US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th August, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-11
3 5 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14
4 2 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-14
5 7 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-11
6 4 JIVE TALKIN’ –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-14
7 9 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-12
8 8 SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
9 6 WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS –•– War (United Aritsts)-18
10 11 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11

11 24 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-10
12 15 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-10
13 16 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-11
14 17 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-9
15 19 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9
16 20 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-12
17 18 HOLDIN’ ON TO YESTERDAY –•– Ambrosia (20th Century)-12
18 21 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-11
19 13 LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-20
20 49 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-3

21 25 TUSH –•– ZZ Top (London)-7
22 22 HELP ME RHONDA –•– Johnny Rivers (Epic / Soul City)-8
23 37 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-5
24 28 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-23
25 29 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-6
26 30 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
27 31 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7
28 41 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-7
29 35 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-11
30 34 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (Kolob)-6

31 10 PLEASE MR. PLEASE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-13
32 36 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-7
33 33 TWO FINE PEOPLE –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7
34 46 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4
35 40 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-6
36 38 DREAM MERCHANT –•– New Birth (Buddah)-9
37 39 GLASSHOUSE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
38 47 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Shock)-7
39 48 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-4
40 42 SWEET MAXINE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

41 12 MIDNIGHT BLUE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-17
43 14 I’M NOT IN LOVE –•– 10 c.c. (Mercury)-16
44 23 THE ROCKFORD FILES –•– Mike Post (MGM)-16
46 26 RENDEZVOUS –•– The Hudson Brothers (Rocket)-11
47 27 THAT’S WHEN THE MUSIC TAKES ME –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-10
51 32 ‘TIL THE WORLD ENDS –•– Three Dog Night (ABC)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 56 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-3
45 55 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-5
48 58 KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-6
49 60 I BELIEVE I’M GONNA LOVE YOU –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5
50 61 GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT / PEACE PIPE –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-1
80 — IF I COULD ONLY WIN YOUR LOVE –•– Emmylou Harris (Reprise)-1
81 — MONEY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
83 — THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-1
84 — I LIKE IT LIKE THAT –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-1
86 — BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-1
88 — SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-1
89 — (All I Have To Do Is) DREAM –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
90 — JAM BAND –•– Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes (Chelsea)-1
98 — HOLLYWOOD HOT –•– The Eleventh Hour (20th Century)-1
99 — A FRIEND OF MINE IS GOING BLIND –•– John Dawson Read (Chrysalis)-1
100 — WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Choice Four (RCA)-1

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