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