Record Mirror UK Disco Chart: List of Number Ones (1975-1987)

Bracketed numbers show:
– Number of weeks at Number One on the Disco Chart
– UK singles chart peak

June 28, 1975: Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony – The Hustle (4, 3)
July 26, 1975: Typically Tropical – Barbados (4, 1)
August 23, 1975: Stylistics – Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love) (2, 1)
September 6, 1975: KC & The Sunshine Band – That’s The Way (I Like It) (4, 4)
October 4, 1975: 5000 Volts – I’m On Fire (1, 4)
October 11, 1975: David Essex – Hold Me Close (3, 1)
November 1, 1975: Drifters – There Goes My First Love (1, 3)
November 8, 1975: George McCrae – I Ain’t Lyin’ (1, 12)
November 15, 1975: Roxy Music – Love Is The Drug (3, 2)
December 6, 1975: Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing (6, 2)

January 17, 1976: Fatback Band – Do The Bus Stop (3, 18)
February 7, 1976: Miracles – Love Machine (3, 3)
February 28, 1976: Tina Charles – I Love To Love (7, 1)
April 17, 1976: Barry White – You See The Trouble With Me (2, 2)
May 1, 1976: Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie (4, 7)
May 29, 1976: Andrea True Connection – More, More, More (1, 5)
June 5, 1976: Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie (1, 7)
June 12, 1976: Melba Moore – This Is It (3, 9)
July 3, 1976: Real Thing – You To Me Are Everything (1, 1)
July 10, 1976: Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free (3, 2)
July 31, 1976: Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (5, 1)
September 4, 1976: Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing (1, 5)
September 11, 1976: Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (1, 1)
September 18, 1976: Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing (1, 5)
September 25, 1976: ABBA – Dancing Queen (2, 1)
October 9, 1976: Rick Dees – Disco Duck (4, 6)
November 6, 1976: Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music (4, 4)
December 4, 1976: Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing (3, 2)
December 25, 1976: Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love (3, 1)

January 15, 1977: Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely (1, album track only)
January 22, 1977: Stevie Wonder – I Wish (3, 5)
February 12, 1977: Rose Royce – Car Wash (3, 9)
March 5, 1977: Heatwave – Boogie Nights (7, 2)
April 23, 1977: Boney M – Sunny (2, 3)
May 7, 1977: Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (2, 2)
May 21, 1977: Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (2, 2)
June 4, 1977: Shalamar – Uptown Festival (1, 30)
June 11, 1977: Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (3, 2)
July 2, 1977: Jacksons – Show You The Way To Go (2, 1)
July 16, 1977: Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again (1, 1)
July 23, 1977: Donna Summer – I Feel Love (6, 1)
September 3, 1977: Space – Magic Fly (4, 2)
October 1, 1977: Emotions – Best Of My Love (3, 4)
October 22, 1977: La Belle Epoque – Black Is Black (1, 2)
October 29, 1977: Rose Royce – Do Your Dance (1, 30)
November 5, 1977: La Belle Epoque – Black Is Black (1, 2)
November 12, 1977: Baccara – Yes Sir I Can Boogie (1, 1)
November 19, 1977: Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8 Motorway (4, 5)
December 17, 1977: Chic – Dance Dance Dance (2, 6)
December 31, 1977: Donna Summer – Love’s Unkind (2, 3)

January 14, 1978: Chic – Dance Dance Dance (3, 6)
February 4, 1978: Odyssey – Native New Yorker (1, 5)
February 11, 1978: Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking (1, 1)
February 18, 1978: Stargard – Which Way Is Up (4, 19)
March 18, 1978: Eruption – I Can’t Stand The Rain (2, 5)
April 1, 1978 Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant / Love Express (4, 8)
April 29, 1978: Bee Gees – Night Fever (5, 1)
June 3, 1978: Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension (5, 13)
July 8, 1978: A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (9, 3)
September 9, 1978: Crown Heights Affair – Galaxy Of Love (3, 24)
September 30, 1978: Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (6, 8)
November 11, 1978: Dan Hartman – Instant Replay (5, 8)
December 16, 1978: Chic – Le Freak (3, 7)

