AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- WEEK OF APRIL 12, 1975

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American Top 40- The 70s’s – Week of April 12, 1975.

1 2 PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM –•– The Elton John Band (MCA)-6 (1 week at #1) (1) A+
2 1 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Minnie Riperton (Epic)-13 (1) F
3 3 NO NO SONG / SNOOKEROO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10 (3) B+
4 4 EXPRESS –•– B.T. Express (Roadshow)-12 (4) C
5 6 POETRY MAN –•– Phoebe Snow (Shelter)-15 (5) B+
6 8 (Hey Won’t You Play) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG –•– B.J. Thomas (ABC)-11 (6)B
7 7 LADY MARMALADE (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) –•– LaBelle (Epic)-15 (1)B
8 12 CHEVY VAN –•– Sammy Johns (GRC)-11 (8)B
9 14 WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU –•– Barry White (20th Century)-6 (9)B
10 11 ONCE YOU GET STARTED –•– Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (ABC)-9 (10)B

11 15 EMMA –•– Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)-10 (11) B
12 16 SUPERNATURAL THING (Part 1) –•– Ben E. King (Atlantic)-10 (12) B
13 13 HARRY TRUMAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 (13) A+
14 17 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS –•– Freddy Fender (ABC / Dot)-11 (14) A+
15 18 WALKING IN RHYTHM –•– The Blackbyrds (Fantasy)-10 (15) B
16 19 L-O-V-E (Love) –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 (16) B
17 20 SHINING STAR –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-9 (17) A
18 5 YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL / IT’S A SIN WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-14 (5) B
19 9 HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-12 (1) B
20 23 LONG TALL GLASSES (I Can Dance) –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-8 (20) C

21 26 JACKIE BLUE –•– The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M)-10 (21) A
22 22 SATIN SOUL –•– The Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)-10 (22) B
23 27 HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Elektra)-5 (23) C
24 28 IT’S A MIRACLE –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-7 (24) B
25 25 THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE (Part 1) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (Atlantic)-8 (25) F
26 32 KILLER QUEEN –•– Queen (Elektra)-10 (26) A
27 10 MY EYES ADORED YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Private Stock)-21 (1) C
28 38 I DON’T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE –•– Paul Anka (with Odia Coates) (United Artists)-5 (28) F
29 35 HOW LONG –•– Ace (Anchor)-6 (29) A+
30 36 STAND BY ME –•– John Lennon (Apple)-5 (30) A

31 31 TANGLED UP IN BLUE –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6 (31) A+
32 34 SHOESHINE BOY –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-9 (32)B
33 39 THANK GOD I’M A COUNTRY BOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-4 (33) B
34 47 ONLY YESTERDAY –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (34) A
35 24 SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Shirley (and Company) (Vibration)-14 (12) D-
36 44 AMIE –•– The Pure Prairie League (RCA)-7 (36) A+
37 37 LIVING A LITTLE, LAUGHING A LITTLE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6 (37)B
38 46 AUTOBAHN –•– Kraftwerk (Vertigo)-5 (38) A+
39 21 DON’T CALL US, WE’LL CALL YOU –•– Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta (Claridge)-19 (9) B
40 40 WHO’S SORRY NOW –•– Marie Osmond (MGM)-6 (40) F

3 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- WEEK OF APRIL 12, 1975

  1. “Ooh, ooh, Jackie Blue!” I’d forgotten all about this song, and suddenly here it is again, singing away in my head. And I had no idea that the song is from Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Keep the lists coming!

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