The number one song on the Billboard Top Singles chart on May 14 1976 was by The Sylvers.
Boogie Fever is one of the few number one disco hits. ((There were only 33 Top Forty disco hits . . . I know . . . I counted . . . when KJR-FM went All Disco, for a day, on April 1 1995.))
Boogie Fever was recorded by the Los Angeles, California-based R&B group, from their 1975 album “Showcase”. Their most lucrative single, it reached number one in the U.S. on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Singles charts as well as reaching number one in Canada on the RPM national singles chart in 1976, and was their third of nine Top 20 R&B hits and first top 40 pop single. Boogie Fever is one of two Gold records by The Sylvers, the other being “Hot Line”.