RECORD WORLD 1974

Abra-Ca-Dabra - DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco (#22)
After the Goldrush - Prelude (#12)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg - The Rolling Stones (#23)
The Air That I Breathe - The Hollies (#5)
Already Gone - Eagles (#19)
Americans - Byron MacGregor (#1)
The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion) - Gordon Sinclair (#20)
American Tune - Paul Simon (#36)
Angie Baby - Helen Reddy (#1)
Annie's Song - John Denver (#1)

Another Park, Another Sunday - The Doobie Brothers (#30)
Another Saturday Night - Cat Stevens (#11)
Are You Lonesome Tonight? / When I Fall In Love - Donny Osmond (#15)
Baby Come Close - Smokey Robinson (#29)
Back Home Again - John Denver (#8)
Ballero - War (#29)
Band on the Run - Paul McCartney & Wings (#1)
Be Thankful for What You Got - William DeVaughn (#1)

Beach Baby - First Class (#16)
Bennie and the Jets - Elton John (#1)
The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me - Gladys Knight & The Pips (#2)
Billy, Don't Be a Hero - Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods (#1)
The Bitch is Back - Elton John (#6)
Boogie Down - Eddie Kendricks (#1)

Call On Me - Chicago (#11)
Can This Be Real - Natural Four (#30)
Can't Get Enough - Bad Company (#4)
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe - Barry White (#1)

Carefree Highway - Gordon Lightfoot (#19)
Cat's in the Cradle - Harry Chapin (#1)
Clap for the Wolfman - The Guess Who (#11)
Come and Get Your Love - Redbone (#8)
Come Monday - Jimmy Buffett (#28)
Dancing Machine - The Jackson 5 (#1)
Dark Lady - Cher (#3)

Daybreak - Nilsson (#28)
Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) - B.T. Express (#6)
Do It Baby - The Miracles (#9)
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me - Elton John (#1)

Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing - Stevie Wonder (#11)
Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker) - The Rolling Stones (#11)
Earache My Eye (Featuring Alice Bowie) - Cheech & Chong (#9)
Energy Crisis '74 - Dickie Goodman (#29)
The Entertainer - Marvin Hamlisch (#3)
Eres Tu (Touch the Wind) - Mocedades (#9)
Everlasting Love - Carl Carlton (#10)

Fairytale - Pointer Sisters (#20)
Fallin' In Love - Souther/Hillman/Furay Band (#29)
Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack (#1)
Finally Got Myself Together (I'm a Changed Man) - The Impressions (#15)
Fire, Baby I'm on Fire - Andy Kim (#30)
Fish Ain't Bitin' - Lamont Dozier (#28)
For the Love of Money - The O'Jays (#7)
Free Man in Paris - Joni Mitchell (#26)
Give It to the People - The Righteous Brothers (#34)
Hang on in There Baby - Johnny Bristol (#9)
Happiness Is Just Around the Bend - The Main Ingredient (#40)
Haven't Got Time For the Pain - Carly Simon (#10)
Heavy Fallin' Out - Stylistics (#36)
Helen Wheels - Paul McCartney & Wings (#4)
Help Me - Joni Mitchell (#7)
Hollywood Swinging - Kool & The Gang (#7)

Honey Please, Can't Ya See - Barry White (#30)
Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede (#1)
I Can Help - Billy Swan (#1)

I Feel a Song (in My Heart) - Gladys Knight & The Pips (#16)
I Honestly Love You - Olivia Newton-John (#1)
I Like to Live the Love - B.B. King (#15)
I Love - Tom T. Hall (#14)
I Love My Friend - Charlie Rich (#29)
I Saw A Man And He Danced With His Wife - Cher (#35)
I Shall Sing - Art Garfunkel (#31)
I Shot the Sheriff - Eric Clapton (#1)
I Won't Last A Day Without You - Carpenters (#9)

