US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd November, 1974

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-9 (1 Week at #1)
2 2 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-9
3 3 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-10
4 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-14
5 7 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-8
6 9 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-11
7 27 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-7
8 16 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-9
9 5 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
10 22 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-8

11 13 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-11
12 1 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-9
13 17 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (MCA)-11
14 20 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
15 19 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
16 8 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-12
17 21 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
18 18 ROCKIN’ SOUL –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-7
19 11 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-13
20 26 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-7

21 23 SO YOU ARE A STAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Casablanca)-10
22 24 PEOPLE GOTTA MOVE –•– Gino Vanelli (A&M)-10
23 29 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
24 25 AFTER THE GOLD RUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-8
25 31 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-7
26 32 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-8
27 36 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
28 43 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings-3
29 37 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
30 30 LA LA PEACE SONG –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-8

31 15 LOVE DON’T LOVE NOBODY (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
32 39 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
33 40 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
34 12 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10
35 54 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-5
36 44 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atlantic)-6
37 45 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-4
38 51 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-3
39 47 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-5
40 48 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 10 CAREFREE HIGHWAY –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-13
44 14 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
45 28 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN’ –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17
46 33 PLAY SOMETHING SWEET (Brickyard Blues) –•– Three Dog Night (ABC / Dunhill)-9
48 34 YOU CAN HAVE HER –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-10
66 38 OVERNIGHT SENSATION (Hit Record) –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-11
89 35 DORAVILLE –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 42 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
43 49 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-7
47 57 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
49 61 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-3
50 60 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1
77 — PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
81 — DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
87 — FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1
90 — GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-1
91 — DREAM ARE TEN A PENNY –•– First Choice (UK)-1
92 — RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-1
94 — MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
95 — I WOULDN’T TREAT A DOG (The Way You Treated Me) –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (ABC / Dunhill)-1