1975: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th January, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 3 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10
3 4 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-13
4 6 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9
5 8 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-12
6 1 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12
7 9 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8
8 10 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
9 11 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
10 12 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-8

11 5 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-13
12 13 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-9
13 14 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-9
14 16 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-10
15 19 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-8
16 20 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7
17 7 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-15
18 18 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-10
19 15 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-15
20 24 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4

21 25 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-6
22 27 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
23 29 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4
24 17 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-13
25 32 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-5
26 28 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-13
27 35 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-7
28 30 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7
29 23 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
30 38 FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-6

31 21 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-15
32 40 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6
33 37 RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-7
34 41 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-6
35 43 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-7
36 22 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-15
37 46 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-5
38 26 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11
39 39 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-6
40 57 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 31 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-9
43 33 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-10
45 34 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
56 36 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 63 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-3
44 54 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
46 59 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3
47 58 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-3
48 56 CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-12
50 51 SUGAR PIE GUY (Part 1) –•– The Joneses (Mercury)-14

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-1
83 — MIDNIGHT SKY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
88 — RHYME TYME PEOPLE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
90 — DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1
92 — LOVE DON’T YOU GO THROUGH NO CHANGES ON ME –•– Sister Sledge (Atco)-1
94 — WHAT A MAN, MY MAN IS –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-1
95 — POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-1
96 — LET ME START TONITE –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-1
98 — LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-1
99 — UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th January, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11
3 4 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10
4 5 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-13
5 10 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-9
6 7 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9
7 8 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
8 9 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
9 3 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-14
10 13 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-10

11 15 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-9
12 14 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-11
13 6 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
14 18 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-11
15 16 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8
16 20 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
17 21 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-7
18 22 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-6
19 23 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
20 25 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-6

21 27 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-8
22 11 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-14
23 19 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-16
24 26 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-14
25 24 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-14
26 32 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7
27 35 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-8
28 17 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-16
29 37 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-6
30 30 FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-7

31 34 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-7
32 40 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-5
33 41 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-4
34 39 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7
35 47 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-4
36 44 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
37 64 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-3
38 46 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4
39 29 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-14
40 31 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-16

OFF THE CHARTS

41 33 RUBY, BABY –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-8
43 28 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
44 12 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-10
45 36 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-16
49 38 PROMISED LAND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12

POWER PLAYS

42 48 CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-13
46 58 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-4
47 50 SUGAR PIE GUY (Part 1) –•– The Joneses (Mercury)-15
48 52 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-8
50 66 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — DING DONG, DING DONG –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1
85 — YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
86 — AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Diamond Reo (Big Tree)-1
90 — SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-1
98 — SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-1
99 — I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU / LET ME BE THE ONE (Medley) –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th January, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 8 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
3 4 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-14
4 2 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-12
5 1 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
6 7 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
7 3 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)–11
8 10 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-11
9 11 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-10
10 14 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-12

11 16 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
12 6 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10
13 17 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-8
14 18 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-7
15 19 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
16 20 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-7
17 21 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-9
18 12 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-12
19 26 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8
20 9 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-15

21 29 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-7
22 13 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
23 24 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-15
24 38 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
25 27 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-9
26 32 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-6
27 33 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-5
28 30 FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-8
29 35 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-5
30 37 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-4

31 31 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-8
32 36 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7
33 15 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9
34 34 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-8
35 22 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-15
36 55 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-3
37 50 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4
38 46 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-5
39 51 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-6
40 48 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

42 25 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-15
46 23 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-17
47 39 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-15
54 28 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-17
61 40 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 52 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-5
43 53 HAPPY PEOPLE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
48 54 SUNSHINE (Part 2) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
50 56 BABY, HANG UP THE PHONE –•– Carl Graves (A&M)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

67 — ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
70 — MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1
80 — LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-1
83 — FUTURE SHOCK –•– Hello People (Dunhill)-1
87 — I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
89 — STAR ON A T.V. SHOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
90 — HOT DAWGIT –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
94 — NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-1
97 — THANKS FOR THE SMILES –•– Charlie Ross (Big Tree)-1
100 — IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Jim Capaldi (Island)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th January, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 3 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-15
3 1 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-11
4 11 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
5 6 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
6 21 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-8
7 8 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-12
8 9 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-11
9 10 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-13
10 14 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-8

11 5 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
12 15 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
13 13 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-9
14 17 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-10
15 19 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9
16 16 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-8
17 7 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-12
18 4 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13
19 25 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-10
20 24 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6

21 29 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-6
22 26 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-7
23 27 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-6
24 18 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-13
25 30 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-5
26 32 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
27 12 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11
28 36 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-4
29 37 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
30 38 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-6

31 39 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-7
32 40 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-10
33 41 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-6
34 31 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-9
35 34 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-9
36 22 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15
37 23 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-16
38 20 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-16
39 55 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-5
40 51 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 28 FROM HIS WOMAN TO YOU –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-9
44 35 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-16
49 33 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 43 HAPPY PEOPLE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
43 45 CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-15
45 47 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-16
46 59 DING DONG, DING DONG –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3
47 58 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-8
50 50 BABY, HANG UP THE PHONE –•– Carl Graves (A&M)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

63 — HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
82 — MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
85 — EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-1
89 — IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1
90 — I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-7
94 — WE MAY NEVER LOVE LIKE THIS AGAIN –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-1
95 — DEVIL IN THE BOTTLE –•– T.G. Sheppard (Melodyland)-1
97 — CHICO AND THE MAN –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1
99 — ISN’T IT LONELY TOGETHER –•– Stark and McBrien (RCA)-1
100 — I’LL STILL LOVE YOU –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st February, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-16 (1 week at #1)
2 4 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-8
3 5 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
4 6 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-9
5 10 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-9
6 1 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
7 3 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-12
8 8 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-12
9 15 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10
10 12 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8

11 14 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-11
12 13 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-10
13 9 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-14
14 7 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-13
15 16 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-9
16 20 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7
17 21 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-7
18 23 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-7
19 19 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-11
20 11 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-10

21 25 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
22 22 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-8
23 28 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-5
24 29 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
25 30 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7
26 26 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
27 31 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-8
28 32 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-11
29 33 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-7
30 39 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-6

31 34 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-10
32 40 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-6
33 18 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-14
34 24 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-14
35 27 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12
36 61 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-5
37 55 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-3
38 46 DING DONG, DING DONG –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4
39 47 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-9
40 41 HAPPY PEOPLE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

43 38 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-17
44 36 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16
45 35 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-10
48 37 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-17
66 17 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 43 CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-16
42 85 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-2
46 58 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-3
47 57 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7
49 63 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2
50 60 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-1
81 — CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-1
83 — WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-1
84 — MY ELUSIVE DREAMS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
85 — I FOUGHT THE LAW –•– Sam Neely (A&M)-1
86 — PLEASE MR. PRESIDENT –•– Paula Webb (20th Century / Westbound)-1
88 — PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-1
89 — BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-1
90 — GOOD TIMES, ROCK AND ROLL –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-1
97 — BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-1
99 — (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th February, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 4 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-10
3 3 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
4 5 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-10
5 9 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11
6 10 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9
7 16 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8
8 1 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-17
9 24 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
10 11 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-12

11 12 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-11
12 28 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-12
13 17 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-8
14 18 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-8
15 6 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
16 7 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-13
17 21 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
18 8 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-13
19 23 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
20 13 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-15

21 27 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-9
22 15 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-10
23 29 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-8
24 25 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-8
25 30 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-7
26 32 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-7
27 31 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-11
28 14 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-14
29 36 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-6
30 37 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-4

31 39 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-10
32 20 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
33 42 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-3
34 49 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-3
35 22 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-9
36 38 DING DONG, DING DONG –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5
37 50 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-6
38 51 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-6
39 46 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-4
40 47 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 40 HAPPY PEOPLE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
46 26 READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
51 19 FREE BIRD –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-12
54 33 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-15
55 34 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-15
56 35 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-13

POWER PLAYS

42 69 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
43 53 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-5
44 55 AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Diamond Reo (Big Tree)-5
45 56 DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-6
47 58 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-5
48 59 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-4
49 60 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-4
50 66 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-14

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

72 — EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
78 — NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
85 — SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-1
86 — THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-1
87 — CHANGES –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
88 — WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-1
89 — EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
90 — SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-1
94 — JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-1
96 — CHARMER –•– Tim Moore (Asylum)-1
97 — I JUST CAN’T SAY GOODBYE –•– The Philly Devotions (Columbia)-1
98 — KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-1
99 — HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1
100 — BELIEVE HALF OF WHAT YOU SEE (And None Of What You Hear) –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th February, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 4 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-11
3 5 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-12
4 6 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10
5 7 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9
6 1 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-10
7 9 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-8
8 3 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
9 12 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-13
10 13 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-9

11 14 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-9
12 11 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-12
13 17 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
14 10 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-13
15 19 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-7
16 8 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-18
17 21 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-10
18 34 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
19 23 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-9
20 25 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-8

21 29 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-7
22 30 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-5
23 31 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-11
24 26 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-8
25 15 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13
26 33 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-4
27 27 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-12
28 16 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-14
29 37 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-7
30 38 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-7

31 39 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
32 40 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9
33 42 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
34 18 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-14
35 43 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-6
36 24 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9
37 45 DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-7
38 48 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-5
39 47 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-6
40 49 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
46 22 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-11
48 20 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-16
49 36 DING DONG, DING DONG –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6
54 28 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-15
57 35 STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 52 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
43 53 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-6
44 44 AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Diamond Reo (Big Tree)-6
45 50 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-15
47 57 STAR ON A T.V. SHOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
50 58 HOT DAWGIT –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-1
85 — DANCE THE KUNG FU –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-1
86 — SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
87 — I WANNA LEARN A LOVE SONG –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-1
89 — I HAVE A DREAM –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
97 — SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
98 — LOVE DON’T YOU GO THROUGH NO CHANGES ON ME –•– Sister Sledge (Atco)-4
99 — SMOKIN’ ROOM –•– Carl Carlton (ABC)-1
100 — BUMP ME BABY (Part 1) –•– Dooley Silverspoon (Cotton)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd February, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-13
3 4 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
4 5 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10
5 18 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
6 7 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9
7 9 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-14
8 1 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-11
9 10 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-10
10 15 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-8

11 11 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-10
12 6 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-11
13 13 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
14 17 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-11
15 19 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-10
16 20 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-9
17 21 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-8
18 22 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
19 23 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-12
20 26 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-5

