1971: All Charts

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-11 (2)
3 4 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-7 (3)
4 3 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (1)
5 5 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (5)
6 6 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-13 (1)
7 8 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 7 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (7)
9 12 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
10 9 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-18 (3)

11 14 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-19 (11)
12 13 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 10 NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-10 (8)
14 23 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-8 (14)
15 19 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-8 (15)
16 17 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-6 (16)
17 18 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-11 (17)
18 33 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-6 (18)
19 11 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love) –•– The Presidents (Sussex)-14 (11)
20 22 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (20)

21 26 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (21)
22 20 HE AIN’T HEAVY…HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (20)
23 24 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (23)
24 28 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-7 (24)
25 29 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-6 (25)
26 21 BE MY BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-9 (17)
27 31 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4 (27)
28 15 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-17 (2)
29 16 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-16 (1)
30 25 CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (25)

31 39 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-9 (31)
32 40 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-8 (32)
33 50 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-3 (33)
34 48 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7 (34)
35 56 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (35)
36 53 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-4 (36)
37 34 I’M NOT MY BROTHER’S KEEPER –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-12 (34)
38 36 DO IT –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-9 (36)
39 38 AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (Atco)-12 (18)
40 44 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 37 BORDER SONG / YOU AND ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 IF YOU WERE MINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-14 (41)
42 49 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (42)
43 45 SILVER MOON –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-6 (43)
45 46 THE GREEN GRASS STARTS TO GROW –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (45)
46 43 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-11 (33)
47 74 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-2 (47)
48 58 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-4 (48)
49 51 STEALER –•– Free (A&M)-6 (49)
50 52 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-10 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

53 — GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (53)
75 — HE CALLED ME BABY –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-1 (75)
78 — ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1 (78)
79 — LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-1 (79)
82 — SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-8 (74)
88 — APEMAN –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-1 (88)
93 — TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-1 (93)
94 — D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-1 (94)
96 — CHERYL MOANA MARIE –•– John Rowles (Kapp)-1 (96)
97 — THERE IT GOES AGAIN –•– Barbara and the Uniques (Arden)-1 (97)
98 — YOU JUST CAN’T WIN (By Making the Same Mistake) –•– Gene (Chandler) and Jerry (Butler) (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — NOW I’M A WOMAN –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-8 (2)
3 2 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-12 (2)
4 5 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-9 (4)
5 6 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-14 (1)
6 4 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-12 (1)
7 7 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 (7)
8 8 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 (7)
9 21 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (9)
10 12 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 (10)

11 17 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-12 (11)
12 15 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-9 (12)
13 14 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-9 (13)
14 16 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-7 (14)
15 9 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-9 (9)
16 11 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-20 (11)
17 25 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-7 (17)
18 18 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-7 (18)
19 20 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (19)
20 23 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (20)

21 13 NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-11 (8)
22 10 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-19 (3)
23 24 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-8 (23)
24 27 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5 (24)
25 32 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-9 (25)
26 22 HE AIN’T HEAVY…HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10 (20)
27 26 BE MY BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-10 (17)
28 31 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-10 (28)
29 35 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (29)
30 34 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-8 (30)

31 47 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3 (31)
32 36 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-5 (32)
33 33 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-4 (33)
34 30 CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (25)
35 19 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love) –•– The Presidents (Sussex)-15 (11)
36 50 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-11 (36)
37 48 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-5 (37)
38 40 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-8 (38)
39 58 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-3 (39)
40 42 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 37 I’M NOT MY BROTHER’S KEEPER –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-13 (34)
47 38 DO IT –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-2 (41)
42 43 SILVER MOON –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-7 (42)
43 62 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-3 (43)
44 45 THE GREEN GRASS STARTS TO GROW –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (44)
46 46 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-12 (33)
48 56 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-6 (48)
49 76 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-4 (49)
50 71 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

85 — WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-1 (86)
87 — MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1 (87)
88 — FRESH AS A DAISY –•– Emitt Rhodes (Dunhill)-1 (88)
90 — PROBLEM CHILD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (90)
92 — REVIVAL (Love Is Everywhere) –•– The Allman Brothers (Capricorn)-1 (92)
95 — IT’S UP TO YOU PETULA –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-1 (95)
96 — YOU’RE A BIG GIRL NOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-1 (96)
98 — ONE NIGHT STAND –•– The Magic Lanterns (Big Tree)-1 (98)
99 — FLY LITTLE WHITE DOVE FLY –•– The Bells (Polydor)-1 (99)
100 — WHERE ARE WE GOING –•– Bobby Bloom (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-9 (2)
3 3 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-13 (2)
4 4 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-10 (4)
5 5 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-15 (1)
6 9 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (6)
7 11 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-13 (7)
8 8 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11 (7)
9 10 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (9)
10 6 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-13 (1)

11 17 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-8 (11)
12 12 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-10 (12)
13 13 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-10 (13)
14 14 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-8 (14)
15 18 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-8 (15)
16 16 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-21 (11)
17 7 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11 (7)
18 24 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-6 (18)
19 20 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (19)
20 23 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-9 (20)

21 15 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
22 25 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-10 (22)
23 19 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (19)
24 32 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-6 (24)
25 29 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (25)
26 31 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 (26)
27 33 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-5 (27)
28 28 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-11 (28)
29 30 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-9 (29)
30 21 NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-12 (8)

31 43 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-4 (31)
32 26 HE AIN’T HEAVY…HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-11 (20)
33 38 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-9 (33)
34 37 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-6 (34)
35 36 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-12 (35)
36 39 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-4 (36)
37 22 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-20 (3)
38 41 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (38)
39 27 BE MY BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-11 (17)
40 40 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 49 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-5 (41)
42 50 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-4 (42)
43 44 THE GREEN GRASS STARTS TO GROW –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (43)
44 64 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-3 (44)
45 53 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-6 (45)
46 48 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-7 (46)
47 59 MEAN MISTREATER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-6 (47)
48 62 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-5 (48)
49 57 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-3 (49)
50 58 THEY CAN’T TAKE AWAY OUR MUSIC –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

81 — (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-1 (81)
83 — JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (83)
84 — DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (84)
87 — MIXED UP GUY –•– Joey Scarbury (Lionel)-1 (87)
89 — BED OF ROSE’S –•– The Statler Brothers (Mercury)-1 (89)
98 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-1 (98)
100 — MAKE ME HAPPY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9 (1)
3 3 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-14 (2)
4 6 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (4)
5 4 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-11 (4)
6 9 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13 (6)
7 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-14 (7)
8 11 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-9 (8)
9 15 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-9 (9)
10 12 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-11 (10)

11 5 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-16 (1)
12 8 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12 (7)
13 19 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (13)
14 14 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-9 (14)
15 18 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7 (15)
16 31 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-5 (16)
17 10 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-14 (1)
18 20 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-10 (18)
19 17 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12 (7)
20 16 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-22 (11)

21 26 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (21)
22 22 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-11 (22)
23 24 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-7 (23)
24 25 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (24)
25 13 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-11 (13)
26 27 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-6 (26)
27 28 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-12 (27)
28 23 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (19)
29 21 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-11 (9)
30 34 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-7 (30)

31 33 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-10 (31)
32 36 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5 (32)
33 35 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-13 (33)
34 44 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4 (34)
35 38 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (35)
36 42 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5 (36)
37 29 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-10 (29)
38 40 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (38)
39 46 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-8 (39)
40 41 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-7 (41)
42 48 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-6 (42)
43 43 THE GREEN GRASS STARTS TO GROW –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (43)
44 49 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 (44)
45 52 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-5 (45)
46 60 MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3 (46)
47 47 MEAN MISTREATER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7 (47)
48 56 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (48)
49 67 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-8 (49)
50 50 THEY CAN’T TAKE AWAY OUR MUSIC –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-6 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

79 — JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (79)
83 — I DIG EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU –•– The Mob (Colossus)-1 (83)
87 — WHOLE LOTTA LOVE –•– King Curtis (Atco)-1 (87)
88 — I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-1 (88)
89 — RIDE A WHITE SWAN –•– Tyrannosaurus Rex (Blue Thumb)-1 (89)
90 — (She’s a) VERY LOVELY WOMAN / THE LONG WAY AROUND –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1 (90)
92 — WAY BACK HOME –•– The Jazz Crusaders (Chisa)-3 (90)
93 — YOU’RE THE ONE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-1 (93)
94 — FREEDOM –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (94)
96 — SOLUTION FOR POLLUTION –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
97 — I NEED YOU –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1 (97)
98 — WE’LL HAVE IT MADE –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-1 (98)
99 — I’LL BE HOME –•– Vikki Carr (Columbia)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-10 (1)
3 4 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (3)
4 3 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-15 (2)
5 9 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-10 (5)
6 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-15 (6)
7 16 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-6 (7)
8 8 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-10 (8)
9 34 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-5 (9)
10 6 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-14 (6)

11 13 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (11)
12 5 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-12 (4)
13 10 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-12 (10)
14 15 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-8 (14)
15 11 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-17 (1)
16 18 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-11 (16)
17 23 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-8 (17)
18 31 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-11 (18)
19 21 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6 (19)
20 22 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-12 (20)

21 12 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-13 (7)
22 24 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (22)
23 20 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-23 (11)
24 19 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13 (7)
25 32 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (25)
26 30 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-8 (26)
27 25 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-12 (13)
28 36 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-6 (28)
29 14 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-10 (14)
30 28 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (19)

31 33 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-14 (31)
32 29 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-12 (9)
33 44 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 (33)
34 27 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-13 (27)
35 35 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (35)
36 40 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-7 (36)
37 45 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-6 (37)
38 17 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-15 (1)
39 39 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-9 (39)
40 41 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 26 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-7 (26)
53 37 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-11 (29)
61 38 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-7 (41)
42 48 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (42)
43 46 MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4 (43)
45 49 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-9 (45)
46 55 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-6 (46)
47 — MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1 (47)
48 58 APEMAN –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-5 (48)
49 53 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-3 (49)
50 51 BRIDGET THE MIDGET (The Queen Of the Blues) –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-7 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

47 — MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1 (47)
56 — HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (56)
75 — THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-1 (75)
82 — HANG ON TO YOUR LIFE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (82)
92 — TRIANGLE OF LOVE (Hey Diddle Diddle) –•– The Presidents (Sussex)-1 (92)
94 — ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1 (94)
98 — EVERYTHING IS GOOD ABOUT YOU –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-1 (99)
100 — SAN BERNADINO –•– Christie (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th February, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 9 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6 (2)
3 2 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-11 (1)
4 3 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (3)
5 5 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-11 (5)
6 7 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-7 (6)
7 6 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-16 (6)
8 8 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-11 (8)
9 4 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-16 (2)
10 11 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11 (10)

11 10 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-15 (6)
12 25 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (12)
13 13 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-13 (10)
14 14 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-9 (14)
15 18 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-12 (15)
16 19 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (16)
17 17 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-9 (17)
18 28 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-7 (18)
19 26 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-9 (19)
20 20 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-13 (20)

21 22 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (21)
22 15 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-18 (1)
23 16 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-12 (16)
24 12 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-13 (4)
25 47 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2 (25)
26 21 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-14 (7)
27 31 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-15 (27)
28 23 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-24 (11)
29 33 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 (29)
30 49 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-4 (30)

31 36 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8 (31)
32 56 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 (32)
33 40 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-9 (33)
34 35 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (34)
35 37 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-7 (35)
36 39 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-10 (36)
37 27 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-13 (13)
38 34 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-14 (27)
39 55 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (39)
40 41 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 42 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (41)
42 45 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-10 (42)
43 43 MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5 (43)
44 46 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-7 (44)
45 48 APEMAN –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-6 (45)
46 52 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-6 (46)
47 54 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-4 (47)
48 51 WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-5 (48)
49 75 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-2 (49)
50 50 BRIDGET THE MIDGET (The Queen Of the Blues) –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-8 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

