US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th January, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 26th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1974’s Top 40 Singles here. ringo-starr-youre-sixteen-apple-2 ringo-starr-youre-sixteen-1973-3 ringo-starr-youre-sixteen-1973-5 ringo-starr-youre-sixteen-1973-6 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 5 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7 (1 week at #1) 2 1 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-15 3 7 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 4 4 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10 5 2 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-15 6 10 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-9 7 3 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-14 8 9 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-11 9 6 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-11 10 17 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-4 11 13 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 12 8 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 13 11 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-14 14 18 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-12 15 15 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-12 16 14 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-10 17 12 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10 18 22 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-8 19 20 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10 20 16 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-18 21 19 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-8 22 29 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6 23 21 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 24 32 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-12 25 23 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-14 26 24 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-10 27 30 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 28 62 THE AMERICANS (A Canadian’s Opinion) –•– Gordon Sinclair (Avco)-3 29 25 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-17 30 38 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-8 31 33 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 32 36 MIDINIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-6 33 41 LAST TIME I SAW HIM –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 34 42 JIM DANDY –•– Black Oak Arkansas (Atco)-7 35 40 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-7 36 46 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-4 37 39 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-11 38 26 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-17 39 31 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-15 40 49 ABRA-CA-DABRA –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-5 OFF THE CHARTS 41 28 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-10 43 27 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-14 44 34 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-12 46 35 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-18 53 37 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-9 POWER PLAYS 42 61 DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (Heartbreaker) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 45 48 I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8 47 52 CAN THIS BE REAL –•– Natural Four (Curtom)-4 48 54 TEENAGE LAMENT 74 –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-5 50 57 I SHALL SING –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 80 — YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 83 — MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1 87 — THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-1 88 — IN THE MOOD –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-1 90 — SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 92 — JOLENE –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-1 95 — THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-1 97 — I JUST CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1 98 — WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1