US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 20th, 1974


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 20th, 1974.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 20th, 1974

#1
TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees

TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) - MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees record cover

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 Swede (EMI)-10
4 7 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-10
5 5 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-15
6 9 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
7 6 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-13
8 17 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-7
9 4 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-9
10 13 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8

11 12 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-12
12 11 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
13 19 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
14 8 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-15
15 16 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-12
16 20 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-9
17 21 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
18 10 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-12
19 29 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
20 31 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6

21 22 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-11
22 24 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-9
23 23 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-9
24 26 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-9
25 27 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-9
26 15 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-14
27 14 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11
28 35 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-9
29 36 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-5
30 18 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-15

31 44 THE ENTERTAINER –•– Marvin Hamlisch (MCA)-5
32 40 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-8
33 41 HELP ME –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-6
34 39 THE PAYBACK (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5
35 37 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-9
36 25 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-20
37 45 OH VERY YOUNG –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
38 42 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-13
39 43 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10
40 28 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-16

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 20th, 1974

41 32 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13
42 30 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-24
43 33 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-13
47 38 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-22
51 34 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-18

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 20th, 1974

44 58 DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
45 50 MIGHTY MIGHTY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7
46 49 HEAVENLY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
48 61 LET’S GET MARRIED –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
50 70 I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 20th, 1974

68 — BAND ON THE RUN –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
74 — MY GIRL BILL –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-1
83 — YOU WON’T SEE ME / HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
87 — HOLLYWOOD SWINGING –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
90 — BILLY, DON’T BE A HERO –•– Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (ABC)-1
95 — ANOTHER PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-1
98 — THE AIR THAT I BREATHE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
99 — IF YOU WANNA GET TO HEAVEN –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-1