A month in a life – July 1975

All tracks released in July 1975 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart in 1976

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 If you think you know how to love me (05/75) Smokie *
2 Damn it all Gene Cotton
3 Dance with me Orleans
4 Only women bleed Alice Cooper
5 Sherry (06/75) Adrian Baker & Tonics *
6 Barbados (05/75) Typically Tropical *
7 House of strangers Jim Gilstrap
8 Do it again Casablanca
9 Dolly my love (06/75) Moments *
10 It's in his kiss (06/75) Linda Lewis *
11 All I need is your sweet lovin' Gloria Gaynor
12 Free man South shore commission
13 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow your whistle) Gary Toms Empire
14 You go to my head (06/75) Bryan Ferry *
15 Rolling stone (06/75) David Essex *
16 Spirits in the night Manfred Mann's earth band
17 Action Sweet *
18 I'm not in love (05/75) 10 c.c. # 1
19 A love like yours Nilsson & Cher
20 My baby still loves me Joe Higgs
21 Dream merchant New birth
22 Can't give you anything (but my love) Stylistics *
23 Will we make it tonight Carol Douglas
24 I write the songs (06/75) David Cassidy *
25 While we're still young Tammy Jones
26 Last farewell (05/75) Roger Whittaker *
27 Any other morning Sue Thompson
28 Wasted days and wasted nights Freddy Fender
29 Blanket on the ground (04/75) Billie Jo Spears *
30 Get in the swing Sparks *
31 Delilah Sensational Alex Harvey band *
32 New York City (06/75) T.Rex *
33 Love babe Pete Newby
34 Shut off the light Betty Davis
35 The boogie man (Part 1) Greg Perry
36 Foot stompin' music (06/75) Hamilton Bohannon *
37 I can understand it Kokomo
38 A.I.E. (A Mwana) Black blood
39 I do I do I do I do I do (04/75) Abba *
40 Movie star Harpo [*]
41 Give a little love (04/75) Bay City Rollers # 1
42 Fly me Geraldine
43 Boy meets girl Lulu
44 You set my heart on fire Tina Charles
45 Harmour love (06/75) Syreeta *
46 The next best thing Carl Graves
47 Wendy is gone Ronnie McNeir
48 Can't smile without you David Martin
49 Old dog and me Chas & Dave
50 Bluebird Helen Reddy
51 From the inside Yvonne Elliman
52 Mr. Me, Mrs. You Ronnie Williams
53 I was a lonely man Philly Devotions
54 I'm crying Mike Harper
55 Let me take you back in time Eruption
56 Uptown Saturday night part 1 Bill Harris
57 Funky music is the thing part 1 Dynamic Corvettes
58 I'm living a lie Barbara Jean English
59 Don't pull you love Jimmy Helms
60 It's been so long (06/75) George McCrae *
61 If I only had the words (to tell you) Billy Joel
62 Every time you touch me (I get high) Charlie Rich
63 What I did for love Petula Clark
64 Hard times Peter Skellern
65 Tears on my pillow (05/75) Johnny Nash # 1
66 Je t'aime (moi non plus) (06/75) Judge Dread *
67 Do it in the name of love Ben E. King
68 Sexy MFSB *
69 Don't knock my love Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
70 El bimbo (RR – 1974) Bimbo Jet *
71 Back in the night Dr. Feelgood
72 It's getting sweeter all the time Shorty
73 Sweet cheatin' Rita (06/75) Alvin Stardust *
74 Highwire (05/75) Linda Carr & Love Squad *
75 How sweet it is to be loved by you James Taylor
76 Sadie Detroit Spinners
77 Love's so wonderful Natural four
78 Stoned world Mighty clouds of joy
79 Oh me oh my (dreams in my arms) Al Green
80 One in a million (US 1966 – First UK release) Maxine Brown
81 Long lost lover (06/75) Three Degrees *
82 Three steps from true love Reflections
83 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow your whistle) (06/75) Rimshots *
84 Love me baby Susan Cadogan *
85 The warrior Osibisa
86 Afternoon of the rhino Mike Post coalition

A month in a life – June 1975

All tracks released in June 1975 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1976

