Top Songs of 1976


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
15
Sex Pistols Anarchy in the U.K.
2
62
Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop
3
65
Eagles Hotel California
4
103
ABBA Dancing Queen
5
162
Blue Öyster Cult (Don't Fear) The Reaper
6
207
Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way
7
218
Thin Lizzy The Boys Are Back in Town
8
324
Boston More Than a Feeling
9
392
The Damned New Rose
10
539
Fela and Africa 70 Zombie
11
678
Junior Murvin Police & Thieves
12
733
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers American Girl
13
810
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Night Moves
14
930
Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action
15
1035
Stevie Wonder Sir Duke
16
1063
David Bowie Station to Station
17
1183
The Saints (I'm) Stranded
18
1297
The Trammps Disco Inferno
19
1332
Tom Waits Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
20
1475
Diana Ross Love Hangover
21
1519
ABBA Knowing Me, Knowing You
22
1556
Dillinger Cocaine in My Brain
23
1620
Kiss Detroit Rock City
24
1745
Culture Two Sevens Clash
25
1774
The Runaways Cherry Bomb
26
1798
Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way
27
1861
Rod Stewart Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
28
1873
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
29
1879
Queen Somebody to Love
30
1957
J.J. Cale Cocaine
31
2004
The Modern Lovers Pablo Picasso
32
2103
Steve Miller Band Fly Like an Eagle
33
2193
Max Romeo Chase the Devil
34
2329
Stevie Wonder I Wish
35
2348
Al Stewart Year of the Cat
36
2354
Pere Ubu Final Solution
37
2370
Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free
38
2414
The Rolling Stones Memory Motel
39
2443
Steve Miller Band Take the Money and Run
40
2480
Eagles Life in the Fast Lane
41
2517
Led Zeppelin Achilles Last Stand
42
2558
Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing
43
2649
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music
44
2651
Chicago If You Leave Me Now
45
2714
The Rolling Stones Fool to Cry
46
2868
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Blinded by the Light
47
3035
Boz Scaggs Lowdown
48
3097
Kansas Carry On Wayward Son
49
3108
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War ina Babylon
50
3135
Gordon Lightfoot The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald
51
3244
Jorge Ben Taj Mahal [1976 version]
52
3268
Rose Royce Car Wash
53
3402
Thin Lizzy Jailbreak
54
3416
Stevie Wonder As
55
3503
Nick Lowe So It Goes
56
3512
Wings Silly Love Songs
57
3587
Bob Marley and The Wailers War
58
3624
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Whispering/Cherchez la Femme/Se Si Bon
59
3696
Warren Zevon Poor Poor Pitiful Me
60
3723
Bob Dylan Isis
61
3733
Elton John and Kiki Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart
62
3748
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Breakdown
63
3750
Eagles New Kid in Town
64
3885
10cc The Things We Do for Love
65
3929
Jackson Browne The Pretender
66
4005
The Manhattans Kiss and Say Goodbye
67
4138
David Bowie TVC 15
68
4301
Vicki Sue Robinson Turn the Beat Around
69
4325
Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing
70
4341
Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together
71
4395
Roy Ayers Everybody Loves the Sunshine
72
4452
Peter Frampton Do You Feel Like We Do
73
4474
Nick Lowe Heart of the City
74
4531
Daryl Hall & John Oates Rich Girl
75
4614
Rainbow Stargazer
76
4620
The Nerves Hanging on the Telephone
77
4735
Blondie X-Offender
78
4818
ABBA Fernando
79
4842
David Bowie Wild Is the Wind
80
4897
Heatwave Boogie Nights
81
4910
Billy Joel New York State of Mind
82
5242
Joni Mitchell Amelia
83
5319
Led Zeppelin Nobody's Fault But Mine
84
5468
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Mainstreet
85
5505
Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle
86
5507
Ramones Beat on the Brat
87
5524
England Dan & John Ford Coley I'd Really Love to See You Tonight
88
5574
Kiss Beth
89
5645
ABBA Money, Money, Money
90
6097
George Benson This Masquerade
91
6107
Spinners The Rubberband Man
92
6112
Brick Dazz
93
6378
AC/DC Jailbreak
94
6400
Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel
95
6445
Lee Perry Roast Fish and Corn Bread
96
6460
Blondie Rip Her to Shreds
97
6480
Eddie and The Hot Rods Teenage Depression
98
6535
Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line
99
6552
Jorge Ben Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)
100
6574
Joan Armatrading Love and Affection
101
6699
The Sanford/Townsend Band Smoke from a Distant Fire
102
6722
Jean Michel Jarre Oxygène (Part IV)
103
6730
Rod Stewart The First Cut Is the Deepest
104
6812
Climax Blues Band Couldn't Get It Right
105
6826
Fleetwood Mac Silver Springs
106
6885
Stevie Wonder Isn't She Lovely
107
7030
Elton John Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
108
7037
Aerosmith Back in the Saddle
109
7053
Serge Gainsbourg Variations sur Marilou
110
7071
Bob Dylan One More Cup of Coffee
111
7301
Rod Stewart The Killing of Georgie (Parts 1 and 2)
112
7366
Bob Dylan Sara
113
7522
Queen Tie Your Mother Down
114
7583
KC and The Sunshine Band I'm Your Boogie Man
115
7593
Rush 2112
116
7597
Starland Vocal Band Afternoon Delight
117
7640