21 12 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-13
22 8 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
23 29 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-8
24 30 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-8
25 31 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6
26 32 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-10
27 33 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
28 35 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7
29 14 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-14
30 38 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-6

31 39 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-7
32 40 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-6
33 16 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-19
34 42 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
35 43 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-7
36 28 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-15
37 37 DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-8
38 25 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14
39 45 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-16
40 58 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-9
53 27 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-13
67 34 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-15

POWER PLAYS

42 52 I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4
43 53 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-5
44 81 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-4
45 55 I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-11
46 56 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-4
47 47 STAR ON A T.V. SHOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
48 59 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-4
49 60 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
50 50 HOT DAWGIT –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

55 — HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
82 — LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — HUSH / I’M ALIVE (Medley) –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1
84 — LOVE CORPORATION –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-1
88 — LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
90 — REALITY –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
92 — THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-1
95 — LIKE A SUNDAY MORNING –•– Lana Cantrell (Polydor)-1
96 — LINDA ON MY MIND –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-1
97 — I’LL BE HOLDING ON –•– Al Downing (Chess)-1
99 — ANGEL (What In the World’s Come Over Us) –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1
100 — DON’T LET GO –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Warner Brothers)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st March, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 5 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
3 4 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11
4 7 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-15
5 3 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-12
6 6 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10
7 1 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-13
8 17 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-9
9 10 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-9
10 14 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-12

11 15 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-11
12 16 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-10
13 9 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-11
14 18 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
15 19 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-13
16 20 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-6
17 23 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-9
18 8 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-12
19 25 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
20 24 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-9

21 26 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-11
22 30 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-7
23 27 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
24 28 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-8
25 31 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-8
26 34 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
27 35 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-8
28 12 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-12
29 13 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
30 32 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-7

31 40 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
32 11 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-11
33 21 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-14
34 42 I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5
35 22 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16
36 44 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-5
37 45 I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-12
38 46 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-5
39 49 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
40 48 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 37 DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-9
44 38 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-15
57 29 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-15
61 33 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-20
64 39 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-17
66 36 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 55 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
42 43 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-6
45 68 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-3
46 57 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-4
47 64 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-4
48 61 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-5
49 58 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-5
50 56 GOOD TIMES, ROCK AND ROLL –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
82 — IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1
86 — LEONA –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-1
89 — WE’RE ALMOST THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1
94 — SHOWDOWN / DON’T LEAVE ME IN THE MORNING –•– Odia Coates (United Artists)-1
95 — THE PILL –•– Loretta Lynn (MCA)-1
96 — AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-1
98 — TOBY / THAT’S HOW LONG –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
99 — TURN TO STONE –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-1
100 — ONLY ONE WOMAN –•– Nigel Olsson (Rocket)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th March, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 3 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12
3 4 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-16
4 8 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-10
5 6 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11
6 10 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-13
7 1 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-15
8 22 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-8
9 7 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-14
10 11 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-12

11 15 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-14
12 12 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-11
13 16 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-7
14 14 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8
15 17 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-10
16 24 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-9
17 20 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-10
18 21 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-12
19 19 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-8
20 23 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7

21 25 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-9
22 26 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8
23 27 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-9
24 9 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
25 31 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
26 18 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-13
27 36 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-6
28 45 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-4
29 30 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-8
30 5 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-13

31 38 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-6
32 39 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
33 41 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
34 34 I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-6
35 40 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-6
36 47 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-5
37 37 I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-13
38 46 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-5
39 28 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-13
40 48 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

44 29 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
47 13 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-12
50 35 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-17
56 33 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-15
60 32 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 50 GOOD TIMES, ROCK AND ROLL –•– Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (Private Stock)-6
42 52 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-6
43 53 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-5
45 49 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-6
46 56 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-5
48 58 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-5
49 51 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

53 — PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-1
74 — TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1
76 — WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
77 — LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
83 — WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
89 — HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-1
95 — SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-1
96 — LIVE YOUR LIFE BEFORE YOU DIE –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-1
97 — SWING YOUR DADDY –•– Jim Gilstrap (Roxbury)-1
98 — EVERYBODY WANTS TO FIND A BLUEBIRD –•– Randy Edelman (20th Century)-1
99 — YOU’RE A PART OF ME –•– Susan Jacks (Mercury)-1
100 — BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th March, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 3 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-17
3 4 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-11
4 1 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8
5 8 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-9
6 6 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-14
7 5 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
8 13 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-8
9 10 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-13
10 11 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-15

11 15 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-11
12 16 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-10
13 7 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-16
14 25 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
15 23 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-10
16 17 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-11
17 18 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-13
18 21 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-10
19 22 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9
20 20 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8

21 9 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-15
22 27 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-7
23 28 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-5
24 31 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-7
25 32 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
26 14 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
27 33 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
28 12 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-12
29 36 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-6
30 38 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-6

31 35 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-7
32 40 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-7
33 19 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9
34 29 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-9
35 53 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-2
36 42 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-7
37 43 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-6
38 46 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-6
39 39 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-14
40 48 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-14
45 26 YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-14
46 24 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-11
51 34 I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-7

POWER PLAYS

43 45 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-7
44 54 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-4
47 57 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-6
48 58 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-3
49 59 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-4
50 76 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

55 — HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1
71 — I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-1
75 — I’M HER FOOL –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-1
78 — STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-1
84 — YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
86 — BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-1
87 — AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-1
90 — RUNAWAY –•– Charlie Kulis (Playboy)-1
98 — SNEAKY SNAKE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-1
99 — CRY TO ME –•– Loleatta Holloway (Aware)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd March, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-18 (1 week at #1)
2 3 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-12
3 5 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-10
4 1 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-14
5 4 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
6 8 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-9
7 12 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-11
8 11 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-12
9 14 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
10 10 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-16

11 35 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-3
12 6 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-15
13 15 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-11
14 18 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-11
15 19 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10
16 22 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-8
17 23 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-6
18 9 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-14
19 13 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-17
20 24 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-8

21 27 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
22 25 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
23 29 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-7
24 30 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-7
25 16 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-12
26 32 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-8
27 7 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-13
28 38 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-7
29 37 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-7
30 36 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-8

31 41 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
32 40 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-7
33 50 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-3
34 48 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
35 49 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-5
36 44 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-5
37 17 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-14
38 20 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
39 47 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-7
40 43 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 21 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-16
43 26 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10
45 31 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-8
49 28 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-13
51 33 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-10
54 39 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-15
71 34 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 53 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4
44 55 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-2
46 56 I WANNA LEARN A LOVE SONG –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-6
47 57 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-3
48 52 DANCE THE KUNG FU –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-6
50 60 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
82 — THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
84 — SUN GODDESS –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
86 — REACH OUT, I’LL BE THERE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1
88 — BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-1
98 — IT DO FEEL GOOD –•– Donna Fargo (ABC / Dot)-1
99 — YOU AND YOUR BABY BLUES –•– Solomon Burke (Chess)-1
100 — WHERE HAVE THEY GONE –•– Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th March, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 3 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-11
3 11 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-4
4 6 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-10
5 7 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-12
6 9 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8
7 8 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-13
8 1 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-19
9 10 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-17
10 5 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10

11 16 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-9
12 13 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-12
13 17 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-7
14 14 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-12
15 15 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11
16 20 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-9
17 21 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
18 4 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-15
19 23 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-8
20 24 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-8

21 26 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-9
22 28 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-8
23 12 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-16
24 34 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
25 31 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
26 32 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-8
27 33 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
28 35 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-6
29 29 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-8
30 30 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-9

31 36 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-6
32 39 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-8
33 44 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-3
34 42 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5
35 22 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8
36 18 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-15
37 37 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-15
38 19 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-18
39 47 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4
40 50 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 40 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-9
43 27 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-14
47 25 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-13
57 38 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 52 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-7
44 46 I WANNA LEARN A LOVE SONG –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-7
45 55 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-4
46 60 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-3
48 66 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-4
49 59 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4
50 56 I HAVE A DREAM –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
80 — MY LITTLE LADY –•– Bloodstone (London)-1
81 — LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-1
83 — THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-1
84 — RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
86 — DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
87 — HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-5
89 — YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Evie Sands (Haven)-1
90 — ONE BEAUTIFUL DAY –•– Ecstasy, Passion and Pain (Roulette)-1
99 — WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-1
100 — PINBALL –•– Brian Protheroe (Chrysalis)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 3 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-5
3 6 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9
4 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-11
5 5 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-13
6 7 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-14
7 1 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-14
8 11 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-10
9 10 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
10 8 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-20

11 13 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-8
12 16 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-10
13 17 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
14 27 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
15 19 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9
16 20 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-9
17 21 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-10
18 22 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-9
19 24 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
20 25 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8

21 9 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-18
22 26 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-9
23 28 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7
24 12 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-13
25 31 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-7
26 32 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-9
27 33 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-4
28 34 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6
29 30 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-10
30 14 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-13

31 39 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
32 40 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-9
33 15 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12
34 42 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
35 48 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-5
36 52 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-4
37 45 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
38 46 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-4
39 60 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-3
40 49 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 18 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-16
42 23 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-17
43 29 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-9
50 35 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
57 36 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-16
59 38 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– Eagles (Asylum)-19
65 37 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-16

POWER PLAYS

44 54 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-6
45 55 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-5
46 64 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-4
47 74 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2
48 51 LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
71 — SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
80 — (If You Add) ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
81 — I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-1
84 — MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-1
86 — GROWIN’ –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
87 — TOUCH ME BABY (Reaching Out For Your Love) –•– Tamiko Jones (Arista)-1
88 — I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-1
92 — SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
95 — GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
96 — WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1
97 — THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-1
98 — MY FIRST DAY WITHOUT HER –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (MGM)-1
99 — HANG ON SLOOPY –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 1 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-13
3 3 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10
4 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-12
5 6 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-15
6 8 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-11
7 7 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-15
8 12 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-11
9 14 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6
10 11 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-9

11 15 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-10
12 16 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-10
13 13 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
14 17 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-11
15 18 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-10
16 19 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
17 20 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9
18 5 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-14
19 9 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
20 23 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8

21 26 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-10
22 22 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-10
23 27 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5
24 28 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7
25 25 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-8
26 32 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-10
27 10 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-21
28 38 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-5
29 35 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-6
30 36 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-5