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I don't want to hold your hand Rupert Holmes
2 The last Picasso Neil Diamond
3 Judy Mae Boomer Castleman
4 Boulder to Birmingham Emmylou Harris
5 Someone saved my life tonight Elton John *
6 Mr Raffles (Man it was mean) (05/75) Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel *
7 Show me the way (original single version) Peter Frampton [*]
8 For the love of you Steve Beck
9 Old days Chicago
10 Summer love Sherbet
11 My white bicycle (04/75) Nazareth *
12 Mama never told me (RR – 1973) Sister Sledge *
13 You're everything I need Major Lance
14 Happiness is where you find it Ben E. King
15 Check it out Bobby Womack
16 Whispering Grass Windsor Davies & Don Estelle # 1
17 Dancing in the dark Lon & Derrek
18 Eighteen with a bullet Pete Wingfield *
19 Sail on sailor (US & NL – 1973) Beach boys
20 July, July, July, July Billy Paul
21 Swearin' to God Frankie Valli *
22 Sooner or later Impressions
23 Me and Mrs Jones Ron Banks & Dramatics
24 Living a little laughing a little Detroit Spinners
25 I betcha didn't know that Frederick Knight
26 I can see where I'm going Lesley Duncan
27 Jive talking (05/75) Bee gees *
28 Ease on down the road Consumer rapport
29 Slippery when wet Commodores
30 Have you seen her (RR – 1971) Chi-Lites *
31 I'm not in love 10 c.c. # 1
32 I'll have to say I love you in a song Jim Croce
33 It oughta sell a million Lyn Paul *
34 Are you still mad at me Dana
35 When love has overgrown Hudson-Ford
36 Sister golden hair America
37 Baby get it on Ike & Tina Turner
38 Foe-dee-o-dee Rubettes *
39 Doing alright with the boys Gary Glitter *
40 Baby I love you OK (05/75) Kenny *
41 Slay me like a lady Jenny Darren
42 Ramona Stampeders
43 Take me in your arms (rock me for a little while) (05/75) Doobie Brothers *
44 Prima Donna Uriah heep
45 High above my head Ray Thomas
46 King of the kops Kristine [Sparkle]
47 The way you do it Pussyfoot
48 Denim Goddess Soho Jets
49 Kojak Columbo Nilsson
50 Living in the slum Well pleased and satisfied
51 Sealed with a kiss (RR – 1962) Brian Hyland *
52 Lady in blue Joe Dolan
53 Make the world go away Donny & Marie Osmond *
54 Mr. and Mrs (be nice to each other) Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch
55 Don't let it get around Jeffrey Hooper
56 Make it easy for me Peter Skellern
57 Excuse me Junior (Antonio Morales)
58 D.I.V.O.R.C.E. (RR – 1968) Tammy Wynette *
59 Misty Ray Stevens *
60 Hold on to it Barry Smith
61 Queen of fools (US 1965 – First UK release) Barbara Mills
62 Mr. Universe Flirtations
63 Tears on my pillow Johnny Nash *
64 It doesn't really matter now Justin & Wylde
65 Midnight at the oasis Pleasure
66 I don't love you but I think I like you Gilbert O'Sullivan *
67 Black pudding Bertha (The Queen of Northern Soul) Goodies *
68 Baby you're getting to me Bunny
69 Hide away from the sun Sweet sensation
70 Per-so-nal-ly Wigan's Ovation *
71 A thousand years Sandgate
72 Moonshine Sally Mud *
73 Back it up Nils Lofgren
74 Sail away Jack Harris
75 Black Friday Steely Dan
76 You can't stop the music Kinks
77 Please operator Tony & Tyrone
78 Once you get it B.T. Express
79 Sun goddes Ramsey Lewis & Earth, Wind & Fire
80 Disco (where you gonna go) Elliot Lurie
81 Moanin' Alan Bown

