A month in a life – Sept 1974

All tracks released in September 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 If you change with the seasons Julian Brook
2 Pinball (07/74) Brian Protheroe *
3 Second avenue Art Garfunkel
4 5:30 plane Margie Miller
5 Best of my love John Lees
6 Having my baby (07/74) Paul Anka & Odia Coates *
7 Gee baby (08/74) Peter Shelley *
8 Give me what I cry for Chris Rainbow
9 Make me a dollar, make me a dime Brendon
10 The best time of my life Joe Simon
11 Short stopping Veda Brown
12 Breaking up a happy home Barbara Jean English
13 Happiness is just around the bend Main Ingredient
14 Play de music Tinga Stewart
15 Reggae tune (08/74) Andy Fairweather-Low *
16 Hey y'all Black oak Arkansas
17 Do ya Move
18 Knock on wood David Bowie *
19 Roll and roll with me Donovan
20 Shot of rhythm and blues Dave Edmunds
21 The power and the glory Gentle giant
22 She's gone Hall & Oates
23 (You keep me) hanging on Ann Peebles
24 Love train Bunny Sigler
25 Love makes it right Soul children
26 Last day of summer Velvet glove
27 Another "without you" day Blue mink
28 I'm a believer Robert Wyatt *
29 Girl, you need a change of mind (Part 1) Eddie Kendricks
30 Move me baby Gwen McCrae
31 Who is he and what is he to you Creative source
32 I'm a fool for you Undisputed truth
33 I'll be holding on (Janus version) Al Downing
34 Outsiders point of view Barry Reynolds
35 Life is a rock (but the radio rolled me) Reunion *
36 What good is "I love you" Emmaline Jones
37 You bring out the best in me Derek & Cyndi
38 Sad sweet dreamer (07/74) Sweet Sensation *
39 The finger pointers (Part 1) Choice four
40 Family affair MFSB
41 Love me for a reason Osmonds # 1
42 She let's her hair down (Early in the morning) Pastors
43 La la la at the end Little Anthony & Imperials
44 Spinnin' and spinnin' (08/74) Syreeta *
45 Love me Diana Ross *
46 Love song Severin Browne
47 Sense of direction Climax Blues Band
48 Free man in Paris Joni Mitchell
49 Long tall glasses Leo Sayer *
50 Something 'bout you baby I like (08/74) Tom Jones *
51 Who's sorry now Lyn Paul
52 Sunday won't be Sunday anymore Butterscotch
53 Surrounded by a ray of sunshine Playthings
54 Peace on you Roger McGuinn
55 Glory glory Tommy James
56 Blowing up my mind Exciters
57 Up in a puff of smoke (07/74) Polly Brown *
58 I hate hate Razzy
59 Once more with feeling Whispers
60 I'm so glad Brian Holland
61 You little trust maker (08/74) Tymes *
62 Cracked up over you [USA 1966] Danny White
63 Jump back Tom Scott & L.A. Express
64 Gotta see Jane (RR-1968) R. Dean Taylor *
65 I've got the music in me (07/74) Kiki Dee *
66 It's better to have (07/74) Don Covay *
67 Sexy Ida Ike & Tina Turner
68 Jamaican farewell Ariel
69 Higher plane Kool & Gang
70 Need your love tonight Eli Culbertson
71 Crazy eyes Rocky Rhodes
72 Oh man Slowbone
73 Changing partners Barbara Jones
74 Everything I own (05/74) Ken Boothe *
75 Party down Little Beaver
76 People say Meters
77 The devil made me do it Robert Upchurch
78 Soul street Eddie Floyd
79 Kung fu fighting Carl Douglas # 1
80 Danny teach me to dance Vicky Leandros
81 Happy birthday baby Tony Christie
82 The bitch is back (08/74) Elton John *
83 Silly love (08/74) 10CC *
84 Samba pa ti (1971 B side / first time A side) Santana *

