essex “Rock On” (CB: 1)
  12. 3/23: Cher “Dark Lady” (BB: 1)

  13. 4/5: Blue Swede “Hooked on a Feeling” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  14. 4/19: Grand Funk Railroad “The Loco-Motion” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)
  15. 4/20: MFSB with the Three Degrees “TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2)

  16. 5/11: The Jackson 5 “Dancing Machine” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  17. 5/11: Three Dog Night “The Show Must Go On” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  18. 5/17: Ray Stevens “The Streak” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 1)
  19. 5/24: Paul McCartney & Wings “Band on the Run” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 2)

  20. 6/1: Marvin Hamlisch “The Entertainer” (CB: 1)
  21. 6/7: Gordon Lightfoot “Sundown” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  22. 6/15: Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods “Billy, Don’t Be a Hero” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  23. 6/15: The Stylistics “You Make Me Feel Brand New” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  24. 6/28: The Hues Corporation “Rock the Boat” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)

  25. 7/6: William DeVaughn “Be Thankful for What You Got” (HR: 1)
  26. 7/13: George McCrae “Rock Your Baby” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  27. 7/27: John Denver “Annie’s Song” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  28. 8/2: Paper Lace “The Night Chicago Died” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  29. 8/3: Elton John “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  30. 8/10: Roberta Flack “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  31. 8/23: Paul Anka & Odia Coates “You’re Having My Baby” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 2)
  32. 8/31: Chaka Khan & Rufus “Tell Me Something Good” (CB: 1)

  33. 9/6: Eric Clapton “I Shot the Sheriff” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 1)
  34. 9/13: Olivia Newton-John “I Honestly Love You” ((BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 6)
  35. 9/14: Barry White “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  36. 9/28: Andy Kim “Rock Me Gently” (BB: 1, CB: 1)

  37. 10/5: Dionne Warwick & the Spinners “Then Came You” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  38. 10/12: Billy Preston “Nothing from Nothing” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  39. 10/25: Bachman-Turner Overdrive “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  40. 10/26: Bad Company “Can’t Get Enough” (CB: 1)
  41. 10/26: Carole King “Jazzman” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  42. 11/2: Stevie Wonder “You Haven’t Done Nothin’” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  43. 11/15: Billy Swan “I Can Help” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  44. 11/16: John Lennon “Whatever Gets You Through the Night” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  45. 11/22: Carl Douglas “Kung Fu Fighting” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)
  46. 11/30: Bobby Vinton “My Melody of Love” (HR: 1)

  47. 12/7: The Three Degrees “When Will I See You Again” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  48. 12/21: Harry Chapin “Cat’s in the Cradle” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  49. 12/21: Helen Reddy “Angie Baby” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  50. 12/30: Elton John “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 1)

1975:

  1. 1/10: Barry Manilow “Mandy” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)
  2. 1/11: Barry White “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” (CB: 1)
  3. 1/25: Carpenters “Please Mr. Postman” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  4. 2/1: Neil Sedaka “Laughter in the Rain” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  5. 2/7: The Doobie Brothers “Black Water” (BB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  6. 2/8: Stevie Wonder “Boogie on Reggae Woman” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  7. 2/8: The Ohio Players “Fire” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  8. 2/15: Linda Ronstadt “You’re No Good” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  9. 2/21: Olivia Newton-John “Have You Never Been Mellow” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 5)
  10. 2/22: Average White Band “Pick Up the Pieces” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  11. 3/1: Eagles “Best of My Love” (BB: 1)
  12. 3/15: Frankie Valli “My Eyes Adored You” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  13. 3/22: LaBelle “Lady Marmalade” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  14. 3/28: Minnie Riperton “Lovin’ You” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)

  15. 4/4: Elton John “Philadelphia Freedom” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 6)
  16. 4/5: Ringo Starr “No No Song” (CB: 1)
  17. 4/26: B.J. Thomas “Hey Won't You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  18. 5/3: Tony Orlando & Dawn “He Don’t Love You Like I Love You” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  19. 5/10: Ozark Mountain Daredevils “Jackie Blue” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  20. 5/23: America “Sister Golden Hair” (BB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  21. 5/24: Earth, Wind & Fire “Shining Star” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  22. 5/31: Ace “How Long” (CB: 1)
  23. 5/31: Freddy Fender “Before the Next Teardrop Falls” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  24. 6/6: Captain & Tennille “Love Will Keep Us Together” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 6)
  25. 6/7: John Denver “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  26. 6/21: Linda Ronstadt “When Will I Be Loved” (CB: 1)