31 31 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6
32 34 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-9
33 39 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
34 47 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
35 24 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-14
36 44 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-7
37 37 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6
38 46 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-5
39 21 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-19
40 40 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-14
44 33 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13
46 29 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 51 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-5
42 52 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-5
45 45 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-6
47 48 LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
48 58 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
77 — I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
81 — WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1
85 — BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-1
87 — SAIL ON SAILOR –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-8
88 — A HURRICANE IS COMING TONITE –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-1
90 — SANDY –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
91 — REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
92 — SPIDER JIVING –•– Andy Fairweather Low (A&M)-1
96 — CHECK IT OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-1
99 — ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Lea Roberts (United Artists)-1
100 — DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 6 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-12
3 2 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-14
4 3 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11
5 23 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-6
6 12 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-11
7 8 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-12
8 9 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
9 11 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-11
10 14 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-12

11 7 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-16
12 15 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-11
13 16 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
14 17 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-10
15 20 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-9
16 21 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-11
17 28 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-6
18 10 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-10
19 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-13
20 25 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-9

21 24 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8
22 26 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-11
23 29 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-7
24 30 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-6
25 5 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-16
26 33 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-5
27 32 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-10
28 34 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
29 38 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-6
30 36 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-8

31 19 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13
32 18 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-15
33 42 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-6
34 41 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-6
35 52 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-3
36 27 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-22
37 45 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-7
38 13 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
39 51 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-4
40 48 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-11
42 39 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-20
43 35 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-15
62 31 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7
83 37 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7

POWER PLAYS

44 54 SUN GODDESS –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5
45 65 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-8
46 59 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3
47 58 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-4
48 53 RUNAWAY –•– Charlie Kulis (Playboy)-6
49 61 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-4
50 63 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-1
84 — EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Consumer Rapport (Wing and a Prayer)-1
86 — I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-1
89 — GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1
90 — ANYTIME (I’ll Be There) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1
95 — THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-1
96 — THANK YOU BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
97 — DON’T LEAVE ME IN THE MORNING / SHOWDOWN –•– Odia Coates (United Artists)-7
98 — LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1
99 — SHACKIN’ UP –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-1
100 — JUST LIKE ROMEO AND JULIET –•– Sha Na Na (Kama Sutra)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 1 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-8
3 5 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-7
4 3 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-15
5 6 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-12
6 7 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-13
7 10 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-13
8 9 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-12
9 8 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8
10 12 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-12

11 14 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-11
12 15 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10
13 13 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
14 16 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-12
15 17 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-7
16 20 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-10
17 21 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9
18 22 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-12
19 23 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-8
20 24 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-7

21 28 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
22 26 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
23 11 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-17
24 4 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12
25 27 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-11
26 29 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-7
27 30 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-9
28 35 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4
29 34 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-7
30 37 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-8

31 39 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-5
32 46 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4
33 33 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-7
34 45 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-9
35 47 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
36 58 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-3
37 40 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
38 52 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-3
39 55 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-4
40 50 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

45 18 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-11
48 19 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-14
56 31 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14
58 32 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-16
59 25 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-17
72 36 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-23

POWER PLAYS

41 57 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-4
42 49 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5
43 56 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-6
44 44 SUN GODDESS –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
46 48 RUNAWAY –•– Charlie Kulis (Playboy)-7
47 68 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-5
49 59 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-4
50 61 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
80 — THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
81 — MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
83 — LET THERE BE MUSIC –•– Orleans (Asylum)-1
89 — BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
90 — REAL MAN –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
93 — ONLY ONE WOMAN –•– Nigel Olsson (Rocket)-6
95 — THIS OL’ COWBOY –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1
97 — ONE MORE TOMORROW –•– Henry Gross (A&M)-1
99 — I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-1
100 — 99 MILES FROM L.A. –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-14
3 7 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-14
4 2 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-9
5 6 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-14
6 14 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-13
7 11 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12
8 10 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-13
9 12 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-11
10 21 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6

11 15 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-8
12 19 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-9
13 17 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10
14 18 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-13
15 22 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
16 16 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-11
17 4 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-16
18 13 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-10
19 8 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-13
20 20 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-8

21 5 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-13
22 9 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
23 25 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-12
24 28 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
25 26 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-8
26 34 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-10
27 31 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-6
28 32 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
29 29 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8
30 30 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-9

31 35 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
32 36 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-4
33 38 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-4
34 39 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-5
35 40 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6
36 41 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-5
37 42 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-6
38 43 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-7
39 37 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
40 47 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 23 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-18
42 27 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-10
51 24 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-13
52 33 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-8

POWER PLAYS

43 68 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
44 57 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-5
45 49 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-5
46 50 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-5
47 51 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
48 52 ONE BEAUTIFUL DAY –•– Ecstasy, Passion and Pain (Roulette)-6
49 66 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-5
50 53 YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Evie Sands (Haven)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
82 — WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-1
86 — ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Ron Banks and the Dramatics (ABC)-1
88 — SADIE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
89 — GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
93 — JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-1
96 — LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-1
97 — MISTER MAGIC –•– Grover Washington Jr. (Kudu)-1
99 — THE FUNKY GIBBON –•– The Goodies (20th Century)-1
100 — MINNESOTA –•– Northern Light (Columbia)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-15
3 2 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-15
4 6 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-14
5 7 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13
6 8 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-14
7 4 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-10
8 10 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
9 9 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12
10 11 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-9

11 12 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-10
12 13 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11
13 14 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-14
14 15 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
15 5 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-15
16 28 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
17 43 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
18 24 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
19 23 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-13
20 33 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-5

21 26 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-11
22 18 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
23 27 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-7
24 32 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
25 31 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-7
26 34 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-6
27 35 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
28 29 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-9
29 25 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-9
30 36 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-6

31 37 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7
32 40 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-7
33 38 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-8
34 39 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
35 17 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-17
36 46 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-6
37 16 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-12
38 30 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-10
39 49 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-6
40 44 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 22 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10
46 21 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-14
49 20 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-9
50 19 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-6
43 53 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-5
44 54 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-4
45 47 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
47 58 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-4
48 59 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
73 — WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU –•– LaBelle (Epic)-1
87 — T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
88 — LONG HAIRED COUNTRY BOY –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-1
90 — MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-1
96 — SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
97 — IT AIN’T NO FUN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-1
99 — TRYIN’ TO BEAT THE MORNING HOME –•– T.G. Sheppard (Melodyland)-1
100 — ASTRAL MAN –•– Nektar (Passport)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-10 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-16
3 4 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-15
4 5 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14
5 8 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
6 6 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-15
7 14 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
8 11 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-11
9 10 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-10
10 3 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-16

11 7 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-11
12 13 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-15
13 16 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
14 17 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
15 18 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
16 23 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-8
17 20 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-6
18 21 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-12
19 19 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-14
20 9 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-13

21 24 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-6
22 25 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
23 26 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-7
24 12 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12
25 15 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-16
26 30 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-7
27 27 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
28 31 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8
29 32 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-8
30 33 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-9

31 36 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-7
32 39 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-7
33 40 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-7
34 34 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9
35 41 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-7
36 55 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3
37 43 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6
38 44 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-5
39 47 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-5
40 48 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

46 28 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-10
47 29 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-10
49 22 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
50 35 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-18
73 37 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-13
75 38 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 58 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5
42 52 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Consumer Rapport (Wing and a Prayer)-5
43 53 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
44 45 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
45 56 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
48 59 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
83 — ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-1
84 — I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1
85 — HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
87 — SEX MACHINE (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
88 — YOU NEED LOVE –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-1
89 — I DREAMED LAST NIGHT –•– Justin Hayward and John Lodge (Threshold)-1
93 — THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-1
95 — LOOK AT YOU –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-1
96 — ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
97 — BLANKET ON THE GROUND –•– Billie Jo Spears (United Artists)-1
100 — NO CHARGE –•– Shirley Caesar (Scepter)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 2 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-17
3 3 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-16
4 5 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
5 7 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
6 8 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-12
7 1 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-11
8 9 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-11
9 15 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8
10 14 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5

11 13 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-8
12 12 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-16
13 16 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-9
14 17 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-7
15 11 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-12
16 6 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-16
17 18 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-13
18 21 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-7
19 19 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-15
20 10 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-17

21 23 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-8
22 22 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9
23 26 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-8
24 29 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-9
25 30 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-10
26 28 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9
27 31 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-8
28 32 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-8
29 33 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-8
30 36 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4

31 34 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10
32 35 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-8
33 41 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-6
34 39 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-6
35 37 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-7
36 40 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-7
37 55 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-3
38 38 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-6
39 43 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
40 48 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

44 24 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13
45 20 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-14
58 25 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-17
63 27 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 45 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6
42 42 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Consumer Rapport (Wing and a Prayer)-6
43 54 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-6
46 58 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-4
47 57 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-7
48 71 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
49 59 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-5
50 60 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — BLACK FRIDAY –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1
81 — I’LL DO FOR YOU ANYTHING YOU WANT ME TO –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
83 — DAMN IT ALL –•– Gene Cotton (ABC)-1
84 — HOW GLAD I AM –•– Kiki Dee (Rocket)-1
89 — SEVEN LONELY NIGHTS –•– The Four Tops (ABC)-1
90 — EL BIMBO –•– Bimbo Jet (Scepter)-1
93 — FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN BE –•– First Class (UK)-1
97 — ROLLING DOWN A MOUNTAINSIDE –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
98 — GRANDDADDY (Part 1) –•– The New Birth (Buddah)-1
99 — RECONSIDER ME –•– Narvel Felts (ABC / Dot)-1
100 — RUN TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Daniel Boone (Pye)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-18 (1 week at #1)
2 5 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
3 6 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-13
4 4 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
5 11 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9
6 9 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9
7 10 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
8 1 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-16
9 8 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-12
10 14 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-8

11 13 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-10
12 15 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-13
13 18 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-8
14 17 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-14
15 21 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-9
16 7 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-12
17 3 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-17
18 19 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-16
19 23 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-9
20 24 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-10

21 25 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-11
22 28 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-9
23 27 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-9
24 29 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-9
25 33 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7
26 30 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
27 32 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9
28 34 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-7
29 31 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11
30 36 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8

31 37 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-4
32 12 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-17
33 39 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
34 40 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-6
35 43 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-7
36 41 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
37 20 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-18
38 46 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-5
39 49 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-6
40 16 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-17

