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Monday May 20, 1974
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Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending May 18, 1974



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1 THE STING 1 1 1 14
Original Film Soundtrack (MCA 390)
2 JOHN DENVER'S GREATEST HITS 2 2 2 25
John Denver (RCA CPL1-0374)
3 CHICAGO VII 3 4 4 8
Chicago (Columbia C2-32810)
4 BUDDAH AND THE CHOCOLATE BOX 5 6 8 6
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-3623)
5 SHININ' ON 4 3 3 8
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol SWAE-11278)
6 MARIA MULDAUR 7 9 13 21
Maria Muldaur (Reprise MS 2148)
7 BAND ON THE RUN 8 7 7 23
Paul McCartney & Wings (Apple SO-3415)
8 TUBULAR BELLS 6 5 6 25
Mike Oldfield (Virgin VR 13-105)
9 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD 9 8 10 31
Elton John (MCA 2-10003)
10 LIVE 13 16 19 9
War (United Artists UA-LA 193-J2)
11 OPEN OUR EYES 12 14 17 9
Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia KC 32712)
12 COURT AND SPARK 11 11 9 15
Joni Mitchell (Asylum 7E-1001)
13 HARD LABOR 16 20 25 7
Three Dog Night (ABC/Dunhill DSD 50168)
14 LOVE IS THE MESSAGE 10 10 5 15
MFSB (Philadelphia Intl. KZ 32707)
15 MIGHTY LOVE 17 21 27 8
Spinners (Atlantic SD 7296)
16 ON THE BORDER 27 37 65 4  
Eagles (Asylum 7E-1004)
17 LOVE SONG FOR JEFFREY 20 25 30 6
Helen Reddy (Capitol SO-11284)
18 LET ME IN YOUR LIFE 14 13 16 9
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic SD 7292)
19 WHAT WERE ONCE VICES ARE NOW HABITS 15 12 12 11
Doobie Brothers (WB BS 2750)
20 AMERICAN GRAFFITI 21 22 23 35
Original Film Soundtrack (MCA MCA2-8001)
21 INNERVISIONS 22 24 26 41
Stevie Wonder (Tamla T 326V1)
22 HOTCAKES 24 19 20 17
Carly Simon (Elektra 7E-1002)
23 BURN 18 15 14 11
Deep Purple (WB W 2766)
24 EUPHRATES RIVER 25 26 28 9
Main Ingredient (RCA APL1-0335)
25 ON STAGE 68 -- -- 2  
Loggins And Messina (Columbia PG 32848)
26 BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE II 29 35 38 17
Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Mercury SRM-1-696)
27 UNBORN CHILD 19 18 15 11
Seals & Crofts (WB W 2761)
28 THE WAY WE WERE 23 17 11 14
Barbra Streisand (Columbia PC 32801)
29 VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONGS 26 28 22 9
Charlie Rich (Epic KE 32531)
30 SUNDOWN 42 51 55 15  
Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise MS 2177)
31 PRETZEL LOGIC 34 40 49 7
Steely Dan (ABC ABCD-808)
32 THE HOOPLE 44 65 79 4  
Mott The Hoople (Columbia PC 32871)
33 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS 35 38 41 43
Charlie Rich (Epic KE 32247)
34 RHAPSODY IN WHITE 28 34 31 15
Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century T-433)
35 GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION 38 43 46 8
Graham Central Station (WB BS 2763)
36 YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH JIM 30 30 29 55
Jim Croce (ABC ABCX 756)
37 POEMS, PRAYERS & PROMISES 36 31 34 17
John Denver (RCA LSP-4499)
38 THE PAYBACK 32 27 21 18
James Brown (Polydor PD2-3907)
39 BOOGIE DOWN 33 29 24 10
Eddie Kendricks (Tamla T 330VI)
40 BACK TO OAKLAND 37 32 32 9
Tower Of Power (WB BS 2749)
41 'JUSTMENTS 48 62 74 6
Bill Withers (Sussex SRA 8032)
42 APOSTROPHE (') 53 74 85 4  
Frank Zappa (Discreet DS 2175)
43 THE SINGLES 69-73 39 36 39 25
Carpenters (A&M SP-3601)
44 STREET LADY 52 63 67 6
Donald Byrd (Blue Note BN-LA 140-F)
45 THERE WON'T BE ANY MORE 40 39 37 11
Charlie Rich (RCA APL1-0433)
46 IMAGINATION 49 48 51 31
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Buddah BDS 5141)
