US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th May, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 4th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1974’s Top 40 Singles here. grand-funk-the-locomotion-1974-3 grand-funk-the-locomotion-1974-4 grand-funk-the-locomotion-capitol-3 grand-funk-destitute-and-losin-capitol TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-10 3 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-12 4 3 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12 5 8 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 6 19 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-4 7 6 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-12 8 12 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-11 9 13 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 10 11 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-14 11 18 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-7 12 16 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 13 5 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9 14 7 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-17 15 22 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-11 16 9 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10 17 21 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-7 18 10 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-14 19 20 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-11 20 14 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-15 21 35 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 22 41 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-3 23 29 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-8 24 30 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8 25 17 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-11 26 15 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9 27 33 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 28 24 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-17 29 23 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-11 30 32 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7 31 25 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-11 32 45 FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4 33 26 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-14 34 28 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-13 35 40 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9 36 46 I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 37 31 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-10 38 37 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-15 39 56 MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-3 40 27 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11 OFF THE CHARTS 42 36 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-11 44 34 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-11 45 39 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-17 47 38 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13 POWER PLAYS 41 43 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-6 43 44 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 46 63 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-4 48 54 STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4 49 52 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (MCA)-36 50 62 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-4 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 80 — I DON’T SEE ME IN YOUR EYES ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-1 82 — ONE CHAIN DON’T MAKE NO PRISON –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1 84 — SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-1 89 — BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU GOT –•– William DeVaughn (Roxbury)-1 91 — CAN YOU HANDLE IT –•– Graham Central Station (Warner Brothers)-1 92 — SOMETHING –•– Johnny Rodriguez (Mercury)-1 94 — WONDERFUL –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 95 — DAYBREAKER –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1 97 — ALREADY GONE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1 98 — THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-1 99 — FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1