US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 13th, 1974


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 13th, 1974.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 13th, 1974

#1
BENNIE AND THE JETS
Elton John

BENNIE AND THE JETS - Elton John record cover

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 GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-14
6 3 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
7 10 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
8 4 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-14
9 12 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6
10 9 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-11

11 13 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-8
12 16 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-11
13 18 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7
14 11 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-10
15 7 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-13
16 20 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-11
17 22 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
18 14 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-14
19 31 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
20 27 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-8

21 28 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
22 24 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-10
23 25 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-8
24 29 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-8
25 19 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-19
26 30 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-8
27 33 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-8
28 15 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-15
29 42 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
30 17 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-23

31 39 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
32 26 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-12
33 23 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-12
34 21 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-17
35 45 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-8
36 48 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-4
37 40 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-8
38 34 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-21
39 53 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
40 50 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-7

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 13th, 1974

46 32 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-20
47 38 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-21
48 37 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-13
52 36 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-15
55 35 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-23

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 13th, 1974

41 52 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-5
42 47 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-12
43 49 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9
44 60 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-4
45 58 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
49 55 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
50 56 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-6

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 13th, 1974

70 — I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
74 — STANDING AT THE END OF THE LINE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
82 — DAYBREAK –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1
83 — SUNDOWN –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
84 — THE STREAK –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
87 — IF YOU LOVE ME (Let Me Know) –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
90 — FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-1
91 — LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-1
96 — NO CHARGE –•– Melba Montgomery (Elektra)-1
97 — THE SAME LOVE THAT MADE ME LAUGH –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1