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Below is a list of the best selling Soul R&B songs from 1976, sorted by the most popular or best selling first. Place mouse on to see information about song. Click on song title to play song and to read details about the song including lyrics (if available) and to add to playlist. Click on to play song. . Click on label to list songs from that record label. Following on from the top 100 chart are listings of hundreds of other lesser-known Soul R&B songs from 1976, arranged in order of highest US R&B and/or UK chart position.

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# Artist   (click for discography and biography of artist) Title    (click song title to play it, read lyrics etc.) Year Label
1 recordlabel: CBS 8852
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #4, US AC #12
writtenby: Winfred Lovett
album: The Manhattans
Manhattans Kiss and Say Goodbye 1976 CBS
2 recordlabel: Epic 50225
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #7, US dance #12
writtenby: Robert Parissi
album: Wild Cherry
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music 1976 Epic
3 recordlabel: Tamla 54274
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #5, US AC #23, US dance #2
writtenby: Stevie Wonder
album: Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder I Wish 1976 Tamla
4 recordlabel: RSO 853
chartposition: R&B #4, US #1, UK #5, US AC #25, US dance #1
writtenby: Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
album: Children of the World
Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing 1976 RSO
5 recordlabel: ABC 12208
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #7, US AC #6
writtenby: James Dean & John Glover
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My... 1976 ABC
6 recordlabel: Tamla Motown 1024
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #10, US AC #19, US dance #1
writtenby: Marilyn McLeod & Pam Sawyer (as Pamela Sawyer)
album: Diana Ross [1976 album]
Diana Ross Love Hangover 1976 Tamla Motown
7 recordlabel: Tamla 54278
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #13, US AC #40, US dance #1
writtenby: Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff & Cary Gilbert
album: Any Way You Like
Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way 1976 Tamla
8 recordlabel: MCA 40615
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #9, US dance #3
writtenby: Norman Whitfied
album: Car Wash: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Rose Royce Car Wash 1976 MCA
9 recordlabel: Pye International 25709
chartposition: UK #1, R&B #28, US #66
writtenby: Ken Gold & Michael Denne
album: Real Thing
Real Thing You to Me Are Everything 1976 Pye...
10 recordlabel: P.I.R. 3592
chartposition: R&B #1, US #2, UK #10, US AC #1, US dance #4
writtenby: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
album: All Things In Time
Lou Rawls You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine 1976 P.I.R.
11 recordlabel: Midland International 10571
chartposition: R&B #5, US 2, UK #7, US AC #25, US dance #5
writtenby: Sylvester Levay & Michael Kunze (as Stephan Prager)
album: Get Up and Boogie
Silver Convention Get Up and Boogie 1976 Midland...
12 recordlabel: Columbia 10281
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #25
writtenby: Harvey Scales, Albert Vance & Don Davis
album: Eargasm
Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady 1976 Columbia
13 recordlabel: T.K. 1019
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #22
writtenby: Harry Wayne Casey & Richard Finch
album: Part 3
mpcode: xRwm9ppgJ40
KC And Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty 1976 T.K.
14 recordlabel: Private Stock 45073
chartposition: R&B #10, US #1, UK #28, US AC #13
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Ludwig van Beethoven
album: Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track
Walter Murphy & Big Apple Band A Fifth of Beethoven 1976 Private Stock
15 recordlabel: Malaco 1029
chartposition: R&B #2, US #3, UK #5, US AC #14
writtenby: Bob Montgomery
Dorothy Moore Misty Blue 1976 Malaco
16 recordlabel: Atlantic 453355
chartposition: R&B #1, US #2, UK #16, US dance #14
writtenby: Thom Bell & Linda Creed
album: The Rubberband Man
Spinners The Rubberband Man 1976 Atlantic
17 recordlabel: Buddah 515
chartposition: R&B #23, US #4, UK #5, US AC #23, US dance #2
writtenby: Gregg Diamond
album: More, More, More
Andrea True Connection More, More, More 1976 Buddah
18 recordlabel: Capitol 4179
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1
writtenby: Kenneth St. Lewis & Freddie Perren
album: Showcase
Sylvers Boogie Fever 1976 Capitol
19 recordlabel: T.K. 1023
chartposition: R&B #1, US #2, UK #31, US AC #36
writtenby: Harry Wayne Casey & Richard Finch
album: Part 3
mpcode: ibvYxe43cCQ
KC And Sunshine Band Keep It Comin' Love 1976 T.K.
