1974: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th January, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-12
3 3 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
4 2 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-15
5 8 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-12
6 9 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-11
7 5 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
8 10 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11
9 11 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
10 14 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7

11 7 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14
12 16 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7
13 17 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8
14 6 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-14
15 23 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7
16 27 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
17 21 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-6
18 19 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
19 25 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7
20 24 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-9

21 12 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11
22 15 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-12
23 13 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-15
24 30 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
25 18 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-9
26 20 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-12
27 22 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-15
28 26 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-10
29 35 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-7
30 38 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9

31 36 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
32 28 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-14
33 32 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-9
34 33 COME GET TO THIS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10
35 29 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-16
36 37 PAINTED LADIES –•– Ian Thomas (Janus)-11
37 54 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5
38 34 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-14
39 43 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-6
40 50 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

43 31 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-19

POWER PLAYS

41 42 I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Ann Peebles (Hi)-19
42 44 THIS TIME I’M GONE FOR GOOD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-8
44 62 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3
45 45 TELL HER SHE’S LOVELY –•– El Chicano (MCA)-8
46 65 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
47 57 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-5
48 52 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-9
50 61 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-1
70 — LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
75 — CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-1
76 — BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
86 — YOU’RE SO UNIQUE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1
87 — MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-1
90 — DADDY WHAT IF –•– Bobby Bare (RCA)-1
92 — STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-1
98 — WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-1
99 — LET ME GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Paul Anka (Fame)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th January, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 1 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-9
3 5 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-13
4 6 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-12
5 10 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
6 16 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
7 8 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-12
8 9 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
9 13 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
10 12 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8

11 15 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8
12 4 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-16
13 17 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-7
14 3 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
15 19 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-8
16 20 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-10
17 18 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8
18 7 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
19 11 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-15
20 14 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-15

21 24 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
22 30 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-10
23 31 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8
24 21 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12
25 29 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-8
26 23 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-16
27 22 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-13
28 37 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6
29 25 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-10
30 26 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-13

31 28 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-11
32 40 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-8
33 65 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-2
34 36 PAINTED LADIES –•– Ian Thomas (Janus)-12
35 39 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-7
36 44 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4
37 33 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-10
38 46 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4
39 50 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4
40 48 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-10

OFF THE CHARTS

43 27 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-16
45 32 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-15
49 34 COME GET TO THIS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11
52 38 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-15
59 35 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 47 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-6
42 42 THIS TIME I’M GONE FOR GOOD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-9
44 55 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-4
46 56 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-5
48 51 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9
50 60 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

83 — DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
85 — COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-1
90 — ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-1
97 — MEADOWS –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-1
98 — THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-1
99 — SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-1
100 — SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th January, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-14
3 4 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-13
4 5 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
5 6 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
6 2 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10
7 11 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9
8 8 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
9 9 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
10 13 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-8

11 7 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13
12 10 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9
13 17 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9
14 15 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-9
15 16 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-11
16 12 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-17
17 33 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-3
18 22 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11
19 21 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
20 23 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9

21 14 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12
22 28 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7
23 18 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-13
24 25 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-9
25 19 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-16
26 20 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-16
27 24 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-13
28 32 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-9
29 39 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
30 38 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5

31 27 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-14
32 40 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-11
33 36 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
34 29 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-11
35 26 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-17
36 44 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-5
37 35 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8
38 41 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-7
39 48 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10
40 50 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-14
44 31 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-12
45 34 PAINTED LADIES –•– Ian Thomas (Janus)-13
50 37 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 56 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3
42 46 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-6
46 62 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-3
48 58 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-7
49 70 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-1
90 — JESSICA –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-1
91 — I MISS YOU –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1
94 — (I’d Know You) ANYWHERE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-1
100 — ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th January, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 1 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-15
3 7 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10
4 4 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
5 2 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-15
6 10 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-9
7 3 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-14
8 9 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
9 6 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-11
10 17 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-4

11 13 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
12 8 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
13 11 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-14
14 18 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-12
15 15 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-12
16 14 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-10
17 12 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10
18 22 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8
19 20 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10
20 16 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-18

21 19 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
22 29 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
23 21 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
24 32 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-12
25 23 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-14
26 24 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-10
27 30 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
28 62 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-3
29 25 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-17
30 38 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-8

31 33 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6
32 36 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-6
33 41 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4
34 42 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-7
35 40 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-7
36 46 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-4
37 39 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11
38 26 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-17
39 31 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-15
40 49 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 28 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-10
43 27 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-14
44 34 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-12
46 35 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-18
53 37 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 61 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
45 48 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8
47 52 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-4
48 54 TEENAGE LAMENT ’74 –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-5
50 57 I SHALL SING –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
83 — MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
87 — THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-1
88 — IN THE MOOD –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-1
90 — SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
92 — JOLENE –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1
95 — THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-1
97 — I JUST CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1
98 — WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd February, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 1 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8
3 6 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-10
4 2 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-16
5 10 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-5
6 4 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11
7 8 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
8 11 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11
9 5 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-16
10 14 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-13

11 7 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-15
12 9 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-12
13 12 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
14 18 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-9
15 13 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-15
16 15 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-13
17 24 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-13
18 22 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
19 36 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-5
20 17 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11

21 20 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-19
22 42 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
23 30 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-9
24 21 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
25 32 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-7
26 28 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-4
27 33 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
28 34 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-8
29 35 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-8
30 31 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7

31 27 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
32 23 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
33 37 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-12
34 16 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-11
35 25 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-15
36 51 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-4
37 40 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-6
38 19 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
39 29 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-18
40 56 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 26 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-11
46 39 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-16
52 38 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-18

POWER PLAYS

42 45 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-9
43 47 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-5
44 54 DADDY WHAT IF –•– Bobby Bare (RCA)-5
45 50 I SHALL SING –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-6
47 58 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-11
48 48 TEENAGE LAMENT ’74 –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-6
49 72 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-4
50 60 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-1
86 — LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-1
89 — ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-1
90 — GET THAT GASOLINE BLUES –•– NRBQ (Kama Sutra)-1
92 — STOP TO START –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-1
93 — I WISH IT WAS ME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
94 — THAT’S THE SOUND LONELY MAKES –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
96 — JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
97 — THE REAL ME –•– The Who (Track)-1
98 — QUICK, FAST, IN A HURRY –•– New York City (Chelsea)-1
99 — TRY (To Fall In Love) –•– Cooker (Scepter)-1
100 — MUST BE LOVE –•– The James Gang (Atco)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th February, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12
3 2 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9
4 5 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-6
5 8 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12
6 7 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13
7 10 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-14
8 4 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-17
9 6 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12
10 14 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-10

11 9 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-17
12 11 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-16
13 17 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-14
14 19 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-6
15 18 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8
16 13 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
17 22 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5
18 12 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-13
19 23 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-10
20 15 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-16

21 27 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
22 25 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-8
23 29 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-9
24 26 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-5
25 21 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-20
26 28 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-9
27 49 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-5
28 16 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-14
29 33 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-13
30 30 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8

31 40 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-4
32 36 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-5
33 24 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-10
34 37 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-7
35 43 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-6
36 32 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15
37 20 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-12
38 45 I SHALL SING –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
39 42 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-10
40 51 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

46 31 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
47 35 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-16
48 39 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-19
52 34 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-12
57 38 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 44 DADDY WHAT IF –•– Bobby Bare (RCA)-6
42 55 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-5
43 47 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-12
44 54 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-8
45 50 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-6
50 56 YOU’RE SO UNIQUE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
84 — HOUSTON (I’m Comin’ To See You) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
85 — TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-1
90 — I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
96 — SHE’S GONE –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (Atlantic)-1
98 — HOMELY GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
99 — A MOTHER FOR MY CHILDREN –•– The Whispers (Janus)-1
100 — THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Tex Ritter (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th February, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (2 weeks at #1)
2 1 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-12
3 3 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10
4 5 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-13
5 7 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-15
6 4 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-7
7 6 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14
8 10 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11
9 14 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-7
10 13 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-15

11 8 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-18
12 27 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-6
13 15 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-9
14 9 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
15 19 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-11
16 17 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6
17 21 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7
18 11 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-18
19 23 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10
20 22 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-9

21 31 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-5
22 12 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-17
23 16 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
24 32 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-6
25 26 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-10
26 18 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-14
27 29 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-14
28 20 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-17
29 25 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-21
30 66 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-3

31 35 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-7
32 34 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-8
33 24 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-6
34 42 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-6
35 40 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-6
36 45 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-7
37 44 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-9
38 39 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-11
39 51 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
40 43 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-13