A month in a life – Aug 1974

All tracks released in August 1974 unless otherwise indicated

[*] : will chart in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 You keep coming back 100% pure poison
2 Now that we've found love O'Jays
3 When will I see you again (06/74) Three degrees # 1
4 I'm coming home Detroit Spinners
5 Take your pleasure where you find it Wilson Pickett
6 It wouldn't have made any difference Tom Middleton
7 I've got you on my mind again Billy Joe Young
8 Don't call it love Bo Cooper
9 Rock me gently (06/74) Andy Kim *
10 Miss hit & run (07/74) Barry Blue *
11 Eyes of silver Doobie brothers
12 Already gone Eagles
13 Fallin' in love Souther Hillman Furay band
14 Grave concern Graham Nash
15 Walk on Neil Young
16 Free spirit Hudson-Ford
17 Andy Warhol Dana Gillespie
18 Smoke gets in your eyes Bryan Ferry *
19 Tomorrow's song Arnold Martin Morrow
20 Round and round Nutz
21 Mr Soft (07/74) Cockney rebel *
22 Do me good Yellowstone & Voice
23 Cats in the cradle Harry Chapin
24 Please come to Boston Dave Loggins
25 Sundown (04/74) Gordon Lightfoot *
26 Sing the world a song Design
27 Love me for a reason Osmonds # 1
28 Sideshow Blue magic
29 Tubelar bells 101 Strings
30 They don't make days like this any more Gerry Marsden
31 What's happening to old London town Harry Fowler
32 Summer girl Craig Ruhnke
33 God only knows Henson
34 Rainbow Peters & Lee *
35 Time after time Vic Damone
36 Play it again Wilma Reading
37 Traffic jam Sailor
38 Clap for the Wolfman Guess who
39 Just for you (07/74) Glitter Band *
40 Na na na (07/74) Cozy Powell *
41 Sex appeal Simon Turner
42 Rock & roll lady Showaddywaddy *
43 Toughen up Arrows
44 Window shopping (07/74) R. Dean Taylor *
45 You make me feel brand new Inner circles
46 After loving you Linda Clifford
47 Hang on in there baby (07/74) Johnny Bristol *
48 Can't get enough of your love babe Barry White *
49 Paint yourself in a the corner Classic Sullivans
50 Love is the answer Van McCoy & Soul city symphony
51 Rock your baby (06/74) George McCrae # 1
52 Rings Rueben Howell
53 Annie's song (07/74) John Denver *
54 Everyday of my life Candlewick green
55 Hello summertime (07/74) Bobby Goldsboro *
56 Happiness is New York city
57 Feel like making love (06/74) Roberta Flack *
58 What goes around (comes around) Black Ivory
59 Midnight rider Gregg Allman
60 Another saturday night Cat Stevens *
61 It's only rock and roll Rolling Stones *
62 Takin' care of business Bachman-Turner overdrive
63 You you you Alvin Stardust *
64 Only you can Fox [*]
65 Bobby Dazzler First class
66 Only a child Nicky Thomas
67 Tell me something good Rufus
68 Pack it up Gonzales
69 Baby love (RR -1964) Supremes *
70 Kung fu Curtis Mayfield
71 Kung fu fighting (06/74) Carl Douglas *
72 Time Mighty clouds of joy
73 Live it up Isley brothers
74 Queen of clubs KC & Sunshine band *
75 Clique Con funk shun
76 Nothing from nothing Billy Preston
77 In times like these Alan Price
78 I'm leaving it all up to you (07/74) Donny & Marie Osmond *
79 A woman's place Gilbert O'Sullivan *
80 Y Viva Espana (01/74) Sylvia *
81 Harlem song Fady el Koury
82 Summer love Horizon
83 Rub it in Billy "Crash" Craddock
84 The black eyed boys Paper Lace *
85 This is the story of my love (07/74) Wizzard *
86 Machine gun (07/74) Commodores *

