The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1976
TOP 100 POP SINGLES (As published in the December 25, 1976, issue)
POSTITLE – Artist (Label)
  1DISCO LADY – Johnnie Taylor (Columbia)
  2PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC – Wild Cherry (Epic)
  3KISS AND SAY GOODBYE – The Manhattans (Columbia)
  4DISCO DUCK (pt. 1) – Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)
  5DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART – Elton John & Kiki Dee (Rocket)
  6A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN – Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band (Private Stock)
  7AFTERNOON DELIGHT – The Starland Vocal Band (Windsong)
  8TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) – Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)
  9SILLY LOVE SONGS – Paul McCartney & Wings (Capitol)
10(Shake, Shake, Shake) SHAKE YOUR BOOTY – KC & The Sunshine Band (T.K.)
11LOVE MACHINE (pt. 1) – The Miracles (Tamla)
1250 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER – Paul Simon (Columbia)
13LOVE HANGOVER – Diana Ross (Motown)
14IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW – Chicago (Columbia)
15ROCK’N ME – Steve Miller (Capitol)
16BOOGIE FEVER – The Sylvers (Capitol)
17DREAM WEAVER – Gary Wright (Warner Bros.)
18MISTY BLUE – Dorothy Moore (Malaco)
19WELCOME BACK – John Sebastian (Reprise)
20YOU’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE – Lou Rawls (Philadelphia Int’l)
21DECEMBER, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) – The Four Seasons (Warner/Curb)
22THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD – Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)
23LET ’EM IN – Paul McCartney & Wings (Capitol)
24THE RUBBERBAND MAN – The Spinners (Atlantic)
25SARA SMILE – Daryl Hall & John Oates (RCA)
26SHOP AROUND – The Captain & Tennille (A&M)
27YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) – Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (ABC)
28FOOLED AROUND AND FELL IN LOVE – Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)
29MORE, MORE, MORE (pt. 1) – The Andrea True Connection (Buddah)
30MUSKRAT LOVE – The Captain & Tennille (A&M)
31THEME FROM S.W.A.T. – Rhythm Heritage (ABC)
32LONELY NIGHT (Angel Face) – The Captain & Tennille (A&M)
33HEAVEN MUST BE MISSING AN ANGEL (pt. 1) – Tavares (Capitol)
35SHOW ME THE WAY – Peter Frampton (A&M)
36HOT LINE – The Sylvers (Capitol)
37GET UP AND BOOGIE (That’s Right) – The Silver Convention (Midland Int’l)
38CONVOY – C.W. McCall (MGM)
39YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE – Candi Staton (Warner Bros.)
40SWEET LOVE – The Commodores (Motown)
41ALL BY MYSELF – Eric Carmen (Arista)
42DAZZ – Brick (Bang)
43LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY – Donna Summer (Oasis)
44YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING – Leo Sayer (Warner Bros.)
45THIS MASQUERADE – George Benson (Warner Bros.)
46LOVE SO RIGHT – The Bee Gees (RSO)
47I’D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT – England Dan & John Ford Coley (Big Tree)
48YOU SEXY THING – Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)
49RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM – Maxine Nightingale (United Artists)
50GETAWAY – Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia)
51THEME FROM MAHOGANY (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) – Diana Ross (Motown)
52BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY – Queen (Elektra)
53NADIA’S THEME (The Young And The Restless) – Barry DeVorzon & Perry Botkin Jr. (A&M)
54EVIL WOMAN – The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)
55FANNY (Be Tender With My Love) – The Bee Gees (RSO)
56TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT – The Eagles (Asylum)
57SHE’S GONE – Daryl Hall & John Oates (Atlantic)
58DEVIL WOMAN – Cliff Richard (Rocket)
59LOVE HURTS – Nazareth (A&M)
60SHANNON – Henry Gross (Lifesong)
61SUMMER – War (United Artists)
62I WRITE THE SONGS – Barry Manilow (Arista)
63FOX ON THE RUN – The Sweet (Capitol)
64AFTER THE LOVIN’ – Engelbert Humperdinck (Epic)
65SWEET THING – Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)
66TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN – Steve Miller (Capitol)
67TURN THE BEAT AROUND – Vicki Sue Robinson (RCA)
68I’LL BE GOOD TO YOU – The Brothers Johnson (A&M)
69I NEVER CRY – Alice Cooper (Warner Bros.)
70I.O.U. – Jimmy Dean (Casino)
71I’M EASY – Keith Carradine (ABC)
72JUST TO BE CLOSE TO YOU – The Commodores (Motown)
73I LOVE MUSIC (pt. 1) – The O’Jays (Philadelphia Int’l)
74RHIANNON (Will You Ever Win) – Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)
75BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO – Neil Sedaka (Rocket)
76STILL THE ONE – Orleans (Asylum)
77STRANGE MAGIC – The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)
78HAPPY DAYS – Pratt & McClain (Reprise)
79TRYIN’ TO GET THE FEELING AGAIN – Barry Manilow (Arista)
80MAGIC MAN – Heart (Mushroom)
81MOONLIGHT FEELS RIGHT – Starbuck (Private Stock)
82SING A SONG – Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia)
83MORE THAN A FEELING – Boston (Epic)
84LET HER IN – John Travolta (Midland Int’l)
85LOVE ROLLERCOASTER – The Ohio Players (Mercury)
86ONLY SIXTEEN – Dr. Hook (Capitol)
87MONEY HONEY – The Bay City Rollers (Arista)
88MOVIN’ – The Brass Construction (United Artists)
89GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE – The Beatles (Capitol)
90DREAM ON – Aerosmith (Columbia)
91THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN – Thin Lizzy (Mercury)
92BETH / DETROIT CITY ROCK – Kiss (Casablanca)
93ACTION – The Sweet (Capitol)
94THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN – The Ritchie Family (Marlin)
95I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO – Abba (Atlantic)
96BABY, I LOVE YOUR WAY – Peter Frampton (A&M)
97ROCK AND ROLL LOVE LETTER – The Bay City Rollers (Arista)
98A LITTLE BIT MORE – Dr. Hook (Capitol)
99DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO – Peter Frampton (A&M)
100 SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL – Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)
ALBUMS  |  1976