OFF THE CHARTS

42 30 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9
43 33 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
45 38 I SHALL SING –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
46 36 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16
53 28 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-15
58 37 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 41 DADDY WHAT IF –•– Bobby Bare (RCA)-7
44 54 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-4
47 69 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-2
48 50 YOU’RE SO UNIQUE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-7
49 59 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-4
50 53 YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
77 — BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
87 — HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1
90 — VIRGINIA (Touch Me Like You Do) –•– Bill Amesbury (Casablanca)-1
92 — WOULD YOU LAY WITH ME (In a Field Of Stone) –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1
93 — IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME –•– The New Birth (RCA)-1
94 — I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-1
97 — BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON –•– Lou Christie (Three Brothers)-1
98 — THE CRUDE OIL BLUES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1
99 — STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd February, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (3 weeks at #1)
2 12 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-7
3 4 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-14
4 5 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-16
5 2 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-13
6 8 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-12
7 9 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
8 10 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-16
9 3 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11
10 7 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14

11 13 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-10
12 6 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-8
13 15 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-12
14 17 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8
15 16 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7
16 21 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-6
17 19 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-11
18 11 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-19
19 20 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-10
20 24 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-7

21 30 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-4
22 34 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-7
23 18 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-19
24 39 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-5
25 14 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-14
26 22 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-18
27 47 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-3
28 25 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-11
29 37 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-10
30 36 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-8

31 31 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-8
32 35 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-7
33 23 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16
34 27 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-15
35 38 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-12
36 44 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-5
37 49 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
38 40 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-14
39 28 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-18
40 56 ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-9
45 29 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-22
46 26 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-15
48 33 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 57 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-6
43 41 DADDY WHAT IF –•– Bobby Bare (RCA)-8
44 54 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-8
47 52 WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-8
50 50 YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
71 — THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-1
73 — ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS –•– Bob Dylan (Asylum)-1
77 — LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
79 — TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1
84 — MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-1
91 — OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-1
94 — PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1
95 — THERE’S GOT TO BE RAIN IN YOUR LIFE (To Appreciate the Sunshine) –•– Dorothy Norwood (GRC)-1
97 — MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-1
98 — WHAT IS HIP –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-1
99 — TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-1
100 — HONEY PLEASE, CAN’T YA SEE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd March, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15
3 4 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-17
4 7 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-9
5 6 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-13
6 8 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-17
7 3 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-15
8 5 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-14
9 16 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-7
10 11 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-11

11 9 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12
12 13 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-13
13 21 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-5
14 17 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12
15 10 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-15
16 14 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
17 24 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
18 22 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-8
19 20 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-8
20 27 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-4

21 12 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-9
22 30 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-9
23 29 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-11
24 32 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-8
25 15 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8
26 18 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-20
27 19 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-11
28 36 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-6
29 35 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-13
30 37 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6

31 23 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-20
32 51 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
33 40 ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-5
34 38 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-15
35 31 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-9
36 42 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-7
37 25 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-15
38 59 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-3
39 28 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-12
40 26 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-19

OFF THE CHARTS

42 33 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17
43 34 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 44 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-9
44 57 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-3
46 56 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-5
47 53 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
49 54 WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6
50 71 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-1
73 — I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-1
83 — YOUR CASH AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT TRASH –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1
86 — WATCHING THE RIVER RUN –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
89 — UNBORN CHILD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1
94 — I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1
95 — GOIN’ DOWN SLOW –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-1
97 — NEWSY NEIGHBORS –•– First Choice (Philly Groove)-1
99 — BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-1
100 — MUSIC EYES –•– Heartsfield (Mercury)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th March, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-10
3 2 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16
4 5 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14
5 6 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-18
6 9 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-8
7 3 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-18
8 13 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-6
9 7 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-16
10 17 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-7

11 8 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-15
12 14 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13
13 18 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-9
14 20 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-5
15 10 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-12
16 12 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-14
17 24 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-9
18 19 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-9
19 23 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-12
20 11 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-13

21 38 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-4
22 22 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-10
23 32 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
24 30 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
25 15 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-16
26 28 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-7
27 16 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10
28 29 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-14
29 36 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-8
30 21 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-10

31 50 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-3
32 44 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
33 41 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-10
34 25 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-9
35 33 ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-6
36 51 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-3
37 46 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-6
38 34 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-16
39 26 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-21
40 27 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-12

OFF THE CHARTS

41 37 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-16
48 39 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-13
50 35 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 65 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-2
43 49 WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7
44 48 WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-10
45 47 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
46 56 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-4
47 57 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
82 — THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
86 — KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
89 — SHE –•– Southcote (Buddah)-1
90 — TOUCH AND GO –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-1
95 — MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
96 — PEPPER BOX –•– The Peppers (Event)-1
98 — MR. NATURAL –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1
100 — ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND –•– Think (Featuring Lou Stallman) (Big Tree)-11

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th March, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-10 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-11
3 6 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-9
4 10 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
5 3 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17
6 8 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-7
7 4 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-15
8 5 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-19
9 7 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-19
10 14 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-6

11 13 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-10
12 23 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
13 17 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-10
14 21 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-5
15 11 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-16
16 19 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-13
17 18 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-10
18 22 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-11
19 9 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-17
20 31 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-4

21 24 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8
22 12 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-14
23 26 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-8
24 32 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
25 42 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-3
26 29 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-9
27 15 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-13
28 16 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-15
29 36 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-4
30 37 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-7

31 33 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-11
32 28 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-15
33 27 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-11
34 20 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-14
35 35 ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-7
36 43 WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8
37 47 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-7
38 58 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-3
39 25 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-17
40 44 WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-11

OFF THE CHARTS

49 30 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-11
50 34 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10
51 38 LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-17
53 39 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-22

POWER PLAYS

41 53 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-4
42 45 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
43 46 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-5
44 65 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-2
45 55 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-4
46 56 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-6
47 52 ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS –•– Bob Dylan (Asylum)-4
48 51 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
80 — (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
84 — SKYBIRD –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1
87 — HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-1
88 — OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
89 — DANCE WITH THE DEVIL –•– Cozy Powell (Chrysalis)-1
90 — THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
96 — HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
99 — (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-29

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd March, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-11
3 4 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
4 2 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-12
5 6 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-8
6 12 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-6
7 14 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-6
8 10 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7
9 11 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-11
10 7 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-16

11 13 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-11
12 8 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-20
13 5 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-18
14 20 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-5
15 16 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-14
16 25 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-4
17 18 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-12
18 24 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
19 23 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-9
20 21 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9

21 9 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-20
22 29 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-5
23 26 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-10
24 30 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-8
25 17 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-11
26 15 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-17
27 19 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-18
28 44 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3
29 31 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-12
30 38 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-4

31 22 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-15
32 37 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-8
33 41 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5
34 36 WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9
35 27 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-14
36 40 WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-12
37 46 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-7
38 43 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-6
39 42 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
40 45 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 33 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-12
42 28 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-16
46 32 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-16
47 34 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-15
52 39 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-18
53 35 ENERGY CRISIS ’74 –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-8

POWER PLAYS

43 58 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
44 47 ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS –•– Bob Dylan (Asylum)-5
45 55 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-5
48 60 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-5
49 52 HONEY PLEASE, CAN’T YA SEE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
50 69 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
84 — YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
87 — HAPPINESS IS ME AND YOU –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-1
88 — THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-1
90 — SUMMER BREEZE (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
96 — CHAMELEON –•– Herbie Hancock (Columbia)-1
97 — KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-1
98 — LOVING ARMS –•– Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1
99 — MIGHT JUST TAKE YOUR LIFE –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-1
100 — PUT A LITTLE LOVE AWAY –•– The Emotions (Volt)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th March, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 7 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-7
3 2 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-12
4 6 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
5 1 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-11
6 5 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-9
7 8 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8
8 11 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-12
9 9 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-12
10 14 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-6

11 4 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-13
12 16 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-5
13 10 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-17
14 18 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
15 15 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-15
16 12 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-21
17 22 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-6
18 19 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-10
19 28 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
20 24 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-9

21 20 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
22 30 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-5
23 13 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-19
24 17 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-13
25 21 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-21
26 32 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-9
27 33 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6
28 23 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-11
29 26 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-18
30 37 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-8

31 25 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-12
32 40 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
33 27 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-19
34 48 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-6
35 43 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
36 38 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-7
37 45 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-6
38 50 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4
39 39 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8
40 58 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

42 31 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-16
43 29 STAR –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-13
46 35 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-15
48 36 WOLD –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-13
50 34 WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 51 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-6
44 49 HONEY PLEASE, CAN’T YA SEE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6
45 55 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-6
49 66 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — ALL IN LOVE IS FAIR –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
87 — LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
89 — I AM WHAT I AM –•– Lois Fletcher (Playboy)-1
92 — POWER OF LOVE –•– Martha Reeves (MCA)-1
94 — UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-1
95 — IT ONLY HURTS WHEN I TRY TO SMILE –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-1
96 — ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
97 — LA GRANGE –•– ZZ Top (London)-1
98 — IF IT FEELS GOOD, DO IT –•– Ian Lloyd and Stories (Kama Sutra)-1
99 — WEREWOLF –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Polydor)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th April, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 4 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
3 1 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
4 3 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-13
5 10 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-7
6 8 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-13
7 5 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-12
8 12 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-6
9 6 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-10
10 14 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8

