Hot 100 1977

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1977 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”)
Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.
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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 8 5 10cc The Things We Do For Love 3:32 Mercury 73875
Jan 8 10 Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way 3:34 Warner Bros. 8304
Jan 8 15 Tom Jones Say You’ll Stay Until Tomorrow 3:32 Epic 50308
Jan 8 24 Wilton Place Street Band Disco Lucy (“I Love Lucy” Theme) 3:35 Island 078
Jan 8 39 Commodores Fancy Dancer 3:40 Motown 1408
Jan 8 40 Henhouse Five Plus Too (Ray Stevens) In The Mood 2:40 Warner Bros. 8301
Jan 8 53 Dramatics, The Be My Girl 3:57 ABC 12235
Jan 8 71 Starland Vocal Band Hail! Hail! Rock And Roll 2:42 Windsong 10855
Jan 8 88 Rush Fly By Night/In The Mood 4:53 Mercury 73873
Jan 15 12 Bee Gees Boogie Child 3:30 RSO 867 A
Jan 15 43 Wild Cherry Baby Don’t You Know 3:15 Epic 50306
Jan 15 56 Rick Dees and his Cast Of Idiots Dis-Gorilla (Part I) 2:58 RSO 866
Jan 15 93 Cher Pirate 3:07 Warner Bros. 8311
Jan 22 1 Daryl Hall & John Oates Rich Girl 2:23 RCA 10860
Jan 22 39 Silvetti Spring Rain 2:58 Salsoul 2014
Jan 22 42 Parker McGee I Just Can’t Say No To You 3:06 Big Tree 16082
Jan 22 65 Boney M Daddy Cool 3:27 Atco 7063
Jan 22 68 Love Unlimited Orchestra Theme From King Kong (Part 1) 3:20 20th Fox 2325
Jan 22 70 Phoebe Snow Shakey Ground 3:29 Columbia 10463
Jan 22 71 Grace Jones Sorry 3:58 Beam Junct. 102 A
Jan 22   Grace Jones That’s The Trouble 3:36 Beam Junct. 102 B
Jan 22 72 O’Jays, The Darlin’ Darlin’ Baby (Sweet Tender Love) 3:05 Phil. Int’l. 3610
Jan 22 74 Ozark Mountain Daredevils You Know Like I Know 3:15 A&M 1888 A
Jan 22 82 Barry DeVorzon & Perry Botkin, Jr. Bless The Beasts And The Children 2:12 A&M 1890
Jan 22 91 Gabriel Kaplan Up Your Nose With A Rubber Hose 3:52 Elektra 45369
Jan 29 1 David Soul Don’t Give Up On Us 3:30 Private Stock 45129 A
Jan 29 5 Natalie Cole I’ve Got Love On My Mind 4:14 Capitol 4360
Jan 29 6 Jennifer Warnes Right Time Of The Night 2:53 Arista 0223
Jan 29 7 Atlanta Rhythm Section So In To You 3:19 Polydor 14373
Jan 29 19 George Harrison Crackerbox Palace 3:52 Dark Horse 8313
Jan 29 20 Olivia Newton-John Sam 3:41 MCA 40670
Jan 29 22 Boston Long Time 3:03 Epic 50329
Jan 29 25 Enchantment Gloria 3:25 United Artists 912
Jan 29 43 Donna Summer Winter Melody 3:58 Casablanca 874
Jan 29 51 Orleans Reach 3:58 Asylum 45375
Jan 29 61 Ohio Players Feel The Beat (Everybody Disco) 3:15 Mercury 73881
Jan 29 74 Ringo Starr Hey Baby 3:10 Atlantic 3371
Jan 29 91 L.T.D. Love To The World 3:39 A&M 1897
Jan 29 98 Jim Stafford Turn Loose Of My Leg 3:13 Warner Bros. 8299

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 5 23 Jackson Browne Here Come Those Tears Again 3:27 Asylum 45379
Feb 5 24 Electric Light Orchestra Do Ya 3:45 United Artists 939
Feb 5 37 Latimore Somethin’ ‘Bout ‘Cha 3:42 Glades 1739
Feb 5 48 Dickie Goodman Kong 2:25 Shock 6
Feb 5 62 Little River Band I’ll Always Call Your Name 3:35 Harvest 4380
Feb 5 72 Loleatta Holloway Dreamin 3:05 Gold Mind 4000 A
Feb 5 80 Sons Of Champlin Here Is Where Your Love Belongs 3:05 Ariola Am. 7653
Feb 5 82 Aretha Franklin Look Into Your Heart 3:10 Atlantic 3373
Feb 5 96 Johnny Rivers Ashes And Sand 3:57 Soul City 7
Feb 12 1 Glen Campbell Southern Nights 2:58 Capitol 4376
Feb 12 10 Wings Maybe I’m Amazed 5:11 Capitol 4385
Feb 12 21 Rod Stewart The First Cut Is The Deepest 3:19 Warner Bros. 8321
Feb 12 28 Elton John Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance) 3:37 MCA/Rocket 40677
Feb 12 30 Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You Up) 2:55 ABC 12239
Feb 12 60 Bay City Rollers Dedication 3:44 Arista 233
Feb 12 74 Bar-Kays Too Hot To Stop 3:43 Mercury 73888
Feb 12 74 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes Reaching For The World 4:24 ABC 12240