60 — SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (60)
64 — WHOLE LOTTA LOVE –•– C.C.S. (RAK)-1 (64)
71 — JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (71)
79 — BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-1 (79)
81 — COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
85 — KEEP THE CUSTOMER SATISFIED –•– Gary Puckett (Columbia)-1 (85)
87 — FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (87)
88 — (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (88)
92 — THE GLORY OF LOVE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (92)
93 — ANGEL BABY –•– Dusk (Bell)-1 (93)
94 — CAROLINA DAY –•– Livingston Taylor (Capricorn)-1 (94)
95 — MEDLEY FROM “SUPERSTAR” (A Rock Opera) –•– The Assembled Multitude (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 — DIDN’T IT LOOK SO EASY –•– The Stairsteps (Buddah)-1 (96)
97 — HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1 (97)
100 — TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-2 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th February, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-13 (1)
3 5 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-12 (3)
4 6 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-8 (4)
5 4 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (3)
6 3 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-12 (1)
7 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-17 (6)
8 8 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-12 (8)
9 10 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-12 (9)
10 25 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3 (10)

11 18 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-8 (11)
12 12 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (12)
13 9 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-17 (2)
14 15 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-13 (14)
15 44 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-8 (15)
16 16 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8 (16)
17 11 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-16 (6)
18 19 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-10 (18)
19 13 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-14 (10)
20 20 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-14 (20)

21 30 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-5 (21)
22 14 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-10 (14)
23 27 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-16 (23)
24 32 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (24)
25 22 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-19 (1)
26 17 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-10 (17)
27 31 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-9 (27)
28 21 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (21)
29 29 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 (29)
30 36 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-11 (30)

31 41 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (31)
32 33 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-10 (32)
33 35 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-8 (33)
34 23 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-13 (16)
35 39 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (35)
36 47 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (36)
37 63 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-3 (37)
38 34 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (34)
39 87 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2 (39)
40 40 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 42 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-11 (41)
42 61 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-3 (42)
43 60 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-2 (43)
44 57 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (44)
45 45 APEMAN –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-7 (45)
46 46 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-7 (46)
47 49 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-3 (47)
48 48 WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-6 (48)
49 58 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-5 (49)
50 51 I’M SO PROUD –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-10 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

57 — DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1 (57)
59 — CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1 (59)
71 — CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-1 (71)
83 — WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (83)
84 — ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-1 (84)
85 — CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-1 (85)
87 — AIN’T IT A SAD THING –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-1 (87)
88 — LONELY TEARDROPS –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-1 (88)
90 — THE MORNING OF OUR LIVES –•– Arkade (Dunhill)-1 (90)
94 — MY SWEET LORD –•– Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (94)
97 — THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 (97)
98 — SUPER HIGHWAY –•– Ballin’ Jack (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — MARIA (You Were the Only One) –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-1 (99)
100 — ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th February, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-14 (1)
3 3 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-13 (3)
4 4 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-9 (4)
5 11 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9 (5)
6 10 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 (6)
7 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-18 (6)
8 15 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-9 (8)
9 14 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-14 (9)
10 5 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-12 (3)

11 12 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9 (11)
12 23 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-17 (12)
13 8 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-13 (8)
14 21 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-6 (14)
15 18 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-11 (15)
16 6 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-13 (1)
17 24 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (17)
18 9 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13 (9)
19 13 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-18 (2)
20 19 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-15 (10)

21 17 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 (6)
22 39 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (22)
23 16 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9 (16)
24 43 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3 (24)
25 42 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-4 (25)
26 31 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (26)
27 27 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-10 (27)
28 29 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 (28)
29 51 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (29)
30 30 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-12 (30)

31 28 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (21)
32 37 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-4 (32)
33 35 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (33)
34 20 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-15 (20)
35 26 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-11 (17)
36 36 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (36)
37 57 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2 (37)
38 22 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-11 (14)
39 49 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-6 (39)
40 40 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-10 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 32 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-11 (32)
48 38 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (34)
50 33 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-9 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-12 (41)
43 59 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-2 (43)
44 44 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (44)
45 46 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-8 (45)
46 47 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-4 (46)
47 48 WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-7 (47)
49 50 I’M SO PROUD –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-11 (49)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

81 — WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (81)
82 — OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (82)
85 — FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (85)
90 — EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1 (90)
91 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (91)
92 — DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-1 (92)
95 — TULSA –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-1 (95)
99 — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th February, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 (2)
3 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-15 (1)
4 3 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-14 (3)
5 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10 (5)
6 4 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-10 (4)
7 8 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-10 (7)
8 12 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-18 (8)
9 9 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-15 (9)
10 25 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-5 (10)

11 11 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-10 (11)
12 22 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (12)
13 17 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (13)
14 14 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-7 (14)
15 15 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-12 (15)
16 29 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (16)
17 24 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (17)
18 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-19 (6)
19 37 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3 (19)
20 33 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (20)

21 32 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-5 (21)
22 10 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-13 (3)
23 18 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-14 (9)
24 26 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (24)
25 27 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-11 (25)
26 13 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-14 (8)
27 39 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-7 (27)
28 36 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (28)
29 20 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-16 (10)
30 21 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-18 (6)

31 23 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10 (16)
32 43 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3 (32)
33 46 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-5 (33)
34 41 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-13 (34)
35 53 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 16 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-14 (1)
37 30 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-13 (30)
38 45 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-9 (38)
39 19 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-19 (2)
40 44 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-16 (20)
42 28 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-9 (28)
47 40 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-11 (40)

POWER PLAYS

43 56 HANG ON TO YOUR LIFE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (43)
44 52 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-4 (44)
45 55 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-4 (45)
46 91 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (46)
48 63 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3 (48)
49 81 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (49)
50 50 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-10 (33)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

66 — WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1 (66)
68 — NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (68)
69 — LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1 (69)
84 — SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (84)
85 — AIN’T GOT TIME –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (85)
86 — AFTER THE FIRE IS GONE –•– Conway Twitty / Loretta Lynn (Decca)-1 (86)
91 — BELL BOTTOM BLUES –•– Derek and the Dominos (Atco)-1 (91)
92 — BEGINNING TO FEEL THE PAIN –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1 (92)
94 — DON’T MAKE ME PAY FOR HIS MISTAKES –•– Z.Z. Hill (Hill)-1 (94)
96 — ONE MAN’S LEFTOVERS (Is Another Man’s Feast) –•– 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) (Hot Wax)-1 (96)
97 — WILD WORLD –•– The Gentrys (Sun)-1 (97)
98 — CELIA OF THE SEALS –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (98)
99 — TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-3 (93)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th March, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (2)
3 10 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-6 (3)
4 16 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (4)
5 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-11 (5)
6 17 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (6)
7 12 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (7)
8 8 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-19 (8)
9 9 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-16 (9)
10 7 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-11 (7)

11 13 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (11)
12 21 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-6 (12)
13 14 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-8 (13)
14 3 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-16 (1)
15 19 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4 (15)
16 4 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-15 (3)
17 11 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-11 (11)
18 20 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (18)
19 15 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-13 (15)
20 6 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-11 (4)

21 24 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (21)
22 27 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-8 (22)
23 32 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4 (23)
24 35 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (24)
25 18 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-20 (6)
26 53 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-3 (26)
27 66 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-2 (27)
28 28 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8 (28)
29 49 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (29)
30 25 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-12 (25)

31 33 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-6 (31)
32 54 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3 (32)
33 23 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-15 (9)
34 34 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-14 (34)
35 48 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4 (35)
36 38 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-10 (36)
37 37 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-14 (30)
38 46 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (38)
39 44 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-5 (39)
40 40 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 22 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-14 (3)
64 29 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-17 (10)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5 (42)
43 43 HANG ON TO YOUR LIFE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (43)
44 55 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-4 (44)
45 68 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-2 (45)
46 69 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-2 (46)
47 42 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-10 (28)
48 57 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-4 (48)
49 56 CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-4 (49)
50 47 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-12 (40)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

55 — ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-1 (55)
67 — WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (67)
72 — IF IT’S REAL WHAT I FEEL –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (72)
73 — TONGUE IN CHEEK –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-1 (73)
83 — WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-1 (83)
84 — PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-1 (84)
85 — SNOW BLIND FRIEND –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (85)
87 — CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-1 (87)
90 — SPINNING WHEEL (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (90)
92 — I PITY THE FOOL –•– Ann Peebles (Hi)-1 (92)
99 — STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-1 (99)
100 — WHAT ABOUT ME –•– Quicksilver Messenger Service (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th March, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 7 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (3)
4 4 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (4)
5 6 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (5)
6 2 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 (2)
7 12 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-7 (7)
8 11 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (8)
9 15 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5 (9)
10 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-12 (5)

11 8 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-20 (8)
12 9 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-17 (9)
13 13 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-9 (13)
14 10 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-12 (7)
15 22 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-9 (15)
16 23 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5 (16)
17 18 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (17)
18 29 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (18)
19 27 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3 (19)
20 21 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-12 (20)

21 14 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-17 (1)
22 16 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-16 (3)
23 24 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (23)
24 32 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 26 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-4 (25)
26 20 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-12 (4)
27 17 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-12 (11)
28 39 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6 (28)
29 19 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-14 (15)
30 38 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (30)

31 31 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-7 (31)
32 45 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3 (32)
33 35 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5 (33)
34 28 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9 (28)
35 34 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-15 (34)
36 55 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-2 (36)
37 30 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-13 (25)
38 46 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3 (38)
39 48 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-5 (39)
40 61 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-11 (36)
46 37 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-15 (30)
47 40 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6 (42)
43 44 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-5 (43)
44 49 CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-5 (44)
45 51 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-4 (45)
48 43 HANG ON TO YOUR LIFE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (43)
49 56 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6 (49)
50 65 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

53 — DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (53)
55 — SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-1 (55)
58 — JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 (58)
60 — WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (60)
67 — WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (67)
75 — DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1 (75)
83 — GIVE IT TO ME –•– The Mob (Colossus)-1 (83)
86 — I’D RATHER LOVE YOU –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 (86)
87 — PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1 (87)
88 — BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-1 (88)
89 — HOT PANTS –•– Salvage (Odax)-1 (89)
92 — LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-1 (92)
93 — L.A. GOODBYE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-1 (93)
94 — BAD WATER –•– The Raeletts (Tangerine)-1 (94)
95 — LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– Odds and Ends (Today)-1 (95)
96 — I CAN’T STOP –•– The Osmond Brothers (Uni)-1 (96)
97 — COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-1 (97)
98 — MY HEART IS YOURS –•– Wilbert Harrison (SSS International)-1 (98)
99 — 1927 KANSAS CITY –•– Mike Reilly (Paramount)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th March, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (2)
3 4 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (3)
4 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-12 (1)
5 3 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (3)
6 7 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-8 (6)
7 9 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-6 (7)
8 18 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (8)
9 15 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-10 (9)
10 10 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-13 (5)

11 11 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-21 (8)
12 8 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (8)
13 6 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 (2)
14 23 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (14)
15 19 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4 (15)
16 16 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-6 (16)
17 12 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-18 (9)
18 20 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-13 (18)
19 13 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-10 (13)
20 36 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-3 (20)

21 14 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-13 (7)
22 33 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6 (22)
23 24 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (23)
24 25 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-5 (24)
25 28 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-7 (25)
26 39 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-6 (26)
27 30 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (27)
28 32 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (28)
29 17 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 (17)
30 22 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-17 (3)

31 29 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-15 (15)
32 40 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (32)
33 38 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4 (33)
34 21 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-18 (1)
35 31 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-8 (31)
36 27 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-13 (11)
37 42 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7 (37)
38 45 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-5 (38)
39 35 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-16 (34)
40 49 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 34 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-10 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-12 (36)
42 43 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-6 (42)
44 44 CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-6 (44)
45 58 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 (45)
46 50 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-6 (46)
47 53 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-2 (47)
48 55 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-2 (48)
49 60 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (49)
50 52 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