A month in a life – July 1974

All tracks released in July 1974 unless otherwise indicated

[*] : will chart in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Hey babe (Part 1) Joneses
2 Both ends against the middle Jackie Moore
3 Good things don't last forever Ecstasy, Passion & Pain
4 When will I see you again (06/74) Three degrees *
5 Sticks and stones Moon Williams
6 If you're gonna break another heart Cass Elliot
7 I don't know why Alaska
8 Come Monday Jimmy Buffett
9 It's all up to you (06/74) Jim Capaldi *
10 Grave concern Graham Nash
11 I shot the sheriff Eric Clapton *
12 Sweet bitter love Marcia Griffiths
13 Delta Dawn Scott Walker
14 American lovers Thomas Jefferson Kaye
15 You're baby ain't your baby anymore (06/74) Paul Da Vinci *
16 Honey Honey (05/74) Sweet dreams *
17 Annie get your yo yo Cordells
18 Esmeralda Rescue co. no. 1
19 Summerlove sensation Bay city rollers *
20 I found sunshine (06/74) Chi-Lites *
21 Wasn't it nice Trax
22 Dancing shoes B.B. Seaton
23 Can't get enough of you Tyrone Edwards
24 Fish ain't bitin' Lamont Dozier
25 Don't you worry 'bout a thing Stevie Wonder
26 Just as bad as you Shawne Jackson
27 Rock your baby (06/74) George McCrae # 1
28 Money won't save you Jimmy Cliff
29 Love is the message MFSB & Three Degrees
30 Lovers cross Melanie
31 Make it easy for me Andy Williams
32 Without you Janis Ian
33 You and me against the world Helen Reddy
34 Wishing you were here Chicago
35 For the peace of all mankind Terry Sylvester
36 He did with me Frances Yip
37 Stop look listen (to your heart) (06/74) Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye *
38 You make me feel brand new (06/74) Stylistics *
39 Comin' home Duster Bennett
40 What becomes of the broken hearted (RR – 1966) Jimmy Ruffin *
41 Secretary Betty Wight
42 Main line Ashford & Simpson
43 Rock the boat Hues Corporation *
44 Pick up the pieces Average White Band [*]
45 Oh my (don't it make you want to cry) Sassafras
46 Hideway Sweet wine
47 Tonight Rubettes *
48 Ring Ring (06/74) Abba *
49 You're not the only girl Jigsaw
50 Rocket Mud *
51 The sixteens Sweet *
52 Lakonga Vivian Stanshall
53 Put out the light Joe Cocker
54 Keep on smiling Wet Willie
55 Light of love T.Rex *
56 Take your time Caroline Chicory Tip
57 Please please me David Cassidy *
58 Mad dog America
59 Water in my wine Fogg
60 Loaves and fishes Willow
61 Branch Rab Noakes
62 Fuel to burn Mike D'Abo
63 She (06/74) Charles Aznavour # 1
64 A little love and understanding Gilbert Becaud [*]
65 To the door of the sun Gigliola Cinquetti
66 My girl Bill (06/74) Jim Stafford *
67 Have love will travel Denise Keene & Happy
68 Born with a smile on my face (06/74) Stephanie De Sykes *
69 (Win, place or show) She's a winner (06/74) Intruders *
70 I love you Terry Collins
71 Everybody party all night Chairmen of the board
72 Funky party Clarence Reid
73 Hollywood swinging Kool & the gang
74 Band on the run (06/74) Paul McCartney & Wings *
75 Bangin' man (06/74) Slade *
76 New York satyricon zany Andy Bown
77 Amateur hour Sparks *
78 After the show Kevin Ayers
79 Fog on the Tyne Lindisfarne
80 Here comes the sun Prelude
81 If you talk in your sleep Elvis Presley *
82 Be thankful for what you've got (05/74) William De Vaughn *
83 Midnight and you Solomon Burke
84 Sweet surrender Margie Joseph
85 Mike Oldfield's single (Theme from Tubular Bells) Mike Oldfield *