  27. 7/12: Van McCoy “The Hustle” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  28. 7/12: Paul McCartney & Wings “Listen to What the Man Said” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  29. 7/25: Bee Gees “Jive Talkin’” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 5)
  30. 7/26: Eagles “One of These Nights” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  31. 8/2: Olivia Newton-John “Please Mr. Please” (CB: 1)
  32. 8/16: Elton John “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  33. 8/23: KC & the Sunshine Band “Get Down Tonight” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 2)
  34. 8/23: Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds “Fallin’ in Love” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)

  35. 9/6: Glen Campbell “Rhinestone Cowboy” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  36. 9/19: David Bowie “Fame” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 2)
  37. 9/20: Janis Ian “At Seventeen” (CB: 1)
  38. 9/27: John Denver “I’m Sorry” / “Calypso” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)

  39. 10/4: David Geddes “Run, Joey, Run” (CB: 1)
  40. 10/10: Neil Sedaka “Bad Blood” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  41. 10/18: Dickie Goodman “Mr. Jaws” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  42. 10/31: Elton John “Island Girl” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 3)

  43. 11/1: The Spinners “They Just Can't Stop It (Games People Play)” (HR: 1)
  44. 11/21: KC & the Sunshine Band “That’s the Way I Like It” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 3, RR: 4)
  45. 11/22: Silver Convention “Fly Robin Fly” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  46. 12/19: Barry Manilow “I Write the Songs” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  47. 12/20: The Staple Singers “Let’s Do It Again” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  48. 12/27: Bay City Rollers “Saturday Night” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

1976:

  1. 1/3: C.W. McCall “Convoy” (BB: 1, CB: 3, HR: 3)
  2. 1/10: Diana Ross “Do You Know Where You’re Going To?” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  3. 1/23: Paul Simon “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 1, RR: 4)
  4. 1/31: The Ohio Players “Love Rollercoaster” (BB: 1)

  5. 2/14: Donna Summer “Love to Love You Baby” (HR: 1)
  6. 2/20: Rhythm Heritage “Theme from S.W.A.T.” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 2)

  7. 3/5: Gary Wright “Dream Weaver” (CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  8. 3/6: The Miracles “Love Machine” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  9. 3/13: Eric Carmen “All by Myself” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  10. 3/13: The Four Seasons “December 1963 (Oh What a Night)” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)

  11. 4/3: Captain & Tennille “Lonely Night (Angel Face)” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  12. 4/3: Johnnie Taylor “Disco Lady” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 2)
  13. 4/23: John Sebastian “Welcome Back” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 3)
  14. 4/24: Maxine Nightingale “Right Back Where We Started From” (CB: 1, HR: 1)

  15. 5/1: Bellamy Brothers “Let Your Love Flow” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  16. 5/8: The Sylvers “Boogie Fever” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  17. 5/14: Paul McCartney & Wings “Silly Love Songs” (BB: 5, CB: 2, HR: 4, RR: 6)
  18. 5/29: Diana Ross “Love Hangover” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)

  19. 6/19: Silver Convention “Get Up and Boogie (That’s Right)” (CB: 1, HR: 1)
  20. 6/25: Starland Vocal Band “Afternoon Delight” (BB: 2, CB: 4, HR: 2, RR: 4)

  21. 7/10: The Manhattans “Kiss and Say Goodbye” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  22. 7/24: Andrea True Connection “More, More, More” (HR: 1)
  23. 7/30: Elton John & Kiki Dee “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” (BB: 4, CB: 3, HR: 5, RR: 7)

  24. 8/28: Paul McCartney & Wings “Let ‘Em In” (CB: 1)

  25. 9/4: Bee Gees “You Should Be Dancing” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  26. 9/11: Wild Cherry “Play That Funky Music” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  27. 9/11: KC & the Sunshine Band “Shake Shake Shake Shake Your Booty” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  28. 9/24: Chicago “If You Leave Me Now” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 3)
  29. 9/25: Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band “A Fifth of Beethoven” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  30. 10/2: Boz Scaggs “Lowdown” (CB: 1)
  31. 10/9: Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots “Disco Duck” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 3)
  32. 10/15: Steve Miller Band “Rock N’ Me” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)