Feb 12 97 Automatic Man My Pearl 2:32 Island 63
Feb 19 3 Climax Blues Band Couldn’t Get It Right 3:14 Sire 736
Feb 19 6 Hot Angel In Your Arms 2:57 Big Tree 16085
Feb 19 10 William Bell Tryin’ To Love Two 3:28 Mercury 73839
Feb 19 27 Andrea True Connection N.Y. You Got Me Dancing 3:40 Buddah 564
Feb 19 34 John Travolta All Strung Out On You 3:25 Midland I. 10907
Feb 19 42 Crown Heights Affair Dancin’ 3:44 De-Lite 1588
Feb 19 42 Smokey Robinson There Will Come A Day (I’m Gonna Happen To You) 2:56 Tamla 54279
Feb 19 48 Undisputed Truth, The You + Me = Love 3:30 Whitfield 8306 A
Feb 19   Undisputed Truth, The Let’s Go Down To The Disco 3:35 Whitfield 8306 B
Feb 19 61 Burton Cummings I’m Scared 3:37 Portrait 70002
Feb 19 65 Gordon Lightfoot Race Among The Ruins 3:17 Reprise 1380
Feb 19 68 Mass Production Welcome To Our World (Of Merry Music) 3:55 Cotillion 44213
Feb 26 1 Eagles Hotel California 6:08 Asylum 45386
Feb 26 1 Leo Sayer When I Need You 4:11 Warner Bros. 8332
Feb 26 1 KC and the Sunshine Band I’m Your Boogie Man 3:58 TK 1022
Feb 26 10 Rose Royce I Wanna Get Next To You 3:29 MCA 40662
Feb 26 36 Cerrone Love In ‘C’ Minor-Part 1 3:58 Cotillion 44215
Feb 26 39 Ambrosia Magical Mystery Tour 3:50 20th Fox 2327
Feb 26 46 Heart and Soul Orchestra, The Love In C Minor 3:43 Casablanca 876
Feb 26 55 Mesa Sailing Ships 3:40 Ariola Am. 7654
Feb 26 77 Johnnie Taylor Love Is Better In The A.M. (Part 1) 3:00 Columbia 10478
Feb 26 88 James Brown Bodyheat (Part 1) 4:05 Polydor 14360
Feb 26 94 Rhythm Heritage Theme From “Rocky” (Gonna Fly Now) 3:00 ABC 12243
Feb 26 99 Salsoul Orchestra Ritzy Mambo 2:50 Salsoul 2018
Feb 26 100 Danny White Dance Little Lady Dance 3:35 RCR 19765

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 5 31 Facts Of Life Sometimes 3:44 Kayvette 5128
Mar 5 43 Gary Wright Phantom Writer 3:29 Warner Bros. 8331
Mar 5 45 Rubinoos, The I Think We’re Alone Now 2:44 Beserkley 5741
Mar 5 53 Trammps, The Disco Inferno 3:35 Atlantic 3389
Mar 5 57 Quincy Jones Roots Medley (Motherland/Theme From “Roots”) 2:39 A&M 1909
Mar 5 87 Mr. Big (1977) Romeo 2:43 Arista 229
Mar 5 89 Cory Fire Sign 4:01 Phantom 10856
Mar 5 97 Charlene It Ain’t Easy Comin’ Down 3:28 Prodigal 632
Mar 5 97 Exile Try It On 2:55 Atco 7072
Mar 12 11 Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle 3:40 Columbia 10491
Mar 12 14 Marshall Tucker Band, The Heard It In A Love Song 3:30 Capricorn 0270
Mar 12 23 Q Dancin’ Man 2:38 Epic 50335
Mar 12 25 Shalamar Uptown Festival (Motown Medley) (Part 1) 3:59 Soul Train 10885
Mar 12 32 John Denver My Sweet Lady 4:47 RCA 10911 A
Mar 12 37 Stallion Old Fashioned Boy (You’re The One) 3:07 Casablanca 877
Mar 12 46 T-Connection Do What You Wanna Do 3:30 Dash 5032
Mar 12 51 Jerry Butler I Wanna Do It To You 3:26 Motown 1414
Mar 12 62 Genesis Your Own Special Way 3:03 Atco 7076
Mar 12 86 Brainstorm Wake Up And Be Somebody 3:48 Tabu 10811
Mar 12 95 Blackbyrds, The Time Is Movin’ 3:30 Fantasy 787
Mar 12 100 Philarmonics, The For Elise 4:37 Capricorn 268
Mar 19 7 Andrew Gold Lonely Boy 4:22 Asylum 45384
Mar 19 13 Captain and Tennille Can’t Stop Dancin’ 3:43 A&M 1912
Mar 19 15 Yvonne Elliman Hello Stranger 3:09 RSO 871
Mar 19 15 Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Your Love 3:30 ABC 12262
Mar 19 16 KISS Calling Dr. Love 3:02 Casablanca 880
Mar 19 33 Starz Cherry Baby 3:29 Capitol 4399
Mar 19 43 Spinners You’re Throwing A Good Love Away 3:36 Atlantic 3382
Mar 19 45 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (Theme From) Charlie’s Angels 3:01 RCA 10888
Mar 19 49 Queen Tie Your Mother Down 3:43 Elektra 45385
Mar 19 52 James Darren You Take My Heart Away 3:34 Private Stock 45136
Mar 19 88 Babys, The If You’ve Got The Time 2:33 Chrysalis 2132
Mar 26 4 Foreigner Feels Like The First Time 3:15 Atlantic 3394
Mar 26 5 Kenny Rogers Lucille 3:39 United Artists 929