20 recordlabel: Columbia 10367
chartposition: R&B #5, US #3, UK #28, US AC #11, US dance #12
writtenby: Boz Scaggs & David Paich
album: Silk Degrees
Boz Scaggs Lowdown 1976 Columbia
21 recordlabel: Bang 727
chartposition: R&B #1, US #3, US dance #7
writtenby: Eddie Irons, Ray Ransom & Regi Hargis
album: Good High
Brick Dazz 1976 Bang
22 recordlabel: Columbia 10429
chartposition: R&B #2, US #25, UK #1, US AC #38, US dance #31
writtenby: Deniece Williams, Hank Redd, Nathan Watts & Susaye Greene
album: This Is Niecy
Deniece Williams Free 1976 Columbia
23 recordlabel: CBS 3937 (UK)
chartposition: UK #1
writtenby: Jack Robinson and James Bolden
album: I Love To Love
Tina Charles I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance) 1976 CBS(UK)
24 recordlabel: Capitol 4270
chartposition: R&B #3, US #15, UK #4, US AC #18, US dance #1
writtenby: Freddie Perren & Keni St. Lewis
album: Sky High!
Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel 1976 Capitol
25 recordlabel: Warner 8181
chartposition: R&B #1, US #20, UK #2, US AC #50, US dance #8
writtenby: Dave Crawford (as David Crawford)
album: Young Hearts Run Free
Candi Staton Young Heart Run Free 1976 Warner
26 recordlabel: Atlantic 10827
chartposition: US #65, UK #6, US Dance #11
writtenby: Frank Farian and Georg Reyam
album: Take the Heat Off Me
comments: charted as Daddy Kool//Take The Heat Off Me/Fever in US dance charts
Boney M. Daddy Cool 1976 Atlantic
27 recordlabel: A&M 1806
chartposition: R&B #1, US #3
writtenby: George Johnson, Louis Johnson & Sonora Sam
album: Look Out For #1
Brothers Johnson I'll Be Good to You 1976 A&M
28 recordlabel: RCA 10530
chartposition: R&B #23, US #4, US AC #18
writtenby: Daryl Hall & John Oates
album: Daryl Hall and John Oates
Hall & Oates Sara Smile 1976 RCA
29 recordlabel: Epic 50289
chartposition: R&B #2, UK #42, US #6, US dance #33
writtenby: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
album: The Jacksons
Jacksons Enjoy Yourself 1976 Epic
30 recordlabel: Capitol 11299
chartposition: R&B #3, US #5
writtenby: Kenneth St. Lewis & Freddie Perren
album: Something Special
Sylvers Hot Line 1976 Capitol
31 recordlabel: ABC 12149
chartposition: R&B #1, US #5
writtenby: Chaka Khan & Tony Maiden
album: Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
Rufus & Chaka Khan Sweet Thing 1976 ABC
32 recordlabel: United Artists 834
chartposition: R&B #4, US #7, US AC #1
writtenby: Jerry Goldstein , Harold Brown, Papa Dee Allen,B.B Dickerson
album: Greatest Hits
War Summer 1976 United Artists
33 recordlabel: Atlantic 3332
chartposition: R&B #93, US #7, UK #42, US AC #6
writtenby: Daryl Hall & John Oates
album: Abandoned Lunchonette
Hall & Oates She's Gone 1976 Atlantic
34 recordlabel: United Artists 875
chartposition: UK #2
writtenby: Ken Gold and Michael Denne
album: Real Thing
Real Thing Can't Get by without You 1976 United Artists
35 recordlabel: Marlin 3306
chartposition: R&B #12, US #17, UK #10, US dance #1
writtenby: Jacques Morali, Richard V. DiCicco, Henri Belolo & Phil Hurtt
album: African Queens
Ritchie Family The Best Disco in Town 1976 Marlin
36 recordlabel: United Artists 775
chartposition: R&B #1, US #14, UK #23, US dance #1
writtenby: Randy Muller & Wade Williamston
album: Brass Construction
Brass Construction Movin' 1976 United Artists
37 recordlabel: Motown 1402
chartposition: R&B #1, US #7, UK #62
writtenby: Lionel Richie
album: Hot on the Tracks
Commodores Just to Be Close to You 1976 Motown
38 recordlabel: RCA Victor 10562
chartposition: R&B #73, UK #51, US #10, US AC #43, US dance #1
writtenby: Gerald Jackson & Peter Jackson
album: Never Gonna Let You Go
Vicki Sue Robinson Turn the Beat Around 1976 RCA Victor
39 recordlabel: Capitol 15886
chartposition: R&B #14, US #34, UK #4, US dance #3
writtenby: Freddie Perren, Keni St. Lewis & Christine Yarian
album: Sky High!
