Top Hits of 1974

# Reached number one Artist(s) Single Weeks at
number one
1 12-Jan-74 Steve Miller Band “The Joker” 1
2 19-Jan-74 Al Wilson “Show and Tell” 1
3 26-Jan-74 Ringo Starr “You’re Sixteen” 1
4 2-Feb-74 Barbra Streisand “The Way We Were”♪ (1974) 3
5 9-Feb-74 Love Unlimited Orchestra “Love’s Theme” 1
6 2-Mar-74 Terry Jacks “Seasons in the Sun” 3
7 23-Mar-74 Cher “Dark Lady” 1
8 30-Mar-74 John Denver “Sunshine on My Shoulders” 1
9 6-Apr-74 Blue Swede “Hooked on a Feeling” 1
10 13-Apr-74 Elton John “Bennie and the Jets” 1
11 20-Apr-74 MFSB and The Three Degrees “TSOP” 2
12 4-May-74 Grand Funk “The Loco-Motion” 2
13 18-May-74 Ray Stevens “The Streak” 3
14 8-Jun-74 Paul McCartney and Wings “Band on the Run” 1
15 15-Jun-74 Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods “Billy, Don’t Be a Hero” 2
16 29-Jun-74 Gordon Lightfoot “Sundown” 1
17 6-Jul-74 The Hues Corporation “Rock the Boat” 1
18 13-Jul-74 George McCrae “Rock Your Baby” 2
19 27-Jul-74 John Denver “Annie’s Song” 2
20 10-Aug-74 Roberta Flack “Feel Like Makin’ Love” 1
21 17-Aug-74 Paper Lace “The Night Chicago Died” 1
22 24-Aug-74 Paul Anka and Odia Coates “(You’re) Having My Baby” 3
23 14-Sep-74 Eric Clapton “I Shot the Sheriff” 1
24 21-Sep-74 Barry White “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe” 1
25 28-Sep-74 Andy Kim “Rock Me Gently” 1
26 5-Oct-74 Olivia Newton-John “I Honestly Love You” 2
27 19-Oct-74 Billy Preston “Nothing from Nothing” 1
28 26-Oct-74 Dionne Warwick and The Spinners “Then Came You” 1
29 2-Nov-74 Stevie Wonder “You Haven’t Done Nothin'” 1
30 9-Nov-74 Bachman-Turner Overdrive “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” 1
31 16-Nov-74 John Lennon “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night” 1
32 23-Nov-74 Billy Swan “I Can Help” 2
33 7-Dec-74 Carl Douglas “Kung Fu Fighting” 2
34 21-Dec-74 Harry Chapin “Cat’s in the Cradle” 1
35 28-Dec-74 Helen Reddy “Angie Baby” 1