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 Sylistics (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 / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– 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 MY 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 Wednrsday)-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 Seating 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

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