11 7 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9
12 19 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
13 17 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-7
14 9 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-13
15 11 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-14
16 20 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-10
17 16 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-22
18 22 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6
19 13 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-18
20 26 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-10

21 15 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-16
22 38 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
23 18 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-11
24 30 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-9
25 27 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7
26 21 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11
27 34 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-7
28 35 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
29 37 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-7
30 32 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7

31 40 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
32 29 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-19
33 41 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7
34 23 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-20
35 25 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-22
36 24 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-14
37 28 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-12
38 33 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-20
39 49 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
40 45 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-13
43 36 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-8
44 39 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 56 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
45 55 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-7
46 52 WOULD YOU LAY WITH ME (In a Field Of Stone) –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-8
47 59 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-11
48 70 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3
49 54 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
50 57 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
78 — I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
85 — A DREAM GOES ON FOREVER –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
94 — SO GOOD –•– The Eleventh Hour (20th Century)-1
97 — WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU –•– Creative Source (Sussex)-1
98 — SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1
99 — SATISFACTION GUARANTEED (Or Take Your Love Back) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1
100 — BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th April, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-9
3 8 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-7
4 5 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-8
5 6 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-14
6 3 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
7 10 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
8 4 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-14
9 12 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
10 9 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-11

11 13 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-8
12 16 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-11
13 18 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7
14 11 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10
15 7 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-13
16 20 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-11
17 22 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
18 14 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-14
19 31 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
20 27 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-8

21 28 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
22 24 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-10
23 25 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-8
24 29 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-8
25 19 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-19
26 30 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8
27 33 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-8
28 15 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-15
29 42 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
30 17 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-23

31 39 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
32 26 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-12
33 23 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-12
34 21 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-17
35 45 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-8
36 48 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4
37 40 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-8
38 34 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-21
39 53 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
40 50 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

46 32 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-20
47 38 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-21
48 37 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-13
52 36 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-15
55 35 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-23

POWER PLAYS

41 52 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-5
42 47 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-12
43 49 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9
44 60 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-4
45 58 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
49 55 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
50 56 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
74 — STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
82 — DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1
83 — SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
84 — THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
87 — IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
90 — FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
91 — LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-1
96 — NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-1
97 — THE SAME LOVE THAT MADE ME LAUGH –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th April, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
3 2 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-10
4 7 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
5 5 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-15
6 9 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
7 6 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
8 17 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
9 4 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-9
10 13 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8

11 12 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-12
12 11 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
13 19 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
14 8 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-15
15 16 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-12
16 20 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-9
17 21 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
18 10 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-12
19 29 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
20 31 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6

21 22 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-11
22 24 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-9
23 23 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-9
24 26 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
25 27 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-9
26 15 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-14
27 14 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11
28 35 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-9
29 36 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
30 18 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-15

31 44 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-5
32 40 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-8
33 41 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-6
34 39 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5
35 37 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-9
36 25 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-20
37 45 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
38 42 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-13
39 43 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10
40 28 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-16

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13
42 30 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-24
43 33 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-13
47 38 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-22
51 34 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-18

POWER PLAYS

44 58 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
45 50 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
46 49 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
48 61 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
50 70 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
74 — MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
83 — YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
87 — HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
90 — BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-1
95 — ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-1
98 — THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
99 — IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th April, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
3 4 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11
4 8 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8
5 6 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8
6 3 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-11
7 5 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-16
8 13 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
9 10 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-9
10 11 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-13

11 15 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-13
12 16 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-10
13 19 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
14 7 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-14
15 17 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8
16 20 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
17 9 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-10
18 31 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-6
19 54 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-3
20 22 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-10

21 29 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
22 28 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-10
23 24 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10
24 14 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-16
25 12 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-10
26 18 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-13
27 23 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-10
28 21 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-12
29 33 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-7
30 37 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7

31 32 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-9
32 34 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
33 44 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
34 35 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-10
35 50 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
36 25 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-10
37 38 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-14
38 27 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-12
39 30 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-16
40 45 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

42 26 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-15
47 39 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11
50 36 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-21
51 40 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 68 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-2
43 48 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
44 46 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
45 66 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-3
46 56 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4
49 52 DANCE WITH THE DEVIL –•– Cozy Powell (Chrysalis)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

89 — (I’m a) YOYO MAN –•– Rick Cunha (GRC)-1
93 — TIME WILL TELL –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-1
94 — TEENAGE LOVE AFFAIR –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-1
97 — HELP YOURSELF –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-1
98 — SCRATCH –•– The Crusaders (Blue Thumb)-1
99 — BILLY-DON’T BE A HERO –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-1
100 — RHAPSODY IN WHITE –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th May, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-10
3 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
4 3 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12
5 8 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8
6 19 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-4
7 6 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-12
8 12 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-11
9 13 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
10 11 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-14

11 18 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-7
12 16 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
13 5 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9
14 7 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-17
15 22 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-11
16 9 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10
17 21 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-7
18 10 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-14
19 20 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-11
20 14 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-15

21 35 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
22 41 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-3
23 29 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-8
24 30 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
25 17 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-11
26 15 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
27 33 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
28 24 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-17
29 23 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-11
30 32 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7

31 25 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-11
32 45 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4
33 26 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-14
34 28 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-13
35 40 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9
36 46 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
37 31 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-10
38 37 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-15
39 56 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-3
40 27 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11

OFF THE CHARTS

42 36 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-11
44 34 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-11
45 39 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-17
47 38 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
43 44 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
46 63 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-4
48 54 STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4
49 52 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-36
50 62 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — I DON’T SEE ME IN YOUR EYES ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-1
82 — ONE CHAIN DON’T MAKE NO PRISON –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1
84 — SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-1
89 — BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-1
91 — CAN YOU HANDLE IT –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-1
92 — SOMETHING –•– Johnny Rodriguez (Mercury)-1
94 — WONDERFUL –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1
95 — DAYBREAKER –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1
97 — ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1
98 — THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-1
99 — FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th May, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 6 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-5
3 5 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9
4 11 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-8
5 3 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-13
6 9 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
7 8 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-12
8 2 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-11
9 12 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
10 15 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-12

11 4 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
12 7 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-13
13 17 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8
14 22 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-4
15 21 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
16 14 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-18
17 13 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10
18 10 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-15
19 23 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-9
20 24 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9

21 27 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6
22 16 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-11
23 32 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
24 18 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-15
25 19 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-12
26 30 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
27 20 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-16
28 26 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
29 39 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-4
30 36 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6

31 35 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-10
32 28 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-18
33 25 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-12
34 41 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
35 29 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-12
36 46 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5
37 33 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-15
38 57 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-4
39 50 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
40 48 STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-12
42 40 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12
43 37 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-11
56 34 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-14
58 38 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 31 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-12
42 40 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12
43 37 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-11
44 58 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-4
45 55 CHAMELEON –•– Herbie Hancock (Columbia)-8
46 49 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-37
47 42 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-12
48 47 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-14
49 59 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-7
50 54 KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
80 — HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
84 — RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1
89 — TEEN ANGEL –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-1
92 — SLEEPIN’ –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
95 — WILDFLOWER –•– The New Birth (RCA)-1
96 — (Everybody Wanna Get Rich) RITE AWAY –•– Dr. John (Atco)-1
98 — AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Maggie Bell (Atlantic)-1
99 — RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th May, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 3 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10
3 4 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-9
4 1 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
5 6 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
6 5 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-14
7 14 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-5
8 10 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-13
9 9 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
10 13 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-9

11 8 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-12
12 15 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
13 7 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-13
14 19 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-10
15 18 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-16
16 20 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
17 21 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
18 11 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-14
19 23 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
20 36 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-6

21 12 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-14
22 29 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-5
23 38 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-5
24 30 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
25 16 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-19
26 17 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11
27 22 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-12
28 26 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9
29 31 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-11
30 54 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-3

31 39 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
32 44 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5
33 25 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-13
34 28 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
35 33 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-13
36 34 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
37 40 STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6
38 32 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-19
39 24 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-16
40 35 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-13

OFF THE CHARTS

46 27 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-17
66 37 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 51 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5
42 52 DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-6
43 45 CHAMELEON –•– Herbie Hancock (Columbia)-9
44 46 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-38
45 49 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-8
48 66 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

