Ranking All 35 Billboard #1 Singles 1976. 35 singles hit #1 in 1976- what a mediocre bunch- it was very hard to rank them. A handful stood out but I am certain that If I were to rank my 200 favorite songs ever-none of these #1’s would get any consideration for that list. It wasn’t a poor year overall.

35. “Love Will Keep Us Together”- Captain & Tennille

34.”Get Down Tonight”- KC & The Sunshine Band

33- “That’s The Way {I Like It}- KC & The Sunshine Band

32- “He Don’t Love You Like I Love You”- Tony Orlando & Dawn

31. “My Eyes Adored You”- Frankie Valli

30-“Bad Blood”- Neil Sedaka

29-“Lovin’ You”- Minnie Riperton

28-“Please Mr. Postman”- The Carpenters

27-” The Hustle”- Van McCoy

26. “Mandy-” Barry Manilow

25-“Fly, Robin, Fly”- Silver Convention

24-“Island Girl”- Elton John

23-“Best Of My Love”- The Eagles

22-“One Of These Nights’- The Eagles

21-“Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”- BJ Thomas

20-“Fire” -Ohio Players

19- “Black Water”- The Doobie Brothers

18-“Have You Never Been Mellow”- Olivia Newton-John

17-“I’m Sorry”- John Denver

16-“Thank God I’m A Country Boy”- John Denver

15-“Sister Golden Hair”- America

14-“Laughter In The Rain”- Neil Sedaka

13-“Fallin’ In Love”-Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds

12-“Pick Up The Pieces”- Average White Band

11-“Lady Marmalade”- LaBelle

10-“Let’s Do It Again’- The Staple Singers

9-“You’re No Good”- Linda Ronstadt

8-“Before The Next Teardrop Falls”- Freddy Fender

7-“Listen To What The Man Said”- Paul McCartney & Wings

6-“Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”- Elton John

5-“Shining Star”- Earth, Wind & Fire

4-“Jive Talkin'”- The Bee Gees

3-“Fame”- David Bowie

2-“Philadelphia Freedom”- Elton John

1-“Rhinestone Cowboy”- Glen Campbell

5 responses to “RANKING ALL 35 BILLBOARD #1 SINGLES 1976

  1. My 10 favorite songs of 1975:
    1. I Love Music – The O’Jays
    2. That’s the Way of the World – Earth, Wind & Fire
    3. The Hustle – Van McCoy
    4. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds – Elton John
    5. Get Down Tonight – K.C. & the Sunshine Band
    6. Philadelphia Freedom – Elton John
    7. Lady Marmalade – Labelle
    8. You’re No Good – Linda Ronstadt
    9. Bad Luck – Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes
    10. Listen to What the Man Said – Paul McCartney & Wings

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