  33. 11/5: Captain & Tennille “Muskrat Love” (RR: 1)
  34. 11/12: Rod Stewart “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)” (BB: 8, CB: 5, HR: 6, RR: 5)
  35. 11/13: Gordon Lightfoot “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” (CB: 1)

  36. 12/17: Leo Sayer “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)

1977:

  1. 1/1: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. “You Don’t Have to Be a Star to Be in My Show” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1)
  2. 1/14: Manfred Mann’s Earth Band “Blinded by the Light” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)
  3. 1/15: Rose Royce “Car Wash” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 2)
  4. 1/22: Stevie Wonder “I Wish” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  5. 2/4: Eagles “New Kid in Town” (BB: 1, RR: 2)
  6. 2/5: Mary MacGregor “Torn Between Two Lovers” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 4, RR: 1)
  7. 2/25: Barbra Streisand “Evergreeen (Love Theme from ‘A Star Is Born’)” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 2, RR: 3)

  8. 3/18: Daryl Hall & John Oates “Rich Girl” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 2)
  9. 3/26: Abba “Dancing Queen” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  10. 4/1: Eagles “Hotel California” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  11. 4/16: David Soul “Don’t Give Up on Us” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  12. 4/22: Leo Sayer “When I Need You” (BB: 1, CB: 3, HR: 3, RR: 5)
  13. 4/23: Thelma Houston “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (BB: 1)
  14. 4/30: Glen Campbell “Southern Nights” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)

  15. 5/21: Stevie Wonder “Sir Duke” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 2)
  16. 5/27: Fleetwood Mac “Dreams” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)

  17. 6/4: KC & the Sunshine Band “I’m Your Boogie Man” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  18. 6/18: Marvin Gaye “Got to Give It Up” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  19. 6/24: Alan O’Day “Undercover Angel” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 4, RR: 2)
  20. 6/25: Bill Conti “Gonna Fly Now (Theme from ‘Rocky’)” (BB: 1, CB: 1)

  21. 7/8: Shaun Cassidy “Da Doo Ron Ron” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  22. 7/15: Peter Frampton “I’m in You” (CB: 1, RR: 2)
  23. 7/23: Barry Manilow “Looks Like We Made It” (BB: 1)
  24. 7/29: Andy Gibb “I Just Want to Be Your Everything” (BB: 4, CB: 3, HR: 5, RR: 3)

  25. 8/19: The Emotions “Best of My Love” (BB: 5, CB: 3, HR: 3, BB: 2)

  26. 9/2: Fleetwood Mac “Don’t Stop” (CB: 1, RR: 3)
  27. 9/10: Rita Coolidge “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher” (CB: 1)
  28. 9/23: Meco “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 2)

  29. 10/7: Carly Simon “Nobody Does It Better” (RR: 1)
  30. 10/8: Debby Boone “You Light Up My Life” (BB: 10, CB: 8, HR: 13, RR: 6)

  31. 11/25: Bee Gees “How Deep Is Your Love” (BB: 3, CB: 4, RR: 4)

  32. 12/3: Crystal Gayle “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” (CB: 2)
  33. 12/23: Player “Baby Come Back” (BB: 3, CB: 2, RR: 1)

1978:

  1. 1/13: Rod Stewart “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” (RR: 2)
  2. 1/14: Queen “We Will Rock You” / “We Are the Champions” (HR: 3)
  3. 1/27: Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive” (BB: 4, CB: 4, HR: 6, RR: 6)
  4. 1/28: Randy Newman “Short People” (CB: 1)

  5. 3/4: Andy Gibb “Love Is Thicker Than Water” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  6. 3/10: Bee Gees “Night Fever” (BB: 8, CB: 8, HR; 8, RR: 6)
  7. 3/11: Samantha Sang “Emotion” (CB: 1)
  8. 3/17: Bee Gees “Tragedy” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 2, RR: 2)

  9. 4/21: Yvonee Elliman “If I Can’t Have You” (BB: 1, CB: 1, RR: 2)