72 — I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1 (72)
73 — FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-1 (73)
74 — WHO GETS THE GUY –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (74)
79 — I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (79)
80 — MAN IN BLACK –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (80)
82 — TIME AND LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (82)
86 — I THINK OF YOU –•– Perry Como (RCA)-1 (86)
88 — COULD I FORGET YOU –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 (88)
90 — THE NICKEL SONG –•– The New Seekers Featuring Eve Graham (Elektra)-1 (90)
91 — SOLDIER’S LAST LETTER –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-1 (92)
93 — I’M GIRL SCOUTIN’ –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (93)
94 — MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (94)
95 — ADRIENNE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1 (95)
96 — HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-1 (96)
99 — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM / EVERYTHING’S ALRIGHT (Medley) –•– The Kimberlys (Happy Tiger)-1 (99)
100 — ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th March, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (2)
3 2 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (2)
4 6 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-9 (4)
5 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (3)
6 7 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-7 (6)
7 8 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (7)
8 9 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-11 (8)
9 4 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-13 (1)
10 15 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5 (10)

11 14 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 11 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-22 (8)
13 10 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-14 (5)
14 20 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-4 (14)
15 24 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-6 (15)
16 18 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-14 (16)
17 12 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (8)
18 13 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9 (2)
19 22 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7 (19)
20 16 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7 (16)

21 27 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (21)
22 26 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-7 (22)
23 23 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (23)
24 28 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 (24)
25 25 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-8 (25)
26 17 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-19 (9)
27 19 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-11 (13)
28 33 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5 (28)
29 21 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-14 (7)
30 32 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (30)

31 40 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-8 (31)
32 38 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-6 (32)
33 29 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11 (17)
34 45 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 (34)
35 52 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (35)
36 49 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (36)
37 71 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-3 (37)
38 56 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-4 (38)
39 48 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-3 (39)
40 47 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 37 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8 (37)
42 35 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-9 (31)
46 39 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-17 (34)

POWER PLAYS

43 46 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-7 (43)
44 42 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-7 (42)
45 — I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (45)
47 50 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (47)
48 44 CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-7 (44)
49 70 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-3 (49)
50 51 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-10 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

45 — I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (45)
71 — I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-1 (71)
72 — IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-1 (72)
81 — SOMEONE WHO CARES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1 (81)
88 — SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-1 (88)
89 — LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– Kiki Dee (Rare Earth)-1 (89)
97 — C’MON –•– Poco (Epic)-1 (97)
98 — LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominos (Atco)-1 (98)
99 — I WISH I WERE –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (99)
100 — THE ANIMAL TRAINER AND THE TOAD –•– Mountain (Windfall)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd April, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-10 (1)
3 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (3)
4 3 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (2)
5 7 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (5)
6 4 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-10 (4)
7 6 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-8 (6)
8 8 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-12 (8)
9 11 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9 (9)
10 14 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-5 (10)

11 34 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 (11)
12 19 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8 (12)
13 15 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 10 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6 (10)
15 16 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-15 (15)
16 22 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-8 (16)
17 12 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-23 (8)
18 9 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-14 (1)
19 21 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (19)
20 23 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 (20)

21 24 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (21)
22 20 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8 (16)
23 25 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-9 (23)
24 17 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (8)
25 28 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-6 (25)
26 45 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 (26)
27 32 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7 (27)
28 31 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-9 (28)
29 30 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (29)
30 18 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 (2)

31 37 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-4 (31)
32 35 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (32)
33 38 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-5 (33)
34 40 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (34)
35 36 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (35)
36 13 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-15 (5)
37 39 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4 (37)
38 49 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-4 (38)
39 72 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-2 (39)
40 43 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 71 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-2 (41)
42 64 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-8 (42)
43 51 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-4 (43)
44 56 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-5 (44)
45 47 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (45)
46 50 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-11 (46)
47 59 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-3 (47)
48 44 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-8 (42)
49 52 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-7 (49)
50 60 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

57 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1 (57)
73 — POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1 (73)
76 — 13 QUESTIONS –•– Seatrain (Capitol)-1 (76)
80 — TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-1 (80)
81 — RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-1 (81)
82 — ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1 (82)
96 — OH, SINGER –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1 (96)
97 — STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE –•– Margie Joseph (Volt)-1 (97)
98 — IF IT’S REAL WHAT I FEEL –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (69)
99 — FREEDOM –•– Jimi Hendrix (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — I WAS WONDERING / WHERE EVIL GROWS –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th April, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (2)
3 11 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (3)
4 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (2)
5 3 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 (3)
6 2 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-11 (1)
7 7 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9 (6)
8 10 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-6 (8)
9 6 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-11 (4)
10 16 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-9 (10)

11 12 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9 (11)
12 8 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-13 (8)
13 9 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10 (9)
14 14 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7 (10)
15 57 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2 (15)
16 31 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-5 (16)
17 21 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (17)
18 13 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-8 (13)
19 26 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3 (19)
20 15 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-16 (15)

21 25 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7 (21)
22 27 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8 (22)
23 23 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-10 (23)
24 32 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (24)
25 33 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-6 (25)
26 19 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (19)
27 28 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-10 (27)
28 39 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-3 (28)
29 29 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (29)
30 41 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-3 (30)

31 22 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (16)
32 34 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (32)
33 35 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (33)
34 18 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-15 (1)
35 38 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-5 (35)
36 17 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-24 (8)
37 20 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 (20)
38 47 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-4 (38)
39 44 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-6 (39)
40 73 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 37 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5 (37)
49 40 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-9 (41)
42 43 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-5 (42)
43 46 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-12 (43)
44 50 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (44)
45 45 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (45)
46 49 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-8 (46)
47 54 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-6 (47)
50 53 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

74 — LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (74)
76 — (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 (76)
79 — WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 (79)
86 — SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-20 (60)
90 — TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-1 (90)
91 — YOU AND YOUR FOLKS, ME AND MY FOLKS –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1 (91)
92 — CHIRPY CHIRPY, CHEEP CHEEP –•– Lally Stott (Philips)-1 (92)
93 — WHEN YOU DANCE I CAN REALLY LOVE –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-1 (93)
94 — INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — EMPTY ARMS –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (95)
98 — CAN’T FIND THE TIME –•– Rose Colored Glass (Bang)-1 (98)
99 — TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th April, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (2)
3 1 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (1)
4 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (2)
5 8 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-7 (5)
6 16 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-6 (6)
7 6 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-12 (1)
8 7 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-10 (6)
9 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 (3)
10 10 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-10 (10)

11 9 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-12 (4)
12 19 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4 (12)
13 15 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3 (13)
14 11 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10 (11)
15 12 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-14 (8)
16 17 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (16)
17 13 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 (9)
18 14 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8 (10)
19 21 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8 (19)
20 28 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 (20)

21 25 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-7 (21)
22 22 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-9 (22)
23 24 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (23)
24 20 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-17 (15)
25 39 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-7 (25)
26 30 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-4 (26)
27 27 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11 (27)
28 40 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3 (28)
29 18 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-9 (13)
30 23 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-11 (23)

31 32 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (31)
32 41 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-10 (32)
33 35 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-6 (33)
34 26 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (19)
35 29 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (29)
36 38 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-5 (36)
37 44 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (37)
38 42 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-6 (38)
39 43 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-13 (39)
40 33 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 37 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 (20)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-7 (42)
43 46 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-9 (43)
44 50 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-5 (44)
45 74 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-2 (45)
46 66 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-5 (46)
47 64 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-3 (47)
48 73 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-3 (48)
49 51 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-7 (49)
50 56 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-6 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

57 — BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (57)
85 — BROKEN / ALBERT FLASHER –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (85)
86 — GOTTA SEE JANE –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-1 (86)
89 — WE WERE ALWAYS SWEETHEARTS –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (89)
94 — NEVADA FIGHTER –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-1 (94)
98 — THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1 (98)
99 — L.A. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT –•– Susan Raye (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — I’LL ERASE AWAY YOUR PAIN –•– The Whatnauts (Stang)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th April, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (2)
3 6 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-7 (3)
4 13 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 (4)
5 5 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-8 (5)
6 12 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5 (6)
7 3 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (1)
8 20 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 (8)
9 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-12 (2)
10 21 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-8 (10)

11 10 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-11 (10)
12 7 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-13 (1)
13 9 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12 (3)
14 23 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (14)
15 28 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4 (15)
16 8 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-11 (6)
17 25 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-8 (17)
18 15 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-15 (8)
19 14 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11 (11)
20 17 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-12 (9)

21 22 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-10 (21)
22 16 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (16)
23 11 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-13 (4)
24 57 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (24)
25 26 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-5 (25)
26 32 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-11 (26)
27 37 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (27)
28 24 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-18 (15)
29 19 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9 (19)
30 47 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4 (30)

31 33 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-7 (31)
32 29 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-10 (13)
33 18 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9 (10)
34 36 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-6 (34)
35 39 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-14 (35)
36 38 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-7 (36)
37 45 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (37)
38 30 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-12 (23)
39 46 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-6 (39)
40 42 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 35 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9 (29)
48 27 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12 (27)
50 31 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (31)
61 40 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 — BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-1 (41)
42 44 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-6 (42)
43 43 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-10 (43)
45 48 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-4 (45)
46 62 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-5 (46)
47 49 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-8 (47)
49 50 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-7 (49)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

41 — BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-1 (41)
80 — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-1 (80)
84 — BE NICE TO ME –•– Runt-Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1 (84)
87 — FUNKY MUSIC SHO NUFF TURNS ME ON –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 (87)
88 — BROWNSVILLE –•– Joy Of Cooking (Capitol)-1 (88)
89 — HOUSE AT POOH CORNER –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1 (89)
90 — AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-1 (90)
92 — BE MY BABY –•– Cissy Houston (Janus)-1 (92)
94 — I WANNA BE FREE –•– Loretta Lynn (Decca)-1 (94)
96 — DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (96)
98 — THAT EVIL CHILD –•– B.B. King (Kent)-1 (98)
99 — RED EYE BLUES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-1 (99)
100 — HAPPY –•– Hog Heaven (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st May, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-8 (2)
3 4 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 (3)
4 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (2)
5 6 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 (5)
6 8 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 (6)
7 10 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-9 (7)
8 5 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-9 (5)
9 7 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13 (1)
10 17 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-9 (10)

11 15 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5 (11)
12 24 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (12)
13 14 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (13)
14 11 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-12 (10)
15 9 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-13 (2)
16 30 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5 (16)
17 26 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-12 (17)
18 12 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-14 (1)
19 37 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (19)
20 16 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-12 (6)

21 19 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12 (11)
22 46 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-6 (22)
23 35 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-15 (23)
24 20 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-13 (9)
25 27 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (25)
26 22 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10 (16)
27 13 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13 (3)
28 18 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-16 (8)
29 31 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-8 (29)
30 25 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-6 (25)

31 21 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-11 (21)
32 59 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4 (32)
33 45 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-5 (33)
34 34 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-7 (34)
35 39 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-7 (35)
36 36 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-8 (36)
37 41 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-2 (37)
38 40 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-9 (38)
39 29 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-10 (19)
40 — BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 63 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-23 (41)
42 42 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-7 (42)
43 52 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7 (43)
44 47 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-9 (44)
45 56 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-5 (45)
46 65 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4 (46)
47 58 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 (47)
48 49 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-8 (48)
49 — IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1 (49)
50 57 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-8 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

40 — BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 (40)
49 — IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1 (49)
66 — REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1 (66)
78 — FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1 (78)
80 — REACH OUT YOUR HAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-1 (80)
87 — I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-1 (87)
88 — A MAMA AND A PAPA –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1 (88)
89 — JOHNNY B. GOODE –•– Johnny Winter (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1 (90)
91 — TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-2 (91)
95 — MUSIC IS LOVE –•– David Crosby (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 — THE ELECTRONIC MAGNETISM (That’s Heavy, Baby) –•– Solomon Burke (MGM)-1 (96)
100 — BE GOOD TO ME BABY –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 8th May, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (2)
3 2 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-9 (2)
4 5 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 (4)
5 6 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 (5)
6 4 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (2)
7 7 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-10 (7)
8 12 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (8)
9 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-10 (9)
10 16 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6 (10)