A month in a life – Jun 1974

All tracks released in June 1974 unless otherwise indicated

[*] : will chart on re-release in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Liverpool Lou (05/74) Scaffold *
2 Singapore girl Kings singers
3 Sing hallelujah New Seekers
4 Have you had a little happiness lately Tony Burrows
5 Love song Susan Cope
6 Baby let your long hair down Don Adams
7 Joanne Frank Ifield
8 If you love me Olivia Newton John
9 She Charles Aznavour # 1
10 I won't last a day without you (05/74) Carpenters *
11 Long after tonight is all over Julie Rogers
12 Midnight at the oasis Maria Muldaur *
13 Sweet lady love Junior Campball
14 When the morning comes Hall & Oates
15 Me and my stone Stampeders
16 Alright Merlin
17 Rebels rule Iron virgin
18 Foxy Foxy Mott the hoople *
19 Always yours Gary Glitter # 1
20 The Wall street shuffle (05/74) 10 cc *
21 The Poacher Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance *
22 Going down the road Roy Wood *
23 Tell me that I am wrong Blood, sweat & tears
24 Run back to mama Chase
25 If you're ready (come go with me) (04/74) Staple Singers *
26 It's worth the hurt Gwen McCrae
27 Brothers on the slide Cymande
28 Love is a playground Chants
29 Central Park arrest (05/74) Thunderthighs *
30 Ice Paul Osborne
31 4th of July John Christie
32 Don't let the sun go down on me (05/74) Elton John *
33 Laughter in the rain Neil Sedaka *
34 Beach baby (05/74) First Class *
35 Young girl (RR 1968) Gary Puckett & Union Gap *
36 What shall I do Frankie & Classicals
37 If you ask me (USA 1966) Jerry Williams
38 Dancing machine Jackson 5
39 Son of Sagittarius Eddie Kendricks
40 Honey bee (MGM release) Gloria Gaynor
41 Where do we go from here Trammps
42 Shout Trammps
43 Nice time Johnny Nash
44 Gimme little sign Major Lance
45 We can make it last forever Ronnie Dyson
46 I'm so glad Fuzz
47 Run to the nearest exit Viola Wills
48 Just don't want to be lonely (04/74) Main Ingredient *
49 Rock your baby George McCrae *
50 Cajun moon J.J. Cale
51 Floating on the wind (05/74) Hudson-Ford *
52 Met her on a plane Ian Matthews
53 One night stand Rick Nelson
54 Painted ladies Ian Thomas
55 Swallow wind Al Stewart
56 Jet silver Be bop deluxe
57 Banana rock Wombles *
58 Easy easy (03/74) Scotland World Cup Squad *
59 O.K. Chicago Resonance
60 The streak (05/74) Ray Stevens # 1
61 Personality (05/74) Lena Zavaroni *
62 You're ready now Guy Darrell
63 Guilty (05/74) Pearls *
64 Kissin' in the back row of the movies Drifters *
65 Lady Brotherhood of man
66 My man Barry St. John
67 Some guys have all the luck Derrick Harriott
68 Arrest that man Compass
69 Peace, love & understanding Brinsley Schwartz
70 Just a smile Pilot [*]
71 Can't get enough (05/74) Bad Company *
72 Diamond Dogs David Bowie *
73 Man for all reasons Argent
74 Too big Suzi Quatro *
75 Getting hungry Big boy blue
76 One man band Leo Sayer *
77 Ooh mother Unicorn
78 One hell of a woman Mac Davis
79 If you go away Terry Jacks *
80 I'd love you to want me (RR 1972) Lobo *
81 That's the way I've always heard it should be Clodagh Rodgers
82 Ooh I do (05/74) Lynsey De Paul *
83 Judy played the jukebox Scott Fitzgerald
84 Sugar baby love (03/74) Rubettes # 1
85 Classical gas Beggars opera

A month in a life – May 1974

All tracks released in May 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1976
[**] : will chart on re-release in 1979

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Help yourself Undisputed truth
2 Stretchin' out Doris Troy
3 One chain don't make no prison Four Tops
4 Better get ready for love Robert Knight
5 We can't get enough Bingo
6 Mighty mighty Earth, wind & fire
7 So good Eleventh hour
8 Heartaches Annetta Jackson & Bobby Stephen
9 Sound of silence (live version) Paul Simon & Jesse Dixon Singers
10 Go (before you break my heart) (04/74) Gigliola Cinquetti *
11 Do you love me Sharif Dean
12 She knows James Griffin
13 Tell me a lie Sami Joe
14 Getting over you (03/74) Andy Williams *
15 Baby let your long hair down Don Adams & Greenfield express
16 In my little corner of the world Marie Osmond
17 The streak Ray Stevens *
18 Hey rock & roll (04/74) Showaddywaddy *
19 Good time Fanny Angel
20 Let your yeah be yeah Brownsville station
21 Sugar baby love (03/74) Rubettes # 1
22 Red dress (04/74) Alvin Stardust *
23 Morning bird Damned
24 If you wanna get to heaven Ozark mountain daredevils
25 Body and soul Rare bird
26 Break the rules Status Quo *
27 Sweet transvestite Tim Curry
28 Psychomodo Cockney Rebel
29 The man in black Cozy Powell *
30 I know I'm losing you (USA 1970) Rare earth
31 Locomotion Grand funk
32 Something or nothing Uriah heep
33 Pursuit on 53rd street Doobie brothers
34 James Dean Eagles
35 Judy Teen (03/74) Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel *
36 Don't ask me no questions Lynyrd Skynyrd
37 Put a record on Tramp
38 Molly Bearfoot
39 W.O.L.D. (03/74) Harry Chapin *
40 Everything changes Lesley Duncan
41 Sail the summer winds Lyn Paul
42 Sailing homeward Donovan
43 Son of a rotten gambler Hollies
44 Rhinestone cowboy Larry Weiss
45 (You keep me) Hangin' on (04/74) Cliff Richard *
46 If I didn't care David Cassidy *
47 I want to give (04/74) Perry Como *
48 A very special love song Charlie Rich
49 Jolene Dolly Parton [*]
50 Dream goes on forever Todd Rundgren
51 Flamenco fever Carmen
52 America David Essex *
53 The In Crowd Bryan Ferry *
54 Touch too much (04/74) Arrows *
55 When you close your eyes Tim Moore
56 Rikki don't lose that number Steely dan [**]
57 Daybreak Nilsson
58 Summer breeze Part 1 (04/74) Isley Brothers *
59 That's not how it goes Bloodstone
60 (Don't get fooled) by the pander man Brinkley & Parker
61 Don't change horses Tower of power
62 I lied Bunny Sigler
63 Music and me Michael Jackson
64 Last time I saw him (04/74) Diana Ross *
65 You make it so hard (to say no) Boz Scaggs
66 Homely girl Jackie Robinson
67 For old time's sake Millican & Nesbitt *
68 Jarrow song (03/74) Alan Price *
69 Hot rod Banjo Dillards
70 Shilo (USA 1968) Neil Diamond
71 I see a star (03/74) Mouth & MacNeal *
72 When you walk in the room Michelle Fisher
73 Feet in the sunshine Jimmy Webb
74 So much love Chris Rea
75 Cigarette ashes Jimmy Conwell
76 There's a ghost in my house R. Dean Taylor *
77 (Hey babe) Follow me Grumbleweeds
78 Mony mony Cool breeze
79 This town ain't big enough for both us (04/74) Sparks *
80 Waterloo (04/74) Abba # 1
81 The night Chicago died Paper Lace *
82 Fallen teen angels Mouse
83 Tom the peeper (04/74) Act One *
84 Hot line Philadelphia flyers
85 Thrill is gone Oscar Toney Jr
86 Rhapsody in white Love unlimited orchestra

