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1974 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1974 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1974 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


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  1 Time In A Bottle 1   12-29-73  
  Jim Croce  
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  2 The Joker 1   1-12-74  
  The Steve Miller Band  
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  3 Show And Tell 1   1-19-74  
  Al Wilson  
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  4 Love's Theme 1   1-26-74  
  Love Unlimited Orchestra  
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  5 You're Sixteen 1   2-02-74  
  Ringo Starr  
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  6 The Way We Were 1   2-09-74  
  Barbra Streisand  
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  7 Seasons In The Sun 1   2-23-74  
  Terry Jacks  
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  8 Dark Lady 1   3-23-74  
  Cher  
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  9 Hooked On A Feeling 1   3-30-74  
  Blue Swede  
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  10 Sunshine On My Shoulders 1   4-06-74  
  John Denver  
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  11 Bennie And The Jets 1   4-13-74  
  Elton John  
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  12 Dancing Machine 1   4-27-74  
  The Jackson 5  
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  13 The Loco-Motion 1   5-04-74  
  Grand Funk  
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  14 The Streak 1   5-11-74  
  Ray Stevens  
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  15 Band On The Run 1   5-25-74  
  Paul McCartney & Wings  
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  16 Midnight At The Oasis 1   6-01-74  
  Maria Muldaur  
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  17 Billy, Don't Be A Hero 1   6-08-74  
  Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods  
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  18 Sundown 1   6-22-74  
  Gordon Lightfoot  
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  19 Rock The Boat 1   6-29-74  
  The Hues Corporation  
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  20 Rock Your Baby 1   7-06-74  
  George McCrae  
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  21 Annie's Song 1   7-13-74  
  John Denver  
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  22 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me 1   7-20-74  
  Elton John  
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  23 The Night Chicago Died 1   8-03-74  
  Paper Lace  
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  24 Feel Like Makin' Love 1   8-10-74  
  Roberta Flack  
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  25 (You're) Having My Baby 1   8-17-74  
  Paul Anka (with Odia Coates)  
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  26 I Shot The Sheriff 1   8-31-74  
  Eric Clapton  
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  27 Rock Me Gently 1   9-14-74  
  Andy Kim  
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  28 Nothing From Nothing 1   9-21-74  
  Billy Preston  
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  29 I Honestly Love You 1   9-28-74  
  Olivia Newton-John  
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  30 You Haven't Done Nothin 1   10-12-74  
  Stevie Wonder  
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  31 Jazzman 1   10-19-74  
  Carole King  
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  32 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet 1   10-26-74  
  Bachman-Turner Overdrive  
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  33 My Melody Of Love 1   11-02-74  
  Bobby Vinton  
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  34 I Can Help 1   11-16-74  
  Billy Swan  
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  35 When Will I See You Again 1   11-30-74  
  The Three Degrees  
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  36 Kung Fu Fighting 1   12-07-74  
  Carl Douglas  
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  37 Angie Baby 1   12-14-74  
  Helen Reddy  
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  38 Cat's In The Cradle 1   12-21-74  
  Harry Chapin  
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  39 You're The First, The Last, My Everything 1   12-28-74  
  Barry White  
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1974 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1974 in order

1974 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

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Tunecaster's Number One Song Calendar page is where to find all of the number one songs since late 1959 to the present. We can find a song for a birthday, a wedding, graduation, or find a song for that special day if it is after 1959.