Tavares Don't Take Away the Music 1976 Capitol
40 recordlabel: Warner 8209
chartposition: R&B #3, US #10, US AC #6
writtenby: Leon Russell
album: This Masquerade
George Benson This Masquerade 1976 Warner
41 recordlabel: Columbia 3-10439
chartposition: R&B #4, US #21, UK #17, US dance #12
writtenby: Maurice White, Philip Bailey & Al McKay
album: Spirit
Earth, Wind & Fire Saturday Nite 1976 Columbia
42 recordlabel: Columbia 310373
chartposition: R&B #1, US #12, US dance #12
writtenby: Peter Cor & Beloyd Taylor
album: Spirit
Earth, Wind & Fire Getaway 1976 Columbia
43 recordlabel: Mercury 73839
chartposition: R&B #1, US #10
writtenby: Paul Mitchell & William Bell
album: Coming Back for More
William Bell Tryin' to Love Two 1976 Mercury
44 recordlabel: 20th Century 2277
chartposition: R&B #14, UK #2
writtenby: Barry White & Ray Parker Jr
album: Let the Music Play
Barry White You See the Trouble with Me 1976 20th Century
45 recordlabel: Tamla 54264
chartposition: R&B #1, US #15
writtenby: Leon Ware & Arthur Ross (as Arthur
album: I Want You
Marvin Gaye I Want You 1976 Tamla
46 recordlabel: Dynamic 118
chartposition: UK #3
writtenby: Bobby Eli and Vinnie Barrett
album: Mr. Biggs
Barry Biggs Sideshow 1976 Dynamic
47 recordlabel: Mercury 73814
chartposition: R&B #1, US #18
writtenby: Billy Beck , Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, Clarence Satchell
album: Contradiction
Ohio Players Who'd She Coo? 1976 Mercury
48 recordlabel: Atlantic 10703
chartposition: R&B #12, US #27, UK #35, US dance #1
writtenby: Ronald Baker
album: Where the Happy People Go
Trammps That's Where the Happy People Go 1976 Atlantic
49 recordlabel: Brunswick 34
chartposition: R&B #50, UK #3
writtenby: Barbara Acklin & Eugene Record
mpcode: TEE9riqNQOw
Chi-Lites You Don't Have to Go 1976 Brunswick
50 recordlabel: Casablanca 856
chartposition: R&B #5, US #15
writtenby: George Clinton, Bootsy Collins & Jerome Brailey
album: Mothership Connection
Parliament Tear the Roof Off the Sucker (Give Up... 1976 Casablanca
51 recordlabel: Motown 1384
chartposition: UK #5, US #85
writtenby: Norman Whitfield and William "Mickey" Stevenson
album: The Bitch Is Black
Yvonne Fair It Should Have Been Me 1976 Motown
52 recordlabel: Salsoul 2004
chartposition: R&B #36, US #18, US AC #11, US dance #6
writtenby: Victor Schertzinger & Johnny Mercer
album: Salsoul Orchestra
Salsoul Orchestra Tangerine 1976 Salsoul
53 recordlabel: A&M 1847
chartposition: R&B #1, US #20
writtenby: Skip Scarborough
album: Love to the World
L.T.D. Love Ballad 1976 A&M
54 recordlabel: H & L 4669
chartposition: R&B #52, UK #4
writtenby: George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore
album: Fabulous
Stylistics Can't Help Falling in Love 1976 H & L
55 recordlabel: RCA 2616
chartposition: UK #5
writtenby: Russell Stone (as Russell Oliver Stone)
album: We Do It
R & J Stone We Do It 1976 RCA
56 recordlabel: Mercury 73833
chartposition: R&B #5, US #23, UK #41
writtenby: Michael Beard, Larry Dodson, Harvey Henderson, Lloyd Smith, Frank Thompson
album: Too Hot To Stop
Bar-Kays Shake Your Rump to the Funk 1976 Mercury
57 recordlabel: Arista 78
chartposition: UK #5
writtenby: Roger Greenaway and Tony Macaulay
Drifters You're More than a Number in My Little... 1976 Arista
58 recordlabel: Fantasy 762
chartposition: R&B #3, US #19, US dance #18
writtenby: Donald Byrd (as Donald Toussaint Byrd)
album: City Life
Blackbyrds Happy Music 1976 Fantasy
59 recordlabel: P.I.R. 3587
chartposition: R&B #1, US #20
writtenby: Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff & Cary Gilbert
album: Family Reunion
mpcode: PMVN-rSTJtw
O'Jays Livin' for the Weekend 1976 P.I.R.
