US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th August, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 17th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Make sure to also check the 1974’s Top 40 Singles here. paper-lace-the-night-chicago-died-philips paper-lace-the-night-chicago-died-1974-5 paper-lace-the-night-chicago-died-1974-9 paper-lace-the-night-chicago-died-1974-18 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-10 (1 week at #1) 2 1 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-9 3 13 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-7 4 10 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-10 5 5 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-12 6 6 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 7 7 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-12 8 9 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7 9 19 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Curb)-7 10 8 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-14 11 11 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-13 12 12 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-14 13 23 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-6 14 18 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6 15 20 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-9 16 16 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 17 21 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10 18 3 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-12 19 4 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 20 25 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-8 21 29 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-4 22 28 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-10 23 24 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-8 24 14 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-13 25 31 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-6 26 39 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-3 27 15 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-15 28 22 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-15 29 32 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9 30 36 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 31 17 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-18 32 51 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 33 33 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-5 34 79 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 35 37 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-8 36 26 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-12 37 27 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-13 38 47 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4 39 44 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 40 50 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-5 OFF THE CHARTS 43 30 ON AND ON –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13 49 35 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-21 50 38 MACHINE GUN –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 53 40 FISH AIN’T BITIN’ –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-10 54 34 IF YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP / HELP ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 POWER PLAYS 41 52 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of the Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-5 42 63 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3 44 56 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-4 45 55 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-4 46 49 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-6 47 58 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-4 48 66 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 63 — I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1 70 — CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company (Swan Song)-1 81 — MIDNIGHT FLOWER –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1 82 — YOU LITTLE TRUSTMAKER –•– The Tymes (RCA)-1 84 — SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-18 87 — TRAVELIN’ PRAYER –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 89 — CITY IN THE SKY –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1