View Details For Each Episode Featuring Ma! (He’s Making Eyes At Me) By Lena Zavaroni
10 February 197417 February 197424 February 1974
3 March 197410 March 197417 March 1974 ✔
Tom Browne with The Top Twenty
24 March 1974
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RecordingSolid Gold SixtyTop TwentyChart & DateAM - FM

Lena Zavaroni’s single Ma! (He’s Making Eyes At Me) moved down the charts from number 13 to number 10.

Recording of the Top 20 section of the broadcast
BBC Radio 1: Solid Gold Sixty with Tom Browne starts at 16:00hrs
BBC Radio 1's first air date was on 30 September 1967 it was only transmitted on Medium Wave using amplitude modulation it would get an VHF channel that's rollout would start on 1 September 1988, starting with Central Scotland, the Midlands and the north of England.
BBC Radio 2: Tom Browne with The Top Twenty starts at 18:00hrs
BBC Radio 2's first air date was on 30 September 1967 it was a replacement for the Light Programme it was transmitter on VHF using frequency modulation in 1973 a subcarrier was added to the transmission which allowed the broadcasting of content in stereo.
UK Official Singles ChartDifferences In Dates

10 March 1974 - 16 March 1974

  1. Happiness Is Me And You - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  2. Jambalaya - The Carpenters
  3. Love's Theme - Love Unlimited Orchestra
  4. School Love - Barry Blue
  5. Never Never Gonna Give Ya Up - Barry White
  6. Burn Baby Burn - Hudson-Ford
  7. Ma! (He's Making Eyes At Me) - Lena Zavaroni
  8. Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
  9. Candle In The Wind - Elton John
  10. I Get A Little Sentimental Over You Ft. Lyn Paul - The New Seekers
  11. Wombling Song - Wombles
  12. It's You - Freddie Starr
  13. Jet - Paul McCartney And Wings
  14. Remember (Sha-La-La-La) - Bay City Rollers
  15. Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quatro
  16. You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
  17. The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
  18. The Air That I Breathe - The Hollies
  19. Jealous Mind - Alvin Stardust
  20. billy - don't be a hero - paper lace

As can be seen the BBC seems to broadcast a week behind the dates given by the UK Official Singles Charts.

I imagine that is because the programme is broadcast on a Sunday and they would not receive the data for the charts until sometime during the week.

Medium Wave (AM) - VHF (FM)

At the time of broadcast Radio 1 was only available on Medium Wave so when the BBC broadcasted some of its music programmes it also broadcasted them on Radio 2 VHF so that listeners with a VHF Radio could enjoy a higher quality of sound and if the receiver was a stereo one than could enjoy tracks that were made in stereo as they should have been heard.