A month in a life – April 1976

All tracks released in April 1976 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1978
[**] : will chart on re-release in 1979

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Patricia the stripper Chris De Burgh
2 Blue champagne Manhattan Transfer
3 Just want to taste your wine Billy Swan & Jordanaires
4 Blueberry Hill (RR – 1956) Fats Domino *
5 Honky tonk train blues Keith Emerson *
6 Jungle rock Shakin' Stevens & Sunsets
7 Baby I'm yours (03/76) Linda Lewis *
8 Lifetime guarantee Carol Douglas
9 I'll go where your music takes me (03/76) Jimmy James & Vagabonds *
10 Soul man Calhoon
11 I'm blowing away Bonnie Raitt
12 I know when true love really passes by Simon Green
13 Arms of Mary (02/76) Sutherland brothers & Quiver *
14 Save your kisses for me Brotherhood of Man # 1
15 No charge (03/76) J J Barrie *
16 Cavatina [Deerhunter theme] John Williams [**]
17 Help! (RR – 1965) Beatles *
18 Let your love flow Bellamy Brothers *
19 Breaking down again David Cassidy
20 Angela José Feliciano
21 El Amor Julio Iglesias
22 Theme from Mahogany ("Do you know…") (10/75) Diana Ross *
23 Love hangover 5th Dimension
24 My! My! honeycomb Bonnie Tyler
25 S-S-S-Single Bed Fox *
26 Who's that lady with my man Kelly Marie
27 Tell the world how I feel about 'cha baby Harold Melvin & Bluenotes
28 Livin' for the weekend O'Jay's
29 More Carol Williams
30 Convoy G.B. Laurie Lingo & Dipsticks *
31 Rhiannon Fleetwood mac [*]
32 Georgia Boz Scaggs
33 Silver star Four Seasons *
34 Love don't come no stronger Jeff Perry
35 Mary Lou (I'm marryin' you) Flame
36 Reggae like it used to be (03/76) Paul Nicholas *
37 Cruisin' for love Kursaal flyers
38 Home thoughts from abroad Clifford T. Ward
39 All by myself (03/76) Eric Carmen *
40 Fallen angel (03/76) Frankie Valli *
41 Life is too short girl (03/76) Sheer Elegance *
42 Bordeaux Rose Fairfield Parlor
43 Sail on sailor KGB
44 Kiss and say goodbye Kate & Anna McGarrigle
45 Takin' it to the streets Doobie brothers
46 Get back (RR – 1969) Beatles with Billy Preston *
47 Do ya Elmer Goodbody Jr [aka Mike Sheridan]
48 Elusive Babe Ruth
49 Get up and boogie (03/76) Silver Convention *
50 More more more (03/76) Andrea True Connection *
51 I want you Marvin Gaye
52 Hammersmith hustle Flyover
53 Movin' (03/76) Brass Construction *
54 Doomsday Evelyn Thomas *
55 Happy music Blackbyrds
56 Rain forest (03/76) Biddu Orchestra *
57 Love me like I love you Bay City Rollers *
58 Movie star (07/75) Harpo *
59 Moon river B.B. Seaton
60 Disco lady (03/76) Johnnie Taylor *
61 How can I be a witness R.B. Hudmon
62 Love hangover Diana Ross *
63 Turn the beat around Vicki Sue Robinson
64 I can't dance to that music you're playing Tina Charles
65 Humming out a different tune Philadelphia flyers
66 Thank you baby (for loving me) Quickest way out
67 Can't help falling in love Stylistics *
68 Disco connection (03/76) Isaac Hayes Movement *
69 Penny Lane (RR – 1967) Beatles *
70 Anytime (I'll be there) Paul Anka
71 United we stand Paris & Clark
72 I'm your puppet '76 (03/76) James and Bobby Purify *
73 Star Rita Coolidge
74 Just a dream away Russ Ballard
75 In France they kiss on main street Joni Mitchell
76 If I don't get you the next one will Lynsey de Paul
77 The little things Matt Monro
78 It's better to be cruel than be kind Alvin Stardust
79 Gypsy woman Milton Henry
80 Where did our love go J. Geils band
81 You sexy sugar plum (but I like it) (03/76) Rodger Collins *
82 Ram goat liver Pluto Shervington *
83 Look at the mountains Jimmy Cliff
84 Let's go funk Dezro orchestra

