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Position  Artist Song Title
« 1976 1977 1978 »
1 Rod Stewart Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
2 Andy Gibb I Just Want to Be Your Everything
3 Emotions Best of My Love
4 Barbra Streisand Love Theme From "A Star Is Born"
5 Hot Angel in Your Arms
6 Kenny Nolan I Like Dreamin'
7 Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way
8 Rita Coolidge (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher
9 Alan O'Day Undercover Angel
10 Mary MacGregor Torn Between Two Lovers
11 K.C. and The Sunshine Band I'm Your Boogie Man
12 ABBA Dancing Queen
13 Leo Sayer You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
14 Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville
15 Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line
16 Pablo Cruise Whatcha Gonna Do?
17 Peter McCann Do You Wanna Make Love?
18 Stevie Wonder Sir Duke
19 Eagles Hotel California
20 Marvin Gaye Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1
21 Bill Conti Theme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now)
22 Glen Campbell Southern Nights
23 Daryl Hall and John Oates Rich Girl
24 Leo Sayer When I Need You
25 Sylvers Hot Line
26 Rose Royce Car Wash
27 Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. You Don't Have to Be a Star
28 Steve Miller Band Fly Like an Eagle
29 David Soul Don't Give up on Us
30 Stephen Bishop On and On
31 Foreigner Feels Like the First Time
32 Climax Blues Band Couldn't Get It Right
33 Commodores Easy
34 Jennifer Warnes Right Time of the Night
35 Natalie Cole I've Got Love on My Mind
36 Manfred Mann's. Earth Band Blinded by the Light
37 Barry Manilow Looks Like We Made It
38 Atlanta Rhythm Section So in to You
39 Fleetwood Mac Dreams
40 Jacksons Enjoy Yourself
41 Brick Dazz
42 Peter Frampton I'm in You
43 Kenny Rogers Lucille
44 10cc The Things We Do for Love
45 Shaun Cassidy Da Doo Ron Ron
46 James Taylor Handy Man
47 Crosby, Stills and Nash Just a Song Before I Go
48 Alice Cooper You and Me
49 Johnny Rivers Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin')
50 Andrew Gold Lonely Boy
51 Stevie Wonder I Wish
52 Fleetwood Mac Don't Stop
53 Heart Barracuda
54 Brothers Johnson Strawberry Letter 23
55 Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Night Moves
56 Helen Reddy You're My World
57 Marshall Tucker Band Heard It in a Love Song
58 Kansas Carry on Wayward Son
59 Eagles New Kid in Town
60 Barbra Streisand My Heart Belongs to Me
61 Engelbert Humperdinck After the Lovin'
62 Steve Miller Band Jet Airliner
63 Burton Cummings Stand Tall
64 Elvis Presley Way Down
65 Barry Manilow Weekend in New England
66 Ronnie Milsap It Was Almost Like a Song
67 Sanford Townsend Band Smoke From a Distant Fire
68 Foreigner Cold As Ice
69 Dean Friedman Ariel
70 Bread Lost Without Your Love
71 Meco Star Wars Theme-Cantina Band
72 Floaters Float On
73 David Dundas Jeans On
74 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle
75 K.C. and The Sunshine Band Keep It Comin' Love
76 Bay City Rollers You Made Me Believe in Magic
77 Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing
78 Supertramp Give a Little Bit
79 Shaun Cassidy That's Rock 'N' Roll
80 Bee Gees Love so Right
81 Spinners The Rubberband Man
82 Alice Cooper I Never Cry
83 Carly Simon Nobody Does It Better
84 Sylvers High School Dance
85 Kenny Nolan Love's Grown Deep
86 Joe Tex Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)
87 Rose Royce I Wanna Get Next to You
88 Queen Somebody to Love
89 Captain and Tennille Muskrat Love
90 Aerosmith Walk This Way
91 Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Whispering-Cherchez La Femme-C'est Si Bon
92 Al Stewart Year of the Cat
93 Heatwave Boogie Nights
94 Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way
95 Elton John Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
96 B.J. Thomas Don't Worry Baby
97 ABBA Knowing Me, Knowing You
98 Leo Sayer How Much Love
99 London Symphony Orchestra Star Wars (Main Title)
100 C.J. and Co. Devil's Gun