Sunday, 1 September 2013

1975 USA Hit Parade

JANUARY  11, 1975

1.  Mandy  -  Barry Manilow 
2.  Lucy in the sky with diamonds  -  Elton John  
3.  Please, Mr. Postman  -  Carpenters
4.  Boogie on reggae woman  -  Stevie Wonder 
5.  Never can say goodbye  -  Gloria Gaynor 

6.  Pick up the pieces  -  Average White Band
7.  One man woman / one woman man  -  Paul Anka with Odia Coates
8.  Some kind of wonderful  -  Grand Funk 
9.  Fire  -  Ohio Players
10. Morning side of the mountain  -  Donny & Marie Osmond 

FEBRUARY  8,  1975 

1.  You're no good  -  Linda Ronstadt 
2.  Laughter in the rain  -  Neil Sedaka  
3.  My eyes adored you  -  Frankie Valli 
4.  Express  -  B.T. Express   
5.  Best of my love  -  The Eagles 

6.  Shame shame shame  -  Shirley & Company 
7.  # 9 dream  -  John Lennon 
8.  Lonely people  -  America 
9.  Black water  -  The Doobie Brothers 
10. Sweet surrender - Bread

M A R C H  22,  1975  

1.  Lady Marmalade  -  LaBelle 
2.  Have you ever been mellow?  -  Olivia Newton-John
3.  The no no song  -  Ringo Starr
4.  Lady  -  Styx
5.  What am I gonna do with you?  -  Barry White

6.  He don't love you (Like I love you)  -  Tony Orlando & Dawn  
7.  Once you get started  -  Rufus featuring Chaka Khan 
8.  L O V E  -  Al Green 
9.  Super natural thing -  Ben E.King 
10. Poetry man  -  Phoebe Snow 

A P R I L  19,  1975

1.  Philadelphia Freedom  -  The Elton John Band
2.  Lovin' you  -  Minnie Riperton 
3.  You are so beautiful  -  Joe Cocker 
4.  Bad luck, Part I  -  Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes 
5.  Pinball Wizard  -  Elton John 

6.  Don't call us, we'll call you  -  Sugar Loaf / Jerry Corbetta
7.  Chevy Van  -  Sammy Johns
8.  Emma  -  Hot Chocolate
9.  Stand by me - John Lennon   
10. Hijack  -  Herbie Mann

M A Y  3,  1975

1.  Hey won't you play another somebody done somebody wrong song - BJ Thomas
2.  Only yesterday  -  Carpenters 
3.  Jackie Blue  -  Ozark Mountain Daredevils 
4.  Ease on down the road  -  Consumer Report 
5.  Shining star  -  Earth, Wind & Fire

6.  Long tall glasses (I can dance)  -  Leo Sayer 
7.  Young Americans  -  David Bowie 
8.  Cut the cake  -  Average White Band 
9.  Remember what I told you to forget  -  Tavares
10. I don't like to sleep alone  -  Paul Anka

J U N E  14,  1975

1.  Sister Golden Hair  -  America
2.  Thank God I'm a country boy  -  John Denver
3.  Before the next tear drop falls  -  Freddy Fender
4.  How long?  -  Ace
5.  When will I be loved?  -  Linda Ronstadt

6.  I'm not Lisa  -  Jessi Colter
7.  Only women  -  Alice Cooper
8.  Get down, get down (Get on the floor) -  Joe Simon
9.  Bad time  -  Grand Funk
10. Take me in your arms (Rock me)  -  The Doobie Brothers


J U L Y   5,  1975

1.  Love will keep us together  -  The Captain & Tenille
2.  The Hustle  -  Van McCoy & The Soul City Orchestra
3.  Listen to what the man said  -  Paul McCartney & Wings
4.  Love won't let me wait  -  Major Harris
5.  Wildfire  -  Michael  Murphey

6.  Please Mister please  -  Olivia Newton-John
7.  Magic  -  Pilot
8.  Swearin' to God  -  Frankie Valli
9.  Walking in rhythm  -  The Blackbyrds
10. Dynomite Part I  -  Bazuka


AUGUST  16,  1975

1.  Jive talking  -  Bee Gees
2.  One of these nights  -  The Eagles
3.  I'm not in love  -  10cc
4.  Someone saved my life tonight  -  Elton John
5.  The way we were / Try to remember  -  Gladys Knight & the Pips

6.  Midnight blue  -  Melissa Manchester
7.  Fight the power - Part I  -  The Isley Brothers
8.  How sweet it is to be loved by you  -  James Taylor
9.  Why can't we be friends?  -  War
10. Por amor viveremos (Love will keep us together) - Captain & Tenille



SEPTEMBER  13,  1975

1.  Get down tonight  -  K.C. & the Sunshine Band
2.  Rhinestone cowboy  -  Glenn Campbell
3.  Fallin' in love  -  Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
4.  Fame  -  David Bowie
5.  Could it be magic?  -  Barry Manilow

6.  Do it anyway you want it  -  People's Choice
7.  Mr. Jaws  -  Dickie Goodman
8.  At seventeen  -  Janis Ian
9.  Feel like making love  -  Bad Company
10. Solitaire  -  Carpenters


OCTOBER  18,  1975

1.  Bad blood  -  Neil Sedaka
2.  Calypso / I'm sorry  -  John Denver
3.  It only takes a minute  -  Tavares
4.  Brazil  -  The Ritchie Family
5.  Miracles  -  Jefferson Starship

6.  Lying eyes  -  The Eagles
7.  Dance with me  -  Orleans
8.  Ain't no way to treat a lady  -  Helen Reddy
9.  Ballroom blitz  -  Sweet
10.  Run Joey run  -  David Geddes
NOVEMBER  22,  1975

1.  Island girl  -  Elton John
2.  Feelings  -  Morris Albert
3.  Heat wave  -  Linda Ronstadt
4.  Nights on Broadway  -  Bee Gees
5.  Sky high -  Jigsaw

6.  The way that I want to touch you  - Captain & Tenille
7.  My little town  -  Simon & Garfunkel
8.  Low rider  -  War
9.  Part time love - Gladys Knight & the Pips
10. I only have eyes for you - Art Garfunkel 





DECEMBER  13,  1975

1.  Fly, Robin Fly  -  Silver Convention
2.  That's the way I like it  -  K.C. & the Sunshine Band
3.  Who loves you?  -  Four Seasons
4.  Sing a song  -  Earth, Wind & Fire
5.  Our day will come  -  Frankie Valli

6. Walk away from love - David Ruffin 
7. Country boy (You got your feet in L.A.) - Glen Campbell
8. Over my head - Fleetwood Mac
9.  Winners and losers - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
10. Rock'n'roll all night - Kiss 




1975 year-end WABC Music Radio flyer sent to their listeners who wrote them.

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