60 recordlabel: Buddah 443
chartposition: R&B #18, US #91, UK #9, US dance #10
writtenby: Van McCoy
album: This Is It
Melba Moore This Is it 1976 Buddah
61 recordlabel: Capitol 4259
chartposition: R&B #1, US #25
writtenby: Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy & Natalie Cole
album: Natalie
Natalie Cole Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady) 1976 Capitol
62 recordlabel: Pye International 725703 (UK)
chartposition: UK #9
writtenby: Herbie Watkins
album: Sheer Elegance
Sheer Elegance Life Is Too Short Girl 1976 Pye...
63 recordlabel: T-Neck 2261
chartposition: R&B #9, US #63, UK #10
writtenby: Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley & Chris Jasper
album: Harvest for the World
Isley Brothers Harvest for the World 1976 TNeck
64 recordlabel: Polydor 2066656
chartposition: R&B #12, US #101, UK #10, US dance #5
writtenby: Gerry Thomas
album: Raising Hell
Fatback Band (Do the) Spanish Hustle 1976 Polydor
65 recordlabel: Buddah 544
chartposition: R&B #12, US #47, UK #20, US AC #3
writtenby: Michael Masser & Gerry Goffin
album: Pipe Dreams
Gladys Knight & the Pips So Sad the Song 1976 Buddah
66 recordlabel: Buddah 449
chartposition: R&B #4, US #27
writtenby: Michael Henderson
album: You Are My Starship
Norman Connors (ft Michael Henderson) You Are My Starship 1976 Buddah
67 recordlabel: ABC 12177
chartposition: R&B #19, US #20, US AC #14
writtenby: Dave Grusin & Morgan Ames
album: Disco-fied
Rhythm Heritage Baretta's Theme (Keep Your Eye on the... 1976 ABC
68 recordlabel: Motown 1056
chartposition: R&B #10, US #25, UK #52, US AC #31
writtenby: Lawrence Brown, Leonard Perry & Terri McFaddin
album: Diana Ross [1976 album]
Diana Ross One Love in My Lifetime 1976 Motown
69 recordlabel: Atlantic 3326
chartposition: R&B #1, US #28
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: Sparkle
Aretha Franklin Something He Can Feel 1976 Atlantic
70 recordlabel: Big Tree 16060
chartposition: R&B #43, US #42, UK #11
writtenby: Errol Brown
album: Man To Man
Hot Chocolate Don't Stop It Now 1976 Big Tree
71 recordlabel: A&M 1851
chartposition: R&B #4, US #30, US dance #15
writtenby: Louis E. Johnson, Quincy Jones & George Henry Johnson
album: Look Out for #1
Brothers Johnson Get the Funk Out Ma Face 1976 A&M
72 recordlabel: Polydor 14326
chartposition: R&B #4, US #45, UK #22, US dance #19
writtenby: Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown & Yamma Brown
album: Get up Offa That Thing
James Brown Get Up Offa That Thing 1976 Polydor
73 recordlabel: Asylum 45294
chartposition: R&B #96, US #24, US dance #19
writtenby: Earl Cate & Ernie Cate
Cate Brothers Union Man 1976 Asylum
74 recordlabel: Tamla 54266
chartposition: R&B #2, US #36, US dance 37
writtenby: T.G. Conway, Allan Felder & Bruce Gray
album: He's A Friend
Eddie Kendricks He's a Friend 1976 Tamla
75 recordlabel: Salsoul 2011
chartposition: R&B #20, US #30, US dance #3
writtenby: Vincent Montana Jr.