January 6, 1979: Village People – YMCA (7, 1)
February 24, 1979: Edwin Starr – Contact (3, 6)
March 17, 1979: Gary’s Gang – Keep On Dancin’ / Do It At The Disco (2, 8)
March 31, 1979: GQ – Disco Nights (Rock Freak) / Boogie Oogie Oogie (1, 42)
April 7, 1979: Players Association – Turn The Music Up (4, 8)
May 5, 1979: The Jacksons – Shake Your Body Down To The Ground (2, 4)
May 19, 1979: McFadden & Whitehead – Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (5, 5)
June 23, 1979: Anita Ward – Ring My Bell (6, 1)
August 4, 1979: Slick – Space Bass (1, 16)
August 11, 1979: Chic – Good Times (3, 5)
September 1, 1979: Frantique – Strut Your Funky Stuff (1, 10)
September 8, 1979: Crusaders – Street Life (5, 5)
October 13, 1979: Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough (6, 3)
November 24, 1979: Kool & The Gang – Ladies’ Night (4, 9)
December 22, 1979: Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (4, 3)

January 26, 1980: Michael Jackson – Off The Wall (2, 7)
February 9, 1980: Positive Force – We Got The Funk (1, 18)
February 16, 1980: Whispers – And The Beat Goes On (7, 2)
April 5, 1980: Brothers Johnson – Stomp! (5, 6)
May 10, 1980: Bobby Thurston – Check Out The Groove (1, 10)
May 17, 1980: Rodney Franklin – The Groove (3, 7)
June 7, 1980: Narada Michael Walden – I Shoulda Loved Ya (1, 8)
June 14, 1980: Jermaine Jackson – Let’s Get Serious (1, 8)
June 21, 1980: Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway – Back Together Again (2, 3)
July 5, 1980: Surface Noise – The Scratch (1, 26)
July 12, 1980: Stacy Lattisaw – Jump To The Beat (5, 3)
August 16, 1980: Odyssey – Use It Up And Wear It Out (1, 1)
August 23, 1980: George Benson – Give Me The Night (7, 7)
October 11, 1980: Linx – You’re Lying (6, 15)
November 22, 1980: Kool & The Gang – Celebration (7, 7)

January 10, 1981: Eddy Grant – Do You Feel My Love? (2, 8)
January 24, 1981: Yarbrough & Peoples – Don’t Stop The Music (5, 7)
February 28, 1981: Freeez – Southern Freeez (5, 8)
April 4, 1981: Whispers – It’s A Love Thing (9, 9)
June 6, 1981: Rick James – Give It To Me Baby (2, 47)
June 20, 1981: Thelma Houston – If You Feel It (1, 48)
June 27, 1981: Odyssey – Going Back To My Roots (6, 4)
August 8, 1981: Evelyn King – I’m In Love (1, 27)
August 15, 1981: Spandau Ballet – Chant No. 1 (5, 3)
September 19, 1981: Modern Romance – Everybody Salsa (1, 12)
September 26, 1981: Central Line – Walking Into Sunshine (1, 42)
October 3, 1981: Donald Byrd – Love Has Come Around (4, 41)
October 31, 1981: Rose Royce – R.R. Express (1, 52)
November 7, 1981: Arthur Adams – You Got The Floor (3, 38)
November 28, 1981: Earth, Wind & Fire – Let’s Groove (4, 3)
December 26, 1981: Kool & The Gang – Get Down On It (2+, 3)

1982:
Dates for 1982 are not yet known, and will be added later.
Kool & The Gang – Get Down On It
D-Train – You’re The One For Me
Sharon Brown – I Specialize In Love
Patrice Rushen – Forget Me Nots
Temptations ft Rick James – Standing On The Top
Odyssey – Inside Out
Larry Graham – Sooner Or Later
Rockers Revenge – Walking On Sunshine
Evelyn King – Love Come Down
Sharon Redd – Beat The Street/Never Give You Up
Willie Hutch – In And Out
Gwen McCrae – Keep The Fire Burning
Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
December 18, 1982: Montana Sextet – Heavy Vibes (5, 59)

January 22, 1983: Jammers – Be Mine Tonight (1, 65)
January 29, 1983: Indeep – Last Night A DJ Saved My Life (4, 13)
February 26, 1983: Michael Jackson – Billie Jean (1, 1)
March 5, 1983: Forrest – Rock The Boat (1, 4)
March 12, 1983: David Joseph – You Can’t Hide Your Love (6, 13)
April 23, 1983: Chill Fac-Torr – Twist (2, 37)
May 7, 1983: Galaxy ft Phil Fearon – Dancing Tight (1, 4)
May 14, 1983: Booker Newbury III – Love Town (7, 6)
July 2, 1983: Mary Jane Girls – All Night Long (3, 13)
July 23, 1983: Michael Wycoff – (Do You Really Love Me) Tell Me Love (1, 60)
July 30, 1983: Gary Byrd & The GB Experience – The Crown (1, 6)
August 6, 1983: Herbie Hancock – Rockit (5, 8)
September 10, 1983: Newcleus – Jam On Revenge (2, 44)
September 24, 1983: Hot Streak – Body Work (4, 19)
October 22, 1983: Curtis Hairston – I Want You (All Tonight) (1, 44)
October 29, 1983: Lionel Richie – All Night Long (All Night) (5, 2)
December 3, 1983: Arnie’s Love – I’m Out Of Your Life (1, 67)
December 10, 1983: Michael Jackson – Thriller (1, 10)
December 17, 1983: Madonna – Holiday (first run) (3, 6)

