US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th August, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 24th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1974 US Top Singles here. paul-anka-youre-having-my-baby-united-artists-3 paul-anka-youre-having-my-baby-united-artists-4 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 (You’re) HAVING MY BABY –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE NIGHT CHICAGO DIED –•– Paper Lace (Mercury)-11 3 4 TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD –•– Rufus (ABC)-11 4 2 FEEL LIKE MAKIN’ LOVE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-10 5 13 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-7 6 7 WATERLOO –•– Abba (Atlantic)-13 7 8 WILDWOOD WEED –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-8 8 9 I’M LEAVING IT (All) UP TO YOU –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Curb)-8 9 15 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-10 10 11 KEEP ON SMILIN’ –•– Wet Willie (Capricorn)-14 11 14 SHININ’ ON –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7 12 17 YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 13 5 PLEASE COME TO BOSTON –•– Dave Loggins (Epic)-13 14 10 SIDESHOW –•– Blue Magic (Atco)-15 15 26 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4 16 20 RUB IT IN –•– Billy “Crash” Craddock (ABC)-9 17 21 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-5 18 22 WILD THING –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-11 19 25 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-7 20 6 CALL ON ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 21 23 HANG ON IN THERE BABY –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-9 22 30 CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 23 16 SURE AS I’M SITTIN’ HERE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 24 19 DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME –•– Elton John (MCA)-10 25 12 TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-15 26 32 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 27 34 IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL (But I Like It) –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 28 18 ANNIE’S SONG –•– John Denver (RCA)-13 29 29 MY THANG –•– James Brown (Polydor)-10 30 38 LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5 31 40 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-6 32 28 RADAR LOVE –•– Golden Earring (Track)-16 33 42 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4 34 39 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 35 41 DON’T CHANGE HORSES (In the Middle Of the Stream) –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-6 36 44 SWEET HOME ALABAMA –•– Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA)-5 37 45 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-5 38 47 FREE MAN IN PARIS –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-5 39 63 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-2 40 48 I LOVE MY FRIEND –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-4 OFF THE CHARTS 41 27 RIKKI, DON’T LOSE THAT NUMBER –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-16 42 24 ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-14 43 35 HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-9 46 31 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-19 48 36 ROCK YOUR BABY –•– George McCrae (T.K.)-13 49 37 ROCK THE BOAT –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-14 54 33 RIVER’S RISIN’ –•– Edgar Winter (Epic)-6 POWER PLAYS 44 49 ONE HELL OF A WOMAN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-22 45 51 SUGAR BABY LOVE –•– The Rubettes (Polydor)-6 47 72 EARACHE MY EYE (Featuring Alice Bowie) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-3 50 52 KUNG FU –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-9 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 75 — DO IT BABY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 77 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-1 78 — DOOR TO YOUR HEART / CHOOSING UP ON YOU –•– The Dramatics (Cadet)-1 81 — STEPPIN’ OUT (Gonna Boogie Tonight) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-1 83 — STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1 84 — ONE DAY AT A TIME –•– Marilyn Sellers (Mega)-1 86 — PAPA DON’T TAKE NO MESS (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 88 — FALLIN’ IN LOVE –•– The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band (Asylum)-1 89 — TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1