Cliff Richard Devil Woman
118
7664
Steve Miller Band Rock'n Me
119
7752
The Andrea True Connection More, More, More
120
7754
Judas Priest The Ripper
121
7806
Lou Rawls You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
122
7807
AC/DC Problem Child
123
7863
David Soul Don't Give Up on Us
124
7889
Double Exposure Ten Percent
125
7921
Cerrone Love In C Minor
126
8236
The 101ers Keys to Your Heart
127
8237
Jaco Pastorius Donna Lee
128
8238
Bunny Wailer Dream Land
129
8285
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes I Don't Want to Go Home
130
8318
Racing Cars They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
131
8416
Orleans Still the One
132
8508
Aerosmith Last Child
133
8518
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time
134
8546
Ramones Judy Is a Punk
135
8635
KC and The Sunshine Band Keep It Comin' Love
136
8652
Leo Sayer You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
137
8657
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Rock and Roll Never Forgets
138
8731
George Jones & Tammy Wynette Golden Ring
139
8804
Eugenio Finardi Musica ribelle
140
8854
The Brothers Johnson I'll Be Good to You
141
8855
Steely Dan Haitian Divorce
142
8877
John Miles Music
143
8900
Brotherhood of Man Save Your Kisses For Me
144
8922
Tom Waits The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening With Pete King)
145
8940
Ramones I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
146
8962
Crime Hot Wire My Heart
147
9321
Silver Convention Get Up and Boogie
148
9564
James Brown Get Up Offa That Thing
149
9581
Bob Marley and The Wailers Roots, Rock, Reggae
150
9586
War Summer
151
9642
Billy Joel I've Loved These Days
152
9683
Véronique Sanson Vancouver
153
9699
Stevie Wonder Joy Inside My Tears 
154
9894
Jackson Browne Here Come Those Tears Again
155
9906
Boston Foreplay/Long Time
156
9931
KC and The Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
157
9999
The Modern Lovers She Cracked

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The Modern Lovers Girlfriend
Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady
Henry Gross Shannon
Graham Parker & The Rumour Don't Ask Me Questions
David Bowie Word on a Wing
Carole King Only Love Is Real
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Superman Lover
Dr. Alimantado Born for a Purpose
Jane Birkin Ballade de Johnny-Jane
The Doobie Brothers Takin' It to the Streets
Rose Royce I'm Going Down
Leo Sayer When I Need You
Judas Priest Victim of Changes
The Sylvers Hot Line
Riccardo Cocciante/Richard Cocciante Margherita/Marguerite
Tapper Zukie M.P.L.A.
Pablo Milanés Para Vivir
Thin Lizzy Cowboy Song
Bernard Lavilliers Les Barbares
Johnny Hallyday Gabrielle
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)
Billy Joel Say Goodbye to Hollywood
Cartola O Mundo É um Moinho
Prince Nico Mbarga Sweet Mother
James Brown Bodyheat
Rose Royce I Wanna Get Next to You
Serge Gainsbourg L'homme à tête de chou
Radio Birdman I-94
Elvis Presley Moody Blue
Rino Gaetano Mio fratello è figlio unico
Roogalator Cincinatti Fat Back
Boney M Daddy Cool
Patti Smith Pissing in a River
The Stills-Young Band Long May You Run
Kiss Calling Dr. Love
David Bowie Stay
Alain Souchon Bidon
Jeff Beck Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Eddy Mitchell Sur la route de Memphis
Paul McCartney and Wings Let 'Em In
David Murray Flowers for Albert
The Isley Brothers (At Your Best) You Are Love
James Taylor Shower the People
Donna Summer Try Me, I Know We Can Make It
The Ritchie Family The Best Disco in Town
Bootsy's Rubber Band I'd Rather Be With You
Cluster Sowiesoso
Klaatu Calling Occupants (Of Interplanetary Craft)
Santana Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)
The Rolling Stones Hot Stuff
William Bell Tryin' to Love Two
Little Joe y la familia Las Nubes
The Angels [Australia] Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?
Bill Conti Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky")
Steely Dan Kid Charlemagne
Fox S-S-S-Single Bed
Ramones Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
George Harrison Crackerbox Palace
Francesco Guccini L'avvelenata
Bob Marley and The Wailers Crazy Baldhead
Asleep at the Wheel Miles and Miles of Texas
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band The Fire Down Below
Graham Parker & The Rumour Heat Treatment
Kate and Anna McGarrigle Heart Like a Wheel
Van Der Graaf Generator Pilgrims
Blondie In the Flesh
Van Der Graaf Generator Wondering
Stevie Wonder Pastime Paradise
Kiss Shout It Out Loud
10cc I'm Mandy Fly Me
Joni Mitchell Refuge of the Roads
Tom Zé Doi
Ramones I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
Gérard Lenorman Michèle
Pere Ubu Street Waves
Barbra Streisand Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)
The Jacksons Show You the Way To Go 
Rainbow A Light in the Black
Can I Want More
Dave Edmunds Here Comes the Weekend
Al Stewart On the Border
Kate and Anna McGarrigle (Talk to Me of) Mendocino
Dollar Brand Blues For a Hip King
Joni Mitchell Coyote
The Muppet Show Mahna Mahna
The Isley Brothers Harvest for the World
Lew Lewis Boogie on the Street
Elvis Presley Hurt
Boston Peace of Mind
Van Der Graaf Generator Childlike Faith in Childhood's End
Eloy The Sun-Song
The Alan Parsons Project The Raven