US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd August, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 3rd, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. For the US 1974 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. john-denver-annies-song-rca-3 john-denver-annies-song-1974-7 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-10 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-7 3 6 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-7 4 5 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-13 5 14 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-8 6 7 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-16 7 3 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-11 8 9 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-10 9 10 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 10 11 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-12 11 15 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-10 12 4 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-10 13 8 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-11 14 18 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-5 15 19 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-11 16 20 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-12 17 21 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP / HELP ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 18 13 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-13 19 23 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-8 20 12 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11 21 25 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 22 28 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-4 23 34 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-5 24 30 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-7 25 31 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8 26 32 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Curb)-5 27 16 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-19 28 22 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-8 29 36 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-6 30 38 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-6 31 17 I FINALLY GOT MYSELF TOGETHER (I’m a Changed Man) –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-14 32 43 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-8 33 24 THIS HEART –•– Gene Redding (Haven)-14 34 42 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-4 35 37 WORKIN’ AT THE CAR WASH BLUES –•– Jim Corce (ABC)-9 36 26 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-8 37 41 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7 38 51 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-2 39 50 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-4 40 44 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7 OFF THE CHARTS 42 27 IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Nerwton-John (MCA)-17 44 29 YOU WON’T SEE ME / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-16 45 35 COME MONDAY –•– Jimmy Buffett (Dunhill)-12 48 33 HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-16 49 39 BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-16 60 40 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-16 POWER PLAYS 41 56 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-3 43 55 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-6 46 46 PUT OUT THE LIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7 47 61 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 51 — CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1 93 — YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 94 — IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 95 — WOMBLING SUMMER PARTY –•– The Wombles (Columbia)-1 96 — I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1 97 — YOU TURNED MY WORLD AROUND –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 99 — THE MAN THAT TURNED MY MAMA ON –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1 100 — ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1