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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top R&B Songs of 1977

1976 <-1977-> 1978


  

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Stayin' Alive
1.
12/1977
388

✫1
US
28
AC


3
dance
4
R&B
4
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #189]
charted as Stayin' Alive / Night Fever / More Than a Woman in US dance charts
[RSO 885]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
Sir Duke
2.
04/1977
382

✫1
US
3
AC


2
dance
✫1
R&B
2
UK
[tribute to Duke Ellington]
charted as Another Star / I Wish / Sir Duke / Isn't She Lovely in US dance charts
[Tamla 54281]
written by Stevie Wonder
3.
06/1977
377

✫1
US




11
dance
✫1
R&B
4
UK
written by Maurice White & Al McKay
When I Need You
4.
01/1977
361

✫1
US
✫1
AC




94
R&B
✫1
UK
[Warner 8332]
written by Albert Hammond & Carole Bayer Sager
I Just Want to Be Your Everything
5.
04/1977
329

✫1
US
8
AC




19
R&B
26
UK
[RSO 872]
written by Barry Gibb
6.
04/1977
322

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
7
UK
[Tamla 54280]
written by Marvin Gaye
Boogie Nights
7.
01/1977
317

2
US




36
dance
5
R&B
2
UK
[Epic 50371]
written by Rod Temperton
8.
07/1977
310

2
US






✫1
R&B
✫1
UK
[ABC 12284]
written by Marvin Willis, Arnold Ingram & James Mitchell
9.
08/1977
300

✫1
US
18
AC


6
dance
8
R&B
7
UK
[instrumental]
[Millennium 604]
written by John Williams [composer]
I Feel Love
10.
07/1977
299

6
US
45
AC


3
dance
9
R&B
✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #411]
charted as I Feel Love / Theme from the Deep (Down Deep Inside) in US dance charts
[Casablanca 884]
written by Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte & Donna Summer
Baby Come Back
11.
10/1977
280

✫1
US
20
AC




10
R&B
32
UK
[RSO 879]
written by John Crowley & Peter Beckett
12.
10/1977
249

6
US




✫1
dance
6
R&B
6
UK
charted as Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) / Everybody Dance / You Can Get By in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3435]
written by Bernard Edwards, Kenny Lehman & Nile Rodgers
13.
11/1977
246

3
US
5
AC




42
R&B
11
UK
[Private Stock 45178]
written by Barry Gibb & Robin Gibb
I'm Your Boogie Man
14.
02/1977
238

✫1
US






3
R&B
41
UK
written by Harry Casey (as Harry Wayne Casey) & Richard Finch
Easy
15.
05/1977
235

4
US
14
AC




✫1
R&B
9
UK
[Motown 1418]
written by Lionel Richie
16.
08/1977
197

4
US




5
dance
✫1
R&B
40
UK
[20th Century 2350]
written by Barry White
17.
04/1977
189

12
US






7
R&B
2
UK
[Epic 50313]
written by Buddy Killen & Bennie McGinty
Strawberry Letter 23
18.
06/1977
184

5
US
38
AC




✫1
R&B
35
UK
[A&M 1949]
written by Shuggie Otis
19.
10/1977
183

4
US




19
dance
✫1
R&B


[A&M 1974]
written by Len Ron Hanks & Zane Grey
20.
01/1977
172

5
US
45
AC




✫1
R&B


[Capitol 4360]
written by Chuck Jackson & Marvin Yancy
21.
08/1977
169

5
US




34
dance
4
R&B
32
UK
charted as Sweet Love / Brick House in UK charts
[Motown 1425]
written by Lionel Richie, Thomas McClary, Milan Williams, Ronald LaPread, William King & Walter Orange
22.
11/1977
167

21
US
28
AC


3
dance
6
R&B
5
UK
[RCA 11129]
written by Sandy Linzer & Denny Randell
Show You the Way to Go
23.
04/1977
167

28
US






6
R&B
✫1
UK
as The Jacksons
[Epic 50350]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
So You Win Again
24.
06/1977
166