84 — I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
87 — LIVING IN THE U.S.A. –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-3
92 — SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-1
93 — THE LONE RANGER –•– Oscar Brown Jr. (Atlantic)-1
96 — COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-1
98 — TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
99 — FOX HUNT –•– Herb Alpert and the TJB (A&M)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th May, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11
3 3 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-10
4 5 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11
5 7 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-6
6 10 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-10
7 8 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-14
8 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-12
9 9 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
10 14 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-11

11 12 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
12 20 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7
13 23 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-6
14 16 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11
15 19 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
16 22 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-6
17 17 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
18 6 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-15
19 11 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-13
20 24 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8

21 15 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-17
22 30 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-4
23 13 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-14
24 18 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-15
25 31 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
26 21 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-15
27 28 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-10
28 32 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6
29 25 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-20
30 29 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12

31 26 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12
32 36 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
33 41 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6
34 27 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-13
35 34 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12
36 45 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-9
37 33 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-14
38 48 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-4
39 44 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-39
40 42 DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

43 39 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-17
47 38 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-20
49 40 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-14
51 37 STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 51 ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6
42 43 CHAMELEON –•– Herbie Hancock (Columbia)-10
44 56 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-3
45 55 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-3
46 52 NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-7
50 54 THE SAME LOVE THAT MADE ME LAUGH –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
75 — TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-1
78 — ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-1
83 — ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-1
86 — KING OF NOTHING –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1
88 — I HATE HATE –•– Razzy (aka Razzy Bailey) (MGM)-1
89 — I’M THE LEADER OF THE GANG –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-1
93 — KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-1
94 — KISSIN’ TIME –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
96 — DANCIN’ (On a Saturday Night) –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Epic)-1
98 — LOVE THAT REALLY COUNTS –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-1
99 — IT’S HER TURN TO LIVE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-8 (3 weeks at #1)
2 5 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7
3 2 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12
4 6 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-11
5 3 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-11
6 7 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-15
7 12 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8
8 10 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-12
9 13 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-7
10 14 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12

11 15 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8
12 16 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7
13 8 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-13
14 4 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12
15 22 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-5
16 17 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
17 11 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
18 9 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
19 20 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9
20 25 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8

21 18 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-16
22 28 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7
23 19 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-14
24 21 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-18
25 23 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-15
26 33 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-7
27 44 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-4
28 24 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-16
29 29 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-21
30 38 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-5

31 36 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-10
32 45 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-4
33 30 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13
34 26 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-16
35 27 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-11
36 41 ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7
37 37 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-15
38 31 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-13
39 40 DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-8
40 70 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

44 39 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-40
48 32 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-10
54 35 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
56 34 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 46 NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-8
42 60 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-3
43 59 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-7
45 55 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-7
46 52 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-16
47 53 I DON’T SEE ME IN YOUR EYES ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-5
49 71 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1
83 — WHEN THE MORNING COMES –•– Hoyt Axton (A&M)-1
85 — REBEL REBEL –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
87 — ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
90 — LAMPLIGHT –•– David Essex (Columbia)-1
91 — TOO LATE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
93 — ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-1
98 — PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-1
99 — GEORGIA PORCUPINE –•– George Fischoff (United Artists)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-9
3 4 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-12
4 3 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13
5 7 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9
6 9 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-8
7 8 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-13
8 5 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-12
9 6 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-16
10 11 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-9

11 15 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-6
12 12 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-8
13 10 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-13
14 13 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-14
15 20 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
16 14 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13
17 22 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8
18 17 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
19 19 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
20 26 YOU WON’T SEE ME  –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-8

21 27 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5
22 16 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
23 18 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13
24 30 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-6
25 24 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-19
26 21 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-17
27 23 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-15
28 31 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-11
29 40 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-3
30 42 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-4

31 32 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-5
32 36 ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8
33 33 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14
34 29 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-22
35 43 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-8
36 35 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-12
37 45 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-8
38 55 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-5
39 41 NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-9
40 49 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 28 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-17
52 38 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-14
53 25 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-16
57 37 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-16
58 34 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-17
61 39 DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 51 ONE CHAIN DON’T MAKE NO PRISON –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-6
43 65 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-3
44 44 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-41
45 71 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-3
46 52 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-6
47 59 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-3
48 48 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
50 58 WILDFLOWER –•– The New Birth (RCA)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
84 — WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-1
85 — BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-1
87 — WHO ARE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
88 — ROOM FULL OF ROSES –•– Mickey Gilley (Playboy)-1
94 — IF YOU GO AWAY –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-1
95 — SHO NUFF BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– Sylvia and the Moments (All Platinum)-1
96 — THE GOLDEN AGE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-1
98 — TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Johnny T. Angel (Bell)-1
99 — HOW DO YOU FEEL THE MORNING AFTER –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1
100 — I’VE HAD IT –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 3 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-13
3 5 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10
4 2 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-10
5 1 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9
6 4 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-14
7 11 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-7
8 8 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-13
9 10 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-10
10 9 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-17

11 15 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
12 7 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-14
13 17 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-9
14 12 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9
15 14 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-15
16 21 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6
17 16 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14
18 20 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-9
19 13 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-14
20 18 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10

21 24 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-7
22 29 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
23 45 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-4
24 30 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
25 28 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-12
26 23 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-14
27 35 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-9
28 31 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-6
29 22 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
30 37 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-9

31 38 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-6
32 40 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-5
33 43 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-4
34 62 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-3
35 19 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11
36 25 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-20
37 60 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-3
38 26 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-18
39 47 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-4
40 27 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-16

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9
43 34 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-23
44 33 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-15
47 36 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-13
48 39 NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 46 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-7
45 50 WILDFLOWER –•– The New Birth (RCA)-6
49 51 CAN YOU HANDLE IT –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-7
50 56 LA GRANGE –•– ZZ Top (London)-12

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — JIVE TURKEY (Part 1) –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
79 — TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-1
80 — THAT SONG IS DRIVING ME CRAZY –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-1
81 — SILLY MILLY –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1
83 — MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
87 — YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
90 — MR. PRESIDENT –•– Dickie Goodman (Rainy Wednesday)-1
91 — FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-1
92 — I’M FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (Avco)-1
93 — THERE WILL NEVER BE ANY PEACE (Until God Is Seated At the Conference Table) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
97 — WAKE UP AND LOVE ME –•– April Stevens (A&M)-1
98 — THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-1
99 — WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-14
3 3 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-11
4 4 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-11
5 7 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-8
6 5 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10
7 11 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
8 6 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-15
9 13 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-10
10 8 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-14

11 10 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-18
12 23 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-5
13 9 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-11
14 16 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7
15 34 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-4
16 18 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10
17 22 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
18 21 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-8
19 25 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-13
20 24 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6

21 27 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-10
22 14 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-10
23 12 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-15
24 33 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-5
25 31 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-7
26 32 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-6
27 37 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
28 30 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-10
29 15 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-16
30 19 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-15

31 39 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-5
32 17 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-15
33 28 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-7
34 42 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8
35 20 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
36 29 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
37 35 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12
38 26 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-15
39 52 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-4
40 54 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

41 40 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-17

POWER PLAYS

43 50 LA GRANGE –•– ZZ Top (London)-13
44 61 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-8
45 56 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
46 62 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
48 65 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-3
49 53 LIVING IN THE U.S.A. –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-8
50 60 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
78 — FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-1
79 — MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
81 — ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-1
82 — PUT OUT THE LIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
89 — CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
90 — YOU’VE GOT MY SOUL ON FIRE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
96 — KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
98 — WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Andy and David Williams (Barnaby)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-11
3 2 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-15
4 5 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-9
5 7 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
6 12 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-6
7 9 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11
8 6 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11
9 15 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-5
10 27 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-5

11 21 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-11
12 16 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-11
13 17 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
14 4 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-12
15 19 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-14
16 8 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-16
17 25 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-8
18 20 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
19 24 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-6
20 26 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-7

21 11 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-19
22 10 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-15
23 13 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-12
24 14 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8
25 28 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-11
26 18 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-9
27 31 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-6
28 22 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11
29 40 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-8
30 39 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5

31 23 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-16
32 34 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-9
33 29 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-17
34 46 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
35 44 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9
36 32 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-16
37 45 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
38 30 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-16
39 48 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-4
40 50 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

42 35 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
43 33 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
47 36 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
62 37 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 LA GRANGE –•– ZZ Top (London)-14
44 54 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-6
45 66 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3
46 56 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-9
48 58 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-4
49 52 I’M THE LEADER OF THE GANG –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-6
50 70 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-1
84 — RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-1
88 — SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
89 — I’VE BEEN BORN AGAIN –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
90 — OLD HOME FILLER-UP AND KEEP-ON-A-TRUCKIN’ CAFE –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-1
91 — YOU CAN’T BE A BEACON (If Your Light Don’t Shine) –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1
94 — WORSE COMES TO WORST –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1
95 — TELL ME THAT I’M WRONG –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1
96 — AIR DISASTER –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1
97 — HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
98 — BETWEEN HER GOODBYE AND MY HELLO –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th July, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 1 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-13
3 2 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-12
4 9 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-6
5 5 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13
6 7 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-12
7 3 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-16
8 10 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
9 12 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12
10 13 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7