January 7, 1984: Dayton – The Sound Of Music (1, 75)
January 14, 1984: Madonna – Holiday (second run) (2, 6)
January 28, 1984: World Premiere – Share The Night (3, 64)
February 18, 1984: Madonna – Holiday (third run) (1, 6)
February 25, 1984: Shannon – Let The Music Play (1, 14)
March 3, 1984: Julia & Company – Breakin’ Down (Sugar Samba) (4, 15)
March 31, 1984: Dennis Edwards & Siedah Garrett – Don’t Look Any Further (1, 45)
April 7, 1984: Cameo – She’s Strange/Groove With You (2, 37)
April 21, 1984: Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy (4, 13)
May 19, 1984: Terri Wells – I’ll Be Around (2, 17)
June 2, 1984: Change – Change Of Heart (5, 17)
July 7, 1984: Fatback Band – I Found Lovin’ (3, 49)
July 28, 1984: Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat (first run) (1, 6)
August 4, 1984: Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes – Today’s Your Lucky Day (1, 66)
August 11, 1984: SOS Band – Just The Way You Like It (1, 32)
August 18, 1984: Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat (second run) (5, 6)
September 22, 1984: Stephanie Mills – The Medicine Song (2, 29)
October 6, 1984: Paul Hardcastle – Rain Forest/Sound Chaser (1, 41)
October 13, 1984: Fonda Rae – Tuch Me (1, 49)
October 20, 1984: Chaka Khan – I Feel For You (3, 1)
November 20, 1984: Dazz Band – Let It All Blow (2, 12)
November 24, 1984: Temptations – Treat Her Like A Lady (2, 12)
December 15, 1984: Thelma Houston – You Used To Hold Me So Tight (4, 49)

January 12, 1985: The Limit – Say Yeah (3, 17)
February 2, 1985: Little Benny & The Masters – Who Comes To Boogie (5, 33)
March 9, 1985: Loose Ends – Hanging On A String (Contemplating) (5, 13)
April 13, 1985: Steve Arrington – Feel So Real (4, 5)
May 11, 1985: Paul Hardcastle – 19 (4, 1)
June 8, 1985: Mai Tai – History (3, 8)
June 29, 1985: Rene & Angela – Save Your Love (For Number One) (1, 66)
July 6, 1985: Conway Brothers – Turn It Up (4, 11)
August 3, 1985: Maze ft Frankie Beverly – Twilight (2, 36 – B-side to Too Many Games)
August 17, 1985: Princess – Say I’m Your Number One (2, 7)
August 31, 1985: Total Contrast – Takes A Little Time (1, 17)
September 7, 1985: Colonel Abrams – Trapped (1, 3)
September 14, 1985: Cameo – Single Life (6, 15)
October 26, 1985: Wally Badarou – Chief Inspector (5, 46)
November 30, 1985: Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew – The Show (2, 7)
December 14, 1985: Cherrelle with Alexander O’Neal – Saturday Love (first run) (1, 6)
December 21, 1985: Full Force – Alice I Want You Just For Me (first run) (2, 9)

January 4, 1986: Cherrelle with Alexander O’Neal – Saturday Love (second run) (2, 6)
January 18, 1986: Full Force – Alice I Want You Just For Me (second run) (3, 9)
February 8, 1986: Kurtis Blow – If I Ruled The World (1, 24)
February 15, 1986: Rochelle – My Magic Man (3, 27)
March 8, 1986: Whistle – Nothin’ Serious (Just Buggin’) (4, 7)
April 5, 1986: SOS Band – The Finest (first run) (4, 17)
May 3, 1986: Aurra – You And Me Tonight (2, 12)
May 17, 1986: SOS Band – The Finest (second run) (1, 17)
May 24, 1986: Joyce Sims – (You Are My) All And All (2, 16)
June 7, 1986: Chris Paul – Expansions ’86 (1, 58)
June 14, 1986: Dhar Braxton – Jump Back (Set Me Free) (first run) (1, 32)
June 21, 1986: Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (Dutch remix) (1, 2)
June 28, 1986: Dhar Braxton – Jump Back (Set Me Free) (second run) (1, 32)
July 5, 1986: Midnight Star – Headlines (3, 16)
July 26, 1986: Gwen Guthrie – Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent (4, 5)
August 23, 1986: Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk – Love Can’t Turn Around (first run) (5, 10)
September 27, 1986: Timex Social Club – Rumors/Vicious Rumors (first run) (1, 13)
October 4, 1986: Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk – Love Can’t Turn Around (second run) (1, 10)
October 11, 1986: Timex Social Club – Rumors/Vicious Rumors (second run) (1, 13)
October 18, 1986: Cameo – Word Up (1, 3)
October 25, 1986: Loose Ends – Slow Down (remixes) (1, 27)
November 1, 1986: Raze – Jack The Groove (6, 20)
December 13, 1986: George Benson – Shiver (remix) (1, 19)
December 20, 1986: Gap Band – Big Fun (5, 4)