Mar 26 22 Tavares Whodunit 3:35 Capitol 4398
Mar 26 34 John Miles Slowdown 4:18 London 20092
Mar 26 34 Firefall Cinderella 3:32 Atlantic 3392
Mar 26 66 Manhattans, The It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad 3:58 Columbia 10495
Mar 26 67 Foghat I’ll Be Standing By 3:47 Bearsville 315
Mar 26 83 Champagne Rock And Roll Star 2:52 Ariola Am. 7658
Mar 26 91 ZZ Top Arrested For Driving While Blind 3:05 London 251
Mar 26 93 Billy Lemmons Six Packs A Day 3:02 Ariola Am. 7661
Mar 26 97 Kerry Chater Part Time Love 3:03 Warner Bros. 8310

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 2 1 Stevie Wonder Sir Duke 3:53 Tamla 54281
Apr 2 1 Alan O’Day Undercover Angel 3:24 Pacific 001
Apr 2 8 Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville 3:20 ABC 12254
Apr 2 12 Joe Tex Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman) 3:28 Epic 50313
Apr 2 20 Kenny Nolan Love’s Grown Deep 3:45 20th Century Fox 2331
Apr 2 48 Kinks, The Sleepwalker 3:27 Arista 0240
Apr 2 58 Tony Orlando and Dawn Sing 3:27 Elektra 45387
Apr 2 62 Klaatu Sub-Rosa Subway 3:15 Capitol 4412 A
Apr 2   Klaatu Calling Occupants 3:20 Capitol 4412 B
Apr 2 93 Anson Williams Deeply 3:04 Chelsea 3061
Apr 9 20 Addrisi Brothers, The Slow Dancin’ Don’t Turn Me On 3:12 Buddah 566 A
Apr 9 28 Jacksons Show You The Way To Go 3:24 Epic 50350
Apr 9 38 Aerosmith Back In The Saddle 4:36 Columbia 10516
Apr 9 42 Bette Midler You’re Movin’ Out Today 2:56 Atlantic 3379
Apr 9 49 Chicago You Are On My Mind 3:20 Columbia 10523
Apr 9 58 Graham Parker and the Rumour Hold Back The Night 3:02 Mercury 74000 A
Apr 9 59 Jethro Tull The Whistler 3:30 Chrysalis 2135
Apr 9 69 David Bowie Sound And Vision 3:00 RCA 10905
Apr 9 74 Cody Jameson Brooklyn 3:20 Atco 7073
Apr 16 1 Marvin Gaye Got To Give It Up (Part 1) 4:06 Tamla 54280
Apr 16 1 Fleetwood Mac Dreams 4:14 Warner Bros. 8371
Apr 16 6 Pablo Cruise Whatcha Gonna Do? 3:28 A&M 1920
Apr 16 26 Dean Friedman Ariel 3:22 Lifesong 45022
Apr 16 38 Starbuck Everybody Be Dancin’ 3:42 Private Stock 45144
Apr 16 60 Bread Hooked On You 2:18 Elektra 45389
Apr 16 82 B.W. Stevenson Down To The Station 3:05 Warner Bros. 8343
Apr 16 83 Carl Graves Sad Girl 3:35 Ariola Am. 7660
Apr 23 1 Andy Gibb I Just Want To Be Your Everything 3:32 RSO 872
Apr 23 1 Bill Conti Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) 2:45 United Artists 940
Apr 23 5 Peter McCann Do You Wanna Make Love 3:29 20th Fox 2335
Apr 23 17 Sylvers, The High School Dance 3:48 Capitol 4405
Apr 23 24 Bob Seger Mainstreet 3:41 Capitol 4422
Apr 23 28 Maynard Ferguson Gonna Fly Now (Theme From “Rocky”) 3:56 Columbia 10468
Apr 23 39 Marie Osmond This Is The Way That I Feel 3:20 Polydor 14385
Apr 23 42 Al Stewart On The Border 3:14 Janus 267
Apr 23 46 Mary MacGregor This Girl (Has Turned Into A Woman) 3:25 Ariola Am. 7662
Apr 23 77 Angel That Magic Touch 3:29 Casablanca 878
Apr 30 8 Steve Miller Band Jet Airliner 3:20 Capitol 4424
Apr 30 9 Alice Cooper You And Me 3:25 Warner Bros. 8349
Apr 30 18 Helen Reddy You’re My World 2:41 Capitol 4418
Apr 30 40 Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Spirit In The Night (Mix) 3:12 Warner Bros. 8355 A
Apr 30 64 Carrie Lucas as “Carrie” I Gotta Keep Dancin’ 3:19 Soul Train 10891
Apr 30 68 Peter Gabriel Solsbury Hill 3:25 Atco 7079
Apr 30 75 Chilliwack Fly At Night 4:50 Mushroom 7024
Apr 30 80 Paul Anka My Best Friend’s Wife 2:55 United Artists 972
Apr 30 92 Hues Corporation, The I Caught Your Act 3:34 Warner Bros. 8334
Apr 30 94 Current Theme From Rocky (Gonna Fly Now) 2:25 Playboy 6098

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 7 1 Barry Manilow Looks Like We Made It 3:29 Arista 0244
May 7 2 Rita Coolidge (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher 3:30 A&M 1922
May 7 11 Stephen Bishop On And On 3:00 ABC 12260
May 7 21 England Dan and John Ford Coley It’s Sad To Belong 2:51 Big Tree 16088
