US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st December, 1974

TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 4 CAT’S IN THE CRADLE –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-11 (1 week at #1) 2 1 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-11 3 5 ANGIE BABY –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10 4 2 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-13 5 7 YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th December, 1974

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th December, 1974

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th November, 1974

TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-10 (2 Weeks at #1) 2 7 KUNG FU FIGHTING –•– Carl Douglas (20th Century)-8 3 8 WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN –•– The Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-10 4 2 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-10 5 5 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd November, 1974

TW LW TITLE Aritist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 6 I CAN HELP –•– Billy Swan (Monument)-9 (1 Week at #1) 2 2 DO IT (‘Til Your Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-9 3 3 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-10 4 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-14 5 7 LONGFELLOW SERENADE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-8 6 9 EVERLASTING …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th November, 1974

  TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 7 DO IT (‘Til You’re Satisfied) –•– B.T. Express (Scepter)-8 3 6 MY MELODY OF LOVE –•– Bobby Vinton (ABC)-9 4 4 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-13 5 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th November, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 3 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-11 3 6 WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT –•– John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (Apple)-7 4 10 TIN MAN –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12 5 11 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd November, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1 week at #1) 2 3 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7 3 4 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-10 4 5 THE BITCH IS BACK –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 5 6 CAN’T GET ENOUGH –•– Bad Company …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th October, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-14 (1 week at #1) 2 3 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 3 17 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET / FREE WHEELIN’ –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-6 4 5 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-9 5 6 THE BITCH IS BACK …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th October, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-15 (1 week at #1) 2 3 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-13 3 5 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 4 1 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 5 15 JAZZMAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-8 6 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th October, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-9 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-14 3 3 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-12 4 4 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-13 5 5 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th October, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 3 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-13 3 4 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-11 4 5 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-12 5 6 YOU HAVEN’T DONE NOTHIN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th September, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-15 (1 week at #1) 2 3 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 3 4 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-12 4 6 THEN CAME YOU –•– Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (Atlantic)-10 5 12 BEACH BABY –•– First Class (UK)-11 6 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st September, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 5 CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE, BABE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 3 ROCK ME GENTLY –•– Andy Kim (Capitol)-14 3 12 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-6 4 6 NOTHING FROM NOTHING –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-11 5 1 I SHOT THE SHERIFF –•– …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th August, 1974

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th August, 1974

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th June, 1974

   TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-9 3 4 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-12 4 3 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13 5 7 SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9 6 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st June, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-8 (3 weeks at #1) 2 5 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7 3 2 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12 4 6 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-11 5 3 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-11 6 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th May, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-7 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11 3 3 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-10 4 5 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 5 7 BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-6 6 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th May, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-6 (1 week at #1) 2 3 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 3 4 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-9 4 1 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11 5 6 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 6 5 BENNIE AND THE …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th May, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10 (2 weeks at #1) 2 6 THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-5 3 5 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9 4 11 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-8 5 3 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-13 6 9 THE SHOW MUST GO ON …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th May, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-10 3 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-12 4 3 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th April, 1974

A bit puzzling of a picture sleeve. It comes from Netherlands and, oddly enough, from Germany. TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 1 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-10 3 2 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th April, 1974

A bit puzzling of a picture sleeve. It comes from Netherlands and, oddly enough, from Germany. TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-9 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-11 3 4 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th April, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-9 3 8 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-7 4 5 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-8 5 6 COME AND …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd March, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-10 (1 week at #1) 2 1 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-11 3 4 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-9 4 2 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-12 5 6 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-8 6 12 BENNIE AND …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th March, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-10 (3 weeks at #1) 2 2 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-11 3 6 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-9 4 10 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-8 5 3 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 6 8 MOCKINGBIRD –•– …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd February, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (3 weeks at #1) 2 12 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-7 3 4 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-14 4 5 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-16 5 2 LOVE’S …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th February, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (2 weeks at #1) 2 1 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-12 3 3 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10 4 5 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-13 5 7 SPIDERS …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th February, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-11 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 3 2 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9 4 5 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-6 5 8 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd February, 1974

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (1 week at #1) 2 1 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8 3 6 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-10 4 2 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-16 5 10 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-5 6 4 I’VE …