A month in a life – March 1976

All tracks released in March 1976 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 London boys (02/76) T Rex *
2 Dream weaver Gary Wright
3 Man from Manhattan Eddie Howell
4 A trick of the tail Genesis
5 Yesterday (RR – 1966 EP) Beatles *
6 Here there and everywhere (02/76) Emmylou Harris *
7 Still crazy after all these years Paul Simon
8 I'll never love anyone anymore Laurie Andrew & Zero
9 City lights David Essex *
10 Don't stop it now Hot Chocolate *
11 I need you, you need me Joe Simon
12 That's where the happy people go (01/76) Trammps *
13 Lazy sunday (RR – 1968) Small Faces *
14 I should have known better (RR – 1964 EP) Beatles *
15 I love to love Tina Charles # 1
16 Feel the rhythm (of you and I) Pioneers
17 Gotta be the one Maxine Nightingale
18 You gotta save all your love Carol Williams
19 Seagull (01/76) Rainbow Cottage *
20 Spanish wine (01/76) Chris White *
21 Lonely night (Angel face) Captain & Tenille
22 I'm Mandy, fly me 10cc *
23 Ring your bell Band
24 Falling in love again Kevin Ayers
25 You can leave your hat on Jess Roden band
26 I want to hold your hand Sparks
27 Fernando Abba *
28 I heard it through the grapevine Creedence Clearwater Revival
29 Do it with feeling Michael Zager & Moon band
30 La booga rooga (02/76) Surprise sisters *
31 What about love Marboo
32 Mighty high Mighty clouds of joy
33 Finders keepers Soul children
34 Feel the spirit Leroy Hutson & Free spirit symphony
35 Music John Miles *
36 Riders on the storm (RR – 1971) Doors *
37 Too old to rock 'n' roll, too young to die Jethro Tull
38 If only you believe Michel Polnareff
39 Hey mr. Music man (01/76) Peters & Lee *
40 Never gonna fall in love again (02/76) Dana *
41 There's a kind of hush Carpenters *
42 Paperback writer (RR – 1966) Beatles *
43 Do you believe in love at first sight Polly Brown
44 Hello happiness Drifters *
45 Save your kisses for me Brotherhood of Man # 1
46 People get ready Barbara Dickson
47 I wanna play with you Frederick Knight
48 All in the family General Johnson
49 Hustle on up Hidden strength
50 Girls girls girls Sailor *
51 Without rhythm Allan Warren
52 You belong to me Gary Glitter *
53 Silly thing Graham Parker & Rumour
54 Nightrider Electric Light Ochestra
55 Run with the pack Bad company
56 You keep on moving Deep purple
57 Pinball wizard Elton John *
58 Little green apples Jackie Robinson
59 Why can't we be friends? War
60 Jungle rock (USA 1959) [1st UK release] Hank Mizell *
61 If you love me (02/76) Mary Hopkin *
62 The other side of me (01/76) Andy Williams *
63 Concrete & clay (01/76) Randy Edelman *
64 Union man Cate brothers
65 Jaywalk David Christie
66 Do you love me Lowell Fulson
67 You see the trouble with me (02/76) Barry White *
68 Nightlife Miracles
69 Make me your baby Suzanne Stevens
70 Taj Mahal Crystal grass
71 Rock me Carrie Haughton
72 Man up in the sky Barrett Strong
73 Heavy love David Ruffin
74 Love and understanding (come together) Kool & the gang
75 Only love is real Carole King
76 Take it to the limit (02/76) Eagles *
77 Hey Jude (RR – 1968) Beatles *
78 Europa (Earth's cry heaven's smile) Santana

