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)-1
4 11 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
5 6 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
6 21 YOU’RE NO GOOD / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-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 –•– The 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-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 / THE RAP –•– 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. Shepard (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

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