US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-15
3 2 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-15
4 6 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-14
5 7 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13
6 8 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-14
7 4 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-10
8 10 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
9 9 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-12
10 11 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-9

11 12 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-10
12 13 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-11
13 14 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-14
14 15 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
15 5 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-15
16 28 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
17 43 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
18 24 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
19 23 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-13
20 33 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-5

21 26 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-11
22 18 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
23 27 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-7
24 32 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-5
25 31 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-7
26 34 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-6
27 35 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
28 29 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-9
29 25 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-9
30 36 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-6

31 37 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7
32 40 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-7
33 38 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-8
34 39 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
35 17 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-17
36 46 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-6
37 16 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-12
38 30 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-10
39 49 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-6
40 44 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 22 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10
46 21 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-14
49 20 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-9
50 19 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 45 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-6
43 53 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-5
44 54 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-4
45 47 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-5
47 58 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-4
48 59 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
73 — WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU –•– LaBelle (Epic)-1
87 — T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
88 — LONG HAIRED COUNTRY BOY –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Kama Sutra)-1
90 — MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-1
96 — SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-1
97 — IT AIN’T NO FUN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-1
99 — TRYIN’ TO BEAT THE MORNING HOME –•– T.G. Shepard (Melodyland)-1
100 — ASTRAL MAN –•– Nektar (Passport)-1