May 7 25 Waylon Jennings Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love) 3:18 RCA 10924
May 7 28 Daryl Hall & John Oates Back Together Again 3:23 RCA 10970
May 7 32 Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan Hollywood 3:45 ABC 12269
May 7 54 David Soul Going In With My Eyes Open 3:59 Private Stock 45150
May 7 63 Isley Brothers, The The Pride (Part 1) 3:25 T-Neck 2262
May 7 83 Grace Jones I Need A Man 3:22 Beam Junct. 104
May 7 88 Blue Capture Your Heart 3:20 Rocket 40706
May 14 1 Shaun Cassidy Da Doo Ron Ron 2:46 Warner Bros. 8365
May 14 11 Eagles Life In The Fast Lane 4:46 Asylum 45403
May 14 14 ABBA Knowing Me, Knowing You 4:02 Atlantic 3387 A
May 14 38 Boston Peace Of Mind 3:38 Epic 50381
May 14 90 Detroit Emeralds Feel The Need 3:26 Westbound 55401
May 14 93 Universal Robot Band Dance And Shake Your Tambourine 2:35 Red Greg 207
May 14 94 Hollywood Stars, The All The Kids On The Street 2:49 Arista 241
May 14 95 Wild Cherry Hot To Trot 3:05 Epic 50362
May 14 96 Charlene Freddie 3:59 Prodigal 633
May 14 100 Lovers, The Discomania 3:45 Marlin 3313
May 21 4 Barbra Streisand My Heart Belongs To Me 3:19 Columbia 10555
May 21 35 Carpenters All You Get From Love Is A Love Song 3:47 A&M 1940
May 21 36 C.J. & Company evil’s Gun 3:17 Westbound 55400
May 21 40 10cc People In Love 3:42 Mercury 73917
May 21 41 Teddy Pendergrass I Don’t Love You Anymore 3:40 Phil. Int’l. 3622
May 21 52 Kris Kristofferson Watch Closely Now 3:38 Columbia 10525
May 21 57 Bonnie Raitt Runaway 3:25 Warner Bros. 8382
May 21 58 Jackson Browne The Pretender 4:47 Asylum 45399
May 21 78 Bad Company Burnin Sky 5:10 Swan Song 70112
May 28 2 Peter Frampton I’m In You 3:57 A&M 1941 A
May 28 7 Crosby, Stills and Nash Just A Song Before I Go 2:06 Atlantic 3401
May 28 11 Heart Barracuda 4:20 Portrait 70004
May 28 44 Neil Sedaka Amarillo 3:07 Elektra 45406
May 28 89 Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly While I’m Alone 3:45 Capitol 4392
May 28 89 Dave Mason So High (Rock Me Baby And Roll Me Away) 3:55 Columbia 10509
May 28 94 REO Speedwagon Ridin’ The Storm Out (Live) 2:54 Epic 50367

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 4 4 Commodores Easy 4:15 Motown 1418
Jun 4 10 Bay City Rollers You Made Me Believe In Magic 2:41 Arista 0256
Jun 4 15 Supertramp Give A Little Bit 4:07 A&M 1938
Jun 4 18 Meri Wilson Telephone Man 1:58 GRT 127
Jun 4 30 Rod Stewart The Killing Of Georgie (Part 1 and 2) 6:31 Warner Bros. 8396
Jun 4 42 Atlanta Rhythm Section Neon Nites 2:44 Polydor 14397
Jun 4 46 Brownsville Station Lady (Put The Light On Me) 3:24 Private Stock 45,149
Jun 4 47 Thelma Houston If It’s The Last Thing I Do 3:08 Tamla 54283
Jun 4 57 Cliff Richard Don’t Turn The Light Out 3:16 Rocket 40724
Jun 4 70 Rose Royce I’m Going Down 3:37 MCA 40721 A
Jun 4 76 Linda Ronstadt Lose Again 3:34 Asylum 45402
Jun 4 99 Bobby Vinton Only Love Can Break A Heart 2:54 ABC 12265
Jun 11 1 Emotions, The Best Of My Love 3:40 Columbia 10544
Jun 11 7 Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line 3:57 United Artists 1000
Jun 11 18 Ram Jam Black Betty 2:32 Epic 50357
Jun 11 41 Celi Bee and the Buzzy Bunch Superman 3:35 APA 17001
Jun 11 52 Gladys Knight and the Pips Baby Don’t Change Your Mind 3:15 Buddah 569
Jun 11 54 Merrilee Rush Save Me 3:20 United Artists 993
Jun 11 61 Captain & Tennille Come In From The Rain 3:42 A&M 1944
Jun 11 82 Walter Egan Only The Lucky 3:00 Columbia 10531
Jun 11 86 Chuck Mangione with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Land Of Make Believe 3:45 Mercury 73920
Jun 18 4 James Taylor Handy Man 3:13 Columbia 10557 A
Jun 18 9 Sanford/Townsend Band, The Smoke From A Distant Fire 3:30 Warner Bros. 8370
Jun 18 16 Ronnie Milsap It Was Almost Like A Song 3:35 RCA PB-10976
Jun 18 32 Slave Slide 3:20 Cotillion 44218
Jun 18 49 Wildfire Here Comes Summer 2:43 Casablanca 885
