Chart Archive: 1977

(HNE = Highest New Entry)

January 1, 1977
no chart this week

January 8, 1977
1 (1) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
2 (12) Stevie Wonder – I Wish 
3 (20) Status Quo – Wild Side Of Life 
4 (10) Paul Nicholas – Grandma’s Party 
5 (2) Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
HNE: Johnny Mathis – When A Child Is Born (10)

January 15, 1977
1 (6) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely 
2 (2) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
3 (1) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
4 (NE) Jesse Green – Flip 
5 (8) Tina Charles – Dr. Love

January 22, 1977
1 (2 Stevie Wonder – I Wish
2 (20) Boney M – Daddy Cool 
3 (6) Rose Royce – Car Wash 
4 (3) Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
5 (1) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
HNE: Eagles – New Kid In Town (16)

January 29, 1977
1 (1) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
2 (3) Rose Royce – Car Wash
3 (2) Boney M – Daddy Cool
4 (5) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
5 (7) KC & The Sunshine Band – Keep It Comin’ Love
HNE: Barry Biggs – Side Show (7)

February 5, 1977
1 (1) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
2 (2) Rose Royce – Car Wash
3 (3) Boney M – Daddy Cool
4 (4) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
5 (8) Drifters – You’re More Than A Number
HNE: Bar-Kays – Shake Your Rump To The Funk (11)

February 12, 1977
1 (2) Rose Royce – Car Wash
2 (1) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
3 (3) Boney M – Daddy Cool
4 (4) Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
5 (5) Drifters – You’re More Than A Number
HNE: Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Don’t Leave Me This Way (10)

February 19, 1977
1 (1) Rose Royce – Car Wash
2 (3) Boney M – Daddy Cool
3 (2) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
4 (NE) Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way
5 (13) Leo Sayer – When I Need You

February 26, 1977
1 (1) Rose Royce – Car Wash
2 (6) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
3 (2) Boney M – Daddy Cool
4 (5) Leo Sayer – When I Need You
5 (3) Stevie Wonder – I Wish
HNE: Boz Scaggs – What Can I Say (18)

March 5, 1977
1 (2) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (1) Rose Royce – Car Wash
3 (4) Leo Sayer – When I Need You
4 (3) Boney M – Daddy Cool
5 (8) Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Don’t Leave Me This Way
HNE: Mr. Big – Romeo (13)

March 12, 1977
1 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (2) Rose Royce – Car Wash
3 (7) Earth, Wind & Fire – Saturday Night 
4 (9) Moments – Jack In The Box 
5 (5) Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Don’t Leave Me This Way
HNE: Manhattan Transfer – Chanson D’Amour (12)

March 19, 1977
1 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (7) Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way
3 (18) David Bowie – Sound And Vision 
4 (6) Leo Sayer – When I Need You
5 (2) Rose Royce – Car Wash
HNE: Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (11)

March 26, 1977
1 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (7) Earth, Wind & Fire – Saturday Night
3 (5) Rose Royce – Car Wash
4 (14) Brendon – Gimme Some 
5 (6) Manhattan Transfer – Chanson D’Amour
HNE: ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You (9)

April 2, 1977
1 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (8) David Bowie – Sound And Vision
3 (5) Manhattan Transfer – Chanson D’Amour
4 (9) ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You 
5 (NE) Boney M – Sunny

April 9, 1977
1 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
2 (2) David Bowie – Sound And Vision
3 (8) Brendon – Gimme Some
4 (7) Showaddywaddy – When
5 (4) ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You
HNE: Graham Parker & The Rumour – Hold Back The Night (10)

April 16, 1977
Last week’s Top 20 is reprinted this week.

