US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th April, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 1 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-8
3 5 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-7
4 3 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-15
5 6 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-12
6 7 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-13
7 10 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-13
8 9 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-12
9 8 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8
10 12 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-12

11 14 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-11
12 15 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-10
13 13 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
14 16 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-12
15 17 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-7
16 20 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-10
17 21 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-9
18 22 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-12
19 23 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-8
20 24 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-7

21 28 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
22 26 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
23 11 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-17
24 4 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12
25 27 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-11
26 29 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-7
27 30 AIME –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-9
28 35 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4
29 34 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-7
30 37 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-8

31 39 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-5
32 46 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4
33 33 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-7
34 45 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-9
35 47 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-5
36 58 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-3
37 40 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
38 52 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-3
39 55 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-4
40 50 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

45 18 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-11
48 19 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-14
56 31 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14
58 32 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-16
59 25 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-17
72 36 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-23

POWER PLAYS

41 57 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-4
42 49 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5
43 56 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-6
44 44 SUN GODDESS –•– Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6
46 48 RUNAWAY –•– Charlie Kulis (Playboy)-7
47 68 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-5
49 59 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-4
50 61 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

68 — OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
80 — THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
81 — MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
83 — LET THERE BE MUSIC –•– Orleans (Asylum)-1
89 — BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
90 — REAL MAN –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
93 — ONLY ONE WOMAN –•– Nigel Olsson (Rocket)-6
95 — THIS OL’ COWBOY –•– The Marshall Tucker Band (Capricorn)-1
97 — ONE MORE TOMORROW –•– Henry Gross (A&M)-1
99 — I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-1
100 — 99 MILES FROM L.A. –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1