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We have ranked the top pop songs that have charted over the past 50+ years on The ARC Weekly Top 40 and Billboard Hot 100, and come up with
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THE ARC WEEKLY TOP 40 ARCHIVES:

TOP POP SONGS OF 1976:





1 Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)

from the LP A Night On The Town
Billboard chart run: 35 - 22 - 8 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 6 - 11 - 22 - 30 - 35 - off
Rod Stewart Rod Stewart - "Tonight's The Night" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(8) 17
2 A Fifth Of Beethoven

from the LP
A Fifth Of Beethoven
Billboard chart run: 40 - 36 - 34 - 32 - 23 - 20 - 14 - 13 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 5 - 19 - 21 - 34 - 36 - off
Walter Murphy
& The Big Apple Band
Walter Murphy Band - "A Fifth Of Beethoven" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 22
3 Play That Funky Music

from the LP
Wild Cherry
Billboard chart run: 34 - 22 - 15 - 12 - 7 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 20 - 23 - 27 - 34 - off
Wild Cherry Wild Cherry - "Play That Funky Music"
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 18
4 Silly Love Songs

from the LP
Wings At The Speed Of Sound
Billboard chart run: 35 - 24 - 12 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 6 - 9 - 34 - off
Wings Wings - "Silly Love Songs" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(5) 15
5 Disco Duck (Part 1)

from the LP
The Original Disco Duck
Billboard chart run: 34 - 26 - 13 - 9 - 4 - 4 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 5 - 6 - 13 - 23 - 27 - off
Rick Dees &
His Cast Of Idiots
Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots - "Disco Duck" (Single) 1(1) 16
6 Love Machine Pt. 1

from the LP
City Of Angels
Billboard chart run: 38 - 34 - 26 - 22 - 20 - 18 - 16 - 15 - 11 - 8 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 3 - 6 - 21 - 22 - 22 - 26 - off
Miracles The Miracles - "Love Machine" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 19
7 Kiss And Say Goodbye

from the LP
The Manhattans
Billboard chart run: 36 - 27 - 21 - 12 - 10 - 9 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 8 - 9 - 8 - 11 - 24 - 34 - 34 - off
The Manhattans The Manhattans - "Kiss And Say Goodbye" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 17
8 Love Is Alive

from the LP Dream Weaver
Billboard chart run: 40 - 34 - 26 - 18 - 15 - 13 - 11 - 10 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 2 - 6 - 15 - 15 - 22 - 33 - off
Gary Wright Gary Wright - "Love Is Alive" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 18
9 I Write The Songs

from the LP
Tryin' To Get The Feeling
Billboard chart run: 38 - 27 - 13 - 11 - 8 - 6 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 6 - 6 - 20 - 27 - off
Barry Manilow Barry Manilow - "I Write The Songs" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 16
10 December 1963 (Oh What A Night)

from the LP
Who Loves You
Billboard chart run: 40 - 28 - 18 - 12 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 8 - 14 - 14 - 14 - 16 - 25 - off
The Four Seasons Four Seasons - "December 1963 (Oh What A Night)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 15
11 I'd Really Love To See You Tonight

from the LP
Nights Are Forever
Billboard chart run: 40 - 36 - 30 - 28 - 19 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 8 - 10 - 24 - 33 - off
England Dan &
John Ford Coley
Englad Dan & John Ford Coley - "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 17
12 (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty

from the LP
Part 3
Billboard chart run: 37 - 26 - 8 - 6 - 6 - 5 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 9 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 13 - 23 - 34 - off
KC & The Sunshine Band KC & The Sunshine Band - "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 16
13 The Rubberband Man

from the LP
Happiness Is Being With The Spinners
Billboard chart run: 40 - 35 - 29 - 27 - 21 - 15 - 9 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 8 - 11 - 30 - off
The Spinners The Spinners - "The Rubberband Man" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 17
14 If You Leave Me Now

from the LP
Chicago X
Billboard chart run: 28 - 24 - 18 - 11 - 9 - 8 - 8 - 5 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 7 - 16 - 25 - 29 - 37 - off
Chicago Chicago - "If You Leave Me Now" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 17
15 Don't Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee   1(4) 15
16 Sara Smile Daryl Hall & John Oates   4 17
17 Misty Blue Dorothy Moore   3 16
18 Love So Right

from the LP
Children Of The World
Billboard chart run: 32 - 23 - 16 - 9 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 21 - 31 - 31 - 31 - 40 - off
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "Love So Right" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 16
19 Get Up And Boogie Silver Convention   2 15
20 Disco Lady Johnnie Taylor   1(4) 13
21 Right Back Where We Started From Maxine Nightingale   2 15
22 Boogie Fever The Sylvers   1(1) 15
23 Love Rollercoaster The Ohio Players   1(1) 14
24 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate   3 15
25 Lowdown Boz Scaggs   3 15
26 Muskrat Love Captain & Tennille   4 15
27 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band   1(2) 14
28 Dream Weaver Gary Wright   2 14
29 More, More, More (Part 1) Andrea True Connection   4 16
30 Love Hangover Diana Ross   1(2) 13
31 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine Lou Rawls   2 13
32 Love To Love You Baby Donna Summer   2 14
33 Lonely Night (Angel Face) Captain & Tennille   3 13
34 You Should Be Dancing

