List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1975

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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.

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


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