11 11 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-6 (11)
12 19 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (12)
13 40 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2 (13)
14 8 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-10 (5)
15 9 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14 (1)
16 22 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-7 (16)
17 17 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-13 (17)
18 32 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-5 (18)
19 13 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (13)
20 14 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-13 (10)

21 25 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (21)
22 23 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-16 (22)
23 21 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-13 (11)
24 49 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-2 (24)
25 35 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-8 (25)
26 15 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-14 (2)
27 41 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-24 (27)
28 47 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-12 (28)
29 18 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-15 (1)
30 33 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-6 (30)

31 26 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-11 (16)
32 31 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-12 (21)
33 45 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-6 (33)
34 30 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-7 (25)
35 29 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-9 (29)
36 38 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-10 (36)
37 37 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-3 (37)
38 46 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5 (38)
39 43 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-8 (39)
40 36 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-9 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 34 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-8 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (41)
43 66 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-2 (43)
44 50 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-9 (44)
45 58 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-5 (45)
46 44 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-10 (44)
47 52 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-8 (47)
48 55 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-3 (48)
49 42 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-8 (42)
50 90 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-2 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

61 — WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1 (61)
69 — I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1 (69)
71 — I CRIED –•– James Brown (King)-1 (71)
83 — LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-1 (84)
87 — TRY SOME, BUY SOME –•– Ronnie Spector (Apple)-1 (87)
88 — NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (88)
90 — THE COURT ROOM –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (90)
92 — HOT LOVE –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-1 (92)
93 — SPINNING AROUND (I Must Be Falling In Love) –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1 (93)
94 — FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-1 (94)
98 — SEA CRUISE –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-1 (98)
99 — AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — THERE’S SO MUCH LOVE ALL AROUND ME –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th May, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 (2)
3 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-10 (2)
4 5 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 (4)
5 10 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7 (5)
6 13 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 (6)
7 8 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (7)
8 7 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-11 (7)
9 4 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (4)
10 9 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-11 (9)

11 12 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (11)
12 18 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6 (12)
13 24 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3 (13)
14 16 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-8 (14)
15 11 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7 (11)
16 6 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 (2)
17 25 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-9 (17)
18 21 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (18)
19 17 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-14 (17)
20 14 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-11 (5)

21 19 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (13)
22 22 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-17 (22)
23 15 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-15 (1)
24 27 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-25 (24)
25 28 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 (25)
26 33 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-7 (26)
27 30 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-7 (27)
28 20 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-14 (10)
29 38 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6 (29)
30 45 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6 (30)

31 43 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3 (31)
32 41 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (32)
33 69 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2 (33)
34 36 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-11 (34)
35 44 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-10 (35)
36 39 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 (36)
37 47 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-9 (37)
38 35 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-10 (29)
39 50 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3 (39)
40 37 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-4 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 32 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-13 (21)
43 40 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-10 (36)
45 34 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-8 (25)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-4 (42)
44 42 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-9 (34)
46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (46)
47 84 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-2 (47)
48 55 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 (48)
49 53 MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (49)
50 61 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-2 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (46)
68 — CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1 (68)
69 — SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-1 (69)
81 — YOUR LOVE (Means Everything To Me) –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
85 — YOU’RE MY MAN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-1 (85)
87 — LIFE / ONLY BELIEVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (87)
89 — HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-1 (89)
90 — DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1 (90)
91 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 (91)
92 — FLIM FLAM MAN –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (92)
95 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 (95)
96 — TARKIO ROAD –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-1 (96)
97 — OOH POO PAH DOO –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1 (97)
99 — CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — WHOLESALE LOVE –•– Buddy Miles (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd May, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 (2)
3 6 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 (3)
4 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-11 (2)
5 5 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8 (5)
6 12 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-7 (6)
7 7 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (7)
8 13 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4 (8)
9 4 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-9 (4)
10 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-12 (9)

11 11 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (11)
12 8 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-12 (7)
13 14 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-9 (13)
14 9 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (4)
15 24 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-26 (15)
16 17 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-10 (16)
17 25 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14 (17)
18 16 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14 (2)
19 19 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-15 (17)
20 46 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2 (20)

21 22 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-18 (21)
22 18 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (18)
23 34 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-12 (23)
24 30 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-7 (24)
25 26 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-8 (25)
26 27 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-8 (26)
27 33 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3 (27)
28 29 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7 (28)
29 32 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (29)
30 31 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 (30)

31 15 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-8 (11)
32 21 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (13)
33 35 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-11 (33)
34 39 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4 (34)
35 36 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10 (35)
36 37 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-10 (36)
37 42 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-5 (37)
38 47 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-3 (38)
39 20 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-12 (5)
40 57 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 38 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-11 (29)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3 (41)
42 50 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-3 (42)
43 52 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-7 (43)
44 51 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6 (44)
45 49 MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (45)
46 48 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (46)
48 43 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-11 (36)
49 68 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-2 (49)
50 69 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-2 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

79 — HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1 (79)
82 — LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1 (82)
88 — PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (88)
90 — DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-1 (90)
92 — I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (92)
94 — NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-1 (94)
95 — FOLLOW ME –•– Mary Travers (Warner Brothers)-1 (95)
96 — GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-1 (96)
98 — WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET –•– Stoney and Meatloaf (Rare Earth)-1 (98)
100 — I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th May, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 (1)
3 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9 (2)
4 6 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-8 (4)
5 8 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5 (5)
6 4 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-12 (2)
7 7 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (7)
8 13 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-10 (8)
9 5 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9 (5)
10 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-13 (9)

11 20 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (11)
12 11 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (11)
13 9 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-10 (4)
14 15 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-27 (14)
15 17 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15 (15)
16 16 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-11 (16)
17 12 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-13 (7)
18 27 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4 (18)
19 24 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-8 (19)
20 25 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-9 (20)

21 38 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-4 (21)
22 29 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (22)
23 23 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-13 (23)
24 26 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-9 (24)
25 22 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (18)
26 28 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8 (26)
27 40 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4 (27)
28 21 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-19 (21)
29 30 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (29)
30 19 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-16 (17)

31 34 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5 (31)
32 42 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-4 (32)
33 33 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-12 (33)
34 35 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11 (34)
35 37 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-6 (35)
36 18 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15 (2)
37 31 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-9 (11)
38 43 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-8 (38)
39 53 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-3 (39)
40 41 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 14 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10 (4)
47 36 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-11 (36)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (42)
43 44 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7 (43)
44 52 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-4 (44)
45 50 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-3 (45)
46 49 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-3 (46)
48 54 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-11 (42)
49 51 13 QUESTIONS –•– Seatrain (Capitol)-9 (49)
50 59 I CRIED –•– James Brown (King)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

89 — WALK AWAY –•– The James Gang (ABC)-1 (89)
90 — IT’S SO HARD FOR ME TO SAY GOODBYE –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1 (90)
92 — MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-1 (92)
93 — I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-1 (93)
94 — YOUR LOVE IS SO DOGGONE GOOD –•– The Whispers (Janus)-1 (94)
96 — SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-1 (96)
98 — IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-1 (98)
99 — LOVE’S MADE A FOOL OF YOU –•– Cochise (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th June, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 (1)
3 4 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-9 (3)
4 5 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6 (4)
5 11 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (5)
6 7 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (6)
7 8 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-11 (7)
8 3 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 (2)
9 21 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-5 (9)
10 9 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-10 (5)

11 18 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5 (11)
12 6 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-13 (2)
13 15 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16 (13)
14 14 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-28 (14)
15 19 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-9 (15)
16 16 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-12 (16)
17 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-14 (9)
18 13 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-11 (4)
19 12 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (11)
20 22 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (20)

21 27 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-5 (21)
22 39 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4 (22)
23 24 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-10 (23)
24 17 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-14 (7)
25 38 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-9 (25)
26 26 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-9 (26)
27 23 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-14 (23)
28 32 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-5 (28)
29 31 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-6 (29)
30 33 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-13 (30)

31 35 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-7 (31)
32 30 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-17 (17)
33 28 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-20 (21)
34 20 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-10 (20)
35 43 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-8 (35)
36 45 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-4 (36)
37 40 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (37)
38 25 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-12 (18)
39 29 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6 (29)
40 44 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 34 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-12 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (41)
42 57 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3 (42)
44 46 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-4 (44)
45 51 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4 (45)
46 48 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-12 (42)
47 72 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-3 (47)
48 58 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-3 (48)
49 49 13 QUESTIONS –•– Seatrain (Capitol)-10 (49)
50 50 I CRIED –•– James Brown (King)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

66 — BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-1 (66)
77 — SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (77)
78 — DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (78)
79 — CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-1 (79)
80 — YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
91 — I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (91)
96 — MANDRILL –•– Mandrill (Polydor)-1 (96)
98 — CALL ME UP IN DREAMLAND –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
99 — STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-1 (99)
100 — YOU GOTTA HAVE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th June, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 (1)
3 5 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (3)
4 4 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7 (4)
5 2 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14 (1)
6 9 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-6 (6)
7 7 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-12 (7)
8 15 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-10 (8)
9 11 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-6 (9)
10 6 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (6)

11 25 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-10 (11)
12 10 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-11 (5)
13 13 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17 (13)
14 8 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11 (2)
15 14 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-29 (14)
16 22 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-5 (16)
17 20 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (17)
18 28 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-6 (18)
19 21 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (19)
20 17 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-15 (9)

21 19 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (11)
22 16 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-13 (16)
23 23 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-11 (23)
24 12 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-14 (2)
25 18 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-12 (4)
26 40 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-6 (26)
27 36 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-5 (27)
28 31 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-8 (28)
29 30 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-14 (29)
30 47 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-4 (30)

31 35 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9 (31)
32 27 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-15 (23)
33 45 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 (33)
34 41 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8 (34)
35 37 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (35)
36 29 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7 (29)
37 42 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (37)
38 26 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-10 (26)
39 39 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (29)
40 34 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-11 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 48 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-4 (41)
42 44 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-5 (42)
43 43 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-13 (34)
44 80 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-2 (44)
45 46 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-13 (42)
46 58 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-5 (46)
47 91 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2 (47)
48 64 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-3 (48)
49 51 LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4 (49)
50 53 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-8 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

75 — ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-1 (75)
78 — DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-1 (78)
84 — RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-1 (84)
85 — DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– P-Nut Gallery (Buddah)-1 (85)
86 — DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1 (86)
89 — YOU’RE THE REASON WHY –•– The Ebonys (Philadelphia International)-1 (89)
90 — YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-1 (90)
92 — HELP THE POOR (Instrumental) –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1 (92)
96 — CAUGHT IN A DREAM –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
98 — BEEN TOO LONG ON THE ROAD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — I HEAR THOSE CHURCH BELLS RINGING –•– Dusk (Bell)-1 (99)
100 — CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th June, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 6 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (2)
3 1 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-11 (1)
4 2 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (1)
5 4 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8 (4)
6 8 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-11 (6)
7 11 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-11 (7)
8 5 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-15 (1)
9 9 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-7 (9)
10 7 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-13 (7)

11 10 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (6)
12 18 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-7 (12)
13 13 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-18 (13)
14 17 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (14)
15 16 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6 (15)
16 19 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 (16)
17 15 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-30 (14)
18 12 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-12 (5)
19 30 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-5 (19)
20 27 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-6 (20)

21 14 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12 (2)
22 20 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-16 (9)
23 26 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-7 (23)
24 44 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-3 (24)
25 21 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11 (11)
26 22 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-14 (16)
27 31 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10 (27)
28 28 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-9 (28)
29 37 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (29)
30 33 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (30)

31 34 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9 (31)
32 23 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-12 (23)
33 48 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-4 (33)
34 46 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-6 (34)
35 35 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 (35)
36 47 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-3 (36)
37 56 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3 (37)
38 41 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-5 (38)
39 29 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-15 (29)
40 32 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-16 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8 (29)
43 38 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-11 (26)

POWER PLAYS

42 57 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-3 (42)
44 43 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-14 (34)
45 45 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-14 (42)
46 49 LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5 (46)
47 50 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-9 (47)
48 52 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-9 (48)
49 68 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-5 (49)
50 59 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

