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 / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-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 –•– The 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-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

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