A month in a life – May 1975

All tracks released in May 1975 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Part time love David Gates
2 Sandy (4th of July, Asbury park) Hollies
3 Wildfire Michael Murphy
4 I'm not in love 10 c.c. *
5 And then there was Gina Bobby Goldsboro
6 Here I go again (04/75) Guys 'n' dolls *
7 Don't do it baby (04/75) Mac & Katie Kissoon *
8 Baby I'm coming home Attractions
9 Live for you Richard Jon Smith
10 Stone cold love affair Real thing
11 Hey girl Jimmy James & Vagabonds
12 Sending out an S.O.S. (04/75) Retta Young *
13 Hey you Bachman Turner Overdrive
14 Listen to what the man said Wings *
15 I'm gonna run away from you (RR – 1966 & 1971) Tami Lynn *
16 Time is master of man Tito Simon
17 Why can't we be friends War
18 Drag it over here Olympic Runners
19 Walking in rhythm (03/75) Blackbyrds *
20 Betcha if you check it out Quadraphonics
21 Once you get started Rufus (& Chaka Khan)
22 The bottle (La Botella) Bataan (= Joe Bataan)
23 Good feeling (to know) Octavian
24 Stand by me (04/75) John Lennon *
25 Oh boy (04/75) Mud # 1
26 Don't be cruel (04/75) Billy Swan *
27 Oh what a shame Roy Wood *
28 Once bitten twice shy (04/75) Ian Hunter *
29 Dynomite (Part 1) Tony Camillo's Bazuka *
30 Sweet F.A. (Funky Al) Ultrafunk
31 Get down, get down (on the floor) Joe Simon
32 Disco stomp Hamilton Bohannon *
33 My man Eagles
34 You brought the woman out of me Evie Sands
35 Don't call us, we'll call you Sugerloaf & Jerry Corbetta
36 Get your love Roger Daltrey
37 Is it love Kai Olsson
38 Looking for Clancy Susanne and me
39 Love trap T.D. Valentine
40 The proud one Osmonds *
41 I just got to find someone to love me Jill Baby Love
42 I want to be sure Santiago
43 You've lost that loving feeling (04/75) Telly Savalas *
44 Whispering grass (04/75) Windsor Davies & Don Estelle *
45 Wombling white tie and tails (04/75) Wombles *
46 The best thing Dino and Sembello
47 Nightbird Labelle
48 Keep the home fire burning Latimore
49 All cried out Lamont Dozier
50 Imagine me imagine you Fox *
51 Swing low sweet chariot (04/75) Eric Clapton *
52 Israelites (RR – 1969) Desmond Dekker & Aces *
53 Sweet Eliza Graffiti
54 You better watch out Gwen Owens
55 T.R.O.U.B.L.E. Elvis Presley *
56 Three steps to heaven Showaddywaddy *
57 Autobahn (04/75) Kraftwerk *
58 I'm forever blowing bubbles West Ham United Cup Squad *
59 Kiss me kiss your baby Brotherhood of man
60 Found my way to you Stealers wheel
61 Stand by your man (RR – 1969) Tammy Wynette # 1
62 Follow me Olivia Newton John
63 Don't tell me goodnight Lobo
64 Send in the clowns (04/75) Judy Collins *
65 Get out (and let me cry) (US 1964 – First UK release) Harold Melvin & Bluenotes *
66 That's what you get Horslips
67 Sneakin' up behind you Brecker brothers
68 Ain't gonna tell nobody Vernon Burch
69 Disco Queen (04/75) Hot Chocolate *
70 You've been away Rubin
71 For you I'll do anything you want me to Barry White *
72 Higher & higher (RR – 1967) Jackie Wilson *
73 I get the sweetest feeling (RR – 1972) Jackie Wilson *
74 Sing baby sing Stylistics *
75 The Hustle Van McCoy & Soul city symphony *
76 Touch me baby Maria Morgan
77 I've got to use my imagination Martha Reeves
78 Shoeshine boy Eddie Kendricks
79 I'm a changed man B.B. Seaton
80 I betcha didn't know that Carol Grimes
81 Roll over lay down Status Quo *
82 Thanks for the memory Slade *
83 Shakara Fela Ransome Kuti

A month in a life – April 1975

All tracks released in April 1975 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1981

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I dreamed last night Justin Hayward & John Lodge
2 I'll play for you Seals & Crofts
3 Lovin' you (03/75) Minnie Riperton *
4 One day in your life Michael Jackson [*]
5 Sailor Sailor
6 Brother and me Fludd
7 Breakdown of the song Decameron
8 Bad time Grand funk
9 Call me round Pilot *
10 Life is a minestrone (03/75) 10 c.c. *
11 Blonde Barnaby Bye
12 Powerful people Gino Vannelli
13 Moonlight Zero
14 Trying to get over losing you Dramatics
15 Bad luck Harold Melvin & Bluenotes
16 Helplessly Moment of truth
17 Cut the cake Average White Band *
18 I wanna dance wit' choo Disco Tex & Sex-O-Lettes *
19 Shining star Earth, wind & fire
20 Hey Y'all we're Miami Miami
21 E Man boogie Jimmy Castor bunch
22 Some other time Simtec Simmons
23 I ain't gonna tell nobody Shirley Brown
24 Love chain Candi Staton
25 Harry Truman Chicago
26 Carpet crawlers Genesis
27 Papa oom mow mow Sharonettes *
28 Lover please Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
29 Easy my love Scott Jacoby
30 One more time Gentlemen and their ladies
31 Bye bye baby Bay City Rollers # 1
32 Take your mama for a ride (03/75) Lulu *
33 Leave my world Johnny Bristol
34 Stand up and cheer Thunder Thighs
35 Friendship train Rosette Hightower
36 Blowing my mind to pieces Bob Relf
37 Tainted love Ruth Swann
38 The night (RR – 1972) Four Seasons *
39 Angel eyes American Gypsy
40 Crystal world Crystal grass
41 I don't like to sleep alone Paul Anka (& Odia Coates)
42 Isn't it lonely together Stark & McBrien
43 Only yesterday Carpenters *
44 Lonely people America
45 We'll find our day (03/75) Stephanie De Sykes *
46 Let me try again Tammy Jones *
47 (You don't know) How glad I am (03/75) Kiki Dee *
48 Ain't no love Tom Jones
49 Sally Ann Bonaroo
50 Let there be music Orleans
51 Lemon pie Strawbs
52 Piano man Billy Joel
53 Carol Al Stewart
54 Ding-a-dong Teach-In *
55 Hasta la vista Sylvia *
56 Bandolero Juan Carlos Calderon
57 Oh boy Mud *
58 Hang on sloopy Rick Derringer
59 The tears I cried Glitter Band *
60 Do the hand jive Muff
61 Things to do John Farnham
62 A bridge of love Joy Fleming
63 You're my number one Polly Brown
64 You better be certain Futures
65 Midnight is the time I need you Demis Roussos
66 Take good care of yourself (03/75) Three Degrees *
67 Save me (02/75) Silver Convention *
68 In the pocket Brothers
69 Feel the need in me Graham Central Station
70 Where is the love Betty Wright *
71 Dance, dance, dance Liquid smoke
72 Mama divine Alan Price
73 Can you give it all to me Myles & Lenny
74 You're the love of my life Brenda Lee Jones
75 Driving around the world Dragonfly
76 I love you for your mind (not your body) A raincoat
77 Stand by your man (RR – 1969) Tammy Wynette *
78 Put your head on my shoulder Sunday Sharpe
79 Roll me easy Glen Campbell
80 Chico and the man Jose Feliciano
81 The way we were – Try to remember (03/75) Gladys Knight & Pips *
82 Midnight train to Georgia Teddy Brown
83 Touch me baby Marvels
84 Hurt so good (02/75) Susan Cadogan *