72 — LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (72)
78 — SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-1 (78)
82 — HEY! LOVE / OVER AND OVER –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (82)
83 — RAINY JANE –•– Davy Jones (Bell)-1 (83)
84 — RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-1 (84)
85 — WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1 (85)
86 — NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER / WE CAN WORK IT OUT –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (13)
87 — TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1 (87)
88 — GIVE UP YOUR GUNS –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-1 (88)
89 — I NEED SOMEONE (To Love Me) –•– Z.Z. Hill (Kent)-1 (89)
97 — I’M SORRY –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-1 (97)
98 — DAY BY DAY (Every Minute Of the Hour) –•– The Continental 4 (Jay Walking)-1 (98)
99 — MOZART SYMPHONY NO. 40 IN G MINOR K.500, 1ST MOVEMENT –•– Waldo de los Rios (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th June, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 (2)
3 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-12 (1)
4 7 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-12 (4)
5 6 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-12 (5)
6 4 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-9 (1)
7 5 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-9 (4)
8 19 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-6 (8)
9 12 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-8 (9)
10 10 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-14 (7)

11 9 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-8 (9)
12 8 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-16 (1)
13 14 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 (13)
14 24 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-4 (14)
15 15 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7 (15)
16 16 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 (16)
17 20 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-7 (17)
18 33 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-5 (18)
19 27 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-11 (19)
20 23 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-8 (20)

21 11 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (6)
22 17 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-31 (14)
23 13 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-19 (13)
24 30 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7 (24)
25 36 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (25)
26 29 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (26)
27 18 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-13 (5)
28 34 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-7 (28)
29 31 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10 (29)
30 38 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-6 (30)

31 37 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (31)
32 32 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-13 (23)
33 42 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-4 (33)
34 49 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-6 (34)
35 28 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-10 (28)
36 48 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-10 (36)
37 68 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-3 (37)
38 64 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-3 (38)
39 50 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-6 (39)
40 39 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-16 (29)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 35 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 (35)

POWER PLAYS

42 67 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-3 (42)
43 61 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-4 (43)
44 46 LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-6 (44)
45 47 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-10 (45)
46 44 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-15 (34)
47 85 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-2 (47)
48 58 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-3 (48)
49 57 I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-5 (49)
50 59 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

70 — MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (70)
73 — HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (73)
75 — HE’S SO FINE –•– Jody Miller (Epic)-1 (75)
76 — I LOVE YOU LADY DAWN –•– The Bells (Polydor)-1 (76)
78 — WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (78)
80 — SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-1 (80)
81 — SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1 (81)
83 — BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (83)
88 — WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– Steve Alaimo (Entrance)-1 (88)
89 — DEEP ENOUGH FOR ME –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1 (89)
90 — THE LAST TIME I SAW HER –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 — SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Dee Dee Warwick (Atco)-1 (91)
92 — MOTHER NATURE’S WINE –•– Sugarloaf (United Artists)-1 (92)
93 — TAKE MY HAND –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1 (93)
95 — WE’RE ALL GOIN’ HOME –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM)-1 (95)
96 — PUFF OF SMOKE –•– Roy Head (TMI)-1 (96)
98 — I’M A BELIEVER –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (98)
99 — LOVE ME –•– The Rascals (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — THE SOUND OF SILENCE –•– Peaches and Herb (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd July, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-13 (2)
3 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-13 (3)
4 2 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (2)
5 8 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-7 (5)
6 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-13 (1)
7 6 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10 (1)
8 14 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5 (8)
9 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-9 (9)
10 7 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10 (4)

11 17 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-8 (11)
12 18 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-6 (12)
13 10 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-15 (7)
14 15 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 (14)
15 13 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11 (13)
16 19 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12 (16)
17 20 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-9 (17)
18 16 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (16)
19 25 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (19)
20 28 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-8 (20)

21 11 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9 (9)
22 24 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 (22)
23 33 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-5 (23)
24 31 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (24)
25 38 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-4 (25)
26 26 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (26)
27 34 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-7 (27)
28 30 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7 (28)
29 29 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11 (29)
30 36 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-11 (30)

31 12 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-17 (1)
32 23 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-20 (13)
33 21 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12 (6)
34 39 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-7 (34)
35 37 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-4 (35)
36 48 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-4 (36)
37 51 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3 (37)
38 42 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-4 (38)
39 73 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-2 (39)
40 47 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 43 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-5 (41)
42 50 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-5 (42)
43 58 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-3 (43)
44 61 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-6 (44)
45 45 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-11 (45)
46 59 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4 (46)
47 44 LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7 (44)
48 70 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-2 (48)
49 49 I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-6 (49)
50 62 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

70 — MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (70)
73 — MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (73)
74 — RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (74)
77 — CRAZY ABOUT THE LA LA LA –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (77)
79 — IN THESE CHANGING TIMES –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (79)
80 — WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1 (80)
88 — HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-1 (88)
90 — MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-13 (45)
93 — K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-1 (93)
94 — HILL WHERE THE LORD HIDES –•– Chuck Mangione (Mercury)-1 (94)
96 — LOVE IS LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
97 — NEAR YOU –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (97)
99 — ONE-WAY TICKET –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th July, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-14 (2)
3 3 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-14 (3)
4 4 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 (2)
5 5 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-8 (5)
6 8 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6 (6)
7 12 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-7 (7)
8 6 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-14 (1)
9 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-10 (9)
10 16 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13 (10)

11 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-9 (11)
12 10 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11 (4)
13 7 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-11 (1)
14 25 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-5 (14)
15 24 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (15)
16 39 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (16)
17 17 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-10 (17)
18 19 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (18)
19 20 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-9 (19)
20 30 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-12 (20)

21 23 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-6 (21)
22 27 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-8 (22)
23 14 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9 (14)
24 13 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-16 (7)
25 28 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-8 (25)
26 15 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-12 (13)
27 18 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 (16)
28 36 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-5 (28)
29 26 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (26)
30 34 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-8 (30)

31 22 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9 (22)
32 40 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 (32)
33 44 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-7 (33)
34 37 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4 (34)
35 35 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-5 (35)
36 38 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-5 (36)
37 59 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3 (37)
38 43 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-4 (38)
39 41 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-6 (39)
40 48 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12 (29)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-6 (41)
43 45 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-12 (43)
44 46 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5 (44)
45 50 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-5 (45)
46 70 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (46)
47 56 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-7 (47)
48 51 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-7 (48)
49 88 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-2 (49)
50 63 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

72 — LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 (72)
75 — MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1 (75)
82 — I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (82)
84 — WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-1 (84)
89 — HOW DID WE LOSE IT BABY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-6 (80)
91 — I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-6 (91)
97 — GONNA BE ALRIGHT NOW –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-1 (97)
98 — HE’S GONNA STEP ON YOU AGAIN –•– John Kongos (Elektra)-1 (98)
99 — SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — I BEEN MOVED –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th July, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-15 (2)
3 6 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7 (3)
4 5 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-9 (4)
5 3 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-15 (3)
6 7 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-8 (6)
7 4 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 (2)
8 14 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-6 (8)
9 16 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (9)
10 10 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-14 (10)

11 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-10 (11)
12 20 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-13 (12)
13 15 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (13)
14 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-11 (9)
15 17 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-11 (15)
16 19 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-10 (16)
17 18 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (17)
18 22 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-9 (18)
19 21 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-7 (19)
20 8 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-15 (1)

21 33 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-8 (21)
22 25 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-9 (22)
23 37 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 (23)
24 28 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-6 (24)
25 30 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-9 (25)
26 46 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (26)
27 49 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-3 (27)
28 12 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12 (4)
29 34 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5 (29)
30 32 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (30)

31 13 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-12 (1)
32 36 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-6 (32)
33 45 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-6 (33)
34 38 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-5 (34)
35 40 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4 (35)
36 39 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-7 (36)
37 48 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-8 (37)
38 29 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (26)
39 41 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-7 (39)
40 72 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 35 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-6 (35)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-5 (42)
43 43 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-13 (43)
44 44 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-6 (44)
45 47 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-8 (45)
46 75 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2 (46)
47 52 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4 (47)
48 57 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4 (48)
49 84 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-2 (49)
50 64 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

68 — SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (68)
75 — MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-1 (75)
76 — WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (76)
79 — I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1 (79)
86 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles (and the Freedom Express) (Mercury)-7 (81)
87 — INDIAN SUMMER –•– Audience (Elektra)-1 (87)
88 — AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1 (88)
90 — RIDE WITH ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (90)
94 — I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-1 (94)
98 — REASON TO BELIEVE / MAGGIE MAY –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 (98)
100 — BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY –•– Sonny James with the Southern Gentlemen (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th July, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-16 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-12 (1)
3 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8 (3)
4 4 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-10 (4)
5 6 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-9 (5)
6 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-16 (3)
7 8 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-7 (7)
8 9 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (8)
9 12 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-14 (9)
10 13 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (10)

11 7 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 (2)
12 10 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-15 (10)
13 18 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-10 (13)
14 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-11 (11)
15 26 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (15)
16 16 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-11 (16)
17 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (17)
18 19 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-8 (18)
19 23 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 (19)
20 27 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-4 (20)

21 21 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-9 (21)
22 14 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-12 (9)
23 24 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-7 (23)
24 29 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 (24)
25 25 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-10 (25)
26 49 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-3 (26)
27 15 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-12 (15)
28 30 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (28)
29 33 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-7 (29)
30 22 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-10 (22)

31 40 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 (31)
32 32 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-7 (32)
33 35 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5 (33)
34 34 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-6 (34)
35 36 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-8 (35)
36 37 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-9 (36)
37 68 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 (37)
38 20 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-16 (1)
39 50 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (39)
40 45 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 38 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (26)
49 39 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-6 (41)
42 46 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3 (42)
43 44 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7 (43)
44 47 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (44)
45 51 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-5 (45)
46 53 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (46)
48 48 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5 (48)
50 60 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-4 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

68 — IT’S SUMMER –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (68)
76 — TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-1 (76)
88 — I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (88)
89 — COME BACK HOME –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (89)
90 — WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (90)
92 — WE ARE NEIGHBORS –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 (92)
95 — YOU’RE THE ONE FOR ME –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 (95)
96 — MARE, TAKE ME HOME –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-1 (96)
99 — WHEN YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st July, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-17 (1)
3 2 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-13 (1)
4 5 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-10 (4)
5 7 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-8 (5)
6 8 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (6)
7 4 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-11 (4)
8 9 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-15 (8)
9 10 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (9)
10 26 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-4 (10)

11 15 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (11)
12 6 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-17 (3)
13 13 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-11 (13)
14 18 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-9 (14)
15 16 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-12 (15)
16 19 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6 (16)
17 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (17)
18 20 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-5 (18)
19 21 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-10 (19)
20 12 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-16 (10)

21 14 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-12 (11)
22 24 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7 (22)
23 23 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-8 (23)
24 25 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-11 (24)
25 11 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12 (2)
26 31 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 (26)
27 27 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-13 (15)
28 29 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-8 (28)
29 37 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (29)
30 42 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 (30)

31 32 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-8 (31)
32 33 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6 (32)
33 34 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-7 (33)
34 36 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-10 (34)
35 35 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-9 (35)
36 39 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (36)
37 45 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-6 (37)
38 28 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 (28)
39 40 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-10 (39)
40 50 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-11 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-7 (41)
42 44 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6 (42)
43 46 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 (43)
45 52 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (45)
46 48 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6 (46)
47 66 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-3 (47)
48 60 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-3 (48)
49 57 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-3 (49)
50 47 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (26)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