11 11 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-12
12 4 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-10
13 17 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-9
14 15 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-15
15 19 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-7
16 20 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-8
17 8 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-12
18 14 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-13
19 16 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-17
20 29 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-9

21 18 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8
22 21 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-20
23 22 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-16
24 30 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6
25 50 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
26 23 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-13
27 35 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-10
28 24 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9
29 25 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-12
30 37 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8

31 27 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-7
32 34 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
33 32 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-10
34 45 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-4
35 39 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-5
36 53 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-3
37 40 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-8
38 46 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-10
39 52 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-4
40 44 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

42 26 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-10
45 28 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-12
47 38 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-17
49 31 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-17
55 33 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-18
61 36 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 51 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-6
43 58 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-4
44 48 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-5
48 49 I’M THE LEADER OF THE GANG –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-7
50 55 JIVE TURKEY (Part 1) –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-1
84 — WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
86 — LOVE IS THE MESSAGE –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-1
89 — WHAT COMES UP (Must Come Down) –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
90 — I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
91 — CAPTAIN HOWDY –•– Simon Stokes (Casablanca)-1
93 — GOOD THINGS DON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Ecstacy, Passion and Pain (Roulette)-1
94 — I WISH IT WAS ME THAT YOU LOVED –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1
97 — YOU’RE WELCOME, STOP ON BY –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-1
98 — TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1
99 — DANCE MASTER –•– Willie Henderson (Playboy)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th July, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 8 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
3 1 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-8
4 2 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-14
5 10 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
6 25 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
7 3 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-13
8 9 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13
9 11 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-13
10 15 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-8

11 14 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-16
12 5 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14
13 13 RIKKI DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-10
14 16 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-9
15 17 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13
16 20 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-10
17 6 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-13
18 24 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7
19 7 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-17
20 12 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-11

21 27 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-11
22 36 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-4
23 41 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-7
24 30 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
25 32 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
26 34 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-5
27 52 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
28 38 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-11
29 18 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-14
30 37 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-9

31 22 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-21
32 35 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6
33 19 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-18
34 39 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-5
35 40 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-8
36 44 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-6
37 21 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
38 71 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3
39 43 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-5
40 59 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-8
44 28 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10
45 29 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-13
46 26 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-14
48 33 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11

POWER PLAYS

42 56 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-4
43 53 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
47 50 JIVE TURKEY (Part 1) –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
50 57 ROOM FULL OF ROSES –•– Mickey Gilley (Playboy)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
70 — NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1
72 — IT’S BETTER TO HAVE (And Don’t Need) –•– Don Covay (Mercury)-1
76 — I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-1
82 — KALIMBA STORY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
84 — SECRETARY –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1
90 — DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-1
91 — WALK ON –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-1
98 — AMERICAN GIRLS –•– Rick Springfield (Columbia)-1
99 — IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-1
100 — MA (He’s Making Eyes At Me) –•– Lena Zavaroni (Stax)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th July, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
3 10 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-9
4 6 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
5 5 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
6 3 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-9
7 13 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-11
8 8 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-14
9 9 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-14
10 12 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-15

11 14 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-10
12 4 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-15
13 7 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-14
14 11 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-17
15 16 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-11
16 22 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-5
17 21 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-12
18 18 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8
19 23 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-8
20 24 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10

21 25 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
22 26 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-6
23 27 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
24 28 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-12
25 39 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-6
26 15 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-14
27 20 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-12
28 35 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-9
29 34 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-6
30 30 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-10

31 38 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
32 40 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-6
33 36 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-7
34 63 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-2
35 62 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-3
36 42 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-5
37 43 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
38 17 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14
39 52 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-4
40 32 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

41 29 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-15
46 31 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-22
47 33 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-19
51 37 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
52 19 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-18

POWER PLAYS

42 58 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-3
43 51 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5
44 55 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-6
45 69 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-5
48 53 PUT OUT THE LIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-5
49 64 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-4
50 65 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
72 — RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-1
74 — BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-1
79 — RINGS –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
81 — SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-1
82 — DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-1
86 — RINGS –•– Reuben Howell (Motown)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th July, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 4 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-6
3 3 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-10
4 1 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-9
5 7 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-12
6 16 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-6
7 9 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-15
8 6 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-10
9 19 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-9
10 23 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6

11 11 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-11
12 5 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
13 15 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-12
14 32 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-7
15 18 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9
16 14 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-18
17 17 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-13
18 35 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-4
19 28 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-10
20 20 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-11

21 21 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8
22 22 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7
23 25 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-7
24 24 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-13
25 31 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
26 29 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-7
27 10 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-16
28 34 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-3
29 8 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-15
30 36 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-6

31 37 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
32 50 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4
33 38 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-15
34 42 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-4
35 30 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-11
36 39 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-5
37 40 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8
38 49 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-5
39 13 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-15
40 26 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

45 12 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-16
47 33 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-8
48 27 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
42 62 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-3
43 44 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-7
44 45 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-6
46 48 PUT OUT THE LIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-6
50 60 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

51 — THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-1
77 — LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
87 — FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-1
88 — THAT’S NOT HOW IT GOES –•– Bloodstone (London)-1
89 — WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-1
90 — MOONLIGHT SPECIAL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
93 — SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1
94 — GET OUT OF DENVER –•– Bob Seger (Palladium)-1
95 — EYES OF SILVER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
97 — LIVE IT UP (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
100 — MAKIN’ THE BEST OF A BAD SITUATION –•– Dick Feller (Asylum)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd August, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
3 6 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-7
4 5 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-13
5 14 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-8
6 7 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-16
7 3 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-11
8 9 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-10
9 10 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
10 11 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-12

11 15 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10
12 4 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-10
13 8 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-11
14 18 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-5
15 19 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-11
16 20 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-12
17 21 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
18 13 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-13
19 23 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-8
20 12 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11

21 25 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
22 28 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4
23 34 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-5
24 30 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-7
25 31 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8
26 32 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5
27 16 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-19
28 22 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8
29 36 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-6
30 38 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-6

31 17 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-14
32 43 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-8
33 24 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-14
34 42 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-4
35 37 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-9
36 26 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-8
37 41 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7
38 51 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-2
39 50 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-4
40 44 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

42 27 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-17
44 29 YOU WON’T SEE ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-16
45 35 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-12
48 33 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-16
49 39 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-16
60 40 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 56 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-3
43 55 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-6
46 46 PUT OUT THE LIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7
47 61 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

51 — CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
93 — YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
94 — IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
95 — WOMBLING SUMMER PARTY –•– The Wombles (Columbia)-1
96 — I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
97 — YOU TURNED MY WORLD AROUND –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1
99 — THE MAN THAT TURNED MY MAMA ON –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1
100 — ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th August, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 5 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-9
3 1 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
4 2 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
5 8 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-11
6 9 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
7 11 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11
8 10 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-13
9 14 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-6
10 19 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-9

11 15 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-12
12 16 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-13
13 23 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-6
14 7 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-12
15 4 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-14
16 21 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
17 6 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-17
18 22 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
19 26 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-6
20 24 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-8

21 25 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
22 18 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-14
23 34 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-5
24 29 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-7
25 30 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-7
26 12 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-11
27 13 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-12
28 32 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-9
29 38 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-3
30 20 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12

31 39 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-5
32 37 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
33 41 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-4
34 17 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10
35 27 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-20
36 47 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4
37 43 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-7
38 28 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9
39 51 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-2
40 36 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-15
42 33 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-15
43 40 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-8
46 35 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10

POWER PLAYS

44 52 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6
45 45 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-13
47 57 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3
49 53 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-5
50 65 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

84 — TELL HER LOVE HAS FELT THE NEED –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
85 — MOST LIKELY YOU GO YOUR WAY (And I’ll Go Mine) –•– Bob Dylan / The Band (Asylum)-1
86 — MY LOVE –•– Margie Joseph (Atlantic)-1
87 — I SAW A MAN AND HE DANCED WITH HIS WIFE –•– Cher (MCA)-1
92 — EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1
94 — CAPTAIN HOWDY –•– Simon Stokes (Casablanca)-3
99 — FUNKY PARTY –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-1
100 — AIN’T NO LOVE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th August, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-9
3 13 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-7
4 10 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-10
5 5 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-12
6 6 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
7 7 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12
8 9 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7
9 19 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7
10 8 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-14

