US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

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

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

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

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

OFF THE CHARTS

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

POWER PLAYS

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

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

85 — WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-1
86 — BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE / WHEN THERE’S NO LOVE LEFT –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-1
87 — MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1
88 — FRESH AS A DAISY –•– Emitt Rhodes (Dunhill)-1
90 — PROBLEM CHILD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1
92 — REVIVAL (Love Is Everywhere) –•– The Allman Brothers (Capricorn)-1
95 — IT’S UP TO YOU PETULA –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-1
96 — YOU’RE A BIG GIRL NOW –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-1
98 — ONE NIGHT STAND –•– The Magic Lanterns (Big Tree)-1
99 — FLY LITTLE WHITE DOVE FLY –•– The Bells (Polydor)-1
100 — WHERE ARE WE GOING –•– Bobby Bloom (Roulette)-1