April 23, 1977
1 (7) Boney M – Sunny
2 (RE) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
3 (1) Heatwave – Boogie Nights
4 (2) David Bowie – Sound And Vision
5 (3) Brendon – Gimme Some
HNE: Honky – Join The Party (9)

April 30, 1977
1 (1) Boney M – Sunny
2 (5) Brendon – Gimme Some
3 (6) Van McCoy – The Shuffle 
4 (2) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
5 (NE) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More

May 7, 1977
1 (4) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
2 (1) Boney M – Sunny
3 (3) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
4 (5) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
5 (11) Tavares – Whodunnit
HNE: Deniece Williams – Free (9)

May 14, 1977
1 (1) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
2 (4) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
3 (3) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
4 (NE) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
5 (2) Boney M – Sunny

May 21, 1977
1 (2) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
2 (1) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
3 (3) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
4 (4) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
5 (6) Tavares – Whodunnit
HNE: Rod Stewart – I Don’t Want To Talk About It (17)

May 28, 1977
1 (1) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
2 (4) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
3 (2) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
4 (6) Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
5 (3) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
HNE: Heatwave – Too Hot To Handle (9)

June 4, 1977
1 (2) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
2 (1) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
3 (5) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
4 (4) Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
5 (3) Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
HNE: Boz Scaggs – Lido Shuffle (11)

June 11, 1977
1 (2) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
2 (1) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
3 (4) Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
4 (6) Trammps – Disco Inferno
5 (3) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
HNE: Garnet Mimms – What It Is (7)

June 18, 1977
1 (1) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
2 (2) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
3 (3) Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
4 (5) Van McCoy – The Shuffle
5 (8) Tony Etoria – I Can Prove It
HNE: Heatwave – Slip Your Disc (18)

June 25, 1977
1 (1) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
2 (6) Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go
3 (2) Shalamar – Uptown Festival
4 (3) Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
5 (19) Carole Bayer Sager – You’re Moving Out Today
HNE: Donna Summer – I Feel Love (14)

July 2, 1977
1 (2) Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go
2 (1) Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
3 (11) T-Connection – Do What You Wanna Do 
4 (6) John Miles – Slow Down 
5 (9) Gladys Knight – Baby Don’t Change Your Mind
HNE: Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again (6)

July 9, 1977
1 (1) Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go
2 (6) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
3 (3) T-Connection – Do What You Wanna Do
4 (5) Gladys Knight – Baby Don’t Change Your Mind
5 (8) Tony Etoria – I Can Prove It
HNE: C.J. & Company – Devil’s Gun (15)

July 16, 1977
1 (2) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
2 (8) Boney M – Ma Baker
3 (3) T-Connection – Do What You Wanna Do
4 (1) Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go
5 (11) John Miles – Slow Down
HNE: Tavares – One Step Away (14)

July 23, 1977
1 (6) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (1) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
3 (2) Boney M – Ma Baker
4 (4) Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go
5 (12) Gladys Knight – Baby Don’t Change Your Mind
HNE: Danny Williams – Dancing Easy (12)

July 30, 1977
1 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (2) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
3 (3) Boney M – Ma Baker
4 (7) John Miles – Slow Down
5 (6) T-Connection – Do What You Wanna Do
HNE: Jigsaw – If I Have To Go Away (13)

August 6, 1977
1 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (3) Boney M – Ma Baker
3 (2) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
4 (5) T-Connection – Do What You Wanna Do
5 (4) John Miles – Slow Down
HNE: New York Port Authority – I Got It (13)

August 13, 1977
1 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (2) Boney M – Ma Baker
3 (10) Floaters – Float On 
4 (7) Danny Williams – Dancing Easy 
5 (3) Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again
HNE: Showaddywaddy – You Got What It Takes (6)

August 20, 1977
1 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (2) Boney M – Ma Baker
3 (3) Floaters – Float On
4 (4) Danny Williams – Dancing Easy
5 (14) Rah Band – The Crunch
HNE: Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind (19)

August 27, 1977
1 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
2 (3) Floaters – Float On
3 (13) Space – Magic Fly
4 (2) Boney M – Ma Baker
5 (9) Philadelphia All-Stars – Let’s Clean Up The Ghetto
HNE: Dooleys – I Think I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You (13)

September 3, 1977
1 (3) Space – Magic Fly
2 (1) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
3 (2) Floaters – Float On
4 (18) Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene 
5 (24) Donna Summer – Deep Down Inside
No new entries this week.