A month in a life – March 1975

All tracks released in March 1975 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1976

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Funky gibbon (02/75) Goodies *
2 Having a party (01/75) Osmonds *
3 Give it to me Mob
4 Sign on the dotted line Gene Latter
5 If you don't want my love Afro Dimensions
6 Make me smile (come up and see me) Cockney Rebel & Steve Harley # 1
7 Run, run, run, run Tim Dandy
8 Survivor Chicory tip
9 Walkin' in the sun R. Dean Taylor
10 Jig saw girl Clifford T Ward
11 There's a whole lot of loving (01/75) Guys & Dolls *
12 You are so beautiful Joe Cocker
13 If Yin & Yan *
14 Honey (RR – 1968) Bobby Goldsboro *
15 Love me love my dog (02/75) Peter Shelley *
16 You lay so easy on my mind Andy Williams
17 A little love and understanding (07/74) Gilbert Becaud *
18 Hey, won't you play another somebody done somebody wrong song B.J. Thomas
19 When you get right down to it Aretha Franklin
20 What am I gonna do with you (02/75) Barry White *
21 One beautiful day Ecstasy, Passion & Pain
22 Sing a happy song George McCrae *
23 Love corporation Hues corporation
24 Get down tonight KC & Sunshine Band *
25 Don't worry about it Jimmy "Bo" Horne
26 Girls (01/75) Moments & Whatnauts *
27 Extra careful Billy Cole
28 Nothing is impossible Interns
29 Walk through this world Barbara Jones
30 Satin soul Gene Page
31 L-O-V-E (Love) (02/75) Al Green *
32 Supernatural thing (part 1) Ben E. King
33 Changes (messin' with my mind) Vernon Burch
34 Law of the land Undisputed truth
35 Reach out (I'll be there) Gloria Gaynor *
36 Express B.T. Express *
37 Wicki wacky Fatback band
38 Spirit of the boogie Kool & the gang
39 Showdown Odia Coates
40 Can't get it out of my head Electric Light Orchestra
41 Philadelphia freedom (02/75) Elton John *
42 Young Americans (02/85) David Bowie *
43 Hair of the dog Nazareth
44 Good lovin' gone bad (02/75) Bad Company *
45 In the morning Ken Hensley
46 Fox on the run Sweet *
47 It's only me you've left behind Cliff Richard
48 I can do it (02/75) Rubettes *
49 Fancy pants (02/75) Kenny *
50 Tequila madness Versatility
51 Bye bye baby (02/75) Bay city rollers # 1
52 Brother can you spare a dime Ronnie Lane
53 The ugly duckling (02/75) Mike Reid *
54 So you are a star Hudson brothers
55 I ain't gonna stand for this no more Ace
56 Keep pushing on Hug
57 Sweet cherry J.J. Barnes
58 I need some money Eddie Harris
59 Mr. Tambourine man Con-funk-shun
60 Another chance Love unlimited
61 Love to love you baby Donna Summer [*]
62 Lady Marmalade (Voulez vous coucher …) (11/74) LaBelle *
63 Sorry doesn't always make it right (02/75) Diana Ross *
64 Hold on to love (02/05) Peter Skellern *
65 Lazy lady Richard Myhill
66 Let me be the one (02/75) Shadows *
67 What in the world's come over you (01/75) Tam White *
68 If Telly Savalas # 1
69 Sunset woman Dave Loggins
70 Romance Severin Browne
71 Before the next teardrop falls Freddy Fender
72 My man and me (02/75) Lynsey De Paul *
73 Baby, hang up the phone Carl Graves
74 Don't you know I love you Major Lance
75 I forgot to say I love you till I'm gone Chi-Lites
76 Someway, somehow I'm keeping you Tymes
77 Skiing in the snow Wigan's Ovation *
78 Cochise Armada orchestra
79 My little lady Bloodstone
80 The queen of 1964 (02/75) Neil Sedaka *
81 Swing your daddy (02/75) Jim Gilstrap *
82 Shotgun shuffle Sunshine band
83 I'm sorry babe Kokomo (UK)
84 Play me like you play your guitar (02/75) Duane Eddy & Rebelettes *
85 Latin strut (super strut) Joe Bataan

