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List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1975

These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1975. Both 1974 and 1975 hold the Hot 100 record for the year with the most #1 hits with 35 songs reaching the # 1 spot. Additionally, the period beginning January 11 and ending April 12 constitutes the longest run of a different #1 song every week (14 weeks) in Billboard history. Coincidentally, it both begins and ends with songs by Elton John. The longest running number one song of 1975 is "Love Will Keep Us Together" by Captain & Tennille.

Captain & Tennille scored a #1 hit single with "Love Will Keep Us Together" for four weeks, becoming the #1 single at the end of 1975.
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The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1975 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
No. Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
349 January 4 "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" Elton John
January 11
350 January 18 "Mandy" Barry Manilow
351 January 25 "Please Mr. Postman" The Carpenters
352 February 1 "Laughter in the Rain" Neil Sedaka
353 February 8 "Fire" Ohio Players
354 February 15 "You're No Good" Linda Ronstadt
355 February 22 "Pick Up the Pieces" Average White Band
356 March 1 "Best of My Love" Eagles
357 March 8 "Have You Never Been Mellow" Olivia Newton-John
358 March 15 "Black Water" The Doobie Brothers
359 March 22 "My Eyes Adored You" Frankie Valli
360 March 29 "Lady Marmalade" Labelle
361 April 5 "Lovin' You" Minnie Riperton
362 April 12 "Philadelphia Freedom" Elton John Band
April 19
363 April 26 "(Hey Won't You Play)
Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
"
B. J. Thomas
364 May 3 "He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)" Tony Orlando and Dawn
May 10
May 17
365 May 24 "Shining Star" Earth, Wind & Fire
366 May 31 "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" Freddy Fender
367 June 7 "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" John Denver
368 June 14 "Sister Golden Hair" America
369 June 21 "Love Will Keep Us Together" Captain & Tennille
June 28
July 5
July 12
370 July 19 "Listen to What the Man Said" Wings
371 July 26 "The Hustle" Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony
372 August 2 "One of These Nights" Eagles
373 August 9 "Jive Talkin'" Bee Gees
August 16
374 August 23 "Fallin' in Love" Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
375 August 30 "Get Down Tonight" KC and the Sunshine Band
376 September 6 "Rhinestone Cowboy" Glen Campbell
September 13
377 September 20 "Fame" David Bowie
378 September 27 "I'm Sorry" John Denver
re October 4 "Fame" David Bowie
379 October 11 "Bad Blood" Neil Sedaka
October 18
October 25
380 November 1 "Island Girl" Elton John
November 8
November 15
381 November 22 "That's the Way (I Like It)" KC and the Sunshine Band
382 November 29 "Fly, Robin, Fly" Silver Convention
December 6
December 13
re December 20 "That's the Way (I Like It)" KC and the Sunshine Band
383 December 27 "Let's Do It Again" The Staple Singers

SourcesEdit

  • Fred Bronson's Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits, 5th Edition (ISBN 0-8230-7677-6)
  • Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2008, 12 Edition (ISBN 0-89820-180-2)
  • Joel Whitburn Presents the Billboard Hot 100 Charts: The Seventies (ISBN 0-89820-076-8)
  • Additional information obtained can be verified within Billboard's online archive services and print editions of the magazine.

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