US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st May, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-18 (1 week at #1)
2 5 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
3 6 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-13
4 4 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
5 11 SISTER GOLDEN HAIR –•– America (Warner Brothers)-9
6 9 BAD TIME –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9
7 10 OLD DAYS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
8 1 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-16
9 8 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-12
10 14 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED / IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-8

11 13 LOVE WON’T LET ME WAIT –•– Major Harris (Atlantic)-10
12 15 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-13
13 18 CUT THE CAKE –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-8
14 17 HIJACK –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-14
15 21 I’M NOT LISA –•– Jessi Colter (Capitol)-9
16 7 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-12
17 3 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-17
18 19 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-16
19 23 ONLY WOMEN –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-9
20 24 WILDFIRE –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-10

21 25 BAD LUCK (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-11
22 28 GET DOWN, GET DOWN (Get On the Floor) –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-9
23 27 MAGIC –•– Pilot (EMI)-9
24 29 THE LAST FAREWELL –•– Roger Whittaker (RCA)-9
25 33 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-7
26 30 TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS (Rock Me) –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
27 32 I’LL PLAY FOR YOU (Hear the Band) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9
28 34 I WANNA DANCE WIT’ CHOO (Doo Dat Dance) (Part 1) –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-7
29 31 SHAKEY GROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11
30 36 REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET / MY SHIP –•– Tavares (Capitol)-8

31 37 ATTITUDE DANCING –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-4
32 12 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-17
33 39 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
34 40 MISTY –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-6
35 43 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-7
36 41 GOOD LOVIN’ GONE BAD –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
37 20 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-18
38 46 JUDY MAE –•– Boomer Castleman (Mums)-5
39 49 BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-6
40 16 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-17

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 THE IMMIGRANT –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
47 35 BLOODY WELL RIGHT –•– Supertramp (A&M)-8
48 26 RAINY DAY PEOPLE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10
57 38 TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT –•– Led Zeppelin (Swan Song)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 47 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Bazuka (Tony Camillo’s) (A&M)-8
43 53 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN –•– Tanya Tucker (MCA)-5
44 48 T-R-O-U-B-L-E –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
45 50 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS –•– War (United Artists)-5
46 56 GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
49 52 SAIL ON SAILOR –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-15
50 61 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

65 — LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-1
78 — ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1
79 — EVERY TIME YOU TOUCH ME (I Get High) –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
81 — RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
82 — PLEASE PARDON ME (You Remind Me Of a Friend) –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-1
86 — DISCO QUEEN –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
87 — JIVE TALKIN’ –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1
89 — BURNING THING –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
90 — RAG DOLL –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-1
98 — DIXIE ROCK –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-1
99 — HURT –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1
100 — REMEMBER THE RAIN –•– The 21st Century (RCA)-1