US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th December, 1974

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 14th, 1974. Check out the top 100 artists of 70s here. You can also view the entire 1974 chart here. carl-douglas-kung-fu-fighting-pye-2 carl-douglas-kung-fu-fighting-20th-century TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-10 (2 weeks at #1) 2 3 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-12 3 2 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-12 4 5 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-11 5 6 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-9 6 4 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-12 7 10 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7 8 9 SHA-LA-LA (Make Me Happy) –•– Al Green (Hi)-12 9 36 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS –•– Elton John (MCA)-3 10 12 JUNIOR’S FARM / SALLY G –•– Paul McCartney and Wings-6 11 15 YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Kahn (ABC)-10 12 8 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-13 13 16 FAIRYTALE –•– The Pointer Sisters (ABC / Blue Thumb)-11 14 17 PROMISED LAND / IT’S MIDNIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 15 11 WISHING YOU WERE HERE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 16 20 LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (Rocket)-9 17 21 AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 18 25 ONLY YOU –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5 19 7 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-13 20 24 MUST OF GOT LOST –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-6 21 23 I FEEL A SONG (In My Heart) / DON’T BURN DOWN THE BRIDGE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10 22 13 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-11 23 27 BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 24 30 ONE MAN WOMAN / ONE WOMAN MAN –•– Paul Anka with Odia Coates (United Artists)-6 25 32 BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-7 26 26 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE –•– Eric Clapton (RSO)-7 27 33 RIDE ‘EM COWBOY –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-10 28 34 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Gloria Gaynor (MGM)-7 29 18 I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME –•– The Kiki Dee Band (MCA)-14 30 37 MANDY –•– Barry Manilow (Bell)-5 31 39 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 32 43 DARK HORSE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4 33 22 WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Shirley Brown (Truth)-7 34 42 MORNING SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN –•– Donny and Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5 35 35 DREAM ON –•– The Righteous Brothers (Haven)-6 36 14 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-14 37 28 FIRE, BABY I’M ON FIRE –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-8 38 46 DANCIN’ FOOL –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 39 45 THE HEARTBREAK KID –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-5 40 40 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-12 OFF THE CHARTS 41 19 TOUCH ME –•– Fancy (Big Tree)-10 42 29 BACK HOME AGAIN –•– John Denver (RCA)-13 43 31 LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT –•– Latimore (Glades)-8 47 38 WHATEVER YOU GOT, I WANT –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 POWER PLAYS 44 63 DOCTOR’S ORDERS –•– Carol Douglas (Midland International)-3 45 47 HEAVY FALLIN’ OUT –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-9 48 50 WITHOUT LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 49 51 FUNKY PRESIDENT (People It’s Bad) / COLDBLOODED –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6 50 87 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-2 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 67 — SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1 73 — FIRE –•– The Ohio Players (Mercury)-1 75 — SUNSHINE (Part 2) –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1 80 — STRUTTIN’ –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1 85 — I AM I AM –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1 93 — MINE FOR ME –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 95 — LADY –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-1 96 — COSTAFINE TOWN –•– Splinter (Dark Horse)-1 97 — WHEN A CHILD IS BORN –•– Michael Holm (Mercury)-1