Top 100 R&B Singles of 1975 (full list)

1. GET DOWN TONIGHT – KC and The Sunshine Band – T. K
2. I BELONG TO YOU – Love Unlimited – 20th Century
3. MR. MAGIC – Grover Washington Jr. – Kudu
4. ROC KIN’ CHAIR – Gwen McCrae -Cat
5. FIGHT THE POWER – Isley Brothers – T-Neck
6. LOVE WON ‘T LET ME WAIT – Major Harris – Atlantic
7. Fl RE – Ohio Players – Mercury
8. YOU’RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING- Barr y White – 20th
Century
9. I FEEL A SONG- Gladys Knight & The Pips – Buddah
10. JUST CAN ‘T STOP IT (THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY) – Spinners – Atlantic
11. BOOGIE ON REGGAE WOMAN – Stevie Wonder – Motown
12. KUNG FU FIGHTING -Car l Douglas – 20th Century
13. GET DOWN , GET DOWN – Joe Simon – Sprjng
14. SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE – Kool & The Gang – DeLite
15. SHAKY GROUND – Temptations – Motown
16. SHININ ‘ STAR – Earth, Wind & Fire – Columbia
17. DO IT ANYWAY YOU WANNA – People’s Choice- Phila¬† lnt’l
18. PICK UP THE PIECES – Average White Band – Atlantic
19. THE HUSTLE- Van McCoy-Avco
20. LOOK AT ME – The Moments – Stang
21. WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN – Three Degrees- Phila Int’I.
22. THIS WILL BE- Natalie Cole – Capitol
23. SHA LA LA – Al Green – Hi
24. THAT ‘S THE WAY I LIKE IT – KC and the Sunshine Band – T. K.
25. YOU GOT THE LOVE – Rufus – ABC
26. SHOESHINE BOY – Eddie Kendricks – Tamla
27. THE WAY WE WERE / TRY TO REMEMBER – Gladys Knight & The Pips –
Buddah
28. BABY THAT ‘S BACKATCHA – Smokey Robinson – Tami a
29. SHE ‘S GONE – Tavares – Capitol
30. LET’S DO IT AGAIN – Staple Singers – Curtom
31. WOMAN TO WOMAN – Shirley Brown – Truth
32. FLY ROBIN FLY – Si Iver Conve ntion – Midland I nt’I.
33. DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME – The Manhattans – Columbia
34. BAD LUCK – Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes – Phila. Int’I.
35. SUPERNATURAL THING – Ben E. King – Atlantic
36. IT ONLY TAKES A MINUTE – Tavares – Capitol
37. LOVE – Al Green – Hi
38. 7-6 -5-4 -3-2-1 (BLOW YOUR WHISTLE) -Gary Toms – PIP
39. DREAMING A DREAM – Crown Heights Affair – DeLite
40. CUT THE CAKE – Ave rage White Band – Atlantic
41. SLIPPERY WHEN WET Commodores – Motown
42. SOONER OR LATER – Impressions – Curtom
43. LADY MARMALADE – Labelle – Epic
44. YOUR LOVE – Graham Central Stat ion – W.B.
45. DREAM MERCHANT- New Birth – Buddah
46. ONCE YOU GET STARTED – Rufus – ABC
47. SHAME SHAME SHAME- Shi rley & Co. – All Platinum
48. WHAT AM I GONNA DO – Barry White – 20t h Century
49. DYNOMITE – Bazuka – A&M
50. TAKE ME TO THE RIVER- Syl Johnson – Hi
51. TO EACH HIS OWN – Faith , Hope & Charity – RCA
52. DON’CHA LOVE IT -Mi racles – Motown
53. REMEMBER WHAT I TOLD YOU TO FORGET – Tavares – Capitol
54. HOPE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER – Sharon Paige – Phila. Int’I.
55. I LOVE MUSIC – O’Jays – Phila. IntI.
56. SEXY – MFSB – Bluenotes
57. DO IT TILL YOU ‘RE SATISFIED – B.T. Express – Roadshow
58. HOW LO NG (BETCHA GOT A CHICK ON THE SIDE) – Pointer Sisters – ABC
59. LOVIN ‘ YOU- Minnie Riperton- Epic
60. DOCTOR ‘S ORDERS – Carol Douglas – Midland lnt ‘I.
61. LOW RIDER – War – U.A.
62. MAKE ME FEEL LIKE A WOMAN – Jackie Moore – Kayvette
63. EXPRESS – B.T. Express – Roadshow
64. RHYME TIME PEOPLE – Kool & The Gang – DeLite
65. JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOU – Michael Jackson – Motown
66. MY LITTL E LADY – Bloodstone – London
67. WALKING IN RHYTHM – Blackbyrds – Fantasy
68. AS LONG AS HE TAKES CARE OF HOME – Candi Staton – W, B.
69. SO IN LOVE – Curtis Mayfie ld – Curtom
70. FROM THIS WOMAN TO YOU – Barbara Mason – Budd ah
71. FREE MAN – South Shore Commission – Scepter
72. SHACKIN ‘ UP – Barbara Mason – Buddah
73. FUNKY PRESIDENT – Cold Blood – James Brown – Polydor
74. GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT – O’Jays – Phi la. I nt’I.
75. I AM LOVE – Jackson 5 – Motown
76. I AM I AM – Smokey Robinson – Tamla
77. I CAN ‘T LEAVE YOU ALONE -George McCrae -T K.
78. HEAVY FA[LIN ‘ OUT -S tylist ics – Avco
79. ME & MRS . JONES – Ron Banks & The Dramatics – A BC
80. WHY CAN ‘T WE BE FRIENDS- War – U.A.
81. WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES- Esther Phillips – Kudu
82. THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD- Earth , Wind & Fire – Columbia
83. LET ME START TONIGHT- Lamont Dozier – A BC
84. I WANNA DO SOMETHING FREAKY TO YOU- Leo n Haywood – 20t h Century
85. FOREVER CAME TODAY – Michae l Jackson – Motown
86. GLASS HOUSE – Temptations – Motown
87. SAME THING IT TOOK – Impression s- Curtom
88. LET ‘S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT – Latimore – Glades
89. LET ME MAKE LOVE TO YOU- O’Jays – Phila Int’I.
90. MIDNIGHT SKY – Isley Bros. – T-Neck
91. KEEP THE HOME FIRE BURNI N’ ~ Latimore – Glades
92. THREE STEPS F~OM TRUE LOVE – Reflections – Capitol
93. WHERE ARE ALL MY FRIENDS – Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes – Phila. lnt ‘L
94. LEAVE IT ALONE-Dynamic Superiors -Motown
95. MUSIC IN MY BONES – Joe Simon – Spring
96. SATIN SOUL – Love Unlimited Orchestra – 20th Century
97. CRY TO ME – Loleatta Holloway – G RC
98. ROCKIN ‘ SOUL – Hues Corporation – RCA
99. ROLLING DOWN A MOUNTAINSIDE – Ma in Ingredient- RCA
100. HIJACK – Herbie Mann – Atlantic
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Decem ber 27, 1975

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