31
US






82
R&B
✫1
UK
[Big Tree 16096]
written by Russ Ballard
Angel in Your Arms
25.
02/1977
165

6
US
8
AC




29
R&B


[Big Tree 16085]
written by Herbert Clayton Ivey, Terrence Woodford & Tom Brasfield (as Herbert Thomas Brasfield Jr.)
26.
02/1977
152

10
US
9
AC




3
R&B
14
UK
[MCA 40662]
written by Norman Whitfield
27.
03/1977
149

22
US
31
AC




✫1
R&B
5
UK
[Capitol 4398]
written by Freddie Perren & Keni St. Lewis
Whatcha Gonna Do?
28.
04/1977
139

6
US






46
R&B


[A&M 1920]
written by David Jenkins & Cory Lerios
29.
01/1977
138

7
US
11
AC




93
R&B


[Polydor 14373]
written by Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry & Robert Nix
30.
06/1977
131

18
US


50
country


91
R&B
6
UK
[novelty]
[GRT 127]
written by Meri Wilson
31.
11/1977
127

10
US
33
AC




✫1
R&B


[Capitol 4509]
written by Marvin Yancy (as Marvin Jerome Yancy) & Chuck Jackson (as Charles Henry Jackson Jr.)
32.
03/1977
114

15
US
✫1
AC




57
R&B
26
UK
[RSO 871]
written by Barbara Lewis
33.
12/1977
111

30
US
25
AC




6
R&B
7
UK
[Columbia 10627]
written by Bill Withers & Skip Scarborough
Serpentine Fire
34.
10/1977
111

13
US






✫1
R&B
52
UK
35.
09/1977
108

12
US






2
R&B
52
UK
[Gordy 7155]
written by Marilyn McLeod & Pam Sawyer
36.
05/1977
105

52
US






10
R&B
4
UK
[Buddah 569]
written by Van McCoy
37.
10/1977
105

38
US




✫1
dance
12
R&B
9
UK
charted as Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) / Everybody Dance / You Can Get By in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3469]
written by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
38.
03/1977
100

34
US




2
dance
100
R&B
10
UK
produced by Rupert Holmes
[London 20092]
written by John Miles & Bob Marshall
39.
03/1977
99

46
US




✫1
dance
15
R&B
11
UK
[Dash 5032]
written by Theophilus Coakley (as Theophilus "T" Coakley)
40.
08/1977
93

27
US
24
AC




5
R&B
20
UK
[Malaco 1042]
written by Dick Addrisi & Don Addrisi
The Greatest Love of All
41.
07/1977
92

24
US
22
AC




2
R&B
27
UK
[Arista 0251]
written by Linda Creed & Michael Masser
Do Ya Wanna Get Funky with Me
42.
07/1977
86

18
US




9
dance
3
R&B


backing vocals by Wildflower
[Drive 6258]
written by Peter Brown & Robert Rans
43.
08/1977

Dusic by Brick

from Brick   Brick
85

18
US






2
R&B


[Bang 734]
written by Ray Ransom (as Raymond Lincoln Ransom Jr.), Regi Hargis (as Reginald J. Hargis) & Jimmy "Lord" Brown (as James B. Brown)
44.
11/1977
84

27
US
8
AC




16
R&B
23
UK
[Motown 1427]
written by Franne Golde & Tom Snow
45.
05/1977
84

36
US




✫1
dance
2
R&B


charted as Devil's Gun / We Got Our Own Thing / Sure Can't Go to the Moon in US dance charts
[Westbound 55400]
written by Barry Blue (as Barry Ian Green), Gerry Shury & Ron Roker
46.
12/1977
83

24
US






✫1
R&B
38
UK
charted as Too Hot to Trot / Zoom in UK charts
[Motown 1432]
written by Lionel Richie, Milan Williams, Ronald LaPread, Thomas McClary, Walter Orange & William King
Disco Inferno
47.
02/1977
83

