MusicRadio 77WABC Weekly Survey 16 August 1977
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TW LW 1. I Just Want to Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb (RSO) *4 weeks #1* 1 2. Best of My Love - The Emotions (Columbia) 2 3. (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher - Rita Coolidge (A&M) 3 4. Easy - The Commodores (Motown) 7 5. Float On - The Floaters (ABC) 9 6. Do You Wanna Make Love - Peter McCann (20th Century) 8 7. I'm In You - Peter Frampton (A&M) 4 8. Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day (Pacific) 5 9. Whatcha Gonna Do? - Pablo Cruise (A&M) 12 10. You & Me - Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers) 14 11. Da Do Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy (Warner/Curb) 6 12. You Made Me Believe In Magic - The Bay City Rollers (Arista) 11 13. Looks Like We Made It - Barry Manilow (Arista) 10 14. My Heart Belongs to Me - Barbra Streisand (Columbia) 13 15. Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) 22 16. Just a Song Before I Go - Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic) 17 17. Barracuda - Heart (Portrait) 20 19. Handy Man - James Taylor (Columbia) 16 20. Strawberry Letter #23 - The Brothers Johnson (A&M) -- 32. How Much Love - Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers) 41 Got to Give It Up, Part 1 - Marvin Gaye (Tamla) Dreams - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Gonna Fly Now - Bill Conti (United Artists) Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold (Asylum) I Don't Love You Anymore - Teddy Pendergrass (Phil. Int.) Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Angel In Your Arms - Hot (Big Tree) Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett (ABC) Album Cuts: Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Peter Frampton (A&M) (I'm a) Road Runner - Peter Frampton (A&M) Dark Star - Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic) You Make Loving Fun - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Second Hand News - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Jungle Love - The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Swingtown - The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Christine Sixteen - Kiss (Casablanca) THE TOP TEN ALBUMS: Rumours - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) JT - James Taylor (Columbia) CSN - Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic) I'm In You - Peter Frampton (A&M) Star Wars - Original Soundtrack (20th Century) Streisand Superman - Barbra Streisand (Columbia) Love Gun - Kiss (Casablanca) Book of Dreams - The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Going for the One - Yes (Atlantic) Barry Manilow/Live - Barry Manilow (Arista) SPECIAL NOTES: The following WABC in-house memo was issued and dated 16 August 1977: "WABC Radio joins the world in mourning the death of the king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley. At 9PM tonight, WABC will present a one hour special devoted to remembering Elvis and his music. Father Peter Madori and George Michael will host this commercial-free special. "For the rest of the week, please schedule one Elvis Presley record per hour, until further notice. These records will be in the small cart rack in 8-A where the Q&T music is kept. [The "Q&T music" was a category of music - "Quiet and Transitional" - that WABC had on hand to play during any emergency situation they felt warranted an alteration of the on-air music. Events such as the deaths of national figures or other national or world tragedies. 8-A refers to the production studio.] "While Elvis Presley's death is a tragedy in the history of rock and roll, his music will never die. Please handle all of your remarks relating to Elvis' death with all due respect, but keep it positive and upbeat, remembering him for his greatness. "Thank you, "Glenn Morgan" The news wire from 16 August 1977, sent at 6:13PM, was attached to this memo. Unless otherwise noted, songs without a number assigned to them (excluding LPs) are in an in-house category labeled "New Library."
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