Top 100 Singles of 1976 in Canada

rod stewart - a night on the townAccording to RPM magazine, the biggest song of 1976 in Canada was “Tonight’s the Night” by Rod Stewart from his album A Night On the Town. Nine songs on the year-end top 100 chart below are from Canadian artists. Canadian entries have been bolded in red. The top Canadian song was “Roxy Roller” by Sweeney Todd at 5th of the year. The Canadian charts are an accurate reflection of Canadian tastes in music, and the Top 100 songs were determined both from nationwide sales and radio airplay data. The drawback with year-end charts is that songs charting from the end of one year through beginning of the next will have their chart performance split between the two years. More year-end and other Canadian charts can be found here.

RANK TITLE ARTIST
1 Tonight’s the Night Rod Stewart
2 Convoy C.W. McCall
3 Disco Duck Rick Dees
4 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart E. John/K. Dee
5 Roxy Roller Sweeney Todd
6 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
7 Lonely Night Captain & Tennille
8 A Fifth of Beethoven Walter Murphy
9 If You Leave Me Now Chicago
10 Silly Love Songs Wings
11 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band
12 Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot
13 December 1963 Four Seasons
14 Love Hurts Nazareth
15 You Should Be Dancing Bee Gees
16 Rock ‘n’ Me Steve Miller Band
17 Boogie Fever Sylvers
18 Get Up and Boogie Silver Convention
19 Shake Your Booty KC & The Sunshine Band
20 Shannon Henry Gross
21 Squeeze Box The Who
22 Money Honey Bay City Rollers
23 More More More Andrea True
24 Dream Weaver Gary Wright
25 Love to Love You Baby Donna Summer
26 Never Gonna Fall in Love Again Eric Clapton
27 Shout It Out Loud Kiss
28 Got to Get You Into My Life The Beatles
29 Theme from SWAT THP Orchestra
30 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka
31 Fly Robin Fly Silver Convention
32 Love So Right Bee Gees
33 Saturday Night Bay City Rollers
34 Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
35 That’ll Be the Day Linda Ronstadt
36 Fanny Bee Gees
37 Fox on the Run Sweet
38 You’ll Never Find Another… Lou Rawls
39 Love Roller Coaster Ohio Players
40 Muskrat Love Captain & Tennille
41 Show Me the Way Peter Frampton
42 Welcome Back John Sebastian
43 Lowdown Boz Scaggs
44 You’re My Best Friend Queen
45 The Way I Want to Touch You Captain & Tennille
46 Let ‘Em In Wings
47 Baby I Love Your Way Peter Frampton
48 All By Myself Eric Carmen
49 I Write the Songs Barry Manilow
50 Love Is the Drug Roxy Music
51 Moonlight Feels Right Starbuck
52 Happy Days Pratt & McClain
53 Let Your Love Flow Bellamy Brothers
54 Only Sixteen Dr. Hook
55 Sorry Seems To Be… Elton John
56 Do You Know Where… Diana Ross
57 Devil Woman Cliff Richard
58 More Than a Feeling Boston
59 Stand Tall Burton Cummings
60 A Little Bit More Dr. Hook
61 Fernando ABBA
62 Misty Blue Dorothy Moore
63 Rhiannon Fleetwood Mac
64 Shop Around Captain & Tennille
65 Wow Andre Gagnon
66 Sky High Jigsaw
67 I’d Really Love to See You… E. Dan/J. F. Coley
68 The Whole World’s Gone Crazy April Wine
69 Beth Kiss
70 Action Sweet
71 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate
72 From New York to LA Patsy Gallant
73 Anyway You Want Charity Brown
74 Nadia’s Theme B. De Vorzon/P. Botkin
75 Love Is Alive Gary Wright
76 Rock and Roll Love Letter Bay City Rollers
77 Lorelei Styx
78 Loving You Baby Wednesday
79 You Are the Woman Firefall
80 I Never Cry Alice Cooper
81 Evil Woman Electric Light Orchestra
82 I Only Want to Be with You Bay City Rollers
83 You Don’t Have to Be a Star M. McCoo/B. Davis
84 She’s Gone Hall & Oates
85 Do You Feel Like We Do Peter Frampton
86 Takin’ It To the Streets Doobie Brothers
87 Let Her In John Travolta
88 Kiss and Say Goodbye Manhattans
89 The Reaper Blue Oyster Cult
90 Let’s Do It Again Staple Singers
91 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Paul Simon
92 The Rubberband Man Spinners
93 The Boys Are Back in Town Thin Lizzy
94 I Feel Like a Bullet Elton John
95 There’s a Kind of Hush Carpenters
96 This Masquerade George Benson
97 Take the Money and Run Steve Miller Band
98 Baby Face Wing & A Prayer
99 You Make Me Feel Like Dancing Leo Sayer
100 Still the One Orleans
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