69 — SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (69)
77 — WHERE EVIL GROWS / I WAS WONDERING –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-3 (77)
82 — LIKE AN OPEN DOOR –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-1 (82)
87 — WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (88)
90 — IT’S THE REAL THING (Part 1) –•– The Electric Express (Linco)-1 (90)
92 — IT’S ABOUT TIME –•– The Dillards (Anthem)-1 (92)
95 — LOVE ME –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (95)
97 — DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-1 (97)
98 — K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-4 (92)
99 — YOU’VE GOT TO EARN IT –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1 (99)
100 — GOOD ENOUGH TO BE YOUR WIFE –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th August, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 6 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-18 (1)
3 1 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-10 (1)
4 4 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-11 (4)
5 5 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-9 (5)
6 8 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-16 (6)
7 3 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-14 (1)
8 16 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 (8)
9 10 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-5 (9)
10 11 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (10)

11 7 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-12 (4)
12 14 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-10 (12)
13 13 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-12 (13)
14 9 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (9)
15 19 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-11 (15)
16 18 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-6 (16)
17 28 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-9 (17)
18 29 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (18)
19 22 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 (19)
20 26 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (20)

21 15 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-13 (15)
22 23 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-9 (22)
23 36 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (23)
24 30 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 (24)
25 37 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-7 (25)
26 12 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-18 (3)
27 24 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-12 (24)
28 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (17)
29 69 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (29)
30 40 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-6 (30)

31 31 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-9 (31)
32 32 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7 (32)
33 34 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-11 (33)
34 27 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-14 (15)
35 20 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-17 (10)
36 21 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-13 (11)
37 47 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-4 (37)
38 33 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-8 (33)
39 49 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-4 (39)
40 41 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 35 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-10 (35)
47 39 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-11 (39)
49 38 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7 (41)
42 43 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (42)
44 45 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (44)
45 48 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 (45)
46 46 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7 (46)
48 55 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-4 (48)
50 67 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

68 — STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 (68)
81 — ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-1 (81)
87 — TAKE ME GIRL, I’M READY –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (87)
88 — THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1 (88)
89 — GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1 (89)
90 — TOP FORTY (Of the Lord) –•– Sha Na Na (Kama Sutra)-1 (90)
91 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles (and the Freedom Express) (Mercury)-9 (81)
93 — CRAZY LOVE –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 (93)
94 — WE GOT A DREAM –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1 (94)
96 — AMANDA –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (96)
98 — SLIPPED, TRIPPED AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (98)
100 — CALIFORNIA ON MY MIND –•– Morning Mist (Event)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 14th August, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-12 (2)
3 6 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-17 (3)
4 5 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-10 (4)
5 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-11 (1)
6 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-19 (1)
7 8 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 9 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-6 (8)
9 10 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (9)
10 15 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-12 (10)

11 7 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-15 (1)
12 12 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-11 (12)
13 13 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-13 (13)
14 20 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (14)
15 18 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (15)
16 16 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-7 (16)
17 17 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-10 (17)
18 19 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9 (18)
19 29 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (19)
20 23 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (20)

21 25 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-8 (21)
22 24 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (22)
23 11 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-13 (4)
24 14 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (9)
25 30 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-7 (25)
26 37 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-5 (26)
27 48 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5 (27)
28 22 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-10 (22)
29 31 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-10 (29)
30 32 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8 (30)

31 33 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-12 (31)
32 21 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-14 (15)
33 28 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11 (17)
34 39 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (34)
35 27 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-13 (24)
36 42 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (36)
37 55 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-3 (37)
38 44 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (38)
39 45 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 (39)
40 38 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-9 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 40 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Ashton, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-4 (41)
42 68 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-2 (42)
43 57 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-4 (43)
44 89 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-2 (44)
46 43 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-11 (35)
47 51 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-4 (47)
48 47 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-12 (39)
49 46 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8 (46)
50 41 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-8 (41)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

63 — I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1 (63)
65 — UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-1 (65)
67 — BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-1 (67)
72 — THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-1 (72)
81 — RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (81)
83 — SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-1 (83)
86 — IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (86)
87 — SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1 (87)
88 — THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-1 (88)
93 — HYMN 43 –•– Jethro Tull (Reprise)-1 (93)
95 — THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (95)
98 — WEAR THIS RING (With Love) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-1 (98)
100 — I’D RATHER BE SORRY –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st August, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-13 (2)
3 3 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-18 (3)
4 9 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (4)
5 5 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-12 (1)
6 15 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (6)
7 7 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 10 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-13 (8)
9 4 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-11 (4)
10 14 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (10)

11 6 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-20 (1)
12 21 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-9 (12)
13 11 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-16 (1)
14 19 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (14)
15 16 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-8 (15)
16 20 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (16)
17 8 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-7 (8)
18 13 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-14 (13)
19 25 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-8 (19)
20 22 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 (20)

21 65 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-2 (21)
22 26 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-6 (22)
23 27 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6 (23)
24 44 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-3 (24)
25 12 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-12 (12)
26 17 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-11 (17)
27 31 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-13 (27)
28 18 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10 (18)
29 29 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-11 (29)
30 34 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (30)

31 23 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-14 (4)
32 30 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9 (30)
33 37 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-4 (33)
34 36 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (34)
35 63 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2 (35)
36 38 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (36)
37 39 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 (37)
38 42 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-3 (38)
39 41 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-5 (39)
40 28 DOUBLE BARREL –•– Dave and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-11 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

76 40 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-10 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-5 (41)
42 47 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-5 (42)
43 67 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-2 (43)
44 52 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-7 (44)
45 51 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-5 (45)
46 62 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-6 (46)
47 61 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-4 (47)
48 60 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-4 (48)
49 64 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-3 (49)
50 57 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-12 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

64 — MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-1 (64)
67 — WAITING AT THE BUS STOP –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1 (67)
74 — STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (74)
77 — LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-1 (77)
79 — EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-1 (79)
80 — HOW CAN I UNLOVE YOU –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-1 (80)
87 — DON’T TRY TO LAY NO BOOGIE-WOOGIE ON THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL –•– John Baldry (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (88)
89 — A SONG FOR YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (89)
92 — THE YEAR THAT CLAYTON DELANEY DIED Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-1 (92)
94 — I’M JUST ME –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 (94)
98 — ROLL ON –•– The New Colony Six (Sunlight)-1 (98)
99 — TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-1 (99)
100 — LUCKY ME –•– The Moments (Stang)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th August, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-19 (2)
3 8 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-14 (3)
4 4 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (4)
5 2 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-14 (2)
6 6 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (6)
7 10 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (7)
8 12 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-10 (8)
9 14 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (9)
10 24 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-4 (10)

11 7 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 (7)
12 21 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-3 (12)
13 23 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-7 (13)
14 5 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
15 16 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (15)
16 19 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-9 (16)
17 9 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-12 (4)
18 22 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-7 (18)
19 11 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-21 (1)
20 17 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-8 (8)

21 13 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-17 (1)
22 15 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-9 (15)
23 30 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (23)
24 18 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-15 (13)
25 35 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3 (25)
26 27 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-14 (26)
27 38 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4 (27)
28 25 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-13 (12)
29 26 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-12 (17)
30 20 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 (20)

31 43 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3 (31)
32 33 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-5 (32)
33 54 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-3 (33)
34 34 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (34)
35 39 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-6 (35)
36 46 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-7 (36)
37 28 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11 (18)
38 44 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-8 (38)
39 29 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-12 (29)
40 41 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 37 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 (37)
51 32 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10 (30)
63 36 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4 (41)
42 42 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-6 (42)
43 47 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-5 (43)
44 45 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-6 (44)
45 48 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-5 (45)
47 58 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (47)
48 50 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-13 (48)
49 55 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-4 (49)
50 57 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

65 — MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 (65)
71 — SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-1 (71)
74 — ANNABELLA –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-1 (74)
75 — CALL MY NAME, I’LL BE THERE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (75)
79 — STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-10 (39)
81 — GIMME SHELTER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1 (81)
86 — A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-1 (86)
87 — IS THAT THE WAY –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-1 (87)
90 — ALL MY TRIALS –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1 (90)
93 — THINK HIS NAME –•– Johnny Rivers with the Guru Ram Das Ashram Singers (United Artists)-1 (93)
96 — THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-1 (96)
97 — HIJACKIN’ LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (97)
99 — FEEL SO BAD –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1 (99)
100 — A PART OF YOU –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th September, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 12 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (1)
3 8 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-11 (3)
4 9 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (4)
5 10 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-5 (5)
6 13 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-8 (6)
7 2 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-20 (2)
8 3 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-15 (3)
9 7 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (7)
10 18 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-8 (10)

11 16 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-10 (11)
12 5 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-15 (2)
13 4 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (4)
14 15 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (14)
15 11 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11 (7)
16 6 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (6)
17 27 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-5 (17)
18 33 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-4 (18)
19 36 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-8 (19)
20 23 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (20)

21 25 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4 (21)
22 14 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
23 22 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-10 (15)
24 31 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4 (24)
25 26 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-15 (25)
26 35 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 (26)
27 19 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-22 (1)
28 20 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-9 (8)
29 17 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-13 (4)
30 44 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-7 (30)

31 41 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5 (31)
32 32 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-6 (32)
33 30 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9 (20)
34 45 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-6 (34)
35 38 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-9 (35)
36 43 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-5 (36)
37 47 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (37)
38 50 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 (38)
39 71 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-2 (39)
40 42 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10 (34)
59 40 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 57 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-8 (42)
43 61 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-4 (43)
44 54 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 (44)
45 53 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-9 (45)
46 48 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-14 (46)
47 49 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-5 (47)
48 58 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-3 (48)
49 — SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (49)
50 46 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 (37)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

49 — SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 (49)
74 — KO-KO JOE –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1 (74)
81 — CALIFORNIA KID AND REEMO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1 (81)
92 — A LONG TIME, A LONG WAY TO GO –•– Runt-Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1 (92)
93 — CAREY –•– Joni Mitchell (Reprise)-1 (93)
94 — HE’D RATHER HAVE THE RAIN –•– Heaven Bound with Tony Scotti (MGM)-1 (94)
96 — DESDEMONA –•– The Searchers (RCA)-1 (96)
97 — MILITARY MADNESS –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-1 (97)
98 — WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-1 (98)
100 — WE’RE FRIENDS BY DAY (And Lovers By Night) –•– The Whatnauts (Stang)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th September, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (2)
3 3 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-12 (3)
4 6 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-9 (4)
5 1 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-5 (1)
6 2 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-12 (1)
7 10 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-9 (7)
8 7 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-21 (2)
9 8 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-16 (3)
10 19 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-9 (10)

11 11 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-11 (11)
12 18 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-5 (12)
13 9 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (7)
14 17 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6 (14)
15 13 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (4)
16 20 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-9 (16)
17 49 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2 (17)
18 21 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5 (18)
19 15 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12 (7)
20 34 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-7 (20)

21 12 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-16 (2)
22 16 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (6)
23 24 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5 (23)
24 26 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-8 (24)
25 14 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11 (14)
26 31 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6 (26)
27 30 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-8 (27)
28 37 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (28)
29 25 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-16 (25)
30 56 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3 (30)

31 35 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-10 (31)
32 39 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-3 (32)
33 38 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (33)
34 36 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-6 (34)
35 43 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-5 (35)
36 32 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-7 (32)
37 23 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-11 (15)
38 40 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-8 (38)
39 45 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-10 (39)
40 44 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 42 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-9 (41)
42 47 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-6 (42)
43 53 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-5 (43)
44 58 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-15 (44)
45 46 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-15 (45)
46 48 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4 (46)
47 52 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (47)
48 51 WHERE EVIL GROWS / I WAS WONDERING –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-9 (48)
49 62 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-12 (39)
50 54 TAKE ME GIRL, I’M READY –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

75 — ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-1 (75)
76 — TALK IT OVER IN THE MORNING –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1 (76)
78 — MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (78)
79 — GHETTO WOMAN –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1 (79)
80 — GET IT WHILE YOU CAN –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-1 (81)
85 — YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1 (85)
87 — PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY –•– The Newcomers (Stax)-1 (87)
90 — SOME OF SHELLY’S BLUES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1 (90)
91 — I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-9 (49)
93 — THAT’S THE WAY A WOMAN IS –•– The Messengers (Rare Earth)-1 (93)
95 — HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Chase (Epic)-1 (95)
96 — CAN YOU GET TO THAT –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1 (96)
98 — SOLO –•– Billie Sans (Invictus)-1 (98)
99 — SUMMER SIDE OF LIFE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — BLACK SEEDS KEEP ON GROWING –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th September, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (2)
3 4 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-10 (3)
4 10 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-10 (4)
5 5 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-6 (1)
6 3 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-13 (3)
7 7 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-10 (7)
8 12 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-6 (8)
9 6 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-13 (1)
10 11 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-12 (10)

