US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st November, 1975

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 8 ISLAND GIRL –•– Elton John (MCA)-4 (1 week at #1)
2 2 CALYPSO / I’M SORRY –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
3 3 MIRACLES –•– Jefferson Starship (Grunt)-11
4 4 LYIN’ EYES –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8
5 5 THEY JUST CAN’T STOP IT THE (Games People Play) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13
6 7 WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Four Seasons (Warner Brothers)-11
7 6 FEELINGS –•– Morris Albert (RCA)-20
8 1 BAD BLOOD –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-8
9 12 HEAT WAVE / LOVE IS A ROSE –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-9
10 16 THIS WILL BE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-10

11 11 BRAZIL –•– The Ritchie Family (20th Century)-14
12 14 DO IT ANY WAY YOU WANNA –•– The Peoples’ Choice (TSOP)-11
13 15 SOMETHING BETTER TO DO –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7
14 18 THE WAY I WANT TO TOUCH YOU –•– The Captain and Tennille (A&M)-6
15 17 LADY BLUE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-14
16 19 LOW RIDER –•– War (United Artists)-7
17 20 SOS –•– Abba (Atlantic)-11
18 10 IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE –•– Tavares (Capitol)-15
19 25 SKY HIGH –•– Jigsaw (Chelsea)-10
20 23 YOU –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7

21 24 WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES –•– Esther Phillips (Kudu)-12
22 30 NIGHTS ON BROADWAY –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-5
23 26 BORN TO RUN –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-7
24 13 DANCE WITH ME –•– Orleans (Asylum)-16
25 32 FLY, ROBIN, FLY –•– Silver Convention (Midland International)-4
26 27 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU –•– Art Garfunkel (Columbia)-11
27 28 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– John Fogerty (Elektra)-9
28 50 THAT’S THE WAY (I Like It) –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band (T.K.)-2
29 31 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– Willie Nelson (Columbia)-10
30 47 MY LITTLE TOWN –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3

31 29 FAME –•– David Bowie (RCA)-19
32 36 EIGHTEEN WITH A BULLET –•– Pete Wingfield (Island)-11
33 9 BALLROOM BLITZ –•– Sweet (Capitol)-21
34 37 JUST TOO MANY PEOPLE –•– Melissa Manchester (Arista)-7
35 41 OPERATOR –•– The Manhattan Transfer (Atlantic)-7
36 38 THE AGONY AND THE ECTASY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9
37 68 LET’S DO IT AGAIN –•– The Staple Singers (Curtom)-2
38 42 PEACE PIPE / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-13
39 39 LETTING GO –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-5
40 46 I WANT’A DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU –•– Leon Haywood (20th Century)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

41 22 AIN’T NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
46 33 SWEET STICKY THING –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-7
47 21 CAROLINA IN THE PINES –•– Michael Murphy (Epic)-12
48 34 THERE GOES ANOTHER LOVE SONG –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-9
54 35 MR. JAWS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cash)-9
66 40 ROCKY –•– Austin Roberts (Private Shock)-16

POWER PLAYS

42 44 DIAMONDS AND RUST –•– Joan Baez (A&M)-7
43 53 SECRET LOVE –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-3
44 55 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Bay City Rollers (Arista)-4
45 45 EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY SOME –•– Arthur Alexander (Buddah)-8
50 54 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Freddy Fender (GRT)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

70 — I LOVE MUSIC (Part 1) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
82 — VENUS AND MARS ROCK SHOW –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Capitol)-1
84 — SKYBIRD –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Arista)-1
86 — YOU SEXY THING –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-1
89 — THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” (Do You Konw Where You’re Going To) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
91 — SAME THING IT TOOK –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1
92 — LOVE POWER –•– Willie Hutch (Motown)-1
94 — VOLARE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1
97 — EVERYTHING’S THE SAME (Ain’t Nothing Changed) –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-1
99 — I’LL GO TO MY GRAVE LOVING YOU –•– The Statler Brothers (Mercury)-1
100 — BETTER BY THE POUND –•– Funkadelic (20th Century / Westbound)-1

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