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
47 35 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-8
48 26 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10
57 38 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 47 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-8
43 53 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-5
44 48 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
45 50 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-5
46 56 GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
49 52 SAIL ON SAILOR –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-15
50 61 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-1
78 — ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-1
79 — EVERY TIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
81 — RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
82 — PLEASE PARDON ME (You Remind Me Of a Friend) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-1
86 — DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
87 — JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1
89 — BURNING THING –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
90 — RAG DOLL –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-1
98 — DIXIE ROCK –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-1
99 — HURT –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1
100 — REMEMBER THE RAIN –•– The 21st Century (RCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th June, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 5 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10
3 3 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-14
4 6 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10
5 7 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
6 10 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-9
7 1 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-19
8 15 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-10
9 11 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-11
10 12 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-14

11 13 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-9
12 25 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8
13 8 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-17
14 22 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-10
15 19 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-10
16 4 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
17 20 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-11
18 21 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-12
19 26 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6
20 23 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-10

21 24 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-10
22 9 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-13
23 27 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-10
24 28 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-8
25 30 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-9
26 29 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12
27 31 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5
28 17 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-18
29 33 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
30 18 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-17

31 34 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-7
32 35 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-8
33 39 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-7
34 38 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-6
35 65 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-2
36 36 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-8
37 42 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-9
38 52 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-4
39 43 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-6
40 44 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 14 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-15
43 16 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-13
56 32 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 45 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-6
44 50 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-4
45 46 GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
46 56 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-7
47 53 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Ron Banks and the Dramatics (ABC)-6
48 51 WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU –•– LaBelle (Epic)-5
49 64 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-4
50 60 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
86 — MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
87 — DO IT IN THE NAME OF LOVE –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-1
90 — JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1
98 — BABY-GET IT ON –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1
99 — SNEAKIN’ UP BEHIND YOU –•– The Brecker Brothers (Arista)-1
100 — STARS IN MY EYES –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th June, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 12 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9
3 6 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-10
4 4 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
5 5 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
6 8 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-11
7 9 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-12
8 1 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
9 10 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-15
10 14 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-11

11 11 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-10
12 17 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-12
13 15 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-11
14 19 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7
15 18 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-13
16 13 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-18
17 20 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-11
18 3 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-15
19 7 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-20
20 21 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-11

21 23 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-11
22 35 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-3
23 24 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-9
24 27 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6
25 25 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-10
26 26 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13
27 29 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
28 31 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-8
29 32 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-9
30 33 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-8

31 38 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-5
32 37 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-10
33 34 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-7
34 44 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-5
35 40 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
36 41 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-7
37 39 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-7
38 49 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-5
39 53 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-3
40 50 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

44 16 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
47 28 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-19
50 22 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-14
51 30 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 51 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-5
42 46 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-8
43 52 BLACK FRIDAY –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-4
45 45 GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
46 65 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2
48 59 I’LL DO FOR YOU ANYTHING YOU WANT ME TO –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
49 60 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1
82 — IT’S ALL DOWN TO GOODNIGHT VIENNA / OO-WEE –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
83 — SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-1
84 — I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– The Rolling Stones (Abkco)-1
86 — FEELIN’ THAT GLOW –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-1
87 — AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-1
88 — HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-1
89 — SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-1
90 — TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– Syl Johnson (Hi)-1
93 — CRY CRY CRY –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-1
96 — WONDERFUL BABY –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-1
98 — CHOCOLATE CITY –•– Parliament (Casablanca)-1
99 — CHECK IT OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-3
100 — BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st June, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 3 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-11
3 12 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-13
4 6 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-12
5 7 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-13
6 1 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
7 29 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-10
8 10 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-12
9 22 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-4
10 11 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-11

11 14 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8
12 13 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-12
13 17 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-12
14 4 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-12
15 15 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-14
16 8 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-14
17 5 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
18 9 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-16
19 20 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-12
20 21 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-12

21 24 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7
22 38 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-6
23 27 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
24 28 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-9
25 31 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
26 32 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka(A&M)-10
27 34 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-6
28 30 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9
29 16 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-19
30 36 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-8

31 39 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4
32 40 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-7
33 41 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-6
34 46 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-3
35 35 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
36 42 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-9
37 43 BLACK FRIDAY –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-5
38 53 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4
39 49 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-6
40 48 I’LL DO FOR YOU ANYTHING YOU WANT ME TO –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 18 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-16
44 19 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-21
45 23 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-10
49 25 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-11
50 26 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14
51 33 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-8
52 37 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 65 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4
42 52 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-7
46 56 SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-12
47 57 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-4
48 58 PLEASE PARDON ME (You Remind Me Of a Friend) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
81 — SEXY –•– MFSB (Philadelphia International)-1
82 — MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1
83 — WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-1
84 — WOODEN HEART –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-1
85 — SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1
86 — HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1
88 — THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-1
89 — FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-1
96 — RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-1
97 — 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle) –•– Gary Toms Empire (P.I.P.)-1
98 — FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-1
99 — BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-13
100 — (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th June, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-12
3 3 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-14
4 4 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-13
5 5 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-14
6 7 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-11
7 9 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-5
8 8 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-13
9 13 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-13
10 10 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-12

11 11 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9
12 12 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-13
13 6 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-13
14 27 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-7
15 34 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
16 31 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5
17 22 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-7
18 20 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-13
19 23 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
20 24 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-10

21 32 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-8
22 25 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7
23 26 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-11
24 30 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-9
25 16 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-15
26 28 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10
27 33 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-7
28 18 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-17
29 36 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-10
30 38 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5

31 14 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-13
32 39 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-7
33 41 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5
34 15 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-15
35 19 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-13
36 42 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8
37 37 BLACK FRIDAY –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-6
38 46 SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-13
39 47 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-5
40 40 I’LL DO FOR YOU ANYTHING YOU WANT ME TO –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
42 21 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8
43 29 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-20
44 35 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8

POWER PLAYS

45 45 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-11
46 56 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-5
47 54 I DREAMED LAST NIGHT –•– Justin Hayward and John Lodge (Threshold)-7
48 48 PLEASE PARDON ME (You Remind Me Of a Friend) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-5
49 57 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Ron Banks and the Dramatics (ABC)-9
50 52 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-9

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1
82 — ANOTHER NIGHT –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
84 — FREE MAN –•– The South Shore Commission (Wand)-1
85 — THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-1
87 — SURE FEELS GOOD –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-1
90 — FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
96 — ONE MAN BAND –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1
97 — TWO LANE HIGHWAY –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-1
98 — WALK ON BY –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1
100 — WHAT TIME OF DAY –•– Billy Thunderkloud and the Chieftones (20th Century)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th July, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-12 (3 weeks at #1)
2 6 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-12
3 7 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-6
4 3 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-15
5 5 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-15
6 9 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-14
7 4 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-14
8 2 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-13
9 16 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6
10 15 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5

11 17 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-8
12 14 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-8
13 27 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-8
14 12 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-14
15 19 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11
16 20 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-11
17 21 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-9
18 8 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-14
19 23 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-12
20 24 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-10

21 22 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8
22 10 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-13
23 29 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-11
24 30 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
25 11 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10
26 32 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-8
27 33 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-6
28 13 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-14
29 18 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-14
30 25 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-16

31 26 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11
32 36 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-9
33 39 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-6
34 28 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-18
35 31 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-14
36 35 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-14
37 34 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-16
38 38 SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE /SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-14
39 52 IT’S ALL DOWN TO GOODNIGHT VIENNA / OO-WEE –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
40 46 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 BLACK FRIDAY –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-7
46 40 I’LL DO FOR YOU ANYTHING YOU WANT ME TO –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 51 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-4
43 55 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3
44 54 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5
47 57 EL BIMBO –•– Bimbo Jet (Scepter)-7
48 72 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-3
49 59 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-5
50 61 SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

51 — SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
72 — FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1
77 — THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
79 — BLUEBIRD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
80 — OH ME, OH MY (Dreams In My Arms) –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
82 — LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-1
84 — ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-1
85 — FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
86 — HOPE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER SOON –•– Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Philadelphia International)-1
89 — BIGGEST PARAKEETS IN TOWN –•– Jud Strunk (Melodyland)-1
90 — KEEP OUR LOVE ALIVE –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-1
93 — DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-1
94 — SOONER OR LATER –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1
95 — OUR LAST SONG TOGETHER –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-1
97 — FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN BE –•– First Class (UK)-5
98 — TOP OF THE WORLD (Make My Reservation) –•– Canyon (Magna Glide)-1
99 — SHOES –•– Reparata (Polydor)-1
100 — PLEASE TELL HIM THAT I SAID HELLO –•– Debbie Campbell (Playboy)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th July, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-13 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-13
3 3 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-7
4 4 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-16
5 6 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-15
6 10 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
7 9 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7
8 12 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-9
9 8 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-14
10 11 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-9

11 13 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-9
12 5 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-16
13 15 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12
14 16 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-12
15 17 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-10
16 19 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-13
17 20 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-11
18 7 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-15
19 23 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-12
20 24 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7

21 26 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-9
22 27 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-7
23 14 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-15
24 18 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-15
25 51 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-2
26 33 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-7
27 21 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
28 32 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10
29 28 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-15
30 22 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-14

31 39 IT’S ALL DOWN TO GOODNIGHT VIENNA / OO-WEE –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
32 40 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-7
33 25 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11
34 48 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-4
35 38 SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-15
36 43 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4
37 30 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-17
38 49 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-6
39 55 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-5
40 50 SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

50 34 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-19
55 29 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-15
73 35 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-15
82 36 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-15
84 37 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes (Phil. Intl.)-17

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-5
42 52 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– The Rolling Stones (Abkco)-5
43 53 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-4
44 44 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-6
45 56 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-5
46 57 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-4
47 47 EL BIMBO –•– Bimbo Jet (Scepter)-8
48 58 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– Syl Johnson (Hi)-5
49 59 SEXY –•– MFSB (Philadelphia International)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
80 — GET THE CREAM OFF THE TOP –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
83 — EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Consumer Rapport (Wing and a Prayer)-10
85 — COME AND GET YOURSELF SOME –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-1
86 — HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-1
89 — BLUE SKY –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-1
94 — GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1
98 — ACTION SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS –•– Chocolate Milk (RCA)-1
99 — HONEY TRIPPIN’ –•– The Mystic Moods (Sound Bird)-1
100 — THREE STEPS FROM TRUE LOVE –•– The Reflections (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th July, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 2 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-14
3 10 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-10
4 7 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8
5 6 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
6 5 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-16
7 8 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-10
8 1 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-14
9 22 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8
10 11 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-10

