AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- WEEK OF JANUARY 19, 1974

Al Wilson - Show And Tell (1974, Vinyl) | Discogs

American Top 40- The 70’s- Week of January 19, 1974. I always look at 1974 as a down year but this top 40 is great–then I remembered this was early 1974- the songs were layovers from 1973.

1 3 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-14 (1 week at #1) (1) A+
2 1 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-14 (1) C
3 4 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOY’S ROOM –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-13 (3) A
4 5 I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9 (4) A
5 6 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6 (5) B
6 2 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10 (1) A
7 11 THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (7) B
8 8 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (8) A+
9 9 LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-10 (9) B
10 13 LOVE’S THEME –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-8 (10) B-

11 7 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13 (7) A-
12 10 HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9 (10) A
13 17 UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (13) A-
14 15 ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-9 (14) D
15 16 ME AND BABY BROTHER –•– War (United Artists)-11 (15) B
16 12 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-17 (1) B
17 33 AMERICANS –•– Byron MacGregor (Westbound)-3 (17) B
18 22 SPIDERS & SNAKES –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11 (18) D
19 21 LIVIN’ FOR YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 (19) A
20 23 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9 (20) C

21 14 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12 (3) C
22 28 JUNGLE BOOGIE –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-7 (22) B
23 18 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-13 (2) A
24 25 SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-9 (24) F
25 19 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-16 (1) A
26 20 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-16 (5) A+
27 24 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-13 (9) A
28 32 IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-9 (28) A+
29 39 PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5 (29 B+
30 38 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (30) B+

31 27 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-14 (14) B
32 40 ROCK ON –•– David Essex (Columbia)-11 (32) A
33 36 JOY (Part 1) –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 (33) B
34 29 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-11 (18) A
35 26 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-17 (4) A
36 44 MIDNIGHT RIDER –•– Gregg Allman (Capricorn)-5 (36) A+
37 35 AMERICAN TUNE –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8 (35) A+
38 41 I LOVE –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-7 (38) B
39 48 BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-10 (39) B
40 50 LOVE SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6 (40) B

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