Jun 18 59 Suzy and the Red Stripes (Linda McCartney and Wings) Seaside Woman 3:36 Epic 8-50403
Jun 18 85 Aretha Franklin Break It To Me Gently 3:19 Atlantic 3393
Jun 18 87 Dolly Parton Light Of A Clear Blue Morning 3:16 RCA 10935
Jun 18 87 Olivia Newton-John Making A Good Thing Better 3:43 MCA 40737
Jun 25 10 Johnny Rivers Swayin’ To The Music (Slow Dancin’) 3:58 Big Tree 36094 A
Jun 25 18 Elvis Presley Way Down 2:37 RCA PB-10998
Jun 25 33 Cat Stevens (Remember The Days Of The) Old Schoolyard 2:44 A&M 1948
Jun 25 40 Isley Brothers, The Livin’ In The Life 4:15 T-Neck 2264
Jun 25 46 Dr. Hook Walk Right In 3:04 Capitol 4423
Jun 25 66 Starz Sing It, Shout It 3:27 Capitol 4434 A
Jun 25 71 Frankie Miller (of 1977) The Doodle Song 2:47 Chrysalis 2145
Jun 25 77 Eddie Rabbitt I Can’t Help Myself 3:10 Elektra 45390
Jun 25 90 Eddie Holman This Will Be A Night To Remember 2:53 Salsoul 2026
Jun 25 92 Frank Lucas Good Thing Man 3:27 ICA 1

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 2 5 Brothers Johnson, The Strawberry Letter 23 3:39 A&M 1949
Jul 2 17 B.J. Thomas Don’t Worry Baby 3:03 MCA 40735
Jul 2 48 LeBlanc and Carr Something About You 3:16 Big Tree 16092
Jul 2 63 Bruce Foster Platinum Heroes 5:45 Millennium 602
Jul 2 71 George Benson Gonna Love You More 3:30 Warner Bros. 8377
Jul 2 81 Ramones Sheena Is A Punk Rocker 2:45 Sire 746
Jul 2 90 Donna McDaniel Save Me 3:07 Midsong Int. 11005
Jul 9 2 Floaters, The Float On 4:13 ABC 12284
Jul 9 3 Fleetwood Mac Don’t Stop 3:11 Warner Bros. 8413
Jul 9 10 London Symphony Orchestra, The/John Williams Star Wars Main Title 2:20 20th Fox 2345
Jul 9 17 Leo Sayer How Much Love 3:33 Warner Bros. 8319
Jul 9 37 Mac McAnally It’s A Crazy World 3:15 Ariola Am. 7665
Jul 9 39 Glen Campbell Sunflower 2:50 Capitol 4445
Jul 9 41 Johnny “Guitar” Watson A Real Mother For Ya 5:00 DJM 1024
Jul 9 41 Bob Seger Rock And Roll Never Forgets 3:27 Capitol 4449
Jul 9 45 War L.A. Sunshine 3:59 Blue Note 1009
Jul 9 96 Hodges, James and Smith Since I Fell For You/I’m Falling In Love (Medley) 3:18 London 256
Jul 9 97 Engelbert Humperdinck Goodbye My Friend 3:27 Epic 50365 A
Jul 16 25 KISS Christine Sixteen 3:10 Casablanca 889
Jul 16 31 Hot Chocolate So You Win Again 3:55 Big Tree 16096
Jul 16 65 Four Seasons, The Down The Hall 3:47 Warner Bros. 8407
Jul 16 75 Tim Moore In The Middle 3:12 Asylum 45394
Jul 16 75 Paul Anka Everybody Ought To Be In Love 3:25 United Artists 1018
Jul 16 91 Steve Sperry Flame 3:42 Mercury 73905
Jul 23 2 Carly Simon Nobody Does It Better 3:30 Elektra 45413
Jul 23 2 Heatwave Boogie Nights 3:36 Epic 50370
Jul 23 3 Shaun Cassidy That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll 2:52 Warner Bros. 8423
Jul 23 6 Foreigner Cold As Ice 3:18 Atlantic 3410
Jul 23 26 Bee Gees Edge Of The Universe 3:54 RSO 880
Jul 23 30 Carole King Hard Rock Café 3:32 Capitol 4455 A
Jul 23 45 Ohio Players O-H-I-O 3:07 Mercury 73932
Jul 23 66 Lou Rawls See You When I Git There 3:15 Phil. Int’l. 3623
Jul 23 79 Natalie Cole Party Lights 3:35 Capitol 4439
Jul 30 2 KC and the Sunshine Band Keep It Comin’ Love 3:48 TK 1023
Jul 30 24 George Benson The Greatest Love Of All 3:29 Arista 251
Jul 30 48 Doobie Brothers, The Little Darling (I Need You) 2:58 Warner Bros. 8408
Jul 30 50 Jennifer Warnes I’m Dreaming 3:29 Arista 0252
Jul 30 60 Outlaws Hurry Sundown 3:26 Arista 258
Jul 30 66 Kenny Loggins I Believe In Love 3:30 Columbia 10569
Jul 30 80 Daryl Hall & John Oates It’s Uncanny 3:20 Atlantic 3397

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 6 1 Meco Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) 3:28 Millennium 604
Aug 6 6 Donna Summer I Feel Love 5:40 Casablanca 884 A
Aug 6 14 Little River Band Help Is On Its Way 3:59 Harvest 4428
Aug 6 23 Steve Miller Band, The Jungle Love 3:10 Capitol 4466
Aug 6 27 Dorothy Moore I Believe You 3:39 Malaco 1042
Aug 6 28 Kenny Rogers Daytime Friends 3:10 United Artists 1027 A
