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 Sylistics (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 / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– 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

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