AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF JUNE 11, 1977

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American Top 40 replay this week on the 70’s on 7- from the week of June 11, 1977.A mixture of some pretty good stuff and pure garbage like K.C. and The Sunshine Band, Peter Frampton’s I”m In You.. Ariel. Shawn Cassidy etc..

1 2 I’M YOUR BOOGIE MAN / WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-16 (1 week at #1) (1) F
2 3 DREAMS –•– Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers)-9 (2) A
3 4 GOT TO GIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (3) A+
4 5 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Bill Conti (United Artists)-8 (4) A
5 9 FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME –•– Foreigner (Atlantic)-12 (5) B-
6 7 LUCILLE –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-12 (6) B-
7 8 LONELY BOY –•– Andrew Gold (Asylum)-13 (7) A
8 11 UNDERCOVER ANGEL –•– Alan O’Day (Pacific)-11 (8) C
9 1 SIR DUKE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (1) A+
10 6 COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT –•– The Climax Blues Band (Sire)-17 (3) B

11 12 ANGEL IN YOUR ARMS –•– Hot (Big Tree)-17 (11) B
12 14 AIN’T GONNA BUMP NO MORE (With No Big Fat Woman) –•– Joe Tex (Epic)-11 (12) C
13 16 JET AIRLINER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-7 (13) A
14 15 HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-14 (14) A
15 19 LIFE IN THE FAST LANE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5 (15) C
16 10 WHEN I NEED YOU –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-16 (1) B
17 13 HOTEL CALIFORNIA –•– Eagles (Asylum)-16 (1) C
18 20 LOOKS LIKE WE MADE IT –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (18) C
19 21 MARGARITAVILLE –•– Jimmy Buffett (ABC)-11 (19) A
20 33 DA DOO RON RON –•– Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-5 (20) D

21 23 SLOW DANCIN’ DON’T TURN ME ON –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Buddah)-10 (21) D
22 30 MY HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-4 (22) B
23 26 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE –•– Peter McCann (20th Century)-8 (23) C-
24 28 LOVE’S GROWN DEEP –•– Kenny Nolan (20th Century)-11 (24) F
25 27 HIGH SCHOOL DANCE –•– The Sylvers (Capitol)-8 (25) D
26 32 I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-8 (26) B
27 29 ARIEL –•– Dean Friedman (Lifesong)-9 (27) F
28 31 BACK TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (28) A
29 17 HELLO STRANGER –•– Yvonne Elliman (RSO)-13 (15) C
30 34 GONNA FLY NOW (Theme From “Rocky”) –•– Maynard Ferguson (Columbia)-8 (30) C

31 49 I’M IN YOU –•– Peter Frampton (A&M)-3 (31) F
32 18 SOUTHERN NIGHTS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-18 (1) A
33 37 HOLLYWOOD –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-6 (33) B-
34 35 SLOWDOWN –•– John Miles (London)-12 (34) F
35 38 KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5 (35) A+
36 47 YOU’RE MY WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7 (36) C
37 43 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-6 (37) A-
38 42 LUCKENBACH, TEXAS (Back To the Basics Of love) –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-6 (38) A
39 41 WHATCHA GONNA DO? –•– Pablo Cruise (A&M)-9 (39) B
40 46 YOU AND ME –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7 (40) B

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20 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF JUNE 11, 1977

  1. Yes some jarring contrasts from song to song – for example Sir Duke to Undercover Angel 😬. Did you feature the latter on your worst songs series? Can’t remember.

    • I don’t think I did- but it certainly would fall into that category! That was a strange week- some very good stuff and some very lame stuff. You’d think a song by Shawn Cassidy would be the worst song on there easily but he was out shined!

  2. Dreams is one of my all-time favorite songs. I’m surprised you gave Hotel California a ‘C’. While I’m lukewarm about the Eagles overall (really like some of their songs but really dislike others), I love Hotel California, and it’s certainly a favorite of many. And though I liked it in the beginning, I’m sick to death of Margaritaville, and it would be lovely to never hear it ever again.

  3. I wanna take you to heaven.
    that would make my day complete.
    but you and me ain’t no movie stars.
    what we are is what we are.
    we share a bed,
    some lovin’,
    and tv, yeah.
    and that’s enough for a workin’ man.
    what I am is what I am.
    and I tell you, babe,
    well that’s enough for me.
    –Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
    Great song. I wish Chris Stapleton would cover it.

    • I like that Alice song.. he has probably aged less than most rock stars– of course he aged quickly in the 70’s- then pretty much stayed the same… I can hear Stapleton doing that.

  4. If you are only as strong as your weakest link…this is one of the weakest top 40s I’ve seen in the 70s… I would still take it over today…don’t get me wrong…at least I know the bad songs.
    The Alice Cooper song in the hands of say…Kenny Nolan would be awful…but Alice puts enough edge on it to carry it through.

    • That one I remembered for some terrible reason. Compared to others in the 70s yes it was down on the list…it did have some winners but not as many as others.

  5. TWO “Gonna Fly Now”s??? I had to look up Ariel. I’ve never heard that…or, if I did, I blocked it out of my mind. YUCK. Lonely Boy was depressing. Undercover Angel…YUCK. I’m still laughing over the Bump song. Leo Sayer…BARF. I had to look up the Addrisi Brothers. Drawing a blank. Wow. A H & O song where John is actually singing and Daryl wasn’t taking over, completely. I don’t remember Slow Down by John Miles. Had to look that one up. I suddenly was reminded of Shaft. I miss Rita Coolidge on the radio.

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