Billboard Hot 100 – 1974

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Billboard Magazine’s top 100 songs of 1974 were:

  1. The Way We Were – Barbra Streisand
  2. Seasons In The Sun – Terry Jacks
  3. Love’s Theme – Love Unlimited Orchestra
  4. Come And Get Your Love – Redbone
  5. Dancing Machine – Jackson 5
  6. The Locomotion – Grand Funk Railroad
  7. T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia) – MFSB
  8. The Streak – Ray Stevens
  9. Bennie And The Jets – Elton John
  10. One Hell Of A Woman – Mac Davis
  11. Until You Come Back To Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) – Aretha Franklin
  12. Jungle Boogie – Kool & The Gang
  13. Midnight At The Oasis – Maria Muldaur
  14. You Make Me Feel Brand New – Stylistics
  15. Show And Tell – Al Wilson
  16. Spiders And Snakes – Jim Stafford
  17. Rock On – David Essex
  18. Sunshine On My Shoulder – John Denver
  19. Sideshow – Blue Magic
  20. Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede
  21. Billy, Don’t Be A Hero – Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods
  22. Band On The Run – Paul McCartney & Wings
  23. The Most Beautiful Girl – Charlie Rich
  24. Time In A Bottle – Jim Croce
  25. Annie’s Song – John Denver
  26. (You’re) Having My Baby – Paul Anka
  27. Let Me Be There – Olivia Newton-John
  28. Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
  29. Rock Me Gently – Andy Kim
  30. Boogie Down – Eddie Kendricks
  31. You’re Sixteen – Ringo Starr
  32. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) – Olivia Newton-John
  33. Dark Lady – Cher
  34. Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  35. Feel Like Makin’ Love – Roberta Flack
  36. Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely – Main Ingredient
  37. Nothing From Nothing – Billy Preston
  38. Rock Your Baby – George McRae
  39. Top Of The World – The Carpenters
  40. Joker – Steve Miller Band
  41. I’ve Got To Use My Imagination – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  42. The Show Must Go On – Three Dog Night
  43. Rock The Boat – Hues Corporation
  44. Smokin’ In The Boys Room – Brownsville Station
  45. Living For The City – Stevie Wonder
  46. Then Came You – Dionne Warwick & Spinners
  47. The Night Chicago Died – Paper Lace
  48. The Entertainer – Marvin Hamlisch
  49. Waterloo – ABBA
  50. The Air That I Breathe – The Hollies
  51. Rikki Don’t Lose That Number – Steely Dan
  52. Mockingbird – James Taylor & Carly Simon
  53. Help Me – Joni Mitchell
  54. You Won’t See Me – Anne Murray
  55. Never, Never Gonna Give You Up – Barry White
  56. Tell Me Something Good – Rufus & Chaka Khan
  57. You And Me Against The World – Helen Reddy
  58. Rock And Roll Heaven – The Righteous Brothers
  59. Hollywood Swinging – Kool & The Gang
  60. Be Thankful For What You Got – William Devaughn
  61. Hang On In There Baby – Johnny Bristol
  62. Eres Tu (Touch The Wind) – Mocedades
  63. Takin’ Care Of Business – Bachman Turner Overdrive
  64. Radar Love – Golden Earring
  65. Please Come To Boston – Dave Loggins
  66. Keep On Smilin’ – Wet Willie
  67. Lookin’ For Love – Bobby Womack
  68. Put Your Hands Together – The O’Jays
  69. On And On – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  70. Oh Very Young – Cat Stevens
  71. Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) – Helen Reddy
  72. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
  73. (I’ve Been) Searchin’ So Long – Chicago
  74. Oh My My – Ringo Starr
  75. For The Love Of Money – The O’Jays
  76. I Shot The Sheriff – Eric Clapton
  77. Jet – Paul McCartney & Wings
  78. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Elton John
  79. Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield
  80. Love Song – Anne Murray
  81. I’m Leaving It All Up To You – Donny Osmond & Marie Osmond
  82. Hello, It’s Me – Todd Rundgren
  83. I Love – Tom T Hall
  84. Clap For The Wolfman – The Guess Who
  85. I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song – Jim Croce
  86. The Lord’s Prayer – Sister Janet Mead
  87. Trying To Hold On To My Woman – Lamont Dozier
  88. Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Stevie Wonder
  89. A Very Special Love Song – Charlie Rich
  90. My Girl Bill – Jim Stafford
  91. My Mistake (Was To Love You) – Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross
  92. Helen Wheels – Paul McCartney & Wings
  93. Wildwood Weed – Jim Stafford
  94. Beach Baby – First Class
  95. Me And Baby Brother – War
  96. Rockin’ Roll Baby – Stylistics
  97. I Honestly Love You – Olivia Newton-John
  98. Call On Me – Chicago
  99. Wild Thing – Fancy
  100. Mighty Love (Part 1) – Spinners

Next week… 1975!

Previous year… 1973

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