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 AND 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

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