MusicRadio 77WABC Weekly Survey 27 December 1977
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Survey collected and contributed by Ken Williamson
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TW LW 1. How Deep Is Your Love - The Bee Gees (RSO) *2 weeks #1* 1 2. You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone (Warner/Curb) 2 3. Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) 4 4. Native New Yorker - Odyssey (RCA) 5 5. Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle (UA) 3 6. Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) - Chic (Atlantic) 6 7. (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again - LTD (A&M) 7 8. Sentimental Lady - Bob Welch (Capitol) 12 9. Heaven On the 7th Floor - Paul Nicholas (RSO) 9 10. We Are the Champions - Queen (Elektra) 10 11. Baby Come Back - Player (RSO) 11 12. Short People - Randy Newman (Warner Brothers) -- 13. We're All Alone - Rita Coolidge (A&M) 8 14. It's So Easy - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) 13 16. Here You Come Again - Dolly Parton (RCA) 16 17. You're In My Heart - Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) 19 19. Hey Deanie - Shaun Cassidy (Warner/Curb) 26 20. Come Sail Away - Styx (A&M) 24 22. Slip Slidin' Away - Paul Simon (Columbia) 22 I Feel Love - Donna Summer (Casablanca) Brick House - The Commodores (Motown) That's Rock and Roll - Shaun Cassidy (Warner/Curb) Baby What a Big Surprise - Chicago (Columbia) It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me - Barry White (20th Century) Help Is On Its Way - The Little River Band (Harvest) Boogie Nights - Heatwave (Epic) Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon (Elektra) You Make Lovin' Fun - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Album Cuts: I Don't Want to Know - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Poor Poor Pitiful Me - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) Tumbling Dice - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel (Columbia) Movin' Out - Billy Joel (Columbia) Turn to Stone - Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) THE TOP TEN ALBUMS: Rumours - Fleetwood Mac (Warner Brothers) Simple Dreams - Linda Ronstadt (Asylum) The Stranger - Billy Joel (Columbia) News of the World - Queen (Elektra) Kiss Alive II - Kiss (Casablanca) Foot Loose and Fancy Free - Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) Out of the Blue - Electric Light Orchestra (Jet) Born Late - Shaun Cassidy (Warner Brothers) I'm Glad You're Here With Me Tonight - Neil Diamond (Columbia) Street Survivors - Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA) SPECIAL NOTES: The following excerpted WABC in-house memo is dated 28 December 1977: "Since some national trade publications did not print music popularity charts due to the Christmas holidays, only local criteria was [sic] used to consider new additions to the WABC music playlist this week." 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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