US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th June, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-11
3 2 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-15
4 5 BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-9
5 7 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
6 12 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-6
7 9 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11
8 6 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11
9 15 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-5
10 27 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-5

11 21 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-11
12 16 YOU WON’T SEE ME / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-11
13 17 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
14 4 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-12
15 19 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-14
16 8 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-16
17 25 RIKKI DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-8
18 20 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
19 24 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-6
20 26 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-7

21 11 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-19
22 10 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-15
23 13 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-12
24 14 HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8
25 28 IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-11
26 18 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-9
27 31 TRAIN OF THOUGHT –•– Cher (MCA)-6
28 22 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11
29 40 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-8
30 39 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-5

31 23 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-16
32 34 ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-9
33 29 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-17
34 46 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP / HELP ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
35 44 FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9
36 32 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-16
37 45 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
38 30 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-16
39 48 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-4
40 50 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

42 35 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
43 33 SON OF SAGITTARIUS –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
47 36 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
62 37 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 LA GRANGE –•– ZZ Top (London)-14
44 54 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-6
45 66 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-3
46 56 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-9
48 58 BALLERO –•– War (United Artists)-4
49 52 I’M THE LEADER OF THE GANG –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-6
50 70 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-1
84 — RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-1
88 — SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
89 — I’VE BEEN BORN AGAIN –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
90 — OLD HOME FILLER-UP AND KEEP-ON-A-TRUCKIN’ CAFE –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-1
91 — YOU CAN’T BE A BEACON (If Your Light Don’t Shine) –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1
94 — WORSE COMES TO WORST –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1
95 — TELL ME THAT I’M WRONG –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1
96 — AIR DISASTER –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1
97 — HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
98 — BETWEEN HER GOODBYE AND MY HELLO –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1