US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th September, 1975

john-denver-im-sorry-1975-4 john-denver-calypso-rca-2 john-denver-im-sorry-1975-3TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Cash Box Pos Top 40 Only)

1 4 I’M SORRY / CALYPSO –•– John Denver (RCA)-7 (1 week at #1) (#3)
2 1 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-14 (#1)
3 2 RHINESTONE COWBOY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-18 (#5)
4 5 FIGHT THE POWER (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-15 (#31)
5 7 RUN JOEY RUN –•– David Geddes (Big Tree)-9 (#2)
6 6 COULD IT BE MAGIC –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-14 (#23)
7 3 AT SEVENTEEN –•– Janis Ian (Columbia)-16 (#4)
8 9 WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-15 (#6)
9 11 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-16 (#13)
10 10 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-13 (#32)

11 13 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8 (#8)
12 16 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-11 (#9)
13 12 THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-13 (#33)
14 19 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-4 (#7)
15 18 I BELIEVE THERE’S NOTHING STRONGER THAN OUR LOVE –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-10 (#16)
16 20 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-15 (#12)
17 25 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-10 (#18)
18 23 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8 (#10)
19 8 FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Playboy)-15 (#29)
20 21 DAISY JANE –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11 (#28)

21 24 HOW LONG (Betcha’ Got a Chick On the Side) –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-11 (#19)
22 22 THE PROUD ONE –•– The Osmonds (Kolob)-10 (#41)
23 27 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-9 (#15)
24 26 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Shock)-11 (#14)
25 32 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-3 (#11)
26 28 GONE AT LAST –•– Paul Simon and Phoebe Snow (Columbia)-7 (#20)
27 31 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-6 (#17)
28 15 GET DOWN TONIGHT –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-12 (#21)
29 33 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-9 (#36)
30 40 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-6 (#24)

31 34 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-7 (#28)
32 35 MAIN TITLE (Theme From “Jaws”) –•– John Williams (MCA)-8 (#26)
33 36 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The Peoples’ Choice (TSOP)-6 (#25)
34 37 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5 (#38)
35 39 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-7 (#34)
36 17 SOLITAIRE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (#37)
37 41 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7 (#67)
38 42 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (#39)
39 43 IF I EVER LOSE THIS HEAVEN –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-6 (#47)
40 54 LYIN’ EYES –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-3 (#22)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 14 THIRD RATE ROMANCE –•– The Amazing Rhythm Aces (ABC)-15
47 29 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-15
56 38 YOUR LOVE –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-8
62 30 BLACK SUPERMAN / MUHAMMAD ALI –•– Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasa Band (Pye)-27

POWER PLAYS

42 49 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Elektra)-4
43 51 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-5
44 53 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-4
45 55 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-5
46 47 KATMANDU –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-8
49 75 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-2
50 60 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-1
87 — LEFTOVERS –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1
88 — A FRIEND OF MINE IS GOING BLIND –•– John Dawson Reed (Chrysalis)-2
89 — MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL –•– Mike Post (MGM)-1
94 — I GO TO PIECES –•– Cotton, Lloyd and Christian (20th Century)-1
96 — DEAR PRUDENCE –•– Katfish (Big Tree)-1
97 — WE BEEN SINGIN’ SONGS –•– Baron Stewart (United Artists)-4
98 — LET’S LIVE TOGETHER –•– The Road Apples (Mums / Polydor)-1
99 — SO IN LOVE –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
100 — EASY EVIL –•– Travis Wammack (Capricorn)-1

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