Aug 6 45 Enchantment Sunshine 3:28 Roadshow 991 A
Aug 6 50 Poco Indian Summer 3:35 ABC 12295
Aug 6 67 Vicki Sue Robinson Hold Tight 3:31 RCA 11028
Aug 6 69 10cc Good Morning Judge 2:54 Mercury 73943
Aug 6 90 Mary MacGregor For A While 2:52 Ariola Am. 7667
Aug 13 2 Crystal Gayle Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue 2:37 United Artists 1016
Aug 13 11 Firefall Just Remember I Love You 3:13 Atlantic 3420
Aug 13 30 Ted Nugent Cat Scratch Fever 3:04 Epic 50425
Aug 13 88 Sweet Funk It Up (David’s Song) 3:25 Capitol 4454
Aug 13 91 Philadelphia International All Stars Let’s Clean Up The Ghetto 4:55 Phil. Int’l. 3627
Aug 13 92 Soul Train Gang My Cherie Amour 3:24 Soul Train 10995
Aug 13 94 Whispers, The Make It With You 3:58 Soul Train 10996
Aug 20 4 Barry White It’s Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me 3:27 20th Fox 2350
Aug 20 6 Paul Nicholas Heaven On The 7th Floor 2:44 RSO 878
Aug 20 36 Alan Parsons Project I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You 3:01 Arista 0260
Aug 20 51 Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Look What You’ve Done To My Heart 3:23 ABC 12298
Aug 20 59 Brownsville Station Martian Boogie 4:20 Private Stock 45,167
Aug 20 75 Marshall Tucker Band, The Can’t You See (Live) 3:25 Capricorn 0278
Aug 20 83 Geils You’re The Only One 3:05 Atlantic 3411
Aug 20 86 Jesse Winchester Nothing But A Breeze 3:45 Bearsville 318
Aug 20 96 Charlie Turning To You 3:03 Janus 270
Aug 27 7 Paul Davis I Go Crazy 3:54 Bang 733
Aug 27 5 Commodores Brick House 3:28 Motown 1425
Aug 27 18 Peter Frampton Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) 3:47 A&M 1972
Aug 27 20 Leif Garrett Surfin’ USA 2:23 Atlantic 3423
Aug 27 23 Eric Carmen She Did It 3:39 Arista 0266
Aug 27 32 Stevie Wonder Another Star 5:17 Tamla 54286
Aug 27 65 Hot The Right Feeling At The Wrong Time 2:55 Big Tree 16099
Aug 27 84 Sam Neely Sail Away 3:30 Elektra 45419
Aug 27 93 Jigsaw If I Have To Go Away 3:03 20th Fox 2347
Aug 27 96 Boney M Ma Baker 4:34 Atlantic 3422

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 3 1 Debby Boone You Light Up My Life 3:35 Warner Bros. 8455
Sep 3 12 Dave Mason We Just Disagree 2:51 Columbia 3-10575
Sep 3 18 Brick Dusic 3:43 Bang 734
Sep 3 28 Seals and Crofts My Fair Share 2:42 Warner Bros. 8405
Sep 3 49 Kate Taylor It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song) 2:40 Columbia 10596
Sep 3 58 Lenny LeBlanc Hound Dog Man (Play It Again) 2:29 Big Tree 16062
Sep 3 61 Wild Cherry Hold On 3:10 Epic 50401
Sep 3 64 Atlanta Rhythm Section Dog Days 3:38 Polydor 14411
Sep 3 91 Greg Lake C’est La Vie 3:35 Atlantic 3405
Sep 10 3 Linda Ronstadt Blue Bayou 3:57 Asylum 45431
Sep 10 13 Ronnie McDowell The King Is Gone 3:13 Scorpion 135
Sep 10 33 Foghat I Just Want To Make Love To You (Live Version) 3:56 Bearsville 0319
Sep 10 52 David Soul Silver Lady 3:33 Private Stock 45163
Sep 10 58 Mother’s Finest Baby Love 3:23 Epic 50407
Sep 10 74 Burton Cummings My Own Way To Rock 3:10 Portrait 70007
Sep 10 79 Karen Nelson and Billy T Love Me One More Time (Just For Old Times Sake) 3:41 Amherst 724
Sep 10 91 Jane Olivor Some Enchanted Evening 3:15 Columbia 10527
Sep 17 7 Rita Coolidge We’re All Alone 3:38 A&M 1965
Sep 17 12 High Inergy You Can’t Turn Me Off (In The Middle Of Turning Me On) 3:31 Gordy 7155
Sep 17 18 Peter Brown Do Ya Wanna Get Funky With Me 3:43 Drive 6258
Sep 17 37 Jimmy Buffett Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes 3:15 ABC 12305
Sep 17 39 Rose Royce Do Your Dance (Part 1) 3:29 Whitfield 8440
Sep 17 41 First Choice Doctor Love 3:27 Gold Mind 4004
Sep 17 42 Pablo Cruise A Place In The Sun 3:40 A&M 1976
Sep 17 62 Heart Little Queen 3:29 Portrait 70008
Sep 17 68 Smokie Needles And Pins 2:44 RSO 881
Sep 17 74 Addrisi Brothers, The Does She Do It Like She Dances 2:50 Buddah 579 A
Sep 24 8 Styx Come Sail Away 3:10 A&M 1977
