List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1974 (U.S.)

From Some Degree of transparency
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1974.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1974
Top ten

entry date

Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

References
Singles from 1973
December 22 "The Way We Were" Barbara Streisand 1 January 12 12
December 29 "Show and Tell" Al Wilson 3 January 26 7
Singles from 1974
January 5 "Love's Theme" Love Unlimited Orchestra 1 January 26 12
January 12 "Eres Tu (Touch the Wind)"[A] Mocedades 8 March 23 5
January 19 "You're Sixteen" Ringo Starr 2 February 2 5
January 26 "A Love Song" Anne Murray 1 February 9 8
"American Tune" Paul Simon 8 January 26 2
February 2 "Last Time I Saw Him" Diana Ross 1 February 16 9
February 9 "I Shall Sing" Art Garfunkel 4 February 23 4
"I Love" Tom T. Hall 2 March 2 7
February 16 "Life Is a Song Worth Singing" Johnny Mathis 8 February 16 2
"Dark Lady" Cher 3 March 23 8
February 23 "Seasons in the Sun" Terry Jacks 1 March 9 8
"My Sweet Lady" Cliff DeYoung 7 March 9 5
March 2 "Sunshine on My Shoulders" John Denver 1 March 16 8
March 16 "A Very Special Love Song" Charlie Rich 1 March 30 8
March 23 "The Lord's Prayer" Sister Janet Mead 2 April 6 6
March 30 "Star" Stealers Wheel 6 March 30 2
"Keep on Singing" Helen Reddy 1 April 13 9
"I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song" Jim Croce 1 April 27 9
April 6 "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" MFSB featuring the Three Degrees 1 May 4 9
"Piano Man" Billy Joel 4 April 20 6
April 13 "Midnight at the Oasis" Maria Muldaur 7 April 27 6
"Mockingbird" Carly Simon & James Taylor 10 April 13 1
April 20 "The Entertainer" Marvin Hamlisch 1 May 18 8
"Help Me" Joni Mitchell 1 May 25 10
April 27 "(You're the) Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me" Gladys Knight & the Pips 10 April 27 1
May 4 "Oh Very Young" Cat Stevens 2 June 1 9
"I Won't Last a Day Without You" The Carpenters 1 June 1 9
May 11 "All in Love Is Fair" Barbara Streisand 10 May 11 1
May 18 "You Won't See Me" Anne Murray 1 June 22 9
"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)" Olivia Newton-John 2 June 29 10
May 25 "Sundown" Gordon Lightfoot 1 June 8 7
June 1 "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" Stevie Wonder 9 June 1 2
"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long" Chicago 8 June 8 3
June 8 "Haven't Got Time for the Pain" Carly Simon 2 July 13 9
June 15 "You Make Me Feel Brand New" The Stylistics 6 June 22 4
"My Girl Bill" Jim Stafford 9 June 15 1
June 22 "Annie's Song" John Denver 1 July 6 11
"I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore" Charlie Rich 9 June 22 1
June 29 "I Don't Know What He Told You/Weave Me the Sunshine" Perry Como 5 July 6 5
"Come Monday" Jimmy Buffett 3 July 20 6
July 6 "You and Me Against the World"[B] Helen Reddy 1 July 27 9
"The Air That I Breathe" The Hollies 3 July 27 7
July 13 "Please Come to Boston" Dave Loggins 1 August 3 9
July 20 "Train of Thought" Cher 9 July 20 2
"Georgia Porcupine" George Fischoff 10 July 20 1
July 27 "If You Talk in Your Sleep" Elvis Presley 6 August 3 4
"Feel Like Makin' Love" Roberta Flack 1 August 10 11
August 3 "Call on Me" Chicago 1 August 24 7
"Workin' at the Car Wash Blues" Jim Croce 9 August 3 2
August 10 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Elton John 3 August 17 6
"I'm Leaving It All Up to You" Donny & Marie Osmond 1 August 31 8
August 17 "(You're) Having My Baby" Paul Anka featuring Odia Coates 5 August 24 4
August 24 "Rings" Lobo 8 August 24 3
"I Love My Friend" Charlie Rich 1 September 7 6
August 31 "Free Man in Paris" Joni Mitchell 2 September 14 5
September 7 "I Honestly Love You" Olivia Newton-John 1 September 14 8
September 14 "I Saw a Man and He Danced with His Wife" Cher 3 September 21 3
"Hello Summertime" Bobby Goldsboro 8 September 21 2
September 21 "Tin Man" America 1 October 5 6
"Then Came You" Dionne Warwick & the Spinners 3 September 28 4
"Stop and Smell the Roses" Mac Davis 1 October 12 8
September 28 "Carefree Highway" Gordon Lightfoot 1 October 19 9
October 5 "Love Me for a Reason" The Osmonds 2 November 2 7
"Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)" Tony Orlando & Dawn 4 October 12 3
"Jazzman" Carole King 4 October 26 6
October 12 "Second Avenue" Art Garfunkel 6 October 19 3
"Back Home Again" John Denver 1 October 26 7
October 19 "The Need to Be" Jim Weatherly 6 October 26 3
October 26 "My Melody of Love" Bobby Vinton 1 November 9 6
November 2 "Longfellow Serenade" Neil Diamond 1 November 16 7
"Cat's in the Cradle" Harry Chapin 6 November 23 5
"Laughter in the Rain" Neil Sedaka 1 November 23 8
November 9 "When Will I See You Again" The Three Degrees 1 December 14 8
November 16 "Angie Baby" Helen Reddy 1 December 7 8
"I Can Help" Billy Swan 6 November 30 4
November 23 "Wishing You Were Here" Chicago 1 December 21 7
November 30 "It's Midnight/Promised Land" Elvis Presley 8 November 30 2
"Ride 'em Cowboy" Paul Davis 4 December 21 6
December 7 "Mandy" Barry Manilow 1 December 28 8
"My Eyes Adored You" Frankie Valli 2 December 28 7

1973 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1974 which peaked in 1973
Top ten

entry date

Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

References
October 27 "The Most Beautiful Girl" Charlie Rich 1 November 10 14
November 24 "Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" Helen Reddy 1 December 1 11
"Just You 'n' Me" Chicago 7 December 8 7
December 8 "Who's in the Strawberry Patch with Sally" Tony Orlando & Dawn 3 December 15 7
"Let Me Be There" Olivia Newton-John 3 December 29 10
December 15 "Time in a Bottle" Jim Croce 1 December 29 10
December 22 "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" Elton John 7 December 29 5

1975 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1974 which peaked in 1975
Top ten

entry date

Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

References
December 14 "Only You" Ringo Starr 1 January 11 7
"One Man Woman/One Woman Man" Paul Anka featuring Odia Coates 5 January 4 6
December 21 "Please Mr. Postman" The Carpenters 1 January 18 7
December 28 "Dream On" The Righteous Brothers 6 January 4 3

Notes[edit]

A The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending March 9, 1974.

B The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending September 14, 1974.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Cite error: Invalid <references> tag; parameter "group" is allowed only. Use <references />, or <references group="..." />

External links[edit]