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 Sylistics (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 / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– 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 MY 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 / HELP ME –•– 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

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