11 11 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-13
12 12 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-14
13 23 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-6
14 18 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
15 20 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-9
16 16 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
17 21 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
18 3 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
19 4 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
20 25 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-8

21 29 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-4
22 28 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-10
23 24 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-8
24 14 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-13
25 31 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-6
26 39 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-3
27 15 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-15
28 22 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-15
29 32 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9
30 36 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5

31 17 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-18
32 51 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
33 33 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-5
34 79 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
35 37 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-8
36 26 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-12
37 27 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-13
38 47 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4
39 44 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7
40 50 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
49 35 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-21
50 38 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10
53 40 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-10
54 34 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 52 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-5
42 63 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3
44 56 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-4
45 55 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-4
46 49 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-6
47 58 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-4
48 66 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
70 — CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1
81 — MIDNIGHT FLOWER –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1
82 — YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-1
84 — SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-18
87 — TRAVELIN’ PRAYER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1
89 — CITY IN THE SKY –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th August, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-11
3 4 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-11
4 2 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-10
5 13 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-7
6 7 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13
7 8 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-8
8 9 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-8
9 15 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-10
10 11 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-14

11 14 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
12 17 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
13 5 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-13
14 10 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-15
15 26 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
16 20 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-9
17 21 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-5
18 22 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-11
19 25 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-7
20 6 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10

21 23 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-9
22 30 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6
23 16 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
24 19 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
25 12 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-15
26 32 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
27 34 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
28 18 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
29 29 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-10
30 38 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5

31 40 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-6
32 28 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-16
33 42 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4
34 39 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8
35 41 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-6
36 44 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-5
37 45 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-5
38 47 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-5
39 63 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2
40 48 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-16
42 24 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-14
43 35 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-9
46 31 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-19
48 36 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-13
49 37 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-14
54 33 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-6

POWER PLAYS

44 49 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-22
45 51 SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-6
47 72 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-3
50 52 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-9

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1
77 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1
78 — DOOR TO YOUR HEART –•– The Dramatics (Cadet)-1
81 — STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-1
83 — STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
84 — ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-1
86 — PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
88 — FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-1
89 — TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st August, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 5 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-8
3 3 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-12
4 2 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-12
5 4 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-11
6 8 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-9
7 7 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9
8 9 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-11
9 15 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
10 12 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12

11 17 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-6
12 19 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-8
13 14 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-16
14 21 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-10
15 18 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-12
16 16 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-10
17 22 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7
18 13 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-14
19 26 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
20 11 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8

21 27 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5
22 10 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-15
23 30 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
24 6 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14
25 31 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-7
26 39 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-3
27 33 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
28 36 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-6
29 37 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-6
30 38 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-6

31 35 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-7
32 34 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9
33 25 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-16
34 20 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
35 23 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
36 40 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-5
37 45 SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-7
38 24 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
39 47 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-4
40 59 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

42 28 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-14
43 32 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-17
45 29 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 44 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-23
44 43 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-10
46 42 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-15
47 54 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-7
48 50 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-10
49 51 RINGS –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
50 77 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

83 — LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-1
85 — KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-1
86 — JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-1
87 — YOU GOT TO BE THE ONE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
88 — CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
89 — AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
90 — UP FOR THE DOWN STROKE –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-1
93 — HONEY HONEY –•– Sweet Dreams (ABC)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th September, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-10 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-9
3 3 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-13
4 8 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-12
5 6 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-10
6 9 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6
7 12 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-9
8 4 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-13
9 10 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
10 11 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-7

11 5 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-12
12 14 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-11
13 17 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
14 15 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-13
15 19 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6
16 16 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-11
17 21 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6
18 7 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-10
19 26 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
20 25 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-8

21 23 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-7
22 28 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-7
23 29 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-7
24 30 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-7
25 18 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-15
26 31 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-8
27 27 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
28 13 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-17
29 36 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-6
30 39 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-5

31 22 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-16
32 40 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-4
33 50 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-3
34 24 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-15
35 53 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-4
36 41 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-24
37 37 SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-8
38 20 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9
39 70 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-3
40 71 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 33 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-17
42 38 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
48 32 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-10
50 35 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11
51 34 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12

POWER PLAYS

43 49 RINGS –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
44 65 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-3
45 — SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
46 56 I SAW A MAN AND HE DANCED WITH HIS WIFE –•– Cher (MCA)-5
47 47 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

45 — SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
63 — THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
77 — GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-1
81 — STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-1
84 — HIGHER PLANE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
87 — BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-1
90 — LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-1
91 — I’M A RAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Waylon Jennings (RCA)-1
94 — DO IT, FLUID –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th September, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-11
3 4 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-13
4 5 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-11
5 6 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
6 7 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-10
7 3 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-14
8 10 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-8
9 9 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
10 13 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9

11 15 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
12 19 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
13 12 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-12
14 8 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-14
15 27 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7
16 20 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-9
17 17 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7
18 22 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-8
19 23 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-8
20 21 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8

21 11 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-13
22 16 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-12
23 30 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-6
24 24 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-8
25 14 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-14
26 32 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
27 33 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-4
28 35 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-5
29 29 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-7
30 18 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11

31 39 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-4
32 40 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-4
33 45 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-2
34 31 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-17
35 26 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-9
36 25 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-16
37 28 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-18
38 36 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-25
39 57 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-3
40 44 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 37 SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-9
43 34 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-16
45 38 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 46 I SAW A MAN AND HE DANCED WITH HIS WIFE –•– Cher (MCA)-6
44 56 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
46 53 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-22
47 51 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13
49 52 IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-10

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

84 — THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-1
85 — ALL SHOOK UP –•– Suzi Quatro (Bell)-1
86 — BOOGIE BANDS AND ONE NIGHT STANDS –•– Kathy Dalton (DiscReet)-1
88 — OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-1
89 — HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1
90 — I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-1
92 — THE PLAYER (Part 1) –•– First Choice (Philly Groove)-1
93 — DELTA DIRT –•– Larry Gatlin (Monument)-1
95 — PLEASE DON’T TELL ME HOW THE STORY ENDS –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st September, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 3 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-14
3 12 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
4 6 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-11
5 1 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-11
6 8 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-9
7 2 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-12
8 10 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10
9 11 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
10 13 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-13

11 15 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
12 16 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-10
13 4 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-12
14 18 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-9
15 19 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-9
16 17 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8
17 9 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15
18 20 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-9
19 23 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-7
20 26 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6

21 27 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-5
22 28 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-6
23 24 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-9
24 7 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-15
25 31 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-5
26 32 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-5
27 33 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-3
28 29 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-8
29 39 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-4
30 52 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-3

31 14 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-15
32 40 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5
33 21 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-14
34 22 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-13
35 25 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-15
36 30 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-12
37 60 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-4
38 44 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5
39 53 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-5
40 51 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-19
43 36 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-17
45 38 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-26
57 34 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-18
60 35 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of A Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 46 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-23
44 54 ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-5
46 49 IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-11

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
70 — BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
77 — SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
83 — SECOND AVENUE –•– Tim Moore (Asylum)-1
84 — LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
86 — SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-1
87 — EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-1
88 — MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-1
89 — PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-1
90 — YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-1
92 — JAMES DEAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th September, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 3 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
3 4 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-12
4 6 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-10
5 12 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-11
6 9 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
7 8 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11
8 11 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
9 10 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-14
10 14 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-10

11 19 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-8
12 1 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
13 5 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-12
14 7 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-13
15 15 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-10
16 20 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
17 21 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-6
18 22 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-7
19 25 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-6
20 26 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-6

21 27 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
22 23 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-10
23 29 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-5
24 30 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
25 28 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
26 32 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6
27 37 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-5
28 13 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-13
29 16 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-9
30 17 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16

31 38 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
32 40 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
33 39 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-6
34 24 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-16
35 18 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-10
36 41 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-24
37 44 ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-6
38 33 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-15
39 36 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-13
40 51 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-16
43 34 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-14
44 35 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-16

POWER PLAYS

42 52 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-4
45 55 STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-4
46 56 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5
47 53 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
48 59 KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-5
49 65 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-2
50 70 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

53 — WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-1
59 — DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
60 — DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-1
81 — MY COUNTRY –•– Jud Strunk (Capitol)-1
82 — VIRGIN MAN –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
83 — DON’T SEND NOBODY ELSE –•– Ace Spectrum (Atlantic)-1
85 — DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
86 — SHE CALLED ME BABY –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-1
87 — SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
89 — PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
90 — I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-1
91 — LA LA PEACE SONG –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1
94 — WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th October, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 3 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-13
3 4 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-11
4 5 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-12
5 6 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
6 7 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12
7 8 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
8 9 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-15
9 10 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-11
10 11 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-9

11 16 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-8
12 1 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-16
13 17 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-7
14 18 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-8
15 19 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-7
16 20 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-7
17 21 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
18 24 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
19 23 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
20 26 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7

