US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 3 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-11
3 6 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-7
4 10 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
5 11 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
6 17 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-8
7 14 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-7
8 4 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
9 12 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-10
10 13 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10

11 19 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-8
12 1 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
13 22 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-6
14 18 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-9
15 25 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-7
16 5 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-13
17 23 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8
18 20 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-9
19 24 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Dand (Rocket)-9
20 26 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-7

21 16 DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-12
22 30 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-5
23 29 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-8
24 32 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gina Vannelli (A&M)-8
25 31 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
26 36 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
27 33 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
28 28 DISTANT LOVER –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
29 37 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-6
30 38 AFTER THE GOLDRUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-6

31 9 STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-12
32 40 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-5
33 55 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-5
34 35 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (ABC / Dunhill)-7
35 46 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-6
36 41 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-8
37 48 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
38 49 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-6
39 15 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-16
40 51 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

43 21 LOVE ME FOR A REASON –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-11
44 8 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-16
45 27 HONEY HONEY –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9
48 7 STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-12
67 34 SECOND AVENUE –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
72 39 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 53 THE BLACK-EYED BOYS –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-5
42 54 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-5
46 60 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-2
47 59 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
50 65 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

59 — JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
61 — MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-1
64 — AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
75 — DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-1
79 — ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-1
89 — BLACK LASSIE (Featuring Johnny Stash) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1
90 — JUST ONE LOOK / SON OF A ROTTEN GAMBLER –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
93 — U.S. OF A –•– Donna Fargo (ABC / Dot)-1
94 — FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
95 — FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bob James (CTI)-1
96 — WHERE ARE ALL MY FRIENDS –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1