List of number-one singles of 1974 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1974.[n 2][n 3]

Canada denotes Canadian Content.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
20:20-21[n 4] 29 December 1973 – 5 January 1974 2 "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" Charlie Rich
20:22-23 12 – 19 January 2 "Time in a Bottle" Jim Croce
20:24-26, 21:1 26 January – 16 February 4 "Seasons in the Sun" Terry Jacks Canada
21:2 23 February 1 "The Way We Were" Barbra Streisand
21:3 2 March 1 "Love's Theme" Love Unlimited Orchestra
21:4 9 March 1 "Spiders and Snakes" Jim Stafford
21:5 16 March 1 "A Love Song" Anne Murray Canada
21:6-7 23 March 2 "Rock On" David Essex
21:8 30 March – 6 April 1 "Sunshine on My Shoulders" John Denver
21:9-10 13 – 20 April 2 "Bennie and the Jets" Elton John
21:11[n 5] 27 April - 4 May 2 "TSOP" MFSB
21:12-13 11 May - 18 May 2 "The Loco-Motion" Grand Funk
21:14 25 May 1 "The Entertainer" Marvin Hamlisch
21:15 1 June 1 "The Streak" Ray Stevens
21:16 8 June 1 "Band on the Run" Paul McCartney and Wings
21:17-19 15 – 29 June 3 "Sundown" Gordon Lightfoot Canada
21:20 6 July 1 "Billy Don't Be a Hero" Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods
21:21-22 13 – 20 July 2 "Rock the Boat" Hues Corporation
21:23 27 July 1 "Rock Your Baby" George McCrae
21:24 3 August 1 "Annie's Song" John Denver
21:25-26 10 – 17 August 2 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Elton John
22:1 24 August 1 "Feel Like Makin' Love" Roberta Flack
22:2 31 August 1 "(You're) Having My Baby" Paul Anka Canada
22:3 7 September 1 "I Shot the Sheriff" Eric Clapton
22:4-5 14 – 21 September 2 "Rock Me Gently" Andy Kim Canada
22:6 28 September 1 "Another Saturday Night" Cat Stevens
22:7 5 October 1 "I Honestly Love You" Olivia Newton-John
22:8 12 October 1 "Beach Baby" The First Class
22:9 19 October 1 "Another Saturday Night" (return) Cat Stevens
22:10 26 October 1 "You Haven't Done Nothin'" Stevie Wonder
22:11 2 November 1 "The Bitch is Back" Elton John
22:12-14 9 – 23 November 3 "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" Bachman-Turner Overdrive Canada
22:15-17 30 November – 14 December 3 "My Melody of Love" Bobby Vinton
22:18-19[n 6] 21 December - 4 January 1975 ÷ 3 "Kung Fu Fighting" Carl Douglas

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Notes
  1. ^ The magazine's weekly record charts were digitized by the AV Trust. The collection is archived by Library and Archives Canada here.
    The PDF text search does not work unless you have additional software installed. You must view each entry on the chart for a match.
  2. ^ A collection of all the .pdf files cited is available here.
  3. ^ On 21 March 1966, the chart became the RPM 100, as expanded to the top 100 singles.
  4. ^ 5 January 1974 is inferred as no issue was published that week.
  5. ^ 4 May 1974 is inferred as no issue was published that week.
  6. ^ 4 January 1975 is inferred as no issue was published that week.


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