A month in a life – Feb 1976

All tracks released in February 1976 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Sleep Tom Newman
2 Sweetheart Steve Gibbons band
3 Sara smile Hall & Oates
4 This guitar (can't keep from crying) George Harrison
5 Girl we've got to keep on Nigel Olsson
6 Inside America (01/76) Juggy Jones *
7 But is it funky Diversions
8 Turning point Tyrone Davis
9 Funky weekend Stylistics *
10 He's a friend Eddie Kendricks
11 In the mood (01/76) Sound 9418 (Jonathan King) *
12 Champagne melody Andy Fairweather-Low
13 Tuxedo junction (10/75) Manhattan Transfer *
14 Can't say how much I love you Demis Roussos *
15 Mamma Mia (11/75) Abba # 1
16 Hit the road Jack Stampeders
17 Morning girl Shaun Cassidy
18 He's a rebel Elkie Brooks
19 Almost Saturday night John Fogerty
20 Rain Status Quo *
21 (If paradise is) half as nice (RR – 1969) Amen Corner *
22 Ain't love enough Attitudes
23 Wake up everybody (Part 1) (01/76) Harold Melvin & Bluenotes *
24 A love for all seasons Champagne
25 Never gonna let you go Vicki Sue Robinson
26 Falling apart at the seams (01/76) Marmalade *
27 People like you people like me Glitter Band *
28 Let's do the latin hustle Eddie Drennon And BBS Unlimited *
29 Miss you nights (11/75) Cliff Richard *
30 Cloud 99 (11/75) St Andrews Chorale *
31 The "I love you" song Charles Aznavour
32 We gonna make it Roger Hatcher
33 Sweet surrender Ofanchi
34 I love to love (01/76) Tina Charles *
35 Rock your baby Sunshine band
36 Convoy CW McCall *
37 Hurricane part 1 (censored single edit) (01/76) Bob Dylan *
38 Forever and ever (11/75) Slik # 1
39 Dat (01/76) Pluto Shervington *
40 Cherry pie guy Linda Carr
41 So is the sun World column
42 Heartbreaker H.B. Barnum
43 Where there's a will Jimmy Thomas
44 Boogie fever Sylvers
45 Baby do you wanna bump Boney M
46 Ships in the night (01/76) Be-bob Deluxe *
47 Let's call it quits (01/76) Slade *
48 Boulder to Birmingham Hollies
49 Don't make waves Kevin Coyne
50 Disco dancer Unicorn
51 I wanna stay with you Gallagher & Lyle *
52 What are friends for anyway Catherine Howe
53 Carry out feelings Nazareth
54 Listen to the rain Andy Fraser
55 Tangerine Salsoul orchestra
56 Pink panther theme '75 (RR – 1964) Henry Mancini orchestra
57 You don't have to say you love me (01/76) Guys & Dolls *
58 River lady (a little goodbye) Roger Whittaker
59 Tiffany Gary Benson
60 Your magic put a spell on me (01/76) L J Johnson *
61 Hey Miss Payne (01/76) Chequers *
62 Is that long enough for you Controllers
63 This empty place Stephanie Mills
64 December '63 (Oh what a night) Four Seasons # 1
65 Lonely sky Chris De Burgh
66 Give me an inch Robert Palmer
67 Over my head Fleetwood mac
68 Banapple gas Cat Stevens
69 Makin' love Poco
70 Double trouble Lynyrd Skynyrd
71 Spinning the wheel (with the girl you love) Hudson brothers
72 (Do the) Spanish hustle Fatback Band *
73 More Toga
74 Oh no, not my baby De Blanc
75 Shake me, wake me (when it's over) Barbra Streisand
76 Sing a song Earth, wind & fire
77 It takes one to know one Mott [Mott the hoople]
78 Take it easy Stray
79 Have mercy Mighty Diamonds
80 Dance dance dance Madeline Bell
81 Let's do the latin hustle M & O Band *
82 That old black magic Softones
83 Love really hurts without you (01/76) Billy Ocean *
84 Theme from S.W.A.T. Rhythm Heritage