A month in a life – Feb 1975

All tracks released in February 1975 unless otherwise indicated

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Your mama won't like me (01/75) Suzi Quatro *
2 Dancin' fool Guess who
3 Jackie blue Ozark Mountain Daredevils
4 You're no good Linda Ronstadt
5 Poetry man Phoebe Snow
6 Have you ever been mellow Olivia Newton John
7 # 9 Dream (01/75) John Lennon *
8 Family of man Paul Williams
9 Sixty minute man (01/75) Trammps *
10 Mighty clouds of joy Mighty clouds of joy
11 One day of peace Love committee
12 I just can't say goodbye Philly Devotions
13 Waitin' for the rain Philly sound
14 My eyes adored you (10/74) Frankie Valli *
15 We may never love like this again Maureen McGovern
16 If Telly Savalas *
17 I've been this way before Neil Diamond
18 Hold on Chris DeBurgh
19 Lady Styx
20 Dreamer (11/74) Supertramp *
21 Last tango Esperanto
22 Mellow down Andy Fairweather Low
23 What became of me First class
24 How does it feel Slade *
25 Dark horse George Harrison
26 Snookeroo Ringo Starr
27 Trans Canada Highway Gene Pitney
28 Remember the days of the old schoolyard Linda Lewis
29 My last night with you (01/75) Arrows *
30 The secrets that you keep Mud *
31 China light Splinter
32 Engine of love Terry Webster
33 Good love can never die (01/75) Alvin Stardust *
34 Way back in the fifties Carl Wayne
35 Remember what I told you to forget Tavares
36 When there is no such thing as love Lenny Welch
37 Bring back the love of yesterday Dells
38 Stop on by Rufus
39 All these changes Milt Mattthews
40 You don't stand a chance (Part 1) Jimmy James & Vagabonds
41 South African man (01/75) Hamilton Bohannon *
42 Superman Commodores
43 Bump me baby Dooley Silverspoon
44 I'll be holding on (1975 remix) Al Downing
45 A little bit of lovin' Doris Duke
46 Your kiss is sweet (01/75) Syreeta *
47 Lego skanga (01/75) Rupie Edwards *
48 Fly Prelude
49 Golden lady Jose Feliciano
50 Make me smile (come up and see me) (01/75) Cockney Rebel & Steve Harley # 1
51 Heroes are hard to find Fleetwood mac
52 Only love can last forever Sandy Davis
53 Nightingale Carole King
54 My heart's symphony (RR – 1966) Gary Lewis & Playboys *
55 Don't be cruel Mike Berry
56 I'm her fool Billy Swan
57 You're gonna love yourself in the morning Roy Clark
58 We love each other (12/74) Charlie Rich *
59 I'll still be loving you Jim Weatherly
60 Wolfman Jack Todd Rundgren
61 Roll on down the highway (01/75) Bachman-Turner Overdrive *
62 We are the song Light fantastic
63 Turn to stone Joe Walsh
64 January Pilot # 1
65 Sweet music Showaddywaddy *
66 Games up Hello
67 Hey Mr. Record man Pip Williams
68 Some kind of wonderful Grand funk railroad
69 Pick up the pieces (07/74) Average White Band *
70 This Monday morning feeling (10/74) Tito Simon *
71 Only you can (RR – 1974) Fox *
72 Where are you going to my love Miracles
73 For the good times Seventh wonder
74 From his woman to you Barbara Mason
75 Love games (01/75) Drifters *
76 Ninety nine ways (to love you a little bit) Samantha Sinclair
77 Something Miracle workers
78 Lovin' you is easy Javells & Nosmo King
79 I'm on my way (01/75) Dean Parrish *
80 Shame shame shame (01/75) Shirley & Company *
81 Whip your loving on me T 'n' T (Tony & Tyrone)
82 Honey bee Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
83 Dial L for love Polly Brown
84 Mandy Barry Manilow *
85 You're as right as rain Nancy Wilson
86 Let me start tonite Lamont Dozier
87 Special loving Barbara Acklin
88 Blue eyed soul Carl Douglas

