US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-12 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-12
3 3 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11
4 5 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
5 15 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-9
6 7 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-12
7 8 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS –•– War (United Aritsts)-16
8 9 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9
9 6 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-15
10 10 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-14

11 2 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10 c.c. (Mercury)-14
12 22 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-6
13 17 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-18
14 14 MORNIN’ BEAUTIFUL –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-9
15 18 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9
16 20 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-10
17 12 LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-12
18 21 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-10
19 26 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-8
20 24 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-9

21 25 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-7
22 27 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
23 23 JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-11
24 29 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-10
25 30 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-9
26 31 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-6
27 33 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
28 34 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-9
29 13 DYNOMITE (Part 1) –•– Bazuka (Tony Camillo’s) (A&M)-18
30 35 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8

31 41 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-5
32 38 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-7
33 43 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-21
34 11 THE HUSTLE –•– Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony (Avco)-18
35 44 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-4
36 46 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
37 45 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
38 40 (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) LOVE BEING YOUR FOOL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-9
39 39 LOOK AT ME (I’m In Love) –•– The Moments (Stang)-7
40 65 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

49 36 SEND IN THE CLOWNS –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-9
53 16 I’M ON FIRE –•– The Dwight Twilley Band (Shelter)-17
56 19 SLIPPERY WHEN WET –•– The Commodores (Motown)-15
57 28 THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER (Medley) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-17
59 32 ROCKIN’ CHAIR –•– Gwen McCrae (Cat)-14
61 37 SWEARIN’ TO GOD –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 49 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
42 52 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (Kolob)-4
43 53 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-5
44 54 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-7
45 55 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-9
47 51 IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE / WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-19
48 58 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-5
50 62 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

64 — I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
67 — GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-1
80 — CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-1
83 — WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-1
86 — POR AMOR VIVEREMOS (Love Will Keep Us Together) –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1
87 — DREAMING A DREAM –•– The Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite)-1
89 — I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
90 — DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH –•– Alice Cooper (Atlantic)-1
95 — TO EACH HIS OWN –•– Faith, Hope and Charity (RCA)-1
96 — WE BEEN SINGIN’ SONGS –•– Baron Stewart (United Artists)-1
97 — HOUSE OF STRANGERS –•– Jim Gilstrap (Roxbury)-1
100 — WHAT YOU GOT –•– Duke and the Drivers (ABC)-1