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
67
Eagles Hotel California
4
103
ABBA Dancing Queen
5
161
Blue Öyster Cult (Don't Fear) The Reaper
6
205
Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way
7
213
Thin Lizzy The Boys Are Back in Town
8
318
Boston More Than a Feeling
9
386
The Damned New Rose
10
521
Fela and Africa 70 Zombie
11
669
Junior Murvin Police and Thieves
12
723
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers American Girl
13
799
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Night Moves
14
911
Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action
15
1014
Stevie Wonder Sir Duke
16
1036
David Bowie Station to Station
17
1154
The Saints (I'm) Stranded
18
1275
The Trammps Disco Inferno
19
1302
Tom Waits Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
20
1460
Diana Ross Love Hangover
21
1500
ABBA Knowing Me, Knowing You
22
1536
Dillinger Cocaine in My Brain
23
1602
Kiss Detroit Rock City
24
1736
Culture Two Sevens Clash
25
1748
The Runaways Cherry Bomb
26
1773
Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way
27
1833
Rod Stewart Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
28
1860
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
29
1872
Queen Somebody to Love
30
1930
J.J. Cale Cocaine
31
1975
The Modern Lovers Pablo Picasso
32
2080
Steve Miller Band Fly Like an Eagle
33
2139
Max Romeo Chase the Devil
34
2299
Pere Ubu Final Solution
35
2300
Stevie Wonder I Wish
36
2317
Al Stewart Year of the Cat
37
2335
Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free
38
2364
The Rolling Stones Memory Motel
39
2408
Steve Miller Band Take the Money and Run
40
2437
Eagles Life in the Fast Lane
41
2496
Led Zeppelin Achilles Last Stand
42
2515
Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing
43
2608
Chicago If You Leave Me Now
44
2612
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music
45
2659
The Rolling Stones Fool to Cry
46
2812
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Blinded by the Light
47
2995
Boz Scaggs Lowdown
48
3039
Kansas Carry On Wayward Son
49
3053
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War ina Babylon
50
3086
Gordon Lightfoot The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald
51
3190
Jorge Ben Taj Mahal [1976 version]
52
3225
Rose Royce Car Wash
53
3345
Thin Lizzy Jailbreak
54
3348
Stevie Wonder As
55
3448
Wings Silly Love Songs
56
3454
Nick Lowe So It Goes
57
3547
Bob Marley and The Wailers War
58
3573
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Whispering/Cherchez la Femme/Se Si Bon
59
3663
Warren Zevon Poor Poor Pitiful Me
60
3684
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Breakdown
61
3685
Elton John and Kiki Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart
62
3688
Eagles New Kid in Town
63
3713
Bob Dylan Isis
64
3805
10cc The Things We Do for Love
65
3858
Jackson Browne The Pretender
66
3939
The Manhattans Kiss and Say Goodbye
67
4011
David Bowie TVC15
68
4242
Vicki Sue Robinson Turn the Beat Around
69
4281
Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing
70
4283
Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together
71
4323
Roy Ayers Everybody Loves the Sunshine
72
4352
Peter Frampton Do You Feel Like We Do
73
4379
Nick Lowe Heart of the City
74
4457
Daryl Hall & John Oates Rich Girl
75
4529
Rainbow Stargazer
76
4542
The Nerves Hanging on the Telephone
77
4648
Blondie X-Offender
78
4733
ABBA Fernando
79
4762
David Bowie Wild Is the Wind
80
4819
Heatwave Boogie Nights
81
4837
Billy Joel New York State of Mind
82
5171
Joni Mitchell Amelia
83
5286
Led Zeppelin Nobody's Fault But Mine
84
5375
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Mainstreet
85
5423
Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle
86
5424
Ramones Beat on the Brat
87
5450
England Dan & John Ford Coley I'd Really Love to See You Tonight
88
5491
Kiss Beth
89
5535
ABBA Money, Money, Money
90
5986
Spinners The Rubberband Man
91
6015
George Benson This Masquerade
92
6039
Brick Dazz
93
6284
Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel
94
6322
AC/DC Jailbreak
95
6325
Lee Perry Roast Fish and Corn Bread
96
6359
Eddie and The Hot Rods Teenage Depression
97
6363
Blondie Rip Her to Shreds
98
6411
Jorge Ben Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)
99
6427
Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line
100
6445
Joan Armatrading Love and Affection
101
6597
The Sanford/Townsend Band Smoke from a Distant Fire
102
6598
Rod Stewart The First Cut Is the Deepest
103
6613
Jean Michel Jarre Oxygene IV
104
6719
Climax Blues Band Couldn't Get It Right
105
6751
Fleetwood Mac Silver Springs
106
6820
Stevie Wonder Isn't She Lovely
107
6923
Elton John Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
108
6940
Aerosmith Back in the Saddle
109
7003
Serge Gainsbourg Variations sur Marilou
110
7036
Bob Dylan One More Cup of Coffee
111
7205
Rod Stewart The Killing of Georgie (Parts 1 and 2)
112
7335
Bob Dylan Sara
113
7391
Queen Tie Your Mother Down
114
7466
Rush 2112
115
7471
KC and The Sunshine Band I'm Your Boogie Man
116
7480
Starland Vocal Band Afternoon Delight
117
7529
Cliff Richard Devil Woman
118
7575
Steve Miller Band Rock'n Me
119
7594
Judas Priest The Ripper
120
7637
The Andrea True Connection More, More, More
121
7713
Lou Rawls You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
122
7739
AC/DC Problem Child
123
7768
David Soul Don't Give Up on Us
124
7787
Double Exposure Ten Percent
125
7857
Cerrone Love In C Minor
126
8058
The 101ers Keys to Your Heart
127
8086
Jaco Pastorius Donna Lee
128
8125
Bunny Wailer Dream Land
129
8168
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes I Don't Want to Go Home
130
8181
Racing Cars They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
131
8322
Orleans Still the One
132
8389
Aerosmith Last Child
133
8397
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time
134
8410
Ramones Judy Is a Punk
135
8508
KC and The Sunshine Band Keep It Comin' Love
136
8523
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Rock and Roll Never Forgets
137
8524
Leo Sayer You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
138
8591
George Jones & Tammy Wynette Golden Ring
139
8680
Eugenio Finardi Musica ribelle
140
8691
Steely Dan Haitian Divorce
141
8701
The Brothers Johnson I'll Be Good to You
142
8756
John Miles Music
143
8800
Tom Waits The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening With Pete King)
144
8802
Ramones I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
145
8816
Brotherhood of Man Save Your Kisses For Me
146
8826
Crime Hot Wire My Heart
147
9212
Silver Convention Get Up and Boogie
148
9403
James Brown Get Up Offa That Thing
149
9446
Bob Marley and The Wailers Roots, Rock, Reggae
150
9475
War Summer
151
9551
Billy Joel I've Loved These Days
152
9586
Stevie Wonder Joy Inside My Tears 
153
9661
Véronique Sanson Vancouver
154
9703
Jackson Browne Here Come Those Tears Again
155
9757
Boston Foreplay/Long Time
156
9783
KC and The Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
157
9847
The Modern Lovers She Cracked

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