US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 3 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
3 4 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
4 5 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
5 6 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-12
6 12 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-6
7 7 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-11
8 8 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-15
9 9 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-11
10 11 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11

11 14 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
12 16 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-9
13 17 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9
14 18 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-6
15 1 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-15
16 13 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-11
17 21 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-7
18 22 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-8
19 26 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-7
20 24 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-8

21 10 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-10
22 29 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5
23 31 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
24 30 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Dand (Rocket)-8
25 36 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-6
26 32 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-6
27 27 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8
28 38 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6
29 35 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-7
30 37 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-4

31 39 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
32 40 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gina Vannelli (A&M)-7
33 41 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
34 34 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
35 43 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (ABC / Dunhill)-6
36 44 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
37 50 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-5
38 53 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-5
39 15 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-17
40 51 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 19 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
44 23 SKIN TIGHT –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-9
45 25 YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-12
52 28 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-16
66 20 GIVE IT TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-9
75 33 NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 42 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-7
43 48 DEVOTION –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
46 56 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-5
47 54 SHE CALLED ME BABY –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-6
48 86 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2
49 60 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-5
50 55 I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE / I GET LIFTED –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

60 — YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
68 — WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-1
78 — WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-1
80 — NOBODY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
82 — BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-1
88 — EVIL BOLL-WEEVIL –•– Grand Canyon (Bang)-1
89 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1
90 — SEXY IDA (Part 1) –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1
92 — SHOE SHOE SHINE –•– The Dynamic Superiors (Motown)-1