11 15 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-11
12 13 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
13 16 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-14
14 14 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-13
15 25 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
16 17 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-12
17 21 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-10
18 19 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-13
19 20 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
20 43 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5

21 4 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-17
22 26 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-8
23 9 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-15
24 34 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5
25 28 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-11
26 12 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-17
27 18 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-16
28 32 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-8
29 27 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-10
30 36 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5

31 31 IT’S ALL DOWN TO GOODNIGHT VIENNA / OO-WEE –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
32 39 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-6
33 57 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-5
34 38 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-7
35 41 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-6
36 40 SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-6
37 45 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-6
38 46 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-5
39 24 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-16
40 51 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

47 23 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-16
53 37 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-18
62 35 SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-16
68 29 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-16
74 30 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-15
75 33 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 63 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-3
42 42 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– The Rolling Stones (Abkco)-6
43 47 EL BIMBO –•– Bimbo Jet (Scepter)-9
44 59 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-3
45 49 SEXY –•– MFSB (Philadelphia International)-5
46 56 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-5
48 48 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER –•– Syl Johnson (Hi)-6
49 60 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-6
50 61 BLUEBIRD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
77 — DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
79 — TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-1
87 — CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING (But My Love) –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
89 — DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-1
90 — HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-1
95 — LIFE AND DEATH IN G&A –•– Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band (Roulette)-1
96 — CHASE THE CLOUDS AWAY –•– Chuck Mangione (A&M)-1
97 — SURE FEELS GOOD –•– Elvin Bishop (Capricorn)-3
100 — ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th July, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 3 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-11
3 4 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9
4 5 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8
5 1 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-9
6 7 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-11
7 9 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-9
8 15 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
9 11 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-12
10 10 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-11

11 13 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-15
12 12 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-14
13 8 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-15
14 16 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-13
15 17 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-11
16 19 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9
17 20 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
18 18 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-14
19 22 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
20 24 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-6

21 21 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-18
22 25 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-12
23 6 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-17
24 30 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6
25 32 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-7
26 14 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-14
27 33 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-6
28 28 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9
29 35 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-7
30 34 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-8

31 37 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-7
32 38 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-6
33 44 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-4
34 40 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5
35 41 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-4
36 36 SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-7
37 50 BLUEBIRD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
38 46 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-6
39 27 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-17
40 51 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

47 26 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-18
53 29 HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-11
55 39 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-17
63 31 IT’S ALL DOWN TO GOODNIGHT VIENNA / OO-WEE –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
73 23 IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE / WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 49 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-7
42 45 SEXY –•– MFSB (Philadelphia International)-6
43 54 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
44 56 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-6
45 55 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-5
46 57 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-4
48 59 OH ME, OH MY (Dreams In My Arms) –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
49 60 HOPE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER REAL SOON –•– Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Philadelphia International)-4
50 61 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-1
75 — THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-1
82 — IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
84 — WATERFALL –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
87 — LET ME MAKE LOVE TO YOU –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
88 — ROCK AND ROLL RUNAWAY –•– Ace (Anchor)-1
94 — SHOES –•– Reparata (Polydor)-2
95 — ALVIN STONE (The Birth and Death of a Gangster) –•– Fantastic Four (Westbound)-1
97 — KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-1
98 — IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO LOVE ME –•– Smokie (MCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 2 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-12
3 7 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-10
4 4 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
5 1 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-16
6 8 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
7 9 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-13
8 5 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-10
9 10 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-12
10 11 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-16

11 12 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-15
12 14 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-14
13 15 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-12
14 16 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10
15 17 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
16 18 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-15
17 13 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-16
18 20 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-7
19 19 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-10
20 22 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-13

21 6 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-12
22 24 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7
23 25 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-8
24 27 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-7
25 31 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-8
26 30 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-9
27 29 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-8
28 32 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-7
29 33 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
30 34 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6

31 35 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-5
32 51 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-4
33 41 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-8
34 38 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-7
35 37 BLUEBIRD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
36 40 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-7
37 43 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
38 44 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-7
39 45 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-6
40 46 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 28 DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-10
46 23 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-18
50 26 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-15
53 21 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-19
63 36 SWEET EMOTION –•– Aerosmith (Columbia)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 50 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-7
42 49 HOPE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER REAL SOON –•– Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Philadelphia International)-5
44 54 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-4
45 52 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-5
47 58 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-3
48 48 OH ME, OH MY (Dreams In My Arms) –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
49 57 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-19

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
77 — SWEET MAXINE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
78 — RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-1
81 — I BELIEVE I’M GONNA LOVE YOU –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1
85 — FLYING HIGH –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-1
86 — I LOVE MAKIN’ LOVE TO YOU –•– Evie Sands (Haven)-1
88 — BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-1
89 — LIKE THEY SAY IN L.A. –•– East L.A. Car Pool (GRC)-1
95 — LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-1
97 — MAMACITA –•– The Grass Roots (Haven)-1
98 — FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Christopher, Paul and Shawn (Casablanca)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 2 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-13
3 4 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
4 1 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11
5 6 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-6
6 7 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-14
7 14 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11
8 12 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-15
9 15 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
10 13 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-13

11 5 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-17
12 8 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-11
13 10 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-17
14 18 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-8
15 24 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-8
16 16 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-16
17 17 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-17
18 22 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8
19 20 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-14
20 23 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-9

21 25 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-9
22 32 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5
23 26 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-10
24 28 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-8
25 29 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6
26 30 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7
27 31 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
28 11 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-16
29 33 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-9
30 34 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-8

31 44 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-5
32 9 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-13
33 37 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-7
34 38 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-8
35 39 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-7
36 36 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-8
37 21 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-13
38 45 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-6
39 40 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-6
40 41 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

47 19 EVERYTIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-11
48 27 SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-9
63 35 BLUEBIRD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6

POWER PLAYS

41 47 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-4
42 42 HOPE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER REAL SOON –•– Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Philadelphia International)-6
43 49 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-20
44 58 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-3
45 54 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4
46 55 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4
49 51 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
50 52 BIGGEST PARAKEETS IN TOWN –•– Jud Strunk (Melodyland)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
84 — GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT / PEACE PIPE –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-1
86 — AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
87 — YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-1
88 — INSIDE MY LOVE –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-1
89 — SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-1
90 — TURN BACK THE PAGES –•– Stephen Stills (Columbia)-1
93 — YOU ARE A SONG –•– Batdorf and Rodney (Arista)-1
95 — MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-1
99 — (Call Me Your) ANYTHING MAN –•– Bobby Moore (Scepter)-1
100 — KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-12 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-12
3 3 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
4 5 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
5 15 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-9
6 7 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-12
7 8 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-16
8 9 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9
9 6 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-15
10 10 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-14

11 2 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-14
12 22 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6
13 17 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-18
14 14 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-9
15 18 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9
16 20 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-10
17 12 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-12
18 21 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-10
19 26 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8
20 24 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-9

21 25 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
22 27 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
23 23 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-11
24 29 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-10
25 30 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-9
26 31 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-6
27 33 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
28 34 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-9
29 13 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-18
30 35 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8

31 41 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-5
32 38 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-7
33 43 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-21
34 11 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-18
35 44 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-4
36 46 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
37 45 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
38 40 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-9
39 39 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-7
40 65 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

49 36 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-9
53 16 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-17
56 19 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15
57 28 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-17
59 32 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-14
61 37 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 49 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
42 52 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-4
43 53 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-5
44 54 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-7
45 55 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-9
47 51 IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE / WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-19
48 58 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-5
50 62 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

64 — I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
67 — GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-1
80 — CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-1
83 — WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-1
86 — POR AMOR VIVIREMOS (Love Will Keep Us Together) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1
87 — DREAMING A DREAM –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-1
89 — I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
90 — DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-1
95 — TO EACH HIS OWN –•– Faith, Hope and Charity (RCA)-1
96 — WE BEEN SINGIN’ SONGS –•– Baron Stewart (United Artists)-1
97 — HOUSE OF STRANGERS –•– Jim Gilstrap (Roxbury)-1
100 — WHAT YOU GOT –•– Duke and the Drivers (ABC)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 2 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-13
3 12 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7
4 1 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-13
5 6 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-13
6 7 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-17
7 8 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-10
8 4 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
9 16 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-11
10 3 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12

11 15 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10
12 9 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-16
13 13 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-19
14 11 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-15
15 19 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9
16 20 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-10
17 21 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-8
18 18 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-11
19 22 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8
20 24 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-11

21 25 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-10
22 26 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-7
23 10 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-15
24 30 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-9
25 31 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-6
26 28 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-10
27 27 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9
28 33 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-22
29 35 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-5
30 40 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4

31 36 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
32 32 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-8
33 37 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
34 42 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-5
35 45 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-10
36 43 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-6
37 54 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-4
38 44 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-8
39 41 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
40 50 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 38 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-10
44 17 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Wings (Capitol)-13
45 14 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-10
51 23 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-12
52 29 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Tony Camillo’s Bazuka (A&M)-19
53 34 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-19
57 39 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 48 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-6
42 52 SWEET MAXINE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4
46 62 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
47 58 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-6
48 70 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-3
49 64 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-2
50 55 GET THE CREAM OFF THE TOP –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

64 — DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-1
81 — IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
82 — MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1
87 — I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
88 — WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-1
89 — ONLY YOU CAN –•– Fox (Ariola America / GTO)-1
90 — OUT OF TIME –•– The Rolling Stones (Abkco)-1
94 — CHOCOLATE CHIP –•– Isaac Hayes (ABC / Hot Buttered Soul)-1
97 — MUSIC IN MY BONES –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
98 — EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-1
99 — THE MILLIONAIRE –•– Dr. Hook (Capitol)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-11
3 5 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14
4 2 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-14
5 7 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-11
6 4 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-14
7 9 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-12
8 8 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
9 6 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-18
10 11 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11

11 24 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-10
12 15 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10
13 16 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-11
14 17 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9
15 19 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9
16 20 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-12
17 18 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-12
18 21 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-11
19 13 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-20
20 49 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-3

21 25 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-7
22 22 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-8
23 37 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-5
24 28 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-23
25 29 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-6
26 30 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
27 31 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
28 41 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-7
29 35 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-11
30 34 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-6

