US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th December, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 7th, 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. carl-douglas-kung-fu-fighting-pye-2 carl-douglas-kung-fu-fighting-20th-century TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-11 3 3 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-11 4 4 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-11 5 9 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-10 6 10 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8 7 7 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-12 8 8 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-12 9 13 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11 10 17 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6 11 11 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 12 15 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings-5 13 5 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-10 14 6 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-13 15 16 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-9 16 20 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-10 17 18 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 18 12 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (MCA)-13 19 19 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-9 20 24 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (MCA)-8 21 27 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 22 26 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-6 23 23 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9 24 30 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-5 25 34 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4 26 32 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-6 27 38 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 28 28 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-7 29 14 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-12 30 37 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-5 31 31 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-7 32 40 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-6 33 41 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-9 34 44 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-6 35 43 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-5 36 48 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-2 37 47 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-4 38 39 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 39 56 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 40 21 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-11 OFF THE CHARTS 41 22 AFTER THE GOLD RUSH –•– Prelude (Island)-10 49 25 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-16 52 29 THE NEED TO BE –•– Jim Weatherly (Buddah)-13 53 35 LIFE IS A ROCK (But the Radio Rolled Me) –•– Reunion (RCA)-14 54 36 THREE RING CIRCUS –•– Blue Magic (Atlantic)-8 59 33 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-15 POWER PLAYS 42 52 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4 43 53 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3 45 45 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-4 46 57 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3 47 51 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8 48 50 YOU AND I –•– Johnny Bristol (MGM)-4 50 55 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 81 — PICK UP THE PIECES –•– The Average White Band (AWB) (Atlantic)-1 82 — READY –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 86 — YOU’RE NO GOOD / I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1 87 — ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1 88 — ONE TEAR –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1 89 — CHANGES –•– David Bowie (RCA)-8 94 — MY MAIN MAN –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1 95 — BABY, HANG UP THE PHONE –•– Carl Graves (A&M)-1 97 — ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-1 99 — DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-1