Regional Hits of 1974

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The standard page for 1974 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1974 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Barbra Streisand The Way We Were Moves -5 Moves -15 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting Moves 0 Moves 0 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting 1
2 Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun Moves 0 Moves 0 Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun Moves -1 Moves -2 Abba Waterloo 2
3 Olivia Newton-John I Honestly Love You Moves -21 Moves -19 George McCrae Rock Your Baby Moves -1 Moves 1 Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun 3
4 Elton John Bennie & the Jets Moves -13 Moves -63 Abba Waterloo Moves 2 Moves 1 George McCrae Rock Your Baby 4
5 Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff Moves -8 Moves -2 Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Moves -5 Moves -5 The Rubettes Sugar Baby Love 5
6 Ray Stevens The Streak Moves -24 Moves 5 Barbra Streisand The Way We Were Moves -100 Moves -1 Steve Miller Band The Joker 6
7 Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Moves 2 Moves -18 Steve Miller Band The Joker Moves 1 Moves -29 The Sweet Teenage Rampage 7
8 Wings Band On the Run Moves -1 Moves -56 The Hollies The Air That I Breathe Moves -5 Moves -17 Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive 8
9 Hues Corporation Rock the Boat Moves -6 Moves 1 Wings Band On the Run Moves -59 Moves -38 Mud Tiger Feet 9
10 Roberta Flack Feel Like Making Love Moves -28 Moves -171 The Rubettes Sugar Baby Love Moves 5 Moves 5 Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet 10
11 Grand Funk Railroad The Loco-Motion Moves -16 Moves -6 Love Unlimited Love's Theme Moves -54 Moves -21 Donny Osmond & Marie Osmond I'm Leaving it (All) Up to You 11
12 Charlie Rich The Most Beautiful Girl Moves -9 Moves -17 Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died Moves -2 Moves -63 Mud Lonely This Christmas 12
13 MFSB TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) Moves -5 Moves 8 Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff Moves -18 Moves 5 The Hollies The Air That I Breathe 13
14 Paul Anka (You're) Having My Baby Moves -12 Moves -7 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama Moves -115 Moves 2 Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died 14
15 Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods Billy, Don't Be a Hero Moves -35 Moves 6 Hues Corporation Rock the Boat Moves -19 Moves -73 The Rubettes Juke Box Jive 15
16 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting Moves 15 Moves -23 The Three Degrees When Will I See You Again? Moves -20 Moves -27 Alvin Stardust My Coo-Ca-Choo 16
17 Love Unlimited Love's Theme Moves 6 Moves 13 Elton John Bennie & the Jets Moves -100 Moves -17 Golden Earring Radar Love 17
18 Harry Chapin Cat's in the Cradle Moves -28 Moves 5 MFSB TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) Moves -34 Moves -83 The Sweet The Six Teens 18
19 Gordon Lightfoot Sundown Moves -12 Moves -11 Ringo Starr You're Sixteen, You're Beautiful (And You're Mine) Moves -20 Moves -73 Slade Everyday 19
20 Elton John Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me Moves -9 Moves -12 The Stylistics You Make Me Feel Brand New Moves -81 Moves -89 David Essex Gonna Make You a Star 20

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