Longest-running entries on the Record Mirror UK Disco Chart, 1975-1980

Peak chart positions are listed in brackets.

44 weeks:
Gap Band – Oops Up Side Your Head (a.k.a. I Don’t Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance) (3)

43 weeks:
Shalamar – Right In The Socket (13) (includes 11 weeks as remix)

39 weeks:
Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame (5)

38 weeks:
Stevie Wonder – Happy Birthday (4)

37 weeks:
Michael Jackson – Rock With You (2)
Shalamar – Second Time Around (11)

36 weeks:
Isley Brothers – It’s A Disco Night (4)

35 weeks:
Cleveland Eaton – Bama Boogie Woogie (15)
Heatwave – Mind Blowing Decisions (17) (original: 17 weeks / US reggae remix: 18 weeks)
Teena Marie – Behind The Groove (2)

34 weeks:
Earth, Wind & Fire – Can’t Let Go (14)
Deodato – Whistle Bump (19)
Young & Company – I Like (What You’re Doing To Me) (2)
Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out (4)
Change – The Glow Of Love (5)

33 weeks:
Sylvester – Dance (Disco Heat) (3)
Earth, Wind & Fire – In The Stone (14)
Narada Michael Walden – I Shoulda Loved Ya (1)
Gibson Brothers – Cuba (7)

32 weeks:
Various – Bits & Pieces III (15)

31 weeks:
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (1)
Trammps – Disco Inferno (4)
A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (1)

30 weeks:
Real Thing – Can You Feel The Force (3)
GQ – Disco Nights (Rock Freak) (1)
Sharon Redd – Can You Handle It (2) (includes 10 weeks as remix)
Whispers – I Can Make It Better (7)

29 weeks:
Manu Dibango – Big Blow (3)
Cerrone – Supernature (6)
Herbie Hancock – Tell Everybody (15)
Kool & The Gang – Jones Vs Jones (16)
Jacksons – Can You Feel It (2)

28 weeks:
Crusaders – Street Life (1)
Musique – In The Bush (3)
Cameo – It’s Serious (12)
Wilbert Longmire – Black Is The Color (19) (includes 9 weeks as a track on the Turn On The Tap EP)
Samuel Jonathan Johnson – You (24)
Poussez – Come On And Do It (37)
Earth, Wind & Fire – Star (5)
Michael Jackson – Off The Wall (1)
Chuck Cissel – Cisselin’ Hot (23)
Tony Rallo & The Midnite Band – Holdin’ On (3)
Skyy – First Time Around (+ remix) (29)
Ned Doheny – To Prove My Love  (18)
Linda Clifford – Runaway Love (12)

27 weeks:
Sister Sledge – We Are Family (4)
T- Connection – Saturday Night (7)
Voyage – From East To West (7)
Deodato – Whistle Bump (19)
Freddie James – Get Up And Boogie (24)
Brass Construction – Movin’ (3)
Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Running Away (13)
Quincy Jones – Betcha Wouldn’t Hurt Me (9)
Shalamar – Take That To The Bank (6)

26 weeks:
Frantique – Strut Your Funky Stuff (1)
Rick James – You And I (2)
Village People – San Francisco (2)
Isley Brothers – It’s A Disco Night (4)
Voyage – Point Zero (7)
Linda Clifford – If My Friends Could See Me Now (12) (never listed as a lead track)
Teddy Pendergrass – Only You (16)
Narada Michael Walden – Tonight I’m Alright (3)
Prince – Sexy Dancer (38)
B.T. Express – Give Up The Funk (16)
Bobby Thurston – You Got What It Takes (13)
Shalamar – Make That Move (4)
Light Of The World – Time (3) (includes 13 weeks as remix)


Additional long-runners from the Top 50 era: (August 1977 – March 1978)

20 weeks:
Earth, Wind & Fire – Magic Mind (23)

19 weeks:
Stargard – Which Way Is Up (1)
Boney M – Belfast (3)
Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Running Away (13)

18 weeks:
La Belle Epoque – Black Is Black (1)

17 weeks:
Donna Summer – Rumour Has It (8)

16 weeks:
Chic – Dance Dance Dance (1)
Emotions – Best Of My Love (1)

15 weeks:
Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie (1)
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Jamming (4)
Hello – New York Groove (6)
Darts – Daddy Cool (8)
L.T.D. – Back In Love Again (8)


Additional long-runners from the Top 20 era: (September 1975 – August 1977)

19 weeks:
Rose Royce – Car Wash (1)
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely (1)
Boney M – Daddy Cool (2)

16 weeks:
Donna Summer – I Feel Love (1)

15 weeks:
Heatwave – Boogie Nights (1)
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music (2)
Detroit Spinners – Rubberband Man (4)
Rah Band – The Crunch (5)