11 14 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-7 (11)
12 17 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 (12)
13 8 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-22 (2)
14 18 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-6 (14)
15 16 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-10 (15)
16 20 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-8 (16)
17 13 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (7)
18 9 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-17 (3)
19 24 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-9 (19)
20 28 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (20)

21 35 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-6 (21)
22 27 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-9 (22)
23 23 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6 (23)
24 26 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7 (24)
25 32 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-4 (25)
26 19 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13 (7)
27 30 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4 (27)
28 25 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-12 (14)
29 33 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (29)
30 31 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-11 (30)

31 15 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (4)
32 29 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-17 (25)
33 34 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-7 (33)
34 43 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-6 (34)
35 57 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-4 (35)
36 47 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (36)
37 41 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-10 (37)
38 40 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6 (38)
39 44 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-16 (39)
40 85 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 36 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-8 (32)
52 39 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-11 (39)
54 38 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-7 (41)
42 59 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-5 (42)
43 46 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5 (43)
45 52 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (45)
46 48 WHERE EVIL GROWS / I WAS WONDERING –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-10 (46)
47 49 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-13 (39)
48 58 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-5 (48)
49 51 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-5 (49)
50 55 ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

81 — CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-1 (81)
87 — ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-1 (88)
89 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1 (89)
90 — IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-1 (90)
91 — YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-1 (97)
97 — IT’S FOR YOU –•– Springwell (Parrot)-1 ()
100 — I LIKE WHAT YOU GIVE –•– Nolan (Lizard)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th September, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-11 (2)
3 3 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-11 (3)
4 8 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-7 (4)
5 2 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (2)
6 5 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-7 (1)
7 6 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-14 (3)
8 12 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 (8)
9 10 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-13 (9)
10 7 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-11 (7)

11 11 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-8 (11)
12 16 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-9 (1)
13 14 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-7 (13)
14 20 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (14)
15 15 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-11 (15)
16 19 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-10 (16)
17 9 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-14 (1)
18 21 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-7 (18)
19 40 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-3 (19)
20 25 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-5 (20)

21 22 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-10 (21)
22 18 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-18 (3)
23 27 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5 (23)
24 24 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-8 (24)
25 29 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (25)
26 13 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-23 (2)
27 35 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-5 (27)
28 30 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-12 (28)
29 17 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 (7)
30 39 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-17 (30)

31 23 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7 (23)
32 33 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-8 (32)
33 34 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-7 (33)
34 36 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (34)
35 42 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-6 (35)
36 37 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-11 (36)
37 45 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-6 (37)
38 38 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (38)
39 41 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-8 (39)
40 49 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 48 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-6 (41)
42 43 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-6 (42)
43 62 MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (43)
44 50 ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (44)
45 46 WHERE EVIL GROWS / I WAS WONDERING –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-11 (45)
46 70 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-3 (46)
47 47 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-14 (39)
48 66 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-3 (48)
49 52 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-12 (39)
50 57 ANNABELLA –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-5 (50)

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

71 — ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-1 (71)
74 — I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1 (74)
85 — I DON’T NEED NO DOCTOR –•– Humble Pie (A&M)-1 (85)
88 — PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 (88)
89 — YOU SEND ME –•– The Ponderosa Twins + One (Horoscope)-1 (89)
90 — HOT PANTS – I’M COMING, COMING, I’M COMING –•– Bobby Byrd (BrownStone)-1 (90)
95 — ALL MY HARD TIMES –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 (95)
96 — EVERYTHING’S ALRIGHT –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-1 (96)
99 — YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-1 (99)
100 — I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd October, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-9
3 4 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-8
4 8 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
5 3 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-12
6 6 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-8
7 5 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
8 7 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-15
9 19 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4
10 12 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-10

11 11 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-9
12 14 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
13 13 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-8
14 18 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-8
15 16 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
16 20 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
17 10 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-12
18 9 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-14
19 25 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
20 21 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-11

21 30 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-18
22 23 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
23 24 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-9
24 27 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-6
25 35 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-7
26 15 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-12
27 32 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-9
28 17 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-15
29 28 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-13
30 41 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-7

31 33 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8
32 46 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-4
33 34 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8
34 37 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7
35 39 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-9
36 36 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-12
37 40 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-7
38 61 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3
39 66 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-3
40 43 MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 38 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 48 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-4
42 42 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7
43 44 ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7
44 53 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-5
46 50 ANNABELLA –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-6
47 55 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-6
48 49 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-13
49 71 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-2
50 88 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-2

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

79 — SPILL THE WINE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
81 — SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-1
89 — WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-1
90 — LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1
92 — YOU BROUGHT THE JOY –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-1
94 — RUB IT IN –•– Layng Martine (Barnaby)-1
97 — DO I LOVE YOU –•– Paul Anka (Buddah)-1
98 — FREEDOM COMES, FREEDOM GOES –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-1
99 — CO-CO –•– The Sweet (Bell)-1
100 — VALERIE –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th October, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-13 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-10
3 4 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
4 3 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-9
5 9 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-5
6 10 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-11
7 6 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-9
8 5 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-13
9 12 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
10 14 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-9

11 8 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-16
12 7 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11
13 15 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
14 16 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-7
15 11 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-10
16 13 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9
17 21 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-19
18 25 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-8
19 19 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9
20 20 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-12

21 24 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-7
22 22 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7
23 23 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10
24 18 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-15
25 27 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-10
26 17 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-13
27 30 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-8
28 39 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-4
29 32 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-5
30 38 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4

31 34 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-8
32 33 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9
33 26 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-13
34 50 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3
35 37 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-8
36 41 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-5
37 29 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-14
38 40 MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5
39 31 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-9
40 49 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-3

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-10
43 36 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 44 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-6
44 56 I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-3
45 47 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-7
46 48 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-14
48 46 ANNABELLA –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-7
50 54 THE YEAR THAT CLAYTON DELANEY DIED –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-8

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

62 — INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
66 — I’M A MAN / QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
73 — LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1
79 — TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1
81 — IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– The New Birth (RCA)-1
83 — WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-1
87 — DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-1
89 — MIDNIGHT MAN –•– The James Gang (ABC)-1
90 — IT’S ONLY LOVE / THE SOUND OF YOUR CRY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
92 — MAMMY BLUE –•– The Pop-Tops (ABC)-1
94 — WALK EASY MY SON –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1
95 — I’M SO GLAD –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-1
97 — TOUCH –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1
98 — OLENA –•– Don Nix (Elektra)-1
100 — BABY, I’M YOURS –•– Jody Miller (Epic)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th October, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-14 (3 weeks at #1)
2 3 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
3 5 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6
4 4 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-10
5 2 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-11
6 6 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-12
7 7 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-10
8 9 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
9 10 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-10
10 28 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-5

11 8 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-14
12 11 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-17
13 13 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-13
14 14 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-8
15 17 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-20
16 18 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-9
17 16 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-10
18 21 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-8
19 15 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-11
20 34 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4

21 12 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12
22 20 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-13
23 19 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10
24 25 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-11
25 31 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-9
26 30 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5
27 27 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-9
28 29 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-6
29 22 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
30 32 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10

31 35 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-9
32 36 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-6
33 23 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-11
34 40 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-4
35 62 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2
36 54 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-5
37 41 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-7
38 38 MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6
39 45 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-8
40 58 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-3

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 39 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 44 I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-4
42 50 THE YEAR THAT CLAYTON DELANEY DIED –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-9
43 52 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-5
44 46 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-15
45 51 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-3
46 53 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-5
49 66 I’M A MAN / QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-2
50 — THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

50 — THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1
53 — EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-1
69 — YOU THINK YOU’RE HOT STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-1
70 — ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-1
72 — JENNIFER –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1
74 — BLESS YOU –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1
80 — LIFE IS A CARNIVAL –•– The Band (Capitol)-1
82 — RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1
83 — I LIKE WHAT YOU GIVE –•– Nolan (Lizard)-3
88 — ARE YOU OLD ENOUGH –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1
89 — ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-1
90 — MOTHER –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
91 — THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-1
98 — BANKS OF THE OHIO –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-1
99 — TELL ME WHY –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-1
100 — WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd October, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-15 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
3 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7
4 10 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-6
5 4 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-11
6 6 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-13
7 5 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-12
8 9 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-11
9 50 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-2
10 8 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11

11 15 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-21
12 13 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-14
13 7 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-11
14 16 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-10
15 20 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
16 14 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-9
17 18 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-9
18 11 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-15
19 26 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-6
20 — IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1

21 35 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3
22 19 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-12
23 28 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-7
24 22 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-14
25 25 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-10
26 27 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-10
27 34 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-5
28 32 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-7
29 31 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-10
30 12 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-18

31 17 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-11
32 24 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-12
33 23 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11
34 36 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-6
35 54 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-3
36 40 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-4
37 37 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-8
38 39 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-9
39 30 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-11
40 41 I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-5

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 29 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9
52 38 MacARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7

POWER PLAYS

20 — IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1
41 43 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-6
42 42 THE YEAR THAT CLAYTON DELANEY DIED –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-10
43 45 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-4
44 46 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-6
45 49 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
47 53 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-2
48 55 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3
49 52 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-5
50 51 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

20 — IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1
60 — HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
77 — BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-1
83 — DON’T WANNA LIVE INSIDE MYSELF –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1
88 — I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER / BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX (Medley) –•– Glen Campbell / Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
89 — DOLLY DAGGER –•– Jimi Hendrix (Reprise)-1
90 — GIMME SOME LOVIN’ (Part 1) –•– Traffic, Etc. (United Artists)-1
93 — MY PART / MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 3) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
96 — YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELIN’ –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-1
97 — IF IT’S ALRIGHT WITH YOU –•– Rose Colored Glass (Bang)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th October, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-16 (5 weeks at #1)
2 4 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-7
3 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8
4 2 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
5 9 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3
6 20 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-2
7 6 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-14
8 5 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-12
9 15 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
10 11 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-22

11 7 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-13
12 12 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-15
13 14 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-11
14 10 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
15 17 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-10
16 8 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-12
17 19 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7
18 13 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-12
19 21 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
20 29 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-11

21 60 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-2
22 18 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-16
23 23 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-8
24 27 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-6
25 25 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-11
26 28 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-8
27 16 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
28 47 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-3
29 35 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-4
30 34 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-7

31 24 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Katie Kissoon (ABC)-15
32 36 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5
33 32 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-13
34 38 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-10
35 45 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
36 37 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-9
37 26 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-11
38 48 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4
39 41 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-7
40 54 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-3

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 33 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12
45 40 I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-6
46 39 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Mind) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-5
42 44 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-7
43 77 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-2
47 50 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-5
48 49 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-6
49 51 SPILL THE WINE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5
50 53 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-7

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

69 — ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
71 — TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
77 — SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-1
86 — GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1
87 — BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-1
89 — GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1
90 — LISA, LISTEN TO ME –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1
93 — LONG PROMISED ROAD –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-1
99 — I BET HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1
100 — WALK RIGHT UP TO THE SUN –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th November, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 5 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4
3 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-17
4 6 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3
5 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9
6 4 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
7 9 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7
8 10 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-23
9 19 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5
10 8 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-13

11 12 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-16
12 7 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-15
13 13 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-12
14 21 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-3
15 14 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
16 17 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8
17 16 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-13
18 20 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-12
19 11 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-14
20 24 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-7

21 29 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-5
22 43 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-3
23 15 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-11
24 26 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-9
25 28 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-4
26 18 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-13
27 40 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-4
28 30 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-8
29 38 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5
30 39 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-8

