US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 3 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-5
3 6 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9
4 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-11
5 5 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-13
6 7 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-14
7 1 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-14
8 11 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-10
9 10 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
10 8 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-20

11 13 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-8
12 16 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-10
13 17 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
14 27 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
15 19 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-9
16 20 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-9
17 21 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-10
18 22 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-9
19 24 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
20 25 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-8

21 9 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-18
22 26 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-9
23 28 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-7
24 12 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-13
25 31 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-7
26 32 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-9
27 33 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-4
28 34 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6
29 30 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-10
30 14 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-13

31 39 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
32 40 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-9
33 15 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12
34 42 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
35 48 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-5
36 52 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-4
37 45 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
38 46 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-4
39 60 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-3
40 49 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (Kolob)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 18 BLACK WATER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-16
42 23 LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-17
43 29 THE SOUTH’S GONNA DO IT –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-9
50 35 EMOTION –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9
57 36 CAN’T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-16
59 38 BEST OF MY LOVE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-19
65 37 TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN (Alle Porte Del Sole) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-16

POWER PLAYS

44 54 AIME –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-6
45 55 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-5
46 64 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-4
47 74 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2
48 51 LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
71 — SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
80 — (If You Add) ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
81 — I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-1
84 — MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-1
86 — GROWIN’ –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
87 — TOUCH ME BABY (Reaching Out For Your Love) –•– Tomiko Jones (Arista)-1
88 — I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-1
92 — SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE / SUMMER MADNESS –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
95 — GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
96 — WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1
97 — THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-1
98 — MY FIRST DAY WITHOUT HER –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (MGM)-1
99 — HANG ON SLOOPY –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-1