Chart Archive: 1976

January 3, 1976
1 (1) Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
2 (4) Silver Convention – Fly Robin Fly
3 (2) Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
4 (3) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
5 (13) Impressions – First Impressions

January 10, 1976
1 (1) Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
2 (4) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
3 (3) Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
4 (6) David Bowie – Golden Years
5 (2) Silver Convention – Fly Robin Fly

January 17, 1976
1 (2) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
2 (1) Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
3 (16) Sailor – Glass Of Champagne
4 (6) Impressions – First Impressions
5 (3) Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again

January 24, 1976
1 (1) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
2 (3) Sailor – Glass Of Champagne
3 (5) Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
4 (8) Paul Davidson – Midnight Rider
5 (9) Miracles – Love Machine

January 31, 1976
1 (1) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
2 (5) Miracles – Love Machine
3 (2) Sailor – Glass Of Champagne
4 (4) Paul Davidson – Midnight Rider
5 (12) Barry White – Let The Music Play

February 7, 1976
1 (2) Miracles – Love Machine
2 (1) Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop
3 (8) Donna Summer – Love To Love You Baby
4 (5) Barry White – Let The Music Play
5 (6) A Wing & A Prayer Fife & Drum Corps – Baby Face

February 14, 1976
1 (1) Miracles – Love Machine
2 (NE) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (5) A Wing & A Prayer Fife & Drum Corps – Baby Face
4 (3) Donna Summer – Love To Love You Baby
5 (6) Sound 9418 – In The Mood

February 21, 1976
1 (1) Miracles – Love Machine
2 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (NE) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
4 (6) War – Low Rider
5 (4) Donna Summer – Love To Love You Baby

February 28, 1976
1 (3) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (1) Miracles – Love Machine
4 (6) O’Jays – I Love Music
5 (NE) The Who – Squeeze Box

March 6, 1976
1 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (4) O’Jays – I Love Music
4 (12) Stylistics – Funky Weekend
5 (3) Miracles – Love Machine

March 13, 1976
1 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (6) Fatback Band – Spanish Hustle
4 (10) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You
5 (4) Stylistics – Funky Weekend

March 20, 1976
1 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
3 (3) Fatback Band – Spanish Hustle
4 (5) Stylistics – Funky Weekend
5 (4) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You

March 27, 1976
1 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (5) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You
3 (3) Fatback Band – Spanish Hustle
4 (2) Four Seasons – December 1963
5 (10) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me

April 3, 1976
1 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love
2 (2) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You
3 (5) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me
4 (3) Fatback Band – Spanish Hustle
5 (4) Four Seasons – December 1963

April 10, 1976
Record Mirror repeats the previous week’s Top 20 due to “circumstances beyond our control”.

April 17, 1976
1 (3) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me
2 (2) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You
3 (16) Brotherhood Of Man – Save Your Kisses For Me
4 (11) Brass Construction – Movin’ / Changin’
5 (1) Tina Charles – I Love To Love

April 24, 1976
1 (1) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me
2 (8) Hank Mizell – Jungle Rock
3 (2) Billy Ocean – Love Really Hurts Without You
4 (7) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
5 (4) Brass Construction – Movin’ / Changin’

May 1, 1976
1 (4) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
2 (1) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me
3 (5) Brass Construction – Movin’ / Changin’
4 (2) Hank Mizell – Jungle Rock
5 (13) Roger Collins – You Sexy Sugar Plum

May 8, 1976
1 (1) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
2 (4) Hank Mizell – Jungle Rock
3 (12) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
4 (2) Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me
5 (6) Hot Chocolate – Don’t Stop It Now

May 15, 1976
1 (1) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
2 (3) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
3 (2) Hank Mizell – Jungle Rock
4 (9) Jimmy James – I’ll Go Where The Music Takes Me
5 (16) Diana Ross – Love Hangover

May 22, 1976
1 (1) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
2 (2) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
3 (3) Hank Mizell – Jungle Rock
4 (6) Fox – S-S-S-Single Bed
5 (7) Stylistics – Can’t Help Falling In Love

May 29, 1976
1 (2) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
2 (1) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
3 (5) Stylistics – Can’t Help Falling In Love
4 (7) Bellamy Brothers – Let Your Love Flow
5 (6) Jimmy James – I’ll Go Where The Music Takes Me

June 5, 1976
1 (2) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
2 (1) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
3 (20) Melba Moore – This Is It
4 (7) Diana Ross – Love Hangover
5 (3) Stylistics – Can’t Help Falling In Love

June 12, 1976
1 (3) Melba Moore – This Is It
2 (2) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
3 (9) Bellamy Brothers – Let Your Love Flow
4 (1) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
5 (8) Wings – Silly Love Songs

June 19, 1976
1 (1) Melba Moore – This Is It
2 (20) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
3 (2) Andrea True Connection – More, More, More
4 (4) Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie
5 (11) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free