A month in a life – April 1974

All tracks released in April 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : charts in november 1974

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 White lady Badger
2 Let it ride Bachman Turner Overdrive
3 Rock & roll hoochy koo Rick Derringer
4 Harem scarem Focus
5 Rock & roll suicide David Bowie *
6 I know what I like (in your wardrobe) (01/74) Genesis *
7 Madelaine Stu Nunnery
8 The lonely one Dave Mason
9 Let's love and find together Invitations
10 Making up for lost time Montclairs
11 He's misstra know it all (03/74) Stevie Wonder *
12 Get up Blue mink
13 Do it over Olympic runners
14 Jungle boogie Kool & the gang
15 Stop I don't need no sympathy Lyn Roman
16 Honey please can't you see Barry White
17 Satisfaction guaranteed (03/74) Harold Melvin & Bluenotes *
18 Got to get you back Sons of Robin Stone
19 Sidewalks of America Isaac Guillory
20 Skybird Neil Diamond
21 Going nowhere Neil Sedaka
22 Losing you Design
23 You've only been a stranger David McWilliams
24 Come home my love Jackie Trent
25 What's your name Andy & David Williams
26 Don't stay away too long Peters & Lee *
27 Remember you're a womble (03/74) Wombles *
28 House of the king Jan Akkerman
29 I've been searching so long Chicago
30 Sympathy for the devil Linda Kendrick
31 Putting me down Axe
32 Shang-a-lang Bay City Rollers *
33 Suzie Guy Darrell
34 Everyday (03/74) Slade *
35 Instant poetry Golden earring
36 The world became the world P.F.M.
37 Waterloo Abba *
38 The cat crept in Mud *
39 Don't let me down again Nicks & Buckingham
40 Stone county Johnny Winter
41 Boogie man Jackson 5
42 You're getting a little too smart Detroit Emeralds
43 Without a doubt Major Lance
44 Only for the children Stylistics
45 The whole town is talking Billy Paul
46 I'll always love my mama (RR – 1973) Intruders *
47 Love to lose again Melanie
48 If I were a carpenter Leon Russell
49 Rock & roll winter (03/74) Wizzard *
50 Long legged woman dressed in black (03/74) Mungo Jerry *
51 Little darling Thin Lizzy
52 Hero & heroine Strawbs
53 Macumba Titanic
54 Zoom club Budgie
55 I can't stand the rain (03/74) Ann Peebles *
56 La la peace song O.C. Smith
57 I told you so Delfonics
58 Year of decision (03/74) Three Degrees *
59 Sound your funky horn KC & Sunshine band [*]
60 Stone to the bone James Brown
61 Gotta hold on to this feeling Jr. Walker & All stars
62 Behind closed doors (RR – 1973) Charlie Rich *
63 Watching the river run Loggins & Messina
64 Drift away Narvel Felps
65 Please mister please Bruce Welch
66 Take it easy Jackson Browne
67 Spiders and snakes (03/74) Jim Stafford *
68 Play me Marcia Griffiths
69 Touch the wind Wheeler St. James
70 Someday I will return Ruby
71 Ain't it a beautiful morning Danny Ray
72 The same love that made me laugh Bill Withers
73 So in love with you (01/74) Freddy Breck *
74 I can't stop Osmonds *
75 Slow fizz Sapphires
76 A walkin' miracle (03/74) Limmie & Family Cookin' *
77 Prisencolinensinaincuisol Mike Reid
78 Come and get your love (RR – 1973) Redbone
79 Sweet Rhode Island Red Ike & Tina Turner
80 The song has ended Salena Jones
81 When you smile Shirley Bassey
82 Seasons in the sun (03/74) Terry Jacks # 1
83 TSOP (The sound of Philadelphia) (03/74) MFSB *