Sep 24 1 Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love 3:30 RSO 882
Sep 24 4 Chicago Baby, What A Big Surprise 3:04 Columbia 10620
Sep 24 19 Judy Collins Send In The Clowns 3:57 Elektra 45253
Sep 24 61 KISS Love Gun 3:27 Casablanca 895
Sep 24 68 David Castle Ten To Eight 3:37 Parachute 501
Sep 24 97 Charlene I’ve Never Been To Me 3:47 Prodigal 636

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 1 1 Player Baby Come Back 3:28 RSO 879
Oct 1 20 James Taylor Your Smiling Face 2:43 Columbia 10602
Oct 1 23 England Dan and John Ford Coley Gone Too Far 2:55 Big Tree 16102
Oct 1 23 Barry Manilow Daybreak 3:42 Arista 0273
Oct 1 43 Crosby, Stills and Nash Fair Game 2:46 Atlantic 3432
Oct 1 73 Alan O’Day Started Out Dancing, Ended Up Making Love 3:21 Pacific 2
Oct 1 76 Idris Muhammad Could Heaven Ever Be Like This (Part 1) 3:23 Kudu 939
Oct 1 78 Meters, The Be My Lady 3:27 Warner Bros. 8434
Oct 1 83 Robert Gordon with Link Wray Red Hot 2:25 Private Stock 45156
Oct 1 86 Johnnie Taylor Disco 9000 3:58 Columbia 10610
Oct 8 5 Linda Ronstadt It’s So Easy 2:23 Asylum 45438
Oct 8 13 Babys, The Isn’t It Time 3:23 Chrysalis 2173
Oct 8 27 Santana She’s Not There 3:12 Columbia 10616
Oct 8 32 Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft 3:59 A&M 1978
Oct 8 38 Leo Sayer Thunder In My Heart 3:38 Warner Bros. 8465
Oct 8 52 Jacksons Goin’ Places 3:27 Epic 8-50454
Oct 8 57 Helen Reddy The Happy Girls 3:58 Capitol 4487 A
Oct 8 66 Doobie Brothers, The Echoes Of Love 2:57 Warner Bros. 8471
Oct 8 88 Roger Daltrey Avenging Annie 4:31 MCA 40800
Oct 8 89 Spinners Heaven On Earth (So Fine) 3:10 Atlantic 3425
Oct 8 92 Tom Powers It Ain’t Love 3:37 Big Tree 16103
Oct 15 3 Dolly Parton Here You Come Again 2:55 RCA PB-11123
Oct 15 5 Paul Simon Slip Slidin’ Away 4:43 Columbia 10630
Oct 15 8 Bob Welch Sentimental Lady 2:56 Capitol 4479
Oct 15 13 LeBlanc and Carr Falling 3:11 Big Tree 16100
Oct 15 24 Bay City Rollers The Way I Feel Tonight 3:28 Arista 272
Oct 15 4 L.T.D. (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again 3:40 A&M 1974
Oct 15 9 Fleetwood Mac You Make Loving Fun 3:31 Warner Bros. 8483
Oct 15 17 Steve Miller Band Swingtown 3:27 Capitol 4496
Oct 15 58 Boz Scaggs Hard Times 3:50 Columbia 10606
Oct 15 65 Crawler Stone Cold Sober 2:55 Epic 50442
Oct 15 68 Atlanta Rhythm Section Georgia Rhythm 4:53 Polydor 14432
Oct 15 69 Carole Bayer Sager You’re Moving Out Today 3:33 Elektra 45422
Oct 15 97 Kenny Nolan My Eyes Get Blurry 3:28 20th Fox 2352
Oct 22 4 Queen We Are The Champions 3:00 Elektra 45441 A
Oct 22 42 Aerosmith Draw The Line 3:17 Columbia 10637 A
Oct 22 56 ABBA Money, Money, Money 3:05 Atlantic 3434 A
Oct 22 58 Merle Haggard From Graceland To The Promised Land 2:17 MCA 40804
Oct 22 73 Daryl Hall & John Oates Why Do Lovers (Break Each Other’s Heart) 3:13 RCA 11132
Oct 22 76 Dramatics, The Shake It Well 3:48 ABC 12299
Oct 22 82 Prism Spaceship Superstar 3:20 Ariola Am. 7672
Oct 22 83 Lake Time Bomb 3:15 Columbia 10614
Oct 29 4 Rod Stewart You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim) 4:28 Warner Bros. 8475
Oct 29 6 Chic Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) 3:42 Atlantic 3435
Oct 29 13 Earth, Wind & Fire Serpentine Fire 3:42 Columbia 10625
Oct 29 44 Emotions, The Don’t Ask My Neighbors 3:44 Columbia 10622
Oct 29 68 Jackie DeShannon Don’t Let The Flame Burn Out 3:34 Amherst 725
Oct 29 93 Manhattans, The We Never Danced To A Love Song 3:08 Columbia 10586

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 5 1 Andy Gibb (Love Is) Thicker Than Water 3:18 RSO 883
Nov 5 15 Santa Esmeralda Starring Leroy Gomez Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 3:48 Casablanca 902
Nov 5 27 Diana Ross Gettin’ Ready For Love 2:55 Motown 1427
Nov 5 36 Stevie Wonder As 3:27 Tamla 54291
Nov 5 40 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Breakdown 2:39 Shelter 62008
