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-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 Kahn (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 –•– The 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 / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-5
38 26 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– 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 (ABC / 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

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