January 24, 1987: Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley – Jack Your Body (5, 1)
February 28, 1987: Millie Scott – Every Little Bit (2, 63)
March 14, 1987: Nitro Deluxe – This Brutal House (2, 47)
March 28, 1987: Lillo Thomas – Sexy Girl (Sexy Mix) (first run) (2, 23)
April 11, 1987: Herb Alpert – Keep Your Eye On Me (1, 19)
April 18, 1987: Lillo Thomas – Sexy Girl (Sexy Mix) (second run) (2, 23)
May 2, 1987: Sybil – Let Yourself Go (Club/Paradise Mix) (6, 32)
June 13, 1987: Maceo & The Macks – Cross The Track (We Better Go Back)/Soul Power 74/Parrty (1, 54)
June 20, 1987: Joyce Sims – Lifetime Love (first run) (2, 34)
July 4, 1987: 2 Puerto Ricans A Blackman & A Dominican/Adonis – Do It Properly/No Way Back (1, 47)
July 11, 1987: Joyce Sims – Lifetime Love (second run) (3, 34)
August 1, 1987: Stock Aitken Waterman – Roadblock (3, 13)
August 22, 1987: Sherrick – Just Call (3, 23)
September 12, 1987: M/A/R/R/S – Pump Up The Volume (5, 1) (original 3 weeks, remix 2 weeks)
October 17, 1987: LA Mix – Don’t Stop (Jammin’)/(Philly Jam) (2, 47) )(tied at #1 for the second week)
October 24, 1987: Jellybean ft Steven Dante – The Real Thing (2, 13) (tied at #1 for the first week)
November 7, 1987: Eric B & Rakim – Paid In Full (The Coldcut Remix) (4, 15)
December 5, 1987: Alexander O’Neal – Criticize (1, 4)
December 12, 1987: Wally Jump Jr & The Criminal Element – Tighten Up (I Just Can’t Stop Dancin’)/Lighten Up (I Just Can’t Stop Scratchin’+) (3, 24)


Longest-running UK Number Ones:

9 weeks:
A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
Whispers – It’s A Love Thing

7 weeks:
Tina Charles – I Love To Love
Heatwave – Boogie Nights
Village People – YMCA
Whispers – And The Beat Goes On
George Benson – Give Me The Night
Kool & The Gang – Celebration
Booker Newbury III – Love Town

6 weeks:
Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
Donna Summer – I Feel Love
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
Anita Ward – Ring My Bell
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Linx – You’re Lying
Odyssey – Going Back To My Roots
David Joseph – You Can’t Hide Your Love
Madonna – Holiday
Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat
Cameo – Single Life
Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk – Love Can’t Turn Around
Raze – Jack The Groove
Sybil – Let Yourself Go (Club/Paradise Mix)

5 weeks:
Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Bee Gees – Night Fever
Hi-Tension – Hi-Tension
Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
McFadden & Whitehead – Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now
Crusaders – Street Life
Brothers Johnson – Stomp!
Stacy Lattisaw – Jump To The Beat
Yarbrough & Peoples – Don’t Stop The Music
Freeez – Southern Freeez
Spandau Ballet – Chant No. 1
Montana Sextet – Heavy Vibes
Herbie Hancock – Rockit
Lionel Richie – All Night Long (All Night)
Change – Change Of Heart
Little Benny & The Masters – Who Comes To Boogie
Wally Badarou – Chief Inspector
Full Force – Alice I Want You Just For Me
SOS Band – The Finest
Gap Band – Big Fun
Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley – Jack Your Body
Joyce Sims – Lifetime Love
M/A/R/R/S – Pump Up The Volume