A month in a life – Jan 1976

All tracks released in January 1976 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Squeeze box Who *
2 Acid queen Tina Turner
3 Grow some funk of your own Elton John
4 Away from home Bachman Turner Overdrive
5 Checkmate Barrabas
6 Baby face Wing and a prayer fife and drum corps *
7 I could dance all night Archie Bell & Drells
8 Honey I George McCrae *
9 I want to dance with you (dance with me) Ritchie family
10 God's gonna punish you (11/75) Tymes *
11 Breaking up is hard to do '75 Neil Sedaka
12 99 miles from L.A. Albert Hammond
13 Fallen angel Rogue
14 No regrets (11/75) Walker Brothers *
15 We do it (10/75) R. & J. Stone *
16 That's why I love you Andrew Gold
17 Just too many people Melissa Manchester
18 Sweet love Commodores
19 Walk away from love (12/75) David Ruffin *
20 It should have been me (11/75) Yvonne Fair *
21 Carry me David Crosby & Graham Nash
22 Caught you in a lie Maria Mudie
23 For the love of you (Part 1 & 2) Isley brothers
24 Once you hit the road Dionne Warwick
25 Sunshine day (11/75) Osibisa *
26 Low rider War *
27 Love to love you baby (03/75) Donna Summer *
28 Fanny (be tender with my love) Bee Gees
29 The way I want to touch you (11/75) Captain & Tennille *
30 Winners and losers Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
31 Fly away John Denver (ft Olivia Newton John)
32 Breakaway Art Garfunkel
33 Answer me (11/75) Barbara Dickson *
34 Rodrigo's guitar Concerto De Aranjuez (11/75) Manuel & the music of the mountains *
35 Bohemian rhapsody (10/75) Queen # 1
36 Forever and ever (11/75) Slik *
37 Evil woman [UK single version] (11/75) Electric Light Orchestra *
38 Crying, waiting, hoping Dave Mason
39 Everyday I have to cry Arthur Alexander
40 Something's been making me blue Smokie *
41 Tears on the telephone (10/75) Claude Francois *
42 Drive safely darlin' (12/75) Tony Christie *
43 Deep purple Donny & Marie Osmond *
44 Moonlight serenade (RR – 1958) [EP] Glenn Miller *
45 J'attendrai Dalida
46 Summer place '76 Percy Faith
47 Reggae, soul and rock 'n' roll Johnny Wakelin
48 Shanghai'd Carl Douglas
49 Look at the boy Jean Plum
50 I love music O'Jays *
51 Love on delivery Reflections
52 Going down slowly Pointer sisters
53 Honey trippin' Mystic moods
54 Love machine (11/75) Miracles *
55 Let me be the number 1 (12/75) Dooley Silverspoon *
56 How high the moon Gloria Gaynor *
57 Use your imagination Kokomo
58 I'd love you to want me John Holt
59 50 ways to leave your lover Paul Simon *
60 I write the songs Barry Manilow
61 Sunday sunrise Anny Murray
62 Country boy (You got your feet in LA) Glen Campbell
63 December '63 (Oh what a night) Four Seasons *
64 Just one look Faith, Hope & Charity *
65 Mamma Mia (11/75) Abba # 1
66 Don't look now David Courtney
67 Don't try 'n' change my mind Ronnie Lane's slim chance
68 Something true Nilsson
69 The blind man in the bleachers Kenny Starr
70 Since you've been gone Russ Ballard
71 Love fire Jigsaw
72 Oh my my Ringo Starr
73 That's rock 'n' roll Eric Carmen
74 Lies in your eyes Sweet *
75 Free ride Tavares
76 Weak spot Evelyn Thomas *
77 Running in another direction Barbara Pennington
78 Bye love 5000 volts
79 Every beat of my heart Crown heights affair
80 Peace pipe B.T. Express
81 Please love me again V.I.P. Connection
82 I get the fever Creation
83 Always there Ronnie Laws & Pressure