31 10 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13
32 36 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-7
33 33 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7
34 46 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
35 40 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6
36 38 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-9
37 39 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
38 47 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-7
39 48 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-4
40 42 SWEET MAXINE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 12 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-17
43 14 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-16
44 23 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-16
46 26 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-11
47 27 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
51 32 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 56 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-3
45 55 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-5
48 58 KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-6
49 60 I BELIEVE I’M GONNA LOVE YOU –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5
50 61 GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT / PEACE PIPE –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1
80 — IF I COULD ONLY WIN YOUR LOVE –•– Emmylou Harris (Reprise)-1
81 — MONEY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
83 — THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-1
84 — I LIKE IT LIKE THAT –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
86 — BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-1
88 — SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-1
89 — (All I Have To Do Is) DREAM –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
90 — JAM BAND –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-1
98 — HOLLYWOOD HOT –•– The Eleventh Hour (20th Century)-1
99 — A FRIEND OF MINE IS GOING BLIND –•– John Dawson Read (Chrysalis)-1
100 — WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Choice Four (RCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th September, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 2 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-12
3 1 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9
4 7 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-13
5 5 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-12
6 6 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-15
7 11 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-11
8 10 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-12
9 12 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11
10 4 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-15

11 13 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-12
12 14 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-10
13 15 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-10
14 16 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-13
15 20 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
16 18 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-12
17 17 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-13
18 8 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
19 23 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-6
20 21 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-8

21 26 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
22 24 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-24
23 25 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-7
24 27 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-8
25 28 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-8
26 29 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-12
27 30 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-7
28 34 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
29 32 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-8
30 9 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-19

31 35 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-7
32 19 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-21
33 38 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-8
34 39 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
35 42 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-4
36 22 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-9
37 31 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14
38 45 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-6
39 33 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
40 50 GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT / PEACE PIPE –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9
57 40 SWEET MAXINE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6
59 36 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 52 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-6
43 53 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-3
44 65 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-5
45 55 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-4
46 56 YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-5
47 49 I BELIEVE I’M GONNA LOVE YOU –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6
48 48 KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-7
49 — MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-1
50 61 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

49 — MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-1
71 — ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-1
73 — LOVE IS A ROSE / HEAT WAVE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1
79 — THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-1
82 — BRAND NEW LOVE AFFAIR (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
83 — I GET HIGH ON YOU –•– Sly Stone (Epic)-1
85 — YOU AIN’T NEVER BEEN LOVED (Like I’m Gonna Love You) / WHAT’S HAPPENED TO BLUE EYES –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-1
86 — THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
88 — SHOTGUN SHUFFLE –•– The Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1
90 — I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-1
97 — WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Ralph Carter (Mercury)-1
98 — DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANNA DANCE –•– Rusty Wier (20th Century)-1
99 — SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-3
100 — PARTY MUSIC –•– Pat Lundi (Vigor)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th September, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Cash Box Position, Top 30 only)

1 1 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-16 (2 weeks at #1) (#1)
2 2 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-13 (#2)
3 4 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-14 (#3)
4 3 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10 (#4)
5 7 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-12 (#5)
6 8 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-13 (#6)
7 9 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12 (#8)
8 15 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-5 (#10)
9 19 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-7 (#9)
10 11 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-13 (#7)

11 12 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-11 (#11)
12 14 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-14 (#18)
13 13 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-11 (#13)
14 16 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-13 (#17)
15 6 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-16 (#12)
16 5 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-13 (#48)
17 28 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6 (#15)
18 21 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (#16)
19 25 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-9 (#19)
20 23 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-8 (#14)

21 22 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-25 (#22)
22 26 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-13 (#23)
23 24 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9 (#29)
24 27 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-8 (#33)
25 34 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6 (#26)
26 29 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-9 (#25)
27 31 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8 (#28)
28 33 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-9 (#21)
29 10 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-16 (#41)
30 35 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-5 (#24)

31 49 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-2
32 38 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-7
33 18 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
34 50 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-4
35 41 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-7
36 45 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-5
37 44 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-6
38 43 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-4
39 46 YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-6
40 40 GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT / PEACE PIPE –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 17 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-14
42 20 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-9
55 32 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-22
56 36 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-10
59 37 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-15
69 39 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
85 30 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? –•– War (United Artists)-20

POWER PLAYS

43 53 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-5
44 60 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-3
45 55 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
46 48 KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-8
47 52 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle) –•– Gary Toms Empire (P.I.P.)-13
48 58 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-5
49 54 POR AMOR VIVIREMOS (Love Will Keep Us Together) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5
50 61 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-1
79 — LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-1
86 — EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY SOME –•– Arthur Alexander (Buddah)-1
90 — SALSOUL HUSTLE –•– The Salsoul Orchestra (Salsoul)-1
96 — IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO LOVE ME –•– Smokie (MCA)-2
99 — LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Ray Charles (Crossover)-1
100 — FOOT STOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Hamilton Bohannon (Dakar)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th September, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Cash Box Positon, Top 40 Only)

1 5 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-13 (1 week at #1) (#2)
2 1 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-17 (#3)
3 3 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-15 (#1)
4 8 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-6 (#5)
5 6 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-14 (#9)
6 7 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-13 (#7)
7 9 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-8 (#4)
8 2 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-14 (#8)
9 10 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-14 (#6)
10 11 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-12 (#10)

11 12 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-15 (#16)
12 13 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12 (#13)
13 17 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7 (#11)
14 14 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-14 (#35)
15 4 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-11 (#21)
16 19 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-10 (#12)
17 18 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (#15)
18 20 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-9 (#14)
19 31 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-3 (#18)
20 22 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-14 (#20)

21 23 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10 (#28)
22 24 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-9 (#33)
23 25 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7 (#17)
24 26 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-10 (#22)
25 27 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-9 (#24)
26 28 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-10 (#19)
27 32 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-8 (#29)
28 30 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-6 (#23)
29 16 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-14 (Off)
30 21 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-26 (#25)

31 34 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-5 (#26)
32 66 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-2 (#34)
33 35 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-8 (#41)
34 36 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-6 (#31)
35 37 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-7 (#30)
36 38 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-5 (#32)
37 44 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-4 (#40)
38 39 YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-7 (#43)
39 43 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-6 (#44)
40 54 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-5 (#39)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 15 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-17
48 29 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– Eagles (Asylum)-17
69 33 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
85 40 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 48 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-6
42 45 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
43 50 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
45 46 KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-9
46 47 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle) –•– Gary Toms Empire (P.I.P.)-14
47 51 KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-7
49 61 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-3
50 53 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– Faith, Hope and Charity (RCA)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

64 — SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
68 — BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-1
75 — YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1
77 — SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
78 — LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-1
79 — JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-1
81 — HELP ME MAKE IT (To My Rockin’ Chair) –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-1
82 — ARE YOU SURE HANK DONE IT THIS WAY –•– Waylon Jennings (MCA)-1
83 — MR. D.J. (5 For the D.J.) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
87 — OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-1
89 — DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-1
94 — ROCKIN’ AND ROLLIN’ ON THE STREETS OF HOLLYWOOD –•– Buddy Miles (Casablanca)-1
96 — NOTHIN’ HEAVY –•– David Bellamy (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1
97 — WHAT YOU GOT –•– Duke and the Drivers (ABC)-3
99 — KEEP ON TRYIN’ –•– Poco (ABC)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th September, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Cash Box Pos Top 40 Only)

1 4 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-7 (1 week at #1) (#3)
2 1 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-14 (#1)
3 2 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-18 (#5)
4 5 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-15 (#31)
5 7 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-9 (#2)
6 6 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-14 (#23)
7 3 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-16 (#4)
8 9 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-15 (#6)
9 11 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-16 (#13)
10 10 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-13 (#32)

11 13 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8 (#8)
12 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-11 (#9)
13 12 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13 (#33)
14 19 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-4 (#7)
15 18 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-10 (#16)
16 20 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-15 (#12)
17 25 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-10 (#18)
18 23 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8 (#10)
19 8 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-15 (#29)
20 21 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11 (#28)

21 24 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-11 (#19)
22 22 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-10 (#41)
23 27 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-9 (#15)
24 26 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-11 (#14)
25 32 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-3 (#11)
26 28 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-7 (#20)
27 31 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (#17)
28 15 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-12 (#21)
29 33 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-9 (#36)
30 40 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-6 (#24)

31 34 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-7 (#28)
32 35 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-8 (#26)
33 36 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-6 (#25)
34 37 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5 (#38)
35 39 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-7 (#34)
36 17 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (#37)
37 41 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7 (#67)
38 42 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (#39)
39 43 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-6 (#47)
40 54 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-3 (#22)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 14 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-15
47 29 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-15
56 38 YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-8
62 30 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-27

POWER PLAYS

42 49 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-4
43 51 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-5
44 53 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-4
45 55 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-5
46 47 KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8
49 75 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-2
50 60 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1
87 — LEFTOVERS –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1
88 — A FRIEND OF MINE IS GOING BLIND –•– John Dawson Reed (Chrysalis)-2
89 — MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL –•– Mike Post (MGM)-1
94 — I GO TO PIECES –•– Cotton, Lloyd and Christian (20th Century)-1
96 — DEAR PRUDENCE –•– Katfish (Big Tree)-1
97 — WE BEEN SINGIN’ SONGS –•– Baron Stewart (United Artists)-4
98 — LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-1
99 — SO IN LOVE –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
100 — EASY EVIL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th October, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-15 (2 weeks at #1)
2 1 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
3 3 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-19
4 5 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-10
5 14 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-5
6 25 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-4
7 9 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-17
8 12 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-12
9 11 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
10 24 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-12

11 8 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-16
12 16 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-16
13 17 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-11
14 18 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
15 15 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-11
16 6 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-15
17 30 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-7
18 40 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-4
19 23 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-10
20 21 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-12

21 7 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-17
22 27 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-7
23 26 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-8
24 4 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-16
25 10 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-14
26 29 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-10
27 13 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14
28 31 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-8
29 33 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-7
30 19 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-16

31 44 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-5
32 32 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-9
33 80 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-2
34 34 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-6
35 35 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-8
36 38 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
37 37 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-8
38 42 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-5
39 39 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-7
40 43 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

47 20 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
49 28 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-13
58 36 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
70 22 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 49 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3
42 45 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-6
43 50 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-5
44 52 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-3
45 46 KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-9
46 54 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-6
48 68 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-3
50 51 I LOVE MAKIN’ LOVE TO YOU –•– Evie Sands (Haven)-10