A month in a life – Jan 1975

All tracks released in January 1975 unless otherwise indicated

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I can't help loving you Paul Anka
2 Lazy love Napoleon Jones
3 Slow down Shabby tiger
4 Goodbye my love Glitter Band *
5 Run tell the people Daniel Boone
6 Trusting heart Trammps
7 Where are all my friends Harold Melvin & Bluenotes
8 Keep an eye on your close friends Newcomers
9 Boogie joogie (part 1) Hot ice
10 I'll take a melody Hues corporation
11 I'm stone in love with you (09/74) Johnny Mathis *
12 Sugar candy kisses (11/74) Mac & Katie Kissoon *
13 Toby Chi-lites
14 Blue desert Sailor
15 Dance Milk and honey
16 Sweet surrender John Denver
17 Best of my love Eagles
18 Never let her go David Gates
19 Rock 'n' roll (I gave you the best years of my life) Mac Davis
20 Ballad of Lucy Jordan Dr. Hook & Medicine show
21 Part of the plan Dan Fogelberg
22 Keep on lovin' you Z.Z. Hill
23 Do it (until you're satisfied) Soul messengers
24 Black superman (Muhammad Ali) (11/74) Johnny Wakelin *
25 Bertha Butt boogie Jimmy Castor bunch
26 Fire Ohio players
27 Boogie on reggae woman (12/74) Stevie Wonder *
28 Footsee Wigan's chosen few *
29 January Pilot *
30 Heartbreak kid Bo Donaldson & Heywoods
31 Please Mr. Postman (11/74) Carpenters *
32 We're running out Albert Hammond
33 Baby don't do it Jigsaw
34 You are you Gilbert O'Sullivan
35 Please tell him that I said hello (10/74) Dana *
36 Mary in the morning Glen Campbell
37 One man woman / one woman man Paul Anka & Odia Coates
38 Suzi girl Redbone
39 Ms Grace (11/74) Tymes # 1
40 Love don't go through no changes on me Sister Sledge
41 Shoorah shoorah Betty Wright *
42 You're the song (I've always wanted to sing) Timmy Thomas
43 Everlasting love Carl Carlton
44 Boy, you're dynamite Jackson sisters
45 Fly now Brian Protheroe
46 Evie (Part 1 – Let your hair hang down) Steve Wright
47 I know what you need Foot in cold water
48 Watch out for Lucy Dobie Gray
49 Promised land Elvis Presley *
50 Something for the girl with everything Sparks *
51 Painted lady Anthony Bygraves
52 Now I'm here Queen *
53 Down down (11/74) Status Quo # 1
54 Then I change hands Mick Robertson
55 Lonely lovers symphony Bryan Evans
56 Layla Ronnie Charles & London Symphony orch.
57 Three ring circus Blue magic
58 Star on a TV show Stylistics *
59 It may be winter outside (but in my heart it's spring) Love unlimited *
60 Take me clear from here David Ruffin
61 Simone Denny Doherty
62 Another year Labi Siffre
63 Angie baby (11/74) Helen Reddy *
64 Wonderful baby Don McLean
65 Rain Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
66 Sunshine roses Gene Cotton
67 Rock 'n' Roll (RR – 1974) Kevin Johnson *
68 Dream on Righteous brothers
69 Let yourself go Syl Johnson
70 Rhyme tyme people Kool & the gang
71 Breakaway (Part 1) Steve Karmen Big Band & Jimmy Radcliffe
72 You're gonna cry when I'm gone Donnie Elbert
73 Keep on stepping Fatback band
74 Daybreak Survival kit
75 Migration Creative source
76 Doctor Love Pearls
77 Hung up on your love Montclairs
78 Purely by coincidence Sweet Sensation *
79 Woman to woman Shirley Brown
80 Baby I'm through Emotions
81 Lonely this christmas Mud # 1
82 Spring of 1912 Brotherhood of man
83 Soul symphony Sons of Moses