47 HEAD HUNTERS 50 52 43 16
Herbie Hancock (Columbia KC 32731)
48 I GOT A NAME 51 55 59 23
Jim Croce (ABC ABCD-797)
49 WILD AND PEACEFUL 46 46 50 16
Kool & The Gang (De-Lite DEP 20113)
50 LIVE RHYMIN' 31 23 18 9  
Paul Simon (Columbia PC 32855)
51 HOOKED ON A FEELING 55 60 69 6
Blue Swede (EMI ST 11286)
52 PLANET WAVES 45 42 44 15
Bob Dylan (Asylum 7E-1003)
53 ANTHOLOGY 61 70 75 5
Marvin Gaye (Motown M791A3)
54 IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME 58 41 40 16
New Birth (RCA APL1-0285)
55 PURE SMOKEY 59 68 72 6
Smokey Robinson (Tamla T6-331S1)
56 CLAUDINE 57 59 60 8
Original Film Soundtrack (Buddah BDS 5602 ST)
57 MEETING OF THE MINDS 62 71 80 5
Four Tops (Dunhill DSD 50166)
58 ENERGIZED 54 54 56 15
Foghat (Bearsville BR 6950)
59 SKIN TIGHT 74 -- -- 2  
Ohio Players (Mercury SRM-1-705)
60 TALKING BOOK 63 64 64 51
Stevie Wonder (Tamla T-319 L)
61 SCRATCH 70 -- -- 2
Crusaders (Blue Thumb BTS 6010)
62 PIANO MAN 43 44 47 12  
Billy Joel (Columbia KC 32544)
63 CROSSWINDS 79 -- -- 2  
Billy Cobham (Atlantic SD 7300)
64 STRAIGHT AHEAD 64 67 77 5
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express (RCA APL1-0454)
65 WOVOKA 69 73 76 5
Redbone (Epic KE 32462)
66 SECRET TREATIES 95 -- -- 2  
Blue Oyster Cult (Columbia KC 32858)
67 GOOD TIMES 67 69 73 6
Elvis Presley (RCA CPL1-0475)
68 FREE TO BE. . . YOU AND ME 56 57 57 7  
Marlo Thomas & Friends (Bell 1110)
69 SABBATH BLOODY SABBATH 66 45 45 17
Black Sabbath (WB BS 2695)
70 BRIDGE OF SIGHS 82 96 -- 3  
Robin Trower (Chrysalis CHR 1057)
71 TODD 47 49 36 11  
Todd Rundgren (Bearsville 2BR 6952)
72 SON OF DRACULA 85 97 -- 3  
Nilsson (Rapple ABL1-0220)
73 ROCK AND ROLL ANIMAL 65 47 35 9
Lou Reed (RCA APL1-0472)
74 SEASONS IN THE SUN 60 61 62 8  
Terry Jacks (Bell 1307)
75 ANTHOLOGY 76 66 58 12
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Motown M 792S2)
76 TRES HOMBRES -- -- -- 22
ZZ Top (London XPS 631)
77 GET YOUR WINGS 80 85 90 4
Aerosmith (Columbia KC 32847)
78 HOME, HOME ON THE ROAD -- -- -- 1  
New Riders Of The Purple Sage (Columbia PC 32870)
79 LOVE SONG 41 33 33 12  
Anne Murray (Capitol ST-11266)
80 LIFE AND TIMES 81 81 78 65
Jim Croce (ABC JCL&T2011)
81 BLUE MAGIC 83 87 89 7
Blue Magic (Atco SD 36-7038)
82 RINGO 71 58 61 28  
Ringo Starr (Apple SWAL-3413)
83 BOOGIE BROTHERS 87 99 -- 3
Savoy Brown (London APS 638)
84 KNIGHT TIME 78 79 81 8
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul S 741VI)
85 JIM STAFFORD 89 93 99 5
Jim Stafford (MGM SE 4947)
86 EXOTIC BIRDS AND FRUIT 91 -- -- 2
Procol Harum (Chrysalis CHR 1058)
87 LIGHT SHINE 97 -- -- 2
Jesse Colin Young (WB BS 2790)
88 BRAIN SALAD SURGERY 88 91 88 24
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Manticore MC 66669)
89 STARLESS AND BIBLE BLACK -- -- -- 1  
King Crimson (Atlantic SD 7298)
90 THE GREAT GATSBY -- -- -- 1  
Original Film Soundtrack (Paramount PAS 2-3001)
91 SHIP AHOY 90 95 92 26
O'Jays (Philadelphia Intl. KZ 32408)
92 SEVEN -- -- -- 1  
Poco (Epic KE 32895)
93 THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON 93 89 94 62
Pink Floyd (Harvest SMAS-11163)
94 BLACK AND BLUES -- -- -- 1  
Bobbi Humphrey (Blue Note LA-1426)
95 LAID BACK 92 84 82 25
Gregg Allman (Capricorn CP 0116)
96 QUEEN II -- -- -- 1  
Queen (Elektra EKS-75082)
97 HERO AND HEROINE 86 90 -- 3  
Strawbs (A&M SP-3607)
98 TOM SCOTT & THE L.A. EXPRESS -- -- -- 1  
Tom Scott & The L.A. Express (Ode SP 77021)
99 SLOW DANCER 100 80 83 5
Boz Scaggs (Columbia KC 32760)
100 SECOND HELPING -- -- -- 1  
Lynyrd Skynyrd (MCA 413)

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