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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for May 18, 1974 (5/18/14)

May 22, 2014

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to May 1974, when Ray Stevens ruled the airwaves with The Streak. Jackson 5 was up next with Dancing Machine, Marvin Hamlisch was all about being The Entertainer, and Grand Funk had everyone doing The Locomotion.

Relive the best of ’74 below.

40: Let It Ride – Bachman Turner Overdrive
39: Lookin’ For A Love – Bobby Womack
38: Seasons In The Sun – Terry Jacks
37: Standing At The End Of The Line – Lobo
36: Let’s Get Married – Al Green
35: The Lord’s Prayer – Sister Janet Meade
34: Keep On Singing – Helen Reddy
33: My Mistake (Was To Love You) – Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
32: Hollywood Swinging – Kool & The Gang
31: If You Love Me, Let Me Know – Olivia Newton-John
30: Be Thankful For What You’ve Got – William Devaughn
29: Mighty Mighty – Earth, Wind & Fire
28: The Payback (Part #1) – James Brown
27: I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song – Jim Croce
26: Oh My My – Ringo Starr
25: Come And Get Your Love – Redbone
24: I’m In Love – Aretha Franklin
23: Billy Don’t Be A Hero – Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods
22: My Girl Bill- Jim Stafford
21: Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede
20: Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
19: For The Love Of Money – O’jays
18: Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me – Gladys Knight & The Pips
17: Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Stevie Wonder
16: Oh Very Young – Cat Stevens
15: Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely – Main Ingrediant
14: Help Me – Joni Mitchell
13: Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield
12: I Won’t Last A Day Without You – Carpenters
11: T.S.O.P. – M.F.S.B.
10: You Make Me Feel Brand New – Stylistics
9: (I’ve Been) Searching So Long – Chicago
8: Midnight At The Oasis – Maria Muldaur
7: Band On The Run – Paul Mccartney And Wings
6: Bennie And The Jets – Elton John
5: The Show Must Go On – Three Dog Night
4: The Locomotion – Grand Funk
3: The Entertainer – Marvin Hamlisch
2: Dancing Machine – Jackson 5
1: The Streak – Ray Stevens