A month in a life – Dec 1974

All tracks released in November/December 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
Releases November 22 & 29
1 Christmas presents Andy Williams
2 In the bleak mid-winter Bert Jansch
3 Christmas dream Maynard Williams
4 Without a song Gary Shearston
5 Get dancing (10/74) Disco Tex & Sex-o-lettes *
6 Zing went the strings of my heart (RR – 1972) Trammps *
7 Undecided love Chequers
8 Sound your funky horn (04/74) KC & Sunshine band *
9 Hey mister Christmas Showaddywaddy *
10 Gonna make you a star (09/74) David Essex # 1
11 Tonight Lindisfarne
12 Friday on my mind Earth quake
13 Tell me why Alvin Stardust *
14 Only you Ringo Starr *
15 Ire feelings (Skanga) Rupie Edwards *
16 Oh yes! you're beautiful Gary Glitter *
17 You got the love Rufus
18 Life of the party Jackson 5
19 Under my thumb (RR – 1966) Wayne Gibson *
20 So long ABBA
21 The three bells Nana Mouskouri
22 Lucy in the sky with diamonds Elton John *
23 Roxette Dr. Feelgood
24 Dance the kung fu Carl Douglas *
25 What a wonderful thing we have Ralfi Pagan
26 Don't let it die Jimmy Cliff
27 Don't worry baby California music
28 The Zoo (Human zoo) Commodores *
29 Cheri Babe Hot Chocolate *
30 Lonely woman Horace Andy
31 The man with the golden gun [James Bond] Lulu
32 Lonely this Christmas Mud # 1
Releases December 6 & 13
33 Is it only love Pretty things
34 You can make me dance, sing or anything (11/74) Rod Stewart & Faces *
35 Ali shuffle Georgie Fame
36 Crying over you Ken Boothe *
37 Everybody plays the fool Chosen few
38 My melody of love Bobby Vinton
39 If we make it through December Merle Haggard
40 Christmas dream Perry Como
41 Morning side of the mountain (11/74) Donny & Marie Osmond *
42 Christmas song (11/74) Gilbert O'Sullivan *
43 Having a party H.B. Barnum
44 Are you ready to rock Wizzard *
45 Down Down (11/74) Status Quo *
46 The bump (10/74) Kenny *
47 The In Betweenies (11/74) Goodies *
48 Je t'aime… moi non plus (RR – 1969) Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg *
49 Help me make it through the night John Holt *
50 Never can say goodbye (10/74) Gloria Gaynor *
51 Doctor's orders Carol Douglas
52 You're the first, the last, my everything (10/74) Barry White # 1
53 You can have it all (11/74) George McCrae *
54 Stardust (11/74) David Essex *
55 Ms Grace (11/74) Tymes *
56 Wombling Merry Christmas (11/74) Wombles *
57 I can help (11/74) Billy Swan *
58 Streets of London (11/74) Ralph McTell *
59 Ding Dong George Harrison *

A month in a life – Nov 1974

All tracks released in November 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1977

(releases Nov. 1, 8 & 15 used)

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Goodbye Suzie John Howard
2 I’m down Hollies
3 Grace darling Strawbs
4 Only one woman Nigel Olsson (& Elton John)
5 Overnight sensation Raspberries
6 Junior’s farm Paul McCartney & Wings *
7 Magic (09/74) Pilot *
8 What went down (that night with you) Ronnie Lane
9 Meet me at the corner at Joe’s cafe Peter Noone
10 Bye bye Peter Shelley
11 New love Diana Solomon
12 Is it in? Eddie Harris
13 Love looks good on you Blood sweat & tears
14 Sugar pie guy Joneses
15 Do it, fluid Blackbyrds
16 Out of darkness Natural essence
17 Tell me what you want (10/74) Jimmy Ruffin *
18 Too good to be forgotten (09/74) Chi-Lites *
19 Gangster boogie bump Willie Henderson
20 We got love Buddy Miles
21 No honestly (10/74) Lynsey De Paul *
22 Love is all (Butterfly ball) Roger Glover & Guests
23 Street corner music Dave Jordan
24 Blue angel Gene Pitney *
25 Fire, baby I’m on fire Andy Kim
26 Everything I want to do Albert Hammond
27 Bungle in the jungle Jethro Tull
28 Zip gun boogie T. Rex *
29 Anything I want to Albatross
30 Right on running man Stephen
31 Tell him (08/74) Hello *
32 Jukebox jive Rubettes *
33 Gonna make you a star (09/74) David Essex # 1
34 Bad blood Neil Sedaka
35 You are Philip Goodhand Tait
36 She’s gone Lou Rawls
37 Boogie on reggae woman Pat Rhoden
38 Welcome to the club Blue magic
39 Kalimba story Earth, wind & fire
40 Goodbye nothing to say (10/74) Javells feat. Nosmo King *
41 I got to find me somebody Vel-vettes
42 Need a little taste of love Isley brothers
43 I’m going left Syreeta
44 Grasshopper Doris Duke
45 Sha la la (make me happy) (10/74) Al Green *
46 When will I see you again Marcia Griffiths
47 How long (10/74) Ace *
48 Farewell is a lonely sound (RR – 1970) Jimmy Ruffin *
49 Peace O’Jays
50 Magic man Sweet rain
51 I’ve got to go on without you Al Brown
52 Ride ’em cowboy Paul Davis
53 Carefree highway Gordon Lightfoot
54 Costafine town (09/74) Splinter *
55 The wild one Suzi Quatro *
56 Turn it down Sweet *
57 You ain’t seen nothing yet (10/74) Bachman-Turner Overdrive *
58 Lover, lover, lover Leonard Cohen
59 Longfellow serenade Neil Diamond
60 In the bottle Brother to brother
61 Ask me Ecstacy, passion & pain
62 You believed in me (Part 1) Executive suite
63 Get your love back (10/74) Three Degrees *
64 Love hurts Nazareth [*]
65 Saturday gig Mott the hoople *
66 Counting out time Genesis
67 Everything I own (05/74) Ken Boothe # 1
68 My boy Elvis Presley *
69 Where did all the good times go Donny Osmond *
70 Crazy idea Patty Pravo
71 Pledging my love Tom Jones
72 I’ll be your everything Percy Sledge
73 You’re the first, the last, my everything (10/74) Barry White *