53
US




✫1
dance
9
R&B
16
UK
charted as Disco Inferno / Starvin' / Body Contact Contract in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3389]
written by Leroy Green & Ron Kersey
48.
01/1977
81

105
US






79
R&B
4
UK
[instrumental]
[H&L 4677]
written by Van McCoy
Another Star
49.
08/1977
80

32
US
29
AC


2
dance
18
R&B
29
UK
charted as Another Star / I Wish / Sir Duke / Isn't She Lovely in US dance charts
[Tamla 54286]
written by Stevie Wonder
50.
11/1977
80









39
R&B
4
UK
[Polydor 14202]
written by Dick Glasser
High School Dance
51.
04/1977
79

17
US






6
R&B


52.
03/1977
78

15
US
21
AC




9
R&B


[ABC 12262]
written by H. B. Barnum & Walter Johnson
Boogie Child
53.
01/1977
78

12
US






31
R&B


[RSO 867]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
54.
03/1977
77

25
US






10
R&B
30
UK
[going to a go-go, i can't help myself, sugar pie honey bunch, uptight, stop in the name of love, it's the same old song]
written by Brian Holland, Eddie Holland Jr. (as Eddie Holland) & Lamont Dozier
I Love You
55.
12/1977
76

37
US






28
R&B
10
UK
[Casablanca 907]
written by Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte
Nights on Broadway
56.
07/1977
74

102
US






16
R&B
6
UK
[Warner 8367]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
57.
01/1977
74

24
US
9
AC


7
dance
41
R&B


[instrumental]
[Island 078]
written by Eliot Daniel & Harold Adamson
58.
10/1977
71

23
US






✫1
R&B


[Mercury 73959]
written by Michael Cooper
59.
02/1977
67

36
US




2
dance
29
R&B
31
UK
[instrumental]
charted as Love in C Minor / Midnight Lady in US dance charts
[Cotillion 44215]
written by Alec R. Costandinos & Cerrone (as Jean-Marc Cerrone)
60.
02/1977
64

30
US




37
dance
✫1
R&B


featuring Chaka Khan
[ABC 12239]
written by Tony Maiden & Lalomie Washburn
61.
06/1977

Slide by Slave

from Slave   Slave
61

32
US






✫1
R&B


62.
09/1977
60

39
US




20
dance
4
R&B
30
UK
charted as Do Your Dance / It Makes You Feel Like Dancin' in US dance charts
[Whitfield 8440]
written by Norman Whitfield & Dwight Turner
63.
11/1977
59

44
US




6
dance
22
R&B
31
UK
charted as Cocomotion / I'm Mad as Hell / Love to the World / Got That Feeling in US dance charts [instrumental]
[AVI 147]
written by W. Michael Lewis, Laurin Rinder & Merria Ross
64.
01/1977
59

25
US






5
R&B


[United Artists 912]
written by Emanuel Johnson & Michael Stokes
65.
12/1977
57

103
US




5
dance
27
R&B
16
UK
[Dash 5041]
written by Theophilus Coakley (as Theophilus "T" Coakley)
66.
05/1977
57

90
US




14
dance
73
R&B
12
UK
[R]
[rm]
[Westbound 55401]
written by Abrim Tilmon
67.
07/1977
55

103
US






65
R&B
8
UK
68.
01/1977
53

39
US
13
AC


4
dance
77
R&B


[instrumental]
[Salsoul 2014]
written by Silvetti (as Bedu Silvetti)
69.
03/1977
50

31
US






3
R&B


produced by Millie Jackson
[Kayvette 5128]
written by Bill Anderson
70.
01/1977
49

42
US




6
dance
16
R&B
51
UK
[instrumental]
charted as Dancin' / Searching for Love / Far Out in US dance charts
[De-lite 1588]
written by William Anderson
71.
10/1977
49

52
US






8
R&B
26
UK
as The Jacksons
[Epic 50454]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
As
72.
11/1977
48

36
US
24
AC




36
R&B
53
UK
[Tamla 54291]
written by Stevie Wonder
Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)
73.
04/1977
47