  10. 5/5: Paul McCartney & Wings “With a Little Luck” (BB: 2, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 3)
  11. 5/20: Johnny Mathis with Deniece Williams “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late” (BB: 1, HR: 1)
  12. 5/26: Andy Gibb “Shadow Dancing” (BB: 7, CB: 6, HR: 8, RR: 4)

  13. 6/10: Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta “You’re the One That I Want” (BB: 1, HR: 1)
  14. 6/23: Gerry Rafferty “Baker Street” (CB: 2, RR: 4)

  15. 7/21: The Rolling Stones “Miss You” (BB: 1, CB: 2, RR: 1)
  16. 7/28: Frankie Valli “Grease” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 2, RR: 1)

  17. 8/4: Commodores “Three Times a Lady” (BB: 2, CB: 4, HR: 5, RR: 6)

  18. 9/9: A Taste of Honey “Boogie Oogie Oogie” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 1)
  19. 9/15: Exile “Kiss You All Over” (BB: 4, CB: 2, HR: 3, RR: 5)

  20. 10/20: Nick Gilder “Hot Child in the City” (BB: 1, CB: 3, HR: 4, RR: 1)
  21. 10/27: Kenny Loggins with Stevie Nicks “Whenever I Call You Friend” (RR: 1)

  22. 11/3: Donna Summer “MacArthur Park” (BB: 3, CB: 2, HR: 2, RR: 3)
  23. 11/4: Anne Murray “You Needed Me” (BB: 1)
  24. 11/24: Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 2, RR: 3)

  25. 12/9: Chic “Le Freak” (BB: 6, CB: 7, HR: 7, RR: 2)

1979:

  1. 1/6: Bee Gees “Too Much Heaven” (BB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  2. 1/25: Rod Stewart “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” (BB: 4, CB: 5, HR: 5, RR: 6)

  3. 3/10: Gloria Gaynor “I Will Survive” (BB: 3, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  4. 3/23: The Doobie Brothers “What a Fool Believes” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 1, RR: 3)

  5. 4/13: Blondie “Heart of Glass” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 2)
  6. 4/14: Frank Mills “Music Box Dancer” (HR: 1)
  7. 4/21: Amii Stewart “Knock on Wood” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  8. 4/27: Peaches & Herb “Reunited” (BB: 4, CB: 4, HR: 4, RR: 4)

  9. 5/25: Donna Summer “Hot Stuff” (BB: 3, CB: 4, HR: 5, RR: 2)

  10. 6/8: Supertramp “The Logical Song” (RR: 1)
  11. 6/9: Bee Gees “Love You Inside Out” (BB: 1)
  12. 6/15: Rickie Lee Jones “Chuck E.’s in Love” (RR: 2)
  13. 6/29: Kenny Rogers “She Believes in Me” (RR: 1)
  14. 6/30: Anita Ward “Ring My Bell” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 1)

  15. 7/6: Electric Light Orchestra “Shine a Little Love” (RR: 1)
  16. 7/13: John Stewart “Gold” (RR: 2)
  17. 7/14: Donna Summer “Bad Girls” (BB: 5, CB: 3, HR: 4)
  18. 7/27: Barbra Streisand “The Main Event/Fight” (RR: 1)

  19. 8/3: The Knack “My Sharona” (BB: 6, CB: 6, HR: 5, RR: 3)
  20. 8/11: Chic “Good Times” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  21. 8/24: Earth, Wind & Fire “After the Love Has Gone” (RR: 1)
  22. 8/31: Little River Band “Lonesome Loser” (RR: 3)

  23. 9/15: Robert John “Sad Eyes” (BB: 1, CB: 2, HR: 5)
  24. 9/21: Commodores “Sail On” (CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 3)

  25. 10/12: Herb Alpert “Rise” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 1)
  26. 10/13: Michael Jackson “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1)
  27. 10/19: Eagles “Heartache Tonight” (BB: 1, CB: 1, HR: 1, RR: 4)

  28. 11/3: M “Pop Muzik” (BB: 1)
  29. 11/16: Styx “Babe” (BB: 2, CB: 3, HR: 2, RR: 3)
  30. 11/17: Commodores “Still” (BB: 1, CB: 1)
  31. 11/24: Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” (BB: 2, CB: 1, HR: 3)

  32. 12/7: Rubert Holmes “Escape (The Pina Coloda Song)” (BB: 3, CB: 3, HR: 4, RR: 3)

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