US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th January, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 12th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. For the US 1974 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. steve-miller-band-the-joker-capitol-5 steve-miller-band-the-joker-1973-8 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-13 (1 week at #1) 2 1 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-9 3 5 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-13 4 6 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-12 5 10 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8 6 16 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5 7 8 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-12 8 9 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 9 13 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 10 12 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8 11 15 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8 12 4 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-16 13 17 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-7 14 3 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 15 19 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-8 16 20 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-10 17 18 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 18 7 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-12 19 11 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-15 20 14 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-15 21 24 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-6 22 30 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-10 23 31 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8 24 21 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12 25 29 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-8 26 23 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-16 27 22 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-13 28 37 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6 29 25 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-10 30 26 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-13 31 28 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-11 32 40 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-8 33 65 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-2 34 36 PAINTED LADIES –•– Ian Thomas (Janus)-12 35 39 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-7 36 44 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4 37 33 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-10 38 46 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 39 50 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4 40 48 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-10 OFF THE CHARTS 43 27 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-16 45 32 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-15 49 34 COME GET TO THIS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 52 38 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-15 59 35 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-17 POWER PLAYS 41 47 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-6 42 42 THIS TIME I’M GONE FOR GOOD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-9 44 55 MIDINIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-4 46 56 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-5 48 51 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-9 50 60 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-5 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 83 — DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 85 — COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-1 90 — ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-1 97 — MEADOWS –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-1 98 — THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-1 99 — SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-1 100 — SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-1