A month in a life – March 1974

All tracks released in March 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Lookin' for a love Bobby Womack
2 Dream world Don Downing
3 I wouldn't give you up Ecstasy, Passion & Pain
4 Love epidemic Trammps
5 Candle in the wind (02/74) Elton John *
6 England Brian Farrell
7 Simone Henry Gross
8 Taking care of business Lindisfarne
9 Take it easy Ralph McTell
10 Teach your children Country Gazette
11 Father of day, father of night Manfred Mann's earth band
12 Seven seas of rhye (02/74) Queen *
13 Might just take your life Deep purple
14 Jet (02/74) Paul McCartney & Wings *
15 Ma-Ma-Ma-Belle (02/74) Electric Light Orchestra *
16 Shanghai'd in Shanghai Nazareth *
17 Burning love Dennis Linde
18 Jealous mind Alvin Stardust # 1
19 Hot rod banjo Dillards
20 Madolin Fable
21 Bad bad Leroy Brown Frank Sinatra
22 The Sting (02/74) Ragtimers *
23 Didn't I Brown sugar
24 Sideway shuffle Linda Lewis
25 For the love of money O'Jays
26 I miss you Dells
27 Trying to hold on to my woman Lamont Dozier
28 Have you tried it Ashford & Simpson
29 Who's in the strawberry patch with Sally (02/74) Dawn & Tony Orlando *
30 I get a little sentimental over you New Seekers *
31 Touch the wind (Eres tu) Landscape
32 Mr. Natural Bee Gees
33 Kiss and make it better Mac Davis
34 River of love B.W. Stevenson
35 I've got a thing about you baby Elvis Presley *
36 I'm a train Albert Hammond
37 Windfall Rick Nelson
38 Listen to the music (RR – 1972) Doobie Brothers *
39 Help me Joni Mitchell
40 Can't believe the feeling when you're gone Buffy St. Marie
41 Dancing on the moon Judi Pulver
42 Soul train Manhattans
43 When the fuel runs out Executive suite
44 I've got to use my imagination Gladys Knight & Pips
45 Boogie down (02/74) Eddie Kendricks *
46 Mighty love (part 1) Detroit Spinners
47 Homely girl Chi-Lites *
48 You are everything Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye *
49 If you could read my mind Gordon Lightfoot
50 Oh very young Cat Stevens
51 Breakin' up is easy James Griffin
52 Seasons in the sun Terry Jacks *
53 Let's spend the night together Deep feeling
54 Smokin' in the boys' room Brownsville Station *
55 Mockingbird Carly Simon & James Taylor *
56 Oh my my Maggie Bell
57 Hooked on a feeling Blue swede
58 School love (02/74) Barry Blue *
59 Remember me this way Gary Glitter *
60 So many faces Legs
61 Tell your story (sing your song) Atomic Rooster
62 Golden age of Rock & Roll Mott The Hoople *
63 Rock around the clock (RR – 1955) Bill Haley & Comets *
64 I'm gonna knock on your door Little Jimmy Osmond *
65 Devil gate drive Suzi Quatro # 1
66 Angel face Glitter Band *
67 I wish it was me Tyrone Davis
68 I can't break away Chuck Jackson
69 River Joe Simon
70 I need you Temptations
71 Marble and iron Jimmy James & the Vagabonds
72 Now that I've found a good thing Fontella Bass
73 Long live love Olivia Newton-John *
74 There won't be anyore Charlie Rich
75 Sunshine on my shoulder John Denver
76 The way we were (02/74) Barbra Streisand *
77 The entertainer (02/74) Marvin Hamlisch *
78 Jambalaya (on the Bayou) (02/74) Carpenters *
79 Everlasting love (RR – 1967) Robert Knight *
80 Landslide [USA 1966] Tony Clarke
81 Doctor's orders (02/74) Sunny *
82 Emma Hot Chocolate *
83 I'm the midnight special Clarence Carter
84 Power of love Martha Reeves
85 Stormy Monday Latimore
86 Billy don't be a hero Paper Lace # 1
87 Do me right Armada orchestra

