US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd February, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 3 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-13
3 4 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
4 5 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10
5 18 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-5
6 7 LONELY PEOPLE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9
7 9 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-14
8 1 YOU’RE NO GOOD / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-11
9 10 #9 DREAM –•– John Lennon (Apple)-10
10 15 NIGHTINGALE –•– Carole King (Ode)-8

11 11 LOOK IN MY EYES PRETTY WOMAN –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-10
12 6 FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-11
13 13 SWEET SURRENDER –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
14 17 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-11
15 19 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-10
16 20 I’M A WOMAN –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-9
17 21 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-8
18 22 ROLL ON DOWN THE HIGHWAY –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6
19 23 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-12
20 26 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-5

21 12 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-13
22 8 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
23 29 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-8
24 30 UP IN A PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Polly Brown (GTO)-8
25 31 MOVIN’ ON –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-6
26 32 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-10
27 33 MY BOY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
28 35 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7
29 14 GET DANCIN’ (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-14
30 38 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-6

31 39 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-7
32 40 NEVER LET HER GO –•– David Gates (Elektra)-6
33 16 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-19
34 42 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
35 43 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-7
36 28 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-15
37 37 DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-8
38 25 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14
39 45 SALLY G / JUNIOR’S FARM –•– Paul McCartney and Wings-16
40 58 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 24 BIG YELLOW TAXI (Live Version) –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-9
53 27 I BELONG TO YOU –•– Love Unlimited (20th Century)-13
67 34 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-15

POWER PLAYS

42 52 I’VE BEEN THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4
43 53 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT / THE RAP –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-5
44 81 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-4
45 55 I GET LIFTED / I CAN’T LEAVE YOU ALONE –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-11
46 56 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-4
47 47 STAR ON A T.V. SHOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
48 59 PART OF THE PLAN –•– Dan Fogelberg (Epic)-4
49 60 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
50 50 HOT DAWGIT –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

55 — HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
82 — LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — HUSH / I’M ALIVE (Medley) –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1
84 — LOVE CORPORATION –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-1
88 — LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
90 — REALITY –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
92 — THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-1
95 — LIKE A SUNDAY MORNING –•– Lana Cantrell (Polydor)-1
96 — LINDA ON MY MIND –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-1
97 — I’LL BE HOLDING ON –•– Al Downing (Chess)-1
99 — ANGEL (What In the World’s Come Over Us) –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section (Polydor)-1
100 — DON’T LET GO –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Warner Brothers)-1

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