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-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 –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8
20 9 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-15

21 29 YOU’RE NO GOOD / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-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 Kahn (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 (ABC / 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