album: Nice N' Naasty
Salsoul Orchestra Nice 'n' Naasty 1976 Salsoul
76 recordlabel: RCA PB-10827
chartposition: R&B#31, US #27, US AC #22
writtenby: Schonberger, Coburn, Rose, Browder & Darnell
album: Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Cherchez La Femme 1976 RCA PB
77 recordlabel: HBS/ABC 12171
chartposition: R&B #60, UK #10, US dance #7
writtenby: Isaac Hayes
album: Disco Connection
Isaac Hayes Disco Connection 1976 HBS/ABC
78 recordlabel: Playboy 6062
chartposition: R&B #3, US #29, US AC #38
writtenby: Homer Banks & Carl Hampton
album: I've Got A Feeling
Al Wilson I've Got a Feeling (We'll Be Seeing Each... 1976 Playboy
79 recordlabel: Columbia 3601
chartposition: R&B #1, US #49, UK #51, US dance #38
writtenby: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
album: Message In The Music
O'Jays Message in Our Music 1976 Columbia
80 recordlabel: Casablanca 874
chartposition: R&B #21, US #43, UK #27, US AC# 8
writtenby: Pete Bellotte, Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer
album: Four Seasons of Love
Donna Summer Winter Melody 1976 Casablanca
81 recordlabel: Chrysalis 2112
chartposition: R&B #85, US #58, UK #15
writtenby: Jean Manuel Scarano, Lee Garrett & Nicolas Skorsky
album: Heat For The Feets
Lee Garrett You're My Everything 1976 Chrysalis
82 recordlabel: United Artists 921
chartposition: R&B#8, US #51, UK #37, US dance #14
writtenby: Randy Muller
album: Brass Construction II
Brass Construction Ha Cha Cha (Funktion) 1976 United Artists
83 recordlabel: Columbia 10388
chartposition: R&B #2, US #38
writtenby: Charles Babbit
album: Love and Touch
Tyrone Davis Give It Up (Turn It Loose) 1976 Columbia
84 recordlabel: Atlantic 3354
chartposition: R&B #21, US #40, UK #23
writtenby: Hamish Stuart
album: Soul Searching
Average White Band Queen of My Soul 1976 Atlantic
85 recordlabel: 20th Century 2301
chartposition: R&B #28, US #48, US AC #30, US dance #1
writtenby: Barry White
album: My Sweet Summer Suite
mpcode: IAB1PdS6kZc
Love Unlimited Orchestra My Sweet Summer Suite 1976 20th Century
86 recordlabel: Motown 1387
chartposition: R&B #61, US #47, UK #32, US AC #4
writtenby: Michael Masser & Pam Sawyer
album: Dianna Ross [1976 album]
Diana Ross I Thought It Took a Little Time (But... 1976 Motown
87 recordlabel: Oasis 405
chartposition: R&B #21, US #52, UK #40, US AC #47, US dance #3
writtenby: Barry Manilow & Adrienne Anderson
album: A Love Trilogy
Donna Summer Could It Be Magic 1976 Oasis
88 recordlabel: Mercury 73775
chartposition: R&B #9, US #30
writtenby: Billy Beck , Leroy Bonner, Marshal Jones , Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, Clarence Satchell
album: Gold
Ohio Players Fopp 1976 Mercury
89 recordlabel: Tamla Motown 1029
chartposition: R&B #25, US #40, US dance #3
writtenby: Brian Holland & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: High Energy
Supremes I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do the Walking 1976 Tamla Motown
90 recordlabel: Hi 2319
chartposition: R&B #4, US #37
writtenby: Al Green & Willie Mitchell
album: Have a Good Time
Al Green Keep Me Cryin' 1976 Hi
91 recordlabel: 20th Century 2298
chartposition: R&B #29, US #9, UK #15
writtenby: Barry White
album: Let the Music Play
mpcode: N46GQP3Fh74
Barry White Baby, We Better Try to Get It Together 1976 20th Century
92 recordlabel: Pye 45606 (UK)
chartposition: UK #5
writtenby: Biddu
album: Now
Jimmy James & the Vagabonds Now Is the Time 1976 Pye(UK)
93 recordlabel: T.K. 1020
chartposition: R&B# 4, US #37
writtenby: Harry Wayne Casey & Richard Finch
album: Part 3
KC And Sunshine Band I Like To Do It 1976 T.K.
94 recordlabel: Malaco 1033
chartposition: R&B #7, US #58, UK #38, US AC #46
writtenby: Willie Nelson
Dorothy Moore Funny How Time Slips Away 1976 Malaco
95 recordlabel: Columbia 10347
chartposition: R&B #13, US #51, US dance #4
writtenby: Jeanette Hawes & Wanda Hutchinson
album: Flowers
Emotions I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love 1976 Columbia
96 recordlabel: Columbia 10334
chartposition: R&B #5, US #33
writtenby: Clarence Coulter, Don Davis & Chico Jones
album: Eargasm
Johnnie Taylor Somebody's Gettin' it 1976 Columbia
97 recordlabel: EMI 2492
chartposition: UK #17, US Dance #3
writtenby: Ken Gibson
album: Nice and Slow
Jesse Green Nice and Slow 1976 EMI
98 recordlabel: 20th Century 2309
chartposition: R&B #20, US #105, UK #17
writtenby: Barry White
album: Is This Whatcha Wont?
mpcode: xQAM4TYlp5c
Barry White Don't Make Me Wait Too Long 1976 20th Century
99 recordlabel: ABC 12164
chartposition: R&B #22, US #69, US dance #1
writtenby: Dave Crawford & Richard Downing
album: Kickin
Mighty Clouds of Joy Mighty High 1976 ABC
100 recordlabel: T-Neck 2260
chartposition: RandB #3, US #47
writtenby: Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley and Chris Jasper
album: Harvest for the World
Isley Brothers Who Loves You Better 1976 TNeck

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