A month in a life – Feb 1974

All tracks released in February 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Ma (He's making eyes at me) (01/74) Lena Zavaroni *
2 To make you my baby Hurricane Smith
3 This is your song Don Goodwin
4 Lucinda Howard Werth
5 On a night like this Bob Dylan
6 The entertainer Max Morath
7 She was my sweet Rose Velvet glove
8 The most beautiful girl (11/73) Charlie Rich *
9 Goodbye my love goodbye Demis Roussos
10 Second love Design
11 The world Pete Sully
12 Here I am baby, come and take me Al Brown & Skin flesh & Bones Inc
13 Joy Isaac Hayes
14 Keep your head to the sky Earth, wind & fire
15 We're on the right track Ultra high frequency
16 I just can't get you out of my mind Four Tops
17 Lord's prayer Sister Janet Mead
18 Baby we can't go wrong (01/74) Cilla Black *
19 Here is where the love is Cherry Roland
20 Where have you been Blue magic
21 Sexy mama Moments
22 Just my soul responding (01/74) Smokey Robinson *
23 I've seen the film, I've read the book Jigsaw
24 Fast running out of world Vanity fare
25 You're sixteen Ringo Starr *
26 Jealous mind Alvin Stardust *
27 Superstar Buster
28 Forever Roy Harper
29 Having someone Keith West
30 Remember (Sha-la-la) (01/74) Bay City Rollers *
31 Pretty lady Lighthouse
32 Time in a bottle Jim Croce
33 Happiness is me and you Gilbert O'Sullivan *
34 It's you Freddie Starr *
35 Near you Millican & Nesbit
36 American tune Paul Simon
37 The air that I breathe (01/74) Hollies *
38 Ride in the wind Stampeders
39 I can't help to feel the love Les Payne
40 Do me wrong but do me Jack Jones
41 Who ever told you Chi Coltrane
42 Thunder and lightning Argent
43 Jet Iron virgin
44 Starbright starlight Gravy train
45 Rebel Rebel David Bowie *
46 Tiger feet (11/73) Mud # 1
47 Will you love me tomorrow (11/73) Melanie *
48 Dark Lady (01/74) Cher *
49 Magdalena Donny Hathaway
50 Outside woman Bloodstone
51 I think I'll tell her Ronnie Dyson
52 Some guys have all the luck Persuaders
53 I've got to break away Baby Washington
54 Pardon George Dekker
55 Spinball Herbie Mann
56 My music Loggins & Messina
57 If you really need me Hudson brothers
58 Green monkey America
59 Who do you think you are (01/74) Candlewick Green *
60 Burn baby burn Hudson-Ford *
61 We were all wounded at Wounded Knee Redbone
62 Rule Britannia (We're doing our bit) Grumpy
63 Deeper and deeper Bo Donaldson & Heywoods
64 Vicious circle (EMI version) Real thing
65 I like to live the love B.B. King
66 Devil gate drive Suzi Quatro # 1
67 Momma Bee Neil Innes
68 A little lovin' (01/74) Neil Sedaka *
69 Caroline says Lou Reed
70 Teenage dream T.Rex *
71 Slip and slide Medicine Head *
72 I shall sing Art Garfunkel
73 At the club Sidney, George & Jackie
74 A mother for my children Whispers
75 Baby hit and run Contours
76 Happy children Osibisa
77 Funky Nassau (01/74) Beginning of the end *
78 I believe in you Gallagher & Lyle
79 Jealous guy Owen Gray
80 Until you come back to me Aretha Franklin *
81 Love's theme Love Unlimited Orchestra *
82 Billy don't be a hero Paper Lace *

