US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 1 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-13
3 3 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10
4 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-12
5 6 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-15
6 8 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-11
7 7 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-15
8 12 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-11
9 14 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6
10 11 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-9

11 15 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-10
12 16 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-10
13 13 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
14 17 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-11
15 18 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-10
16 19 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
17 20 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9
18 5 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-14
19 9 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12
20 23 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8

21 26 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-10
22 22 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-10
23 27 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5
24 28 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7
25 25 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-8
26 32 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-10
27 10 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-21
28 38 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-5
29 35 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-6
30 36 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-5

31 31 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6
32 34 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-9
33 39 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-4
34 47 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
35 24 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-14
36 44 AIME –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-7
37 37 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6
38 46 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-5
39 21 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-19
40 40 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (Kolob)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 SAD SWEET DREAMER –•– Sweet Sensation (Pye)-14
44 33 I AM LOVE (Parts 1 & 2) –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13
46 29 BUTTER BOY –•– Fanny (Casablanca)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 51 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-5
42 52 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-5
45 45 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-6
47 48 LOVE FINDS ITS OWN WAY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
48 58 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4
49 49 WOLF CREEK PASS –•– C.W. McCall (MGM)-11

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1
77 — I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1
81 — WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1
85 — BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-1
87 — SAIL ON SAILOR –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-8
88 — A HURRICANE IS COMING TONITE –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-1
90 — SANDY –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
91 — REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
92 — SPIDER JIVING –•– Andy Fairweather-Low (A&M)-1
96 — CHECK IT OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-1
99 — ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Lea Roberts (United Artists)-1
100 — DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Bazuka (Tony Camillo’s) (A&M)-1

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