The Top Ten — This Week in 1977

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hallandoates The Top Ten    This Week in 1977

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Daryl Hall and John Oates met in 1967 while both attending Temple University in New York.  They would go on to become the #1 Rock ‘n’ Roll singing duo in history, ahead of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Everly Brothers [/lastfm]and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Simon and Garfunkel[/lastfm].  They have the NUMBER ONE TUNE this week in 1977…

Last Week’s position in (brackets)….

1.   Rich Girl/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Hall and Oates [/lastfm](1) — the duo’s first #1 song

2.   Dancing Queen/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]ABBA[/lastfm] (3) — their biggest hit

3.   Don’t Give Up On Us/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Soul [/lastfm](4) — Starsky & Hutch star – his only hit

4.   Don’t Leave Me This Way/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Thelma Houston [/lastfm](5) — a #1 song and her ONLY chart success

5.   Evergreen (from “A Star Is Born”)/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Barbra Streisand [/lastfm](2) — was #1 for 3 weeks

6.   Southern Nights/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Glen Campbell [/lastfm](16) — will reach #1 on April 30, ’77

7.   The Things We Do For Love/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]10cc[/lastfm] (8) — from Manchester, England; their 2nd biggest hit behind “I’m Not In Love.”

8.   Hotel California/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm] (17) — “You can check out, but you can never leave!”

9.   I’ve Got Love On My Mind/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Natalie Cole[/lastfm] (12) — anyone remember this??

10. Maybe I’m Amazed/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] (11) — “live” version from Macca’s 1970 album

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