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-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 Kahn (ABC)-14
26 32 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The 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 / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-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 / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– 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

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