28
US
46
AC


37
dance
97
R&B


[instrumental]
[Columbia 10546]
written by Bill Conti
74.
05/1977
46

32
US






3
R&B


featuring Chaka Khan
[ABC 12269]
written by André Fischer & David Wolinski
75.
04/1977
45

41
US






5
R&B
44
UK
76.
06/1977

Exodus by Bob Marley

from Exodus   Exodus
44

103
US






19
R&B
14
UK
as Bob Marley & the Wailers
[Island 089]
written by Bob Marley
77.
06/1977
42









66
R&B
12
UK
78.
08/1977
41

91
US




26
dance
4
R&B
34
UK
[= Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, Archie Bell, Teddy Pendergrass, O'Jays, Dee Dee Sharpe]
[Philadelphia International 3627]
written by Kenny Gamble (as Kenneth Gamble), Leon Huff & Cary Gilbert
79.
05/1977
40

41
US




3
dance
86
R&B


as Celi Bee & the Buzzy Bunch
charted as Superman / One Love in US dance charts
[APA 17001]
written by Pepe Luis Soto
80.
07/1977
39

45
US






2
R&B


[United Artists Xw-1009 (Blue Note)]
written by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard Scott (as Howard E. Scott) & Jerry Goldstein
81.
05/1977
38

41
US






5
R&B


[P.i. 3622]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
82.
01/1977
38

53
US






3
R&B


83.
05/1977
38

63
US




30
dance
✫1
R&B


[T-Neck 2262]
written by Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley (as O'Kelly Isley Jr.), Rudolph Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley & Chris Jasper
84.
02/1977
38

37
US






7
R&B


[Glades 1739]
written by Latimore (as Benjamin Latimore)
85.
05/1977
38

28
US






70
R&B


[RCA 10970]
written by John Oates
86.
06/1977
37

40
US






4
R&B


[T-Neck 2264]
written by Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley (as O'Kelly Isley Jr.), Rudolph Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley & Chris Jasper
87.
11/1977
37

68
US




5
dance
13
R&B


[instrumental]
[Avi 153]
written by W. Michael Lewis, Laurin Rinder, Gil Karson & David Williams
88.
09/1977
37

76
US




2
dance
68
R&B
42
UK
charted as Could Heaven Ever Be Like This / Tasty Cakes in US dance charts
[Kudu 939]
written by David Matthews & Tony Sarafino
89.
08/1977
36

45
US






3
R&B


[United Artists Xw-991]
written by Emanuel Johnson & Michael Stokes
90.
02/1977
36

48
US




5
dance
37
R&B


charted as You + Me = Love / Let's Go Down to the Disco in US Hot 100
[Whitfield 8306]
written by Norman Whitfield
91.
02/1977
35

68
US




5
dance
32
R&B
44
UK
charted as Welcome to Our World (Of Merry Music) / Wine-Flow Disco in US dance charts
[Cotillion 44213]
written by Tyrone Williams
92.
12/1977
35









73
R&B
17
UK
written by Alfie Davison
93.
09/1977
35

41
US




8
dance
23
R&B


[Gold Mind 4004]
written by Allan Felder, Norman Harris & Ron Tyson
94.
04/1977
35

64
US




2
dance
44
R&B


as Carrie
[Soul Train 10947]
written by Marc Anthony
95.
11/1977
34

43
US






5
R&B


[Spring 175]
written by Glenn Martin & Sonny Throckmorton
96.
01/1977
34

68
US
27
AC


7
dance
15
R&B


[instrumental]
[20th Century 2325]
written by John Barry
97.
03/1977
34

66
US






6
R&B


[Columbia 10495]
written by Roger Joyce, Teddy Randazzo & Victoria Pike
98.
10/1977
34

44
US






7
R&B


written by Skip Scarborough
99.
08/1977
34

67
US




2
dance
91
R&B


[RCA 11028]
written by David Gates
100.
02/1977
33

42
US






7
R&B


[Tamla 54279]
written by Mike Sutton & Kathy Wakefield

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