US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th 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)-10 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-16
3 4 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-15
4 5 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-14
5 8 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
6 6 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-15
7 14 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-9
8 11 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-11
9 10 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-10
10 3 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-16

11 7 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-11
12 13 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-15
13 16 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
14 17 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
15 18 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
16 23 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-8
17 20 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-6
18 21 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-12
19 19 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-14
20 9 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-13

21 24 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-6
22 25 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
23 26 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-7
24 12 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-12
25 15 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-16
26 30 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-7
27 27 DON’T TELL ME GOODNIGHT –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
28 31 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8
29 32 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-8
30 33 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-9

31 36 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-7
32 39 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-7
33 40 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-7
34 34 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9
35 41 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-7
36 55 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3
37 43 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-6
38 44 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-5
39 47 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-5
40 48 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

46 28 YOUNG AMERICANS –•– David Bowie (RCA)-10
47 29 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-10
49 22 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
50 35 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-18
73 37 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-13
75 38 SHAVING CREAM –•– Benny Bell (Paul Wynn) (Vanguard)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 58 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-5
42 52 EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD –•– Consumer Rapport (Wing and a Prayer)-5
43 53 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
44 45 I WANT TO BE FREE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-6
45 56 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-5
48 59 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

82 — SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-1
83 — ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-1
84 — I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10cc (Mercury)-1
85 — HEY YOU –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-1
87 — SEX MACHINE (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
88 — YOU NEED LOVE –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-1
89 — I DREAMED LAST NIGHT –•– Justin Hayward and John Lodge (Threshold)-1
93 — THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-1
95 — LOOK AT YOU –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-1
96 — ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE –•– Kiss (Casablanca)-1
97 — BLANKET ON THE GROUND –•– Billie Jo Spears (United Artists)-1
100 — NO CHARGE –•– Shirley Caesar (Scepter)-1

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