June 26, 1976
1 (1) Melba Moore – This Is It
2 (2) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
3 (15) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
4 (6) Wings – Silly Love Songs
5 (8) Archie Bell & The Drells – Soul City Walk

July 3, 1976
1 (2) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
2 (1) Melba Moore – This Is It
3 (3) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
4 (6) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
5 (7) Lee Garrett – You’re My Everything

July 10, 1976
1 (4) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
2 (1) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
3 (3) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
4 (2) Melba Moore – This Is It
5 (6) Archie Bell & The Drells – Soul City Walk

July 17, 1976
1 (1) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
2 (2) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
3 (3) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
4 (6) War – Me And Baby Brother
5 (NE) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

July 24, 1976
1 (1) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
2 (5) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
3 (2) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything
4 (3) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
5 (6) Hundred Ton & A Feather – It Only Takes A Minute

July 31, 1976
1 (2) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (1) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
3 (6) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
4 (4) Bryan Ferry – Let’s Stick Together
5 (3) Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything

August 7, 1976
1 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (3) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
3 (2) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
4 (15) David Dundas – Jeans On
5 (8) KC & The Sunshine Band – Shake Your Booty

August 14, 1976
1 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (2) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
3 (3) Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
4 (4) David Dundas – Jeans On
5 (6) Jimmy James & The Vagabonds – Now Is The Time

August 21, 1976
1 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (2) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
3 (4) David Dundas – Jeans On
4 (7) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
5 (6) KC & The Sunshine Band – Shake Your Booty

August 28, 1976
1 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (2) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
3 (3) David Dundas – Jeans On
4 (6) Jimmy James & The Vagabonds – Now Is The Time
5 (4) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing

September 4, 1976
1 (5) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
2 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
3 (2) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
4 (7) Chi-Lites – You Don’t Have To Go
5 (4) Jimmy James & The Vagabonds – Now Is The Time

September 11, 1976
1 (2) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
2 (1) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
3 (3) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
4 (4) Chi-Lites – You Don’t Have To Go
5 (7) David Dundas – Jeans On

September 18, 1976
1 (2) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
2 (11) ABBA – Dancing Queen
3 (4) Chi-Lites – You Don’t Have To Go
4 (1) Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
5 (3) Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel

September 25, 1976
1 (2) ABBA – Dancing Queen
2 (1) Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
3 (3) Chi-Lites – You Don’t Have To Go
4 (9) Real Thing – Can’t Get By Without You
5 (16) Rick Dees – Disco Duck

October 2, 1976
1 (1) ABBA – Dancing Queen
2 (4) Real Thing – Can’t Get By Without You
3 (5) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
4 (7) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
5 (6) Tina Charles – Dance Little Lady Dance

October 9, 1976
1 (3) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
2 (2) Real Thing – Can’t Get By Without You
3 (4) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
4 (1) ABBA – Dancing Queen
5 (5) Tina Charles – Dance Little Lady Dance

October 16, 1976
1 (1) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
2 (3) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
3 (4) ABBA – Dancing Queen
4 (2) Real Thing – Can’t Get By Without You
5 (5) Tina Charles – Dance Little Lady Dance

October 23, 1976
1 (1) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
2 (2) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
3 (11) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
4 (4) Real Thing – Can’t Get By Without You
5 (5) Tina Charles – Dance Little Lady Dance

October 30, 1976
1 (1) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
2 (3) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
3 (2) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
4 (9) Detroit Spinners – Rubberband Man
5 (6) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music

November 6, 1976
1 (2) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music 
2 (1) Rick Dees – Disco Duck 
3 (3) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town 
4 (5) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music 
5 (8) Paul Nicholas – Dancing With The Captain

November 13, 1976
1 (1) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
2 (4) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
3 (5) Paul Nicholas – Dancing With The Captain
4 (2) Rick Dees – Disco Duck
5 (3) Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town

November 20, 1976
1 (1) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
2 (2) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
3 (9) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
4 (6) Chicago – If You Leave Me Now
5 (3) Paul Nicholas – Dancing With The Captain

November 27, 1976
1 (1) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
2 (3) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
3 (2) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
4 (4) Chicago – If You Leave Me Now
5 (6) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely

December 4, 1976
1 (2) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
2 (3) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
3 (1) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
4 (5) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
5 (4) Chicago – If You Leave Me Now

December 11, 1976
1 (1) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
2 (2) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
3 (6) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
4 (4) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
5 (3) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music

December 18, 1976
1 (1) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
2 (4) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
3 (3) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
4 (5) Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music
5 (2) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music

December 25, 1976
1 (3) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
2 (1) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
3 (2) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
4 (8) KC & The Sunshine Band – Keep It Comin’ Love
5 (5) Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music