31 32 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
32 35 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
33 34 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-11
34 69 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2
35 23 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-9
36 36 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-10
37 37 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-12
38 25 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-12
39 89 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-2
40 42 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-8

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 41 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-6
42 58 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-4
43 55 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-5
44 63 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-4
45 47 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-6
46 77 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-2
47 48 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-7
48 50 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-8
49 51 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5
50 — FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

50 — FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1
76 — YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
84 — AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-1
85 — SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
86 — LONG AGO TOMORROW –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1
87 — CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-1
88 — FOR LADIES ONLY –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1
89 — I’M STILL WAITING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
90 — FRIENDS WITH YOU –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
91 — TELL MAMA –•– Savoy Brown (Parrot)-1
93 — BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-1
97 — SHOW ME HOW –•– The Emotions (Volt)-1
98 — WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES –•– Bullet (Big Tree)-1
99 — FOOL ME –•– Joe South (Capitol)-1
100 — I WANT TO PAY YOU BACK (For Loving Me) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th November, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
3 4 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4
4 3 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-18
5 8 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-24
6 5 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-10
7 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
8 14 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
9 9 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6
10 6 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11

11 22 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-4
12 16 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9
13 39 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-3
14 12 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-16
15 21 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-6
16 25 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-5
17 11 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-17
18 18 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-13
19 10 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-14
20 20 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-8

21 50 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-2
22 34 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3
23 19 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-15
24 24 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-10
25 32 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
26 27 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-5
27 29 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6
28 28 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-9
29 30 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-9
30 17 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-14

31 33 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-12
32 23 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-12
33 42 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-5
34 15 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
35 13 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-13
36 31 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
37 44 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5
38 46 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-3
39 41 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-7
40 87 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-2

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 37 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-13
46 40 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-9
48 35 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-10
56 36 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6
42 47 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-8
43 58 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-5
45 45 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-7
47 48 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-9
49 49 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6
50 65 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

61 — I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
76 — STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1
77 — AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
87 — AIN’T NOBODY HOME –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
90 — SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-1
93 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1
98 — GET DOWN –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
99 — LET IT BE –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-1
100 — HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th November, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-10
3 3 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5
4 11 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
5 8 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5
6 4 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-19
7 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
8 21 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3
9 13 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-4
10 6 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11

11 5 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-25
12 9 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
13 15 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-7
14 16 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-6
15 22 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4
16 10 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
17 18 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-14
18 27 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7
19 12 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-10
20 17 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-18

21 31 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-13
22 14 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-17
23 37 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6
24 25 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
25 33 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-6
26 26 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-6
27 29 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-10
28 19 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-15
29 40 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-3
30 51 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-6

31 43 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-6
32 67 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
33 38 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-4
34 24 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-11
35 20 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-9
36 41 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-7
37 28 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-10
38 35 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-14
39 77 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2
40 42 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-9

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 36 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
49 39 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-8
42 49 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7
43 59 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3
44 47 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-10
45 50 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4
47 76 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2
48 61 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-2

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

74 — ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1
76 — CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-1
79 — (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-1
84 — SATISFACTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1
88 — KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1
90 — MY BOY –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1
91 — TURN YOUR RADIO ON –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
97 — YOU KEEP ME HOLDING ON –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
98 — LOOKIN’ BACK –•– Bob Seger (Capitol)-1
99 — THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-1
100 — PRETTY AS YOU FEEL –•– Jefferson Airplane (Grunt)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th November, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-11
3 4 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-6
4 5 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6
5 8 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4
6 3 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-6
7 9 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-5
8 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
9 15 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
10 13 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-8

11 6 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-20
12 25 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-7
13 14 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-7
14 39 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3
15 10 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-12
16 18 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8
17 17 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-15
18 29 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-4
19 21 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-14
20 23 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7

21 16 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13
22 12 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8
23 47 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3
24 24 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
25 33 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-5
26 27 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-11
27 30 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-7
28 32 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4
29 31 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-7
30 36 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-8

31 19 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-11
32 26 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-7
33 54 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-5
34 11 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-26
35 43 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4
36 34 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-12
37 20 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-19
38 79 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-2
39 41 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-9
40 40 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-10

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 35 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-10
47 37 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 45 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5
42 42 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8
43 48 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3
44 44 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-11
45 51 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-10
48 61 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-4
49 55 GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5
50 62 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

69 — AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-1
70 — HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1
76 — CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1
77 — HEY BIG BROTHER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1
78 — NOTHING TO HIDE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1
80 — DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
81 — ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-1
87 — I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-1
91 — TRUCKIN’ –•– The Grateful Dead (Warner Brothers)-1
94 — SOUR SUITE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
95 — I WANT TO PAY YOU BACK (For Loving Me) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-2
98 — LOVE IS FUNNY THAT WAY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1
99 — I’M GONNA BE A COUNTRY GIRL AGAIN –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-1
100 — TIGHTROPE RIDE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th December, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 1 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8
3 3 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-7
4 4 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7
5 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-12
6 7 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-6
7 14 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
8 10 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-9
9 9 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
10 6 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7

11 12 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-8
12 13 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-8
13 18 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-5
14 8 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11
15 33 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-6
16 16 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9
17 19 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-15
18 20 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-8
19 23 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4
20 25 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-6

21 17 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-16
22 27 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-8
23 11 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-21
24 29 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-8
25 28 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
26 15 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-13
27 35 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
28 30 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-9
29 22 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9
30 26 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-12

31 38 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-3
32 70 HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-2
33 24 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
34 69 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-2
35 32 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-8
36 52 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-4
37 50 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-5
38 48 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-5
39 43 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
40 45 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-11

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-10
47 40 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-11
89 21 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14

POWER PLAYS

42 49 GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6
43 80 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-2
44 51 ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-3
45 59 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-3
48 56 HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-4
50 60 FRIENDS WITH YOU –•– John Denver (RCA)-5

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

61 — I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-1
68 — LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
74 — DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-1
82 — LAY LADY LAY –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
86 — ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND –•– Think (Featuring Lou Stallman) (Laurie)-1
87 — LOOKING FOR A LOVE –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-1
88 — CAROLYN –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-1
89 — BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN / SUPERSTAR –•– Carpenters (A&M)-1
90 — NO SAD SONG –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
93 — GEORGE JACKSON –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1
96 — THE GIRL WHO LOVED ME WHEN –•– The Glass Bottle Featuring Gary Criss (Avco)-1
98 — DEVIL YOU –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-1
100 — DAISY MAE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th December, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9
3 4 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8
4 6 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-7
5 7 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
6 3 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-8
7 5 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-13
8 11 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-9
9 15 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-7
10 8 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-10

11 13 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-6
12 9 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
13 10 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-8
14 20 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-7
15 19 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5
16 18 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-9
17 17 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-16
18 27 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
19 32 HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-3
20 22 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-9

21 24 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-9
22 25 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
23 12 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-9
24 16 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10
25 34 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-3
26 14 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12
27 36 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-5
28 31 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-4
29 21 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-17
30 44 ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4

31 52 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-3
32 57 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-3
33 28 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-10
34 37 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-6
35 39 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5
36 38 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-6
37 43 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-3
38 68 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-2
39 48 HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-5
40 40 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-12

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

55 33 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-11
42 42 GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-7
43 45 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-4
44 61 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-2
45 55 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-4
46 60 HEY BIG BROTHER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-3
47 53 NOTHING TO HIDE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-3
48 50 FRIENDS WITH YOU –•– John Denver (RCA)-6
49 54 WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES –•– Bullet (Big Tree)-6
50 51 LET IT BE –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-5

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

61 — ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
72 — SUGAR DADDY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
73 — THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Carroll O’Connor and Jean Stapleton (As the Bunkers) (Atlantic)-1
84 — AFTER ALL THIS TIME –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-1
85 — WAY BACK HOME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1
86 — EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MY GOOD THING (Part 1) –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Ronn)-1
88 — LOVE POTION NUMBER NINE –•– The Coasters (King)-1
89 — TAKE IT SLOW (Out In the Country) –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-1
91 — THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-1
92 — GET UP AND GET DOWN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1
93 — I DON’T NEED NO DOCTOR –•– Humble Pie (A&M)-7
94 — FIVE HUNDRED MILES –•– Heaven Bound with Tony Scotti (MGM)-1
96 — NO GOOD TO CRY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-1
97 — AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-1
99 — LONG TIME TO BE ALONE –•– The New Colony Six (Sunlight)-1
100 — THE HARDER I TRY (The Bluer I Get) –•– The Free Movement (Columbia)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th December, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (3 weeks at #1)
2 9 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-8
3 3 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-9
4 5 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
5 4 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-8
6 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-10
7 6 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-9
8 8 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-10
9 25 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-4
10 11 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-7

11 14 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-8
12 19 HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-4
13 16 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-10
14 15 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6
15 18 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-7
16 20 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-10
17 7 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-14
18 22 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
19 12 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8
20 27 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-6

21 21 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-10
22 10 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-11
23 13 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-9
24 30 ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-5
25 28 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-5
26 31 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-4
27 17 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-17
28 44 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-3
29 32 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-4
30 38 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-3

31 34 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-7
32 37 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-4
33 39 HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-6
34 36 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-7
35 35 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
36 24 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11
37 23 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-10
38 46 HEY BIG BROTHER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-4
39 51 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-3
40 45 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-5

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-11
48 40 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-13

POWER PLAYS

42 43 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-5
43 47 NOTHING TO HIDE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-4
44 49 WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES –•– Bullet (Big Tree)-7
45 72 SUGAR DADDY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2
46 56 GEORGE JACKSON –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-3
47 48 FRIENDS WITH YOU –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
49 50 LET IT BE –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-6

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

57 — IT’S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (Yes Love) –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1
80 — LEVON –•– Elton John (Uni)-1
83 — MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1
87 — YOU MAKE YOUR OWN HEAVEN AND HELL RIGHT HERE ON EARTH –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-1
88 — SO MANY PEOPLE –•– Chase (Epic)-1
91 — SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Johnny Paycheck (Epic)-1
93 — SHOW ME HOW –•– The Emotions (Volt)-4
94 — KEEP ON KEEPING ON –•– N.F. Porter (Lizard)-1
96 — OPEN THE DOOR (Song For Judith) –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1
98 — DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-1
99 — WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1
100 — KEEP PLAYIN’ THAT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL –•– Edgar Winter’s White Trash (Epic)-1

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th December, 1971

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8
3 9 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-5
4 4 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
5 5 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-9
6 3 HAVE YOU SEEN HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-10
7 8 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-11
8 11 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-9
9 10 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-8
10 12 HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-5

11 7 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
12 13 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11
13 20 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-7
14 15 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8
15 16 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-11
16 6 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-11
17 28 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-4
18 18 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
19 17 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-15
20 30 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-4

21 26 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-5
22 24 ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6
23 29 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-5
24 25 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-6
25 14 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7
26 39 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-4
27 19 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9
28 32 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-5
29 21 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-11
30 31 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-8

31 45 SUGAR DADDY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
32 38 HEY BIG BROTHER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-5
33 33 HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-7
34 34 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-8
35 22 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-12
36 27 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-18
37 40 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-6
38 46 GEORGE JACKSON –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4
39 42 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-6
40 44 WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES –•– Bullet (Big Tree)-8

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 43 NOTHING TO HIDE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-5
43 51 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-3
44 57 IT’S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (Yes Love) –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2
45 67 ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND –•– Think (Featuring Lou Stallman) (Laurie)-4
46 56 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-5
47 47 FRIENDS WITH YOU –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
48 83 MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2
49 49 LET IT BE –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-7
50 48 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-14

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

67 — BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-1
79 — FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1
81 — NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
87 — WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1
88 — UNDER MY WHEELS –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
92 — SON OF SHAFT –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-1
96 — LOVE GONNA PACK UP (And Walk Out) –•– The Persuaders (Win Or Lose)-1
97 — DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-1
99 — PAIN (Part 1) –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-1
100 — MEDLEY FROM “SUPERSTAR” (A Rock Opera) –•– The Assembled Multitude (Atlantic)-2