A month in a life – Jan 1974

All tracks released in January 1974 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Love song Anne Murray
2 When love catches up on us Brotherhood of man
3 Amazing love Charley Pride
4 Rock & roll Kevin Johnson [*]
5 Teenage Lament '74 Alice Cooper *
6 The devil made me do it Curtis Knight Zeus
7 Remember Moonquake
8 Alabama Christie
9 Teenage rampage Sweet *
10 It's all over Independents
11 Highway of my life (12/73) Isley Brothers *
12 Yearfull of Sundays King Sporty
13 Loving you Johnny Nash
14 Falling in love is a no no, baby Westwing
15 That's how heartaches are made Cleo Laine
16 Ain't no love in my life Phillip Mitchell
17 Hello it's me Todd Rundgren
18 Join together Steve Allen
19 Harlem song Sweepers
20 Love I Soul Syndicates
21 You won't find another fool like me (11/73) New Seekers # 1
22 The first day of love Anne Karine
23 Dreams are good friends Vicky Leandros
24 A fool such as I Bob Dylan
25 Taste the wine David Alexander
26 I wanna dance to your music Judith Durham
27 The wombling song (10/73) Wombles *
28 How come (12/73) Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance *
29 Life is a song worth singing Johnny Mathis
30 Thanks for saving my life (11/73) Billy Paul *
31 Never never gonna give ya up Barry White *
32 Walk on in Brenda & The Tabulations
33 Who is she Della Reese
34 Boo boo Salome Bey
35 I want to make it with you Bobbie Houston
36 Kiss an angel good morning Ken Parker
37 The man who sold the world Lulu (& David Bowie) *
38 Doing the best I can Fogg
39 So you want to be a rock and roll star Hookfoot
40 Shagalagalu Smoke
41 Did you get what you wanted Boston Poppers
42 Tiger feet (11/73) Mud # 1
43 The love I see in your eyes Lon Statton
44 Weekend love affair Brotherly love
45 Rockin' roll baby (12/73) Stylistics *
46 Me and baby brother War
47 Blue balloon (The hourglass song) Robby Benson
48 Scullery (11/73) Clifford T. Ward *
49 He ain't heavy he's my brother [USA 1970] Neil Diamond
50 After the goldrush (11/73) Prelude *
51 Do I love you Tremeloes
52 I want to see the bright lights tonight Richard & Linda Thompson
53 Inspiration Paul Williams
54 (I can't get no) satisfaction (11/73) Bubblerock (Jonathan King) *
55 Frost festival Ray Conniff
56 I guess I miss the man Supremes
57 All of my life (12/73) Diana Ross *
58 I'm free (for the rest of your life) Drifters
59 Livin' for you Al Green
60 Tonight Elephant's memory
61 How can you go home Average white band
62 Bad mouthing Don Covay
63 Tell me why has our love turned cold Willie Hutch
64 Funky buttercup Chosen few
65 Stoned to the bone James Brown
66 Living for the city (12/73) Stevie Wonder *
67 Come get to this Marvin Gaye
68 Rock & roll lullaby Jimmy London
69 The love I lost (11/73) Harold Melvin & Bluenotes *
70 Midweek John Scott Orchestra
71 Let me be there Olivia Newton John
72 Star (11/73) Stealer's wheel *
73 Merry Xmas everybody (12/73) Slade # 1
74 Match of the day Geoff Love orchestra
75 Ip dip chibberdy dip Frank Carson
76 The worst band in the world 10 cc
77 Papa do Barry Green
78 Judy Velvet night
79 Endlessly Judy Cheeks
80 Dream kid Sutherland brothers & Quiver
81 Quackers Blue mink
82 Jessica Allman brothers band

A month in a life – Dec 1973

All tracks released in December 1973 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Go to the mirror Richard Harris & London Symphony Orchestra
2 The show must go on Leo Sayer *
3 Radar love (11/73) Golden Earring *
4 Pool hall Richard Faces *
5 Let's get it on Ken Boothe
6 Sweet Cherie Honey boy
7 Monster's holiday (USA 1962 – First UK release) Bobby "Boris" Pickett
8 South of the border Chuck Berry
9 Walk right back (11/73) Perry Como *
10 Oh Johnny oh Johnny Sue Thompson
11 Vado via (09/73) Drupi *
12 Gaudete (RR – 1972) Steeleye Span *
13 Step into christmas (11/73) Elton John *
14 I wish it could be Christmas everyday Wizzard *
15 I love you love me love (11/73) Gary Glitter # 1
16 Warning sound Soul tops
17 Children of Isreal Horace Andy
18 Singer with the band Kathy Kirby
19 Snap your fingers Don Gibson
20 Saturday woman Woody
21 Forever (11/73) Roy Wood *
22 Solitaire (10/73) Andy Williams *
23 Nose for trouble Winston Groovy
24 Baby don't do it (11/73) Now generation
25 Vaya con dios Millican & Nesbitt *
26 Last of the summer wine (Theme) Ronnie Hazlehurst
27 Take me high (11/73) Cliff Richard *
28 Galloping Home (RR – 1972) London String Chorale *
29 Jackson (USA 1967 – First UK release) Johnny Cash & June Carter
30 Merry Xmas everybody Slade # 1
31 Oxford bags Lieutenant Pigeon
32 Dance with the devil (10/73) Cozy Powell *