Friday, September 30, 2016

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 70s (October 1st 2016)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 70s
Week Ending October 1st 1977


40 - Dusic - Brick
39 - Smoke From a Distant Fire - Sanford-Townsend Band
38 - Higher and Higher - Rita Coolidge
37 - I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You - Alan Parsons
36 - She Did It - Eric Carmen
35 - Help is on the Way - Little River Band
34 - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle
33 - Another Star - Stevie Wonder
32 - I Believe You -Dorothy Moore
31 - Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent
30 - Just Remember I Love You - Firefall
29 - Surfin' USA - Leif Garrett
28 - Daytime Friends - Kenny Rogers
27 - Handy Man - James Taylor
26 - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me - Barry White
25 - The Greatest Love of All - George Benson
24 - Heaven On the Seventh Floor - Paul Nicholas
23 - Jungle Love - Steve Miller Band
22 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Peter Frampton
21 - The King Is Gone - Ronnie McDowell
20 - It Was Almost Like A Song - Ronnie Milsap
19 - Float On - Floaters
18 - Way Down - Elvis Presley
17 - Don't Worry Baby - B.J. Thomas
16 - Brick House - The Commodores
15 - You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
14 - I Feel Love - Donna Summer
13 - Swayin' To The Music - Johnny Rivers
12 - On and On - Stephen Bishop
11 - Boogie Nights - Heatwave
10 - I Just Want To Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb
9  -  Cold As Ice - Foreigner
8  -  That's Rock and Roll - Shaun Cassidy
7  -  Telephone Line - ELO
6  -  Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon
5  -  Strawberry Letter 23 - Brothers Johnson
4  -  Best of My Love - Emotions
3  -  Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
2  -  Keep It Comin' Love - KC and The Sunshine Band
1  -  Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band - Meco
(1st of 2 consecutive weeks at #1)


Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Year in Billboard #1 Country Songs - 1976



August 28th 1976
I'm A Stand By My Woman Man - Ronnie Milsap
(2 consecutive weeks at #1)


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Billboard Country Album Chart (September 17th 2016)

Billboard Country Album Chart
Top 20
Week Ending September 17th 2016


20 - American Love - Jake Owen
19 - Meat and Candy - Old Dominion
18 - Hero - Maren Morris
17 - Tangled Up - Thomas Rhett
16 - Mr. Misunderstood - Eric Church
15 - The First Time - Kelsea Ballerini
14 - Hymns - Joey and Rory
13 - Montevall - Sam Hunt
12 - NOW Country Vol. 9 - Various Artist
11 - Black - Dierks Bentley
10 - Kill The Lights - Luke Bryan
9  -  Storyteller - Carrie Underwood
8  -  You Should Be Here - Cole Swindell
7  -  Ripcord - Keith Urban
6  -  Love Remains - Hillary Scott and The Scott Family
5  -  Kinda Don't Care - Justin Moore
4  -  If I'm Honest - Blake Shelton
3  -  Traveller - Chris Stapleton
2  -  Pure and Simple - Dolly Parton 
1  -  Dig Your Roots - Florida Georgia Line
(Debut)

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Smooth"   2:49
2."Dig Your Roots"  
3:35
3."Life Is a Honeymoon" (featuring Ziggy Marley) 3:05
4."H.O.L.Y."   3:14
5."Island"  
  • Ryan Hurd
  • Matt McGinn
  • Schmidt
2:41
6."May We All(featuring Tim McGraw)
3:46
7."Summerland"  
2:59
8."Lifer"  
  • Hubbard
  • Kelley
  • Schmidt
4:27
9."Good Girl, Bad Boy"   3:52
10."Wish You Were on It"  
  • Smith Ahnquist
  • Hunter Phelps
  • Jameson Rodgers
  • Will Weatherly
3:06
11."God, Your Mama, and Me" (featuring Backstreet Boys) 3:04
12."Music Is Healing"  
3:33
13."While He's Still Around"  
2:55
14."Grow Old"  
3:52
15."Heatwave"  
3:12





Billboard 200 Album Chart (September 17th 2016)

Billboard 200 Album Chart
Top 20
Week Ending September 17th 2016


20 - How To Be A Human Being - Glass Animals
(Debut)
19 - It Doesn't Have To Make Sense - Ingrid Michaelson
(Debut)
18 - Encore - DJ Snake
17 - Traveller - Chris Stapleton
16 - I Told You - Tory Lanez
15 - Hamilton: An American Musical - Broadway Cast
14 - Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande
13 - Major Key - DJ Khaled
12 - and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY - De La Soul
(Debut)
11 - 25 - Adele
10 - Blurryface - twenty one pilots
9  -  ANTI - Rihanna
8  -  Jeffery - Young Thug
(Debut)
7  -  Lemonade - Beyonce
6  -  Suicide Squad : The Album - Soundtrack
5  -  Blonde - Frank Ocean
4  -  Views - Drake
3  -  Glory - Britney Spears 
(Debut)
2  -  Dig Your Roots - Florida Georgia Line
(Debut)
1  -  Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway - Barbra Streisand
(Debut)


Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[16]
No.TitleWriter(s)Duet partnerLength
1."At the Ballet(from A Chorus Line)Edward KlebanMarvin HamlischAnne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley7:30
2."Loving You" (from Passion)Stephen SondheimPatrick Wilson3:30
3."Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)(from The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)Leslie BricusseAnthony NewleyAnthony Newley4:24
4."The Best Thing That Has Ever Happened" (from Road Show)SondheimAlec Baldwin3:13
5."Any Moment Now" (from an unproduced version of Smile)Marvin Hamlisch, Carolyn LeighHugh Jackman4:45
6."Anything You Can Do(from Annie Get Your Gun)Irving BerlinMelissa McCarthy3:12
7."Pure Imagination(from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory)Bricusse, NewleySeth MacFarlane4:12
8."Take Me to the World" (from Evening Primrose)SondheimAntonio Banderas4:16
9."I'll Be Seeing You"/"I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face(from Right This Way and My Fair Lady)Irving KahalSammy Fain/Alan Jay LernerFrederick LoeweChris Pine4:41
10."Climb Ev'ry Mountain(from The Sound of Music)Richard RodgersOscar Hammerstein IIJamie Foxx3:58



Saturday, September 17, 2016

Casey Kasem's AT40 - The 80s (September 18th 2016)

Casey Kasem AT40
The 80s
Week Ending September 17th 1983


40 - Suddenly Last Summer - The Motels
39 - Sitting at the Wheel - The Moody Blues
38 - It Must Be Love - Madness
37 - Delirious - Prince
36 - Don't Forget To Dance - The Kinks
35 - Stand Back - Stevie Nicks
34 - Tonight, I Celebrate My Love - Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
33 - Lady Love Me - George Benson
32 - Big Log - Robert Plant
31 - Tell Her No - Juice Newton
30 - Telefone - Sheena Easton
29 - One Thing Leads To Another - The Fixx
28 - Burning Down the House - Talking Heads
27 - Kiss The Bride - Elton John
26 - Islands in the Stream - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
25 - Don't You Get So Mad - Jeffrey Osbourne
24 - China Girl - David Bowie
23 - Dead Giveaway - Shalamar
22 - It's a Mistake - Men At Work
21 - Human Touch - Rick Springfield
20 - Fascination - The Human League
19 - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You - Laura Branigan
18 - I'll Tumble 4 Ya - Culture Club
17 - True - Spandau Ballet
16 - King of Pain - The Police
15 - Promises, Promises - Naked Eyes
14 - Far From Over - Frank Stallone
13 - Lawyers in Love - Jackson Browne
12 - (She's) Sexy and 17 - Stray Cats
11 - She Works Hard for the Money - Donna Summer
10 - Don't Cry - Asia
9  -  Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply
8  -  Puttin' on the Ritz - Taco
7  -  Human Nature - Michael Jackson
6  -  Every Breath You Take - The Police
5  -  Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
4  -  Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
3  -  The Safety Dance -Men Without Hats
2  -  Tell Her About It - Billy Joel
1  -  Maniac - Michael Sembello
(2nd of 2 consecutive weeks at #1)


Friday, September 16, 2016

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 70s (09/17/2016)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 70s
Week Ending September 14th 1974


40 - Do It Baby - Miracles
39 - Jazzman - Carole King
38 - One Hell of a Woman - Mac Davis
37 - Sideshow - Blue Magic
36 - Please Come To Boston - Dave Loggins
35 - Don't Change Horses - Tower of Power
34 - Keep On Smilin' - Wet Willie
33 - Skin Tight - Ohio Players
32 - Stop and Smell The Roses - Mac Davis
31 - Steppin' Out - Tony Orlando and Dawn
30 - Wildwood Weed - Jim Stafford
29 - I Love My Friend - Charlie Rich
28 - You Little Trustmaker - Tymes
27 - Never My Love - Blue Swede
26 - Can't Get Enough - Bad Company
25 - Wild Thing - Fancy
24 - Free Man in Paris - Joni Mitchell
23 - Earache My Eye - Cheech and Chong
22 - Rub It In - Billy "Crash" Craddock
21 - Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack
20 - Let's Put It All Together - Stylistics
19 - Who Do You Think You Are - Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods
18 - Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd
17 - It's Only Rock and Roll - Rolling Stones
16 - Beach Baby - First Class
15 - Another Saturday Night - Cat Stevens
14 - The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
13 - Hang on in There Baby - Johnny Bristol
12 - I Honestly Love You - Olivia Newton-John
11 - You Haven't Done Nothin' - Stevie Wonder
10 - Clap for the Wolfman - Guess Who
9  -  You and Me Against the World - Helen Reddy
8  -  Then Came You - Dionne Warwick and The Spinners
7  -  Tell Me Something Good - Rufus
6  -  Nothing From Nothing - Billy Preston
5  -  Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe - Barry White
4  -  I'm Leaving It All Up To You - Donny and Marie Osmond
3  -  Rock Me Gently - Andy Kim
2  -  (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka
1  -  I Shot the Sheriff -  Eric Clapton
(1 week at #1)


Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Year in #1 Billboard Country Songs - 1976

August 14th 1976
"Say It Again" by Don Williams
(1 week at #1)
Written by Bob McDill, and recorded by Don Williams. It was released in April 1976 as the second single from the album "Harmony". "Say It Again" would become Don Williams' fifth #1 on the country chart. The single spent twelve weeks on the country chart.


Friday, September 9, 2016

The Year in Billboard #1 Country Songs - 1976


August 7th 1976
Golden Ring  - Tammy Wynette and George Jones
(1 week at #1)


#1 Song of the Week (1988)

September 9th 1988  -  "Look Away" by Chicago is released

The first Chicago single to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 after the departure of Peter Cetera and the last #1 single to date for the band.
"Look Away" would also be Billboard's #1 song of 1989 after spending 2 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Hot 100 in December 1988.