US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 6th, 1974


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 6th, 1974.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 6th, 1974

#1
HOOKED ON A FEELING
Blue Swede

HOOKED ON A FEELING - Blue Swede record cover

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– Blue Swede (EMI)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 4 BENNIE AND THE JETS –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
3 1 SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS –•– John Denver (RCA)-11
4 3 SEASONS IN THE SUN –•– Terry Jacks (Bell)-13
5 10 THE LORD’S PRAYER –•– Sister Janet Mead (A&M)-7
6 8 COME AND GET YOUR LOVE –•– Redbone (Epic)-13
7 5 DARK LADY –•– Cher (MCA)-12
8 12 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) –•– MFSB Featuring the Three Degrees (Philadelphia International)-6
9 6 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Carly Simon and James Taylor (Elektra)-10
10 14 BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8

11 7 JET –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9
12 19 OH MY MY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
13 17 A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-7
14 9 ERES TU (Touch the Wind) –•– Mocedades (Tara)-13
15 11 BOOGIE DOWN –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-14
16 20 LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-10
17 16 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-22
18 22 I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6
19 13 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-18
20 26 JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-10

21 15 TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN –•– Lamont Dozier (ABC)-16
22 38 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
23 18 THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE –•– Charlie Rich (RCA)-11
24 30 TELL ME A LIE –•– Sami Jo (MGM South)-9
25 27 TOUCH A HAND, MAKE A FRIEND –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7
26 21 MIGHTY LOVE (Part 1) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11
27 34 TUBULAR BELLS –•– Mike Oldfield (Virgin)-7
28 35 KEEP ON SINGING –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
29 37 MY MISTAKE (Was To Love You) –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-7
30 32 LET IT RIDE –•– Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury)-7

31 40 DANCING MACHINE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
32 29 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-19
33 41 PIANO MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-7
34 23 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-20
35 25 SPIDERS AND SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-22
36 24 MY SWEET LADY –•– Cliff DeYoung with Bill Mumy and Corey Fischer (MCA)-14
37 28 ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO –•– Rick Derringer (Blue Sky)-12
38 33 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-20
39 49 (I’ve Been) SEARCHIN’ SO LONG –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
40 45 OUTSIDE WOMAN –•– Bloodstone (London)-7

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 6th, 1974

41 31 SEXY MAMA –•– The Moments (Stang)-13
43 36 I’LL BE THE OTHER WOMAN –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-8
44 39 I’VE GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY / TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 6th, 1974

42 56 THE SHOW MUST GO ON –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
45 55 MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS –•– Maria Muldaur (Reprise)-7
46 52 WOULD YOU LAY WITH ME (In a Field Of Stone) –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-8
47 59 THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-11
48 70 YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW –•– The Sylistics (Avco)-3
49 54 STAR BABY –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
50 57 I’M A TRAIN –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-6

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 6th, 1974

73 — DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
78 — I’M IN LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
85 — A DREAM GOES ON FOREVER –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
94 — SO GOOD –•– The Eleventh Hour (20th Century)-1
97 — WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU –•– Creative Source (Sussex)-1
98 — SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– Linda Ronstadt (Asylum)-1
99 — SATISACTION GUARANTEED (Or Take Your Love Back) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1
100 — BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1