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — LETTING GO –•– Wings (Capitol)-1
82 — NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1
85 — FANCY LADY –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1
89 — SUMMER OF ’42 –•– Biddu Orchestra (Epic)-1
90 — MEXICO –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1
97 — COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Roger Daltrey (MCA)-1
100 — I DON’T WANT TO BE A LONE RANGER –•– Johnny Guitar Watson (Fantasy)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th October, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
3 1 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-16
4 5 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-6
5 22 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-8
6 7 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-18
7 8 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-13
8 9 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
9 10 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-13
10 18 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-5

11 12 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-17
12 13 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-12
13 14 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
14 17 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-8
15 3 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-20
16 19 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-11
17 4 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-11
18 31 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-6
19 52 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
20 11 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-17

21 29 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-8
22 26 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-11
23 23 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-9
24 28 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-9
25 33 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-3
26 40 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-7
27 48 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-4
28 21 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-18
29 35 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-9
30 51 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-4

31 16 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-16
32 36 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
33 41 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4
34 38 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-6
35 20 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-13
36 46 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-7
37 42 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-7
38 44 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
39 43 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-6
40 53 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 15 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-12
42 24 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-17
45 27 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-15
46 30 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-17
47 25 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-15
57 32 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-10
76 37 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9
81 34 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-7
99 39 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-8

POWER PLAYS

43 45 KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-10
44 54 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-6
48 59 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-4
49 — ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
50 55 MONEY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

49 — ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
85 — SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-1
86 — CHANGE WITH THE TIMES –•– Van McCoy (Avco)-1
87 — FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-1
89 — IS IT LOVE THAT WE’RE MISSIN’ –•– Quincy Jones (with the Brothers Johnson) (A&M)-1
90 — MINSTREL IN THE GALLERY –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-1
95 — INDIAN LOVE CALL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
96 — JUST A SMILE –•– Pilot (EMI)-1
97 — HAPPY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
98 — CHINESE KUNG FU –•– Banzaii (Scepter)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th October, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
3 5 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-9
4 10 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-6
5 6 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-19
6 7 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-14
7 11 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-18
8 8 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
9 13 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11
10 14 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-9

11 12 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-13
12 3 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-17
13 16 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-12
14 18 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-7
15 9 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-14
16 4 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-7
17 19 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
18 21 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-9
19 22 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-12
20 26 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-8

21 25 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-4
22 24 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-10
23 27 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-5
24 40 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-9
25 33 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5
26 29 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-10
27 15 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-21
28 30 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-5
29 32 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-9
30 34 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-7

31 36 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-8
32 17 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-12
33 37 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-8
34 38 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
35 39 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-7
36 49 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-2
37 20 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-18
38 62 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-3
39 48 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-5
40 44 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

43 28 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-19
47 31 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-17
49 35 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-14
60 23 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 51 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-9
42 54 LETTING GO –•– Wings (Capitol)-3
44 52 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-11
45 55 DREAMING A DREAM –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-10
46 56 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-5
48 87 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
82 — SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-1
83 — SAILING –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-1
84 — THE OTHER WOMAN –•– Vicki Lawrence (Private Stock)-1
85 — OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
86 — I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-1
87 — SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Freddy Fender (GRT)-1
90 — (How I Spent My Summer Vacation) OR A DAY AT THE BEACH WITH PEDRO AND MAN (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1
91 — A LOVER’S QUESTION –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
94 — KING KONG (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-1
95 — FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1
96 — NEVER BEEN ANY REASON –•– Head East (A&M)-1
97 — MORE AND MORE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
98 — HEY THERE LITTLE FIREFLY –•– Firefly (A&M)-1
100 — MACHINES –•– John LiVigni (Raintree)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th October, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-7 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
3 3 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-10
4 4 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-7
5 9 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-12
6 7 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-19
7 10 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-10
8 36 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-3
9 5 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-20
10 11 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-14

11 13 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-13
12 14 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-8
13 6 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-15
14 18 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-10
15 17 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6
16 20 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-9
17 19 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-13
18 21 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5
19 23 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-6
20 24 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10

21 22 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-11
22 8 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12
23 25 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6
24 26 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-11
25 31 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-9
26 28 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-6
27 29 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-10
28 30 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-8
29 12 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-18
30 38 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-4

31 33 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-9
32 48 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-3
33 34 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
34 35 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-8
35 16 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-8
36 41 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-10
37 39 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-6
38 40 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-8
39 42 LETTING GO –•– Wings (Capitol)-4
40 15 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

48 27 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-22
49 32 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-13
51 37 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-19

POWER PLAYS

41 46 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-6
42 44 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-12
43 45 DREAMING A DREAM –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-11
44 51 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-6
45 52 EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY SOME –•– Arthur Alexander (Buddah)-7
46 55 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-8
47 81 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-2
50 — THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

50 — THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-1
68 — LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-1
87 — THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED –•– The Grateful Dead (Grateful Dead)-1
88 — BRINGING IT BACK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
90 — LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1
93 — WELCOME TO MY NIGHTMARE –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-1
97 — I’M ON FIRE –•– Jim Gilstrap (Roxbury)-1
100 — (If You Want It) DO IT YOURSELF –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 8 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-4 (1 week at #1)
2 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
3 3 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-11
4 4 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-8
5 5 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13
6 7 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-11
7 6 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-20
8 1 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
9 12 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9
10 16 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-10

11 11 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-14
12 14 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-11
13 15 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
14 18 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-6
15 17 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-14
16 19 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-7
17 20 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11
18 10 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-15
19 25 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-10
20 23 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7

21 24 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-12
22 30 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-5
23 26 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-7
24 13 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-16
25 32 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-4
26 27 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-11
27 28 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-9
28 50 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-2
29 31 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-10
30 47 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3

31 29 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-19
32 36 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-11
33 9 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-21
34 37 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-7
35 41 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-7
36 38 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9
37 68 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-2
38 42 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-13
39 39 LETTING GO –•– Wings (Capitol)-5
40 46 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
46 33 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
47 21 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphey (Epic)-12
48 34 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-9
54 35 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-9
66 40 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Stock)-16

POWER PLAYS

42 44 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-7
43 53 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-3
44 55 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-4
45 45 EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY SOME –•– Arthur Alexander (Buddah)-8
50 54 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Freddy Fender (GRT)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
82 — VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-1
84 — SKYBIRD –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Arista)-1
86 — YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
89 — THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
91 — SAME THING IT TOOK –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1
92 — LOVE POWER –•– Willie Hutch (Motown)-1
94 — VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1
97 — EVERYTHING’S THE SAME (Ain’t Nothing Changed) –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-1
99 — I’LL GO TO MY GRAVE LOVING YOU –•– The Statler Brothers (Mercury)-1
100 — BETTER BY THE POUND –•– Funkadelic (20th Century / Westbound)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-5 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-9
3 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
4 6 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-12
5 3 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-12
6 9 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-10
7 5 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-14
8 10 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-11
9 7 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-21
10 14 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7

11 12 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-12
12 16 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-8
13 13 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8
14 15 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-15
15 17 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12
16 8 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9
17 19 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-11
18 22 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-6
19 28 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-3
20 20 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8

21 21 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-13
22 25 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-5
23 23 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-8
24 30 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
25 26 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-12
26 32 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-12
27 29 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-11
28 37 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-3
29 35 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-8
30 11 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-15

31 38 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-14
32 34 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-8
33 40 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-10
34 27 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-10
35 43 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-4
36 44 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-5
37 51 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-4
38 18 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-16
39 24 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-17
40 42 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 31 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-20
42 36 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10
43 33 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-22
64 39 LETTING GO –•– Wings (Capitol)-6

POWER PLAYS

45 50 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Freddy Fender (GRT)-4
46 45 EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY SOME –•– Arthur Alexander (Buddah)-9
47 46 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-8
48 52 CHANGE WITH THE TIMES –•– Van McCoy (Avco)-5
49 53 MEXICO –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
50 64 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
86 — COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
87 — WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-1
89 — FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
90 — WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1
91 — OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-1
92 — CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
98 — NICE, NICE VERY NICE –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-1
99 — IT’S TIME FOR LOVE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-6 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-10
3 4 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-13
4 5 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-13
5 6 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-11
6 19 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-4
7 8 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-12
8 9 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-22
9 10 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-8
10 12 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-9

11 7 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-15
12 3 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-14
13 17 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-12
14 18 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-7
15 15 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13
16 22 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-6
17 13 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9
18 11 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-13
19 24 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
20 21 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-14

21 28 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-4
22 25 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-13
23 26 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-13
24 16 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
25 27 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-12
26 29 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-9
27 36 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-6
28 33 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-11
29 37 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-5
30 32 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-9

31 31 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-15
32 35 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-5
33 30 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-16
34 14 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-16
35 40 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-9
36 60 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-3
37 59 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-3
38 38 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-17
39 20 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9
40 50 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

42 23 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-9
94 34 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-11
96 39 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 42 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11
43 43 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-23
44 — THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-1
45 45 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Freddy Fender (GRT)-5
46 48 CHANGE WITH THE TIMES –•– Van McCoy (Avco)-6
47 — FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-1
48 — I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1
49 49 MEXICO –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
50 52 KEEP ON TRYIN’ –•– Poco (ABC)-9

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

44 — THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-1
47 — FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-1
48 — I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-1
51 — LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
56 — ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
57 — TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-1
58 — FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
78 — LOUISIANA LOU AND THREE CARD MONTY JOHN / NEVERTHELESS –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-1
83 — LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-4
85 — CARRY ME –•– David Crosby and Graham Nash (ABC)-1
86 — BABY FACE –•– The Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-1
87 — EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1
90 — THEME FROM “S.W.A.T.” –•– Rhythm Heritage (ABC)-1
93 — NEVER BEEN ANY REASON –•– Head East (A&M)-4
100 — HEY THERE LITTLE FIREFLY –•– Firefly (A&M)-4

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 6 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 16 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-7
3 3 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-14
4 1 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
5 9 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-9
6 7 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-13
7 8 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-23
8 10 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-10
9 13 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-13
10 21 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-5

11 14 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-8
12 2 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-11
13 11 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-16
14 4 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-14
15 19 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6
16 5 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-12
17 27 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-7
18 23 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-14
19 22 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-14
20 12 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-15

21 25 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-13
22 26 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-10
23 15 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-14
24 28 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-12
25 29 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-6
26 18 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-14
27 36 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-4
28 32 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-6
29 24 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-11
30 37 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4

31 17 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10
32 40 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-6
33 33 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-17
34 51 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-2
35 47 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-2
36 44 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-2
37 58 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-2
38 48 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-2
39 53 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4
40 63 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

