WLS MUSICRADIO BIG 89 OF '76

Survey courtesy Doug Scherer

 1 Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
 2 Silly Love Songs - Wings
 3 Disco Duck - Rick Dees
 4 If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
 5 Tonight's The Night - Rod Stewart
 6 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
 7 Lonely Night (Angel Face) - Captain & Tennille
 8 Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
 9 Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
10 I Write The Songs - Barry Manilow
11 December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) - Four Seasons
12 Boogie Fever - Sylvers
13 Shop Around - Captain & Tennille
14 I Only Want To Be With You - Bay City Rollers
15 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
16 Got To Get You Into My Life - Beatles
17 Welcome Back - John Sebastian
18 Muskrat Love - Captain & Tennille
19 Devil Woman - Cliff Richard
20 Rock And Roll Music - Beach Boys
21 Shannon - Henry Gross
22 Dream On - Aerosmith
23 Fox On The Run - Sweet
24 You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
25 Fifth Of Beethoven - Walter Murphy
26 Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
27 More Than A Feeling - Boston
28 Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor
29 Let 'em In - Wings
30 Crazy On You - Heart
31 You Are The Woman - Firefall
32 Love Hangover - Diana Ross
33 Nadia's Theme - DeVorzon & Botkin
34 Right Back Where We Started From - Maxine Nightingale
35 Get Closer - Seals & Crofts
36 Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot
37 Rock'n Me - Steve Miller
38 Love Rollercoaster - Ohio Players
39 Beth - Kiss
40 Get Up And Boogie - Silver Convention
41 Theme From S. W. A. T. - Rhythm Heritage
42 I'd ReallyLike To See You Tonight - England Dan & John Ford Coley
43 Shake Your Booty - KC & The Sunshine Band
44 Theme From Mahogany - Diana Ross
45 Let Your Love Flow - Bellamy Brothers
46 Love To Love You Baby - Donna Summer
47 Rubberband Man - Spinners
48 Happy Days - Pratt & McClain
49 Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win) - Fleetwood Mac
50 Rock And Roll Love Letter - Bay City Rollers
51 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Neil Sedaka
52 Dream Weaver - Gary Wright
53 You'll Never Find Another Love - Lou Rawls
54 Let Her In John - Travolta
55 I'm Easy - Keith Carradine
56 Rock And Roll All Nite - Kiss
57 You're My Best Friend - Queen
58 (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
59 Trying To Get The Feeling Again - Barry Manilow
60 Magic Man - Heart
61 Baby I Love Your Way - Peter Frampton
62 You Should Be Dancing - Bee Gees
63 All By Myself - Eric Carmen
64 Evil Woman - Electric Light Orchestra
65 My Little Town - Simon & Garfunkel
66 This One's For You - Barry Manilow
67 Fooled Around And Fell In Love - Elvin Bishop
68 Slow Ride - Foghat
69 Show Me The Way - Peter Frampton
70 Fanny (Be Tender With My Love) - Bee Gees
71 You Don't Have To Be A Star - Marilyn & Billy
72 Lowdown - Boz Scaggs
73 Still The One - Orleans
74 Misty Blue - Dorothy Moore
75 Sara Smile - Daryl Hall & John Oates
76 Only Sixteen - Dr. Hook
77 Lorelei - Styx
78 Do You Feel Like We Do - Peter Frampton
79 More, More, More - Andrea True Connection
80 Wham Bam - Silver
81 Deep Purple - Donny & Marie
82 Love Hurts - Nazareth
83 Never Gonna Fall In Love Again - Eric Carmen
84 Money Honey - Bay City Rollers
85 Nights Are Forever Without You - England Dan & John Ford Coley
86 Say You Love Me - Fleetwood Mac
87 With Your Love - Jefferson Starship
88 Love In The Shadows - Neil Sedaka
89 Over My Head - Fleetwood Mac

WLS MUSICRADIO TOP ALBUMS OF '76

 1 Comes Alive - Peter Frampton
 2 At The Speed Of Sound - Wings
 3 Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac
 4 Greatest Hits - Chicago
 5 Greatest Hits - Eagles
 6 Dreamboat Annie - Heart
 7 Chicago X - Chicago
 8 History - America
 9 Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon
10 Trying To Get The Feeling Again - Barry Manilow
11 Toys In The Attic - Aerosmith
12 Endless Summer - Beach Boys
13 Alive - Kiss
14 Desire - Bob Dylan
15 Aerosmith - Aerosmith
16 This One's For You - Barry Manilow
17 Night At The Opera - Queen
18 Rocks - Aerosmith
19 Rock And Roll Music - Beatles
20 Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller

WLS MUSICRADIO SURVEY AWARDS FOR 1976

BEST GROUP - CHICAGO
Runners-up: Captain & Tennille, Beatles, Kiss,
Bay City Rollers, Led Zeppelin

BEST NEW GROUP - BOSTON
Runners-up: Heart, England Dan & John Ford Coley

BEST FEMALE - OLIVIA NEWTON40HN
Runner-up: Linda Ronstadt

BEST NEW FEMALE - MAXINE NIGHTINGALE
Runner-up: Vicki Sue Robinson

BEST MALE - BARRY MANILOW
Runners-up: Elton John, Paul McCartney

BEST NEW MALE - PETER FRAMPTON
Runner-up: John Travolta

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