Nov 5 48 Olivia Newton-John I Honestly Love You (77 Re-Release) 3:36 MCA 40811
Nov 5 69 Kendalls, The Heaven’s Just A Sin Away 2:23 Ovation 1103
Nov 12 2 Randy Newman Short People 2:54 Warner Bros. 8492
Nov 12 3 Billy Joel Just The Way You Are 3:27 Columbia 10646
Nov 12 7 Shaun Cassidy Hey Deanie 3:02 Warner Bros. 8488
Nov 12 13 Leif Garrett Runaround Sue 2:24 Atlantic 3440
Nov 12 21 Odyssey Native New Yorker 3:29 RCA 11129
Nov 12 28 Kansas Point Of Know Return 3:11 Kirshner 8-4273
Nov 12 41 Cheech & Chong (Featuring The Bloaters) Bloat On 4:32 Ode 50471
Nov 12 22 Elvis Presley My Way (Live) 3:51 RCA PB-11165
Nov 12 63 Brooklyn Dreams Sad Eyes 3:48 Millennium 606
Nov 12 77 B.J. Thomas Still The Lovin’ Is Fun 3:31 MCA 40812
Nov 12 80 Original Cast (Kacey Cisyk) You Light Up My Life 3:29 Arista 287
Nov 19 3 Samantha Sang Emotion 3:43 Private Stock 45178
Nov 19 11 Steely Dan Peg 3:58 ABC 12320
Nov 19 13 Electric Light Orchestra Turn To Stone 3:47 Jet 1099
Nov 19 32 Tavares More Than A Woman 3:16 Capitol 4500
Nov 19 33 Paul McCartney and Wings Girls’ School 4:34 Capitol 4504 A
Nov 19 38 Donny and Marie (You’re My) Soul And Inspiration 3:19 Polydor 14439
Nov 19 43 Millie Jackson If You’re Not Back In Love By Monday 4:45 Spring 175
Nov 19 46 Stillwater Mind Bender 3:40 Capricorn 280
Nov 19 70 Cat Stevens Was Dog A Doughnut 4:14 A&M 1971
Nov 19 92 Van Morrison Moondance 4:35 Warner Bros. 8450
Nov 26 3 Dan Hill Sometimes When We Touch 3:31 20th Fox 2355
Nov 26 44 El Coco Cocomotion 5:15 AVI 147
Nov 26 44 John Denver How Can I Leave You Again 3:07 RCA 11036
Nov 26 58 Le Pamplemousse (Featuring the Jones Girls) Le Spank 4:59 AVI 153 A
Nov 26 72 Rose Royce Ooh Boy 3:59 Whitfield 8491
Nov 26 72 Sylvers, The Any Way You Want Me 2:40 Capitol 4493
Nov 26 76 Rush Closer To The Heart (Studio Version) 2:52 Mercury 73958
Nov 26 79 Heart Kick It Out 2:38 Portrait 70010

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1977

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 3 13 Lynyrd Skynyrd What’s Your Name 3:31 MCA 40819
Dec 3 16 Neil Diamond Desiree 3:18 Columbia 10657
Dec 3 30 Wet Willie Street Corner Serenade 3:45 Epic 50478
Dec 3 48 K.C and the Sunshine Band Wrap Your Arms Around Me 3:47 T.K. 1022
Dec 3 66 Ramones Rockaway Beach 2:06 Sire 1008 A
Dec 3 72 Bobby Arvon Until Now 3:42 First Artists 41000
Dec 3 72 Steve Martin Grandmother’s Song 3:14 Warner Bros. 8503
Dec 10 1 Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive 3:41 RSO 885
Dec 10 20 Foreigner Long, Long Way From Home 2:45 Atlantic 3439
Dec 10 30 Bill Withers Lovely Day 3:46 Columbia 10627
Dec 10 36 Leo Sayer Easy To Love 3:44 Warner Bros. 8502
Dec 10 41 Peter Frampton Tried To Love 3:25 A&M 1988 A
Dec 10 49 Al Martino The Next Hundred Years 3:42 Capitol 4508
Dec 10 61 Marilyn Scott God Only Knows 2:33 Big Tree 16105
Dec 10 62 Sammy Hagar You Make Me Crazy 2:25 Capitol 4502
Dec 10 80 Addrisi Brothers, The Never My Love 3:25 Buddah 587 A
Dec 17 9 Jay Ferguson Thunder Island 3:19 Asylum 45444-A
Dec 17 15 David Gates Goodbye Girl 2:44 Elektra 45450 A
Dec 17 16 Little River Band Happy Anniversary 3:30 Harvest 4524
Dec 17 23 Con Funk Shun Ffun 3:31 Mercury 73959
Dec 17 24 Commodores Too Hot Ta Trot 3:30 Motown 1432
Dec 17 37 Donna Summer I Love You 3:17 Casablanca 907
Dec 17 44 Kenny Rogers Sweet Music Man 4:17 United Artists 1095
Dec 17 75 Kellee Patterson If It Don’t Fit, Don’t Force It 3:39 Shady Brook 1041
Dec 17 92 Alan Parsons Project Don’t Let It Show 3:37 Arista 288
Dec 24 12 ABBA The Name Of The Game 4:53 Atlantic 3449 A
Dec 24 13 John Williams Theme From “Close Encounters Of The Third Kind” 3:13 Arista 0300
Dec 24 41 Johnny Rivers Curious Mind (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um) 3:05 Big Tree 16106
Dec 24 80 Ronnie Milsap What A Difference You’ve Made In My Life 3:57 RCA 11146
Dec 24 88 Eric Carmen Boats Against The Current 4:14 Arista 0295