US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-14
3 7 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-14
4 2 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-9
5 6 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-14
6 14 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-13
7 11 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-12
8 10 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-13
9 12 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-11
10 21 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6

11 15 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-8
12 19 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-9
13 17 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10
14 18 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-13
15 22 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
16 16 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-11
17 4 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-16
18 13 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-10
19 8 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-13
20 20 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-8

21 5 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-13
22 9 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
23 25 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-12
24 28 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
25 26 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-8
26 34 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-10
27 31 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-6
28 32 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
29 29 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8
30 30 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-9

31 35 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-6
32 36 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-4
33 38 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-4
34 39 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-5
35 40 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6
36 41 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-5
37 42 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-6
38 43 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-7
39 37 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
40 47 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 23 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-18
42 27 AIME –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-10
51 24 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-13
52 33 BEER BARREL POLKA / DICK AND JANE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-8

POWER PLAYS

43 68 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
44 57 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-5
45 49 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-5
46 50 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-5
47 51 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-4
48 52 ONE BEAUTIFUL DAY –•– Ecstasy, Passion and Pain (Roulette)-6
49 66 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-5
50 53 YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Evie Sands (Haven)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
82 — WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS –•– War (United Artists)-1
86 — ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Ron Banks and the Dramatics (ABC)-1
88 — SADIE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
89 — GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
93 — JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-1
96 — LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-1
97 — MISTER MAGIC –•– Grover Washington Jr. (Kudu)-1
99 — THE FUNKY GIBBON –•– The Goodies (20th Century)-1
100 — MINNESOTA –•– Northern Light (Columbia)-1