Saturday, January 25, 2020

January 27, 1975: WRKO (Boston) Top 30 Singles Countdown



The top 30 singles in Boston for the week of January 27, 1975 as surveyed by WRKO. A couple of these songs didn't make the national top 40 and the #1 song only reached a peak of #11 on the Billboard singles chart. Boston was ahead of the game with the Queen single which wouldn't enter the national top 100 for another couple of weeks. Here's the rundown, the number at the end is where the song peaked on the national Billboard Top 100 chart.

30 / Michael Jackson - We're Almost There (#54)
29 / Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow (#1)
28 / Shirley & Company - Shame, Shame, Shame (#12)
27 / Queen - Killer Queen (#12)
26 / Sugarloaf - Don't Call Us, We'll Call You (#9)
25 / Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Roll On Down The Highway (#14)
24 / Kevin Johnson - Rock & Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) (#73)
23 / Elvis Presley - My Boy (#20)
22 / Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You (#1)
21 / Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting (#1)
20 / Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes - Get Dancin' (#10)
19 / Styx - Lady (#6)
18 / Maria Muldaur - I'm A Woman (#12)
17 / John Denver - Sweet Surrender (#13)
16 / Donnie & Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain (#8)
15 / Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle (#1)
14 / Doobie Brothers - Black Water (#1)
13 / Ohio Players - Fire (#1)
12 / America - Lonely People (#5)
11 / Paul Anka & Odia Coates - One Man Woman/One Woman Man (#7)
10 / Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye (#9)
9 / Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman (#1)
8 / Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful (#3)
7 / Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (#1)
6 / Eagles - Best Of My Love (#1)
5 / Labelle - Lady Marmalade (#1)
4 / Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good (#1)
3 / Barry Manilow - Mandy (#1)
2 / Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces (#1)
1 / Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders (#11)

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