US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th January, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 19th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also check the complete 1974 Top Singles here. al-wilson-show-and-tell-polydor al-wilson-show-and-tell-1973-4 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-14 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-14 3 4 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-13 4 5 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9 5 6 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6 6 2 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10 7 11 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 8 8 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 9 9 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 10 13 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-8 11 7 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13 12 10 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9 13 17 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 14 15 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-9 15 16 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-11 16 12 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-17 17 33 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-3 18 22 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11 19 21 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 20 23 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9 21 14 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12 22 28 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7 23 18 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-13 24 25 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-9 25 19 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-16 26 20 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-16 27 24 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-13 28 32 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-9 29 39 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5 30 38 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 31 27 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-14 32 40 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-11 33 36 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 34 29 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-11 35 26 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-17 36 44 MIDINIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-5 37 35 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8 38 41 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-7 39 48 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10 40 50 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6 OFF THE CHARTS 43 30 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-14 44 31 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-12 45 34 PAINTED LADIES –•– Ian Thomas (Janus)-13 50 37 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-11 POWER PLAYS 41 56 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3 42 46 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-6 46 62 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-3 48 58 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-7 49 70 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-4 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 82 — DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-1 90 — JESSICA –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-1 91 — I MISS YOU –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 94 — (I’d Know You) ANYWHERE –•– Ashford and Simpson (Warner Brothers)-1 100 — ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-1