from the
Saturday Night Fever soundtrack
Billboard chart run: 25 - 15 - 11 - 5 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 6 - 10 - 20 - 22 - off
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "You Should Be Dancing" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 12
35 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Paul Simon   1(3) 13
36 The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot   2 13
37 Get Closer Seals & Crofts   6 15
38 All By Myself Eric Carmen   2 14
39 Take It To The Limit Eagles   4 14
40 More Than A Feeling Boston   5 14
41 Theme From Mahogany
(Do You Know Where You're Going To)
Diana Ross   1(1) 13
42 Moonlight Feels Right Starbuck   3 14
43 Let Your Love Flow Bellamy Brothers   1(1) 12
44 Nadia's Theme (The Young & The Restless) Barry DeVorzon &
Perry Botkin, Jr.
  8 16
45 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
9 17
46 Theme From S.W.A.T. Rhythm Heritage   1(1) 12
47 Sweet Love The Commodores   5 14
48 Love Hurts Nazareth   8 14
49 You Are The Woman Firefall   9 15
50 Rock 'N Me Steve Miller Band   1(1) 14
51 Saturday Night Bay City Rollers   1(1) 12
52 I Love Music (Part 1) The O'Jays   5 14
53 Beth / Detroit Rock City Kiss   7 13
54 Shannon Henry Gross   6 13
55 She's Gone Daryl Hall & John Oates   7 16
56 Only Sixteen Dr. Hook   6 14
57 Fooled Around And Fell In Love Elvis Bishop   3 12
58 Welcome Back John Sebastian   1(1) 11
59 Devil Woman Cliff Richard   6 12
60 Show Me The Way Peter Frampton   6 14
61 Let 'Em In Wings   3 11
62 Sweet Thing Rufus featuring Chaka Khan   5 12
63 Shop Around Captain & Tennille   4 12
64 I'll Be Good To You Brothers Johnson   3 12
65 Convoy C.W. McCall   1(1) 11
66 Golden Years

from the EP
Station To Station
Billboard chart run: 39 - 37 - 33 - 30 - 26 - 24 - 21 - 19 - 17 - 15 - 13 - 11 - 10 - 10 - 17 - 31 - off
David Bowie David Bowie - "Golden Years" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
10 16
67 Dream On Aerosmith   6 11
68 Rock And Roll Music Beach Boys   5 13
69 Time Of Your Life Paul Anka   7 12
70 A Little Bit More Dr. Hook   11 14
71 Magic Man Heart   9 14
72 Sing A Song Earth, Wind & Fire   5 12
73 Got To Get You Into My Life

from the LP
Revolver
The Beatles The Beatles - "Got To Get You Into My Life" (Single)
iTunes
7 11
74 Still The One Orleans   5 12
75 Turn The Beat Around Vicki Sue Robinson   10 13
76 Fox On The Run Sweet   5 11
77 Say You Love Me Fleetwood Mac   11 13
78 Happy Days Pratt & McClain   5 10
79 Deep Purple Donny & Marie Osmond   14 13
80 Summer War   7 12
81 (Don't Fear) The Reaper Blue Oyster Cult   12 14
82 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka   8 11
83 Walk Away From Love David Ruffin   9 11
84 Evil Woman ELO   10 12
85 Just To Be Close To You The Commodores   7 12
86 This Masquerade George Benson   10 11
87 That'll Be The Day Linda Ronstadt   11 11
88 Money Honey Bay City Rollers   9 11
89 Nights Are Forever Without You England Dan
& John Ford Coley
  10 12
90 I Only Want To Be With You Bay City Rollers   12 12
91 Tryin' To Get That Feeling Again Barry Manilow   10 10
92 Wake Up Everybody (Part 1) Harold Melvin
& The Bluenotes
  12 12
93 Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win) Fleetwood Mac   11 11
94 Getaway Earth, Wind & Fire   12 12
95 Let Her In John Travolta   10 10
96 Baby Face Wing & A Prayer
Fire & Drum Corps
  14 12
97 Fanny (Be Tender With My Love)

from the LP
Main Course
Billboard chart run: 40 - 32 - 27 - 24 - 22 - 20 - 18 - 16 - 14 - 12 - 12 - 23 - off
Bee Gees Bee Gees - "Fanny (Be Tender With My Love)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
12 12
98 Do You Feel Like We Do Peter Frampton   10 10
99 Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel Tavares   15 12
100 Baby, I Love Your Way Peter Frampton   12 11

Chart to be extended as the Top Pop Songs of All Time rankings are expanded.



Based on songs that peaked in 1976 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Chart methodology used for the
ARC Weekly Top 40 applied to the chart runs to determine final rankings.




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