21 27 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-6
22 12 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10
23 13 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-13
24 25 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-10
25 14 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-14
26 32 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
27 33 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-7
28 49 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-3
29 15 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-11
30 22 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-11

31 30 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17
32 40 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-5
33 53 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-2
34 42 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-5
35 46 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-6
36 45 STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-5
37 37 ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-7
38 60 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-2
39 48 KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-6
40 50 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 28 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-14
42 29 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10
43 36 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-25
44 31 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7
45 34 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-17
47 35 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-11
54 38 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-16
69 39 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-14

POWER PLAYS

46 56 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-4
48 58 HIGHER PLANE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5
49 59 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-2
50 55 TELL HER LOVE HAS FELT THE NEED –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-9

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1
87 — AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-1
88 — CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-1
89 — SHE’S GONE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
90 — TRAVELIN’ SHOES –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-1
91 — DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1
92 — FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-1
93 — SUGAR PIE GUY (Part 1) –•– The Joneses (Mercury)-1
94 — LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th October, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-14
3 3 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-12
4 4 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-13
5 5 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
6 7 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11
7 18 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-6
8 13 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-8
9 10 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-10
10 11 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9

11 15 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-8
12 16 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-8
13 17 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
14 14 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-9
15 19 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-7
16 20 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8
17 21 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-7
18 6 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-13
19 9 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-12
20 26 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-8

21 8 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-16
22 28 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-4
23 40 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
24 33 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-3
25 32 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-6
26 34 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-6
27 27 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-8
28 35 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7
29 36 STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-6
30 38 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-3

31 39 KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-7
32 12 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-17
33 65 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-4
34 46 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-5
35 49 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-3
36 57 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-5
37 48 HIGHER PLANE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6
38 52 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-4
39 44 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
40 51 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 37 ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-8
42 22 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11
44 23 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-14
47 25 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-15
49 29 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-12
50 30 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-12
51 31 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-18
53 24 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-11

POWER PLAYS

43 53 BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-6
45 55 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
46 56 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-5
48 59 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-1
78 — BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
80 — I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE / I GET LIFTED –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-1
87 — TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-1
88 — THE BLACK-EYED BOYS –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-1
89 — PRETZEL LOGIC –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1
90 — YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-1
91 — I WASH MY HANDS OF THE WHOLE DAMN DEAL (Part 1) –•– New Birth (RCA)-1
92 — I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
93 — IN THE BOTTLE –•– Brother To Brother (Turbo)-1
94 — KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-1
95 — EARLY MORNING LOVE –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-1
98 — RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th October, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 3 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-13
3 5 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
4 1 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
5 15 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-8
6 7 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
7 8 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-9
8 10 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-10
9 11 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-9
10 17 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-8

11 12 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-9
12 14 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-10
13 13 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
14 16 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9
15 19 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-13
16 20 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9
17 22 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-5
18 24 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-4
19 23 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-5
20 26 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-7

21 25 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-7
22 28 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7
23 9 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-11
24 30 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-4
25 6 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12
26 4 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-14
27 33 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-5
28 34 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-6
29 29 STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-7
30 36 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-6

31 31 KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-8
32 38 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-5
33 35 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-4
34 40 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6
35 18 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-14
36 46 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-6
37 37 HIGHER PLANE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7
38 45 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
39 48 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-3
40 72 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

47 21 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-17
48 32 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-18
51 27 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-9
75 39 PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 41 ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellars (Mega)-9
42 52 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
43 43 BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-7
44 54 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-5
45 55 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-5
46 58 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-5
49 60 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
50 63 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

56 — WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
60 — ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
87 — THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-1
89 — LOOSE BOOTY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1
90 — HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
94 — ASK ME –•– Ecstasy, Passion and Pain (Roulette)-1
95 — LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-1
96 — GIVE ME A REASON TO BE GONE –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-1
97 — DON’T EAT THE YELLOW SNOW –•– Frank Zappa (DiscReet)-1
98 — CANDY’S GOING BAD –•– Golden Earring (Track)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th October, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 3 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
3 17 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
4 5 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-9
5 6 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
6 8 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-11
7 9 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-10
8 15 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-14
9 11 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-10
10 10 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-9

11 16 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10
12 18 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-5
13 14 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10
14 19 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
15 1 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-16
16 21 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-8
17 22 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8
18 24 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-5
19 4 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
20 20 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-8

21 27 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-6
22 28 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-7
23 13 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-8
24 30 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-7
25 12 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-11
26 32 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-6
27 34 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-7
28 26 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-15
29 39 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4
30 36 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-7

31 42 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6
32 40 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-5
33 7 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-10
34 38 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-6
35 45 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-6
36 52 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-5
37 50 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-3
38 49 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5
39 56 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
40 44 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

45 23 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-12
46 25 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-13
47 29 STRAIGHT SHOOTIN’ WOMAN –•– Steppenwolf (Mums)-8
48 33 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5
49 35 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-15
59 37 HIGHER PLANE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8
62 31 KINGS OF THE PARTY –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 55 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
42 46 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-6
43 54 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
44 60 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-2
50 62 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-1
86 — PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
87 — FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-1
88 — COUNTRY SIDE OF LIFE –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-1
89 — WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
90 — EASY STREET –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-1
94 — BRING BACK THE LOVE OF YESTERDAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 3 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
3 4 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
4 5 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
5 6 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-12
6 12 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-6
7 7 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-11
8 8 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-15
9 9 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-11
10 11 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11

11 14 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
12 16 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-9
13 17 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9
14 18 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-6
15 1 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-15
16 13 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-11
17 21 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-7
18 22 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-8
19 26 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-7
20 24 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-8

21 10 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-10
22 29 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5
23 31 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
24 30 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-8
25 36 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-6
26 32 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-6
27 27 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8
28 38 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6
29 35 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-7
30 37 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-4

31 39 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
32 40 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-7
33 41 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
34 34 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
35 43 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
36 44 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
37 50 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-5
38 53 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-5
39 15 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-17
40 51 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 19 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
44 23 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-9
45 25 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-12
52 28 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-16
66 20 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-9
75 33 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 42 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-7
43 48 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
46 56 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5
47 54 SHE CALLED ME BABY –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-6
48 86 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2
49 60 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-5
50 55 I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE / I GET LIFTED –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

60 — YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
68 — WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-1
78 — WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-1
80 — NOBODY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
82 — BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-1
88 — EVIL BOLL-WEEVIL –•– Grand Canyon (Bang)-1
89 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1
90 — SEXY IDA (Part 1) –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1
92 — SHOE SHOE SHINE –•– The Dynamic Superiors (Motown)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 3 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-11
3 6 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-7
4 10 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
5 11 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
6 17 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-8
7 14 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-7
8 4 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
9 12 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-10
10 13 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10

11 19 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-8
12 1 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
13 22 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-6
14 18 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-9
15 25 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-7
16 5 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-13
17 23 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8
18 20 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-9
19 24 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-9
20 26 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-7

21 16 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-12
22 30 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-5
23 29 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-8
24 32 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-8
25 31 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
26 36 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
27 33 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
28 28 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
29 37 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-6
30 38 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-6

31 9 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-12
32 40 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-5
33 55 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-5
34 35 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
35 46 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-6
36 41 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-8
37 48 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
38 49 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-6
39 15 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-16
40 51 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

43 21 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-11
44 8 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-16
45 27 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9
48 7 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-12
67 34 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
72 39 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 53 THE BLACK-EYED BOYS –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-5
42 54 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-5
46 60 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-2
47 59 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
50 65 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
61 — MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-1
64 — AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
75 — DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-1
79 — ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-1
89 — BLACK LASSIE (Featuring Johnny Stash) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1
90 — JUST ONE LOOK –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
93 — U.S. OF A. –•– Donna Fargo (ABC / Dot)-1
94 — FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
95 — FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bob James (CTI)-1
96 — WHERE ARE ALL MY FRIENDS –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 7 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-8
3 6 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-9
4 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-13
5 5 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
6 15 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-8
7 13 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-7
8 9 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-11
9 11 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-9
10 10 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-11

11 2 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-12
12 1 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
13 14 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-10
14 8 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
15 17 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
16 20 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-8
17 19 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-10
18 22 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-6
19 25 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
20 26 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5

21 27 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
22 29 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-7
23 23 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-9
24 24 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vannelli (A&M)-9
25 30 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-7
26 32 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-6
27 33 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-6
28 12 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16
29 37 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
30 38 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-7

31 42 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-6
32 40 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-7
33 34 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
34 36 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-9
35 35 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-7
36 46 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-3
37 47 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
38 18 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-10
39 50 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
40 64 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