I'll Be the Other Woman - The Soul Children (#38)
I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song - Jim Croce (#6)
I'm A Train - Albert Hammond (#25)
I'm Coming Home - Spinners (#14)
I'm in Love - Aretha Franklin (#16)
I'm Leaving It All Up to You - Donny & Marie Osmond (#4)
I'm The Leader Of The Gang - Brownsville Station (#31)
(I've Been) Searchin' So Long - Chicago (#5)
I've Got a Thing About You Baby - Elvis Presley (#36)
I've Got the Music in Me - The Kiki Dee Band (#13)
I've Got to Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight & The Pips (#5)
If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard (#27)
If You Love Me (Let Me Know) - Olivia Newton-John (#5)
If You Talk in Your Sleep / Help Me - Elvis Presley (#21)
If You Wanna Get to Heaven - Ozark Mountain Daredevils (#21)
It's Only Rock & Roll (But I Like It) - The Rolling Stones (#11)
Jazzman - Carole King (#1)
Jet - Paul McCartney & Wings (#5)

Jim Dandy - Black Oak Arkansas (#17)
The Joker - Steve Miller Band (#1)
Joy (Pt. 1) - Isaac Hayes (#29)
Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang (#5)
Junior's Farm / Sally G - Paul McCartney & Wings (#5)
Just Don't Want to Be Lonely - The Main Ingredient (#7)
Keep on Singing - Helen Reddy (#9)

Keep on Smilin' - Wet Willie (#12)
Kings of the Party - Brownsville Station (#35)
Kung Fu - Curtis Mayfield (#36)
Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas (#1)
La Grange - Z Z Top (33)
La La Peace Song - Al Wilson (#29)
Last Kiss - Wednesday (#33)
Last Time I Saw Him - Diana Ross (#9)
Let It Ride - Bachman-Turner Overdrive (#17)
Let Me Be There - Olivia Newton-John (#6)
Let Your Hair Down - The Temptations (#25)
Let's Get Married - Al Green (#31)
Let's Put It All Together - The Stylistics (#16)
Let's Straighten It Out - Latimore (#40)
Life is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me) - Reunion (#9)
Living for the City - Stevie Wonder (#5)

Livin' for You - Al Green (#21)
The Loco-Motion - Grand Funk Railroad (#1)
Longfellow Serenade - Neil Diamond (#4)
Lookin' for a Love - Bobby Womack (#8)
The Lord's Prayer - Sister Janet Mead (#5)

Love Don't Love Nobody (Part 1) - Spinners (#26)
Love Me for a Reason - The Osmonds (#9)
Love Song - Anne Murray (#14)
Love's Theme - Love Unlimited Orchestra (#1)
Machine Gun - Commodores (#17)
Me and Baby Brother - War (#14)
Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur (#5)
Midnight Rider - Gregg Allman (#20)
Mighty Love (Part 1) - Spinners (#20)
Mockingbird - Carly Simon & James Taylor (#4)
My Girl Bill - Jim Stafford (#10)
My Melody of Love - Bobby Vinton (#1)

My Mistake (Was to Love You) - Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye (#20)
My Sweet Lady - Cliff DeYoung (#25)
My Thang - James Brown (#30)
The Need to Be - Jim Weatherly (#18)
Never My Love - Blue Swede (#6)
The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace (#1)
Nothing from Nothing - Billy Preston (#1)
Oh My My - Ringo Starr (#5)

Oh Very Young - Cat Stevens (#15)
On and On - Gladys Knight & The Pips (#7)
One Hell of a Woman - Mac Davis (#18)
Outside Woman - Bloodstone (#31)
Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) - Raspberries (#26)
Painted Ladies - Ian Thomas (#28)
The Payback (Part 1) - James Brown (#27)
People Gotta Move - Gino Vannelli (#30)
Piano Man - Billy Joel (#19)
Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues) - Three Dog Night (#24)
Please Come To Boston - Dave Loggins (#7)
Promised Land - Elvis Presley (#28)
Put Your Hands Together - The O'Jays (#11)
Radar Love - Golden Earring (#9)
Rikki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan (#5)
Rock and Roll Heaven - The Righteous Brothers (#3)

Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo - Rick Derringer (#19)
Rock Me Gently - Andy Kim (#5)
Rock On - David Essex (#3)
Rock the Boat - The Hues Corporation (#1)
Rock Your Baby - George McCrae (#1)

Rockin' Soul - The Hues Corporation (#30)
Rub It In - Billy "Crash" Craddock (#18)
Save the Last Dance for Me - DeFranco Family (#18)
Seasons In the Sun - Terry Jacks (#1)
Sexy Mama - The Moments (#21)
Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy) - Al Green (#10)
Shinin' On - Grand Funk Railroad (#23)
Show and Tell - Al Wilson (#1)
The Show Must Go On - Three Dog Night (#1)
Sideshow - Blue Magic (#5)

Sister Mary Elephant (Shudd-Up!) - Cheech & Chong (#22)
Skin Tight - Ohio Players (#15)
Smokin' in the Boys' Room - Brownsville Station (#4)
So You Are a Star - Hudson Brothers (#28)
Son of Sagittarius - Eddie Kendricks (#24)
Spiders and Snakes - Jim Stafford (#4)
Standing at the End of the Line - Lobo (#38)
Star - Stealer's Wheel (#37)
Star Baby - The Guess Who (#37)
Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight) - Tony Orlando & Dawn (#11)
Stop and Smell the Roses - Mac Davis (#5)
Straight Shootin' Woman - Steppenwolf (#27)
The Streak - Ray Stevens (#1)
Sugar Baby Love - The Rubettes (#24)
Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot (#1)
Sunshine on My Shoulders - John Denver (#1)

Sure As I'm Sittin' Here - Three Dog Night (#22)
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd (#8)
Takin' Care of Business - Bachman-Turner Overdrive (#12)
Teenage Lament '74 - Alice Cooper (#37)
Tell Me a Lie - Sami Jo (#23)
Tell Me Something Good - Rufus (#3)
Thanks For Saving My Life - Billy Paul (#26)
Then Came You - Dionne Warwick & The Spinners (#1)
There Won't Be Anymore - Charlie Rich (#15)
This Heart - Gene Redding (#23)
This Time I'm Gone For Good - Bobby Bland (#39)
Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce (#1)
Time for Livin' - Sly & The Family Stone (#37)
Tin Man - America (#6)
Touch a Hand, Make a Friend - The Staple Singers (#18)
Touch Me - Fancy (#39)
Train of Thought - Cher (#18)
Trying to Hold On to My Woman - Lamont Dozier (#20)
TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) - MFSB (#1)
Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield (#5)
Until You Come Back to Me - Aretha Franklin (#4)
A Very Special Love Song - Charlie Rich (#10)

Walk Like A Man - Grand Funk Railroad (#19)
Waterloo - Abba (#9)
The Way We Were - Barbra Streisand (#1)

We're Getting Careless with Our Love - Johnnie Taylor (#39)
Whatever Gets You Thru the Night - John Lennon (#1)
When Will I See You Again - The Three Degrees (#1)

Who Do You Think You Are - Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods (#14)
Wild Thing - Fancy (#19)
Wildwood Weed - Jim Stafford (#4)
Wishing You Were Here - Chicago (#12)
WOLD - Harry Chapin (#28)
Woman to Woman - Shirley Brown (#29)
Workin' at the Car Wash Blues - Jim Croce (#26)
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - Bachman-Turner Overdrive (#1)
You and Me Against the World - Helen Reddy (#9)

You Can Have Her - Sam Neely (#23)
You Got the Love - Rufus featuring Chaka Khan (#9)
You Haven't Done Nothin' - Stevie Wonder (#1)

You Little Trustmaker - The Tymes (#18)
You Make Me Feel Brand New - The Stylistics (#1)
You Won't See Me - Anne Murray (#9)
(You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates (#1)
You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr (#1)



BOLDFACE BLACK = TOP TEN  
BOLDFACE BLUE = DID NOT CHART BB TOP 40 (Top 40 hit in RW & CB)
BOLDFACE RED = CHARTED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE RW TOP 40 (Sans BB-CB)
RECORD WORLD TOP FORTY 1974
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