Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1974 [videos]
By By Jordan Bartel
The Baltimore Sun|
Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 AM
This week, 40 years ago, "The Longest Yard" was the No. 1 film at the box office, famed aviator Charles Lindbergh died and the following songs were the most popular in the United States, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Keep On Smilin'," Wet Willie
I'm assuming this lifted post-Watergate America's collective spirit. So I'll overlook the Southern rock band's name, which is clearly unfortunate.
9. "Rock Me Gently," Andy Kim
Did anyone alert Neil Diamond that Andy Kim stole his sound -- and his general look?