51 20 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-15
52 31 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-16
53 34 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-17
54 35 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-10
56 38 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-18
61 30 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-10
91 39 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 41 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-12
42 52 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-3
43 62 LOVE POWER –•– Willie Hutch (Motown)-4
44 56 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-2
45 55 WELCOME TO MY NIGHTMARE –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-5
46 57 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-2
47 42 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-10
48 46 CHANGE WITH THE TIMES –•– Van McCoy (Avco)-7
49 59 SKYBIRD –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Arista)-4
50 71 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-1
82 — WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-1
84 — DRIVE MY CAR –•– Gary Toms Empire (P.I.P.)-1
86 — LONELY SCHOOL YEAR –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-1
87 — GOING DOWN SLOWLY –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-1
88 — (I’m Going By) THE STARS IN YOUR EYES –•– Ron Banks and the Dramatics (ABC)-1
95 — LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-1
99 — THIS OLD MAN –•– Purple Reign (Private Stock)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6
3 4 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
4 5 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-10
5 10 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-6
6 9 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-14
7 8 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-11
8 6 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-14
9 11 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-9
10 3 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-15

11 17 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-8
12 15 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7
13 7 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-24
14 16 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-13
15 18 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-15
16 34 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-3
17 27 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-5
18 19 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-15
19 25 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-7
20 24 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-13

21 21 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-14
22 22 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-11
23 14 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-15
24 28 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-7
25 30 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
26 35 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-3
27 38 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-3
28 32 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-7
29 29 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-12
30 36 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-3

31 39 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
32 23 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-15
33 37 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3
34 40 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4
35 42 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
36 46 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-3
37 60 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-4
38 44 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-3
39 12 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-12
40 50 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 13 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-17
44 20 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-16
46 26 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The People’s Choice (TSOP)-15
47 31 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
50 33 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-18

POWER PLAYS

41 43 LOVE POWER –•– Willie Hutch (Motown)-5
43 55 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-5
45 45 WELCOME TO MY NIGHTMARE –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-6
48 58 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-7
49 49 SKYBIRD –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Arista)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — SCHOOL BOY CRUSH –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
86 — HURRICANE (Part 1) –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1
87 — WOMAN TONIGHT –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
89 — SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-1
90 — PALOMA BLANCA –•– The George Baker Selection (Warner Brothers)-1
93 — HOW HIGH THE MOON –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-1
94 — BYE BYE BABY –•– U.S. 1 (Private Stock)-1
95 — IT’S ALRIGHT –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — THE ZIP –•– MFSB (Philadelphia International)-1
97 — ART FOR ART’S SAKE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1
98 — SUNDAY SUNRISE –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
99 — BREAKFAST FOR TWO –•– Country Joe McDonald (Fantasy)-1
100 — FOR A DANCER –•– Prelude (Pye)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th December, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-7
3 6 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-15
4 5 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-7
5 4 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-11
6 3 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
7 7 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-12
8 9 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-10
9 11 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-9
10 12 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8

11 26 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-4
12 16 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
13 27 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-4
14 17 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-6
15 15 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-16
16 19 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-8
17 20 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-14
18 25 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
19 31 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
20 24 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-8

21 10 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-16
22 8 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-15
23 13 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-25
24 14 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-14
25 36 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-4
26 30 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-4
27 28 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-8
28 18 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-16
29 33 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4
30 34 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5

31 35 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
32 23 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-16
33 37 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-5
34 38 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-4
35 40 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
36 21 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-15
37 43 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-6
38 29 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-13
39 39 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-13
40 51 VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-12
47 32 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-17

POWER PLAYS

42 52 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7
43 53 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-5
44 48 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-8
45 55 OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-5
46 57 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-3
49 60 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

55 — LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-1
58 — FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-1
75 — LET IT SHINE / HE AIN’T HEAVY… HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
82 — CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-1
83 — DOWN TO THE LINE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
85 — SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
86 — THE BLIND MAN IN THE BLEACHERS –•– Kenny Starr (MCA)-1
87 — FREE RIDE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
89 — SOUL TRAIN “75” –•– The Soul Train Gang (Soul Train)-1
90 — I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU (Dance With Me) –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-1
96 — FUNKY WEEKEND –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
97 — WE GOTTA ALL STICK TOGETHER –•– The Four Tops (ABC)-1
100 — EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th December, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-10 (3 weeks at #1)
2 4 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-8
3 3 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-16
4 2 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8
5 9 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-10
6 12 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
7 8 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-11
8 19 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7
9 10 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9
10 11 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-5

11 13 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5
12 14 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-7
13 16 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-9
14 18 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
15 17 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-15
16 6 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
17 5 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-12
18 7 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-13
19 15 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-17
20 20 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-9

21 25 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-5
22 26 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-5
23 29 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5
24 30 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
25 33 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-6
26 27 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-9
27 31 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
28 28 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-17
29 82 CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-2
30 34 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-5

31 35 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
32 37 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-7
33 46 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-4
34 22 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-16
35 40 VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7
36 45 OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-6
37 58 FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-2
38 42 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8
39 43 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-6
40 49 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

44 23 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-26
46 21 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-17
47 24 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-15
48 32 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-17
49 36 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-16
51 38 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-14
53 39 LYIN’ EYES –•– Eagles (Asylum)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 51 SCHOOL BOY CRUSH –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-3
42 44 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-9
43 53 BABY FACE –•– The Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-5
45 55 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-2
50 61 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — PLAY ON LOVE –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-1
77 — SLOW RIDE –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1
79 — BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-1
80 — SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Batdorf and Rodney (Arista)-1
82 — GOLDEN YEARS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
84 — CHRISTMAS FOR COWBOYS –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
86 — INSEPARABLE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-1
87 — ALMOST SATURDAY NIGHT –•– John Fogerty (Asylum)-1
88 — EASY AS PIE –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC / Dot)-1
89 — DEEP PURPLE –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
96 — HOLLYWOOD HOT –•– The Eleventh Hour (20th Century)-12
97 — LOVE HURTS –•– Jim Capaldi (Island)-1
99 — BLUE GUITAR –•– Justin Hayward and John Lodge (Threshold)-1
100 — YESTERDAY’S HERO –•– John Paul Young (Ariola America)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th December, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-9
3 1 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-11
4 5 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-11
5 6 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
6 8 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8
7 3 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-17
8 11 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6
9 10 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-6
10 7 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-12

11 13 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-10
12 14 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8
13 9 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10
14 29 CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-3
15 15 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-16
16 16 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
17 21 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-6
18 22 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-6
19 17 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-13
20 24 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7

21 25 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-7
22 23 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6
23 27 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
24 32 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-8
25 30 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-6
26 33 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-5
27 45 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-3
28 40 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-6
29 37 FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-3
30 31 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-7

31 18 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-14
32 36 OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-7
33 35 VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8
34 38 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9
35 39 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-7
36 12 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-8
37 41 SCHOOL BOY CRUSH –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-4
38 43 BABY FACE –•– The Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-6
39 42 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-10
40 50 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 19 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-18
42 20 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-10
43 26 I’M ON FIRE –•– 5000 Volts (Philips)-10
48 34 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-17
49 28 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-18

POWER PLAYS

44 54 LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-9
45 59 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
46 62 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-5
47 57 HURRICANE (Part 1) –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4
50 60 SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

74 — 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-1
80 — TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT –•– Eagles (Asylum)-1
83 — TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1
85 — ALL BY MYSELF –•– Eric Carmen (Arista)-1
86 — THE HOMECOMING –•– Hagood Hardy (Capitol)-1
96 — MAKE LOVE TO YOUR MIND –•– Bill Withers (Columbia)-1
98 — AMAZING GRACE (Used To Be Her Favorite Song) –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-1
99 — I BELIEVE IN FATHER CHRISTMAS –•– Greg Lake (Atlantic)-1
100 — DON’T CRY JONI –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th December, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 4 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-12
3 1 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-10
4 5 LOVE ROLLERCOASTER –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
5 6 THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
6 8 I WRITE THE SONGS –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7
7 14 CONVOY –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-4
8 9 FOX ON THE RUN –•– Sweet (Capitol)-7
9 3 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-12
10 12 I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-9

11 11 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-11
12 7 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-18
13 10 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-13
14 17 TIMES OF YOUR LIFE –•– Paul Anka (United Artists)-7
15 27 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Donna Summer (Oasis)-4
16 20 COUNTRY BOY (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
17 21 WALK AWAY FROM LOVE –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-8
18 18 THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON (A Blind Man In the Bleachers) –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-7
19 26 SING A SONG –•– Earth, Wind, and Fire (Columbia)-6
20 24 YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9

21 25 ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE (Live Version) –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-7
22 23 PART TIME LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
23 29 FLY AWAY –•– John Denver (with Olivia Newton-John) (RCA)-4
24 28 EVIL WOMAN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-7
25 22 FOR THE LOVE OF YOU (Parts 1 and 2) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7
26 34 LOVE MACHINE (Part 1) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10
27 32 OVER MY HEAD –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-8
28 30 FULL OF FIRE –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
29 13 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-11
30 35 WINNERS AND LOSERS –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds (Playboy)-8

31 19 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-14
32 16 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
33 37 SCHOOL BOY CRUSH –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
34 59 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-3
35 38 BABY FACE –•– The Wing and a Prayer Fife and Drum Corps (Wing and a Prayer)-7
36 40 WAKE UP EVERYBODY (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-6
37 45 SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
38 39 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-11
39 33 VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9
40 44 LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-10

OFF THE CHARTS

44 15 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-17
49 31 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-15
97 36 VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Wings (Capitol)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 46 LOVE HURTS –•– Nazareth (A&M)-6
42 47 HURRICANE (Part 1) –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
43 53 LET IT SHINE / HE AIN’T HEAVY… HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4
45 50 SQUEEZE BOX –•– The Who (MCA)-5
46 51 WOMAN TONIGHT –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
47 54 PALOMA BLANCA –•– The George Baker Selection (Warner Brothers)-5
48 56 THIS OLD MAN –•– Purple Reign (Private Stock)-6
50 74 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — LET THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
73 — FANNY (Be Tender With My Love) –•– Bee Gees (RSO)-1
77 — LOVE OR LEAVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
81 — BREAKAWAY –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
82 — SWEET LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
85 — DECEMBER, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1
86 — I CHEAT THE HANGMAN –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
87 — THE WHITE KNIGHT –•– Cledus Maggard and the Citizen’s Band (Mercury)-1
89 — LOVE IS THE DRUG –•– Roxy Music (Atco)-1