September 10, 1977
1 (1) Space – Magic Fly
2 (2) Donna Summer – I Feel Love
3 (3) Floaters – Float On
4 (5) Donna Summer – Deep Down Inside
5 (7) Rah Band – The Crunch
HNE: Elvis Presley – Way Down (22)

September 17, 1977
1 (1) Space – Magic Fly
2 (4) Donna Summer – Deep Down Inside
3 (3) Floaters – Float On
4 (6) Emotions – Best Of My Love 
5 (11) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
HNE: Meco – Star Wars Theme (17)

September 24, 1977
1 (1) Space – Magic Fly
2 (4) Emotions – Best Of My Love
3 (5) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
4 (2) Donna Summer – Deep Down Inside
5 (7) Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene
HNE: Giorgio Moroder – From Here To Eternity (17)

October 1, 1977
1 (2) Emotions – Best Of My Love
2 (1) Space – Magic Fly
3 (6) Meco – Star Wars Theme
4 (4) Donna Summer – Deep Down Inside
5 (3) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
HNE: Smokey Robinson – Theme From Big Time (20)

October 8, 1977
1 (1) Emotions – Best Of My Love
2 (5) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
3 (3) Meco – Star Wars Theme
4 (2) Space – Magic Fly
5 (10) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
HNE: Brothers Johnson – Right On Time (26)

October 15, 1977
1 (1) Emotions – Best Of My Love
2 (5) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
3 (2) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
4 (3) Meco – Star Wars Theme
5 (4) Space – Magic Fly
HNE: Tina Charles – Love Bug / Sweets For My Sweet (25)

October 22, 1977
1 (3) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
2 (4) Meco – Star Wars Theme
3 (1) Emotions – Best Of My Love
4 (2) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
5 (6) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
HNE: Santa Esmeralda – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (12)

October 29, 1977
1 (4) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
2 (5) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
3 (3) Emotions – Best Of My Love
4 (1) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
5 (2) Meco – Star Wars Theme
HNE: Rose Royce – In Full Bloom (all cuts) (20)

November 5, 1977
1 (4) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
2 (2) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
3 (3) Emotions – Best Of My Love
4 (5) Meco – Star Wars Theme
5 (1) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
HNE: DBM – Discobeatlemania (21)

November 12, 1977
1 (2) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
2 (1) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
3 (5) Rose Royce – Do Your Dance
4 (7) Rokotto – Boogie On Up
5 (4) Meco – Star Wars Theme
HNE: L.T.D. – Back In Love Again (27)

November 19, 1977
1 (7) Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway
2 (2) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
3 (1) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
4 (9) Boney M – Belfast 
5 (12) Status Quo – Rockin’ All Over The World
HNE: Diana Ross – Gettin’ Ready For Love (17)

November 26, 1977
1 (1) Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway
2 (3) Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie
3 (4) Boney M – Belfast
4 (2) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
5 (6) Rokotto – Boogie On Up
HNE: Thelma Houston – I’m Here Again (20)

December 3, 1977
1 (1) Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway
2 (19) Village People – San Francisco / Hollywood / Fire Island 
3 (4) Belle Epoque – Black Is Black
4 (40) Chic – Dance Dance Dance 
5 (6) Santa Esmeralda – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
HNE: Wings – Mull Of Kintyre (18)

December 10, 1977
1 (1) Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway
2 (4) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
3 (7) Boney M – Belfast
4 (8) Status Quo – Rockin’ All Over The World
5 (18) Wings – Mull Of Kintyre
HNE: Hot Chocolate – Put Your Love In Me (28)

December 17, 1977
1 (2) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
2 (1) Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway
3 (10) Village People – San Francisco
4 (5) Wings – Mull Of Kintyre
5 (13) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
HNE: Odyssey – Native New Yorker (24)

December 24, 1977
1 (1) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
2 (5) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
3 (4) Wings – Mull Of Kintyre
4 (3) Village People – San Francisco
5 (8) Showaddywaddy – Dancin’ Party
HNE: Bonnie Tyler – It’s A Heartache (20)

December 31, 1977
1 (2) Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind
2 (1) Chic – Dance Dance Dance
3 (6) Odyssey – Native New Yorker 
4 (7) Bob Marley & The Wailers – Jamming 
5 (3) Wings – Mull Of Kintyre
HNE: Bing Crosby – White Christmas (17)