53 21 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-13
55 28 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8
56 31 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-13
59 16 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-14
79 39 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 41 THE BLACK-EYED BOYS –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-6
42 51 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
43 59 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-2
44 55 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-5
45 56 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-3
46 52 IN THE BOTTLE –•– Brother To Brother (Turbo)-6
47 58 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-4
48 66 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-3
49 60 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-6
50 53 SUGAR PIE GUY (Part 1) –•– The Joneses (Mercury)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
63 — ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
65 — THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-1
67 — MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-1
68 — YOU AND I –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-1
71 — SOMEDAY –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-1
74 — MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
75 — MISSISSIPPI COTTON PICKING DELTA TOWN –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1
77 — WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
82 — CALIFORNIA MY WAY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
84 — I FEEL SANCTIFIED –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
91 — RIDE THE TIGER –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1
92 — SUNSHINE ROSES –•– Gene Cotton (Myrrh)-1
94 — LET THIS BE A LESSON TO YOU –•– The Independents (Wand)-1
96 — I’LL BE YOUR EVERYTHING –•– Percy Sledge (Capricorn)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-9 (1 Week at #1)
2 2 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-9
3 3 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-10
4 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-14
5 7 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-8
6 9 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-11
7 27 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-7
8 16 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-9
9 5 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
10 22 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-8

11 13 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-11
12 1 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-9
13 17 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-11
14 20 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
15 19 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
16 8 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-12
17 21 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
18 18 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-7
19 11 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-13
20 26 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-7

21 23 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-10
22 24 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vanelli (A&M)-10
23 29 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
24 25 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-8
25 31 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-7
26 32 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-8
27 36 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
28 43 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-3
29 37 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
30 30 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-8

31 15 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
32 39 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
33 40 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
34 12 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10
35 54 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-5
36 44 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atlantic)-6
37 45 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-4
38 51 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-3
39 47 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-5
40 48 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 10 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-13
44 14 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
45 28 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17
46 33 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
48 34 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-10
66 38 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-11
89 35 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 42 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
43 49 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-7
47 57 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
49 61 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-3
50 60 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1
77 — PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
81 — DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
87 — FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1
90 — GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-1
91 — DREAMS ARE TEN A PENNY –•– First Class (UK)-1
92 — RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-1
94 — MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
95 — I WOULDN’T TREAT A DOG (The Way You Treated Me) –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-10 (2 Weeks at #1)
2 7 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-8
3 8 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-10
4 2 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-10
5 5 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-9
6 6 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-12
7 3 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-11
8 34 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-11
9 10 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-9
10 14 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7

11 15 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
12 13 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-12
13 17 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-10
14 9 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
15 28 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-4
16 20 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-8
17 27 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
18 23 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
19 25 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-8
20 26 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-9

21 12 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-10
22 24 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-9
23 29 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
24 32 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-7
25 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-15
26 37 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-5
27 33 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
28 35 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-6
29 11 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-12
30 38 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-4

31 39 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-6
32 40 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-5
33 19 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-14
34 53 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3
35 16 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-13
36 36 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atlantic)-7
37 49 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-4
38 51 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
39 47 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
40 50 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 18 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-8
46 21 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-11
49 22 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vanelli (A&M)-11
54 30 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-9
59 31 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 43 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-8
43 54 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-4
44 56 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-5
45 55 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-3
47 57 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-3
48 — LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
50 59 YOU AND I –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

48 — LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
79 — DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-1
81 — THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1
83 — BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1
85 — FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-1
87 — I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-1
89 — PHILADELPHIA –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th December, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-11
3 3 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-11
4 4 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-11
5 9 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-10
6 10 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8
7 7 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-12
8 8 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-12
9 13 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
10 17 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6

11 11 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
12 15 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-5
13 5 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-10
14 6 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-13
15 16 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-9
16 20 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-10
17 18 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
18 12 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-13
19 19 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-9
20 24 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (MCA)-8

21 27 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5
22 26 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-6
23 23 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
24 30 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-5
25 34 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
26 32 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-6
27 38 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
28 28 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-7
29 14 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
30 37 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-5

31 31 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-7
32 40 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-6
33 41 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-9
34 44 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-6
35 43 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-5
36 48 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-2
37 47 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-4
38 39 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
39 56 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
40 21 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-11

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-10
49 25 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-16
52 29 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-13
53 35 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-14
54 36 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atlantic)-8
59 33 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-15

POWER PLAYS

42 52 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4
43 53 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3
45 45 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-4
46 57 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3
47 51 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8
48 50 YOU AND I –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-4
50 55 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
82 — READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
86 — YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1
87 — ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
88 — ONE TEAR –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
89 — CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8
94 — MY MAIN MAN –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1
95 — BABY, HANG UP THE PHONE –•– Carl Graves (A&M)-1
97 — ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-1
99 — DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th December, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-12
3 2 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-12
4 5 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-11
5 6 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
6 4 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-12
7 10 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
8 9 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
9 36 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
10 12 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-6

11 15 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-10
12 8 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-13
13 16 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-11
14 17 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8
15 11 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
16 20 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9
17 21 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6
18 25 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
19 7 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-13
20 24 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-6

21 23 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
22 13 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-11
23 27 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
24 30 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-6
25 32 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-7
26 26 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-7
27 33 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-10
28 34 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-7
29 18 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-14
30 37 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-5

31 39 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
32 43 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4
33 22 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-7
34 42 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5
35 35 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-6
36 14 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-14
37 28 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-8
38 46 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4
39 45 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-5
40 40 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-12

OFF THE CHARTS

41 19 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-10
42 29 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
43 31 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-8
47 38 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8

POWER PLAYS

44 63 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-3
45 47 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-9
48 50 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
49 51 FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
50 87 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
73 — FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
75 — SUNSHINE (Part 2) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
80 — STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1
85 — I AM I AM –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
93 — MINE FOR ME –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1
95 — LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-1
96 — COSTAFINE TOWN –•– Splinter (Dark Horse)-1
97 — WHEN A CHILD IS BORN –•– Michael Holm (Mercury)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st December, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 1 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-11
3 5 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
4 2 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-13
5 7 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8
6 9 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
7 8 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-13
8 10 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7
9 3 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-13
10 6 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-13

11 11 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-11
12 16 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
13 23 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6
14 18 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
15 31 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
16 20 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-7
17 17 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7
18 24 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-7
19 30 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-6
20 25 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-8

21 21 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11
22 28 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-8
23 12 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-14
24 32 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5
25 34 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-6
26 13 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-12
27 27 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-11
28 14 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
29 33 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-8
30 38 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5

31 44 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-4
32 35 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-7
33 15 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
34 19 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-14
35 22 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-12
36 26 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-8
37 29 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-15
38 67 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-2
39 65 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-3
40 50 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 39 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-6
49 36 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-15
56 40 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-13
71 37 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 45 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-10
43 53 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-5
44 54 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4
45 49 FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7
46 48 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
47 58 RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-5
48 61 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-4
50 60 SHE’S GONE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-12

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-1
74 — LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-1
75 — BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
79 — YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
85 — HAPPY PEOPLE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
86 — DAY TRIPPER –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
87 — CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1
88 — DON’T CHA LOVE IT –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1
89 — TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1
90 — HOPPY, GENE AND ME –•– Roy Rogers (20th Century)-1
94 — GEE BABY –•– Peter Shelley (Bell)-1
95 — WORDS (Are Impossible) –•– Margie Joseph (Atlantic)-1
97 — CHRISTMAS DREAM –•– Perry Como (RCA)-1
98 — MS. GRACE –•– The Tymes (RCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th December, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 6 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
3 5 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
4 2 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-12
5 1 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-12
6 8 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8
7 4 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-14
8 12 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-11
9 14 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
10 13 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7

11 15 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
12 19 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-7
13 16 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-8
14 18 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-8
15 7 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-14
16 20 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-9
17 11 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-12
18 22 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-9
19 25 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7
20 24 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6

21 9 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-14
22 10 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-14
23 21 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12
24 59 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-3
25 31 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-5
26 28 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10
27 39 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-4
28 27 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-12
29 38 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-3
30 30 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6

31 17 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8
32 40 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-4
33 29 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-9
34 33 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
35 43 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-6
36 26 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-13
37 47 RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-6
38 51 FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-5
39 44 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-5
40 48 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 23 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-15
47 32 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-8
48 34 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-15
49 35 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-13
52 36 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-9
53 37 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (Rocket)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 52 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-5
43 53 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-6
44 45 FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
45 46 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
46 57 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-4
50 50 SHE’S GONE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-13

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
78 — SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
84 — BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-1
86 — AS LONG AS HE TAKES CARE OF HOME –•– Candi Staton (Warner Brothers)-1
88 — I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-1
93 — HEARTBREAK ROAD –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1
100 — CRAZY TALK –•– Chilliwack (Sire)-1