A month in a life – Oct 1974

All tracks released in October 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1975
[**] : will chart on re-release in 1976

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Blow your whistle Soul searchers
2 Cleopatra Jones Bobby Harrison
3 Boogie ain't nuttin' Rufus Thomas
4 Party freaks (part 1) Miami
5 Keep on dancing Hamilton Bohannon
6 I can't fight your love Modulations
7 Rockin' soul Hues Corporation *
8 Dancing to the music of love Jimmy James & Vagabonds
9 Then came you (09/74) Detroit Spinners & Dionne Warwick *
10 Hey there lonely girl (RR – 1970) Eddie Holman *
11 Sad sweet dreamer (07/74) Sweet Sensation # 1
12 Spinning top Moving violation
13 Best time of my life Pat Kelly
14 The Chinese Janne Schaffer
15 People gotta move Gino Vanelli
16 Call on me Chicago
17 Willy and the hand jive Eric Clapton
18 Philomena Thin Lizzy
19 All I want is you Roxy Music *
20 Far far away Slade *
21 Touch me Fancy
22 The last word Adam Miller
23 The need to be Jim Weatherly
24 I honestly love you (09/74) Olivia Newton-John *
25 Goodbye is just another word Lobo
26 Annie's song (07/74) John Denver # 1
27 I feel a song in my heart Gladys Knight & Pips
28 Nice girl like you Intruders
29 Leon Michael de Barres
30 Lie down and be counted Neil Innes
31 Never turn your back on mother Earth Sparks *
32 The hostage Donna Summer
33 One more time Redbone
34 Sweet home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd [**]
35 Money is no friend of mine Starry eyed & Laughing
36 Da doo ron ron (RR – 1963) Crystals *
37 Never my love Blue swede
38 All of me loves all of you Bay city rollers *
39 Hot shot Barry Blue *
40 Baby blue Micky Moonshine
41 Yeah tonight Ariel
42 Wake up and start standing Younghearts
43 Do it (till you're satisfied) B.T. Express
44 You haven't done nothin' Stevie Wonder *
45 Let's straighten it out Latimore
46 She's gone Tavares
47 My mistake (was to love you) Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
48 Headline news Sunny
49 Kung fu fighting (06/74) Carl Douglas # 1
50 On the real side Larry Saunders
51 Eyes in the back of my head Neil Harrison
52 And the music plays on Del Shannon
53 Let's sing a love song Petula Clark
54 Wherever love takes me Maureen McGovern
55 With you Demis Roussos
56 Happy anniversary (09/74) Slim Whitman *
57 Stop and smell the roses Mac Davis
58 Pepper box (RR – 1973) Peppers *
59 Let's put it all together Stylistics *
60 Down on the beach tonight Drifters *
61 I can't leave you alone (09/74) George McCrae *
62 Charmer Tim Moore
63 Leave it (09/74) Mike McGear *
64 Whatever gets you through the night John Lennon/Plastic Ono Nuclear Band *
65 Holiday romance Kinks
66 Walking in the park with Eloise Country Hams [Paul McCartney]
67 Minuetto Allegretto Wombles *
68 Prince of heaven Fruupp
69 Love's melody Ducks Deluxe
70 Love ship Kenny Young
71 I get a kick out of you (09/74) Gary Shearston *
72 California dreamin' Winston Francis
73 I'm so glad Brian Holland
74 I want to take you home Syl Johnson
75 Gonna make you a star (09/74) David Essex *
76 Ol' Virginia Junior Campbell
77 Let's get together again (09/74) Glitter Band *
78 Killer Queen Queen *
79 Farewell (09/74) Rod Stewart *
80 Wind it up Fogg
81 On the run Scorched earth
82 If you get hurt Paul Da Vinci
83 Everything I own (05/74) Ken Boothe # 1
84 Gone but not forgotten Kristine Sparkle
85 El Bimbo Bimbo jet [*]